Whale of A Time Porthole Birthday Card

by Joanne James20. August 2020 12:00

Thursday? Where has the week gone?! I have had a class this week and another online demonstration session this morning and it's the summer holidays of course; I did some making on Tuesday but am super behind with my blogging, so you will see a few posts from me today as I'm in catch-up mode! The first is this card that I made using this week's CAS(E) This Sketch layout and if I'm quick I can just squeeze in a link up:

The minute I saw that sketch I knew it would be perfect for one of the papers I had in my Whale of a Time paper pack - take a look:


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

That shoal of colourful swimming fish was crying out to be framing a 'faux porthole' that I used to highlight my embossed sentiment, then decorated with a stamped and punched whale and some sea coral. Check out my co-ordinating inside decoration too:


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 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Enjoy your day and I'll be back later with another couple of projects. Until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

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

Comments (2) -

Michele F
Michele FUnited States
8/20/2020 3:07:03 PM #

Love it tons!!  Joanne, I'm so happy you sneaked this one into the gallery!  In fact you've really SCHOOLED us on such a fun rendition of that Sketch!!
Thanks, always, for playing along ... now I think there might be a few more puns up your sleeve for IB this week?  xx


Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
8/30/2020 9:35:48 PM #

Once again, this card shows what an absolute marvel you are at making the most of DSP. This is just so striking, with that sweep of fish swimming down the page and curving round the porthole. Just lovely!


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