Introducing NEW Stampin' Up! 2022 InColor Parakeet Party

Hello friends. Today we are looking at another new InColor, Parakeet Party. This one is a bright yellow green which is fun to play with!

Here's how it looks with some of the other current Stampin' Up! colours. 

Stampin Up Parakeet Party new 2022 InColor

I have made a bright and happy 'Just for You' card to showcase this colour. I have used the current Brilliant Wings Dies (also in a bundle with Butterfly Brilliance stamp set) to create the layered butterflies. I really like the softness of Soft Sea Foam with Parakeet Party.

Stampin Up New 2022 InColor Parakeet Party  with Butterfly Brilliance bundle. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Melbourne Australia.

The Designer Series Paper I have used is Tea Boutique, a 6x6" pack which will be available on May 3rd. I have also used some of the 2022-24 InColor Assortment DSP (this one is Orchid Oasis) under my sentiment label. My sentiment is from the current set Celebrating You (in the 2022 January to June Mini Catalogue and carrying over to the new catalogue).

Stampin Up New 2022 InColor Parakeet Party  with Butterfly Brilliance bundle. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Melbourne Australia.

Another 'coming soon' product I have used is the 2022-2024 InColor Matte Decorative Dots. I will be using these a lot. You can also see I have used the Stylish Shapes Dies (also coming on May 3rd) again. Love these banner shapes which are quick and easy to cut using the Mini Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine.

Stampin Up New 2022 InColor Parakeet Party  with Butterfly Brilliance bundle. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Melbourne Australia.

 

Here's a look at my colour combination for this card.

Stampin Up Colour / Color combination using Parakeet Party, Soft Sea Foam and Orchid Oasis.

I had a Soft Sea Foam butterfly left over, so I made another quick note card using another sheet of the Tea Boutique DSP. I love the simple monochromatic look of this card. I think I will use it as a simple 'hello' note card, and I didn't feel it needed a sentiment.

Stampin Up Note Card  with Brilliant Wings dies and new 2022 Annual Catalogue products Tea Boutique DSP and Parakeet Party new InColor. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Melbourne Australia.

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If you love the new papers and/or new InColors, there's still time to register for either my 2022 InColor Club (where you get the new InColors one color a month for 5 months - registration open until May 8th), or the Annual Catalogue Product Shares (I have ribbon, DSP or Speciality Paper shares available and the signup closes May 2nd).

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Colour Creations Showcase Week 48: So Saffron

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Hello friends. I'm finding myself with a little more creative time at the moment, so I am excited to be able to participate in some of the creative challenges with my Art with Heart team girls. This week's colour challenge is So Saffron, a very muted yellow and to be honest not one I have created with much in the last year. 

Here is my card. I chose to use the beautiful new Hand-Penned Petals bundle. By stamping off (stamping once on scrap paper and then onto your card without reinking) the Polished Pink and Soft Succulent once each, I came up with a soft colour combination using So Saffron.

Stampin Up Hand Penned Petals bundle (new for 2021) handmade thinking of you / sympathy card. Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

Here's the colour combination if you want to Pin It for future reference.

Stampin Up Color Combination 2021 InColors. Polished Pink, Soft Succulent, So Saffron and Basic Gray

One of the things I LOVE about this new bundle is it's designed for the stamping to be imperfect! I love the fresh vintage look you get when you stamp the solid colours for the leaves and flowers, and they don't quite fit perfectly. This really suits my style of stamping. I stamped the flowers and the sentiment in Basic Gray to tie in with the softer colour combination.

Stampin Up Hand Penned Petals bundle (new for 2021) handmade thinking of you / sympathy card. Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

I have used the scalloped edge die from the coordinating Penned Flower Dies to create the left side edging. The flowers are two of the largest flower bunch, placed together. Here's a look at the Hand-Penned suite. You can buy the suite together (which includes 10% discount on the bundle), the bundle with a 10% discount, or individual components of the suite. All the product links for today's project are at the end of the post. 

Stampin Up New 2021 Hand Penned Suite. Available in Australia from Claire Daly Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

I have used a couple of other new products on my card too. My sentiment is from a great new stamp set with 11 sentiments, called Inspired Thoughts. I really love the font in this set. I have also used a great new die set called Encirled in Beauty, and there is just a peek of one of the decorative circle shapes poppng out unter the sentiment. This is going to be one of my favourite die sets for sure.

Stampin Up Hand Penned Petals bundle (new for 2021) handmade thinking of you / sympathy card. Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

Here's a look at these two products (links at the end of the post will take you to these products in my online store). First the Inspired Thoughts Stamp Set.

Stampin Up New 2021 Inspired Thoughts stamp set. Available in Australia from Claire Daly Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

These are the new Encircled in Beauty Dies. The largest die in the set is 9.8 x 9.8cm, so they are perfectly sized for card fronts.

Encircled in Beauty Dies. New in 2021 Stampin Up. Available in Australia from Claire Daly Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

If you would like to see more So Saffron colour combinations, head over to Cathy's blog to see what the rest of the Art with Heart Team girls have been up to. 

Thanks for stopping by today,

Claire

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Stampin' Up! Christmas 2020 shaker card using In The Pines bundle.

Hello stampers. Today I am sharing another In The Pines Card. This time I have made a shaker card, and also incorporated the Evergreen Forest 3D Embossing Folder. You can find both of these products in the 2020 August to December mini catalogue. The little snowflake sequins are so cute aren't they?

Stampin Up In the Pines Shaker Card using Evergreen Forest Embossing Folder. 2020 Christmas card by Claire Daly Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

I love the cool toned colour combination for this card.

Stampin Up Colour Combination using Shaded Spruce, Just Jade, Pool Party and Silver.
One important tip when you are making this card: make sure to cut the window in the top layer before embossing with the Evergreen 3D embossing folder. If you do it the other way around the embossing gets flattened when you cut the window.

Stampin Up In the Pines Shaker Card using Evergreen Forest Embossing Folder. 2020 Christmas card by Claire Daly Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

 

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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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Stampin' Up! Beautiful Friendship Single Layer Card

Hello stamping friends.

Today I have a really simple card for you, using the Beautiful Friendship stamp set from the 2019/2020 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue. I grabbed this stamp set when I needed to make a couple of quick birthday cards recently. 

Stampin Up Beautiful Friendship 2019 card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

It's basically a one layer card, except for a small greeting (I used a greeting from Butterfly Wishes stamp set as it was a better size for my card; I do love the greetings which come with the Beautiful Friendship set though). I stamped directly onto Shimmery White cardstock, and cut a 2cm strip from the bottom of the front of the card, and added a strip of Soft Sea Foam patterned DSP (from the subtles 6x6 pack) to the base of the card.

Here's the colour combination I used with the stamping:

Claire Daly Creates Stampin' Up! Colour Combination Stampin Up Beautiful Friendship 2019 card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australi

The greeting is stamped in Basic Gray, and cut out from one of the dies in the Detailed Bands die set (link at end of post), and I have added some 2019-2021 In Color Faceted Dots for embellishing.

Here's a closer look at the Beautiful Friendship  stamp set (also linked at the end of the post). It really is super easy to use, You just keep on adding layers of flowers and leaves and you are done. The stamp set is Photopolymer so it's super easy to line up as well.

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The great news is that this stamp set is just $38 (link at the end of the post), so a great one to add to your collection and a stamp set I think you will reach for again and again.

Stampin Up Beautiful Friendship 2019 card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australi

 

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