I'm so excited - it's Thursday and time for a new Fusion Challenge! I am in awe of how many of you participate in the challenges every other week - I get such inspiration from everyone's take on it! So here we are with a brand new challenge! How bright and colorful is this?!
I just had to go literal with my card - since I purchased SO many of these colored straws from Michaels after seeing Kelly's post of her picture ornaments here. (at $1 a pack, how could I leave them there??! I haven't made the ornaments - yet....but I have all my supplies ready for when the spirit moves me!) I used the Stripes Horizontal Cover Plate from PTI for the panel and cut the straws to fit inside each cut out accept for one - where I popped up the cut out piece stamped with the sentiment from Woot Woot by Cas-ual Friday Stamps.
I popped up the die cut panel with lots of foam tape and adhered the straws with ScorTape to be sure they'd stay stuck! You can see the raised panel and dimension the straws give the card from this side angle. I refrained from adding any sequins or enamel dots - as I think this would be great as a guy card.
How are you inspired by this week's Fusion Challenge? I can't wait to see your cards linked up in the Fusion Gallery!
I hope you will check out all of the DT's blogs linked below for some serious inspiration!
Julia Aston - me!
Julia Aston - me!
I'm also entering this card in the following challenges:
Cut it Up - a birthday card and use at least one die cut
Keep it Simple - Bright Sparks
Less is More - Makes me smile (the colorful straws!)
Seize the Birthday - anything goes.
Stamps: Woot Woot - Casual Fridays
Paper: White - PTI
Ink: Archival Watering Can
Accessories: straws - Michaels, Stripes Horizontal Cover plate die - PTI, Scor Tape, foam tape