Sunday, September 15, 2013

JOY

 Today I have another card created with the new Heartfelt Creations "Season of Joy" stamps The Sentiment and pretty Flourish are from the "Elegant Joy PreCut Set" (HCPC 3560).  The card stock I used does not show up as beautiful in the photo as it should; the color is a pearlized platinum, and I stamped using VersaMark ink and white embossing powder.  

The poinsettias are all on one big stamp and you use the matching "Sun Kissed Fleur Die" to cut them out.  They were stamped with VersaMark Ink and White embossed on white Vellum.  The leaves were colored on the back with the DG3 Spectrum Noir marker.

 Christmas Poinsettia PreCut Set
You get all these flowers on the "Christmas Poinsettia PreCut Set" stamp, and when you use the matching die to die cut them, you have 10 flowers and two sets of leaves without much work. This is so much easier than having to die cut each flower individually.

The outside edge of the platinum card stock was distressed then a piece of Webster's Pages Trim added along the bottom.  Pearls were added to complete the card.


Tis' the season for fresh apples!  We love to go up to the orchards and get fresh fruit.  I am not the greatest at making a beautiful pie but made an apple pie this morning.  I have a recipe from America's Test Kitchen and you put Vodka in the crust (you don't even know it is in there) but it makes the crust so flaky and tender.   Apple pie for dessert tonight with a scoop of Tillamook, Carmel Pecan ice cream.  YUM! 

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11 comments:

Sue W said...

Beautiful card Selma and I love the sound of desert for tonight! Wish I was there.......just waiting to board a flight back home after 5 days in Adelaide.

Leanne ... said...

Save me a piece of that pie and ice cream Selma. I'll be right there. LOL! (Looks delicious!)

Love your card too.
Hugs...Leanne

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous card. Love those stamps and your vellum flowers are so pretty.

Bette

Charlotte Zweigoron said...

Love the card but wish the pie was here at my house. That is one doggone good lookin' pie! And then you have to go and tell us about the ice cream you'll put on it... wicked woman!

loftylass said...

A beautiful card Selma, love the vellum flowers... must try this. Your apple pie looks and sounds very yummy ... enjoy. tfs
Hugs
Heather (UK)
x

Olga said...

your card is gorgeous and the pie sounds yummy!!!!!

Auntie Em said...

Beautiful card! I love the poinsettias cut out of the vellum and the background makes it very elegant and rich.
Thank you for sharing! :)

Bonnie Weiss said...

Your pretty card almost looks "fluffy". And the apple pie ... well now I have to go buy some apples and make my dutch apple pie ..thanks!

Jan Castle said...

Gorgeous card Selma! Pie and ice cream - YUM!
My Mother had a crooked thumb and hence could make beyond professional looking pie crusts - so much so that in her little restaurant, no one believed that she made the pies - LOL! Taste is everything, so her pies always went fast with people coming back for more - LOL!

Nancy Hill said...

Whoa! the apple pie looks scrumptious and the card is absolutely beautiful. I love the flowers.

Anonymous said...

This is the most beautiful card. Thanks for sharing. Juanita Braun

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