Stampin’ Up! Party Pandas Celebrate Card

I used the Stampin’ Up! Party Pandas stamp set and a little of the Myths & Magic 6″ x 6″ Glimmer Paper (now available as a FREE Sale-a-bration selection!) to create a quick and fun birthday card to share with you today.

My card design was inspired by Freshly Made Sketches #328.

I started by stamping the panda image from the Party Pandas stamp set (Sale-a-bration item) in Tuxedo Black Memento ink on two Whisper White card stock panels.  I did stamp the image with my Stamparatus (available June 1…unless you were able to preorder yours) so that I could restamp it multiple times to get a nice dark image.  I colored the balloon on one of the images with my Light & Dark Bermuda Bay Stampin’ Blends and I used the Color Lifter to add a light area in as well.

I used a Layering Squares Framelits die to cut around the second panda image and I adhered it to a panel of Basic Black card stock and then to the card front over the first stamped image with SNAIL.  Then I cut the sentiment from Myths & Magic Glimmer Paper (Sale-a-bration item and regular catalog item) with one of the Celebrate You Thinlits Dies (Sale-a-bration item).

I placed the die cut sentiment on the panel to get a rough idea of the placement, then stamped the sentiment from the Amazing You stamp set (Sale-a-bration item) in Tuxedo Black Memento ink above the sentiment.  I adhered the sentiment to the card front with touches of Multipurpose Liquid Glue and then adhered the Whisper White card stock panel to a panel of Basic Black card stock with SNAIL.

I adhered the layered panel to the front of a Bermuda Bay card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals and then colored three Rhinestone Basic Jewels with my Dark Bermuda Bay Stampin’ Blends before adhering them randomly over the card front.

I stamped the sentiment and balloon image from the Party Pandas stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock and the colored the balloons as described above to finish the inside of the card.

You can see a list of supplies, including card stock cuts, used to create this project at the very bottom of this blog post.


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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Bermuda Bay – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base
  • Basic Black – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel, 2″ x 2″ square
  • Whisper White –  Layering Squares Framelits die cuts, 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
  • Myths & Magic 6″ x 6″ Glimmer Paper – Celebrate You Thinlits die cut

Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:

16 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Party Pandas Celebrate Card

  1. You did a great job with this sketch, Amy! I took one look at it and hit the delete button. Lol Such a cute celebration card! Stampin up needs to stock up on their clearance items….just sayin~

    • Thanks Roberta! It took me a minute to get my head around what to do with the sketch, but I like the way that it turned out! 🙂

  2. As always your card is lovely and clean! I adore this sweet little image and glittery sentiment combo – just gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at FMS this week!

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