Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Sunshine Cards for Pink and Main


My design team project this week is using some new amazing stamps and dies from Pink and Mains June release. This combo has a special meaning to me. When I met my husband, many moons ago, I use to sing "You are my Sunshine" to him. Yes I know it's disgusting :P! When I saw the script "Sunshine" with sentiments, and the awesome sunshine die cut panel, Sunny Cover, I knew I had to make my hubby a card with it. I really enjoyed these. As always, a list of the products used will be at the bottom along with links. :)

My Process

You are the Sunshine of my Life card:
I created a standard top folding A2 card using 110lb black card stock. I first die cut the Sunshine panel die, Sunny Cover, from heavy duty Bazzill card. I temporarily adhered it to a non stick mat completely in tack. I then got out my trusty Oxide Inks and colored the front panel until it was blended throughout. I did leave off the bottom panel, which I decided to edge in orange, but leave white for the "Sunshine" die to pop. After the Oxide inks, I sprayed it with a sparkle paint (no sun here in MD today so you don't see the sparkle as much). After it dried, I popped all the rays, and sun. Cut out the Sunshine word and colored it with an ombre effect using the same oxide inks. I finished it off a few glossy dots.

You Are My Sunshine Card:
I created a standard side folding A2 card using 110lb black card stock. I die cut the Sunshine panel die, Sunny Cover, from several P&M yellow patterned papers. A trick is to put the die cut over the card and trace where the rays go. This will help you line up the rays.  I used the die cut "Sunshine" from the other card and layered a piece of black paper behind it. Super easy and a great way to utilize the die cuts.

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Pink and Main Supplies Used
Sunny Cover DiesSunshine DiesMy SunshineBirthday Girl Glossy Dots

Other Supplies Used
110lb Black Card Stock, Oxide Ink, Wild Honey Oxide Ink, Fossilized Amber, Oxide Ink, Frayed Burlap,  Versafine Black Ink PadTonic Liquid Glue

If you haven't checked out the newest release from Pink and Main you can go here.

Crafty hugs,
Pam Pease

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