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Colour Creations: Mango Melody is a Piece of Cake!

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

Tonight I’m sharing a sneak peek of one of the bundles in the upcoming 2019 Occasions catalogue; Piece of Cake stamp set with coordinating Cake Builder punch!

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My card base is Mango Melody and I randomly stamped the cake image on the same ink colour across the front of the card. I stamped the same image on Whisper White card and punched it out with the Cake Builder punch. I also stamped the flowers and fussy cut them to add to the top of the cake. I applied Wink of Stella to the flowers and the flowers on the cake. Not sure if you can see that in the photo?!

The stand is stamped in Versamark ink and heat embossed with gold emboss powder. I coloured part of it with the Stampin Write Marker. I layered some Coastal Cabana card and white card with a 1-3/4″ circle punch. These layers were all sponged around the edges with a dauber.

The sentiment is stamped and the Classic Label Punch to cut it out and add with a dimensional.

Piece of Cake Occasions catalogue Sneak Peek for Colour Creations Mango Melody by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2019

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

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Sketch Challenge for our last Art with Heart Blog Hop for 2018!

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Tonight the Art with Heart team are sharing creative projects featuring a card sketch. We hope you like how we have each put our own spin on this sketch and that it inspires you to get creative and make some fabulous cards. If you are inspired by the sketch, please share your projects with us!

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If you’re already hopping, then you just came to me from our hop organiser, Ros Davidson. 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!

My first project tonight uses the stamp set, Enjoy Life with a technique called the Floating Window. The card base is Tranquil Tide with a Square die cut out of the front. I placed a small piece of Berry Burst Metallic Edged Ribbon, cut on angles, below the square to act a bit like a window shelf.

Enjoy Life 2018 Handmade Card using Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Australia

On the inside of the card, I used my D size clear block and tapped it onto the Pool Party Inkpad, then spritzed it with some water and stamped it onto the Whisper White card for a cool watercolour effect. You must wait for this to dry before stamping the images over the top in Stazon Black ink and the female image in Berry Burst ink. By using the Stamparatus, I could then keep the figure in the same position to be able to ink the window sheet in the exact same place so it lays over the top of the image on the inside of the card when you open and close it.

Enjoy Life 2018 Handmade Card using Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Australia.

A piece of window sheet is stamped with Stazon Black ink with the grass and the female image only.  Using the Stamparatus, I could get a nice dark image, by re-inking the stamps a couple of times. You may be able to see the two images layered in this photo!

Enjoy Life 2018 Handmade Card using Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia

My second project is a quick Christmas card, using some of the Under the Mistletoe Designer Paper with some Frost White Shimmer Paint sponged over the top. The sentiment from the Merry Christmas to All stamp set is stamped in Versamark ink and silver embossing powder applied, then heat set with a heat tool. I also added a square of Silver Foil and some Silver Glimmer cut with the Triple Banner Punch.

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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, Andrea Roberts.AWHT Blog Hop Next blog button

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. Rebecca Jacovou
  2. Caroline Manwaring
  3. Sharon Davern
  4. Monika O’Neill
  5. Sue Madex
  6. Ros Davidson
  7. Kate Morgan <you are here>
  8. Andrea Roberts
  9. Tina Gillespie
  10. Rachel Woollard 

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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!

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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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Colour Creations: Highland Heather in Abstract

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Welcome to another Art With Heart Team Colour Creations weekly Blog Hop. Today we are featuring Highland Heather!!! This is a new colour this year and it is very pretty.

My first thought was, “oh what the heck will I feature?” and so I starred at all of my stamp sets for ages. I selected Abstract Impressions, as I haven’t used it very much but I adore the Springtime Impressions Thinlits dies that are part of the bundle saving 10%.

My colour combination is:

I glued the layers of Grapefruit Grove and Highland Heather together then ran it through the Big Shot with the Ruffled Dynamic Impressions Embossing Folder.

I stamped the flower images onto whisper white card. The Grapefruit Grove I stamped off once before stamping, as I wanted a softer look. The Highland Heather is stamped in full strength. I then cut the banner at the bottom with paper snips. This was glued to the embossed layers.

Colour Creations Blog Hop Highland Heather using Stampin Up Abstract Impressions by Kate Morgan Australia 2018

The features across the centre has a Highland Heather banner, some Grapefruit Grove Grosgrain ribbon, Gold Mini Sequin Trim. The Vellum die cut with the large floral die and some Gold Metallic Thread sits behind the purple banner. Then I added the die cut butterfly with glue and added a ribbon bow to finish it off. I also added some Share What You Love Artisan Pearls across the white banner.

Here’s a close-up so you can see all those layers!

Colour Creations Blog Hop Highland Heather using Stampin Up Abstract Impressions by Kate Morgan, Australia 2018

With so much going on with this card, I didn’t think it needed a sentiment, as it would take away the butterfly focal point. What do you think?

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

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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?!!

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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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Twinkling Christmas Lights

Today I have another card using the Making Christmas Bright Bundle, CASE’d directly from page 6 of the 2018 Holiday catalogue. You may remember seeing my post on Wednesday using this same bundle, you can see it here.

My Real Red card base is embossed in the Big Shot with the Subtle Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. A layer of Call Me Clover card is added down the centre.

The Whisper White card is stamped with the sprigs from the Christmas Pines stamp set. Then I added the strings for the lights, however, I forgot to stamp these last week when Andrea was here so I’ve had to improvise and so I used the line stamp from the Balloon Celebrations stamp set! I stamped it in Gray Granite ink, but 2nd generation stamping so it isn’t so dark.

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The Christmas lights are stamped in Real Red, Call Me Clover, Pineapple Punch and Pool Party. The tops are Gray Granite ink on coordinating card stock. Before I added each light with a dimensional, I used a sponge dauber to lightly add some ink for the light’s glow!

Can you see those Pretty Pines die cuts on top of the stamped ones? These just added an extra bit of dimension.

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

The ribbon I have used is retired, however there is one very similar in my product list below that is a suitable replacement!

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Snowflake Showcase for a limited time only!

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Starting today,  the Snowflake Showcase products are available for a limited time only during November 2018. There is no limit to the amount of product you can purchase, however they are only available while supplies last!

I have some samples to share with you and as you will see below, they can be used for more than just Christmas, so your creativity is the only limit!!!

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Colour Challenge Blog Hop: Pink!

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Tonight the Art with Heart team are sharing creative projects featuring the colour pink. We hope our blog hop inspires you to get creative with the various shades of pink that Stampin’ Up! offer in our collection of 53 different colours available.

If you’re already hopping, then you just came to me from my good friend, Sharon Davern. 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!

My first project I am using the Ribbon of Courage stamp set with heat embossing and watercolouring. With October being Breast Cancer awareness month, this was the perfect stamp set to use!

 I stamped the image multiple times with Versamark ink, applied White Emboss Powder and heat set it. Then I used the AquaPainter to apply water and some ink starting with Lovely Lipstick at the top and Flirty Flamingo at the bottom until they mixed in the centre. Once these dried, I added a wash of Smoky Slate ink over the entire background.

Blog Hop- Pink! Ribbon of Courage Watercolouring Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Australia 2018.

The sentiment is heat embossed with White Emboss Powder. Look at that gorgeous Lovely Lipstick 1/8″ Grosgrain Ribbon wrapped around 3 times and tied in a bow with a small piece of Gold mini sequin trim!

Blog Hop- Pink! Ribbon of Courage Watercolouring Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Australia 2018

I adore this sentiment for the inside of the card.

Blog Hop- Pink! Ribbon of Courage Watercolouring Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Australia 2018 inside

Project 1 Products
Stamp Set: Ribbon of Courage
Cardstock: Flirty Flamingo, Lovely Lipstick, Watercolour, Whisper White
Inks: Flirty Flamingo, Lovely Lipstick, Smoky Slate, Versamark
Other: AquaPainter, Gold Mini Sequin Trim, Lovely Lipstick 1/8″ Grosgrain Ribbon, Paper Snips, White Emboss Powder, Heat Tool, Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Stampin’ Trimmer

My second project is very much a girly card, using the stamp set, Flourishing Phrases and lots of “Stella”!

AWHT Blog Hop, Congratulations card using Stampin Up Flourishing Phrases by Kate Morgan Australia 2018.

Can you see the Wink of Stella on the flower and leaves? It is also around the edges of the sentiment! Oh yes, I really do love my “Stella”!!! I also added some small pearl jewels for an extra feminine touch.

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This is all I have done on the inside of this card, as I’m not sure whether it will be used for a wedding card, special big ‘0’ birthday or something else as yet. When I know, I can add the appropriate sentiment.

AWHT Blog Hop, Congratulations card using Stampin Up Flourishing Phrases by Kate Morgan Australia 2018 inside

Project 2 Products
Stamp Set: Flourishing Phrases
Cardstock: Powder Pink, Smoky Slate, Silver Glimmer, Whisper White
Inks: Powder Pink, Smoky Slate
Punches: Leaf, Everyday Label, Banner Triple
Other: Pearl Jewels, Wink of Stella, Dimensionals, Sponge Dauber, Paper Snips, Powder Pink Shimmer Ribbon, Big Shot, Tufted Dynamic TIEF, Layered Leaves Dynamic TIEF, Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Stampin’ Trimmer

Thanks for visiting today.


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Now it’s time to follow the blog hop to our next participant, the talented, Andrea Roberts

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Colour Creations: Granny Apple Green going Chic

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Welcome to another Art With Heart Team Colour Creations weekly Blog Hop. Today we are featuring Granny Apple Green!!!

I have paired it with Mango Melody and Poppy Parade for this card with the Tropical Chic bundle and coordinating designer paper.

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I die cut the leaf image in Granny Apple Green card and placed some vellum behind it to soften the background designer paper pattern. The flowers were inked with Mango Melody and then I used a sponge dauber to add some Poppy Parade around the edges before stamping onto white card.

Look at that gorgeous textured weave ribbon bow, so pretty!

Colour Creations Blog Hop Granny Apple Green in Tropical Chic Stampin Up 2018 by Kate Morgan Australia

I die cut another flower and leaf to place on the inside!

Colour Creations Blog Hop Granny Apple Green in Tropical Chic Stampin Up 2018 by Kate Morgan Australia inside

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

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Red Roses are so delightful

Today’s card is a very simple project using Stampin’ Up!s Petal Palette stamp set and coordinating thinlits, Petals & more!

This card does not have a sentiment on it as yet, but it could be used for so many different occasions; Wedding, Birthday, Anniversary, Mother’s Day, Easter, the options are endless!

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The Real Red card base is embossed using the Big Shot and the Tin Tile Dynamic Embossing Folder. The flowers are stamped onto Shimmery White card with Memento Black ink and coloured with Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Blends Markers. I find it much easier to colour them first before cutting them out! I added some dimensionals to the back of the die cut and then some of the Copper Metallic Thread before placing onto the front of the card (even my nails match the card, lol).

Petal Palette & Tin Tile TIEF Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2018.

The 1/8″ solid Real Red ribbon at the top was wrapped around the card. A tip here is to start tying the knot, but before completing the bow, place a glue dot under the join to help hold it tight and in place, then finish to tie the bow! It really does help in getting that perfect bow to sit nicely, rather than adding a bow separately.

The inside is decorated simply with another of the smaller flower bud images and coloured with Stampin’ Blends Markers.

Petal Palette & Tin Tile TIEF Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2018 inside

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