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Six cards inspired by my recent holiday!

Today’s cards are inspired by my recent week long holiday to Phillip Island. It was great to get away from the city and enjoy the slower pace of seaside living, sound of the ocean and fresh air!

When I got home after not taking any craft with me, I was inspired to get creating. So are you ready to see my projects?!!!

Here are some of the items; Waves of Inspiration stamp set and coordinating Waves dies, Waves of the Ocean Designer 12×12 Papers, 12×12 Blue Foil Specialty Pack, and the Rhinestone Waves Basic Jewels. The stamp and die bundle will be in the new Annual catalogue released on 3 May, however the other items are limited and available until 3 May if not sold out prior.

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I have also used the Paradise Palms Bundle (Paradise Palms stamp set and Palms dies).

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Card 1 – a simple design with some DSP, then a ring/circle of the Blue Foil cut using the new Stylish Shapes dies #159183 (available 3 May) and popped up on Foam Adhesive Strips. The wave is cut in Basic White card and adhered behind the circle.

Masculine birthday card using Waves of the Ocean DSP and Waves of Inspiration by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

The sentiment is stamped in Pacific Point ink and cut out using Paper Snips.

Masculine birthday card using Waves of the Ocean DSP and Waves of Inspiration by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022.

Card 2 – uses the DSP on a matt layer of Calypso Coral card on a Thick Basic White card base. I stamped the birds and grass (On the Horizon) directly onto the DSP in Soft Suede ink and the sentiment and pelican onto Basic White and die cut. Some Pebble Enamel Shapes were added along with some Rhinestone Wave Jewels.

Waves of the Ocean DSP and Waves of Inspiration by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

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Card 3 – a Pacific Point card base, the wave die cut in the same colour adhered across the centre of the card. The Scalloped Contours dies cut out the DSP which is popped up on Dimensionals. The stamping is again in Soft Suede ink and the clouds and birds die cut in Basic White. Rhinestone Waves Jewels to finish it off.

Waves of the Ocean by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

Card 4 – Coastal Cabana card base, layer of Pacific Point then DSP. The Green and Silver Foil from the Blue Foils Specialty Pack were used to cut the moon, grass and the Palm trees. The sentiment is stamped in Pacific Point ink on White card and cut using the new Stylish Shapes dies #159183 (available 3 May).

Waves of the Ocean and Paradise Palms by KateMorgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

Card 5 – a Pacific Point card base with matt layers of the blue foil and green foil followed by the DSP. The sentiment is stamped in Pacific Point ink.

Waves of Inspiration and Ocean by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

The two waves dies are cut in the 2 foil colours also and adhered one of top of the other.

Waves of Inspiration and Ocean by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 close up

Here is the stamping on the inside of this card.

Waves of Inspiration and Ocean by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 inside

Card 6 – using all the same products as the previous cards, although I did stamp the Palm fronds in Saddle Brown Stazon ink onto the green foil as I knew it would dry being a permanent ink!

Paradise Palms and Waves of the Ocean by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

Here is a closer look at them!

Paradise Palms and Waves of the Ocean by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 close up

and the inside of the card

Paradise Palms and Waves of the Ocean by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 inside

Which of the 6 cards is your favourite and why?

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Shaded Spruce Blog Hop ~ Paradise Palms Fancy 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 to showcase our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours.

Week 42 – Shaded Spruce

Tonight’s Pillar Pop Up fancy fold card is fast becoming my favourite! You may have seen my other version on 14 March using Waves of the Ocean.

This is a standard A5 card, but it has a layer at the front reminding me of a diorama, sitting up on two pillars which fold flat for the card to fit into our C6 envelopes.

Paradise Palms Pillar Pop Up Card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022, fancy fold

My card base is Shaded Spruce 21cm x 14.8cm folded in half. Using the Stitched Rectangle dies to create the frame (2, 3, 5 & 6). Use 2 & 6 together for the Shaded Spruce frame and 3 & 5 for the DSP on the frame. Glue the DSP on the frame before adding the palm tree in front and the grass behind. I also stamped and cut out the trio of palms to glue to the inside.

There are two of these pillars at either end behind the front frame, which are created with the same DSP. These allow the frame to sit flat, leaning to the left or the right.

Paradise Palms Pillar Pop Up Card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 fancy fold close up of pillar

The New Horizons Designer Paper was the perfect choice with the Paradise Palms Bundle.

Paradise Palms Pillar Pop Up Card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 fancy fold.

On the inside is some stamped sentiments and palm trees in Shaded Spruce ink.

Paradise Palms Pillar Pop Up Card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 fancy fold inside

Thanks for dropping by. All the products used tonight are linked at the end of this post!

Please click on the image below to head across to the next blog on tonight’s hop and see the wonderful inspiration of Rachel Woollard!

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