Noel – Penny Black Merry and Joy Inspiration #3

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I’m back again with another Christmas card using new Penny Black products from their latest releases, ‘Merry and Joy’.

I stamped and coloured the Winter Garden cling stamp onto some Neenah Solar white card stock using a stamping press and Memento Tuxedo black ink. I then coloured in the image with Copic markers, using more wintery muted tones. Once I had finished colouring the image, I re-stamped it again, but this time with VersaFine Onyx black ink. I like to do this as it gives a crisper, more defined image. I then fussy cut around the whole image.

I die cut the Star Noel creative die several times from white card stock and adhered them together to create a thicker sentiment. For the top layer, I covered the surface in embossing ink and Ranger Liquid Platinum embossing powder and heat set it. I did two layers of embossing powder, as this gave a smoother and thicker finish.

I adhered all the elements onto a circle shaped note card, which I created myself.

I added in some details onto the berries with a white gel pen.

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 about my card, just email me and I’ll be happy to answer your questions.

Until next time,

Marion
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Noel and Joy – Penny Black Merry and Joy Inspiration #2

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I’m back as promised with some more Christmas cards using new Penny Black products from their latest releases, ‘Merry and Joy’ and ‘Autumn Bliss’.

I think I had my Laura Bassen hat on when I made these cards – I love her style and everything she makes is AMAZING! She often makes cards with stripes on them, so I borrowed a leaf from her book.

For this first card I die cut the Star Noel Creative die from a panel of white card stock, but instead of using the positive of the die, I used the negative part. To create the stripes underneath the Noel, I cut some thin strips from scrap card stock and adhered them to the base card. I popped up the Noel sentiment with some mounting foam. The holly image and the Merry Christmas sentiment are from the Carefree Christmas stamp set.

My second card continues the stripy theme, but this time I die cut the Merry and Joy Creative die from white card stock several times and adhered them together to create a thicker sentiment.

The Holly image is again from the Carefree Christmas stamp set and the white heat embossed sentiment is from the Merry Up sentiment stamp set.

And here they are together.

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 about my cards, just email me. I’ll be back soon,

Marion
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Merry – Penny Black Merry and Joy Inspiration #1

Hello! I’ve got some new Penny Black goodies in the house from their latest releases (Merry and Joy and Autumn Bliss) and I’m excited to start sharing some cards I’ve made with you here at my blog.

This is my first Christmas card for the year and it features a gorgeous creative cut called Bird Ornament. I die cut it from white card stock and coloured in the bird, branches and berries with Copic markers. I then inlaid all the pieces back in around the coloured images. I die cut another bird ornament and trimmed out the inner parts of the die cut to leave the border and ornament top, which I coloured with grey copics and adhered with a liquid adhesive.

The sentiment is from the Merry Builder stamp set, and the branch image in the background is from the Trinkets stamp set.

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

I’ll be back really soon with some more cards,

Marion

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Jane’s Doodles – Sending Hugs

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Hello friends. Today I am sharing a Jane’s Doodles tag with you that I haven’t shared here yet! You can find the original post here on the Jane’s Doodles blog.

If you have followed me for a while, you will know that I love to make tags. They often go onto little gifts for friends or family. The butterflies come from the Doodle Butterflies stamp set and sentiment is from the All Occasions stamp set.

To add some texture on the tag (which is a Penny Black die called Tagged) I used this stencil and some texture paste. I coloured the butterflies in with Copic markers – no surprise there!

If you want to know anything about any of my cards, just contact me through the email icon on my blog.

Thanks for stopping by. Until next time,

Marion
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Hugs – Penny Black Dreaming Inspiration #6

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Hi. I’m back sharing another Penny Black card using yet another cute bear image from the Dreaming release. This bear stamp is called Pawsome Present. I also used the Polaroid die and die cut it from some green card stock. To add some interest to the frame, I stamped some foliage images in green ink for a tone one tone effect. These foliage images are from the Special Friends and the Butterfly Garden sets.

For the subtle chevron pattern on yellow base card, I inked up a sponge dauber with some yellow ink and used the Zigs & Zags stencil. The sentiment is from the Huggable stamp set.

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

If you have any questions, just contact me.

Marion
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With Love – Penny Black Dreaming Inspiration #5

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I’m back with another adorable Penny Black critter. This stamp is called A Present and is from the Dreaming release. The sentiment is from the It’s Your Day stamp set.

I coloured the image with Copic markers and for something different I used Prismacolor pencils to add the shading. The dotty stencil is an older one, but I use it all the time and it is called Oscillations. I die cut the circle window using a standard sized circle die from Spellbinders.

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

If you have any questions, just contact me. Thanks for stopping by,

Marion
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