Saturday, September 7, 2013

Dynamic Duos #69 - Silent Night

Hi, it's Saturday!  That means it's time for a new color challenge.  Oh...and we've such a gorgeous combo in Dynamic Duos #69.  I've always loved blue and green together and these deep shades are so dramatic.

If you follow my blog, you know that I've been adding to my stash of Christmas cards.  When I saw this week's colors I wondered if I could make it work for a holiday card.  Absolutely!

I'm so pleased with how this card turned out.  Do you know how, sometimes, the card you've "created" in your mind turns out exactly as you planned?  That actually happened this time.  Shocking.  I know.

The panel of old olive is embossed with sheet music texture.  That banner is actually a flat banner, so I added a couple of score lines near each end of the sentiment to create the folds.  I popped that up over that delicate Snowflake Tree.
I hope you'll play along with me and my tremendously talented team mates at Dynamic Duos this week.
I want to see what you create with these colors.

Supply list ~
card stock: old olive, pacific point, whisper white (SU), white (PTI)
ink: pacific point
stamps: Christmas blessings (PTI)
dies: snowflake tree (Memory Box), sheet music impression plate, double ended banner (PTI)
other: stardust clear glitter pen (Sakura)


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  2. You sure did make it work! Love the embossing!

  3. This card really is so beautiful and elegant Susie!

  4. Susie, the subtly embossed background of music is so lovely with that GORGEOUS tree die-cut!

  5. Stunning effect with the white tree with those colors. Great job! Love the musical embossing too! Lynn G.

  6. Wow, Susie! I'm loving this gorgeous Christmas card! Very pretty embossed musical background and lovely tree die cut! And, great touch with the sentiment popped up for dimension!

  7. I just love the swirly elegant tree and your little banner is adorable!

  8. Susie I love that MB die, your card is just beautiful. So classy!

  9. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this!!! Love that tree!

  10. Very pretty Susie! Love your design :)


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