Clean And Simple Panda Love Notes For The Paper Players PP377

by Joanne James21. January 2018 09:00

It's Sunday and time for this week's new challenge over at The Paper Players! It's my turn to host this week and I have a topical clean and simple challenge for you to work with:

     

It's almost February and with Valentine's Day around the corner love is definitely in the air, so what better time to send a little love note or two to the one you love? I have a super clean-and-simple card to share with you this week that is also perfect for this week's challenge over at Less Is More - take a look:

 

Here's the low-down on today's card:

Love You Panda - I couldn't resist using another of these cute little pandas on my card today - this time it had to be the one proudly holding his own little love note, perfect for my theme! I simply stamped him in black, coloured in the heart on his envelope and surrounded him with bright pink love hearts, from the Heart Happiness set. Inside I stamped my sentiment, also from the 'Party Pandas' stamp set, along with another spray of hearts:

And that's it - super simple, super cute!

The Perfect Note - I used one of the new Whisper White Narrow Note Cards for my one-layer love note today - they measure 6.4cm x 11.4cm, small and narrow and the perfect size for a note to tuck into a pocket, lunch box or gift package. 

Painted With Love Envelope Liners - My little note card was so quick and easy to put together, I decided to add another surprise pop of colour with an envelope liner on the flap of my envelopes. I simply punched a whole bunch of circles out of the Painted With Love Specialty Designer Series Paper using my 2" circle punch and adhered them to the inner flap of my envelope. 

I love my little note card so much, I made a whole bunch of them - I used a selection of papers and stamped my pandas both horizontally and vertically, with hearts in each of the colours that feature in the Painted With Love paper - here's a shot of a bunch of them together:

 

These are perfect for me to slip into the James Juniors' blazer pockets for a surprise note at school; we are also going to make a whole bunch more for the children to share with their friends too - it's nice to let your besties know they are loved too! They really are so simple to make - it's taken me longer to write this blog post that to actually make all of these cards!

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:

 

You can see all of my Product and 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Before you reach for your ink and papers, check out what our amazing team has created to inspire you this week:

The Paper Players Design Team
Here's a quick recap of our challenge rules:
 
1.  Create a new paper project
2.  Upload your creation to your blog with a link back to us and provide a direct link to the post featuring your challenge submission.
3.  Please link your card to no more than four challenges, TOTAL.
4.  Have FUN!

Don't forget the theme is clean and simple this week - so minimal layers and embellishments and lots of white space. I can't wait to see what you create and look forward to visiting your blogs this week! Enjoy the rest of your weekend as it will be over all too quickly. I'll be back tomorrow with another project; until then, happy stampin'!

 

Stampin' Up! Supplies Used: 

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (14) -

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
1/21/2018 7:56:38 PM #

What little cuties! Very sweet and the envelope liner is a great idea too.

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Judy1223
Judy1223United States
1/22/2018 1:00:12 AM #

Joanne, what a great theme at The Paper Players this week!  I've been working on Valentines cards all wekeend, so I'm so excited to be able to play along!  I LOVE your sweet little panda...couldn't be any cuter!  Thanks for the inspiration!

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Kathyk
KathykUnited Kingdom
1/22/2018 10:08:14 AM #

Delightfully cute make

Kathyk

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Sarah Platt
Sarah PlattUnited Kingdom
1/22/2018 5:42:51 PM #

Well pandas really do have to be one of the cutest animals and the idea behind these little note cards is super duper cute too Joanne! Love them. Neat and CAS and thanks for joining us at Less is More x

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sandym
sandymUnited States
1/22/2018 5:58:29 PM #

What a fun challenge this was Joanne, and what cute little notes you made for it! The panda's are adorable, and I've not seen those note cards but will be sure to check them out!

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Laurie
LaurieUnited States
1/23/2018 8:13:09 PM #

These are adorable! I think that panda is so cute...and the matching envelopes are awesome!

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LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
1/25/2018 12:51:00 AM #

These are adorable!  I've been on the fence about them, waiting until I saw what they looked like when someone got creative with them, and they're pretty darn cute!

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Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
1/25/2018 1:36:37 AM #

SO sorry your son has been sick!  I hope he is much better and no one else gets sick!  My DIL has the flu and I am so worried about all my babies.  ugggg   I love these little panda notes.  I just ordered that stamp tonight.  I didn't realize they had these note cards and envelopes.  Thanks for sharing !  I love a lined envelope, too!  Great way to use up all that paper I hoard!  I sure hope you are having a great week, My Friend!  XX

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Annie Abrahamson
Annie AbrahamsonUnited States
1/25/2018 10:20:40 PM #

Oh my!  I just received my panda set last week and haven't had a chance to use it yet.  Your notecards are so stinkin' cute and I love those narrow envelopes with the added lining.  Adorable!  Hugs, Annie

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Robin Feicht
Robin FeichtUnited States
1/26/2018 4:13:41 PM #

Your lined envelopes really make your project complete.

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Elizabeth Stewart
Elizabeth StewartUnited States
1/26/2018 6:10:37 PM #

Incredibly sweet card!  But I am mesmerized by your 5 in1cards in your most recent post.  Absolutely beautiful!  I have to check Stampin' Up out... what I am seeing from the team has me intrigued.

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jaydee
jaydeeUnited States
1/27/2018 10:14:04 PM #

Joanne, thank you for such a great theme this week.  I love your wonderful little Panda love note with the profusion of hearts.  Love the lined envelope, too.  
hugs
Jaydee

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Trina P.
Trina P. Canada
1/28/2018 3:07:50 AM #

Cute set of note cards.  Love the pink hearts.  Thank you so much for joining us at Less is More.

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susan
susanUnited States
1/30/2018 4:40:56 AM #

Super cute.  Thanks for sharing at Less is More!

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