Live out Loud Watermelon Card

Live out Loud Watermelon Card

Summer is quickly approaching! That means vacations, celebrations and most importantly, lots of FUN. If you're looking to create a card for the Summer months, get ready to dive into this how-to and make a splash!

Live out Loud Watermelon Card

Sizzix® Big Shot™ Machine

Sizzix Bigz™ Die - Circles 1 1/2", 2", 2 1/2" (#800002)

Sizzix Foam Adhesive Sheets - 4" x 6", Assorted, 6 Sheets (#663042)

 

Other Supplies: 

Cardstock (Green, Hot Pink, Kraft)

Patterned Paper (Pink Pattern, Dotted Pattern)

Double-Sided Tape or Tape Runner

Epoxy Dots (Yellow)

Ink Blending Tool or Foam Sponge

Ink Pads (Green, Pink)

Paper Trimmer

Permanent Marker (Black)

Ribbon (Hot Pink)

Sentiment (Journal Card)

Washi Tape (Patterned)

Let's get started! 

Step 1

Live out Loud Watermelon Card

Cut an 8 1/2" x 5 1/4" piece of kraft cardstock, and fold it in half to create a card base. Cut a 5" x 4" panel of dotted patterned paper and a 4 1/2" x 1" strip of hot pink cardstock. Set both aside.

Step 2

Live out Loud Watermelon Card

In assorted sizes, die-cut two Circles out of green cardstock and two Circles out of pink patterned paper

Step 3

Live out Loud Watermelon Card

Using an ink blending tool, ink the edges of the green and pink Circles and along the hot pink cardstock strip.

Step 4

Live out Loud Watermelon Card

Adhere the smaller pink Circles to the larger green Circles with liquid adhesive.

Step 5

Live out Loud Watermelon Card

Cut the layered Circles in half. Using a black marker, draw watermelon seeds on the pink half Circles. Set the watermelons aside.

Step 6

Live out Loud Watermelon Card

 

Attach patterned washi tape and hot pink ribbon to the bottom of the patterned panel.

Step 7

Live out Loud Watermelon Card

Adhere with double-sided tape the inked pink cardstock strip to the right side of the patterned panel. Adhere the patterned panel to the card front with double-sided tape.

Step 8

Live out Loud Watermelon Card

Using small scraps of Foam Adhesive Sheets, adhere the watermelons and sentiment to the card front. Embellish with yellow epoxy dots.

and there you have it, makers, your card is now complete!

Live out Loud Watermelon Card

The difficult part here is stopping yourself from making more! Easy, peasy and fun, that's how we like our cards. Let us know in the comments below who you'd make this card for. Until next time, makers!

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