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Happiness Abounds with Calypso Coral

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Each week some of the Art With Heart team are joining  the Colour Creations Blog Hop to bring you creative inspiration showcasing our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours in alphabetical order.

Week 12 – Calypso Coral

Tonight’s card is using the Happiness Abounds Bundle as the focal point, with the Charming Sentiments Bundle and the Pretty Prints Designer Series Paper. I started with a piece of Pretty Prints DSP and cut a 1″ strip off the left side. This was flipped over and both pieces glued onto a scrap piece of white card. I ran this through the Stampin Cut & Emboss machine with the Fern 3D Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. I added a strip of Gold Shimmer Ribbon down the join of the Patterned paper and secured the ends on the back. I punched each corner with the Very Best Trio Punch before gluing it to a Basic Black card base. (Oops, look at those punched corners… they are not identical. Apparently we need to turn one side upside down to punch to get the same result). I must remember that for next time as I didn’t even notice until someone pointed it out to me!

Feminine Handmade card using Stampin Up Happiness Abounds & Pretty Prints DSP by Kate Morgan, Australia 2022 for Colour Creations Calypso Coral

Next, I stamped the flowers and leaves in Memento ink and cut them out with the coordinating dies. These are coloured with Blends Combo Markers; Calypso Coral, Mint Macaron & Petal Pink. I added some Wink of Stella to the centres but unfortunately it is really hard to photograph. The flowers and leaves are added to the card with Tombo Multipurpose Glue and Dimensionals.

Feminine Handmade card using Stampin Up Happiness Abounds & Pretty Prints DSP by Kate Morgan, Australia 2022 for Colour Creations Calypso Coral close

The sentiment is stamped in Versamark ink, White Emboss Powder added and melted the powder using the Heat Tool. The coordinating Sentiment Silhouettes dies cut out the sentiment and this was added with a Black Dimensional.

I tied a Gold Ribbon bow and added it with Glue Dots and finished off with a few Brushed Brass Butterflies.

On the inside I placed a strip of DSP down the side of the White insert and some leaves.

Feminine Handmade card using Stampin Up Happiness Abounds & Pretty Prints DSP by Kate Morgan, Australia 2022 for Colour Creations Calypso Coral side

Thanks for dropping by. I hope you can join me next week for inspiration using Cherry Cobbler!

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Blendabilities

Hello Crafters,

If you don’t know it yet, I brought home lots of yummy new products from the Stampin’ Up! Convention which will be available in the new 2014-2015 Annual Catalogue.

Over the next month or so, I will share with you, loads of ideas created using some of the new products. Are you excited??!!

Well here is the first one ~ Blended Bloom Stamp coloured with Blendabilities (alcohol based ink), ideal for shading!

Blended Bloom Blendabilities

The card base is Pear Pizzazz cardstock. The Blended Bloom is stamped with the new Black Memento Ink on Whisper White cardstock.  I coloured the image with the new Calypso Coral Blendabilities and used my So Saffron & Crushed Curry Stampin’ Write Markers for the centre. I then fussy cut the image.

I stamped the leaves (from Kinda Eclectic Stamp Set) in Pear Pizzazz ink onto Whisper White cardstock and layered it to the base with dimensionals. I added the Blended Bloom image with dimensionals also.

Here is a close up of the image.

Blendabilities Blended Bloom

The ribbon is Victoria Crochet Trim layered over Natural Chevron Ribbon and tied in the centre with a piece of Calypso Coral Twine and adhered to the card with glue dots.

I am in love with Blendabilities and cannot wait to add more colours to my collection.

What Sets Them Apart:

  • The Stampin’ Up! rectangular barrel keeps your markers from rolling away!
  • Flat storage helps to maintain the life of each marker.
  • Each marker comes with a tip on each end: brush and fine.
  • Marker tips are made of nylon, which is superior to polyester which can fray.
  • Colour coded caps.
  • Stampin’ Up! markers coordinate wonderfully with our cardstock, and can be used with transparent sheets.

How to Use Blendabilities video

The new 2014-2015 Annual Catalogue goes live on 1 July, but if you would like to receive a copy before then, please Contact Me. This catalogue is full of amazing new products and wonderful colour pictures for ideas. It is a must have for anyone interested in Ink, Paper and Stamps!

 

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