Practicing Creativity

Get Well card with free digital stamp from Bird's Cards

Get Well card with free digital stamp from Bird's Cards, by Paperesse.

This Get Well card's free turtle digital stamp from Bird's Cards is the perfect image to use on a card for someone recovering from back surgery, don't you think?! My cousin (the recipient and who is indeed recovering from said type of surgery) loved it; she said the turtle on its back was so appropriate and made her smile.

This is the first official outing for the Spellbinders corner dies I treated myself to at Christmas. I have some plain MFT Die-namics photo corners dies that I use all the time, as on this masculine card, but I wanted something a bit more frilly for 'girly' cards.

A word about this stamp – it's a GIF file and in order for me to size it as I wanted, I needed to convert it to a JPG file. It didn't take enlarging well and I needed to sharpen it a bit. It still has just a teeny weeny bit of fuzziness to the letters, something to keep in mind if you grab it for yourself.

Supply List
Paper – cardstock, patterned paper
Digital stamp – Bird's Cards Back On Your Feet free digital stamp
Color – Caran d'Ache Luminance 6901 pencils
Die – Die-namics circle stax, Spellbinders corner dies
Embellishments – ribbon, button, twine

I'm linking up with: 613 Ave. Create #172 – Always Anything Goes, Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #32 – Anything Goes, The Ribbon Girls Challenge (17 April) – Anything Goes with ribbon, Dragonfly Dreams April – Spring is in the Air, and Cupcake Inspirations #356 color challenge (below).


  1. What a beautiful card, gorgeous design and beautiful colours. Thank you for joining us at the Ribbon Girls, good luck and I hope you will join us again.
    Gina xx

  2. What a beautiful card and smashing image. Thanks so much for playing this time at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends. Good luck and hope to see you again soon. Andree {DT Lil Patch of Crafty Friends}

  3. I absolutely adore this :) Thank you for joining us at Dragonfly Dreams it is very much appreciated. Hugs, Traci DT xx

  4. Wonderful card, love the colours you have used and it looks like you printed up the digi on watercolour paper. Beautifully done, I have the image too but haven't used it yet, thanks for the heads up. Looks perfect here.

  5. The image and sentiment are so cute and fun. Love the coloring to match the papers. Those corners sure are pretty. Glad you treated yourself to a Christmas gift!

  6. Superbe Shani !! Elle est très drôle cette tortue. Les couleurs sont tellement frais, très printanières, et le noeud j'adore !!!!!!

  7. Fabulous card Shani. I love the colours! Clare x

  8. Wow, love your adorable card! That turtle is so cute. Thank you for sharing your card in our challenge this week at Cupcake Inspirations.
    -Sandy, DT

  9. Such a darling card! Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations. - Eva, Sweetie DT -

  10. I love your card! It is so cute, so cheerful, so fun! Your little turtle is such a cutie! Thank you for playing along with is at Cupcake Inspirations!

  11. Congrats on your Top Five at 613 Shani! Deservedly so!

  12. wonderful card :)
    Thanks for playing along in the 613 Avenue Create Challenge.

  13. I love the beautiful, vibrant colours you have chosen for this Get Well card, certain to cheer up the recipient as well as the fun turtle image. Pretty papers a fabulous design and beautifully created too.

  14. Shani, your card is absolutely adorable, I love it..and thank you for the link to the digi image. That is so sweet, I'd bet it really lifted your cousin's spirits!


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