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Silhouette Scenes with the Rice Background Technique

Tonight I have a card that is created using the Rice Background Technique. Really it is a watercolour wash on the Fluid 100 Watercolour paper and while it’s still very wet, sprinkle some rice (or rock salt) over it and allow it to dry without moving it. Once it is dry, the rice draws the colour from the paper. Brush off the rice and you are left with this lovely effect. Mine is used to look like rain at sunset!

Rice or Salt Background using Stampin Up Serene Silhouettes & Shimmery Black Emboss Powder by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019.jpg

I stamped the image (Silhouette Scenes) with Versamark ink and applied the Shimmer Black Emboss Powder and heat set it with the Heat Tool.

Rice or Salt Background using Stampin Up Serene Silhouettes & Shimmery Black Emboss Powder by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019.

Have you ever tried this technique? If not, give it a go, it’s wonderful to learn new techniques!

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Heirloom texture and embossing

When I started this card, I had the White card embossed with the Scripty Embossing Folder and the Tasteful backgrounds dies cut in Copper Foil and glued to the centre, but then I was stuck for inspiration on how to continue and finish this card.

Anyway, after a few weeks on the sidelines, it finally came to me like a light bulb moment, so to speak! I wanted to keep it delicate and so added the Petal Pink card base and then the oval Heirloom 3D Embossing folder and die to frame the copper picture.

Feminine Birthday card using Stampin Up Heirloom 3D Frames & dies, Tasteful Background dies, Scripty TIEF by Kate Morgan Australia 2019

I also purchased the Ornate Frames Dies from the Holiday catalogue in my pre-order, so I got those out and the Celestial Copper ink pad and stamped Happy Birthday, because we all need plenty of those cards! This new metallic ink pad dries really well and won’t smudge if left to dry. You can use the Heat Tool to dry it quicker, but it is so much better than the old Metallic Encore ink pads we used to have. I will have to place another order to add the Silver and Gold ones to my stash now I know how good they are!

I tied a bow with some copper trim and added it to the centre with a glue dot. So in the end, I was very happy with how this turned out. What do you think?

Feminine Birthday card using Stampin Up Heirloom 3D Frames & dies, Tasteful Background dies, Scripty TIEF by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019

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Beautiful Friendship is a wonderful thing

Tonight I have a card that I cased from the Creativity Cave. I just loved the bright colours with the splash of black!

This stamp set, Beautiful Friendship, would have to be one of my favourites from the Annual catalogue this year. The Subtle 3D embossing folder would have to be my favourite of all the embossing folders too.

Beautiful Friendship card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2019.JPG

This stamp set has 13 photopolymer stamps and it’s only $38.00… such amazing value. Check out those perfect sentiments and the font is gorgeous.

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Have you purchased this set yet? Why not? You won’t be disappointed!

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Another milestone with Double figures!

Today we had another milestone in our house; my baby turned 10 and it is truly a bit of a shock to us! How did that happen…. a teenager and a 10 year old in two weeks?!!! LOL

Anyway, she wanted a card with flowers on it, so of course my go to floral stamp set at the moment is Beautiful Friendship, so that it what was used.

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Beautiful Friendship – $38.00 (#149252)

Here is her card!

10th birthday card feminine using Stampin Up Beautiful Friendship stamp set by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019..JPG

I used the retired Little Numbers dies (I’ll never get rid of them!) and the wishes is from the Well Written Dies. How awesome does this look with the glittery black organdy ribbon and the black border of the Nested Labels dies?!! I added some Wink of Stella to the number 10 too.

10th birthday card feminine using Stampin Up Beautiful Friendship stamp set by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019

My daughter loves aqua, so I thought the Coastal Cabana cardstock was a good choice for the base card. On the inside, I stamped the rose and leaves and then added the gorgeous and perfect sentiment from the same stamp set to the centre. I was really happy with how this card turned out and she loved it!

10th birthday card feminine using Stampin Up Beautiful Friendship stamp set by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019 inside

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Easy Daisy Slider Card

Tonight’s Slider card is very easy to create without too much fuss and measurements and link are below.

I am using the Daisy Lane suite for my card. The stamp set and mini daisy punch are available as a bundle saving you 10% and there is a special offer below so make sure you keep reading to take advantage of the 11 free tutorials.

Easy Slider Card using Stampin Up Daisy Lane by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019.

I’m using 3 of my favourite new In Colours; Seaside Spray, Purple Posy and Rococo Rose.

The fern image is stamped in Purple Posy on Seaside Spray cardstock. The medium daisy is all Seaside Spray (ink & card) and the smaller daisies are stamped in the 3 colours on white card and fussy cut. The leaf punch is used with vellum for a softer look.

The circle punch was used to punch the top of the card so you can pull the white card up to reveal the message inside.

Easy Slider Card using Stampin Up Daisy Lane by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019

Of course I had to add some Wink of Stella to the main daisy and over the Smile sentiment.

Easy Slider Card using Stampin Up Daisy Lane by Kate Morgan Australia 2019

Purchase the Daisy Lane Bundle from me (only $61.00 for the stamp set and medium daisy punch) and I’ll personally email you 11 step-by-step full colour picture Tutorials created by our AWHT ladies, to help you recreate some amazing cards.

Daisy Lane Bundle Tutorials by AWHT & Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2019

I was inspired by Julie Davison and you can watch her video by clicking here to find all the measurements. Thanks Julie!


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Colour Creations: Daisies in Pretty Peacock

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So today I am featuring Pretty Peacock, and what a stunning colour it is. I have used it with Very Vanilla, the 2019-2021 In Colour 6″ x 6″ DSP and the Daisy Lane stamp set. This also coordinates with the Daisy punch and a new Medium Daisy punch is also available now, but of course mine hasn’t arrived yet, so I fussy cut the small daisy images for now!

I used my bone folder to give the petals more dimension, gently curling them up.

Daisy Lane in Pretty Peacock handmade card, Stampin Up Australia by Kate Morgan..JPG

Do you notice that gorgeous new In Colour scalloped linen ribbon too? It’s so gorgeous. I also love the font of the sentiment and how cleanly it stamped. WOW! The new Stitched Nested Label dies are a great addition to your die cutting collection.

Daisy Lane in Pretty Peacock handmade card, Stampin Up Australia by Kate Morgan..

The stems was stamped on Pretty Peacock cardstock in the same ink and fussy cut.

Are you going to add the Daisy Lane stamp set to your order? You should, it is amazing and can be used for so many different projects.

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Sending All My Heartfelt Thanks

Tonight’s card is the same style as the one I showed you recently. You can see it here. However this one opens in landscape, rather than portrait, but it is the same concept!

I began with Poppy Parade card: 21cm x 14.8cm folded in half.
The DSP Layer: 10cm x 14.3cm is glued to the card front and then the circle punch is used to punch the window. The sentiment is stamped and a few different punches were used to layer it. The Subtle Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing folder was used for added interest on the Poppy Parade Story Label punched piece.

Heartfelt Thanks with Stampin Up Painted Seasons Bundle, Well Said, Well Written by Kate Morgan, Australia, Occasions 2019.JPG

The inside panel is 5 1/2″ x 5 1/2″, scored at 3/4″, 2 3/4″, 3 1/2″. Before adhering it into the card, I added a little die cut bird and ‘thanks’ and stamped Heartfelt in Poppy Parade ink. I also stamped the leaves directly onto the insert card. Then I stamped two of the flower images and die cut them before gluing them down.

Heartfelt Thanks with Stampin Up Painted Seasons Bundle, Well Said, Well Written by Kate Morgan Australia, Occasions 2019.

Here is another angle so you can see how the inside works. I love how the sentiment sits on that panel when you open the card!

Heartfelt Thanks with Stampin Up Painted Seasons Bundle, Well Said & Well Written by Kate Morgan, Australia, Occasions 2019.jpg

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Colour Creations: Ooh, I love Rich Razzleberry!

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Tomorrow I fly out to New Zealand for the Stampin’ Up! OnStage Live Event in Auckland; a 3 day event full of fun and catching up with my other demonstrator friends, who are like family to me and I can’t wait!

But in the meantime, we still have a Colour Creations blog hop to share with you and tonight we are featuring our 43rd colour; Rich Razzleberry and it is one of my favourites.  

I have used the stunning, Share What You Love Specialty Designer Series Paper from the Annual catalogue and coordinated it with the Tea Together stamp set.

Colour Creations Blog Hop Rich Razzleberry with Stampin Up Tea Together, Well Written, Watercolouring by Kate Morgan Australia Occasions 2019.

The tea cup and flower images were stamped lightly in Sahara Sand ink onto Whisper White card and then I coloured them using the Watercolour Pencils and a Blender Pen.

Colour Creations Blog Hop Rich Razzleberry with Stampin Up Tea Together, Well Written, Watercolouring by Kate Morgan Australia Occasions 2019

The four tiny Rich Razzleberry die cut flowers and the sentiment have Wink of Stella on them, can you see it? Then I placed a small Pearl into the centre of each flower. I also added some of the Velvet Ribbon behind the Tea Cup.

Colour Creations Blog Hop Rich Razzleberry with Stampin Up Tea Together, Well Written, Watercolouring by Kate Morgan, Australia, Occasions 2019.

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Colour Creations: Real Red Fancy Fold with Tea Together

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Welcome back to another Art With Heart Team Colour Creations weekly Blog Hop. Today we are featuring our 42nd colour; Real Red.

Today’s card was one of the projects at my recent craft class. The front of the card is stamped in Versamark ink multiple times, with Copper Emboss Powder added and heat set with the Heat Tool.

The square window is die cut and the Story Label Punch is used to cut the punched piece behind the sentiment from this scrap square piece of card stock. The Classic Label punch was used with Copper Foil and the sentiment is stamped on White card in Real Red ink and punched out with the circle punch.

Tea Together Mother's Day card for Colour Creations Blog Hop Stampin Up Occasions 2019 by Kate Morgan Australia.

When you open the card, the tea pot is glued to a square hinge that moves as though it’s pouring tea into the cup below! The teapot is stamped using the Mirror Image technique, by using the Stamparatus to stamp the image 3 times onto the Silicone mat, then placing some white card in carefully and stamping the image down again. Carefully remove the card, turn it over and you have the image reversed on the back! Now you can die cut it out using the coordinating framelits.

Tea Together Fancy Fold Mother's Day card for Colour Creations Blog Hop Stampin Up Occasions 2019 by Kate Morgan Australia

Here is another version in Night of Navy & White emboss!

I cased this idea from Cheryl Algie who did a video using a different stamp set Very Vintage.

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

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Colour Creations: Pool Party with a Subtle look

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Welcome back to another Art With Heart Team Colour Creations weekly Blog Hop. Today we are featuring our 38th colour; Pool Party.

My colour combination: Pool Party, Highland Heather and Whisper White

Beauty Abounds for Pool Party Colour Creations Blog Hop by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia.JPG

The Subtle Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder was used on the Pool Party and Whisper White layers and I left the Highland Heather layer flat. The Rectangle Stitched Framelits were the perfect fit for this image which is stamped in Pool Party ink. I coloured the flowers and leaves using a Blender Pen & coordinating inkpads for a more subtle, feminine look.

Beauty Abounds for Pool Party Colour Creations Blog Hop by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia.

I added some of the small pearl jewels to the centres of the flowers and the Pool Party Shimmer ribbon bow to finish off the softness of this card.

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

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