Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Color Throwdown #88

swatch 88

It's Wednesday, and that means Color Throwdown!  Kristin is our hostess this week with an interesting color combo---what do you think?  Get your creative juices flowing, hop on over to the CTD blog and check out the rules & regs, then let us see what you come up with!

My mind immediately went to my BG Ambrosia paper, and I had the Inspired by Nature set already on my desk, so I put them together!  I stamped the image twice on a Top Note panel, once in Tangerine and again in Saffron:


Since the image is so large, it didn't need much else....a Basic Gray scalloped panel at the bottom to complement the Basic Gray taffeta ribbon, and a sentiment framed in a Silver Hodgepodge Hardware element.  I did not have a gray corduroy brad, so I dyed a tan one with reinker ink!  The "shadow" Top Note panel is some retired Haiku paper, and the final touch was a few Tangerine Tango butterflies. 

Since I am still on DH's computer, I don't have all the other DT's websites saved, but you can find their work right there on the CTD blog!  Hope you can play along with us this week!


  • Stamps:  Inspired by Nature, Teeny Tiny Wishes, IBBG
  • Paper:  WW, BG Ambrosia, SU Haiku (ret), Basic Gray, So Saffron
  • Ink:  Going Gray, Tangerine Tango, So Saffron, Basic Gray
  • Acc:  Designer Label Punch, Scallop Trim Punch, Beautiful Wings Embosslit, HPH, Dimensionals, Taffeta Ribbon, Corduroy Brad, Going Gray Reinker, Top Note Diecut



Broni said...

This is such a GORGEOUS card, LeAnne! I never would have thought to use this silhouette stamp with these colors!! I'm so glad you had it out on your desk!! The tiny embossed butterflies are perfect too!

mudmaven said...

Absolutely stunning LeAnne! I love the sentiment and you really did this stamp set proud - wonderful card! ~chris

1CardCreator said...

Gorgeous card, I love the dp, and the colors are perfect! Thanks for sharing. ~Diane

Tammy Hershberger said...

GORGEOUS card, LeAnne! LOVE all those sweet butterflies!

Charlette Finley said...

LeAnne this card is just beautiful. Love the color combo. TFS

Barbara said...

Gorgeous!! I didn't even *think* about this paper and it's PERFECT!!!

Juanita said...

Beautiful. How is it that you always have the perfect DP for the projects? I love this card so much!

Linda L said...

Beautiful LeAnne, and another corduroy button! I love the gray with the other colors.

Teresa Kline aka va.sunshine said...

fabulous, I luv all the elements of your card, great details!

enjoy *~*

JeanFB said...

This is gorgeous!! You've worked wonders with this color scheme... it does look like a rather challenging one.

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Gorgeous card, LeAnne!!! Love the DP you've used and those butterflies.......beautiful!!! I love butterflies ;D. Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

Krystal (skdeleeuw) said...

So pretty LeAnne! Love how you used this stamp set. Great sketch too.

Núria said...

gorgeous card!!!
I love all of it, just perfect