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Monday, January 18, 2016

Panda Pals Miss You Tag

I'm fond of Pandas and so I got out my Craftin Desert Diva Panda Pals stamp/die set to make this Tag.

Used a Simon Says Stamp die for oval. Watercolored the background using Stampin' Up inks & Tim Holtz Waterbrush Detailer Tip. Stamped an unknown brand Bamboo stamp & watercolored the Bamboo.

Stamped Panda & sentiment, colored Panda w/ Crayola pencil colors & die cut Panda out. Added a silver glitter heart. Added ribbons.

Supplies List

adhesive:  Scotch ATG
Crayola: pencil colors 
Die-Namics: die - Tags Stax
embellishment: silver glitter heart
ink: VersaFine Onyx Black
machine: Sizzix  
paper:  Making memories Ethan plaid scrapbook   cardstock -  white
punch: Marvy heart 
ribbon: black, white, green
Simon Says Stamp: die - Stitched Oval 
stamp: unknown Bamboo
stamp/die:  Craftin Desert Divas Panda Pals
Stampin' Up: inks used for watercoloring incl Gumball Green & others
Tim Holtz: tool - Waterbrush Detailer Tip
tools: MIST

Entering this into the following challenges:    

1/20  DRS Designs Ch Thurs #209 Heart to Heart   UE  1/14

1/21  PDE Linky Party Ch106 Anything Goes  UE 1/15

1/23  Dragonfly Journey Ch40 - It's a Jungle Out There  UE  1/17
1/23  Pile It On Ch #99 Your First Initial  UE 1/10 
   M - Miss You Tag

1/24  Simon Says Stamp Mon: Best Friends  5E(#1)  1/18

1/30  Sweet Stamps Jan Anything Goes  UE  1/3

1/31  Artistic Stamper Creative Team Blog Jan 2016 Anything Goes Ch  UE 1/1
1/31  Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Jan 2016 Ch  UE  1/1
1/31  DLART Jan 2016 Linky  no stack  1Eperday  1/1

1/31  Tic Tac Toe Ch 2  3E(#3)  1/16
   3rd coloumn - Trees (Bamboo), Die-Cuts, Critters (Panda)


2/7  Bunny Zoe's Crafts Jan Ch Hearts   UE 1/11

2/13  Sweet Stamps Jan Anything But a Card Mthly Ch  UE  1/17


  1. Such a cute card. Love that little panda and the fun bamboo!! Fabulous take on the Stamping Smiles Design Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge!!

    Nora Noll
    Stamping Smiles Designs
    Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge
    Design Team Member

  2. Hi Melissa! What a sweet panda. The rules for the color challenge are to use 3 of the colors plus neutrals. As your card has green in it too it will not be eligible for the challenge.

  3. I love pandas, too, so I had to view your blog to see the details about your tag! I love it! :)

  4. The tag is adorable. Love the image. Thanks for joining us at

    Kim - SSDT

  5. Cool Panda tag...awesome colours used  {aNNie}

  6. This is fabulous. Thanks for joining us at PDE Linky Party.
    I hope you’ll come link up again soon!
    Janis, Owner & DT Member
    Pause Dream Enjoy
    PDE Linky Party, Owner & DT Member

  7. Oh this is just too sweet!! I love that panda and your background is just lovely!!!
    Thanks so much for joining us at Stamping Smile Designs tic-tactoe challenge!!

  8. Aaaaw, your tag is so adorable! The Panda is so sweet! Thanks so much for joining us at the PDE Linky Party!
    Sherrie K
    PDE DT Member

  9. Hi Melissa! This is an adorable tag and your background is super cool too. Thanks so much for joining my challenge this week :)

    Jeannie T.
    Dragonfly Journeys

  10. What a sweet little panda and fun inking on your tag! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog this week :)

  11. A cute tag, thanks for joining in this months challenge at The Artistic Stamper.

  12. So sweet!
    Thanks for playing at Pile It On!
    Helen x

  13. Your pandas are super sweet. Such a fun tag.
    Tracie Pond
    Stamping Smiles Designs
    Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge
    Design Team Member

  14. A very cute tag. Thank you for sharing at Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper. Rebecca x