Saturday, May 5, 2012

Dynamic Duos Color Challenge



Today is the inaugural challenge at The Dynamic Duos!  Every Saturday a new challenge will be featured with a dynamic color duo.  This weeks duo is Pool Party and Lucky Limeade.



A new challenge starts every Saturday and you have until noon (PDT) on Thursday to submit your entry.

The challenge is divided into weekly "themes"...
Week 1-Bold and Sassy-bright, happy colours
Week 2-Subtly Yours-soft, romantic colours
Week 3-Black Tie-one colour plus black and a dessert option
Week 4-Monochromatic-same colours in different hues (light/dark)
Week 5-Mix and Match-we choose one colour and you add the other colour to ours to create your own "Dynamic Duo".

The challenge guidelines:
1.    Any project is welcome...paper crafts, scrapbooking, digital, or crafts...
2.    Please ONLY use the two colours listed for your project. Neutrals are welcome.
3.    Combine us with as many other challenges as you would like, except other colour challenges.
4.    Please add our graphic to your blog with a link back to us.
5.    Any offensive or inappropriate posts will be deleted respectively.

I can't wait to see your Dynamic Duo Creations!




My card is based on the sketch challenge this week at Mojo Monday.  I featured my square card yesterday and this is  my round version.

I cut the scalloped circle base and circle layers with the Cricut Art Philosophy cartridge.  I used a variety of supplies on my card.  Supplies are by Close To My Heart, except where noted:

Z1686 Cricut Art Philosophy Cartridge
1388 Colonial White Cardstock
Lucky Limeade Cardstock bu SU
Pool Party Cardstock by SU
Everyday Enchantment DSP by SU
Lucky Limeade Ink by SU
 Z1732 Seam Binding Ribbon
Lucky Limeade Ribbon by SU
Z1104 Clear Sparkles
Retired Pear Brad
Vertical Greetings Die by MFT
Dots Embossing Folder by PC

I have also entered this card in the following challenges:

4 Crafty Chicks - Favorite embellishment (Ribbon)
Aud Sentiments Challenge - Anything goes
Catered Crop -The Letter "B" (Bling, Bird, Blue, Bow, Brad)
Crop Stop - Embossing
Do You Stack Up?  Circles
My Mum's Craft shop -Embossing

Thanks for stopping by!  Be sure and link up to the Dynamic Duos Challenge by Thursday at noon (PDT)!

26 comments:

Susan Joyce said...

Hi Allisa, Love the Sentiment you used and I always love round cards. Your embellishment's finish your card of nicely.

Kim S said...

Beautiful...I love the shape of that pennant ... It's perfect in the circular card!

Bronwyn Eastley said...

It's great to be on the DT with you, Allisa. I love the sentiment and the bling on the scallops. You've made a beautiful card.

Tracy said...

Beautiful mix of colors and textures Allisa. :-) I need to make a circle card soon for a DT project and you've given me some great inspiration. Thanks! Hugs!

Lisa said...

BEAUTIFUL Allisa! I'm a polka dot girl so your dotted swiss embossing is my favorite! Love the gems on the scalloped edges, it really set the card off nicely! So great to be on the DT with you ;)

Melissa said...

Allisa, this is so pretty and elegant! Love the circle shape and the little gemstones along the border! Beautiful!

Lesley said...

I love the bling on this cool card Allisa, the circle shape is awesome and the sentiment says it all!

Anni said...

I love the shape of your card and the sentiment! All those blinking rhinestones - cute!
Anni

Teresa Kline said...

wow, precious circle cards, thanks for playing along with us at Mojo Monday!

enjoy *~*

princesskitten said...

What a great sentiment

kitten - DYSU team

WencheP said...

This is so elegant. Beautiful colours. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

-Wenche

Tracey McNeely said...

Oh I just love this round card, you have a perfect balance of the colours.

Jenny said...

Gorgeous card Allisa, love the scalloped edge and wonderful sentiment :0)
Jenny.

Keilly said...

Beautiful car Thanks for sharing with us at DYSU this week!d, love the sweet sentiment.

Cyndie said...

What a gorgeous card! It meets both challenges perfectly. Congratulations on starting your new challenge--I had fun with it and am looking forward to many more!

Michelle B. said...

You rocked the layout! Fab sentiment and I love the embossing and your choice of papers! Thanks for playing with us at Aud Sentiments!

CropStop said...

Wonderful - love a circle card! Thank you for joining in the fun at www.CropStop.com! :-)

Vicki said...

Beautiful! Great colors, quote and design! Thanks for playing along with our CropStop Emboss Challenge.

Suzie McFloozy said...

Great card - love colours and the fab layout x
Thanks for playing along at MMCS challenge & good luck x
((hugs)) Suzie xoxo

Lori said...

Cute card!! Thanks for joining us this week for our "Favorite Embellie" challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks!

Mary Jo said...

Very pretty! Fab sentiment. Thanks for joining us at DYSU.

Anne Marie Hile said...

Oh my goodness, Alissa....this is certainly gorgeous! I love that you made a circle card with some pretty fabulous details. Beautiful sentiment, too. So excited to be on the team with you! Have a great day! Big hugs! :)

Anne Marie Hile said...

Sorry that your name is misspelled in my previous comment, Allisa! My iPad thought it needed to be autocorrected! Ugh!! :/

Nancy said...

Beautiful card! I love the sentiment! Thank you for playing along with us at CropStop. Come back tomorrow for a new challenge!

Vicky Hayes said...

What a fabulous shaped card Alissa! I love the sheer flamboyance of the card with its sassy sentiment and ribbon embellishment.

Aileen said...

Love your shaped card. The sentiment is fab and the elements compliment each other beautifully. x

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