Author: Gemma Campbell

Joyful Mouse with Gemma

With the warm days of summer behind us, I’m definitely getting in the mood for making Christmas cards. Today I have a card using an adorable Hello Bluebird Christmas stamp set called Joyful Mouse. I love to make Christmas cards with non-traditional colours. I decided on a colour scheme of rose gold and coloured my images with soft pinks and browns. For the background, I took a piece of white card slightly smaller than my card base, and die cut the word Christmas across the width, using the Charlie Alpha die set. I also die cut the letters again...

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Fall Friends with Gemma

Today I’m sharing a card using the Fall Friends stamp set, a popular set from the August release. My card also features some other August release products and some from the July release. I began with the background. I stamped the Blowing Leaves background stamp with Frayed Burlap distress oxide ink onto kraft card. I then layered this onto a card base. I then die cut the Gallery Frame 2 die from white card, and layered the frame over the top. To build the scene, I added some die cut Birch Trees to the card, along with some clouds...

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Honeycomb Shaker with Gemma

My card today features the cute Bee Happy stamp set and coordinating dies. I used the fantastic hexagon stamps and die included in the set to create a geometric background complete with shaker areas! This card took me several attempts to get right. Not because it’s an especially complicated design, just that I was having one of those crafty days when I kept making silly mistakes! I’m sure we’ve all been there, but I’m glad I persevered and finished this card as I love the look. I began with a piece of white card measuring the same size as my...

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Hippos on Holiday with Gemma

Today I’m sharing a card featuring the Hello Bluebird Hippos on Holiday stamp set and coordinating dies. We are experiencing a heat wave in the U.K. and just looking at this scene makes me want to visit the seaside! I love to create cards with images that pop out of the scene. I think it brings the whole card together when the scene isn’t constrained. I began by die cutting a circle aperture in a piece of white card, the same size as my card base. On the card base, I masked off areas for some ink blending. The...

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Just Sayin’ Happy Birthday with Gemma

Hello, Gemma here today to share a card using some lovely products from the May release. Just Sayin’ is a really fun and versatile set. I love how many sentiments are included, which gives so many possibilities for cards. I began by stamping and copic colouring the three critters from from the set. I also coloured some accessories. I added gel pen details, then die cut everything with the coordinating dies. Next, I cut a piece of white card, the same width as my card base, but shorter. To add some interest to this, I used one of the...

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