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Colour Creations: Purple Posy Fancy Fold

AWH Colour Creations Blog Hop

Here we are at the end of the AWHT Colour Creations Blog Hops showcasing every Stampin’ Up! colour, ending with the 5th new In Colour; Purple Posy.

This is a centre step fold card using the Floral Essence Bundle (stamp set and punch) and Perennial Essence Designer Series Paper.

Floral Essence in Purple Posy handmade card, Stampin Up Australia by Kate Morgan..JPG

I love a bundle; not only does it save you 10% purchasing the 2 products together, but punch bundles make it very affordable and easy to use without the added expense of a die cutting machine.

Floral Essence in Purple Posy handmade card, Stampin Up Australia by Kate Morgan

and the inside looks like this:

Floral Essence in Purple Posy handmade card, Stampin Up Australia by Kate Morgan inside

Because this is the final Colour Creations blog hop, I’ve made a second card!

This one uses the Beautiful Friendship stamp set. The front of the card is quite simply stamped on whisper white cardstock, some Purple Tricolour ribbon wrapped around, layered on top of some Petal Pink card embossed with the Subtle dynamic TIEF on a Purple Posy card base.

Beautiful Friendship feminine card by Kate Morgan, Australia, 2019 Colour Creations Purple Posy.

My colours are: Purple Posy, Highland Heather, Soft Sea Foam, Flirty Flamingo & Petal Pink.

The inside of the card is also stamped to reflect a couple of the same images from the front of the card.

Beautiful Friendship feminine card by Kate Morgan, Australia, 2019 Colour Creations, Purple Posy

A big thank you to Catherine for hosting the 55 weekly Colour Creations blog hops xx

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


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AWH Blog Hop featuring new Annual Catalogue items!!

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Tonight the Art with Heart team are sharing creative products using supplies from the upcoming 2019 – 2020 annual catalogue. If you would like a copy of the brand new annual 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 the talented, Kimberly Hern. 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!

Tonight I am focusing on the Floral Essence Bundle: Floral Essence Stamp Set & Perennial Flower Punch. I am also using the coordinating Perennial Essence DSP, Perennial Essence 12″x 12″ Vellum & Perennial Essence Floral Centers.

Would you believe, the Leaf Punch also coordinates perfectly with this stamp set!!!

I got out 1 sheet of each design of the DSP and cut each one up into 6 equal pieces measuring 10cm x 14.3cm, so I could make the most of the stunning Monet inspired designs.

I made all of these cards to gift to my mum for Mother’s Day. She just loves receiving my cards to use for her own gifts.

This first card I used a base of Petal Pink and created the frame using the Rectangle Stitched Framelits. I adhered it using the Foam Adhesive Strips. I stamped the flower and leaves on the vellum and punched them out. A tip with stamping on the vellum: there is a smooth side and slightly rougher side. Make sure you stamp on the rough side for better results.

The flower I also used my stylus tip of the Take Your Pick Tool to create the white lines, resting it on the Pierce Mat.

Floral Essence Perrenial Flower by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia.JPG

Calypso Coral, Blackberry Bliss & Petal Pink feature in this one and those flowers were stamped and fussy cut.

Floral Essence Perrenial Flower by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2019 Coral

This card uses Blueberry Bushel and I think it is my favourite of all of these. Pity I couldn’t find my Embossing Buddy before I stamped and embossed the sentiment 😦

Floral Essence Perrenial Flower by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia blue

Mossy Meadow and Crushed Curry features with a Versamark stamped sentiment which is heat embossed with White Emboss Powder.

Floral Essence Perrenial Flower by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2019 yellow

Petal Pink and Mossy Meadow

Floral Essence Perrenial Flower by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2019 pink

Here are some of those flowers close up. How cute are those fluffy floral centers?!!!

You may think these cards are fairly simple, but I sure didn’t want to cover up that stunning DSP!

I have one more card using a few of the new 2019-2021 In Colours. Here I stamped off the larger solid flower in Seaside Spray, then stamped the smaller flower over the top in full strength with Rococo Rose for the centres. The leaves are stamped off in Pretty Peacock ink and then I used the Wink of Stella to colour them, lightly blending some of the ink colour. The 1/2″ scallop Line Ribbon in Rococo Rose was wrapped across the front. I folded some extra ribbon into a flower shape and added a Perennial Essence Center on top. 

Floral Essence in Seaside Spray, Rococo Rose & Pretty Peacock by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2019.JPG

Now it’s time to follow the blog hop to our next participant, the lovely, Christina Barnes.

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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. Christina Barnes
  2. Rachel Woollard
  3. Tina Gillespie
  4. Ros Davidson
  5. Vicki Boucher
  6. Rebecca Jacovou
  7. Claire Daly
  8. Catherine Proctor
  9. Rachel Palmieri
  10. Kimberly Hern
  11. Kate Morgan <you are here>

Happy Hopping!

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