witticisms by Jess Witty

June 13, 2013

Vegetable Garden

Welcome back, folks!

Fresh Papertrey Ink stamps means fresh Papertrey Ink projects ;)
{Remember... all new products will be available for purchase at Papertrey Ink beginning June 15.}
Introducing Vegetable Garden...


Looks fresh to me :)

When I sat down with this set, I couldn't help it... I went straight for the {previously released} Friendship Jar set to pair with it.  There's lots of veggies to choose from in this new one, but I thought a home grown tomato would look right at home in a mason jar.

Die cutting the jar from clear cardstock and stamping it with StazOn white ink gave me a clear jar to layer over the juicy tomato die cut. 

I lucked in to a patterned paper from Crate that gave me the little tomato label for the jar... perfect, right? Definitely a lucky break. 

As was running across my Ad Sense set while working on this one.  There are *lots* of images in that one that pair perfectly with the veggie/jar combo.  I used two here... "limited edition" and "filled with 100% love."

We do lots of canning in the summer, but it's usually just jam.  This set is tempting me to try something new, though!

On to project #2...

For this one I pulled out one the seed packet die... definitely one of my old favorites.  This time I decided to make it into a pocket by assembling the packet and trimming off the top flap. 

From packet to pocket ;)

Love that artichoke image!  Each vegetable in Vegetable Garden has at least 2 images to it.  The tomato image above has the tomato and leaf/stem images while the artichoke has the base image plus the detail image.  I played off the greens by adding one of the seed packet frames (from Garden Variety II) and stamping it with Canyon Clay. 
A tag cut with the Tag Sale #1 die made the perfect little spot for a Garden Variety II sentiment.  VBS is coming up in a few weeks and I'm thinking I'll make a few more to put some teacher gifts in... this sentiment couldn't be more perfect. 

To make a little handle on the tag, I folded the ribbons back behind and just tucked the ends back in to the knot.  A little ScorTape helps keep things in place. 


Sweet and simple :)

And for more sweet Vegetable Garden ideas, check out the rest of the team...
Nichole Heady
Betsy Veldman

Vegetable Garden... it's making me hungry!
Time to go grab a snack ;)

Back tomorrow with more from the June release...

{100% Love} card
Supplies not available now but available 6/15: 
Stamps - Vegetable Garden
Die - Vegetable Garden
Supplies available now:
Stamps - Friendship Jar, Ad Sense
CS -  White, Pure Poppy, Simply Chartreuse, Clear
PP - Crate Paper Farmhouse Collection
Ink - Pure Poppy, Simply Chartreuse, Dark Chocolate; StazOn Opaque Cotton White
Die - Friendship Jar, Ad Sense

{Harvest} pocket & tag
Supplies not available now but available 6/15: 
Stamps - Vegetable Garden
Supplies available now:
Stamps - Garden Variety, Garden Variety II
CS - White, Kraft
PP - Craft Paper Farmhouse Collection
Ink - Simply Chartreuse, Limeade Ice, Classic Kraft, Canyon Clay
Die - Seed Packet, Seed Packet Frame 2, Tag Sale #1
Other - Simply Chartreuse twill


June K said...

Great projects. I especially love your seed packet die you used on your gift bag. I'll have to use that idea to insert my gift tags. Thanks for the idea.

jan metcalf said...

Love your canning jar with clear cardstock!

Leigh Penner said...

Fabulous projects, Jess! I love both your card and tag! I especially love how you cut the jar from clear card stock-- I think I need to get some white stazon!

TLady said...

SUPER PROJECTS!!!!!!!! LOVE the use of the CLEAR CARDSTOCK & THE JAR...!!!!!!!!!! FABULOUS!!!!!! :)

artful-notions said...

Perfect pairings of images and papers. The clear jar is inspiration! Love the little bit of red gingham tablecloth!

Holly Saveur said...


Unknown said...

Love your card and gift bag idea. I have a gardener friend who would love this!! TFS

Wanda M. said...

What great projects. I especially like the clear jar. It looks so real. Thank you for sharing your talent.

Unknown said...

Wow, fabulous projects. Thanks for the tips about Ad Sense, I'll be digging it out! Love the tomatoe in the canning jar. Thanks so much.

Susan Gosman said...


Kathy Mc said...

Great concept with the mason jar out of clear cardstock. Looks like the white Staz-On worked well. The pocket on your gift bag is just perfect for your message. Great job, Jess!

jintyoo7 said...

How lovely, the mason jar card is so striking, love the yellow base card - all beautifully done :)