Stampin’ Up! Swirly Bird for Sunday Stamps

I used the Stampin’ Up! Swirly Bird stamp set from the upcoming 2016-17 Annual Catalog to create my card for the Sunday Stamps color challenge this week.

Swirly Bird - Stamp With Amy K

Here are the colors for Sunday Stamps SSC127.  We were to use 3 or more colors plus a neutral…I think that I got 4 of them on my card.  🙂

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The birthday theme for my card was inspired by CAS-ual Fridays CFC148.

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I started by sponging Mint Macaron ink on the upper 2/3 and Bermuda Bay ink on the lower 1/3 of a Whisper White card stock panel.  I cut a panel of Bermuda Bay card stock with one of the Swirly Scribbles Thinlits Dies (available June 1 in a bundle with the Swirly Bird stamp set) and adhered the die cut to the sponged panel with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I snipped the excess even with the edge of the panel.

Swirly Bird 1 - Stamp With Amy K

I stamped the sentiment from the Endless Birthday Wishes photopolymer stamp set in Cucumber Crush ink on the sponged panel, then adhered the panel to a panel of Bermuda Bay card stock and then to a panel of Cucumber Crush card stock with SNAIL.

Swirly Bird 3 - Stamp With Amy K

I stamped the boat images from the Swirly Bird photopolymer stamp set (available June 1) in Night of Navy, Mint Macaron and Cucumber Crush inks and I snipped it out.  I adhered the stamped image to the layered panel with Glue Dots, then drew two little birds on the background panel with a Bermuda Bay Stampin’ Write Marker.

Swirly Bird 2 - Stamp With Amy K

I adhered the layered panel to a Thick Whisper White card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals to finish the card front.

Swirly Bird 4 - Stamp With Amy K

I stamped the boat and water images from the Swirly Bird stamp set in Bermuda Bay, Night of Navy, Mint Macaron and Cucumber Crush inks on a Whisper White panel inside the card.

You can find a complete list of supplies, including card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this post.

A few pictures from our walking tour around Barcelona yesterday, the city is beautiful!  We’re heading for the boat this morning.

Barcelona - Stamp With Amy K Barcelona 1 - Stamp With Amy K Barcelona 3 - Stamp With Amy K

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Thick Whisper White – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base
  • Cucumber Crush – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel
  • Bermuda Bay – 3-3/4″ x 5″ panel, Swirly Scribbles Thinlits die cut
  • Whisper White – 3-5/8″ x 4-7/8″ panel, hand cut image, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)

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28 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Swirly Bird for Sunday Stamps

  1. How creative! I love those swirls as the water and those two little birds are the crowning touch! Loved the pics of your trip and can’t wait to see more. Have fun!

  2. This is too cute, Amy, and the extra touch of sponging the water and adding the birds just make it the perfect scene! Exciting times for you , thanks for sharing the beautiful pictures! Can’t wait for more 🙂

  3. Love, love your card Amy!! I love the ocean waves and the colors you choose from the challenge 🙂 Plus you got three sketch/challenge in one shot, while getting ready to leave, WOW! Yes, it is SO spot on since you are riding the waves on your cruise, lol!

  4. Oh Amy
    perfecto for the color combo this time
    and the wafe (under the boat) the sailboat all is in harmony on your card
    great card dear teamie
    see you around

  5. Wonderful card… I can see that I’m going to be adding a few things to my shopping list! Glad to know you are enjoying Spain. I also visited Barcelona on my last trip abroad but not by ship.

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