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October 10, 2018

Twofer Card Challenge #10 ~ HARVEST

Hello Stamplings!

It's me. Do you remember me? I don't think in over six years I've ever been away for so long and I do miss you. As it happens, I'm still away and having an absolute blast, photo below.

But first, you came to see my Twofer October cards, so here they are!
The prompt word this month is HARVEST!

Wait. What? What the heck stamp do I use for harvest you might well ask. I know it is a bit general, but that can be a good thing because you have a lot of leeway this month as long as you use the same prompt word stamp or die on both cards. I used a bushel basket of apples and you'll see other wonderful examples from the talented Team and Guest Designers at the Twofer Card Challenge. Remember if you have any questions about the challenge or the prompt, you can contact me via email or the box on the side bar.
The frame was made with a cover plate that has this pattern on one side and a woodgrain pattern on the other side. I believe it is from PTI, but I no longer see it on their website. The bushel basket is a wooden stamp from an OOB company. The apples and "Harvest" are from Technique Tuesday's "Fall" set.

Here's a closeup of the apples which were both Hammified (winked) and glossified.

For my second design, I used the same bushel basket but switched up my red apples for green ones and changed my design. The pretty rainbow plaid paper was die-cut from an MFT "Stitched Strips" die. The NBUS sediment from Altenew was die cut from white and purple fun foam and stacked.

Again, Hammy winked and glossified the apples:
It's so interesting how the red apple photograph shows off the gloss better, while the green apple photograph shows off the winking better. It's all good, lots of schparkle either way you look at them!

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Travel Update

I had a special time with two of my sisters for a week in Iowa and now I'm over in Wisconsin enjoying a crafty week on a lake! Here I am with card-making sisters from Wisconsin, Michigan, and France!
Top Row: Sue of Sue's Stamping Station and Kara of Bright Hope Creations.

Middle Row: Me; Bobby of Bits & Pieces; Michele of I Card Everyone; Marcia of Marcia's Stampin' Pad; and Bev of Happy Dance.

Bottom Row: Kelly of Notable Nest; and Anita of My Papercraft World.

As always, everyone is just as you would expect them to be: warm, friendly, and loads of fun! What a blessing and a pleasure to meet them!


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