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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Color Throwdown #291


Hello everyone and welcome to this weeks Color Throwdown Challenge!!!! Wanda is our hostess this week and I love the fun colors she picked...so many possibilities!!!!

First, I want to say good-by to the sweet and so talented Melody Ripple..it was such a joy to stamp along with you each week!!!! Melody is such a scrapbook expert...she has inspired me sooo much!!!

We also have some exciting news to announce!  We have a new design team member.... the ultra-talented CINDY LAWRENCE from  The Creative Closet!  We are sooo excited to have Cindy on our team!!!!

Also, the fabulous and super talented ANNETTE ALLEN from My Clever Creations will be joining us as the May Guest Designer...welcome, Annette!!!!



I have lots of birthdays coming up so I made this card to add to my stash. I was really disappointed with my photo...the Bermuda Bay card stock looks like Tempting Turquoise. I took pictures all over the house and outside but just couldn't capture the right color. Anyway....I used two different star punches for the stars and one star was embossed with the Dotted Swiss embossing folder. The paper in the background is from  Making Memories Panorama 8x8 multipack , the happy die is from Memory Box, the birthday sentiment is from Reverse Confetti's Lots to Say set, and sewing and sequins 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 CTD291 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
Cindt Lawrence - The Creative Closet
Lori Tecler - Inking a Loud
Tammy Hershberger - Stamp Happy
Vickie Zimmer - Smitten With All Things Stamping
Monika Davis - M.A.D Stamper
Annette Allen - May Guest Designer - My Clever Creations
Guest Star Stamper - Roberta Morin - Splitcoast Gallery

Thanks for visiting....I hope you have a super wonderful day!!!!



9 comments:

Colleen Howell said...

Very grunge great for a guy

Anne Temple said...

What a great design. Love the "newsprint" for the background and the stitching is a perfect addition.

jdmommy - Anne Harmon said...

Wonderful colors today........fabulous layout, my friend. Happy Birthday!!

Annette Allen said...

OK your card is FABULOUS.. one of my most favorites.. thanks for the shoutout.. yay for GD.. thanks for inspiring me.. :)

Wanda Cullen said...

What an awesome birthday card! Would really work well for a masculine card which is always hard for me!

Broni said...

I LOVE this card! It's so artsy, with just the perfect mix of CAS with some distressing and stitching! AWESOME!!

Lori said...

What a fun birthday card! Love the mix of blue stars and sequins against the distressed background panels.

Monika/Buzsy said...

So pretty Joan. Love those stars, the stitching... the distressed edges look great.

Shirley said...

A really wonderful creation, Joan! I like the stitching, distressed edges, and the colors are perfect together~! Great stars and sequins too!