Just a Little Love Note – Penny Black

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I’m stopping in tonight with a cute Penny Black critter card just in time for Valentine’s Day. This cute hedgehog is from the Furry Hugs stamp set and the sentiment and envelope are from the Smitten stamp set.

I hand cut the clouds from some masking paper and just moved it around and sponged on some Salty Ocean distress ink. The images are stamped and coloured with Copic markers.

 Penny Black products used:

Penny Black 30-402 Furry Hugs stamp set
Penny Black 30-455 Smitten stamp set

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black Smitten and Furry Hugs stamp sets

Card: Xpress-It card stock

Ink: VersaFine Onyx black ink, Distress Inks – Salty Ocean

Other Supplies: Copic marker, Masking paper, scissors, Wink of Stella clear glitter brush pen, Ink blending tool, adhesive


I hope you are having a fabulous week.

Marion

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Jane’s Doodles Spotlight Blog Hop – Love themed stamps

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Hello! Welcome to the Jane’s Doodles blog hop where the Design team are showcasing Jane’s latest stamp release – three new stamp sets just in time for Valentine’s Day. You should have arrived from Ange’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 three new sets.

To The Moon

 Pucker Up!

Stinks!

My first card features the To the Moon set. I had a lot of fun creating my space scene. The background is a mix of Distress Oxide inks (Salty Ocean) and Distress inks (Chipped Sapphire and Black Soot), with some water splatters, some white pigment ink splatters and then I spritzed it with pearlised water to give it some shimmer.

The rocket windows are covered in Glossy Accents to add some dimension.

My next card uses the Pucker Up! and the Stinks! stamp sets. I stamped and coloured the images with Copics, then fussy cut them out. The background has some subtle ink blending to finish off the scene.

My last card is a very simple card made using the Pucker Up! set. Lots of stamping.

Giveaway:
In addition to Jane having a 20% off sale on all clear stamps this weekend, 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! Good luck!

Blog Hop Order
Marion <—- That’s me

Supplies

To The Moon card

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles To the Moon stamp set

Card: X-Press It blending card

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Versamark ink, Distress Oxide Inks – Salty Ocean, Distress Inks – Chipped Sapphire and Black Soot, White Pigment Ink,

Other Supplies: Copic Markers, Fun foam, Ink Bending tool, Clear Wink of Stella Glitter brush pen, Hero Arts white Embossing powder, Heat tool, Anti-static pillow, Glossy Accents, Ranger Perfect pearls pigment powder and water (pearlised mix), paintbrush

Love is in the Air card

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Pucker Up! and Stinks! stamp sets

Card: Strathmore Bristol Smooth White card stock, Simon Says Stamp wood grain card stock

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, VersaFine – Onyx Black ink, Distress Inks – Shabby Shutters, Mermaid Lagoon

Other Supplies: Copic Markers, Ink Bending tool, Ranger Enamel accents (Black), Clear Wink of Stella Glitter brush pen

Sending Kisses card

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Pucker Up! stamp set

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

Ink: VersaFine – Onyx Black ink, Memento Luxe Ink – Love Letter

Other Supplies: 3D mounting foam

Your next stop on the hop is Kaja’s amazing blog.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy hopping,

Marion

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Love You – Jane’s Doodles

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I am back with a card that I made for the Jane’s Doodles blog last week. And did you catch the VERY exciting news for Jane’s Doodles fans? I won’t spoil it – head here for my card and the announcement.

Today’s card was inspired by an advertisement I saw flipping through some junk mail recently. Inspiration is all around us.

Firstly, I die cut the large Love You letters (MFT dies) from masking paper and positioned them on the card (this was the most time consuming part of making the card – lining them up to be straight!). I then grabbed some hearts from various Jane’s Doodles sets (Monster Squad, Dogs and Love Birds) and got stamping around the letters using Distress Oxide inks (and one Memento Luxe ink). It was fun to peel away the masked letters to reveal the stamping. All that was left to do was stamp and colour the birds from the Love birds set and the sentiment and add them to my card.

I just love how it turned out – especially after adding those googly eyes!

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Love Birds, Dogs and Monster Squad stamp sets

Card: X-Press It blending card

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Distress Oxide ink – Candied Apple, Abandoned Coral, Spiced Marmalade, Fossilized Amber, Worn Lipstick, Memento Luxe ink – Morocco

Other Supplies: Prismacolor pencils, MFT High rise Uppercase Die-namics dies, Cuttlebug, Inkadinkadoo masking paper, Googly eyes, 3D mounting foam

Thanks for stopping by today. I am enjoying my summer holidays and have a few more weeks left until school starts again. I love holidays!

Marion

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Bunny Love – Penny Black

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Hello. I am slowly get back onto the card making bandwagon again. I have had family staying with us the last 2 weeks and that has involved a lot of things, but not any card making. It felt good to get back into it today.

I have a Penny Black card to share with you using the adorable Bunny Love die. I blended in some Candied Apple, Spiced Marmalade and Fossilized Amber Oxide inks onto some white card stock. I spritzed it with some water before die cutting out the bunnies. I then die cut the bunnies again from white card stock and inlaid them into the coloured panel. I then adhered another white layer of die cuts over the top of that to add some subtle dimension.

The sentiment is part of a sentiment from the Smitten stamp set, which is a newly released stamp set.

A simple but striking card that was fairly quick to make.


Penny Black products used:

Penny Black 51-289 Bunny Love creative die
Penny Black 30-455 Smitten stamp set

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black Smitten stamp set

Card: Xpress-It card stock

Ink: VersFine Onyx black ink, Distress Oxide Inks – Candied Apple, Spiced Marmalade and Fossilized Amber

Other Supplies: Mini mister, Paper towel, Penny Black Bunny Love creative die, Cuttlebug, Liquid adhesive


Thanks for stopping by. Until next time,

Marion

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I Love You SNOW Much – Jane’s Doodles

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Hello! I’ve made a cute Christmas shaker card using Jane’s Doodles stamps. You can view the post here on the Jane’s Doodles blog.

I don’t often make shaker cards, but I had an idea to make a snow dome card and I managed to do this with some partial die cutting. I partially die cut a circle and then cut the flat bottom section of the dome using a craft knife and ruler. I need to remember to do partial die cutting more often.

To keep this shaker card simple, I coloured, cut and adhered the trees and reindeer from the Winter Fun stamp set on top of the acetate window, rather than behind. I blended in some ink to create a snowy backdrop behind the acetate. I filled the window with some tiny star sequins. I love how it turned out.

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Winter Fun stamp set

Card: X-Press It blending card

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, VersaFine – Onyx Black ink, Distress Oxide Inks – Wilted Violet, Broken China

Other Supplies: Copic Markers, Acetate, Fun foam, Uniball Signo white gel pen, Martha Stewart sequins, Spellbinders standard Circle die, Cuttlebug, Ink Bending tool, Masking paper

How is your Christmas card stash coming along?

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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