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 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.

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