Inspire.Create Stamping Challenges Theme: Sunshine Challenge #018

Hello and welcome. You are currently visiting Karen Farquhar from Australia for Inspire.Create Stamping Challenges #018 and todays challenge has the theme 'Sunshine'.

Considering that in the past few days we are just experiencing the first blasts of freezing winds and showers of the colder months of the year this really was a challenge for me. I took myself back to the summers of my childhood sitting on the back steps of our then family home with my sister surrounded by a full view of Lake Illawarra and the mountains to the west. Both of us eating watermelon and seeing how far we could spit the seeds. Disgusting I know but we were kids. 
So I thought of those watermelon days and designed my card around those days.

My watermelon was made using the Rainbow Builder Framelits dies from the Occasions Catalogue. I cut the half circles first then gave them a watercolour wash for a soft effect. I have also made some gift tags using the same theme depicting some summery sunshine images.

You are more than welcome to enter your projects for the Inspire.Create Stamping Challenges here and have a visit to see the projects other talented stampers have created. 
Don't leave it too late to get your orders in for any retiring stock, as once they have gone they are gone never to be available through Stampin' Up! again.
To purchase the products I have used today click on the product thumbnail below to take you directly to my Online Store. While you are there have a browse at the last chance products available. 
Have a fun time shopping. 
(SorryAustralian residents only).

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  1. Gorgeous Karen. I love Summer & Sunshine. Funny about your watermelon story. We had chooks, and my brother and I would spit out the watermelon pips hoping the chooks would eat them and lay mini watermelon eggs. Absolutely adore all of your creations. D xox

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