Art With Heart Colour Creations Blog Hop: Week 35 Pear Pizzazz

Art With Heart Colour Creations Blog Hop: Week 35 Pear Pizzazz

Welcome to week 35 of the Art With Heart Colour Creations Blog Hop!

Our colour this week is from the subtles family: Pear Pizzazz.

Pear Pizzazz is yet another colour I have not paid enough attention to and certainly not used enough!

However, the colour combination in the stunning Floral Romance DSP pack really caught my eye (Fresh Fig, Mossy Meadow, Petal Pink, Sahara Sand, Whisper White and Pear Pizzaz) and so I decided to use it for my card this week.

I started with a Memories and More Card onto which I mounted the soft wood grain patterned DSP in Sahara Sand. You can see this lovely neutral background more clearly on my card below.

I then used two of the long thin Stitched Rectangle Framelits to cut out a rectangle of Pear Pizzazz and Whisper White. The congratulations sentiment comes from the Ballon Celebration stamp set…I love the long thin elegance of this font.

The gorgeous clusters of flowers and leaves I simply fussy cut using my paper snips from a sheet of the patterned vellum. To further add texture and dimension I used my bone folder to curl the leaves up.

I arranged the leaves and flower around the sentiment and adhered them using glue dots. A small bow of Old Olive sheer ribbon adds even more dimension.

The remaining leaves and flowers I used to decorate the flap of the envelope as well as inside the card. The “you are amazing” sentiment inside the card comes from the Amazing Life stamp set.

To see what the rest of the team have made click on the links below.

Rachel Woollard

Kate Morgan

Diane Furniss

Tina Gillespie

Michele Taylor

Catherine Proctor ⇐you are here

To purchase any of the products I used in this project you can shop with me here. Or if you’d like me to post you your very own copy of any of the Stampin Up! catalogues or find out about more about Stampin’ Up! contact me.

We will be back again next week showcasing another member of the subtles family: Petal Pink. We hope you can along with us then.

Art With Heart Colour Creations Blog Hop: Week 34 Pacific Point

Art With Heart Colour Creations Blog Hop: Week 34 Pacific Point

Welcome to week 34 of the Art With Heart Colour Creations Blog Hop!

Our colour this week is from the bright’s family: Pacific Point.

This is such a vibrant, beautiful blue…but I have to admit I rarely use it because Night of Navy is such a favourite of mine. But after using it this week (along with Bermuda Bay, Soft Sea Foam and Whisper White) to make these beautiful butterflies I think it’s a colour I’ll be using a lot more from now on.

If you look closely at the photo above you’ll see the new butterfly punch, watercolour pencils in Pacific Point and Bermuda Bay…

…and sorry (but not really sorry) the stitched rectangle framelits yet again!

For my first card, I stamped in Stazon ink onto watercolour paper, then simply coloured the edges of my butterflies with the Pacific Point watercolour pencil and used the blender pen to blend the blue in, leaving some white space towards the centre of the butterfly.

After punching the butterflies out I stamped the body of the butterfly and attached it with glue dots to whisper white card stock. The antenna was stamped after the butterfly was attached.

For all three cards, I mounted the whisper white card stock onto some Soft Sea Foam card stock before mounting onto a rectangle of Pacific Point and then onto a Memories and More small card that comes with its own envelope.

I find most of the blues and greens usually work really well together.

My other two cards are horizontal, using two of the other butterfly stamps in the Butterfly Gala stamp set. I used both watercolour pencils in Pacific Point and Bermuda Bay, blending again with the blender pan.

I also played around with the positioning of the sentiment and the butterflies for my third card.

I love this stamp set because it is so easy to colour in different ways. You can stamp the colour using the stamps provided, use your markers, your blends, your watercolour pencils, or even lift the ink direct from your ink pad to colour the butterflies in.

And butterflies look incredible in any colour combination, thery are just so beautiful!

To see what the rest of the team have made click on the links below.

Kate Morgan

Diane Furniss

Tina Gillespie

Caroline Manwaring

Michelle Taylor

Catherine Proctor ⇐you are here

To purchase any of the products I used in this project you can shop with me here. Or if you’d like me to post you your very own copy of any of the Stampin Up! catalogues or find out about more about Stampin’ Up! contact me.

We will be back again next week showcasing a member of the subtles family: Pear Pizazz. We hope you can hop alomng with us then.

Art With Heart Colour Creations Blog Hop: Week 33 Old Olive

Art With Heart Colour Creations Blog Hop: Week 33 Old Olive

Welcome to week 33 of the Art With Heart Colour Creations Blog Hop!

Our colour this week is probably my go-to green: Old Olive.

I just can’t seem to stop using these stitched rectangle framelits at the moment…I think I have an addiction!! I’ve just counted and realised I’ve used 5 different sizes in my card below.

The stamp set is so stunning and its one of the host sets from the annual catalogue, called Very Vintage, I love this set because it has 5 great sentiments in different fonts, a stamp that matches the Darling Label punch, the cutest little bee stamp and the stunning floral stamp I’ve used on my card today!

The colour combination is so simple…Old olive and Very Vanilla. My default neutral is always Whisper White but Very Vanilla works better for shabby chic/vintage style designs and Old Olive looks great with either colour.

If you take a close look at my photos you’ll be able to see the adhesive strips I’ve used to lift up my frame and the happy birthday sentiment. The frame is so easy to make with the stitched rectangles because the stitching is on both sides of the die.

And take a closer look at the lovely Old Olive linen thread!

To see what the rest of the team have made click on the links below.

Kate Morgan

Ros Davidson

Tina Gillespie

Diane Furniss

Catherine Proctor ⇐you are here

To purchase any of the products I used in this project you can shop with me here. Or if you’d like me to post you your very own copy of any of the Stampin Up! catalogues or find out about more about Stampin’ Up! contact me.

We will be back again next week showcasing a member of the brights family: Pacific Point.

Art With Heart Colour Creations Blog Hop: Week 32 Night of Navy

Art With Heart Colour Creations Blog Hop: Week 32 Night of Navy

Welcome to week 32 of the Art With Heart Colour Creations Blog Hop!

Our colour this week is one of my very favourite neutrals: Night of Navy.

For my card today I’ve made my own DSP using a brand new stamp set called Bloom by Bloom. I used this stamp set last week too for Mossy Meadow and I love how different this looks stamped in different colours.

I’ve also used Balmy Blue, Pacific Point and Blueberry Bushel…and, of course, the gorgeous new stitched rectangle framelits.

The gorgeous balmy blue ribbon is a free SALE-a-bration item you can choose when you spend $90 or more in any one order placed before March 31. The free pack includes 4 other colours, it’s such gorgeous ribbon.

I love Night of Navy so much I actually made 2 cards today. My second card uses the darling Little Elephan bundle.

I just used a touch of navy on this card…it’s such a great neutral it works with virtually any colour!

My elephant card is an expamle of #simplestamping (a card made with just ink and paper and maybe a punch). The #simplestamping theme for January is hearts/love and what a gorgoeus sentiment this is.

Now that I’ve made two cards, I’m not sure which one I prefer. Either way, I know they’ll both get put to good use.

To see what the rest of the team have made click on the links below.

Sharon Davern

Tina Gillespie

Diane Furniss

Kate Morgan

Ros Davidson

Caroline Manwaring

Michelle Taylor

Rachel Palmeri

Catherine Proctor ⇐you are here

To purchase any of the products I used in this project you can shop with me here. Or if you’d like me to post you your very own copy of the 2018-2019 annual catalogue or find out about more about Stampin’ Up! contact me.

We will be back again next week showcasing a versatile and stunning regal: Old Olive. We hope you can hop along with us then.

Art With Heart Colour Creations Blog Hop: Week 31 Mossy Meadow

Art With Heart Colour Creations Blog Hop: Week 31 Mossy Meadow

Welcome to week 31 of the Art With Heart Colour Creations Blog Hop!

Our colour this week is a previous in colour that has now returned to be a core part of the neutrals family: Mossy Meadow

For my card today I’ve gone for a very soft, paired back look using a brand new stamp set called Bloom by Bloom. I love the graphic design elements of this Marimekko inspired design.

In the catalogue, the samples for this stamp set are all created with very bold colours (which I love), but I’m also really loving this softer colour combination of all neutrals: Mossy Meadow, Crumb Cake, Basic Black and Whisper White.

When you stamp onto coloured card stock you get get a slightly translucent feel to the images. I’ve stamped onto Crumb Cake card stock with the Mossy Meadow (stamped off once because it is a very dark green) and Whisper White and Basic Black stamped at full strength.

Did you notice the stitched rectangle framelits?…I just can’t stop using these! I was trying to create a simple stamping card (and succeeding) until I couldn’t resist using the framelits (I used the largest one), adding a linen thread bow and some clear rhinetones. But you could easily omit these elements and make a lovely card with this design just using papaer and ink.

Because the Bloom by Bloom stamp set doesn’t have a sentiment I’ve used a lovely sentiment from the Butterfly Gala stamp set.

To see what the rest of the team have made click on the links below.

Tina Gillespie

Kate Morgan

Caroline Manwaring

Dianne Furniss

Rachel Palmeri

Ros Davidson

Catherine Proctor ⇐you are here

To purchase any of the products I used in this project you can shop with me here. Or if you’d like me to post you your very own copy of the 2018-2019 annual catalogue or find out about more about Stampin’ Up! contact me.

We will be back again next week showcasing another versatile and stunning neutral: Night of Navy. We hope you can hop along with us then.

Art With Heart Colour Creations Blog Hop: Week 30 Mint Macaron

Art With Heart Colour Creations Blog Hop: Week 30 Mint Macaron

Welcome to our first blog hop for 2019, week 30 of the Art With Heart Colour Creations Blog Hop!

Our colour this week is a previous in colour that has now returned to be a core part of the subtles family: Mint Macaron

For my card today I’m using something old and something new. The something old is the stunning Frosted Floral speciality DSP (retiring very soon) and the silver foil edged cards and envelopes.

My something new is three of my favourite products from the new Occasions catalogue: stitched rectangles framelits and the Butterfly Gala bundle (Butterfly Duet punch and Butterfly Gala stamp set).

The botanical pattern on this DSP is so soft and inviting I just knew the butterflies would look right at home landing on these stems and leaves.

The butterflies are incredibly easy to make because the Butterfly Gala stamp set comes with the matching Butterfly Duet punch that punches out one large and one small butterfly.

I stamped one pair of butterflies in Versamark ink onto mint macaron cardstock and then heat embossed with white embossing powder, then the other pair were stamped with mint macaron ink onto whisper white cardstock.

The butterfly’s antennas are made from mint macaron twine from the Nature’s Twine set and are embellished with clear rhinestones.

I’m in love with the font of this sentiment and the stunning stitched rectangle framelits!

To see what the rest of the team have made click on the links below.

Rachel Palmeri

Kate Morgan

Tina Gillespie

Diane Furniss

Ros Davidson

Sharon Davern

Michelle Taylor

Caroline Manwaring

Catherine Proctor ⇐you are here

To purchase any of the products I used in this project you can shop with me here. Or if you’d like me to post you your very own copy of the 2018-2019 annual catalogue or find out about more about Stampin’ Up! contact me.

We will be back again next week showcasing another returning green: a neutral called Mossy Meadow. We hope you can hop along with us then.