Month: January 2020

McGregor’s Garden by Suzy Plantamura

Hello friends and Happy New Year to all of you! Today I have moved away from winter themed cards and I made a spring card to share with you. I have had this stamp set for a while and hadn’t had a chance to use it, so today is the day! It is called McGregor’s Garden. I love that ALL my Hello Bluebird stamps are so cute and still so useful no matter how long I have had them. Here is an image of the full card: I made this card using the Skating Pond Scene Die for the...

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Hello everyone, Marine here with a pop-up birthday card showcasing the lovely unicorns from the Unicorn Tales stamp set. This set is one of my favorite and I’m super happy to share my first Hello Bluebird card of the year! To start, I die cut all the elements I needed to build the pop-up card base and assembled everything. Feel welcome to watch the video at the end to see the process ^^ In my head, unicorns go with sparkles and maybe rainbows, so I cut three rainbow sections out of blue, silver and white adhesive glitter cardstock using...

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Chevron Happy Birthday with Gemma

Hello and a happy new year to you!  For my post today, I decided to make a masculine birthday card as I never seem to have enough of these on hand. I lean towards more typographic cards for masculine birthdays. I think you can’t go wrong with big bold sentiments and graphic designs. I began with the background. I chose an ombré of blue card, using the Basic Borders die set to cut strips with chevron edges. I secured these together at the back with washi tape. To add interest, I used the other chevron die from the Basic Borders die...

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Mixing Up Hello Bluebirds Pig Stamp Sets with Nicky

Hello everybody and happy new year!  I’m first up on the blog this year and mixing up my Hello Bluebird stamp sets.   The pig stamp sets have always been amongst my very favourites, they are scaled to work together seamlessly and so I created this colourful birthday card. To create this card I first ink blended a panel using Distress Oxide Ink in Blueprint Sketch and another panel using DI in Crushed Olive.  The sky was splashed with water droplets which I quickly blotted up and the grass portion splattered with more Crushed Olive ink.  The sky portion was...

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