Saturday, June 1, 2013

FUSION in Red, White & Blue...

Wow, some truly gorgeous creations in the FUSION Gallery last week!  Can't wait to see what surprises you have in store this week - will you choose to make the most of this fabulous sketch by Jackie???  Or will you be inspired by the colours, the theme, the elements from this gorgeous photo from Lesley???  Or will you choose to create a FUSION of both???

As a FUSION scientist I chose my favourite elements from both Jackie's sketch and Lesley's photo, and combined for my creation.  I loved the white text on blue background from Lesley's Challenge this week, and achieved this by stamping my Mama Elephant little boy and Verve sentiment in Versamark Watermark and heat embossing with Zing White. My clouds were created by die cutting Lil Inkers clouds from some clear plastic sheet and using the negative sheet as a mask, inked inside with Tsukineko Brilliance Platinum Planet, then heat set, as these inks tend to take a LONG time to dry.  To keep with the rainy day theme, I repeated the umbrella element in place of the flags from Jackie's Challenge.  The three Kaisercraft wood veneer umbrellas were inked in Distress Ink Festive Berries then overcoated with Dimensional Magic, to mimic wet umbrellas!

Head on over to the FUSION blog for some more FABULOUS inspiration from the Design Team!
Playing along with CASual Fridays Red, White & Blue Challenge,
Cupcake Inspiration Challenge, with its gorgeous red, white & blue pinwheels,
and Simon Says Stamp Anything Goes too!


  1. Fabulous card! Great colors and design! Thanks for joining us for the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!

  2. really love what you've done!

  3. This is awesome, Lyndal. ;-) I love your Fusion card. Love how you used the umbrellas to fit the sketch, and the images are all so perfect. Beautiful job. ;-)

  4. What great combination of challenges! Love your use of this week's Cupcake Inspirations colors! So hope you will join us again for our next challenge!

  5. So much shine on those umbrellas, they look wet with the rain! Cool! Great effect with the inked background too, Lyndal!

  6. A fabulous CAS card, a stunning colour scheme and gorgeous image/s - I love the stunning umbrellas!!!

    Thanks so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp challenge
    Heather xx

  7. Adorable! Love the colors and inked background!

  8. could you have made this any more perfect for the inspriation, it is perfect for the challenge! Thank you for inspiring me!

  9. OH WOW - I am so inspired I feel I need to get my inks on. Saw it via Fusion challenge blog :D

  10. Such a great idea to use the umbrellas for your banners!! Turned out so wonderfully. Beautiful card!

  11. *sigh*
    I adore everything about this card. Gorgeous!

  12. wow! you rock this challenge. What a great interpretation of the challenges all put together. I like how your brain works on sketches. I could never think of that!


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