Tag You’re It Challenge #10

It’s time for another Tag You’re It! Challenge. We had an amazing 44 entries last challenge. You guys rock!

This week we have a very sweet card made by Lynn Put. I just love that gorgeous cluster of pretty flowers!

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I fell in love with the softness of her colour scheme and I used her layout, just changed the placement of the sentiment. I switched up the flowers for a butterfly and some vellum leaves. The pink chevrons are embossing paste (coloured with some dye ink).

You Tag | Marion Vagg

You - detail | Marion Vagg

For more details on the challenge and the guidelines, go here.

Supplies

Stamps: Simon Says Stamp Expressions of You stamp set, Hero Arts Friend Definition Stamp set

Card: X-Press it Blending card, Vellum

Ink: VersaFine – Onyx Black, Hero Arts – Charcoal, Bubblegum (used to colour the embossing paste), Distress ink – Picked Raspberry

Other Supplies: SSS ‘You’ die, Penny Black ‘Leaves’ die, PTI Sale Tag die, Cuttlebug, MFT Stencil on the Diagonal, Dreamweaver embossing paste, Spatula, AnnaBelle Stamps pearl, Martha Stewart butterfly punches x2, Tombow mono-multi liquid adhesive

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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Just for you – Jane’s Doodles

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Hello. I have a new card up on the Jane’s Doodles blog today and also this one from a few weeks ago that I haven’t posted on my blog until now.
The first one uses the Doodle Flowers stamp set. It’s a bit hard to tell, but the inner wings have a lovely shimmer from the Wink of Stella glitter brush pen.

Just for You | Marion Vagg

Just for you - detail | Marion Vagg

And the second card uses my all time favourite Jane’s Doodle set – Garden Friends and also the Read All About It Stamp set.

Happy Birthday | Marion Vagg

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Doodle Flowers stamp set, Jane’s Doodles Garden Friends stamp set

Card: X-Press It Blending card, Simon Says Stamp card stock – slate

Ink: Memento ink – Tuxedo Black, London Fog

Other Supplies: Foam dimensionals, Wink of Stella brush glitter pen – clear, WRMK Corner Chomper

I hope you are having a great 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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Just for you @ Muse

Hello. I’m up again at the Muse Card Club.

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For my card, I wanted to incorporate two of my crafting ‘loves’, and they are stamping and die cutting. The background was stamped using the Mama Elephant Modern Borders stamp set, in a gorgeous array of summery colours 🙂 (For those of us in the Southern Hemisphere, it won’t be long until those long summer days will be with us again). The butterfly is a My Favorite Things die.

Just for You | Marion Vagg

There are actually 3 vellum butterflies stacked on top of each other to add some interest and dimension.

Just for You - detail | 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: Mama Elephant Modern Borders stamp set, Hero Arts All Occasion Messages stamp set

Card: X-press it Blending card, Bazzill Card stock – Pansy

Ink: Hero Arts ink – Pool, Green Hills, Orange Soda, Pale Tomato, Bubblegum, Pool, Versamerk watermark ink

Other Supplies: MFT Darla Butterfly die, Cuttlebug, Heavy weight Vellum, Hero Arts white embossing powder, Heat tool, Anti static pillow, AnnaBelle Stamps pearl, Glossy Accents (to adhere pearl), Fiskars stamp press

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

Marion

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A challenge with Therese

Today my blogging buddy Therese Calvird and I have a little treat for you. When we met in person over a year ago, we decided that we should have a mini challenge between us. It has taken a little while to get off the ground, but better late than never right?

For today’s challenge we are using this gorgeous cake as our inspiration.

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I loved the airy look of the butterflies and the overall colour scheme. Here is what I came up with.

You're Loved | Marion Vagg

I white heat embossed the Hero Arts Antique Engraving’s butterfly onto vellum and cut it out. The leaves are also die cut from vellum to replicate that airy look on the cake. In order to create some interest in the background, I blended in some distress inks and then using a Studio Calico Chevron mask, I lightly spritzed it with some water. The water reacts with the distress ink and created a watermark look.

You're Love - Detail | Mario Vagg

Well I am off to Therese’s blog – Lostinpaper, to she what gorgeous creation she has made. How about you hop on over as well?

Supplies

Stamps: Hero Arts Antique Engravings stamp set, AnnaBelle Stamps Scribble Scrabble 1 – Round and Round Stamp set (sentiment)

Card: Xpress-It Blending card, Vellum, Black cardstock

Ink: Distress Markers – Salty Ocean, Broken China, Peacock Feathers

Other Supplies: Hero Arts white embossing powder, Heat tool, Anti-Static pillow, Water spray bottle, Studio Calico Huey’s Masks – Chevron Mask, AnnaBelle Stamps clear sprinkles, WPlus 9 Folk Art Floral’s die, Cuttlebug, Glossy Accents (to adhere sprinkles an butterflies)

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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Happy Birthday Anita

Today I am taking part in wishing Anita, from My Papercraft World, a very happy belated birthday. She provides the blogging world with many gorgeous creations and now it is our turn to shower her with some love. Happy belated Birthday Anita 🙂

Happiest of Days

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Thanks to Bev and Darnell for organising this birthday event. Please head to Darnell’s blog where the inlinkz button is, if you want to join in with the party.

Supplies

Stamps: AnnaBelle Stamps Butterfly Sunshine stamp set

Card: AnnaBelle Stamps Smooth White Cardstock

Ink: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Versafine – Onyx Black

Other Supplies: Copic markers, AnnaBelle Stamps Blackcurrant sprinkles, Zig Wink of Stella glitter brush pen – clear, Glossy Accents (to adhere sprinkles), Patterned paper

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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