Monday, February 16, 2009

Ten Minute Monday

First off, yay for 3 day weekends! Woot! This last week was particularly trying with the ice rain on Monday and Tuesday, and then the brief warm-up, and then finally back to a mostly winter-like -15 or so. I felt like using the Teacher's Apple set. But I really wasn't feeling the red, I thought I'd make a Granny Smith apple. I inked up the stamp first with Spring Moss, then applied a bit of shading with Ripe Avocado. I added in brown for the stem, then I realized that my colour scheme was set- Chocolate, Moss, and Avocado. I thought using ribbon, but I wanted a really sharp, clean edge, so I went with thin strips of cardstock. You get a similar effect and used some of the spindly scraps that were next to my paper cutter.
Supplies:
Stamps: Teacher's Apple, Birthday Basics, Polka Dot Basics
Ink: Spring Moss, Ripe Avocado, Dark Chocolate
Cardstock: Kraft, White, Ripe Avocado, Spring Moss
Accessories, etc.: Paper Piercer and guide, pop dots

10 comments:

  1. Great card - I really love it! Nice colors, layout and I really like using up those thin strips.

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  2. Love your card - the color combo is so fresh! TFS.

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  3. Very cute, love this Natasha!! I'm going to HAVE to CASE this LO. Love it!!

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  4. Love this card! Love the colors of it and the simplicity of it, I need to try these more often to get some stashed.

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  5. Lovely card. refreshing choice of colors and creative use of thin strips.

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  6. Great colors, and you can't go wrong with polka dots, in my opinion.

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  7. WOW beautiful card. Veyr nice.

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