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Thursday, October 18, 2012

Apples, Fresh Apples For Sale!

Living where we do, we are close to many farmers markets, it's amazing at how many fresh foods we get weekly! I see, often, many fruit trucks selling fresh produce (especially strawberries ~ yummm).

This truck gives me sweet smiles as I love apples, making pie.. Sigh. I wanted a rustic but clean cut card that embraces Fall! The LNS challenge is clean cut cards with much white space... This is rustic but elegant card has a ton of white (Very Vanilla) space.

The Color Coach takes Real Red and pairs it with Pumpkin Pie and Early Espresso. Stamping the Countryside stamp set's truck with Early Espresso ink on a Very Vanilla paper. Coloring in the yummy apples with our Real Red Stampin' Write Marker, Pumpkin Pie Stampin' Write Marker for the truck. The not-in-this-pairing-but-works-cause-it-is-on-the-color card (do you like that!??! Lol) is Crumb Cake and I used this to color in the grass and interior of the truck, baskets and hub caps on this "older" truck.

I know it needs "more" so I nabbed our lovely, easy to use, get your frustrations out (lol) Paper Piercing Tool, Mat, and Essentials Paper-Piercing Pack. Adding two lil rows going across the bottom and up one side. It's a subtle but rustic addition to the card.

Our cute Teeny Tiny Wishes stamp set has almost every sentiment that you could need! I used this under the new pierced lines the Friend to Friend in Real Red with my Stampin' Write Marker. Myyy teeny tiny daughter wanted to model it, wouldn't you buy an apple from her?? He, he, he...

A fun, easy Real Red and rustic card that has the essence of Fall!! Stamping the apple from the Countryside stamp set on the envelope and coloring it in allows for a sneak peak at what's inside! Don't you just smell the apples, hear the Fall leaves crunching under your boots?? Happy Fall Y'all!!
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