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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Just For You – Jane’s Doodles

Jane's Doodle Banner I have a card over on the Jane’s Doodle blog today. This card took a very direction to what I intended, but sometimes you just have to roll with it and see where creativity leads you.

The flowers are from the Anemone stamp set and the sentiment is from the Doodle Flowers set. I coloured the flower with cool grey Copic marker tones then fussy cut the images. I embossed an MFT frame in the background using an embossing mat, then did some ink splatters to add interest. The leaves are a Penny Black creative die and are cut from some green vellum I discovered in my recent move!

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Anemone and Doodle Flowers stamp set

Card: X-Press It blending card

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, VersaFine Onyx Black ink

Other Supplies: Copic Markers (C1, C3, C4, C7), Penny Black Leaves Creative die, MFT Stitched Rectangle die, Cuttlebug, Spellbinder tan embossing mat, Green Vellum, Paintbrush (for ink splatters), Memento marker – Onyx Black

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

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.

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Marion

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Sending You Smiles – Jane’s Doodles

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Today I have a fun card up on the Jane’s Doodle blog, using her newest stamp set called Winter Fun – which happens to be on sale right now! And it certainly was a lot of fun to colour in these cute reindeer.

I stamped and then coloured these three with Copic Markers. To add some finishing touches I put some clear Wink of Stella glitter brush pen onto their scarves and coated their noses with Glossy Accents. The sentiment is from the Monster Squad stamp set.

JD Sendng Smiles | Marion Vagg

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Winter Fun and Monster Squad stamp sets

Card: X-Press It Blending card, Green card stock (SSS)

Ink: Memento – Tuxedo Black ink, VersaFine Onyx Black ink

Other Supplies: Copic Markers, 3D mounting foam, Glossy Accents, Wink of Stella glitter brush pen – clear


Well it’s less than 2 weeks now until we move. I’ve boxed up my craft room, so it will be a few weeks before I can craft again. Thankfully I managed to get all my January projects done well in advance. I’m itching to make something, but more packing and cleaning have to come first!

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Marion

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Knowing You – Penny Black

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Today I have a monochromatic card to share with you using Penny Black products. I’ve incorporated stencilling, die cutting and stamping into this one.

I stencilled on some teal ink over the Oscillations stencil, to create the chevron-like pattern. The leaves were die cut from a mixture of white card stock and vellum using the Leaves Creative die set. Finally the sentiment is a favourite of mine and is from the Sentiment Collection stamp set. This set has some beautiful sentiments in it.

PB Knowing You | Marion Vagg

To finish off the card I added some clear gems.

PB Knowing You detail | Marion Vagg

Penny Black products used:
Penny Black Leave Creative die 51-002
Penny Black Oscillations Stencil 25-014
Penny Black Sentiment Collection Stamp set 30-350

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black Sentiment Collection Stamp set

Card: X-Press It blending card, Teal card stock, Vellum

Ink: Versamark watermark ink, Hero Arts – Tide Pool ink

Other Supplies: Hero Arts embossing powder – White, Heat gun, Cuttlebug, Penny Black Creative set – Leaves, Spellbinders circle die, Penny Black stencil – oscillations, Sponge dauber, Clear gems, Liquid adhesive, 3D mounting foam

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Marion

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