What’s the latest craze on Pinterest? I’ll give you a hint…it has something to do with a bird…..Still not sure? Ok, I’ll tell you. The answer is Stampin’ Up!’s NEW Swirly Bird Stamp set & coordinating Scribbles Thinlits 🙂. They are everywhere at the moment. It seems like every second pin I come across has used this awesome bundle in one way or another.
I have to admit that this set wasn’t at the top of my must have list when I first saw the catalogue & ideas book; However once I started to see actual cards being made with it & posted on Pinterest, I was hooked! My plan had been to only get the Scribbles Thinlit Dies, buutttt I DO LIKE A BUNDLE & A SAVING (lol!) so I took the plunge & order both the Swirly Bird stamp set & the Scribbles Thinlit Dies.
Well thank goodness I did order both! I’d be lost with either one. The Scribbles Thinlits Dies are just amazing! Truly! The Scribbly bits are just so cool & so versatile. Great for guys & gals, they can be the focal point of a card or sit quietly in the background. The little flowers dies & leaf dies make quick work of cutting out the stamped images to create lovely layered cards. I haven’t tried the long scribbles as yet, I’m hoping to create a card for my dad’s birthday using them tonight.
As for the stamp set, don’t be put off by the images you see of the cute little sailing boat. I’ve seen the sailing boat worked into a more grown up version & I do think it’ll be fab for younger boys & baby cards :-). The best thing is that the stamps fill in the dies & together they create the swirled flowers that you can see on my card, you really can’t have one without the other. The stamp set also features this adorable little bird, which interestingly you have to fussy cut out as there isn’t a matching die for him. Not to worry, he’s small & easy to cut, so you’ll have him done in a jiffy! Seriously I cut 12 of him out today in about 20mins or less!
Of course the stamp set also lends itself to being a lollipop, a kite, a boat, flowers, background patterns & I’m sure lots of other clever ideas will surface over the next few weeks too. In fact I have an idea about another theme that I could use this bundle for & I’m hoping to work on it over the upcoming long weekend & post it on my blog sometime next week, so make sure you come back to see what I’ve done 😉
Much Love K xo
Want the nitty gritty on how to make this card? Ok you’ll need the following supplies…oh & to scroll down & keep reading for a step by step tutorial 🙂