Penny Black – Happy Heart Inspiration #3

Hello friends! Happy New Year! As 2018 is about to come to a close in Australia, I just want to say a big thank you to all my blog readers for their support and encouragement in 2018. I appreciate you all!

Today I have some more projects to share with you using products from the latest Penny Black release called Happy Heart Day.

I stamped the bear and balloon from the Space Reserved stamp set, and coloured them in with Copic markers before fussy cutting them out.

I then used the largest of the Heart Balloons creative dies and die cut one from the front of my card base. The balloon die cut out was inked up with Salty Ocean Distress Oxide ink and then spritzed with water and dabbed with a paper towel to create the splotchy effect. I then adhered the blue heart to the inside of the card. The sentiment is from the Kisses and Wishes stamp set (I had to do some stamp surgery as I only wanted the top portion of the sentiment).

And for my second project I made a little gift package for some sweet treats. I am a HUGE fan of musk sticks and I would just love to get something like this as an I love you gift. I have used the Heart Balloons dies again, as well as the Love and Miss You creative die.

I scored and folded half an A4 piece of card stock to make the packaging. Before die-cutting, I used the Oscillations stencil and some white pigment ink and sponged on the dots. I then die cut the largest heart balloon into the front panel. The musks were packaged up in a clear plastic sleeve and placed behind the window opening. I die cut three love sentiments from white card stock and adhered them together to form a thicker sentiment and adhered it across the window opening.

I scored and folded half an A4 piece of card stock to make the packaging. Before die-cutting, I used the Oscillations stencil and some white pigment ink and sponged on the dots. I then die cut the largest heart balloon into the front panel. The musks were packaged up in a clear plastic sleeve and placed behind the window opening. I die cut three love sentiments from white card stock and adhered them together to form a thicker sentiment and adhered it across the window opening.

All of these products are now available in the online store and you can view the Happy Heart Day catalog here.

Penny Black Products used today:
30-535 Space Reserved stamp set
51-494 Love and Miss You creative die
51-493 Heart Balloons creative die
30-528 Kisses and Wishes stamp set
25-014 Oscillations stencil

Supplies

Card 1: I Love You

Stamps: Penny Black Reserved Space stamp set, Penny Black Kisses and Wishes stamp set

Card: Neenah Solar White card stock, XPress It blending card stock

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

Other Supplies: Copic markers (Bear: E25, E31, E34, Balloon: R29, R39, Flower: Y19, YR67, Bench: W3, W5), Penny Black Heart Balloon creative die, Cuttlebug, Ink blending tool, Black and white enamel dots

Project 1: Love Treat Packaging

Stamps: None

Card: Hot pink card stock

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, VersaFine Onyx black ink, White pigment ink

Other Supplies: Penny Black Heart Balloon creative die, Penny Black Love and Miss You creative dies, Cuttlebug, Score board and stylus, Penny Black Oscillations stencil, Sponge dauber, Musk stick lollies, clear plastic sleeve, Liquid adhesive

Thanks for stopping by today. Happy New Year. I’ll catch you in 2019!

Until next time,

Marion
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Penny Black – More Happy Heart Day Inspiration

Hello friends! I am back today with some more inspiration using products from the latest Penny Black release called Happy Heart Day. There is still time to win some Penny Black prizes in the blog hop from last week, which you can check out here.

For today’s inspiration, I have used the adorable All My Love stamp set.

The sentiments are from the Kisses and Wishes stamp set.

For my first card, I stamped the dog and balloon image onto some white card stock, then coloured them with Copic Markers. I fussy cut the images, but I cut off the top portion of the balloons, as it was going to be a little too tall for my card design. I die cut a circle and trimmed off the bottom portion.  I created a background scene with a hand-made mask and some inks. I popped up the balloons and dog on some mounting foam and hand drew in the balloon strings.

The sentiment is white heat embossed.

My second project uses the same two sets, but this time I created a wine bottle tag. I made my own tag using a paper trimmer, score board and a smaller circle die. Who wouldn’t want to receive a special bottle of wine for Valentine’s Day – perfect for my husband. This image was stamped and also coloured with Copic markers.

All of these products are now available in the online store and you can view the Happy Heart Day catalog here.

Penny Black Products used today:
30-526 So Much Love stamp set
30-528 Kisses and Wishes stamp set

Supplies

Card 1: Kisses and Valentine Wishes

Stamps: Penny Black So Much Love stamp set, Kisses and Wishes stamp set

Card: XPress It blending card stock

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Distress Oxide ink – Mowed Lawn and Salty Ocean

Other Supplies: Copic markers (Bear: E25, E31, E34, Grass: YG03, YG 17, YG67, Balloons: RV17, RV19, V01, V04, V15, V17, Y19, YR12, YR65), Circle die, Cuttlebug, Heat gun, White embossing powder, Anti-static powder bag, Clear glitter brush pen, 3D mounting foam, White gel pen, Black enamel dots

Wine Bottle Tag: Kisses and Valentine Wishes

Stamps: Penny Black So Much Love stamp set, Kisses and Wishes stamp set

Card: XPress It blending card stock

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, VersaFine Onyx black ink

Other Supplies: Copic markers (Bear: E25, E31, E34, Balloons: R29, R25 R39, C3 ), Small circle die, Cuttlebug, White gel pen, Black enamel dots, Score board and stylus

Thanks for stopping by today. I’ll be back after Christmas with some more inspiration using this nw release. Until then, I hope you and your loved ones have a safe and blessed Christmas.

Marion

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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

Outdoors

Patterns

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.

Giveaway:
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

Supplies

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,

Marion

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Jane’s Doodles Cards Galore!

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Hello! Long time no hear! My life has been somewhat hectic of late, and I haven’t had a lot of time for card making or blogging!

However, I have today off from work and I thought I would catch up on my blog and the cards that I have made for Jane’s Doodles over the past 6 weeks or so that I haven’t posted here yet. Buckle in! I’ll keep it brief. I won’t list the supplies for each one, as I’m not sure it is worth my while, but if you want to know something, just contact me!

First up is a card that is going up on the JD blog tonight – so consider it a preview! It uses the Mom and Bless Your Heart stamp sets.

Next up are two cards that use the Oh Ship! stamp set. The sentiment on the first card is from the Birthday Wishes stamp set and the small sentiment on the second cards is from the All Occasions stamp set.

The next card uses the Tropical Fun stamp set – perfect summery images in this set.

Birthday cards and tags are always needed in my house, so the next two cards have been or will be put to use very quickly. They use the Magical stamp set.

Supplies

Stamps: See links under each card

If you stuck around with me for this long, well done! Please contact if you want to know specific supplies. I’ll be back next week for a Jane’s Doodles blog hop featuring some new stamp sets. Until then,

Marion

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Especially for You Cityscape – Penny Black

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Happy Sunday. I’m popping in with a card using some Penny Black products. This card turned out a little differently than I had planned, but sometimes you just have to go with the flow.

I started out by blending some Wilted Violet and Blueprint Sketch Distress Oxide inks onto the card base. I splattered this with some water to create the stars.

I then die cut several of the Metropolitan Creative die from card stock. These actually come together, but I cut them apart and arranged them to make a more dense city by placing some building behind the first layer of buildings. I adhered the buildings on with Glossy Accents.

The sentiment was white heat embossed onto a black strip of card stock and is from the Banner Sentiments stamp set.

Penny Black products used:

Penny Black 30-423 Banner Sentiments stamp set
Penny Black 51-169 Metropolitan Creative die

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black Banner Sentiments stamp set

Card: Neenah Solar White 110lb, Black card stock

Ink: Versamark ink, Distress Oxide ink – Blueprint Sketch and Wilted Violet

Other Supplies: Cuttlebug, Penny Black Metropolitan creative die, Glossy Accents, White embossing powder, Heat tool, Anti-static powder bag

Thanks for your company today,

Marion

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