Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Happy Panda!

Hello and thank you for your visit.

First I would like to warmly welcome my two new followers Maxine and Sue .  I'm sure lots of you know them both well.  Both make super cards so do pay a visit.

Having seen lots of cards made using Sue Wilson's  Shadow Box dies I just had to get a some.  This is the first card I've made with the set and it was great fun although it took much longer than expected.

I used snippets of paper from my stash behind the main die and scraps of white card for everything else using glitter pens and a Wink of Stella gold pen for colouring.

The panda stamp came free with a magazine. I paper pieced his balloon and added clear sparkle pen to his white bits.

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
Pixies Snippets Playground Weeks 265 & 266 
Darnell's NBUS Challenge  #9
Sweet Stampin' - Dies and punches   

45 comments:

Kathleen said...

Really lovely card, a great die and a cute Panda.

Kath x

Carol L said...

I too love this shadowbox die and I love what you did with it! The panda is adorable and so are those cupcakes!

cuilliesocks said...

This is lovely Barb, love all the little dies and the panda is sooo cute, Kate x

Sue's Crafty Corner said...

A gorgeous card Barb, I love the dies that you've used. I am Sue Tossell and you already visit me Barb. I've been having trouble following people several months now, all of a sudden it seems to have cleared.

Sue xx

Stamps and Paper said...

Lovely card Barb these box dies certainly look tempting

Anne

Tina Z. said...

fantastic card, I love this design - panda is super cute!
hugs xx

Jane Willis said...

I've been drooling over those Memory Box dies for a while now, I really love how you've used it here, with some of the windows as a background rather than a frame, it adds a lot of dimension to the card
Jane

Greta said...

I haven't seen shadow box designs for a long time--always appealed to me. This is so sweet, Barb--I know you're going to enjoy those dies!

Maxine D said...

Wonderful card Barb - love your colours, and the way you have used the panda image is gorgeous.
Blessings
Maxine

Valerija said...

This is so beautiful. Love the cute panda.
Valerija xx

meg said...

it's a beautiful card Barb, but I can see why it took longer to make than you expected, it must have been difficult to decide what to put where, you achieved a lovely balance.

Sandma's Handmade Cards said...

I really like the shadow box Barb and what you've done with it, the layout is perfect. The images and text work so well together and that little Panda is so cute. Have a lovely day, Sandra x

Pen Sunshinepen said...

Fantastic card Barb, so much detail. Have a great day x

Gerrina said...

A so sweet and brihgt card! Love pandas (my daughters favorite annimal and that rubbed of on me) and this one is a real beautiful one! Keep warm!

SARN said...

Ooh LOVELY! xxx

Di said...

What a lovely shadow box card Barb! As you say, they do take longer than one might think when starting off but how worthwhile. Love how you used that sweet panda as well.

Hugs

Di xx

Diane said...

What an absolutely adorable design Barb.

Hugs Diane

scrAPpamondo said...

This card is adorable! Love how you mixed the elegant shadow box diecut with this cute panda!!

Jenny L said...

Hi Barb,
what a veru lovely card and such a great design too.
Love the shadow box and all the lovely elements in the boxes.
Such a very cute Panda also.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

cotnob said...

A fabulous Shadow Box Card Barb, lots of lovely details. I have one of these dies, I really must make the effort to get it out and use it - thank you for the inspiration.
Pauline
x

rachel said...

this is really lovely Barb - and I adore that panda! He's so cute! Hugs rachel x

Mrs A. said...

Shaddow boxes, Oh dear are they the next on trend thing then!! Must keep up with the Jones's . Your card is lovely with the spotty paper and that panda is just a cutey. Hugs Mrs A.

Angela Radford said...

Hi Barb, you've done it again, what a great card. Happy crafting, Angela xxx

Lucy Woods said...

Aww this is so cute!! Such a fab pretty design too! Gorgeous card!
Lucy x

Darnell said...

This is darling, Barb! I loved looking over all the fun little touches and details. I can see why it would take a while to do this, but this card will surely be cherished by someone! Great use of snippets, too, but I just have to ask if the sweet panda bear giggled when you started schparkling his white bits?!! Thank you so much for playing in my NBUS Challenge #9 and thank you for your kind get well wishes! Hugs, Darnell

aussie aNNie said...

Lovely Barb, the image is so adorable and I am loving these dies.xx{aNNie}

KandA said...

Such a gorgous card Barb, the Panda is super and I love the shadow box die xx

Aquarius said...

Great use of the shadow box die - so versatile. Love the panda - managed to resist that magazine in the week but maybe it will still be on the shelves.....!!

Cobnut Crafter said...

What a great way to use some of your snippets! Such a lovely card Barb and hits the spot for me as I am a real pushover when it comes to stitched dies and you have made this one look so tempting!

lilian said...

Love the card Barb, The image is so sweet.

Lilian xx

Donna said...

I've not seen the Shadow Box die before, I see why you had to get it, and your card is amazing, a child or adult would love to receive it, great make Barb!

Rainey's Craft Room said...

This new die is lovely and can be used for all kinds of cards. I love it here with the tiny cupcakes and that panda stamp is cute.
Lorraine

MaryH said...

Hi Barb, I got a glimpse of this cutie at Darnell's but was scrambling to get some commenting done, so didn't get to you just then. I love SW dies, and this one looks as though it will be so versatile. It's wonderful with the snippets 'wallpaper' backing the openings and just the right setting for Mr Birthday Panda and his colorful balloons & tiny treats. What a delightful birthday card. I'm a pushover for these stitched dies and you've got a winner on this one! Great that it met NBUS & Snippet requirements! TFS & Hugs

AlisonC said...

That die looks fun to play with. I always like balloons on cards, they are so cheerful, just like your little panda.

Veerle said...

Looks very pretty Barb. Cute little panda too.
Hugs, Veerle x

Linby said...

A great card - love how you used the die, there are so many possibilities aren't there? I always forget that the outer edge isn't going to cut when I use mine and so takes me longer to sort that out so it is straight!

Janice said...

Love this die Barb, you've made a gorgeous card with it.
Janice x

Lisa Andersson said...

A gorgeous card, love that die and the cute panda. Beautifully done.
Hugs, Lisa

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

A very sweet Panda Barb.

Love and hugs
Maarit

KT Fit Kitty said...

Oh I love, love, love this, Barb! The panda is so cute and I LOVE that die! You can add so many cute elements, as you've done so beautifully! Adorable card!

Pat said...

This shadow box die works beautifully with the added die cut words and little cakes Barb, and I love the cute panda and the way you have given him extra balloons too. I have this set but haven't used mine yet. x

PJ said...

You did a Great job with you shadow box card, it's so cute.
pjs-projects.blogspot.com

Princess Judy Palmer said...

I like this with the different windows. That's a cute panda!

April Cheetham said...

Love the gorgeous panda! Such a lovely card! Xx

Donna said...

Very sweet... and those little cakes are too cute! x