Farewell, Masculine, Stampin' Up!

Masculine Farewell using Wood Textures DSP & Seasonal Layers Thinlits

Hello Friends,

My project today features the gorgeous Wood Textures DSP and isn’t it stunning?!!

I was asked to make quite a few masculine farewell cards and this is a style that I struggle with immensely, but I actually love this. I saw a similar card by Jo Anne Hewins on Pinterest and went from there.

Seasonal Layers thinlits & Wood Textures DSP Masculine Farewell card

Colour Palette: Early Espresso, Very Vanilla, Tranquil Tide & Cajun Craze

Seasonal Layers thinlits & Wood Textures DSP Masculine Farewell card

The sentiment was printed from my computer.

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The Heart of Christmas: Quilted Christmas

Heart of Christmas Stampin Up Art with Heart Team Christmas Inspiration

Hello Friends,

Welcome to Week 24 of The Heart of Christmas: Handmade Inspiration from the Art with Heart team!

My project today is a quick and easy card using the Quilted Christmas DSP. Where, you say? Look at those 3 little Christmas trees. They are cut from the Designer paper!

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The background is embossed using the Quilt Top Embossing Folder. A doily is added, then the oval stitched framelit in whisper white. I stamped the Merry Christmas sentiment, from the At Home with You stamp set (oops, forgot the add that to the product list at the bottom of this post)!

A small piece of the Red Ribbon was attached behind each tree before adding each one to the stitched oval with a dimensional. A rhinestone was added to the top of each tree!

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

I hope you have enjoyed my Heart of Christmas post and I look forward to sharing more Christmas inspiration with you next Wednesday! If you would like to see what others in our team have created, you can view the participant list over on the blog of our leader, Claire Daly.

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Beautiful Bouquet in Pinks

Dear Crafters,

Wow, can you believe it is the end of June and the end of the financial year? It feels like we only just did our tax returns 😉

Today I am featuring the Beautiful Bouquet bundle, one of my favourite bundles in the new Annual Catalogue. By purchasing this stamp set and coordinating framelits together as a bundle, you can save 10%.

Beautiful Feminine card using Beautiful Bouquet Bundle by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin' Up! Demostrator, Australia.jpg

Check out the new Dynamic Layered Leaves Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. Isn’t it stunning! What do you think?

The Powder Pink ribbon is so pretty and I have matched it with the flowers; Berry Burst and Powder Pink. I just love these tones combined with Tranquil Tide.

Beautiful Feminine card using Beautiful Bouquet Bundle by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin' Up! Demostrator, Australia closeup

This is my own design and I still haven’t seen a lot of projects with this bundle, so it’s been fun creating with it. What do you think of my card?

Products

Stamps: Beautiful BouquetBeautiful Bouquet Bundle saving 10%
Inks: Berry Burst,  Powder Pink
Card/Paper: Glossy WhiteTranquil Tide, Wild Wasabi, Whisper WhiteGlimmer Paper Gold
Accessories: Big Shot, Bouquet Bunch Framelits, Stitched Shapes FramelitsLayered Leaves Dynamic TIEF, ½” Finely Woven Powder Pink Ribbon, Paper Snips, Stampin’ Scrub, Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Simply Scored, Clear Block Bundle, Pearl Basic Jewels, Mini Dimensionals, Foam Adhesive StripsFast Fuse

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The Heart of Christmas; Handmade Inspiration from the Art With Heart Team, Week 4

Heart of Christmas Stampin Up Art with Heart Team Christmas Inspiration

Dear Crafters,

Welcome to Week 4 of the Heart of Christmas: Handmade Inspiration from the Art with Heart team!

My card today uses the Foxy Friends & Teeny Tiny Sentiments stamp sets and the Seasonal Layers Thinlits with the Wood Textures DSP!

Heart of Christmas Card using Foxy Friends & Seasonal Layers Thinlits by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator, Australia DIY

I just love this little reindeer stamped in Crumb Cake and Glimmer Red nose! The Fox Builder Punch was used to punch out his little head to pop up on dimensionals.

The Wood Textures DSP is so amazing and it can be used for nearly any style card, including Christmas! Who would have thought?!!!

Heart of Christmas Card using Foxy Friends & Seasonal Layers Thinlits by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator, Australia

Those snowflakes from the Seasonal Layers Thinlits are super cute and add the perfect embellishments to this card, along with the sentiment using the Classic Label Punch.

I hope you have enjoyed my Heart of Christmas post and I look forward to sharing more Christmas inspiration with you next Wednesday! If you would like to see what others in our team have created, you can view the participant list over on the blog of our leader, Claire Daly.

Products

Stamps: Foxy Friends, Teeny Tiny Sentiments (W), Teeny Tiny Sentiments (c)
Inks:  Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Real Red
Card/Paper:  Cherry CobblerWhisper White, Wild Wasabi, Red Glimmer, Wood Textures DSP
Accessories: Big Shot, Seasonal Layers Thinlits, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Fox Builder Punch, Classic Label Punch, Paper Snips, Stampin’ Scrub, Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Simply Scored, Clear Block Bundle, 1/8″ Circle Punch

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Happy Mother’s Day

Dear Crafters,

I hope everyone had a wonderful day yesterday as we celebrated Mother’s Day here in Australia.

Today, I have one of the Mother’s Day cards I made, featuring the Pop of Pink Designer Series paper from the Annual catalogue to create this feminine card with the Builder Birdcage stamp set. Remember, these products will retire on 31st May, so be quick to get them before they are gone!

Happy Mother's Day card using Stampin' Ups Builder Bird Cage & Pop of Pink DSP by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator Australia. Occasions 2017 DIY front

Designer Series paper and Washi Tape are so quick and easy to use to create interesting backgrounds for your cards.

Happy Mother's Day card using Stampin' Ups Builder Bird Cage & Pop of Pink DSP by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator Australia. Occasions 2017 DIY side

What do you think of this card?

Products Used:

Cardstock: Melon Mambo, Whisper White, Pop of Pink DSP
Stamp Sets: Builder Birdcage, Thoughtful Banners
Inks: Melon Mambo, Basic Black
Other: Big Shot, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Pop of Pink Washi Tape, Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Trimmer, Stampin Scrub, Paper Snips, Clear Block, Bone Folder, Rhinestones, Dimensionals

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Pretty Kitty

Dear Crafters,

Today I have some more of the cute cards that I started last Thursday while I was in hospital having my infusion. It is a couple of hours of down time, so I often take some stamped images and colour them, making good use of my time. Here are all of the images I coloured!

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I stamped the images with Stazon Black ink onto Watercolour paper and used the Watercolour pencils and the blender pens.

Again, I am also using some of the designer series paper stacks which are retiring and won’t be carrying over into the new catalogue.

Pretty Kitty & bird by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up demonstrator, Australia

This next one I added small strips of gold glimmer paper to the top and bottom edge of the red polka dot paper!

Pretty Kitty by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up demonstrator, Australia Glimmer

I adore these paper doilies and this one below, I covered up the centre of it, so before I glued it down, I cut out the centre of the doilie and that is what is forms the shape of the one to the right. No point covering the whole thing up, may as well use what I can!!!

Pretty Kitty by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up demonstrator, Australia

Not one of these cards has a sentiment, did you notice that?!!! You don’t always need to add a sentiment to a card, sometimes you just want the images to be the focus.

I was very pleased with my watercolouring efforts, especially while sitting in a chair colouring on my lap!

Pretty Kitty by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up demonstrator, Australia Classes in Rowville

What do you think about these pretty kitty cards?

Products Used:

Cardstock: Thick Whisper White, Watercolour paper, Designer Series Paper Stacks, Gold Glimmer
Stamp Sets: Pretty Kitty
Inks: Stazon Black, So Saffron
Other: Big Shot, Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies, Watercolour Pencils, Blender Pens, Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Trimmer, Stampin’ Scrub, Clear Block, Bone Folder, Banner Triple Punch, Doilies, Dimensionals, White Perfect Accents, Sponge Dauber

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OnStage pillow gifts

Dear Crafters,

Today, I am home resting after a huge couple of days in Sydney for the Stampin’ Up! OnStage Local event which was held at Luna Park!  It was so exciting getting our hands on the brand new Annual Catalogue, and it never fails to impress me, but…. I am still not allowed to share anything from that event until tomorrow.

So, today I will share the pillow gift I made for my room buddy, Sharon and the gift I made for Catherine Proctor, who was so kind and caring and did so much for Sharon and I while we were in Sydney. We can’t thank Catherine enough for all her driving, picking us up from the airport on Friday and taking us to our hotel, then again on the day of the event!

For Sharon, my travel and room buddy, I made the gift box and inside was the earrings and necklace set (Blooms & Bliss DSP) and a little notebook in coordinating colours.

Pillow Gift for OnStage using Stampin Ups Window Box thinlits by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator Australia. #Occasions2017 Designer Jewellery & Notepad

For Catherine, I made this card and coordinating notepad.

Thank you Gift for OnStage using Stampin Ups Bloomin Heart thinlits & Butterflies by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator Australia. Notepad 2017

I hadn’t actually met Catherine before this event, so I wasn’t sure what to make to thank her, but who doesn’t love hearts, butterflies and pearls, right?!!!!!!

and because Catherine was also our taxi on Friday, I baked her some homemade choc chip cookies to enjoy with her cuppa!

Choc Chip Cookies by Kate Morgan Recipe by Janelle Bloom

What do you think of these projects?

Don’t forget to come back tomorrow to see some of my display samples from OnStage!!!!

Products Used:

Cardstock: Old Olive, Basic Black, Bermuda Bay, Rich Razzleberry, Thick Whisper White, Blooms & Bliss DSP, Brights Collection DSP stack, Glimmer Paper
Stamp Sets: Tin of Cards
Inks: Basic Black, Bermuda Bay
Other: Big Shot, Window Box Thinlits dies, Bloomin’ Heart thinlits dies, Bold Butterfly Framelits, Butterflies Thinlits dies, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Trimmer, Stampin’ Scrub, Paper Snips, Clear Block, Bone Folder, Pearls, Dimensionals, Wink of Stella, Lace Doilies, Sponge Dauber, Metallic Ribbon, Lace Trim, Rich Razzleberry Cotton Ribbon

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