Cool Christmas – Sunny Studio

Happy Friday! Friday means I have a new post up on the Sunny Studio blog. This week the DT have been using the Bundled Up stamp set and the Bundled Up dies – a very fun and adorable penguin set. You can add a number of winter themed accessories to your penguin. The hardest thing was choosing which accessories to use!

Sunny Studio Cool Christmas | Marion Vagg

The background was created by white heat embossing the snowflakes onto blue card stock. This cute penguin pair (coloured with Copic Markers) look like they are having lots of fun at the snow 🙂

Sunny Studio Cool Christas detail | Marion Vagg

Supplies

Stamps: Sunny Studio Santa’s Bundles Up stamp set

Card: X-Press It Blending card, Hero Arts Layering Papers – Cerulean

Ink: Memento ink – Tuxedo Black, VersaFine – Onyx Black ink, Versmark watermark ink, Distress Ink – Tumbled Glass

Other Supplies: Copic markers, Foam dimensionals, Sunny Studio Bundled Up dies, Lawn Fawn ‘Say Cheese’ die, Cuttlebug, Anti static pillow, Hero Arts white embossing powder, Heat tool

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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You are my Sunshine – Jane’s Doodles

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Today I have a Jane’s Doodles card to share using the recently released Rain or Shine stamp set. You can find the post here on the Jane’s Doodles blog.

JD You are my Sunshine | Marion Vagg

This is such a fun set to play with. Lots of masking on this card to make it a one layer card and all coloured with Copic Markers. I put Glossy Accents on the rainbow for some shine.

JD You are my Sunshine - detail | Marion Vagg

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Rain or Shine stamp set, Hero Arts Dots and Flowers Woodblock stamp

Card: X-Press It blending card, Hero Arts layering papers – Daffodil

Ink: Memento – Tuxedo Black ink, VersaFine – Onyx black ink, Hero Arts Shadow Ink – Butter bar

Other Supplies: Copic Markers, Inkadinkadoo masking paper, DoodleBug Sprinkles, Glossy Accents, Mounting Foam


Thanks for stopping by today,

Marion

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Just a note – Jane’s Doodles

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Hello. Today I have two cards up on the Jane’s Doodles blog using three of her stamp sets – Doodle Flowers, Doodle Flowers II and Stripes and Dots. I created the backgrounds on both of these cards using the stripe stamps from the Stripes and Dots set and three shades of dye ink. I overlapped the stamping and double stamped some of the stripes to create the background. I love how the inks blended together and it looks as though I have used more than 3 colours on each card.

JD Just a note | Marion Vagg

Once the backgrounds had dried completely, I stamped various floral images from the Doodle flowers sets with VersaFine Onyx black ink, then added in some white gel pen detailing. I think I like the blue/green one. Which one do you like best?

JD Just a note 2| Marion Vagg

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Doodle Flowers stamp set, Jane’s Doodles Doodle Flowers II stamp set, Jane’s Doodles Stripes and Dots stamp set

Card: X-Press It blending card

Ink: VersaFine – Onyx black ink, Hero Arts ink – Pool, Tide and Green Hills (Blue/green card), Butter Bar, Pale Tomato and Bubblegum (Pink/yellow card)

Other Supplies: Uniball Signo gel pen – white, Copic Multi liner

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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Merry Christmas tags – Jane’s Doodles

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It’s starting to feel a little bit like Christmas on my blog today, with these fun tags using some Jane’s Doodles stamps. Christmas will be here before we know it, so I am getting in nice and early! These were really quick and easy to make – I think I may need to make some more experimenting with other colours.

Merry Christmas Red JD | Marion Vagg

 Christmas Blue JD | Marion Vagg

Merry Christmas Green JD | Marion Vagg

It’s a little hard to tell, but the scarves are sparkling with some clear Wink of Stella. I love that pen!

Christmas tags x 3 JD | Marion Vagg

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Warm Wishes stamp set (Snowman), Jane’s Doodles Mr & Mrs Claus stamp set (sentiment), Jane’s Doodles Stripes and Dots stamp set (stripes)

Card: X-Press It blending card, Hero Arts layering Papers – Azure, Grass, Grenadine

Ink: Versamark, Hero Arts Raspberry Jam, Green Hills, Pool, Memento – Tuxedo Black

Other Supplies: Copic markers (YR68, YR14, 0, N0, YG03, YG17, YG67, R05, R29, R39), PTI Tag Sale #2 tag die, Cuttlebug, Anti-Static pillow, Hero Arts white embossing powder, Heat Tool, Mounting foam, Wink of Stella glitter brush pen – clear, White thread

You can head to Jane’s blog here to check out my post, and while you are there check out lots of other inspiration from the design team.

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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It’s a good day to be happy

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So the Online Card Class Background Check is almost over and I have finally managed to make a card for it! I have enjoyed all the videos and techniques used, but I have a house full of sick kids and hubby is away on business, so I’m pretty proud of getting one made!

This card uses the inking blend technique that Laura Bassen showed on Day 1. I masked off the horizon with some Post-It tape and blended in some Salty Ocean Distress ink for the sky and Mowed Lawn for the grass. To add some interest, I sponged in some clouds (I created a stencil from card stock using a cloud die from Poppy Stamps). The bears are a Hero Arts stamp, coloured with Copics.

Bears| Marion Vagg

Bears - detail | Marion Vagg

Supplies

Stamps: Hero Arts Lil Hoot Stamp set, Mama Elephant Up and Away Stamp set

Card: X-Press It Blending card, Hero Arts Layering Papers – Charcoal

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

Other Supplies: Copic markers (W1, W3, W5, W7, E 25, E31, E34, E47) , Poppy Stamps dies – Puffy Cloud Border, Cuttlebug, Fun Foam, Foam dimensionals, Post It masking tape, Ink blending tool, Glossy Accents, Memento marker – Tuxedo Black

I appreciate you stopping by,

Marion

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Shoot for the Stars and Love You!

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Hi there! I have been rather absent from crafting and blogging of late. But before I tell you why, I have had some cards over on the Jane’s Doodles blog that I thought I would share with you.

First up was this card using a stamp set of Jane’s that is no longer available called Space. I didn’t know it had been discontinued at the time I made this card (but hopefully Jane will change her mind and bring back this little cutie! I mean, who doesn’t LOVE an alien?) And while you are there, check out Miriam’s card! Stunning!

JD Shoot for the Stars | Marion Vagg

JD Shoot for the Stars detail | Marion Vagg

Next up was this card. I managed to get my hands on some foil recently and was itching to use it. It uses one of Jane’s newest sets called Mom.

JD Love You | Marion Vagg

JD Love You detail | Marion Vagg

I have discovered that photographing foil is REALLY hard. The photos don’t do it justice, so hopefully the following gif will help you see how pretty and shiny it is in real life.

JD Love You detail | Marion Vagg

This foil card was actually the first card I have made in over a month! Why? Well we have just returned from an overseas trip to the USA. My husband travels to the US quite regularly for work, and we were privileged to go with him this time. We had 2 weeks in and around San Diego, and then spent the last week in LA where we just had to go back to Disneyland! Here are a few highlights from our trip.

Emma and I got to hang out with some Lego friends at Legoland CA.

Legoland SD | Marion Vagg

My kids playing at the beach at Oceanside CA.

Oceanside | Marion Vagg

Meeting Pluto and Pooh Bear at Disneyland CA.

Pluto | Marion Vagg

Pooh Bear | Marion Vagg

We had a great time and it was fun exploring a new part of the world. I might have managed to pick up a few crafty goodies along the way as well 🙂

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Mom stamp set

Card: Hero Arts Layering Papers – Black, Grey, SSS card stock – School House Red

Ink: Versamark ink

Other Supplies: Hero Arts clear embossing and white powder, Heat tool, Anti-static powder pillow, Deco Foil – silver, Laminator, Foam squares


Thanks for visiting and for lasting through this long post!

Marion

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