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Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Color Throwdown Challenge #259


Hello everyone and welcome to this weeks Color Throwdown Challenge!!!! Don't you just love the beautiful Fall colors that Melody chose for our challenge....as far as I'm concerned, Fall can get here as soon  as possible!!!! I am sooo tired of the 100 degree weather.....I dream of 70-80 degree days...LOL!!!  Anyway...


My card today features the sweet little Fall wreath from Taylored Expressions Autumn Wreath set and the circle graphic from the Taylored Expressions September Stamp of the Month Sending Smiles.  The wreath was colored with Copics on Choice Buttercream card stock and it was cutout with the Seasonal Wreath die.  It was adhered to the background Doodlebug Happy Harvest designer paper with foam tape and twine was looped around the wreath and tucked behind the paper to look like it's hanging from the twine.  The circle graphics stamp was stamped with really rust ink onto the crumb cake card base, the sentiment was stamped with Memento Rich Cocoa, and the twine, button, and distressing 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 CTD259 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!!!

Supply List:
Taylored Expressions Stamps: Autumn Wreath and Sending Smiles
Paper: Crumb Cake (SU), Choice Buttercream (TE), Doodlebug's Happy Harvest 6x6 paper pad (TE)
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa (Tsukineko), Really Rust (SU)
Accessories: Button, Twine, Sewing Machine, Copics
Taylored Expressions Dies: Seasonal Wreath



15 comments:

*Vicki* said...

Joan, your creation is really gorgeous with the Fall colors! Love that woodgrain background! HUGS :)

jimlynn said...

I hear you loud and clear on this crazy hot weather! Do you think we'll ever get to see fall around these parts!!!
Love this pretty card Joan and it does make me dream of fall! Beautiful colors.
Lynn

Kimberly S said...

Fun Fall card Joan! Love the wreath image, and that fabulous dp. I agree...even staying below 90 would be welcome. lol hugs, Kimberly

Tammy Hershberger said...

Darling card, Joan and fantastic coloring on that wreath! LOVE the acorns!

Sue B said...

Ooh this is gorgeous Joan. what beautiful Autumn colours. I love the wonderful wreath and the fab twine/button detail !!
Hope you are having a great week!
Big hugs
Sue xx

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

This is so beautiful! Love how you have used these colors and the great design. Fabulous! You could enter this in the Loves Rubberstamps challenge this week!

Tammy said...

Beautiful card for fall! Love the woodgrain background you used to frame the wreath!

Linda Palmer said...

Beautiful fall card. I love the colors, so beautiful. Love your image and the twine. Beautiful creation.

Susan (rainy) said...

Love the wreath against the wood grain and the wonderful stitching. Beautiful design!!

Nicole N. (Nicole's Craft Nook) said...

Joan, that looks like a perfect fall door!!! Love the rich colors & beautiful design!!! Those wreath dies from TE are a fave of mine, too... I asked Jon & Taylor if they could please make a door die set like they did for the windows. (Hope you can pass that message along again...) !!! Lol. I think it's a fun concept!! :))
Any who -- wonderful fall card & thank you for your sweet words on my blog!! I've been really sick w: fever -- & it made me smile. :)) :))

Vickie Z said...

Love the wreath....not sure I even have a fall wreath (kinda unbelievable considering how many stamps I have...shameful too!!) Fab use of the colors!!

Wanda Cullen said...

Beautiful fall creation! It really is hard to get into the fall mode with the extra warm temps! Even here in VA it was nearly 90 degrees yesterday! This reminds me I need to get out my fall wreath to hang on my front door.

Ellen said...

Gorgeous fall wreath Joan! Love the wood background!! Awesome color combo too! :)

Lynn Put said...

Wonderful card Joan! Love the fall wreath and your perfect accents!

Lori said...

So pretty, Joan! Love the wreath against the woodgrain paper background.