You Are My Sunshine Card

By  Alice Golden 

size: 5-1/2"x5-1/2"

  • You Are My Sunshine Card


  • Bazzill Basics Paper Papaya Puree Medium Cardstock
  • Papers: Karen Foster Design Picnic Collection Ants on Parade; Echo Park Paper Co. For the Record Collection Apron Strings, Lace Stripes; Authentique Blissful Collection Happiness, Prosperity; Pink Paislee Nantucket Collection Jumbo Shrimp; Me & My BIG Ideas 12”x12 Paper Pad PADX-229
  • Me & My BIG Ideas Love You Chalkboard Stickers


  • Die-cutting system and dies: Papertrey Ink Beautiful Beads, Spellbinders Nestabilities Large Labels
  • Ink pads: Tsukineko VersaColor Marigold, Papertrey Ink Summer Sunrise
  • Therm O Web Adhesives: XL Permanent Tape Runner, 3D Foam Squares, SuperStik Glue Stick

Basic Supplies

  • paper trimmer, scissors, ruler, scoring tool, pencil
  • 1. Make 5-1/2"x5-1/2" orange top-fold card.
  • 2. Die cut Beautiful Beads triangles from all papers except those in 12"x12" paper pad; set aside.
  • 3. Cut 5-1/2"x5-1/2" square from orange dot paper in paper pad. Using photo as guide and glue stick, begin adhering paper triangles to upper two-thirds of dot panel to create sunshine rays; starting point is slightly left of center. Vary patterns and leave thin margin of dot background showing between triangles. Trim excess paper flush with dot panel.
  • 4. Hand-cut several "hills" from diagonal stripes paper in paper pad. Front hill should be 5-1/2" long. Ink edges of all hills Summer Sunrise; adhere to dot panel as shown. Adhere dot panel to card front. Ink card edges Marigold.
  • 5. Adhere sentiment sticker to orange cardstock. Die cut into label shape, leaving narrow orange border. Adhere label to card with foam squares.
  • Tip
  • 1. A glue stick provides more drying time than other types of adhesive to get paper triangles into perfect position.