Thursday, June 21, 2018

Get Well Rooster - Stampin' Up! Wood Words

 I needed a get well card for my uncle who had surgery recently and went to my list of challenges to get some quick inspiration.  I saw the Paper Players challenge of a clean and simple card with birds. I looked through my stamp sets and I really only had 2 bird stamps!  What??!  I love birds and during the last Occasion catalog period I think I had 5 sets with birds. So it was between the rooster stamp in Wood Words or the little chickadee in the Petal Palette set.  I chose the rooster as it's a tad more masculine.

  Next came my colors; a clean and simple card can have a lot of color but it also needs to have white space so I wanted to use colors that are a bit more on the bold end of the spectrum to compliment the white.  I thought Poppy Parade, Blueberry Bushel and Mando Melody were a nice combo.  And they are new and new stuff is always fun to use!

 The card base is Whisper White thick then a smaller layer of Whisper White embossed with the Pinewood Planks embossing folder.

  A piece of Mango Melody is cut with the square Stitched Shapes fraemlit and then stamped with the little stars from Wood Words using Mando Melody ink.

  The sentiment from Itty Bitty Greetings is stamped in Blueberry Bushel onto a narrow strip of Poppy Parade.  And finally that glorious rooster!  He's stamped in Blueberry Bushel on Whisper White and cut with the circle Stitched Shapes framelits and popped with dimensionals on top of the other pieces.

  The final detail is the linen bow on the edge of the rooster circle.

  Hopefully my uncle is back strutting his stuff in no time like this rooster!

  Thanks for looking!  Did you stamp today?

Stamps: Wood Words, Itty Bitty Greetings

Ink: Blueberry Bushel, Mango Melody

Paper: Whisper White thick, Whisper White, Mango Melody, Poppy Parade

Accessories: Stitched Shapes framelits, Pinewood Planks embossing folder, dimensionals, linen thread 



  1. Amanda... super cute get well card! Love the wood background detail. Thanks so much for joining us at The Paper Players this week!

  2. What a fun, happy little creation! I love the colors you chose and the rustic feel you created with the rooster and the woodgrain! This would cheer anyone up! So happy you shared this with us this week at the Players!

  3. Great CAS card, Amanda! I love the layout, the textured background, and that cute little rooster. Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Paper Players!


Thanks for taking the time to comment!