Hello 40!

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Hello! I’m back with another card using some Penny Black products. I needed a 40th card for a dear friend of mine and so this card was born.

The background was created with Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolours paints. The butterfly is the largest butterfly from the Penny Black Butterfly Trio set and was white heat embossed onto vellum. The sentiment was created using two creative die sets, Numbers and Hello Christmas.

PB Hello 40 | Marion Vagg

PB Hello 40 detail | Marion Vagg

Penny Black products used:
Penny Black Butterfly Trio stamp
Penny Black Numbers Creative Dies
Penny Black Hello Christmas Creative Dies

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black Butterfly Trio stamp set

Card: Canson watercolour paper, Black card stock, Vellum

Ink: Versamark watermark ink

Other Supplies: Kuretake Gansai Watercolours paints, Paintbrush, Masking tape, Hero Arts embossing powder – White, Heat gun, Cuttlebug, Penny Black Creative die sets – Hello Christmas and Numbers

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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Some Bunny Special

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Spring has certainly sprung here in Asutralia and I am loving it! To celebrate I have a Jane’s Doodles tag to share with you today which is just bursting with all things Spring. To see the post over on the JD Blog go here.

All the stamps are from the Spring stamp set. The background was created with my Gansai Tambi watercolours onto some watercolour paper. The images were coloured with Copics and then I fussy cut them out.

For some Bunny | Marion Vagg

Special Bunny JD | Marion Vagg

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Spring stamp set

Card: X-Press It Blending card, Tim Holtz watercolor paper

Ink: Memento – Tuxedo Black ink, VersaFine Onyx Black, Kuretaki Gansai Tambi watercolour paints

Other Supplies: Copic Markers, Foam dimensionals, PTI Sale Tag die, Cuttlebug, Tassle, Hero Arts embossing powder – white, Heat gun, Anti-static pillow

I was planting lots of flowers in my pots today and boy it felt good to be out in the sunshine.

Thanks for visiting,

Marion

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Poppy Love – Penny Black

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Hello! I’m back with another card for Penny Black. I really enjoyed making this card – it was a labour of love, as it took me hours, but I love the final result. Water colouring is such a forgiving technique to play with and it was fun to get out my Gansai Tambi watercolours again.

I white heat embossed the Penny Black Poppy Gems stamp onto some watercolour paper then went to town water colouring.The sentiment is from the Penny Black For You die set.

Penny Black - Love | Marion Vagg

PB Love detail | Marion Vagg

Penny Black products used:
Penny Black Poppy Gems stamp set
Penny Black For You die set

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black Poppy Gems stamp set

Card: Distress Watercolour card stock, Black card stock

Ink: Versamark ink

Other Supplies: Tambi Gansai watercolour paints, Various sized paint brushes, water, White heat embossing powder, heat tool, Cuttlebug, Penny Black For You die set, Liquid adhesive

I’m pleased to report that I have survived report writing and school holidays have started! Yay! It has been such a massive term, so it is an awesome feeling to be able to relax and have some time to make some cards. Bring it on!

Marion

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Watercolour Medallion – Penny Black

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I’m back with another Penny Black card using some products from their latest release.

I usually create a background like this one with distress inks. But this time I used Kuretake watercolours instead. What I love about these paints is that they are so creamy. I started by wetting some water colour paper with plain water and a paint brush. I then randomly painted on some teals and blues and let the water do the blending. I dried this with my heat tool, before putting some of the watercolours onto my craft mat and adding water to make little pools of colour. I then dabbed the paper into the paint to create the splotches. I did this several times until I was happy with the result.

Hello Penny Black | Marion Vagg

Once the panel was completely dry, I die cut it with the Penny Black Medallion Creative die. I removed some of the die cut pieces and then adhered the rest onto a card base with some liquid glue. The Hello die cut is from the Penny Black Hello Christmas word set. I really love how it turned out.

Penny Black products used:
Penny Black Medallion Creative die
Penny Black Hello Christmas Creative die

Supplies

Stamps: None

Card: Tim Holtz Watercolor card stock

Ink: Kuretake watercolour paints – light and dark teal, blue

Other Supplies: Cuttlebug, Liquid adhesive, Heat tool

Thanks for visiting today,

Marion

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Rain or Shine – Jane’s Doodles

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I’m dropping by today with a card that was over on the Jane’s Doodles blog earlier this week. It uses the Rain or Shine stamp set and I created the tone on tone background with some love hearts from the Love Birds stamp set.

JD Rain or Shine | Marion Vagg

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Rain or Shine stamp set, Jane’s Doodles Love Birds stamp set

Card: X-Press It Blending card, Hero Arts Daffodil Layering Papers, Tim Holtz Distress Watercolor paper

Ink: Memento – Tuxedo Black ink, Kuretake water colour paints, Hero Arts – Butterbar shadow ink

Other Supplies: Copic Markers, MFT Stitched rectangle STAX, Wink of Stella glitter brush pen (clear)


Thanks for visiting,

Marion

 

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Jane’s Doodles Release Blog Hop

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Hello! Welcome to the release blog hop for Jane’s Doodles Stamps. You should have arrived from Jane’s awesome blog. She is the wonderful artist behind these fun and creative stamps. Today we are showcasing her latest two stamp sets which are available for purchase in the store.

Love Birds

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Coffee Time

Jane's Doodles Coffee Time

First up I’ve created a very CAS and one layer card using the Love Bird’s set. Coloured with Copics and I just love those google eyes – though the bottom bird looks a little coy 😉

JD I Love You | Marion Vagg

This next card uses the Coffee Time set which I love as I am a lover of coffee! My hubby is quite the coffee connoisseur so I have an in-house barista – and he knows exactly how I like my espresso 🙂 This card is painted with Kuretake watercolour paints. I’m still in love with them.

JD Thank's a Latte | Marion Vagg

GIVEAWAY:
Want to win some stamp sets? Jane is generously giving two stamps of your choice from the store to one lucky winner. Just leave a comment on all the blogs along the hop for your chance to win. In addition to this, there is 15% off all stamps sets over the weekend.

Blog Hop order:
Jane
Marion <—– You are here
Vika
Zrinka
Ange
Neha
Jane’s Doodles

Supplies

Card 1: I Love You

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Love Birds stamp set

Card: X-Press It Blending card

Ink: Memento ink – Tuxedo Black, VersaFine – Onyx Black

Other Supplies: Copic Markers, Googly Eyes

 

Tag: Thanks a Latte

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Thanks a Latte stamp set

Card: Tim Holtz Watercolor Paper, Hero Arts Layering Papers – Charcoal, Black card stock

Ink: Memento ink – Tuxedo Black, VersaFine – Onyx Black, Kuretake watercolour paints

Other Supplies: Foam dimensionals, MFT Stitched Rectangle Stax die, Cuttlebug, Hero Arts embossing powder – white, Heat tool, Paintbrush


Thanks so much for stopping by. Your next stop on the hop is Vika.

Marion

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