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Thursday, May 12, 2016

Thanks a melon Watermelon Card

Thanks a melon, Foodie, Watermelon, card has the following: embossing, flowers, Distress Ink on embossing, stamped sentiment & Retiform Technique (composed of crossing & interstices by placing paper down like post-it-notes & sponging ink on different sections of cardstock moving paper as you go to create colorful little sections).

Prepping for Retiform Technique: 


Supplies List

adhesive: foam, Scotch ATG
embossing: Cuttlebug Simply Charmed emb folder - cut/trimmed 
   to have only watermelon
glitter: pink - center of stamped flowers 
ink: Memento LadyBug
machine: Sizzix 
paper:  misc - post-it-notes   scrapbook - the Paper Studio red gingham
cardstock - green, white, white w/ pink/red core,  
   Darice Pink Flower - pattern paper
stamp:  Hero Arts Fun Stuff - used in Retiform Technique - bees, bird, flowers, snail
   Yummy Puns Stamps - sentiment
Tim Holtz: Distress Ink - candied apple, mowed lawn
tool: MISTI

Entering this into the following challenges:  

5/13  HIMCR05NSD Thankful  3E(#2)  5/7 

5/14  Come and Get it Ch117 Card For a Woman  3E(#35/8  woman - glitter

5/14  Pile It On Ch107 Garden Creatures  UE  5/1

5/15  Glitter and Sparkle Ch 187 One for the Ladies  3E(#3)  5/8   Ladies - glitter
5/15  Simon Says Stamp Mon Emboss It      5E(#45/9

5/17  Mod Squad Ch Retiform Technique    3E(#25/11
5/17  Simon Says Stamp Wed Flower  5E(#2)  5/11

5/22   Craftin Desert Divas Craft It Up Link It Up Linky Party Foodie   UE  5/9

5/23  Cuttlebug Mania Ch May Flowers   3E(#35/10
5/25  DLART Thankful Thurs Ch180 Flowers and/or Grad alt TY  3E(#1)  5/12
   has Flowers and is a TY

5/31  Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper May 2016 Ch  UE  5/1  
5/31  DLART May Linky   nostack 1Eperday  5/1 


  1. Very pretty and great technique. Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Pile it On Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

  2. Love these pretty spring colors, Melissa, thanks for joining us this week for our flower theme at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

  3. Some cute little bits of stamping going on there. Thank you for sharing with us at Come And Get It, CarolG & DT

  4. This looks like so much fun. I love how you inked the slice.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes MAY Linky Challenge. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.

    DL.ART crinkle ribbon

  5. Another clever creation! Love how your stamped blocks match the ones you created, gives the card a nice balance! Placing your focal panel in that manner gives it lots of interest too, love the wonky look of it. And thanks a melon, you're making me hungry! :) Thanks so much for playing along with us again at The Mod Squad Challenge Donna, Challenge Host.

  6. Lovely card ! Thank you for joining us at Craftin Desert Diva's Foodie Linky Party!

  7. Love the melon theme you had here! awesome concept!!!

    Thank you for playing along with us over the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!
    Hugs Zoey

  8. A lovely card. Thank you for sharing at Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Rebecca x