Thankful For You – Jane’s Doodles

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Hello. I have another Jane’s Doodles card to share with you today. This card was inspired by Laura Bassen and her beautiful wreath card. Everything Laura makes is magical, so I tried to channel some of her magic.

I used the Thankful stamp set and stamped two of each leaf and then coloured them with Copics. I re-stamped the images again in VersaFine onyx black ink to make then pop, before fussy cutting them out.

I adhered the wreath to a cream card base and scattered some coloured dots around once finished.

The sentiment is from the same set. Even though we are moving into Spring here in Australia, this autumnal card makes me happy and I love how it turned out.

If you have any questions about my cards, just contact me and I’d be happy to answer them.

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion
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Critters Galore – Penny Black ‘Refreshing’ Inspiration #5

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Me again! Two posts in 2 days! What is happening to me? Well these posts are the fruit of a very productive crafty weekend. I’ve had such fun in the studio of late. These adorable critters from Penny Black are from the Refreshing release and I just couldn’t stop at one tag – so made 4!

All these cute critters are from the Critter Delights stamp set.

I used the Tagged creative metal die set and die cut 4 tags. I then stamped each image onto a tag with Memento Tuxedo black ink and coloured them with Copic markers. (Once coloured, I like to re-stamp over the image again in VersaFine Onyx black ink as it makes everything pop!).

I die cut the Silver Linings cloud dies out of some Post-It notes and used these as a stencil to create the clouds in the backgrounds. I kept on moving it around and changing up the angles. I used Salty Ocean Distress Oxide ink for the clouds.

The sentiments are all from the Carefree Wishes stamp set from a previous release.

Thanks for sticking with me through this photo heavy post. I had a lot of fun creating these tags and know that they will come in very handy for my kid’s friends birthdays.

To view and or purchase any of these new products from this release, head to the Penny Black online store.

If you have any questions, just email me.

Until next time,

Marion
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Trust Me – Penny Black ‘Refreshing’ Inspiration #4

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Good evening! I’ve had a rather crafty weekend and I’m back to share with you some more Penny Black goodness using products from the Refreshing release.

Today’s card uses a beautiful vase of flowers from the Refreshing stamp set. I stamped it onto some Neenah Solar white cardstock and then coloured it with Copic markers. I really love the yellowy-orange and teal combination of colours. Something a little different for me.

The sentiment is from the Trust Me Builder stamp set. I stamped the Trust Me in black ink, then white heat embossed the ‘You’re lovely’ portion onto some card stock and popped it up with some foam tape.

In order to match the card base to the colours on the vase, I simply coloured the edge of my white notecard with one of the Copic marker colours I used…and no one will ever know that the whole card base isn’t that colour!

Thanks for stopping by. To view and or purchase any of these new products from these releases, head to the Penny Black online store.

If you have any questions, just email me.

Until then,

Marion
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Sending Love and Hello – Jane’s Doodles

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Hello, I’m back with another two cards for Jane’s Doodles. Both cards are very similar, but I wanted the experiment and try this simple technique using different stamps and I got completely different results.

Both cards use the same colour combo of Distress Oxide Inks – Seedless Preserves, Worn Lipstick and Fossilized Amber. I think these colours look great together. I masked off the areas I wanted coloured with either washi tape or masking paper. I sponged on the Distress Ink fairly heavily. For the butterfly card I used the Doodle Butterflies stamp set and stamped it all with VersaFine Onyx black ink.

For the second card I used the Plumeria stamp set and the Hello sentiment is from the Cactus stamp set. No colouring required, so it was a pretty easy and quick set of cards to make. To finish them off I used some Nuvo dots (pearl).

The great news is that Jane is back from her vacation and the shop is once again in full operation.

If you have any questions about my cards, just contact me and I’d be happy to answer them.

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion
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Inspirational Sentiments – Penny Black ‘Refreshing’ Inspiration #3

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Good evening! I’m back with another card instalment using the latest release from Penny Black called Refreshing.

Today I have two almost identical cards – I just changed up the colours and the sentiments. The sentiments are from the Inspirational Sentiments set (which by the way has some beautiful Bible verses and quotes in it). The leaves are all from the Groovy Greenery set.

I white heat embossed the sentiments onto some blue and green coloured card stock. I stamped the leaf images around the outside of each panel – making sure to use lots of anti-static powder. I then heat embossed these leaves with Liquid Platinum embossing powder. To add some interest I used two different shades of Prismacolor pencils and coloured the leaves in.

To finish off each card I foam mounted it onto a white card base and added some pearl Liquid Nuvo drops amongst the leaves.

And here they are together. I think the blue version is my favourite. Which do you prefer?

Thanks for stopping by. To view and or purchase any of these new products from these releases, head to the Penny Black online store.

If you have any questions, just email me.

Until then,

Marion
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Just For You – Jane’s Doodles

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Hello, I’m back with another card for Jane’s Doodles. Today I have used the the Life is Good stamp set. Jane is currently enjoying a much needed break, so the store won’t be open until the 20th of August.

I stamped the images onto some Neenah white cardstock with Memento Tuxedo Black ink. I then coloured the images with Copic markers before fussy cutting them out.

I masked off a rectangle on the card base and created the green background with Twisted Citron and Mowed Lawn Oxide inks.


If you have any questions, just contact me and I’d be happy to answer them.

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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Cat Polaroid – Penny Black ‘Refreshing’ Inspiration #2

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I’m back with my second instalment using the latest release from Penny Black called Refreshing.

I have not one, but two cards to share which are very similar – I just changed up the cat images, the colours and the sentiments.

Both of these cute cat images are from the Plant Joy stamp set. The sentiments are once again made from two different sets. The ‘You’ is from the Only You stamp set (from a previous release), and the ‘are the cat’s meow’ and ‘make life sweet’ portions are from the set called Trust Me Builder. I used the Polaroid creative die for both cards.

It doesn’t show so well in the first photo, but in the second photo you can see that I have used the Zigs and Zags stencil to add some subtle tone-on-tone detail to the base card.

In the second card I again used the Oscillations stencil.

Thanks for stopping by. To view and or purchase any of these new products from these releases, head to the Penny Black online store.

If you have any questions, just email me.

Until then,

Marion
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