Party Puffin Give It A Whirl Interactive Birthday Card PP563

by Joanne James17. October 2021 08:00

Today it's Sunday and time for this week's new challenge over at The Paper Players! It's the turn of the fabulous Jaydee to host this week and she has a Clean and Simple challenge for you to work with:


I decided to use Judy's Freshly Made Sketches layout for my card and having originally decided to go super simple, after yesterday's card I couldn't resist having another go at incorporating an interactive element so I'm having another go over at Just Add Ink too - take a look:


Here's the low-down on today's card:

The stars of today's card are the 'Party Puffins' stamp set - my go to for fun birthday cards - and the Give It A Whirl dies, with a rotating wheel of sentiments and images. You can see the first one above; here's the second one:


And finally, the third one:


Here's a quick video clip that show how the wheel rotates through the images:

A piece of Patterned Party striped designer paper adds a little coloured border and I used these colours to co-ordinate my coloured images too. A sprinkling of sequins complete my card.

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


You can see all of my Product and 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

These dies are super easy to use and whilst they do add layers to today's card, my overall design is still clean and simple, with minimal embellishments and lots of white space.

Before you reach for your ink and papers, check out what our amazing team has created to inspire you this week:

Remember: it's clean and simple week, so minimal layers and embellishments and lots of clean 'white' space on the birthday cards that you share this week.
Here's a quick recap of our challenge rules:
1.  Create a new paper project
2.  Upload your creation to your blog with a link back to us and provide a direct link to the post featuring your challenge submission.
3.  Please link your card to no more than four challenges, TOTAL.
4.  Have FUN!

You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Enjoy your day; I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used: 

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (14) -

Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
10/17/2021 11:33:29 PM #

How cute is this little puffin!  I love the rainbow paper for the background and the rotating wheel is just amazing!  This would make anyone smile if it arrived in their mailbox.  SOOOO FUN!  Have a wonderful week, My Friend!  

Fiona Bradley
Fiona BradleyAustralia
10/17/2021 11:58:11 PM #

I love this happy little puffin and his wheel of fun.  What a bright and happy birthday card. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week.

jaydeeUnited States
10/18/2021 7:42:00 PM #

Joanne, who doesn't love an interactive card!!!  Such a fun element that works perfectly with your wonderful party penquin.  I love the touch of bright colors, too.  This card is going to make someone very happy!

Nicole Spencer
Nicole SpencerAustralia
10/19/2021 1:24:59 AM #

Another really cute project Joanne. Love party puffins and interactive moving element is perfect! Thanks for joining us a second time at Just Add Ink. xx

Kim H Singdahlsen
Kim H SingdahlsenUnited States
10/19/2021 1:32:01 AM #

This is a charming card even without the interactive part - but the wheel with the sentiments and images makes it extra special! Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches.

Cécile RIBON
Cécile RIBONFrance
10/19/2021 11:39:56 AM #

Wow! What a fun and cheerful birthday card! I love thes candy colors. Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches this week!

NancyUnited States
10/19/2021 1:31:41 PM #

What is not to love here...Penguins, party hats and it's interactive! Way to go, Joanne!

Amanda Mertz
Amanda MertzUnited States
10/19/2021 2:43:42 PM #

So cute!  I love that you made it a spin card but still kept it CAS!!  The bit of pattern peeking out from the border edge is a great way to bring in more colors but still be CAS!  Have a wonderful week!

VickyUnited Kingdom
10/19/2021 8:18:51 PM #

You've made such lovely cards with this cute little puffin Joanne but this has to be your best yet! The interactive feature is brilliant and I love the bright frame you created with that striped paper. Vicky x

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
10/19/2021 8:31:52 PM #

Oh my goodness....this is just too cute!  Who wouldn't love to get a fun, interactive card like this?  A "kid" of any age, for sure!

Debbie Crowley
Debbie CrowleyUnited States
10/22/2021 2:11:44 AM #

Joanne, this is the cutest puffin! You used the perfect amount of color to make him pop, but yet this card is so Clean and Simple. Great design.

Ann Schach
Ann SchachUnited States
10/22/2021 7:19:19 PM #

Adorable, Joanne!  Some lucky recipient is going to be over the moon receiving this interactive cutie! I love the DSP just peeking out behind the panel. So CAS! So fun!

Rosemary D
Rosemary DUnited States
10/23/2021 1:17:21 AM #

what a fun, fun design!  thanks so much for the lovely comment on my card!

Anne Marie Hile
Anne Marie HileUnited States
10/23/2021 3:48:12 PM #

So, SO cute, Joanne! I love the little pops of striped DSP peeking out. Just a fun card, all around!

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