“One of a Kind” Mermaid Congratulations Card

Congratulations Card Ideas Using Stampin Up Magical Day - Mary Fish StampinUp

Turn on the “delight” factor with this mermaid congratulations card.  It works for birthday and thank you cards, too!  The key products are from the Stampin’ Up! Magical Day suite in the Occasions Catalog.  Save 10% when you purchase the coordinating Magical Day stamp set and Magical Mates Framelits Dies as a bundle!   It’s on the list of My Favorite Things!

Magical Day Bundle – Images © Stampin’ Up!


Cut Thick Whisper White card stock to a 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ card base.  With Stampin’ Dimensionals, adhere a 4″ x 5 1/4″ piece of Whisper White card stock to card base.

Congratulations Card Idea Using Stampin Up Magical Day - Mary Fish StampinUp

Stamp mermaid (Magical Day stamp set) three times in Basic Black Archival Ink on Whisper White, Lemon Lime Twist and Bermuda Bay card stock.  Crop all three images with the mermaid die from Magical Mates Framelits Dies.  Use Paper Snips to isolate hair (Bermuda Bay) and body (Lemon Lime Twist).  Adhere as shown with Snail Adhesive to Whisper White mermaid.

Brush Clear Wink of Stella on mermaid’s hair and body for instant sparkle and shine!

Stamp the “one of a kind” sentiment (Stampin’ Up! Magical Day stamp set) in Basic Black Archival Ink on Whisper White card stock.  Crop with largest square from Layering Squares Framelits Dies.  Adhere to a Lemon Lime Twist scalloped square created with the largest scallop square from Layering Squares Framelits Dies.

Congratulation Card Idea Using Stampin Up Magical Day - Mary Fish StampinUp

Use Layering Squares Framelits Dies to crop a Basic Black Frame (2nd and 5th largest square dies) and adhere to the sentiment layer using Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.  Adhere mermaid with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Layer assembled square over a 1 1/2″ x 5″ piece of Myths & Magic Specialty Designer Series Paper.  End is cropped using the Stampin’ Up! Banner Triple Punch.  This pretty “specialty” paper has incorporated oodles of dazzle in the designs!

Myths & Magic Specialty Designer Series Paper – Images © Stampin’ Up!

Add Tutti Frutti Adhesive Backed Sequins for a pop of color and personality!

Enjoy my FREE PDF Step-By-Step Tutorials (and supply list) for the Mermaid congratulations cad here.

MORE INSPIRATION & IDEAS!  Check out these dragon and unicorn cards I created with the Magical Day stamp set and Magical Mates Framelits Dies!

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  1. This is just adorable, Mary! Great design layout and love, love, love the colors.

  2. Such a wonderful, fun card, Mary! I love these colors and patterns and the super-fun layout. <3

  3. Great use of the coordinating sets, stamps, framelits and DSP!

  4. I agree with everything Maria said. Love this “shadowbox” card, especially the DSP and the scalloped layer in Lemon Lime Twist. Have a great day, Mary.

  5. Maria Rodriguez

    Ohh!! I love this sweet image of the Little Mermaid, your design popping the frame with all the fabulous layers truly enhances this cute and adorable image.
    Thank you for sharing, Mary.

  6. What a pretty card..maybe for a special little girl. Who wouldn’t love this one? Great choice of colors and textures.

  7. Kadie in Arizona

    What a darling little card my friend.

  8. Thanks, Beth. It’s hard to photograph all the sparkle of the mermaid (Wink of Stella on hair and body) and the designer paper. When this card hits the light, it’s fabulous!

  9. Oh my what a lovely card. Love the whole design and that mermaid is so darling. I’m definitely going to CASE this card.

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