Wednesday, September 28, 2011

If Friends Were Apples...Well, You Know.

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Here we are at Day #3 of the
New Release Previews for...

Today, we have another set designed
by Maree Truelove
and it will make your mouth water for sure!

Introducing...'Apple Pickin' Time'

My coloring skills are pretty basic but I
enjoyed making this tree look full of juicy apples.

I know the sentiment is a pretty well-known
quote, but I've had an opportunity to think
about it quite a bit this past week.
It is so wonderful to know that I have a 
handful of very close friends that I can
count on and they too, can count on me.
When I placed the ladder next to the tree,
I thought about the names of those friends
who I would climb that ladder for, so this
was a beautiful set for me to enjoy.

Make sure you visit The Craft's Meow blog
and check out the rest of the design team's
projects.  You will get a real taste for this set
by the time it is released on Saturday! 

You can also win a set, 
so make sure to leave
a comment before you leave.  
TCM will be drawing a name 
each day
and you never know 
it could be YOURS!

Project Recipe: 
Designer Paper: 'Domestic Goddess' by Graphic45,
'Country Drive' by Echo Park Paper
Ink: Tuxedo Black by Memento,
'French Roast' from A Muse Studio
Stamps:  'Apple Pickin' Time' by The Craft's Meow
Tools: Double Weave Deep Edge Punch
and Icicle Border Punch both from Martha Stewart
Corner Rounder from Fiskars



Ujjwal said...

I love that tree and the ladder at its side is so cute :)

Scrapacat said...

What a compelling thought you raise about that ladder... Love the card, too!

Naomi said...

Julie, this is just SO sweet! Love the LO, the sentiment, and of course, the ADORABLE apple tree image!

Sue D said...

Very cute--I like how you made the grass.

Lisa Elton said...

This is so cute Julie! Love the red & green apples on the same tree!!

Miesje said...

I really like this! Love the random coloring - really focuses on the card. Love it.

*Alison* said...

this is so pretty.. I love that you did both green and red apples too :) hugs

Emily Keaton said...

Great CAS approach, super sentiment. I love the new apples set. :)

Lisa Petrella said...

Super cute! I LOVE how you left some of the image uncolored!! Really makes the colored apples and leaves POP!

LAuclair said...

Adorable card! Love the sneak peek of the stamp set - I have a "thing" for apples and happy little trees! :)

Bose said...

Wonderful and wobbly!
Sample cv

Vanessa Middleton said...

This is such a great card, Julie! Love the thought behind the ladder and hope I'm becoming one of those friends. :) Love the grass border punch beneath the tree, too. ADORABLE!!!

Unknown said...

super cute card! Love the striped grass!

Lagene said...

SWEET card! Love the shading on your apples!

Rae said...

So cute! Love the graphic and your card design!

Rae said...

So cute! Love the graphic and your card design!

Rae said...

So cute! Love the graphic and your card design!

monica brown said...

Super cute!

Helen L said...

LOVE your card, and I think your coloring skills are just fine!! Thanks for sharing!!

Kim H said...

Love the dimension and details of the crad, thanks for sharing.

Kathy Mc said...

What a sweet card with the red and green apples and the ladder there ready for picking. Perfect!