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Sunday, 13 July 2014

Fusion Inspired!

A very Happy Sunday to you all,

I have been wanting to join in the fun at Fusion since I saw the inspiration photo but was quite stuck for ideas. I love to play along at Fusion and as I missed the last one as I was on hols I really wanted to create something for this one. I just loved the big red flowers on the dress but was also drawn to the blue and the graphic look of the stripes...so all a bit confused in my head! This afternoon I felt like doing some colouring and painting so decided to use my water colour pencils to colour a red flower. Not quite sure why I added a yellow centre but it just felt right! Artistic freedom!! I actually did watercolour around the edge in blue but it didn't end of looking how I wanted it to so I decided to fussy cut the flower out and ended up with this:


Once I had fussy cut it out I didn't know what to do with it. So still in the mood for colouring I stamped the same flower and used my copics to colour it. And, yes, my friends, that is some ribbon!! The red flower is popped up on foam pads for a little added dimension. I am not really sure how I ended up with this card, it was nothing like the graphic card I was going to make for Fusion but well, this is what I was inspired to make today. And something different from me that was fun to make!

Enjoy the rest of your day xx


13 comments:

  1. You know, I discovered the ribbon immediately, a rare thing to spot over here, but it's a nice touch on this card. You colored the glowers beautifully, and I love the dimension added from the red one.

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  2. Great colouring and i love the combi with the blue stripes! Turned out to a beautiful design! Hugs, Gerrina

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  3. Okay...you need to cross over the pond and teach me how to color. This is fabulous. Love how you were inspired Sandie. Of course, I love seeing you at Fusion.

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  4. Amazing colouring, Sandie ... love how you've used the shape of the flowers to mimic the flare of the skirt on the dress ... so very pretty! Anita :)

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  5. Wow...love your pair of beautiful and bold flowers. What a sweet way to say hello.

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  6. Love the card Sandie, the bold flowers in striking colours and the ribbon that finishes the card beautifully, it's a gorgeous card.

    Thank you for reminding me of the Time Out Challenge sweetie.

    Warm hugs
    Maarit

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  7. Wow, Sandie! Those flowers are fantastic! I love the streaked look that the pencils give. I have never used watercolor pencils. I also like that you used dual colors on the flowers and the ribbon adds a lot! =)
    - Shauna

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  8. I love the beautifully colored big blooms, and the flower going off the edge. Thank you for sharing with Fusion :)

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  9. Stunning flowers, Sandie! You were 'inspired' by the FUSION challenge, with results that are amazing! The red flower is ever so eye-catching! Pretty, plus! As for the ribbon: perfect special touch (I do. not. do. ribbon!) and one that you've carried off with style and flair! WOW!
    Hugs~c

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  10. Adding the yellow center to the red flower ties is nicely to the base layer. Your artistic freedom had a great design sense! :)

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