Happy Birthday Dragon

Jane's Doodle Banner

Hi there! I’m still burning the candle at both ends, but hopefully I’l be able to stop for a breath really soon! I’m popping in really quickly with my latest Jane’s Doodles card. I had some new Jane’s Doodles stamp arrive at my doorstop last week, and I couldn’t wait to play. This one uses the new Magical set. The JD store is closed at the moment while Jane is on a much needed break but make sure you head to the JD blog in the meantime, where a lot of the DT have been playing with this cutie-patootie stamp set. Look at that dragon. Is it the cutest?

Coloured with Copics and I love the addition of the dots. It’s all in the details!

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Magical stamp set

Card: X-Press It blending card, Hero Arts layering papers – Grass

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, VersaFine – Onyx Black ink, Hero Arts inks – Green Hills

Other Supplies: Copic markers, Wink of Stella clear glitter brush pen, Fun foam, MFT Brick stencil, sponge dauber, Uniball white Signo gel pen.

I appreciate you stopping by today,

Marion

Save

Read More

Happy Birthday Bunnies – Jane’s Doodles

Jane's Doodle Banner

Hi! I feel like I’ve been a little absent from blogland lately. My Reeder feed is brimming to overflowing with all of your wonderful blog posts that I just haven’t got around to reading! Life and work is just super busy at the moment! I’m sure many of you can relate.

Anyway, I have a couple of Jane’s Doodles projects to share with you. I was on the Jane’s Doodles blog yesterday with some sweet and simple bunny cards. Who doesn’t love a bunny?

These cards use a variety of Jane’s stamp sets. The tone on tone stripes and dots on the base of the cards were stamped with the Stripes and Dots stamp set. The small bunny below is from the Suzi’s Easter set and the balloon is from the Monster’s Squad set.

The big Bunny is from the Spring stamp set and the sentiment comes from the Belated Birthday set (I just did some stamp surgery and took out the word belated). To add some shine, I added Glossy Accents to balloons. All the images were coloured with Copics.

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Stripes and Dots, Spring, Suzi’s Easter, Monster Squad, Belated Birthday stamp sets

Card: X-Press It blending card, Hero Arts layering papers – Grass and Blush

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, VersaFine – Onyx Black ink, Hero Arts inks – Pale Tomato, Green Hills

Other Supplies: Copic markers, Glossy Accents, Fun foam

I appreciate you stopping by today,

Marion

Save

Read More

Especially For You – Penny Black

simplicity sister

Hi friends! Today I have a card made with some pretty darn cute images from Penny Black. I’ve used the Time to Celebrate stamp set and the sentiment is from the Banners Sentiment set.

To create my scene, I stamped the cute puppy dog in Tuxedo black ink. Then I did some stamp surgery and cut off the balloon from another image in that set and stamped that above his tail. I used a Copic multiliner to draw the balloon string and attached it to the dog’s tail. Then I stamped the bees and the sentiment.

Instead of colouring with Copic markers, which is my go to medium, I decided to get out my Prismacolor pencils and Gamsol. It certainly was very therapeutic to colour!

Penny Black products used:
Penny Black 30-414 Time to Celebrate stamp set
Penny Black 30-423 Banner Sentiments

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black Time to Celebrate and Banner Sentiments stamp set

Card: X-Press It blending card, SSS Green Card stock

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink

Other Supplies: Prismacolor pencils, Gamsol, Blending stump, Copic Multiliner – 0.3

I hope you are having a wonderful day.
Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

Save

Save

Save

Read More

Happy Belated Birthday Tag – Jane’s Doodles

Jane's Doodle Banner

I am over on the Jane’s Doodle blog again this week, using a set called Belated Birthday. I am really having a lot of fun with this set at the moment and obviously I am having a lot of fun making tags as well!

I found this tag in my stash that I made sometime ago using an acetate stencil I made from an old SSS Sunshine die (which I believe is not available any more) and some texture paste that I had coloured with Distress Ink. The images are all coloured with Copics and then I fussy cut them out. I added some clear Wink of Stella (of course!) and some Glossy Accents to add some shine.

I love making tags and they are simple projects that I can put on my kid’s friends gifts.

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Belated Birthday stamp set

Card: X-Press It blending card, Black card stock

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Distress ink Mustard Seed

Other Supplies: Copic Markers, Clear Wink of Stella Glitter brush pen, Texture Paste, Palette knife, Paper Smooches Tag die, Cuttlebug, Hole Punch, Glossy Accents, SSS Sunshine die (discontinued), Acetate, Hero Arts embossing powder – white, Heat tool

Thanks for visiting,

Marion

Save

Save

Save

Read More

Jane’s Doodles Blog Hop

Jane's Doodle Banner

Hello! Thanks for joining me today for a blog hop for Jane’s Doodles Stamps. If you have arrived from Milka’s blog you are in the right place. If you want to start from the beginning, there is a blog hop order at the end of this post with links.

Today we are showcasing Jane’s latest stamp sets which are already in the Jane’s Doodles store – just in time for Easter.

Suzi’s Easter

Funny Bunny

He is Risen

I have three cards to share with you today – I just couldn’t stop! The first two use a combination of Suzi’s Easter and Funny Bunny.

All images are coloured with Copic Markers and on the first two cards I masked off the images and gently blended in some blue and green distress ink. I can’t stop using my clear Wink of Stella glitter brush pen at the moment, so all of my projects today have some shimmer on them. You can see some on the Easter eggs in the close up photo on the Hoppy Easter card.

And last, but not least, I have used the He is Risen stamp set to create a tag/bookmark, again coloured with Copic Markers.

GIVEAWAY:
Jane is generously giving one stamp set of your choice from the store to one lucky winner. Just leave a comment on all the blogs along the hop for your chance to win. In addition to this, there is 20% sale on all stamps in the store. The winner will be announced on Monday and the sale ends Midnight on Sunday.

Blog Hop order:
Jane
Neha
Milka
Marion
<–You are here
Zrinka
Ange
Kaja
Jane’s Doodles

Supplies

Card 1: Hoppy Easter

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Suzi’s Easter and Funny Bunny stamp sets

Card: X-Press It Blending card

Ink: Memento – Tuxedo Black, VersaFine Onyx Black, Distress ink – Salty Ocean and Mowed Lawn

Other Supplies: Copic markers, Fun Foam, Post-It notes and tape (for masking), Ink blending tool, Wink of Stella glitter brush pen – clear, Prismacolor pencils (to add some more detail in the grass), Gamsol, Blending stumps

Card 2: Happy Easter

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Suzi’s Easter and Funny Bunny stamp sets

Card: X-Press It Blending card, Hero Arts Layer Paper – Daffodil

Ink: Memento – Tuxedo Black, VersaFine Onyx Black, Distress ink – Salty Ocean and Mowed Lawn

Other Supplies: Copic markers, Fun Foam, Post-It notes and tape (for masking), Ink blending tool and daubers, Wink of Stella glitter brush pen – clear, Prismacolor pencils (to add some more detail in the grass), Gamsol, Blending stumps, Cuttlebug, MFT Stitched Rectangle die

Card 3: He is Risen Tag

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles HE is Risen stamp set

Card: X-Press It Blending card

Ink: Memento – Tuxedo Black, VersaFine Onyx Black

Other Supplies: Copic markers, Wink of Stella glitter brush pen – clear, Hole punch, White twine, Liquid adhesive

Thanks so much for joining me today and for sticking through a very long post! Your next stop on the hop is Zrinka’s blog. Happy hopping.

Marion

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Read More

Happy Birthday Turtle Tag – Jane’s Doodles

Jane's Doodle Banner

Good evening! Today I am over on the Jane’s Doodle blog using one of Jane’s latest sets called Belated Birthday. I just love me a turtle and this set also has some great snails as well.

The background is quite textured. I found it in my craft pile of unfinished projects (that pile is quite big mind you!) and it was made with some texture paste coloured with distress ink and a stencil from MFT. I have no idea which colour of Distress ink I used though! I have covered the cake and party hat with some clear Wink of Stella, but it doesn’t show up very well in the photo.

This tag is off to my Dad as it was his birthday last week – and I’m a bit late in getting it to him.

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Belated Birthday and Doodle Flowers II stamp sets

Card: X-Press It blending card, Black card stock

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Distress ink ??

Other Supplies: Copic Markers, Clear Wink of Stella Glitter brush pen, Texture Paste, My Favorite Things stencil – Brick Wall, Palette knife, Foam squares, Paper Smooches Tag die, Cuttlebug, Hole Punch, Uniball White Signo gel pen

Thanks for your company today,

Marion

Save

Save

Save

Save

Read More