Happy Anniversary Birds – Penny Black

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Today I have a special anniversary card that I made for my Aunt and Uncle who have just celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary. Such a special milestone to celebrate, and I love how this window card turned out.

I die cut several layers (five I think) of the Penny Black layered scene from white card stock and adhered them together. Before adhering the top layer, I coloured it with a mixture of Copics and Prismacolor pencils.

I stamped some very subtle leaves from the Penny Black You + Me stamp set in green ink (first and second generation stamping) onto a green card base to add some interest.

I then used the same die cut and created a window in the front of my card and adhered the bird scene into the window. I did this by adhering it with a small amount of washi tape, that is visible on the back side of the window, but it did the trick of securing the window in place.

The sentiment is from the same set as the leaves and was white heat embossed. I felt the sentiment wasn’t visible enough, so I blended in some green ink over the sentiment and on the bottom half of the card.

This photo shows the window element of the card better.

Penny Black products used:
Penny Black 51-232 Layered Scene Creative Die
Penny Black 30-285 You + Me Stamp set

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black You + Me stamp set

Card: X-Press It blending card, Hero Arts Green Layering papers

Ink: Versamark ink, Hero Arts Green Hills ink

Other Supplies: Penny Black Layered Scene Creative die, Cuttlebug, Copic markers, Prismacolor pencils, White embossing powder, Heat tool, Washi tape, Liquid adhesive, Ink blending tool

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

Marion

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Unicorns and Rainbows – Jane’s Doodles

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My daughter was invited to a unicorn and rainbow themed birthday party last weekend, so that called for Jane’s Unicorn set.

I started by die cutting a tag from blue cardstock. I then die cut a cloud border die from masking paper and used an ink blending tool and some Salty Ocean Distress ink to create the clouds. Then it was a simple matter of stamping the rainbow and unicorn onto some white card stock and colouring them with Copic markers. After fussy cutting them out, I added several layers of a Wink of Stellar clear glitter brush pen to the rainbow and wings/mane. It is very shimmery in real life, but isn’t captured in the photo. The sentiment is from the Cake! stamp set.

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Unicorn and Cake! stamp sets

Card: X-Press It blending card, Simon Says Stamp Surf Blue

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

Other Supplies: Paper Smooches Tag die, Poppy Stamps dies – Puffy Cloud Border, Cuttlebug, Copic markers, Ink blending tool, Inkadinkadoo Masking Paper, Hole Punch, Cotton thread, Wink of Stellar glitter brush pen – Clear

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Marion

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Thank You – Jane’s Doodles

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I had a card over on the Jane’s Doodles blog earlier this week. It uses two (of three) new stamp sets that have just been released into the store – Bloom and Mother’s Day. I’m really loving the Bloom set, as I simply love floral stamp sets, and this one doesn’t disappoint.

These flowers were coloured with a mixture of Copic markers and Prismacolor pencils. I laid a base of Copic colour, but ended up adding the detail with Prismacolor pencils. I lost count of all the colours I used! I just enjoyed the colouring process. Once coloured, I fussy cut the flowers and leaves out. The sentiment is part of a larger sentiment – I just did some stamp surgery. A touch of subtle ink blending in the background was all that was needed to finish the card off, before putting it onto a blue note card.

I wasn’t able to participate in the blog hop last week, as my stamps didn’t arrive in time. I encourage you, if you haven’t done so already, to take the hop and see what the other DT members created with this new release. Start the hop here.

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Bloom and Mother’s Day stamp sets

Card: X-Press It blending card, Hero Arts Cerulean Layering Paper, Black card stock

Ink: Versamark ink, Memento – Tuxedo Black, Distress Ink – Peacock Feathers

Other Supplies: Copic markers, Prismacolor pencils, Gamsol and blending stumps, Ink blending tool, Hero Arts white embossing powder, Heat tool, Anti-static powder bag

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Marion

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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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