Fusion Card Challenge #5

I hope you have been playing along with the new Fusion Card Challenge...we have had so many players and a ton of beautiful cards submitted based on either our sketches or inspiration photos.  If you haven't heard about us...all you have to do is make a card based on either:
The Sketch
The Inspiration Photo
or
Combine them both to create "Fusion"

For Fusion Card Challenge #5, we have another great sketch and photo for you to use:
This week I decided to use just the sketch.  I was drawn to the big circle image and the gentle curve along the bottom.  My first thought was a snow bank, but ended up making some rolling hills instead.  I cut my hills by hand and used a silhouette cut file for the barn and windmill.  I ran the barn layer through a crimper to give it a little more texture.  I hope you can see that the big sun image (also a silhouette cut file) is meant to replace the large circle in the sketch.  I cut it from card stock, laid it over my card base and used the negative space to sponge on harvest gold ink.  The cute farm animals and sentiment are from Papertrey Ink's On the Farm Stamp and Die sets.  

So, what is going to inspire you this week?  Will it be the sketch...or the photo...or a combination of both?  Either way, you have plenty of time to play along.  This challenge ends on Tues. March 11th at noon PST.  I can't wait to see what you create!
For more inspiration...check out what the rest of the Fusion Design Team have made for you:


18 comments:

This is just so 'down on the farm' cute Cathy! love these dies and the bright colors - and it's a great card for the guys!

Alanna said...

WOW Cathy, this is just adorable. Love all those die cuts.

Jeanne J said...

So many great details in this sunny scene Cathy! Like that textured barn - so neat! Cute sentiment too!

Deepti said...

Cathy, I so love the sweet country scene :) amazing !!

Deepti said...

Cathy, I so love the sweet country scene :) amazing !!

Jill said...

Utterly charming, Cathy! This card really inspires me! I'm just getting back to card making and have never heard of the Fusion Challenge--I'm going to have to look into it!

Joyce said...

What a cute little farm scene you created. Is this what it is like in Norco? I love how you interpreted the sketch, and also how you combined elements from your stamps, dies and silhouette as well.

Cathy, the scene you created is absolutely perfect! Love it!

Toni said...

Way cute! You are giving me the nudge I need to use my silhouette more

Lisa said...

How FUN Cathy!! Cute scene and the sentiment gave me a giggle!

Sharron said...

Wow, so many wonderful elements! Love this adorable scene!

Yeee Haw!!! FUN ...little known fact I lived on a farm until I was 9.... Miss it. Though I do not miss getting up at 5am... Feeding the chickens was ..well an experience.

Love this, and it is GREAT take, so FRESH!!!

Ms. Cathy this is such a cool card and I love that you went a little outside the box with it! Fabulous layout and so well executed!

Cathy...does your brain ever take a break???? This is just too cute and your barn is so incredible and I can't wait to turn Lucy on and make a few of these myself. So fun!

Geri said...

Cathy, this is just the cutest and cheeriest scene ever! And it's all so perfectly done! Love it!!!

Such a cute card! Love your creativity!!

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