Every year Stampin’ Up! has a promotion during the months of January through March called Sale-a-Bration. Sale-a-Bration gives a chance to customers to receive exclusive products with every $60 qualifying order. Party Pandas just so happens to be one of my favourite exclusive items from this year’s promotion. You’ve got less than one month to try to snag these perfect little Party Pandas stamp set. Both of today’s projects begins with a small piece of watercolour paper. Using an aqua painter or water brush, I did a background wash with Calypso Coral refill ink. You can also create a watercolour wash using ink pads, markers and paint. While the ink dried on it’s own, I stamped several of the Party Pandas on Thick Whisper White cardstock using Stampin’ Up!’s Black Archival Ink and coloured them with Stampin’ Up! Blends Markers.After cutting out my pandas by hand, I arranged them around the two projects. Yes, yes… I almost always have multiple projects going on at the same time. It’s wild. It’s crazy but it works for me. Adding embellishments and a sentiment here and there, I finished the first card. “Sending good thoughts”, it read – how perfectly this sentiment went with a panda holding a love note.With a bigger surface area to fill on the second card, the Happy Birthday Thinlet Die worked perfectly over top the watercolour background. The die said exactly what I wanted it to say.I hope you enjoyed today’s projects. Lately my style is clean and simple – But most certainly these Party Pandas stole the show.
Have a wonderful day
Cathy Caines, Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator
2013-14, 2017, 2018 Stampin’ Up! Artisan Design Team Member
St. John’s, Newfoundland Labrador
If you are interested in Stampin’ Up!, are living in Canada and don’t have a demonstrator, I’d love help you out. Feel free to drop me a line to get a catalogue or if you have any questions/comments you can always find me at email@example.com.
Supplies and images used are © 2018 Stampin’ Up! unless otherwise stated: Stampin’ Up! black archival ink, Party Pandas stmp set, water colour paper, glimmer ribbon trio (SAB item), Whisper White Cardstock, Stampin’ Blends markers, melon Mambo refill ink, Sahara Sand Cardstock, Irridescent sequins, Calypso Coral refill ink, aqua painter, stapler, Thick Whisper White Cardstock, White Embossing Powder, Smoky Slate Cardstock, Paper Snips, Happy Birthday Thinlet Dies
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