Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Melon thanks!

With Labor Day right around the corner, I decided to use this sweet watermelon stamp today. My inspiration for colors and embellishments came from picnics and bbq's, which I'm sure many of you will be attending this coming weekend! Wouldn't this make a nice thank you card for your host or hostess?
This is a very clean and simple design. I really wanted the watermelon to take center stage. Instead of coloring the image, I paper pieced it. To do this, I first stamped the watermelon on red cardstock and then again on olive cardstock, I trimmed both and then pieced them together. To give it an even more realistic look, I colored the smallest part of the rind with a dark green marker.
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Kristine Reynolds said...

Too cute! I love that sentiment!

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TesaB said...

Gorgeous card, Maureen! the melon looks yummy and I love the embossing!!!

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Sabrina MacD said...

Very cute indeed.