Saturday, August 17, 2013

Dynamic Duos #66 - Pool Party and Basic Black

Oh, such elegant colors.  We're playing with Pool Party and Basic Black for Dynamic Duos #66 and there's a Dessert option of embossing!
I chose to use heat embossing for this sympathy card.  I pulled out a background stamp called French Script from Stampin' Up!  This stamp hasn't seen ink in a long time.  When I reorganized my stamps a while back, I "found" this stamp and remembered how much I love it.  You can bet I'll be using it again, soon!

I embossed the script background, as well as the sentiment and flower.  The flower was stamped and embossed twice so that I could fussy cut a couple of petals to layer over the top.  The stamens of the bloom are covered in black enamel accents.  This color duo is so elegant that I decided to not add a neutral to the mix.  Yes.  Love this color duo a lot!
I hope you'll play along with us at Dynamic Duos this week.  We love to see what you do with our colors!
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Supply list:
Card stock: pool party, basic black (SU)
Stamps: french script, fifth avenue floral (SU), communique curves (PTI)
Ink: versamark
Other: black embossing powder, pool party embossing powder (SU), black enamel accents (Ranger)


  1. Susie this is gorgeous, I love the script background!

  2. This is so gorgeous! I love your special touches.

  3. Glad you found your stamp cuz it looks gorgeous!

  4. Loving the embossing on this card, Susie! Wow! Beautiful work!

  5. Beautiful card! That flower looks lovely against the script background. Very impressive. :)

  6. Some of those retired background stamps will never go out of style, and you used one for this beautiful card! Gorgeous use of those colors!

  7. Oh sooooo pretty! Love the dimension you added to your beautiful bloom :)

  8. So classy and elegant, Susie! I love the French Script background stamp too - I actually had to "hide" it to stop using it on ALL my cards! ;) Beautiful card!


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