With Heartfelt Sympathy – Penny Black

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Good evening! Today I have a card to share using some Penny Black products. I love ink blending so decided to pull out some awesome Distress Oxide ink colours – Squeezed marmalade, Spiced Marmalade and Candied Apple.

Once the panel was inked up and dried completely, I stamped the branches and bird (from the Penny Black You & Me stamp set) in Versamark ink and white heat embossed them. The sentiment is from the Penny Black Soar stamp set, also white heat embossed.

I added some translucent Nuvo drops around the branches for some additional details.

Penny Black products used:
40-591 Penny Black You & Me stamp set
30-445 Penny Black Soar stamp set

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black You & Me and Soar stamp sets

Card: Neenah Solar White 110lb

Ink: Versamark ink, Distress Oxide Ink – Squeezed marmalade, Spiced Marmalade and Candied Apple

Other Supplies: White embossing powder, heat gun, anti-static powder bag, 3D mounting foam, Nuvo Jewel drops – Sea breeze, Ink blending tools

Thanks for stopping by today,

Marion

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Deck the Halls – Jane’s Doodles

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Hi! I’m back with another Jane’s Doodles card using a gorgeous stamp set called Deck the Halls. I am doing well – I think this is my second Christmas card I’ve made and it’s only October!

I pulled out a cheap set of watercolour paints for this one. Lots of layers and heat setting between layers. I thought I had ruined this on many occasions, but watercolours are very forgiving and somehow I kept adding and ended up with this! I sewed on some silver thread for something different.

Head on over to the Jane’s Doodles blog for more awesome inspiration.

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Deck the Halls stamp set

Card: Neenah solar white card stock, Canson watercolour paper

Ink: Versamark ink, VersaFine Onyx Black ink

Other Supplies: Watercolour set, White embossing powder, Anti-static powder bag, Heat gun, 3D foam, Silver thread

Thanks for stopping by today.

Marion

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Penny Black – Garden Gems

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Hello! I hope this post finds you well. I am on spring break from school and I AM LOVING IT! Sleeping in, making cards, playing games with the kids…it is so good to stop and unwind from work.

Today I have a card for Penny Black that uses a technique that I have never tried before! I guess it is no-line colouring, but for me it was so good to get out the Prismacolor pencils and blend and play! This wasn’t a quick card to make, but I sure enjoyed the colouring process.

The stamp I used is the Penny Black Garden Gems rubber stamp. I stamped this is VersaFine Smoky Grey ink. The great thing about this stamp is that it shows the shading, so it helps me to know where to put the shadows and highlights.

The sentiment is from the Penny Black Happy Critters stamp set and was white heat embossed onto some grey card stock.

Penny Black products used:
40-591 Penny Black Garden Gems
30-479 Penny Black Happy Critters 

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black Garedn Gems and Happy Critter stamp sets

Card: Neenah Solar White 110lb, Plum card stock, Grey card stock

Ink: VersaFine Smokey Gray ink, Versamark ink

Other Supplies: Prismacolor pencils (Pomegranate 195, Process Red 994, Hot Pink 993, Dark Green 908, Peacock Green 907, Apple Green 912, Limepeel 1005, Spring Green 913, 90% Cool Grey 1067, Ginger Root 1084), White embossing powder, heat gun, anti-static powder bag, 3D mounting foam

Thanks for stopping by today,

Marion

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Jane’s Doodles Cards Galore!

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Hello! Long time no hear! My life has been somewhat hectic of late, and I haven’t had a lot of time for card making or blogging!

However, I have today off from work and I thought I would catch up on my blog and the cards that I have made for Jane’s Doodles over the past 6 weeks or so that I haven’t posted here yet. Buckle in! I’ll keep it brief. I won’t list the supplies for each one, as I’m not sure it is worth my while, but if you want to know something, just contact me!

First up is a card that is going up on the JD blog tonight – so consider it a preview! It uses the Mom and Bless Your Heart stamp sets.

Next up are two cards that use the Oh Ship! stamp set. The sentiment on the first card is from the Birthday Wishes stamp set and the small sentiment on the second cards is from the All Occasions stamp set.

The next card uses the Tropical Fun stamp set – perfect summery images in this set.

Birthday cards and tags are always needed in my house, so the next two cards have been or will be put to use very quickly. They use the Magical stamp set.

Supplies

Stamps: See links under each card

If you stuck around with me for this long, well done! Please contact if you want to know specific supplies. I’ll be back next week for a Jane’s Doodles blog hop featuring some new stamp sets. Until then,

Marion

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Bear Hugs – Jane’s Doodles

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Hello! Today I have a Jane’s Doodles card to share with you using the Bear Hugs stamp set.

I tried to create a scene that incorporated the Northern Lights. Not sure I fully achieved my goal, but I had a lot of fun and got very inky in the process.

One day I hope to experience the Northern Lights with my own eyes. I find it a fascinating phenomenon – God’s handiwork and artistry for all to enjoy.

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Bear Hugs stamp set

Card: Neenah solar white card stock

Ink: Memento Tuxedo black ink, VersaFine Onyx black ink, Distress Oxide inks – Lucky Clover, Twisted Citron, Wilted Violet, Blueprint Sketch

Other Supplies: Copic markers, White gel pen, Prismacolor pencil – grey, Spray bottle, Paper towel

Thanks for stopping by today. Be sure to check out the Jane’s Doodle blog for daily inspiration.

Marion

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Sweet and Wonderful – Penny Black

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Happy Sunday. I’m popping in with a card using some uber cute Penny Black products. I simply love Penny Black’s cute critters and this one really caught my eye. This little fellow is from the Sweet You! stamp set. This is a very simple one layer card, coloured with Copics.

Penny Black products used:

Penny Black 30-471 Sweet You! stamp set

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black Sweet You! stamp set

Card: Neenah Solar White 110lb

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, VersaFine Onyx black ink

Other Supplies: Copic Markers

Thanks for your company today,

Marion

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