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Thursday, June 9, 2016

Strawberry Jar Sketch You're berry Sweet Card

Made this card with a Strawberry theme. We have been growing strawberries for quite some yrs.

Used a sketch which you can see below.

Used vellum with jar die. Used Cricut to make the strawberries on front of card. Tied a piece of jute to the jar.

Used a thin strand of fine green cardstock on strawberry outside of jar on front of card for vine look for more realistic look.

Stamped for inside of card: sentiment 3 times & strawberry. Watercolored the strawberry inside card. 

Supplies List 

adhesive: foam, glue dots, Scotch ATG, Zig 2 Way glue pen 
buttons: 3 mini red
Crayola: watercolor on strawberry on inside card
Cricut cartridge: Hello Kitty Strawberries - on front of card 
ink:  VersaFine Onyx Black
jute: pink - tied around jar 
marker: Copic Primary Red - on strawberry on inside card
Memory Box: die - Tall Canning Jar 
paper:  vellum  cardstock -  gray, green, reds, Kraft  
   scrapbook -the Paper Studio Linen Door Girl Plaid
punch: Fiskars corner rounder
stamp: Fiskars Fresh Fruit - on inside card - strawberry, sentiment(stamped 3 times)
tool: MISTI

Entering this into the following challenges:  

6/11  Pile It On Ch109 Tic Tac Toe  UE  5/29
   Diagonal from bottom left to top right: Stripes (on scrapbook paper), Image (strawberry stamped inside card),
      Dots (on the Cricut cut Strawberries on front of card)

6/12  Bitten by the Bug 2 Ch Garden   UE 6/6

6/12  Die Cuttin Divas Ch269 Jun Sketch  3E(#1)  6/7

6/12  Dragonfly Journeys Ch60 Have a Ball Canning Jar Ball Mason etc  UE  6/5
6/12  Simon Says Stamp Mon Summer Garden     5E(#36/6  
   we have strawberries growing in our garden
6/12  Stamped Blessings Fruits & Vegs    2E(#1)  6/5

6/14  Mod Squad Ch Repeat After Me use same stamp at least 3 times  3E(#16/8

6/15  CRAFT Ch367 Insp by a Film  5E(#1)  6/9 
   Film - Wild Strawberries Ingmar Bergman directed 1957 Swedish film

6/21  Word Art Wed Ch Wk 234 235 Anything Goes  5E(#2)perwk  6/8

6/29  Memory Box Ch#13 Watercolor  1E(#1)  6/1

6/30  Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Jun 2016 Ch  UE  6/1
6/30  DLART Jun Linkiy  nostack 1Eperday  6/1  


  1. The strawberries look great inside the vellum jar. I bet your strawberries taste yummy. Are they hard to grow? Have a great day Melissa and Thank you for joining the DL.ART Thank ful Thursday June Linky Challenge. Katie-DT-member

  2. Super Sweet Card. Have been wanting to make a Mason Jar Card.

  3. I love your jar of strawberries! Very pretty card. Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week.


  4. This card is sweet (just needed a little pun) . Love the overlay of the jar. Thanks for playing with DCD and BBTB2 this week

  5. Wow!!!! Love how you used the vellum! Looks like the strawberries are in the jar!!! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Die Cuttin' Divas!

  6. YUMMY strawberries! I love a jar on a card and I love when the jar is filled with something yummy like you juicy strawberries! GREAT sentiment too! Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Mod Squad Challenge Donna, Challenge Host.

  7. A clever use of vellum for the jar. Glad you joined in the fun at CRAFT this week.
    Hugs Sheryl DT member xx

  8. This came out great Melissa. I love the vellum mason jar and the crayola colored strawberry inside is yummy
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes JUNE Linky Challenge. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.

    DL.ART crinkle ribbon

  9. Hi buddy, awesome work of art, love the vellumxx

  10. Looks so yummy, great card!

    Thank you for joining us at Die Cuttin' Diva's this week.

  11. Sweet layout! pun intended - A lover of strawberries - that is me! Beautiful card TFS

  12. Oh yum, I would love to have fresh strawberries in my garden! I love the design of your card, the papers and the jar of strawberries. The sentiment is perfect and finishes off this card so awesomely. Thanks for joining us at BBTB2.

  13. What a very pretty card!! Love the yummy strawberries and the pretty jar!!! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!

  14. This is so homey and the buttons add an extra touch for sure. Thank you so much for posting you creative and very lovely art in the #234-#235 - Anything Goes Word Art Wednesday Challenge.
    Blessings, Carole

  15. Howdy! DT Hat --- Great creation and just right for out challenge! Dropping by to say Thank you so much for entering your art work into WAW this week Anything Goes Challenge - where you can upload 5 pieces each week - a total of 10 opportunities to win a prize! Happy Dance - it is a blessing to have you come by and join the challenge - may your day be filled with fun and laughter and leaving you with this message "The Lord is Good - All of the Time" Blessings, Gail WAW DT

  16. Hi Melissa! I love the vellum jar and the pretty strawberries with that background. Thanks so much for joining my challenge this week with all of your great entries :)

    Jeannie T.
    Dragonfly Journeys

  17. Fabulous card design, love your image and your colour choice and bps. Thanks for joining us at CHPPC, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

  18. This is really cute, Melissa! I think I recognize the strawberries as being from the Hello Kitty Cricut cartridge. I have a few of those laying around, and you've given me an idea how to use them!

    Thank you for using our sketch as inspiration for your card and for linking to Die Cuttin' Divas this week!


    1. TY for recognizing the strawberries and I have updated post to have the Cricut Hello Kitty info. Have a Bee-utiful day!
      "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  19. Your mason jar is pretty cool! Thank you for joining our “June Sketch” Challenge this week at Die Cuttin’ Divas.

    Stay Creative,
    • Carson's Creations •
    Die Cuttin’ Diva DT

  20. YUMMI STRAWBERRIES!! Nothing screams more summer than strawberries! What a lovely card!
    Thank you for playing along with us over Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!
    hugs Zoey

  21. Melissa - super sweet card! :) I loved strawberry picking with my mom - it's amazing how short the season is! Congrats on making Top 3 over at my Amusing Challenge this week :)

  22. great card - very creative to put the die cuts under vellum and in a jelly jar. yummy. thanks for joining our bbtb2 challenge this week


  23. Another fun card from you! Love the strawberries in the jar. Thanks so much for sharing with us at CRAFT Challenge this week!

  24. Great card and thanks for sharing with us at Craft this week. Hope to see you joining in next week

  25. Cute card with lovely sentiment. Thank you for joining our Challenge last week and hope you join us again in our new Challenge beginning today at Word Art Wednesday. Leaving you with an encouragement from God's Word in Hebrews 3:6 which says, "But Christ is faithful as the Son over God's house. And we are His house, if we hold firmly to our confidence and the hope of which we boast." Have a blessed week...

    JO ANN

  26. Such a wonderful, happy card. Thank you so much for participating in the Memory Box June watercolor challenge.