Thursday, March 25, 2021

A day full of happy...

Hello again!

We've finally made it to release day at Hello Bluebird and I've got one more card to sneak peek before all of the new background stamps, as well as the re-release of the older rubber background stamps, hit the shelves at 7pm MST. This time I'm featuring one of the new pattern backgrounds rather than a scene and it is called Simple Stripe. This 6x6 clear stamp is one of those basic prints that will become a go-to work horse in your stampy stash that you find yourself reaching for time and again. 

I got a little playful with this one and decided it would be fun to make it look like some of the cute HB critters are busy painting those Simple Stripes across the card. To make this happen I first had to stamp and mask the bear from Leaf Play, one of the bunnies and paint can from Easter Egg Hunt and the bird from Little Painters. After the bear was masked I also added the ladder from Merry Mice for him to stand on as well as that big brush the bunny is holding, then those both got masked off as well. Now I was ready to stamp the Simple Stripe background making sure that I didn't add ink above the stripe that lined up with the bear's brush. I used a mix of warm, happy ink colors and created an ombre effect going down the card. Once the stripes were stamped I could then pull away all of the masks and reveal the magic of watching the scene come together. :)

Now don't forget to check out the Hello Bluebird blog for all of the fabulous card samples showcasing the rest of the release and leave a comment there by 4pm MST for a chance to win a gift certificate to the store before the big release at 7pm MST! 


Supply list:
cardstock- My Favorite Things and Catherine Pooler
stamps- Hello Bluebird (Simple Stripe, Leaf Play, Easter Egg Hunt, Little Painters, Merry Mice and Happy Wishes)
ink- Memento rich cocoa and Catherine Pooler it's a girl, bellini, coral cabana and limoncello
My Favorite Things A2 stitched rectangle stax set 1
Copic markers:
paint/brushes- Y02, Y15, Y26, R11, R32, R43/E33, E55, E57, W6, W8, C0, C2, C3, C5
bunny- E50, E41, E42, E43, R000, R30
bear- E30, E31, E33, R000, R30
bird- E30, E21, E23, R30, R14, YR23, Y17