Author: Nicky Meek

Cozy Burrow Scene Die with Nicky

Hello everyone and a warm welcome to the Hello Bluebird blog, this is Nicky with you today and I’m sharing a card using the Cozy Burrow Scene Die and I’ve paired it with Cozy Christmas Eve the new stamp set.  Please read on for how this was created. To kick things off I die cut the Cozy Burrow Scene from smooth white cardstock which is best for ink blending.   I ink blended all the parts using Distress Oxide Inks.  Before putting the pieces back together again I first glittered the tree trunk and the snowy ground and once it...

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First Snow with Nicky

Hello and welcome to the Hello Bluebird blog this is Nicky with you today and I’m sharing a winter themed card featuring First Snow.  Read on for the details of how this was made. To make these reindeer creating snow angels card. I first use the coordinating die for the stamp set to die cut the snow angel shape 3 times out of white glitter cardstock.  I then placed this glitter panel over a panel of Bristol Smooth cardstock in my Misti and I placed the stamp images within the die cut opening and stamped using Ink On 3...

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Frightful Little Bits with Nicky

Hello this is Nicky back with you today and I’m sharing a new slimline card using those really not very scary Frightful Little Bits.  The card also uses the Gallery Frame #5 die and in the background I’ve used the background scene from Storybook Friends.  Read on for how I made it. I ink blended a slimline panel with Dried Marigold and Weathered Wood Distress Inks and I splattered on some more of the Weathered Wood.   I then used the background image from Storybook and repeatedly stamped in full or in part and created a little background.  I stamped...

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Party On The Farm with Nicky

Hello!  This is Nicky with you today, thank you for coming by the blog today to see my latest card that uses the Party On the Farm and Farmland stamp sets. This card features no-line Copic colouring for both the background image and the characters in the foreground.   To that end I stamped all images on to Copic friendly cardstock using the Simon Says Stamp Premium Dye Ink in ‘Fog’.   For the background panel I fussy cut along the horizon line and ink blended a panel which would be layered behind.  I Copic coloured the Farmland scene then adhered...

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Picked For You by Nicky

Hello everyone this is Nicky with you today and I’m sharing a card made with the new stamp set Picked For You from the brand new release.  The release sold out super fast but don’t worry you can pre-order for when the shop is re-stocked hopefully near the end of April.  Coordinating dies will also be available at that time. To create this card I took an A2 panel of Copic friendly cardstock.  I stamped the tree image 2 and a bit times across the top and then used smaller tuft of grass or floral images to build up...

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