Fun and Carefree Tag – Penny Black ‘Secret Garden’ Inspiration #2

I’m back sharing a tag I’ve made using Penny Black products from the latest ‘Secret Garden’ release.

Today’s tag uses the sweet cling stamp called Flying By, which I stamped in Memento Tuxedo black ink and coloured with Copics. I die cut it out using the coordinating Flying By cut out.

The tag die is an oldie, but a goodie die set, called Tagged. I used the Script cling stamp onto the background to add some interest with a brown ink. I also sponged the same ink around the outside of the tag to create a distressed look.

The white heat embossed sentiment is from this new release and is called Carefree Wishes. I popped up the bunny image with some mounting foam and added some cotton thread to complete the tag.

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, just email me.

Until next time,

Marion
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Jane’s Doodles cards x 3

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Happy Sunday! I’m getting a little slack in keeping up with my blog posts! I find Instagram so much more convenient! I have however been very busy with the start of a new school year – there is always so much to organise!

Anyway, today I have three Jane’s Doodles card to share with you, and I love how they turned out.

This first card uses Jane’s new Wild stamp set. I simply love this set. This is a very simple card really. I stamped the images onto the MFT Stitched Dome Stax, and then coloured it with Copic markers. The grass at the front is fussy cut and adhered along the bottom, to add a little dimension.

I popped up the scene onto the card base using 3D mounting foam.

The next card is a Valentine’s Day card I made using the Seamus stamp set. It is very similar to the last card where the focal scene is stamped and coloured with Copics and then 3D mounted onto the card base. I added some glossy accents to the heart.

And the last card features the To the Moon stamp set. I had so much fun making this card. The images were stamped, coloured with Copics and fussy cut. The background night sky was really fun to make. I got all inky, blending in many different colours of Distress Oxide Ink. Once dry, I then splattered white pigment ink to create the stars. The stitched frame is a MFT stitched collage frame die.

The sentiment is from the same set and is white heat embossed. I popped up the stitched collage frame using 3D mounting foam.

Thanks for hanging in there with me. You can always follow me on Instagram @marionvagg if you don’t already.

Thanks for stopping by. Email me if you want to know any more information about how I made the cards.

Marion

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Jane’s Doodles New Release Blog Hop and a Giveaway

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Hello and welcome to a Jane’s Doodles blog hop where the Design team are showcasing Jane’s latest stamp sets called Wild Flowers and Wild. You should have arrived from Kaja’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 two new stamp sets.

Wild Flowers

Wild

For my first card I stamped the large floral arrangement from the Wild Flowers onto some white card stock. The flowers were coloured with Copic markers. I added some light grey shading and dots around the image to add some subtle interest. The sentiment is from the Thankful stamp set.

Next up is a fun card using the Wild set – which I simply love! This set is going to get a good workout from me, as it is perfect for making cards for my kid’s friends!

I stamped all the images straight onto the die cut out panels and then coloured them with Copics. I had fun experimenting with the various green backgrounds and creating different textures. I was trying to break up all the green. The die cut is a MFT die called Stitched collage frame.

Giveaway:
In addition to Jane having a 30% off sale on all clear stamps this weekend, 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 on Monday. Good luck!

Blog Hop Order:
Neha
Milka
Kaja
Marion <—- That’s me
Galina
Linda
Jane’s Doodles blog

Thanks for stopping by today and happy hopping. Remember to email me if you have any questions about my cards.

Your next stop on the hop is Galina’s blog.

Marion
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Sending Kitty Cat Love – Jane’s Doodles

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Hey friends. I am back today sharing with you another Jane’s Doodles card. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I thought I would do a slightly different take on ‘love’ card – for that someone special who loves cats! It is not secret that I love cats.

I used the Cats stamp set along with the Doodle Butterfly and Pucker Up! stamp sets for the sentiment and the hearts.

Now to make this card extra special, I added a mini action wobble behind the cat to keep things fun!

JD Sending love video | Marion Vagg

Thanks for stopping by today – I appreciate it. Remember to email me if you have any questions.

I’ll be back really soon,

Marion
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A Time For Love – Penny Black ‘Share the Love’ Inspiration #3

Hello! My school holidays are quickly coming to an end and next week school starts again. But no complaints here as I have had fun crafting, enjoying no routine and just relaxing!

Today I am sharing another instalment for Penny Black using products from their latest ‘Share the Love’ release. You can check out all the new products here.

I adore these two love bears, which are from the Take Me Away stamp set. I stamped them onto some Bristol card stock and used Zig Clean Color real brush markers to water colour them. The sentiment is from the Love Language stamp set.

I painted in a simple sky in the background to complete the scene. I added in some white gel pen detail to the balloons before adhering it to a blue notecard.

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, just email me.

I’ll be back soon,

Marion
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Birthday Surprise Blog Hop for Jane and a Giveaway

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Hello friends – it has been a while I know! Today I am participating in a very special birthday blog hop for a very special lady – and that is Jane Beljo; the wonderful and uber talented woman behind Jane’s Doodles. Jane is a mum, a wife and a very hardworking woman who illustrates all her own stamps. I have had the privilege of working on Jane’s DT for many years now, and I just love her fun and whimsical designs. A big thank you to Milka for organising this hop.

You should have arrived from Linda Van Wely’s blog. There are a list of blog hop participants at the end of this post should you get lost along the way.

Today I have made a card for Jane to tell her how awesome she is and I hope you have an awesome birthday today. I have used Jane’s Tropical Fun and the All Occasions stamp sets.

I hope this summery card warms your heart Jane, even though you are probably knee-deep in snow! Summer is definitely here in Australia – so I hope I can send some warm sunshine your way.

Blog Hop Order
Jane’s Doodles 
Galina 
Janine 
Kaja 
Linda  
Marion <—–That’s me 
Neha  
Milka  

Giveaway:
Milka is giving away one Jane’s Doodles stamp set of winner’s choice to one lucky winner. The giveaway is opened worldwide (+18), except for minors. For your chance to win, hop along all of the blogs of the participating designers and leave a comment on each blog hop stop (8 stops). After commenting, add your name to InLinkz on Milka’s blog (last blog hop stop), but prior to doing this, please read Blog Hop details, terms, giveaway rules and privacy policy which can be found at Milka’s blog post below the InLinkz.

InLinkz closes on Sunday, December 22nd, 2019, 11:59 PM CET. Winners’ names will be announced on Milka’s blog on Monday, December 23rd, 2019 during the day.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy hopping. Remember to email me if you have any questions about my card.

Your next stop on the hop is Neha’s blog.

Happy birthday Jane!

Marion



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