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CCBH Crumb Cake – Delicate Dahlias and Feels Like Home

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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.

Week 13 – Crumb Cake

I have chosen a soft colour palette for tonight’s card using the Delicate Dahlias stamp set. This is one of the free items in Sale•a•bration brochure with any $180+ order. This stamp set has the outline for the flower and also a full image stamp to colour inside the lines. I found using the Stamparatus was much easier to line the stamps up!

Delicate Dahlias Photopolymer stamp set (156601)

Colour Combination - Crumb Cake

My card base is Blushing Bride, embossed with the Ornate Floral 3D Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. First I stamped the outline of the dahlia flower onto a post-it note and cut it out with Paper Snips, on the inner edge of the stamping. Then I took an A5 piece of Basic White cardstock and stamped one of the dahlia flowers then placed the post-it note over the top and stamped the second flower and the third flower using the same process.

Delicate Dahlias Sympathy Card SAB Stampin Up 2021 by Kate Morgan, Australia

I stamped the outline of the flowers in Crumb Cake and the centres are Blushing Bride, So Saffron and Soft Sea Foam. The sentiment is stamped in Crumb Cake ink on Crumb Cake card and cut out with Everyday Label Punch. The sentiment is smaller than the punch, so I placed it back in the punch and took more off each end. I used a sponge dauber to softly add ink around the edges.

Delicate Dahlias Sympathy Card SAB Stampin Up 2021 by Kate Morgan, Australia closeup

The wood frame is the In Good Taste DSP and die cut using two of the Stitched Rectangle Dies. I used the smaller Stitched Rectangle Die again to cut out the stamped flowers to insert into the frame. The frame and the sentiment are all added to the card base on dimensionals.

Delicate Dahlias Sympathy Card SAB Stampin Up 2021 by Kate Morgan, Australia.

Card 2 is for Father’s Day! Have you made your cards yet?!!! Father’s Day is not far away, as in Australia, we celebrate it on 5th September. As I need to mail my cards (possibly both this year if we are still in lockdown), I needed to get them in the mail this week. So for my card tody, I am creating a fancy fold with the Feels Like Home stamp set.

Feels Like Home Cling Stamp set (156607)

Feels Like Home Fancy Fold card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up SAB Australia 2021

Open the front of the card to begin revealing your centre message panel.

Feels Like Home Fancy Fold card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up SAB Australia 2021 opening

and the next to reveal the message inside with some In Good Taste DSP on the side panels. These sentiments are from the Hats Off stamp set.

Feels Like Home Fancy Fold card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up SAB Australia 2021 open

Here is a close up of the image on the card front, stamped with Versamark Ink with White Emboss Powder, then heat set with the Heat Tool. I was thinking of colouring it, but I loved the crispness of the white against the Crumb Cake, so I left it. The sentiment is from the Free as a Bird stamp set.

Feels Like Home Fancy Fold card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up SAB Australia 2021

Basic measurements:
Crumb Cake Card: 10.4cm x 14cm & 9cm x 9cm
Crumb Cake Card: 10.5cm x 28cm, scored at 10.5cm & 21cm
Thick White card: 13.5cm x 10cm & 10cm x 10cm
In Good Taste DSP: 10cm x 10cm & 10cm x 6.5cm (2)

Update: Want to hear a funny story? Actually, it’s not funny at all and I want to cry. We have a 5 month old puppy, Arlo, who loves to chew… well, he got to my card (that was in an envelope) and this is all that’s left of it, along with the chewed up paper/envelope 😢 Back to the drawing board to create another one for my dad, grrr. Lucky I still have a week to get it made and that I had photographed this one already!!!

Feels Like Home Fancy Fold card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up SAB Australia 2021 dog chewed

but how do you get angry at this face?!!!!

Arlo - 5 months

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The Gang’s All Meer

How cute are these Meerkats? We love going to the zoo and watching these cute little critters going about their daily business and sitting up on top of the rocks keeping watch, and this stamp set I earned for FREE in my first order. Yes, FREE during Sale•A•Bration. Read on to find out how you can get this set too!

The Gang's All Meer Stampin Up Saleabration 2020 by Kate Morgan, Australia

Using the Masking Technique, it is really easy to create an entire Gang of Meerkats stamped in Soft Suede ink. I cased this card directly from the catalogue, a wonderful place to find inspiration!

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On the inside I stamped one single meerkat with the cactus and coloured with Stampin’ Blends Markers. Super cute with this sentiment.

The Gang's All Meer Stampin Up Saleabration 2020 by Kate Morgan, Australia inside

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The Gang’s All Meer is one of the Level 1 stamp sets you can earn free during Sale•A•Bration with a $90 order!!!

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Level 1 items are free products earned for every $90 spent.
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For example, if you spend $270 you can choose three level 1 items or one level 1 item and one level 2 item. Check out the Sale•A•Bration brochure now to see what you can earn for FREE! And there is no limit to the amount of free items!

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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?

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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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