20 July 2018

Watermelon Cupcake - single layer, CAS, Distress watercolour


A watermelon cupcake and a kitten, such a wonderful summer treat! My single layer card features Newton's Nook and Distress ink watercolour.

Putting It Together

I love watermelon and the colours of the fruit. The greens and the melon-y red are simply gorgeous together. And the flavours on a hot summer day... YUM! Have a delicious day!


I stamped directly on a white card base with black to make the single layer card.

Right after I stamped I rolled my eyes because I didn't use a card base made from watercolour or mixed media cardstock. The water-based ink sinks in and can't be moved or blended like it can with watercolour paper and, to a lesser extent, mixed media paper. The paper also can't handle a lot of water so I had to modify how I usually colour.


I used Abandoned Coral for the primary colour of the watermelon frosting and Twisted Citron for the base. I used other Distress colours for shading and the cute little ears.


I almost left the inside blank, but it was bugging me to do so. So, I used a paw print border stamp to decorate the bottom.




Supplies


Challenges

Inky Paws: White, Bright red, Melon green, and Black
Creative Moments: Food
Crafty Friends: Food
Art Impressions: Summer Vibes


6 comments:

  1. Oh he is so unbelievably cute! And that cupcake looks delicious.
    A fab CAS design and I love the paw print inside too,

    Thanks for playing along with us at Creative Moments,

    Hugz Tinz

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  2. Hello…. You have made a beautiful clean and simple card, using such a cute little kitten image…. Thanks for entering it into the ‘Food/Drink’ challenge at Crafty Friends Challenge Blog. Good luck in the draw and hope you can join us again for our next challenge.
    Diane Louise
    [Team Leader for Crafty Friends Challenge Blog]

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  3. your watermelon cupcake on this lovely CAS card is so much fun!! Thanks for joining us at Inky Paws!

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  4. Super cute CAS card! Thanks for sharing your talents with us at Inky Paws Challenge!
    Hugs,
    Debbie

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  5. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Friends. Very nice and Good luck!
    Bye, Groetjes van Ine (DT)
    http://creaine-cards.blogspot.nl/

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  6. Love your card. It is so adorable. Thank you for playing along with the challenge at Art Impressions.

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