Celebrate Summer with Cheery Lynn Designs New Dies

This post is a bit of a stretch for me. Why? Because I don't like the new dies? NO!! That's not it, it's because I do not like summer, but I am pretending to celebrate it:)
I was inspired by the line by Pink Paislee called Hometown Summer.

I had made this card out of the Pink Paislee FRUIT paper and it was my inspiration for today's project. Here is my card:

I had made the banner out of watermelons that I then cut into wedges and created the banner.
I wanted to create a summer banner in sort of the same fashion.
Here is what I came up with.

What I did was use the Dutch Tulip Doily and the Border Carnivale dies from the new release dies. I also used the Scalloped Circle Nesting Dies.

I hope you can see that each banner piece is supposed to be a 1/2 slice of watermelon.

Here is the right half; the letters S-U-M..

Here is the left half; the letters M-E-R.

I added some some words and some embellishments from
Pink Paislee and I just love how it turned out.
I could ALMOST convince myself that I like summer, well maybe not!

Products used in today's post:

I hope you have a great weekend, this has been Jeannie from
with today's post.


  1. I really love how all of the dies look layered here, Jeannie!! Super cute banner!

  2. Such fun projects sweetie! Love the colors and yes the fun way you layered all the pieces.

  3. Super cute! I love the card and the unique banner!

  4. Jeannie, this is just adorable, what a wonderfully creative mind you have and it is a fabulous tribute to summer!

  5. Oh this is so beautiful! Love the colors.. hugs Marley

  6. Very colorful and lovely project!

  7. Hmm...watermelon!! Love it and your card and banner!! Your card is so cheerful too!! The banner is extrememly creative!!


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