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Playful Pets 6″ x 6″ one sheet wonder

I have 4 cards for you today that are created from one piece of 6″ x 6″ designer paper (beware of directional designs).

Simply place the designer paper in your trimmer with the top right corner lined up with the 3cm (from the left) and the bottom right corner lined up at the 3cm mark on the right side of the trimmer and cut. Then holding the two pieces of paper together, carefully rotate it and line it up again in the same position and cut (see below).

You should then have 4 pieces like this 

So now that you have your 4 x pieces, you can cut your 4 x card bases in accordance with what orientation best suits. I have done 2  landscape and 2 portrait. I glued the patterned paper to the cards first, then embossed the card fronts with different patterned folders. Next I die cut some of the images from the patterned paper with the coordinating dies and some of the images are stamped and coloured with watercolour pencils and a blender pen.

All the sentiments on these cards are stamped using the Itty Bitty Greetings Stamp Set and cut with the Classic Label Punch.

This black cat is simply punched using the Cat Punch and adhered with dimensionals.

This next one has a die cut Flirty Flamingo piece behind the cat and you can see the white border drawn around it.  This is done by leaving the die on top of the die cut piece and using the White Chalk Marker, trace around the inside of the die twice!

On the inside, I stamped them all the same – using the Stamparatus made this super easy and quick. Once the stamps are setup on the stamparatus all together, ink them all at once and stamp on 4 separate inserts!

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Monochrome Creative Showcase

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Welcome to the March Creative Showcase with the Art With Heart Team!

This month we are featuring Monochromatic cards, that is cards that only use different shades of the same colour. This is a great opportunity for us to demonstrate the wonderful range of Stampin’ Up! colours across our inks, papers and embellishments that can be combined to produce the amazing monochromatic samples we have to share with you.

Now let’s get started!

My first project is a masculine card predominantly using the Waterfront stamp set and Night of Navy and White. The sentiment is from the Birthday Goodness stamp set.

Waterfront Monochrome card Creative Showcase Stampin Up 2020 by Kate Morgan, Australia

My next card is a sneak peek at some new product coming soon for my feminine Rococo Rose Monochrome card. This is the Ornate Style stamp set, Ornate Border Dies & Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder. (All these items will be available in the upcoming Annual catalogue in June, or now if you wish to join and add them to your starter kit).

Monochrome Ornate Style Feminine card Stampin Up 2020 by Kate Morgan, Australia.

Emboss the Rococo Rose card base with the Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder. Die cut the border die in the same colour card once, then line it up on the opposite side to achieve the strip of fancy border.

Stamp the floral image in Versamark ink onto whisper white card, added clear emboss powder and heat set it. Then I used a sponge dauber and roughly inked the entire image, before fussy cutting.

Monochrome Ornate Style Feminine card Stampin Up 2020 by Kate Morgan, Australia process

Using the Rococo Rose Light & Dark Stampin’ Blends Markers, colour the image. I also used the Light marker to outline the entire image. I used the dark maker to colour the rhinestones and the Whisper White Ribbon.

Monochrome Ornate Style Feminine card Stampin Up 2020 by Kate Morgan, Australia s

On the inside, I used the Ornate Border die to create that floral die cut down the right side. The rhinestones are the perfect size to sit in the centre of the flower. The sentiment is stamped using the Family Party Stamp set.

Monochrome Ornate Style Feminine card Stampin Up 2020 by Kate Morgan, Australia inside

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The next contributor to showcase their creativity with you is the very talented, Sharon Davern.

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If you find a broken link or have come to this showcase midway, you can view the participants below:

  1. Rebecca Jacovou
  2. Tina Gillespie
  3. Kate Morgan
  4. Sharon Davern
  5. Vicki Boucher
  6. Catherine Proctor
  7. Rachel Woollard
  8. Andrea Sargent
  9. Caroline Manwaring
  10. Claire Daly
  11. Michele Taylor

Reminder about Sale-a-bration finishing on 31 March. Contact any of the team members for more information.

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Happy crafting!

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Art With Heart Team Blog Hop: Annual Catalogue Sneak Peeks

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Tonight I am participating in a blog hop along with the super talented ladies in the Art With Heart Team. We thought it  would be fun to share some fabulous ideas to inspire you from our brand new 2017-2018 annual catalogue, which is available 1st June.

Be sure to request your copy of the catalogue today!

Blog Hops are full circles, so you can start hopping here and then at the end of each post 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!

For my projects, I have used the Colorful Seasons suite, Colorful Seasons stamp set and Seasonal Layers thinlits dies (page 147 of new annual catalogue). I love how this bundle has so many items to be able to create a project for any season. There are 24 stamps in this stamp set; sentiments, flowers, leaves, branches, snowflakes and more!

Autumn – I have used Daffodil Delight, Pumpkin Pie, Tangerine Tango and Chocolate Chip. The material of the sun chair was stamped using the kissing technique with the wavy stamp from the set, Work of Art! I stamped the sentiment in Daffodil Delight, but it needed something, so I also stamped in Pumpkin Pie, but slightly offsetting it for a shadow effect.

Autumn - Colourful Season & Seasonal Layers Thinlits by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up demonstrator, Australia

Spring – I have used Powder Pink, Sweet Sugarplum, Chocolate Chip and Whisper White. The blossoms were stamped with Powder Pink and Sweet Sugarplum inks and die cut. The second one is a stamped off version of Sweet Sugarplum! I just love this colour combination and I could certainly see myself sitting on this chair enjoying a drink under the cherry blossoms 🙂

Spring - Colourful Season & Seasonal Layers Thinlits by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up demonstrator, Australia

Winter – I have used Dapper Denim, Soft Sky and Whisper White with some Silver Glimmer of course! The snowflakes are stamped in Dapper Denim and stamped off a 2nd and 3rd time to get the gradient in the colour. I have also used some of the new Glitter Enamel Dots; how stunning are they?!!!!

Don’t forget to email me at craftwithkate@live.com.au to request your copy of any Catalogue or to ask about joining the Art With Heart team.

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

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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. Tina Gillespie
2. Ros Davidson
3. Kathryn Mangelsdorf
4. Kate Morgan
5. Andrea Roberts
6. Rachel Palmieri
7. Alisha Watson
8. Kimberly Hern
9. Monika O’Neill
10. Claire Daly
11. Sharon Davern
12. Rachel Woollard
13. Caroline Manwaring
14. Judy May
15. Catherine Proctor
16. Rebecca Jacovou

Happy Hopping!

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