Whale Done Birthday Card for the Sisterhood of Crafters

Whale Done Birthday Card by Stampin' Up!

Are you ready for the new challenge at the Sisterhood of Crafters? I am back to making nautical cards with the theme “Beach/Ocean” with Diane as our Sistah Host. This was the perfect opportunity for me to bring out the Whale Done bundle that’s in the new annual catalog. I love whales! Seeing them “up close” on my two trips to Hawaii will always be my most favorite memories and would jump at the chance to do it again someday.

Whale Done Birthday Card by Stampin' Up!


  • This 6″ square card started with a Pretty Peacock 12″ x 12″ cardstock, cut at 6″ and scored at 6.”
  • The Balmy Blue cardstock, cut at 5 1/2″, and the patterned designer paper from Whale of a Time 6″ pack, cut at 5 1/4″, were adhered together then to the card base.
  • I picked out two more patterns, cut them to 2″ and 2 1/4″ x 5″ and adhered them to the card base.
  • The whales are straight from the DSP pack! I took the sheet and pushed out all of the whales that I could. The small one was fussy cut out. Then, I layered the large whales together with dimensionals.. One is three layers, the other is two layers and the little whale is only one. Once that was done, I adhered them to the card base.
  • The sentiments were stamped onto Balmy Blue cardstock and cropped out. Tools are shown below.
  • The final touch was adding the Flowers for Every Season gems to look like water bubbles.

Card Inside

The inside was easily done with more designer paper, same size as the front, and adding Whisper White cardstock. I stamped the seaweed and jellyfish. Then, I stamped the sentiment and cropped it out then popped it up with dimensionals.


Let your favorite friends know that they’re kind of a big deal with this seaworthy stamp set. Greetings include love, friendship, and birthday.
* 15 photopolymer stamps

Use this punch to create adorable, detailed whale shapes. Use punched images separately or layer for beautiful coordination.

* Largest punched image: 2-1/4 x 1-5/8″ (5.7 x 4.1 cm)

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  1. There’s so much I love about this beautiful card Debbie! First, I love the patterned paper in this pack. The colors and design are all so pretty. The details on the whale stamp is amazing and I love the sentiments. Your overall card design perfectly showcases them all.

  2. Debbie (sistah), this is a fabulous card! I love the design both inside and out…a perfect ‘beachy’ card!! Hope you are having a great summer in the very hot state of Michigan!!

  3. WOW what a FABULOUS creation Sistah! LOVE those papers and your whale theme is awesome! I too LOVED seeing the whales but mine were in Alaska. Mother Nature is amazing isn’t she? LOL Have a great day and please stay safe & healthy!

  4. Your card is a stunner. Loving the waterworld you made.

  5. Nicely done. Thanks for joining the fun at Crafting Happiness Challenges.
    🙂 Janis, Challenge blog owner

  6. Wow!
    What a wonderful card, Debbie!

  7. CAS and adorable! Love all those whales!

  8. WOW this is such a cool card. Thanks for joining us at ARTSYSTAMPER DIGITALS
    Good luck and we hope you join us again soon
    Hugs, Barbara – DT member

  9. What an amazing magnificent card with those stunning stamps. I am in awe of the colours too…hugs.xx

  10. Me again! You already know how much I LOVE this card … the coloring and theme are fabulous! Thanks so much for playing in our challenge at the Artsystamper Challenge Blog! Good Luck in the draw and hope to see you again next challenge!

    Please stop by for a visit.

  11. This is so adorable! Love how you repeated the whale. Thanks for entering our challenge at Artsystamper Digitals Challenge! I truly hope we see you again

  12. This is such an amazing card Debbie. Simply stunning. Love Dawn x

  13. Eine wundervolle Karte. Danke für deine Teilnahme bei den Animal Friends.
    LG Dreja

  14. Such a wonderful card, I adore the cute whales! Thanks so much for entering our challenge at Artsystamper, hope to see you again!

    Hugs, Zowie {DT} xx

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  15. Thanks for joining our Happy Birthday challenge with your gorgeous whale card.
    Diane Louise
    Team Leader, Crafty Friends Challenge Blog x

  16. Such a pretty card. I love the backgrounds and the way you lifted up 2 of the whales. Well done sistah!

  17. This is so beautiful, Debbie. I love the whales and colors on this. Have a good week!

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