Cute Critters – Jane’s Doodles

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Hello friends. My life has been somewhat busy lately as I’ve been writing school reports, and I haven’t had a lot of time to craft. However, I’m pleased to announce that I’m almost finished, and I’m looking forward to the next holiday in 3 weeks time.

Anyway, I’ve had two cards up on the Jane’s Doodle blog over the past few weeks that I haven’t shared here yet.

First up I’ve used the Belated Birthday set to make this cute little critter card. On the inside it says Happy Birthday. See the original post here.

The next card was made for a student in my class who was leaving. I didn’t get a photo of the inside, but it said ‘Have a whale of a time”. I used the Under the Sea stamp set. I love making little scenes, and Jane’s sets are really fun to mix and match. See the original post here.

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Under the Sea, Belated Birthday stamp sets

Card: Neenah solar white card stock

Ink: Versamark ink, Memento Tuxedo black ink, Distress Oxide ink – Salty Ocean, Blueprint Sketch, Peeled Paint, Salty Ocean

Other Supplies: Copic markers, MFT stitched rectangles dies, Cuttlebug, 3D mounting foam, Ink blending tool, Glossy Accents

Thanks for stopping by today. I hope you are having a wonderful day.

Marion

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Watercolour Hello – Penny Black Sneak Peek

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Hello! Today I have a sneak peek of my card that is over on the Penny Black Simplicity at its Best blog at the moment. I hope you will head on over and check it out. For this card I was trying to emulate the very talented Norine Borys. She is one talented card maker and I just love her awesome watercolour style. Make sure you check her blog out as well.

 

Thanks for stopping by,

Marion

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I Can Do All Things – Penny Black

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Happy Sunday. I’m popping in with a card using some Penny Black products. I water coloured this floral image from the Penny Black Sublime stamp set with watercolour paints. Once dry, I added some extra shading with Prismacolor pencils.

The sentiment is from the Penny Black Gifts From Above stamp set. The frame is a Penny Black creative die called Stitched Square and Circles.

I added some ink splatters and some twine and a bow – something I haven’t done in a long time.

Penny Black products used:

Penny Black 30-478 Sublime stamp set
Penny Black 30-429 Gifts From Above stamp set
Penny Black 51-422 Stitched Square and Circles Creative dies

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Black Sublime and Gifts From Above stamp set

Card: Watercolour card stock, Neenah Solar White 110lb, Purple card stock

Ink: VersaFine Onyx black ink, Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolour paints

Other Supplies: Cuttlebug, Penny Black Stitched Square creative die, Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolour paints, Watercolour brushes, Prismacolor pencils, White twine, Pearl embellishment.

I hope you are having a great week.

Marion

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Happy Birthday Crab – Jane’s Doodles

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Happy Saturday. I have a cute Jane’s Doodles card to share with you that I had a lot of fun making. Jane has some adorable stamp sets and it was really fun mixing some of these together. The crab is from the Under the Sea set and sentiment is from a set called Belated Birthday (I did a little stamp surgery here). The present is from a Christmas set called Driving Home for Christmas.

I started with a die cut circle which I blended with a mixture of Salty Ocean and Blueprint Sketch distress oxide inks. I splattered on some water to create the bubbles. The images were stamped and coloured with Copics and then fussy cut them out. The sand hill is hand cut.

This card is a little different as the focal image is on the inside of the card…and can be seen through the window.

Supplies

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Under the Sea, Belated Birthday and Driving Home for Christmas stamp sets

Card: Neenah solar white card stock

Ink: Versamark ink, Memento Tuxedo black ink, Distress Oxide ink – Salty Ocean, Blueprint Sketch

Other Supplies: Copic markers, Spellbinders circle die, Cuttlebug, Googly eyes, 3D mounting foam, Ink blending tool

Thanks for stopping by. I’m off to watch the Royal wedding.

Marion

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Jane’s Doodles blog hop, a giveaway and 25% sale

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Hello! Welcome to another Jane’s Doodles blog hop where the Design Team are showcasing Jane’s latest stamp release – three new stamp sets. You should have arrived from Ange’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 are the three new sets.

Magnolia

 Bless Your Heart

Homemade

My first card features the Magnolia stamp set. Magnolia’s are such magnificent flowers. The sentiment is from an older set (but still a favourite – Doodle Flowers 2)

I used a Lifestyle crafts embossing folder in the background – something subtle so those magnolias could take centre stage.

Next up I made some tags using the Homemade set. These would be perfect to attach to some home baked gifts. The tone-on-tone dots in the background use the Stripes and Dots stamp set.

Giveaway:
In addition to Jane having a 25% off sale on all clear stamps until 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
Marion <—- That’s me

Supplies

Just a note card

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Magnolia  and Doodle Flowers 2 stamp sets

Card: X-Press It blending card, Black card stock

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Versamark ink

Other Supplies: Copic markers, Lifestyle Crafts embossing folder, Cuttlebug, 3D mouting foam, Heat tool, Hero Arts white embossing powder, Anti-static powder bag

Homemade Tags

Stamps: Jane’s Doodles Homemade and Stripes and Dots stamp sets

Card: X-Press It blending card, Hero Arts layering papers

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, VersaFine – Onyx Black ink, Hero Arts inks – Pool and Tide Pool

Other Supplies: Copic Markers, Avery Elle Shaker Tags Elle-ments die, Cuttlebug, 3D mounting foam

 

Your next stop on the hop is Galina’s amazing blog.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy hopping,

Marion

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Happy Day – Penny Black

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Happy Sunday. I have two Penny Black tags to share with you today using the lovely Flower Flourish creative die. I heavily inked up the Penny Black Tagged die with Distress Oxide inks to create a gradient of colour. I then adhered the Flower Flourish die cut with a liquid adhesive and then partially stamped a sentiment from the Happy Thoughts stamp set.

Clean, simple, colourful and very easy to mass produce. I love having gift tags on hand to attached to birthday presents or gift bags.

 Penny Black products used:

Penny Black 51-421 Flower Flourish Creative die
Penny Black 30-416 Happy Thoughts stamp set
Penny Black 51-007 Tagged Creative die

Supplies

Stamps: Penny Happy Thoughts stamp set

Card: Strathmore Bristol Smooth white card stock

Ink: VersaFine Onyx black ink, Distress Oxide Inks – Salty Ocean, Cracked Pistachio, Abandoned Coral, Fozzilised Amber, Spiced Marmalade

Other Supplies: Cuttlebug, Ink blending tool, PB Tagged die, PB Flower Flourish die, Liquid adhesive, Enamel dots, White cotton thread

Thanks for joining me.

Marion

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