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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Penny Black – Happy Heart Day inspiration

Hello friends! I am popping in again with another card using the latest Penny Black release called Happy Heart Day. I hope that you blog hopped with us on Monday (if not you can check out the blog hop here) and be in the running to win some awesome prizes.

For today’s card I have used the adorable All My Love stamp which features this uber cute bear. Who doesn’t love a Penny Black critter?

I coloured him very much like the packaging suggested and used Copic Markers. To add some interest to the card base, I sponged on some red ink over a red card base using the Oscillations stencil.

Short and sweet from me today, but I’ll be back really soon with some more inspiration using this new release. These products are now available in the online store and you can view the Happy Heart Day catalog here.

Penny Black Products used today:
30-534 All My Love stamp set
25-014 Oscillations stencil

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black All my love stamp set

Card: XPress It blending card stock, red card stock

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink

Other Supplies: Copic markers (Bear: E25, E31, E34, E57  Love Sign: W1, W3, W5,W7 Rose: YG03, YG67, R29, R35, R39), Clear glitter brush pen, 3D mounting foam

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

Marion

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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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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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Bear Hugs – Jane’s Doodles

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Hello! Today I have a Jane’s Doodles card to share with you using the Bear Hugs stamp set.

I tried to create a scene that incorporated the Northern Lights. Not sure I fully achieved my goal, but I had a lot of fun and got very inky in the process.

One day I hope to experience the Northern Lights with my own eyes. I find it a fascinating phenomenon – God’s handiwork and artistry for all to enjoy.

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Bear Hugs stamp set

Card: Neenah solar white card stock

Ink: Memento Tuxedo black ink, VersaFine Onyx black ink, Distress Oxide inks – Lucky Clover, Twisted Citron, Wilted Violet, Blueprint Sketch

Other Supplies: Copic markers, White gel pen, Prismacolor pencil – grey, Spray bottle, Paper towel

Thanks for stopping by today. Be sure to check out the Jane’s Doodle blog for daily inspiration.

Marion

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