Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Jane's Doodles Release Blog Hop


Hi everyone! :o)

Welcome to a Jane's Doodles Release Blog HopToday we are featuring two new stamp sets released into the store. :o)
Super cute spring icons and gorgeous tulips... Love love LOVE!!!!! :o)


For today I prepared two cards using stamps from the 'Spring Icons' stamp set. :o)



My first card today is this Bee Spring Card. :o)


I stamped a sentiment and four bees directly on a white top folded card base. I drew flying paths with a pencil and then traced them with a black fine liner (0.5). I decided to stamp one more bee on the back of the card base, to make additional interest to the card. :o) 

I erased pencil marks and colored bees' bodies with a grey marker. I coated their wings with a transparent varnish and left the card base aside to let the varnish dry completely.

I stamped five more bees on a watercolor paper and colored their bodies in watercolor technique using Distress Inks. After drying, I fussy cut bees, traced edges with a black marker, glued them over grey colored bees on the card base (paper piecing) and my card was finished. :o)



My second card is this CAS (clean and simple), Bunny Spring Card. :o)


I stamped a sentiment and a bunny directly on a white top folded card base. I colored the buny with a grey marker and left the card base aside.

I stamped another bunny on a watercolor paper, colored him in watercolor technique using Distress Inks, fussy cut the bunny, traced edges with the black marker and glued the bunny over the grey bunny.

As a finishing touch, I drew details on a carrot using a black fine liner (0.2) and my card was finished. :o)




I love how my cards turned out. :o)


At the bottom of this post you can find detailed supply list. Link to this post will be in a right sidebar until the Blog Hop ends. :o)


And now to the Blog Hop prize...

Our wonderful Jane is generously giving away one stamp set of winner's choice to one lucky winner. All you have to do is leave a comment on all blogs along the Hop for your chance to win.

Here is the Blog Hop order:

Milka (you are here)
Marion
Neha
Galina
Kaja
Linda
Jane will announce the winner on Friday, April 3rd, 2020, at Jane's Doodles Blog.

Also, Jane is having 30% off sale which ends also on Friday.


Now hop over to Marion's blog and see what she created for today's hop. I can't wait to see. :o)


Thank you for visiting. I hope you enjoyed on my stop today and got inspired. :o) Happy hopping and good luck to all!!! :o) 


    Milka


    List of supplies:
    • Jane's Doodles 'Spring Icons' stamp set
      • watercolor paper
      • white cardstock paper
      • Ranger Archival Ink (Jet Black)
      • Tim's Holtz Distress Inks:
        • Bees
          • Mustard Seed
          • Fossilized Amber
          • Ground Espresso
        • Bunny
          • Tea Dye
          • Ground Espresso
        • Carrot
          • Spiced Marmalade
          • Lucky Clover
      • Mitsubishi Uni pin 0.2
      • Mitsubishi Uni pin 0.5
      • Sakura Quickie Glue Pen
      • transparent varnish extra gloss
      • Fiskars High Precision Personal Paper Trimmer
      • bone folder
      • scissors
      • acrylic block
      • crafting needle
      • Marabu fine rounded paint brush no. 3/0
      • paper towels
      • water
      • pencil
      • eraser
      Bee Spring Card measurements: 89 mm x 133 mm (3 1/2" x 5 1/4)
      Bunny Spring Card measurements: 95 mm x 127 mm (3 3/4" x 5")

      Friday, March 20, 2020

      International Day of Happiness




      Happy International Day of Happiness!!


      “True happiness comes from having a sense of inner peace and contentment, which in turn must be achieved by cultivating altruism, love and compassion, and by eliminating anger, selfishness and greed.”
      His Holiness the Dalai Lama




      Find out more about International Day of Happiness on UN official web pages and official International Happiness Day organization pages.

      Enjoy, smile, make others happy and be happy. :o)


      Milka

      Welcome Spring



      Friedrich Bedřich Smetana - Vltava (The Moldau)
      Album:  Má vlast (My Country)




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