Tuesday, January 18, 2011

The Return of the Treasure Hunt

Wow! It's been a long time since I did a treasure hunt post. I've missed them! Have you?

For those of you who are newer to my blog, let me explain. This past summer I combined my love of cardmaking with my love of searching for treasures at yard sales. Each week I looked for something (preferrably something not specifically made for paper-crafting) on my yard sale outings that I would then use to create a card and post on my blog that week.

I had so much fun doing this that I actually hoarded some treasures so I could continue through the non-yard sale months. However, Christmas and such got in the way and I haven't posted any Treasure Hunt creations for a few weeks........... until now. ;)


Here's the treasure:



a bag of mini-popsicle sticks

cost: 10 cents



What to do with them???

Make caramel apples, of course!






I made several of these apples and have mailed them to Viv's house for her Shape card swap. I hope she likes them!

Oh, and to give credit, I got the idea from the My Favorite Things blog! However, I hand-drew my template, rather than using theirs because I needed a smaller apple.


Sentiment: Stampin' UP! Whimsical Words
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black
Cardstock: Stampin' UP! Creamy Caramel
Designer Paper: vendor unknown
Punch: Martha Stewart Goo
Embellishments: hemp and a button

10 comments:

  1. Ohhhhh, Viiiiivvvvv! Can I have one of these???? Pretty please!!
    Jeanette, squeals of delight here! So cute, how did you make the cuts like drizzled caramel???
    Very good job and dentists everywhere approve! LOL

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  2. So cute! I absolutely love it. Very creative!

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  3. awwww...this is sure a 'caramelized' apple I would loveee to receive from Viv's swap!!
    Totally adorableeee Jeanette!!:o)
    PS I am so glad U brought back the 'treasure finding'!

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  4. That is the most awesomest caramel apple I have ever seen!! What a great card!

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  5. Superb card!! What a clever and creative gal you are!!! I love this card.

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  6. Great caramel apple - and not a sticky finger in sight!!

    Yeah for bringingback the "hunt."

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  7. Adorable little shaped card. Very creative use of your treasure find.

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  8. Love, Love, LOVE them! Very cute card and I just want to take a bite!

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  9. Friggin' cute! I love them. I like the pattern on the apple itself.

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  10. Oh I love these Jeanette,

    So glad the Treasure Hunts are back :) So fun!

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