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Hi Friend Card - Apple Harvest Stampin' Up!

Hello and welcome to my blog! All week I shared cards with you using the Apple Harvest Stamp Set. I have another fresh card to share with you today using the Apple Harvest Stamp Set but I added a little twist to it.

Hi Friend Apple Harvest Stampin' Up! Card by Rick Adkins Blog Banner

Apple Harvest Hi Friend Card:

Just because the Apple Harvest Stamp Set features apples all the way through it doesn't mean you have to make just apples. I took the stamp set and looked at it and when I started stamping out all the images I when I got to this image I saw oranges as well. So, I colored them to be oranges. I used my Watercolor Pencils to color the image and then cut it out with the Apple Blossoms Dies.

Hi Friend Apple Harvest Stampin' Up! Card by Rick Adkins-1

Once I had it cut out I cut down some of the All Together Designer Series Paper and matted each piece with some Pumpkin Pie Cardstock. The black and white patterns of the All Together Designer Series Paper plays super well with the Pumpkin Pie Cardstock and makes it pop. I then attached the panels to my top folding A2 card base made from Basic White Thick Cardstock. And then added the orange branch to the card base with a mix of Multipurpose Liquid Glue and Stampin' Dimensionals.

Hi Friend Apple Harvest Stampin' Up! Card by Rick Adkins-2

Apple Harvest 6 x 6 One Sheet Wonder Card:

You can actually get two cards from one sheet of the 6" x 6" All Together Designer Series Paper. You're going to cut the All Together Designer Series Paper at 3" and then at 4 1/4" then you will need on piece from the left over designer series paper that you use cut at 1" x 3" (you will end up cutting this in half and spreading it out across the card front.

Hi Friend Apple Harvest Stampin' Up! Card by Rick Adkins Close up of the coloring

The card stock mats are cut at 3 1/4" x 5 1/2" for the larger piece of All Together Designer Series Paper. The middle layers mat is cut at 1 1/4" x 4 1/4". For the sentiment I used Alphabet Dies that I had in my stash from I created the sub-sentiment for the card by stamping the sentiment "The greatest Gift is a good Friend" from Apple Harvest Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Ink onto a scrap of Basic White Cardstock. I cut the friend part of the sentiment off with my Small Stampin' Up! Guillotine Trimmer (retired).

Hi Friend Apple Harvest Stampin' Up! Card by Rick Adkins

To finish off the card I used a few Iridescent Rhinestone Jewels that I added around the card for a little sparkle. I have all the Stampin' Up! supplies listed below in the Shopping list.

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Shop with me during the month of May using the Host Code 9VRDAZ7S on orders of $50 or more before shipping and taxes and get my May 2023 Customer Purchase Gift sent to you in mid June. Please make sure to read the fine print below.

Rick's May 2023 Customer Ordering Special Host Code

Fine print details:

  • All orders have to be placed in my Online Store and you need to make sure you are shopping with Rick Adkins as your demonstrator!

  • You must use the host code link above to qualify.

  • Your order total must reach $50 or more before shipping & taxes

  • If your order is over $150 before shipping and taxes; Please do not use the host code you will get Stampin' Rewards. But in order to receive the May customer gift you will have to email me within 24 hours of placing your order; that you want it and that your order was intended for the free gift. This does not apply towards any special offer I may offer this month by email! You will have to follow those instructions in the email to the letter!

  • All orders must use this link if under $150 to qualify

  • All orders must be placed by 11:45 pm May 31, 2023, to qualify!

  • Once all the orders are placed I will close out the host code on June 1st and order all the FREE gifts and once I get them in I will mail them out to the address that the order shipped to.

  • If you pick no contact I will not be able to send you the free gift or a thank you card.

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Happy Stampin'

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