Fresh Slices of Thanks

I’m back today with some watermelon goodness using the same set as yesterday: Technique Tuesday’s Summer Adventure. You can check out a couple other cards I made with the same set HERE and HERE. 🙂 Summmmer! 🙂

hawkins_jill_thanks_wmToday, the grass was wet. Haaaaa!! 🙂

hawkins_jill_thanks_00_wmLove these WATERMELONS and this Hometown Alpha set ROCKS! 🙂

I masked off some watercolor paper and stamped all the watermelons from Technique Tuesday’s Summer Adventure. After that, I loosely watercolored them with my Zig pens, diecut the letters, arranged, stitched and poof! Oh, and the little heart is from TT’s Heart Strings die. 😉

If I made this again, I’d make that center space narrower and tighten the columns I think? Hmmmm? I actually thought this would be a technique trial card, but it went well, so I ran with it! 🙂 And now, I need to mail it!

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Keepin’ it fresh! 🙂

Jill 🙂


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Life is Sweet

I’m having some yummy, sparkly fun with Technique Tuesday’s: Summer Adventure. This super summery fun set is all over my desk! Hoping to bust some watermelon madness next! For now, let’s chill with popsicles! 🙂

hawkins_jill_life is sweet_wmIs this photo taken in the grass? Yes, yes it is. It’s come that, my friends. Winter could be interesting in the snow! Haaaa!

hawkins_jill_life is sweet_00_wmI stamped all the popsicles from Technique Tuesday’s Summer Adventure with Versamark ink and embossed them all in white. Then I watercolored them with my Zig pens. After that, I did a full wash over the whole paper, which, was a mistake, But I was able to salvage it. I think? 😉 I embossed and stitched the sentiment, added some Stickles, and boom, finito. Well, finito after I let it dry for hours. 😉

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Hope your day is delicious! Take care

Jill 🙂


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Color Throwdown #394: Thank You!!

This is my last week guesting over at the Color Throwdown! I’ve enjoyed it so!

Color Throwdown

Here are this week’s colors:

IMG_5535I cannot hide the fact that this card took me forever to land on. I blame the cake. 😉

Here’s my take:hawkins_jill_summer_wmI wasn’t sure as I was making this, but in the end…whoah, I feel like this card completely evokes summer! 😉hawkins_jill_summer_00_wmThis card was made with Technique Tuesday’s: Summer Adventure. A VERY summery fun set! 🙂

Head over to see what everyone made this week! 🙂

Amy Rohl

Amy Rysavy

Barbara Anders

Broni Holcombe

Jodi Collins

Lisa Henke

Lori Tecler

Lynn Put

Vickie Zimmer

Wanda Cullen

Thanks so much to my friend Lisa ❤ (Go Blue!) and the talented Color Throwdown team ❤ for having me over to create this month!! I have completely enjoyed working with these color combos. You ladies sure can rock it out every Wednesday! 🙂 Thank YOU!! 🙂

Jill 🙂

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