Hello – Jane’s Doodles

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Hello. I have a really simple mini card up on the Jane’s Doodles blog today. The feathers and sentiment are from the Wise Owl stamp set.

I stamped the feathers in different shades of distress ink onto some watercolour paper. I then used a brush to watercolour the feathers. When they were dry, I used the fine end of the coordinating distress marker and went over the images again to make the edges more pronounced. Very simple.

Hello | Marion Vagg

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Wise Owl stamp set

Card: Tim Holtz Watercolour cardstock

Ink: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Distress Ink/Markers – Mowed Lawn, Picked Raspberry, Peacock Feathers

Other Supplies: WRMK Corner Chomper, Derwent watercolour brush, water

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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Hello – Jane’s Doodles

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Hi there. I had a fun post up on the Jane’s Doodles blog the other day. I used the Garden Friends stamp set and also a new one to the store, Read All About It.

Hello | Marion Vagg

The apple is nice and shiny thanks to some Glossy Accents.

Hello - detail | Marion Vagg

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Garden Friends stamp set, Jane’s Doodle Read All About It stamp set

Card: X-Press It Blending card

Ink: Memento – Tuxedo Black

Other Supplies: Copic markers, Glossy Accents, Foam dimensionals

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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Thinking of you @ Muse

It is my turn again at the Muse Card Club and I must admit that I really love how this card turned out.

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I stamped the images from the Avery Elle set Petals and Stems in Luxe Memento pigment ink. Once dry, I went over the images with different shades of Prisacolor pencils to add some shading and depth. It took quite a while to get the desired blending, but it was quite therapeutic. I used a Derwent blending pencil to help blend the colours. Finally I fussy cut all the images out and then added them onto the card base with foam dimensionals.

Thinking of you | Marion Vagg

 

Here are some of the guidelines if you are unfamiliar with how Muse works.

  • Use the Muse card as inspiration, explain your interpretation and link back to Muse.
  • Provide supportive comments to at least 3 of your fellow member’s submissions.
  • Vote for 3 of your fellow member’s submissions that you find inspiring, once voting opens.

For the full challenge guidelines go here.

Supplies

Stamps: Avery Elle Petals and Stems stamp set

Card: X-press it Blending card

Ink: Memento Luxe pigment ink – Morocco, Dandelion, Pear Tart and Love Letter, VersaFine Onyx Black ink

Other Supplies: Prismacolor pencils, Derwent Blending pencil, foam dimensionals

Hope you can find some time to play along at Muse this week.

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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Tag You’re It Challenge #6

It’s time for another  Tag You’re It! Challenge. Can’t believe we are up to number 6 already!

Here is this week’s lovely inspiration tag – made by Karin Åkesdotter.

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I just HAD to include a butterfly as you know me, I love my butterflies. To add some sparkle, I created a glittery butterfly using some double sided adhesive and glitter.

Sending Smiles | Marion Vagg

The tag was from my scrap pile, but it was made by smooshing distress inks onto an acrylic block and then pressing it onto some water colour paper. I love this technique!

Sending Smiles - detail | Marion Vagg
For more details on the challenge and the guidelines, go here.

Supplies

Stamps: Mama Elephant Up and Away Stamp set

Card:  Tim Holtz Distress Water color Card stock, Simon Says Stamp wood grain card stock

Ink: Distress inks – Salty Ocean, Peacock Feathers and  Broken China

Other Supplies: Memory Box Vivienne Butterfly die, Cuttlebug, Hero Arts White embossing powder, Heat tool, Anti-Static pillow, 3M Scotch foam tape, Hole Punch, Acrylic block, X-Press It double sided adhesive, Super fine glitter

Hope you can find some time to play along. To link up your creations head to the Tag You’re It! Challenge blog.

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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Cup Cake Toppers – Jane’s Doodles

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Hi there. I have a fun project up on the Jane’s Doodles blog today – cup cake toppers.  I used the adorable Garden Friends stamp set. I had a lot of fun making these little guys (and I will also say, the whole family had a lot of fun eating them too. Just for the record they were red velvet cupcakes :).

Cup Cake Toppers 1 | Marion Vagg

Cup Cale Toppers 2 | Marion Vagg

Cup Cake Toppers 3 | Marion Vagg

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Garden Friends stamp set

Card: X-Press It Blending card

Ink: Memento – Tuxedo Black

Other Supplies: Copic markers, Recollections 6×6 paper pad – All Girl, MME 6×6 paper pad – Happy Day, Glossy Accents, Toothpicks, Spellbinders circle dies, Cuttlebug, foam dimensionals, Ranger Enamel Accents – black, Red Velvet cupcakes (and they were YUM!)

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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Jane’s Doodles Spotlight Hop

Hi there. Today I am very excited to be announcing that I am joining the Design Team at Jane’s Doodles. I have always been a big fan of Jane and her adorable stamps and I am honoured to be joining such a talented group of ladies.Jane's Doodle Banner

Today we have a spotlight blog hop to highlight the latest 3 stamp sets that have been recently released into the store. You should have arrived from Jennifer McGuire’s blog who is guest designing with us.

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Read All About It

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Wise Owl

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First up I created a colourful cluster of flowers, that were coloured with Copics and then given a coating of Wink of Stella brush glitter pen.

Happy Day | Marion Vagg

Happy Day - detail | Marion Vagg

Next I made a fun bookmark for my son, once again colouring with Copics. The apple is coated in Glossy Accents.I heart books | Marion Vagg

And finally I water coloured the Wise Owl with Distress ink and made a tag. On the back it says “This book belongs to…” I couldn’t resist the googly eyes.Wise Owl | Marion Vagg

Wise Owl - detail | Marion Vagg

Blog Hop Order
Jane
Jennifer (Guest Designer)
Marion <—— You are here
Miriam (New DT member as well – welcome)
Aga
Angeline
Ange
Evgenia
Mariana
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In order to be in the running to win these stamp sets, please leave a comment on all the blogs and one lucky person will be chosen at random. Good luck.

Supplies

Happy Day Card:

  • Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Doodle Flowers II stamp set
  • Card: X-Press It Blending card, Simon Says Stamp Wood grain card stock, Black Bazzill card stock
  • Ink: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Versamark Ink
  • Other Supplies: Copic Markers, Foam dimensionals, Hero Arts white embossing powder, Anti – static pillow, Heat tool, AnnaBelle Stamps pearls, Wink of Stella Glitter Brush pen – clear

I Heart Books Bookmark:

  • Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Wise Owl stamp set
  • Card: X-Press It Blending card
  • Ink: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Versamark Ink
  • Other Supplies: Copic Markers, PTI Bookmark die, Cuttlebug, AnnaBelle Stamps 0.8mm hemp twine, Glossy Accents, Wink of Stella Glitter Brush pen – clear

Wise Owl Card:

  • Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Wise Owl stamp set
  • Card: Tim Holtz watercolour card stock
  • Ink: Versamark ink, Distress Inks – Rusty Hinge, Walnut Stain, Pumice Stone
  • Other Supplies: Derwent watercolour brush, Googly eyes, Tombow Mono Multi liquid adhesive, Hero Arts white embossing powder, Anti – static pillow, Heat tool, AnnaBelle Stamps 0.8mm hemp twine, Brown ribbon (brand unknown), WPlus9 rectangle die, Cuttlebug

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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Stretch Your Stamps cards

I was really inspired by Laurie Willison’s card in the online card class Online Card Class – Stretch Your Stamps 2, on Day 10. Laurie’s clean and simple design really appealed to me, so I thought I would give it a try. My hubby’s comment was ‘that’s a classy card’, so it has the thumbs up from him too. Thanks for your inspiration Laurie. I used the Paper Smooches Reflections stamp set.

Happy Birthday | Marion Vagg

And while I had the same stamp set out, I thought I would do a slightly different version.

Hello | Marion Vagg

The sentiment is white card stock covered with the clear Wink of Stella glitter brush pen then I covered the whole thing in Glossy Accents.

Hello - detail | Marion Vagg

Supplies

Stamps: Paper Smooches Reflections stamp set, AnnaBelle Stamps Dotted Flowers stamp set (the Happy word on the first card)

Card: X-Press It Blending card, Hero Arts folded note cards – Punch

Ink: Hero Arts Pale Tomato ink

Other Supplies: MFT High Rise lower case alphabet letter dies, Cuttlebug, Hero Arts White embossing powder, Heat tool, Anti-Static pillow, Wink of Stella Glitter brush pen – clear, Glossy Accents, Tombow mono multi liquid adhesive

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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