Harvest/Halloween Blog Hop – Last Day!

Welcome to
the Mark’s Finest Papers a Heinrich Co. Halloween/Harvest Hop. We have some
great tutorials for you to make some fun and easy projects for this
Halloween/Harvest Season. We will be giving away two stamps sets during this
hop, so two lucky people will go home with both of these fabulous stamp sets.
Be sure to comment on all the designers’ blogs. Our hop will run from September
24th-27th. Our two winners will be announced on September
28th. 

September 24th – Treat Holders

September 25th – Polished Stone

September 26th – Treat Bags

September 27th – Holiday Table Setting

All our
tutorials along with many more are available on MFP SpeedyTV.  The company blog has direct links to the
tutorials! http://marksfinestpapers.blogspot.com

Here’s my offering for today’s hop.  I don’t usually make place cards or napkin rings for Thanksgiving, but I had so much fun doing these, that I might just change that in the future!  I found some paper in my stash with some Autumn colors, and between that, and some brown and kraft colored cardstock, I went to town!
I stamped and colored the three images from the adorable Mark’s Finest Paper Fall Apples set coming out in October. There’s a cut apple, an apple tree branch and a basket of apples…I used one for each of my items.  I colored the images with watercolor pencils and a water brush.  I found the “Pie Place Card” cut file in the Silhouette store and just couldn’t resist the little pie to go along with all the apples!  On my recipe card is the time-tested instructions for a Dutch Apple pie that we make for holidays…sooooo yummy!  Here’s the recipe, in case you’re interested:
Dutch Apple Pie
1 large graham
cracker pie crust
2 lg egg yolks
slightly beaten
8 c sliced, cored,
peeled apples (fuji’s are best)
1 ½ T lemon juice
2/3 c sugar
1/3 c brown sugar,
firmly packed
¼ c flour
¼ t salt
¾ t cinnamon
½ t nutmeg
1 c flour
1/3 c sugar
1/3 c brown sugar,
firmly packed
1 stick butter at
room temp
Preheat oven to
375 degrees.  Brush bottom and sides of
crust with egg yolk.  Bake on cookie
sheet until light brown, about 5 minutes. 
Remove crust from oven and reduce heat to 350 degrees.
Combine apples,
lemon juice, 2/3 c sugar, 1/3 c brown sugar, ¼ c flour, salt, cinnamon and
nutmeg.  Mix well and spoon into crust.
Mix remaining
flour, sugar, brown sugar, and butter with fork until crumbly.  Sprinkle mixture evenly over apples.
Bake on cookie
sheet until topping is golden brown and filling is bubbling, about 55
minutes.  Cool on wire rack for 4
hours.  Serve at room temperature. 
Be sure to check out all of our designers who participated in our hop.
The more you comment the more chances you have to win one of these great stamp
sets.

  

Thanks for
stopping by! We hope we were able to inspire you with ideas for your
Halloween/Harvest season.

Happy Scrapping!
~Amy E

Amy England

Creator of the Scrap This Save That blog and Youtube channel and curator of a ridiculous amount of paper crafting supplies!

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11 Comments

  1. Karenladd says:

    What a cute table decoration set. I LOVE that menu card!

  2. Beth F. says:

    What a GREAT place setting! I love the apple pie theme!
    Beth
    Beth's Beauties

  3. Sunshine HoneyBee says:

    Like the apple Pie theme. Will have to give your recipe a try since I like Dutch Apple Pie.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  4. Amy love your table setting and recipe card! Funny how we both chose the same images. Great minds think alike right 🙂

  5. Your place setting is so cute and thanks so much for sharing the recipe!

  6. I love the addition of the pie to your place settings!

  7. Don't you just love everything about fall apples? Lots of apple orchards near my home and I frequent them often. Great images and coloring, the pie die cut is perfect, and I will have to try using a graham cracker crust for apple pie! TFS Hugs, DebiB

  8. marg0006 says:

    LOve the cute little pie cut and sweet details.

    marg0006 at verizon dot net

  9. Very cute–I like the apple theme.

  10. Jo4Him says:

    Super cute table setting; thanks for sharing

  11. Janice says:

    Love this display!

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