Happy Heart Day – Penny Black Release Blog Hop and Giveaway

Hello! It’s a “Party with Penny!”. You’re invited to join in the fun over the next several days as Penny Black reveals their newest collection of stamps and dies, Happy Heart Day.

Penny Black is kicking off the party with a blog hop!

You should have arrived here from Susie Lessard’s blog. If you want to start the hop from the beginning, you can go to the Penny Black blog for a complete list of all of the blog hop participants.

For this blog hop I’ve created two cards using some A.D.O.R.A.B.L.E love-themed stamp sets. My first card uses the PB 30-535 ‘Reserved Space’ stamp set and the sentiment is from the PB 30-526 ‘So Much Love’ stamp set. I stamped the image and coloured it with Copic markers. I extended the grass line along the bottom with a Copic multi-liner and sponged on some clouds using a hand-cut cloud mask to complete the scene.

My next card uses the the PB 30-524 ‘Happy Hugs’ stamp set and the sentiment is from the PB 30-526 ‘So Much Love’ stamp set. I’ve also used some older Penny Black products to complete this cute little love bird scene – 51-057 Polaroid Creative die and 25-014 Oscillations stencil. I coloured this scene with Copic markers and added some fine details with a white gel pen.

I hope you will check out the latest Penny Black catalog – there are some awesome products in there!

And it wouldn’t be a party without a giveaway; right?  Penny Black is giving away a $50 shopping spree to the Penny Black online store to THREE lucky winners.  To enter, leave a comment on any blog hop post (this one included). The giveaway closes on Sunday, December 23rd at 11:59 PM PST and winners will be announced on the Penny Black blog on December 31.

Supplies

Card 1: Just For You

Stamps: Penny Black 30-535 Reserved Space stamp set, PB 30-526 So Much Love stamp set.

Card: XPress It blending card stock, Black card stock

Ink: Versamark ink, Blue dye ink

Other Supplies: Copic markers (Bear: E00, E13, E19, E25, E31, E34 Seat: W1, W3, W5,W7, W9, Grass: YG03, YG17, YG67 Balloon: R05, R29, R35 Sign: B00, GG10), Copic multi-liner, Clear glitter brush pen, Masking paper (to create own cloud die), Ink blending tool

Card 2: With Love

Stamps: Penny Black 30-524 Happy Hugs stamp set, 30-526 So Much Love stamp set.

Card: XPress It blending card stock, Blue card stock

Ink: Versamark ink, Blue dye ink

Other Supplies: Copic markers (Birds: B02, B04, B06, B28, Y19, YR04, YR65, Tree: YG03, YG17, YG67, E47, Hearts: R29, R39 Flower: YR07), 51-057 Polaroid Creative die, 25-014 Oscillations stencil, White gel pen, Ink blending tool

Thanks for stopping by today. All these new products from the Happy Heart Day release are now available in the Penny Black online store.

And now… keep hopping! Your next visit is Sherry Hester.

Marion

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Merry Everything – Penny Black

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Good evening! Today I have a card to share using some Penny Black products. I stamped the images onto the focal panel from the Penny Black Tiny Treasures stamp set and coloured the whole panel in with Copic markers.

The sentiment was white heat embossed onto a strip of black card stock and is from the Penny Black Holiday Snippets stamp set.

I added some pearlised Nuvo drops for some additional details.

Penny Black products used:
30-268 Tiny Treasures stamp set
30-387 Festive Snippets stamp set

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black Tiny treasures and Festive Snippets stamp sets

Card: XPress It blending card stock, Black card stock

Ink: Versamark ink

Other Supplies: Copic markers (I didn’t keep track of the ones I used!), White embossing powder, heat gun, anti-static powder bag, 3D mounting foam, Nuvo Crystal drops – Ivory Seashell

Thanks for stopping by today,

Marion

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With Heartfelt Sympathy – Penny Black

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Good evening! Today I have a card to share using some Penny Black products. I love ink blending so decided to pull out some awesome Distress Oxide ink colours – Squeezed marmalade, Spiced Marmalade and Candied Apple.

Once the panel was inked up and dried completely, I stamped the branches and bird (from the Penny Black You & Me stamp set) in Versamark ink and white heat embossed them. The sentiment is from the Penny Black Soar stamp set, also white heat embossed.

I added some translucent Nuvo drops around the branches for some additional details.

Penny Black products used:
40-591 Penny Black You & Me stamp set
30-445 Penny Black Soar stamp set

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black You & Me and Soar stamp sets

Card: Neenah Solar White 110lb

Ink: Versamark ink, Distress Oxide Ink – Squeezed marmalade, Spiced Marmalade and Candied Apple

Other Supplies: White embossing powder, heat gun, anti-static powder bag, 3D mounting foam, Nuvo Jewel drops – Sea breeze, Ink blending tools

Thanks for stopping by today,

Marion

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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.

Supplies

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

Thanks for stopping by today.

Marion

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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.

Supplies

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

Thanks for stopping by today.

Marion

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