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Blog Hop: My favourite products in the Holiday catalogue!

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Tonight the Art with Heart team are sharing creative projects featuring products from the Holiday Catalogue. We hope our blog hop inspires you to get creative and make some fabulous Christmas creations. If you would like a copy of the Holiday Catalogue, contact any of the girls on the blog hop and we will get in touch with you.

If you’re already hopping, then you just came to me from June Kempster. 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!

I am using some of my favourite products from this catalogue; Dashing Deer Bundle and the Joyous Noel Designer Series Paper with its stunning copper foil accents. I also love the new Joyous Noel Glimmer paper in 6″ x 6″ and in 3 colours; Merry Merlot, Copper and Tranquil Tide. I have used 2 of these in my projects today!

My first project is a card using Gray Granite as the base. I would never think to use this colour for Christmas, but in fact, it looks amazing and it is one of the colours in the DSP.

Dashing Deer & Joyous Noel Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Australia 2018

Check out the inside of this card though! I have made a banner at the top with some more of this gorgeous Designer Paper by scoring it in the centre and 1″ either side so it folds in to the card with a metal snowflake embellishment hanging from it with copper metallic thread.

Dashing Deer & Joyous Noel Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2018

My next project is a small gift box that I cased from Pootles in the UK. This stunning reversible ribbon is featured again wrapped around it, tied in a bow, to hold the box closed. This box measures 3¾” high x 3” wide x 1½” deep. You could fit lots of little Christmas chocolates inside, yummy!

Joyous Noel Gift Box Stampin Up Australia by Kate Morgan 2018.JPG

I punched a couple of Tranquil Tide Sprigs from the Joyous Noel Glimmer paper and added the copper star embellishment with some copper metallic thread hanging down the front.

Joyous Noel Gift Box Stampin Up Australia Kate Morgan 2018.

Thanks for visiting today.


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

Now it’s time to follow the blog hop to our next participant, the talented, Rachel Palmieri!

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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. Caroline Manwaring
  2. Sharon Davern
  3. Tina Gillespie
  4. Ros Davidson
  5. Sue Madex 
  6. Claire Daly
  7. Rebecca Jacovou
  8. Catherine Proctor
  9. Rachel Woollard
  10. Alisha Watson
  11. June Kempster
  12. Kate Morgan
  13. Rachel Palmieri
  14. Monika O’Neill 

Happy Hopping!

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Art with Heart Blog Hop: Coloured in Images

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Dear Crafters,

Tonight the Art with Heart team are sharing creative projects featuring stamp sets that you can colour in. We hope our blog hop inspires you to pick up some Stampin’ Write Markers, Watercolour Pencils, Stampin Blends Markers or another form of colouring medium and colour in with your stamps. Don’t forget to contact any of the ladies on the blog hop to order any products, especially the limited edition colour your season products.

If you’re already hopping, then you just came to me from 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 tonnight are a sneak peek into the upcoming Holiday catalogue available from 5 September and I’m using the Cauldron Bubble Bundle.

Colouring In Blog Hop with Cauldron Bubble by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia
I have used Gorgeous Grape for the card base and a layer of Call Me Clover. I stamped the stars in Gorgeous Grape ink before adding the spider web, die cut in Basic Black card. The little spider trinkets are also part of this suite and add that extra touch! The cat, broomstick and the witch are stamped in Memento Black ink and coloured in with Stampin’ Blends Markers; Call Me Clover, Highland Heather, Basic Black, Ivory and Bronze. Then these were die cut and added to the card with dimensionals.

Colouring In Blog Hop with Cauldron Bubble by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2018

For my next card, I have used Basic Black as my card base with a layer of Highland Heather, and a strip of the Toil & Trouble DSP. Under this is a piece of the stunning Black Glitter Organza ribbon! It is so sparkly and pretty. I have used the Watercolour Pencils to colour in these images and blended the colour with a Blender Pen.

Colouring In Blog Hop with Stampin Up Cauldron Bubble Bundle by Kate Morgan, Australia 2018
Can you see how sparkly the caudron is and the spider web?!!! Well, to create these, I used the new Champagne Glimmer Paint and an AquaPainter to cover a piece of Basic Black card. Once it is dry, you can die cut the cauldron. I stamped the cauldron again in Granny Apple Green and Real Red, coloured them with Watercolour pencils, before fussy cutting the flames and the bubbles and gluing them to the cauldron. The stars are also created in a similar way, with Champagne Glimmer Paint of Black and Gold Shimmer Paint on whisper white card.

Colouring In Blog Hop with Stampin Up Cauldron Bubble Bundle by Kate Morgan, Australia

I also coloured the hat and used the Granny Apple Green watercolour pencil to create the band across the hat, gluing it on with Tombo Multipurpose glue. Make sure you purchase your Watercolour Pencils Assortment 2 pack now, as they won’t be available after 31st August. They really are awesome for anyone who loves to colour!

Colouring In Blog Hop with Stampin Up Cauldron Bubble Bundle by Kate Morgan, Australia inside

Thanks for visiting today.


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

Now it’s time to follow the blog hop to our next participant, the talented Tina Gillespie!

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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. Rebecca Jacovou
  2. Claire Daly 
  3. Kate Morgan < you are here >
  4. Tina Gillespie 
  5. Ros Davidson
  6. Catherine Proctor
  7. Caroline Manwaring 
  8. Sharon Davern
  9. Rachel Woollard
  10. Amie McIIroy 
  11. Kimberly Hern
  12. Andrea Roberts

Happy Hopping!

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AWHT Blog Hop featuring Designer Series Paper

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Dear Crafters,

Tonight the Art with Heart team are sharing creative projects featuring designer series paper. This month, Stampin’ Up! have a special on designer series paper, buy 3, get 1 free! We hope our blog hop inspires you to get crafting with your designer series paper.

If you’re already hopping, then you just came to me from Cathy Proctor. 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 first project is a 12″ x 12″ scrapbook page of my eldest daughter when she was only 11 months old. She was already walking and into everything, so we went outside to get some winter sunshine and of course, she went straight for the flowers. So what better paper to use than the Petal Promenade DSP! I’ve paired it up on a base of Fresh Fig with some coloured punch outs of Sahara Sand and Blushing Bride using the Tailored Tag punch. I also added the cat punch and some of the Tea Room copper metallic edged ribbon, tied in a bow. The sentiment is from the Accented Blooms stamp set and the metal rose is from the Share What You Love Embellishment Kit.

Petal Promenade DSP Scrapbook Layout, Memory Keeping by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up, Australia.JPG

My second project is a fancy fold card using the Tropical Escape DSP which coordinates with the Tropical Chic Bundle; Tropical Chic stamp set and Tropical Thinlits dies. It can be found on pages 120-121 of the annual catalogue.

The colours I have used are: Shaded Spruce, Blushing Bride and Soft Sea Foam.

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The layering squares framelits added in the diamond formation, adds a new dimension to this fold. As you can see below, the frame is adhered to the left panel of the card and the centre piece is adhered to the right panel and slides underneath to close.

Tropical Chic Bundle for DSP Blog Hop by Kate Morgan Australia. #artwithheart

with the card fully open, I have added some stamping to coordinate with the design on the front!

Tropical Chic Bundle for DSP Blog Hop by Kate Morgan, Australia open #artwithheart

Thanks for visiting today.


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

Now it’s time to follow the blog hop to our next participant, the talented Ros!

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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. Rebecca Jacovou 
  2. Caroline Manwaring
  3. Catherine Proctor
  4. Kate Morgan < you are here >
  5. Ros Davidson
  6. Tina Gillespie
  7. Kathryn Mangelsdorf
  8. Kim Dallinger
  9. Alisha Watson
  10. Sharon Davern
  11. Kimberly Hern 
  12. Rachel Woollard
  13. Leanne Mitchell 
  14. Monika O’Neill
  15. Rachel Palmieri 

Happy Hopping!

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Blog Hop: Casing the 2018-2019 Annual Catalogue with Animal Outings

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Dear Crafters,

Tonight the Art with Heart team are sharing creative projects CASED from the annual catalogue. If you would like a copy of the 2018 – 2019 annual catalogue, contact any of the girls on the blog hop and we will get in touch with you.

If you’re already hopping, then you just came to me from the lovely, Kathryn Ruddick. 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!

At OnStage in April, we got the Animal Outings stamp set in our bags when we arrived and I couldn’t have been more pleased. I think everyone who attended the event were super excited that we had some Aussie animal friend images.

The other great news once we got our hands on the catalogue, was that there are coordinating framelits so we don’t have to fussy cut each of the images, super exciting! So when 1st June came around, those framelits were first on my order.

I have cased my cards from page 26 of the catalogue.

Animal Outings welcome card, Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia, 2018..JPG

The base card is the new Granny Apple Green with the leaves die cut in Shaded Spruce. The banners are from the Nature’s Poem DSP and that small scallop edge is Blackberry Bliss (a returning colour) cut with the Decorative Ribbon Border punch. I coloured the kangaroo & koala with Stampin’ Blends and popped it up on dimensionals.

Animal Outings welcome card, Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2018.

See that little Blackberry Bliss heart? It was actually an extra piece left over when the rhino was die cut and I trimmed it slightly. The sentiment was stamped in Soft Suede ink.

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My next card uses the cute giraffe, again coloured with Stampin’ Blends. I’ve used So Saffron as my card base so the giraffe would stand out more. I’ve also used Crumb Cake and Soft Sea Foam.  I love this die cut background.

Animal Outings Giraffe welcome card, Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia, 2018.

The sentiment was stamped on Whisper White and cut out with the Tailored Tag punch. The branches were coloured with a Blender Pen and inkpads and added with Tombo multipurpose glue.

Animal Outings Giraffe welcome card, Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia, 2018

This last card is cased from page 48 of the catalogue (below) and it is my favourite.

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I wanted to make it sweet and feminine, so I have used some of the Petal Promenade DSP and a Pearlised Doilie to soften the tone along with lots of different embellishments.

Animal Outings Rhino & Petal Promenade DSP Stampin Up 2018 by Kate Morgan Australia.JPG

I stamped the rhino image repeatedly across the background of the new colour, Gray Granite, card base in the coordinating ink pad. A banner of the Petal Promenade DSP was glued down over the doilie, then a thin banner of Silver Glimmer paper. The rhino is added with dimensionals.

The Share What You Love Artisan Pearls, White Dotted Tulle and a White Baker’s Twine bow finish it off nicely.

Animal Outings Rhino & Petal Promenade DSP Stampin Up 2018 by Kate Morgan Australia F.JPG

Thanks for visiting today.


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

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

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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. Kimberly Hern 
  3. Monika O’Neill
  4. Caroline Manwaring
  5. Kathryn Mangelsdorf 
  6. Kathryn Ruddick 
  7. Kate Morgan < you are here >
  8. Alisha Watson
  9. Rachel Palmieri 
  10. Andrea Roberts 
  11. Ros Davidson
  12. Rebecca Jacovou
  13. Rachel Woollard
  14. Tina Gillespie

Happy Hopping!

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Blog Hop: In Colors

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Dear Crafters,

Tonight the Art with Heart team are sharing creative projects featuring “in color” theme. Check out the new 2018 – 2020 in colors and lets not forget the current 2017 – 2019 in colors. If you would like a copy of the 2018-2019 annual catalogue, contact any of the girls on the blog hop and we will get in touch with you.

If you’re already hopping, then you just came to me from Rebecca Jacovou. 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!

I am so excited about the new upcoming in colors, they are just so bright and cheery and I love them all. They are just like a rainbow of colour and that makes me happy, so my first two cards use the 2018-2020 in colors!

This first card I have just cut panels of card and glued them to a piece of Very Vanilla card then glued it to the front of the Lovely Lipstick (my favourite in colour!) card base. A piece of Dotted Ribbon was placed across the centre. The sentiment is stamped onto a die cut from the Stitched Shapes Framelits and added with dimensionals.

Sentiment of My Heart In Color Blog Hop 2018 Stampin Up Annual catalogue by Kate Morgan Australia

This stamped sentiment is the Stampin’ Up! Statement of the Heart and it says everything to me and everyone else on this blog hop, what crafting means to us. Isn’t it beautiful??!

This next one is also using these same in colors; Blueberry Bushel, Call Me Clover, Grapefruit Grove, Lovely Lipstick & Pineapple Punch. The new Handwritten background stamp was placed in the Stamparatus to get this 3-toned effect. The Stampartus made it so much easier to ink up the sections starting with the lightest to the darkest, lining up the image perfectly. And if you haven’t got the crisp image and miss a little, you can ink it up again and re-stamp!

2018 In Color Blog Hop Handwritten Love What You Do Thank You card Stampin Up Annual catalogue by Kate Morgan Australia

The sentiment and flower image are from the Love What You Do stamp set. Can you see the Wink of Stella on those petals? So pretty! I added some gingham ribbon and Faceted Dots.

2018 In Color Blog Hop Handwritten Love What You Do Thank You card Stampin Up Annual catalogue by Kate Morgan Australia.

This next card uses Berry Burst & Powder Pink, 2017-2019 in colors, paired with Whisper White. Again I used the Stamparatus for the sentiment, but stamping it in Powder Pink, then using the Berry Burst Stampin’ Write marker to apply ink to the bottom of the sentiment end re-stamping for that dual tone.

Abstract Impressions Stampin Up 2018 Butterfly with handmade bead by Kate Morgan Australia

I have used the new Abstract Impressions bundle which will be available on 1st June. I was worried when the Butterflies thinlits were retiring, so this bundle was a must have for me!  I really wanted the butterfly to be the feature, so I die cut the image in Berry Burst card and the floral image in Whisper White, the same as the card base.

Abstract Impressions Stampin Up 2018 Butterfly with handmade bead by Kate Morgan, Australia

Check out the centre of the butterfly. Can you see what I’ve done? It’s like a handmade bead! I cut a 4½” strip of DSP, tapered off at one end. Add some glue and roll it up around a skewer. Leaving the bead on the skewer, I then added some Fine Tip glue over the entire thing to make it shiny (a bit hard to tell in the photo) and let it dry overnight across the top of a bowl before adding it to my butterfly. I glued a little twine in the top for its antennae.

Thanks for visiting today.


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

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

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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. Ros Davidson
  2. Caroline Manwaring
  3. Sharon Davern
  4. Claire Daly
  5. Tina Gillespie
  6. Rebecca Jacovou
  7. Kate Morgan <you are here>
  8. Alisha Watson
  9. Rachel Palmieri
  10. Catherine Proctor
  11. Monika O’Neill

Happy Hopping!

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Art with Heart Blog Hop: Retiring Products 2018

Dear Crafters,

Tonight the Art with Heart team are sharing creative projects featuring products from the last chance products list. There are lots of products to choose from with retiring stamp sets, inkpads and ink refills guaranteed to be available until 7 May (and all other products while supplies last). Contact anyone on the blog hop to place your last chance order today.
If you’re already hopping, then you just came to me from the lovely, Monika. 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!

Tonight the Art with Heart team are sharing our favourite retiring products and mine is definitely the Watercolour Wings stamp set and coordinating dies, Bold Butterfly framelits & Butterflies thinlits. 

Butterfly card using retiring Stampin Up Watercolour Wings, Butterflies Thinlits by Kate Morgan, Australia..JPG

I have also used 3 of my favourite retiring colours; Island Indigo, Pink Pirouette, Rose Red, and I will miss them, however there are some new stunning colours to replace them. Yay!

The 1/8″ metallic gold ribbon is also retiring, so make sure you get some of that added to your shopping cart. I have used it on the Rose Red card above in horizontal stripes. I also added Versamark ink to the centre of the butterfly as well as sponged it around the edges of the Rose Red card, added some Gold embossing powder and heat set it for added shine. I used my Fine Tip glue pen to add to the dots on the butterfly, gold embossing powder and heat set!

My next card uses the same products but I have teamed it up with the stunning Painted with Love DSP which will also retire on 31st May. It has this amazing gold through it. This card is a pop through card, where the butterfly slides through the slit when you open it!

Butterfly card using retiring Stampin Up Watercolour Wings, Butterflies Thinlits, Painted with Love DSP by Kate Morgan, Australia.JPG

I sure will miss these products but I am looking forward to sharing some new items soon.

Thanks for visiting today.


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

Now it’s time to follow the blog hop to our next participant, the talented Rachel Palmieri.

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

Kate Morgan  < you are here >

 

Happy Hopping!

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Art with Heart Blog Hop: Sale-a-bration 2018

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Dear Crafters,

Tonight the Art with Heart team are sharing creative projects using products from the Sale-a-bration brochure. All Sale-a-bration products are earned for FREE with sales of $90+ (AUD).

  • Spend $90, choose one free level 1 product
  • Spend $180, choose one free level 2 product, OR choose two level 1 items
  • Spend $270, have the option to choose three level 1 items or one level 1 item and one level 2 item

The Sale-a-bration promotion is current now until 31st March . Be sure to request your copy of the brochure today. Sale-a-bration is also a great time to join our fabulous team. Ask me how!

If you’re already hopping, then you just came to me from the lovely, Rebecca Jacovou. 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!

Today I share my favourite Sale-a-bration product, and hands down, it has to be this bright and colourful Designer Series Paper, Bubbles & Fizz. Here are the colours:

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I wanted to show you all the different designs, so what better way to do it, than with the herringbone technique!

Bubble Over Suite Bubbles & Fizz DSP Stampin Up Saleabration 2018 by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator, Australia..jpg

I sliced the DSP into 1/2″ x 12″ strips. I took a piece of scrap card cut to 4″ x 5-5/8″ and covered it in Fast Fuse. Then I began placing the strips starting with the Lemon Lime Twist bubbles one across the centre. I kept adding strips in different directions, cutting them off at the edge of the card. This creates an amazing background!

The Stitched Shapes Circle Framelits, break up all the straight lines and helps take the eye to the feature of the bottle like a target.

Bubble Over Suite Bubbles &amp; Fizz DSP Stampin Up Saleabration 2018 by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator, Australia

I die cut the large bottle in white card from the Bottles & Bubbles Framelits dies. I used a sponge dauber to add some Lemon Lime Twist ink to it, applying more at the bottom and lighter at the top. Check out those gorgeous Glitter & Clear Epoxy Shapes on the bottle. I even used some of the extra strips to decorate the inside of the card!

Bubble Over Suite Bubbles &amp; Fizz DSP Stampin Up Saleabration 2018 by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator, Australia inside

For my next card, I have used the same Designer Series Paper with the Epic Celebrations stamp set from the Sale-a-bration brochure with the Trifold Shutter card technique.

Trifold Shutter Card using Stampin Up Bubbles &amp; Fizz DSP &amp;Epic Celebrations, Saleabration 2018 by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator, Australia.

I coloured the images using a blender pen and ink pads; Bermuda Bay and Smoky Slate. The Stitched Shapes Framelits were used to die cut the shoes image.

As you can see, this DSP can be used in many different ways, not just with the Bubble Over Suite!

Trifold Shutter Card using Stampin Up Bubbles &amp; Fizz DSP &amp;Epic Celebrations, Saleabration 2018 by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator, Australia

and here it is opened flat!

Trifold Shutter Card using Stampin Up Bubbles &amp; Fizz DSP &amp;Epic Celebrations, Saleabration 2018 by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator, Australia open

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, Alisha Watson.

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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. Caroline Manwaring
  2. Rachel Palmieri
  3. Leanne Mitchell
  4. Rachel Woollard
  5. Fiona Ryan
  6. Rebecca Jacovou
  7. Kate Morgan
  8. Alisha Watson
  9. Claire Daly
  10. Tina Gillespie
  11. Monika O’Neill
  12. Kim Dallinger
  13. Ros Davidson
  14. Sharon Davern
  15. Catherine Proctor

Happy Hopping!

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Occasions catalogue Blog Hop featuring the Petal Passion Suite

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Dear Crafters,

Tonight the Art with Heart team are sharing creative projects using product from the occasions catalogue. The occasions catalogue is current now until 31st May. Be sure to request your copy of the catalogue today (along with the sale-a-bration brochure).
Sale-a-bration is also a great time to join our fabulous team. Ask any of the girls on the hop!

If you’re already hopping, then you just came to me from the lovely, Leanne Mitchell. 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!

Today I share my favourite suite in the new Occasions catalogue as I have previously mentioned and I just love how many items are in this Petal Passion Suite.

Petal Passion Suite

I am using Pool Party as my base card with a layer of the Petal Passion DSP. Yes, these papers are black and white and can look quite harsh at first, but wait until you see them with some colour!

Petal Passion DSP
Petal Passion DSP

Petal Palette Suite Stampin Up Occasions 2018 Blog Hop by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator Australia. Feminine card

I coloured the DSP with my Stampin’ Blends; Calypso Coral Combo, Old Olive Combo and Pool Party Light for the background. What a difference it makes!!!

Petal Palette Suite Stampin Up Occasions 2018 Blog Hop by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator Australia. Feminine card DIY

I also coloured the bird with the Pool Party Combo blends pack and the Colour Lifter.  I die cut some vellum circles using the Stitched Shapes Framelits dies and glued them down by lightly sponging on some Tombo Multipurpose glue, so you can’t see it. I then added some of the gold metallic ⅛” ribbon and tied another piece in a bow and added it with a glue dot.

Petal Palette Suite Stampin Up Occasions 2018 Blog Hop by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator Australia. Feminine card. DIY

The sentiment is heat embossed with gold embossing powder and it looks stunning on that framelit.

Petal Palette Suite Stampin Up Occasions 2018 Blog Hop by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator Australia. Feminine card.

The gold strips down each side of the DSP is some Washi tape.

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, Monika O’Neill.

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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. Ros Davidson 
  2. Caroline Manwaring
  3. Tina Gillespie
  4. Kathryn Mangelsdorf
  5. Rachel Palmieri 
  6. Alisha Watson
  7. Claire Daly
  8. Rebecca Jacovou
  9. Leanne Mitchell
  10. Kate Morgan
  11. Monika O’Neill
  12. Sharon Davern

Happy Hopping!

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Blog Hop: Add Texture with Embossing!

Hello Crafters,

Tonight the Art with Heart team girls are sharing some creative projects by adding texture with embossing. Embossing can add a lovely dimension, and with our wonderful Stampin’ Up! products, we can create many different looks. These include Heat embossing using embossing powder, dry embossing using our textured folders or by adding embossing paste!

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If you’re already hopping, then you just came to me from the lovely, Sharon Davern. 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 first project today features some new products you may not have seen yet, from the soon to be released Occasions catalogue and Sale-a-bration brochure. This stamp set, Party Pandas is going to be very popular as one of the FREE stamp sets when you spend $90+ during Sale-a-bration! I have also featured the Scattered Sequins Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.

Blog Hop with Party Pandas & Scattered Sequins by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator, Australia.JPG

I have added some Wink of Stella to each sequin, but I’m not sure if you can this in the photos? The Lemon Lime Twist ribbon and the Adhesive Backed Tutti Fruitti Sequins are also new products.

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For my next project, I have used the Embossing Paste with Pattern Party Decorative Masks and then quickly added some gold embossing powder and heat set it. This showcases two embossing techniques in one, and look at that amazing effect!!!! I’ve also dry embossed the background, so all three embossing techniques are used on this one card!

Blog Hop with Stampin Ups Embossing Paste & You've Got This by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator, Australia DIY

I’ve also used the Stampin Blends Markers to colour the flower!

Blog Hop with Stampin Up Embossing Paste & You've Got This by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator, Australia DIY Closeup

The embossing paste adds a wonderful texture to your projects. The best thing about it, is that you can colour it with your reinkers to change the colour, you can add embossing powder before it dries and heat set it, but you can also mix in some fine glitter!

Embossing paste 3 ways by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator, Australia DIY
1= plain, 2= gold embossing powder added and heat set, 3= glitter added

Why don’t you give embossing a try? It adds wonderful texture to your projects!

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.

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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.  Alisha Watson
2. Ros Davidson
3. Rachel Woollard
4. Sharon Davern
5. Kate Morgan < you are here>
6. Catherine Proctor
7. Caroline Manwaring
8. Monika O’Neill
9. Tina Gillespie
10. Leanne Mitchell
11. Rachel Palmieri

Happy Hopping!

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Art with Heart Team Blog Hop: Designer Series Papers

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Hello Crafters,

Tonight the Art with Heart team girls are sharing some wonderful ideas to inspire you with our Designer Series Papers. This month is the start of the new Stampin’ Up! year and we have a special promotion on our Designer Series Paper, buy 3 get 1 FREE for the month of October and there is no limit!

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If you’re already hopping, then you just came to me from the talented, Ros Davidson. 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!

Project #1

The Wood Textures DSP is awesome, especially for masculine cards and projects. Here is an example where I have used it as a feature at the bottom of the card. To me, it acts a bit like a fence with the hot air balloons travelling above!

Masculine card using Stampin Ups Lift Me Up, Up &amp; Away dies &amp; Wood Textures DSP by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator, Australia

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Wood Textures DSP

Project #2

This is the Petal Garden DSP, isn’t it stunning?!!! I just love this one. You can do so much with these papers and both sides of every double sided page is worthy of use. Here I have created two very simple cards showcasing the gorgeous floral patterns with the shimmer ribbon, Pretty Label punch and the sentiment is from the Happy Birthday Gorgeous stamp set.

Feminine Birthday card using Stampin Ups Petal Garden DSP by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator, Australia

Feminine Birthday card using Stampin Ups Petal Garden DSP by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator Australia

Petal Garden DSP
Petal Garden DSP

Project #3

I have created some 3D boxes as gift wrapping for some very special birthdays coming up this week. These boxes are very easy to create using the Envelope Punch Board and some of our stunning DSPs. The one on the left uses a pattern from the Delightful Daisy DSP. The top one is from the Coffee Break DSP and one underneath, is from the Naturally Eclectic DSP. I have decorated them with the new mini sequin trim and the burlap ribbon.

3D boxes using Stampin Up Envelope Punch Board &amp; DSP by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator, Australia

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Naturally Eclectic DSP

Project #4

Here is a 12″ x 12″ Scrapbooking page using the gorgeous Whole Lot of Lovely DSP. This was a gorgeous day trip during our recent driving holiday up to Sydney. One of our favourite places to visit, is the Licorice and Chocolate Factory in Junee. As you can see, we did stock up just a little at the shop on our way out!!! I also used some gold foil with the Decorative Ribbon Border punch and the Birthday Blossoms & Brushwork Alphabet stamp sets.

Memory Keeping & Scrapbooking using Whole Lot of Lovely DSP, Birthday Blossoms, Brushwork Alphabet by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator, Australia 2017 #stampinup.JPG

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Whole Lot of Lovely DSP

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, Rachel Palmieri.

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

Happy Hopping!

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