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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Jane’s Doodles – Good Vibes Only

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Hi, I’m back to share a couple of Jane’s Doodles cards with you. First up is a summery and sunny beach themed card. I am soooo over winter here in Australia. It has been really cold and windy and most unpleasant. But not on this card.

I stamped and coloured 3 images from the the Summer Icons set. I die cut them with a small circle die. On the blue base card, I stamped the wave pattern using the Patterns stamp set. I then die cut 3 more circles into the coloured panel and popped it up with some foam tape onto the card base. I then adhered the images into the cut outs so that they are set down.

The next card is a card using the new Peony stamp set. Coloured with Copics markers. The sentiment is from the All Occasions stamp set.

Currently Jane is on holiday as is the shop, but she will be back on August the 20th.

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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Jane’s Doodles – LOTS of cards!

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Hello friends. Today I have many Jane’s Doodles cards that I am sharing with you. They have been over on the Jane’s Doodles blog, but I have neglected to share them here – so strap yourself in, as there are a few cards.

The first card is my latest card that went up on the Jane’s Doodles blog today. The link to that post is here. This card was very much inspired by this card from Michelle from The Card Grotto. I love Michelle’s clean and simple style, and this card caught my eye a while ago. Thanks for all your inspiration Michelle! I’m a big fan!

I white heat embossed the butterflies from the Doodle Butterflies stamp set and some hearts from the Unicorn set before ink blending over the top. The Sending Hugs portion of the sentiment is from the All Occasions stamp set.

The next card uses the new Jane’s Doodle Poppy stamp set. I stamped and coloured the images with Copic markers and added shading with Prismacolor pencils. The sentiment is from the Girlfriend set. The link to that post is here.

The next card uses Doodle Butterflies again. I stamped and coloured the images with Copic markers and created a Distress ink wash for the background. The sentiment is from the Girlfriend set. The link to that post is here.

I had fun pulling out the Dogs stamp set to create this little scene. Again coloured with Copics. The background is Distress Oxide ink blending. The link to that post is here.

Moving along…This card uses the Happy Camper set. I love creating little scenes. The link to that card is here.

It’s no surprise that I love to create tags, and this is no exception. The link to this card is here. I used texture paste and a stencil to create the background. It created a perfect backdrop for the flowers from the Plumeria stamp set. The sentiment is from the All Occasions set.

This next card makes me happy! I love how it turned out. You can find the original link here. I used a mask to create the background. The stamp sets used are Rain or Shine and Life is Good.

Almost there….the next card uses a Christmas set called Driving Home for Christmas, but I thought I would use it for a different occasion. It also uses the Patterns and Cake! stamp sets. The original link is here.

And finally, I have a Thankful card using the Plumeria stamp set. The sentiment is from the Thankful set. The original post can be found here.

Phew. If you are still with me…congratulations! I didn’t realise I hadn’t posted so many of my Jane’s Doodles cards here to my blog.

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

Thanks for stopping by. Until next time,

Marion
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You’ve a Star – Penny Black Full Bloom Inspiration #2

Happy Sunday! I’m back today with another cute Penny Black critter from their latest release called Full Bloom. It’s no secret I’m in love with these little bears, and this one I’ve used today has especially won my heart. It’s called …Star and has a coordinating creative die as well.

My daughter loves soccer and this is her second season. I made this card for a friend of hers who plays on the same team, and celebrated her birthday this weekend.

To make something a little different to my standard card, I made a gatefold card. The image was coloured with Copic Markers and the sun and background were created with Distress Oxide inks (Salty Ocean, Mowed Lawn, Squeezed Lemonade and Fossilized Amber).

The #1 die cut on the inside of the card comes in the same …Star cut out die set. The friend sentiment is from the Number 1 stamp set and it is a great set as it has many names which could be substituted such as Dad, Mom, Teacher etc.

The cloud die cut is an older one, but a good one called Silver Linings.

The sun comes with the Friendship cut out die set.

To view and or purchase any of the new products from the Full Bloom release, head to the Penny Black online store.

Thanks for your company today. If you want to know about any of the products I have used, just contact me.

Marion
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You’ve Got A Friend – Penny Black Full Bloom Inspiration #1

Hello friends! Today I have a card to share (and the first of a few) showcasing some of the new stamps and dies from Penny Black’s latest release called Full Bloom.

For today’s card I couldn’t go past these adorable sea dogs just hanging out in a boat. Too cute! The stamp is called Friendship and the coordinating die is called Friendship cut out (and in this case I only used the sun from the die set).

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I stamped the image onto my card panel and coloured it with Copic markers. I then created a mask, and made by own sunny background rays using some thin washi tape. I sponged on some Squeezed Lemonade and Fossilized Amber Distress oxide ink. I extended the waves under the boat and created another hand cut mask and sponged on some Salty Ocean and Peacock Feathers Distress oxide ink. I popped up the sun with some mounting tape. The sentiment is from the same Friendship set.

To view and or purchase any of the new products from the Full Bloom release, head to the Penny Black online store.

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion
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