The day has finally arrived when I can post from the 'other' side of the Play Date Cafe inspiration board. These past few months have been fantastic in regards to creative opportunities and I am completely awed by the amount of talent within each design team I'm on. Someone is always getting some kind of recognition, it's amazing! Well that's my little blurb, now let's move onto the fabby color story by our wonderful Color Story Coordintator, Jaclyn Miller.
Aren't these colors fab?? Don't they just scream summer?
Our fab sponsor this week is Pink Persimmon and one of our PDC designers, Denise January just so happens to be on their design team! A fab prize to be won, so be sure to check out all the details over at the Play Date Cafe.
Here is what I came up with for inspiration for this week...the watermelon really inspired me and at first I thought I didn't have anything remotely close to that citrus-y-green color, but alas I found a wee bit of cardstock in my scrap pile and made myself a watermelon! I even dug out rub-on letters that have been siting in a drawer since 2002! lol
I started off with a simple, square card base and added my layers. The red layer is stamped with a background stamp of dots in the same color as the cardstock. The 'hi" is chipboard letters painted with distress paint in the color picket white and the word 'sweetness' is some white rub-ons from Making Memories.
The funnest part of the card making process was that sweet little slice of watermelon and it is uber simple to make. All I did was cut a circle of pink and a circle of citrus-green slightly bigger than the pink. Then I just cut the circle in half and added three mini black brads for seeds. Here is a close up of the watermelon slice:
Now that you've seen my take on the challenge, I want to see YOURS! So hop on over to the Play Date Cafe and join in the fun, we'd love to see your amazing creations hanging in the gallery this week :)
Hi Sweetness Card
Cardstock: (Groovy Guava, Poppy Parade) Stampin' Up!; Doodlebug Designs
Stamp: (Itty Bitty Backgrounds) Stampin' Up!
Ink: (Poppy Parade) Stampin' Up!
Chipboard: Maya Road
Paint: (Picket Fence) Tim Holtz Distress
Rub-On: (Simply Stated) Making Memories
Brads: (mini black) Making Memories
Thanks for stopping by and I'll see you over at the Play Date Cafe!