Christmas, Handmade Cards, Hello Bluebird DT

Hello Bluebird Joy & Peace

Today I’m showcasing the new Joy & Peace stamp set from Hello Bluebird. I love the layering style images in this set. I used my Altenew ink cubes for all the stamping. I began by stamping the first layer of holly leaves. This is one large stamp so is quick and easy. I stamped lots… Continue reading Hello Bluebird Joy & Peace

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Hello Bluebird Cozy Christmas Eve

My card today features the absolutely adorable Cozy Christmas Eve stamp set from Hello Bluebird. It's fabulous for creating scenes, with critters getting the house ready for Christmas Day. I began by embossing the Hello Bluebird Buffalo Check background stamp with WOW Embossing Fool's Gold embossing glitter. I trimmed this down, then added a small… Continue reading Hello Bluebird Cozy Christmas Eve

Christmas, Handmade Cards, Hello Bluebird DT

Hello Bluebird Holiday Office Party

Today I have another Christmas card to share, using the new release from Hello Bluebird. The cute critters are from the Holiday Office Party stamp set and I decorated the card with the Pine Boughs die set. I began with the background. I embossed the Cozy Plaid background stamp on white card with WOW Cranberry… Continue reading Hello Bluebird Holiday Office Party

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Hello Bluebird Glad Tidings

My card today features the beautiful new Glad Tidings stamp set from Hello Bluebird. This stamp set has lots of sentiments in addition to the Angel and accompanying images, perfect for CAS holiday cards. For my background, I cut a rectangle from a piece of patterned paper, which I’d created with a gel press and… Continue reading Hello Bluebird Glad Tidings

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Pumpkin Time with Gel Plate Background

Today I'm sharing a card that features a technique that's new to me - Gel Plate printing. I was inspired, as I'm sure many other crafters were, by the video that Jennifer McGuire shared showing how she used a gel plate with distress oxides. I love the texture that the plate gives to a background,… Continue reading Pumpkin Time with Gel Plate Background

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Fall Friends and Autumn Leaves

I've combined some older Hello Bluebird Autumn sets with the new Gallery Frame #5 slimline die on my card today. I began with the embossed background. I stamped the Blowing Leaves background stamp on white card with embossing ink. I then covered the panel with 3 different colours of WOW embossing powder - Apple Red,… Continue reading Fall Friends and Autumn Leaves

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Hello Bluebird Beach Play

Hello Bluebird's latest release includes some fabulous summer sets - Beach Play and Come On In. The critters always look like they are having so much fun! My card today features the Beach Play set.  I created a mini scene on a panel of white card, using a square stencil. I blended on distress oxide inks… Continue reading Hello Bluebird Beach Play