Author: Nicky Meek

Rooftop Reindeer with Nicky

Hey there, it’s Nicky back with you again with  another card for Hello Bluebird Stamps and once again I’m using Rooftop Reindeer …. without the roof this time! A pretty simple card by any measure – I grabbed an A2 panel of Bristol Smooth cardstock and ink blended it using Distress Ink in Tattered Rose.  I splashed the panel with water and blotted it up a few seconds later.  I then placed the panel in my Misti and stamped the Tis The Season sentiment with Versamark Ink and heat embossed in Copper.  I repeated this process twice more to make the sentiment super bold and...

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Fall Buddies with Nicky

Hi everybody, Nicky here with you today sharing a card I made for the latest wonderful release from Hello Bluebird Stamps and here I’m featuring the adorable stamp set Fall Buddies. My card started with a panel of Bristol Smooth that I ink blended with Distress Ink in Tumbled Glass, I blended to a white fade at the bottom so that it would slightly highlight the horizon for a small point of interest.  I then squished a little of the ink onto an acrylic stamping block and added a tiny amount of water and splattered with a paintbrush to...

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Quiet Christmas with Nicky

Hello everybody, this is Nicky with you today and I’ve started on my Hello Bluebird Christmas cards by using a stamp set from last Christmas called ‘Quiet Christmas’. I took a panel of Bristol Smooth cardstock and trimmed it to A2 size then ink blended it with Distress Ink in Spun Sugar to a fading ombré affect.  I applied it to my card base and then die cut the Gallery Frame 3 Die from white cardstock and used the outer portion of the frame, applying it to my scene popped up on dimensional foam tape. On yet more Bristol...

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Autumn Gatherings with Nicky

Hi everyone!  I hope you’ve been enjoying our big August release, I know I’ve had so much fun creating with it all.  My card today features Autumn Gatherings in combination with the Birch Trees Dies. To make this card I started out with an A2 panel of Bristol Smooth watercolour cardstock.  I ink blended it using Peacock Feathers Distress Ink and blended it out so that most of the colour was at the top and sides.  I then took Antique Linen Distress Ink and blended the bottom of the panel and dotted in some texture.   I applied this panel...

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Pond Builder and Fishin’ Hole with Nicky

Hi!  I’m excited to share this card today featuring primarily the all new ‘Pond Builder‘ die from the latest release from Hello Bluebird Stamps together with 3 Mallard ducks from the new Fishin’ Hole stamp set.   The Pond Builder die is so useful and a great investment if you like creating water scenes because it makes it so easy!   I have lots of ideas for it going forwards, so stay tuned! To make this card I took an A2 panel of Bristol Smooth cardstock.  I die cut it first with the water’s edge die and the remaining top section was die cut...

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