Author: Marine Simon

[VIDEO] Feed the birds with Marine

Hey everyone, Marine here with a winter card featuring my favorite set from last release: Feed the birds, as well as My Snowman for the sentiment, O Christmas Tree for the trees, and Merry Mice for the street lamps. I stamped my images on 80lbs Neenah solar white cardstock using Memento tuxedo black ink, and as always I used my alcohol markers to color everything. Next I set the images aside and moved on to the background. I cut an 8,5 x 3,5″ bristol panel and started by covering it with tumbled glass distress ink. Once it was all...

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[VIDEO] My Snowman with Marine

Hello there, Marine here with a slimline card showcasing the new My Snowman stamp set and the new Tall Trees Scene die. I cut the background elements out of Strathmore bristol cardstock using this new Tall Trees Scene die, and used tumbled glass distress ink to bring more interest and not just have plain white pieces. To give more texture to those trees and borders, I added drops of tumbled glass and broken china. And finally I added liquid stardust to the elements to give those pieces a frosty look. Next I created the sky on an 8,5 x 3,5″...

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Christmas is coming with Marine

Hello everyone, Marine here, back with a soft winter wonderland slimline card. I started by cutting my background elements out of Strathmore bristol smooth cardstock: a panel measuring 8-1/8 x 3,5″ and also some hill borders that I cut using the Ocean Waves Scene Horizontal die. And the distress inks I used to create my winter sky on the slimline panel are tumbled glass, shaded lilac and wilted violet. . . Once I was happy with the ink blending, I splattered water on the paper to create texture, I also made the sky super shiny using liquid stardust all...

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[VIDEO] Frightful Little Bits with Marine

Hello there, this is Marine, I’m back with a monochromatic card showcasing Frightful Little Bits. I like to make that kind of card for Halloween, I think it gives an extra spooky mood to a project. I stamped my images using memento tuxedo black ink. I cut them using the coordinating dies and used my alcohol markers to color everything. To create the background I started by die cutting trees using the Birch Trees die set. I cut them out of Strathmore bristol smooth cardstock and used hickory smoke and black soot distress inks to color them. And to ground my little spooky...

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[Video] Magical Fairy Dance with Marine

Hey there, Marine here with a magical card featuring some lovely dancing fairies. I started by stamping all the images on 80lb Neenah solar white cardstock using an alcohol marker friendly black ink, I cut them all using the coodinating dies and colored them using my alcohol markers. From last release, I used images from two sets: Fairy Dance and Garden Party. When the coloring was done, I cut all the background elements out of Strathmore bristol smooth cardstock using the new Fairy Glade Scene Horizontal die and colored them using distress inks: mushroom heads: spun sugar & picked...

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