Bay Inspired Thank You Greeting Card

Capture the sun, sand and water with the By-The-Bay Designer Series patterned paper used on this greeting card project. The images, shapes and colors all coordinate for a heartfelt thank you card.

Enjoy soft, serene, and sophisticated designs in the By the Bay Suite. With tones of blues, greens, and pinks in a paintbrush style, this suite is perfect for stylish everyday projects from sending love and support to loved ones to celebrating summer getaways.


Full list of supplies needed, listed below. A die cutting machine is needed for this card.

Sahara Sand cardstock:

  • 5 ½” h x 8 ½” w scored on the long-side at 4 1/4″ and folded to 5 ½” h x 4 ¼” w for Card Base
  • ¾” h x 2” w

Basic White Cardstock: 5 1/4″ w x 4″ h

By the Bay Specialty DSP, two prints: 5 ¼” h x 2″ w each and sheet with crabs for die cuts

Let’s Create

  1. Affix all stamps to Acrylic Blocks.
  2. Fold the Card Base in half using a Bone Folder to sharpen the crease.
  3. Find the By the Bay Specialty DSP sheet with the crabs and die cut around a crab.
  4. On the margins of that sheet also die cut 2 shells from the splatter design: 1 small and 1 large shell.
  5. Adhere the By the Bay Specialty DSP layers onto the card front with Stampin’ Seal.
  6. Stamp the sentiment with Night of Navy Stampin’ Pad onto the Sahara Sand ¾”h x 2”w layer.
  7. Now punch each end of the sentiment layer with the Happy Labels Pick a Punch.
  8. Adhere the sentiment onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  9. Adhere the crab and shells onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 
  10. Place 1 pearl onto the sentiment label.
  11. Stamp the 5 1/4″ h x 4″ w Basic White Cardstock and attach to the inside with Stampin’ Seal.
  12. Stamp and decorate your envelope.
  13. Who will you send it to? Put it in the mail!

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