Saturday, August 17, 2013

Fusion Card Challenge #15

Thought I'd try a Fusion card today... something a little different for Christmas


I started with a scrap of black card and embossed the sentiment from a new Kaisercraft set (full of Christmas quotes) and then over stamped with white ink which I then smudged over the card.  I trimmed it then added some sketchy lines and a doodle in the corner.  I mounted on some brown card that had been coloured to imitate wood with two distress inks. I cut my PP with one of the curved dies from Spellbinders and added to a Neenah Desert Storm cut to a base.  This is a big wider and shorter than I usually use as it's a US size pad.  Instead of a banner, I used some chiffon ribbon and tied a bow.  I finished with a resin rose that I had made.   As I've got a bow on this, I'm also entering this into the challenge over at Creative Craft Cottage (this is a New Zealand based challenge blog ~ got to support the local gals)
Also entered into Word Art Wednesday challenge and over at Moxie Fab World

It was a cold, wet and windy afternoon, so I made a visit to Scotties to pick up some American Crafts foil card stock that was on special for $10 for a 12x12 pack of 30 sheets.  Half price, so pleased to pick this up.  Also got the Kaisercraft set.   Back home, I settled into the craft room for the afternoon.  Got this card done, and another Christmas card that I'll share later in the week. 

Hope the weather is better at your place.  Have a super crafty weekend.


MaxineD said...

Overcast and dry down here, with some sunny spells. I spent the afternoon crafting too, but finished too late to photograph it as the light was too 'yellow'.
Great card BTW - and a great take on the challenge. Love the way you have done the chalkboard technique.

Lin said...

I love everything about this card, Dawn, the background paper, your doodles, and of course the wonderful sentiment, a fave of mine! Well done!

Barb said...

What a fabulous take on the challenge photo, Dawn! Your chalkboard technique is perfectly done - love this!

Cecilia Hsieh said...

Nice one Dawn! I've been eyeing off the Kaisercraft sentiment stamps, looks great with the chalkboard technique!

~amy~ said...

Such the pretty holiday Card! Thanks for playing with us at Fusion!

Virginia L. said...

This is so well done, Dawn! Love the use of chalkboard (so beautiful!!) in this! Your pattern paper and ribbons are the perfect touches!

Greta said...

Hard to imagine Fall or Winter as we're having such a dry, warm summer--no complaints! Love your beautiful Christmas card, Dawn!

Saints Rule! said...

Beautiful! Thanks for sharing at WAW!

Carole Robb Bisson said...

I really enjoyed your post and the card is so sweetly Christmas. That sheer white ribbon and bow is darling.
Thank you so much dropping in with your art today. We hope you come back next week.
Carole Robb Bisson
Word Art Wednesday
I added you to my Google friends so hop you will pop over and say hi on my blog.

Kelly Griglione said...

The chalkboard technique looks wonderful with your Christmas theme here! Thanks so much for joining the FUSION challenge!

Arlene said...

I've been busy and have missed out on all your wonderful creations. Love the card and the addition of that beautiful flower.

Cath said...

Hey Dawn! Thanks for linking this up to the Holiday Card Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)