Thankful For You

by Joanne James25. October 2021 17:00

Today I have a quick 'extra' post to share a card that I made for the current challenge over at Fusion that I'm also linking up over at Global Design Project where their theme is 'Hey Pumpkin' #GDP315:


I love both the Fusion sketch and inspiration photo, but as I have no current pumpkin products in my collection, I went on the hunt through my retired paper for some featuring neutral coloured pumpkins and ended up making a card that comprises entirely retired product, save the basic colours which are all current (Mint Macaron, Old Olive, Basic White and Cajun Craze):


I found this lovely retired paper in the 'Country Lane' paper pack, and paired it with a white layered pumpkin, diecut with the Patterned Pumpkins dies and tied with some retired old olive twine, and finished the whole thing off with an oversize sentiment cut with the Expressions Thinlits Dies.


Thank you Fusion for the inspiration to use up more of my hoarded paper and give some of my retired tools some love - this card is for you my readers, who am I am thankful continue to follow along and sometimes even comment as I share my crafty musings and creations with you!

Comments (3) -

Wanda Cullen
Wanda CullenUnited States
10/28/2021 1:25:44 AM #

That paper is gorgeous and you turned it into a gorgeous pumpkin creation! Thanks so much for joining us at Fusion!

Karren Johnson
Karren JohnsonNew Zealand
10/28/2021 7:37:06 AM #

Fabulous card!  The pumpkins are wonderful and I love these colours together.  Thanks so much for joining us at Fusion.

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
10/30/2021 9:26:39 PM #

That's a pretty colour combo! The big die cut word does so much of the hard work in this card and it's a beauty to boot.

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