Three Butterflies Tag – Jane’s Doodles

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Hello! I am officially on school holidays! It has been a mammoth school term (12 weeks for us teachers) and I am in need of a really long sleep…. I’m back with some Janes’s Doodles tags that I made last week and haven’t had a chance to post here until now. You can find the original on the Jane’s Doodles blog here.

The butterflies are from the Doodle Flowers stamp set and the sentiments are from the Dots and Strips stamp set. Nothing too complicated – simple Copic colouring, fussy cutting and then I stamped the image in black on the tag (to get the antennae) and then adhered the wings over the top. I added some shimmer to the wings as well.

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Doodle Flowers and Dot and Stripes stamp set

Card: X-Press It blending card, Hero Arts woodgrain card stock

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, VersaFine Onyx black ink

Other Supplies: Copic Markers, Penny Black Tagged Die, Cuttlebug, Red and Blue hemp twine, Wink of Stella glitter brush pen

Thanks for stopping by today.

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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Spotlight on Sweet Spring 3 – Penny Black

I’m back with my third card using products from Penny Black‘s latest catalogue called Sweet Spring. I’ve switched gears today and have opted for a cute furry critter over the florals, and it’s from the Happy Critters stamp set.

Happy Critters

Who doesn’t love those Penny Black kitty cats? I stamped and coloured the image with Copic markers and then fussy cut around the balloon and the cat.

The background was created by blending some Salty Ocean Distress Oxide ink heavily onto some Strathmore Bristol smooth white card stock. I placed the Zigs and Zags stencil over the inked background and spritzed it with some water. After removing the stencil, I heated it with my heat gun quickly.

Once the background was completely dry, I stamped the cat in the hot air balloon again, directly onto the background as well as the sentiment, also from the same set. I popped up the cat and the balloon with 3D mounting foam to give it some dimension.

Penny Black products used:

Penny Black 30-479 Happy Critters stamp set
Penny Black 25-010 Zigs and Zags stencil

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black Happy Critters stamp set

Card: Strathmore Bristol smooth white card stock, XPress It blending card stock

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

Other Supplies: Copic markers (YG03, YG67, RV19, RV34, RV63, Bo2, Bo4, B06, B28, C3, E31, E34, E59, E57), Ink blending tool, Water spray bottle, Penny Black Zigs and Zags stencil, 3D mounting foam, Heat tool

Thanks for joining me. I’ll be back again tomorrow.

Happy Easter.

Marion

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Spotlight on Sweet Spring 2 – Penny Black

Hello again! I’m back with my second card using some of the awesome Penny Black products from their latest catalogue called Sweet Spring.

Today’s card features a beautiful creative die called Cherry Blossom. Cherry blossoms are so pretty – one day I would love to go and see them in all their glory in Japan.

Cherry Blossom

After cutting a panel from Strathmore Bristol smooth white card stock, I blended on some blue ink with an inking blending tool. I die cut several cherry blossoms and coloured them with Copic markers before adhering them to the panel.

The sentiment is from an older Penny Black set called Sentiment Collection. I then 3D mounted the focal panel onto a white card base.

 Penny Black products used:

Penny Black 51-419 Cherry Blossom creative die
Penny Black 30-350 Sentiment Collection stamp set

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black Sentiment Collection stamp set

Card: Strathmore Bristol smooth white card stock

Ink: VersaFine Onyx black ink, Inks – Salty Ocean

Other Supplies: Copic markers (YG03, YG67, RV 19, RV34, RV63, R39, E47 ), Ink blending tool, Cuttlebug, Penny Black Cherry Blossom die, Liquid adhesive, 3D mounting foam

Thanks for joining me. I’ll be back real soon.

Marion

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He is Risen – Jane’s Doodles

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Hello! With Easter just around the corner, I thought it was time to make an Easter card – and one with a very powerful message. You can also find it over on the Jane’s Doodle blog here.

The image is from the He is Risen set and is coloured with Copic markers. I added some Glossy Accents to the flowers. I felt that the card was a little plain, so I added a border, which I created with a score board.

It is hard to tell, but the middle portion of the banner is raised up on some mounting foam. I had to do this to cover a mis-stamp of the sentiment, but in the end, it looked better as it added a bit more interest to what was a very CAS card.

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles He is Risen stamp set

Card: X-Press It blending card

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, VersaFine Onyx black ink

Other Supplies: Copic Markers, Prismacolor pencils, 3D mounting foam, Martha Stewart Score board, Glossy Accents

Thanks for stopping by today.

Marion

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Scentsational – Jane’s Doodle

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I’m over on the Jane’s Doodles blog today, where I have been testing out Jane’s new dies! I can report that they cut like butter. I created this little scene using the Stinks stamp set and the matching Stinks dies. What’s even more exciting is that Jane is offering 20% off store wide today!

I had fun creating this little scene. After stamping and die cutting the images, I coloured them with Copics. I did a little Distress Oxide ink blending behind the circle panel which was cut from some wood grain card stock – which I am hoarding as I love it so much and have a limited supply. Any fellow Aussie crafters know where I can get some heavier weight wood grain card stock in Australia at a decent price? I’d love to hear from you.

I also have a few other JD projects that I have made which I haven’t posted here yet, from a couple of weeks ago. You can find the original post here. If you want to know any of the supplies for these two, just contact me and I’ll let you know!

And this one.

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Stinks stamp set

Card: X-Press It blending card, SSS Wood grain card stock, Black card stock

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

Other Supplies: Copic Markers, Jane’s Doodles Stinks dies, Spellbinders circle dies, Cuttlebug, 3D mounting foam, Hero Arts white embossing powder, Heat tool, anti-static powder bag

Thanks for stopping by today.

Marion

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