Do you ever find yourself sitting down just wanting to create? Not anything specific, but just being creative. When I sat down to make these cards (that I previously shared on the Pebbles Inc. Blog) I just wanted to create. I didn’t have any direction for what I was creating. In my opinion, that is one of the best ways to create! Today, I’m going to walk you through making these You Are My Sunshine cards yourself.
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For both of these cards, I used the Home Grown Collection with chip embellishments. Aren’t the colors in this line so fun and vibrant?
I used an 8.5 x 11 piece of Kraft cardstock, cut it in half, then folded the two halves to make two card bases. Next, I cut some patterned paper, just smaller than the card base, 4 x 5.25. Using my corner chomper, I rounded the corners on both the card base and the patterned paper.
Using adhsive, I adhered the patterned paper to the card base, and used one of the cloud shaped chips and adhered that to the card as well.
Next I used some foam dimension squares and put them on the back of the sun shaped chip.
I adhered the sun over the top of the cloud.
I spelled the word Sunshine, using thickers, onto the red polka dot patterned paper. I trimed the edges leaving a small border, and then I rounded the corners on it as well.
I adhered the word Sunshine to the bottom of the card.
Next, I used thickers to spell out the rest of the saying, “You are my” above the sunshine.
And that finishes up this card.
For the other card, I had some fun with the paper filled with words. I looked over it and found most of the words that I needed, and then cut out separate letters for the other words.
I cut the cloud patterned paper to fit the card base and adhered it to the card.
With a mix of foam dimension squares and adhesive, I glued down the words and letters. I used thickers to spell “skies”.
You can have a couple of cards made in no time, so sit down and create something today!
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