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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Color Throwdown #339


Hello everyone!!! It's my turn to host the Color Throwdown and I have picked a very limited pallette...white, black, and yellow. My first thought was to do bees but this color combo would also look great with flowers, sunbursts, silhouettes, butterflies...what ever strikes your fancy!!! 



My card features several dies and an embossing folder from Taylored Expressions. 
The background was created with the TE Walking in Sunshine embossing folder and lemon Meringue cardstock. White craft ink was applied to the raised areas and polka dot paper was cutout and popped up over the *sun* area. The bees were cut out with the TE Little Bits - Bumble Bee dies. Black pearls were added for the eyes and the curly trails were cut out with the TE Little Bits - Confetti and Candle dies. 


The clouds were cutout with one of the TE Cloud Stacklets dies and the divided sentiment was created with the Mini Caps Alpha and #'s Dies and the *Happy* die from the Think Happy Thoughts Stamp and Die Combo.

Remember, be sure to add CTD339 to the keywords section when you upload your cards to an online gallery so we can find your cretions!! Also, please use #ctd339 and #colorthrowdown on social media sites. 

You will find all the challenge details on the Color Throwdown Blog. 


Check out what the Color Throwdown DT has created for you today!!


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
Tammy Hershberger - Stamp Happy
Vickie Zimmer - Smitten With All Things Stamping
Monika Davis M.A.D Stamper
Jodi Collins - Stamping a Latte
Karen Giron - The Sweetest Thing - April Guest Designer
Simone Clay - SemSee's Sparkly Scribblings - Guest Star Stamper

Thanks for stopping by....just a little update on my hubs: Many of you know he had surgery a month ago and now he has developed an infection. He has been on antibiotics for a few days and doesn't seem to be any better so we will be going to the clinic again tomorrow. I'm sure he will have a CT and more lab work...he can use all the prayers you could send his way!!!!


Supply List:
Taylored Expressions Stamps: Think Happy Thoughts Stamp and Die Combo
Paper: Sugar Cube, Lemon Meringue, Oreo (TE), Dots 6x6 paper pad (Echo Park)
Ink: White Craft (SU)
Accessories: Black Pearls (Kaisercraft), Round Die (Spellbinders)
Taylored Expressions Embossing Folder: Walking on Sunshine
Taylored Expressions Dies: Little Bits - Bumble Bee, Little Bits - Confetti and Candle, Mini Caps Alpha and #'s, Cloud Stacklets



10 comments:

Anne Temple said...

Adorable card and I love the yellows.

Doreen said...

Just gorgeous,love the design and details.xxx

Sue B said...

Oh Wow! what a clever and gorgeous design Joan… I LOVE the embossing and the fab clouds and bees.. it's such a happy card and full of sunshine! :-))
Oh I'm so sorry that your hubs is unwell hun… I will say prayers for him and really hope he begins to improve soon. Hope all goes ok at the Clinic tomorrow.
Sending Love and hugs, Sue B xxx

Charlene said...

Just beautiful!!

Maria said...

What a super CUTE card with the bees, sun, and rays...love it!!! And, I'm keeping your husband in thought and prayer for a speedy recovery!

Wanda Cullen said...

Bee-you-tee-full! Loved this fun color combo and am loving the gallery!

Stampingcountry said...

Cute, Cute, Cute! Love the little cloud and the polka dots.

Jen Mitchell said...

Such a sun-shiny happy card! Love it!

Lori said...

Love these fun, cheery colors! Those bees are just adorable. Hope your hubs is on the mend.

Monika/Buzsy said...

Darling card Joan. Love the sweet bees and the sun rays.