Happy Birthday Crab – Jane’s Doodles

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Happy Saturday. I have a cute Jane’s Doodles card to share with you that I had a lot of fun making. Jane has some adorable stamp sets and it was really fun mixing some of these together. The crab is from the Under the Sea set and sentiment is from a set called Belated Birthday (I did a little stamp surgery here). The present is from a Christmas set called Driving Home for Christmas.

I started with a die cut circle which I blended with a mixture of Salty Ocean and Blueprint Sketch distress oxide inks. I splattered on some water to create the bubbles. The images were stamped and coloured with Copics and then fussy cut them out. The sand hill is hand cut.

This card is a little different as the focal image is on the inside of the card…and can be seen through the window.

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Under the Sea, Belated Birthday and Driving Home for Christmas stamp sets

Card: Neenah solar white card stock

Ink: Versamark ink, Memento Tuxedo black ink, Distress Oxide ink – Salty Ocean, Blueprint Sketch

Other Supplies: Copic markers, Spellbinders circle die, Cuttlebug, Googly eyes, 3D mounting foam, Ink blending tool

Thanks for stopping by. I’m off to watch the Royal wedding.

Marion

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Spotlight on Sweet Spring 3 – Penny Black

I’m back with my third card using products from Penny Black‘s latest catalogue called Sweet Spring. I’ve switched gears today and have opted for a cute furry critter over the florals, and it’s from the Happy Critters stamp set.

Happy Critters

Who doesn’t love those Penny Black kitty cats? I stamped and coloured the image with Copic markers and then fussy cut around the balloon and the cat.

The background was created by blending some Salty Ocean Distress Oxide ink heavily onto some Strathmore Bristol smooth white card stock. I placed the Zigs and Zags stencil over the inked background and spritzed it with some water. After removing the stencil, I heated it with my heat gun quickly.

Once the background was completely dry, I stamped the cat in the hot air balloon again, directly onto the background as well as the sentiment, also from the same set. I popped up the cat and the balloon with 3D mounting foam to give it some dimension.

Penny Black products used:

Penny Black 30-479 Happy Critters stamp set
Penny Black 25-010 Zigs and Zags stencil

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black Happy Critters stamp set

Card: Strathmore Bristol smooth white card stock, XPress It blending card stock

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, VersaFine Onyx black ink, Distress Oxide Inks – Salty Ocean Distress Ink

Other Supplies: Copic markers (YG03, YG67, RV19, RV34, RV63, Bo2, Bo4, B06, B28, C3, E31, E34, E59, E57), Ink blending tool, Water spray bottle, Penny Black Zigs and Zags stencil, 3D mounting foam, Heat tool

Thanks for joining me. I’ll be back again tomorrow.

Happy Easter.

Marion

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Scentsational – Jane’s Doodle

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I’m over on the Jane’s Doodles blog today, where I have been testing out Jane’s new dies! I can report that they cut like butter. I created this little scene using the Stinks stamp set and the matching Stinks dies. What’s even more exciting is that Jane is offering 20% off store wide today!

I had fun creating this little scene. After stamping and die cutting the images, I coloured them with Copics. I did a little Distress Oxide ink blending behind the circle panel which was cut from some wood grain card stock – which I am hoarding as I love it so much and have a limited supply. Any fellow Aussie crafters know where I can get some heavier weight wood grain card stock in Australia at a decent price? I’d love to hear from you.

I also have a few other JD projects that I have made which I haven’t posted here yet, from a couple of weeks ago. You can find the original post here. If you want to know any of the supplies for these two, just contact me and I’ll let you know!

And this one.

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Stinks stamp set

Card: X-Press It blending card, SSS Wood grain card stock, Black card stock

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Distress Oxide ink – Broken China, Salty Ocean and Lucky Clover, Versamark

Other Supplies: Copic Markers, Jane’s Doodles Stinks dies, Spellbinders circle dies, Cuttlebug, 3D mounting foam, Hero Arts white embossing powder, Heat tool, anti-static powder bag

Thanks for stopping by today.

Marion

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Just a Little Love Note – Penny Black

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I’m stopping in tonight with a cute Penny Black critter card just in time for Valentine’s Day. This cute hedgehog is from the Furry Hugs stamp set and the sentiment and envelope are from the Smitten stamp set.

I hand cut the clouds from some masking paper and just moved it around and sponged on some Salty Ocean distress ink. The images are stamped and coloured with Copic markers.

 Penny Black products used:

Penny Black 30-402 Furry Hugs stamp set
Penny Black 30-455 Smitten stamp set

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black Smitten and Furry Hugs stamp sets

Card: Xpress-It card stock

Ink: VersaFine Onyx black ink, Distress Inks – Salty Ocean

Other Supplies: Copic marker, Masking paper, scissors, Wink of Stella clear glitter brush pen, Ink blending tool, adhesive


I hope you are having a fabulous week.

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.

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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Happy Birthday Kitty Cat

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I’m back with a card that I made for my husband for his birthday that was earlier this week. I’m not too good at producing masculine cards, so I went down the cutesy card path instead. Anyway, he liked his card, so that is all that matters right?

I stamped the cat and balloon from the Time to Celebrate stamp set onto a white panel and coloured it with a mixture of Copic Markers and Prismacolor pencils. I then masked off the cat and created my own cloud mask and sponged on some clouds using Salty Ocean and Faded Jeans Distress ink. The sentiment is from the Kind Words stamp set (I did a little bit of stamp surgery here). To finish off the card I covered the balloons in Glossy Accents to make them shine.


Penny Black products used:

Penny Black 30-414 Time to Celebrate stamp set
Penny Black 30-226 Kind Words stamp set

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black Time to Celebrate and Kind Words stamp sets

Card: Xpress-It card stock

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, VersFine Onyx black ink, Distress Inks – Salty Ocean and Faded Jeans

Other Supplies: Copic Markers, Prismacolor pencils, Inkadinkadoo masking paper, Fun Foam, Ink blending tool, Glossy Accents


Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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