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. 

 Designer Tip
Alternate the shimmery and matte sides of the cardstock to make the shimmer pop and add depth.

Monochromatic Magic
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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