Farmers Market Berry Basket

Farmers Market Berry Basket

Hi everyone!  I hope everyone has been enjoying some of this lovely summer weather 🙂    When I first saw this collection, it reminded me of a lovely drive in the country and stopping at a Farmers Market for some freshly picked sweet berries so I decided why not create a basket for the berries?  I decided to use that as my inspiration for this project.

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Products Used:

HCPC-3626 – Classic Sunflower Cling Stamp Set
HCPC-3685 – Jars & Vines Cling Stamp Set
HCPC-3689 – Berries and Peaches Cling Stamp Set
HCD2-750 – Cut Mat Create 1B Die
HCD1-753 – Classic Sunflower Die
HCD1-767 – Jars and Vines Die
HCD1-777 – Farmers Market Fruit Die
HCDP1-267 – Farmers Market Paper Collection
Bright Ideas Prills
Memento Dye Ink Pad – Expresso Truffle
Memento Dye Ink Pad – Tuxedo Black
Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit
Art Institute Glue – Dries Clear Glue
Spellbinders Tool N’ One
Scor-Pal Measuring & Scoring Board

Project Instructions:

Other products:  Basket SVG cutting file, Off White Card Stock, Derwent Watercolor Pencils (#19 & #51), Forrest Moss Distressed Ink, Fossilized Amber Distressed Ink and die cutting machine. and beads from my stash.

Instructions:

Start by cutting out the basket Off-White card stock using your electronic die cutting machine and assemble the basket. Distress the edges using fossilized Amber Distress Ink. Attach one of the decorative edges from the Farmers Market Paper collection to the top edge of the basket and then proceed to decorating the remainder of the basket.  The image from the Berries and Peaches Cling Stamp Set is colored using Watercolor Pencils and then fussy cut out.  Layer this on the basket with leaves from the Jars & Vines Cling Stamp Set that are stamped with Expresso Truffle and distressed with Forest Moss distressed ink.  Finally add a Sunflower that is stamped with Expresso Truffle and distressed with Fossilized Amber Distressed Ink and top with a sentiment!

Thanks so much for visiting.  Have a wonderful day!

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About Castlepark Designs

My name is Joann and I live in Halifax, Nova Scotia with my husband Miles. We have one son who is in the Royal Canadian Navy. I have worked full time in the Finance and Insurance industry for the past 29 years. I absolutely adore all things paper & glue and have been involved with crafting in some way for most of my life. I have a great admiration for creating projects from paper that may not necessarily be made from paper. When not in my craft room, I enjoy spending time at our cottage enjoying all that nature and suburban life has to offer.

11 responses »

  1. Wow! This is just stunning. I love that flower, so vibrant.

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  2. very sweet, the basket was a great choice with these berries stamp!

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  3. Absolutely beautiful!!

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  4. Robin Tharaldson

    Such a pretty basket Joann! Yummy berries!

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  5. Gorgeous Joann! Your berries look absolutely scrumptious nestled in and among those stunning sunflowers!
    Hugs,
    Tracey

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  6. While the berries are so nice on their own, I really am drawn to the addition of this large sunflower…really drew my eyes! Lovely project!

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  7. I love this delightful basket, Joann! Pinterest wasn’t pinning the photos for me, so I shared on facebook!

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    • Thanks sweet Jean. I’ve been holding onto this project for a while and couldn’t wait to share. So glad you liked it 🙂 Ps, I saw your beautiful photo on Facebook, so happy you are doing well my friend. Hugs, Joann

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  8. Gorgeous!! Hugsxx

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  9. Great little basket Joann, perfect for the Farmers Market Collection! Love those great summer raspberries and sunflowers!!

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