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Merry Christmas with a twist!

I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas celebration yesterday and you were able to have a quieter day today to recover!

Tonight I have another sneak peek for you with the Country Club Suite available in the new Mini Catalogue starting on 3 January 2020!!!

My parents have been very keen golfers for many years and all my Dad wanted for Christmas was a handmade card. So, when this suite arrived just before Christmas, I knew I had to use it, but with a twist to make it a Christmas card.

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No the tees, golf balls and grass are not upside down LOL, they were deliberately placed like this to look like Christmas baubles hanging down from some greenery!!!

See those golf balls? They are wood elements and I embossed them! Yes, I ran them through my machine using the large golf ball die to get those dimples on the balls!!! Give it a go, the outcome is so cool.

Christmas card using Stampin Up Country Club Suite Clubhouse Mini 2020 by Kate Morgan, Australia closeup

Colours: Garden Green, Poppy Parade, Crushed Curry, Night of Navy

On the inside, I carried the theme through and added the golf image by colouring it with Stampin’ Write Markers direct to the stamp to get the colouring of the grass, tee and ball!

Christmas card using Stampin Up Country Club Suite Clubhouse Mini 2020 by Kate Morgan, Australia inside

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New Supplies coming soon!
Clubhouse stamp set & Golf Club dies Bundle [153816]
Country Club Designer Series Paper [151314]
Country Club Elements [151315]

Full list of products:
Stamps/Dies: Clubhouses Bundle, Merry Christmas to All stamp set, Merry Christmas dies
Card/Paper: Whisper White, Garden Green, Poppy Parade, Crushed Curry, Night of Navy, Country Club Designer Series Paper
Inks: Garden Green
Stampin’ Write Markers: Garden Green, Poppy Parade, Smoky Slate
Other: Country Club Elements,  Dimensionals, Multipurpose Adhesive

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Brightly Gleaming Ornaments meet a Product Medley!

How are coping with the silly season? I am finding it super busy and so tonight I have a very quick and easy card for you!

I love how we can mix and match so many of our products and they still work – the Most Wonderful Time Product Medley meets Brightly Gleaming Ornaments!

This card is super simple, but I love how these ornaments shine above the background. The Real Red ribbons I have used are retired product, but how good do they look? The 1/8″ ribbon that the ornaments are hanging from is added with a glue dot behind each ornament and folded over the top of the white/gold star layer before gluing it to the card. The thicker red ribbon is wrapped around the card and tied in a bow.

The ornament punches are used with the Designer paper and again with a little gold foil for the top of each one. Then they are added with dimensionals for some height.

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This card was made in about 5 minutes, but looks a million dollars!!! 😉

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Deer with gold foil antlers is divine

Yikes, only two weeks until Christmas Day 😲 🎄🎁

Have you finished your Christmas cards yet? I have already got mine in the mail, but I still have a couple left to do for people nearby. Thank goodness for the Most Wonderful Time Product Medley to make is super easy!

I adore this paper of the deer with their gold foil antlers, and I didn’t want to cover it up or cut into it too much; it needs to shine!

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The Stitched Nested Label dies in Gold Foil added enough glitz with the Starburst circle on top and the deer sticker. The tinsel behind these elements adds the extra Christmas sparkle.

Most Wonderful Time Product Medley by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2019 Holiday catalogue deer close

This one is a simple design with the layered circles in foil, designer paper and embossed card for added interest. The tree with those gorgeous gold stars finishes it off nicely.

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Tis the Season for Roses

Heart of Christmas Blog Hop 2019

Tonight’s Heart of Christmas card is using the Christmastime is Here Suite available until the end of November. It is a really beautiful suite of products, especially if you love roses!

This image is actually die cut from one of the sheets of the Designer Paper. That certainly makes things easier, although I do enjoy colouring, but sometimes you just need to get things done in a hurry, right?!!

The card base is Mossy Meadow with another piece of card cut 5mm shorter to layer on top. This piece is embossed with the Scripty 3D Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. Glue a piece of DSP to the left and wrap the ribbon around and tie is a knot. Now glue this layer to your card.

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The sentiment is stamped in metallic ink onto a frame from the Ornate Frames Dies, which you can find in the Holiday catalogue (pg53). So many sentiments fit into these dies and they are a must have addition to your craft room!

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Add some Gold Glitter Enamel Dots and you have a wonderful card to send a loved one this Christmas.

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Brightly Gleaming Dashing Deer

Tonight is a copper detailed deer from the Annual catalogue. I’m really pleased it carried over from last Christmas, as it has been a favourite of mine. I am teaming it up tonight with the Brightly Gleaming Specialty Designer paper from the current Holiday catalogue. Don’t you just love all those foil elements?!

Brightly Gleaming with Dashing Deer, Stampin Up Holiday catalogue 2019 Art with Heart Christmas Blog Hop by Kate Morgan Australia

Did you notice these Ornate Frames dies in the Halloween section? Here in Australia, Halloween is not as big as in the USA, and I don’t create for the occasions, but these really looked fabulous and I got them to use for sentiments. You wouldn’t believe how many different stamp sets fit into them!!!

Brightly Gleaming with Dashing Deer, Stampin Up Holiday catalogue 2019 Art with Heart Christmas Blog Hop by Kate Morgan, Australia

The Delicata Celestial Copper ink looks fab on dark card as do the leafy foil elements behind the sentiment. On the inside, I simply added some more of the ribbon wrapped around a strip of Night of Navy card and adhered it all to some Very Vanilla card stock.

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Brightly Gleaming Bookmark Card

Tonight’s card is a gift and card all in one; a bookmark card!

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I used this particular piece of Designer Paper, so the bookmark can be used all year round and doesn’t just reflect Christmas!

Bookmark Card using Stampin Up Brightly Gleaming Suite 2019 Holiday catalogue by Kate Morgan Australia

Card base: 10¾” x 5¾”, score at 4¼”. Rotate 180o and score again at 2¼” then perforate this line. Insert the smaller end into the Scallop Tag Topper Punch so the edge lines up with the perforation. Trim off the excess. Then decorate with Designer Paper, stamps, punches, ribbons and trims!

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Heart of Christmas is the Most Wonderful Time

Heart of Christmas Blog Hop 2019

The Most Wonderful Time Product Medley on page 39 in the Holiday catalogue is featured again tonight.  

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I cannot tell you how quick it has been to create cards with this medley. You can pretty much cut up different pieces of DSPs from the pack to different sizes and just add them to your cards as they all coordinate. I start doing this and then work out what size I want the feature piece to be. In this first card, I wanted a square and because I chose the DSP with the trees, I thought it would be perfect to stamp the smaller tree and add the reindeer.

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The banner stickers make adding sentiments super fast too!

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This next card I kept the DSP to one larger piece and added the feature in the centre with some ovals. The tree in the centre is a sticker and I just added some of the tinsel trim around it and a Copper Star Element on top.

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The sentiment is stamped in the Golden Glitz Delicata metallic ink on Thick Whisper White card.

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The Most Wonderful Time is Christmas

Heart of Christmas Blog Hop 2019

The Most Wonderful Time Product Medley on page 39 in the Holiday catalogue is awesome and you get all of these items to create as many projects that you can come up with. It is wonderful value with a full stamp set, coordinating dies, as well as all the papers and embellishments.

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The only extra things you need are ink, glue, card bases and clear blocks for your stamps, but I’m sure you have these things at home already!

You won’t believe how quick and easy it is to make cards – I was able to make 7 cards in one morning! I stamped and die cut lots of the trees and presents and then had them on hand ready to add to my cards. Sometimes it’s easier to do this and then you have spares on hand to add to future projects and same time inking and cleaning in between.

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Look how shiny and bright that gold foil star is, atop the tree!

I just adore the gold foil accent on all of the pieces of Designer Paper in this pack. It is simply stunning.

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For this card I added some of the Snowfall Accent Puff Paint to the tree!

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How gorgeous are these deer? Can you believe they are stickers?!!

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Merry Christmas Star for Heart of Christmas

Heart of Christmas Blog Hop 2019

Tonight I have a gorgeous, sparkling copper star for you using the Brightly Gleaming suite again. Yes, I love it and how can you not love this copper foil in the Designer Paper?! The large Foil Element Star is glued to some Night of Navy card stock and I cut it out with paper snips, as I didn’t want the small stars on the DSP to show through. I added it with dimensionals to lift it up and placed another small Star Designer Element in the centre. Do you see that very thin strip of Copper across the card? Well that is cut from the edging of the sheet that the Foil Element Star came off!

Starry Christmas card using Stampin Up Brightly Gleaming Suite & Copper Ink by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019

How gorgeous does the stamped image look behind the sentiment? I reckon it is the perfect length for it and the copper on navy is so rich.

Starry Christmas card using Stampin Up Brightly Gleaming Suite & Copper Ink by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019.

Only 2.5 months until Christmas Day… have you started your shopping yet? If not, at least we have made a start on our cards!!!

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Christmas is the Most Wonderful Time of the year

Heart of Christmas Blog Hop 2019

Oh wow, have you seen the Most Wonderful Time Product Medley on page 39 in the Holiday catalogue? You need to check it out!

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The only extra things you need are ink, glue, card bases and clear blocks for your stamps, but I’m sure you have these things at home already!

Most Wonderful Time Product Medley by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2019 Holiday catalogue

I lashed out and purchased the Delicata Golden Glitz Metallic ink pad as well, which you can see I have used for the stars, ribbons on the presents and also around the edges of the Red & gold star card stock. Initially this was white with gold starts, but I found it way to bright, so I sponged it with Real Red ink.  The star on top of the tree was cut from this same piece of card before I sponged it, and the hole is hidden by the tree!

Most Wonderful Time Product Medley by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia, 2019 Holiday catalogue

This one uses more gold with the foil frame and the white background is embossed with the Scripty Dynamic Textured Embossing Folder.

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The lighting wasn’t great getting that sentiment but it’s the Delicata Golden Glitz Metallic ink.

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This card has a piece of DSP cut 5mm short of the card size and I used the circle punch to cut the circle out before gluing the DSP to the card for the featured candy canes to sit in. How cute is that tinsel?!!!

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Even though the candy canes and the banner are stickers, you can still add dimensionals to pop them up for extra dimension. You wouldn’t think these were even stickers, as the quality is amazing!

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Click here to see the other ladies’ Heart of Christmas inspiration!

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