Flourishes Summer Lovin’ Challenge


Woohoo am I ready for summer!! I say that because today was Nick's first day of games for his AAU baseball team, and it was freeeeeeeeeeezing!!!! It was a double header on Cape Cod, right on the ocean, which would be ideal in July…not so much in April! 37 degrees with a wind chill making it feel like 27 is not my idea of a good time! BUT, they did great, Nick hit phenomenal and pitched great too so it was worth it 🙂

To come home and spot the Flourishes Summer Lovin' Challenge in my toasty warm stamp room was just what the doctor ordered! Immediately I thought of the Wild for Watermelons set by Flourishes. Yum-O! 

Here are the Copic colors I used:

For the watermelon:


For the rind:


You'll notice that on the rind I used the Colorless Blender. This is because for the little section that is the lightest, I had colored it with YG00 first, but I wanted to take some of that color out and make it look like that opaque color you see on a watermelon. 

The papers are from the My Mind's Eye Quilting Bee pad, and the ribbon, button, silver cord and silver brads are SU!. I used a Spellbinders Labels Three die for the center piece, along with some Crystal Effects and Dazzling Diamonds glitter (both SU!) over the watermelon flesh to make it the "one in a melon" piece 🙂

Thanks so much for stopping by 🙂

8 thoughts on “Flourishes Summer Lovin’ Challenge

  1. Yummy goodness! This is darling and screams summer I have to say. Sounds like you enjoyed the game except the cold weather. hee hee At least you were there to support and cheer, that is awesome. Thanks for playing in Flourishes Summer Fun Challenge.

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