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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Color Throwdown Challenge #258


Hello everyone!!! It's Wednesday and time for another Color Throwdown Challenge!!! Lynn is the hostess with the mostess this week and she has picked some warm, earthy colors for us to play with!! 
Sadly, we have to say good by to our August Guestie, Kendra Wietstock...didn't she make some fabulous projects for our challenges!! Thanks for joining us, Kendra!! Now I would like to introduce you to our September Guestie....Susan Roberts...thanks for joining us this month!!!!


My card features three different stamp sets: The little leaves from Paper Smooches Autumn Groves, The branch from the Craft's Meow's Happy Owlentine's Day, and the Owl image from Gina K's Birthday Hoot. First, the owl image was stamped on the white card stock with Memento Rich Cocoa. I then used my home made cloud template to sponge clouds with sage shadow ink. The owl, balloons, branch, and leaves were all paper pieced with scraps from my stash . The sentiment is from the same set and the twine and googly eyes finish 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 CTD258 to the keywords section when you upload your card to an online gallery so we can find your work!!! 

Do you want to see some beautiful inspiration??? Here are the Color Throwdown 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 
Lynn Put - The Queens Scene

Lori Tecler Inking a Loud
Melody Rupple -  A Paper Melody
Susan Roberts - September Guestie - Rainy Day Creations

Thanks for stopping by...have a great day!!!

11 comments:

Tammy said...

Super cute card! Love the paper piecing and great choice of papers!

Dianne said...

I loooove those colors and you card is fabulous, looooove the owl, the background is beautiful, thanks for sharing..

*Vicki* said...

I love this owl design and sentiment!! Gorgeous take on the colors Joan! HUGS :)

nmnastali said...

So super cute, Joan !!!
I love how you combined the sets !!!
Perfection !!
:))

Kimberly S said...

Such a sweet birthday card Joan, I love that adorable owl! :) hugs, Kimberly

Lynn Put said...

Your card makes me smile! This owl is adorable. Love the fun scene you've created.

Vickie Z said...

Adorable!! Wonderful use of the colors! Fall is here!!

Lori said...

Just adorable! Love the paper piecing and the owl's wiggly eyes!

Susan (rainy) said...

How cute is this!! What wonderful papers and patterns. Love the way you incorporated the colors, Joan.

Wanda Cullen said...

Love this adorable little scene! Those clouds are perfect in the BG!

Kim said...

I love your little owl holding the balloons!! You did a great job with this challenging color combo!!