Monday, 11 June 2012

DD Challenge Monday

The weather here in Port is horrible to say the least. The rain is pouring and the kids all seem to have cabin fever.

I was feeling a little bit uninspired and so went "surfing" for a good challenge to get the creative juices flowing. I came across this blog called The Dynamic Duos Challenge and it looked very interesting. You have to make a card using only the weekly Dynamic Duo colours plus a neutral of black, white, vanilla or kraft.


One of this weeks colours fitted right into my mood... Basic Gray!!

I have to admit, I don't think I've ever used Basic Gray before and would never have thought to put it with a pink colour. But I guess that's what challenges are all about.

I had to make a "Moving House" card for my special friend Candi so I thought this would be a good time.


I actually didn't have any Basic Gray ink, so instead I used silver embossing powder for the Cuckoo clock, which luckily the camera picked up.

I'm surprised at how much I liked the two colours together. Not sure I'll be using them again straight away, any time soon, but I was still pretty pleased with the card it's self. Oh and Candi loved it too !!

Hope you week is drier then mine,

Have Fun,
Chlo

Ingredients

Cardstock - Basic Gray, Whisper White and Regal Rose
Ink - Basic Black
Stamps - Easy Events and Lower case Sweet Shoppe Alphas
DSP - Brights paper pack in Regal Rose
Other - Rhinestones, Versamark Ink and Silver embossing powder.

7 comments:

  1. Looks good Chloe! Do love this colour combo! Might have a go myself!

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  2. I've heard such good things about Port Macquarie, I didn't think the weather could ever be bad there! Glad you took some time to craft along with us at Dynamic Duos. The embossed image turned out beautifully.

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  3. They may not be your favorite colors but you have done well with them. So glad to see you at Dynamic Duos!

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  4. What a brilliant image for a new home card- I love it. Shaz xx

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  5. What a fun card to congratulate a friend on a new home! The little spots of bling are a fun touch. Thanks for joining us at Dynamic Duos this week! :)

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  6. Beautiful CAS card and I like the embossed clock! Thanks for joining us at Dynamic Duos this week! :)

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  7. What a pretty card! perfect way to use the image and sentiment. Thank you for playing along at Dynamic Duos!

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