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Night of Navy Blog Hop: Amazing Silhouettes

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Week 31 – Night of Navy

Tonight I am using the new Amazing Silhouettes Bundle [Amazing Silhouettes stamp set & Amazing Thanks dies].

My card base is Night of Navy with a layer of the Sweet Symmetry DSP from the Annual catalogue. Using the Stamparatus, I inked up the stamp with Pool Party ink and stamped onto Basic White card. I repeated the inking and stamping process to get a slightly darker image. I used a sponge dauber with the same ink around the edges of the white panel.

I took one of the Heart & Home Doilies and cut it in half and placed them either side so they met the edge of the card base with glue, before adding some ribbon and adhering the white panel with dimensionals.

Amazing Silhouettes thanks card for Night of Navy CCBH by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Auatralia 2022

I took the Amazing Thanks die and cut the background in Night of Navy card and the top layer in the Iridescent Pool Party piece of Supple Shimmer Specialty DSP. Glue them together with Multipurpose Glue or use the Adhesive Sheets before die cutting to turn them into a sticker. I like to use glue to allow me a little wriggle room in getting it into place. Doesn’t it look gorgeous and sparkly?!!! Finally, I added some of the Brushed Brass Butterflies, because I adore them and I am using them on so many project, my favourite embellishments and you get 80 in a pack!

On the inside I stamped one of  the smaller images from the set in the bottom right corner.

Amazing Silhouettes thanks card for Night of Navy CCBH by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Auatralia 2022 inside

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Double Box Fancy Fold Card

This will be my last post before Christmas, so I am wishing you all a relaxed and lovely time over the silly season!

Today’s card features more of the Eden’s Garden Collection. This collection includes the Eden’s Garden Cling stamp set and Eden dies (can be purchased as a bundle to save more), the Ever Eden Specialty DSP, Garden Gems and Ever Eden Cotton Paper. Click here to see the entire collection.

Today I have created another fun Double Box Fancy Fold design similar to the one I shared recently. You can see that post here.

This card has a very general sentiment “Oh happy day!”.

Double Box Fancy Fold card using Eden's Garden Collection by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022.

Products:
Stamps & Coordinating Dies: Eden’s Garden stamp set & Eden dies, Butterfly Brilliance Stamp set & Brilliant Wings dies, Many Messages stamp set & Messages Die
Dies: Stitched Greenery die, Encircled in Beauty dies
DSP: Ever Eden 12″ x 12″
Card: Soft Succulent, Basic White, Gold Foil Sheets
Inks: Memento Black Ink, Soft Succulent
Other: Soft Succulent Blends Combo, Gilded Leafing, Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Cut & Emboss Machine, Trimmer, Gilded Leafing

Check out the gilded leafing on the butterfly!!

Double Box Fancy Fold card using Eden's Garden Collection by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 closeup

The construction of this card is similar to one I shared a few years ago, you can see it here.

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Sending Hugs with Eden’s Garden

Today’s card features some of the new exclusive early release Eden’s Garden Collection which is available to purchase now! In this collection there is the Eden’s Garden Cling stamp set and Eden dies (can be purchased as a bundle to save more), the Ever Eden Specialty DSP, Garden Gems and Ever Eden Cotton Paper. Click here to see the entire collection.

Today I am using many of the items listed above for this Thinking of you card.

Eden's Garden Collection Sending Hugs by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022..

Gold Foil is layered onto the Soft Succulent card base with some of the stunning DSP on the top. The wreath die is cut in Evening Evergreen card. The sentiment is stamped with Soft Succulent ink onto a piece of Basic White card cut using the Everyday Label Punch, then added on dimensionals. Lastly I added a ribbon bow with the Gold 1cm Shimmer Ribbon.

Eden's Garden Collection Early Release by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021-22

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Eden’s Garden Christmas Fancy Fold

Today’s card features some of the new exclusive early release Eden’s Garden Collection which is available to purchase now! In this collection there is the Eden’s Garden Cling stamp set and Eden dies (can be purchased as a bundle to save more), the Ever Eden Specialty DSP, Garden Gems and Ever Eden Cotton Paper. Click here to see the entire collection.

Today I am using the gorgeous Ever Eden Specialty DSP, in this fun Double Box Fancy Fold design.

Double Box Fancy Fold card using Eden's Garden Collection with Deer Builder Punch by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

Gold Metallic card was used with the Deer Builder Punch and some Red Foil for Rudolph’s nose!

The gorgeous Encircled in Beauty die was used to place the deer on top of with dimensionals. The layer behind that is run through the Cut & Emboss Machine with the Stitched Greenery die. The sentiment is from the Peaceful Deer stamp set.

Double Box Fancy Fold card using Eden's Garden Collection with Deer Builder Punch by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022.

The construction of this card is similar to one I shared a few years ago, you can see it here.

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Cobbler, Green & Gold Christmas

The Eden’s Garden Collection is early release products available to purchase now! In this collection there is the Eden’s Garden Cling stamp set and Eden dies (can be purchased as a bundle to save more), the Ever Eden Specialty DSP, Garden Gems and Ever Eden Cotton Paper. Click here to see the entire collection.

Today I am using the gorgeous Ever Eden Specialty DSP with a Cherry Cobbler card base and Eden dies.

Eden's Garden Collection Early Release Christmas card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021 angled

The sentiment from the Christmas to Remember stamp set, is heat embossed with Gold Emboss Powder and Versamark ink on Evening Evergreen cardstock cut with the Eden Dies. The Gold Metallic Paper behind is cut using the Label Me Lovely Punch.  The Cherry Cobbler & Gold Metallic Ribbon tied in a bow and the Garden Gems complete my card.

Eden's Garden Collection Early Release Christmas card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021 closeup

Decorate the inside for a lovely complete project

Eden's Garden Collection Early Release Christmas card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021 inside

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One Sheet Wonder with Ever Eden SDSP

Last month I joined my fellow South Pacific demonstrator friends from across Australia and New Zealand for a fun afternoon Craft-along-a-thon on Facebook. You may remember the cards I made at that time, you can see them here!

Using a sheet of our favourite 6″ x 6″ sheet of patterned paper, we were able to create 4 beautiful card designs in 1 hour!!! Yes, you read that right!

Today’s cards will feature some of the new exclusive early release Eden’s Garden Collection which is available to purchase now! In this collection there is the Eden’s Garden Cling stamp set and Eden dies (can be purchased as a bundle to save more), the Ever Eden Specialty DSP, Garden Gems and Ever Eden Cotton Paper. Click here to see the entire collection.

Today I am using the gorgeous Ever Eden Specialty DSP, Thick Basic White card bases (21cm x 14.8cm) with Soft Succulent matts and sentiments from the Eden’s Garden Cling Stamp Set.

Card A – also uses the Dual Oval Punch, Eden Dies and Gold Shimmer Ribbon (DSP 3.8cm x 14.8cm, Matt 4.4cm x 14.8cm)

Ever Eden SDSP One Sheet Wonder card 1 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

Card B – also uses the Gold Metallic card with the Gold Shimmer Ribbon. (DSP 7.6cm x 7.6cm, Matt 8.3cm x 10.8cm)

Ever Eden SDSP One Sheet Wonder card 3 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

Card C – also uses the Dual Oval Punch, Garden Gems and the Gold Shimmer Ribbon (4xDSP 3.8cm x 3.8cm, Matt 8.3cm x 8.3cm)

Ever Eden SDSP One Sheet Wonder card 4 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

Card D – also uses the Gold Shimmer Ribbon, Garden Gems and the Eden dies. (3xDSP 7.6cm x 2.54cm, Matt 8.3cm x 3.25cm)

Ever Eden SDSP One Sheet Wonder card 2 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

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CCBH Gray Granite – Plentiful Plants

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Week 21 – Gray Granite

Tonight I am using the Plentiful Plants Bundle which I got for my birthday recently! I don’t have any of the patterned papers that coordinate with it, but I found some leafy designs in the Christmas papers, Painted Christmas DSP that was perfect, along with the In Good Taste DSP.

Plentiful Plants Bundle for Gray Granite CCBH by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021

The macrame hanging basket was die cut using the In Good Taste DSP. The same pattern is in the background across the card. The pot is stamped in Gray Granite ink and the plants in Soft Succulent ink. The scallop border die is from the Contours dies, set to be a firm favourite!

Plentiful Plants Bundle for Gray Granite CCBH by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021 detail

The sentiment is stamped in Versamark ink, White Emboss Powder added and heat set with my Heat Tool. I added a gorgeous Soft Succulent Open Weave Ribbon bow and In Color Jewels.

On the inside, I added some more coordinating plants in a plant stand in the bottom corner.

Plentiful Plants Bundle for Gray Granite CCBH by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021 inside

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CCBH Crushed Curry – You can Count on Me

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Week 14 – Crushed Curry

Oh how I love this cute stamp set, Count on Me. I don’t know why it has taken me so long to get it! My thinking was, Crushed Curry reminds me of honey and bears love honey, so lets try and make something work along these lines. I have a niece who is turning one soon, so I had her in mind with this card, as when you open it, you see the word ‘one’.

My card base is Crushed Curry card with a layer of In Good Taste DSP, 5mm smaller than the card front. Add glue just around the edges and adhere this to front of the card, so the centre circle will pop out once you die cut it with the Layering Circle Dies. This is then added to the inside panel.

Count on Me Window Card CCS Crushed Curry Stampin Up 2021 by Kate Morgan, Australia

I stamped the bear image onto Fluid 100 Watercolour Paper using the Stamparatus with Soft Suede ink, then clean the stamp with your Simply Shammy. Then I inked the stamp with the Versamark ink, sprinkled Clear Emboss Powder over it, shake off the excess and heat set it with my Heat Tool. Now it is easier to watercolour without the ink bleeding. I used the Water Painters to colour my bear with Soft Suede ink and the heart with Real Red ink. Once dry, I used Paper Snips to fussy cut it out.

Count on Me Window Card CCS Crushed Curry Stampin Up 2021 by Kate Morgan, Australia closeup

I die cut the words from the Love You More Than dies in Melon Mambo card and the Playful Alphabet dies for the individual letters ‘honey’.

Count on Me Window Card CCS Crushed Curry Stampin Up 2021 by Kate Morgan, Australia inside

The Scallop circle on the front was die cut using two of the Layering Circle dies, the scallop one being the bigger size to the circle cut previously. They actually sit perfectly inside one another to die cut the Crushed Curry scallop circle in one pass through the die cutting machine. This is added with Multipurpose Glue. Lastly, I added my bear with dimensionals.

Count on Me Window Card CCS Crushed Curry Stampin Up 2021 by Kate Morgan, Australia flat

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

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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.

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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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Nothing’s Better Than Coffee and Chocolate!

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A blog hop, also known as blog hopping, is to move from one blog to another, continuing in a full circle to read all the posts by participants in the hop. At the end of each post will be a link to continue to the next blog!

Week 8 – Cajun Craze

Well, here we are at Cajun Craze, my least used colour in the range! I really struggle with this colour and to me it would be great tone for Terracotta pots, but of course I do not have any stamp sets of this kind!

My next idea is chocolate or coffee, I mean who doesn’t love either of these?!!!! The Nothing’s Better Than stamp set and coordinating Love You More Than dies were the go, along with the Stitched So Sweetly dies for the sentiment to be stamped on. I had all these done but nothing in the background. I tried lots of different papers, but nothing seemed to work, then I stumbled across this paper from the In Good Taste papers (on sale this month!) and I think it works beautifully, a bit like a tablecloth.

Nothing's Better Than card for CCBH Cajun Craze by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021

Check out those fancy chocolates with the gold gilded leafing on them. Yep, very fancy chocolates!

Nothing's Better Than card for CCBH Cajun Craze by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021 close up

and the perfect sentiment for the inside 😉

Nothing's Better Than card for CCBH Cajun Craze by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021 inside

I think this card could be given to anyone, as it is neither masculine or feminine.

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