Author: Nicky Meek

Pig Out with Nicky!

Hello friends!  Let’s Pig Out shall we?  I have a fun new card for you today featuring the Pig Out stamp set and I have also used the Farmland Scenic Background Stamp although I modified it for my scene.     To create this card, I placed the Farmland stamp in my Misti and masked off the top part of the scene.  I inked up and removed the mask before closing the door and stamping the image.  I then coloured this image using Copic markers. Grassy Greens – YG0000, YG00, YG01, YG03 and YG25 Sky Blues – B0000, B000...

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Word Buddies Woodland with Nicky

Hello!   This is Nicky with you today and I have a new card for you featuring just the adorable little fox characters from Word Buddies Woodland and I’ve put them in a Copic coloured scene using the Country Roads Scenic Background stamp. This is a square card  with finished dimensions of 5 3/8ths x 5 3/8ths which fits nicely into a 5 1/2 inch square envelope. To create the card I first stamped the background stamp onto Copic friendly cardstock.   Making a square card in the proportions I have used with Hello Bluebird’s background stamps means you get to...

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Flying High with Nicky

Hello everyone this is Nicky with you today, thank you for coming by the Hello Bluebird Blog where I’m sharing a new slimline card featuring one of the adorable new stamp sets from the recent May 6th release.   This is Flying High.   Read on for all the details. To create this card I first grabbed a slimline panel of smooth white cardstock, the same that I use for Copic colouring and that smooth surface make ink blending a breeze!  I used a cloud stencil in my stash and started from the bottom and worked upward ink blending using Distress...

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By The Sea Background Stamp with Nicky

Hello friends, I hope you are enjoying the new background release by Hello Bluebird Stamps and perhaps you’ve picked up some of the older designs now that they are rereleased following a long wait.   My card today features the brand new scenic background stamp called ‘By The Sea’.    Sooo many of the Hello Bluebird stamp sets work with this background as you will probably have seen already from myself and the rest of the Design Team. I stamped my card using Memento Ink in Rich Cocoa and took my time to colour the background scene with Copic markers. ...

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Blowing Leaves Background Stamp with Nicky

Hello everyone this is Nicky with you today with some happy news about both a brand new release from Hello Bluebird together with a re-release.   My card uses the Blowing Leaves Background Stamp.   All of the rubber background stamps will be re-released March 4th as clear stamps and now will be kept in stock.  Included in the new release will be several brand new Scenic Background Stamps so that you can place your favourite Hello Bluebird characters in lots of new situations and stories.  Look out for the design team’s previews in early March. Spring has sprung outside and...

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