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Rise & Shine Cards by Gillian Nelson

Gillian Nelson (Blog: Gillian Nelson | Instagram: @gnelson05 | Pinterest: @gilliann | Twitter: @GillianNelson05) set out to make just one card but ended up with FOUR because the Rise & Shine collection is just so inspiring – once you start, the fun doesn't stop 🙂

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Supplies: Amy Tangerine Rise & Shine (370010) – Lily Paper, (370002) – Kylie Paper, (370011) – Lucy Paper, (370007) – Amelia Paper, (370000) – Rachel Paper, (370026) – Grace Thickers; DIY Shop (366900) – Mini Stapler; Cardstock (AC71273) – 8.5×11 White 

How to: Trim a piece of white cardstock down to 4.25×11. Print "made you look" centered in the bottom half of the cardstock rectangle. Fold cardstock in half so that it now measures 4.25×5.5, with the fold at the top and the printed phrase inside. Hand cut letters from 6 different Rise & Shine patterned papers and adhere them to the front of the card. Print "examine your zipper pretty darn quick" on a separate piece of white cardstock and trim down to a narrow strip. Staple the phrase strip and then adhere it to the front of the card. Finish by adding the "hey!" foam Thickers.

 
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Supplies: Amy Tangerine Rise & Shine (370054) – Chipboard Frames, (370038) – Cardstock Die-Cuts, (RSDS-70002) – Kylie Paper; Cardstock (AC71273) – 8.5×11 White; Adhesive (AMF617-10) – This to That Foam Tab Squares
 
How to: Trim white cardstock to 4.25×11. Print sentiment phrase centered in the bottom half of the cardstock rectangle. Fold cardstock in half so that it now measures 4.25×5.5, with the fold at the top and the printed phrase on the outside. Tear off a strip of the front of the card that is ~0.5 inches. Staple the top of a chipboard frame, and then adhere it to the front of the card, overhanging the torn edge slightly. Tuck the elephant die cut within the frame, below the sentiment. Add the blue die cut above the chipboard frame. Trim down a piece of Rise & Shine patterned paper to 4.25 inches wide and adhere it to the bottom border of the inside of the card, allowing the pattern to show when the card is closed.
 
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Supplies: Amy Tangerine Rise & Shine (370014) – Riley Paper, (370031) – Transparent Alphas; DIY Shop (366900) – Mini Stapler; Cardstock (AC71273) – 8.5×11 White; We R Memory Keepers (662599) – Rise & Shine Embossing Strips
 
How to: Trim a piece of white cardstock down to 4.25×11. Fold cardstock in half so that it now measures 4.25×5.5, with the fold at the top. Emboss an ampersand centered in the front of the card using the Rise & Shine embossing strip. Hand cut 2 frames/labels from the Riley paper and print or write the sentiment phrases on them. Staple the labels with the mini stapler and then adhere to the card above and below the embossed ampersand. Use the transparent stickers to spell out "so there" inside the card.
 
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Supplies: Amy Tangerine Rise & Shine (370043) – Misting Stencils, (RSTH-70028) – Alyx Alpha Thickers, (370038) – Cardstock Die-Cuts; DIY Shop (366900) – Mini Stapler; Cardstock (AC71273) – 8.5×11 White; Pen (PP03-62311) – .03 Precision Pen; Adhesive (AMF617-10) – This to That Foam Tab Squares; Heidi Swapp (CSS-HS-797) Color Shine Spritz Primrose, (CSS-HS-69361) Color Shine Spritz Ocean, (CSS-HS-795) Color Shine Spritz Mustard; DIY Shop (369021) – Color Shine Spray Gold
 
How to: Trim a piece of white cardstock down to 4.25×11. Fold cardstock in half so that it now measures 4.25×5.5, with the fold to the left. Use the Rise & Shine misting stencil and assorted mist colors to create stripes on the front of the card. Once dry, draw a thin line around the misted design with a Precision Pen. Add Thickers and a camera cardstock die-cut.