Saturday, 3 August 2013

Under the Sea Fish Card

Hey Stampers,

Happy Weekend !! I am pretty excited for today, it's my little nephew's First Birthday Party !! Yes, my sweet little boy is 1 !! I am just hoping that the weather clears up. They have planned a "Beach Party" (well, at their house - not an actual beach) and it's raining here right now ! So fingers crossed that it clears up for this afternoon ! So knowing that they had a beach theme for the party, I was scouring my stamp sets for some fun kid style sets to match ! And I had NOTHING ! I mean, By the Tide is not exactly kid friendly right ?? Hahaha SO I decided to break out my vintage Ornament Punch and make some fun Punch Art Fishes !! They turned out SOO adorable, I just love them !! Take a look !!

Isn't that SO sweet !?! It does use a couple vintage items, but if you dont have them I am sure you can substitute other punches ! First to make that fun design on the fishes, I used the awesome chevron oval image from the Oh Hello stamp set. Then I punched out an Ornament, and added some of the smallest petals from the (also Vintage) Blossom Petals Punch. A couple circles from the Owl Punch made the eyes, and thats it !! LOVE it !! And this color combo of Daffodil Delight, Calypso Coral, Pool Party and Wild Wasabi just looks like "under the sea" to me.

My Pool Party layer was stamped with Wild Wasabi ink and the seaweed/coral image from By The Tide. The little sentiment is from the Banner Greetings hostess stamp set - LOVE that fun set !! But I must say, my favourite part of this whole card are the Pearl "bubbles" coming from the fishes mouths !! LOVE it !! I hope Quinton (and his mommy Lin) like it too !!

Thats all for me today !! I need to try and clean up mu house a bit (yikes) before Jackson and I go to the birthday party. Hope you have a wonderful Saturday everyone !! Thanks a lot for stopping by and Happy Stamping !


Stamp Sets: Banner Greetings (wood #129711, clear #129714), Oh Hello (wood #131931, clear #130733), By the Tide (wood #131910, clear #129120)

Ink: Daffodil Delight Classic Stampin' Pad #126944, Calypso Coral Classic Stampin' Pad #126983, Wild Wasabi Classic Stampin' Pad #126959, Basic Black Stampin' Write Marker #100082, Signo White Gel Pen #105021

Paper: Wild Wasabi #108641, Calypso Coral #122925, Pool Party #122924, Daffodil Delight #119683, Basic Black #121045, Whisper White #100730

Accessories: Ornament Punch (Vintage), Blossom Petals Punch (Vintage), Owl Punch #118074, Basic Pearls #119247


  1. I can't believe that's the ornament punch!? Haha. Great job Catherine. What a creative idea for the fish, haha!

  2. THis is too stinkin' cute! I have the holiday ornaments framelits by Stampin up and I'm going to try them on this....

  3. Thanks so much Rexene !! Yes, they are SUPR adorable and could be done in lots of different shapes for sure !! :)