Week 14 AWH Colour Creations Blog Hop - Crushed Curry

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Crushed Curry

I thought this week was going to be a big challenge for me, but in the end I came up with two cards!

My first card came to me relatively easy, as I had a sponged piece left over from the swap cards I made for the Alaska Stampin' Up! trip. I had used Crushed Curry along with Flirty Flamingo and Rich Razzleberry in the sponged piece, so I cut that down and mounted it onto a card front sized piece of Berry Burst cardstock.

Stampin Up Celebrate Thinlits and Very Vintage stamp set 2018 Annual Catalogue card. Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

The stamp set I used was Very Vintage (in the Stampin' Reward section of the Annual Catalogue). I stamped this in Berry Burst around the image and then sponged the edges with Rich Razzleberry. I mounted it onto a Rich Razzleberry card, and used Fresh Fig ribbon and twine to embellish, along with some clear Rhinestones which I had coloured with my Stampin' Blends (I used dark Lovely Lipstick and Dark Rich Razzleberry). My greeting is die cut from the Celebrate You thinlits, in Crushed Curry and Rich Razzleberry. Here's my colour combination for this card, and a close up.

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Stampin Up Celebrate Thinlits and Very Vintage stamp set 2018 Annual Catalogue card. Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

 

I was going to leave it at that, but then I was wandering through IKEA on Saturday, and came across this rug with a colour combination that really caught my eye, so I thought I would try and recreate a similar combination in a card.

  In ikea

Here's what I came up with, but I also added in some Mint Macaron.

Stampin Up Stitched Labels, Petals and More and Eclectic Layers thinlits 2018 Annual Catalogue card. Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

I've used lots of different Framelit sets and was definitely inspired by cards I have seen recently by Connie Collins and Vicky Boucher. Thanks for the inspiration ladies (oh and IKEA). Here's my colour combination and a closer look at the layers.

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Stampin Up Stitched Labels, Petals and More and Eclectic Layers thinlits 2018 Annual Catalogue card. Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia. 

I am really enjoying these Colour Creations colour challenges that the Art With Heart Team girls are participating in each week. We are having lots of team fun, and definitely being pushed right out of our comfort zone. So lucky to have team members who love to have fun creating and sharing with each other.  Now it's time to head back over to the blog of Catherine Proctor, our wonderful blog hop coordinator for Colour Creations, to see the other ladies who are participating this week.

Chat again tomorrow when our wonderful Christmas catalogue goes live!

Claire

 

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Very Vintage Clear-Mount Stamp Set
 
Celebrate You Thinlit Dies
 
Fresh Fig 3/8" (1 Cm) Mini Ruffled Ribbon
 
Berry Burst A4 Cardstock
 
Card Stock A4 Crushed Curry
 
Rich Razzleberry A4 Card Stock
 
Nature's Twine
 
Rhinestone Basic Jewels
 
Dark Lovely Lipstick Stampin' Blends Marker
 
Rich Razzleberry Dark Stampin' Blends Marker
 
Stitched Labels Framelits Dies
 
Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies
 
Eclectic Layers Thinlits Dies
 
Petals & More Thinlits Dies
 
Card Stock A4 Blushing Bride
 
Mint Macaron A4 Cardstock
 
Sahara Sand A4 Card Stock
 
Basic Gray A4 Card Stock
 
Petal Palette Clear-Mount Stamp Set
 
Perennial Birthday Clear-Mount Stamp Set
 

Stampin' Up! Flying Home Stamp Set with Stampin' Blends

Today's shares feature some coloured images from the new Flying Home stamp set in the Stampin' Up! 2018 Occasions Catalogue. This is a super cute set of line drawn images which are just perfect for colouring.

Stampin Up Flying Home stamp set #occassions2018

I stamped my images in Memento Tuxedo Black ink, onto Thick Whisper White cardstock as I planned to colour with Stampin' Blends Alcohol Markers. I used Light Old Olive, Light and Dark Crumb Cake, Light Pink Pirouette, Light and Dark Pool Party and Light Calypso Coral.

Stampin Up Flying Home stamp set with Stampin Blends Alcohol Markers #occasions2018 #stampinupcards2018 #stampinup #stampinupaustralia #clairedaly

I did two different designs, with the coloured images cut out either with the circle or square Stitched Shape Framelits. 

Stampin Up Flying Home stamp set with Stampin Blends Alcohol Markers #occasions2018 #stampinupcards2018 #stampinup #stampinupaustralia #clairedaly

The diecut I have used is from the Petals and More Thinlit Dies.  I tried it in Soft Sky and Crumb Cake, but I think I like the Soft Sky versions best.

Stampin Up Flying Home stamp set with Stampin Blends Alcohol Markers #occasions2018 #stampinupcards2018 #stampinup #stampinupaustralia #clairedaly

I did a bit of a watercolour wash in Soft Sky around the coloured image to soften some of the white space.

Stampin Up Flying Home stamp set with Stampin Blends Alcohol Markers #occasions2018 #stampinupcards2018 #stampinup #stampinupaustralia #clairedaly

I wanted the coloured images to be the focus of these cards, so I just went for a really small simple greeting from the At Home With You stamp set. I love the font in the greetings in this set.

Stampin Up Flying Home stamp set with Stampin Blends Alcohol Markers #occasions2018 #stampinupcards2018 #stampinup #stampinupaustralia #clairedaly

 

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Thanks for stopping by today. Have a great day and I will see you back here again soon.

Claire

 

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Stampin' Up! Beautiful Peacock with copper embossing

Good morning everyone. Today's share is another take on the Stampin' Up! 2018 Saleabration stamp set Beautiful Peacock. I wanted to get a bit more elaborate with those beautiful plumes. Don't forget you can earn this stamp set free during Saleabration (or other choices instead) when you spend $90 during Saleabration. Learn more about Saleabration here.

Stampin Up Beautiful Peacock stamp set and Celebrate You Thinlits. Card by Claire Daly Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia. #stampinupaustralia #saleabration2018 #stampinup2018cards #stampinup2018cardideas

I've combined Emerald Envy, Powder Pink and Copper Embossing plumes with the main Tranquil Tide stamping of the peacock. I also added in some copper embellishments, which I made by colouring adhesive pearls with the Bronze Stampin Blends alcohol marker. 

Stampin Up Beautiful Peacock stamp set and Celebrate You Thinlits. Card by Claire Daly Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia. #stampinupaustralia #saleabration2018 #stampinup2018cards #stampinup2018cardideas

Here's the colour combination I have used today (in addition to the copper embossing). The Tranquil Tide felt bow embellishment was a perfect finish for this card.

Stampin Up Colour CombinationsHere's a closer look at the Beautiful Peacock Saleabration stamp set. There are so many different ways to stamp this beautiful set and it's super easy to line up because it's Photopolymer.

Beautiful Peacock

 

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Thanks for stopping by today. I have some more posts for you for the rest of the week, so pop back again soon.

Claire

 

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Stampin' Up! Picture Perfect Party 6x6" paper pack meets Party Pandas stamp set

There are some beautiful bright happy paper packs in the Stampin' Up! 2018 Occasions Catalogue, but I think this Picture Perfect Party 6x6" pack of 48 sheets might be my favourite. There are 12 great 6x6" double sided designs, one side photo-realistic designs (doughnuts anyone?) and the other side more bright coordinating patterns. As with all our papers, they coordinate perfectly with our ink and cardstock. Each paper pack has the coordinating colours on the back wrapper (and it's also listed in the catalogue). 

The coordinating colours for the Picture Perfect Party DSP are: Basic Black, Bermuda Bay, Berry Burst, Lemon Lime Twist, Peekaboo Peach, Pool Party and Whisper White.

Picture Perfect Party DSP

I've used the paper in the bottom row, third from left in this card, as well as two of this years free Saleabration items, Party Pandas stamp set, and Celebrate You thinlits.

Party Pandas and Picture Perfect Party DSP card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia. #stampinupaustralia, #stampinupdemo #stampinupdemonstrator #saleabration2018 #occasions2018 #stampinupcards #stampinupcards2018

My coordinating cardstock is Pool Party, and my embellishments the silver trim Berry Burst ribbon from the Occasions Catalogue (so yummmyyy). I've also added in some of the Tutti Frutti adhesive backed sequins, and a die cut word from the Celebrate You thinlits. There's also a few bits of the Silver Bakers Twine tied around the knot in the ribbon.

For the Party Pandas, I have stamped in Memento Black, and then coloured in parts of the hat in Dark Pink Pirouette and Light Pool Party. I also water-coloured the bodies a little with Smokey Slate (making sure not to go too close to the stamped image or it would have smudged).

Party Pandas and Picture Perfect Party DSP card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia. #stampinupaustralia, #stampinupdemo #stampinupdemonstrator #saleabration2018 #occasions2018 #stampinupcards #stampinupcards2018

You can view all the products I have used at the end of the post. Use these links to shop, check out the great deals during Saleabration. Don't forget to subscribe to never miss a thing from me.

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Have a great day and I'll see you back here again tomorrow.

Claire

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Stampin' Up! Australia: Beautiful Peacock for Saleabration 2018

Today's share is another Stampin' Up! Saleabration 2018 product which can be earned for free. This time it's the Beautiful Peacock stamp set. I have also used the Celbrate You Thinlits again (told you they were versatile!).

Stampin' Up! Beautiful Peacock  card by Claire Daly Stampin Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia. #peacockstamp #occasions2018 #stampinupcards2018 #clairedaly #stampinupaustralia

This is a super easy set to line up (it's photopolymer so use a foam stamping mat underneath when you stamp)  and can be used in many different ways. I wanted quite a simple card today, so I just added some embossing from the Petal Pair embossing folder duo (in Occasions Catalogue) and the Celebrate Youdie cuts. To get the different colours on the feathers, I used a sponge dauber to sponge on a little Bermuda Bay to the feathers stamp that I had already inked up with Lemon Lime Twist.

Stampin' Up! Beautiful Peacock  card by Claire Daly Stampin Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia. #peacockstamp #occasions2018 #stampinupcards2018 #clairedaly #stampinupaustralia

I also wanted to show you a great trick that was demonstrated at the OnStage training event (another great perk of being a demonstrator) by Brandi, one of our US based trainers. Excuse the photos on these ones, as they were pictures of the video screen.

Brandi started out with the Beautiful Peacock, and it's tail stamped in different colours. This would make a great card by itself, but Brandi wanted to add a real WOW. So she went a couple more steps.

Stampin' Up! Beautiful Peacock  card demonstrated by Brandi Barnard at OnStage Nov 2017

She used some of the Calypso Coral Shimmer Ribbon (available with 2 other colours as a free level 1 pick in the Saleabration catalogue, but we also have some in other colours in the Annual Catalogue) and pulled the shimmer thread in the ribbon to be ended with a fabulous frayed section of ribbon perfect for a peacocks tail. You can tie one end together securely using the thread you pulled out.

Stampin' Up! Beautiful Peacock  card demonstrated by Brandi Barnard at OnStage Nov 2017

Here's how it looks added to the card with a few extra embellishments.

Stampin' Up! Beautiful Peacock  card demonstrated by Brandi Barnard at OnStage Nov 2017

 

You can view all the products I have used at the end of the post. Use these links to shop, check out the great deals during Saleabration. Don't forget to subscribe to never miss a thing from me.

 Stampin Up online store Australia

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January Online Hostess Code BFBVGU3P

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Have a great day and I'll see you back here again tomorrow.

Claire

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