Pssst… You’re Fintastic!

Hi everyone! Happy Tuesday and Happy Birthday to my sister in Heaven. I sure do miss her. A new challenge is live over at Stinkin’ Inkers this morning and I’m happy to share my DT inspiration project for our Die-lirious and Punchy challenge! We’d love to see your project featuring dies and/or punches! I created a fun birthday card featuring three little fish in a fish bowl. Super cute!


I used a Tonic ticket punch on the corners of the card base and background layers. I cut the fish bowl from clear acetate and then a layer of blue crinkle paper behind it for the water. I stamped and die cut several fish and placed them in the bowl, then stamped the sentiment in Jet Black StazOn ink. The sentiments used on the front are from Paper Smooches and Paper Pretties stamp sets.


I embellished the inside panel with leftover strips of the paper and cardstock used on the front, and then stamped the sentiment from the Paper Pretties stamp set.


One more look… so stinkin’ cute! Love how this turned out!


Happy to enter this card into the following challenges:
A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge: #11 – November Anything Goes
Classic Design Team Challenge Blog: #11 – Anything Goes
Country View Challenges: November challenge – Hand Stamped

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: The Paper Studio White cardstock, Simple Stories Wood & Gingham Basics paper, The Paper Cut blue crinkle paper
Stamps: Paper Smooches Feline Friends stamp set, Paper Pretties Fish Wishes stamp set
Ink: StazOn Jet Black ink, Stampin’ Up Calypso Coral ink, Memento Tuxedo Black ink
Dies/Punches: Memory Box Stitched Circle Layers die, Tonic ticket corner punch, Paper Smooches Feline Friends die set
Accessories:  Gemini Junior die cutting machine, Stampin’ Up Window Sheet, MISTI stamp positioner

I hope you’ve enjoyed this card and will link up a project featuring dies and/or punches this month! We’d love to see what you create! Thanks so much for stopping by today and we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,

Author: Leslie

I'm definitely what one could consider a crafting junkie! I love making cards, 3-D projects (especially paper shoes, mini albums and gift bags), mixed media projects, altering items, as well as occasional beading and making jewelry! Fortunately, hubby is very supportive! Life is good! :D

3 thoughts on “Pssst… You’re Fintastic!”

  1. Love your creative use of dies in this card! Thanks for playing with us at Country View Challenges this month.


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