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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Season’s Greetings – Penny Black

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I have a simple Christmas card to share with you today. It uses my two favourite crafty items – Distress Oxide inks and die cuts.

I blended in some Lucky Clover and Salty Ocean Distress Oxide ink onto some Bristol smooth white card stock. I flicked on some water droplets to create the snow effect, which I dabbed off with a paper towel.

I then die cut the Penny Black Swirl Tree from white card stock and adhered it onto the inked panel. Before adhering to the card base, I created some score lines with a stylus and score board to create a decorative border.

The sentiment is from the Penny Black Banner Sentiments stamp set. It’s a bit hard to tell, but the tree die cut has some shimmer thanks to a clear Wink of Stella glitter brush pen.


Penny Black products used:

Penny Black 51-091 Swirl Tree creative die
Penny Black 30-423 Banner Sentiments stamp set

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black Banner Sentiments stamp set

Card: Xpress-It card stock, Strathmore Bristol smooth white card stock, Black card stock

Ink: Distress Oxide Inks – Lucky Clover and Salty Ocean

Other Supplies: Wink of Stella glitter brush pen – Clear, White Embossing Powder, Heat tool, Anti-static Pillow, 3D Foam tape, Martha Stewart score board and stylus


Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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Christmas in the Round – Penny Black

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Hello! I hope you are having a beautiful day in your neck of the woods. We are finally experiencing some warmer weather where I live which makes me so happy on the inside. I love spring!

Anyway, I have been having a lot of fun with the Penny Black Christmas in the Round rubber stamp. This was released last Christmas and I have been meaning to play with it all year. I have also discovered Ranger’s Liquid Platinum embossing powder and I am in love with this stuff! It is a beautiful muted gold colour – perfect for Christmas in my opinion.

I have made three cards the same, just used different colours, and then I finished off each border a little differently. I started with a white piece of card stock in each case, and coloured it with completely (and very heavily) with Distress Ink (Chipped Sapphire, Festive Berried and Peacock Feathers). I could have used coloured card stock, but realised that I didn’t have any navy card stock left, so I made my own!

Once the card stock was completely dry – I left them overnight to make sure – I then used Versmark ink and stamped the Round For Christmas stamp the embossed it with the Platinum Gold embossing powder and heat set it.

I used the matching Distress Marker colour and coloured in various elements of the ornament. I also covered these areas with a layer of shimmer using a clear Wink of Stella glitter brush pen.

The scoring around the edge was done on a scoring board with a stylus. I changed it up on all three cards for a little bit of variety.


Penny Black products used:

Penny Black 40-487 Christmas in the Round 

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black Christmas in the Round rubber stamp

Card: Xpress-It card stock

Ink: Versamark ink, Distress Inks – Chipped Sapphire, Festive Berries, Peacock Feathers, Distress Ink Markers – Chipped Sapphire, Festive Berries, Peacock Feathers

Other Supplies: Wink of Stella glitter brush pen – Clear, Ranger Embossing Powder – Liquid Platinum, Heat tool, Anti-static Pillow, Fun Foam, Martha Stewart score board and stylus


Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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