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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Celebrate – Jane’s Doodles

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I had a post over on the Jane’s Doodle blog earlier this week and so I wanted to post it here as well. I used the Lily and the Birthday Wishes stamp sets.

I created a watercolour wash on teh background with my Kuretaki Gansai Tambi watercolour paints. Once dry, I white heat embossed the flowers and the sentiment. To add a little more detail, I used a white Prismacolor pencil and shaded the flowers.

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Lily and Birthday Wishes stamp sets

Card: X-Press It blending card

Ink: Versamark ink, Gansai Tambi watercolor paints

Other Supplies: Hero Arts white embossing powder, Anti-static pillow, Heat tool, Fun foam, Broad paintbrush, Prismacolor pencil – white, Derwent Blender pencil

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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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Peace and Joy – Jane’s Doodles

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas on my blog. Today I’m sharing a Jane’s Doodles tag using the Christmas Blessings stamp set.

Peace and Joy JD | Marion Vagg

Peace and Joy Tag JD | Marion Vagg

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Christmas Blessings stamp set

Card: X-Press It Blending card, Hero Arts layering papers – Pine

Ink: Memento – Tuxedo Black ink, VersaFine Onyx Black, Versmark ink, Hero Arts – Pool, Tide

Other Supplies: Prismacolor pencilBamboo Leaves, Foam dimensionals, Black seed beads, Glosst Accents (to adhere beads), Paper Smooches tag die, Hole punch, Cuttlebug


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Marion

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Muse #35 – You are loved

Hello. I am back with another card for the Muse Card Club.

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This week I had fun combining lots of different products from different companies – Hero Arts, Papertrey Ink and Simon Says Stamp. I coloured in the flower with a mix of Copic markers and Prismacolor pencils.

You are loved

Here are some of the guidelines if you are unfamiliar with how Muse works.

  • Use the Muse card as inspiration, explain your interpretation and link back to Muse.
  • Provide supportive comments to at least 3 of your fellow member’s submissions.
  • Vote for 3 of your fellow member’s submissions that you find inspiring, once voting opens.

For the full challenge guidelines go here.

Supplies

Stamps: Simon Says Stamp Expressions of You stamp set, Hero Arts Etched Flowers Cling stamp, Hero Arts Envelope Pattern stamp, Papertrey Ink Life is Sweet Stamp set (Leaves)

Ink: Memento ink – Gray Flannel, Bamboo Leaves, Hero Arts Mid tone Ink – Field Greens, Raspberry Jam

Card: X-Press It Copic Blending Blending Card, Hero Arts folded Note cards – Snow and Grenadine

Other Supplies: Copic markers, Prismacolor pencils, PTI Tag Sake #3 die, PTI The Sweet Life dies, Cuttlebug, Simon Says Stamp You die, Foam Dimensionals, AnnaBelle Stamps 0.8mm Hemp twine – white, Stamp-a-ma-jig

Hope you can find some time to play along and thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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