Stampin’ Up! Sea Turtle Card

Good Saturday Morning! The Stampin’ Up! Sea Turtle photopolymer stamp set is a wonderful set with gorgeous sea turtle images. It is a reversible stamp set so you can stamp using both sides of the stamp. I only used the detailed side of the large sea turtle and paired it with the wonderful By The Bay 6″ x 6″ specialty designer series paper. You can find the supplies I used at the bottom of my post along with the sizes of cardstock used.

I adhered a panel of By The Bay 6″ x 6″ specialty designer series paper to the front of a Mint Macaron card base with liquid glue. I love the swirling gold foil fish!

I stamped the large turtle from the Stampin’ Up! Sea Turtle stamp set in Mint Macaron ink on Soft Sea Foam and fussy cut it with my paper snips. I wanted to give it a little more definition, so I followed the example of my Inkin’ Krew Teammate Carol Buckalew and added some shading with watercolor pencils (you can find her Sea Turtle card here). I used the Old Olive pencil to color the entire turtle, coloring it heavier around the edges. I used the Early Espresso pencil to color the eyes and all the outside edges of the stamped Mint Macaron sections. Then I used the Blender Pen to smooth the colors. The slight shading is an extra step, but it really brings the turtle to life!

I stamped the sentiment from the Friends are like Seashells stamp set in Sahara Sand ink on Basic White and cut it out with the large Stylish Shapes dies. I trimmed the end and adhered it to the card front with liquid glue, adding some sea glass embellishments to the bottom of the label. I adhered the sea turtle to the card with dimensionals.

For the inside of the card, I stamped the seaweed from the Stampin’ Up! Sea Turtle stamp set in Mossy Meadow ink (first and second generation stamping) in the corner of a Basic White panel. I stamped the sentiment in Sahara Sand ink and trimmed the bottom with a strip of By The Bay 6″ x 6″ specialty DSP before adhering the panel to the inside of the card.

The Stampin’ Up! Sea Turtle stamp set is a pretty set and goes well with other beach themed stamp sets. Check it out!

Sale-A-Bration is Stampin’ Up!’s best promotion of the year with specials for shopping, hosting and joining! It will run through February 28, 2023 and will be the only Sale-A-Bration this year!


Orders placed during Sale-A-Bration will receive FREE products for orders of $50 or more(before shipping and taxes). There are 7 items that are available for free with orders of $50 or greater and 2 items that are available for free with orders of $100 or greater. The free Sale-A-Bration items are stackable, so if you place an order of $150, you can choose to add 3 $50 items or a $100 item and a $50 item to your order! And that’s in addition to the regular host rewards! The Sale-A-Bration items are only available while supplies last, so order early if there are items that you are really wanting! 


There’s also a host exclusive stamp set on page 16 of the Sale-A-Bration Brochure that is ONLY AVAILABLE to those ordering $300 or greater in a single order or who host a party with sales of $300 or greater during Sale-a-bration.  If you’d like to set up a host code to see if you can collect $300 in orders to earn that stamp set, I’d be happy to help you with that!  Reach out to me at


Stampin’ Up! has three great joining promotion options during Sale-a-bration!

OPTION 1: Pay $129 and receive the exclusive Boho Blue Mini Machine (a $63 value) + choose $175 in Stampin’ Up! Products for your Starter Kit*.

OPTION 2: Pay $129 and receive the original white Mini Machine (a $63 value) + choose $175 in Stampin’ Up! Products for your Starter Kit*.

OPTION 3: Pay $99 and choose $175 in Stampin’ Up! Products for your Starter Kit*.

Once you join, you’ll get at least a 20% discount on all of your Stampin’ Up! merchandise purchases AND you get to order early from upcoming catalogs!  There is NO COMMITMENT and NO REQUIREMENT TO SELL to anyone.  You can join and just get the discount for yourself!  Contact me at if you’d like more information about joining or purchasing the Starter Kit! 

*That’s $50 more product than the standard Starter Kit offer!

Current Host Code: ZYNDU2N9

Use this host code when you order $50 or more and receive a free gift from me!  The free gift is your choice of any item currently available valued up to $10.00!

If your order is over $150, please do not use the host code since you’ll receive your own Host Dollars plus I’ll still send you the free gift!  This host code can be used by anyone, no club or commitment required. Let me know if you have any questions.

If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator.  Just click on the Shop Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or contact me if you have any questions.  Happy Stamping!

Thanks for stopping by and have a great week!


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Cardstock Cuts for this project:

  • Mint Macaron – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base scored at 4-1/4″
  • Soft Sea Foam – 3-1/2″ x 4″ (turtle)
  • Basic White – 4″ x 5-1/4″ (inside panel), 1-1/2″ x 4″ (label)
  • By The Bay 6″ x 6″ specialty DSP – 4-1/8″ x 5-3/8″ (front background), 1/2″ x 5-1/4″ (inside trim)

Stampin’ Up! products used in this project:

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