Is it too early to wish you all a “Happy Pumpkin Spice Season”? Although I don’t live in a super hot climate, I love heading into Fall and all that comes with it. I’m kicking off the season in my craft room, and it’s perfect timing because all Orange, Brown and Gold cardstock are on sale this month at!

For this card, I wanted to try coloring with my Zig Clean Color markers on Desert Storm Kraft.

I stamped my image, one of my favorites from Stampin’ Up. I chose three shades of orange and began coloring. The markers blended beautifully on this cardstock! I finished the colored image with just a hint of light gray to give it some shadowing.

I wanted to add some interest, so I created my own patterned accent by stamping brown stripes on a thin strip of Desert Storm.

With some scraps of Basis Brown, I die cut three copies of my “Hello” and also cut a very thin accent strip.

Assembly was a breeze with the Score Tape! I love the warmth and simplicity of this card. I think I may have to make several of them to keep on hand for the season.

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