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Frisky Melon!!

 I made this card for the Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog's Challenge Me Monday Contest!!  Yay!! 
I started with a piece of pink cardstock cut at 5 1/2"x 8 1/2" and folded it in half for the base of my card.  This was from one of The Paper Company's value packs.  Then I cut a piece of black cardstock, also from The Paper Company, at 5 1/4"x 4" and used it as my first layer.  I attached this using my ATG gun.
For my second layer I cut a piece of paper from the Colorbok Pattern Pack at 5"x 3 3/4".  I then wrapped a piece of grosgrain ribbon around it and secured it in the back using regular tape.  Then I attached the whole thing using my ATG gun.  
I cut the watermelon at 4" using the "Stretch Your Imagination" cartridge with my Cricut Expression.  I used a black, pink and green paper, all were from The Paper Company value packs.  I attached it to the card using 3D-Dots.
Then to finish off this card I added a My Pink Stamper stamp from her "Birthday Crazy" set using a Stampin Up! Classic, Basic Black, ink pad.

I really hope that everyone enjoys this card as much as I enjoyed making it!!!

Happy Crafting!!!! 


  1. I love your super happy card!! That background paper works wonders with the melon!!
    Thanks for Playing with us @ FCCB!!
    TFS!! Take Care!!
    Jennie @

  2. This card screams summer! Love your patterned paper. Thanks so much for stopping my blog. I am your newest follower!


  3. Thanks Jennie!!!

    Thank you Candace!! I LOVE getting new followers!! I returned the favor and I'm now your newest follower!!!

  4. I came over to say Hi and thank you for your sweet comment you left on my blog. Your melon card is adorable. I am your newest follower. I would love for you to come back again to visit and becoming a follower of mine. Keep yourself safe in Germany, and please except a huge thank you to you and your husband for your service to our country. My husband and I pray for our military, and our country every night at 6PM. Hugs, Pam at

  5. Pam, thank you so much for your prayers!! And thank you for becoming a follower of my Blog!!! Like I stated before, I love new followers!!! i have returned the favor and I'm not your newest follower!!! Thanks again!!!

  6. Hey there! I saw this cute card on the Fantabulous blog and loved the background paper and, of course, the watermelon ;-) Glad to be blogging with you =) J

  7. Fun card! I love the background paper that you used. Thanks for creating with us at FCCB this week.

    Sarah :)

  8. Cute card--love your paper! Thanks for joining Challenge Me Monday at FCCB :)

  9. Love the bright, happy colors of your card! Thanks for joining us this week at FCCB!

  10. Love the bright papers you used on this card, so cute! Thanks for playing along with us at FCCB!

    Happy Craftin'!

  11. Thank you all SOOOOO much!!!!!!

  12. Very cute! Love the background paper! Thanks for joining us at FCCB!!


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