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Thursday, 22 June 2017

Art With Heart Team Blog Hop - Favourite New Bundle

                               Today the Art with Heart Team girls are showing you their favourite bundles from the 2017 Stampin' Up! Catalogue. Bundles make creating a breeze, because of the perfect coordination. It's a bonus that you get 10% off by bundling the products together too. There are 24 bundles in the new catalogue so ask us about them, or for a catalogue today! The bundle I've chosen to feature today is the Happy Birthday Gorgeous Bundle, which includes the Happy Birthday Gorgeous stamp set and the Happy Birthday Thinlit Die.
I've used the Foil Frenzy Specialty DSP, that has 12 sheets of Kraft paper with 3 foil patterns in 4 colours. 
To change the background colour of the paper I appiled Memento Black ink with a Sponge Brayer.
It took quite a few applications, but i think the result was worthwhile. It needs to be a waterbased ink like Memento, so that the ink does not stick to or cover the foiled pattern.
I paired the Tangerine Tango paper with one of the new In Colours Lemon Lime Twist and a curl of the beautiful Lemon Lime Twist Ombre Ribbon. The greeting is from the Happy Birthday Gorgeous stamp set. 
The inside of the card is stamped with the Happy Birthday Gorgeous stamp set, in Lemon Lime Twist and Tangerine Tango.
 
The next stop on our blog hop is the very talented Rebecca Jacovou,
Here's a full list of the Blog Hop participants in case you get lost.
 
 
 
Happy Stampin,
Rachel
 
 
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Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Heart of Christmas, Week 4

This is the fourth week of our Stampin' Up! Heart of Christmas 2017 countdown, with the members of the Art with Heart team.
Only 24 Wednesdays left before Christmas, how the year is flying by.
My Christmas card for today features a couple of my favourite new products.


A Boxwood Wreath Embellishment has been mounted on a square of Wood Texteures DSP, so gorgeous! The hardest bit about this card was unwinding the wreath when it came out of the box. After I managed to do that I attached the ends of the wreath together with a glue dot and attached a few other glue dots around the wreath to secure it to the DSP. The small bow is from Cherry Cobbler Double-Stitched Ribbon and the greeting is from the Merry Mistletoe stamp set, embossed in Gold embossing powder.

The inside of the card has another greeting from the Merry Mistletoe set and a strip of Wood Textures DSP.
I hope our creations are inspiring you to start your Christmas cards. We'll be back next week with more.
  If you would like to see what others in our team have created, you can view the participant list over on the blog of our leader, Claire Daly.

Happy Stampin,
Rachel


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Tuesday, 13 June 2017

You've Got Style meets Petal Garden

I had great fun colouring these gals. Both are stamped on Shimmery White paper.  The first one is coloured using Watercolour pencils and a Blender pen.
The background paper is from the Petal Garden DSP stack.
I also used both of the new border punches Ribbon and Ticket Edge, and a little piece of my favourite Ribbon, the Ombré Calypso Coral Ribbon. Lastly, the greeting was die cut using the Layering Circle dies.
I coloured this card using an Aquapainter and the inks. I think this greeting is perfect for this stamp. This DSP is also from the Petal Garden stack and sets off this funky lady perfectly. Here's a close up of the lovely shimmer on the Shimmery White cardstock.
I'll be back soon with more projects I've made with my new goodies. Happy Stampin, Rachel

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Heart of Christmas, Week 2

     I'm back with our team Christmas inspiration, co ordinated by Claire Daly, through her blog here.
       I have a new Christmas stamp set to share with you today. It's called Merry Mistletoe and it's in the new 2017-2018 Stampin' Up! Catalogue. I have also used the coordinating DSP called Be Merry.  
        Here's a close up of Rudolph's nose, featuring a Candy dot in Cherry Cobbler. The greeting is embossed in white and I added a few loops of the Gold Thread.
 
  This lovely greeting is also included in the set. 
 Off to play with more of my new toys now, back soon. 
 Happy Stampin,
 Rachel


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Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Countdown to new Catalogue, Day 1

Only one more sleep, yay!  Today I'm showing you what my catalogue launch attendees will be receiving on the 24th of June at my Catalogue Launch.  It's a handmade folder that holds a New Catalogue Survival kit and lots of samples from the new Catalogue. 
I will add more samples when they arrive from TOMORROW's order. 
 

Here's what's in the Survival Kit.

 Can you tell I'm a bit excited? Still places available at my launch, but they are limited, contact me for more details.

Happy Stampin,

Rachel

 
 

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

The Heart of Christmas



Today I have a Christmas treat for you that features one of the cutest stamp sets from the new catalogue.
This Little Piggy.... stamp set has four different Piggy stamps. I have chosen this one and added the Christmas hat from Snow Friends stamp set, which is discontinued tomorrow!

I know May seems early to be starting Christmas cards, but why not with cuties like this. 
If you head to Claire's blog, she has links to many more gorgeous Christmas projects from our team.



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