Stampin' Up! Hey Birthday Chick and Stitched Whimsy Dies Birthday Card for Amy's Inkin' Krew Blog Ho

This card is for the February 2021 blog hop with my team leam leader and my teammates. The theme is, of course, birthdays and I had fun with this one because this chick is ready to party and have a great celebration!

I have included the blog hop participants towards the end of this post -- I hope you hop along with my teammates!

Card Recipe


  • Stamp Set: Hey Birthday Chick

  • Dies: Stitched with Whimsy Dies

  • Ink Pads: Tuxedo Black Memento

  • Cardstock: Basic White, Bermuda Bay

  • Designer Series Paper (DSP): Oh So Ombre (small scrap)

  • Stampin' Blends: Magenta Madness, Daffodil Delight, Highland Heather, Real Red

  • Stampin' Write Marker: Basic Black

  • Embellishments: Artistry Blooms Sequins, Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels

  • Adhesives: Stampin' Seal

  • Markers: Chalk Marker

  • Other: Post-it Labeling & Cover-up Tape (washi tape or sticky notes will work too)


  • Basic Supply Kit: paper trimmer, paper snips/scissors, bone folder

  • Stampin' Up! Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine

  • Take Your Pick


  • Masking

Cardstock, Layers and Measurements

  • Card Base: Bermuda Bay(4 1/4" x 11" scored at 5 1/2")

  • Layer #1: Basic White

  • Layer #2 - Inside: Basic White (5 1/4" x 4")

  • Layer #3 - Inside Strips: 1/2" x 4"

  • Sentiment: Oh So Ombre DSP (small scrap)


  1. Prepare Your Cardstock: cut/trim/score all cardstock and/or DSP as described above

  2. Run Layer #1 Basic White cardstock through the die cutting machine using the largest Stitched with Whimsy Die

  3. Stamp. the chicken w/balloon in the center of your white cardstock

  4. Mask the bottom portion of the stamp, with washi tape or a sticky note, covering the chicken but leaving the ballon and string uncovered; cover the stamp with black ink, remove the mask, and stamp one balloon to the right of the primary balloon

  5. Repeat step 4 to create the third balloon on the left side of the primary balloon

  6. Use the Basic Black Stampin' Write marker to draw lines connecting all the balloons to the center balloon string

  7. Color your balloons and chicken with the Stampin' Blends

  8. Add highlight to your balloons with the chalk marker

  9. Adhere Layer #1 (stamped Basic White) to the front of your card base

  10. Adhere layer #2 (Basic White) and Layer #3 (DSP strip) to the inside of your card; decorate with several sequins if desired

  11. Decorate the card front with Artistry Blooms Sequins with sequins (as many as you desire -- I used quite a few!) and several Holiday Basic Rhinestones

Shop this Project

The essential products used to make this card are listed here for your convenience. Should you choose to do so, you can order all products by clicking the Add All Items to Cart button (not to worry, you can remove items from your shopping cart at anytime). Alternatively, you can deselect items you do not need before clicking the Add All Items to the Cart button.


I know I love shopping rewards, perks, and freebies and I think it is a safe bet to say that you do too. Now through the end of February 2021, every purchase of $50 and/or $100 qualifies you for FREE products from the Sale-a-Bration brochure (linked below). And, don't forget The Stamping Nook Shopping Rewards (see the section below).

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The Stamping Nook Shopping Rewards

I know I love shopping rewards, perks, and freebies and I think it is a safe bet to say that you do too -- so, look at the my rewards program details and earn your free goodies!

  • Stamping Nook Rewards: When you place an order an order between $50 - $149 (before shipping and tax), in my online shop, enter the current host code (noted below) to receive a free gift from me. Once your order has been placed, your gift (or maybe two) will be shipped directly from me right away.

  • Stampin' Rewards + Stamping Nook Rewards: When you place an order, in my online shop, totaling $150 or more (before shipping & tax), do not use the host cost because you don't want to miss out on more free products through Stampin' Rewards . The amount of Stampin' Rewards will automatically be applied to your order and you'll be prompted to select your free products before completing your order. You'll love getting the free products on your order and I also hope that you'll be happy to get a free gift (or maybe two) from me too! Once your order has been placed, I will ship your free gift right away.

January 2021 Shopping Host Code


Hop Along with Amy's Inkin Krew Team

I hope you enjoyed this project and have fun hopping along!

Happy Crafting,


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