Especially For You – Penny Black

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Hi friends! Today I have a card made with some pretty darn cute images from Penny Black. I’ve used the Time to Celebrate stamp set and the sentiment is from the Banners Sentiment set.

To create my scene, I stamped the cute puppy dog in Tuxedo black ink. Then I did some stamp surgery and cut off the balloon from another image in that set and stamped that above his tail. I used a Copic multiliner to draw the balloon string and attached it to the dog’s tail. Then I stamped the bees and the sentiment.

Instead of colouring with Copic markers, which is my go to medium, I decided to get out my Prismacolor pencils and Gamsol. It certainly was very therapeutic to colour!

Penny Black products used:
Penny Black 30-414 Time to Celebrate stamp set
Penny Black 30-423 Banner Sentiments

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black Time to Celebrate and Banner Sentiments stamp set

Card: X-Press It blending card, SSS Green Card stock

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink

Other Supplies: Prismacolor pencils, Gamsol, Blending stump, Copic Multiliner – 0.3

I hope you are having a wonderful day.
Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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It’s the Little Things – Jane’s Doodles

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I have this card over on the Jane’s Doodles blog today. Lots of masking and Copic colouring on this one. I used the Anemone and You Got This stamp sets.

I mounted the panel onto a white note card using some fun foam.

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Anemone and You Got This stamp sets

Card: X-Press It blending card

Ink: Versamark ink, Memento – Tuxedo Black

Other Supplies: Copic markers, Fun foam

Short and sweet from me today,

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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Tweet Hugs – Jane’s Doodles

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I have a sweet card to share with you today featuring Jane’s Love Birds set. I simply adore this set! Head over to the Jane’s Doodle blog to see the post there.

I wasn’t sure where I was going with this card, so when I don’t know, I usually just stamp, colour (in this case with Copics) and fussy cut the images. This is what I did with this one. To add some interest to the blue card base, I stamped some hearts from the Love stamp set to create a tone on tone effect – subtle and not too overpowering.

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Love Birds and Love stamp sets

Card: X-Press It blending card, Hero Arts layering papers – Cerulean

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Hero Arts Shadow ink – Pool, Soft Pool, Distress Ink – Salty Ocean

Other Supplies: Copic Markers, Fun foam, Lawn Fawn Say Cheese die, Cuttlebug, Ink Blending tool

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Marion

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Hello – Penny Black

Hello! I think Adele’s song was playing on repeat the whole time I made this card, but it’s a good song, and I quite like how the card turned out as well!

I used the Penny Black slapstick/cling stamp called Birthday Tweetings (well part of the stamp) as well as the Chat Bubbles Creative die set.

I stamped and then coloured the phone with Copic markers. I fussy cut the phone, as I didn’t need to bird this time round, although it is a very cute and whimsical image.

The background looked a little plain to me, so I decided to use the Chat Bubble Creative die set and emboss the speech bubbles into the background using an embossing mat in my die cutting machine. I find that this adds more interest to the card, without taking away from the focal image.

I adhered the phone and sentiment with some foam tape and then mounted that onto the card base with more foam. I hand drew the phone cord.

Penny Black products used:

Penny Black 40-431 Birthday Tweetings stamp set
Penny Black 51-003 Chat Bubbles Creative die set

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black Birthday Tweetings stamp set

Card: X-Press It blending card, Yellow card stock, Grey card stock

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Versamark ink

Other Supplies: Copic markers, Penny Black Chat Bubbles Creative dies, Cuttlebug, Spellbinders Embossing mat, Clear Wink of Stella glitter brush pen, Yellow Sprinkle, Anti-static powder bag, White embossing powder, Heat tool, Foam dimensionals, Copic multi liner 0.3,

I hope you are having a great week.
Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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Love You and Hello – Jane’s Doodles

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With Mother’s Day just around the corner, I thought I would get in nice and early with making a card for my Mum. You can find it on the Jane’s Doodle blog.

I stamped the image from the Mom stamp set and coloured it with Copic markers. I white heat embossed the sentiment (from the same set) onto some black card stock. It’s a rather small 10cm square card (4 inches square).

For the background, I used my scoreboard and scoring stylus to create a subtle border. I think it frames the vase well, adding a textural feature.

And before I go, I forgot to share another card that was on the Jane’s Doodle blog several weeks ago. It used the Daisies stamp set. I masked then stamped the images onto watercolour card stock and coloured them Gansai Tambi watercolour paints. I added some brown Distress ink to the edges before removing the border masks.

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Mom stamp set

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

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Versamark watermark ink

Other Supplies: Copic Markers, Martha Stewart scoring board, Scoring stylus, Foam squares, Hero Arts white embossing powder, Heat tool, Anti-static powder bag

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Marion

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