Category Archives: Penny Black Stamps & Dies

(2018 c38) Butterfly Birthdays

Today I am RE-CREATING a favorite card I made back in October of 2016.  I totally changed the color palet but kept the main layout. For Today’s card I stamped and heat embossed in gold the butterfly from Unity Stamps:  Kit of the Month June 2014 In Love With Love For the background I colored with Tim Holtz Distress …

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(2017 c81) Winter Wonderland, Impression Obsession, Penny Black, Sizzix

  I had fun coloring the background with cheap watercolors by Crayola. The small trees were cut from green cardstock  with Impression Obsession dies called Fir Trees DIE084-V.  For the largest tree I used Sizzix dies called Woodlands 660978.  I lightly brushed white paint over the branches.  The deer were stamped with Nature’s Friends by Penny …

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(2017 c74) Christmas snowflake Tag

For Today’s tag I got my inspiration from Mandy Stacey’s snowflake tag  seen on this post. As you can see on the picture on the right I started by coloring paper with Distress Inks by Ranger: Salty Ocean, Picked Raspberry, Faded Jeans and Seedless Preserves.  I spattered water on background and re-applied inks several times to achieve the final …

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(2017 c69) Penny Black Tag Ornament

I make Christmas Ornaments for my 6 Grandchildren. The second picture shows the front of one and the back of the second one (2 done and 4 more to make). Today’s SHAKER Tag Ornament was stamped and heat embossed onto a heat resistant 3M Transparency Film for High Temperature Laser Copiers On the front side with the sentiment and …

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(2017 c65) Penny Black, Distress Oxide Inks

Penny Black die used:  Red and Greens   first I cut 5 out and colored with Tim Holtz Distress Ink by Ranger then heat embossed with clear EP.  The background was inked with Distress Oxide Ink:  Twisted Citron, Cracked Pistachio and then I spritzed a stencil with water and pressed into the center which caused the Oxide ink to react. It was a little …

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(2017 c64) Penny Black, Sizzix

Scene created by stamping trees from Nature’s Friends by Penny Black. Then I “painted”  the snow shadows and the sky with Tim Holtz Distress Ink by Ranger .  The sentiment is from Sizzix thinlits die set called Holiday Words: Script. Challenges Entered: PennyBlack:  Holiday Head Start  (Christmas) SimonSaysStamp:  Anything Goes MFTCardChallenges:  Color Challenge #80

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(2017 c62) Penny Black

Simple watercolor wash using Tumbled Glass & Broken China Distress Inks by Ranger over heat embossed image on watercolor paper. Stamps used:  A Festive Season by Penny Black Challenges Entered: PennyBlack:  Holiday Head Start ArtImpressionsStamps:  Chal. 219 – Stamp a Scene SimonSaysStamp:  Monochrom (Mon)

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(2017 c58) Penny Black, Nature’s Friends

This card was made like my previous card seen HERE, but I switched up the placement by adding another tree that was stamped barely on the left edge of the sponged image and on the card base to the left of it. The background was masked off and sponged with Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger.  Sentiment from same stamp …

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(2017 c56) Penny Black with Distress Oxide Ink Background

Stamps used:  Nature’s Friends by Penny Black.  The tree and deer were stamped with Versamark ink and heat embossed with Black EP. The background was masked off and sponged with Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger. Sentiment from same stamp set was added below focal image and heat embossed with a sparkly blue EP. This was mounted on an old piece of …

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(2017 c55) Penny Black Winter Peace on Earth

Stamps used:  Nature’s Friends by Penny Black  The trees were stamped with distress ink then stamped the snow layer & head embossed with white.  I used Versamark pen over the green portions and heat em bossed the rest of the trees with clear EP. I masked and sponged with Tim Holtz Distress Ink by Ranger to create the sky and snowbanks …

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