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Colour Creations: Powder Pink & watercolour in Tea Together

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Our Colour Creations weekly Blog Hop features our 40th colour; Powder Pink. This is one of the In Colours that will retire in June, so make sure you purchase anything Powder Pink now while they are still available!

I have had this stamp set, Tea Together with the coordinating Tea Time Framelits dies for a little while now but this is my first time inking it up. Why did I wait so long???!!!

My colour palette: Powder Pink, Soft Sea Foam & Fresh Fig

The images were all stamped with Versamark ink on Watercolour Paper, Gold Emboss Powder added and Heat set. Then I coloured using the AquaPainter and ink from the stamp pads. I did all this and let them dry before die cutting each of the images out.

Mother's Day Card using Stampin Up Tea Together, Watercolouring by Kate Morgan, Australia..jpg

I embossed the Fresh Fig layer with the Tin Tile Embossing folder before using the Versamark pad around each of the edges, just swiping gently across the pad then dipping each edge in the Gold Emboss Powder & heat set. I also did this on the Powder Pink layer inside the card!

I sprinkled some extra gold emboss powder gently over the embossed Fresh Fig card and heat set it from behind so the powder didn’t blow away and stayed where I needed it.

I gold embossed the doily as well and placed some Gold Metallic Thread behind the tea pot, which is adhered with dimensionals.

Mother's Day Card using Stampin Up Tea Together Watercolouring by Kate Morgan Australia.

I love the watercolour effect of this rose, super pretty.

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On the inside I stamped the sentiment and Gold embossed it also. Do you think I have enough Gold??!!!

Mother's Day Card using Stampin Up Tea Together Watercolouring by Kate Morgan, Australia.

If you love these products, be sure to purchase the stamp set and earn the framelits FREE with any $180 order. You won’t be disappointed!

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

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Hello Beautiful, Butterfly Gala

Hi, if you follow my blog, you will be seeing loads of butterflies as this is one of my favourite suites in the Occasions catalogue. I also love how so many products coordinate with the Gingham Gala DSP, Gingham Gala adhesive backed Sequins, Organdy Ribbon Pack and the Botanical Butterfly DSP. It really does make card making so easy and takes the stress away and just allows you to create. This is the reason I became a demonstrator almost 6 years ago!

Butterfly Gala & Gingham Gala DSP Stampin Up Occasions Saleabration by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019.

The Stitched Rectangle Framelits dies are not really suited for our Australian card stock sizes, however, I love them and will try anything to make them work for us Aussies! As you can see, I cut a piece of Gingham Gala DSP to the same A5 card size and placed the framelit towards the top and cut it out. I glued this to my card base. I cut a piece of the Botanical Butterfly DSP and then cut it in half and placed it inside the frame. I used some of the Grapefruit Grove Grosgrain Ribbon across the top and added a bow.

I stamped the butterflies, punched them out and added a sentiment to the top section of the card. I also added some sequins and then finished with Wink of Stella on the butterflies, including the ones on the DSP!

Butterfly Gala & Gingham Gala DSP Stampin Up Occasions Saleabration by Kate Morgan, Australia, 2019.

I placed two more butterflies on the inside of the card.

Butterfly Gala & Gingham Gala DSP Stampin Up Occasions Saleabration by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019 inside

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It’s a piece of cake for a 21st!

Today, I am sharing a card that I was asked to make for friend’s friend. The brief was Black, Silver & Gold, 21st birthday of a young lady named Lia. I like to try and use all the info when making these special occasion cards and I think I have met the brief. What do you think?

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The black card base has a layer of Gold Foil with another black card layer over the top. A silver square layer with another smaller black layer with a 1-3/4″ circle punched out of the centre. The 21 are cut with the retired Little Numbers dies which are still so handy to have! The Black Glittered Organdy Ribbon from the Holiday catalogue was the perfect finishing touch.

Piece of Cake Bundle Occasions catalogue 2019

I have used the new Piece of Cake stamp set and coordinating Cake Builder punch from the upcoming 2019 Occasions catalogue. The cake stand is punched in gold foil and the cake is stamped in Versamark and gold emboss powder added and heat set. I then added some Wink of Stella over the flowers for a bit of sparkle.

Piece of Cake in Black Silver Gold, Occasions catalogue 2019 Sneak Peek by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment and added LIA using the large letter framelits dies in black card with a wash of Champagne Mist Shimmer paint applied with an AquaPainter.

Piece of Cake in Black Silver Gold, Occasions catalogue 2019 Sneak Peek by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia inside

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Occasions catalogue Sneak Peek

Today I have a few more sneak peek projects to show you from the upcoming 2019 Occasions catalogue, that we made at our recent OnStage event for Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators. However, if you would like to order any of these items in December, you can by joining my team from 5 December and you can select any of these products as part of your starter kit. Ask me how!

Project 1: Classic Garage Collection; Geared Up stamp set, Garage Gears Thinlits dies, Classic Garage 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper, Black/Silver 1/4″ Striped Metallic Ribbon.

Classic Garage Occasions catalogue 2019 by Kate Morgan, Australia

Project 2: Forever Lovely stamp set, 2″ circle punch, All My Love Designer Series Paper,  All My Love Ribbon Combo pack (Lovely Lipstick).  Colours: Crumb Cake, Flirty Flamingo, Soft Sea Foam & Lovely Lipstick

Forever Lovely Occasions catalogue 2019 by Kate Morgan, Australia

Project 3: Bloom by Bloom stamp set, Happiness Blooms Memories & More card pack, Happiness Blooms Enamel Dots, Calypso Coral 3/8″ Satin Ribbon & Happiness Blooms Memories & More Cards & Envelopes! Stamped images are in Lovely Lipstick, Call Me Clover & Night of Navy.

Happiness Blooms Occasions catalogue 2019 by Kate Morgan, Australia


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2018 Holiday Catalogue ends 2 January 2019
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Interlocking Gatefold cards using different designer papers for different looks!

Hello Crafters,

These are some of the cards we made during my class last Thursday. The first card uses the Petal Promenade DSP, it is stunning! This creates a very soft and feminine card with the Smoky Slate and Blushing Bride colour palette.

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The Share What You Love Artisan Pearls coordinate so well with these papers and the Share What You Love stamp set. The flower images are coloured with the Clear Wink of Stella for added shine. This sentiment is from the Itty Bitty Greetings stamp set. Wouldn’t this be the perfect wedding card?

Interlocking Gatefold Card using Stampin Up Love What You do Petal Parade by Kate Morgan Australia 2018.

The next card is using the Garden Impressions DSP; making a bright and bold Interlocking card.

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This is such a fun card to make and I love how different DSPs can make the same style card, look so different.

Interlocking Gatefold Card using Stampin Up Love What You do Garden Impressions by Kate Morgan Australia 2018

A full list of products can be found at the end of this post!


2018-2019 Annual Catalogue ends 3 June 2019
2018 Holiday Catalogue ends 2 January 2019
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Wow, Petal Passion DSP meets Stampin’ Blends!

Dear Crafters,

Today I share a card focusing on the Petal Passion Designer Series Paper in the Occasions catalogue. This pack of papers are all black and white and very bold prints. But wait until you see what I have done to them!!! You won’t believe it’s the same pack of paper!

Petal Passion DSP
Petal Passion DSP

I started colouring the floral images with the Stampin’ Blends Markers and it looked great, but then I coloured the background of the DSP with the Light Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends marker and it just looked amazing!

Petal Passion DSP with Stampin Blends Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Independent Demonstrator Australia Feminine Handmade card

The shading in the images is part of the DSP, so it makes it even easier to colour and get the shading effect.

Petal Passion DSP with Stampin Blends, Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Independent Demonstrator Australia Feminine Handmade card

When you spend $90+ during Sale-a-bration, you get to choose 1 free item from the Sale-a-bration brochure. Go on, have a look, you know you want to!!!

A full list of products can be found at the end of this post!

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Standard Starter Kit + more stamps during Sale-a-bration.
FIRST – Choose $235 in Stampin’ Up! Products for just $169!
SECOND – Choose TWO additional FREE stamp sets*, that’s up to a $174 value!

*You may choose only stamp sets from the annual or occasions catalogues (bundles, kits, Sale-a-bration items cannot be selected as free stamp sets for this promotion).

Sale-a-bration period to earn FREE product: 3rd January – 31st March 2018
Occasions catalogue period: 3rd January – 31st May 2018
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Occasions catalogue Blog Hop featuring the Petal Passion Suite

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Dear Crafters,

Tonight the Art with Heart team are sharing creative projects using product from the occasions catalogue. The occasions catalogue is current now until 31st May. Be sure to request your copy of the catalogue today (along with the sale-a-bration brochure).
Sale-a-bration is also a great time to join our fabulous team. Ask any of the girls on the hop!

If you’re already hopping, then you just came to me from the lovely, Leanne Mitchell. 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!

Today I share my favourite suite in the new Occasions catalogue as I have previously mentioned and I just love how many items are in this Petal Passion Suite.

Petal Passion Suite

I am using Pool Party as my base card with a layer of the Petal Passion DSP. Yes, these papers are black and white and can look quite harsh at first, but wait until you see them with some colour!

Petal Passion DSP
Petal Passion DSP

Petal Palette Suite Stampin Up Occasions 2018 Blog Hop by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator Australia. Feminine card

I coloured the DSP with my Stampin’ Blends; Calypso Coral Combo, Old Olive Combo and Pool Party Light for the background. What a difference it makes!!!

Petal Palette Suite Stampin Up Occasions 2018 Blog Hop by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator Australia. Feminine card DIY

I also coloured the bird with the Pool Party Combo blends pack and the Colour Lifter.  I die cut some vellum circles using the Stitched Shapes Framelits dies and glued them down by lightly sponging on some Tombo Multipurpose glue, so you can’t see it. I then added some of the gold metallic ⅛” ribbon and tied another piece in a bow and added it with a glue dot.

Petal Palette Suite Stampin Up Occasions 2018 Blog Hop by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator Australia. Feminine card. DIY

The sentiment is heat embossed with gold embossing powder and it looks stunning on that framelit.

Petal Palette Suite Stampin Up Occasions 2018 Blog Hop by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator Australia. Feminine card.

The gold strips down each side of the DSP is some Washi tape.

Thanks for visiting today.


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, Monika O’Neill.

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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. Ros Davidson 
  2. Caroline Manwaring
  3. Tina Gillespie
  4. Kathryn Mangelsdorf
  5. Rachel Palmieri 
  6. Alisha Watson
  7. Claire Daly
  8. Rebecca Jacovou
  9. Leanne Mitchell
  10. Kate Morgan
  11. Monika O’Neill
  12. Sharon Davern

Happy Hopping!

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Lots of Lavender during Saleabration

Dear Crafters,

Today I share the pretty, Lots of Lavender stamp set which can be earned free with any $90+ order.

My card base is Sweet Sugarplum, embossed with the Layered Leaves Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.  Each of the leaves has then been highlighted with the Wink of Stella.

Lots of Lavender by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator, Australia #Saleabration2018

The lavender image is stamped with Black Memento ink and coloured with the Stampin’ Blenders markers. I must say, I’m not overly happy with my fussy cutting and nearly pulled it all apart to start again 😦

I love Celebrate You thinlits dies too, especially cut in the silver foil. These dies are also a Sale-a-bration free product with a $180 order. If you place a $270 order, you can get both the thinlits dies and the Lots of Lavender stamp set for FREE.

Lots of Lavender by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Australia #Saleabration2018

A full list of products can be found at the end of this post!

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Join my team during Sale-a-bration and get even more rewards!
Standard Starter Kit + more stamps during Sale-a-bration.
FIRST – Choose $235 in Stampin’ Up! Products for just $169!
SECOND – Choose TWO additional FREE stamp sets*, that’s up to a $174 value!

*You may choose only stamp sets from the annual or occasions catalogues (bundles, kits, Sale-a-bration items cannot be selected as free stamp sets for this promotion).

Sale-a-bration period to earn FREE product: 3rd January – 31st March 2018
Occasions catalogue period: 3rd January – 31st May 2018
Be sure to download a copy of the Occasions catalogue and the Sale-a-bration brochure on my SU Catalogue Library page today.


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Everyday Hero, Super Mum!

Dear Crafters,

Today I have a Super hero card, but instead of the usual bright primary colours, I have used Sweet Sugarplum and more feminine colours to create a card for the super mum!

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I love the street scene stamped across the bottom in coordinating ink.

I coloured the image using the Watercolour Pencils and AquaPainter, but I did also use the Wink of Stella clear brush to blend the colour of her cape!

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The ruched ribbon was tied to the top in a knot to finish the card off.

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What do you think of this cute card? I love it!

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Sale-a-bration time!!! (3 new items!)

With any $90 order you can choose 1 item for FREE
with a $180 order you can choose 2 items for FREE
with a $270 order you can choose 3 items for FREE
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Here are all the FREE items you can choose from!

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Birthday, Calendar Card, Stampin' Up!

Easel Calendar Card

Dear Crafters,

Today I share another card using the Sweet Cupcake Bundle but it has been created as more of a gift that the recipient can keep all year long!

I’ve made this card for my husband’s aunt who loves my calendar cards and seeing as her birthday is on 1 December, it is perfect timing to send it to her with the 2017 calendar!

So today I have used the same colour scheme as Monday’s card; Watermelon Wonder, Peekaboo Peach, Whisper White. She wears a lot of orange so I thought this was perfect for her!

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The ‘sweet’ is die cut using the Cupcake Cutout Framelits in the Gold Glimmer paper.

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The card front is embossed using the Confetti Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. The Peekaboo Peach & white ovals are die cut using the Layering Ovals Framelits.

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The icing is a 3-step stamping process using photopolymer stamps, so you can easily line them up. The first layer is So Saffron then Peekaboo Peach before the final layer of Watermelon Wonder. I also used the Clear Wink of Stella over the top for a shiny glazed effect! I stamped a die cut two of these cupcakes, one for the front and one for inside the card!

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The mini calendar is placed at the bottom of the inside of the card, as this creates the easel.

Don’t forget to decorate inside your card and stamp on the envelope!

What do you think of this card?

Products Used:

Stamp Sets: Sweet Cupcake
Cardstock: Peekaboo Peach, Watermelon Wonder & Whisper White and retired DSP
Inks: So Saffron, Peekaboo Peach, Watermelon Wonder, Sahara Sand, Crumb Cake, Tip Top Taupe
Other: Big Shot, Confetti TIEF, Cupcake Cutout Framelits, Layering Ovals Framelits, Wink of Stella Clear, Paper Snips, Dimensionals, Glue Dots, Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Trimmer, Stampin Scrub, Simply Scored, Clear Blocks, Mini Calendar

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