Monday, November 9, 2020

Fusion Card Challenge: Give Thanks

 I love the graphic at the Fusion Card Challenge - so warm and such a wonderful glow. I was inspired by the wood and the sweater, the glow of the candles and the pops of black. I also used the sketch. 

11.09 Fusion Give Thanks



I used So Saffron paper that I spritzed with sparkle for the candles.  I also liked the pops of black in the inspiration but didn't want a solid black so I pulled out a glitter paper that gave it a slightly mottled and sparkly look. Stampin' Up's In Good Taste dsp has beautiful woodgrains.  Then I was going to go with a sweater in the background, but I wanted to keep it delicate so used the Tasteful Textile embossing folder. 

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This was going to be an all Stampin' Up card but I got all the dies laid out and had a vision for the size and shape of the sentiment.  Wouldn't you know? I had nothing like it in my SU collection.  So I used an old Papertrey Ink sentiment.

Thank you to the Fusion Challenge.  I have a number of these sunflowers cut out already and I just hadn't put a card together that I liked.  There weren't sunflowers in your inspiration photo - but it worked!!

SUPPLY LIST

Stamps: Papertrey Ink Autumn Acorns

Dies: Stampin' Up Sunflower dies

Paper: Stampin' Up In Good Taste dsp, So Saffron CS

Other: Stampin' Up Tasteful Textile Embossing Folder

4 comments:

  1. This is beautiful! I love all the texture on your card, I want to touch it and the shimmer of the paper under sunflower is lovely. Great way to use some already die-cut elements. Thanks for joining us this time at Fusion Card Challenge. Claire DT

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  2. Lovely take on the sketch portion of the challenge. Love that sunflower die. Thanks for playing along at The Fusion Card Challenge.

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