Author: Leanne West

Fairy Garden Gallery Frame Card with Leanne

Hello everyone! Leanne here today.  Ever since it’s release last month, the Fairy Garden stamp set has most certainly become one of my top fav Hello Bluebird sets.  I’m sure that I’m not alone in saying that.  The card I’m sharing today reinforces just how versatile and fun these images are and why the Fairy Garden set will continue to be one I reach for often. This A2 size card features a collage style scene that was easy to create using images from the Fairy Garden and Garden Friends stamp sets along with the Gallery Frame #3 die. I...

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Maverick Card with a Feminine Twist

Greetings Hello Bluebird friends!  Leanne here today.  I have slimline card to share featuring the airplane image from Maverick.  I’ve been playing around with customizing the airplane and wanted to make a very feminine card. I started by stenciling purple and pink fluffy clouds for the sky onto the card front.  I made my own stencil using the cloud border dies from Grassy Knoll.  Just die cut the cloud border from copy paper.  That works just as good as stencil material. I also wanted some indivdual die cut clouds to add to the sky.  I used cloud dies from...

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Banner Buddies Rainbow Card

Hi there! Leanne here to share a slimline card featuring the adorable little critters from Banner Buddies.  Since theses cute critters are looking up, I thought it would be fun to have them looking at a rainbow instead of the banner. I started with a card base that measures 8.5 inches tall by 3.5 inches wide.  I used Salty Ocean Distress Oxide Ink and a blending brush to color the front of the card.  I creating a grounding border using a die from the Grassy Knolls set. I then colored the grass with a combination of Twisted Citron and...

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Easter Egg Hunt Birthday Card with Leanne

Hello everyone!  Leanne here and I’m sharing a very colorful card featuring the new Easter Egg Hunt stamp set.  I love the playful images in this set but thought they could be used for more than just an Easter theme.  I wanted to have the bunnies and chick look as if they are painting a big happy birthday greeting front and center on this slimline card. I started by creating an ink blended background for the scene using three colors of Distress Oxide Ink – Squeezed Lemonade, Salty Ocean, and Seedless Preserves. I used the Happy Birthday Word dies...

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Valentine Tags with Leanne

Hi everyone! Leanne here today. I’m sharing a trio of Valentine tags that I plan on adding to treat bags for friends and family.  I have used the Just Sayin’ stamp set and Cozy Plaid Backgound to decorate my tags.I started by die cutting 6 tags – 3 from white card stock and 3 from kraft – using the Stitched Tag Builder die.   I used white pigment ink to stamp the plaid pattern on the kraft tags.I layered the tags slightly askew and then tied on some gross grain ribbon and bakers twine.  I stamped and Copic colored...

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