Thursday, July 1, 2010

Little Green Apples…

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“God didn’t make little green apples”….if you’re of a certain age, you might remember that Bobby Goldsboro song!  I had no idea what in the world he was singing about, but I liked the tune!  And while I was making this card, that song just kept running through my head! There were three challenges that could fit my little green apple theme:

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and here is my card:

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Now truthfully, I don’t know what this card is supposed to be “saying” by having the progression of bitten-into apples…..”I am bored while I am missing you, so I am eating an apple”???  I have no idea what my thought process was, but I did think it was a cute idea, so I am just going with the flow here.  I used some Wild Wasabi, Garden Green and Confetti White cardstock along with some Basic Grey Urban Prairie (I think—it was a loose sheet floating around).  The apple punch is from MS, and I sponged some color on my apples and used a SU gel pen for the “bites”, which are punched with SU’s scallop oval punch.  The little apple is from CHF, Making the Grade.  I LOVE this sketch but did struggle with it….overthinking, I guess! 

Well, that’s it for today….gearing up for the holiday weekend, boating, visiting friends…..a fun time!!  Hopefully I can squeeze in something for tomorrow!

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24 comments:

  1. This is just adorable with those little green apples! I love the white gel pen accents that really make these apples look real! I remember that song too, and now it will be in my head all day! LOL Like you, I never understood the meaning of that silly song! LOL
    Have a great holiday weekend!

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  2. LeAnne, I love how you made your apples...very clever! Have a blessed day!
    Cathy

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  3. Great card LeAnne! Have fun on the boat. DH is enjoying his for sure. ~chris

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  4. for some reason, I'm drawn to those adorable apples and if I ever start stamping again, I hope that punch is still available.

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  5. Cute, cute, and cuter! You are on a roll!

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  6. I love this! I never heard the song but what a super cute card!

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  7. Absolutely PERFECT!! LOVE this sosoooooo much!! Thank you for playing at CCCB!

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  8. Your apples look good enough to eat!!! Just a great looking card, girlie! And yeah, I remember the song ;-)

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  9. This is way too cute! And you are too funny! Have a great weekend! Thanks for joining us here at CCCB!

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  10. Super cute! Love the apples with more bites out each frame! :)

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  11. love your little green applies, so cute, thanks for joining us at the CCCB

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  12. Oh I missed this one. Really how do you keep coming up with all these great idea?? This is so cute.

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  13. LeAnne - thanks... now I am going to have little green apples ringing around in my brain all day :-) that aside - I love this card. As for your thought progression... who knows how we get to where we do in our creations... when I figure out the way my brain works.... maybe I'll have an answer for you on that...
    However, I did think that and apple should be shared and because you aren't here I have to eat it alone :-)
    Hugs
    Jaydee

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  14. I love the apples... great take on the challenges.

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  15. Thanks for getting that song in my head!!! I only remember that part, so now I'm going to have to look it up to remember the rest---it will drive me nuts!! HA! Whatever you were thinking on this card doesn't matter because it is GORGEOUS! I really love the way you made the apples disappearing---so darling!

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  16. Thanks for getting that song in my head!!! I only remember that part, so now I'm going to have to look it up to remember the rest---it will drive me nuts!! HA! Whatever you were thinking on this card doesn't matter because it is GORGEOUS! I really love the way you made the apples disappearing---so darling!

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  17. Wowwwwww, one cutie patootie card after another girl. This is sooooooo stinkin' adorable!!!!

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  18. ROFLMBO!!! "I'm bored missing you..." You are too funny! But this card is fabulous! Those apple are so cute!

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  19. This is such a delightful card! I love the green and I love those apples! So fun and cute! And a fabulous take on the sketch! :)

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  20. wow this card is amazing became a follower.
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  21. WOW -- this is just so adorable!!

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  22. Guuuurl - you be winnin'! This is such an awesome card - you deserve it!!! BTW - have you finished my entry for Mojo yet - lol!

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