Art With Heart Team Colour Creations Blog Hop: Pretty Peacock

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Jumping into the Colour Creations blog hop this week as we are into week 3 of the 2019 InColours. This week is Pretty Peacock, a beautiful teal blue that I am already totally in love with, as it is so versatile. Today I have teamed it with another new 2019 Incolour, Rococo Rose. I love the fresh vintage look of these colours together. 

Free as a Bird and Pretty Peacock card from 2019 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue by Claire Daly Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

We have lots of beautiful new InColour products besides just the ink and cardstock in the 2019 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue (see all the Pretty Peacock ones in the link below). For this card I have used some of the 6x6 InColour paper stack. There are 40 sheets in the pack in total, with 4 sheets of 2 different double sided designs in each of the 5 new InColours. I particularly love the script pattern. I have also used our new Very Vanilla scalloped lace and some of the Rococo Rose scalloped linen ribbon (which I have cut into strips), and one of the Bird Ballad trinkets in the top left corner.

Free as a Bird and Pretty Peacock card from 2019 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue by Claire Daly Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

For the watercolouring of the Free as A Bird image, I have used Gray Granite and Rococo Rose for the birds, Old Olive and Rococo Rose for the leaves and flowers, and Gray Granite and Early Espresso for the branch. I have used a very light watercolour wash of Seaside Spray around the image for the sky.

Stampin Up colour combination including 2019 InColours Pretty Peacock, Rococo Rose, Gray Granite and Seaside Spray

Now it's time to jump over to Catherine Proctors blog, and see what the other Art With Heart team girls have done with Pretty Peacock this week.

Thanks for stopping by my blog tonight. I will be back in a day or two with some more inspiration for you.

Until then, have a happy and creative week.

Claire

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AWHT Stampin' Up! Team Colour Creations Week 49 - Soft Suede

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It's been quite a few weeks since I have been able to participate in the Art With Heart Team Colour Creations blog hop. I have to admit that Soft Suede isn't the most inspiring colour for me to jump back in on, but then I saw a picture of a hotel suite today and the colour combination really inspired me as a great colour combination for my nephews 21st birthday card.

Here's the picture. It's the gorgeous Langham Hotel in Sydney. I see a touch of Soft Suede, some Sahara Sand and also one of our new Stampin' Up! 2019 InColours, Pretty Peacock.

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My card has used a lot more Pretty Peacock than the combination here as used, but I think it still works great with the Soft Suede. I have used one of my favourite new stamp sets in the new 2019 Annual Stampin' Up! catalogue, and one that is PERFECT for masculine cards, A Good Man.

Masculine / male 21st birthday card using Stampin Up 2019 A Good Man Stamp Set. Pretty Peacock color / colour combination. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

Here is the colour combination I used. The watercolour paper is more an off-white, which softens the combination compared to the white here.

Stampin Up Color / Colour combination of Pretty Peacock, Sahara Sand, Soft Suede.This card really demonstrated to me how much I am loving the various types of stitched dies we carry at the moment. I think they give a really professional finish. I have used the Stitched Shape Dies and Stitched Rectangle dies on this card. To colour my image, I have used Blender Pens picking up the ink inside the ink pad lids (Soft Suede, Crumb Cake, Seaside Spray and Pretty Peacock).

Masculine / male 21st birthday card using Stampin Up 2019 A Good Man Stamp Set. Pretty Peacock color / colour combination. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

I also used the Subtle embossing folder (PERFECT folder for male cards) to give some additional interest to the Soft Suede and Sahara Sand layers.

Masculine / male 21st birthday card using Stampin Up 2019 A Good Man Stamp Set. Pretty Peacock color / colour combination. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

Copper foil and copper embossing looks perfect with these colours, so that's what I have gone for. My greeting is from Perennial Birthday, heat embossed using our copper embossing folder. I have cut the numbers from our copper foil card, The dies used for that were the Little Numbers dies which have sadly retired some time ago, but were a perfect size for my card.

Masculine / male 21st birthday card using Stampin Up 2019 A Good Man Stamp Set. Pretty Peacock color / colour combination. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

Now it's time to head back over to Catherine Proctor, to see what else the lovely Art With Heart team ladies have created using Soft Suede this week. Enjoy! 

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Claire

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Stampin' Up! The Sweetest Thing Birthday Card

Today I have a birthday card for you using the lovely lolly jar bundle The Sweetest Thing in the Stampin' Up! 2019 Occasions Catalogue. 

Stampin Up Sweetest Thing birthday card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

There are lots of little sweets in the stamp set, which can be placed in the different lolly jars. I coloured these with Stampin' Blends to get nice saturated colour.

Here's my colour combination for this card. 

Stampin Up Color / Colour Combination Pineapple Punch, Lovely Lipstick, Calypso Coral, Basic Black, Whisper White. Click for card using these colours.

The sweet jars make a fun card don't you think?

Stampin Up Sweetest Thing birthday card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

Here's a look at the Sweetest Thing Bundle. You can find it HERE in my Online Stampin' Up! store.

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I hope you have enjoyed today's card. See you back here tomorrow night for our Colour Creations blog hop. This week's colour is Poppy Parade.

Claire

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Week 25 AWH Colour Creations Blog Hop - Lemon Lime Twist

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Hello there, welcome to another week of Colour Creations, This week we are playing with one of my favourite colours, Lemon Lime Twist. While I have lots of ideas for using this colour, I have decided this week to post the last of my Christmas card creations. Lemon Lime Twist is such a bright happy colour. It is a perfect accompaniment to the Making Spirits Bright stamp set.

Stampin Up Making Spirits Bright, 2018, Christmas, Holiday Catalogue, Card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

I have used Bermuda Bay, Daffodil Delight and Melon Mambo Stampin' Blends to colour the Baubles. I also used the Daffodil Delight one to highlight the frame. I must confess I didn't intend to deboss the Oh My Stars embossing folder. It was supposed to be embossed but I liked my mistake better. That happens sometimes doesn't it?

Stampin Up Making Spirits Bright, 2018, Christmas, Holiday Catalogue, Card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

I was happy how quickly this card came together and I have just the friend to give it to; one who brings brightness and sunshine into my life.

Now it's time to pop over to Catherine Proctor's blog, to see what the other Art With Heart team ladies have been creating with Lemon Lime Twist this week. Enjoy!

See you back here again tomorrow with our last week of Heart of Christmas for 2018.

Claire

 

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Week 21 AWH Colour Creations Blog Hop - Granny Apple Green

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Granny Apple Green

Today we are playing with Granny Apple Green in the Art With Heart Team's Colour Creations Stampin' Up! Blog Hop.  Granny Apple Green is a beautiful bright crisp green (just like the apple) and looks great with other bright colours and with black and white. 

 

Stampin Up Making Christmas Bright 2018 Christmas / Holiday Catalogue. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

I have used the Making Christmas Bright stamp set and my awesome Stamparatus stamp positioning took which allowed me to get the placement perfectly aligned (those removable plates are a game changer). Here's my colour combination:

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Stampin Up Making Christmas Bright 2018 Christmas / Holiday Catalogue. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

The Making Spirits Bright stamp set is such a fun one for Christmas. My son really loves his Christmas lights and puts them up every year so it's very appropriate in our house. I cn see it will be a great set to use for some journaling cards for my December Daily album this year too.

Stampin Up Making Christmas Bright  stamp set from 2018 Holiday Chritmas catalogue. Available in Australia in my online tore. Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

Now it's time to head over to visit Catherine Proctor and see what the other Art With Heart team girls have done with Granny Apple Green today. I have had lots of fun playing with this colour. 

Claire

 

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