Thursday, 23 November 2017

Art with Heart Team Blog Hop - Add Texture with embossing November 2017

Tonight the Art with Heart team girls are sharing some creative projects by adding texture with embossing. Embossing can add a lovely dimension, and with our wonderful Stampin’ Up! products, we can create many different looks. These include Heat embossing using embossing powder, dry embossing using our textured folders or by adding embossing paste!  You have come from the lovely Caroline Manwaring Hops are full circles, so you can start hopping here and then at the end of each post is a link to the next one.  There is also a list of participants at the end in case of any broken lines.  
Now let's get started! sit back grab a cuppa and enjoy some time out of your busy day.  My first card I used Night of Navy Card stock, I used the Holly Textured embossing folder and coloured the leaves with old olive, berries in real red and crumb cake for the vines using Stampin markers.  The ribbon is old olive stitched ribbon,  I cut the trees and deers from Card front builder framelits.  The sentiment has been embossed using night of navy ink pad and is from Misteltoe Friends stamp set the red tinsel is from the mini tinsel set.  I finished off the card using rhinestones. 

The inside of the card is stamped in night of navy and I used Peace this Christmas stamp set.
For my second card base I used Emerald Envy and trimmed the corners with my paper snips.  This time I used embossing paste this is a lot off fun to use.  The stencil is from Pattern party decoration masks, when the paste dried I sponged lightly Emerald Envy and Real Red with daubers.  The dragon fly is from the  Detailed dragon fly thinlets, the solid one is from emerald envy and the top on is using red glimmer paper. The sentiment is from Misteltoe Friends using real red ink and cut out from the oval stitched framelits and finished of with emerald enamel stars  
The inside of the card sentiment is from Peace his Christmas, and the baubles are from Carols of Christmas.

If you find a broken link or have come to this blog hop from a different entry point, you can view the participants below:
Now it's time to hop on over to our very talented Tina Gillespie







Tuesday, 21 November 2017

The Heart of Christmas - Handmade Christmas Inspiration 2017 - Week 26

Hi everyone and welcome to week 26 of Christmas inspiration with Art with Heart Stampin'Up! Team Australia.    Wow!! how fast has this year gone only one week to go in this series of 27 weeks of Christmas, haven't all the cards been amazing, so much talent which has hopefully inspired you to try making them yourself. For my card I went for the 2 colour pastel theme which is one of my favourites, traditional colours are another.  The base is Soft Sky and the mat is Whisper White, I used Dazzling Diamond Glimmer Paper and Silver Foil Sheet paper for the pine cones and leaves and used the Christmas Pines stamp set to make the completed card, I stamped the stars and sentiment in Soft Sky and sponged around the edge of the sentiment.  The shaker bauble base is soft sky and dazzling diamond glimmer paper for the top, I used the round stitched circle framelits.  The sequins are from my stash (I love sequins so have a big collection) and I love anything shaker style.  I used the silver mini tinsel trim to hang the bauble and silver foil paper for the bow. To finish off I used medium sized Rhinestones.  
The inside the card I used Smokey slate for the stars and pine leaves and for overlay of pine cones.

Hope you enjoyed this weeks card.  To see more beautiful inspiration from our very talented ladies you can view all our participants on the lovely Claire's blog  Have a great week and will see you again next week with some more great cards.
Mon xx

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Thursday, 16 November 2017

STAMPARTUS the new stamp placement tool !!!


Finally we have the stamp placement tool like no other in the Market place!!!
The Stamparatus will change the way you stamp it will take you no time at all to make multiple cards, handy for Christmas cards or birthday invitations with a professional look every time, no need for guess work ever again to get that multiple stamping just how you like it, how good is that!!!.
The Details:
Stamparatus is compatible with red rubber and photopolymer stamps.
You can easily create 2-step, 3-step and 4-step stamped images using reversible plates.
There are 2 open sides so you can use larger paper.
Make fewer mistakes, saving a lot of time.
If you want a darker impression, you just apply more ink and no need to start over again.
A foam mat is included to use with your Photopolymer Stamps.
Rulers and grid line for quick measuring.
2 Reversable plates which gives you a total of 4 surfaces to work with.
2 large magnets to hold your paper in place.
Magnet storage on the back.
Retail Price AUD $85.00


RESERVE NOW  from December 6th - 30th 2017  Approx del 19th March 2018 and  January 16th - 30th  2018     Approx del  15th April  2018   reservation window opens at 8.00 am (AEDT) on 6th December.  While supplies last.  

Details on how to reserve your Stamparatus
Create an Online Account with me Monika O'Neill - monstampingcorner.com - On the home page click on My Shop which is on the right hand side under the banner.
If you already have an account just sign in.
Reserve your Stamparatus by:
Entering your credit card information after you have logged in
Enter your quantity and click reserve
A confirmation email will be sent to your inbox 
Credit cards will not be charged until the Stamparatus arrives in our warehouse, when you close your order, be sure to verify that your card and shipping information is correct.  You will be notified by email when your Stamparatus arrives and you can then continue to finalise your order, which by the way will be just in time for Saleabration so for any order of $90 you get to choose a free item from the brochure, if you spend $180.00 you would qualify for 2 free items and so on. 

If you have questions or not sure of anything just let me know and I can help you out.
So very exciting and I cannot wait to get my hands on this Stamparatus.

Mon xx
PS:  If you do not have a demonstrator and would like a catalogue I would be happy to send you one.






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Tuesday, 14 November 2017

The Heart of Christmas - Handmade Christmas Inspiration 2017 - Week 25

Hi everyone and welcome to week 25 of Christmas inspiration with Art with Heart Stampin'Up! Team Australia.  Todays card base is Fresh Fig, for the top mat I used Whisper White.  I did use a few different stamp sets with this card, the first one was the Holly Berry which I stamped in Fresh Fig that is from  Father Christmas Stamp set, I then used the two snowflakes from the Colourful Season stamp set and I used Lemon Lime Twist and Crumb Cake, I stamped off once with each colour first, after the stamping I ran it through the big shot using the Holly Embossing folder.  I cut the largest circle from the Stitched Framlits set in the Gold Glimmer Paper.  The reindeer is stamped onto Crumb Cake card stock using Fresh Fig and the bow from Red Glimmer paper both framelits are from the Santas sleigh.  The Holly Leaves and Berries are Lemon Lime Twist and Fresh Fig Card stock and I used the Holly Berry Builder Punch.  The ribbons are Lemon Lime Twist and Gold Metallic Edge.
For the Sentiment inside the card, bells and Holly leaves are all from the Oh What Fun Stamp set, this is one of my favourites.  

Hope you enjoyed this weeks card.  To see more beautiful inspiration from our very talented ladies you can view all our participants on the lovely Claire's blog.  Have a great week and will see you again next week with some more great cards.


Mon xx


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Tuesday, 7 November 2017

The Heart of Christmas - Handmade Christmas Inspiration 2017 - Week 24

Hi everyone and welcome to week 24 of Christmas inspiration with Art with Heart Stampin'Up Team Australia.  Todays card is a trifold card, mmm I had a bit of a fight with the cherry cobbler ink and got it everywhere so you will have to excuse the red scratch between the trees not meant to be there but I ran out of time to start again.  So anyway we will get on with what I used.  The base card is Thick Whisper White, I cut out the images using the Carols of Christmas Thinlets and Stamp Set for the trees and deer. I used silver glimmer paper behind the moon and stars.   For the sky background I used Midnight Navy, deer in Crumb Cake. The sentiment is from Merry Little labels and I used a cherry cobbler marker to just the sentiment and cut it out using the stitched framelits and the next size up in pool party. The inside sentiment is from Peace this Christmas Stamp Set.  I used a window sheet to attached to the back of the front card. 


Hope you enjoyed this weeks card.  To see more beautiful inspiration from our very talented ladies you can view all our participants on the lovely Claire's blog .  Have a great week and will see you again next week with some more great cards.

Mon xx

Tuesday, 24 October 2017

The Heart of Christmas - Handmade Christmas Inspiration 2017 - Week 22

Hi everyone and welcome to week 22 of Christmas inspiration with Art with Heart Stampin'Up Team Australia.  Cannot believe how fast time is going only 5 more cards to go, this has given me a great head start for the Christmas rush.  For today's card I used Vintage Leaves and Oh What Fun Stamp set, for the inks I used Garden Green, Cherry Cobbler and Pumpkin Pie.  Base of the card is Thick Whisper White, the first mat is from Christmas Around the World DSP I cut a slit on the side of the white mat and rolled it with a pen on each side and cut a gold Foil Snowflake in half, the sentiment is from the Oh What Fun stamp set using Garden Green and I used the Build a Bow Punch to cut it out and trimmed a little on each end and sponged a little cherry cobbler around the edge and added a mini dimensional on each end.  The leaves are stamped in Garden Green, Pumpkin Pie and Cherry Cobbler and I used the matching framelits to cut them out. I used the Holly Leaves from the Stitched Felt Embellishments and cut out 3 snowflakes from the Seasonal Layer Thinlets and added a Rhinestone Basic Jewel in each centre and finished off with the Clear Wink of Stella on the leaves. 
And a pic of the inside of the card.
Hope you enjoyed this weeks card.  To see more beautiful inspiration from our very talented ladies you can view all our participants on the lovely Claire’s blog  .  Have a great week and will see you again next week with some more great cards.

Mon xx

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