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Friday, June 12, 2015

Sending Sweet Summer Happiness


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Hello!  It is definitely feeling like true summer weather in Kansas!  It is HOT.  So today I sat down to make a card that reminds me of summer...watermelon!  I must be in a summer fruit mood, because my card for tomorrow also has a summery fruit in it as well, LOL!

Jen Carter Watermelon Happiness

For my background, I die cut the BEAUTIFUL (and boy am I excited to play more with this die!!!) Lattice Flower Square Panel out of light blue cardstock.  I cut it so that it would create a border for my card.  Then I used one of the Stitched Scene Builder Edgers dies to create a curve for the bottom of my patterned paper.  I stamped the sentiment from the new Frantic Stamper clear stamp set Scribble Flowers #1 that is currently available for pre-order.

Jen Carter Watermelon Happiness Closeup

I die cut the cute Watermelon Slices die with watercolor paper.  Then, I used my water pen & distress inks in various shades of pink/red & greens to color in the slices.  I really enjoyed coloring them this way!  I popped out the white piece and added in a piece that had been die cut with white glitter paper for a little sparkle. 





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