Tuesday, 23 April 2013

Dynamic Duos...dessert option?


I am here with my entry for the Dynamic Duos challenge this week which is a gorgeous combination of black and grey, with a dessert option of a masculine card.

When I saw these colours together I thought 'there are gonna be some real stunners this week'!!  I was right :)  I also thought, however, that I'd come up with something right off the bat...er...wrong!  It's ok though, because I'm quite pleased with the card I did create  :)  

As per usual, I don't think you can get the full effect of this card from the photograph.  It looks quite plain here, but in real life it's quite tactile.  The background script is embossed in the awesome Clear Matt Dull powder from WOW! Embossing Powder - I love this stuff!  It gives a completely different effect than normal clear embossing - obviously!  It feels kinda soft and I think it's quite elegant :)  I received my new embossing powders this morning (my prize for winning WOW!'s challenge in February with this card) and I cannot wait to give them a go!  

I don't know if this counts as a masculine card because of the pearls and ribbons, but I'm pretty sure there are some guys out there who wouldn't mind that!  ;)

I am also entering this into the CAS-ual Fridays Birthday Bash challenge.  I hope Michele is enjoying her birthday and all the birthday love!  :)

Thanks for stopping by, you guys are great!  ;)

Card:     Paper Mill Direct - White, Black, Grey
Stamps: Stamping All Day - Art Deco Birthday; SU! - En Francais script
Ink:        Ranger - Perfect Medium
Other:    WOW! - Clear Matt Dull and Silver super fine e/p; Spellbinders - Labels 18; Crafty Ribbons -
              Mist seam binding; pearls


  1. Such an elegant card! Those pearls and the ribbon look perfectly at home on this masculine card.

  2. Great card, Sian! I love how you've created an art deco feel to the card to match the art deco font!

  3. Super gorgeous card! It really pops! Thanks so much for playing along with our Birthday Bash at CAS-ual Fridays!

  4. This looks so elegant! I wish we could see the embossing better because is sounds so cool from your discription! Thanks for joining us at Dynamic Duos this week! ♥

  5. I adore this! So CAS and classy. Thanks for playing with the Dynamic Duos.

  6. awesome CAS design. masculine perfection!


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