Author: Leanne West

Merry Carolers Card with Leanne

Hello and happy November! We are in the home stretch to the holiday season. I’ve been busy making lots of Christmas cards so I think I’ll be well stocked when it comes time to send them out in a few weeks. The card I’m sharing today is a little more on the simple side (simple by my standards, lol). I created a small wintery scene with the sweet images from the Merry Carolers stamp set. I started with a white A2 card base to which I added a plaid panel. This panel was created with one of Hello Bluebird’s...

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Special Delivery Card with Leanne

Hello there! Have you had a chance to shop the October release yet? This release has some sweet holiday sets to choose from including the one I’m featuring today. The Dear Santa stamp set and Special Delivery word die work so well together to create such a cute holiday design. This card is A6 size (6 x 4.5 inches). I started with covering the card front with some striped patterned paper. I created my scene on a 4 x 5.5 inch panel of white card stock. I added a little blue shading with tumbled glass distress ink and then...

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Wild Flower Card Re-make with Leanne

Hello everyone! I have another fall card to share and this one is a re-make of a design I made a couple years ago using the same Hello Bluebird stamps. I loved this card design so much. The original was done in spring colors but I wanted to recreate it with an autumnal color palette. I’ll add a photo of the original card at the end of this post so be sure to scroll all the way down to see it. Since I had the layout for this design already figured out, all I had to do was stamp,...

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Fall Celebration Card with Leanne

Happy September everyone! The first day of fall is September 22nd and I can’t wait!. After the hot summer we’ve had this year, I think the beginning of fall is cause for celebration. So today I’m sharing a mini slimline card featuring the Oh Happy Day stamp set which has the perfect images for any type of joyful celebration. By using an autumnal color palette and switching confetti out with falling leaves, I was able to make this cute stamp set work for a fall theme. I wanted the background for the scene to be a warm green color....

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Sea Friends Grid Card with Leanne

Waving hello to you all! I’m back sharing another card featuring stamps from the August Release. It’s no surprise that the Sea Friends stamp set has been so popular. I think almost every Hello Bluebird fan has been hoping for a Mermaid stamp set to be released. It certainly does not disappoint! I’ve made a grid style slimline card using some of those cute images from Sea Friends along with a few from Sea Life. The background is a blend of Salvaged Patina and Unchartered Mariner Distress Oxide Inks. I used the Uncharted Mariner color to stamp the schooling...

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