Tuesday, May 19, 2009

JBelle Tuesday! ~ You're as Sweet, as a Summer Treat!

Today's Jacksonbelle Embellishments challenge is to make a card inspired by a cookout! Can you believe Memorial Day is in 6 days?? Yay, for Summer! I decided to make a simple watermelon card! My son's favorite summer fruit! I hand-drew the watermelon(yeah, big deal! just a half a circle! I can handle that one!! hehe) I then colored it in with some pastel, shimmery chalks and then added some Celery and Coal Shimmerz paints and just a touch of white glitter to the white part of the fruit. I wanted to make a checkered tablecloth out of the ribbon but that didn't turn out so hot, so I just added a little ribbon underneath the watermelon. The DP is Bo Bunny, the saying I printed out of MS Word and the pearls are by Kaiser Craft.

We would love to see your Cookout inspired cards too! When uploading to SCS, please use keyword JBE054 or send a link to your card to the JBelle Blog!

Now let's go see what the fabulously talented other Jbelle Rockstars created!!

AJ Otto
Heather Lee-Reppen
Jennifer Buck
Jill Dunn
Kimberly O'Rosky
Lindsey Botkin
Lynda Benden
Michelle Woerner
Shannan Teubner
Maren Benedict
Kisa Peters

Have a wonderfully sweet day!!



Lilacanglia said...

Mouth Watering,

Marjanne said...

mmmmm this looks like summer! Love the way you put the ribbon

Collin, MacKayla and Kaidynce said...

Ohh, this card is delicious!! LOVE it!! So summery!

Anonymous said...

This is so cute love the water Mellon and the ribbon the colors are so nice and cool looking simple but lovely as usual wouldn't expect less from you. can't wait to see what you post next .
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Jocelyn said...

Love this CARD!!!! The ribbon is so adorble and that watermelon is ready eat!!!!! Have a Terrific Tuesday!

Heather said...

This is wonderful! Very cute!

Jill said...

Love it! The first card I did for this challenge was a slice of watermelon similar to this but then I got the idea for my hamburger card so I had to post that one instead. Anyway, you did a great job on this. Very cute!

Ms. Cheryl said...

The checkered ribbon is PERFECT. I love watermelons but the ribbon did it for me! ms.cheryl

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Lynda Benden said...

What a GREAT idea Melissa!! Love your little watermelon and the colors are just perfect! Very creative ribbon treatment too!

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What a cute card! Totally perfect for memorial day!

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