Sunday, January 10, 2016


While blog visiting Marybeth Lopez, (marybeth's time for paper), 
she posted a gorgeous card as a guest designer for 
Fusion Card Challenge, celebrating it's 2nd year.
You are challenged to use the sketch or the photo, 
or to 'fuse' the 2.

With that bright and colorful inspiration, I had to play along!

The flowers, clear pink and raspberry colors and bright white
were my starting point.

All PTI: Fresh Floral Wrap-Ups,
Cover Plate: Center Stage,
and sentiment from Birthday Cheer Dies.
After Stamping the flower bouquet with PTI's Lovely Lady, I added watercolor 
pencil for hi-light, a tutorial Laurie Willison gave a few weeks ago.
I tried to do the fusion, stretching out my oval, 
and adding gold shimmer to the top of my cover plate.
Didn't have a ribbon the color I wanted, so dyed my own (seam binding)
with copics. Just love the ombre that's created when it dries.

'Celebrate' was cut twice with Black Shimmer Paper, 
and the flower centers were dotted with BoBunny Gold DoubleDots.


  1. Fabulous design. I love how you added the yellow to the base. The added water colour to the flowers really gives a dreamy look. Plus colouring your ribbon with copies is inspired and does give that gorgeous ombré look. So much detail here and a gorgeous card as a result. So pleased you joined us at TO

  2. Oh, I saw this in the Fusion Link-up and had to come and tell you how much I love it! Fabulous take on the inspiration photo!

  3. Oh NANCY! This jumped off the page and called to me! Wow is this beautiful...bold, bright, I love it!!!

  4. Your card is absolutely gorgeous! Thank you so much for playing with us at Fusion!

  5. Wow! This is so amazing Nancy. Absolutely love this. Thanks so much for playing with us at Fusion!

  6. You did Marybeth proud with this gorgeous card that she inspired! I love everything about it!! Congratulations on the well-deserved HM from Fusion! Enjoy the weekend! Hugs, Darnell


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