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!

10 comments:

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

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

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  3. LeAnne,
    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!

    Joan

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  4. Beautiful! It is so fresh feeling...like a beautiful day.

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  5. Oh how I like your butterflies! Great colors.

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  6. 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!

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  7. 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!!

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

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  9. 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,
    sankari

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

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