Stampin' Up! Beautiful Moments & Ornate Garden Split Panel Card

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Back today with a simple watercolour card for you. This is one I did for a subscriber step by step PDF tutorial a while back, but I also like to blog these so I can add them to my Pinterest boards (by subscribing, you get the step by step instructions, supplies and pictures emailed out free of charge though).

Split panel cards are easy but really effective.

Stampin Up Beautiful Moments | Ornate Garden split panel card. Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

I love this Ornate Layers frame, as it's the perfect size to add in a watercoloured image. This image is from the Beautiful Moments stamp set and I have watercoloured using waterpainters and the ink in the ink pad lids. I've used Rococo Rose, Crumb Cake, Highland Heather and Mint Macaron (to pick up the green in the Ornate Garden DSP.

Stampin Up Beautiful Moments | Ornate Garden split panel card. Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

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Your Creative Connection #108: Love is in the Air

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Hello lovely crafters from around the world. Welcome back to another Your Creative Connection Global Showcase. Today's theme was chosen by Barbara Meyer and is 'Love Is in the Air'. I love being a part of this showcase with these amazingly talented global demonstrators!

I've chosen the Silhouette Scenes stamp set, and one of the new 2020-22 Stampin' Up! In Colours for my card today. 

 Silhouette Scenes 'love' card for #YCC108. 2020 Stampin Up card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

When I first started playing with Cinnamon Cider, the new 2020 In Colour I have used as my base card today, I really struggled. Now I totally LOVE the colour. It's such a great warm neutral and coordinates well with many colours. Here's today's colour combination.

Stampin Up In Color 2020 combination Cinnamon Cider, with Early Espresso, Gray Granite and Purple Posy

I have used the Detailed Hearts Die in two ways to create the extra elements on my card. I embossed the Early Espresso cardstock strip using the die, and then I cut the die from Purple Posy cardstock to give me lots the little hearts (plus the base section and lots of leftovers for another project).

Silhouette Scenes 'love' card for #YCC108. 2020 Stampin Up card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

I can't wait to see how the Your Creative Connection team have interpreted this weeks theme. Next up is my lovely friend Dawn Olchefske in Minneapolis, USA,

 

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If you get lost anywhere along the way, here's a list of the fabulous Your Creative Connection team who are participating.

Barbara Meyer - Austria

Kristine McNickle - New Zealand

Jenn Tinline - Canada

Jennifer Pauli - Germany

Janneke Dijkstra - de Jong - Netherlands

Michelle Last - UK

Claire Daly - Australia

Dawn Olchefske - USA

 

In Colour Clubs for Australian crafters.

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First up I have an In Colour club happening where you can collect lots of different products in one of the five In Colours each month for five months and get some extra free goodies each month. All the details and registrations HERE (registrations close June 9th).

 

Ribbon and Paper Shares for NEW 2020 Annual Catalogue

Stampin Up Paper and Ribbon Shares Australia 2020 New Annual Catalogue

Ribbon and Designer Series Paper Shares are a great way to get a greater variety of products for less spending! Who doesn't want that?

I have a paper share and two different ribbon shares available for Australian crafters to register for.  Find out all the details and register HERE by June 5th.

 

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Thanks for checking out our Your Creative Connection Showcase today. See you back here again soon. 

Claire

 


Stampin' Up! Watercoloured Beautiful Moments stamp set with Ornate Garden Suite.

Hello stamping friends,

Today I have a pretty straightforward card for you, but I am really pleased how this one turned out. I have combined a watercoloured image from the Beautiful Moments stamp set, with other elements from the Ornate Garden Suite. All of the products used in today's card are current products available now (and carrying over to the new 2020 Annual Catalogue).

Stampin Up Beautiful Moments & Ornate Garden Suite. 2020 Annual Catalogue card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Melbourne Australia.Watercoloured.

I started by emossing my Blushing Bride base card with the Ornate Floral 3D embossing folder. Such a beautiful folder that adds a real wow to a card. The Crumb Cake later is one of the Ornate Layers dies. The watercolour paper is sized 5.5cm x 9cm to fit perfectly into the frame. I stamped and coloured the image before adhering the Watercolour paper to to the frame. I stamped in Jet Black Stazon and then watercoloured with an Aquapen for the dress (in Rococo Rose) and hair / arms (in Crumb Cake). I then used a Blender Pen to colour the grass in Old Olive, and the flowers in Highland Heather. I used a Stampin' Sponge to lightly sponge Seaside Spray in the top half around the image (for sky) and inked the edges with Crumb Cake ink using a sponge dauber. Then I adhered the Watercolour Paper to the Crumb Cake decorative layer and adhered the whole piece to the card front using Dimensionals.

Stampin Up Beautiful Moments & Ornate Garden Suite. 2020 Annual Catalogue card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Melbourne Australia.

To finish my card I have used a greeting from Itty Bitty Greetings, all of which fit perfectly in the Classic Label Punch (I shortened the length of the punched shape by turning the punch over once I had punched the shape, pushing the end through and cutting another end closer to the greeting. I adhered that with some mini Dimensionals, and added three small adhesive pearl jewels.

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I hope you like today's card. As I mentioned earlier you can find the links to all the products I have used today, by using the link at the end of the post.

I have a couple of opportunities for shares and clubs coming up over the next month that you might be interested in.

In Colour Clubs for Australian crafters.

Stampin Up In Color Clubs Australia

First up I have an In Colour club happening where you can collect lots of different products in one of the five In Colours each month for five months and get some extra free goodies each month. All the details and registrations HERE (registrations close June 9th).

Ribbon and Paper Shares for NEW 2020 Annual Catalogue

Stampin Up Paper and Ribbon Shares Australia 2020 New Annual Catalogue

Ribbon and Designer Series Paper Shares are a great way to get a greater variety of products for less spending! Who doesn't want that?

I have a paper share and two different ribbon shares available for Australian crafters to register for.  Find out all the details and register HERE by June 5th.

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If you would like to get hold of the Parisian Beauty bundle or Parisian Blossoms Designer Series Paper, don't forget to check out the Retiring Products / Last Chance list in my online store.

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Thanks for stopping by today. See you back here Thursday morning  for our global showcase with the Your Creative Connection team.

Warm regards

Claire Daly

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New Stampin' Up! 2020 In Colours: Introducing Cinnamon Cider

Hello there papercrafters. Today we are looking at the second (alphabetically) new Stampin' Up! 2020 In Colour, and it's Cinnamon Cider.

Cinnamon Cider has more of an orange undertone to our other neutral colours, and tones well with warm colours and Early Espresso.

Stampin Up Cinnamon Cider 2020 In Colour / ColorEven though the colour has cider in the name, we are entering winter here in Australia and we have had several sub zero morning temperatures here where I live. So for me,  this colour makes me think of warm cinnamon cocoa and being cosy if front of a warm fire. Both of those things make me feel happy and comforted right now, so I have a real emotional connection to this colour.

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At first I struggled to create with this colour, then in the end this colour was the one I made the most cards with. I will just show you one basic card today, but I have some great samples to share in the coming weeks.

Today's card is a basic masculine birthday card featuring one of the Cinnamon Cider 6x6" paper stack designs (we have 4 new designs this year which are gorgeous to create with. 

Stampin Up 2020 Cinnamon Cider In Colour / Color masculine birthday card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Deonstrator Melbourne Australia

I have layered the Stitched So Sweetly dies in Early Espresso and Very Vanilla. You can also add a small mat of a contrasting colour in between (the perfect size to cut this rectangle is 6.5 x 3.5cm) which I have done with Seaside Spray. The word 'Happy' in my gretting is one of the cardstock stickers which come in the Flowers for Every Season Memories and More Card Pack. It is in Misty Moonlight (another of the new In Colours, but as you will see later in the week, this tones really well with Seaside Spray. The word birthday is from the Well Said stamp set and is stamped in Early Espresso. A couple of the gold Gilded Gem embellishments finish this card off nicely.

Stampin Up 2020 Cinnamon Cider In Colour / Color masculine birthday card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Deonstrator Melbourne Australia

Here are some other Cinnamon Cider colour combinations suggested by Stampin' Up! I have another few colur combinations I can't wait to try too. This colour really inspires me right now.

Stampin Up Cinnamon Cider Remember if you love the new colours, you have the opportunity to join in one of my new InColour clubs commencing June 2020. Get all the details on what's included, cost and how to register HERE.

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I'll be back tomorrow with another colour, but in the meantime don't forget to subscribe to my email list or take advantage of the retiring product sales which are still on.

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New 2020/21 Annual Catalogues are arriving in letterboxes around Australia this week!

All the details on my catalogue page HERE.

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If you would like to get hold of the Parisian Beauty bundle or Parisian Blossoms Designer Series Paper, don't forget to check out the Retiring Products / Last Chance list in my online store.

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Thanks for stopping by today. See you again tomorrow with the next In Colour. 

Have a happy day, and maybe a cinnamon hot chocolate?

Claire


Your Creative Showcase #107: To Bling or not to Bling?

600 pixelsHello papercrafters from aroung the world! Today the YCC crew are bringing you projects with their own versions of bling (or maybe no bling? - we will have to wait and see!).

I would describe myself as a 'subtle blinger'. I do like a bit of bling on my cards, but it tends to be in a subtle way, as opposed to glitter and glimmer. For me I like the shiny bits to be in the form of foiled papers, foil cardstock and a few rhinestones or shiny embellishments here and there. 

Here's today's card to demonstrate my preferred 'bling level'!

Parisian Beauty and Ornate Layers 2020 Split Panel Card Stampin Up - Claire Daly, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia. YCC#107

I have used the retiring Parisian Beauty bundle and Parisian Blossoms Specialty Designer Series Paper (both now only available while stocks last on until June 2nd) to make this split panel card. The paper has a subtle champagne foiled script running through it and I have carried that through by die cutting the Eiffel Tower in champagne foild cardstock as well.

Parisian Beauty and Ornate Layers 2020 Split Panel Card Stampin Up - Claire Daly, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia. YCC#107

The frame is cut from the NEW Ornate Layers Dies, which a part of the Ornate Garden Suite and available now to purchase early from the 2020 Annual Catalogue. The flower is die cut from the Parisian Blossoms DSP and also has some of the champagne foiling on it. To complete the embellishing I added a flourish from the Parisian Dies, and three Champagne Rhinestones (yeah - these are carrying over to the new catalogue). My greeting is from Itty Bitty Greetings, a really versatile set when you just need a small greeting. You can view all the products I have used today using the links at the end of the post.

Parisian Beauty and Ornate Layers 2020 Split Panel Card Stampin Up - Claire Daly, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia. YCC#107
Now it's time to visit my clever stamping friends around the world to see how much bling they like to dial up on the 'blingometer'. First up is Dawn Olchefske in Minnesota USA.

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If you get lost along the way, you will find everyone participating in today's showcase here:

Kristine McNickle - New Zealand

Jenn Tinline - Canada

Jennifer Pauli - Germany

Janneke Dijkstra - de Jong - Netherlands 

Michelle Last - UK 

Claire Daly - Australia

Dawn Olchefske - USA 

Barbara Meyer - Austria 

 

Here's a few other reminders of opportunities / what's happening in Stampin' Up! in May.

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New 2020/21 Annual Catalogues are mailing!

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If you would like to get hold of the Parisian Beauty bundle or Parisian Blossoms Designer Series Paper, don't forget to check out the Retiring Products / Last Chance list in my online store.

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Have a great day and see you back here again soon,

Claire

 

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