Sunday, July 8, 2012

Watermelon Summer Birthday Card

Hello Friends...

   So... I have alot of time to think while I do my day job, dog grooming, and I thought up this gatefold variation (I've never seen it before anyway). I also bought this digi from Mo's this week and was dying to use it! I had some resl fun making this card and I hope you like it....
I made my own sentiment
WOC and Prima flowers
Provo Craft Paper I have had 10+ years
Martha Stewart Punch
Tim Holtz Cardstock
Spellbinder Dies
Recollection die cut butterfly

Image from Mo's Digital Pencil
Colored and shaded with copic markers

Notice the pull out tag for a personal message to the recipiant

I will be entering the following challenges: Anything Goes with Mo's Image Fur/Hair coloring Best stay in the lines coloring


  1. Love it. The colors are fantastic


  2. This is definitely a summer time card, Rina! Fantastic use of the gingham and your coloring is superb. We're really honored that you chose to enter our "Summertime" challenge at Tuesday Throwdown this week. Good luck in the draw. :-D
    NanaConnie DT
    PS Tuesday Throwdown is having a DT call until July 29 !

  3. Hi Rina. Oh my gosh!!! This card is soooo stinkin' cute and clever!! I just love the design (I WILL be, I mean "borrowing" it! hehe!) And your coloring is just stunning!!I'm so glad you've joined us at Mo's this week!! Hugs. Pat Frank

  4. I LOVE your card! So colorful and clever!

  5. Absolutely adorable! That layout is fabulous and so is your coloring! I love, love, love your card! Thanks for joining the coloring challenge at Great Impressions Stamps!

  6. Your card is so adorable and creative. Thanks for joining us over at the CCEE Stampers blog.

  7. Oh - this is so cute! The image is just adorable. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.


  8. Fabulous card. Love the sweet image and wonderful details. Just love it. Thanks for joining us at Totally PaperCrafts.
    Hugs Sue W.

  9. Hi Rina! Wow! Great card! The triangle gate-fold is SO clever! Love how you've carried the watermelon theme all through the whole card...even the triangle melon wedgges on the front! TOO cute! Adorable image coloored beautifully! Thanks for joining our challenge this week at SSiC!

  10. What a great fold card and your image is colored to perfection! This is just the coolest design. I love the colors. :)

    Thank you so much for joining our challenge and sharing your wonderful talent with us at Squigglefly.
    Lisa xx

  11. I love watermelon! That little girl is adorable...great card!

    So glad you could join us in the monthly challenge with Great Impressions Stamps!

  12. Oh what a great idea and what a wonderfull card!!! I love it!!!!!!!!!
    Thanks for joining us at shapes and more.

    Hugs Ivi

  13. Absolutly gorgeous, looks so fantastic! Thanks for playing with us at fun with shapes and more.
    XOXO Michi

  14. Just fabulous, another great design and gorgeous colours!
    Helen x

  15. Whoa! Now that's a summer card!! You have created one super cute and fabulous summer card! I love your colors, papers and coloring!!

    Thank you for playing along with us in Flourishes Timeless Tuesday!

    ~ Amanda :)

  16. Wow, I love it! Such a fabulous card and fantastic colouring :) Thanks for joining us over at Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge...good luck!


  17. Nice card Rina! That is a different fold for sure. I lovwe the inside image. The flowers on thew outside are very pretty.

  18. This is fabulous! This is a great design and I love that watermelon patterned paper. Thanks for joining us at DYSU this week :)

  19. WOW - your card is amazing!!! Thanks for joining us at fun with shapes and more, I hope to see you soon for the next challenge. hugs, ANDREA

  20. Hi Rina glad to see you at My Heart Pieces.
    This is just totally awesome. Watermelon is my favorite one. And your color combination is soooo attractive.Thank You so much for joining at My Heart Pieces hope to see you again next week.

  21. How cute!!! Thanks for participating in MY HEART PIECES challenge this week!!


  22. Hi Rina wow this is Fabulous ,a fab fold and your image is so cute well done ,a super card
    Hugs Elaine

  23. Super cute!!!!! Love the colors and the layout.

  24. This is so stunning, the colors are perfect

    We would like to thank you for Entering My Heart Challenge.
    Hugs from Tammy Ortiz - DT Digi Team for My Heart Pieces.

  25. fabulous card. love the fold,thanks for playing along at cardmadfairy digi days in our summertime theme, the best of luck, dont forget to pop by and check the top 3 and winners post,
    hugs sandra dt xxx

  26. Awesome card! And I agree with the text. I need watermelon each summer. Lots of them! :D

  27. This is adorable! Everything about it! The papers, the image (gotta love Mo!), the fold, the tag...everything! Thanks for sharing with us at SSiC this week.

  28. Love! The melon colors, your paper choices, your coloring... all fantastic! Excuse me while I drool over it for a bit. LOL Seriously, fabulous card, and I love that the image is hiding inside even though the outside is already so cool! =) =) Thanks for joining us for the Summer challenge at PCJ!

    If you're interested, I have some Christmas-in-July Cash Candy on my blog: I Never Went to Kindergarten Come join the fun! =)

  29. Thank you for entering our summer challenge over at The Paper Crafting Journey

    I have some BLOG CANDY
    on my blog if you are interested!


  30. Beautiful - love the image and colours and that style of card rocks !! :-) Thank you for sharing with us at Delicious Doodles

  31. Beautiful creation... I love the watermelons! Thanks for sharing at My Heart Pieces!