Stampin' Up! Graceful Garden with some vintage inspired texture.

Hello lovely friends. 

This week I was lucky enough to attend the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show, which is a really fabulous floral, backyard and landscape gardening show in Melbourne. Seeing all the beautiful floral displays motivated me to come home and finish this card I had started at a friends last Monday.

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This stamp set is called Gracious Garden and it's from the 2017 Annual Catalogue. I hadn't played with it before, but now I really love it! I coloured it with the Stampin' Blends (light and dark Pink Pirouette, light and dark Old Olive and light Rich Razzleberry). I then fussy cut the image and adhered both the stamped image and stamped rectangle using Dimensionals.

Rose 1

I have used the debossed side of the Garden Trellis embossing folder (I really like how this pattern coordinates with the background pattern in the Gracious Garden stamp set. My greeting is from Cake Soiree stamp set and I have stamped in Early Espresso and cut the greeting out with a 1" Circle Punch. A bit of lace tied around the stem and a White Lace Doily finishes off my card.

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Claire

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Art With Heart Stampin' Up! Team February 2018 Saleabration Blog Hop

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Tonight the Art with Heart team are sharing creative projects using products from the Sale-a-bration brochure. All Sale-a-bration products are earned for FREE with sales of $90+ (AUD).
• If you spend $90, you get one free level 1 product.
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The Sale-a-bration promotion is current now until March 31st. Be sure to request your copy of the brochure today. Sale-a-bration is also a great time to join our fabulous team. Ask any of the girls on the hop! 

I have used one of the newly available products from the second release of the Saleabration products. It is called Blossoming Basket bundle, and is a combination of a beautiful floral basket line art stamp set with a coordinating basket weave embossing folder. This is a level 2 Saleabration gift which means this bundle can be redeemed for free with a $180 order in my online store or by phone or email. There are also lots of other gifts that can be chosen for a $90 order, so just ask if you would like a Saleabration brochure.

Blossoming Basket

I used the Stampin Blends in Crumb Cake, Pink Pirouette and Rich Razzleberry to colour the image (after stamping with Memento Black). My cardstock colours are Crumb Cake, Powder Pink and Shimmery White.

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My greeting is from At Home With You, as I wanted a very small greeting and I love the font in this set. I have used coordinating Powder Pink ribbon as well.  I love how the ribbon coordinates in so well with the Stampin' Blends colours as well.

BASKET Sab2

 

Now it’s time to hop on over to our next participant, the very talented, Tina Gillespie.        

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If you find a broken link or have come to this blog hop from a different entry point, you can view the participants below:


Caroline Manwaring

Rachel Palmieri

Leanne Mitchell

Rachel Woollard

Fiona Ryan

Rebecca Jacovou

Kate Morgan

Alisha Watson

Claire Daly

Tina Gillespie

Monika O’Neill

Kim Dallinger

Ros Davidson

Sharon Davern

Catherine Proctor 

 

Thanks for visiting our blog hop today. Have a happy and creative week,

Claire


3 ways with Stampin' Up! Petal Palette Stamp Set

Some bundles just jump right out of the page at me when I open a new catalogue, and they are usually the nature style stamp sets for me. Birds, flowers, leaves etc. Stampin' Up!'s new Petal Palette stamp set from the Occasions Catalogue ticked all the boxes for me. It has a coordinating set of Thinlits called Petals and More Thinlit Dies, and a lovely set 0f 2 border embellishment folders called Petal Pair Textured Impressions Embossing Folders. Here are 3 ways I have used these lovely products. This is just the tip of the iceberg. You will be seeing LOTS more of this product suite from me.

For my first card I have coloured the roses in Cherry Cobbler light and dark Stampin' Blends, with Old Olive light and dark Stampin' Blends on the leaves. I also used the Lots of Labels Framelits.

 

Stampin Up Petal Palette Bundle. Claire Daly, Stampin Up demo Melbourne Australia. #petalpalette #petalsandmore #occasions2018 #stampinup #stampinupaustralia #clairedaly

 

I added some gentle shimmer with the Clear Wink of Stella Glitter Brush.

Stampin Up Petal Palette Bundle. Claire Daly, Stampin Up demo Melbourne Australia. #petalpalette #petalsandmore #occasions2018 #stampinup #stampinupaustralia #clairedaly

 

For my second card, I coloured in Calypso Coral light and dark Stampin Blends, with Old Olive light and dark for the leaves. I also used one on the embossing folders on the crumb cake layer.

  Stampin Up Petal Palette Bundle. Claire Daly, Stampin Up demo Melbourne Australia. #petalpalette #petalsandmore #occasions2018 #stampinup #stampinupaustralia #clairedaly

 

I did a little bit of background stamping on the label shape that was left over from the last card. and added a greeting from the set. That lovely label die cut is included in the Thinlits.  I also added some Wink of Stella to this card.

Stampin Up Petal Palette Bundle. Claire Daly, Stampin Up demo Melbourne Australia. #petalpalette #petalsandmore #occasions2018 #stampinup #stampinupaustralia #clairedaly

 

For my third card (which I think is my favourite), I have used Rich Razzleberry and Old Olive light and dark Stampin Blends, but haven't used the glitter this time. I used the other embossing folder but didn't take it all the way across the card. I also added in some background stamping at the top of the card (that background stamp included in the set is so versatile).

Stampin Up Petal Palette Bundle. Claire Daly, Stampin Up demo Melbourne Australia. #petalpalette #petalsandmore #occasions2018 #stampinup #stampinupaustralia #clairedaly

The greeting or this card came from a different set (it was just the sentiment I needed for this card, for someone who is going through an extremely difficult time). It's from Ribbon of Courage stamp set.

Stampin Up Petal Palette Bundle. Claire Daly, Stampin Up demo Melbourne Australia. #petalpalette #petalsandmore #occasions2018 #stampinup #stampinupaustralia #clairedaly

Here's a closer look at the Petal Palette bundle (find it HERE in the online store), as well as the coordinating Petal Pair embossing folders (find them HERE in the online store). 

Petal Palette Bundle

Petal Pair Embossing

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Thanks for stopping by today. Have a great day.

Claire

 

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Stampin' Up! Party Pandas stamp set and Celebrate You Thinlits for Saleabration 2018 - Earn them FREE

Today I have a super fun card to show you using two products from the Saleabration 2018 catalogue. You can earn both the Party Panda stamp set and Celebrate You Thinlits die for FREE during Saleabration (along with lots of other choices). Read how HERE.

Stampin Up Party Panda card by Claire Daly Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia. #saleabration2018 #partypandas #stampinup #stampinupaustralia #celebrateyouthinlits #petalpairembossingfolder

Isn't the panda the cutest? For the panda body, I added a teeny bot of colour with an aqua-painter picking up some of the ink inside the lid of my Smokey Slate ink pad. I then coloured parts of the party hat with the Calypso Coral Stampin' Blends marker. I then cut this shape out with my 2" circle punch.

Stampin Up Party Panda card by Claire Daly Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia. #saleabration2018 #partypandas #stampinup #stampinupaustralia #celebrateyouthinlits #petalpairembossingfolder

My main card base is Bermuda Bay, and I have used one of the Petal Pair Embossing Folders (I used the other one in the set in my last blog post). I really like tis one as it kind of looks like the panda is up a tree! To get the window, I cut a 1 and 3/4" circle in the top half of the card, towards the left side. I positioned the panda piece beneath this window and adhered with snail adhesive.

To make the window border, I cut a circle from a scrap of Lemon Lime Twist cardstock, and then used the Starburst punch around the outside (it's much easier to get it the right shape if you cut the inside circle first like this). I then adhered this around the outside of the circle.

To finish the card, I added the word from the Celebrate You Thinlits (earn them as a level 2 choice during Saleabration), and some adhesive rhinestones. A pretty simple card, but I like how it turned out.

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Claire

 

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Stampin' Up! Celebrate You Thinlit Dies and Amazing You Stamp Set - Earn them FREE

Totally LOVING these Celebrate You dies in the 2018 Saleabration catalogue. They are a level 2 item, which means they can be earned completely for FREE with a $180 order during Saleabration between now and the end of March. Read more about Saleabration and all the great deals HERE. They also coordinate with another Saleabration item, the Amazing You stamp set which you can earn with a $90 order.

  Stampin Up Celebrate You Thinlits and Amazing You stamp set. Claire Daly Melbourne Australia. #saleabration2018 #occasions2018 #stampinupdemonstrator #stampinupaustralia

I have used both the stamp set and the thinit dies in today's card. I have used the following colour combination, along with silver.

Amazing you color

  Stampin Up Celebrate You Thinlits and Amazing You stamp set. Claire Daly Melbourne Australia. #saleabration2018 #occasions2018 #stampinupdemonstrator #stampinupaustralia

Isn't this embossing folder gorgeous? It's from the Petal Pair Embossing Folders on page 23 in the Occasions Catalogue. They are a great size for borders and accents. I think I will be using these a lot! (Links to all f the products I have used today are in the bottom of my post).

  Petal Pair Embossing

Amazing You Celebrate You Thinlits

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Thanks for checking in today. Have a great day and I'll see you back here again tomorrow.

Claire

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