Thursday, 29 September 2011

An Apple A Day

Hi there

I just love apples on cards and projects.  I don’t know why but they just conjure up happy homely feelings, so when I got this little Paper Smooches set I just knew I wanted to make a little card for my princess.  She is getting really well at school, too well for my liking actually lol. I do love her to bits!!

PDCC 101
So my little card (3 x 3) is for today’s Play Date Cafe challenge, which has the suggested colours of Wine, Smudge, Leather and Parchment.

I chose to use wine and parchment for my main colours and then just accent with the leather and smudge.  I don’t often use wine as a colour, so it made a refreshing change.

What I love about this card is the glossy accents effect on the heart, they are just such a cool product, don’t you think!  I love the high gloss and 3d effect you get with them, I don’t know why I don’t use them more really.  I think my card is pretty self explanatory but I just wanted to point out that I also used crackle on the leaf, if you look closely you may just be able to make it out.
PDCC 101b
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A short and sweet post from me today, Tinks has been up half the night with a sickness virus and I'm aching all over too now, it's been a looooonnnnngggg night!  

Don’t forget to pop by the main Play Date Cafe blog for more inspiration and details of our fun prize.

Have fun!





10 comments:

  1. Poor Tinks! I'm sorry she is not well, and you sound pretty tired too, Ruby. Hope you both are back to normal soon.

    Your card is adorable! I love that shiny little plaid heart. :)

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  2. Ooh, no, the dreaded sick bug! It was going round Francis Baily the first week, 10 kids off and the teacher by day three! Seems to have died down now, so I hope you get some rest today and Tinks feels better soon.

    Love your card, the apple image is so delightfully whimsical! I've just returned from the Stamp Attic....spent a bit too much money oops!
    See you next week xx

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  3. Ruby your card is super cute!!! I simply love it, hope you start feeling better soon!!

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  4. So cute! I love the papers that you chose for your card! Love it!

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  5. HI Ruby!! I'm thrilled to have "met" you and I'm looking forward to working with you at CMC classroom. Your coloring is very good, no one can tell you're a self-proclaimed beginner. Hugz, Steph

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  6. Love that glossy, plaid heart! It really gives pow to the card!

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  7. Beautiful Apple card and I love the sentiment!!

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  8. Oh goodness Ruby I love the little plaid heart in your cozy apple! Hope the little one feels better soon.

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  9. You sure know how to rock your Paper Smooches, girl! LOVE! Hope everyone is feeling tip-top again! Hugs!

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  10. Great card, love the heart :)

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