Hi guys it’s Natalie on the blog again today and I have this cute panda birthday card to share with you all. I mixed up a few different Time for Tea sets for this one I love how they all work so well together. I loved that idea of creating a Panda Playground its just super fun.
I began my card by cutting out the largest rectangle from the new Quilted Square Nesting Die set and used the Sunny Side Up stencil to add some grass and clouds.
Then it was time to colour up my pandas and all the other accessories. The Trampoline and Worm are from Hip Hop Hurray, the flowers from the Moovelous Stamp set and the butterfly from the Butterflies stamp set.
I love that the pandas are so quick to colour up I just added a little shading to their tummies and face using a warm grey COPIC and added some rosy cheeks with a soft pink COPIC. I tried not to add too many colours for the accessories and just stuck to blue, pink, orange and yellow.
There was no fancy colouring for the accessories either they are only really small so a couple of shades of each were all that was needed. With the party hat I added some extra stripes with my white gelli roll pen.
When everything was coloured up it was time stick it all together and add my sentiment. I got a general layout first then I could figure out where to stamp the sentiment I used my stamping machine to do that to make sure it was straight.
I used the bamboo stamp to make the climbing frame and just added a few accessories like flowers or leaves on the joints to hide them a little. When everything else was stuck I went in with my black fineliner and added a trail for the butterfly and stamped in some jump marks underneath the panda on the trampoline.
I love how this one turned out and I hope you do too!