I Love You SNOW Much – Jane’s Doodles

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Hello! I’ve made a cute Christmas shaker card using Jane’s Doodles stamps. You can view the post here on the Jane’s Doodles blog.

I don’t often make shaker cards, but I had an idea to make a snow dome card and I managed to do this with some partial die cutting. I partially die cut a circle and then cut the flat bottom section of the dome using a craft knife and ruler. I need to remember to do partial die cutting more often.

To keep this shaker card simple, I coloured, cut and adhered the trees and reindeer from the Winter Fun stamp set on top of the acetate window, rather than behind. I blended in some ink to create a snowy backdrop behind the acetate. I filled the window with some tiny star sequins. I love how it turned out.

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Winter Fun stamp set

Card: X-Press It blending card

Ink:┬áMemento Tuxedo Black ink, VersaFine – Onyx Black ink, Distress Oxide Inks – Wilted Violet, Broken China

Other Supplies: Copic Markers, Acetate, Fun foam, Uniball Signo white gel pen, Martha Stewart sequins, Spellbinders standard Circle die, Cuttlebug, Ink Bending tool, Masking paper

How is your Christmas card stash coming along?

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Marion

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Happy Belated Birthday Tag – Jane’s Doodles

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I am over on the Jane’s Doodle blog again this week, using a set called Belated Birthday. I am really having a lot of fun with this set at the moment and obviously I am having a lot of fun making tags as well!

I found this tag in my stash that I made sometime ago using an acetate stencil I made from an old SSS Sunshine die (which I believe is not available any more) and some texture paste that I had coloured with Distress Ink. The images are all coloured with Copics and then I fussy cut them out. I added some clear Wink of Stella (of course!) and some Glossy Accents to add some shine.

I love making tags and they are simple projects that I can put on my kid’s friends gifts.

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Belated Birthday stamp set

Card: X-Press It blending card, Black card stock

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Distress ink Mustard Seed

Other Supplies: Copic Markers, Clear Wink of Stella Glitter brush pen, Texture Paste, Palette knife, Paper Smooches Tag die, Cuttlebug, Hole Punch, Glossy Accents, SSS Sunshine die (discontinued), Acetate, Hero Arts embossing powder – white, Heat tool

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Marion

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Hello Friend – Jane’s Doodles

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I recently made this underwater shaker card for the Jane’s Doodle blog using the new Under the Sea stamp set. Lots of fun to make.

Hello Friend JD | Marion Vagg

Some of the underwater elements are adhered on top of the acetate and some are underneath the acetate, so that the sequins can move around in between.Hello Friend JD | Marion Vagg

Well the school holidays are nearly over for me and it’s back to work on Monday. It’s so wet, cold and dreary here – perfect indoor weather for card making!

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Under the Sea stamp set, Jane’s Doodles Hello Friend stamp set

Card: X-Press It Blending card, Canson water colour paper, White leather grain card stock

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

Other Supplies: Copic markers, Lawn Fawn Lawn Cuts Say Cheese die, Cuttlebug, Martha Stewart Iridescent hearts and stars glitter, Foam dimensionals, My Mind’s Eye – Here is Happy 6×6 paper pad, Wink of Stella glitter brush pen – clear, Acetate


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Marion

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Acetate flowers

Hello again,

I am still on holidays, so I have been in crafty heaven (hence the number of posts!)

I have another card to share with you after playing around with my Upsy Daisy die from Die-namics. This time using acetate. Yep – that flower is made from acetate! I coloured it with some pigment ink that I found at my local art shop – I would have used alcohol inks if I owned them, but I don’t, so I went looking for a substitute. I was surprised at the things I found that could be used to colour acetate.

The flower has 3 layers to it and I used my heat gun to shape the flowers to give them some dimension.

I am entering this into the Lilypads Flower Challenge sponsored by Simon Says Stamp.

Supplies

Stamps: Hero Arts Background Flourish (CG119), AnnaBelle Stamps Background By Design #7

Ink: Distress Ink – Spun Sugar, Worn Lipstick, Art Spectrum pigment ink – Crimson

Card: AnnaBelle Stamps Pre-cut smooth white card

Other Supplies: AnnaBelle Stamps Acetate sheets, Die-namics die – Upsy Daisy, Die-namics die – Labelled Layered die, Cuttlebug, Kaisercraft grosgrain ribbon – pale pink, AnnaBelle Stamps 3mm pearls, 3D foam adhesive, Ink blending tool, heat tool, Glossy Accents and Zots adhesive dots (to adhere flower).

Until next time,

Marion

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