Hello – Penny Black

Hello! I think Adele’s song was playing on repeat the whole time I made this card, but it’s a good song, and I quite like how the card turned out as well!

I used the Penny Black slapstick/cling stamp called Birthday Tweetings (well part of the stamp) as well as the Chat Bubbles Creative die set.

I stamped and then coloured the phone with Copic markers. I fussy cut the phone, as I didn’t need to bird this time round, although it is a very cute and whimsical image.

The background looked a little plain to me, so I decided to use the Chat Bubble Creative die set and emboss the speech bubbles into the background using an embossing mat in my die cutting machine. I find that this adds more interest to the card, without taking away from the focal image.

I adhered the phone and sentiment with some foam tape and then mounted that onto the card base with more foam. I hand drew the phone cord.

Penny Black products used:

Penny Black 40-431 Birthday Tweetings stamp set
Penny Black 51-003 Chat Bubbles Creative die set

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black Birthday Tweetings stamp set

Card: X-Press It blending card, Yellow card stock, Grey card stock

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Versamark ink

Other Supplies: Copic markers, Penny Black Chat Bubbles Creative dies, Cuttlebug, Spellbinders Embossing mat, Clear Wink of Stella glitter brush pen, Yellow Sprinkle, Anti-static powder bag, White embossing powder, Heat tool, Foam dimensionals, Copic multi liner 0.3,

I hope you are having a great week.
Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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Love You and Hello – Jane’s Doodles

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With Mother’s Day just around the corner, I thought I would get in nice and early with making a card for my Mum. You can find it on the Jane’s Doodle blog.

I stamped the image from the Mom stamp set and coloured it with Copic markers. I white heat embossed the sentiment (from the same set) onto some black card stock. It’s a rather small 10cm square card (4 inches square).

For the background, I used my scoreboard and scoring stylus to create a subtle border. I think it frames the vase well, adding a textural feature.

And before I go, I forgot to share another card that was on the Jane’s Doodle blog several weeks ago. It used the Daisies stamp set. I masked then stamped the images onto watercolour card stock and coloured them Gansai Tambi watercolour paints. I added some brown Distress ink to the edges before removing the border masks.

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Mom stamp set

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

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Versamark watermark ink

Other Supplies: Copic Markers, Martha Stewart scoring board, Scoring stylus, Foam squares, Hero Arts white embossing powder, Heat tool, Anti-static powder bag

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Marion

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Jane’s Doodles Blog Hop – Plants

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Hello! Thanks for joining me today for a blog hop for Jane’s Doodles Stamps. If you have arrived from Vesna’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 set called Plants. A very on-trend stamp set, perfect for many different occasions.

Plants

Today I have created more of a masculine birthday card with this set. I created a watercolour-y background with my Gansai Tambi watercolour paints. I stamped and coloured the image with a Copics, then added some Prismacolor pencil shading. The sentiment was stamped and white heat embossed onto to dark grey card stock.

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 25% sale on all stamps in the store. The winner will be announced on Friday and the sale ends Wednesday.

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

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Plants stamp set

Card: X-Press It Blending card, Co-ordinates Light and Dark Grey card stock

Ink: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Versamark watermark ink, Gansai Tambi watercolour paints (3 different shades of green)

Other Supplies: Copic markers, Prismacolor pencils (to add some detail to the leaves), Hero Arts white embossing powder, Anti-static powder bag, Heat tool, Paint brush

Thanks so much for joining me today. Your next stop on the hop is Zrinka’s blog.

Marion

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Build a House – Penny Black

I’m back with another card using Penny Black products from their recent Bliss release. This time I had fun playing with a Creative die called Build a House. So many fun combinations can be made with this die. I opted for a really clean and simple card.

I coloured the house parts with a mixture of Copics and Distress inks. Once assembled, I coated the roof and front door with some clear Wink of Stella for some shine. It’s a bit hard to tell, but I put some Glossy Accents into the windows to give them a more realistic look.

The sentiment is one that I created from two sentiments from the All Things Great stamp set. I did a little bit of stamp surgery, and that allows me to get more mileage from my stamp sets.

Penny Black products used:

Penny Black 51-303 Build a House Creative die
Penny Black 30-406 All Great Things stamp set

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black All Great Things stamp set

Card: X-Press It blending card

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

Other Supplies: Copic markers, Prismacolor pencils, Penny Black Build a House creative die, Cuttlebug, Masking tape, Liquid adhesive, Clear Wink of Stella glitter brush pen, Glossy Accents, Heart punch


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Marion

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Gladsome Flowers – Penny Black

Hi friends! Over the next couple of days I have some cards to share with you made with Penny Black products from their recent Bliss release.

Today I have three cards I have made with the Gladsome stamp. This is a beautiful floral image that can be coloured with a variety of different media.

First up I have coloured these flowers with Copic markers and then cut out around the floral images and popped them up on some foam tape. The background is a wash of Salty Ocean Distress ink and some paint splattering. The sentiment is from the All Great Things Stamp set.

The next two cards are very similar, I just coloured the floral images this time with Gansai Tambi watercolour paints. Once they was dry, I added a little bit more contrast to the images with some Prismacolor pencils. I just love the texture of the watercolour paper.

Penny Black products used:
Penny Black 30-406 All Great Things stamp set
Penny Black 40-508 Gladsome stamp

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black Gladsome and All Great Things stamp set

Card: X-Press It blending card, Canson watercolour paper, Beige and Blush coloured card stock

Ink: VersaFine Onyx black ink, Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Distress Ink Salty Ocean, Tea Dye, Antique Linen

Other Supplies: Copic markers, Paintbrush, Gansai Tambi watercolour paints, Prismacolor pencils, Gamsol, Blending stump, Painters masking tape, Cotton Twine, White Sprinkle, Liquid adhesive, 3D mounting foam


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Marion

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You Are So Very Special – Penny Black

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Hi friends! Today I have a card made with Penny Black products. I’ve used a beautiful floral stamp set called Playful and I have coloured it in with a combination of Copic Markers and Prismacolor pencils. Around the flowers, I used a Prismacolor pencil and Gamsol to create a soft background.

The sentiment is a combination of the Awesome! Creative die (You are) and a stamp from the Happy Snippets stamp set (so very special).

 

Penny Black products used:
Penny Black 30-347 Playful stamp set
Penny Black 51-333 Awesome! Creative Die
Penny Black 30-358 Happy Snippets Stamp set

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black Playful and Happy Snippets stamp set

Card: X-Press It blending card

Ink: VersaFine Onyx black ink, Memento Tuxedo Black ink

Other Supplies: Penny Black Creative die – Awesome!, Cuttlebug, Copic markers, Prismacolor pencils, Gamsol, Blending stump.

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

Marion

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