Jane’s Doodles Blog Hop, 30% off Sale and a Giveaway

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Hello! Welcome to another Jane’s Doodles blog hop where the Design Team are showcasing Jane’s latest stamp release – five sets in total. You should have arrived from Milka’s blog. If you get lost along the way, there is a list of blog hop contributors at the end of this post.

Without further ado, here are the five new sets.

Free as a Bird

Hibiscus

Angels

All Occasions

Bear Hugs

First up is my favourite of all the new sets and it’s called Free As a Bird. I had a lot of fun colouring these funky birds using Copics. To create the four windows, I measured everything up and hand cut them out with a craft knife and a metal ruler. I inked behind the windows with Distress Oxide inks, and then I mounted the window panel over the top with 3D mounting foam.

Next up I have used the Bear Hugs stamp set. This is a simple one layer card – stamped and coloured with Copics.

This next card uses the Angels stamp set, and I also used the Thank You sentiment from the All Occasions stamp set. This is a great sentiment set that I will be reaching for often.

It’s hard to capture in the photo, but the angel is sparkly and shimmery, as are the clouds in the background.

Last but not least, I have made a tag using the Hibiscus stamp set, with another sentiment from the All Occasions sentiment set. For something different (as I always reach for my Copics), I used Distress Oxide inks to add colour to the flower using a finger sponge dauber. I then re-stamped the original image again, to make sure the edges were nice and crisp.

Giveaway:
In addition to Jane having a 30% off sale on all clear stamps until Thursday, she is giving a stamp set of your choice to one lucky winner. All you need to do is comment on all the blogs in the hop and you’ll be in with a chance to win! The winner will be announced on Friday. Good luck!

Blog Hop Order
Marion <—- That’s me

Supplies

Happy Bird-Day card

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Free as a Bird stamp set

Card: X-Press It blending card

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Versamark ink, Distress Oxide Inks – Salty Ocean and Lucky Clover

Other Supplies: Copic markers, 3D mounting foam, Craft knife, metal ruler

I Love You Beary Much card

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Bear Hugs stamp set

Card: X-Press It blending card

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

Other Supplies: Copic Markers

You’re an Angel card

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Angels and All Occasions stamp sets

Card: X-Press It blending card

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, VersaFine – Onyx Black ink, Distress Oxide Ink – Salty Ocean

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

Thank you Hibiscus tag

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Hibiscus and All Occasions stamp sets

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

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Versamark ink, Distress Oxide Ink – Salty Ocean, Fossilized Amber, Abandoned Coral, Distress Ink – Mowed Lawn

Other Supplies: Copic Markers, 3D mounting foam, Penny Black Tagged die, Cuttlebug, Heat gun, Hero Arts White embossing Powder, Anti-static pillow, Glossy Accents, Uniball white Signo gel pen, Blending tool, White cotton, Finger sponge dauber, Stamping Press

Your next stop on the hop is Galina’s blog.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy hopping,

Marion

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Cute Critters – Jane’s Doodles

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Hello friends. My life has been somewhat busy lately as I’ve been writing school reports, and I haven’t had a lot of time to craft. However, I’m pleased to announce that I’m almost finished, and I’m looking forward to the next holiday in 3 weeks time.

Anyway, I’ve had two cards up on the Jane’s Doodle blog over the past few weeks that I haven’t shared here yet.

First up I’ve used the Belated Birthday set to make this cute little critter card. On the inside it says Happy Birthday. See the original post here.

The next card was made for a student in my class who was leaving. I didn’t get a photo of the inside, but it said ‘Have a whale of a time”. I used the Under the Sea stamp set. I love making little scenes, and Jane’s sets are really fun to mix and match. See the original post here.

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Under the Sea, Belated Birthday stamp sets

Card: Neenah solar white card stock

Ink: Versamark ink, Memento Tuxedo black ink, Distress Oxide ink – Salty Ocean, Blueprint Sketch, Peeled Paint, Salty Ocean

Other Supplies: Copic markers, MFT stitched rectangles dies, Cuttlebug, 3D mounting foam, Ink blending tool, Glossy Accents

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

Marion

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Happy Birthday Crab – Jane’s Doodles

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Happy Saturday. I have a cute Jane’s Doodles card to share with you that I had a lot of fun making. Jane has some adorable stamp sets and it was really fun mixing some of these together. The crab is from the Under the Sea set and sentiment is from a set called Belated Birthday (I did a little stamp surgery here). The present is from a Christmas set called Driving Home for Christmas.

I started with a die cut circle which I blended with a mixture of Salty Ocean and Blueprint Sketch distress oxide inks. I splattered on some water to create the bubbles. The images were stamped and coloured with Copics and then fussy cut them out. The sand hill is hand cut.

This card is a little different as the focal image is on the inside of the card…and can be seen through the window.

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Under the Sea, Belated Birthday and Driving Home for Christmas stamp sets

Card: Neenah solar white card stock

Ink: Versamark ink, Memento Tuxedo black ink, Distress Oxide ink – Salty Ocean, Blueprint Sketch

Other Supplies: Copic markers, Spellbinders circle die, Cuttlebug, Googly eyes, 3D mounting foam, Ink blending tool

Thanks for stopping by. I’m off to watch the Royal wedding.

Marion

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Spotlight on Sweet Spring – Penny Black 4

Happy Easter to you and your loved ones. I’m back today with my fourth card for Penny Black, using products from their latest catalogue called Sweet Spring. For today’s card and tag, I’ve used a rubber stamp called Blissful Blooms.

Blissful Blooms

I create the card and the tag (Tagged Creative die), I placed the Blissful Bloom stamp onto a stamping positioning tool. I then used both Distress markers and Tombow markers to colour directly onto the rubber stamp. Once coloured, I spritzed the stamp with some water from a spray bottle and then stamped it onto the watercolour paper. I immediately heat set it with a heat tool. I love the water coloured effect that this technique creates.

To intensify the shading on the leaves and stems, I used some Prismacolor pencils. I placed some Nuvo Crystal drops onto the centres of the flowers.

The sentiment comes from the Happy Critters stamp set.

Penny Black products used:

Penny Black 40-600 Blissful Blossoms stamp
Penny Black 30-479 Happy Critters stamp set
Penny Black 51-007 Tagged Creative die set

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black Blissful Blossoms and Happy Critters stamp set

Card: Watercolour card stock, Aubergine coloured card stock

Ink: Distress Markers – Picked Raspberry, Mowed Lawn, Gathered Twigs, Tombow markers – Green 177, Pink 703), VersaFine Onyx black ink

Other Supplies: Prismacolor pencils (PC1090 Kelp Green, PC1096 Kelly Green, PM121 Colorless blender), Stamp positioner, Water spray bottle, Penny Black Tagged Creative die, Cuttlebug, Heat tool, Nuvo Crystal drops – Ivory Seashell, Cotton thread.

Thanks for stopping by today. I hope you have a blessed Easter.

Marion

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Happy Birthday Kitty Cat

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I’m back with a card that I made for my husband for his birthday that was earlier this week. I’m not too good at producing masculine cards, so I went down the cutesy card path instead. Anyway, he liked his card, so that is all that matters right?

I stamped the cat and balloon from the Time to Celebrate stamp set onto a white panel and coloured it with a mixture of Copic Markers and Prismacolor pencils. I then masked off the cat and created my own cloud mask and sponged on some clouds using Salty Ocean and Faded Jeans Distress ink. The sentiment is from the Kind Words stamp set (I did a little bit of stamp surgery here). To finish off the card I covered the balloons in Glossy Accents to make them shine.


Penny Black products used:

Penny Black 30-414 Time to Celebrate stamp set
Penny Black 30-226 Kind Words stamp set

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black Time to Celebrate and Kind Words stamp sets

Card: Xpress-It card stock

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, VersFine Onyx black ink, Distress Inks – Salty Ocean and Faded Jeans

Other Supplies: Copic Markers, Prismacolor pencils, Inkadinkadoo masking paper, Fun Foam, Ink blending tool, Glossy Accents


Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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