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Colour Creations Showcase – Blushing Bride

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Tonight’s Stampin’ Up! colour is Blushing Bride!

Oh how I love this Arrange a Wreath Bundle 🤍 and especially with this colour combination of Blushing Bride, Magenta Madness and Whisper White.

Blushing Bride Magenta Madness Whisper White

White card base: 12.5cm x 25cm, scored at 12.5cm
Blushing Bride Layer: 11.5cm x 11.5cm, embossed with the Greenery Embossing folder

Arrange a Wreath Feminine Handmade Birthday Card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2020

The 3 x wreaths are die cut in each of the coloured cardstock. The Magenta Madness and White wreaths are glued together and the Blushing Bride wreath is added on top with mini dimensionals. Add some Wink of Stella to the Blushing Bridge wreath.

Stamp 8 x hearts in Magenta Madness ink and die cut them out. These are added with mini dimensionals and a ribbon bow added with Multipurpose glue.  

The sentiment is stamped onto white card and cut using the Everyday Label Punch and added to the centre with dimensionals. Are you wondering why the punched piece doesn’t look like the punch shape? Well, I needed a smaller shape but I liked the shape of the side of this punch, so when placing the sentiment into the punch, I punched it closer to the top of the sentiment, then turned it around and put it back into the punch from the inside and slid it in until I was happy with the position and punch!!! Tada!!!

Arrange a Wreath Feminine Handmade Birthday Card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2020 closeup

Check out those pretty Elegant Faceted Gems, they are so sparkly.

Arrange a Wreath Feminine Handmade Birthday Card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2020 inside

Please head over to Cathy’s blog to see all the other participants in this week’s Colour Creations Showcase!

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Colour Creations Showcase – Blackberry Bliss

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Tonight’s Stampin’ Up! colour is Blackberry Bliss!

My card tonight was inspired by Jennifer Frost who shared this background technique, although I need lots more practice at it!!!! 😉

It was a fun way of creating a more abstract background to my card.

Colour Creations Showcase - Blackberry Bliss - Dressed to Impress by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2020

I started with some Purple Posy card stock and began swiping the Highland Heather inkpad across the card, top to bottom, mainly around the edges. Then to build up the colour, I went over it with Rich Razzleberry then Blackberry Bliss ink.  It creates such a fun texture and I’m sure it will look different every time.

Then I stamped the parfum and flowers in Memento ink onto Purple Posy card, die cut them out and coloured them with Stampin’ Blends and Wink of Stella.

The larger leaves are die cut with the new Forever Flourishing dies, but I stamped the floral image across the leaves in coordinating colour to give it some interest. This same floral image has been stamped in the top left and bottom right corners of the background card in Blackberry Bliss ink for a subtle impact.

Colour Creations Showcase - Blackberry Bliss - Dressed to Impress by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2020

I stamped the dots in Versamark ink, added White Emboss Powder and heat set them. I tie in the white, I also added two smaller leaf dies and a white bow. The perfum and roses are popped up on dimensionals.

Please head over to Cathy’s blog to see all the other participants in this week’s Colour Creations Showcase!

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Colour Creations Showcase – Bermuda Bay

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Tonight’s Stampin’ Up! colour is the gorgeous, Bermuda Bay!

I just love this stunning colour and I was very happy with how my card turned out. This Beautiful Moments stamp set is so sweet and I am super happy that it carried over into the new Annual catalogue.

Beautiful Moments watercolour wash background fancy fold pop up card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2020

I did a water colour wash on some Water colour paper with Bermuda Bay ink mixed with some Frost White Shimmer White Paint and applied it with an AquaPainter. After it dried, I ran it through my embossing machine in the Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder. I cut the paper down to size and used my sewing machine to add some crazy stitching around the edges as a border. I roughed up the edges with my scissors and then glued it to my card front.

The image is stamped and coloured, also with Shimmer Paint added. Cut out the image and I used my Light Pool Party Stampin’ Blends Marker around the edges so it blended into the background better. This is popped up on dimensionals.

Beautiful Moments watercolour wash background fancy fold pop up card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2020

On the inside I wanted to create a pop up card with the stamped image of the two girls. I coloured them the same way.

Beautiful Moments watercolour wash background fancy fold pop up card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2020 inside

This photo shows them a little closer, popped up (especially with the shadow)!

Beautiful Moments watercolour wash background fancy fold pop up card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2020.

It is very easy to create – simply cut the insert and score it in half. Here is a template:

Pop up Card Template

When you fold this insert in half (valley fold), the two small sections need to pop into the card (mountain fold) to create the small sections. I think you can see it better on this angle. I just measured exactly where these cut lines needed to be and how wide, to sit behind the image of the girls.

Beautiful Moments watercolour wash background fancy fold pop up card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2020.

Please head over to Cathy’s blog to see all the other participants in this week’s Colour Creations Showcase!

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Colour Creations Showcase – Basic Gray

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Tonight’s Stampin’ Up! colour to showcase is Basic Gray!

The Beautiful World Bundle is just the perfect product for Masculine cards, or even using with your travel photos in a memory album.

The Basic Gray card base (10.5 x 29.7cm) is folded in half, then I glued some die cut globes in the same cardstock as my feature background. The Very Vanilla layer (6 x 10cm) is stamped with the globe then glued to the Basic Gray layer (6.5 x 10.5cm) and run through the embossing machine with the Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder. Now you can add the Silver stand.

Beautiful World Bundle Stampin Up Australia by Kate Morgan 2020

Basic Gray Very Vanilla Silver Foil

The sentiment is from the Timeless Tulips stamp set and these pieces are cut using the new Lovely Labels Pick a Punch and added with dimensionals.

Beautiful World Bundle Stampin Up Australia by Kate Morgan 2020 s

A simple sentiment is stamped inside and then the compass is stamped and cut out with the 1″ circle punch and glued to the card.

Beautiful World Bundle Stampin Up Australia by Kate Morgan 2020 inside

Please head over to Cathy Proctor’s blog to see all the other participants in this week’s Colour Creations Showcase!

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Colour Creations Showcase – Balmy Blue

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Today is the first day we begin this new adventure of the Colour Creations Showcase. You may recall we did one of these with the last colour refresh a year or two ago, and it was loads of fun, so every Wednesday we will bring to you, projects showcasing one particular Stampin’ Up! colour. There are 50 colours in the collection and today we begin with Balmy Blue!

For today’s card I am using the stamp set, A Good Man and some of the new designer series paper, World of Good, along with some other new products available in the Annual catalogue.

World of Good SDSP

A Good Man masculine card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2020

My colour combination

Balmy Blue Night of Navy Whisper White Early Epresso

The designer paper is given that aged look with the new Old World Paper 3D Embossing Folder. It is just perfect for this project, don’t you think?

A Good Man masculine card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2020 s

The image is stamped with Memento Black ink and coloured with Stampin’ Blends Markers, then die cut using the Tasteful Labels dies. I ran the Saddle Brown Stazon ink pad around the edges of this die cut image (and the Designer Paper) to add that aged look.

On the inside of the card, I added a layer of Balmy Blue and Whisper White card and stamped the sentiment and a heart in coordinating inks.

A Good Man masculine card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2020 inside

Please head over to Cathy’s blog to see all the other participants in this week’s Colour Creations Showcase!

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Fancy Tree & Brightly Gleaming Ornament

Heart of Christmas Blog Hop 2019

I am using the Brightly Gleaming DSP from the Holiday catalogue again for tonight’s projects. I have simply punched the smaller ornament 6 times from different papers in this pack and glued them to the card in a tree shape. Even the sentiment was perfect for the trunk. The background is embossed with the Scripty Embossing Folder and I used the Delicata Copper Metallic ink pad around the edges and placed a copper star element on top of the tree. I also added some of the Noble Peacock Rhinestones for extra sparkle.

Brightly Gleaming Tree by Kate Morgan Australia Stampin Up 2019 Holiday.JPG

My next project also uses the Brightly Gleaming DSP, but this time a Christmas decoration to hang on your Christmas Tree! It is simply made using the 2″ circle punch with 12 circles folded in half and glued together. The Copper Trim coordinates perfectly and is 12″ folded in half with a knot at one end. Place it through the centre before gluing the final circles together. This one looks a little battered as my cat decided she wanted to tap it off my craft table and chase it around the room 😯

Christmas decoratrion using Stampin Up Brightly Gleaming DSP by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019.jpg

Click here to see the other ladies’ Heart of Christmas inspiration!

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Colour Creations: Purple Posy Fancy Fold

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Here we are at the end of the AWHT Colour Creations Blog Hops showcasing every Stampin’ Up! colour, ending with the 5th new In Colour; Purple Posy.

This is a centre step fold card using the Floral Essence Bundle (stamp set and punch) and Perennial Essence Designer Series Paper.

Floral Essence in Purple Posy handmade card, Stampin Up Australia by Kate Morgan..JPG

I love a bundle; not only does it save you 10% purchasing the 2 products together, but punch bundles make it very affordable and easy to use without the added expense of a die cutting machine.

Floral Essence in Purple Posy handmade card, Stampin Up Australia by Kate Morgan

and the inside looks like this:

Floral Essence in Purple Posy handmade card, Stampin Up Australia by Kate Morgan inside

Because this is the final Colour Creations blog hop, I’ve made a second card!

This one uses the Beautiful Friendship stamp set. The front of the card is quite simply stamped on whisper white cardstock, some Purple Tricolour ribbon wrapped around, layered on top of some Petal Pink card embossed with the Subtle dynamic TIEF on a Purple Posy card base.

Beautiful Friendship feminine card by Kate Morgan, Australia, 2019 Colour Creations Purple Posy.

My colours are: Purple Posy, Highland Heather, Soft Sea Foam, Flirty Flamingo & Petal Pink.

The inside of the card is also stamped to reflect a couple of the same images from the front of the card.

Beautiful Friendship feminine card by Kate Morgan, Australia, 2019 Colour Creations, Purple Posy

A big thank you to Catherine for hosting the 55 weekly Colour Creations blog hops xx

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


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Colour Creations: Seaside Spray in the round

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Tonight’s AWHT Colour Creations Blog Hop features Seaside Spray, and what a gorgeous colour. I can see myself using this one lots!

This card is 4″ x 4″ using the Daisy Lane stamp set.  The Stamparatus plays a big part in creating this In the Round technique.

Daisy Lane in the Round Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Australia 2019

The colour combination is Seaside Spray, So Saffron, Whisper White and Gold Foil!

Daisy Lane in the Round Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Australia 2019.

Don’t forget to decorate the inside of your card to continue the theme!

Daisy Lane in the Round Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Australia 2019 inside

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Colour Creations: Terracotta Tile Floating Frame

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Tonight’s AWHT Colour Creations Blog Hop features Terracotta Tile, the 3rd of our new 2019-2021 In Colours.

This is the Floating Frame Technique that you may have seen everywhere, as it’s been the most popular technique since earlier this year (Google it and you’ll find loads of videos on how to make them).  I was also fortunate enough to have some fellow demonstrator team mates in Auckland early for OnStage Live who were able to purchase a roll of the Glad Press & Seal product to make these projects (it’s not easy to get here in Australia).

Floating Frame technique using Stampin Up Mosaic Mood DSP by Kate Morgan Australia 2019

I decided to fussy cut all the images of a sheet of the Mosaic Mood DSP one evening during our family movie time 🙂

I love the fact that we actually get 2 cards from this technique too!

Doesn’t it look effective?! I love this technique but make sure you have time and not be in a rush. I added some rhinestones and glitter enamel dots to the spaces for some extra sparkle and interest.

This second card doesn’t have a sentiment yet, as I will add the appropriate one at the right time.

Floating Frame technique using Stampin Up Mosaic Mood DSP by Kate Morgan Australia 2019.

If you are going to have a go at this technique, be warned, you need to have loads of dimensionals and patience! Getting those backings off the dimensionals takes time, hehe.

The sentiment is from the Daisy Delight stamp set, inked with Terracotta Tile.

Floating Frame technique using Stampin Up Mosaic Mood DSP by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019.

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Colour Creations: Daisies in Pretty Peacock

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So today I am featuring Pretty Peacock, and what a stunning colour it is. I have used it with Very Vanilla, the 2019-2021 In Colour 6″ x 6″ DSP and the Daisy Lane stamp set. This also coordinates with the Daisy punch and a new Medium Daisy punch is also available now, but of course mine hasn’t arrived yet, so I fussy cut the small daisy images for now!

I used my bone folder to give the petals more dimension, gently curling them up.

Daisy Lane in Pretty Peacock handmade card, Stampin Up Australia by Kate Morgan..JPG

Do you notice that gorgeous new In Colour scalloped linen ribbon too? It’s so gorgeous. I also love the font of the sentiment and how cleanly it stamped. WOW! The new Stitched Nested Label dies are a great addition to your die cutting collection.

Daisy Lane in Pretty Peacock handmade card, Stampin Up Australia by Kate Morgan..

The stems was stamped on Pretty Peacock cardstock in the same ink and fussy cut.

Are you going to add the Daisy Lane stamp set to your order? You should, it is amazing and can be used for so many different projects.

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

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