Tuesday, 9 October 2012

Dynamic Duo's #23

I don't know what happened to my Dynamic Duos post - or the pictures ... but they have completely disappeared.  However, I have re-downloaded the pictures from my camera and can still get the card into the challenge before it closes. Here are this week's challenge colours:

... and I also used a recent sketch from Retro Sketches:

 Here is my card:

Tangerine Tango and Old Olive? LOVE both colours - I think Tangerine Tango is my new favourite shade of orange.  I kept is simple but I'm really happy with how the card turned out.  I stamped the flower and flower center onto white card stock, punched them out and attached them together with foam tape and a tiny green gem. 

I cut a wide banner from a scrap of Old Olive, ran it through an embossing folder, then embossed a white panel to attach to the Old Olivie card base.  There is a white panel inside the card, where the blossom was stamped off the bottom white corner as well as stamped on the envelope.

No greeting on the front - just the way I like it.

Mixed Bunch stamp set, blossom punch, 1" circle punch, embossing folders, Old Olive card stock, Tangering Tango ink - Stampin' Up.  :-)

Thanks for stopping by today!


  1. nice idea for a card with this folder
    Hello from Elma

  2. I love the embossed background! Great use of the colors!
    Thanks for playing along with us at Dynamic Duos!

  3. So pretty Karen, love your embossed background and pretty bloom! Thanks for playing along with us at Dynamic Duos!

  4. Beautiful Karen! This card is striking but clean and simple...Perfect! Thanks for joining us at Dynamic Duos!

  5. Beautiful card Wendy, love that flower.

  6. Simply gorgeous, Karen! Love the elegantly embossed background and the bold flower. So pretty! Thank you so much for joining us this week at Dynamic Duos! :)


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