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Soft Suede Blog Hop ~ Two different techniques using the Stamparatus!

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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 46 – Soft Suede

Tonight I have two cards for you, both using the Stamparatus to show you how wonderful this product is and if you like things perfect, this is the tool for you!

Card 1 – is a masculine card using For The Record stamp set. My card base is Basic Black with a layer of Soft Suede which has two sentiments stamped down the right side using the Stamparatus and the hinged stamping technique. This means you stamp once, move the acrylic plate down one notch and stamp again and repeat to have a uniform pattern. I stamped these in Soft Suede and Memento Black inks.

For the Record Masculine card for Soft Suede Colour Creations blog hop by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022.

The record image is stamped in Versamark Ink onto Basic Black card. I added Clear Emboss Powder and heat set it with my Heat Tool.  I cut it out using the Layering Circles dies. I added a few Dimensionals to the back of the record but didn’t take off the Dimensional backings. Leave them on so the record spins. I pierced a hole through the centre of the record and the Suede layer using the Take Your Pick Tool and added a brad, gently closing it at the back. These layers are added to the card base with Dimensionals. Now the record spins!!!

The heart is Real Red card and cut using the Give It a Whirl dies and added to the brad with a glue dot.

For the Record Masculine card for Soft Suede Colour Creations blog hop by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

On the inside, I placed a Basic White card insert and partially stamped the record three times across the bottom in Soft Suede ink.

For the Record Masculine card for Soft Suede Colour Creations blog hop by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 side

Card 2 – uses the Nothing’s Better Than stamp set and coordinating Love You More Than dies.

My card base is Thick Basic White with layers of Soft Suede and Symbols of Fortune Specialty DSP. The stamped top layer is created using the Stamparatus and the Wreath Builder technique or Stamping in the Round (SITR) technique. The cookie outline is Soft Suede ink and the solid fill image is Crumb Cake ink. It reminds me of a plate of cookies sitting on a marble benchtop 🙂

Nothing's better than SITR card for Soft Suede Colour Creations blog hop by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

You can see the die cut word ‘cookies’ has a 3D raised look – I applied an Adhesive Foam Sheet to the back of the Soft Suede layer and die cut this word in the centre, before gluing the white stamped layer on top to cover it up! This also gave this top section some extra depth.

Nothing's better than SITR card for Soft Suede Colour Creations blog hop by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 close up

On the inside stamped with Crumb Cake and Soft Suede inks and the same on the envelope!

Nothing's better than SITR card for Soft Suede Colour Creations blog hop by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 inside

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Ever Eden SITR Christmas card

Tonday I have a square card featuring the Eden’s Garden stamp set, Ever Eden Specialty DSP and the technique, Stamping in the Round or Wreath Builder stamping, using the Stamparatus. I used Soft Succulent, Evening Evergreen and Gold Delicata inks.

Eden's Garden Collection Handmade Christmas SITR card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021.

This Ever Eden Specialty DSP has gorgeous gold foil accents (dots) on this piece. The Garden Gems were added to finish it off. The sentiment is from Peaceful Deer stamp set and stamped in Evening Evergreen on Soft Succulent card and die cut using the Tasteful Labels dies.

Eden's Garden Collection Handmade Christmas SITR card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021 closeup

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CCBH Calypso Coral – In the Round In Symmetry

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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 9 – Calypso Coral

Tonight I am using the In Symmetry stamp set, but I don’t have the coordinating designer paper yet, it’s on its way. It doesn’t really matter though, as I have come up with my own colour combination!

Colour Combination - Calypso Coral

I covered my Thick Basic White 5″ x 10″ (folded in half) card base with a piece of the Calypso Coral paper from the Subtles 6″ x6″ DSP pack. Then I cut a layer of Basic Black card to 4¼” x 4¼” and the Thick Basic White layer is 4″ x 4″ to stamp on, using the Stamparatus and the Stamping in the Round (SITR) technique to get the lovely uniform pattern.

In Symmetry card for CCBH Calypso Coral by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021

I stamped the four Calypso Coral flowers again on some scrap card and fussy cut them out to layer on top with dimensionals for extra depth, before adding a Champagne Rhinestone Jewel to each one. On each of the hearts I added some Wink of Stella. Before gluing the Black and White layers together, I swiped the Calypso Coral inkpad around the edges of the white card.

In Symmetry card for CCBH Calypso Coral by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021 close up

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Coming Home with Stamping in the Round (SITR)

Here I am back with another SITR card with a Christmas theme – the Coming Home stamp set and coordinating Trimming the Town Designer Paper is just beautiful. This Designer Paper pack is on sale for the month of October saving you 15%, so make sure you add it to your next order!

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Using the Stamparatus, and a template I created myself, I placed the 4″ x 4″ piece of white card on top of the template. Starting with the house image, stamp it once, rotate the card 90o, stamp again and repeat the process. The I placed the tree and the stars in position and repeated the process.

Stampin Up Coming Home & Trimming the Town DSP by Kate Morgan, Australia 2020

Once all the stamping is done, I then coloured the images with Stampin’ Blends Markers.

The sentiment is from the Itty Bitty Christmas Greetings stamp set and cut out with the 1½” circle punch and layered onto a Misty Moonlight die cut from the Tasteful Labels dies.

Stampin Up Coming Home & Trimming the Town DSP by Kate Morgan, Australia 2020

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Cherish the Season SITR

Christmas is definitely going to be a different Christmas this year. With the pandemic causing chaos, we are still not out of Stage 4 isolation here in Melbourne. Luckily the weather was rather cold, windy and raining for much of the weekend, so it kept us indoors. Thankfully I have lots of hobbies to keep me occupied 😉

This card uses the Stamparatus and the Cherish the Season stamp set in this lovely combination of colour.

I set up the largest of the bells in the Stamparatus, stamped it once in Gray Granite, before rotating the 4″ x 4″ card 90 degrees and stamping it again, continuing this process of stamping in the round (SITR). Then I added the smaller bell and repeated the process.

Once the stamping was complete, I used the Wink of Stella to colour all the bells (unfortunately the photos don’t show the amazing glimmer it gives). Then I added some colour with Gray Granite and Merry Merlot, picking up some colour from the inkpad using the Wink of Stella.

The sentiment is stamped in Versamark ink, white emboss powder added and then heat set. It was cut out using the Rectangle Stitched dies. The tiny bell is die cut in Silver Foil and added with a dimensionals and a little white twine bow added.

The mat layer of Merry Merlot card was embossed with the Scripty 3D embossing folder before being glued to the card base and the centre layer glued on top.

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Creative Showcase of my favourite Annual catalogue items!

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Welcome to the Art With Heart Team Creative Showcase. This month the team are featuring projects using their favourite products from the new Stampin’ Up! 2020-21 Catalogue. The new catalogue is full of amazing new stamp sets, some bundled with dies or punches. The range of kits, papers and accessories complete the range of products you will see featured in this Showcase.

Now let’s get started!

Have you seen this glorious new Designer paper, Flowers for Every Season? Every pattern in the pack is stunning and it has all the new In Colors in it plus Poppy Parade and White!

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For my card tonight, I am using the lovely new In Color, Just Jade along with a couple of other colours from the patterned paper I have selected.

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I started with a white square card base and layered some Just Jade card & patterned paper before stamping on the white card using the Stamp in the Round (SITR) technique.

Lovely You Bundle SITR card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2020

The centre circle features can be cut from the centre of the two larger layers before gluing them down to the base card to get the most out of your products. The sentiment can also be stamped on the larger Jade card and fussy cut. This was stamped in Versamark ink, White Stampin’ Emboss Powder added and heat set before fussy cutting. This circle feature in the centre is popped up on dimensionals and a couple of 2020-22 In Color Enamel Dots scatted across the card to finish it off.

Lovely You Bundle SITR card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2020 s

Card layer sizes
White card base: 12.5cm x 12.5cm
Just Jade Layers: 12cm x 12cm and 9.3cm x 9.3cm
Patterned Paper: 11.5cm x 11.5cm
Whisper White card: 9cm x 9cm

This is all I can share with you at the moment, until lots of my other favourite products arrive (they are still in transit through the post). Make sure you follow my blog and you can see those new projects very soon!

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

The next contributor to showcase their creativity with you is the very talented, Michele Taylor.

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If you find a broken link or have come to this showcase midway, you can view the participants below:

  1. Rachel Woollard
  2. Rebecca Jacovou
  3. Sharon Davern
  4. Tina Gillespie
  5. Vicki Boucher
  6. Caroline Manwaring
  7. Catherine Proctor
  8. Andrea Sargent
  9. Amie McIlroy
  10. Kathryn Mangelsdorf
  11. Kate Morgan < you are here >
  12. Michele Taylor
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