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Friday, October 14, 2011

Apple season for my Creatalicious DT card

Hi everyone,

We have a new challenge over at Creatalicious and it's called "Distress Your Edges".

In my area, Autumn is also time for apple picking and we are surrounded by apple orchards, which explains a bit how I came up with the idea for my card. Therefore; I decided Tilda was going to be busy picking apples. All 3 stamps are Magnolia, I used Tilda with lace jeans, apple basket & wagon with eggs (which I masked the apples from the basket to replace the eggs). I love masking and creating scenes so this was fun. My image is colored with my copic markers using fall colors, sorry I did not keep track of the colors.

I used my Zutter distezz-it-all for all my edges and then inked with Vintage Photo and a bit of Walnut Stain distress inks. Papers are Magenta and Daisy D's, not recent collection as I dug them out of my stash drawer. For my corners I used Cuttlebug vintage die cuts.

Hope you can come play with us at Creatalicious challenge, we would love to see your creations.

I am also entering my card in the following challenges
CLP Sketch Challenge - Sketch #41
Creative Stamp Friend - Autumn Colors
Truly Scumptious - Distressing
Stampavie and More - Autumn
Fuzzy & Fancy - Fall or Halloween
Stampin for the Weekend - Colors of Autumn
Just Magnolia - Distressing
Wags n Whiskers - Fall Colors
Magnolia Stamp Lover - Fall Challenge
Stamptacular Sunday - So distressing
By the cute and girly - Anything goes
Deep Ocean - Fall Colors
Anything goes challenge - die cuts/punches or both
One stop craft - anything goes

Thanks for stopping by and have a great weekend


Barb Hardeman said...

Louise, your card is just fabulous. I love the rich autumn tones you've used through out. Your apples are so beautifully colored they look delicious! Love that you colored the barrels such a deep brown - it's a perfect match with your paper. The corner adornments and fall floral arrangement are such appealing finishing touches.

Linda said...

Wow louise this is spectacular!!!!! Love all the colors you chose and your coloring is amazing!!!!! excellent job again!!!!!

Stampalicious said...

This is gorgeous Louise! I love your nice warm colours and distressing is great! Thank you for joining our challenge at Stamptacular Sunday, hugs, martina

Karen's Fun Blog said...

This is sooo pretty! : )

Franz♥ said...

Really pretty and amazing!

Thank you for playing with us at Deep Ocean and good luck!


Danielle said...

Hello Louise, , love your card. Love how you filled the wagon with apples.And look at miss Tilda,she is sooo pretty. Lovely fall colors, and I love the distressed edges and the gorgeous fall bouquet.
Very lovely.

Tammy (LaDiva) said...

Je suis sans mots ma chère!!! Magnifique!!!

Tammy xx

Rene said...

Wowza! This layout is INCREDIBLE! Your corners are gorgeous, your coloring fabulous...this is just beautiful!
Rene :D

Paper Tails said...

Wow! Gorgeous colors. Your coloring is wonderful. Really like the sprig for flowers and leaves.


Anonymous said...

Wonderful card, love the DP and pretty color palette. Hugs Julie P

Gerda said...

Gorgeous! I love the shading you have, her clothes look fab. And I love those little details you added to the card - very cute!

Hugs, Gerda

Suzi said...

Stunning card, love those deep rich colours. Your masking is fantastic.
Suzi x

Francy said...

This is stunning, same a 3D card with this coloration.

Pam said...

Louise....your card is the rich colors you chose to use.

Suzanne said...

the papers go so well on this card with your colouring, thank you for joining us this week at stamptacular

Elle said...

Great job on creating the perfect "apple pickin'" scene! I love the leave that you added as an embellishemnt.

Heleen said...

Hi Louise, I love your card! The colors are so warm and nice. Fantastic job. Thanks for joining us at stamptacular sunday and I wish you luck on the challenge.


Karen Letchworth said...

Your card, as well as your blog, is just amazing. I'd love to "follow" one another. If you're interested, please stop by my blog and "follow" me, and I will do the same for you. It's great to get inspiration from you - very talented. Keep up the great work. Hope to see you soon.

schleifhexe said...

This card is so amazing. Like the details and the colors.
Huga Katja

Nady said...

Ta carte est magnifique! j'adore la scène et les couleurs sont superbes! bravo!!
Nadyne xx

Tanya said...

Simply beautiful!! The card is fantastic!

Thanks for joining us at Wags n' Whiskers this week!

nessy said...

oh wow!! i just love this card ~so beautifully made and perfect colouring!!
thanks for joining us on CREATIVE STAMP FRIENDS!
vanessa xx

sara said...

beautiful card love the gorgeous rich colours thanks so much for joining us at truly scrumptious this week
hugs sara x

Sheryl said...

Hi Louise! I just love this GORGEOUS Fall card with all of the apples! Your coloring is outstanding! Your card is simply elegant and beautiful!
Thank you for joining us at Fussy and Fancy for our, "Fall or Halloween" Challenge!
Warm Hugs, Sheryl

inkypinkycraft said...

Wow, this is lovely, I love the seed pods you have used and the colours are super!thanks for playing at anything goesthis week trace x

Water Lily Cards said...

Lovely Card...such a sweet Tilda...thank you for joining us at Just Magnolia this week

cabio's craft corner said...

Gorgeous coloring work and this Tilda card is so pretty :o)

Cami said...

Oh Louise, this is just so adorable!!! I love how you created this scene with the different Magnolia stamps, and your coloring is just gorgeous!
Hugs, Cami

Nina said...

Wooaaw, what a totally stunning card!! Love the wonderful coloured motiv and gorgeus paper and details.

Thanks for joining our "So Distressing" challenge at Stamptacular Sunday. Hope to see you again :)
Hugs, Nina.

Sharon said...

This is really beautiful. Wonderful masking technique too. Stunning Autumn shades. hugs Sharon

soldes said...

Eating apple by picking is very great fun.I always like to eat fruits by this way.Autumn is a great time for apple picking.

Anonymous said...

Oh, this is beautiful, love the rich autumn colours - and you can practically smell the apples! Such beautiful detail too:)

Thank you also for your lovely comment on my blog:)

Have a wonderful day!

sara said...

gorgeous card loving those leaves and berries thanks so much for joining us at deep ocean this week
hugs sara x

Mummylade said...

Such warm and lovely colours! Thank you so much for entering this project in our challenge at SFTW and good luck!

Suzie McFloozy said...

What a stunner !!
Great image and afb colour combo x
Thanks for playing along with us at stampin' for the weekend and good luck x
((hugs)) Suzie xoxo

Vivi Casale said...

stunning card!!
Thanks for joining us at MSL!

Sandy said...

Okay - so Tilda is not so sexy but you have made one gorgeous card. I got arthritis in my fingers from having to scroll down so far to leave a comment!

Kate said...

Beautiful Tilda card, lovely colours. Thanks for joining us at By The Cute And Girly this month.

** Kate **

Chelsea said...

Hi Louise, how cute is that Tilda. Beautiful card and a great take on the Sketch. Thanks for joining us at CLP Challenge, hope to see you on our next challenge.

Hugs and Love.

Buy photoshop said...

I am very interested for make a different cards. This is Louise awesome! I love your cute colors warm and painful to a wonderful thing.

buy cs5 said...

The blog is very nice. Stunning card, love those deep rich colors. Your masking is fantastic.

Promosyon said...

The card looking so excellent.
It such a colorful and designer. I appreciate of your work. Every thing looking excellent.