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Heart of Christmas: Making Christmas Bright

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Today, I am sharing some cards CASEd directly from page 6 of the 2018 Holiday catalogue. To case is to Copy and Share Everything, and it is a great way to get started, especially if you are struggling to come up with your own ideas!

I had a team member come and spend a day stamping and we share stamp sets that we may not own ourselves, but we spent way too much time chatting and not enough stamping, lol. Does that happen when you get together with your crafty friends??!!!!

Anyway, I borrowed Andrea’s Making Christmas Bright stamp set and coordinating Christmas Bulb Builder Punch to create these cards.

Christmas card using Stampin Up Making Christmas Bright Bundle by Kate Morgan, Australia. Holiday catalogue 2018

This is a 4-1/4″ square card in Call Me Clover card stock. The patterned paper is Under the Mistletoe Designer Series Paper. The sentiment is stamped on Gray Granite card stock and added with dimensionals, with some Black Glittered Organdy Ribbon and Silver Mini Sequin Trim behind it. The Christmas light is stamped in Pineapple Punch!

Christmas card using Stampin Up Making Christmas Bright Bundle by Kate Morgan, Australia. Holiday catalogue 2018.

This next card uses the same products but it is an A5 sized card. The sentiment is stamped and cut out using the Layering Circle Framelits dies and the Big Shot. The strings of Christmas lights are coloured with Stampin’ Write Markers; Pineapple Punch, Call Me Clover and Read Red!

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Can you see those lights glistening? They have a drop of Fine Tip Glue added to them!

Christmas card using Stampin Ups Making Christmas Bright Bundle by Kate Morgan, Australia. Holiday catalogue 2018..JPG

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2018-2019 Annual Catalogue ends 3 June 2019
2018 Holiday Catalogue ends 2 January 2019
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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CASEing the Catalogue

Dear Crafters,

Today I share a card that I have CASE’d from the Catalogue on pg 124 using the Butterfly Basics Bundle.

Butterfly Basics

I just love this bundle which has the gorgeous stamp set and the coordinating Butterfly Framelits to die cut the butterfly.

How good does that butterfly look die cut in the gold foil sheet?!!!!

Butterfly Basics

Don’t forget to decorate the inside panel of your card and even the envelope!

Butterfly Basics

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