Simple Stamping Blog Hop

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Tonight the Art with Heart team are sharing creative projects featuring Simple Stamping, which means our projects feature only paper, stamps and ink. It’s a great way to create a quick and easy card for new stampers or for when you need a card at short notice. These projects highlight how Stampin’ Up! ink, paper and card stock coordinates perfectly.

If you would like a copy of the 2019 – 2020 annual catalogue, contact any of the girls on the blog hop and we will get in touch with you.

My cards feature the Very Versailles stamp set, combined with the gorgeous Garden Lane Designer Series Paper.
Green Very Versailles Garden Lane Card

I have double stamped the leaf image, so stamped it once, and then stamped a second time without re-inking the stamp.
The card base colour is Soft Sea Foam, and the ink is Mossy Meadow.

My second card uses the same colours, stamps and papers, I have just added a few more layers and a little bit extra stamping.
Green Very Versailles Card 2

Now it’s time to hop on over to our next participant, the very talented Kate Morgan.

If you find a broken link or have come to this blog hop from a different entry point, you can view the participants below:

Tina Gillespie

Kathryn Ruddick

Rebecca Jacovou

Rachel Woollard

Sharon Davern

Vicki Boucher

Christina Barnes

Kate Morgan

Rachel Palmieri

Ros Davidson

Catherine Proctor

Happy Hopping, and Happy Stamping,
Chris

Art With Heart Blog Hop – New In Colours


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Tonight the Art with Heart team are sharing creative projects featuring an In Colour theme. Check out the new 2019 – 2021 In Colours and lets not forget the current 2018 – 2020 In Colours. If you would like a copy of the 2019 – 2020 annual catalogue, contact any of the girls on the blog hop and we will get in touch with you.

We have been showcasing the newest In Colours one at a time over the last few weeks, now it’s time to see even more inspiration from the Art With Heart team.

I have made a card using each of the 2019-21 In Colours, since I can’t decide which is my favourite of these colours, I really love each of them.  My cards also feature some of the new Designer Series Papers, Woven Threads DSP, and also the Pressed Petals DSP.

First up, the gorgeous Pretty Peacock.
Tasteful Textures Card 1

Lots of sponging and distressing on this card, and I have combined the Pretty Peacock with Very Vanilla cardstock and Crumb Cake ink.  The stamp set that I have used in the background is Tasteful Textures, and the Dies are the Tasteful Backgrounds.

Next is Terracotta Tile.
Another versatile colour that will be great for creating masculine cards!!
Woven Threads DSP 1
Again, I have used the Tasteful Textures and Tasteful Backgrounds, combined with the Woven Threads DSP, and used Very Vanilla cardstock with Crumb Cake ink.
It may be difficult to see in the photo, but I have stamped on the DSP with the line stamp from Tasteful Textures to give the DSP a little more, well…. texture!
And I have also stamped with the same stamp behind the die cut area.

Next, Rococo Rose.  So pretty!
Pressed Petals DSP Card 1
I have gone with a different DSP this time, Pressed Petals DSP.  All of the gorgeous flowers on my card are just panels of the DSP.
Again, heaps of distressing and sponging, and layers but only a very little stamping.

A quick and easy card using Seaside Spray.

Woven Threads Card 1

The Designer Series Papers make it so easy to create gorgeous cards with very little effort.  This card has a layer of  the Woven Threads DSP over some Seaside Spray, which is mounted onto a white card base.  Just a little Bakers Twine and some Metallic Pearls. Too easy!

And last but definitely not least, the beautiful Purple Posy.

Tasteful Backgrounds Daisies Card

I have used Purple Posy cardstock as the base for this card, then a layer of Woven Threads DSP, and then the white has been die cut using the Tasteful Backgrounds Dies. The pearls in the centre of each flower have been coloured with Stampin’ Blenders to match.

That’s it from me for today.

Now it’s time to hop on over to our next participant, the very talented Tina Gillespie

If you find a broken link or have come to this blog hop from a different entry point, you can view the participants below:

Thanks for hopping along!
and Happy Stamping,
Chris

New Catalogue Blog Hop

Tonight the Art with Heart team are sharing creative products using supplies from the upcoming 2019 – 2020 annual catalogue. If you would like a copy of the brand new annual catalogue, contact any of the girls on the blog hop and we will get in touch with you.
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There are just so many gorgeous new goodies, new ideas, new inspiration in the 2019 – 2020 Stampin’ Up! Annual catalogue, and so many that I want to create with.
But I decided to just choose the one that I love most (athough there are a few that are competing for that first place), the gorgeous new Designer Series Papers called Perennial Essence.
I love the colour combination in these papers, and the beautiful designs, and so I have made a series of cards using the papers.

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Such divine colours!!  Of course I love them with all the purples and pinks.

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Flirty Butterflies

I had planned to do some different projects for you but life got in the way, so you will have to wait a little longer for the other’s that I had planned.

Now it’s time to hop on over to our next participant, the very talented, Rachel Woollard.

If you find a broken link or have come to this blog hop from a different entry point, you can view the participants below:

Christina Barnes

Happy Stamping, and enjoy hopping along,
Chris

Another Blog Hop!!

Hope that you’ve all been enjoying the gorgeousness of the Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalogue.  The Holiday Catalogue also went live on the 1st of September, but we thought we’d give you a couple of weeks to get into it before we bombarded you with the beautiful things the Holiday Catalogue brings!!!

So another Artful Stampers Hop ~ this time to celebrate the Holiday Catalogue Launch!

You may have hopped here from Melissa at Bee Devine Designs, but if you are just starting here, keep hopping on through.  I’m stop 4 on the Hop and I’m glad you’re here sharing in the fun!!There are lots of gorgeous Christmas goodies in the Holiday Catalogue, but I thought I would showcase something different.  So, my projects for today all use the Orchard Harvest suite on pages 28-30 of the Holiday

Catalogue.  I am making these for my sister, who has a property with heaps of apple trees.  Eventually they want to open a cidery, so I thought I should keep her inspired with these gifts.  She doesn’t spend much time on her computer, so here’s hoping she won’t check out my blog and see them before she gets them!!I have used the Orchard Harvest patterned papers and the Perfectly Preserved Stamp Set for the card and the cute little box.  The box also uses the Cannery Set Framelits Dies which match the Perfectly Preserved stamp set.  Love how Stampin’ Up! match everything up.  These also come as a bundle to save you even more money!  Love it!
And I have made a Lavender Bag and Coaster, both of which use the Orchard Harvest Designer Fabric. Unfortunately the fabrics didn’t have apples on them, so I had to use pears instead!
I have a few other things to make to add to this collection, but I have been away for the last few days so haven’t had a chance to get it all done.  But I’ll share them all with you before I send them off to my sister.

Now it’s time to visit Anna for the next stop on our Hop. I am sure you will find lots of wonderful ideas to inspire you. And in case you get lost or there are broken links just pop back here for the full list of stampers taking part in this hop.

Don’t forget to leave comment love as you trip along the hop from blog to blog. We like to know what you think about the things we’ve been doing!!  And if you have any questions please feel free to send me an email.

Happy stamping, and I hope you find lots to inspire you!
Chris

Blog Hop links:

Alisa Tilsner
Madonna Dunn
Melissa Davies
Christina Barnes (you’re here!)
Anna from My Little Creative Nook
Alison Barclay
Nicole Derendorf
Kay Koufalakis
Karlie from Stamping with Karlie
Tina Hewett
Michelle Bartholomaeus
Kathryn Carr

Artful Stampers Blog Hop

It’s time for the new Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalogue!!!  To celebrate, some of our Team – The Artful Stampers – are sharing fabulous projects showcasing a selection of the gorgeous new products available in the 2012-2013 Catalogue!!

You may have hopped here from Melissa at Bee Devine Designs Blog.  I’m stop 4 on the Hop and I’m glad you “hopped” in. 🙂  But if you started here, that’s ok too, just keep on hopping and you’ll eventually get all the way around!

Today I am going to share with you a set of three cards made with a gorgeous new Hostess Set called Summer Afternoon (Page 201 of the new Catalogue).
The cards also feature a  new set of framelits dies called Bitty Banners (Page 191) and some of the new ribbons available, the Stitched Satin Ribbon and Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon (Page 172), and some of the new In Colours.

I have used inks and Aqua brush for the water colouring on each card, on watercolour paper, and have also used a combination of the Adorning Accents Embossing Folders, and the Adorning Accents Edgelits dies.

I will give you a closer look at each card individually, so that you can see them in more detail.

The colours for this first card are Gumball Green (new In Colour) and  Soft Suede, along with a touch of Cajun Craze for the pot.  The Houndstooth Embossing Folder along the top section adds some texture and I have wrapped some Linen Thread around a few times.

The second card has a layer of Raspberry Ripple (another new In Colour) card stock with some Daffodil Delight Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon.

And the third card…. ah… here is something for you to discover… a bit of a challenge…  this particular card uses the layout of a card from the new Annual Catalogue.  The first person (only  people who are not SU demonstrators please) to correctly tell me which page the card is on that inspired my card, and the stamp set and colours used in the card in the catalogue, will receive a small gift from me.  So leave me a message with your answers 🙂

As for my card, it uses Gumball Green and Summer Starfruit.  I am still not sure if I like Summer Starfruit, but I suspect it will grow on me, and if not, it will one of the very few SU colours that doesn’t appeal to me!
The card also uses Gumball Green Stitched Satin Ribbon.  The ribbons are lovely to work with!

Now click on the link to Kathryn Carr for the next stop on our Hop. I am sure you will find lots of wonderful ideas to inspire you. And in case you get lost or there are broken links just pop back here for the full list of stampers taking part in this hop.

 Thank you for visiting and if you’d like to leave a comment I’d be very pleased to hear what you think of the new catalogue and products 🙂

Happy Stamping!
Chris

  1. Alisa Tilsner
  2. Madonna Dunn
  3. Melissa Davies –  Bee Devine Designs
  4. Christina Barnes (oh, that’s me!)
  5. Kathryn Carr
  6. Anna – My Little Creative Nook
  7. Alison Barclay
  8. Michelle Bartholomaeus
  9. Nicole Derendorf 
  10.  Kay Koufalakis
  11.  Stamping With Karlie
  12.  Carolyn Bennie
  13. Tamsin Adams
  14. Tina Hewett