Author: Marine Simon

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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Create Your Own Images With Marine

Hello there, . Today I’m taking you with me for a trip to Hawaii! Going there is one my dreams, so until I get to make that dream come true, this card is a good way to virtually visit the archipelago! . . I started with the coloring. I stamped all my images using Potting Soil ink by Ranger, cut everything using the coordinating dies, and colored all the pieces using my alcohol markers..We don’t have palm trees in our Hello Bluebird collection, maybe in the next release, who knows ^^ so I decided to create them myself. For...

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Two Besties with Marine

Hi everyone, Marine here with a sweet little scene showcasing two adorable friends from my favorite set from the last release: Besties. I first started by stamping all my images on white cardstock using Potting Soil ink by Ranger. I like to use this brown ink when I use Hello Bluebird stamps because I think it goes very well with the style of images. So I stamped and cut everything, and colored the images using my alcohol markers. Like always I used several sets to create my little scene: Besties, Picked for you, Oh nuts, Skating party, Banner buddies...

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