Orange You Sweet Card
Designer: Kathi Rerek
SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (Sunset Bling) Bazzill Basics Paper Rubber stamps: (Desmond Squeaker Bird Right, Desmond Squeaker Bird Left, Orange You Sweet) Justjohanna Rubber Stamps Dye ink: (Onyx Black) Tsukineko Color medium: (orange marker) Sanford Accent: (orange glitter glue) Ranger Industries Adhesive: (foam tape) Template: (swirl embossing) Provo Craft Dies: (scalloped rectangles) Spellbinders; (lacy flowers, scalloped flowers) Boss Kut; (photo corner) QuicKutz Tool: (die cut machine) Ellison Finished size: 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
1 Make card from cardstock.
2 Cut cardstock smaller than card front; emboss. Mat with cardstock and adhere.
3 Stamp birds and sentiment on cardstock; color with marker. Trim.
4 Die-cut scalloped rectangles. Layer and adhere behind stamped piece.
5 Die-cut photo corners; adhere. Die-cut flowers; layer, curl edges up, and adhere. Accent with glitter glue.
6 Adhere piece to card with foam tape.
Alternate the shimmery and matte sides of the cardstock to make the shimmer pop and add depth.
Crafting with varying shades of one color is a hot technique that can help you create stunning projects. You’ll find more exciting examples in the “Manic for Monochromatic” article in our August/September 2008 issue.
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