New AnnaBelle Stamps, a Giveaway and a Blog Hop

Posted by on July 19, 2013 in Annabelle Stamps, Distress inks, Flowers, Stamping, Water colour | 35 comments

Hello and welcome to the AnnaBelle Stamps new release Blog Hop. You should have arrived from Kylie’s lovely blog.


Today, three new stamps sets are being released into the store. They are Cherry Blossom, Remember When and Beside the Sea.

First up I have made a card using the set Cherry Blossom. I had fun painting with Distress Markers and water onto watercolour paper.

Blossom Flower

Cherry Blossom - detail

Next up I used the Remember When stamp set. This one is coloured with Prismacolor pencils and a Derwent blending pencil.

Remember When


Card 1: You Make my Heart Sing

Stamps: AnnaBelle Stamps Cherry Blossom stamp set

Ink: VersaFine Onyx Black, Distress Markers – Worn Lipstick, Spun Sugar, Faded Jeans, Tumbled Glass, Broken China, Chipped Sapphire, Peeled Paint, Crushed Olive, Pumice Stone.

Card: Canson watercolour paper

Other Supplies: AnnaBelle Stamps white embossing powder, Heat tool, Watercolour brush, Fine black marker

Card 2: Thinking of You

Stamps: AnnaBelle Stamps Remember When stamp set

Ink: VersaFine Onyx Black, Memento – Tuxedo Black

Card: Copic X-Press It Blending card, Hero Arts Folded notecard – Mandarin

Other Supplies: Prismacolor Pencils, Derwent Blending pencil, Fine black marker, Post it notes (for masking)

Now for a GIVEAWAY. If you would like to win all three new stamp sets, comment on all of the DT’s blog and then head back to the ABS blog and add your name to the inlinkz. You have until Sunday 8pm (Australian EST) to enter.

Also if you purchase all three new stamp sets as a bundle, you’ll get a 20% discount, but only for this weekend.

Your next stop on the hop is Therese.

Thanks for stopping by,


Blog Hop Order

ABS blog




Marion <– you’re here!





ABS Blog


  1. Wow, fabulous cards, your watercoloured one is so pretty and striking!

  2. Three GORGEOUS new sets & FABULOUS cards πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

  3. Lovely cards! Love the effect of distress inks on watercolor paper. Great stamp sets!

  4. Love your designs, your remember when card is gorgeous, those beautiful poppies just ‘pop’ off of the page πŸ™‚
    xx Milly

  5. As usual Marion more beautiful work. Love your watercolour

  6. Stunning cards! Your colouring is gorgeous. Your distress water colouring is superb.

  7. Gorgeous cards to showcase this amazing new release! The eye-catcher for me: your poppies from Remember When. Simply stunning! Thanks for sharing and inspiring!

  8. Such different techniques beautifully done. Love the effect on your watercoloured card. Beautiful.

  9. Beautiful, Marion! The colour washing and highlighting puts a whole different emphasis on your gorgeous stamping πŸ™‚

  10. Love your cards. I’m especially taken with the white embossing. So pretty.

  11. Your cards are great! Such gorgeous new stamp sets! Love your poppy card!

  12. Lovely cards! Love the watercolor look!

  13. loved how you used those wonderful sets. beautiful and bright cards.

  14. Both cards are so beautiful. I love the water color effect and the layout on the Poppy card!

  15. Wow I have no idea how you did the watercolor but its fab

  16. Pretty cards! Love how you used the distress markers on the watercolor paper–turned out so nice!

  17. Gorgeous water colour cards.

  18. WOW!!…. No really Marion… WOW! Your water colouring is just amazing on the Cherry Blossoms card and I love the pop of colour in your Remember When card… Again…WOW!! Xx

  19. I love how you colored the stamps. It’s been so cool to see them used in so many different styles on the blog hop.

  20. Beautiful cards.

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  21. WOW Marion! Definitely a ‘must try’ for me, that watercolour effect with the Distress markers is the reason why I bought them…. you have totally inspired me to finally get to and just do it!

  22. Lovely cards. The remember when set is gorgeous. Thanks for Shariing.

  23. All great releases but I really love “Cherry Blossom” and you have done a great job of showing this new release with these awesome cards.

  24. Wow both are beautiful projects but your watercolour card is simply breathtaking. Hugs xNx

  25. Don’t know what happened to my comment – what was MEANT to go there was that I just love your cards, the first one in particular – the white embossing just sets off the watercolouring to perfection!

  26. i love the watercolouring, thanks for the chance to win

  27. Those cards are gorgeous – really love the poppies.

  28. Beautiful cards Marion, I love your watercolouring. Cathy x

  29. Wow. Love both of these cards. Thanks for the inspiration.

  30. Lovely cards, I especially like the floral card.

  31. Gorgeous cards! Love the watercolour and the blue around the poppies!

  32. love the distress markers very cool card

  33. Gorgeous cards and all the new stamps look awesome – hugs xx

  34. LOVE your gorgeous cards, Marion! Love the watercolour one and your poppies are gorgeous, when I look at it I feel like I’m in a poppy field, love it!

    Take Care,
    Kylie X

  35. WOW! These are amazing Marion. I especially love the look of the first card, your colouring is perfection! xxM

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