Stampin' Up! Under My Umbrella stamp set coloured with Stampin' Blends. Video Tutorial.

Hello stamping friends. 

Today I have a card idea for friends. My stamp set is Under My Umbrella from the 2020 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue, and it has a coordinating punch. I have coloured the images with Stampin' Blends and have used a little sponging too. It's going to rain a bit this week in Melbourne (I actually love listening to the rain though, and it's great for the garden too) so this is an appropriate stamp set for sure.

Stampin Up Under My Umbrella Stamp Set friends card idea. 2020 card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

I've put together a video for you showing the techniques I used to colour and blend with Stampin' Blends, and how to make the easy cloud background.

My colour palette was nice an bright and featured two of the Stampin' Up! 2020-22 InColours.

Stampin Up color / colour combination for Under My Umbrella Card with Stampin' Blends

The cloud effect is super easy to make, and you don't need anything special. I show you how in the video.

Stampin Up Under My Umbrella Stamp Set friends card idea. 2020 card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

I hope today's card has bought a smile to your face. I know the 'Under My Umbrella' stamp set brings a smile to my face! Here's a closer look at a couple of the products. 

Here is the Under My Umbrella Stamp Set($28). Stampin Up Under My Umbrella Stamp Set. Available to purchase in Australia from Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator. Click through for contact details or online store link.

Next up we have the coordinating Umbrella Builder Punch ($31). Punches make creating so easy don't you think? Especially when they perfectly coordinate with stamp sets.

Stampin Up Umbrella Builder Punch. Available to purchase in Australia from Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator. Click through for contact details or online store link.There's also another gorgeous stamp set called Pretty Parasole, that coordinates with the Umbrella Builder Punch. This stamp set is only $28.00 too.

Stampin Up Pretty Parasole Stamp Set. Available to purchase in Australia from Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator. Click through for contact details or online store link.

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Stampin Up Under My Umbrella Stamp Set friends card idea. 2020 card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.


Stampin' Up! Basket of Blooms stamp set & Small Bloom punch

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Today I have a bright and happy card for you, using the Basket of Blooms stamp set from the 2020 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue.

Basket of Blooms stamp set by Stampin' Up!. 2020 card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

I was immediately drawn to this stand alone stamp set for several reasons:

  1. The great variety of outline images, including flowers, foliage, vase, basket and flower pot, which make it great for colouring.
  2. It coordinates with the Small Bloom punch, which was one of the free choices during Saleabration 2020, and can also be purchased still.
  3. It's a GREAT price - 14 stamps for $30.

Stampin Up Basket of Blooms Stamp set (coordinates with Small Blook Punch). 2020 Annual Catalogue. Purchase in my online store in Australia.It's so easy to create beautiful floral arrangements with this set, whether they be simple or more detailed. By being able to punch out some of the flowers, it's easy to add dimension to your project too. Here's the Small Bloom Punch it coordinates with (shop link at the end of the post).

Stampin Up Small Blooms Bunch, coordinates with Basket of Blooms.. 2020 Annual Catalogue. Purchase in my online store in Australia.

For my card, I used Stampin' Blends to colour the vase (light and dark Seaside Spray and light Misty Moonlight). I stamped the foliage in Granny Apple Green, and the flower in Magenta Madness. My base card is Bumble Bee, and I have used Magenta Madness for the sentiment piece (the sentiment is from the Dressed to Impress stamp set) and for the mat on the stamped piece. The Ornate Floral 3D embossing folder is the perfect way to add some extra interest to the base Bumble Bee card.

Basket of Blooms stamp set by Stampin' Up!. 2020 card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

I'm looking forward to having more of a play with this gorgeous stamp set. Here's some samples that the Stampin' Up! designers made with this set. Aren't they gorgeous? This set just inspires bright and happy cards and we could all do with some bright and happy right now.

Stampin Up Basket of Blooms designer samples.

I hope you enjoyed today's card, and will consider adding this affordable and versatile set to your collection. If you would like to see some more inspiration, I invite you to subscribe to my weekly tutorials.

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Your Creative Connection 109: Something Old, Something New

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Welcome back to another showcase with the global Your Creative Connection team. Today our theme is 'Something Old, Something New', which is perfect timing with the release last week of the NEW 2020/21 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue. For my NEW, I have chosen two of the new Stampin' Up! 2020-22 In Colors as well as the new Flowers for Every Season Memories and More Card Pack. For my OLD, I have chosen  the Stitched So Sweetly dies which first featured in the 2020 January to June mini catalogue.

NEW Stampinup Flowers for Every Season | Misty Moonlight | Memories and More Cardpack | Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia | 2020

I really like the crisp fresh colour combination I have used today which is three of the new 2020-22 In Colors: Misty Moonlight, Just Jade, Bumble Bee and Whisper White. My base card is Misty Moonlight, and there is a Just Jade layer in there too. The Bumble Bee colour comes from one of the elements included in the Memories and More Card Pack.

Claire Daly Creates Stampin' Up! Colour Combination (5)

The Flowers for Every Season DSP and Flowers for Every Season Memories and More Card Pack (links at the bottom of the post) are really great because they coordinate with ALL five of the new 2020-22 InColors. You will find great versatility with these two products. The cardstock weight flower stickers are included in the Memories and More Card Pack, and they coordinate really well with all the colours. The Stitched So Sweetly dies are also a really versatile product because there are so many ways you can layer them. Check out all the products below my signature in the links. The greeting I have used is from the Good Morning Magnolia stamp set, which is also linked below.

NEW Stampinup Flowers for Every Season | Misty Moonlight | Memories and More Cardpack | Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia | 2020

Now it's time to virtually circle the globe and see what the other Your Creative Connection ladies are up to. Next up we have Dawn Olchefske in the USA. 

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If you get lost along the way, here is a list of our participants.

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Jennifer Pauli - Germany

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Michelle Last - UK

Claire Daly - Australia (<-- you are here)

 

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Simple Birthday Card using Stampin' Up! Flowers for Every Season Memories and More Card Pack

Hello friends, I hope you are enjoying the start of a long weekend (well it is here in Australia :) )

It's been a super busy week in Stampin' Up! with the launch of both the 2020 Annual Catalogue, and the new updated version of the Stampin' Up!  online store (I love the crisp clean new look and fabulous graphics). 

Today I have a quick and easy birthday card for you, created using the Flowers for Every Season Memories and More card pack (page 155 in the paper catalogue, or HERE in the online store).

Quick and Easy Flowers for Every Season 2020 Stampin Up cards by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

Here's what I love about this card pack:

  • It's really reasonably priced (just $19.25) and you get stacks to work with including cards using you can use as layers on cardfronts or in pocket scrapbooking, as well as heavy weight stickers (such as the gorgeous ombre 'happy' word I have used here.
  • It has a variety of cards so that the pack coordinates with the entire 2020-22 new Stampin' Up! Incolors. I have used Misty Moonlight and Magenta Madness cardstock, but you can also get a pack of coordinating Memories and More Cards which has 10 cards and envelopes (2 of each new InColour).The great thing about these coordinating cards (shown below) is that they are perfectly sized, so you just need to adhere a large card to the cardfront, or a small card fits inside the preprinted dotted border on the card. How simple is that?

Here's a look at the Flowers for Every Season Card Pack and coordinating Flowers For Every Season Memories and More Cards and Envelopes.

Flowers for Every Season Memories and More Card Pack

Flowers for Every Season Memories and More Cards and Envelopes

It's really easy to just add a greeting and some quick embellishments and you are done.

Quick and Easy Flowers for Every Season 2020 Stampin Up cards by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

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A Stampin' Up! Cinnamon Cider Colour Combination for you ..

Hello friends, happy first day of winter. Melbourne made sure to let us know it was winter today, with a maximum of just 9 degrees celcius in the outer east. Brrrr.

Today I just wanted to show you a quick card, which showcases a colour combination to use with the new 2020-22 Stampin' Up! In Color, Cinnamon Cider.

Cinnamon Petal Pink

I have used Cinnamon Cider as the base (I have embossed it with the NEW Old World Paper 3D Embossing Folder). Then I have added my to additional colours of Early Espresso and Petal Pink. I really love how these colours come together. The labels are from the So Sentimental Dies and the greeting is from Peaceful Moments stamp set. I've looped some of the gold metallic trim  in between the labels amd added a Gilded Gem at each end.

Stampin Up New InColor Cinnamon Cider. Card used Peaceful Moments stamp set, So Sentimentaol dies, Card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! demonstrator Melbourne Australia

Super excited that there is just over 24 hours left until the start of the sales period for the new 2020/21 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue. It's a beautiful catalogue and I can't wait to show you lots of beautiful new products.

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I also have my In Color Club which is going to be super exciting as it's the first one I have done. I'd love to have you join me on this 5 month adventure of colour and creativity. All the details HERE or click the image below.

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Thanks for stopping by today. There is so much happening with Stampin' Up! in June. Be sure to check back each day this week to keep up todate with all the developments. Subscribing is also a great way to never miss a thing!

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