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Shaded Summer Encircled in Beauty

I love the simple elegance of this card with the soft colour palette and textures. The best part is that this stamp set, Shaded Summer, also has Summer Shadows dies that coordinate and they can be earned free with a qualifying order but they are only available for 1 more week (ends 30 Sept)!

Summer Shadows Dies 2021 SAB (156618)

Shaded Summer & Encircled in Beauty SAB by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

Just look at the texture of the Pretty Flowers Embossing Folder on the Thick White card base!

The Encircled in Beauty dies is used with Pool Party card and glued to the card front. The flowers are stamped twice in Blushing Bride ink onto white card using the Stamparatus. These are cut out easily using the dies and added with dimensionals.

Shaded Summer & Encircled in Beauty SAB by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021 close up

A Pool Party Striped Grosgrain Ribbon is tied in a bow and added with Tombo Multipurpose Glue.

On the inside, I added a Blushing Bride layer embossed with the retired Subtle TIEF. The Basic White layer is stamped with the sentiment and the flowers in the corner.

Shaded Summer & Encircled in Beauty SAB by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021 inside

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CCBH Flirty Flamingo – Triple Point fancy fold card

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Week 17 – Flirty Flamingo

Tonight I have a Triple Point fancy fold card with the In Symmetry stamp set and coordinating Sweet Symmetry DSP. This looks quite complicated, but in actual fact it wasn’t that hard to create. I wanted my card to fit into my envelopes that I make (see Tutorials page), so I made my card base 10.5cm x 21cm, scored at 10.5cm. I also used two pieces of DSP 10cm x 10cm.

Triple Point Fancy Fold card using Sweet Symmetry DSP 2021 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia

I made this into a birthday card for my close friend, Angela, hence the sentiment on the front of the card!

Triple Point Fancy Fold card using Sweet Symmetry DSP 2021 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia close up

When the card is open, there is plenty of space to write your message. I stamped this sentiment using the Sweets & Treats stamp set.

Triple Point Fancy Fold card using Sweet Symmetry DSP 2021 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia inside

Here it is standing up when displayed!

Triple Point Fancy Fold card using Sweet Symmetry DSP 2021 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia standing

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HOC Week 12 – Bay Window Fancy Fold Card

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Tonight I have a Bay Window fancy fold card. It may look quite complicated but it is actually very easy to make and doesn’t it look impressive?!!!

Bay Window Fancy Fold card using Penguin Playmates DSP Saleabration 2021 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia sq

I am using the Penguin Playmates DSP & Be Dazzling Specialty Paper. Each can be earned for FREE with any $90+ order during Saleabration (ends 30 September) or select both for a $180+ order!

Penguin Playmates DSP Saleabration 2021 Kate Morgan Australia

Be Dazzling Specialty Paper Saleabration 2021 Kate Morgan Australia

My card base is Fresh Freesia and the gorgeous Be Dazzling Specialty paper was added in two small strips down each side on the front of the card.

Bay Window Fancy Fold card using Penguin Playmates DSP Saleabration 2021 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia tilt

The images on the front of this card have been fussy cut from one of the sheets of the DSP. The penguin on the right side has been punched out of the sheet of DSP using the Penguin Builder Punch. I also punched out another penguin in Thick Basic White card and glued it behind to add more strength before placing three dimensionals behind it and adding it to the card. This is how the card sits up, by placing the edge of the card behind the penguin.

Bay Window Fancy Fold card using Penguin Playmates DSP Saleabration 2021 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia close up

The Wonderful Snowflakes embellishments was coloured on the shiny side using the Polished Pink Stampin’ Blends Marker and glued to the card.

The sentiments are from the Christmas to Remember stamp set. I fussy cut a fox to place on the inside with the sentiment.

Bay Window Fancy Fold card using Penguin Playmates DSP Saleabration 2021 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia inside

This card folds flat to fit inside my handmade envelope for posting (instructions can be found on my Tutorials page)!

Bay Window Fancy Fold card using Penguin Playmates DSP Saleabration 2021 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia flat

Bay Window Fancy Fold card using Penguin Playmates DSP Saleabration 2021 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia in envelope

I added a small strip of the Be Dazzling Paper for some pretty sparkle!

Bay Window Fancy Fold card using Penguin Playmates DSP Saleabration 2021 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia envelope

Metric Measurements:
Fresh Freesia Card Base: 10.5cm x 28cm; score at 1cm, 4.8cm, 9.2cm, 13cm, 14cm
DSP for Window Panels: 15.2cm x 10.2cm (cut at 3.5cm, 4.2cm, 3.5cm, 4.2cm)
DSP: 0.6cm x 10.2cm, 2 pieces
Basic White for inside: 8.2cm x 10.2cm

Bay Window Fancy Fold card using Penguin Playmates DSP Saleabration 2021 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia

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Are you loving Counting Sheep?!

Today’s project features two of the Saleabration items that can be selected free with qualifying orders, and the best part is, they coordinate!!! The Counting Sheep stamp set and the Sheep dies to cut them out and the extra fence, sun, balloon, clouds, flag and party hat!

Counting Sheep Cling Stamp set (156591) Saleabration 2021   Sheep Dies (156600) Saleabration 2021

Here is my card – I’ve used the Basic Borders Dies to cut the clouds (Basic White) and the rolling hills (Mint Macaron). The Blending Brushes adds some extra colour to the hills, using Mint Macaron and Pacific Point inks. The sky is also coloured with the Blending Brushes and Pacific Point ink.

Count on Me Sheep card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia SAB 2021

The Balloon is die cut on Poppy Parade card, the sun and party hat on Daffodil Delight card. The hat is stamped first with the Pacific Point ink and the dots coloured with Wink of Stella. The sheep is stamped in Gray Granite ink, but I stamped off once for a lighter shade!

Count on Me Sheep card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021 SAB

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CCBH Early Espresso – Blackberry Beauty Pop Up Card & 3D Dahlia Sympathy Card

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Week 16 – Early Espresso

Early Espresso is a very dark brown and not one that I tend to go to often, so I had to really think about what I was going to create. I received a sample of the Blackberry Beauty Specialty DSP as part of a team share and noticed that Early Espresso was one of the colours! Winning!

So tonight, I have projects using the Blackberry Beauty Specialty Designer Series Paper. These papers are gorgeous with the gold foil accents. I am also using the Blackberry Beauty Ephemera Pack which has these lovely gold foil embellishments, including the tag.

Blackberry Beauty DSP Pop Up card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021 CCBH.

The sentiment (Forever Fern stamp set) is stamped in Early Espresso ink. I added a few Brushed Metallic Adhesive Backed Dots which coordinate perfectly.

But open this card and a surprise awaits!

Blackberry Beauty Pop Up card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021 CCBH open

Pieces of the Blackberry Beauty Ephemera Pack were used on the inside pop up box as well as the Meadow Dies to cut some of the stunning Be Dazzling Specialty paper (free choice during SAB).

Be Dazzling Specialty Paper Saleabration 2021 Kate Morgan Australia

Blackberry Beauty DSP Pop Up card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021 CCBH inside.

My next card is a Sympathy card using the Delicate Dahlias stamp set and the Sweets & Treats stamp set.

Delicate Dahlias Photopolymer stamp set (156601)

The Brick & Mortar 3D Embossing Folder is used on the base card. The Stitched Rectangle Dies cut from some In Good Taste DSP was placed on an angle in the corner.

Sympathy card using Delicate Dahlias SAB by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

The vase is created from the cloche image from Sweets & Treats stamp set, stamped onto Basic White card. The Blending Brushes with Early Espresso ink was applied over one of the stencils from Plenty of Patterns Decorative Masks. Once the pattern was on the cloche, I removed the mask and lightly brushed more colour so the white wasn’t so stark. Using Paper Snips, cut it out, turn it upside down and glue to the card. The sentiment was stamped in Versamark ink, White Emboss Powder added and set with the Heat Tool. This was then cut into three separate words and added with Mini Dimensionals.

The flower was stamped four times and the leaves twice with Black Memento ink onto Basic White. These were fussy cut (see below image) and then coloured using the Blending Brushes and Soft Succulent and Fresh Freesia inks. I also used the Fresh Freesia Stampin’ Blends Markers on the petals, before adding some Wink of Stella. Next was to add dimensionals behind the petals and lining them up on top of each other!

Delicate Dahlias SAB by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

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HOC Week 11 – Kraft Christmas Trees

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Tonight I have a Cherry Cobbler & Pool Party combination. These patterned papers are the Sweet Stockings DSP in the 2021 July-Dec Mini Catalogue.

Whimsy & Wonder with Sweet Stockings DSP Handmade Christmas Card HOC by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia, Christmas 2021

The Kraft paper was used to cut the trees (Christmas Trees dies). These are added with dimensionals. The Rose Gold Metallic Specialty paper is die cut for the tinsel and added with Tombo Multipurpose Glue.

Whimsy & Wonder with Sweet Stockings DSP Handmade Christmas Card HOC by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia Christmas 2021

The Pool Party Striped Grosgrain ribbon is added with Stampin’ Seal+ in a zigzag pattern. The sentiment is stamped after cutting some of the Messages dies.

Whimsy & Wonder with Sweet Stockings DSP Handmade Christmas Card HOC by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia Christmas 2021.

Whimsy & Wonder Kraft Christmas Trees Card HOC by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia, Christmas 2021

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Peaceful Place card using half sheet of DSP

Today’s card uses the Peaceful Place Specialty Designer Series Paper. The Silver accents are stunning for Christmas sparkle. The tree on the front is die cut from the Whimsy & Wonder Specialty DSP using the Christmas Trees dies!

Peaceful Place DSP & Whimsical Trees card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021 front

For this card, I used a 12″ x 6″ piece of the DSP and scored it in half at 6″ and then from each end at 1-7/8″. Fold these ends into the card and adhere.  This is a very easy way of showcasing both sides of these gorgeous patterned papers!

The Basic White insert measures 3-7/8″ x 5-5/8″, folded in half lengthwise. Adhere this to the centre of the card and this also gives the card a little more strength, as the patternd papers are quite thin.

Peaceful Place DSP & Whimsical Trees card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021 open

The sentiments, from the Christmas to Remember stamp set are stamped in Mint Macaron ink. The presents are fussy cut from the Whimsy & Wonder Specialty DSP!

Peaceful Place DSP & Whimsical Trees card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

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CCBH Daffodil Delight – Inlay Technique Fancy Fold Card

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Week 15 – Daffodil Delight

The Hand-Penned Petals Bundle is the focus of tonight’s card, along with the very pretty Hand-Penned DSP. As you can see my card base is Daffodil Delight.

Hand-Penned DSP

Inlay Technique Fancy Fold card using Hand-Penned Bundle for Daffodil Delight CCS by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021

The Penned Flower dies which are part of this bundle, were used to die cut the floral images. The Gold Foil one is adhered behind the front panel and the Basic Black background adhered to the front of the panel. I die cut the intricate die in Basic White card, as well as Blushing Bride,Daffodil Delight & Gold Foil. I removed the inside pieces and placed them inside the white die cut for the inlay technique. I used my Blends Markers (Highland Heather, Mint Macaron), to colour the leaves and smaller flowers.

The Word Wishes dies are are used to cut the sentiment on the card front. I cut it multiple times, 4 times in Basic Black card and once in Gold Foil and glued them all together.

Inlay Technique Fancy Fold card using Hand-Penned Bundle for Daffodil Delight CCS by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021.

Stamp the floral image on the white panel with Daffodil Delight ink and the sentiment in Memento Black ink. You can place the white panel on the back or the inside of the card. I chose to glue it to the back to cover up where my panel joined the card base. The flowers have Wink of Stella on them for a gorgeous shine!

Inlay Technique Fancy Fold card using Hand-Penned Bundle for Daffodil Delight CCS by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021 back

Cardstock Measurements:
Daffodil Delight card base: 21cm x 14.8cm, score (landscape) at 8cm, 16cm, 18.5cm.
Daffodil Delight card (panel): 15.5cm x 6cm. Score at 10.5cm.
Basic White card (back): 14.3cm x 7.5cm.
DSP layers: 14.3cm x 7.5cm (background), 14.3cm x 2cm (front), 10cm x 5.5cm (panel).

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HOC Week 10 – Sweet Stockings

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Tonight I am using this cute Sweet Stockings Designer Papers. These papers do all the work for you, in making some quick and super easy cards this Christmas.

Sweet Stockings DSP Handmade Christmas Card 1 HOC by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia Christmas 2021

Along with the sentiment stamp set, Christmas to Remember, heat embossed in Gold Emboss Powder on the Label Me Lovely punch. Two small strips of Cherry Cobbler & Gold Metallic ribbon was added to the card, before the label was added with dimensionals.

Sweet Stockings DSP Handmade Christmas Card 1 HOC by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia Christmas 2021.

The Pampered Pets stamp set is used on the inside in Soft Suede ink and a sentiment from the Peaceful Deer stamp set.

Sweet Stockings DSP Handmade Christmas Card HOC by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia Christmas 2021 inside

The next card is the same, however the placement of the sentiment is in a different position, so as not to cover up all the gorgeous kitty images.

Sweet Stockings DSP Handmade Christmas Card 2 HOC by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia Christmas 2021

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Sweet Symmetry Criss Cross Card

Today’s project uses In Symmetry stamp set and the coordinating Sweet Symmetry Designer Series Paper.  This is called a Criss Cross card, a fancy fold design that is fun and quite easy to put together.

Sweet Symmetry card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021

Take a piece of the Sweet Symmetry DSP and cut it in half (beware of your pattern). Place in your Trimmer and score at 3-3/4″ and 8-1/4″. Work out which side of the paper you want on the inside or outside and fold as desired. I wanted the brighter pattern on the outside for this one!

Sweet Symmetry card

Now place some Multipurpose Glue along the bottom sides and up the sides to the cut edge. Fold these over to seal your envelope.

Some Bumblebee Gingham Ribbon is wrapped around and tied in a bow at the front.

The Tasteful Labels dies were used to cut a piece of the DSP for the matt layer behind the sentiment. The Label Me Lovely Punch was used to cut some Basic White card.  I placed the punched piece back in the punch but with the straight sides now at the fancy end, so I got the fancy border all the way around!

Sweet Symmetry card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021 close up

The Basic White insert measures 4″ x 5-5/8″. All the stamping is done using Bumblebee & Just Jade inks. Some Champagne Rhinestone Jewels were placed on the stamped flower to embellish.

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