Saturday, September 28, 2013

Fusion #18


When I saw Fusion #18 Challenge, I knew it would be a great opportunity
to make a card for a friend using my PTI Scent-imentals set.
I decided to use the inspiration photo and the sketch.

Here's my card:


I'd started off with a soft stone mat stack but ended up smearing my stamped sentiment. 
I was happy with how I'd stamped the cup & the coffee in it, 
so I used my new Scent-imentals dies to diecut it. 
Then, I layered it on the black mat stack, which looked even better. 
I heat embossed the sentiment with white embossing powder.

For the heart on the coffee cup, I heat embossed it with red zing powder on black cardstock 
and then diecut it.

I impressed the background with my PTI Simple Stripes impression plate and added some banners cut with Get a Handle on It from some Studio Calico patterned paper.

I'm also linking this card up for the Simon Says Stamp Challenge: Anything Goes.

Thanks for looking!



19 comments:

Lynn said...

Leigh, Your card is awesome! I love the colors and the touch of texture with the embossing! Thanks so much for playing with us at Fusion!

Happy Dance said...

This is so sweet, Leigh! Love the soft minty green, and coffee!! Great embossing, and love the sentiment. I can think of tons of girlfriends who'd love this too!! Great card. Bev

Tracey McNeely said...

Leigh what a fun card, this card is really an awesome card to give a friend.

Alanna said...

This is perfect Leigh. Just fabulous.

MichelleZ said...

Fabulous card! With the luscious colors and that retro-looking font, your card reminds me a roadside diner. I can hear that bubble-gum smackin bouffant waitress yelling, "one dirty water yum-yum and make it moo."

Yes...I got all of that from your card. :)

~amy~ said...

super CUTE!!! I'm such a coffee-a-holic!
Thanks for playing with us at Fusion!

Linda Nicholson said...

What an adorable card Leigh! I really like how you "fused" both the sketch and the inspiration piece together. I love how the mat stack gives that "chalkboard" appeal (which I totally envision in a coffee shop).

May have to start playing around with these fusion challenges. They look like a lot of fun!

Linda

Joyce said...

Awesome card.

Karen C. said...

Great colour scheme. The black mat stack and white embossed sentiment give your card a blackboard look - something you might see at a coffee shop.

Allison Kostiuk said...

Beautiful card, Leigh, I love it and am going to pin it!

Erin said...

What a fab card! I love the little cup 'o joe. So cute!

Stacy said...

Very nice Leigh, great color combo!

Geri said...

Wonderful card, Leigh!!! It's the perfect fusion of the photo and sketch...so happy to have it at FUSION!!!

Darnell J Knauss said...

This is so great, Leigh! I love all that minty goodness and thanks for the inspiration on a fab way to use that set!!

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

swoon... love everything about this.

Kelly Griglione said...

It totally sings on the black mat ... and I can see that in the photo inspiration. Your wonderful card really is a "perfect blend" of the photo and sketch. Thanks so much for joining the FUSION challenge, Leigh!

Stacey Schafer said...

fabulous!

Karen D said...

Absolutely perfect Fusion Leigh.
Your card is stunning. Love the colours.

Seraphina´s Phantasie said...

Gorgeous ! Fantastic ! Awesome !
Best regards, Synnöve