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Monday, September 3, 2012

One Of A Kind Teacher - CAS-ual Fridays Challenge Card

Isn't it funny/ironic that earlier this year I decided to change my blog name to 'She's Making Cards' and since then I have hardly posted any?! Well, yesterday I had the chance to get in my craft room for fun and I played along with the new challenge at CAS-ual Fridays' {CFC68 Back To School}!

For the card base I used a couple different fonts and printed the sentiment onto cardstock. After cutting and folding, I placed three simple, white, plain, apples above the words. Into the row of white apples I threw a 'unique' one to help bring across the 'one-of-a-kind' from the sentiment.

Think this will make a good card for my daughter's teacher at Christmas or Teacher Appreciation Week.

Just the details… (1) Embossed the white apples with an alphabet plate, (2) for the 'special apple' I paper-pieced it and popped the main part off the card with foam adhesive.

Challenges used for this card:
CAS-ual Fridays: CFC68 Back To School
 
Thanks for stopping by and, as always, comments are greatly appreciated!
 
Patterned Paper: Jillibean Soup (Red Sugar); Cardstock: Georgia Pacific (white), Neenah (kraft), Stampin' Up! (wasabi); Embossing: Papertrey Ink (Book Print Impression Plate); Punch: Fiskars (Apple A Day); Computer Fonts: Avant Garde, Will N Grace; Other: Stampin' Up! (dimensionals)

11 comments:

  1. Gorgeous and really well done, Alicia!

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  2. Love the subtle texture of the book print IP on the white apples. And I love how you made the one apple red to go along perfectly with the sentiment! Thanks for joining the fun this week as CAS-ual Fridays!

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  3. Awesome card!! Love the red apple and texture of the white ones!! Very catchy! Thanks for playing along with us this week at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  4. Great sentiment and love how you've illustrated it too :0) The embossed apples are fab.
    So glad you joined us this week at CASual Fridays :0)
    Jenny x

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  5. Simply Gorgeous Alicia!! Love the embossed texture on the white apples...great design!!!Thanks for playing along with us at CASual Fridays this week!

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  6. Love this clean and crisp design, especially the added detail of the embossed apples. Very cute sentiment, too! Thanks for joining us this week at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  7. Alicia - this is such a wonderful card! I love the crisp white on white with the bold pop of red. Thanks so much for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  8. Totally creative and original! Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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