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Favourite Colour Combination for the Art with Heart Team Blog Hop

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Dear Crafters,

The Art with Heart Team ladies are selecting their favourite colour combinations to share with you tonight. Choosing the right colour scheme can be essential to your design and with Stampin’ Up!s stunning collection, there are 50 colours to choose from. There’s sure to be some combinations that work really well together and you can take inspiration from.

Now sit back and enjoy some time out of your day to cruise through our blog hop and soak up some colour explosion eye candy!

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Blog Hops are full circles, so you can start hopping here and then at the end of each post is a link to the next one. There is also a list of participants at the end in case of any broken links. You may have come to me from my lovely team member, Amie McIlroy.

Now let’s get started!

Today, it’s all about our favourite colour combinations and I certainly do love these colours together. In fact, any colour with black can be so striking!

Favourite Colour Combination Blog Hop for Art with Heart Team by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator, Australia. TAMS Color Builder

I am using the amazing new embossing paste and Pattern Party Decorative Masks.

Favourite Colour Combination using Stampin Ups Sweet Cupcake & Embossing Paste by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator, Australia for Art with Heart Team Blog Hop.

I mixed a small drop of Berry Burst ink into the paste and mixed it around thoroughly. I placed the die of the icing from the cupcake Framelits onto white cardstock. Holding it carefully, I applied a liberal amount of the paste, swirling it around to create the icing. I then used a thinner layer on the black card using the mask to create the background, hence it looks lighter in colour. Set these aside to dry.

Favourite Colour Combination using Stampin Ups Sweet Cupcake by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator, Australia for Art with Heart Team Blog Hop 3D Embossing Paste.JPG

I die cut the circles using the Stitched Shapes Framelits dies. The sentiment was using the stamps from the Sweet Cupcake stamp set, but you may notice that the word “wishes” is not there. I thought it looked a bit silly saying Sweet Birthday Wish and needed to make it plural, so I carefully inked up the “ess” from the “you happiness” stamp, placed a piece of paper over the last “s” so it didn’t stamp on my card to create wishes!

Favourite Colour Combination using Stampin Ups Sweet Cupcake & Embossing Paste by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator, Australia for Art with Heart Team Blog Hop 3D.JPG

The cupcake wrapper was stamped in Soft Suede (2nd and 3rd layers stamped off once, then twice) before being die cut and added below the icing. Once the icing was dry, I used paper snips to cut around the whole cupcake and added it to the Berry Burst circle with dimensionals.

I love the touch of gold glimmer to die cut the sentiment and the golf metallic thread added behind the circle layers.

At the very end once all of the layers were stuck down, I went back with the palette knife and added a tiny bit more of the white paste across the raised edges of the icing to add some highlighting and a swirl effect. I just want to eat it!!! At least this cupcake is better for the figure, hehe!


Products used:

Stamps: Sweet Cupcake
Inks: Berry Burst, Sweet Sugarplum, Soft Suede, Black Archival
Card/Paper: Berry Burst, Sweet Sugarplum, Whisper White, Glimmer Paper Gold,Vellum
Accessories: Big Shot, Cupcake Cutouts Framelits, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Gold Metallic Thread, Paper Snips, Stampin’ Scrub, Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Simply Scored, Clear Block Bundle, Dimensionals, Fast Fuse, Embossing Paste, Palette Knives, Pattern Party Decorative Masks


Thanks for visiting today.

Don’t forget to email me at craftwithkate@live.com.au to request your copy of any Catalogue or to ask about joining the Art With Heart team.

Now it’s time to follow the blog hop to our next participant, Catherine Proctor.

http://whatcathymade.com.au/art-with-heart-blog-hop-favourite-colour-combination/

If you find a broken link or have come to this blog hop from a different entry point, you can view the participants below:

1. Catherine Proctor
2. Sharon Davern
3. Tina Gillespie
4. Kathryn Ruddick
5. Andrea Roberts
6. Rebecca Jacovou
7. Monika O’Neill
8. Caroline Manwaring
9. Rachel Woollard
10. Kimberly Hern
11. Ros Davidson
12. Amie McIlroy
13. Kate Morgan < you are here>

Happy Hopping!

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Favourite New Bundle for the Art with Heart Team Blog Hop

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Dear Crafters,

Tonight the Art with Heart Team girls are showing you their favourite bundles from the 2017 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalogue. Bundles make creating a breeze, because of the perfect coordination. It’s a bonus that you get 10% off by bundling the products together too. There are 24 bundles in the new catalogue so ask us about them, or for a catalogue today!

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Blog Hops are full circles, so you can start hopping here and then at the end of each post 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!

Today, it’s all about our favourite new bundle and it’s a no-brainer that I am loving this Beautiful Bouquet Bundle!!! I have a bright and cheery 3D posy card to share with you.

I am just loving these products and will be using them so much over the coming months for sure. Coordinating products are the best, and when you purchase them together as a bundle, you even save an extra 10%! Ask me how!

Beautiful Posy card using Beautiful Bouquet Bundle by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin' Up! Demostrator, Australia 3D colourful

As you can see, I have used Crumb Cake, Daffodil Delight, Flirty Flamingo, Lemon Lime Twist, Marina Mist, Melon Mambo as my ink colours as well as Tranquil Tide for the stems and leaves and Whisper White for the background.

Beautiful 3D Posy card using Beautiful Bouquet Bundle by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin' Up! Demostrator, Australia

Check out this new embossing folder too. It’s the new Layered Leaves Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, which gives an even deeper impression and 3D effect.

Beautiful 3D Posy card using Beautiful Bouquet Bundle by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin' Up! Demostrator, Australia angle

Look at all the layers and I’m super happy that my framelits arrived so I didn’t have to fussy cut all of these… can you imagine, lol 😉

 

The little sentiment ‘For You’ is cut out using the Classic Label punch and added with the new Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Oh and those 2017-2019 In Color Bitty Bows are adorable, and you get 4 of each of the 5 new In Colors. It’s also super exciting, especially for me who is bow-challenged, as these come already made and with a mini dimensional on the back so you just stick it onto your project!!!

I also thought that this would look pretty cool stamped onto a candle as a coordinating gift!

Stamping on candles using Beautiful Bouquet by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin' Up! Demostrator, Australia  Stamping on candles using Beautiful Bouquet by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin' Up! Demostrator, Australia AWHT Blog Hop

Be sure to Follow my Blog, as I will have more projects using this bundle over the next few days!

Don’t forget to email me at craftwithkate@live.com.au to request your copy of any Catalogue or to ask about joining the Art With Heart team.

Now it’s time to follow the blog hop to our next participant, Alisha Watson.

http://ratherbstamping.blogspot.com.au/2017/06/new-2017-2018-bundle-blog-hop.html

If you find a broken link or have come to this blog hop from a different entry point, you can view the participants below:

1. Rachel Palmieri
2. Caroline Manwaring
3. Kate Morgan < you are here>
4. Alisha Watson
5. Claire Daly
6. Rachel Woollard
7. Rebecca Jacovou
8. Kimberly Hern
9. Judy May
10. Tina Gillespie
11. Catherine Proctor
12. Andrea Roberts
13. Sharon Davern
14. Monika O’Neill
15. Ros Davidson

Happy Hopping!

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Faux Wood Grain with Daisy Delight

Dear Crafters,

Today I have a new technique that I haven’t tried before and I was pretty happy with how it turned out.

I am using the Daisy Delight Bundle and the Faux Wood Grain Technique.

Can you tell I am just loving this bundle?!!! It is unbelievable value at under $55 for the stamp set and coordinating punch!

Anyway, here is my card. I love the look and simplicity of this. I haven’t added a sentiment, because truthfully, I don’t think it needs one and I can just write inside the card.

Daisy Delight with Faux Woodgrain Technique by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Rowville. 3D Handmade card.JPG

I love how the vellum adds a touch of softness, rather than a solid colour and that ribbon, wow, it is gorgeous to work with!

To see how to create the faux wood grain technique, head over to YouTube to see Carolyn Bennie demonstrate this amazing technique. I just love how every time you try it, it looks so different.

Products

Stamps: Daisy Delight Bundle
Inks: Crumb Cake, Blushing BrideLemon Lime Twist, Powder Pink, Soft Suede, Tranquil Tide Card/Paper:  Thick Whisper White, Glossy WhiteVellum
Accessories: Big Shot, Stitched Shapes FramelitsSeasonal Layers Thinlits DiesFaceted Gems Gold½” Finely Woven Powder Pink RibbonPaper Snips, Stampin’ Scrub, Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Simply Scored, Clear Block Bundle, Sponge Dauber, Dimensionals

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Thank You card using Daisy Delight

Dear Crafters,

Today I have a pretty 3D card using the Daisy Delight Bundle!!!

I am just loving these products and will be using it so much over the coming months for sure. It is unbelievable value at under $55 for the stamp set and coordinating punch!

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Daisy Delight Thank You card by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin' Up! Demostrator, Australia 3D Handmade  Daisy Delight by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin' Up! Demostrator, Australia 3D

We made these in my class yesterday and the ladies loved the colour combination!

I saw a similar card and for the life of me, I cannot find the original creator anywhere. I will keep looking and be sure to update this post when I find it. UPDATE: I found her, Lavinia Gruizinga from the UK, but it was on a private FB Group so I cannot link to her card!

Products

Stamps: Daisy Delight Bundle
Inks: Daffodil DelightSoft SkyTranquil Tide
Card/Paper: Daffodil Delight, Thick Whisper White, Tranquil TideWhisper White
Accessories: Big Shot,  Paper Snips, Stampin’ Scrub, Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Simply Scored, Clear Blocks, Sponge Dauber, Dimensionals

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Sneak Peek of Lovely Friends

Dear Crafters,

Today I am sharing a sneak peek of some new product from the upcoming 2017-2018 annual catalogue, available from 1 June 2017.

This is the Lovely Friends Bundle; Lovely Friends stamp set and the coordinating Lovely Laurel Thinlits dies, and when purchased together in a bundle you save 10%.

Good friends are hard to find pop up card using Stampin Ups Lovely friends Bundle by Craft with Kate, Independent Demonstrator Australia 3D.PNG

I have also used some of the new In Colours; Berry Burst, Powder Pink, Lemon Lime Twist and Tranquil Tide.

Check out the inside of the card… a 3D pop up! How cool is that?!!!

Be sure to visit my Facebook page to see a short video of how this opens and closes.

Good friends are hard to find 3D pop up card using Stampin Ups Lovely friends Bundle by Craft with Kate, Independent Demonstrator Australia

 

What do you think of this card?

Products Used:

Cardstock: Thick Whisper White, Powder Pink, Tranquil Tide
Stamp Sets: Lovely Friends
Inks: Powder Pink, Berry Burst, Tranquil Tide, Lemon Lime Twist
Other: Big Shot, Lovely Laurel Thinlits dies, Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Trimmer, Stampin’ Scrub, Paper Snips, Clear Block, Bone Folder, Fast Fuse, Dimensionals

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Did you notice some new images today? Yes, I thought it was time to update my ‘branding’ and add some watercolour flowers in some of my favourite colours. What do you think of them? I love it!

Happy Stamping!

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