Greetings to Go Guest Artist--Orchard cards by the dozen.

Greetings to Go Guest Artist--Orchard cards by the dozen.

Karen Wyngaard

On a roll after playing with faux watercolor acrylic block stamping techniques last week, I couldn't wait to put my own twist on the Orchard Greetings to Go cards. A dozen cards for less than 20 bucks? Yes, please!

Greetings to Go Guest Artist--Orchard cards by the dozen.

SET A: 4.5 x 6.25" YELLOW TENT CARDS

Score yellow card base according to Tricia's scoring instructions to make tent card. Stamp "apple of my eye" (Art Nouveau UM) onto apple basket cutapart; add checked ribbon. Mat with red and brown panels.

Greetings to Go Guest Artist--Orchard cards by the dozen.

Score yellow card base according to Tricia's scoring instructions to make tent card. Trim peaches cutapart to 6"; adhere to brown panel. Mat "thank you" cutapart in yellow; use foam adhesive to attach to brown panel. Use bookbinding glue in needle-tipped applicator to adhere tree charm.

Greetings to Go Guest Artist--Orchard cards by the dozen.

Score yellow card base horizontally at 4.5"; fold. Stamp splatter image (Art Nouveau UM) in watermark ink to brown panel. Heat emboss with gold metallic EP. Trim pear border strip from Embellishment cutaparts to 6", adhere to brown panel.Use bookbinding glue in needle-tipped applicator to adhere tree charm to "birthday" cutapart; mat with red and attach with foam adhesive.

Greetings to Go Guest Artist--Orchard cards by the dozen.

Score yellow card base horizontally at 4.5"; fold. Add texture to brown panel using an embossing folder. Highlight raised areas with gold metallic ink. Trim pumpkin from cutapart sheet. Trim "Because you're so sweet" sentiment into separate words; stamp onto cutapart in Jet Black ink. Add fibers.

Greetings to Go Guest Artist--Orchard cards by the dozen.

SET B: 4.25 x 5.5” RED Z-FOLD CARDS

Score red card base according to instructions to create Z-fold card. Trim cherry from cutaparts, mat with brown square. Trim faux watercolor acrylic block art panel to 2-3/8 x 5", attach to orange front panel. Arrange "you're so sweet" sentiment to fit into lower left corner of inside panel.

Greetings to Go Guest Artist--Orchard cards by the dozen.

Score red card base according to instructions to create Z-fold card. Stamp text image in Tangerine hybrid ink onto orange front panel. Overstamp "orchard" in Jet Black; adhere to card front. Stamp peach image onto ivory square using Coffee Archival ink; color. Overstamp with "You're a peach" (Greeting UM) in Jet Black. Doodle frame with Delft black gel pen and green watercolor pencil. Add flecks using a water brush and black Gelatos.

Greetings to Go Guest Artist--Orchard cards by the dozen.

Score red card base horizontally at 4.25"; fold. Use faux watercolor acrylic block stamping technique to create background. Use mask and Jet Black ink to stamp the pear images from the Greeting and Jumbo UMs. Stamp pear sentiment. Add flecks using a water brush and black Gelatos.

Greetings to Go Guest Artist--Orchard cards by the dozen.

Score red card base horizontally at 4.25"; fold. Use faux watercolor acrylic block stamping technique to create background. Stamp apple image; color with watercolor pencils and blend with water brush. Stamp sentiment in Jet Black ink. Add flecks using a water brush and black Gelatos.

Greetings to Go Guest Artist--Orchard cards by the dozen.

SET C: 5 x 7” GREEN CARDS

Score green card base at 5"; fold. Add texture to a 4.75 x 6.75" brown panel with a wood grain embossing folder. Ink raised areas with Earth hybrid ink. Trim pear triptych from cutaparts, stamp sentiment and mat with yellow panel.Use bookbinding glue in needle-tipped applicator to adhere tree charm.

Greetings to Go Guest Artist--Orchard cards by the dozen.

Score green card base at 5"; fold. Trim scrap panels in three colors and collage together to create a 4.5 x 6.5" mat. Use embossing folder to add texture; mat with yellow. Use faux watercolor acrylic block stamping technique to create background on ivory. Stamp apple image in Jet Black; color with watercolor pencils. Add sentiments.

Greetings to Go Guest Artist--Orchard cards by the dozen.

Score green card base at 2.5 and 5". Fold along score lines to create Z-fold card. Stamp bushel basket onto ivory square using Coffee Archival ink; color with watercolor pencils and water brush. Use a craft knife to cut along front edge of bushel basket.

Greetings to Go Guest Artist--Orchard cards by the dozen.

On a separate ivory scrap, stamp the peach image several times, masking to create a cluster. Color with watercolor pencils. Trim peach cluster from ivory panel, tuck into trimmed edge of bushel basket. Add flecks using a waterbrush and black Gelatos.

Greetings to Go Guest Artist--Orchard cards by the dozen.

Score green card base at 2.5" and 5". Fold along score lines to create tent card (as in Set A instructions). Starting with faux watercolor acrylic block stamped panel, stamp collage image in Jet Black ink. Use watercolor pencils and water brush to color image. Doodle frame around outside edges of panel with Delft black gel pen. Mat with 4.75 x 6.75" brown panel. Attach to green base to create tent fold card.

I hope these cards inspire you to play! Happy crafting.

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