Sunshine and Smiles Card

By  Ashley Harris 

Hurry Spring along by sending wishes of sunshine and smiles to someone you love. Die-cut shapes are added to - and removed from - the background of this bright, cheerful greeting.

  • Sunshine and Smiles Card


  • Bazzill Basics Paper OP White Cardstock
  • Paper: Pink dotted, Lilybee Design 6”x6” Tiny Tablet Paper Double Dutch Paper Pad
  • Pink satin ribbon
  • Pale pink adhesive pearls


  • Die-cutting system and Papertrey Ink Cloud 1 & 2 Die Collection
  • Making Memories Slice Cordless Design Cutter and Just Chillin’ Teen Design Card
  • Corner rounder punch
  • Avocado Arts Sunshine and Smiles Stamp Set
  • Tsukineko Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad
  • Adhesives: paper adhesive, foam squares

Basic Supplies

  • paper trimmer, scissors, ruler, pencil
  • 1. Make 4"x6" white top-fold card.
  • 2. Cut smaller aqua gingham paper panel. Round corners with punch. Using photo as guide, die cut clouds from panel. (Note: Save cloud cut-outs for another project.)
  • 3. Stamp sentiment onto panel using Tuxedo Black ink.
  • 4. Tie ribbon into bow around base of gingham panel; adhere panel to card with foam squares.
  • 5. Use cordless cutter to cut two butterflies from pink dot paper. Fold wings up and adhere bodies only to card. Adhere pearl to each body.
  • Tip
  • 1. If you don't own an electronic cutter, use a butterfly paper punch instead.