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Grassy Grove with Torn paper technique

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Each week some of the Art With Heart team are joining  the Colour Creations Blog Hop to bring you creative inspiration showcasing our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours in alphabetical order.

Week 22 – Garden Green

Today I am using the Grassy Grove Bundle. The torn paper technique, recently shared with a member of The Crafty Carrot team, is super effective. I’ve used it in the background with Fresh Freesia, Highland Heather, Gorgeous Grape & Soft Succulent.

Grassy Grove with Torn Background card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

The dies were used to cut out the tree layer in Garden Green cardstock, before dry embossing it with the Timeworn Type 3D Embossing Folder. The I took a Blending Brush and added colour to the top half to give it a little more depth. The tree layer is added to the card with Mini Dimensionals/Adhesive Strips.

The deer are die cut from some Brushed Metallic cardstock and added with Multipurpose Adhesive Glue.

Grassy Grove with Torn Background card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 side

On the inside I added some stamped tree images and a sentiment from the Charming Sentiments stamp set. onto a Basic White insert.

Here is a surprise card to share with you, as I have extra time this week while on school holidays. The Stitched Greenery die creates the beautiful background with the Hues of Happiness DSP doesn’t need anything extra, as it is stunning on its own!

Fancy Fold card Garden Green CCBH by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 Hues of Happiness Stitched Greenery

The Very Vanilla card is 10.5cm x 24.9cm, score at 8.3cm & 16.6cm. The sentiment is from the Blessings of Home stamp set. This is a very easy card to create with a few basic products.

Fancy Fold card Garden Green CCBH by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 Hues of Happiness Stitched Greenery open

Thanks for dropping by. I hope you can join me next week for inspiration using Gorgeous Grape.

Please hop across to our next participant and enjoy the wonderful inspiration of Andrea Sargent.

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Suspended Book Fold card

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Each week some of the Art With Heart team are joining  the Colour Creations Blog Hop to bring you creative inspiration showcasing our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours in alphabetical order.

Week 21 – Fresh Freesia

Today I have a fun fancy fold design called a Suspended Book Fold card. It looks complicated, but in fact it is fairly easy to create. I am focusing on the Hues of Happiness DSP, with it’s gorgeous purples and floral images.

Fresh Freesia Gorgeous Grape Basic White

and here is my card – look at those layers?!!

Suspended Book Fold card for Fresh Freesia Colour Creations Blog Hop by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

There are two hinges attached to the 5″ x 7″ card base and the top book fold panels, giving it the ‘suspended’ name.

Suspended Book Fold card for Fresh Freesia Colour Creations Blog Hop by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 top side

The top card layer has a strip of Window Sheet which curves to the front and the focal panel is attached to this. I took a scrap piece of white card, approximately 2½” x 2″ and covered it with the die cut (Happiness Abounds dies) images from the Hues of Happiness papers. A simple sentiment from the Sending Smiles stamp set was stamped in Fresh Freesia ink onto basic white card and glued to the flowers. I added some Brushed Brass Butterflies to finish!

Suspended Book Fold card for Fresh Freesia Colour Creations Blog Hop by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 top

This card does fold flat, but because it is 5″ x 7″, you will need a larger envelope. You may be wondering where to place your written message, well the back of the card has a large space for that!

Suspended Book Fold card for Fresh Freesia Colour Creations Blog Hop by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 side

Basic Measurements:
5” x 7” card base (mark at 3½” top & bottom and draw light pencil line)
5” x 5” card folded in half @ 2½”
Hinges x 2 – 2” x 6”, score at 1½”, 3”, 4½”
6 x card/DSP to decorate hinges, 1¼” x 1¾”
2 panels (back) – Matt layers 1¾” x 4¾” & DSP 1½” x 4½”
1 panel (back) – Matt layers 2 ¾” x 4¾” & DSP 2½” x 4 ½”
2 panels (front) – Matt layers 2¼” x 4¾” & DSP 2” x 4½”
Acetate – 8’ x 1”, score at 1½” from each end

I give thanks and credit to Iced Images on YouTube for the instructions.

Thanks for dropping by. I hope you can join me next week for inspiration using Garden Green.

Please hop across to our next participant and enjoy the wonderful inspiration of Rachel Palmieri.

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