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CCBH Cinnamon Cider – Post It Note Holder, matching Card and Envelope

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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 11 – Cinnamon Cider

This week I have more Hand-Penned Petals Bundle projects, starting with a Post It Note Holder! These are great little gifts to have on hand to give to family and friends and Cinnamon Cider happens to be one of the colours in the Hand-Penned Designer Series Paper.

Hand-Penned DSP

Post It Note Holder using Hand-Penned Bundle for Cinnamon Cider CCS by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021

The main image is stamped with Versamark, Gold Emboss Powder added and heat set with a Heat Tool. I coloured it with Stampin’ Blends Combo Markers; Soft Succulent, Pale Papaya & Cinnamon Cider. I also used the Colour Lifter to dot on the Cinnamon Cider bloom to give it a little extra texture. Then I die cut it using the coordinating Penned Flower Dies. Some Genial Gems are added as I always love some gems!

Post It Note Holder using Hand-Penned Bundle for Cinnamon Cider CCS by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021 side

4 pieces of DSP are placed on the front, the back and two on the inside; one under the post it notes and the other you can see below. A strip of Gold Metallic Specialty Paper is added to the front and inside panel.

Post It Note Holder using Hand-Penned Bundle for Cinnamon Cider CCS by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021 open

Basic Instructions
Cardstock – 7″ x 3¼”, score each end at 3¼” & 2 pieces 3¼” x ¾” for reinforcement.
DSP – 3″ x 3″ (4 pieces).
Ribbon – 10″ cut in half for the handles.

Card & Envelope – I started with a Thick White card base of 28cm x 10.5cm and fold in half at 14cm. The patterned paper layer measures 13.5cm x 10cm and is adhered with Multipurpose Glue.

Hand-Penned Bundle card & envelope for Cinnamon Cider CCS by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021

I die cut the two dies at once with Cinnamon Cider cardstock, as the intricate die fits neatly inside the border one. I also used the border die (usually to die cut the stamped image) with the Gold & Rose Gold 6″ x 6″ Metallic Specialty Paper. I placed some Seal+ on the back and wrapped some Soft Succulent Open Weave Ribbon across. Dimensionals were added and adhered to the cardbase. Glue the Cinnamon Cider border die cut onto the Gold die cut.

Hand-Penned Bundle card & envelope for Cinnamon Cider CCBH by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021

Next I die cut the inticate die in Basic White card and used my Blends markers to colour the leaves and flowers. Glue this inside the border die cut. I also fussy cut some smaller flowers from another sheet of DSP and glued them to the card. I added some Genial Gems to the centres of the fussy cut flowers and on the DSP card base layer.

To finish, I added a strip of DSP inside the card and the Cinnamon Cider intricate die cut.

Hand-Penned Bundle card & envelope for Cinnamon Cider CCBH by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021 inside

Then I needed to make a coordinating envelope using  single piece of 12″ x 6″ DSP. How cool is it to have coordinating items?!!!

Hand-Penned Bundle matching envelope for Cinnamon Cider CCBH by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021

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Gift Purse with Belly Band with instructions

Tonight, I have the cute gift purse with Belly Band closure that I shared with you for our last Blog Hop, but I didn’t provide instructions at the time in such a long post. So here is a refresher on the purse with my tutorial (Australian measurements) at the end of the post.

Gift Purse using Stampin Up Floral Romance DSP Occasions 2019 by Kate Morgan Australia

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How beautiful are these wax seals? Perfect embellishment for the centre of the Belly Band!

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and our notes fit perfectly inside!

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Lotus flowers with Succulent Garden Suite

Dear Crafters,

Today I am using the Succulent Garden Suite, which I was not going to purchase, but…. I succumbed and jumped on the band wagon and bought it last week. My reasons were not only because I have seen so many amazing projects made with this bundle, but a couple of weeks ago, we went to the Blue Lotus Water Gardens in Yarra Junction with my family to celebrate my mums birthday. It was a stunning garden, so big and so much to see!

Here is a photo of one of the lotus ponds there.

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and the lotus flowers were absolutely stunning!

Here are a couple of the many flowers I photographed.

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So, after our visit there, I could see the use of the succulent framelits dies using Sweet Sugarplum card to create my own lotus flowers!

Here are a couple of the projects we made during my craft class on Saturday. The ladies loved creating them too!

Stunning gift box using Stampin' Ups Succulent Garden, Window Box Thinlits by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator Australia. Occasions 2017 3D DIY Feminine

This gift box uses the Window Box Thinlits dies with the Succulent framelits dies to create the lotus on top. We also incorporated the glimmer assortment pack, one of the Saleabration items recently added!

We also made a card using the Window Box Thinlits dies, to show my attendees the versatility of using the dies for card making also.

Feminine card using Stampin' Ups Window Box Thinlits by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator Australia. Occasions 2017 3D DIY

The sentiment on this card is from the Cool Treats stamp set.

If you live in Melbourne and haven’t been to the Blue Lotus Water Gardens, you must visit next year, a I have a feeling it may have closed now for 2017.

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Cardstock: Chocolate Chip, Sweet Sugarplum, Rich Razzleberry, Very Vanilla, Whisper White, Glimmer Assortment Pack
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Inks: Rich Razzleberry, Sweet Sugarplum
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Perpetual Desk Calendar

Dear Crafters,

With the start of the new year, I thought I would share this idea with you, a Perpetual Desk Calendar!

Perpetual Desk Calendar Birthday Bouquet DSP Scallop Tag Topper punch #stampinup Occasions 2016 @cardsbykate

As you can see, I photographed it last year (lol) on 30th December!

I have used the Birthday Bouquet DSP with my favourite In Colour, Mint Macaron!

The tags are cut using the Scallop Tag Topper punch. I made one for each day of the week.

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I also made another 6 with the months, but these ones are double sided!!!

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Here is the main construction of the box before I added the tags.

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The tags fit in on either side and the cubes sit in front!

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I cased this idea from Laura Mackie in the UK, thank you.

 

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Happy Birthday Ang!

Dear Crafters,

Today I share a project with you that I made for a friends birthday yesterday, that uses some retired DSP along with Daffodil Delight card stock. My friends favourite colour is Blue, so I had to make it with these colours for her birthday.

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This cute bag uses only 1 sheet of DSP and A4 card stock.  How cute is it? It is so sturdy and quite large, so it will easily hold a gift.

Here is the coordinating card that I made to go with it.

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Gift Bag of Cards

#stampinup Gift Bag & Cards

Dear Crafters,

Today I share a project with you that uses some recently retired card stock and DSP, but I love these colours and miss them lots.

Coastal Cabana is the main colour here, with Smoky Slate and Silver Glimmer card, but these projects can be made with anything you may already have at home!

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This cute bag uses only 1 sheet of DSP and A4 card stock.  Ho cute is it? Inside you can see some A5 cards and matching C6 envelopes. It is so sturdy and quite large, as it will hold 10-12 cards depending on the amount of embellishments on the cards.

Here are two of the coordinating cards that I made to go inside.

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This would make such a cute gift idea!!!!

 

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Gift Card Holder with EPB

Dear Crafters,

Today I share with you some gift ideas created using the Envelope Punch Board (EPB)!

I am using Crisp Cantaloupe and Strawberry Slush cardstock as they are my favourite 2013-2015 In Colours and I will be so disappointed when they retire shortly.

Gift Card Holder EPB Mini Post It Note Holder

The base card is Crisp Cantaloupe with a layer of Strawberry Slush then some Designer Series Paper Stack called All Abloom.

Here is the Gift Card Holder in the closed position.

Gift Card Holder with EPB

Open it up and you get this!

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I love the All Abloom DSP Stack and the little sentiment on the punched labels and the flower with the rhinestone finishes it off!

Gift Card Holder with EPB

I also made a Mini Post It Note Holder in the same colours!!!

EPB Mini Post It Note Holder

I would love you to comment below with your thoughts on these projects.

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