Birthday, Blog Hop, Kids Cards, Stampin' Up!

Blog Hop: Kids birthday cards & party items

art-with-heart-team-blog-hop-logo-currentDear Crafters,

Today I’m excited to bring you a blog hop with some of the awesome ladies in the Art With Heart Stampin’ Up! Team. Today we focus on the kids in our lives, from birthday cards to party ideas.

Sale-a-bration continues and this week we have three new additional items you can earn for free with a $90 order – ask me how!

Now let’s get into showing you what you can make with some of the products in the Occasions catalogues.

For my projects, I have used the Balloon Adventures Stamp Set, Balloon Pop-up Thinlits and the Sunshine Wishes Dies.

I used some of the Designer Series Paper stacks to create these cute little napkin fold treat holders. The sentiment was perfect too!

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And what party is complete without cake, right?!!! Making these cupcake toppers with a stamp, punch and tooth pick, creates a wonderful suite for any party! (and yes, I baked these chocolate cupcakes just to take the photos for you!)

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I think this makes a lovely birthday suite for those special little kiddies in your life, without spending a fortune!

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.

Let’s keep this blog hop hopping. Next up we have the lovely, Rachel Woollard.

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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 Palmieri
2. Tina Gillespie
3. Ros Davidson
4. Rebecca Jacovou
5. Claire Daly
6. Catherine Proctor
7. Alisha Watson
8. Kim Dallinger
9. Kate Morgan ** you are here **
10. Rachel Woollard
11. Monika O’Neill
12. Tania Johnson

Happy Hopping,

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Birthday, Celebrate, Kids Cards, Stampin' Up!

Star Celebration

Dear Crafters,

Today I have a very busy balloon card!

I love using balloons for birthday cards and I’m sure it is the first thing you also reach for when creating projects for birthdays. As I have probably mentioned many times, this was the very first stamp set and Punch Bundle that I added to my cart when we were able to purchase from the Occasions catalogue.

My colour scheme: Watermelon Wonder, Blushing Bride and Whisper White.

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I stamped the balloons first and punched them out and then placed them on the white card to see where to stamp the strings. I added the sentiment and then all the stars, and lots of them!!!! lol

I felt something was missing, so I grabbed my Watermelon Wonder Stampin’ Write Marker and drew by hand, the little dashes around the edge to create a border.

Don’t forget to decorate the inside of your card too! You can see I have stamped the stars again and drawn the border in little dashes on the inside!

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Lastly, I added some rhinestones for a little glimmer!

What do you think?

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Skater Girl

Dear Crafters,

Today I share with you a card I was commissioned to make for a work colleague who requested a card for her daughter who loves skateboarding!

Here’s what I came up with:

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To begin, I stamped the skateboard from the Skating By stamp set and then the female figure from the Hey Girl stamp set.

I coloured the images with Copic markers, but stamped the female image onto some Brights Collection DSP and cut out the dress only and glued it on the stamped image for a pretty patterned dress! What a clever idea, hey!!!

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The balloon was also stamped onto DSP and cut out using the Balloon Bouquet punch, then added with a dimensional.

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Don’t forget to add am image to the inside of the card and coordinate the envelope to match. I thought this cute floral image was perfect.

 

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Happy Stamping!

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Birthday Celebration & You Little Furball

Dear Crafters,

Here’s a new idea for that “wheel” like image from the Balloon Celebration stamp set that no one seems to know what to use it for!

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In this card I’ve used it as a background stamp!

Melon Mambo, Basic Black and Whisper White are a classic combination. They go so well together.

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Then I also thought that it could be used as a ball of wool or roll of string with the kitty cat playing with it!!!

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Has this given you some more ideas of what to use this image for?

All Catalogues, Clearance Rack & Weekly Deals are available online here! They are full of amazing new products and wonderful full colour picture inspiration. It is a must have for anyone interested in Ink, Paper and Stamps!

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Don’t forget to Follow My Blog to receive blog updates and join my Newsletter Subscription for all the latest news and specials!

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Happy Stamping!

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Birthday Glitter

Dear Crafters,

Who doesn’t love glitter? I certainly do and this card today is no exception.

There are so many different elements with the sentiment die cut using the Party Pop Up thinlits, the Balloon Bouquet punch and the gorgeous Designer Series Papers.

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Check out that stunning Blushing Bride Glimmer paper, o sparkly, it’s simply yummy!

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The DSP reminds me of confetti and perfect for a birthday celebration.

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Watermelon Wonder and Blushing Bride coordinate so well together don’t you think?

 

All Catalogues, Clearance Rack & Weekly Deals are available online here! They are full of amazing new products and wonderful full colour picture inspiration. It is a must have for anyone interested in Ink, Paper and Stamps!

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Happy Stamping!

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Balloon Bouquet

Dear Crafters,

What is a birthday without balloons, right?

Well, today I share a card using another awesome bundle from the Occasions catalogue, the Balloon Celebration stamp set and Balloon Bouquet punch (Bundle together to save 15% = $64.50).

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I stamped the balloons in various colours (Calypso Coral, Pool Party, So Saffron, Mint Macaron, Bermuda Bay). Punch out the balloons and randomly place in a bunch, with some on dimensionals. Then add the Wink of Stella Glitter Pen!

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If you didn’t catch my post with handy tips on using this bundle on the 4th January, you must check it out click here. It will make your life so much easier and stop the wastage of paper! And who doesn’t love a super tip?!!!

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This card can be used for any age, male or female and in any colour. It is a must have product bundle!

 

All Catalogues, Clearance Rack & Weekly Deals are available online here! They are full of amazing new products and wonderful full colour picture inspiration. It is a must have for anyone interested in Ink, Paper and Stamps!

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Don’t forget to Follow My Blog to receive blog updates and join my Newsletter Subscription for all the latest news and specials!

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Happy Stamping!

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Balloon Bouquet Punch Tips & Tricks

Dear Crafters,

You know how I have been sharing many projects lately with the new Balloon Bouquet Punch and Balloon Celebration stamp set? Well I have some tips & tricks for you when using them to make life easier! Do you want to see?

Step 1 – Begin by punching the balloons in some scrap card stock

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Step 2 – Sit the 2 balloon stamps inside the punch out pieces (stamp side down)

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Step 3 – Place your acrylic block on top

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Step 4 – Now stamp in the colours you require

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Step 5 – Your punch will now line up perfectly to punch both balloons together without all that wasted card stock

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Voila – how cool is that?!!!!

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From tomorrow you will be able to purchase these products. and let me tell you, you won’t be disappointed!!!!

The Occasions catalogue and Sale-a-bration brochure goes live on 5th January 2016!

 

 

All Catalogues, Clearance Rack & Weekly Deals are available online here! They are full of amazing new products and wonderful inspiration. It is a must have for anyone interested in Ink, Paper and Stamps!

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Let the excitement begin and Happy Stamping!

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Birthday, Celebrate, Free Product, Handmade Cards, Occasions & Sale-a-bration, Techniques & Tutorials

Pop up Slider Card

Dear Crafters,

Happy New Year to you all, I hope that your celebrations were safe and wonderful and your year ahead is full of love, laughter, happiness & of course loads of crafting!

Today I share with you, a new technique that has been around for many years, but I have not made until now. It’s the pop up slider card.

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I love new products and today I have used a few of them lol. These are from the Occasions catalogue and a couple of the FREE sets from the Sale-a-bration brochure which goes live on 5th January 2016!

I used the Balloon Celebration stamp set and the coordinating Balloon Bouquet Punch. This punch has 2 size balloons on it, so it is fantastic value!  I also used the Hello stamp set and Perfect Pairings stamp set, both of which can be earned FREE during Sale-a-bration. All you have to do is spend $90 and choose 1 FREE item, spend $180 and choose 2 FREE items and so on.

Here’s how it works. As you pull the ribbon tab at the top, the middle section of the card opens up to reveal hidden messages.

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Push the tab back in and the card closes up.

Colours I’ve used are: Mint Macaron, Pool Party, Melon Mambo & Whisper White.

How cute is this technique??!!! I don’t know why it took me so long to give it a go, but I can see myself making many more of these fun cards.

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I cased this idea from Helen Allen on YouTube. Click here to view her video tutorial.

 

All Catalogues, Clearance Rack & Weekly Deals are available online here! They are full of amazing new products and wonderful inspiration. It is a must have for anyone interested in Ink, Paper and Stamps!

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Let the excitement begin and Happy Stamping!

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Happy Birthday Chick

Dear Crafters,

Today’s project uses the brand new Balloon Bouquet Punch, Perfect Pairings stamp set and the Honeycomb Happiness stamp set.

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I covered the white card base with some Cherry on Top DSP and stamped the sentiment from the Perfect Pairings stamp set (can be earned free with any $90 order) in Bermuda Bay ink.

The chick was stamped in black directly onto some Daffodil Delight Core card and fussy cut. Then the beak and feet were coloured with the Tangelo Twist Stampin’ Write Marker.

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The gold glimmer balloon was cut using the Balloon Bouquet Punch, sure to be a massive seller from the soon to be released Occasions catalogue (5th January)! Don’t you agree that you could use this on so many projects?!!! I added the balloon and chick using dimensionals and some gold cording trim behind the chick and balloon.

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All Catalogues, Clearance Rack & Weekly Deals are available online here! They are full of amazing new products and wonderful inspiration. It is a must have for anyone interested in Ink, Paper and Stamps!

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Don’t forget to Follow My Blog to receive blog updates and join my Newsletter Subscription for all the latest news and specials!

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Let the excitement begin and Happy Stamping!

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