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Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Color Throwdown Challenge #278


Hello everyone!! It's my turn to host the Color Throwdown challenge this week and I picked colors that would be perfect for a Valentine, flowers, or a yummy cupcake!! I have lots of family birthdays coming up so I made a girly birthday card with cupcakes!!

My card features the cute little cupcakes from the Reverse Confetti Celebrate Cake set. The cupcake base was stamped with Pink Pirouette and the top was stamped with Pink Pirouette and kissed with Real Red. The sentiment is from the same set and the Taylored Expressions Medium Scallop Border die was used to cut the Pistachio Pudding card stock ...it was embossed with the Dotted Swiss folder and the Baker's Twine, button, and sewing 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 CTD278 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!!
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
Nicole Nastali - February Guest Designer - Nicole's Craft Nook
Guest Star Stamper - Heather North - Creative Blessings

Thanks for stopping by...have a wonderful day!!!!
Supply List:
Stamps: Reverse Confetti Celebrate Cake
Paper: Pink Pirouette, Pistachio Pudding, Real Red, MME Heirloom 6x6 paper pad
Ink: Pink Pirouette, Real Red
Accessories: Baker's Twine, Button, TE Medium Scallop Border die, Dotted Swiss Embossing Folder, Sewing Machine

12 comments:

Monika/Buzsy said...

What a sweet card Joan. Love the colors and the sweet icecream cones. The angle of the panel looks great.

Maria said...

So pretty! Look at those yummy cupcakes! Love all those beautiful colors, too!

jimlynn said...

Yummy colors and a yummy card! So sweet and pretty.
Lynn

Marlena M. said...

Such a sweet, yummy creation Joan~

Barbara said...

I could love me one of those cupcakes right about now! Darling card, Joan!

Melody said...

Cute, cute card!! I love those sweet cupcakes and great layout!

Dorina D said...

Adorable card. So sweet and cute. Love the tip regarding colors.

Lori said...

What a sweet birthday card! The two-toned cupcake tops look great.

Laura Davis said...

This card is simply adorable!
Laura

Wanda Cullen said...

These were fabulous colors to play with and I'm really loving this birthday card! Those angled panels really are eye catching and so trendy right now!

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

Yum!! Yum!! These are delish!! I knew right away that I was going to do w:these colors ... & then, well I got sick -- & my plans changed..!! Lol

Your cupcakes look awesome -- & the card design/layout is fab !! :))

Heather North said...

Love your sweet little cupcakes and the way you created the frosting.