Monday, August 4, 2014

Watermelon!

 
 
Did you know that yesterday was National Watermelon Day?
 
I made this card to play in two DTGD (Dare To Get Dirty) challenges over on Splitcoaststampers.
 
The paper weaving reminds me of a fence around a watermelon patch.
This was easy to make. Just emboss kraft cardstock with a wood grain embossing folder, then cut into strips and weave together.  You remember from elementary school...under, over, under,over!
 
Making the little watermelon slice was easy too.
cut a green circle. make rind marks around the edge with black chalk.
Then cut a white circle a little bit smaller and then a red circle a little bit smaller than the white one.
Chalk around the edge of the red circle.
Adhere these three layers together. Then cut in half.
Wa-la.. you've got two watermelon slices ...just add seeds with the brush end of a black marker.
 
Thanks for looking.
 
till next time,
Doni



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