C ard 3 for October 28th card class (Pueblo, CO). This card uses pan pastels for a background behind die cut and dry embossed leaf openings.
Add various colors of Pan Pastels to Whip Cream card stock, blending together and covering entire surface. Dust off and burnish with a cotton ball.
Die cut leaf openings in Butter Cream panel. Leaving dies in place, add tan embossing mat and dry emboss edges of openings.
Adhere colored panel to front of folded card base, then pop up Butter Cream panel on top with Foam Squares. Use enough Foam Squares to keep the center areas as well as the edges popped up from the colored panel.
Stamp leaves using Cocoa Powder, Summer Days and Limeade Splash inks. Stamp sentiment on one leaf with Cocoa Powder ink. Cut out with matching dies.
Tie a multi-loop bow with twine. Adhere a couple of leaves to front of card, then attach bow with one or two Glue Dots. Finally, pop up leaf with sentiment using Foam Squares.