Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Color Throwdown 111

It’s Wednesday, and that means Color ThrowdownBroni is our hostess this week, and she has really “thrown down” a challenge for us today!  Check out these:

swatch 111

A couple weeks ago, Broni had a very cool Christmas card that used some bright colors, so in honor of her, I thought I would case her idea!  Here’s my take on the challenge colors:


I used sketch73 from Unscripted Sketches:


along with some Basic Grey Marrakesh paper and an ornament from Tree Trimmings by SU.  Isn’t it cool how the blue BG paper has a little bit of the other two challenge colors in it?  I love that effect! 

The CTD team hopes you’ll play along too!  If you pop over to the CTD blog, you will find all the rules & regs—and even if you don’t have the exact colors, something close will do!  Now here are the other designers and their links—and we want to see what you can do with these colors!


  • Stamps:  Tree Trimmings, Vintage Christmas Expressions, CHF
  • Paper: River Rock, Melon Mambo, Pacific Point Textured, BG Marrakesh, Naturals White
  • Ink: Melon Mambo, Pacific Point, River Rock, Encore Gold
  • Acc:  CB Embossing Folder, Nesties, Dimensionals, Bling, SAMJ


  1. Just beautiful! The colors are fabulous, and the ornament is so pretty. Great take on this weeks sketch. So glad you joined US this week!

  2. What a cheery and sweet card! Very non-traditonal for Christmas, but I like that! Thanks so much for joining us at Unscripted Sketches this week! Becky G. (US DT)

  3. This is B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L! I love the colors and those gems are so pretty.

  4. Oooo, pretty! LOVE that ornament!

  5. Loving this card! Cool papers for these colors..Love that ornament stamp!! :)

  6. Oooh, the Marakkech paper is PERFECT for this color combo! This turned out beautiful, LeAnne!

  7. I LOVE that you used these colors for a Christmas card! It's wonderful!!

  8. Very nice! I love that DP! Thanks for playing along with us at Unscripted Sketches!


  9. LeAnne this is such a pretty X-mas card!!! Love the added bling :)!!! Hugs ~S~

  10. What a great idea to use that color combo on a Christmas card and I also love how you used the Unscripted sketch for your card.

  11. A beautiful card. I love that ornament stamp. I use it alot. Your colours are great. Thanks for playing with US.

  12. Beautiful, thanks for creating with us at Unscripted Sketches.

  13. Lovely LeAnne! I think the bright colors for Christmas are gorgeous!

  14. What a beautiful way to use this color palette on an elegant (albeit, cute) Christmas card! Lovely, gf :]


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