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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Color Throwdown #247


Hello everyone....as you can see I am a little late with my Color Throwdown post...I was in the ER with my son yesterday evening, all night, and he was finally admitted this morning. You would think I'd learn not to put things off to the last minute...LOL!!! Any way...on with the show....it's Wednesday again and time for another Color Throwdown Challenge!!! 

It's Bar's turn to host the challenge and she picked a patriotic theme for this week!! July 4th will be here before we know it!!!



I decided to make a patriotic card using papers from Pebbles and stamps from Taylored Expressions Delightful Day set.  The flags were cut free hand and  a die was used for the rick rack. The little pinwheels were stamped on the paper, cutout, and paper pieced...pearls were added to the centers and the the twine finishes it off. 

Remember, you don't have to use the exact colors....use what you have as long as they are close to the challenge colors and be sure to add CTD247 to the keywords section when you upload your card to an online gallery so we can find your creations!!

Do you want to see some beautiful inspiration? Here are the CTD Designers....check out what they have created this week!!

Barbara Anders - Paper Pursuits

Wanda Cullen - Cullen-ary Creations
Joan Ervin - Stamping With a Passion - that's me! 
Tammy Hershberger - Stamp Happy
Broni Holcombe - Splashes of Watercolor  
Denise Marzec - The Paper Landscaper
Lynn Put - The Queens Scene

Lori Tecler - Inking a Loud
Wanda Guess - June Guest Designer - A Blog Called Wanda

Thanks for stopping by today....have a good one and I hope you can find a little time to play along with us at the Color Throwdown Challenge!!!!


17 comments:

Shelly Schmidt said...

I love R/W/B designs- your card is fabulous- love the zig/zag or ric/rac and love the pinwheels : )

Shelly Schmidt said...

PS I hope your son is Ok!!!

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous,love the design and fab colours.xxx

Dianne said...

Oh my dear Joan, I do hope your son is okay, I keep him in my prayers. The banners the rikrak, and those fabulous pinwheels makes for a fabulous card Missy, thanks for sharing..

Anne Temple said...

Love your patriotic card and those pinwheels are just too cute! Great papers too. Sending prayers for your son.

Broni said...

Awesome use of the colors, Joan! I love your little patterned touches of kraft!

Ellen said...

Fabulous patriotic card Joan! Love the way use used the rick rack!!!

Tammy said...

Absolutely sensational card! Love the flag and wonderful pinwheels! Keeping your son in my prayers!

Annette Allen said...

look how adorable.. i love how pinwheels.. awesome cute card..

Becky said...

What a cool card Joan. Awesome design.

Mary Marsh said...

I love patriotic cards Joan and this is a fabulous one-great layout and I love the mini pinwheels and flags

Sue B said...

Oh Wow! this is gorgeous Joan… what a beautiful design… I love the pretty papers and fab layout… the embellishments are absolutely stunning - I love those wonderful pinwheels and the twine detail ! :-)
I hope your son is doing ok!
Take Care
Big hugs
Sue xx

Lori said...

So sweet! Love the mix of patterns and the cute paper pieced pinwheels.

Beverley said...

Joan...love the pinwheels and that fabulous DSP...great card...TFS.

Stampin' HUGZ
Beverley

Kimberly S said...

Gorgeous 4th of July card! The pinwheels are so cute...love it! hugs, Kimberly

Karen Schroeder said...

Love your card! The pinwheels and rick-rack really add fun to your card!

wannabcre8tive said...

This is so pretty, I love it. Hope your has a speedy recovery.