Crafting a Splash with Stampin’ Up’s Playful Submarine Life Stamp Set and Punch

Submarine Life card

Ahoy, crafty adventurers! Prepare to embark on a voyage of creativity as we explore the depths of papercrafting with the delightful Submarine Life stamp set and coordinating punch by Stampin’ Up!

Submarine Life card

In today’s tutorial, I’ll be sharing a fun and whimsical card design that I created for a demonstrator swap. This is one of my favorite aspects of being a demonstrator. I would love for you to join us for our next team swap! Find out more about becoming a Diemond HERE.

This project is not only adorable but also showcases a clever technique to make the windows on the submarine look like real glass using the Fine Tip Glue pen. Love it! Plus, I’m excited to announce that we’ll be incorporating this fantastic stamp and punch bundle into our upcoming bingo card class… you won’t want to miss out on the fun!

Submarine Life card

Let’s dive into the steps:

1. Prepare Your Card Base: Start by selecting a cardstock color for your card base. Trim and fold the cardstock to your desired card size. I created a standard letter size card that finishes 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ when folded.

2. Stamp and Punch the Submarine Focal Point: Using the Submarine Life stamp set, stamp the submarine images onto a piece of white or light-colored cardstock. Then, use the coordinating Submarine Builder Punch to punch out the submarine shape. Super fast & easy!

3. Create the Glass Windows: Now, here’s where the magic happens! Take your Fine Tip Glue Pen and carefully apply a thin layer of glue over the windows of the submarine. Allow the glue to dry completely (thos may take a bit). As it dries, it will create a glossy, transparent finish that mimics the look of glass!

4. Assemble Your Card: Adhere the submarine onto your card base using adhesive. You can also add additional stamped images, die cuts, or embellishments to enhance the underwater scene. I used die-cut elements I created with the Bright Skies (one of my favs) and the Tailor Made Tags Dies (also a fav).

5. Final Touches: Embellish your creation with any additional details you desire. You can add ribbon or twine for a finishing touch.

So grab your crafting supplies and get ready to set sail on a creative journey with the Submarine Life stamp set and punch by Stampin’ Up! Whether you’re creating cards for loved ones, capturing memories with scrapbook pages or crafting for fun, this delightful set is sure to make a splash in your papercrafting projects. Happy crafting, fellow adventurers!

Submarine Life card

Join Us for a Crafting Adventure: Excited to dive into the world of Submarine Life and unleash your creativity? Then join us for our upcoming bingo card class where we’ll be crafting with this playful stamp set and punch bundle! It’s sure to be a whale of a time! Explore the details HERE.

Project Layers (Imperial):

  • 5-1/2” x 8-1/2″ Crushed Curry CS
  • 4” x 4” DSP
  • 5-1/2″ x 1″ Blueberry Bushel CS -die cut
  • 5-1/2” x 1-1/2” Blueberry Bushel CS- die cut
  • 2-3/4″ x 2-1/4″ Basic White CS- die cut clouds
  • Scrap Basic White CS- stamp/punch
  • 3-1/2″ x 1-3/4″ Basic White CS -die cut
  • 4″ x 4-1/4″ Basic White CS (inside)
  • Approx. 9” Ribbon

Project Layers (Metric A4):

  • 14cm x 21cm Crushed Curry CS
  • 9.9cm x 9.9cm DSP
  • 14.8cm x 2.5cm Blueberry Bushel CS -die cut
  • 14.8cm x 4cm Blueberry Bushel CS- die cut
  • 7cm x 6cm Basic White CS- die cut clouds
  • Scrap Basic White CS- stamp/punch
  • 9cm x 4.5cm Basic White CS -die cut
  • 9.9cm x 10.5cm Basic White CS (inside)
  • Approx. 23cm Ribbon
Submarine Life card

I have created a printable recipe with the complete supply list and cut dimensions for you. Simple click the button below to access the printable file.

Want to give this one a try? I showed how to create this joyful project in my Tuesday YouTube PREMIER. Watch the video replay below and be sure to leave me a comment.

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Wasn’t that super fun? Did this spark new ideas for your next project? Tell me in the comments below the post.

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