Masculine, Stampin' Up!

Nailed It with Urban Underground

Dear Crafters,

Today I am sharing the last of the four cards that we made at my last craft class, focusing on a Masculine theme. This time we are using the Nailed It stamp set with the Urban Underground Specialty Designer Series Paper.

Nailed It Urban Underground Masculine card by Kate Morgan Independent Demonstrator Australia

I actually cased this card from a similar one that Kelly Kent created that I saw on Pinterest.  I am not a great creator of masculine cards, and I actually find them quite challenging, so I often find myself scouring Pinterest for ideas.

This card really messes with my OCD too, stamping in such a random pattern, is something that I truly struggle with. We started with a square, stamped the images, then cut into 3 equal strips.

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The sentiment is from the Balloon Adventures stamp set.

And I always stamp the inside too!!!

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What do you think of this card?

Products Used:

Cardstock: Basic Gray, Very Vanilla, Urban Underground Specialty DSP
Stamp Sets: Nailed It, Balloon Adventures
Inks: Basic Black, Smoky Slate, Delightful Dijon
Other: Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Trimmer, Stampin’ Scrub, Paper Snips, Clear Block, Bone Folder, Urban Underground Embellishments, Banner Triple Punch

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Did you notice some new images today? Yes, I thought it was time to update my ‘branding’ and add some watercolour flowers in some of my favourite colours. What do you think of them? I love it!

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Kids Cards, Masculine, Stampin' Up!

Born to Ride

Dear Crafters,

Today I am sharing another of the cards that we made at my last craft class, focusing on a Masculine theme. This time we are using the One Wild Ride stamp set with the Urban Underground Specialty Designer Series Paper.

One Wild Ride Urban Underground Masculine card by Kate Morgan Independent Demonstrator Australia

I actually cased this card from a similar one that Kylie Bertucci created that I saw on Pinterest. It just stuck out to me as a quick and easy card to create but so masculine at the same time! I am not a great creator of masculine cards, and I actually find them quite challenging.

One Wild Ride Urban Underground Masculine card by Kate Morgan Independent Demonstrator Australia side

And this is the inside of the card. I always stamp the inside too!!!

One Wild Ride Urban Underground Masculine card by Kate Morgan Independent Demonstrator Australia inside

What do you think of this card?

Products Used:

Cardstock: Basic Black, Very Vanilla, Urban Underground Specialty DSP
Stamp Sets: One Wild Ride
Inks: Basic Black, Smoky Slate
Other: Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Trimmer, Stampin’ Scrub, Paper Snips, Clear Block, Bone Folder, Dimensionals, Sponge Dauber

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Handmade Cards, Kids Cards, Masculine, Stampin' Up!, Techniques & Tutorials

Masking Technique with Superman!

Dear Crafters,

Following all the excitement of OnStage, today I am sharing a card that we made at my Masculine class last week.

Masking Technique using Stampin Ups Everyday Hero Superman Masculine card by Kate Morgan Independent Demonstrator Australia

I love the buildings in this stamp set, but having just the one layer of buildings, just didn’t seem to do my card justice, so I added many layers using the masking technique!

Masking Technique using Stampin Ups Everyday Hero Superman Masculine card by Kate Morgan Independent Demonstrator Australia closeup

Most of the ladies just looked at me as though, “you have to be kidding”, when I showed them what we were about to make, especially with the fussy cutting around the character, but I think they actually were very impressed with their final works!

What do you think of this card?

Products Used:

Cardstock: Smoky Slate, Basic Black
Stamp Sets: Everyday Hero
Inks: Basic Black, Crushed Curry
Other: Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Trimmer, Stampin’ Scrub, Paper Snips, Clear Block, Bone Folder, Dimensionals, Stampin Write Markers

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OnStage 2017 Display Samples

Dear Crafters,

This morning I shared my excitement of being privileged enough to be chosen to be a Display Stamper for the OnStage event held on Saturday 8th April at Luna Park, Sydney.

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Well, this afternoon I share some individual photos of my projects that I created using brand new product from the Annual Catalogue 2017-2018. This catalogue will be available from 1st June 2017.

Beautiful Bouquet & Dragonfly Dreams stamp sets with Wood Textures DSP by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Australia  Beautiful Bouquet & Paint Play stamp sets, Lovely Laurel Thinlits, Touches of Nature Elements by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Australia

Beautiful Bouquet & Paint Play stamp sets, Old Olive Sheer Ribbon by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Australia  Beautiful Bouquet stamp set & Wood Textures DSP, Bitty Bows, Dragonfly Dreams by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Australia

Beautiful Bouquet stamp set with Ombre Ribbon & Eclectic Shaped Paper Clips by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Australia  Beautiful Bouquet & Paint Play stamp sets, Lovely Laurel Thinlits, Touches of Nature Elements, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Bitty Bows by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator A

Beautiful Bouquet stamp set, Gold Metallic Edged Ribbon by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Australia  Beautiful Bouquet stamp set, Ombre Ribbon by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Australia lots of fussy cutting!

Beautiful Bouquet stamp set with Wood Textures DSP by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Australia  Beautiful Bouquet stamp set, Lovely Laurel Thinlits, Touches of Nature Elements, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Bitty Bows by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Australia

Beautiful Bouquet stamp set, Pretty Label Punch (sponging creating the clouds), Lovely Laurel Thinlits , Beautiful You, Wood Textures DSP by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstra

Easter Gift using Stampin' Ups Paint Play Stamp Set & Pretty Label Punch by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Australia

Beautiful Bouquet stamp set, Wood Textures DSP, Pretty Label punch, Lovely Laurel thinlits, Stitched Shapes thinlits by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Australia  Beautiful Bouquet stamp set, Wood Textures DSP, Pretty Label punch, Lovely Laurel thinlits, Stitched Shapes thinlits inside by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Australia

Beautiful Bouquet stamp set, Pretty Label Punch, Lovely Laurel Thinlits with Ombre Ribbon by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Australia

Paint Play stamp set, Bitty Bow, Touches of Nature Elements by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Australia  Paint Play stamp set, Pretty Label punch, Lovely Laurel thinlits, Stitched Shapes thinlits, Basics Pack 1 Washi Tape by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Australia

Paint Play stamp set, Pretty Label Punch with Wood Textures DSP by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Australia  Wood Textures DSP with Bitty Bows, Pretty Label Punch and Basics Pack 1 Washi Tape, Bitty Bows by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Australia

Wood Textures DSP, Dapper Denim Baker's Twine, Pretty Label punch, Touches of Nature Elements, Eclectic Shaped Paper Clips by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Australia  Paint Play Stamp set, Smoky Slate Gingham Ribbon, A4 glossy white cardstock by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Australia

Wood Textures DSP, Dapper Denim Baker's Twine by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Australia

and here is my 12 x 12 Scrapbook page layout

12 x 12 Scrapbook Layout using Beautiful Bouquet stamp set, Pretty Label Punch, Lovely Laurel Thinlits Lovely by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Australia

What do you think of these projects?

Do you spy some awesome new products that will be on your June shopping list?

I would love some feedback of your favourite card. If you hover over the photos, it tells you the products I have used.

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Birthday, Masculine, Stampin' Up!

Hope your day is on cloud nine

Dear Crafters,

Today, I am flying to Sydney for the Stampin’ Up! OnStage Local event to be held tomorrow at Luna Park!  I am very excited, as this is the launch of the brand new Annual Catalogue, and only those demonstrators who attend the event, get to see the catalogue before anyone else. Also, I have a little secret to share… I am also one of the display stampers! Yes, I have been busy creating for the past couple of weeks with brand new catalogue items that no one has seen. I am very nervous about displaying my projects, but I am sure they will be okay 😉

When I return home, I will be able to share some pics of my displays with you, but not until Tuesday 11th April, so make sure you tune in then!

So today’s card with the sentiment Hope your day is on cloud nine, is kind of appropriate, as that is how we will be feeling tomorrow as we get that catalogue in our hands!!!!!

Lift Me Up Hot Air Balloons Masculine card by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin' Up! demonstrator, Australia. Occasions 2017

I love the simplicity of this card and the colours coordinate so well. We made this in my class on Saturday and the ladies loved it.

The colours are: Dapper Denim, Crumb Cake, Soft Sky & Very Vanilla

Lift Me Up Hot Air Balloons Masculine card by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin' Up! demonstrator, Australia. Occasions 2017 flat

I wasn’t sure about adding a bow to this card, seeing as it was masculine, so we added a little linen thread tied in a knot…. perfect!

What do you think of this card?

Products Used:

Cardstock: Crumb Cake, Dapper Denim, Very Vanilla
Stamp Sets: Lift Me Up
Inks: Crumb Cake, Dapper Denim, Sot Sky
Other: Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Trimmer, Stampin’ Scrub, Paper Snips, Clear Block, Bone Folder, Linen Thread, Dimensionals

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Birthday, Stampin' Up!

Party Animal Pop Up

Dear Crafters,

Today I share a very bright and cheery birthday card that I made as a Make and Take at the OnStage event in Brisbane last month. It was perfect for my hubby who celebrated his birthday days after I returned (but don’t tell him that)!!!

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What makes it even more special, is when you open it up!!!

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How cool is that?!!! An amazing pop up card!

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The Balloon Pop Up Thinlits dies makes this card so quick and easy to make. Be sure to keep an eye out for it in the Occasions catalogue available to purchase from 4th January 2017.

What do you think of this card?

Products Used:

Stamp Sets: Balloon Adventures
Cardstock: Crushed Curry & Whisper White and Party Animal DSP
Inks: Crushed Curry, Pacific Point, Emerald Envy, Tangerine Tango
Other: Big Shot, Balloon Pop Up Thinlits, Emerald Envy Taffeta Ribbon, Party Animal Embellishments, Crushed Curry Bakers Twine, Fast Fuse, Paper Snips, Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Trimmer, Stampin Scrub, Clear Blocks (scallop oval framelit)

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Birthday, Holiday Catalogue, Masculine, Stampin' Up!

Beach Box

Dear Crafters,

Today’s card is a twist on using the Sleigh Ride Edgelits from the last Holiday Catalogue to create a beach scene. Who would have thought!!!!

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How cute are the beach boxes?!!!  You’ll notice that I have trimmed some of them to turn them from a church, into a beach box and coloured them in stripes with a Stampin Write Marker.

I also used Stampin Write Markers for the sand and water, but the sky I sponged with Soft Sky ink. The birds are drawn by hand with a marker.

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I added the sequins last. What do you think of my beachy card?

I originally saw this idea while searching on Pinterest, a card by Tracey May. Thanks Tracey for your inspiration!

 

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