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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Watermelon Celebrate Red/White/Blue Card

Doodle Pantry Challenge for July is Make a Splash or Christmas Theme. Click here to enter challenge. Click here to see my Partridge in a Pear Tree Scrapbook Layout.

Made this Watermelon card using Cricut cartridge Preserves. Used Tim Holtz paper distresser & sander on the Watermelon for more realistic look. Added Glossy accents to watermelon seeds. Used Cuttlebug Preservesd embossing folder. Heat embossed stamped Paper Smooches sentiment using a mix of red/white/blue embossing powder. Added ribbon.

Supplies List 

Cricut cartridge: Preserves 3" Wtrmln2
embossing: Cuttlebug Preserves   mix red/white/blue embossing powder
gems: K & Company blue stars
Glossy accents: added to Watermelon seeds
ink: VersaFine Onyx Black, VersaMark
paper:  the Paper Studio Red Gingham scrapbook  cardstock - blue, black, red,
   core'dinations - green, off-white
ribbon: American Crafts
Spellbinder: Shape Grommet Tags
stamp:  Paper Smooches Bold Buzzwords - sentiment
Tim Holtz: paper distresser, sander 

Entering this into the following challenges:

7/11 My Sheri Crafts Ch#137 Food, Food & More Food 3E(#3) 7/5

7/12 Paper Smooches Jul 6-12 Anything Goes UE 7/6


7/13 Fantabulous Cricut FCCB Ch #218 Summer Treats 3E(#1) 7/7 

7/14 Loves Rubber Stamps Ch#111 Red,White & Blue UE 7/8 

7/15 Simon Says Stamp Wed - Let's Be Clear 5E(#1) 7/9 
   Clear - Glossy accents on watermelon seeds

7/16 Paper Smooches Guest Designer Search - Aug UE 7/3

7/20 Craftin Dessert Divas Craft It Up & link It Up Linky Party #35 Summer UE 7/7

7/30 DL.ART Thankful Thurs July Linky Ch 1Eperday 7/1

 7/31 Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Ch UE 7/1 
   pattern paper - red gingham scrapbook paper as 1st layer on top of blue cardstock


  1. Wow Yummy melon card
    Thank you for joining FCC “Summer Treats challenge this week. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L. DT member for FCC

  2. This is so super cute! Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

  3. This is such a cute card. I love all the watermelons. Great design. Thank you for joining us over at Loves Rubberstamps. Hugs Nina

  4. Your card is adorable and you found the perfect ribbon to match!

    Thanks for sharing with My Sheri Crafts

  5. I was on the same vibe as you for this challenge, plus I LOVE watermelon in our desert heat -- such a delicious cool treat! Your card is fabulous with that white embossed border. Thanks for joining us @ My Sheri Crafts!

  6. Yummy looking card - makes me want to go find some watermelon!! Thanks for sharing it is truly a card to celebrate!!

  7. Thank you for sharing at Craftin' Desert Divas this week for our Summer Linky.

    Stay Creative,
    • Carson's Creations •

  8. How fun! I love the glossy watermelon seeds. Thank you so much for playing along with the Let's Be Clear Challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog this week :)

  9. So fun and sweet !!! Thank you so much for joining us at Craftin' Desert Divas !!!

  10. Thank you so much for joining my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper July challenge with your super creation - hope to see you again soon x