4 Ways to use Delicata Metallic Inks on Your Stampin' Up! projects.

I am totally LOVING that Stampin' Up! are selling the Delicata metallic ink pads in the 2019 Holiday Catalogue. These are the BEST metallic inks on the market in my opinion. 

Some of the featured of these inks are:

  • Great lustre and shine that wont fade over time
  • Acid free and archival
  • Water based
  • Air dries in 10 minutes with no smudging at all once dry

We carry three colours of the full size ink pad and reinker :

Here's what they look like.

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They are perfect for a range of techniques, and I have put together a video showing you how they stamp on a variety of cardstock types, as well as some techniques you can use with them on your Stampin' Up! projects. 

 

Here's a closer look at the cards I have shown in the video (the Seaside Spray reindeer card was featured yesterday in my Heart of Christmas week 4 post, and that includes step by step instructions to make that card).

In the watercolouring section of the video, I featured this Good Morning Magnolia card.

Video on blog. Stampin' Up! Good Morning Magnolia stamp set watercoloured and highlighted with Delicata metallic ink. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

Here's a list of the Stampin' Up! products I have used to make this card (I stamped the image in Dove Grey Stazon. Unfortunately Stampin' Up! don't carry that yet, but I love it for watercolouring when I want a lighter edge effect).

  • Stamps: Good Morning Magnolia
  • Cardstock: Shimmery White and Rococo Rose
  • Ink: Petal Pink & Rococo Rose (petals), Smoky Slate (around the image), Mossy Meadow (leaves) and Celestial Copper (centre and highlights)
  • Tools: Aquapainter
  • Embellishments: Pearl Basic Jewels, Rococo Rose Scalloped Linen Ribbon, Linen Thread

The other card I featured was this one, showcasing the stamping and misting using Celestial Copper. The shimmery mist of Celestial Copper on the Early Espresso and Very Vanilla cardstock is much easier to see in the video close ups.

Video on blog. Stampin Up Very Versailles (2019 Annual) and Beauty and Joy (2019 Holiday) with Delicata mettalic ink used two wats.

Here's a list of the Stampin' Up! products I have used on this card (you can see the links for these products at the end of the post):

  • Stamps: Very Versailles and Beauty and Joy (Holiday Catalogue), Butterfly Wishes (greeting; from Annual Catalogue)
  • Ink: Early Espresso, Garden Green and Celestial Copper
  • Cardstock: Very Vanilla and Early Espresso
  • Embellishments: Linen thread
  • Tools / other: Stampin' Spritzer, Isocol (rubbing alcohol)

These stamp pads are so awesome and will really add extra wow to your projects, Grab them in my online store using the links below.

Thanks for checking in today,

Claire

 


The Art With Heart Team Heart of Christmas 2019 Blog Hop is here!

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The Art with Heart team girls are back for our third year of weekly Heart of Christmas blog hops. In these blog hops we hope to inspire you to experience and share the joy of creativity in the lead up to Christmas. Each week I will post a Christmas project on Wednesday night at 8pm, and other members of the team will do the same. Their names and links to their blog will appear below. 

My card this week uses Toile Christmas, a new stamp set in the 2019 Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalogue. Even though we don't have Cardinals, I really love this set. The sentiments particularly, but the imagery with the bird, branch with berries and the swirls is gorgeous too. It's available as a cling mount stamp set, or as a bundle. 

Stampin Up 2019 Toile Tidings Christmas Card. Holiday Catalogue. By Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

There are lots of great coodinating products for this bundle in the Toile Tidings product suite. In this card, I have used the Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper and the coordinating Toile Tidings Glitter Enamel Dots (one of my favourite products in the Holiday Catalogue!). the layer of vellum over the patterned paper really helps to soften the layer for the other elements.

Stampin Up 2019 Toile Tidings Christmas Card. Holiday Catalogue. By Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

The primary colours in the Toile Tidings Product Suite are Real Red and Garden Green, so here is my Christmas colour combination for today. I watercoloured the Cardinal with ink from the inside lid of my Real Red ink pad. Have you tried our Fluid 100 Watercolour paper yet? It's 100% cotton and AWESOME to work with.

Stampin' Up! 2019 Christmas Colour Combination. Claire Daly Melbourne Australia.

This weeks Heart of Christmas Participants:

Don't forget to ask any of us for a Holiday Catalogue if you don't already have one. We can send it out to you for free. Many of our team members here also run Stampin' Up! classes in their local area, so be sure to check in with them if you live close by.

Catherine Proctor, North Sydney

Vicki Boucher, Heathmont, Melbourne

Kate Morgan, Rowville, Melbourne

Sharon Davern, Donvale, Melbourne

Tina Gillespie, Woodcroft, Adelaide

Christina Barnes, Bega NSW

Diane Furniss, Aberfoyle Park, Adelaide

Caroline Manwaring, Cootamundra NSW

Judy May, Canterbury, Melbourne

Michele Taylor, Taylors Lakes, Melbourne

Rachel Woollard, Ringwood East, Melbourne

 

Thanks for stopping by today! See you back here again next week for Heart of Christmas Week 2. Don't forget to ask us for your new Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalogue which commences sales on 4th September. Let's spread hand made joy this Christmas!

Stampin' Up! 2019 Holiday Catalogue available at clairedaly,typepad.com in Australia.

Claire 

 


Stampin' Up! Tea Together Stamp Set and coordinating Tea Time Dies

Hello stamping friends.

These cards are from a couple of months ago, but I just realised I hadn't blogged them. They are some of the favourite cards I made this year and my Mother and Mother in Law loved them for their Mothers Day cards. They feature the Tea Together stamp set and coordinating Tea Time dies (see the product links at the end of the post).

Stampin Up Tea Together stamp set with Country Lane Embossing Folder from the 2019 Annual Catalogue. Mothers Day card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

They both feature the Country Floral 3D embossing folder. I brayered Sahara Sand ink onto the debossed side of the folder, before I added the Shimmery White die cut cardstock and embossed. This gives you the effect shown - I was going for an antique vase effect.

I then die stamped and die cut the flowers before I watercoloured them with Blushing Bride, Rich Razzleberry and Old Olive ink. 

Stampin Up Tea Together stamp set with Country Lane Embossing Folder from the 2019 Annual Catalogue. Mothers Day card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

Here's a closer look at the Tea Together stamp set and Tea Time Dies. You can buy these in my online store using the links below my signature. The Country Floral 3D folder is currently with our new die manufacturer but will be back in stock really soon. Just send me an email if you would like me to let you know when it's back in stock.

Tea Together

Tea dies

 

JULY SPECIALS

Hello July

I have a bunch of fabulous new specials and offers on during July.  

First up is Bonus Days, where you can earn a $9 coupon with each $90 you spend in one transaction (before postage). This promotion runs 1st to 31st July. Your coupon codes are emailed to you after your order has been lodged. There is no limit to how many you can earn per order or during the month and there is no minimum order to use them in August.

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We also have a great new Extra, Extra Joining Special for anyone who has ever thought they might like to join in the fun and be part of my awesome team and the demonstrator community. In July and August, for just $169, you can choose up to $280 worth of products of your choice, and also get FREE postage on your starter kit. You can join just for yourself as a hobby, as a family friendly home based business (like me), or just to earn some part time cash. Read more HERE.

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I also have two great learning opportunities.

Purchase the Daisy Lane  bundle from me before July 22nd, and you will get 11 FREE PDF Daisy Lane tutorials emailed to you with step by step instructions for projects designed by myself and other Art With Heart team members. More details HERE.

11 Free Daisy Lane tutorials with bundle purchase prior to July 22nd at Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

Finally I have a great Masculine Watercolour class by mail on offer. Sign up's close on July 21st and there are 2 purchase options. You can find more details about this class by mail HERE.

Stampin' Up! A Good Man masculine watercolour Class By Mail. By Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

Thanks for stopping by today. Have a happy and creative week. 

Claire

Extra Extra Joining Special - Pay $169, Get $280 product of your choice & FREE shipping. Join just for yourself as a hobby, or for a family friendly home based business..

July Class by Mail: Masculine cards and watercolouring. Sign-ups close July 21st

Get 11 FREE Daisy Lane tutorials when you buy the bundle from me before July 22nd.

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Stampin' Up! Masculine Watercolour July Class by Mail featuring A Good Man stamp set.

I had so much fun putting this class together! I just love how these cards turned out (perfect for males and many occasions - birthdays, thanks, thinking of you, Fathers Day) and I can't wait to show you (by video and printed colour instructions) how to put these cards together. We will be using the new Fluid 100 Cotton Watercolour paper which is such great quality.

Class sign ups close July 21st. Class will ship around 1st August.

Sign-ups: Email me and specify which option you would like and if there are any add-one you would like. I will then respond with payment arrangements (payment can be made by credit card or bank deposit).

Stampin' Up! A Good Man July 2019 Class by Mail. Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

The class makes 6 cards, and all layers are pre-cut, pre-punched or die-cut for you, so you just have to stamp, colour and assemble. You also get our high quality Fluid 100 cotton watercolour paper and our high quality envelopes included, as well as the cling stamp set and  a full pack of 2019-21 InColour Faceted Dots  (valued at $11.25 and you will have lots left over for other projects). Please note: In the images above, I have used the Subtles embossing folder. As this is currently unavailable to order, this step wont be used in the class (although you could substitute a folder of your choice).

The projects are based on the 'A Good Man' cling stamp set (which is valued at $42 and included in the class supplies) on page 147 of the Annual Catalogue. I LOVE this stamp set. The hand-drawn images are so gorgeous and there are lots of sentiments in a great font for make cards.

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There are 2 options to purchase this kit and supplies:

Class Option 1: $70

(This option will not earn any Bonus Days vouchers unless you add on any product which takes you over the $90 minimum for Bonus Days vouchers)

Stampin' Up! A Good Man July 2019 Class by Mail. Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

Includes:

  • A Good Man cling stamp set (or you can exchange for a stamp set of same or lower value if you own this already)
  • Full pack of 2019-21 InColour Faceted Dots
  • Card kit for 6 card with all pieces cut to size / die-cut including our new high quality Fluid 100 Cotton watercolour paper)
  • 6 high quality Stampin' Up! envelopes
  • Printed instructions with colour photos included in your mailed pack
  • Video tutorial of colouring of images
  • Postage to you

You will need to supply (or these can be added on): 

  • An Aquapainter
  • Jet Black Stazon
  • Acrylic Blocks D&H
  • Ink pads or reinkers to use to colour the images (the colours I will be using are Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Seaside Spray (New this year) and Pretty Peacock (new this year) 
  • Adhesives

 

Class Option 2 - $120

(This option will also earn a $9 bonus days voucher to use in August)

This is an add on option which includes the four new ink pads (or you can substitute for other colours) for those people who would like to add to their ink pad collection.

Stampin' Up! A Good Man July 2019 Class by Mail. Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

Stampin' Up! A Good Man July 2019 Class by Mail. Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

Includes:

  • A Good Man cling stamp set (or you can exchange for a stamp set of same or lower value if you own this already)
  • Full pack of 2019-21 InColour Faceted Dots
  • Full size Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Seaside Spray and Pretty Peacock Classic Stamp Pads (you can substitute colours if you want to) 
  • Card kit for 6 card with all pieces cut to size / die-cut including our new high quality Fluid 100 Cotton watercolour paper)
  • 6 high quality Stampin' Up! envelopes
  • Printed instructions with colour photos included in your mailed pack
  • Video tutorial of colouring of images
  • Postage to you

You will need to supply (or these can be added on): 

  • An Aquapainter
  • Jet Black Stazon
  • Acrylic Blocks D&H
  • Adhesives

 

Sign up today!

I'd love you to take this fun class with me and make up these fabulous cards to wow your family and friends. They are suitable for any level of stamper as lots of instructions are given (including video of the watercolouring of each image).

Class sign ups close July 21st. Class will ship around 1st August.

Sign-ups: Email me and specify which option you would like and if there are any add-one you would like. I will then respond with payment arrangements (payment can be made by credit card or bank deposit).

Thanks for checking this out. Have a fabulous week,

Claire

 


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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