Happy Bird-Day – Jane’s Doodles

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Today I had the chance to play with another one of Jane’s newer stamp sets called Tropical Birds. I had a lot of fun colouring in the toucan, which I coloured with Copic markers. I fussy cut the leaves and flowers and clustered them together around the oval die cut, which I popped up onto some foam tape.

The sentiment is from an older set called Free as a Bird.

Speaking of Copic markers, I have had to do a lot of Copic maintenance lately as many of my Copics have been running dry. I have also recently discovered that the Copic marker refills have changed – Copic is no longer making the larger Various Ink refills, but are now making the smaller (and more expensive) round 12ml refills. I must have been under a rock, as I didn’t know this – but with lots of research I have found that this shop in Australia called The Art Shop, still have many of the larger refills in stock and I went shopping (the price point was pretty good too). Also on my research journey I found that some Copic colours have been discontinued and some colours have had a name change! I’d love to know if you knew all this – or am I the only one who hadn’t heard?

Anyway, thanks for sticking with me.

If you have any questions about my cards, just contact me and I’d be happy to answer them.

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion
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Wonderful You – Jane’s Doodles

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Hello. I have another Jane’s Doodles card to share with you today, one that was up on the JD blog earlier this week. Well as many of you know, for many months Jane was unable to send me any new sets die to postage restrictions to Australia. Thankfully that has changed now, and last week I received all the sets that I had missed out on since June….I love playing with new stamps.

Well I got to work straight away and I used the Wonderful You stamp set and created this.

I used some masking paper to mask off the oval and blended in some Distress Oxide inks (Abandoned Coral and Fossilized Amber). The flowers were coloured with Copics and fussy cut before rearranging them a thousand times before I can up with this. The sentiment is from the same set.

And I also realised I hadn’t shared these cards with you either – again all JD cards. This card uses the Seamus stamp set.

And this card uses the adorable Outdoors set – I can’t get enough of that moose!

If you have any questions about my cards, just contact me and I’d be happy to answer them.

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion
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Thankful For You – Jane’s Doodles

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Hello. I have another Jane’s Doodles card to share with you today. This card was inspired by Laura Bassen and her beautiful wreath card. Everything Laura makes is magical, so I tried to channel some of her magic.

I used the Thankful stamp set and stamped two of each leaf and then coloured them with Copics. I re-stamped the images again in VersaFine onyx black ink to make then pop, before fussy cutting them out.

I adhered the wreath to a cream card base and scattered some coloured dots around once finished.

The sentiment is from the same set. Even though we are moving into Spring here in Australia, this autumnal card makes me happy and I love how it turned out.

If you have any questions about my cards, just contact me and I’d be happy to answer them.

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion
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Sending Love and Hello – Jane’s Doodles

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Hello, I’m back with another two cards for Jane’s Doodles. Both cards are very similar, but I wanted the experiment and try this simple technique using different stamps and I got completely different results.

Both cards use the same colour combo of Distress Oxide Inks – Seedless Preserves, Worn Lipstick and Fossilized Amber. I think these colours look great together. I masked off the areas I wanted coloured with either washi tape or masking paper. I sponged on the Distress Ink fairly heavily. For the butterfly card I used the Doodle Butterflies stamp set and stamped it all with VersaFine Onyx black ink.

For the second card I used the Plumeria stamp set and the Hello sentiment is from the Cactus stamp set. No colouring required, so it was a pretty easy and quick set of cards to make. To finish them off I used some Nuvo dots (pearl).

The great news is that Jane is back from her vacation and the shop is once again in full operation.

If you have any questions about my cards, just contact me and I’d be happy to answer them.

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion
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Just For You – Jane’s Doodles

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Hello, I’m back with another card for Jane’s Doodles. Today I have used the the Life is Good stamp set. Jane is currently enjoying a much needed break, so the store won’t be open until the 20th of August.

I stamped the images onto some Neenah white cardstock with Memento Tuxedo Black ink. I then coloured the images with Copic markers before fussy cutting them out.

I masked off a rectangle on the card base and created the green background with Twisted Citron and Mowed Lawn Oxide inks.


If you have any questions, just contact me and I’d be happy to answer them.

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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Hello – Jane’s Doodles

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Hello! I am back with some Jane’s Doodles goodness. Today over on the JD blog I have made this super cute (and super quick) card using the Outdoors and Spring Time stamp sets (I can’t link to the store at the moment as Jane has gone on a much needed holiday for a few weeks).

The animals in this stamp set always make me smile. First I stamped the wreath onto some light blue coloured card stock. I then created a mask before stamping the moose. All coloured with Copic Markers and I add some details in with Prismacolor pencils.

If you have any questions, just contact me and I’d be happy to answer them.

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion
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