Dynamic Duos #3

to get dressed for a black tie event, with the option of dessert being included!  The event is being held at Dynamic Duos for
Challenge #3 and the dessert option is to add dry embossing!

 Entrance to the event requires you to complete a project using Daffodil Delight & Basic Black (or similar colors).  Neutrals are allowed as well.  You can stay for dessert by adding Dry Embossing to your project!

All supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:

C1494 Card Word Puzzle

D1476-Card Chatter Sympathy

1385 White Daisy Cardstock

1386 Black Cardstock

Daffodil Delight Cardstock by SU

Z2351 Whisper Yellow Marker

Tuxedo Black Ink by Memento

Z891 VersaMark Ink

Z673 White Daisy Embossing Powder

Z1707 Bitty Opaque Gems

Black Gems by SU

Z679 Liquid Glass

Black Ribbon-Retired

Medium Scallop Die by MFT

Dots Embossing Folder by PC

My favorite technique with the Card Word Puzzle flowers is to stamp multiple times and layer the flower.  I added shading with a marker to add more depth to the flower.

I have entered this card in the following challenges:

Alota Rubber Stamps– Tic Tac Toe-Ribbon,
Flowers, Gems


Card a Day Blog  –  Sympathy

Love to Create  – Bingo (Diecuts, Embossing,

Simon Says Stamp and Show…Anything

Unique Crafters Challenge  – Ribbons
and Fibers

Victorine OriginalsSympathy

Thanks for stopping by! 

26 thoughts on “Dynamic Duos #3”

  1. Stunning sympathy card Allisa, love all of your elegant details! Your paragraph about the entrance to the event is wonderful!!!

  2. Your sympathy card is beautiful! I love the dotted swiss textured background on the body of the card. The black flourish bling coming from the flower is really striking and goes perfectly with the black accent stripe. Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. <3 Candy

  3. Gorgeous color combo! The black and yellow are just stunning and I love that stamped flower with the bling flourish. Fantastic! Hugs!

  4. This is such a stunning card with the black rhinestones and beautiful yellow flower with the cluster of pearls.

  5. Gorgeous card, Allisa! Love that layered flower and the beautiful flourishes. Very elegant! Have a great day! 🙂

  6. Wow this is a gorgeous card! You did a fantastic job on cutting out the flower and the detail that you added to it. Good Luck and thanks for playing along with us at Card A Day Blog

  7. Beautiful card, I especially like the way you did your flower. I don't think of yellow for a sympathy card ('cause I don't usually do ANYthing with yellow), but it's jut lovely!
    Cheers, Karen

  8. This is beautiful!! I love all the layers on the flower and the swirl of black gems!! A wonderful card for a difficult time!

  9. Beautiful card, Allisa! I love to see Close To My Heart products entered in so many different challenges. Congrats on being on the Dynamic Duos Design Team–your artwork is always marvelous! Thanks for the inspiration….

  10. I am in awe… nice layering and texture with using the two color scheme you chose. Awesome job! Thanks for sharing and entering the challenge at the Card a day blog!

  11. What a lovely sympathy card. I love the colors and dimensions!

    thanks for joining us in the Card a Day Monthly Challenge!

  12. Beautiful card, just love it. The Card Word Puzzle stamp set is quickly becoming one of my faves! Thanks for joining us at the CADB Challenge.

  13. Gorgeous! All the texture and black and yellow scheme are just delightful 🙂 I'm glad you entered it at Unique Crafters!


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