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Aug 9, 2022

Fusion Challenge - Wine and Cheese

 Welcome! - Today I'm joining the latest Fusion Challenge - Wine and Cheese
The idea is to used either the sketch, the inspiration photo or combine both. - I chose to do both for my card. - Although I must admit that it is rather a unique take on the inspiration photo (IMO)
I don't have very many wine/drink related type stamp sets and I wanted to use one of my new Halloween sets so I created a Halloween themed card.

Using the wine color from the photo as my main inspiration.
My card base is, Basic Black which I layered with a patterned piece of old retired SU Halloween paper.  I used a strip of Rich Razzleberry cs and stamped the stars on it from my new stamp set.
I added a piece of punched spiderweb to the side.
My images (cauldron, wand, bubbles, bat and sentiment were stamped with Memento Tuxedo black ink and colored with pencils (except for the bat).  I used the matching dies to cut the images out and mounted them with foam tape.  The sentiment was stamped on White card stock and I used some new dies for that as well.
As you can see in this image I also added some shimmer to the bubbles and brew using my Wink of Stella pen.

Since I used a bunch of new stuff  I'm including this for NBUS#41
The Stamp Set and Dies are from Becky Moore - Hocus Pocus  and I just love them.  

The sentiment dies are also new to me and are from SU - Stylish Shapes Dies.

The spiderweb border punch is a Martha Stewart punch - Most likely retired by now.


  1. That's a really cute card. I think your interpretation of the inspiration picture was brilliant.

  2. This is great, Ida, and well done using so much NBUS! I love your unique take on the brew to make a fabulous Halloween card. Thank you for inspiring everyone at NBUS! Hugs, Darnell

  3. Such a fun card! Cute as can be! Glad you shared it at Fusion!

  4. Great card, what a fun design. Thank you for sharing your card over in the NBUS Challenge this month.
    Liz - Guest Designer xx