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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Color Throwdown Challenge #279



Hello everyone!! Are you ready for another Color Throwdown Challenge?? Lori is the hostess this week and she has picked such pretty colors...perfect for a Valentine, IMHO!!


It's almost Valentine's Day and I still have a few more Valentines to make...yikes!!! 
My card today features the  Taylored Expressions In My Heart set. The two large hearts were stamped on pink pirouette card stock with real red ink. The smaller two hearts were stamped on Choice Snow White card stock with real red and melon mambo ink. 


Sewing and distressing was done around the edges of the Fancy Pants Be Loved 6x6 paper and the Baker's Twine, button, and heart stickers 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 CTD279 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
Deanna Jean - Guest Star Stamper - Kloset Kreations

Thanks for stopping by...have a wonderful and crafty day!!!!




Supply List:
Taylored Expressions Stamps: In My Heart
Paper: Choice Snow White (TE), Pink Pirouette (SU), Be Loved 6x6 Paper Pad (Fancy Pants)
Ink: Real Red, Melon Mambo
Accessories: Glitter Stickers (Hobby Lobby), Button (PTI), Baker's Twine (The Twinery), Sewing Machine



17 comments:

Kimberly S said...

Beautiful Valentine Joan! Love the color combination with the gray in the mix! hugs, Kimberly

jimlynn said...

So pretty!! I love the weathered looking wood and distressing on here. A perfect Valentine!
Lynn

Maria said...

A beautiful Valentine card! Love all those sweet hearts!

Tammy said...

Lovely valentine, I really like the wooden background!

PaperCrafting WithAngelina said...

What a fun card and I love the way you incorporated the gray wood background! Great Throwdown!

Monika/Buzsy said...

What a sweet card Joan. Love the woodgrain background and those darling hearts... the prints on them look great.

Lori said...

So sweet, Joan! Love the mix of heart images against the woodgrain background.

Ellen Taylor said...

So striking Joan! Love the color combo and your background just makes those gorgeous hearts pop!
Hugs for you!

Anne Temple said...

This is gorgeous. Love the weathered wood panel behind the hearts. It really makes the colors pop.

Laura Davis said...

This is perfection!
Laura

Wanda Cullen said...

Love the hearts used on the distressed woodgrain BG! It really makes them pop! I hate to give up using hearts so much on cards...love them!

Dianne said...

Hello Miss Joan, love the wood background and those hearts you made are fantastic, love the sewing, thanks for sharing and have a wonderful weekend..

Broni said...

I just love your sweet pink hearts on the distressed woodgrain paper! What a great contrast to make the hearts pop perfectly!

*Vicki* said...

I absolutely LOVE this and the colors are just gorgeous with your hearts Joan!! I had so much fun making my Valentine card for hubby with this challenge! ;) Hope all is well with you and Happy Valentine's Day! HUGS

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

This is so fantastic, Joan!! :))
I love the rugged background paired w/ the delicate hearts!! :))
The whole design is very striking!!
Hugs!!

(Apologies for not visiting last week, I was really tired from the flu!)

Charlene said...

Awesome card Joan!! I hope you had a wonderful Valentines day!!

Mary Marsh said...

love the card you created with these gorgeous colors Joan-hope your valentine's day was a great one