Wednesday, 23 September 2020

AWH Team - Colour Creations Week 17 - Garden Green


Hello and welcome, everyone.

It's Week 17 in our Colour Creations Showcase, and tonight members of the team are sharing projects featuring - Garden Green.

Garden Green is a lovely, earthy green from the Regals Collection of Stampin' Up! colours. It features predominantly on my card with a little Old Olive, plus gold and brass foil accents.



When I read that this weeks colour was Garden Green, I instantly thought of the Forever Greenery Suite from the Annual Catalogue. This was the perfect choice for me, as I'm not that great at thinking outside the box!



Using the long, stitched rectangle die from the All Dressed Up Dies, I cut strips of the Forever Greenery Designer Series Paper and glued them on an angle onto a piece of Whisper White card stock. I cropped this entire piece with a Stitched Rectangle Die.

Forever Greenery Designer Series Paper

If you're a fan of 'green', then this is the paper pack for you.
Besides Garden Green there is Pear Pizzazz, Just Jade, Pretty Peacock, Shaded Spruce and Soft Sea Foam.


I attached the diagonal strips panel, with dimensionals, to a piece of Whisper White matted with Garden Green card stock. I dry embossed this matted panel with the Subtle 3D Embossing Folder. I love the narrow border, and there's so much texture from the embossing.


The sentiment was heat embossed with Versamark, Garden Green ink and clear embossing powder. It's from the Good Morning Magnolia stamp set. The leaves are from the Forever Fern stamp set and stamped in Garden Green. It's cropped with a Stitched Shapes Die.
I love the bow! It's made with the gold twine from the trim pack in the Forever Greenery suite and the Old Olive ribbon from All the Trimmings combo pack in the Aug-Dec Mini Catalogue.

I used gold foil leaves from the Forever Gold Laser-Cut Specialty Paper as well as die-cut leaves in Garden Green and Old Olive from the coordinating Forever Flourishing Dies. The leaves are attached with glue dots and so is the Gold Hoop embellishment. The sentiment circle is added with dimensionals.


I couldn't resist adding a little brass foil butterfly to the leaves. You'll find this little cutie in the Well Written Dies set. They're not in focus in this photo, but I coloured some clear basic rhinestones using my dark Old Olive Stampin' Blend Marker.


Inside, I matted a piece of Whisper White with Garden Green for the writing panel. I stamped another leaf from the Forever Fern stamp set and added a left over strip of the DSP.


Thanks for stopping by.

To see the rest of the team's Garden Green projects, just click on the link to Catherine's blog below.


Stay safe and well. See you all again soon.




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Monday, 21 September 2020

Heart of Christmas - September 2020



Hello and welcome everyone, to this month's Heart of Christmas from the Art with Heart Team.

Our lovely team member, Judy May, is hosting this monthly showcase of festive creations from members of the team. We hope that our projects will help to inspire your own Christmas crafting.

Here's my card.


I recently purchased some gorgeous bundles from the August-December Mini Catalogue, and I couldn't wait to start using them.
One of them is the Coming Home Bundle and I've combined it with the Wreath Builder Dies from the Annual Catalogue to make my card. Such is the versatility of Stampin' Up! products, that everything can be mixed and matched to create the perfect project.


I love using non-traditional colours on Christmas cards, so I chose the lovely Balmy Blue and teamed it with the deep, rich colour of Night of Navy. I used the Subtle 3D Embossing Folder to emboss a piece of Whisper white card stock and added it to a slightly larger square of Balmy Blue Glimmer Paper, the sparkle is just perfect for Christmas projects, before adding the whole piece to my Whisper White square card base.


The wreath was made with glimmer paper and vellum. I didn't want to completely cover the glimmer paper with the vellum, so I snipped off what I didn't want and used smaller pieces to add them where I wanted. I used glue dots to stick it down. The sentiment is from the Itty Bitty Christmas stamp set, and stamped in Night of Navy ink. I used a Stitched Nested Labels die to cut it out, and it's popped up on dimensionals. I love the little Night of Navy heart. The 3/8" Whisper White Metallic-Edge ribbon was coloured with the dark Night of Navy Stampin' Blend marker.


The little house is from the Home Together Dies. It's part of the Coming Home Bundle, although it can be purchased separately. I exchanged the Balmy Blue heart for a glimmer paper one.



Inside the card I added a strip of embossed Whisper White and glimmer paper, and three little Christmas trees.


I had fun stamping on the envelope too.


The gorgeous blue faceted gems from the Mini Catalogue were the perfect accent for my final touch of bling.


Thank you for stopping by. You'll find a list of the products I've used on my card, below.

Please use Judy's link to see the rest of tonight's Heart of Christmas projects from the team.




Stay safe and well. See you all again soon.




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