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Colour Challenge Blog Hop: Pink!

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Tonight the Art with Heart team are sharing creative projects featuring the colour pink. We hope our blog hop inspires you to get creative with the various shades of pink that Stampin’ Up! offer in our collection of 53 different colours available.

If you’re already hopping, then you just came to me from my good friend, Sharon Davern. If you’re just joining, great! Use the “next” button at the end of my post to hop all the way around. Blog Hops are full circles, so you can start hopping here and then at the end of each post there is a link to the next one. There is also a list of participants at the end in case of any broken links.

Now let’s get started!

My first project I am using the Ribbon of Courage stamp set with heat embossing and watercolouring. With October being Breast Cancer awareness month, this was the perfect stamp set to use!

 I stamped the image multiple times with Versamark ink, applied White Emboss Powder and heat set it. Then I used the AquaPainter to apply water and some ink starting with Lovely Lipstick at the top and Flirty Flamingo at the bottom until they mixed in the centre. Once these dried, I added a wash of Smoky Slate ink over the entire background.

Blog Hop- Pink! Ribbon of Courage Watercolouring Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Australia 2018.

The sentiment is heat embossed with White Emboss Powder. Look at that gorgeous Lovely Lipstick 1/8″ Grosgrain Ribbon wrapped around 3 times and tied in a bow with a small piece of Gold mini sequin trim!

Blog Hop- Pink! Ribbon of Courage Watercolouring Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Australia 2018

I adore this sentiment for the inside of the card.

Blog Hop- Pink! Ribbon of Courage Watercolouring Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Australia 2018 inside

Project 1 Products
Stamp Set: Ribbon of Courage
Cardstock: Flirty Flamingo, Lovely Lipstick, Watercolour, Whisper White
Inks: Flirty Flamingo, Lovely Lipstick, Smoky Slate, Versamark
Other: AquaPainter, Gold Mini Sequin Trim, Lovely Lipstick 1/8″ Grosgrain Ribbon, Paper Snips, White Emboss Powder, Heat Tool, Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Stampin’ Trimmer

My second project is very much a girly card, using the stamp set, Flourishing Phrases and lots of “Stella”!

AWHT Blog Hop, Congratulations card using Stampin Up Flourishing Phrases by Kate Morgan Australia 2018.

Can you see the Wink of Stella on the flower and leaves? It is also around the edges of the sentiment! Oh yes, I really do love my “Stella”!!! I also added some small pearl jewels for an extra feminine touch.

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This is all I have done on the inside of this card, as I’m not sure whether it will be used for a wedding card, special big ‘0’ birthday or something else as yet. When I know, I can add the appropriate sentiment.

AWHT Blog Hop, Congratulations card using Stampin Up Flourishing Phrases by Kate Morgan Australia 2018 inside

Project 2 Products
Stamp Set: Flourishing Phrases
Cardstock: Powder Pink, Smoky Slate, Silver Glimmer, Whisper White
Inks: Powder Pink, Smoky Slate
Punches: Leaf, Everyday Label, Banner Triple
Other: Pearl Jewels, Wink of Stella, Dimensionals, Sponge Dauber, Paper Snips, Powder Pink Shimmer Ribbon, Big Shot, Tufted Dynamic TIEF, Layered Leaves Dynamic TIEF, Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Stampin’ Trimmer

Thanks for visiting today.


Don’t forget to email me at craftwithkate@live.com.au to request your copy of a Catalogue or to ask about joining the Art With Heart team.

Now it’s time to follow the blog hop to our next participant, the talented, Andrea Roberts

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If you find a broken link or have come to this blog hop from a different entry point, you can view the participants below.

  1. Kate Morgan < you are here >

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Marbled with Gold!

Dear Crafters,

Today’s card uses a few different stamp sets; Marbled, Lots of Lavender & Ribbon of Courage. Lots of Lavender is available in the Sale-a-bration brochure, which you can select for FREE with any $90 order!

This card was inspired by a picture posted on our Art with Heart Team FB Forum.

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I hadn’t inked up my Marbled background stamp yet, and I thought this was the perfect opportunity to do so. My colour combination is Pool Party, Perfect Plum & Wisteria Wonder with Gold embossing.

The sentiment is from the Ribbon of Courage stamp set and the flowers from the Lots of Lavender stamp set.

To create the background, I inked up the entire Marbled stamp with Pool Party ink, then tapped a small amount of Wisteria Wonder & Perfect Plum inks in spots, and applied it to the Shimmery White card stock. Then I used the Wink of Stella pen to add a bit more ink across the entire background. I also went over it with a sponge dauber, especially around the edges. I sprinkled some gold embossing powder over and heat set it. Check out all that shine!

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Wink of Stella was also applied over the flowers after I coloured them with Stampin’ Write Markers in coordinating colours.

When you spend $90+ during Sale-a-bration, you get to choose 1 free item from the Sale-a-bration brochure. Go on, have a look, you know you want to!!!

There’s also some new Sale-a-bration freebies added as a second release. Be sure to check them out by clicking on the picture below to download your copy.

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A full list of products can be found at the end of this post!

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Standard Starter Kit + more stamps during Sale-a-bration.
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*You may choose only stamp sets from the annual or occasions catalogues (bundles, kits, Sale-a-bration items cannot be selected as free stamp sets for this promotion).

Sale-a-bration period to earn FREE product: 3rd January – 31st March 2018
Occasions catalogue period: 3rd January – 31st May 2018
Be sure to download a copy of the Occasions catalogue and the Sale-a-bration brochure on my SU Catalogue Library page today.


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Bundle of Love meets Ribbon of Courage

Hello Friends,

My project today uses the Ribbon of Courage stamp set and coordinating framelits dies, with the stunning Bundle of Love Specialty Designer Series Paper. #cutitnothoardit

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Ribbon of Courage meets Bundle of Love by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Australia #cutitnothoardit #cancer.jpg

I love how there are so many uses for this stamp set which was designed by Patty Bennett, a US Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator and million dollar sales achiever!!! Yes, you heard it, she has sold over $1 million of Stampin’ Up! products in her career, and because of that massive achievement, Stampin’ Up! recognise & reward those amazing people with a trip to the home office in Utah and to design their own stamp set. How cool is that?!!! I’m sure there are many other things they also receive, but this is what I love about this wonderful company we work for!

The ribbon image was stamped in versamark ink, gold embossed and heat set before being die cut with the Support Ribbon framelits and popped up with some dimensionals. The flowers and leaves are also from the same framelits set and I added them behind for a little bit of colour!

Using this sentiment, you could give this card to anyone who is going through a tough time and this bundle is perfect for creating cards for those having treatment, whether it be for cancer or any other disease. I know in the future I will be creating some cards for those suffering with Multiple Sclerosis, just like myself 😦  You know, there is nothing better than going to the mailbox and finding some happy mail to cheer you up 🙂

Look at all that gold shining on this card, who wouldn’t want to open an envelope to see this inside?!!!!

Ribbon of Courage meets Bundle of Love by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Australia #cutitnothoardit #cancer DIY

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