1. Form a 41/4 x 51/2-inch card from white cardstock.
2. To create stencil, cut rectangular Herringbone Background from acetate using electronic cutting machine and cutting file.
3. Cut a 35/8 x 51/8-inch piece from white cardstock.
4. Place stencil onto panel. Use repositionable tape to mask off a 3/8-inch-wide section along left edge of panel; use a dauber to ink section green (Photo 1). Let ink dry. 5. Remove tape and mask off a 3/8-inchwide section next to green section; ink section peach (Photo 2). 6. Using photo as a guide, continue in the same manner until panel is covered completely (Photo 3). 7. Rotate stencil 180 degrees and place on panel (Photo 4). 8. In the same manner as in steps 4–6, mask off and ink 3/8-inch-wide sections to create a crisscross pattern (Photo 5). 9. Stamp sentiment onto stenciled panel using watermark ink. Sprinkle with embossing powder; heat-emboss. Adhere to card front.
Decorate inside of card as desired.
Papertrey Ink white cardstock Clear acetate Stamp sets: Mama Elephant (Make a Wish); Papertrey Ink (Inside & Out: Birthday II) Ink pads: IMAGINE Crafts/Tsukineko Memento (pear tart), VersaMark (watermark); Hero Arts (soft cantaloupe); My Favorite Things (lemon chiffon, kraft) Black detail embossing powder Silhouette Kolette Hall Studio Herringbone Background Pattern electronic cutting file (#38930) Silhouette electronic cutting machine Ink daubers Embossing heat tool Repositionable tape Paper adhesive