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Love You, Kangaroo

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Each week some of the Art With Heart team are joining the Colour Creations Showcase to bring you creative inspiration to showcase our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours.

Week 34 – Petal Pink

This is such a pretty, peachy pink tone and I actually quite like it.

So for this card, I first selected one of the sheets from the Subtles 6″x6″ DSP that you can get as part of the joining special at the moment.

I used my snips by opening them up and using one blade to rough up the edges of the patterned paper and fold over the top corner, before gluing it to the Petal Pink card base.

I chose the Kangaroo & Company Bundle next, as I hadn’t inked it up since buying it last year, and it was time to have a play with this cute bundle.

I wasn’t sure how I was going to colour the kangaroo, so I took a piece of Shimmery White cardstock, and dragged the Petal Pink inkpad across it. I watched a Facebook Live recently over @theCraftyCarrotCo where they used this technique. I then stamped the Kangaroo image in Soft Suede ink 3 times, using the Stamparatus to get a nice, deep, rich colour, before die cutting it.

Love You Kangaroo by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021

The hearts in the pouch are also stamped twice using the Stamparatus in Petal Pink on Shimmery White cardstock and cut out with the coordinating dies.

I used Stampin’ Seal+ to add the Square Vellum Doilies, then used Dimensionals behind the kangaroo.

The “love’ and ‘you’ are from the Love You More Than dies, cut in Shimmery White cardstock and adhered with Multipurpose Glue.

Love You Kangaroo by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

Last, I added three of the Elegant Faceted Gems, then decorated the inside by stamping the sentiment from Happiest of Birthdays stamp set. I stamped in Petal Pink first using the Stamparatus, then moved the cardstock slightly, and stamped again in Soft Suede ink, twice. Doesn’t it give a fantastic offset stamping shadow effect?!!! I added a strip on the same patterned paper down the side, that I used on the front of the card.

Love You Kangaroo inside by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

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Diorama Fancy Fold card with Forever Greenery and Butterfly Beauty

AWHT Colour Creations Showcase

Each week some of the Art With Heart team are joining the Colour Creations Showcase to bring you creative inspiration to showcase our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours.

Week 33 – Pear Pizzazz

This is a Diorama fancy fold card that will fold into a C6 envelope, however because of the thickness, it is better in a 16cm² envelope.

The base is Thick White cardstock and the front is Pear Pizzazz cardstock.

Diorama Fancy Fold card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021

The Forever Greenery patterned paper is perfect for the feature background with the Champagne Foil butterflies [Butterfly Beauty Thinlits]. The Layering Ovals Framelits were used to cut the window and the frame.

Diorama Fancy Fold card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021..

The bubbles [Beauty Abounds] are stamped in Pear Pizzazz ink and the sentiment is from the Butterfly Gala stamp set. This was stamped 3 times using the Stamparatus to get that darker tone.

Diorama Fancy Fold card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021.

Please head over to Cathy’s blog to see the full list of participants in this week’s Colour Creations Showcase. We would love for you to visit each one and leave some comments if you feel inspired.

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Colour Creations Showcase – Pacific Point – Many Messages

AWHT Colour Creations Showcase

Each week some of the Art With Heart team are joining the Colour Creations Showcase to bring you creative inspiration to showcase our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours.

Week 32 – Pacific Point

The Many Messages stamp set is just that – 19 messages in one stamp!!!

Use the Stamparatus to get the perfect imprint and then cut them all out in one go using the Message Die.

Many Messages Bundle for Pacific Point Colour Creations Showcase by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

Once you die cut the stamped image, you are left with a negative piece that I keep and place over my card base to use as a template to insert the pieces back onto my card!

Using the die, I also cut some plain white and Pacific Point card, so I had plain die cuts to insert back onto my card. In the next image you can see I placed 3 of the stamped dies first, then placed some of the blue and white ones around it.

Many Messages Bundle by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021.

I added a few of the sequins from the Whale of a Time Suite with a glue dot for some extra embellishment.

Many Messages Bundle by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021

The background was created with four 2cm strips of DSP and one in Pacific Point card.

The Brights 6″x6″ Designer Series Paper [155228] will be available in the next Annual catalogue (June 2021), but you can get a pack of each of the colour families DSP packs with your starter kit if you join my team during Sale-a-bration on top of the already great value starter kit!

Please head over to Cathy’s blog to see the full list of participants in this week’s Colour Creations Showcase. We would love for you to visit each one and leave some comments if you feel inspired.

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Flower & Field paper is glorious

Love You Always with Flower & Field DSP by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up! Australia 2021.

A Basic Black card base adds to the dramatic and colourful card.

Yes, another of the patterned pieces from the Flower & Field DSP (earn free during Saleabration 2021). This one really does remind me of a lovely field of flowers, and I chose the Poppy Parade card to add some stamped images, finished off with Gilded Leafing!

The DSP is glued to the Bumblebee matt layer before some of the Bumblebee Ribbon is tied around the layers. A double bow of Bumblebee ribbon and the Gingham ribbon is added. This layer is then glue to the card front.

Love You Always with Flower & Field DSP by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021.

To apply the Gilded Leafing, I stamped the floral images using Versamark ink, added Heat & Stick Powder, shook off the excess before melting the powder with my Heat Tool. Add some Gilded Leafing Flakes over the now sticky Versamark and rub it around with your fingers. Many people use a paint brush, but I find my fingers get a much better effect! Die cut the images and add them to the card with Glue.

Love You Always with Flower & Field DSP by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

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Daisy Flower and Field

Daisy with Flower & Field DSP and Many Messages by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021.

The Flower & Field DSP is one of the free items you can select with any $90+ order until 28 February 2021. It has loads of different patterns on black backgrounds, making the colour really pop!

Daisy with Flower & Field DSP and Many Messages by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

This particular sheet was perfect for the Daisy Punch and the Medium Daisy Punch, which I have used the same colour cardstocks to replicate the printed image.

Daisy with Flower & Field DSP and Many Messages by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021.

The Bumblebee Ribbon is wrapped around the Granny Apple Green layer and tied in a bow at the front. The sentiment is one of the Many Messages stamp and I used the Stamparatus to stamp them all as they are 1 stamp, before die cutting them all at one. You get loads of variety in the one stamp to use later on other projects!

Products:
Stamp/Die Bundle: Many Messages Bundle [156272]
Cardstock: Bumblebee [153082], Granny Apple Green [147014], Pool Party [124391], Whisper (Basic) White [159228]
Designer Paper: Flower & Field DSP [155223] earn free during Sale-a-bration
Ink: Memento Black [132708]
Other: Bumblebee Ribbon [153622], Daisy Punch [143713], Medium Daisy Punch [149517],  Trimmer [152392], Multipurpose Glue [110755], Dimensionals [104430], Mini Cut & Emboss Machine [150673], Stamparatus [148187]

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Colour Creations Showcase – Old Olive – Love You Always

AWHT Colour Creations Showcase

Each week some of the Art With Heart team are joining the Colour Creations Showcase to bring you creative inspiration to showcase our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours.

Week 31 – Old Olive

Tonight’s card is using some of the new Jan-Jun Mini catalogue products, the Forever & Always Bundle!

Old Olive – Rococo Rose – Whisper White

Elegant Love You Always for Old Olive Colour Creations Showcase by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021.

My card base is Rococo Rose with a matt layer of Old Olive. I cut a strip of Love You Always Specialty DSP and the same in the True Love DSP (coloured with Stampin’ Blends Markers). These were adhered to the Old Olive layer and some Blushing Bride Metallic Ribbon attached at the join using Tear & Tape. The ribbon is folded over the edges and behind the Olive layer. Now this is glued to the card base. I tied a ribbon bow and added it with Glue Dots.

Elegant Love You Always with Blends for Old Olive Colour Creations Showcase by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

The ‘Love’ is die cut in Old Olive card and Whisper White card for the finer layer, adhered with Multipurpose Glue.

Elegant Love You Always for Old Olive Colour Creations Showcase by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021

Lastly, I stamped the ‘with’ sentiment in Old Olive ink and added some Basic Pearls.

Elegant Love You Always for Old Olive Colour Creations Showcase by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

Please head over to Cathy’s blog to see the full list of participants in this week’s Colour Creations Showcase. We would love for you to visit each one and leave some comments if you feel inspired.

Products:
Stamps: Forever & Always [154343]; Forever & Always Bundle [156200]
Dies: Always Dies [154307]
Cardstock: Old Olive [106576], Rococo Rose [150888], Whisper White [106549]
Designer Paper: Love You Always Specialty DSP [154280], True Love DSP [154281]
Ink: Old Olive [147090]
Stampin’ Blends: Old Olive Combo [154892], Rococo Rose Combo [153108]
Other: Blushing Bride Metallic Ribbon [154283], Basic Pearls [144219], Trimmer [152392], Multipurpose Glue [110755], Glue Dots [103683], Tear & Tape [138995], Mini Cut & Emboss Machine [150673], Stamparatus [148187]

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Colour Creations Showcase – Night of Navy – Masculine Well Suited Birthday

AWHT Colour Creations Showcase

Each week some of the Art With Heart team are joining the Colour Creations Showcase to bring you creative inspiration to showcase our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours.

Week 30 – Night of Navy

This is our first colour for 2021, as we continue with the remainder of the SU colour range!

Tonight’s card is very masculine in appearance with some brand new products from the new Jan-Jun Mini catalogue!

The background patterned paper is the Well Suited DSP and the stamp set is called You are Amazing. This is a brilliant stamp set with awesome sentiments for any birthday card.

Masculine Birthday using Well Suited & You are Amazing stamp set by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

The Layering Squares Dies were the perfect size to cut out the sentiment and the scalloped matt layer. This is popped up on Black Dimensionals. The 3 smaller squares below the sentiment are the very smallest of the scalloped Layering Squares die, and gluing them to create diamonds.

Masculine Birthday using Well Suited & You are Amazing stamp set by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021.

I used my Stamparatus to stamp the images, so I could get that perfect even depth of colour. This image below I inked twice, so the Stamparatus is perfect for this technique.

Masculine Birthday using Well Suited & You are Amazing stamp set by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021 inside

Please head over to Cathy’s blog to see the full list of participants in this week’s Colour Creations Showcase. We would love for you to visit each one and leave some comments if you feel inspired.

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Colour Creations Showcase – Mossy Meadow – Basket of Blooms

AWHT Colour Creations Showcase

Each week some of the Art With Heart team are joining the Colour Creations Showcase to bring you creative inspiration to showcase our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours.

Week 29 – Mossy Meadow

This is our last colour for 2020, but we will continue mid-January 2021 with the remainder of the SU colours, after a much deserved break!

I really struggled coming up with something using Mossy Meadow – I think it is the darkness of it that throws me, but that is the challenge with this showcase. We all have our preferred colours and some we don’t warm to as much, and this is one of mine 😁

When I can’t figure out what to do, I head to the Stampin’ Up! colour coach for ideas and I selected the middle combination: Mossy Meadow – Flirty Flamingo Coastal Cabana

Mossy Meadow

I haven’t created too much with the Basket of Blooms stamp set so I thought that might be a good place to start, seeing as there is foliage for Mossy Meadow! I started by stamping the foliage once, then again without reinking, and instead of using markers to colour it, I used the Blending Brushes to add a softer layer of this dark colour. The Rectangle Stitched dies were used to cut it out. Using the Decorative Mask, I sponged the background and the edges.

Basket of Blooms for CCS Mossy Meadow by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2020

Of course the blooms had to be Flirty Flamingo for that lovely pop of colour and I used the coordinating punch to cut them out. They also have Wink of Stella on them and some faceted gems in the centres.

Basket of Blooms for CCS Mossy Meadow by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2020 close up

The pot is stamped in Coastal Cabana on white card and coloured with blending brushes
(coming soon) before being fussy cut. I also sponged the ink behind where the pot would sit for some shading. I splattered Wink of Stella across the Masked Mossy Meadow layer before adding the centre panel. It really gives the card that extra sparkle!

Basket of Blooms for CCS Mossy Meadow by Kate Morgan Stampin' Up Australia 2020

Please head over to Cathy’s blog to see the full list of participants in this week’s Colour Creations Showcase. We would love for you to visit each one and leave some comments if you feel inspired.

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Colour Creations Showcase – Misty Moonlight – Origami folding and a simple Triangle Christmas card

AWHT Colour Creations Showcase

Each week some of the Art With Heart team are joining the Colour Creations Showcase to bring you creative inspiration to showcase our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours.

Week 28 – Misty Moonlight

This is such a gorgeous rich blue and I think my favourite blue tone in the Stampin’ Up! colours. I am naturally drawn to blue, being my favourite colour!

Tonight I have two cards for you – the first being a card that I had a bit of fun learning to fold some of our Flowers for Every Season DSP in Origami. It isn’t perfect, but I will practice some more to get those nice clean, crisp folds.

This floral paper is perfect for this fold and I was happy with the final look. The sentiment is from the Seaside Notions stamp set.

I mounted it onto some white card to frame it on the Misty Moonlight woodgrain patterned paper from the In Color DSP Pack. How beautiful are those Beaded Pearl centres?!!  They finish it off nicely.

My next card is a simple Christmas card using the Snowflake Splendor DSP, Stitched Triangle dies and the Christmas Layers dies for the snowflakes.

The Copper Star Designer Elements on top of the trees add a touch of elegance.

Please head over to Cathy’s blog to see the full list of participants in this week’s Colour Creations Showcase. We would love for you to visit each one and leave some comments if you feel inspired.

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Colour Creations Showcase – Mint Macaron – Faceted Gift Box

AWHT Colour Creations ShowcaseEach week some of the Art With Heart team are joining the Colour Creations Showcase to bring you creative inspiration to showcase our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours.

Week 27 – Mint Macaron

This is a really easy gift box to put together, even though it looks quite fancy!

It stands at 14cm tall x 13cm wide and can fit gift card, chocolates, jewellery – lots of different gifts for this Christmas.

It uses a full sheet of A4 cardstock with some scoring and minimal cutting to create the base.

The free template can be found over on my Tutorial page.

The Ornate Garden DSP is super elegant with the touch of gold foil swirls.

The Small Blooms punch was used to cut the gold foil and some Gilded Gems added to the centres.

The tag is cut with the Label Me Fancy punch and some Linen Thread tied through to attach it to the Mint Macaron ribbon at the top.

Please head over to Cathy’s blog to see the full list of participants in this week’s Colour Creations Showcase. We would love for you to visit each one and leave some comments if you feel inspired.

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