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Brewed for You with Reverse Stamping Technique

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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 3 – Starry Sky

Tonight we showcase our third of the new 2022-2024 In Colors, Starry Sky!

I have created a Masculine card using the Brewed For You Bundle. Starting with a Starry Sky card base, dry embossed with the Timeworn 3D Embossing Folder. A strip of the plaid pattern InColor 6×6 DSP is added to the left. Another dotty piece is die cut with the Dots & Spots die and then layered onto a piece of Very Vanilla card, cut slightly smaller and adhered to the back. Isn’t that a cool effect?!!

Brewed for You card for CCBH Starry Sky using Reverse stamping technique by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

The glasses are stamped in Starry Sky and Mango Melody inks. and die cut. The one on the left is a mirror image of the same stamp as the right, using the Reverse stamping/Mirror stamping technique. How did I do that?

I used my Stamparatus and placed the Silicone Mat inside and placed the stamp on the acrylic plate. I inked the stamp and pressed down on the Silicone Mat, repeating this 3 times to get enough ink transferred, then place a piece of Basic White cardstock on top of the Silicone Mat and close the Stamparatus. This will also leave the stamped image so you know where to place the die to cut out the image. Once you run it through the Cut & Emboss machine, turn it over and you will have a perfect reverse stamped image!!! I added Wink of Stella over the Mango Melody ink.

The sentiment is stamped onto Basic White card and cut out using the banner from the Stylish Shapes dies. All the stamped elements are popped up on Dimensionals.

Brewed for You card for CCBH Starry Sky using Reverse stamping technique by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 close up

I added some InColor Matte Decorative Dots to finish off the front of the card.

On the inside, I glued a strip of both Designer Papers and stamped another glass, but this time I used the embossed die (Basic White card) for the beer and coloured it with Mango Melody ink using my blending brush. This was die cut and glued to the card.

Brewed for You card for CCBH Starry Sky using Reverse stamping technique by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 inside

Have you tried the Reverse stamping or mirror stamping technique?

Thanks for dropping by. I hope you can join me next week for our 4th new In Color, Sweet Sorbet!

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Faceted Diamond Vertical Easel card for Parakeet Party Blog Hop

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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 2 – Parakeet Party

Tonight we showcase our second of the new 2022-2024 In Colors, Parakeet Party!
This fancy fold is called a Faceted Diamond Vertical Easel card… try saying that quickly 3 times!!!!
Here is my bright and cheery colour combination for this card, which I gave to my dear mum for Mother’s Day and she loved it! Her favourite colour is green!!

Parakeet Party

This is a card of many angles and yes, it took a little while to create, but it was fun. It just looks like a square card when it is folded flat, measuring 14.5cm x 14.5cm. I have used two designs from the 2022-2024 In Color 6×6 Designer Series Paperv (DSP) in Parakeet Party. Polished Pink cardstock was used to matt the DSP. The leaf is stamped ink Parakeet Party ink and fussy cut with Snips.

Faceted Diamond Vertical Easel card for CCBH Parakeet Party using Hello Ladybug by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 flat

and here it is when standing up – the front sits inside the Designer Paper panel on the inside (right) which is raised up on a piece of Foam Adhesive Sheet to create the Easel.

Faceted Diamond Vertical Easel card for CCBH Parakeet Party using Hello Ladybug by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

The diamond feature is really cool and looks impressive, doesn’t it?! Can you see the strip of Window Sheet across the diamond where the ladybug on her leaf sit? This gives the image a wonderful floating effect when the card is open and lays flat to post.

Faceted Diamond Vertical Easel card for CCBH Parakeet Party using Hello Ladybug by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 side

Here it is from the top!

Faceted Diamond Vertical Easel card for CCBH Parakeet Party using Hello Ladybug by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 top

This is how it looks open!

Faceted Diamond Vertical Easel card for CCBH Parakeet Party using Hello Ladybug by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 open

I CASEd this card style from a YouTube video by Iced Images, using totally different products.

Thanks for dropping by. I hope you can join me next week for our 3rd new In Color, Starry Sky!

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2022–2024 In Color Grid Paper (item 160009)
2022–2024 In Color Ink Pad Collection (item 161108)
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Orchid Oasis Blog Hop

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We are back with the new 2022-2023 CCBH, but we are going to start our showcase with the FIVE new In Colors first, then continue alphabetically through our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours.

Week 1 – Orchid Oasis

Today we begin our new Colour Creations Blog Hop and we are starting the first 5 weeks with the new 2022-2024 In Colors. Today features Orchid Oasis!

I have used the Forever Fern stamp set and coordinating Forever Flourishing dies with loads of new Orchid Oasis products.

My card base is Orchid Oasis. The next layer is Basic White with a piece of 2022-2024 In Color 6×6 Designer Series Paper. These layers are added to the card base on Dimensionals.

Forever Fern in Orchid Oasis for colour creations blog hop by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

I stamped some of the Forever Fern images onto basic white card and die cut them. Others are die cut directly from cardstock and the 2022-2024 In Color 6×6 Glimmer Paper (this has an Ombre effect and is stunning). The sentiment (Biggest Wish stamp set) is stamped onto Basic White card and cut using the Stylish Shapes Dies. This is added with Dimensionals. These dies are going to get loads of use, as they have Squares, banners and circle dies. I finished it off with a few of the 2022-2024 In Color Matte Decorative Dots and an Orchid Oasis 1/8″ Woven Metallic Ribbon bow.

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On the inside I added some white card with a left over piece of the DSP and a bow tied in 2022-2024 In Color Baker’s Twine Pack. added with a rolled up Glue Dot.

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2022–2024 In Color Grid Paper (item 160009)
2022–2024 In Color Ink Pad Collection (item 161108)
2022–2024 In Color A4 Cardstock (item 159205)
2022–2024 In Color 6″ x 6″ (15.2 x 15.2 cm) Designer Series Paper Assortments (item 159253)

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Soft Suede Blog Hop ~ Two different techniques using the Stamparatus!

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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 to showcase our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours.

Week 46 – Soft Suede

Tonight I have two cards for you, both using the Stamparatus to show you how wonderful this product is and if you like things perfect, this is the tool for you!

Card 1 – is a masculine card using For The Record stamp set. My card base is Basic Black with a layer of Soft Suede which has two sentiments stamped down the right side using the Stamparatus and the hinged stamping technique. This means you stamp once, move the acrylic plate down one notch and stamp again and repeat to have a uniform pattern. I stamped these in Soft Suede and Memento Black inks.

For the Record Masculine card for Soft Suede Colour Creations blog hop by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022.

The record image is stamped in Versamark Ink onto Basic Black card. I added Clear Emboss Powder and heat set it with my Heat Tool.  I cut it out using the Layering Circles dies. I added a few Dimensionals to the back of the record but didn’t take off the Dimensional backings. Leave them on so the record spins. I pierced a hole through the centre of the record and the Suede layer using the Take Your Pick Tool and added a brad, gently closing it at the back. These layers are added to the card base with Dimensionals. Now the record spins!!!

The heart is Real Red card and cut using the Give It a Whirl dies and added to the brad with a glue dot.

For the Record Masculine card for Soft Suede Colour Creations blog hop by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

On the inside, I placed a Basic White card insert and partially stamped the record three times across the bottom in Soft Suede ink.

For the Record Masculine card for Soft Suede Colour Creations blog hop by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 side

Card 2 – uses the Nothing’s Better Than stamp set and coordinating Love You More Than dies.

My card base is Thick Basic White with layers of Soft Suede and Symbols of Fortune Specialty DSP. The stamped top layer is created using the Stamparatus and the Wreath Builder technique or Stamping in the Round (SITR) technique. The cookie outline is Soft Suede ink and the solid fill image is Crumb Cake ink. It reminds me of a plate of cookies sitting on a marble benchtop 🙂

Nothing's better than SITR card for Soft Suede Colour Creations blog hop by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

You can see the die cut word ‘cookies’ has a 3D raised look – I applied an Adhesive Foam Sheet to the back of the Soft Suede layer and die cut this word in the centre, before gluing the white stamped layer on top to cover it up! This also gave this top section some extra depth.

Nothing's better than SITR card for Soft Suede Colour Creations blog hop by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 close up

On the inside stamped with Crumb Cake and Soft Suede inks and the same on the envelope!

Nothing's better than SITR card for Soft Suede Colour Creations blog hop by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 inside

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Soft Sea Foam Blog Hop ~ Interactive Pansy Patch

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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 to showcase our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours.

Week 45 – Soft Sea Foam

Tonight’s card features the Pansy Petals DSP, Pansy Patch Bundle and the Give It a Whirl dies.

My card base is Soft Sea Foam (tent fold design). The top layer is two pieces of the Pansy Petals DSP. I placed them in my Cut & Emboss Machine and placed the large die over the top to work out where the join would be in the centre. After die cutting this large piece, I then used the circle piece from the dies to cut the window.

Give it a Whirl Pansy card for CCBH by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

Turning the scallop circle mechanism (where you see the arrow), turns to feature other stamped images! Starting with the happy birthday sentiment, then next is a flower ready to bloom.

Give it a Whirl Pansy card for CCBH by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 3

Then rotate again, you have this gorgeous pansy. The stems and leaves are stamped in Soft Sea Foam and the petals are Fresh Freesia (1st an 2nd generation stamping). The DSP layer is adhered with Dimensionals to allow space behind for the mechanism to turn. I added a small strip of Soft Sea Foam card across the centre join of the DSPs for a neater look.

Give it a Whirl Pansy card for CCBH by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 2

Here you can see the mechanism better. The brad which the mechanism spins on, is hidden behind the scallop circle on the front (behind the Brushed Brass Butterfly). This is popped up on Mini Dimensionals.

Give it a Whirl Pansy card for CCBH by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 close up

I finished with adding three Brushed Brass Butterflies and three 2021-2023 In Color Jewels.

Give it a Whirl Pansy card for CCBH by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 side

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So Saffron Blog Hop ~ Pierced Daisies

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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 to showcase our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours.

Week 44 – So Saffron

As a child growing up in Tasmania, I loved making daisy chains and this memory was my inspiration for tonight’s card featuring many retiring products from the 2021-22 Annual catalogue. The Pierced Blooms dies have been an absolute favourite of mine and I know I will be keeping these forever!

Some of the other products used are the Ornate Floral 3D TIEF (Textured Impressions Embossing Folder) and the Tasteful Textiles TIEF, Timeless Tulips stamp set (sentiment) and the Ornate Layers dies. Misty Moonlight is one of the In Colors that will also be retiring, but how beautiful does it look with So Saffron, Soft Sea Foam and Basic White?!!!

Daisy card using Pierced Blooms, ornate frames, ornate floral, tasteful textiles by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2022

I stamped the sentiment multiple times (stamped twice before reinking) down the left side of the white panel before embossing it with the Tasteful Textile 3D TIEF. The Misty Moonlight layer is embossed with the Ornate Floral 3D TIEF.

Daisy card using Pierced Blooms ornate frames ornate floral tasteful textiles by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2022

I stamped the sentiment again on a small offcut of white card and layered it with Misty Moonlight and popped it up on two Dimensionals with a little piece of the Cotton Ribbon Trim behind. Four of the daisies are popped up on Dimensionals and the other two adhered with liquid glue directly to the card.

Daisy card using Pierced Blooms, ornate frames, ornate floral, tasteful textiles by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2022.

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Smoky Slate Blog Hop ~ Double Pop Up Gatefold card

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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 to showcase our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours.

Week 43 – Smoky Slate

Tonight’s fancy fold design has been around for a while now, and I’ve finally had a go creating one! I am using the What’s Cookin’ Bundle (soon to retire 😢) so if you want it buy it, be sure to do so asap.

Double Pop Up Gatefold card using Stampin Up What's Cookin by Kate Morgan, Australia 2022

I started with a Smoky Slate card base for my Double Pop Up Gatefold design. Now that my card has a baking theme, and it is something I love doing with my girls, I thought it appropriate to use the heart pattern (Sweet Talk designer paper) from the 2022 Jan-June Mini catalogue. Real Red is one of the colours in these papers, so that is what I have used for my matt layers.

Firstly, I folded and glued the mechanisms into the card, one at top left and one at bottom right.

Double Pop Up Gatefold card using Stampin Up What's Cookin by Kate Morgan, Australia 2022 mechanism

Once I had all the cardstock layers cut (you can find the measurements below), I stamped the images in Smoky Slate and Real Red ink and die cut some out with the coordinating Cookin’ dies, before gluing all the layers together and placing them onto my card.

Double Pop Up Gatefold card using Stampin Up What's Cookin by Kate Morgan, Australia 2022 open

I love how these stamps have that distinctive look to them!

Double Pop Up Gatefold card using Stampin Up What's Cookin by Kate Morgan, Australia 2022.

Basic Measurements
Smoky Slate Card – base 20cm x 14.5cm (score at 5cm, 15cm), 2 x mechanisms 12cm x 2.5cm score at 2.5cm, 6cm, 8.5cm)
Real Red Card – front side panels x 2 (14cm x 4.5cm), front centre (8.5cm x 5.5cm), inside floating x 2 (6.5cm x 6.5cm), inside flat x 2 (6.5cm x 5cm)
DSP – front side panels x 2 (13.5cm x 4cm)
Basic White card – front centre (8cm x 5cm), inside floating x 2 (6cm x 6cm), inside flat x 2 (6cm x 4.5cm)

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Shaded Spruce Blog Hop ~ Paradise Palms Fancy Fold card

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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 to showcase our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours.

Week 42 – Shaded Spruce

Tonight’s Pillar Pop Up fancy fold card is fast becoming my favourite! You may have seen my other version on 14 March using Waves of the Ocean.

This is a standard A5 card, but it has a layer at the front reminding me of a diorama, sitting up on two pillars which fold flat for the card to fit into our C6 envelopes.

Paradise Palms Pillar Pop Up Card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022, fancy fold

My card base is Shaded Spruce 21cm x 14.8cm folded in half. Using the Stitched Rectangle dies to create the frame (2, 3, 5 & 6). Use 2 & 6 together for the Shaded Spruce frame and 3 & 5 for the DSP on the frame. Glue the DSP on the frame before adding the palm tree in front and the grass behind. I also stamped and cut out the trio of palms to glue to the inside.

There are two of these pillars at either end behind the front frame, which are created with the same DSP. These allow the frame to sit flat, leaning to the left or the right.

Paradise Palms Pillar Pop Up Card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 fancy fold close up of pillar

The New Horizons Designer Paper was the perfect choice with the Paradise Palms Bundle.

Paradise Palms Pillar Pop Up Card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 fancy fold.

On the inside is some stamped sentiments and palm trees in Shaded Spruce ink.

Paradise Palms Pillar Pop Up Card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 fancy fold inside

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Sahara Sand Blog Hop ~ For the Record, who loves donuts?!!!

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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 to showcase our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours.

Week 41 – Sahara Sand

Tonight’s sweet donut card is made using the For The Record stamp set. I stamped the record in Sahara Sand ink onto the same colour card and cut it out using the Layering Circles Dies. I cut a second circle the same size for the icing. I used snips to fussy cut the edges to create a more natural icing then stamped the sprinkles from the Sweet Ice Cream stamp set. I used the ‘O’ from the Playful Alphabet dies to cut out the centre. I used the Stitched with Whimsy dies on the card base, running it through the Cut & Emboss Machine, then used my Black Stampin’ Write Marker to draw over the marks to create faux stitching!

For the Record Donut and FAux Stitching by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

I stamped the sentiments in Sahara Sand ink onto Basic White card and used my paper snips to cut the banners on each end. These were popped up on Dimensionals. Some Basic Rhinestone Jewels are added to finish it off.

For the Record Donut and FAux Stitching by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 close up

On the inside I repeated the faux stitching in the same way as the front of the card!

For the Record Donut and FAux Stitching by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 inside

What do you think of the faux stitching and donut idea?

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Rich Razzleberry Blog Hop ~ Waves of Inspiration

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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 to showcase our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours.

Week 40 – Rich Razzleberry

You may be thinking, what on earth is she using the Waves of Inspiration bundle for this hop when we are featuring Rich Razzleberry, right?!! Well, I wanted to try something a little different.

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My card uses pink tones of Rich Razzleberry and Fresh Freesia, and doesn’t it give a different vibe?!!!

I started with a Rich Razzleberry card base (29.7cm x 10.5cm, scored at 14.85cm). The Basic White insert (14.3cm x 10cm) was placed in the Stamparatus. I inked the wave image in Fresh Freesia then took a dauber and added some Rich Razzleberry ink to get some variation happening, then stamped it onto the card. I always use the Stamparatus for this, as I could line up the wave image perfectly if I needed to add more colour. I glued this to the inside of my card.

The Fresh Freesia layer is the same size as the insert and I placed this in the centre of the card front without glue. Sit it on the Cut & Emboss Machine with the Stitched Rectangle die. I place a tiny bit of Washi tape to hold the die in place as I run it through the machine. This cuts the stitched rectangle in the card front.

Feminine Waves of Inspiration by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 Sneak Peek angle

Are you wondering how I got that stamped texture on the Freesia frame? I stamped it with the wave stamp in Fresh Freesia ink! Isn’t it a cool effect?

Feminine Waves of Inspiration by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 Sneak Peek close up

The wave dies are cut in Basic White. One of them I placed (without glue) on the inside of the card at the base of the stamped wave. Carefully closing the card, I could see where I would need to apply glue. You can see this in this image below. The second wave die cut is placed on the card front in the same manner and trimming a little off the ends so it doesn’t hang over, before adhering the Freesia frame over the top.

Feminine Waves of Inspiration by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 Sneak Peek inside

The next step was to stamp the sentiments and die cut them with the label dies from the same bundle. The one on the front didn’t quite reach, so I cut a strip of Rich Razzleberry card and threaded it through so it could be adhered to the card front. I repeated the process for the Happy Birthday on the inside. The clouds and birds were also die cut and added with Multipurpose glue and some Basic Rhinestone Jewels added, because you can never have too much bling!

Has my card today inspired you to create with non-traditional colours for the waves?!!

Feminine Waves of Inspiration by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 Sneak Peek.

I case’d this idea from a card I saw by Seeing Ink Spots, but I changed it up a little adding the die cut waves.

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