Wednesday, February 16, 2011

To Say A Melon Thanks

Thank you to all who been participating in our weekly challenges.

This weeks challenge is paper piecing. I had a much different card in mind, but it never really came together for me. I started with a gate fold card and red background...it was just not a good look. Eventually I went with a "Z" fold card...and now...I am finally pleased with it.







I used one of the background stamps from Background Basic 1 and stamped at an angle for the background of the watermelon. The watermelon and sentiments are from the Fruit Medley set. For a "Z" fold card I cut the paper to 10 1/2" x 4 1/4" and scored at 2 1/2" and 5". The sentiments were layered over each other so that when the card was closed you would only see the top sentiment and open you would see both. Adding a little bling and glitter finished this card off with spunk.
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Now...for this weeks winner...
MelissaMade



And here are a few other enteries in our challenge:



Congratulations MelissaMade! Follow the link to The Rubber Cafe online store and send us your contact information. Be sure to include the challenge TRCC4.

Check back tomorrow for our next challenge. Happy Stamping and have a great week.

4 comments:

TesaB said...

Wonderful card, Lisa! And congratulations to the winner!

Kristine Reynolds said...

Very cute card Lisa!

mforquer said...

Wow Thanks everyone!!! I'm so excited!
Hugs,
Melissa

Alex said...

Thank you so much for highlighting my card. I hadn't paper pieced in a long time and forgot how much FUN it is!!!

Love your watermelon :)