Hiya! Not my usual style, is it? I went way out of my comfort zone on this one. I played along with some of the Dare to Get Dirty challenges at SCS, hence the use of all that DP. Once I had it most of the way put together, I was so relieved I went ahead and glued everything down before thinking to add any kind of embellishment. I think it needs something more, but I was ready to be done. It was stressful using all that DP!
I started by stamping the apple basket, from Autumn Blessings (JustRite Stampers) and coloring with Copics. I used R24 to outline the apples.
Filled in with R20.
Then added some R89 for some deeper shading.
For the leaves, I colored in with YG95, leaving some white space, then used my blender pen to saturate the highlights, allowing the green to seep in to those areas a bit.
I did the same thing with the berries, using R89. (Later I wound up cutting out the image and left those berries behind- LOL)
For the basket, I started with E57 on the sides and along some of the lines.
Blended in from there with E53.
Then filled in with E51.
Used E59 to add some deeper shading to the basket.
Cut an oval, from Pure Luxury Ivory, with Nestabilities and then sponged a bit of Memento Desert Sand.
Sponged Memento Rich Cocoa along the edges.
I've had some questions about the way JustRite stamps work and, since a picture is worth a thousand words, I thought I would show you what they look like. Here you can see the oval mounting block with all the grooves. Then to the side is the back of the center image and the back of one of the oval frame stamps.
And here you can see what they look like when placed on the mounting block. The raised portion of the grooves fit right into the recessed portion. They fit like a glove and seem very secure, yet easy to place and remove. This particular stamp set came with 6 center images and 6 coordinating borders, all interchangeable with each other for a variety of looks.
I placed just the center image on the block and stamped the image on the background.
Then I colored the berries (again) and added some YG95 to the stems and W1 to add a bit of shading below the image. Then I adhered the cut out image over the stamped background image, using Pop Dots.
Stamped the border on another piece of ivory cardstock.
I layered with Memory Box Spiceberry DP and Pure Luxury Chocolate Brown, then used an Ivory card base.
Thanks for stopping by. I hope you have a great weekend!