Saturday, July 22, 2017

Just Us Girls #403 - Photo Week

Hello friends!  It's time for another challenge over at Just Us Girls and this week is our Photo challenge.  Look at the fun summery photo Bobby chose.
 
I started by stamping this watermelon image from an older Stamp-a-Faire PTI set.  It's a three-step image.  I stamped the leaves/rind in green, then the meat of the watermelon in red, and the seeds in black.  Then I pulled out a scrap of the red check pattern paper and die cut a pinked edge square.  Once that was done, I took a piece of watercolor paper and used the same green ink to paint a square-ish splotch on it, big enough to accommodate the checked piece.  I layered this on top of a black banner which grounds it.  I stamped the sentiment and added sequins.  There's glossy accents on the seeds and shimmer on the watermelon.
 
I used this sketch from CAS(E) this Sketch.
 
You can see more from the JUGs design team and our July guest on the JUGs blog.
 
Thanks for stopping by!
 
Recipe
Stamps:  Scent-imentals (PTI)
Paper:  Recollections white, black, designer paper
Ink:  Versafine onyx black, lime rickey, pale tomato
Accessories:  Scent-imentals die (PTI), pinking edge square stax die (MFT), trio banner die (WP9), sequins, fun foam, Spectrum Noir shimmer
 


10 comments:

Macimbalo said...

Awesome card - love the pinked edges on top of the banner and the green background! And that sentiment - is so cute and perfect for your card!!!

Celeste Goff said...

Such a pretty card! Love your take on the both the sketch and the inspiration photo!

Leigh Penner said...

Oh, this is so fun! Fabulous take on the sketch!

Sue VanDeVusse said...

I love this! That watercolor behind the gingham really adds to this. Your watermelon is perfect and I love the added bling!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Fun layout on this fabulous inspired card.

Nancy said...

I predict that you are going to Win at CASE this Sketch! Sensational job and so uniquely different! The checked panel and fun edges represent a picnic blanket perfectly! Super Super job Lisa!

Ina G said...

You have cased that sketch perfectly Lisa and perfect for our photo week. Love that so inviting scene - so colourful.

Chrissy Larson said...

Such a perfect summery card!

Bobby said...

What a great way to combine challenges, Lisa. I love that larger gingham print with the pinked edges.

Judy Woodland said...

Oh, I just love this!!! So cute to have the "tablecloth" behind the watermelon, and especially clever to pink the edges. This is adorable and a great take on the challenge!!

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