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 are showcasing Jane’s latest stamp set called Cozy Up! 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 is the Cozy Up! stamp set.

I’ve made two very different cards using this set. The first one has quite a retro feel to it. I masked off several areas using washi tape, and made sure that the stamps fit into the space I was creating for them. I then inked up each rectangle using a variety of Distress Oxide inks (I gave my daughter free range of the colour choices and where to put them – and I think she did a great job). All that was left to do, was stamp the images from the set with a new rich black ink – I used VersaFine Onyx black ink.

The second card is a little bit more traditional in style. I stamped and coloured the images in with Copics and used a MFT die to cut out the arched shape. This sentiment is from an older set (but one I reach for ALL the time) and is called All Occasions. I haven’t used patterned paper in so long, so it was fun to create a wallpaper feel for the background.

Giveaway:
In addition to Jane having a 25% off sale on all clear stamps until this Wednesday, 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! Good luck!

Blog Hop Order:
Milka
Neha
Kaja
Marion <—- That’s me
Galina
Janine
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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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A Little Foxy Note – Jane’s Doodles

Jane's Doodle BannerPopping in quickly with a card for Jane’s Doodles. I masked off a circle on some watercolour paper and then went to town with some Distress Inks and a paintbrush. The Fox is from Jane’s Doodles Hello Friend set and the sentiment is from the Doodle Flower’s 2 stamp set. I think it looks like he is sitting in front of a huge moon!

Just a note - Jane's Doodles | Marion Vagg

Just a note - detail | Marion Vagg

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Hello Friend stamp set, Jane’s Doodles Doodle Flower’s 2 stamp set (sentiment)

Card: Canson watercolor paper, SSS black card stock, X-Press It Blending card stock

Ink: VersaFine Onyx Black, Versamark ink, Distress Ink – Peacock Feathers, Mowed Lawn

Other Supplies: Hero Arts white embossing powder, Anti – static pillow, Heat tool, Inkadinkadoo masking paper, Spellbinders circle die, Cuttlebug, Martha Stewart heart punch, Red Stickles, paintbrush


Thanks for visiting my blog today. Until next time.

Marion

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It’s your Special Day with Penny Black

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Today I am back sharing a card using some of the new Penny Black products from their latest release Bring on the Happy.

I have created a fun scene using the Live it Up! stamp set and paired it with a sentiment from the Sprinkles and Smiles stamp set. I coloured in the balloons with Copics and added some clear Wink of Stella glitter pen for some subtle shine. I masked off a circle and blended in some Salty Ocean distress ink to create the sky.

Special Day PB | Marion Vagg

Penny Black products used:
Live it Up! stamp set
Sprinkles and Smiles stamp set

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black Live it Up! stamp set, Sprinkles and Smiles stamp set

Card: X-Press It Blending card

Ink: VersaFine Onyx Black, Memento – Tuxedo Black, Distress Ink – Salty Ocean

Other Supplies: Copic Markers (BG23, BG49, BG15, B02, B04, B06, R05, R35, R39, Y15, Y17, Y19, YG03, YG17, YG67, YR12, YR65, YR68, E27), Inkadinkado masking paper, Spellbinders Circle die, Cuttlebug, Zig Wink of Stella Brush Glitter pen – clear, WRMK Corner Chomper, Foam dimensionals, Ink Blending tool

Make sure you head over to the Simplicity at its Best blog for more inspiration.

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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Copic Class Cards

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I thought I would share some more cards which I created a couple of weeks ago now, right at the beginning of the Online Card Class – Copics Markers for Card Makers. I get a bit slack with photographing and then posting on my blog. I’ve really been enjoying the stamp set Up and Away by Mama Elephant. This has been a great set to keep on practising those Copic skills. I like these images as they are not too big as I get a little overwhelmed when I have to colour in large images with Copics.

The first one is my favourite. I like the shading on the bunny and those balloons were fun.

Birthday Bunny | Marion Vagg

I tried blending into white on the bear’s face and tummy using the colourless blender.

Birthday Bear |Marion Vagg

Each of the animals are popped up on foam dimensionals to add some interest.

Birthday Fox | Marion Vagg

I actually made 6 of these as gave them as a set to my sister for her birthday last week. I will be making more of these in the future as they are so much fun to make!

Supplies

Stamps: Mama Elephant Up and Away Stamp set, PTI Boutique Borders Birthday Stamp set

Card: X-Press It Blending card, Lawn Fawn notecards

Ink: Memento – Tuxedo Black ink, VersaFine – Onyx Black

Other Supplies: Copic Markers (I don’t seem to take note of the colours sorry!), Foam dimensionals, Cuttlebug, Spellbinders nestabilities dies, Tombow Mono-Multi liquid adhesive

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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Copics and backgrounds

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Hi there. I have been taking the Online Card Class – Copics Markers for Card Makers and have really been enjoying learning new ways of using my Copics. I don’t have a ton of Copics, but I am trying to get more mileage out of what I have. For this card I was playing around with creating a brick background as taught by Sandy Allnock on Day 9.

Happy Birthday Dog | Marion Vagg

I was going to mount the doggie panel onto a white card panel, but it looked too plain so I went to town with Pumice Stone distress ink mixed with water and had some paintbrush flicking fun! I think it adds to the whimsical look of the card.

Happy Birthday Dog | Marion Vagg

Well I am off to keep practising with my Copics.

Supplies

Stamps: Dog image (Digital image from the Critters in the Burbs) courtesy of Lawn Fawn and the Online card class, PTI Boutique Borders birthday Stamp set

Card: X-Press It Blending card

Ink: Memento – Tuxedo Black ink, Distress Ink – Pumice Stone, VersaFine – Onyx Black

Other Supplies: Copic Markers (N0, C3, C4, C6, YG03, YG23, YG17, G07, BG15, BG49,Y15, Y17, E34), Copic Multi liner – 0.3, Foam dimensionals, Cuttlebug, Spellbinders nestabilities dies, Paintbrush, Glossy Accents

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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Cup Cake Toppers – Jane’s Doodles

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Hi there. I have a fun project up on the Jane’s Doodles blog today – cup cake toppers.  I used the adorable Garden Friends stamp set. I had a lot of fun making these little guys (and I will also say, the whole family had a lot of fun eating them too. Just for the record they were red velvet cupcakes :).

Cup Cake Toppers 1 | Marion Vagg

Cup Cale Toppers 2 | Marion Vagg

Cup Cake Toppers 3 | Marion Vagg

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Garden Friends stamp set

Card: X-Press It Blending card

Ink: Memento – Tuxedo Black

Other Supplies: Copic markers, Recollections 6×6 paper pad – All Girl, MME 6×6 paper pad – Happy Day, Glossy Accents, Toothpicks, Spellbinders circle dies, Cuttlebug, foam dimensionals, Ranger Enamel Accents – black, Red Velvet cupcakes (and they were YUM!)

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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