Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Color Throwdown #88

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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:

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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!

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  • 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

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13 comments:

  1. 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!

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

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

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  4. GORGEOUS card, LeAnne! LOVE all those sweet butterflies!

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

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

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

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

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

    enjoy *~*

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

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

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

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

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