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These Party Pandas = Love!

Sale-A-Bration is in full swing, but this is the first time I had a chance to play with the Sale-A-Bration Stamp Set, Party Pandas.  This set is so cute and it is the most popular pick of Sale-A-Bration among the Papercrafting Passionista VIP's!  If you haven't seen it yet, check it out here in the Sale-A-Bration Catalog.

I can easily see why this set is so popular!  The whimsy of these adorable Pandas makes me want to jump up and down with glee!  I also love that black and white makes for a super stunning, simplistic, and clean looking project---even more yay for the Pandas!

Take a look at this cute card:


It could be used for a Valentine (note that I specifically colored in the heart on the middle panda for a hint of color) or a birthday card.  It could even just be for a whimsical little note card.  These pandas just work for everything!!!

Want to know how I made it?  Well, here you are, my Friend!  Read on...

Supply List:

Paper Dimensions:
  • Whisper White Cardstock (8-1/2" x 4-1/4"; scored at 5-1/2") + scrap for stamping
  • Basic Black (1-3/8" x 1-3/8") x 3 + scrap for a banner
Directions:
  • The first thing I did was stamp some pandas using the Memento Ink (Tuxedo Black) onto a scrap of Whisper White Cardstock.  I used the smallest square from the Stitched Shapes Framelits to die-cut out just the heads of the pandas I stamped.
  • I mounted the pandas onto the Basic Black Cardstock squares with a Stampin' Dimensional.
  • I stamped the "Just For You" sentiment from the Sure Do Love You Stamp Set onto the scrap piece of Basic Black Cardstock with the Craft Stampin' Ink (Whisper White) and notched the end with my Banner Triple Punch.
    • Helpful Hint: You can use any sentiment of your choosing from a Stamp Set you already own and you can notch the end with your Paper Snips if you don't have the Banner Triple Punch.
  • I then just adhered my squares and my banner onto the card and was done!  
See?  Quick, simple, but quite eye-catching and adorable!  Be sure to get your Party Pandas by placing a $50+ order and use Hostess Code PH7VSUWK to get an extra free gift from me!

Happy February, Friends!

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