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Dec 5, 2020

Fushion Challenge - Merry, Joy, Cheer and NBUS

Hello friends & Welcome.
Today I'll be joining the current Fushion Challenge: Merry, Joy, Cheer. 
Here is my card for this challenge.

 I was inspired by the sketch and the inspiration photo.
It was really hard to photograph this so you don't get to see the shimmer from the EP but it really sparkles in real life.  This shows a little more of the sparkle.

I started with the basic sketch and then decided to add the ornaments and sentiment to mimic the pompoms in the inspiration photo.
Plus the (Merry) from the sentiment and of course the festive colors.
Because I used Never Before Used Schtuff I'm also entering it on the NBUS Blog. 
The sentiment and the 2 ornaments on the left side of the card are from Unity Stamp Company (October 2013 Kit of the month). Yep it's taken me a few years to use them!
I embossed the snowflake ornament with White Satin and Diamonds embossing powder (Embossing Arts) and a Versamark Pad.  The smaller gold ornament was stamped with Egyptian Gold embossing powder (Judikins) - Both were then cut out and mounted with foam tape on the card.  The sentiment was stamped with Versamark and embossed with Bold Black embossing powder (SU) and cut out with circle dies.
Card stock: Cherry Cobbler, Pear Pizzazz, Whisper White (SU)
Designer Paper: Heartwarming Hugs (SU)
Other: Bakers Twine and Washi Tape. 
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  1. Wow! Nicely done. I bet it's wonderfully sparkly IRL - Thanks so much for playing in the Fusion Card Challenge.

  2. Very pretty and I do see that sparkle. Wonderful use of all those coordinating pretty papers, Ida

  3. Beautiful card. The colors and the papers are perfect

  4. I know how it is with the sparkle, and I'll bet it's a real twinkler IRL! Love the paper, too, and how you worked your ornaments with the sketch. I read on another friend's blog how she was using a 13 yr old stamp set for the first time. We all do it. Crazy!

  5. What a great design, Ida! I love how you used your pp and I think the addition of the ornaments is a great idea! It's a beautiful composition. Thank you for sharing with everyone at NBUS! Happy Holiday Hugs, Darnell