{4.1.2012} print candee goodies

Happy April!

I should have an April Fool’s Day card for you, but alas, I have been out of town and wasn’t able to get one made.  For my birthday, we went up north to Sedona, AZ.  We found a great pet friendly hotel and had an amazing time.  The hubs and I love to hike and are quite the foodies.  Sedona is the perfect combo for both!

So, instead of an April Fool’s card, I have some amazing Print Candee goodies to share!!!  No joke.  🙂

I can’t keep up with my need for thank you cards.  I’m using THIS super cute retro fruit digi set.  You could make a TON of cards using this CAS (clean and simple) design and a mixture of stamps.

For this one, I used a punch to create a window to get a peek at the apple printed on the inside.

I really love that flower design inside the apple.  I wanted to pull those colors out with the sentiment.  I didn’t quite have the right colored ink, so I combined two inks {the marmalade and cranberry).  I first inked up the marmalade and then lightly added a little cranberry on top.  An interesting effect happened.  Since the marmalade is a distress ink and the cranberry is pigment, they didn’t quite blend so there is a bit of a gradient/speckled look that is quite pretty.

And last we have this sweet little apple.  To make a cohesive set, I added a little rhinestone to each card.  Helps to pull the thank you collection together.  That is all from me today.

Make sure you head over to the Print Candee Store
to check out all the fabulous digital products!  There have been some great new additions.


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20 thoughts on “{4.1.2012} print candee goodies

  1. Oh, cool! Yep, these apples surely are very, very pretty! I love prints/designs like these! You’ve also picked perfect colors! I especially love the two last ones! Gorgeous!!
    Wishing you a lovely day!
    Hugs, Wendy

  2. LOVE what you’ve done here, Lisa! I’ve been eyeing up those retro fruits for a while now – they’re so cute! And I love what you did with them. The “nobody sweeter” is just perfection!

  3. Hi Lisa! Super fun and delicious looking cards 😉 I love those fruity images, they are so cute.
    So glad you had a great getaway for your birthday. Hope you’ll share some pics, I’ve heard Sedona is a pretty fun place to visit. Have a lovely week!!

  4. These are so fun! Love the funky fruit, great colours and CAS design. Glad you liked Sedona – I was able to stop in there for a few hours once. So beautiful!

  5. Happy belated birthday! Glad you guys had a good time and how perfect to like hiking and be foodies – with all that exercise you can eat whatever you want! 🙂

    I love these cards. You’re making me think I should take another stab at working with digital goodies. I find them pretty intimidating but when I see stuff like this I want to play too!

  6. SUPER cute Lisa! Love the digi fruit (I must have missed that one… must head back for another look)! Happy April Fools and a VERY happy birthday to you!

  7. First, glad you had fun in Sedona! Always a fun trip. Second, happy birthday! Third, I super duper love your cards! Yes, I think we were channeling each other. 🙂 The speckling on the sentiment looks great, and I love how the rhinestone brings the set together.

  8. FABULOUS x3!!!!!!! LOVE each of these cards–those last two are my fav! So glad you had a great time in Sedona:) HAPPY HAPPY birthday! How did I miss that??? Hope you had a great day–Psalm 118:24

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