Delight Release cards- Penny Black

Hello! It’s been a while since I have posted some Penny Black goodness here on my blog, but I am delighted to rectify that today. I have made two very different cards using some products from the Delight release.

First up I have used the Triangles creative dies to create a simple geometric design. I die cut the larger triangles from scrap coloured card stock. Then to create a tone-on-tone effect, I coloured the smaller triangle frames with a matching Copic marker before adhering it to the larger triangle.

The sentiment is from a set called Bear-y Wishful – I did a little stamp surgery and just used the first part of the sentiment. This card would make a great masculine card and would be easy to reproduce.

Next up is a card using the Captivating stamp set. Such a beautiful floral set. I dug out the Zig Clean Color Watercolor pens and had a great time water-colouring. To add some extra shading and depth to the flowers, I used some Prismacolor pencils. The sentiment is from an older set called Butterfly Garden.

To view and or purchase any of these new products from this release, head to the Penny Black online store. If you have any questions, just email me.

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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Dude! – Jane’s Doodles

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Happy Tuesday! I’m popping in to share a card of mine that is up on the Jane’s Doodles blog. You can find the original post here.
I just had to use the newly released Surf’s Up! again – but this time I used that cheeky mouse. SO much fun. I used 3 different Distress Oxide inks on the background (Salty Ocean, Peacock Feathers and Blueprint Sketch) with lots of sponging, spraying water and stencilling, which I repeated several times.

I coloured in the mouse with Copics and did some fussy cutting. Cute don’t ya think?

I’m currently on school holidays and we are in a two week lockdown, so I’ll have plenty of time to get crafty!

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion
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Jane’s Doodles New Release Hop and a Giveaway

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Hello and welcome to another Jane’s Doodles hop where the Design Team and special guests are showcasing Jane’s latest stamp sets – Surf’s Up and Fresh Cut Flowers. I am once again VERY excited about these new additions as they are so cute…especially the Surf’s Up! So here they are in all their glory…

Surf’s Up

Fresh Cut Flowers

For this first card I masked off the sand area with some post-it notes and then stamped the images from Surf’s Up, so that they are buried in the sand. I then used a Copic multi-liner to draw over the sand edge before colouring in the whole image with Copic markers. I simply love this alligator.

To create the impression of sand, I used 3 different copic marker colours and dotted them on. To blur the bottom and side edges a bit, I went over it with a colourless marker.

My next card uses one of the gorgeous floral arrangements from the Fresh Cut Flowers set. I stamped it in the corner, then used a ruler and Copic multi-liner to draw a border around the image. I love colouring florals and making them look really bright and vibrant. The sentiment is from an older set called Anemone. To add some tone-on-tone detail to the base card, I sponged on some ink using this stencil.

Blog Hop Order:
Marion <—— You are here
Claudia
Kaja 
Katerina (Instagram post)
Bobbi
Katja (Instagram post)
Charlet (guest)
Tom (guest) 
Laura (guest)
JD blog

Giveaway:
In addition to Jane having a 25% off sale on all clear stamps (Friday to Sunday – no code needed), she is giving a stamp set of your choice to one lucky winner. All you need to do is comment on all the blogs participating in the hop, and you’ll be in with a chance to win! The winner will be announced on Monday. Good luck!

Thanks for joining me today and happy hopping. If you have any questions about my cards, just email me.

Until next time,

Marion

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Jane’s Doodles The Sky’s the Limit New Release Blog Hop and Giveaway

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Hello and welcome to another Jane’s Doodles blog hop where the Design Team and special guests are showcasing Jane’s latest stamp set – Sky’s the Limit. I am VERY excited about this stamp set. It is so darn stinkin’ cute and it might be a new fav! You should have arrived here from Bobbi’s blog.

My card today was really fun and relaxing to colour. I stamped and coloured the images with Copics and then fussy cut around them.

The background clouds use this MFT cloud stencil and I sponged on three colours of Distress Oxide Ink. The cloud dies are these ones from Penny Black.

Blog Hop Order:
Claudia
Katerina (Instagram post)
Bobbi
Marion <—— You are here
Katja (Instagram post)
Ana
Miki 
Andrea
Laura
JD blog 

Giveaway:
In addition to Jane having a 25% off sale on all clear stamps (Friday – Sunday), she is giving a stamp set of your choice to one lucky winner. All you need to do is comment on all the blogs participating in the hop, and you’ll be in with a chance to win! The winner will be announced on Monday. Good luck!

Thanks for joining me today and happy hopping. If you have any questions about my cards, just email me.

Until next time,

Marion

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Jane’s Doodles New Release Blog Hop and a Giveaway

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Hello and welcome to another Jane’s Doodles blog hop where the Design Team and friends are showcasing Jane’s latest stamp set – Brew-Tea-Ful. You should have arrived from Milka’s blog.

Today my card features not one, but three of the gorgeous cups from the set, which I coloured with Copics. The hardest thing was choosing what colours to use! I then fussy cut them out and added some white gel pen detail to the dots on the design. I sponged one some different coloured ink onto the background of each square panel before adhering the cups with foam squares.

The stitched frame die I used is the Window Quad Square Die from Sunny Studio Stamps.

Blog Hop Order:
Milka
Marion <—— You are here
Claudia
Bobbi
Katerina (Instagram post)
Kaja
Kerstins (Instagram post)
Lien
Anika
Jane’s Doodles blog

Giveaway:
In addition to Jane having a 25% off sale on all clear stamps (Friday – Sunday), she is giving a stamp set of your choice to one lucky winner. All you need to do is comment on all the blogs participating in the hop, and you’ll be in with a chance to win! The winner will be announced on Monday. Good luck!

Thanks for joining me today and happy hopping. If you have any questions about my cards, just email me.

Until next time,

Marion

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Jane’s Doodles New Release Blog Hop and a Giveaway

Hello and welcome to another Jane’s Doodles blog hop where the Design Team (and Laura Bassen) are showcasing Jane’s latest stamp sets – Sweater Weather and Weird.

You should have arrived from Milka’s blog.

Here are the two new sets:

Sweater Weather

Weird

Cute huh? I have two cards to share with you today. In this first card I’ve used all the adorable penguins from the Sweater Weather stamp set. I stamped the images with Memento ink and the coloured them with Copic markers. I blended in some snow hills onto each of the background pieces using a hand cut mask and several Distress ink colours.

I added some details to the sweaters using a white gel pen and I cut up the sentiment stamp to fit my design better.

Next up is an inside/outside card using Weird. This card was so much fun to make. I die cut a circle in the card front and adhered the sloth image across the opening (coloured with Copics again). I also added some foliage, but added in some leaves and flowers to the background cloud panel as well.

The XoXoXo sentiment is from the Sweater Weather set.

Blog Hop Order:
Kaja
Milka
Marion <—— You are here
Neha
Claudia
Bobbi
Laura (Guest Designer)
JD blog (Katerina’s card)

Giveaway:
In addition to Jane having a 30% off sale on all clear stamps (Friday – Sunday), she is giving a stamp set of your choice to one lucky winner. All you need to do is comment on all the blogs participating in the hop, and you’ll be in with a chance to win! The winner will be announced on Monday. Good luck!

Thanks for joining me today and happy hopping. If you have any questions about my cards, just email me.

Until next time,

Marion
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