Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Color Throwdown 6

Another week, and another Color Throwdown is upon us!  This week is Tracy's turn, and she has really challenged us with the following colors:

CTD Week 6 swatch

Wowza!  That's a lot of colors for one card, but luckily I had some beautiful DP from Wild Asparagus called "Birthday Girl Plaid" and it had almost all the colors I needed!

Color Throwdown 6-a

My butterfly images are stamped with craft inks on shimmery white cardstock, then lightly washed in with regular inks.  I used a hand-cut cloud mask to sponge the sky with Soft Sky ink.  The base is also Soft Sky; the card measures 3 1/2" by 7".  I added some simple ribbons in cream grosgrain.  I did not add a sentiment so that I can use it for any occasion that may arise!  Here are all the details:

  • Stamps:  Inspired by Nature, Dreams duJour
  • Paper:  Soft Sky, Wild Asparagus, Barely Banana, Shimmery White
  • Ink:  Ruby Red & Pumpkin Pie Craft & Classic, Certainly Celery, Soft Sky
  • Acc:  Aquapainters, Cream Grosgrain

Now see what the other Color Throwdown artists have come up with!


broni (waterchild12) said...

This is such a gorgeous card, LeAnne!! I love the soft, light-heartedness of it!!

Savitri said...

Very cute!!! I love your blog banner too. Super sweet! Makes me want to redo mine! :)

Joan Fricker said...

This card is beautiful! Your colors are perfect and I love the plaid that you have chosen. Your
handmade clouds are a perfect addition!

Thanks for stopping by my blog!


Kisa Peters said...

Beautiful! It is so fresh a beautiful day.

PaperCutting Kind of Day said...

Oh how I like your butterflies! Great colors.

peanutbee said...

Oh yummmmm, I love this color combo and your card is adorable! Love that plaid DP! I'm printing this now and HOPE to try it out. Awesome colors!

Anonymous said...

Very cute card, LeAnne! I remember the day you purchased that plaid designer paper. LOL I think we all bought it! :)Your paper looks wonderful with the butterfly from Dreams Du Jour. Love it!!

Tammy Hershberger said...

I'm so jealous that you had designer paper you could use for this challenge! Your card turned out gorgeous! :)

Sankari W. said...

Leanne, you totally inspired me with your beautiful card! I love your butterflies and love the grass and the softness it exudes.... very beautiful! i love how you used the soft sky -- i think that is my favorite color... Love your card leanne - they are beautiful like all of your creations!!!
best wishes,

Kitchen Sink Stamps said...

This is sooo pretty LeAnne ... fresh like a summer morning! :D