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Tuesday 27 November 2018

Art With Heart Colour Creations - Lovely Lipstick

Today the Art With Heart Team are featuring Lovely Lipstick, one of the In Colours for 2018-2020.

For today's card I used the brand new Butterfly Beauty Thinlit dies, available in the upcoming Occasions Catalogue.
I paired them with my favourite DSP, Wooden Textures.

The butterflies were cut from White Glimmer paper and Lovely Lipstick card stock, layered on top of each other.

The final touches are a bow from the new Lovely Lipstick Stitched Ribbon and a few Rhinestones for an extra sparkle.

For more Lovely Lipstick inspiration head to Cathy's blog for a full list of today's participants. 

Thank you for visiting my blog,
Happy stampin,

Thursday 22 November 2018

Art With Heart Blog Hop November - Sketch Theme

This week the Art With Heart Team have a Sketch inspired Blog Hop to share with you.

Here's the sketch we're using which was supplied by the very clever Ros Davidson, thanks Ros.
For those who haven't seen or used a sketch before, the idea is to use this sketch as a basis for your inspiration. You can interpret it any way you choose.
We hope you like how we have each put our own spin on the sketch and that it inspires you to get creative and make some fabulous cards. If you are inspired by the sketch, please share with us! 

I chose to use this sketch very literally!
But look! The set I've used is NEW!! Geared Up Garage! It will be available in the Occasions Catalogue, live to customers on the 3rd of January.

The car stamped on the Basic Gray background in Smoky Slate is suggested, by my son. to be a Mustang. There are numerous car images in this set including a tool box, oil can, grease stain and Father's Day greetings. Yay! Love this set for the men!
Oh, the paper too is new! The Classic Garage DSP 6 x 6 pack coordinates perfectly with the Geared Up Garage stamp set. 
But wait, there's also a thinlit set to cut out all the images, amazing!

I hope you've enjoyed my take on this sketch and a peek and some new products.
The next stamper to hop over to for more amazing inspiration is Rebecca Jacovou, who is the first stamper in our Blog Hop.

Thank you for visiting, don't forget to share your projects with us,

Happy stampin',


Wednesday 21 November 2018

Heart of Christmas - Week 15

This is our final week of the Heart of Christmas Blog Hops! Christmas must be getting close!

This week's card uses the Dashing Deer bundle from the Holiday Catalogue.

I die cut the deer from a piece of scrap card stock and used this as a mask. With a Sponge Dauber, on Whisper White card stock, I gently applied Cherry Cobbler ink in a circular motion. The card base and the swirls are cut from the beautiful new Shaded Spruce card stock. The greeting is from the Dashing Deer stamp set. Silver and white twine is wrapped around the card base and one red Rhinestone finishes the card.

Inside the card is a deer image and greeting, stamped in Cherry Cobbler and also from the Dashing Deer stamp set.

For a final round of Christmas inspiration from the Art With Heart Team head to Claire Daly's blog for a full list of today's participants.

Thank you for stopping by,
Happy stampin,

Tuesday 20 November 2018

Art With Heart Colour Creations - Lemon Lime Twist

Tonight's Colour Creation colour is Lemon Lime Twist. This is a lovely bright clear lemon, lime colour but unfortunately is is a 2017-2019 In colour, which means it will be leaving our colour collection at the end of May next year. :(
I will definitely be making the most of it until then.

The card I have to share with you features some  new products from the Occasions Catalogue, coming in Jan 2019!

Lots of butterfly stamps, punches, paper and thinlits. In this card I've used the Butterfly Duet punch, the Beauty Abounds stamp set and shhhh, some DSP that will be in the Sale-a-bration, also coming on January. I love the way all these components combine so easily.

This card uses the Butterfly Gala bundle, which includes the Butterfly punch and also the same DSP that is available only during the Sale-a-bration in January.

I hoped you enjoyed my Lemon Lime Twist projects, for more inspiration head to Cathy's Blog for a full list of tonight's participants.

Thank you for stopping by,
Happy stampin',

Wednesday 14 November 2018

Heart of Christmas - week 14

Tonight's project is a gift card holder using the Santa's Workshop DSP and Signs of Santa Bundle.

There is a pocket inside the front of the card which fits a gift card.

For more Christmas inspiration head to Kate Morgan's Blog for a full list of today's participants.

Thank you for stopping by,
Happy stampin,

Tuesday 13 November 2018

Art With Heart Colour Creations - Highland Heather

  This week’s Colour Creation colour is Highland Heather. Yay for a beautiful bold purple!  
I made this first card with my Stamparatus. I was having a bit of an experiment and play with different techniques with this new tool when I came up with this Happy Birthday image from the All For One stamp set.
The colours I used are Calypso Coral, Melon Mambo and of course, Highland Heather.
 For the background I used the Buffallo Check on Whisper White card stock. Again I used the Stamapratus which is very handy when the image needs to be inked and stamped again if it’s not quite perfect the first time. The only embelishment needed is a bow from Basic Black Satin Ribbon. 
    The second card I made using Highland Heather uses the Puzzle Pieces Bundle from Stampin’ Up!                 
 The puzzle die was embossed onto Whisper White card stock using the Bigshot Embossing Mats. The heart image was stamped on Shimmery White card stock and then cut out with the coordinating die.
The greeting is mounted on a doliy, white side up, and a couple of leaf pieces cut with the leaf punch from Mint Macron card stock. The final embellishment is a small piece of Whhite Polka Dot Tulle coloured with the Highland Heather Blends. This is a great way to get more ribbons and embelishments in a wider range of colours.
I hooe you enjoyed my projects today. 
For more Highland Heather inspiration head to Cathy’s blog for a full list of today’s participants.
Happy stampin,

Wednesday 7 November 2018

Heart of Christmas - Week 13

It's less than 7 weeks till Christmas and the Art with Heart Team are back with more Christmas inspiration for you. I missed last week, so I was determined to be more organised and have a card to share with you today.

This card is one of the projects we'll be completing at me Christmas card class tomorrow.

It features the Peaceful Poinsettia Bundle. I started with a Very Vanilla piece of cardstock, which I then die cut numerous times using various dies from the Detailed Poinsettia Thinlits.

The greeting from the Peaceful Poinsettia stamp set was then embossed in Gold Embossing Powder.

On the reverse side of the Very Vanilla card stock I then attached pieces of Joyous Noel Glimmer paper behind the cut out sections. This was then attached to a Cherry Cobbler card base.

This is a very easy but effective Christmas card, one of my favourites this year.

For more Christmas inspiration head to Claie Daly's blog for a full list of today's participants.

Also happening this month at Stampin' Up! is the Snowflake Showcase Promotion. These products are only available until the end of November. Click on the images or contact me for more information.

Happy stampin,

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Tuesday 6 November 2018

Art With Heart Colour Creations - Gray Granite

Today's colour for the Art With Heart Team Colour Creations is Gray Granite, one of the new colours in the Neutrals Family.

My first thought for this colour was the super cute rhinoceros from the Animal Outing stamp set. Gray Granite is the perfect rhinoceros colour. I stamped the image on Watercolour paper in Stazon Black and coloured the image using an Aquapainter and the ink pads.
The background has been embossed using the Hexagons Dynamic Textured embossing folder.

For my next project I used a predominately Gray Granite sheet from the Joyous Noel Speciality Designer series paper pack. I created a Double Slide Out Gift Card holder. To demonstrate how this works a made a short video for you. Getting the video made and on the blog was harder than making the actual project!
The greeting for this project is from the Peaceful Poinsettia stamp set and the small snowflakes are from the Beautiful Blizzard Die.

For more inspiration using Gray Granite head to Cathy's Blog for a full list of participants.

Thank you for checking out my projects today,
Happy stampin,

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