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Nothing’s Better Than Coffee and Chocolate!

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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 to showcase our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours.

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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CCBH Bumblebee – Pierced Blooms in a natural arc

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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 to showcase our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours.

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Week 7 – Bumblebee

I really love the layout of this card, its simplicity, but also the natural wood textured paper (In Good Taste DSP – which is on sale this month)!

Pierced Blooms & Basic Borders Dies card for CCBH Bumblebee by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021

The Thick Basic White card was die cut using the Basic Borders die to create that gorgeous stitched curve. Two pieces of A6 DSP were glued together and placed behind the curve to create the card front. By doubling up the DSP, it not only made it more sturdy, but the inside compliments the front of the card! Just Jade and Magenta Madness are the other two card stocks for the floral images. The sentiment is stamped in Bumblebee on some scrap card and die cut using the die from the Pierced Blooms dies. While the card is still in the die, turn it over and use the stylus from the Simply Scored to run around the inside edge. This gives that gorgeous raised edge around the sentiment!

Pierced Blooms & Basic Borders Dies card for CCBH Bumblebee by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021.

To create the splatters, I placed some Bumblebee ink onto an acrylic block and squeezed my Wink of Stella into it, to make it juicy then tapped it against my fingers to get the splatters, of course with an extra glitter effect.

I made some faux resin dots with a hole punch and some fine tip glue.

Pierced Blooms & Basic Borders Dies card for CCBH Bumblebee by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021.

On the inside you can see the same DSP as the front. I also added two small different size strips of card for extra colour and some more Stitched Blooms!

Pierced Blooms & Basic Borders Dies card for CCBH Bumblebee by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021 inside

I saw this idea from The Paper Papillon and decided to case it but changed up the colours and papers to make it my own.

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Sweet Strawberry Birthday

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Week 46 – Shaded Spruce

Shaded Spruce is from the Regals collection. It isn’t a colour I use very often, so it was very challenging and it may not look it, but this card took me ages to create. I even had to go to the Colour Coach swatch for inspiration.

Shaded Spruce

I chose the third combination and went for the Sweet Strawberry Bundle that is carrying over into the new Annual Catalogue, yay!

My card base is Shaded Spruce and I randomly stamped a single image onto Gray Granite cardstock in the one colour. Once it was dry, I ran it through my embossing machine in the Tasteful Textile embossing folder. I sponged the edges with Shaded Spruce ink to soften the edges when on the card base.

Sweet Strawberry pop up card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

I stamped the sentiment onto white card and fussy cut it. The strawberry was stamped in Melon Mambo ink; the outline was stamped twice using the Stamparatus to get a deeper tone. Cut it out using the Strawberry Builder punch. I wrapped the White Crinkle Seam Binding around the Granite layer and tied in a bow. I placed a Square Vellum Doilie under the ribbon and added the strawberry and sentiment on dimensionals.

Sweet Strawberry pop up card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021.

On the inside, is the surprise! I had planned to use this apron on the front, but couldn’t get it work, so decided to create a pop up card! I used the All Dressed Up dies to cut the apron out of the In Good Taste DSP. The Melon Mambo trim is cut using the new Basic Borders dies and trimmed down to fit. More of the same ribbon/binding, is added for the straps.

Sweet Strawberry pop up card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021 inside

The sentiment is stamped in Melon Mambo ink and the larger leaf placed in the corner.

This is how it looks when attached to the pop up mechanism. Do you think it looks like an apron?

Sweet Strawberry pop up card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021 inside view

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Terracotta Tile Wreath

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Week 43 – Terracotta Tile

Terracotta Tile is from the 2019-2021 In Color collection. You may be wondering why we have skipped forward to ‘T’, but by the time we get to Terracotta Tile in the alphabet, it will have already retired and we wanted to give it a well deserved send off!!! We will be back to the ‘S’ colours next week!

I have to admit, this is my least favourite of the retiring InColors, so I don’t think I will miss it and I really struggle using it. So I began wanting to do a wreath card with the Arrange a Wreath Bundle and the faux resin dots I made recently.

I thought the wreath would look lovely on some of the brick patterned paper from the In Good Taste DSP pack. I got out my Blending Brushes and added some Terracotta Tile ink to give it some extra colour. Doesn’t it look amazing?!!

Arrange a Wreath for Colour Creations Showcase Terracotta Tile card Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2021

The wreath layers are Garden Green card, Basic White card and Ornate Garden Specialty DSP. The sentiment panel is stamped using the Stamparatus, with the best wishes reinked a couple of times to get that darker tone on the background. I used my paper snips to cut it out.

Arrange a Wreath for Colour Creations Showcase Terracotta Tile card Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2021 closeup

The wreath & sentiment are added to the card on Mini Dimensionals and a white twine bow added with a glue dot. I finished off with some faux resin dots around the wreath; a little like berries.

Arrange a Wreath for Colour Creations Showcase Terracotta Tile card Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2021.

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Jaded Gold Pines for the Christmas season

The In the Pines Bundle coordinates perfectly with the In Good Taste patterned papers. I also used some of the Just Jade sheets from the 2020-2022 In Color Paper Pack, behind the large tree cutout and also die cut a couple of the smaller trees, as well as a Gold Foil one and Just Jade one.

The layer of Just Jade card is embossed with the Subtle 3D embossing folder before I brushed the edges with the Versamark inkpad. Some Gold emboss powder is added and heat set. This adds the look of an extra layer, without the bulk of extra card. The sentiment is also Gold Embossed and cut out with the Classic Label Punch.

Die cut the fancy tree (largest) in the centre top of the woodgrain patterned paper and place some of the Just Jade patterned paper behind it. I selected that stripy patterned piece, as it looks a little like a string of lights or tinsel wrapped around the tree.

The Just Jade Ribbon is tied around the woodgrain layer, and in a bow, before it is adhered to the Just Jade card layer. Then add the smaller trees last.

Some Gold Faceted Gems were added to the tops of the trees.

On the inside, I added some leftover strips of card and patterned paper an another small tree.

I can’t believe I am still finishing off my Christmas cards – I normally have them all done, written messages inside and in the mail by 1 December, eek! Have you mailed your Christmas cards yet?

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Christmas Arrange a Wreath on a fancy brick wall

First I want to make sure you are aware of the Merry & Bright Online Extravaganza tomorrow – for 1 day only on 24th November – save 10% off most of the Annual catalogue products. Click here to view the PDF of all the details of what is on sale, including bundles where you are already saving 10%!

The Arrange a Wreath Bundle is such a wonderful product and you can create so much with it. Today, I have a Christmas Wreath on a fancy brick wall, a background of the In Good Taste DSP.

The Coastal Cabana and Bermuda Bay Wreath are such gorgeous colours together and the Real Red flowers just pop!

The sentiment is stamped on a die cut from the Tasteful Labels dies. It was a bit too big, so I moved the die and cut again to make it shorter! I love how we can do this to make our sentiments fit perfectly.

The little So Saffron pearl embellishments are a retired product, but they were the perfect colour for my project. You could also colour the plain Basic Pearls with an alcohol Blends Marker to colour it any tone you like!

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CCS Week 22: Just Jade, Free as a Bird

Each week some of the Art With Heart team are joining the Colour Creations Showcase to bring you creative inspiration to showcase our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours.

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Week 22 – Just Jade

Tonight’s card is a real mish mash of products – In Good Taste DSP and Peony Garden DSP, which are both on sale in October, then I have the Free as a Bird Stamp Set and the Home Together dies from the Christmas range!

Colour Creations Showcase Just Jade using Stampin Up Free as a Bird by Kate Morgan, Australia 2020

When I saw this little house die, it reminded me of a bird feeder on a pole in the garden and so I paired it with the Free a a bird stamp. This image is coloured with Stampin’ Blends Markers.

Colour Creations Showcase Just Jade using Stampin Up Free as a Bird by Kate Morgan, Australia 2020.

I just love the dark wood of the In Good Taste DSP in the background and for the bird feeder. I initially had just the Jade embossed layer but added the piece from the Peony Garden DSP as well for some contrast. This is a real nature’s dream of a card!

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In Good Taste for Forever Flourishing

I love the classic colours of blues and whites and this card in no exception. I also added some gold for added bling, sparkle and texture!

Forever Flourishing & In Good Taste by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2020

Embossing the card base and the navy die cut, brings more interest to the card, along with the wood element and tiny Butterfly Gems.

Forever Flourishing & In Good Taste by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2020 c

On the inside I placed some more strips of patterned paper, flipping one over to see the wood design for added texture. The banner was created using the Tailored Tag Punch.

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