Friday, November 18, 2016

Apples for a special couple

If you view this post, it should count as two servings of fruit for you today. ;-)

I made this almost a year ago, as a thank you for a special couple who were our hosts at Christmastime. This card is chock-FULL of personal, custom details.


1.)  Our hosts' last name begins with the letter C. I used chipboard tiles from Girls' Paperie, and I ran an 18kt Gold Pen from Krylon around the edges of these tiles.


2.) Our hosts live on a street that is named for an apple. I used the stamp set, Apple of My Eye by Flourishes for the focal point, and colored with Copic markers. Just barely visible, I stamped the word 'apples' in the background very faintly.

3.) Our hosts' house # is 3.  Again, another chipboard piece from Girls' Paperie came to the rescue.


4.) Their home is cozy and full of style. I chose a gingham pattern to go along with the apples...I think they make a good match. :-)



Thank you so much for coming by today!

3 comments:

Lisa said...

This is GORGEOUS Colleen and perfectly colored too!! I love that you personalized it for them!!

Leslie Miller said...

Absolutely beautiful, Colleen! The personal touches are wonderfully thoughtful, and the design is just fabulous. Gingham and apples always go together, I think. Love the burlap star and the overall warmth of this. Your coloring is super!

maria f. said...

Oh! This is so lovely. So cozy. So tactile. And so Thanksgiving-y. Have a wonderful one!

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