Skip to main content

Time For A Cook Out!

Welcome to the first official week of summer! One of the things I look forward to every summer is cooking on the grill. My husband jokes that I have taken over his title of “Grill Master”. (Although judging by the chicken breasts I cooked earlier this week, my title might be in jeopardy. Charcoal never hurt anyone, right?)

So sticking with the summer, grilling out theme, Melissa is releasing the cutest BBQ themed digis on Whimsy Stamps today. I made a card using the new image, BBQ Fixins.

Here is a look at the entire new release for this week. You can purchase these digital images from Whimsy Stamps.

These images all work perfectly with the theme for our new challenge - Stripes and/or Plaid! You can find all the challenge details on the Meljen’s Designs blog.

Thank you for stopping by!


  • Stamps: BBQ Fixins by Meljen’s Designs on Whimsy Stamps
  • Inks: None
  • Papers & CS: Neenah Solar Crest CS, Bazzill Basics blue CS, October Afternoon Farm Fresh DP pad & other misc. OA scraps
  • Tools: Copic markers, Sewing Machine, Big Shot, Spellbinders Nestabilities, Papertrey ric rac die
  • Embellishments: October Afternoon Mini Market kraft & black alpha stickers



Kathy and Lucky said…
Gee, I thought charcoal was good for you :) This card is really cute, just love those papers with the image and your coloring is perfection. Love seeing your cards always so well put together.
Karin said…
What a great summer invite card! Your coloring is superb and I love the sentiment in block letters like that...You always do something so creative!
Sara I. said…
How absolutely adorable Cheryl!!! Just love your papers and the way you did the sentiment - perfect!
xiumaiyuki said…
No not at all! I like my chicken extra crispy. :))))

Super fun card! I, too, like the block letters a lot!!! And the plaid DP.... gotta look for that OA collection.
Fleur said…
A great card Cheryl, it would be perfect for a man.
Hugz Fleur xXx
Karen B. said…
What a fun card! We like to BBQ as well and try to do it as much as possible-could it be that we only have a short time in the year to do so?
mforquer said…
This is fabulous girly!! I LOVE those papers the little red gingham reminds me of the perfect summer picnic!!! Love how you've colored the Meljen's image too!!!
Marlene said…
LOVE this card, Cheryl! What a fun summer time scene!
Jennifer said…
Super Summer creation! Thanks for joining us at Fab'n'Funky....good luck! xx Jenny xx
Anita said…
Fabulous card Cheryl. Love the plaid paper and the red gingham reminds me of a summer tablecloth. I claim total ignorance when I'm around the grill ... hey, it's the only time I can get my hubby to cook lol!
Carrie Sampsel said…
This is too cute and I love that plaid background paper!!
Just Me said…
Cute card. The image you used is perfect. We all need a little charcoal in our lives. Glad you could join our GAB challenge this week.
Kim P said…
How cute and fun is this! Now I am hungry!
Biggan said…
Lovely stamps and a cute card!! Glad you join my Alota Rubberstamps challenge !

Riet said…
What a gorgeous card Cheryl.

Hugs Riet.xx
Love your card. It would be perfect as an invite.
What a lovely card! Thank you so much for joining us at One Stop Craft Challenge, hope to see you again soon! Elaine DT xxx p.s I have candy!
Nikki T said…
This is an awesome card. I love the stitching and the image. Thanks for joining us again at GAB Challenge Blog.
I'm scared of the grill, so good for you that you go out there and grill!!!!!!!

What a great image for bbq t heme! Love your plaid paper - reminds me of table cloth for picnic!! I need to mention the top notch coloring?

Jackie said…
What a great card Cheryl! I love the dp you used & that image....very nice work as always & TFS!!!!
~Tammy~ said…
Totally adorable! What a great summer card!
Lizy said…
Well if anything can get you in the mood for summer it would be this card Cheryl! It's fab!

Thanks for joining us at Crafting For All Seasons this week! :)
Lizy DT x
Emma H said…
This just screams summer! Thanks for joining at this week at Fab N funky!
Nicole said…
So cute! Makes me crave a hotdog! :)
Suzy said…
Super cute card! Thanks for playing along with us at The Paper Variety! :)

Popular posts from this blog

Berry the Snowman

Okay, Berry the Snowman doesn’t have the same ring as Frosty, but I think his cuteness totally makes up for it.  This is another one of the images that I colored during my crafting day with a friend before Thanksgiving.  I’m happy I had the chance to get him on a card.    Have a great week!  Thank you for stopping by!Supplies:Stamps:  Berry from Stacy Yacula Studio at Purple Onion DesignsInks:  Memento Tuxedo Black Papers:  Neenah Classic Craft Solar White CS, Papertrey kraft CS, Carta Bella Winter Fun paper pad 6x6 Tools:  Sewing machine, Big Shot, Papertrey Doily details die, Stampin’ Up corner punch, Copic markers Embellishments:  May Arts Burlap twine, Tattered Angels glimmer mist, button Challenges:Clear It Out 2W, 3E, Must use stash item - Challenge: Anything Goes Stash Item:Anything Goes (Twine, button, die cut – had it cut and sitting in a bin since last Xmas)Loves Rubber Stamps W - #82 Anything Goes ChristmasOldie But A Goodie Challenge 2W, must use something at least 6mts ol…
It has been a really long time since I have been able to spend time in my craft room.  One of my New Years resolutions was to get back into my craft room on a regular basis.  Well, it is now October and I am finally here.  I'm hoping to be back more often.

I made this card to send to a family member that has been in my thoughts a lot lately.

I hope to have more to share soon.

Sweet 16!

Hello!  I managed to sneak into my craft room for a bit today.  My daughter is turning 16 next week. (Where does the time go?)

Since the demise of Picasa, I have not found a new program to edit my photos.  I know there are several available but I have not had time to learn a new program.  I apologize that my photos are less than optimal at the moment.

Have a great day!  Thank you for stopping by.