An Owl for Jarrah

I needed a gift for a friend who recently had a baby boy. I decided to make a personalised picture to hang in his room. I had fun making this project and I love how it turned out.

Owl for Jarrah

Supplies

Stamps: None

Ink: Distress Ink – Walnut Stain

Card: Neenah Solar white card stock

Other Supplies: Sizzix Big Owl #2 die, Die-Namics High Rise Alphabet lower case, Cuttlebug, Foam dimensionals, White Frame, Creative Pl – Make and Create 12 x 12 paper pack, Echo Park – 6 x 6 Dots and Stripes Paper pack, Blending Pool

Thanks for visiting,

Marion

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Welcome baby – Print Candee

Hi everyone,

This month at Print Candee the Creative Team are making some fun projects with the theme of ‘Anything Goes’. My biggest problem was deciding which products to choose! Have you been to the store yet? There are hundreds of awesome digital products to choose from.

My sister-in-law is about to have a baby so I though that I would create some baby cards – I have all bases covered, depending on what she has! Now that is organisation!

These projects were simple to create. I layered up the clothesline image over the top of the background paper in Illustrator (same thing can also be done in Photoshop or Microsoft Word) and printed them off onto some Leather grain card. I did change the opacity of the background digi paper so that it was a little more subdued. I printed the clothesline images out again so that I could create some dimension. To add extra detail to the clothing, I used my Prismacolor pencils to add some shading.

Supplies:

Digital Images/Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Noah Ark stamp (sentiment), Spring Fling Paper Pack (The Digi Butterfly), Baby Boy Clothesline Clipart (Pink Pueblo), Baby Girl Clothesline Clipart (Pink Pueblo)
Ink: Canon colour printer, VersaFine Ink – Onyx Black
Card: Leather grain white card stock, Regal Craft Card – white textured
Other Supplies: Kaisercraft pearls – snow, Carl craft punch – small heart, Googly eyes, Prismacolor pencils, Glossy Accents

Thanks for dropping by. Digital images are fun to play with – why not give them a go? Check out all the goodies that Print Candee has to offer.

Until next time,

Marion


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Welcome Baby

Greetings from North Queensland! I now understand why a lot of Aussies head north during the winter! I am currently sitting in my sister’s lounge room in shorts and t-shirt with the ceiling fan on…and it is winter! It is such a nice change from cold land down south!

Anyway, yesterday my Mum, sister and I had our little craft stall at the Craft Spectacular and it was such a fun day! Lots of people through the door and lots of sales which is always exciting! In addition to selling my cards, I also made a whole heap of little girls hair clips out of grosgrain ribbon and felt…so when I get home I’ll take some decent pictures and share them with you all.

But onto a baby card that I made recently which was one of my sales yesterday. I used the ‘Welcome Baby’ sentiment out of Jane’s Doodles ‘Noah’s Ark’ stamp set and stamped it repeatedly in distress inks to make the background. The giraffe is a Recollections stamp and coloured in with copic markers.

Supplies:

Stamps: Recollections – Zoo-Licious, Jane’s Doodles – Noah’s Ark stamp set (sentiment) , Hero Arts – Playful Animals stamp set (CL155) (little star), Hero Arts – Envelope Pattern woodblock stamp (S5507)
Ink: Versafine Ink – sepia, Memento Ink – Tuxedo Black, Distress inks – dried marigold, scattered straw
Card: X-Press It Blending card, Regal Craft Card (white smooth square fold), green card
Other Supplies: Copic markers, Glossy Accents, Basic Grey button – brights, foam dimensional, spellbinders Nesties – label 4, Cuttlebug, Kaisercraft grosgrain ribbon – brown, DMC Floss – white, Quickutz die – tag, AnnaBelle Stamps pearls – 3mm, blending tool

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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Another day, another dino!

Hello fellow crafties,

Yet another dino card from me….but don’t you think he is cute? I just love how versatile this little guy from The Digistamp Boutique is.
My cousin has just had a little boy and so I have made this card for baby Riley. I really had lots of fun stamping the text on the background….really subtle, but effective. And yes…it was stamped with distress inks!

I thought the kitchen twine bow finished him off nicely.

I am entering this into The Digistamp Boutique June monthly competition.

Supplies:

Stamps: Eric Dino – Digi stamp from the DigiStamp Boutique, ‘Baby’ sentiment (not sure of the brand – was from a really cheap stamp set from a really cheap variety shop)
Ink: Printer, VersaColor Cubes – Atlantic, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Dried Marigold, Scattered Straw
Card: Regal Craft Card (white square single fold), white card, green card
Other Supplies: Spellbinders Nestabilities – Labels 2, kitchen twine, foam dimensionals, blending tool, Glossy Accents, Copic marker – brown

Thanks for looking,

Marion

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Cute as a button

Hi there,

Today I have a baby card to share with you using distress inks and some of Jane’s Doodles fabulous buttons! I love these buttons and they are highly prized treasures in my collection! The layout is the latest FTL #133.

I am entering this card into 2 challenges – Scrapbook Boutique’s button challenge (where at least 3 buttons are to be used) and JayGee Nook’s Challenge #5 where this is the inspiration photo. I was drawn to the beautiful turquoise, yellow and white.

And here it is…

and a close up of those lovely buttons and embossing…

I created the background by embossing a plain piece of white card with a Cuttlebug embossing folder and then using a blending tool and Broken China distress ink, I rubbed over the top and kept rubbing until I was happy with the coverage. I love how the inside of the flowers remained white.

Supplies:

Stamps: Hero Arts “Envelope pattern” woodblock stamp (S5507)
Ink: Tim Holtz distress ink – Broken China
Card: Regal Craft Card (white textured single fold), plain white card
Other Supplies: Cuttlebug embossing folder – Caramelo, Cuttlebug, Jane’s Doodle buttons – pastels, Kaisercraft pearls – snow, turquoise and white ribbon, kitchen twine, Fiskars scallop border punch, computer generated sentiment – “Tinkertoy” font, Tim Holtz blending tool, foam dimensionals, glossy accents (to glue the buttons on with).

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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Baby cards

Baby girls seem to be the flavour of the month in my world so I searched through my papers for some pretty pinks and this is what I came up with! The cute image is a digistamp from a set called Simply Baby Collection from the Digistamp Boutique. Cute digis with so many possibilities.

I am loving the simplicity of this first one – I printed the image and the sentiment straight onto the card and then a little paper pieced dress with some pearls and some scored lines – done!! The pink dotty paper is so beautiful – I bought it from my local craft shop but have no idea of the brand – it is an Australian made cotton paper – so soft and fun to play with!!

A close up of the paper piecing.

And the second one…I am not a huge  fan of this one, but I’ll post it anyway! I added some kindyglitz to make it sparkle!

I am entering both of these cards into the DigiStamp Boutique February competition.

Supplies:

[Welcome Sophie]

Stamps: Digistamp – Simply Baby Collection from the DigiStamp Boutique
Ink: Bubble jet printer
Card: Regal Craft Card (white textured single fold), Australian made cotton pink dotty paper (no idea of brand)
Other Supplies: Kaisercraft pearls – Hot pink, foam dimensionals, Computer font “Freehand591 BT”, Fiskars cutting board and scoring stylus, WRMK corner chomper

[Welcome Sweet Baby]

Stamps: Digistamp – Simply Baby Collection from the DigiStamp Boutique
Ink: Bubble jet printer
Card: Regal Craft Card (white textured single fold), Australian made cotton pink dotty paper (no idea of brand), pink cardboard, white card
Other Supplies: Kaisercraft pearls – Hot pink, foam dimensionals, Computer font “CAC Pinafore”, Cuttlebug embossing folder – Polka Dots, prismacolor pencils, gamsol, Kindyglitz – Crystalina, Kaisercraft pink grosgrain ribbon

Until next time,

Marion

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