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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Color Throwdown Challenge #264


Hello everyone!! It's Wednesday again and you know what that means...it's time for another Color Throwdown Challenge!!! This week it's Broni's turn to host the challenge and she has picked such beautiful colors.....I love the clothes in the inspiration picture, too!!!!  


My card features stamps from a Taylored Expressions fall stamp set called Celebrate Life. Pool Party and Calypso Coral markers were used to add color to the dandelion stamp prior to stamping it on the Choice Snow White card stock and the sentiment was stamped with Night of Navy.  A piece of Calypso Coral was sewn along the edge and then the twine and button were added. The silver punched and dry embossed butterfly 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 CTD264 to the keywords section when you upload your cards to an online gallery so we can find your creations!!

Now, do you want to see some beautiful inspiration?? Check out what the Color Throwdown Designers have created for you 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
Lori Tecler Inking a Loud
Melody Rupple -  A Paper Melody
Sankari Wegman - October Guest Designer -Sankari's Sunshine Corner

Thanks for stopping by...have a great day!!!!
Supply List:
Taylored Expressions Stamps: Celebrate Life
Paper: Choice Snow White (TE), Night of Navy, Calypso Coral, Pool Party (SU)
Ink: Night of Navy (SU)
Accessories: Baker's Twine (The Twinery), Button (PTI), Butterfly Punch (Martha Stewart), Dotted Swiss Embossing Folder (Cuttlebug)


15 comments:

Tammy said...

Great card and fabulous colors! Love its simplicity!

Annette Allen said...

wow great stamping.. I love this..

Barbara said...

Love those dandelions, Joan! Fabulous design!

jimlynn said...

Simply lovely! Beautiful colors and love the tiny little butterfly!
Lynn

Tammy Hershberger said...

Awesome design, Joan... great clean and simple design and so elegant!

Kimberly S said...

Beautiful card Joan...love the color combination and of course you did a gorgeous job with it! hugs, Kimberly

Linda Palmer said...

This is beautiful Joan. Love the colors you used and your usual beautiful design.

Lori said...

This is so pretty, Joan! Love the two toned dandelion image.

Anne Temple said...

This looks great. Love it! Great color combo too. You always do such a great job with these color challenges.

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

Oh my goodness!! Those dandelions look fantastic in those colors !!
:)) :))
I just love aqua & coral together & your card is fab !! :))
The navy/white bakers twine is literally perfect for tying it all together!! Just love it !! :))

Maria said...

Beautiful card! Love those dandelions, butterfly, and fab button!

Maria said...

Beautiful card! Love those dandelions, butterfly, and fab button!

Wanda Cullen said...

This is such a fabulous balance of the colors and who knew dandelions could be so gorgeous?! Love this card!

Vickie Z said...

Love those dandelions with the colored centers... looks fabulous!! Love those clothes too... just need to "get a little skinny"

*Vicki* said...

Gorgeous card and layout!! Love your work with the colors here! HUGS :)