Sunday, April 14, 2013

Happy Birthday - 2 challenges

Hi, I'm sharing a card I made today for 2 challenges.

Dynamic Duos Color Challenge DD#48 - Bashful Blue & Pumpkin Pie

Unscripted Sketches #206

I have to admit, when I saw the challenge colors for Dynamic Duos I wasn't sure if I could combine those two colors without the pumpkin pie dominating my card. 

Well, I think managed to "tame it", by using BB for my main panel and using PP as an accent.  Yes.  I'm liking the results!  As for the sketch, I placed my sentiment panel a bit differently than the sketch showed.
See those banners?  Those are from Stampin' Up!'s first clear photopolymer stamp set.  Each of the tiny stamped images inside the banners are also from that set.  Always fun to play with new stuff.  Right?
Anyway, both the sentiment panel and the banners are popped up with foam tape.
Thank so much for taking a look.  I appreciate your visits!

Cardstock: pumpkin pie, whisper white, bashful blue (SU)
Ink: bashful blue (sponged onto the sentiment panel), basic black (SU), onyx black (versafine)
Stamps: framed fonts (Avery Elle), designer typeset (SU)
Die: labels three (Spellbinders)
Other: blue gems (The Paper Studio), foam tape, craft sponge


  1. Hey Susie, it's so nice to have you playing along with us at Unscripted Sketches this week!
    You absolutely rocked the sketch and the color combo from DD#48. The Pumpkin Pie is perfectly happy to let the BB shine through on your card. I love the banner and of course, the label die with the plethora of happy wishes looks perfect tucked where it is.

    Your work is absolutely perfectly flawless with an amazing sense of balance and design :)

  2. You rocked those colors with a perfect sense of balance ... love the tiny images inside the banner flags ... so very glad you joined us at Unscripted Sketches.

  3. NICE, Susie!!! I think you did great with the colors!

  4. Well, I think you've done a fantastic job with these colors! This is not my favorite color combo, but I've been delighted by all the beautiful entries. You've done a beautiful job with them. Thank you so much for joining us at Dynamic Duos this week. ;-)

  5. Yes these colours were a challenge for a few of us this week, I think, however you have done a great job with them. Love the banner with the gorgeous little stamped flags. Thanks for sharing your card with us this week at Dynamic Duos.

  6. I was a little concerned when I saw these colors too. I think you pulled it off though. Your card looks amazing and I love the banner! Thanks for joining us this week at Dynamic Duos.

  7. Awesome card - love the banner! Thanks for playing at US!


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