Stampin' Up! Time for Tea

There's something about a cup of tea isn't there? I think it makes me instantly thing of relaxing, soothing and happy catch ups. I think it's because of this association that I always tend to be drawn to any creative supplies with a tea theme too.

Here's a card I created using the Time for Tea bundle in the 2018/2019 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue.

Stampin Up, 2018 Annual Catalogue, Time for Tea, Tufted Embossing Folder, Claire Daly Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

My colour combination is Mint Macaron, Blushing Bride, Soft Seafoam and Whisper White.

Stampin Up, 2018, colour, color, combnation, mint mac, blushing bride, soft sea foamaronI've used my Stampin' Blends to colour the image and my favourite Tufted embossing folder for the second layer. You can check out all the products I have used with the links at the end of the post.

Stampin Up, 2018 Annual Catalogue, Time for Tea, Tufted Embossing Folder, Claire Daly Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

 

Almost makes me want to and put the kettle on!

Hope you have a lovely week.

Claire

 

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Time For Tea Photopolymer Bundle
 
Time For Tea Photopolymer Stamp Set
 
Tufted Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
 
Detailed Trio Punch
 
Mint Macaron A4 Cardstock
 
Tropical Escape 6" X 6" (15.2 X 15.2 Cm) Designer Series Paper
 
Soft Suede Stampin' Blends Markers Combo Pack
 
Mint Macaron Stampin' Blends Markers Combo Pack
 
Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad
 
Blushing Bride Classic Stampin' Pad
 
Whisper White A4 Thick Cardstock
 
Pearl Basic Jewels
 

 


Heart of Christmas Week 5 - Christmas creations brought to you by the Art With Heart Stampin' Up! Team, Australia


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Today's Heart of Christmas Week 5 card is perfect for a Australian summer Christmas. It comes from a fun stamp set in the 2018 Holiday Catalogue, called So Santa. This was my original version, coloured with Stampin' Blends.

Stampin Up So Santa stamp set Christmas Card. From 2018 Holiday Catalogue. Claire Daly Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

After I photographed and edited the pic, I decided to add some Granny Apple Green 1/2" ribbon, so this snap is a quick one in my craft room. I think I prefer the addition of the ribbon, what do you think?

Stampin Up So Santa stamp set Christmas Card. From 2018 Holiday Catalogue. Claire Daly Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

I had fun colouring this image with my Stampin' Blends, although was worried my Santa was looking a little anaemic, lol.  How fabulous is the Swirls and Curls embossing folder though?

Stampin Up So Santa stamp set Christmas Card. From 2018 Holiday Catalogue. Claire Daly Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

 

There are some other fun images in this set, which I am looking forward to making into projects over the coming weeks. 

Stampin' Up! So Santa Stamp Set. Available in Australia from Claire Daly at www.clairedaly.typepad.comNow lets see what the clever Art With Heart girls have been up to for Heart of Christmas week 5 shall we?

Kate Morgan

Catherine Proctor

Ros Davidson

Tina Gillespie

Caroline Manwaring

Diane Furniss

Theresa Gerrard

Judy May

 

Thanks for stopping by today. I hope there are some moments of happiness in the rest of your day.

Claire

 

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So Santa Clear-Mount Stamp Set
 
Swirls & Curls Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
 
Layering Circle Framelits Dies
 
Banner Triple Punch
 
Granny Apple Green A4 Cardstock
 
Granny Apple Green 1/2" (1.3 Cm) Textured Weave Ribbon
 
Whisper White A4 Thick Cardstock
 
Melon Mambo A4 Card Stock
 
Silver Glimmer Paper
 
Card Stock A4 Coastal Cabana
 
Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad
 
Pool Party Light Stampin' Blends Marker
 
Light Lovely Lipstick Stampin' Blends Marker
 
Dark Pineapple Punch Stampin' Blends Marker
 
Light Granny Apple Green Stampin' Blends Marker
 
Smoky Slate Light Stampin' Blends Marker
 
Crumb Cake Light Stampin' Blends Marker
 
Dark Petal Pink Stampin' Blends Marker
 
Crumb Cake Dark Stampin' Blends Marker
 

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Colouring stamped images - August 2018 Art With Heart Monthly Blog Hop

Aug Hop

Tonight the Art with Heart team are sharing creative projects featuring stamp sets that you can colour in. We hope our blog hop inspires you to pick up some Stampin’ Write Markers, Watercolour Pencils, Stampin Blends or another form of colouring medium and colour in with your stamps. Don’t forget to contact any of the ladies on the blog hop to order any products, especially they limited edition colour your season products.

I have featured another Christmas card, as I just can't get enough of colouring the Christmas baubles with the Stampin' Blends. I have been going a bit crazy with colouring using the Blends lately, as I just love the depth of colour I am getting and the ease of the blending, They are great alcohol markers, and having them to coordinate with my Stampin' Up! colours is just a bonus.

Stampin Up Beautiful Baubles stamp set from the 2018 Holiday Catalogue. Coloured with Stampin Blends. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator, Melbourne Australia.

The base card is Granny Apple Green,  vibrant green that debuted this year in the Colour Revamp. Here re the Stampin' Blends Colours I have used to colour the bauble from Beautiful Baubles stamp set (coming on September 5th with the 2018 Holiday Catalogue):

  • Soft Sea Foam Light
  • Soft Sea Foam Dark
  • Pool Party Light
  • Pool Party Dark
  • Bermuda Bay Light
  • Granny Apple Green Light

Other products are the new Swirls and Curls Embossing Folder (coming in the Holiday Catalogue), and to mat the image I have used Coastal Cabana cardstock and Silver Glimmer paper. My image is stamped onto Thick Whisper White cardstock with Memento Black ink pad, with the greeting from the Beautiful Baubles set silver embossed.

Stampin Up Beautiful Baubles stamp set from the 2018 Holiday Catalogue. Coloured with Stampin Blends. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator, Melbourne Australia.

It's now time to head onto the next person on the blog hop, the lovely Kate Morgan. 

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If you get lost anywhere, here is a full list of participants, so you can pick up anywhere.

Rebecca Jacovou
Claire Daly - that's me!
Kate Morgan
Tina Gillespie
Ros Davidson
Catherine Proctor
Caroline Manwaring
Sharon Davern
Rachel Woollard
Amie McIIroy
Kimberly Hern
Andrea Roberts

 

Thanks for stopping by today. Have a happy day.

Claire

 


Week 12 AWH Colour Creations Blog Hop - Coastal Cabana

Who's for playing with a lovely sunny blue this week, in Coastal Cabana? I love this blue and was so happy to see it back this year with the Stampin' Up! Colour Revamp.

Coastal Cabana

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 Here's my card for this week. Coastal Cabana and silver make a fabulous combination for Christmas cards don't you think?

  2018 Stampin Up Holiday Catalogue Beautiful Baubles coloured with Stampin Blends. Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

I've used the Beautiful Baubles stamp set, with Coastal Cabana and Silver Glimmer Paper (oh my goodness, you should check out our new and improved glimmer paper - NO MESS, and it also cuts beautifully in the Big Shot now. I LOVE IT. Find it HERE in the online store).

It was so much fun colouring the different baubles in with the Stampin' Blends. Stampin' Blends alcohol markers are perfect when you want blendable saturated colour. Just remember to stamp your image in Memento Black Ink so you don't get any running of the image. Here are the colours of the Stampin' Blends I used (you can buy Stampin' blends individually, or in light and dark combination for each colour. See them all HERE in my online store.

  • Light Soft Sea Foam
  • Dark Soft Sea Foam
  • Light Mint Macaron
  • Light Pool Party
  • Dark Pool Party
  • Light Bermuda Bay
  • Light Smoky Slate

2018 Stampin Up Holiday Catalogue Beautiful Baubles coloured with Stampin Blends. Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

I hope you have enjoyed today's Colour Creations card. Now it's time to head back to Catherine Proctors blog to see who else is playing along this week.

If you are new to Stampin' Up! in Australia, or don't have a demonstrator, don't forget to request a 2018 Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalogue from me. It starts August 5th, but I'm mailing them out over the coming week (if you have a regular demonstrator, please ask them for a catalogue).

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See you back here tomorrow night for another creation.

Claire

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Week 10 AWH Stampin' Up! Team Colour Creations Blog Hop: Calypso Coral

It' great to be able to start participating more regularly in my team blog hops. Today is the AWH Team Colour Creations Blog Hop and our colour of the week is Calypso Coral.

CC Calypso

Calypso Coral is a beautiful mid strength coral colour, making it super versatile. It's one of the key colours in the Tea Room suite in the 2018 Annual Stampin' Up! Catalogue, so I have used a the designer series paper and copper vinyl stickers from that suite in today's card. My base card colour is Coastal Cabana.

Stampin Up Blended Seasons Card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demo Melbourne Australia

I have used the Blended Season bundle for the stamp and Framelits, as they are limited edition products only available this  month. I really love the stamp set because it's great for colouring and has really versatile images and greetings. The Framelits are really unique too in that when you.  cut the stitched shape, the negative shape also has stitching on it. I think these products are a great investment. They are only available to purchase this month, and you can find them HERE IN MY ONLINE STORE.

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I coloured my image using the Old Olive and Calypso Coral Stampin' Blends Markers. I love how easy it is to blend the colour with these alcohol markers, and of course they perfectly coordinate with all the Stampin' Up! colours. To embellish my card, I have used the Tea Room Copper Vinyl Stickers, and an artisan pearl. The butterfly is one of the stickers, which I just stuck onto a scrap of Shimmery White cardstock and cut out with paper snips.

Stampin Up Blended Seasons Card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demo Melbourne Australia

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The new Holiday Catalogue is being mailed in the next couple of weeks as well. If you don't already have a demonstrator you do regular business with, you can request a Holiday Catalogue HERE, or ask any of the other girls on today's blog hop.

Now it's time to head back to the lovely Catherine Proctor in North Sydney, who coordinates these blog hops for my team. If you are looking for a demonstrator in that area, make sure you get in contact with Catherine. She is lovely!

Thanks for stopping by today. I hope you have a happy and crafty week,

Claire

 

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