Stampin’ Up! Swirly Bird for Fab Friday

I used the Stampin’ Up! Swirly Bird and Places You’ll Go stamp sets to create my card for this weeks Fab Friday color challenge.

Swirly Bird - Stamp With Amy K

Here are the colors for Fab Friday 90.

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The design for my card was inspired by Retrosketches #219.

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I started by stamping the sentiment from the Places You’ll Go photopolymer stamp set in Night of Navy ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock.  I adhered a strip of Real Red card stock at a diagonal across the panel with SNAIL, then adhered the stamped panel to a panel of Real Red card stock with SNAIL.

Swirly Bird 2 - Stamp With Amy K

I punched 2″ strips of Whisper White card stock and Tempting Turquoise DSP from the Brights DSP Stack with the Scalloped Tag Topper Punch on one end and the Banner Triple Punch on the other.  I stamped the sailboat images from the Swirly Bird photopolymer stamp set in Pacific Point, Real Red, Tempting Turquoise and Night of Navy inks on the Whisper White tag, then I sponged the edges with Night of Navy ink.

Swirly Bird 3 - Stamp With Amy K

I cut the water with the die from the Swirly Scribbles Thinlits Dies from Tempting Turquoise and Night of Navy card stocks.  I ran SNAIL across the Whisper White tag about 4 times, so that the adhesive was the width of the die cuts and I adhered the Tempting Turquoise die cut, then the pieces from the Night of Navy die cut over the SNAIL area.  I trimmed the die cuts even with the edges of the tag.

Swirly Bird 2 - Stamp With Amy K

I adhered the two tags together with SNAIL, then pulled 4 strands of Night of Navy Solid Baker’s Twine through the hole at the top and tied a knot.  I adhered the layered tags with Stampin’ Dimensionals to the Whisper White panel, then adhered the layered panel with Stampin’ Dimensionals to the Night of Navy card base.

Swirly Bird 4 - Stamp With Amy K

I stamped the Swirly Bird images in Pacific Point, Real Red, Tempting Turquoise and Night of Navy inks on a Whisper White card stock panel inside the card.

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

Head on over to the Fab Friday challenge blog to see what the other design team members have created.  Hope that you’ll play along too!


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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Night of Navy – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base
  • Real Red – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel, 1″ x 7″ strip trimmed to fit
  • Whisper White – 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel, 2″ x 4-1/4″ panel, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
  • Brights Designer Series Paper Stack – 2″ x 4-1/4″ panel

Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:

10 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Swirly Bird for Fab Friday

  1. Your cards are just the best – every one of them – and this is no exception. I love this nautical theme so much!

  2. I’m doing the happy dance!! I’ve got this set and I love your card 🙂 Perfect sentiment for your sailboat, lol!

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