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Colour Creations: Poppy Parade with a vibrant colour combination

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Our AWHT Colour Creations weekly Blog Hop features our 39th colour; Poppy Parade. This Wishing You Well card was  one of the cards we made in my class on Saturday. Check out how vibrant it looks against the Tin Tile Embossed black background!!!!

I know I am probably pushing the boundaries in the use of Poppy Parade, but I think it is this pop of colour in adding Poppy Parade that makes all the difference to this card!

Lasting Lily Stampin Up Saleabration 2019 Colour Creations Blog Hop by Kate Morgan Australia

The Lasting Lily stamp set is one of the Sale-a-bration items you can choose for free with a $90 order this month. Also available for March only, are the coordinating framelits to cut out these images, making life so much easier.

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The flowers are inked in Mango Melody and then I used a sponge dauber with Poppy Parade ink and gently added ink to the edges of the stamp before stamping onto the paper. It gives such a wonderful two tone depth to the image.

Lasting Lily Stampin Up Saleabration 2019 Colour Creations Blog Hop by Kate Morgan, Australia.

I was so inspired by Emma Goddard, one of the Artisan Design Team members, and had to case this design.

Head on over to Catherine’s blog where you’ll find the links to other participants.

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No matter who we are, we are all the same on the inside!

Today’s card is a small token (with a big bunch of bright pink gerbera flowers) of thanks for a dear friend of mine who has been so supportive of me in my fight with MS. She’s wanted to support and help me in easing the pressure of learning to drive again (using hand controls) to regain some independence. She setup a Go Fund Me page and  I cannot thank everyone enough with how generous they have been. Yesterday I had another driving lesson which took us through busy Dandenong, learning to park and drive through unpredictable and unknown areas. I am so determined to do this and with Lisa’s help it is feeling closer than ever. Thank you xxx

Here is the card I made her using the Artfully Aware stamp set from pg46 of the 2019 Occasions Catalogue. This is the perfect stamp set, don’t you think?!

I stamped the ribbon image multiple times in the background in Petal Pink and used the Wink of Stella to colour each one (the photo doesn’t do it justice).

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The image is stamped in Memento Black ink and coloured with Stampin’ Blends Markers.

How good does the layering of the different punched pieces look? I also dry embossed them with different embossing folders for extra texture. The embellishment of the ladies wrist is a retired Glitter Epoxy Shape, but I thought is was cute.

Artfully Aware Thank you card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia

You know friends really are so supportive and being International Women’s Day, it was the absolute perfect time to share this.

IWD

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Colour Creations: Pool Party with a Subtle look

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Welcome back to another Art With Heart Team Colour Creations weekly Blog Hop. Today we are featuring our 38th colour; Pool Party.

My colour combination: Pool Party, Highland Heather and Whisper White

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The Subtle Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder was used on the Pool Party and Whisper White layers and I left the Highland Heather layer flat. The Rectangle Stitched Framelits were the perfect fit for this image which is stamped in Pool Party ink. I coloured the flowers and leaves using a Blender Pen & coordinating inkpads for a more subtle, feminine look.

Beauty Abounds for Pool Party Colour Creations Blog Hop by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia.

I added some of the small pearl jewels to the centres of the flowers and the Pool Party Shimmer ribbon bow to finish off the softness of this card.

Head on over to Catherine’s blog where you’ll find the links to other participants.

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Sale-a-bration 2019 Blog Hop with Painted Seasons

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Tonight the Art with Heart team are sharing creative projects using products available for FREE when you make a minimum purchase during sale-a-bration. For every $90 (AUD) you spend before postage, you can choose FREE products from the brochure.

  • If you spend $90, you get one free level 1 product.
  • If you spend $180, you get one free level 2 product, OR, you can choose two level 1 products.
  • If you spend $270, you have the option to choose three level 1 products or one level 1 product and one level 2 product.

The Sale-a-bration promotion is current now until 31 March. Be sure to request your copy of the brochure today if you don’t already have one. Sale-a-bration is also a great time to join our fabulous team – just ask any of the girls on the blog hop for more details!

If you’re already hopping, then you just came to me from the talented, Claire Daly. If you’re just joining, great! Use the “next” button at the end of my post to hop all the way around. Blog Hops are full circles, so you can start hopping here and then at the end of each post there is a link to the next one. There is also a list of participants at the end in case of any broken links. Now let’s get started!

My projects tonight use the Painted Seasons stamp set which is part of the 2nd release Sale-a-bration rewards. It comes in a bundle with the gorgeous Painted Seasons Designer Series Paper and you can earn it for FREE with a $180 order!!!

My first card is vibrant and cheery using Poppy Parade, Granny Apple Green and Bermuda Bay. I have also used the Well Said Bundle from the Occasions catalogue for the die cut words and sentiments. This includes 24 dies and 51 stamps to create projects for any occasion.

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My 2nd card has a softer, feminine look. I have used Soft Sea Foam, Powder Pink, Mint Macaron and Crumb Cake. The coordinating dies to cut out the Painted Seasons images will be available to purchase in March and they are an amazing addition and a must have to save on fussy cutting!

Feminine birthday card using Stampin Up Painted Seasons Saleabration 2019 by Kate Morgan Australia

All the images I placed up on dimensionals and some Wink of Stella to the Powder Pink flower (but I don’t think you can see that in the picture).

Feminine birthday card using Stampin Up Painted Seasons Saleabration 2019 by Kate Morgan Australia.

My final card is for my mum’s birthday yesterday and it was a very special occasion.

70th birthday using Stampin Up Painted Seasons Saleabration 2019 by Kate Morgan Australia.

This background is created using simple stamping of Highland Heather and Soft Seam Foam. I stamped another of the images and die cut it out to place on top of the ribbon with some Wink of Stella for added shine!

70th birthday using Stampin Up Painted Seasons Saleabration 2019 by Kate Morgan, Australia

On the inside I added the a small off cut of ribbon behind another flower image.

70th birthday using Stampin Up Painted Seasons Saleabration 2019 by Kate Morgan, Australia.

Thanks for visiting today.


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Gingham, Origami & Butterflies.. what more could you want?!!

Today is my mum’s 70th birthday, and we will have a lovely celebration this weekend for her but in the meantime, HAPPY BIRTHDAY MUM! I can’t share her card with you just yet either, so I have a design we made at my recent class using the Butterfly Gala Suite.

butterfly gala origami window card by kate morgan stampin up australia occasions 2019

This Gingham Gala paper is super versatile, you can use it for any type of project; masculine or feminine!

butterfly gala origami window card by kate morgan stampin up australia, occasions 2019

On the inside I simply glued a piece of gingham paper and another small stamped butterfly. I would also add a sentiment of Happy Birthday or Thinking of You, but I haven’t worked out who I am giving it to just yet.

butterfly gala origami window card by kate morgan stampin up australia occasions 2019.

If you would like to see how I made the origami window fold, visit Keenan Kreations video by clicking here.

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Gift Purse with Belly Band with instructions

Tonight, I have the cute gift purse with Belly Band closure that I shared with you for our last Blog Hop, but I didn’t provide instructions at the time in such a long post. So here is a refresher on the purse with my tutorial (Australian measurements) at the end of the post.

Gift Purse using Stampin Up Floral Romance DSP Occasions 2019 by Kate Morgan Australia

Gift Purse using Stampin Up Floral Romance DSP Occasions 2019 by Kate Morgan Australia.

How beautiful are these wax seals? Perfect embellishment for the centre of the Belly Band!

Gift Purse using Stampin Up Floral Romance DSP Occasions 2019 by Kate Morgan Australia

and our notes fit perfectly inside!

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Here’s a copy of my PDF written Gift Purse Tutorial! If you make one, I would love your feedback and to see your design, however please give credit where credit is due if you post yours on social media xx

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Happiness Blooms in a W Fold card

Today, I have a W Fold card which I cased from Jan B in the UK!

I am using the Butterfly Gala stamp set and coordinating Duet Butterfly Punch with the bright and cheery, Happiness Blooms DSP.

The card base is Call Me Clover, 11¾” x 4⅛”, scored at 5⅞”. I cut a 20″ piece of the ribbon and placed it around the card so ties closed with a bow on the opening. By placing a bit of snail across the centre helps hold it in place until you adhere the 2 pieces of DSP (5⅝” x 3⅞”) over the top to hold it in place.

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I used the Starburst & 2″ circle punch and stamped the sentiment with Night of Navy ink. The butterflies were stamped five times in Night of Navy ink and then stamped with Calypso Coral and Call Me Clover ink before covering with my favourite product, Wink of Stella!!

Do you see that Metallic Silver thread… yes it was silver, but now it is green, because I coloured it with my Dark Call Me Clover Stampin’ Blend Marker!!!!

butterfly gala & happiness blooms stampin up occasions by kate morgan australia 2019.

On the inside I placed two more pieces of the Happiness Blooms DSP then a strip of Calypso Coral card measuring 11¼” x 1⅛”, scored at 2⅞”, 5⅝”, 8⅜”. I also die cut some squares using the Layering Squares Framelits dies (3rd smallest square & 4th smallest scallop square) and glued them together and to the centre of the strip.

butterfly gala & happiness blooms stampin up occasions by kate morgan australia 2019

Before gluing each butterfly to the squares, look at where you want them placed and stamp the antennae, then glue down the butterflies. It’s easier doing that first, rather than after.

butterfly gala & happiness blooms stampin up 2019 occasions by kate morgan australia

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Colour Creations: Petal Pink with Needlepoint Nook Bargello Technique

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Welcome back to another Art With Heart Team Colour Creations weekly Blog Hop. Today we are featuring our 36th colour; Petal Pink.

This colour has more of an apricot tone and it is one of the many colours in the Needlepoint Nook Designer Series Paper. I have gone with the Bargello Technique again to create the background. You may have seen me use this Technique in last Friday’s post.

My Colour Combination is: Petal Pink, Berry Burst, Old Olive

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I die cut a Vellum oval and embossed it with the Needlepoint Elements Framelit. I did this so it didn’t totally hide that gorgeous Bargello background.

needlepoint nook suite stampin up bargello technique by kate morgan australia, occasions 2019.

Head on over to Catherine’s blog where you’ll find the links to other participants.

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2019 Saleabration Brochure & 2019 SAB 2nd release brochure ends 31 March 2019
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Bargello Technique with Fable Friends & All My Love DSP

Today, my card uses some left over strips from the Bargello Technique from an ATC card swap share I took part in during January with the Art With Heart Team.

How stunning is this colour combination of Flirty Flamingo, Lovely Lpstick and White?!!!

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I stamped the bunny from the Fable Friends stamp set in Memento black ink and coloured her using Stampin’ Blends markers. I cut her out with paper snips and popped her up on dimensionals on the layering ovals. I added two little pearls to her coat. Isn’t she the cutest?!!!

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The pearls in the top corner were coloured with the Lovely Lipstick Stampin’ Blends to coordinate with the card. I adore this Lovely Lipstick ribbon which is part of the All My Love Combo pack.

fable friends bargello technique by kate morgan stampin up australia, 2019 occasions

Click here to see how to create your own Bargello Technique!

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2019 Saleabration Brochure & 2019 SAB 2nd release brochure ends 31 March 2019
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Stitched Rectangle Frame in Botanical Butterfly

I just love these Rectangle Stitched Framelits and here is another DSP framed card!

This Botanical Butterfly DSP can be earned for free with any $90+ order during Sale-a-bration and it’s a must have, it is so beautiful.

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I just love that we have so many products in this suite that coordinate, with the Gingham Gala DSP, Botanical Butterfly DSP, Butterfly Gala stamp set and punch, the sequins and the ribbons!!! It just makes our life so much easier, thanks to Stampin’ Up! doing all the hard work for us.

Butterfly Gala, Gingham Gala DSP Stampin Up Occasions Saleabration by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019

On the inside I simply stamped the sentiment and added two more butterflies to the corner in coordinating colours.

Butterfly Gala, Gingham Gala DSP Stampin Up Occasions Saleabration by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019. inside

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