Happy New Year! Today, I am lucky enough to be joining the Fusion Card Challenge
and a whole slew of creative designers in celebrating Fusion's one year anniversary. A special thank you to my friend and Fusion Designer Jeanne Jachna of A Kept Life
for inviting me to join in this happy occasion. One year ago today, the Fusion Card challenge made its debut with one of the most interesting challenges in blogland. I am sure you are all familiar with this challenge...if not, where have you been all year? LOL, this challenge could not be any easier to play. Every two weeks there is a new challenge posted with both a gorgeous picture or a great sketch to use for your inspiration. Use either, both or fuse them together to create "Fusion" with your card. How easy is that?
Here's the challenge for the anniversary celebration:
I used the beautiful photograph as my inspiration.
I loved the soft pink, tans and the chalkboard in the photo and used stamps from My Favorite Things and a few Memory Box dies to reproduce the yummy looking ombre swirled cake in the photo. My attempt at making twine tassels did not turn out (they were terrible), so I used a die cut Verve banner across the top instead.
Congratulations to Fusion Card Challenge on their first anniversary and again, thank you Jeanne
for inviting me to play along.
Be sure to stop by the Fusion Card Challenge
blog and wish them a Happy Anniversary...and don't forget to play along with this special challenge.
So glad you could join us at Fusion Cathy! The sweet little banners and the gold against the chalkboard are fabulous! Gorgeous take on the inspiration!
Happy New Year!
He is full of joy, health, successes and great art!
Happy New Year Cathy! LOVE your chalkboard birthday card and wow did you nail the inspiration. All the best for 2015!
Congratulations on joining in the celebration, Cathy! Your pink-hued chalkboard design is fabulous!! Happy Happy New Year!! Hugs, Darnell
Just so awesome, Cathy! Love your take on the challenge! Hugs!
This is so very pretty. I love your banner and the chalkboard you created.
Oh, I LIKE this card! You did an incredible job capturing the inspiration photo Cathy!!
This is lovely! Love the chalkboard n banners :) so glad that you joined in the celebration with us at Fusion !
Cathy, we're so happy to have you joining us for this Fusion Celebration! I absolutely ADORE your card...so pretty, love all the details!
Fabulous take on the challenge photo, Cathy! The soft pinks and creams are so pretty and I love the chalkboard birthday greeting.
Great card, Cathy! It's so great to have you as a guest at Fusion! :-)
It's beautiful ! I love the colors and that shimmery banner! Congrats on the invite !
We are so lucky to have you back for this anniversary celebration! And look at this card! YUMMY!
Cathy, what a sweet pretty in pink birthday card. Your banner is so perfect and that adorable little cake, just too darn cute. Love everything about your card.
You seriously nailed this Cathy, LOVE all the inspiration in your card!!!!!
Love the chalkboard sentiment!! Banner and cake are perfect!! Gorgeous!
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