Happy Anniversary Birds – Penny Black

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Today I have a special anniversary card that I made for my Aunt and Uncle who have just celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary. Such a special milestone to celebrate, and I love how this window card turned out.

I die cut several layers (five I think) of the Penny Black layered scene from white card stock and adhered them together. Before adhering the top layer, I coloured it with a mixture of Copics and Prismacolor pencils.

I stamped some very subtle leaves from the Penny Black You + Me stamp set in green ink (first and second generation stamping) onto a green card base to add some interest.

I then used the same die cut and created a window in the front of my card and adhered the bird scene into the window. I did this by adhering it with a small amount of washi tape, that is visible on the back side of the window, but it did the trick of securing the window in place.

The sentiment is from the same set as the leaves and was white heat embossed. I felt the sentiment wasn’t visible enough, so I blended in some green ink over the sentiment and on the bottom half of the card.

This photo shows the window element of the card better.

Penny Black products used:
Penny Black 51-232 Layered Scene Creative Die
Penny Black 30-285 You + Me Stamp set

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black You + Me stamp set

Card: X-Press It blending card, Hero Arts Green Layering papers

Ink: Versamark ink, Hero Arts Green Hills ink

Other Supplies: Penny Black Layered Scene Creative die, Cuttlebug, Copic markers, Prismacolor pencils, White embossing powder, Heat tool, Washi tape, Liquid adhesive, Ink blending tool

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

Marion

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Jane’s Doodles Blog Hop

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Hello hello. Today is the release blog hop for Jane’s Doodles Stamps. You should have arrived from Zrinka’s blog. If you get lost along the way, there is a blog hop order at the end of my post that should point you in the right direction.

Today we are showcasing the latest stamp set to the store called Cake!

Cake!
Jane's Doodles cake

I coloured the cake with Copic markers and then fussy cut around the image. I stamped the floral wreath from the Mom stamp set in a light lavender ink onto the card base. In hindsight, I would have used a darker shade of purple as it dried a lot lighter than it stamped – but subtle is good sometimes.

JD Let's Celebrate | Marion Vagg

It’s hard to tell, but the icing on the cake has a lovely layer of clear Wink of Stella. Very pretty in real life.

JD Let's celebrate detail | Marion Vagg

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 this Mother’s Day weekend. The winner will be announced on Monday.

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

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Cake! stamp set, Jane’s Doodles Mom stamp set

Card: X-Press It Blending card, Hero Arts Iris card stock

Ink: Memento – Tuxedo Black and Lulu Lavender ink, VersaFine Onyx Black

Other Supplies: Copic markers, Foam dimensionals, Wink of Stella Glitter brush pen – clear

Thanks so much for stopping by. Your next stop on the hop is Milka‘s blog.

Marion

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Happy Anniversary – Penny Black

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Hello. I hope you are having a relaxed weekend. Today I have a Penny Black card to share with you. This card uses a very different colour scheme to my usual go-to-bright-and-happy-colours, but it is good to stretch oneself and try something new.

 

PB Happy Anniversary | Marion Vagg

I inked up the Penny Black You + Me stamp set with Distress ink. I then stamped the image off onto a scrap piece of paper before spritzing it with some water and stamping onto my watercolour panel. I used two shades of green distress ink (Peeled Paint, Forest Moss). I hit it with my heat gun after each stamping to ensure the watercolour didn’t run. The birds were stamped with Vintage Photo distress ink. Once dry, I then cut the panel into three equal segments before mounting them into a khaki card base.

PB Happy Anniversary detil | Marion Vagg

Penny Black products used:
You + Me stamp set

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black You + Me stamp set

Card: Tim Holtz Watercolor card stock, SSS Khaki card stock

Ink: Distress Ink – Forest Moss, Vintage Photo, Peeled Paint, Versamark ink

Other Supplies: Foam dimensionals, Hero Arts white embossing powder, heat tool, water sprayer

Thanks for visiting today,

Marion

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Celebrate – Jane’s Doodles

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Last week I shared this card on the Jane’s Doodles blog. It uses two of Jane’s newer stamp sets – Cheers and Stripes and Dots.

Celebrate | MArion Vagg

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Cheers stamp set, Jane’s Doodles Stripes and Dots stamp set

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

Ink: Memento ink – Tuxedo Black, VersaFine Onyx Black, Hero Arts Butterbar

Other Supplies: Copic markers, MFT Layered Label die-namics, Cuttlebug, Foam dimensionals, Zig Wink of Stella Brush glitter pen.


Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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