Deck the Halls – Jane’s Doodles

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Hi! I’m back with another Jane’s Doodles card using a gorgeous stamp set called Deck the Halls. I am doing well – I think this is my second Christmas card I’ve made and it’s only October!

I pulled out a cheap set of watercolour paints for this one. Lots of layers and heat setting between layers. I thought I had ruined this on many occasions, but watercolours are very forgiving and somehow I kept adding and ended up with this! I sewed on some silver thread for something different.

Head on over to the Jane’s Doodles blog for more awesome inspiration.


Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Deck the Halls stamp set

Card: Neenah solar white card stock, Canson watercolour paper

Ink: Versamark ink, VersaFine Onyx Black ink

Other Supplies: Watercolour set, White embossing powder, Anti-static powder bag, Heat gun, 3D foam, Silver thread

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Thinking of You Sunflowers

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Hi! I’m back with a Jane’s Doodles card using a gorgeous stamp set called Sunflowers. Head on over to the Jane’s Doodles blog for more awesome inspiration.

I stamped and coloured the sunflower and leaves with Copic markers and fussy cut the images. I tend to do this instead of masking, as I like to shuffle all the images around (which I can do for ages) before deciding on a final layout. I am a visual person, so I have to see things in real life – not just picture them in my head).

The sentiment is from the All Occasions set. For the background, I decided to use some patterned paper – I have no idea where it is from as I very rarely used any, but I thought it went with the autumnal theme nicely. I coated the sunflower in a layer of clear Wink of Stella for some shine.


Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Sunflowers and All Occasions stamp sets

Card: Neenah solar white card stock

Ink: Memento Tuxedo black ink, VersFine Onyx Black ink

Other Supplies: Copic markers, MFT Stitched rectangle die, Cuttlebug, 3D mounting foam, Wink of Stella glitter brush pen

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Penny Black – Garden Gems

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Hello! I hope this post finds you well. I am on spring break from school and I AM LOVING IT! Sleeping in, making cards, playing games with the kids…it is so good to stop and unwind from work.

Today I have a card for Penny Black that uses a technique that I have never tried before! I guess it is no-line colouring, but for me it was so good to get out the Prismacolor pencils and blend and play! This wasn’t a quick card to make, but I sure enjoyed the colouring process.

The stamp I used is the Penny Black Garden Gems rubber stamp. I stamped this is VersaFine Smoky Grey ink. The great thing about this stamp is that it shows the shading, so it helps me to know where to put the shadows and highlights.

The sentiment is from the Penny Black Happy Critters stamp set and was white heat embossed onto some grey card stock.

Penny Black products used:
40-591 Penny Black Garden Gems
30-479 Penny Black Happy Critters 


Stamps: Penny Black Garedn Gems and Happy Critter stamp sets

Card: Neenah Solar White 110lb, Plum card stock, Grey card stock

Ink: VersaFine Smokey Gray ink, Versamark ink

Other Supplies: Prismacolor pencils (Pomegranate 195, Process Red 994, Hot Pink 993, Dark Green 908, Peacock Green 907, Apple Green 912, Limepeel 1005, Spring Green 913, 90% Cool Grey 1067, Ginger Root 1084), White embossing powder, heat gun, anti-static powder bag, 3D mounting foam

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Jane’s Doodle New Release Blog Hop

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Hello and welcome to the Jane’s Doodles blog hop where the Design team are showcasing Jane’s latest stamp release – three new stamp sets that are simply adorable. You should have arrived from Milka’s blog. If you get lost along the way, there is a list of blog hop contributors at the end of this post.

Without further ado, here are the three new sets – and I think you are going to love them!

Happer Camper



I have two cards to share with you today. The first up uses my favourite animal from the Outdoor set – the moose! He is simply adorable! The trees are from the Happy Camper stamp set.

I partially die cut a circle from white card stock to create the focal piece. This was inked up with Distress Oxide inks. All images were stamped, coloured with Copics then fussy cut. I mounted the focal panel with 3D mounting squares onto a white card base.

My next card uses elements from all three of the new sets. The Patterns stamp set was used to create the tone-on-tone background arrow pattern. Again all images were stamped, coloured with Copic markers and fussy cut. This card is quite a long card (23 cms) so I will be making a custom envelope for this one.

In addition to Jane having a 20% off sale on all clear stamps until this Tuesday, she is giving a stamp set of your choice to one lucky winner. All you need to do is comment on all the blogs in the hop and you’ll be in with a chance to win! The winner will be announced this Wednesday. Good luck!

Blog Hop Order
Marion <—- That’s me


Hello Moose card

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Outdoors and Happy Camper stamp sets

Card: Neenah Solar white 110lb cardstock

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Versamark ink, Versamark ink pen, Distress Oxide Inks – Salty Ocean, Wilted Violet, Blueprint Sketch, Peeled Paint and Mowed Lawn, Distress Inks – Chipped Sapphire

Other Supplies: Copic Markers, 3D mounting squares, Ink Bending tool, Clear Wink of Stella Glitter brush pen, Hero Arts white Embossing powder, Heat tool, Anti-static pillow, Spellbinders circle die, Cuttlebug

Life is Better With Friends card

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Outdoors, Happy Camper and Patterns stamp sets

Card: Neenah Solar white 110lb cardstock, Hero Arts Layering Papers – Grass

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

Other Supplies: Copic Markers, Clear Wink of Stella Glitter brush pen


Your next stop on the hop is Galina’s blog.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy hopping,



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