Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Color Throwdown #48

CTD48 swatch

Welcome to another Color Throwdown!  This week it is my turn to choose our colors, and I have chosen a couple retiring In Colors, Baja Breeze and Pink Pirouette, and matched them up with a nice neutral, Kraft!   I can't wait to see what you can do with these colors!  Link your creation to Mr Linky at the CTD blog (be sure to use the exact address of your post) so we can all see your wonderful talent!  Don't forget that you could be chosen as a Featured Stamper or even a Guest Stamper if your card is chosen!

So on to my Mish Mash-inspired card!  I just received a big Papertrey order and couldn't wait to ink up the Vintage Picnic set.  It is just so cute and has so many great sentiments---I can see this being used a lot!  I really love Michelle Wooderson's style, so I CASEd her a little bit here with my card:

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I just had so much fun making this card!  The image is stamped in Palette Noir on watercolor paper and colored with my aquapainter and reinkers.  I added some vintage lace and buttons from my stash, sewed on the DP and I was done!    But I do have a little confession:  I poked holes in my card to make it easier to sew on the buttons, and I poked right through both pieces all the way to the back of the card!!  So I had to cover the inside as well:

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I added another little image from the set, cut out with Nesties, and stamped a Bible verse from my new Cornish Heritage Farms Scriptures Essentials 1 right on top of a piece of Candy Lane DP.

  • Stamps:  Vintage Picnic Basket, Scriptures Essentials 1, CHF
  • Paper:  Kraft, Baja Breeze, Pink Pirouette, Parisian Breeze DP, Candy Lane DP, BG Two Scoops, Watercolor
  • Ink:  Palette Noir, Sahara Sand, Pink Pirouette, Baja Breeze, Certainly Celery
  • Acc:  Nesties, Lace, buttons from my stash, needle & thread, Sahara Sand marker, sewing machine

Now let's see what the other designers made this week:

24 comments:

  1. Great color combo.
    I love what you have done with that stamp set. I can see it being very handy to have around

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  2. Oh, this card is all kinds of cute! The colors, the buttons, the stitching--adorable!

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  3. This is gorgeous, Leanne! Some of my favourite colours, and your watercolouring is fantastic.

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  4. This is so pretty! Great coloring and I love all the buttons! Congrats on 100,000+!!!

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  5. Adorable! Love the colors...so soft! I just got this set in the mail along with the tea pot set yesterday :)

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  6. Very pretty card! I love that soft color combo with the PTI new basket stamps. Great detail and embellies :) TFS Mona

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  7. Oh LeAnne!! This is So beautiful! I love your image, coloring and those buttons are just perfect! WOW!!! You've outdone yourself again! Hugs, Lisa

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  8. LeAnne!!! I just wanted to tell you how gorgeous I think your card is!!! So beautiful...everything!! :)

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  9. You've chosen some AWESOME colors this week! I can't wait to play! Beautiful card, love the lace and buttons!
    Carol

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  10. LeAnne, this card ROCKS! I just love the lace and the buttons! It's so sweet! Way to go!

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  11. This is fantastic LeAnne!! Love your image and your coloring! Thanks for the fun challenge and the KRAFT inspiration ... LOL!!

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  12. Oh wow Leanne, this is gorgeous, loving the buttons too, and the image is just sooo pretty
    thanks for the lovely comments too
    Take care
    Nicki
    x

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  13. This is just so sweet! I love that image, your coloring, and the buttons--it's all fantastic!

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  14. I love the colors you chose this week! Your card is so incredibly sweet. I can see the Mish influence! I love the papers and your row of buttons!! I never even thought of sewing the buttons onto the card! You recovered that one splendidly.!

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  15. Beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I just loveeeeeee this set!! :)

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  16. Beautiful! The lace goes so nicely with these soft colors. :)

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  17. This is just a beautiful card. Love those colors and the buttons are an adorable addition. I looked at the basket set myself...hmmm...thinking more about it now. Love the sketch...just everything about it. Gorgeous!

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  18. Wonderful colors this week~ your card is just beautiful, so soft and pretty, and awesome coloring! :)

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  19. So pretty and the colors are just fantastic this week! I must play in this challenge this week!

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  20. This picnic basket is SO cute...great buttons too!

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  21. I'm SOOOO loving those cute buttons and lace! It gives such a vintage warm feeling to your card... great choice of colors for the challenge!! TFS... Michelle! :)

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  22. Leanne~

    This is so pretty! I just had to swing by your blog and tell you. LOVE the PTI set and your coloring on the basket...soooo beautiful :O) Great job pulling all the colors together in just the right amounts. Thanks for the inspiration!!

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  23. Great card LeAnne! Don't you love that set? I'm really enjoying it!

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  24. This is fabulous...just got Vintage Picnic and can't wait to ink it up. I also have Scripture Essentials 1. TFS!

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