Stampin' Up! Snowflake Sentiments for Art With Heart team HOC 24

Hello ladies. Today the Art with Heart Team is bringing you week 24 of Heart of Christmas.

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Today's card is created using the Snowflake Sentiments bundle from the 2017 Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalogue. I really like the simplicity of this card.

Stampin Up Snowflake Sentiments stamp set and Swirly Snowflakes Thinlits. Christmas card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

Before I cut the snowflakes, I created a watercolour wash using Pool Party and Island Indigo ink on watercolor paper. Once it was throughly dry (with the help of my trusty heat tool), I cut the snowflakes from pieces which had variations in colour (tip: the biggest snowflake is from the border die piece and 'detached' with paper snips). Then it was just a matter of attaching them with a glue dot and embellishing with Glimmer Dots and adhesive Rhinestones. My greeting from Snowflake Sentiments is heat embossed in silver.

Stampin Up Snowflake Sentiments stamp set and Swirly Snowflakes Thinlits. Christmas card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

Here's a closer look at the Snowflake Sentiments bundle. You can buy this bundle or any of the other products I have used in today's card in my online store, or by phone or email. Just click on the links at the end of the post to be taken to the products in the online store.

  Smowflake sentiments bundle

Now it's time to see what the other lovely ladies in the Art with Heart team have been up to.

Kate Morgan

Rachel Palmieri

Caroline Manwaring

Tina Gillespie

Rachel Woollard

Judy May

Ros Davidson

Monika O'Neill

 

Thanks for stopping by today. If there is anything I can help you with, my contact button (and buttone to request a catalogue) is in the navigation bar at the very top of my page. Otherwise, here's a look at the goodies that I used today. Be sure to use my November Hostess Code if you shop online with me, so I can send you a gift in December.

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Claire

 

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Stampin' Up! Hearts Come Home for Heart of Christmas #23

Hello ladies, time for this week's Heart of Christmas inspiration post bought to you by the Art with Heart team.

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This week I have used up a left over piece from the Hometown Greetings Edgelit dies in the Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalogue. It just fitted into the largest oval shape from the Layering Ovals Framelits.

Stampin Up Hearts Come Home and Hometown Edgelits Christmas Card 2017. Card by Claire Daly Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

I have watercoloured the piece of watercolor paper behind the edgelits using Island Indigo ink. When that was dry I stamped the sleigh in Island Indigo, and placed it behind the card which I had embossed with the Softly Falling embossing folder. My greeting is from Merry Patterns, and then finished off with some Night of Navy crinkled seam binding.

Stampin Up Hearts Come Home and Hometown Edgelits Christmas Card 2017. Card by Claire Daly Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

Now it's time to see what the Art with Heart Team girls have done this week.

Ros Davidson

Kate Morgan

Tina Gillespie

Caroline Manwaring

Rachel Woollard

Catherine Proctor

 

Thanks for stopping by today. Have a happy creative week,

Claire


Art with Heart Team Stampin Up Heart of Christmas 2017: Week 12 and another Holiday Catalogue Sneak Peek

Hello lovely friends, Wednesday again so it's Heart of Christmas day for the Art with Heart team. We are now up to week 12.

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Today I am showcasing some beautiful new papers in the upcoming Holiday catalogue: The Year of Cheer Designer Series Paper, and the Champagne Foil sheets.

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These papers are a bit hard to photograph, but they have beautiful lux foiled designs in gold, copper, silver and champagne. I have teamed them with Fresh Fig and Whisper White cardstock and a reindeer from the Santa's Sleigh Thinlits. My embellishments are the Fresh Fig ribbon, copper metallic thread and Itty Bitty Bows. I didn't think this card needed a greeting on the front, as I wanted the beautiful papers to shine (excuse the pun!) on their own.

Year of Cheer 2

 

Lets jump over and see what my Art with Heart team girls have created today shall we?

Sharon Davern

Tina Gillespie

Christine Blain

Kate Morgan

Andrea Roberts

Ros Davidson

Rachel Woollard

Judy May

Monika O'Neil

Caroline Manwaring

Catherine Proctor

 

I hope you found today's shares inspiring and that there are some ideas to inspire you towards more progress on your Christmas cards this week.

See you back here later in the week.

Claire 

 


Stampin' Up! Swirly Bird Christmas Card for 2017

Hello there my crafty friends. 

You will recall that last Wednesday when I posted my Heart of Christmas week 8 card, I promised to come back and show you another version of the card updated with 2017 colours. Here it is!

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This was a super quick card to whip up, and as I mentioned last week you can use any patterned paper and just coordinate colours with it. I have used Fig Tree from the 2017-19 InColour paper Stack. Neither the paper or the Swirly Bird bundle are Christmas specific products, but I think this card works well for Christmas still. (the greeting is from Oh, What Fun in the Annual Catalogue). Here's a closer look at the silver bits I added, and the Soft Sky watercolour wash.

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Here's the colours I have used.

TAMS Color Swirly Bird Christmas

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Thanks for stopping by today. I have lots more to show you this week. I will be sharing some favourite swaps from the Incentive Trip, we have our weekly Heart of Christmas project and monthly Art With Heart blog hop. Also from Friday I can start showing you some of the new 2017 Holiday Catalogue products! Exciting!

Until next time, be happy.

Claire

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Art With Heart Stampin' Up! Team Monthly Blog Hop: My favourite new product bundle.

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Today the Art with Heart Team girls are showing you their favourite bundles from the 2017 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue. Bundles make creating a breeze, because of the perfect coordination. It's a bonus that you get 10% off by bundling the products together too. There are 23 bundles in the new catalogue so ask us about them, or for a catalogue today!

You have to come to me from the lovely Alisha Watson's Blog.

I am showcasing the fabulous Oh So Eclectic bundle which is on page 133 of the Annual Catalogue. I chose this one because of the versatility of the Thinlitsand the way the stamps create the illusion of texture. This is the bundle used to create the images on the front of the Annual Catalogue too. This bundle is part of a suite which also includes the Naturally Eclectic Designer Series Paper and some great embellishments.

Here's a look at the bundle:

Oh So Eclectic Bundle

 

In my first card, I have layered the hexagonal die cut piece over some of the Naturally Eclectic Designer Series Paper. Next I layered stamped and die cut pieces in Emerald Envy, Berry Burst and Lemon Lime twist to pick up the colours in the paper. My base card is Soft Sky.

Oh So Eclectic bundle birthday card by Claire Daly Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

 

I wanted this card for a special birthday I am attending on Sunday, so I stamped a greeting from the Happy Birthday Gorgeous stamp set which you will find on page 77 of the Annual Catalogue. This greeting fits really nicely inside the new Pretty Label punch too (page 207).

Oh So Eclectic bundle birthday card by Claire Daly Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

 

For my second card I have used the hexagonal piece in another way. Once I had cut it from Powder Pink cardstock, I used my paper snips to cut around the very edge to create an embellishment layer. The paper I have used for this card is one of my favourites in the new catalogue, the Whole Lot of Lovely Designer Series Paper. 

Oh So Eclectic bundle hello card with Starburst Punch and Whole Lot of Lovely DSP. By Claire Daly Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

For the greeting on this card, I have embossed the greeting in white onto Basic Black cardstock and cut into thin strips. I have used the new Starburst Punch behind my stamped image. I love it when I can just grab a punch! I found the 2" circle punch a perfect fit for layering in front of the Starburst shape.

Oh So Eclectic bundle hello card with Starburst Punch and Whole Lot of Lovely DSP. By Claire Daly Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

 

The other very cool thing about this bundle, is that the Thinlits also coordinate with another stamp set; You're Priceless on page 160 of the Annual Catalogue. I love this set!

Your Priceless
I have used some more of the paper from the Naturally Eclectic Designer Series paper. I stamped the diamond colours first (the two darker colours are stamped off once). When you are doing this, I found it easiest to stamp the darker colours first, so it's easier to see the placement of the lighter colours. I then cut the outline of this stamped shape with the Thinlits. Next I cut the inside of the diamond from the silver glimmer paper, and then the outline shape. The magnetic plate is very handy for this step.

Stampin Up You're brilliant stamp set from 2017 Annual Catalogue. Naturally Eclectic Designer Series Paper. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

 

I finished this one off with a greeting in Night of Navy ink, some border stamping in Lemon Lime Twist, and some Lemon Lime Twist Ombre ribbon. The new ribbons in this catalogue are so awesome. Check them out on page 198 and 199. This ombre ribbon particularly caught my eye and also comes in Calypso Coral and Island Indigo. 

Stampin Up You're Priceless stamp set from 2017 Annual Catalogue. Naturally Eclectic Designer Series Paper. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

 

Next up, we have my lovely team member Rachel Woollard. The blog hop will go full circle, so if you lose your place anywhere, you can use the list below to move onto the next blog.

 

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