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Heart of Christmas: Dry Embossed Deer

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Tonight, I am hosting the 14th Heart of Christmas Blog Hop on behalf of Claire and can you believe it’s less than 6 weeks until Christmas?!

I am using the Big Shot Embossing Mats for tonight’s card to showcase something a little different created with the dies. It was very difficult to photograph the copper foil without getting my reflection in it, so here goes!

Dry Embossed Christmas Card using Stampin Up Dashing Deer & Joyous Noel by Kate Morgan Australia Christmas 2018..JPG

The Copper Foil is run through the Big Shot with the Embossing Mats and the Detailed Deer Thinlits die to get this effect. The die doesn’t cut all the way through, but only leaves the impression. How cool is that?!! It opens up the possibilities you can get from your dies. I rounded the two corners using the Envelope Punch Board.

I added some Merry Merlot & Copper Reversible ribbon and tied it in a bow. It is so luxurious and soft. I added a Share What You Love Artisan Pearl for the eye of the deer.

Dry Embossed Christmas Card using Stampin Up Dashing Deer & Joyous Noel by Kate Morgan, Australia Christmas 2018

On the inside, I stamped the sentiment in Merry Merlot ink and added another strip of the same Joyous Noel Designer Series Paper with some of the Joyous Noel Copper Glimmer paper.

Dry Embossed Christmas Card using Stampin Up Dashing Deer & Joyous Noel by Kate Morgan Australia Christmas 2018 inside

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Now it’s time to head over to the Art With Heart team girls and see what they have been up to for Heart of Christmas this week.

We have:
Tina Gillespie
Ros Davidson
Diane Furniss
Caroline Manwaring
Sharon Davern
Theresa Gerrard
Rachel Woollard

 


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Square Easel Card with Dashing Deer and the rich Joyous Noel papers

Today I share a card that my ladies made in yesterday’s Christmas class!

It’s an Easel card that measures 4⅛” x 4⅛” when closed. I made it this size so that I could get 2 cards from 1 sheet of card stock.

Easel Card using Stampin Up Dashing Deer & Joyous Noel by Kate Morgan Australia Christmas 2018

I stamped the reindeer image and the floral image on the front of the card in Tranquil Tide ink as well as the sentiment on the inside. This is how the card looks when laying flat to fit into an envelope.

Easel Card using Stampin Up Dashing Deer & Joyous Noel by Kate Morgan Australia Christmas 2018..JPG

The Starburst Punch was used the cut some of the Joyous Noel Glimmer paper behind the deer. Doesn’t it add a gorgeous sparkle?!!

Easel Card using Stampin Up Dashing Deer & Joyous Noel by Kate Morgan Australia Christmas 2018 close

When the card is open and laying flat it looks like this from the front

Easel Card using Stampin Up Dashing Deer & Joyous Noel by Kate Morgan Australia Christmas 2018 open

and this on the inside. You can see the scoreline of the front and how it folds to sit up to display. I placed some Gray Granite card on the inside with a strip of the DSP and some more glimmer paper. The sentiment is stamped and punched out with the Tailored Tag punch and sits on dimensionals so the front of the card forms the Easel!

Easel Card using Stampin Up Dashing Deer & Joyous Noel by Kate Morgan Australia Christmas 2018 flat

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Heart of Christmas: The Shrinking Deer!

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Today, I am sharing a fancy fold card which opens on the diagonal!

I am using the Dashing Deer Bundle with the Festive Farmhouse Designer Series Paper and some Shrinky dinks plastic. The DSP on the front measures 5¾” x 3¾” and is cut on the diagonal. I sponged the edges with Memento Black ink before adhering to the card.

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The two deer dies were used to die cut some black shrinky dinks plastic which I then heat with my heat tool to shink them. How cute are they? The were a little tricky to shrink as they turned out so small, but it was worth it!

I sponged some Sahara Sand ink across the bottom of the Very Vanilla oval and stamped the edge with the flower image from the Dashing Deer stamp set. The ovals are die cut using the Big Shot and the Layering Ovals Framelits dies.

Dashing Deer Shrinky Dinks card close up Stampin Up Holiday catalogue 2018 by Kate Morgan Australia

When the card is open it looks like this. I stamped the sentiment in Cherry Cobbler ink and the flower image in Sahara Sand ink and added a strip of the DSP.

Dashing Deer Shrinky Dinks card open Stampin Up Holiday catalogue 2018 by Kate Morgan Australia

To make this card, you simple score an A4 sheet down the centre and across the centre. Then cut the A4 sheet on the diagonal from one corner to the other. This will give you two cards to make from the one sheet. The DSP on the front measures 5¾” x 3¾” and is cut on the diagonal and glued on.

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Colour Creations: Gray Granite Pocket Card with a hidden surprise inside!

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Welcome to another Art With Heart Team Colour Creations weekly Blog Hop. Tonight we are featuring Gray Granite!!!

I have made a Pocket card, but it’s no ordinary Pocket card as it has a hidden surprise inside. Read on to find out more!

The Festive Farmhouse Designer Series Paper is the feature, along with the Dashing Deer bundle. You may recognise that deer from a recent card I made. I had stamped a few extra and it was perfect for this card too.

The full instructions are written below, but I used the Envelope Punch Board to make this and added the Circle Tab Punch pull tab to the card inside.

Pocket Gift Card for Christmas 2018 using Stampin Up Dashing Deer, Festive Farmhouse DSP by Kate Morgan, Australia.JPG

Can you see what may be inside?!! Yes a gift card.

Pocket Gift Card for Christmas 2018 using Stampin Up Dashing Deer, Festive Farmhouse DSP by Kate Morgan Australia.JPG

The belly band is created with the Scallop Tag Topper punch and held together with White Baker’s Twine. I stamped the sentiment in Gray Granite on white card and used the Everyday Label Punch to cut it out, but it was too big, so I cut it down at the top and bottom! A piece of Whisper White card is added to the back of the insert to add your message.

Pocket Gift Card for Christmas 2018 using Stampin Up Dashing Deer, Festive Farmhouse DSP by Kate Morgan Australia..JPG

I can see I will make quite a few of these for Christmas gifts this year!

Instructions on how to make your own Pocket card:
To make your own pocket card with secret gift card inside, use the envelope punch board and make an envelope using 7½” x 7½” card, scored at 3” on EPB.
Cut off the top flap. Do not glue it together until the card insert is made and inserted.
Card insert: 3½” x 7” score a 2”.
Place Tear & Tape along the side edges of the flap only and fold up to create the pocket for the gift card.
Using the Circle Tab Punch cut x 1 in the same cardstock colour.
Using the ¾” circle punch, cut 2 x DSP. Glue these to the circle tab punch piece.
Fold in half and glue it to the top, centre of the card insert.
Now that the card insert is inside the envelope, you can glue the flap to hold it together.
Cut a piece of DSP 7½” x 2” and punch both ends with the scallop tag topper punch.
Wrap it around the card and tie together with a piece of 11” baker’s twine.
Decorate as desired.
You can leave it loose like a belly band or glue it to the envelope to hold it in place!

Head on over to Catherine’s blog where you’ll find the links to other participants.

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Colour Creations: Fresh Fig and Champagne Rain

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Welcome to another Art With Heart Team Colour Creations weekly Blog Hop. Today we are featuring Fresh Fig!!!

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I’m pretty much just using Fresh Fig and Whisper White today, although I did add a hint of other colours with the Artisan Pearl Embellishments. Oh and check out the champagne foil background!!! I ran it through the Big Shot in the Subtle Textured Impressions Embossing Folder and look what it created… doesn’t it look like Champagne rain? So pretty!

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And who can forget to stamp some more images on the inside with the sentiment and another cute reindeer die cut.

Dashing Deer with Champagne Foil embossed with Subtles TIEF from Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Australia Holiday catalogue 2018 Fresh Fig Colour Creations Blog Hop inside

Head on over to Catherine’s blog where you’ll find the links to other participants.

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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!

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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 

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Heart of Christmas: Dashing Along Reindeer

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Today, I am using the Dashing Along DSP which can be earned for FREE with a qualifying order. Ask me how!

This paper pack coordinates beautifully with the Dashing Deer Bundle. I have some very simple cards using these products to share tonight. This is a great way to use up some of your left over pieces of Designer paper and to show off all the different designs in the pack!

Dashing Along with Dashing Deer by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia, Holiday 2018

First, I stamped the sentiment in Versamark using the Stamparatus then added some Silver Embosing powder and heat set it. Next, I cut 1/2″ strips of Designer paper and glued them to the front of the card, offsetting them slightly. The reindeer is die cut in Silver Glimmer paper and added with dimensionals.

Here is the same card but in Cherry Cobbler!

Dashing Along with Dashing Deer by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia, Holiday 2018.

Did you notice that the reindeer is facing the other way too? Well, I found it was better to place the die on the back of the glimmer paper rather than the glitter side, as it cuts so much easier!

Which one do you like best, the Red or the Green card?

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