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Stampin' Up! Cheery Chirps for Heart of Christmas Week 18

Welcome to week 18 of Heart of Christmas, and lots more inspiration for your Christmas creating.

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I had so much fun playing with the Cheery Chirps stamp set from the Stampin' Up! 2017 Holiday Catalogue this week. It's such a lovely set and perfect for watercolouring.

Stampin Up Cheery Chirps Christmas 2017 cards by Claire Daly Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

For the first card, I took inspiration from the sample in the Holiday Catalogue. I used a combination of Aqupainters and Blender Pens, as I find Belender Pens have more control for smaller areas, with the Aquapainters best for the colour wash and larger areas. My colours are Real Red, Old Olive, Daffodil Delight and Soft Sky.

Stampin Up Cheery Chirps Christmas 2017 cards by Claire Daly Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

I also used the Touches of Texture stamp set from the Annual Catalogue, to add some background stamping (Soft Sky ink on Soft Sky).

Stampin Up Cheery Chirps Christmas 2017 cards by Claire Daly Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

For my second card, I took colouring inspiration from the lovely Teneale Williams, using  Real Red and Crumb Cake for the bird, Always Artichoke for the leaves and Soft Sky for the background. My greeting on the cards is from Merry Patterns.

Stampin Up Cheery Chirps Christmas 2017 cards by Claire Daly Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

I have also used one of the Touches of Texture stamps on the background of this card. To finish my card, I have added a bit of Burlap Trim, Linen Thread and a lace doily . 

Stampin Up Cheery Chirps Christmas 2017 cards by Claire Daly Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

 

Now it's time to check in with the Art With Heart Team girls and see what they have been up to for Heart of Christmas this week. 

Kate Morgan

Ros Davidson

Rachel Woollard

Caroline Manwaring

Tina Gillespie

Sharon Davern

Monika O'Neil

Catherine Proctor

Judy May

 

Thanks so much for stopping by today. Have a fabulous creative week.

Claire

 

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Kate Morgan

Gorgeous cards Claire, I love them both and awesome colouring!

Catherine Proctor

Your little birds are so sweet Claire and I love your colour combinations!

monika o'neill

Love your 2 cards Claire, birds are so cute and love the softness of the cards colours are gorgeous. xx

Caroline

Claire, I have to admit that this stamp set didn't really jump out at me from the catalogue, but you have made two beautiful cards with it and I love them both. I love the tone on tone stamping of Soft Sky using Touches of Texture and my favourite is your second card. :)

Judy May

Love both of your cards, Claire, but the first one in particular is my favourite. Great colour combo of the soft background with the bright bird.

Tina Gillespie

These are stunning, Claire! I love the colour combo, and your colouring is perfection.

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