Thursday, June 4, 2009

Tart & Tangy Thursday

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My fellow CTD team member Broni had a color challenge yesterday on the Rubbernecker blog, so I thought I would give it a shot.  The corresponding SU colors were Old Olive, Summer Sun and Pumpkin Pie, and since I am on a "fruit" roll (see my watermelon card here) in my cardmaking, I thought I would use Tart & Tangy for a sweet little card:

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I used my new long rectangle Nestabilities to cut a scalloped card, added some Haiku paper and my citrus accents!  My yellow ribbon was not quite "summery" enough to match my corduroy brad, so I intensified it a bit by coloring it with my Summer Sun marker.

While I had the set out, I kept going with the fruit theme and made a spinner card with the apple image; this will be a sample for my upcoming club night:

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See it spinning?  LOL!!!  And finally, I think this is the first time I've inked up this cherry!  I am using up my soon-to-be-retired In Color stuff:

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AAACKKK!  Look at that big bow!!! Yikes!  Deep breath...I will have to hand-deliver this card as it will never fit into an envelope!!  Well, thanks for sharing with me today!

31 comments:

  1. I love your fruity cards, Leann. The layout of the last one is awesome and so is that bow!

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  2. LeAnne, I LOVE how you used the colors for a citrus card! Perfect! Love the layout of it and the ribbon/button embellishment is cool! I love your other "fruity" cards too!! Thanks for playing in the Wacky Wednesday challenge with us!!

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  3. What cute "FRUITINESS"!!!

    I love the Wacky Wednesday challenge card!! That dp is so fun with those fruit slices!!

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  4. Great cards LeAnne! Love the layout and the BOW on the last one. ~chris

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  5. I'm loving all this fruit! Perfect for the summer weather we've been experiencing here in FL! Great job on the challenge card too!

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  6. These are all great LeAnne! Perfect for summer time giving! tfs

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  7. I love all of these cards. That was a set I always wanted and never got aroound to ordering. That color chanllenge card is so fun, but I love the spinner and the cherry card to

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  8. Fabulous in triplicate today LeAnne! I love this tart and tangy set, and yet I never quite know how to use it, so it sits and collects dust *sigh* These cards are all so bright and cheerful, and I LOVE that big honkin' bow!! :)
    Carol

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  9. Yummy! Love your cards, those stamps seem made for those colours. By the way, that is a great bow!!!

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  10. Yum! Yum! These are all so fruity and fab! I really love that first one--so bright and fun!

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  11. Oh these fruity cards are too sweet! Pun intended! Love the bright fun colors and designs! Adorable!

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  12. Hi LeAnne, Thanks for visiting my blog! :) I have always loved this stamp set, thanks for the cards of inspiration! Hugs, Mona

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  13. Absolutely stunning! I love all the cards. And don't fret... the big bow is gorgeous!
    CC

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  14. Awesome fruity cards! The apple one has great crispness to it (so fitting!) :)

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  15. Love your cards, got to case the lemon/orange one it is so cool looking and refreshing too! Hugs always! TFS

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  16. WOW, I love these cards, LeAnne! Off to my fav's they go! Nicely done as always!

    Have a great day!
    Wendy

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  17. There's just something so FRIENDLY about fruit on a card that I LOVE! These are great LeAnne!...every single one, beautifully done!

    ...and I just GOTTA try making one of those spinner cards sometime.

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  18. Wow, way to go using this set! Each of these is so fun and different from the other! Love your variety!

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  19. FUN FUN FUN cards!!! I think I may have to do a cherry card this weekend -- you have inspired me to get Fruity!!

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  20. Tart & Tangy is one of my favorite stamps sets. I love what you've done with it.

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  21. This are brill, love these.
    Nicki
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  22. Love the Wacky Wednesday challenge card; great way to use the challenge colors. Thanks for the great inspiration

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  23. All three of these are darlin---LOVE them---I need to pull that set back out---I haven't used it since last summer

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  24. What absolutely adorable cards, LeAnne!!!! I love how you used the nestie for the card base and the fruit are perfect for the challenge colors!!! I love your little apple card, too, and the cherry card design is sooo awesome!!! Thanks for playing along in the Wacky Wednesday challenge!!!

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  25. You enabler!! I don't have this set, but I'm going to order on my next stamp club order this month!! Such cute cards and great layouts... SUMMER FUN!! Love it... SMILES! :)

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  26. I love them all!! Very summery and cheerful!!

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  27. LeAnne, I love your citrus card....well actually I love all three of your cards. They are so fresh looking. Each layout is wonderful and I especially loved your big bow.

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  28. I like all of the cards. I have the same set, thanks for all of the ideas! LOL

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  29. ACK! Look at the awesome cards!!! OH MY GOSH! These are fabulous! You're definitely on a fruit roll!

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