Featured Artist – Tag You’re It #67

I am really honoured to be the Featured Artist over on the Tag You’re It challenge blog for their 67th challenge. A big thank you to Tracey McNeely for inviting me. If you follow my blog, you would know I am a huge fan of making tags and I also used to be on the Design Team for this challenge. So it is nice to be back as a Featured Artist!

This tag is a little different to my usual style, but I was in the mood for some layers, texture and a more feminine creation. I used some texture paste and a Kaisercraft stencil to add texture to the background. The flower is a Die-Namics die called Upsy Daisies and the sentiment is from a MFT set called Label Maker Sentiments. The leaves die is a Fancy That die called Leafy Swirl.

I can’t wait to see how my tag inspires you. I hope you get a chance to play along. Head to the TYI blog for all the details.

Supplies

Stamps: My Favorite Things – Label Maker Sentiment stamp set

Card: Hero Arts Layering Paper – Shallows, Grey card stock, Black card stock

Ink: Versamark watermark ink

Other Supplies: Hero Arts white embossing powder, Heat tool, Anti static pillow, Texture Paste, Kaisercraft stencil – Clock Template, Palette knife, Die-Namics die – Upsy Daisies, Fancy That die – Leafy Swirl, Penny Black die – Tagged, Cuttlebug, Twine, Large Clear gem, Liquid adhesive, Patterned paper (Brand unknown for the flower), Foam dimensionals.

Thanks for stopping by. I’ll be back real soon.

Marion

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Cascade Flower – Penny Black

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I’ve got quite a few posts coming in the next day or so – it is just the way I roll on this blog. Nothing for weeks, and then wham!

Anyway, it’s my turn over on the Penny Black Simplicity at its Best blog today. I’ve got a sneak peek for you below. It uses one of my all time favourite floral images from Penny Black called Cascade Flower. It is such a pretty stamp. Head to the Simplicity Blog for all the details and a full reveal.

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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Thankful For You – Jane’s Doodles

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I’m back with a card that was up on the Jane’s Doodle blog earlier this week. I love the simplicity of the white heat embossing on the coloured card stock. I used two teal Prismacolor pencils and a Derwent blender pencil to add some subtle shading. The Jane’s Doodles sets I used are Lily and Thankful. Love them both.

Have you noticed I am also trying something new with my photography set up? I am no professional photographer, but I am loving all the flat stylised card photos I’m seeing around blogland of late, so I thought I would give it a try. I’m also trying out different locations around my new house that has the best natural light! This spot I found was just near my kitchen window. Who knows if I’ll be able to replicate it again next time!

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Lily and Thankful stamp sets

Card: Hero Arts Layering Paper – Pool

Ink: Versamark watermark ink

Other Supplies: Hero Arts white embossing powder, Heat tool, Anti static pillow, Prismacolor pencils (2 shades of teal), Derwent blender pencil


I hope you can get some crafty time in today,

Until next time,

Marion

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Today is all About Celebrating You! – Penny Black

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I’m popping in today with a card for Penny Black. This card uses a die, a stencil and a stamp! I felt like getting all inky, and this card certainly fits the bill! The products I’ve used are listed below.

Penny Black products used:
Penny Black 51-244 Gaiety Creative die
Penny Black 30-297 Sprinkles and Smiles stamp set
Penny Black 25-014 Oscillations stencil

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black Sprinkles and Smiles stamp set

Card: X-Press It blending card

Ink: Distress Ink – Ripe Persimmon, Mustard Seed, Peacock Feathers, Festive Berries, VersaFine Onyx black ink

Other Supplies: Penny Black Creative die – Gaiety, Cuttlebug, Penny Black Oscillations stencil, Liquid adhesive, Copic markers (colour in the leaves on the die), Hero Arts clear embossing powder, Heat tool, Ink blending tool, Sponge dauber, 3D Fun foam.

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

Marion

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Blue Birds – Penny Black

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Hello – just a quick post to share a serene little scene using a Penny Black die called Layered Scene. This die set actually comes with two dies that can be layered, but I chose to use just one of the layers. I die cut the scene from white card stock and then used my Copic markers to selectively colour in the different areas. I did add some dimension on the birds by using some 3D mounting foam.

It is very rare that I make a card with no sentiment, but I felt this one didn’t need one.

PB Blue Birds | Marion Vagg

PB Blue Birds | Marion Vagg

Penny Black products used:
Penny Black 51-232 Layered Scene Creative die

Supplies

Stamps: None

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

Ink: Copic markers – B02, B04, B06, YG03, YG17, R05, R29, E25, E27, E59

Other Supplies: Penny Black Creative dies – Layered Scene, Cuttlebug, 3D mounting foam, Clear gems, Liquid adhesive

Our moving day is this Friday….and I can’t wait for it all to be over!
Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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