Happy Monday! I hope your week is off to a good start. Can you believe that Sale-a-bration is almost over? There’s only 3 weeks left! So with that in mind, I decided to create something using some of the SAB goodies. Don’t know what Sale-a-bration is? It’s a sale that runs from January through the end of March where for every $50.00 you spend out of the Occasions or Annual Catalogs, you get to choose an item for free from the Sale-a-bration Catalog. There’s stamp sets, paper, and even a Memories & More card kit available to name a few. I used 3 different items on today’s card, the Party Pandas, the Bubbles & Fizz DSP and that gorgeous Shimmer Ribbon. Here are the measurements of my card:

  • Card base in Calypso Coral cardstock cut at 4 1/4″ x 11″, scored at 5 1/2″
  • Basic Gray cardstock cut at 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″ and with the Layering Ovals Framelits
  • Bubbles & Fizz DSP cut at $” x 5 1/4″
  • Whisper White cardstock cut at 3″ x 4″

I just love those little pandas and couldn’t resist making another card with the set. They are just so stinking cute!! And the Bubbles & Fizz DSP has such happy colors that you can’t help but smile when you create something with it.

I first stamped the panda on the Whisper White at an angle so he could look like he was peeking in at you. Then I colored the party hat with my Calypso Coral and Bermuda Bay Stampin’ Write Markers. I then stamped the Happy Birthday at the top of the oval. Next I cut out the oval on the DSP and adhered the Whisper White layer behind it. Then I took out the scallop oval that coordinated with the oval I used on the DSP to cut a frame in Basic Gray cardstock. I used the Liquid Glue to add that over the oval on the DSP. I grabbed a piece of the Calypso Coral Shimmer Ribbon that is another free item in the SAB catalog and tied it in a knot under the frame and adhered everything to the Basic Gray layer. I adhered that to the card base and added some rhinestones and called it done. Once I had the design in my head it all came together pretty quickly.

If you’d like to get any of the Sale-a-bration items before it’s too late, just head over to  my online store to place your order. When you use Hostess Code 9KM4FRD4 I will send you a packet of handmade cards. If your order is $50.00 or more, not only will you get your free Sale-a-bration item, but I’ll send you a gift too. You can never have too much happy mail!

I hope you have a great rest of your day and I thank you for stopping by! Don’t forget to stop by tomorrow to see my CASE-ing Tuesday project.

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