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Watermelon Boy

This big slice of watermelon practically has my mouth watering.  Doesn’t it look yummy?   This week I wanted to use this sweet, summer image (Watermelon Boy) for my Whimsy & Stars Studio project.

2012-07-31 WSS Watermelon boy WM

I colored this image a couple of weeks ago but didn’t have a chance to actually make the card.   Somehow during that time, a dirty spot mysteriously showed up on my colored image.    Since I didn’t have time to recolor it and I didn’t want to trim the image down too much more, I decided to use some of my washi tape stash to make some little flags to hide the spot.  
I’m going to keep this short.  I’m just getting back from visiting my aunt and uncle in Virginia.  Elizabeth and I spent a long week end with them at their B&B on Smith Mountain Lake and had a wonderful time.  (If you are looking for a beautiful vacation spot, you can check out their website at

Thank you for stopping by!  




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  • Stamps:  Watermelon Boy (digital stamp) by Whimsy & Stars Studio
  • Inks:  None
  • Papers:  Neenah Crest solar white CS, Papertrey kraft CS, Paper Studio black CS, Pink Paislee Hometown DP pack
  • Tools:  Sewing machine, Copic markers, EK Success punch
  • Embellishments:  Bella Blvd yellow chevron washi tape, misc. washi tape, Twinery Baker’s Twine



becca said…
i love this card! it is beautiful, and i have to admit, the washi tape only adds to it. nicely done! (and way to turns boo boos into something beautiful :)
Kathy and Lucky said…
I think of your DD when fencing is on and that poor person who lost a medal with the clock and all, how heart breaking. Love your card, the grass is amazing and then that image with the watermelon, makes me want to go cut mine up :)
Kathy said…
Adorable! Love the little washi flags, so clever to cover a spot. That has happened to me, too. Love your coloring and fab combo of papers!
Riet said…
What a gorgeous card Cheryl,I love the image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.xx
Lisa M said…
Adorable card and what a smart quick fix! I love the little flags. Have a wonderful little trip! :)
Ginger said…
I love the sketch design. The watermelon does look yummy! Great coloring!
Annette said…
Cheryl this is too how you did the flags on the it
jimlynn said…
Precious image AND card! Love the little "banners" on here too. Yummy looking!
1CardCreator said…
Awesome Cheryl! I love it all!
Karin said…
How sweet! The watermelon looks so yummy the way you colored it and I adore your grass and sky too! Beautiful :) Glad you are home safe and had a great visit!
Awww, I can't help but smile looking at this card! Isn't this boy a real sweetie? Looove the papers and I love watermelons! Yuuuum!

ps. thank you so much for the congratulations wishes ;)
Danni said…
This is just so darling! Love the papers/the little flags..everything!
Desire Fourie said…
  Gorgeously creative. Loving the colours and design.   Hop on over to Doing Life and stand a chance to win some lovely digi stamps. Hugs Desíre Doing Life Digistamps4Joy DT Member Tammys Scrapin Corner DT Member
Nicole said…
Very cute, Cheryl. Lovely. Hugs, Nicole
Sheila H said…
Your DPs are so colorful and fun! That's a great tip about how you used the Washi tape - I'll remember it :) Thanks so much for sharing with Jackson's Digital Expressions.
Great way to hide the spot! Looks like they were meant to be there!!!

Love your grass!

Glad you had a great time in VA! We missed you :)
cotnob said…
Fab card Cheryl, I love your gorgeous papers and image.
Thank you for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy this week.
cotnob said…
I just popped back to say thank you for joining us at Bearly Mine Designs this week as well.
Rebecca Mosher said…
You always have the cutest images to work with, and I love the way you colour them too! This is such a fun summery card, I love the little 'banner' down the side :)
Mary J said…
Gorgeous, Cheryl - the papers and elements beautiful together!
Aunty Sue said…
What a fab card thanks for joining us at CRAFT this week hope to see you back soon.
Pat K said…
Beautiful card Cheryl...great image with fab dp. Came over from MIM. pat K.x
Lisa Lynn said…
Your card is adorable.
xxxtglxxx said…
This is a gorgeous sweet card Cheryl! :) Love the citrus colours and fab papers!


Tracy said…
Oooo yum! my hubby just cut into one of those from the garden. Your card looks amazing and the Washi tape was a great way to hide the mysterious spot. ;-) Hugs!
Christy Dillman said…
What a gorgeous card, thanks for sharing! I was so excited to see your entry in our DT call, but from looking at your blog think that maybe you posted in wrong place? Crossing my fingers that is not the case, but if you meant to post in our challenge this week and not DT call please let me know!

The Stamping Boutique
Sharon said…
Great card!!! Love the image and your great coloring! Thank you so very much for playing with us at Paper Playtime!!!! :)
hey girl! how u b? hope all is well.

absolutely fabulous card! wonderful colors. so glad you joined us at DIGISTAMPS4JOY!

hugs :)
Lisa M said…
DOH! I just noticed you linked up to Make It Monday also...thank you so much for joining us. :)
Lisa xx
Joey said…
Cheryl this is stunning! beautiful card. saw you on mim. Joey #217 x
Stephanie said…
So so sweet. Thanks for playing along at SNSDC.
Eret said…
So happy for this dirty spot :) These flags are so cool on your card. Thank you so much for sharing it with us at Digi Makeover Challenge - hope to see you back again :)
Hugs, Eret
G8country life said…
Hi Cheryl adorable card. Fresh summer-y colors, and awesome coloring. Love the way you use washi tape : ) I'm glad you join us at Tammy's Scrapin Corner-Elisa DT
Thank you so much for playing with us at Whoopsi Daisy.
Hugs Nataliya
Patty Gorka said…
Beautifully done, such pretty colors and wonderful design! Thanks for playing along at Twisted Tuesday Challenges this week!
KraftyKoolKat said…
Wow!! Cheryl this looks gorgeous. Love the colours and layout. Awesome sweetie.

Julia said…
I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS! My entries are: #84, #129, #157, #159 and #277.
I would love to have you visit my blog!
Kasey ~ in Oz said…
Watermelon sure says summer! This card is fabulous, great mix of papers to back up your image and I love your pop of black.

Thanks for joining in on the Summer Fun challenge at Whimsy.

Kasey ~ in Oz
Mona Eidhammer said…
This is so adorable. Thanks for joining us at WhoopsiDaisy and Crafts and Me. Hugs...Mona
Jan Ltc said…
This is great thank you for playing along at WD xx Jan
What a Fantastic Card!! Thank you So much for playing with us Jackson's Digital Expressions!

Many Blessings,
Beverley said…
Gorgeous card. Great layout and I love the image & colours. Thanks for joining us at Creative Craft Challenge.
Bev x
Jen Leeflang said…
I LOVE LOVE LOVE your card!!!
I think your interpretation of the theme is super! Thanks for joining us at
Please pop back on Thursday to see if you are a winner.
I hope to see you again for our next exciting challenge tomorrow!
luv’n huggz
Jen Leeflang
DT Lead : Digistamps 4 Joy
Scrappy Scatty said…
Such a sweet image
Thank you for joining us at
Love Jan

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