Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Apple Basket

Did you see the announcement on Gina's blog last night?!!!!! I am extremely honored and excited!!!!! Thank you so much Gina!!!!!!! I made this card for Nina's color challenge on Stamp TV, any color red, chocolate, white or cream and soft sand or kraft (I used kraft since I don't have soft sand yet *wink*). My sketch is for this weeks Crazy for Challenges challenge, what a fun sketch, thanks Cindy!!! I decided to use my Whimsical Autumn set, love this set!!! I colored the image using my Prismacolor Pencils, Gamsol and blending stumps. I sponged the outside of the image while it was still in the die and then colored over the apples with my Versamark Pen and embossed with clear embossing powder. I then poked holes in the basket where there were little dots and stitched with Rustic Cream Button Twine. I should have done that after I embossed, oh well, live and learn right?! I also got the idea I should have popped up the apples afterward too, lol!!!

Thanks so much for stopping by!!!

Supplies:

Stamps: Gina K Whimsical Autumn

Paper: Papertrey Vintage Cream, Pure Poppy, Dark Chocolate & Kraft

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black & Rich Cocoa

Tools/Accessories: Circle & Labels 3 Nestabilites, Houndstooth Embossing Folder, Rustic Wood Buttons, Rustic Cream Button Twine, Clear Embossing Powder, Versamark Pen, Dark Chocolate Twine, Gamsol, Blending Stumps, Prismacolor Pencils: 911, 1030, 1082, 1085

9 comments:

  1. Congrats to you Lori! WOOOHOO!! Looking forward to seeing your awesome creations with the new release and working with you this month!

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  2. This is so pretty, Lori - and I meant to ask you when I saw you last week .... is the photo in your blog header the dream world you live in. It looks like a slice of heaven on earth. :)

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  3. yes - congratulations, Lori!! I love your Fall apple card

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  4. Awwwww, adorable card! ....and WHOOOOOO-HOOOOOOOO on the center stage spotlight!! Oh my goodness, that's TOOO COOL!

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  5. Yayyyy LORI!!!! So excited for you girl!! AWESOME!!!

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  6. Congratulations Lori!!!! I am SO excited for you, what an honor!!!! I am SO excited for you! Oh and your card, it is AWESOME!!!

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  7. CONGRATS LORI!!!!!! It should be alot of fun!!!

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