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Good evening! Well school’s out and I’m on holidays for 6 weeks! Bring on summer ūüôā *insert happy dance*

You might remember this card that I posted a couple of week’s ago. Well for today’s card I used the left over positive die cuts¬† from that card to create this one! I didn’t want all those awesome circles going to waste. I pulled out Jane’s Doodles Monster Squad stamp set and went to work, colouring with Copics and fussy cutting.

I love the white dots on the purple monster – I used Ranger white enamel accents and a white gel pen. This is going to be my son’s birthday card which is coming up soon.

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Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Monster Squad stamp sets

Card: X-Press It blending card

Ink:¬†Memento Tuxedo Black ink, VersaFine Onyx Black ink, Distress Oxide ink –¬†Cracked Pistachio and Peacock Feathers

Other Supplies: Copic Markers, Spellbinders standard circle dies, Cuttlebug, Uniball white Signo gel pen, Ranger white and black enamel accents, Ink blending tool, Water spray bottle.

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Marion

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Season’s Greetings – Penny Black

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I have a simple Christmas card to share with you today. It uses my two favourite crafty items – Distress Oxide inks and die cuts.

I blended in some Lucky Clover and Salty Ocean Distress Oxide ink onto some Bristol smooth white card stock. I flicked on some water droplets to create the snow effect, which I dabbed off with a paper towel.

I then die cut the Penny Black Swirl Tree from white card stock and adhered it onto the inked panel. Before adhering to the card base, I created some score lines with a stylus and score board to create a decorative border.

The sentiment is from the Penny Black Banner Sentiments stamp set.¬†It’s a bit hard to tell, but the tree die cut has some shimmer thanks to a clear Wink of Stella glitter brush pen.


Penny Black products used:

Penny Black 51-091 Swirl Tree creative die
Penny Black 30-423 Banner Sentiments stamp set

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black Banner Sentiments stamp set

Card: Xpress-It card stock, Strathmore Bristol smooth white card stock, Black card stock

Ink: Distress Oxide Inks РLucky Clover and Salty Ocean

Other Supplies: Wink of Stella glitter brush pen РClear, White Embossing Powder, Heat tool, Anti-static Pillow, 3D Foam tape, Martha Stewart score board and stylus


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Marion

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Cute Christmas Tags – Jane’s Doodles

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Hello! I hope your week is going well – and a Happy Thanksgiving to all those who are celebrating.

I have two cute Christmas tags to share with you today using Jane’s Doodles¬†Mr & Mrs Claus and Warm Wishes stamp sets.

I have been on the lookout for a simple round bauble/tag die, so in the meantime I made my own using some circle dies. If anyone has a good suggestion, let me know.

Anyway, I stamped the Santa and snowman and masked them with some masking paper. I blended on some Distress Oxide ink (Peacock Feathers and Twisted Citron) then spritzed with water. After removing the masks, I coloured with Copic markers. It’s hard to tell in the photos but the red areas have some shimmer from a clear Wink of Stella glitter brush pen. I finished them off with some Nuvo Jewel drops.

And don’t forget that Jane’s Doodles is having a sale at the moment – 30% off all stamps! What are you waiting for?

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Mr & Mrs Claus, Warm Wishes stamp sets

Card: X-Press It blending card

Ink:¬†Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Distress Oxide ink –¬†Peacock Feathers and Twisted Citron

Other Supplies:¬†Copic Markers, Spellbinders standard circle dies, Cuttlebug, Inkadinkadoo masking paper, Wink of Stella clear glitter, Uniball white Signo gel pen, Ink blending tool, Nuvo Jewel drops ‚Äď Sea Breeze, White cotton twine, Hole punch

And in other news….I finished my school reports today! Yay!!

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Marion

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Peace on Earth – Jane’s Doodles

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I had this card posted over on the¬†Jane’s Doodles blog¬†last week and I forgot to post it here! A fun little Christmas card using a few of Jane’s adorable critters.

I used three of Jane’s sets –¬†Merry Christmas, Winter Fun¬†and Winter Wishes.

I blended in some Distress Oxide inks onto the front panel (Cracked Pistachio and Broken China), then spritzed it with water. I used several circle dies to cut out the holes for the critters. I stamped and fussy cut out the critters, coloured then with Copics and adhered them onto the card base. The front panel was popped up with some foam tape.

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Merry Christmas, Winter Fun and Winter Wishes stamp sets

Card: X-Press It blending card, Strathmore Bristol, card stock

Ink:¬†Memento Tuxedo Black ink, VersaFine Onyx Black, Distress Oxide ink –¬†Cracked Pistachio and Broken China

Other Supplies: Copic Markers, Spellbinders standard circle dies, Cuttlebug, 3D mounting foam, Wink of Stella clear glitter, Uniball white Signo gel pen

I hope you are having a fabulous week. I’m on the home straight of writing my school reports. Yay! The end of the school year is fast approaching and there are lots of things to do and be done.

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Marion

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