The Whale Of A Time Designer Paper is so pretty, it’s easy to make a great card with very few supplies. I used two plain patterns for today’s card, but you should check out all the designs by clicking on the picture in my Product List below.

The “play on words” makes this card especially fun, and suitable for a guy, especially if he likes to fish!

By Su Mohr for PP & FMS; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Whale Of A Time Designer Paper, Whale Done Stamp Set, Ornate Layers Dies, Ornate Frames Dies; #fish #fishoncards #birthdayfishes #birthdaycards #masculinecards #cardsforkids #handmadecards #handcrafted #diy #cardnaking #papercrafting #colorcombos #cardsketches

Birthday fishes


I began by cutting a strip of Whale Of A Time Designer Paper 4 1/2″ X 2″,  in the Pool Party color. Then, to make it even narrower, I used an Ornate Layers Die for cutting the top and bottom. It’s hard to explain, so I took a picture.


Prior to cutting the strip, I stamped a bunch of little fish, from the Whale Done Stamp Set, in Mango Melody Ink. After cutting, I glued the strip to the dark, blue, ocean (4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″). The ends hang over a bit, which allows you to cut the entire piece with the largest Ornate Layers Die, shown in the first picture.


Now, the ocean is ready to glue to the Pool Party card base (8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″, folded at 4 1/4″).


The sentiment is from the Whale Done Stamp Set, stamped in Melon Mambo Ink on the same Pool Party designer paper, and cut with an Ornate Frames Die. The fish are very clever, because they can swim in either direction, but they wanted to go this way. I used an Ornate Frames Die to cut the sentiment’s frame was from Pool Party Cardstock, glued the two together, and attached to the card front with Dimensionals.


My inspiration was from two challenges: the colors are from the Paper Players…


…and, the layout is from Freshly Made Sketches.


My August Host Code Gift

Add my Host Code (N7AQURB2) in the box provided when you order a minimum of $50.00 in the month of August, and I will send the Greenery Embossing Folders to you in September.

* 2 folders
* 6-1/4″ x 3-3/8″ (15.9 x 8.6 cm)
* Use with a die-cutting and embossing machine


My August Drawing Prize

This month’s drawing will be a stack of 6X6 Designer Paper (retired, approximately 100 pieces) Your name will be entered in the drawing when you place a minimum $100 order in August.  

You can click on my shop button, or the pictures in my Product List, to go to my store. Have fun filling your shopping bag! I’ll announce the winner September 1st.


If you’re thinking of ordering close to $100.00, why not get the Starter Kit for $99.00 that includes $125.00 in PRODUCT OF YOUR CHOICE, and FREE SHIPPING. The new Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine has arrived for Demonstrators. Customers can order it September 1st, but if you want it now, you can put it in your Starter Kit!

Click here to join and get your Starter Kit:

Click here to see a video of my favorite August-December 2020 Mini Catalog Products.

Thank you for stopping by! Let’s have a fabulous summer month!

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