Thursday, 19 January 2017

Fusion - Green and Gold


What a fabulous gallery we had for the Fusion Card Challenge 3rd Anniversary! I'm imagining that our newest challenge will bring another fabulous array of gorgeous cards! The inspiration photo is perfect for Australia Day (26th of January) with some beautiful wattle (acacia/mimosa) and the green and gold theme.

This time around I only used the inspiration photo and not the sketch.
I used PTI Painted Petals stamps.
Tonight I am a bit distracted as I watch the news bulletins for updates on the big bushfire on the Sunshine Coast. The fire brigade are outside my Dad's home while the fires rage behind their neighbours' houses, and my cousins' home a short distance away is also under threat. I'm am praying that the Fire Service gets this fire under control tonight. It's been so extremely hot that the conditions are unfortunately perfect for bushfire. :-(  Edit for update: Fire crews worked through the night. The Rural Fire Service volunteers stepped into action to relieve the exhausted Fire & Emergency officers. My step-mother posted video of the fire raging right behind their street with the emergency services people working to save all the homes. The good news is that this morning the fire is controlled and no homes (or people) were lost. So thankful! Now to pray for a good dump of rain!

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I Card Everyone said...

Oh my goodness how worrisome that must be for you - and not a thing you can do?! Thank goodness they are safe, and the homes, and residents are all safe ... I'll add a prayer for them, and for that wished-for rain, my friend.
Now. I'm so happy to learn about Wattle!! OH my goodness they must be a sight to behold in full bloom!!! Love your yellow blooms, too, and will love playing along... xx

My Paper Epiphany said...

What a beautiful, soft coloured card - looks great with the sentiment in green too! Glad to hear your family are safe from the fires - sounds like it's been really hot up your way!

Karren said...

Wonderful card using gorgeous floral images! I'm so glad the fire was controlled - it's such a real threat this time of year.

Barb Ghig said...

I love the blooms from this stamp set, and your details are just beautiful, Michelle! Gorgeous take on the inspiration photo!!!
I'm so glad everything worked out well for your dad and step-mother...Few things are more frightening than an out of control fire! I hope they get lots of rain!