Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Color Throwdown #50

CTD50 swatch

Broni is our hostess this week, and I have learned even if I think the colors thrown at me seem odd, they usually work out beautifully!  Today's colors are Kiwi Kiss, Tempting Turquoise and Real Red!  Nice bright summery colors!  Come along and play with us....if you don't have these exact colors, choose something similar.  Post your card to your blog or an online gallery, then link the exact post back to the CTD blog via Mr Linky and we'll check them out!  You could be chosen as our Featured Stamper, and even our Guest Stamper!   Speaking of Guest Stamper, this month's is Juliana!  AND today is the BIG 4-0 for her!  So make sure you visit her and leave her a sweet comment to ease that pain a little!

I cannot get enough of PTI's Vintage Picnic....the images are so fun to color and the sentiments are wonderful!  I pulled out some Kiwi Kiss and Tempting Turquoise "shabby" papers from my BG Urban Prairie pad as well as a little piece of Real Red from a retired SU pad. 

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I used the Mojo Monday sketch #94 for this week;  the images are stamped on Shimmery White cardstock and colored with my aquapainter and ink.  The little image stamped over the thank-you is a the little strawberry, stamped in Sahara Sand.  The little white brads are actually glittery, as is the cupcake:

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So lets see what the other designers did with this fabulous combo:

Thanks for visiting today!

  • Stamps:  Vintage Picnic, PTI
  • Paper:  WW, Tempting Turquoise, Kiwi Kiss, Real Red, Shimmery White, Prints Hostess Pad, BG Urban Prairie
  • Ink:  Stazon, More Mustard, Creamy Caramel, Close to Cocoa, Real Red, Rose Red, Kiwi Kiss, Old Olive, Tempting Turquoise, Sahara Sand, Pretty in Pink, Mellow Moss
  • Acc:  Aquapainter, Gingham Ribbon, Nesties, Oval & Scallop Oval Punches, Sugar Brads, Dimensionals, Real Red & Sahara Sand markers

23 comments:

  1. Beautiful job with the colors, LeAnne!

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  2. Absolutely gorgeous - as always LeAnne! ~chris

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  3. These colors are wonderful! Thank you for your sweet comments on my blog! You made me smile! :-) You have some wonderful cards as well. I love your 4th cards and that corrugated heart is awesome! Thanks again... you made my night! :-)

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  4. Very pretty card. I like how you used white mats and white accents for the bold colors!

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  5. Love it LeAnne - what a great sketch!

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  6. Oh, how cute! I LOVE how you glittered the cupcake, too! You're going to force me to order that stamp set, aren't you?

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  7. I love that picnic basket! What an adorable card! Love the sparkly touches too!

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  8. Your picnic basket looks wonderful!! And I love the glittery cupcake and brads!!

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  9. You already know I love that set, LOL! And I love your card! Your coloring is fabulous!

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  10. gorgeous colours and fab image! love the card... makes me peckish!!!
    Nicki
    x

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  11. Oh, your image coloring is wonderful on this one! I really like that picnic basket, stuffed with goodies! Ok, now I'm ready for lunch! :)

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  12. Beautiful work on that card!!! I love vintage baskets, I think I need to break down and buy that set. Hope to play along soon....

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  13. Super cute! And gorgeous coloring!

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  14. Hey LeAnne!! Yes... I found out late last night... well really at 1am this morning that I had won. Someone had left me a congratulations comment and that is how I found out! I was so excited! I had already posted my current post so I mention it in my post that goes live tonight right after midnight! Thanks for the heads up!! :-)

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  15. I saw this over on SCS but didn't notice the glitter on the cupcake. This is just the funnest card. Love it, LeAnne!

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  16. WOW .. now this is a summertime creation!! LOVE the image and the added sparkle! Your cards always make me smile!!

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  17. LeAnne, this card is so fresh!! I just love the colours and layout, great job! :-)

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  18. Ahhhhh.....I want this set!!!! I have been so good at not ordering PTI ...I think I'll have to be bad after this release!

    LOVE the card!!

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  19. Another set of yummy colors!! (You guys are real good at picking out the colors!!) I adore that image and your layout is fabulous LeAnne!! :) HUGS I hope to get time to play! I hope!!

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  20. LeAnne this is stunning:o) The colours look excellant with this stamp. Fabulous job.

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  21. Girl! You did great on your coloring--no surprise there! I haven't used that image---you've inspired me!

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  22. I've been dying to get this set! What a beautiful job. Love this card and the way you incorporated the colors.

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  23. Yum, I love this! What a fabulous card.

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