Thursday, September 6, 2018

An Apple a Day...

Hello Again!

School is now in full swing here in the U.S.A. So, I thought I would celebrate it by well.... making a card. I already need to make an apology card for my son's teacher and I thought this card would be perfect. I will also be playing along with AAA CardsCards in Envy and Addicted to CAS. Here is my card for today, enjoy!

This layout took just a bit of planning.
I die cut the little apple shape first then the larger apple giving me the negative space I needed to stamp the apples on the inside panel. I lightly traced the die cut outline and started stamping the apples by opening up the card and finding the marks I left from tracing the die cut outlines.
I stamped the little apple first, masked that off and stamped the large apple.
This one layer card as a surprising amount of dimension.
One example is the embossed stitch marks at the edge of the card.
Just enough detail for interest and keeping your eye inside the card space.
The apples were colored using watercolor pencils, paintbrush, and a bit of water.
I kept the apple middle very basic and neutral. I did not want to convey a brown apple center.
 Challenges Entered:
Addicted to CAS: Challenge #144- Apples
AAA Cards: CAS Game #123- Sketch
Cards in Envy: The Fruits of your Labor


Well, that should do it for me!! Thank you so much for stopping by and do appreciate you taking time out of your busy day to spend time with me. I hope you all have a fantastic day and lots of good crafting vibes headed your way. 

6 comments:

Barb Ghig said...

Beautiful card, Shawna! I love how you added dimension with your die cutting and I love the pattern on the apples! So glad you played along with us at Addicted to CAS!

Craft-E-Place said...

Fabulous card, I love the detail in the apples. Thanks for playing along at AAA Cards

Jane said...

Oh clever idea! And an apple for the teacher is always good. Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.

Sherri Thacker said...

I love these apples and I love your embossed stitching on the sides! Thanks for sharing with us at Cards at Envy.

anja curvers said...

Wow those apples are great, love your card. Thanks for joining us over at ATCAS.

Tracie Pond said...

Love the detail of your apple. Thank you for sharing with us at AAA Cards. =) Tracie

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