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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Color Throwdown Challenge #353


Hello everyone!! Hope all is well with you and your's!!! We are actually alone...no Grands till Friday!! I have been washing sheets and buying groceries for the next wave...LOL!!! I also found time to get in the craft room...Woot!!!!  It's a good thing because today is Wednesday and time for another Color Throwdown Challenge!!! Vickie is our hostess this week and she picked some bright, sunny colors for us to play with!!! 


My card features several Taylored Expressions Dies...three different flower die sets, a sentiment die and a stamp set for the stamped sentiment. Bloomers 1 and Bloomers 2 dies were used for the flowers...they were cut out of plum colored polka dot papers  from Te's For Peep's Sake 6x6 paper pack as was the green strip along the side. The yellow flower was cut out of Doodlebug's Kraft in Color 6x6 paper pad. The leaf dies from the Bloom Where You're Planted die set were used to cut the leaves out of Peapod cardstock and the circle was cut out of paper from the TE Rainbow Brights 6x6 paper pack. 


The Happy die from the Think Happy Thoughts stamp and die combo set was used to cut the sentiment out of Plum Punch cardstock.  The sentiment is from the Goody Goody Gumballs stamp set ... only the birthday part of the sentiment was inked and stamped to create a divided sentiment. Sewing along the green strip and enamel dots finish it off. 

Remember, be sure to add CTD353 to the keywords section when you upload your cards to an online gallery so we can find your creations!! Also, please use #ctd353 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
Valentyna Komisarenko - July Guest Designer - Flourishtina
Donna - Guest Star Stamper -  Playing Paper

Thanks for stopping by...have a great day!!!



Suppl List:
Taylored Expressions Stamps: Goody Goody Gumballs
Paper: Sugar Cube, Peapod, Plumb Punch (TE), Rainbow Brights 6x6 paper pack, For Peep's Sake 6x6 paper pack (TE), Kraft in Color 6x6 paper pad (Doodlebug)
Ink: Memento Lilac Posies (Tsukineko)
Accessories: Enamel Dots (Doodlebug), Sewing, Round Die (Spellbinders)
Taylored Expressions Dies: Bloomers 1, Bloomers 2, Bloom Where You're Planted, Think Happy Thoughts Die Combo



11 comments:

Valentyna Komisarenko said...

Gorgeous card, Joan! Love how you played with paper and colors! Just beautiful card!

Vickie Z said...

Love the chevrons and polka dot flowers!!

Monika/Buzsy said...

So pretty Joan. Love the sweet flowers and the different patterns. The chevron circle looks great.

Jen Camara Mitchell said...

Those sure are some bright and sunny colors! I love the way you've combined the colors and patterns.

Annette Allen said...

pretty card..

Broni said...

Oh, I love this happy card! The dots and chevrons are great together. Love the stitching too!

Maria said...

Beautiful blooms in such happy colors! Great design and love the green border, too!

Jen Camara Mitchell said...

What a sweet little cluster of flowers. Great use of the bright colors!

Sue B said...

Glad you managed to find some time to craft Joan! :-) and what a beautiful card you made…. I love the bright and cheery colours… the flowers are gorgeous! this is perfect CAS!
Hope you have a lovely weekend
Big hugs, Sue B xx

Wanda Cullen said...

Love, love, love the happy balance of colors and patterns you used!

Lori said...

What a fun, cheery card! Love the mix of patterns you used.