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Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Color Throwdown #273


Hello everyone!! I hope you had a very Happy New Year!!!!! We went out to eat with friends and watched the New Year come in...it's hard to believe it's 2014!!!! 
I think we are supposed to eat all kinds of yucky stuff today for good luck...cabbage and  black eyed peas are not on my menu today...I'm a pizza kinda girl....LOL!!! 

 Anyway...welcome back to the Color Throwdown Challenge!! We all had a wonderful holiday and are now ready to stamp away!! Tammy picked our color palette for this week...my turquoise is a little off but that's ok. Use what you have and join in on all the fun!!! Also...I want to say a fond farewell to Cindy Lawrence, our Nov/Dec Guestie...we loved stamping with you, Cindy...you are a super star!!!!

Now,  I want to welcome a new Color Throwdown DT member....drum roll, please!!!! Congrats and welcome t0 Monika Davis...Woot!!!! We are all sooo excited to have Monika on our team!!!!

I'm not done, yet....I also want to say welcome to our January Guest Designer, 
 Linda McClain!!! We are all thrilled you will be joining us this month!!!!



My card features  Unity stamps from their August 2009 kit of the month....I just love this little bike!! It was stamped with Smoky Slate on the white card stock and washi tape was used for the road. The sentiment was stamped with Basic Gray and the MME enamel shapes finish it off. Very CAS but oh, so fun!!

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 CTD273 to the keywords section when you upload your cards to an online gallery so we can find your creations!!

You can find out all the challenge details on the Color Throwdown Blog. 

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 Color
Lori Tecler - Inking a Loud
Vickie Zimmer - Smitten With All Things Stamping
Melody Ripple A Paper Melody
Monika Davis - M.A.D Stamper
Linda McClain - January Guest Designer - Catered Crop

Thanks for stopping by today....have a super fun and inky day!!!!

22 comments:

Sasha said...

A lovely design and I love those colours, Joan.
Wishing you and your family a very happy and healthy New Year! xx

Annette Allen said...

oh i totally love this.. great designing.. Happy New Year

Anne Temple said...

Fabulous CAS card. Love how you used the washi tape. Happy 2014 Joan!

jimlynn said...

Fun and cute, cute, cute! Love the look of the bicycle going "up a hill"!
Hope you have a wonderful New Year - and like you, I'll be eating all that stuff today and dreaming of pizza! LOL!
Lynn

Tammy said...

It wouldn't be the new year without pork and sauerkraut in Pennsylvania! Fantastic card and I love the color combination. Happy New Year to you and yours!

Monika/Buzsy said...

Happy New Year Joan. Thank you for the warm welcome to the team. What a super cute card. Love that bycicle image and the awesome washi strips.

Becky said...

Happy New Year Joan! Love this CAS card.

Linda Palmer said...

Happy New Year Joan. I love your card, so fun.

Wanda Cullen said...

Love this sweet little CAS design! It was pizza for us today as well (can't handle the cabbage and black eyed peas)! :-)

Lori said...

This is adorable, Joan! I love the washi tape road beneath the bicycle image.

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

Happy New Year to you & your family!!!
The colors & feel of this card are pure fun...!! Love the washi & clean design!!
Hugs & hope 2014 brings you nothing but the best!!! Xo

Mary Marsh said...

such a cute cas card Joan-I want to do more of these in 2014-we ate leftovers yesterday 'cause my hubby doesnt like the PA tradition of pork and sauerkraut-happy new year to you

Julia Aston said...

Happy New Year Joan! What great colors - love the washi tape and fun bike - and those cool enamel dots and hearts!

Vickie Z said...

Love the bike, washi, angle...adorable!!

Susan (rainy) said...

Yup.. I hear ya on the pizza thing!! Darling card, Joan. And, Happy New Year!

Lee-Anne said...

What a fun CAS design, Joan! Love the washi!

Charlene said...

Such a beautiful card Joan!! I agree on the piza lol!!! Happy New year!

Maria said...

Sweet card with that bicycle! And, great use of washi tape! Happy New Year to you and family!

Broni said...

What an awesome idea to use the tape as your bike trail! Love the scattering of bling too! Happy New Year!

Sue B said...

Happy New Year Joan!! hope 2014 is a good one for you and family !
I love your card… gorgeous colours!! the bicycle image is fab and I love the papers and embellies… you always do CAS so well !!
Love Sue xxx

Becky said...

What a fabulously fun card. Great use of that tape.

Tammy Hershberger said...

This is darling, Joan! LOVE that retro bike and the bits of washi, and those heart dots and fantastic!