New Stampin' Up! 2020 In Colours: Introducing Bumblebee

Hello papercrafters. 

This week we are going to start looking at the 2020-22 New Incolours. I'm going to introduce them in alphabetical order, starting today with Bumblebee. 

Bumblebee is a warm toned yellow, slightly brighter and a little less intense in colour than Crushed Curry. It has an ornage undertone when compared to Daffodil Delight, and is similarly toned to So Saffron.

Stampin Up Bumblebee new 2020 In Colour / Color.

Here's a look at Bumblebee on a card. This is one of the Flowers For Every Season Memories and More cards, which come in a moxed pack of the 5 new In Colours. I have also used a card and greeting from the Flowers for Every Season Memories and More Card Pack.

Stampin' Up! Bumblebee with Flowers for Every Season, by Claire Daly Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

There are lots of colours which will combine well with Bumblebee. This floral card used all of the other 2020 new In Colours, and also Poppy Parade. I personally particularly like it with Just Jade and Misty Moonlight. 

Stampin' Up! Bumblebee with Flowers for Every Season, by Claire Daly Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

Here are some additional colour combinations suggested by Stampin' Up!

Stampin Up Bumblebee colour / color combinations/ 2020 In Colour

If you love colour, and love to collect In Colour products each year, you might like to join one of my 2020 InColour Clubs starting in June, as a way of getting some additional free products and spreading your purchases out. Get all the details on what's included, cost and how to register HERE.

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More Stampin' Up! NEW Release Ornate Garden Suite cards / Tips for getting a great diecut with the Ornate Layers Dies

Hello lovelies. I hope you are all safe and well and managing OK in social isolation. Today I have some more Ornate Garden suite cards to share with you. This brand new suite of products was only released to customers on 1st April and is an early release of products from the 2020/21 Annua Catalogue which commences on June 3rd.

First up are my customer thankyou cards for this month. I loved making these sweet cards to express my gratitude to customers who support my business. Some months things get crazy, but one of the silver linings for home isolation for me has been time to create in bulk and also more importantly, time to handwrite in cards, and post them. That's where the magic happens, right?

Ornate Garden 2020 bulk thankyou cards by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

I used the note cards and envelopes for these cards because they are a great size and a really affordable way to make a bulk lot of cards. I used the Ornate Layers Dies  for the Blushing Bride and Mint  Macaron piece (there are so many other colours that coordinate - see below), There are some tips to getting a great effect when using these dies which I have outlined in my tips. To finish my cards I have used the greeting (stamped in Early Espresso) from Ornate Thanks stamp set (just LOVE all those little script text lines you can add before and after the words), some scalloped lace trim and an adhesive pearl.

Ornate Garden 2020 bulk thankyou cards by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrators Melbourne Australia

TIP: As I was making the cards in bulk, I wanted to maximise the use of the gorgeous Ornate Garden DSP. I made the DSP piece 4 inches x 3 inches so I could get 12 from one sheet of DSP. To get an even border of notecard around the edge, I cut 1cm (approx 3/8 inch) from one side of the note card. This was quick and easy to do.

TIP: When using the Ornate Layers Dies with my BigShot, I found I got the best result using the Base Platform (which is slightly raised in the centre), the Thin Die Adapter plate and then the die and cardstock between the two acrylic plates. I place the die in the centre of the platform and put it through vertically (so the thinnest end of the rectangle goes through first). Then I just run it through a couple of times and use my Take Your Pick die brush and mat (brush on the reverse side of the die cut) which gets out mot of the 'bits'. The remaining bits are easily poked out with your paper piecer.

Colours which Coordinate with the Ornate Garden DSP: The colours listed by Stampin' Up! as coordinating are: Early Espresso, gold, Mint Macaron, Old Olive, Teracotta Tile. Whisper White and a brand new InColour called Bumblebee. I also found So Saffron, Crumb Cake and Blushing Bride to coordinate well. I  evenused Shimmery White for my greeting labels too, which is a little off-white, and that worked. It's a really versatile DSP.

My other Ornate Garden suite card used one of the decorative die cuts from the Ornate Layers Dies (in Blushing Bride) along with a piece of the DSP lined in Early Espresso. The greeting label is from one of my most used die sets for greeting labels, Stitched Labels from the 2019 Annual Catalogue. My greeting (stamped in Early Espresso) is from the So Sentimental stamp set in the 2020 January to June Mini Catalogue. As you can see the Ornate Garden DSP works great with Crumb Cake cardstock. The little flowers on the greeting label are die cut from the Ornate Layers Dies. I have layered 2 scrunched up flowers with a Dimensional foam dot between them, and an adhesive pearl on top. Finally I added a few more pearls below the greeting and in the flower centres on the decorative die cuts. Even though I have the gold Gilded Gems which were a part of this suite, I think adhesive pearls work really well too as the paper has a a bit of a vintage feel to me.

Ornate Garden 2020 friendship card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

I hope this has given you some more ideas for using the beautiful new Ornate Garden Suite. The products can be purchased individually, in a bundle, or in the whole suite. You can find the Ornate Garden Suite HERE in my online Stampin' Up! store and the products I have used on today's cards (along with the suite and 10% off bundle links) are linked at the end of the post. If you haven't ordered with me before, you can read 3 Ways to Shop in Australia with me, and the great benefits I offer my customers. 

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Stampin' Up! Saleabration Rise and Shine - only available for 7 more days!

Hello there. Today we are playing with the Stampin' Up! Saleabration Level 2 choice, Rise and Shine, and the coordinating Cup of Cheer dies. This is a super cute stamp set, but because Saleabration ends on March 31st, it's only available for 7 more days. It also coordinates with the Cup of Cheer dies, which are one of the Holiday Catalogue carryover products.

Stampin Up Rise and Shine 2020 Saleabration stamp set. Card by Claire Daly Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

The great thing about this stamp set is that the cup stamps are reversible, which allows you to create cards like this. Here's my colour scheme for today's card.

Stampin Up Color/Colour Combination 2020 Smoky Slate, Soft Sea Foam, Night of Navy, Mint MacaronAll of the products I have used on today's card are linked at the end of the post. One of the products I used for some added texture was the Tin Tile embossing folder.

Stampin Up Rise and Shine 2020 Saleabration stamp set. Card by Claire Daly Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

Here's a closer look at the Rise and Shine stamp set (only available until March 31st) and the Cup of Cheer Dies (available until June 2nd unless sold out earlier).

Stampin Up Rise and Shine stamp set by Stampin Up. Saleabration 2020.

Stampin Up Cup of Cheer dies

Don't miss the opportunity to get your hands on this stamp set. All these deals end on March 31st.

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  • Limited time release of coordinating dies for some Saleabration stamp sets and some extra dies to coordinate with 2020 January to June mini sets. More details HERE.

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Stampin' Up! Positive Thoughts Stamp Set and limited time coordinating dies.

Happy Saturday crafty people. Today I have a beautiful soft floral card for you, using the gorgeous Positive Thoughts stamp set in the 2020 Stampin' Up! January to June Mini Catalogue. This is such a beautiful stamp set in my opinion. 

Stampin Up Positive Thoughts Stamp Set card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia. Get the coordinating dies by March 31st using links in post.

I just love the imagery in this Positive Thoughts stamp set, the words in the greetings and also the lovely font in the greetings, It's very 'me'.

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I really love how my colour combination came together for this card too. Grey Granite is such a gorgeous neutral for a card base.

Stampin Up Color / Colour combination using Flirty Flamingo, Gray Granite,  Mint Macaron and Soft Sea Foam.

The fern image I have stamped on the base card is Gray Granite stamped off once, to give a soft frame for the layers on the card.

Stampin Up Positive Thoughts Stamp Set card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia. Get the coordinating dies by March 31st using links in post.

Did you know for a limited time only (until the end of March unless sold out earlier), you can also purchase coordinating dies for the Positive Thoughts stamp set, called Natures Thoughts Dies? These are part of a limited time Coordination Product Release. These dies cut out images in the stamp set, but also include a few extra dies which are really useful (I have a couple of other cards coming up over the coming weeks using these extra dies). If you love this stamp set, don't miss out getting these dies before March 31st. You can find all the limited time dies HERE in my Stampin' Up! online store.

Natures Thoughts Dies

Stampin Up Positive Thoughts Stamp Set card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia. Get the coordinating dies by March 31st using links in post.

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Stampin' Up! Painted Poppies Birthday Card

Hello friends. Today I have a bright and cheerful birthday card for you using the Painted Poppies bundle from the 2020 Stampin' Up! January to June mini catalogue.

Stampin Up Painted Poppies Stamp Set / Bundle birthday card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

My combination is Granny Apple Green and Poppy Parade with white and black. These colours give a bright and happy effect when combined.

Stampin Up Colour / Color Combination Poppy Parade, Granny Apple Green

I have stamped the paint splat stamp onto the background in Granny Apple Green ink (so tone on tone), as well as stamping the leaves outline in the same tone on tone colour before die-cutting. The poppies are stamped in Poppy Parade, and the rest of the stamping in Memento Black. 

The piece of Peaceful Poppies DSP is 5cm wide, and has a thin mat of Basic Black cardstock. The greeting is from Perennial Birthday (my go to set for birthday greetings).

Stampin Up Painted Poppies Stamp Set / Bundle birthday card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

Here's a closer look at the stamp sets I have used in today's card. You can see all the products I have used in the links at the end of the post.

Painted Poppies Stamp Set

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Perennial Birthday Stamp Set

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February Creative 8 WOW Tutorials

A set of 8 PDF tutorials including fancy folds, techniques, 3D or scrapbooking, embossing folder ideas. FREE with a $50 order or purchase for $15AUD worldwide on my tutorials page here (immediate download). 

Stampin Up PDF Tutorials fancy fold, techniques, 3D. February 2020.Thanks for stopping by today, see you again soon.

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