AWHT Stampin' Up! Team Colour Creations Week 38 - Pool Party

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Time for the Art With Heart Stampin' Up! Team's Colour Creations. I'm so glad I have been able to create for this blog hop again. I get so much enjoyment creating and sharing with the girls in my team, and for you. This week we are playing with Pool Party. I think this is my most used blue in the Stampin' Up! colour range.

Pool Party

For my crd this week, I have made a fun card using the Saleabration stamp set So Hoppy Together. Did you know you can purchase Framelits for this Saleabration set just in March? Check the product links at the end of my post. The Framelits makes this set so much more versatile and give projects great dimension. Frogs were made to jump afterall!

Stampin Up So Hoppy Together and cordinating framelits. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Melbourne Australia.

My colour combination comes straight from the Painted Season DSP I have used - Pool Party, Lemon Lime Twist  and Call Me Clover. I could have also used Granny Apple Green to coordinate with the ribbon. I just added a little bit of colour to the frog with my Light Crumb Cake Stampin' Blends. The word 'birthday' comes from the Well Words stamp set in the Occasions Catalogue (this is an AWESOME sentiment set).

Stampin Up So Hoppy Together and cordinating framelits. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Melbourne Australia.

Now it's time to head over to Catherine Proctors blog, who puts this challenge together each week. What would we do without her? Catherine is the Northern Beaches area of Sydney if you are looking for a demonstrator in that area. If you right click on the list of names on Catherine's page, you can open each project in a new window, which saves you having to move back and forward all the time,

Let me show you all the fabulous sentiments in the Well Said stamp set. You can buy it with or without the Well Wriiten Framelits (the bundle is at a 10% discount). Having a set like this is a great investment because it allows you to put together so many different sentiments. It is a significant investment, but one I really think you will well and truly get your money's worth. You will find the links to these products and the bundle, in the product links at the end of my post.

Well Said

Well Written

I hope you have enjoyed our Pool Party creations this week. Thanks for stopping by. Looking forward to seeing you back here in a couple of days. I have a scrapbook page for you next.

Have a happy day,

Claire

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Stampin' Up! Nine Lives Stamp Set from the 2019 Occasions Catalogue.

Hey there crafty friends. It's lovely to be back blogging. Thanks for hanging in there with me while I had a break with the family and settled the boys back into school. These holidays were a little different for us, as my husband left his job of 30 years in early December, so he has had an opportunity to have a really good break before he starts looking for a new role. It's been lovely family time, and we also traveled interstate to Perth to spend time with my Mum and sisters and their families which was really lovely.

Time to get back into some regular blogging though! I made this card last week for a girlfriend who loves her cats. The Nine Lives stamp set coordinates perfectly with the Cat Punch from the Annual Catalogue.

Stampin Up Nine Lives cat birthday card from Occasions Catalogue 2019. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne, Australia.

The Rectangle Stitched Framelits make crafting so much easier! Lots of great options for layers and frames, and the stitching really adds interest I think. I just love the little bits and pieces included in the Nine Lives stamp set. I went for the roll of twine, as my own kitty always manages to find my rolls of bakers twine if I leave it our on my craft desk. 

Stampin Up Nine Lives cat birthday card from Occasions Catalogue 2019. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne, Australia

Here's my colour combo from today's card.

Claire's Stampin' Up! Colour Combination (1)

You can find the links to all of the products at the bottom of the post, but I wanted to give you a quick look at the awesomely cute Nine Lives Stamp Set, and the coordinating Cat Punch. I love this two (or three) step stamp. It's Photopolymer, so super easy to line up and it's only $25.00.

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I hope you have lots of fun making your own Cat cards! See you back here again soon. My aim going forward is to blog every couple of days.

Claire

 

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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.

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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 15 AWH Colour Creations Blog Hop - Daffodil Delight

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Daffodil Delight

Hey there, it's time for some more Art With Heart Stampin' Up! Team Colour Creations inspiration. This week we are playing with another yellow, Daffodil Delight. I am totally in love with a couple of the country themed products in the 2018 Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalogue. The Country Home stamp set is a lovely set to colour, and the Tin Tile Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing folder has been flying off the shelves.

Stampin' Up! Country Home stamp set coloured with Stampin Blends. Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

I have used the following Stampin' Blends to colour the image:

  • Smoky Slate combo
  • Crumb Cake Combo
  • Old Olve Combo
  • Daffodil Delight Combo
  • Lovely Lipstick Combo

After I embossed the Smoky Slate cardstock with the Tin Tile embossing folder, I rubbed some Smoky Slate ink over the top with a Stampin' Sponge. The little scalloped piece I have used at the join of the Daffodil Delight and Smoky Slate cardstock, is a piece from the Laser Cur specialty paper which I sponged Basic Grey ink onto using a sponge dauber.

Here's my colour combination for today: 

Stampin Up Colour Combination Daffodil Delight Melon Mambo Old Olive - click for card. Claire Dally Stampin Up Demo Melbourne Australia. 

My greeting is from the Perennial Birthday stamp set. I seem to use that a lot! This photo shows the subtle embossing I have done on the Daffodil Delight piece as well, This was using the very approriately named Subtle Dynamic Textured Embossing Folder, which gives a lovely textured look. This is great when you want to dress up a piece of cardstock, just a little bit.

Stampin' Up! Country Home stamp set coloured with Stampin Blends. Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

 

Here's a look at the beautiful Country Home stamp set. It's photopolymer, so super easy to line up the flowers and the jugs.

Stampin' Up! Country Home stamp set. Available in Australia at: https://www3.stampinup.com/ecweb/product/147678/country-home-photopolymer-stamp-set?dbwsdemoid=4000396

If you would like to see some more Daffodil Delight colour combinations, head over to Catherine Proctor's blog as she has the links to all the others participating this week.

Thanks for stopping by today. Have a great day,

Claire

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Country Home Photopolymer Stamp Set
 
Perennial Birthday Clear-Mount Stamp Set
 
Basic Gray A4 Card Stock
 
Daffodil Delight A4 Card Stock
 
Card Stock A4 Smoky Slate
 
Subtle Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
 
Tin Tile Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
 
Smoky Slate Classic Stampin' Pad
 
Stamping Sponges
 
Delightfully Detailed Laser-Cut Specialty Paper
 
Basic Gray Classic Stampin' Pad
 
Sponge Daubers
 
Whisper White A4 Thick Cardstock
 
Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad
 
Smoky Slate Stampin' Blends Markers Combo Pack
 
Crumb Cake Stampin' Blends Markers Combo Pack
 
Old Olive Stampin' Blends Markers Combo Pack
 
Daffodil Delight Stampin' Blends Markers Combo Pack
 
Lovely Lipstick Stampin' Blends Markers Combo Pack
 
Rhinestone 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

 

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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