I made a bucket of apples using the Cupcake Builder punch! I added a little wheat in the background with an image from Wetlands. This card makes me want to go apple picking! I don't know what I would do with a whole bucket of apples, since the men in my life (husband and son) don't eat apples very often; and they dislike apple pie! Weirdos! I still love them to pieces ☺.
I used the Cupcake Builder punch to make this cute bucket (or barrel, or whatever that cute thing is called!) of apples! To make the bucket I punched the cupcake out of Crumb Cake card stock. Then I used a ruler and mechanical pencil to divide the boards. The easiest way to do this is to use a clear ruler, and draw the center line. Then I made tiny tick marks to divide each half into thirds, and used the ruler to finish the lines. I used a Post-it note to mask along the left of each line (one at a time), starting with the far right board. Then I inked up a Sponge Dauber with Crumb Cake ink, and made one or two quick swipes along the edge of the Post-it. Then I repeated this process with each line (board). For the horizontal boards, I hand cut a couple of card stock pieces and sponged them, before adhering to the barrel.
To make the apples, I punched the cherry from Real Red card stock. I colored in the stems with Soft Suede ink, and then trimmed them at an angle. I cut a tiny (SUPER tiny) divot out of the bottom of the apples. I only did this to the three that actually show their bottoms.
- Stamp Sets: Wetlands, and Six Sided Sampler (for the sentiment only)
- Crumb Cake card stock - 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", plus extra for the bucket
- Very Vanilla card stock - 4" x 5 1/4"
- Real Red card stock - scrap
- Crumb Cake and Soft Suede
- Soft Suede Stampin' Write Marker
- Tools and Accessories:
- Cupcake Builder punch
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