Author: Leanne West

Eat, Drink, and Be Cozy | Leanne

Hi everyone!  Leanne here with you on this fine Monday.  I’m still loving all of the Autumn cuteness from the August release and decided to play around with the acorn and leaf dies from the Gallery Frame die #3 stand alone set. I picked out some card stock in fall colors and before die cutting, I splattered the card stock with black and white paint.  I die cut multiples of each leaf and acorn then lightly inked the edges.  I arranged the leaves and acorns randomly on a piece of white wood grain embossed card stock. I thought this...

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It’s Your Day! Let’s Celebrate! with Leanne

Hi there Hello Bluebirds fans!  Leanne here today to share a card I made featuring some of the absolutely adorable images from the new Moose and Friends stamp set.  This set is just jam packed with critter cuteness for creating all kinds of celebratory cards. I picked out the two skunks to be the focal points of this fun birthday scene.  I colored all the images with Copic markers and added some highlight details with a white gel pen.  There are a few layers to help frame and build this scene so I’ll walk you though each one. I...

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Hooray, It’s Your Day with Leanne West

Hello crafty friends! Leanne here today and I’ll be sharing two cards.  Exact same design but I’ve changed up some colors on a few things for each card.  The stamp sets that I’ve used on my cards today are Cheery Greetings, Elephant Friends, and Puddle Play. Elephant Friends and Puddle Play coordinate very well together giving you even more scene building options.  The scene I’ve created on these cards could go for many different occasions depending on the sentiment.  I went with “It’s your day” on my cards because I plan on using them for birthdays For both cards...

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You Are My Rainbow with Leanne West

Hi there! Leanne here today and I’m so happy to be sharing my first Hello Bluebird blog post! My card features several stamps and dies from the May release along with the previously released Country Gingham background stamp.  I have been loving this versatile background stamp so much that I want to stamp it in all the colors of the rainbow… so that’s exactly what I did! The ink colors I used for my rainbow are Catherine Pooler brand in Rockin’ Red, Tiki Torch, Garden Party, Aquatini, Stone Blue, and Pixie Dust.  I have found that the CP inks...

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