Heart of Christmas Week 15 - Christmas creations bought to you by the Art with Heart Stampin' Up! Team

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Welcome to our last week of Heart of Christmas for 2018. The team and I have really enjoyed bringing you these creations each week.  Today I have a bit of a mish mash of cards for you, as I am including the last of my Christmas cards that I haven't had a chance to blog yet.

First up we have this Z-fold card featuring Dashing Deer bundle, Merry Christmas to everyone bundle, and the gorgeous Joyous Noel Designer Paper.

Stampin Up Dashing Deer Z Fold 2018 Christmas Card Claire Daly Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

Stampin Up Dashing Deer Z Fold 2018 Christmas Card Claire Daly Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

Next up we have this card using Feathers and Frost stamp set, and my favourite sheet of paper from the whole Holiday Catalogue (from the All is Bright DSP pack). This was a super simple card, but the gold sequin trim and foil really give it some festive WOW.

Stampin Up Feathers and Frost 2018 Christmas card by Claire Daly Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

Stampin Up Feathers and Frost 2018 Christmas card by Claire Daly Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

Finally I have a set of 3 cards using Mistletoe Season stamp set, and Under the Mistletoe DSP from the Annual Catalogue.

Stampin Up Mistletoe Season 2018 Christmas Card by Claire Daly Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

Stampin Up Mistletoe Season 2018 Christmas Card by Claire Daly Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

Stampin Up Mistletoe Season 2018 Christmas Card by Claire Daly Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

I hope you have enjoyed the last of my 5 Christmas cards, and this years season of Heart of Christmas.  We have really enjoyed sharing our Christmas creating with you. Next week I will be adding the inserts to each of my cards and writing in them, ready to post in early December.

Now it's time to  visit the rest of the Art with Heart team who have participated this week. Enjoy!

Ros Davidson

Kate Morgan

Caroline Manwaring

Diane Furniss

Catherine Proctor

Tina Gillespie

Sharon Davern

Rachel Woollard

Judy May

 

Thanks again for checking in on the last week of Heart of Christmas! I'll be back soon with some new creations,

Claire

 

 


Art With Heart Stampin' Up! Team PINK October Blog Hop

Think pink

Yeah, it's Art With Heart team monthly blog hop time. This month, our lovely team member who organises the blog hop, Ros Davidson, has chosen all things PINK as our theme. This is a great theme for spring, and also breast cancer awareness month. We hope our blog hop inspires you to get creative with the various shades of pink that Stampin’ Up! offer in our collection of 53 different colours available. 

I hope chosen pink and pretty for my card tonight.

Stampin Up Petal Promenade DSP, Fourish Thinlits, stiched shapes framelits, stitched labels framelits, Happy Birthday Gorgeous stamp set. 2018 birthday card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator, Melbourne Australia.

The pink I have chosen is POWDER PINK, which is one of the 2016-2018 In Colours. It's a lovely soft pink which although it isn't listed as a coordinating colour (two other pinks are though),coordinates beautifully with the soft colours in the Petal Promenade Designer Series Paper Pack. This paper is so beautiful and feminine. I have also used some Soft Sea Foam and Smoky Slate in there. The Framelits I have used in all of the layering are: Stitched Labels, Stitched Shapes and and the Flourish Thilits. My greeting is from Happy Birthday, Gorgeous stamp set.

Stampin Up Petal Promenade DSP, Fourish Thinlits, stiched shapes framelits, stitched labels framelits, Happy Birthday Gorgeous stamp set. 2018 birthday card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator, Melbourne Australia.

I hope you like my pink card today. Now it's time to continue along the way of the blog hop to my lovely friend Rachel Woollard.

Next blog

If you get lost along the way, here's a full list of the blog hop participants this month. Looking to join Stampin' Up!? We would love to welcome you into our friendly team and have you join in our regular weekly and monthly blog hops.

Sharon Davern

Kate Morgan

Andrea Roberts

Tina Gillespie

Ros Davidson

Catherine Proctor

Caroline Manwaring

Rachel Palmieri

Sue Madex

Rebecca Jacovou

Alisha Watson

Claire Daly

Rachel Woollard

Monika O’Neill

June Kempster

 

Thanks for stopping by today. Have a fabulous day, and make sure you get in touch with me or any of the girls along the hop if you are interested in joining a fun and friendly Stampin' Up! team from anywhere in Australia.

Claire


Week 18 AWHT Colour Creations Blog Hop - Fresh Fig

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Fresh Fig color

Welcome to week 18 of Colour Creations from the Art with Heart Team. This week's colour is one of the 2017 Incolours, Fresh Frig. It's a beautiful deep colour which I love! It's actually quite similar to the colour of my bridesmaid dresses many years ago. Today I have used it with Soft Sea Foam, Powdered Pink and Bermuda Bay.

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

I love colouring this bauble. We don't have Fresh Fig or Powdered Pink Stampin' Blends, so I used light Blackberry Bliss and light Flirty Flamingo respectively. I have added some texture after the colouring, by running it through the Subtle embossing folder in the BigShot. The other embossing folder used on the Powder Pink layer is Tufted, which was a new one in this years Annual Catalogue. I have already used it so much!

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

I hope you like this week's card. Now it's time to head over to Catherine Proctor's blog so you can see what the rest of the Art with Heart team girls are up to with Fresh Fig this week.

Thanks for stopping by today,

Claire

 

 

Product List

Beautiful Baubles Photopolymer Stamp Set
 
Beautiful Baubles Photopolymer Bundle
 
Tufted Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
 
Subtle Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
 
Nature's Twine
 
Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad
 
Fresh Fig Classic Stampin' Pad
 
Fresh Fig A4 Cardstock
 
Soft Sea Foam A4 Cardstock
 
Powder Pink A4 Cardstock
 
Pearl Basic Jewels
 
Dark Soft Sea Foam Stampin' Blends Marker
 
Light Flirty Flamingo Stampin' Blends Marker
 
Blackberry Bliss Light Stampin' Blends
 
Bermuda Bay Light Stampin' Blends Marker
 
Whisper White A4 Thick Cardstock
 

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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Product List

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
 

 


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

 

Product List

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