Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Wishing You Happiness–CTD #213


Hi, everyone! It’s Color Throwdown time and Broni has chosen a fabulous color combo for us based on a gorgeous inspiration piece. 

swatch 213
So, I went really simple and let my patterned paper do the work—all of the colors are there :) Since the papers were so busy, I decided to keep everything else really clean by strategically placing a frame, made with MFT’s Die-namics Peek-a-boo Trio. Before I popped the frame upon foam tape, I tied some gold cord around and tied on a clear button. It’s a pretty simple design, but the patterned paper and bling-y embellishments really dress it up.

Here’s the inside with a sentiment from
MFT’s More Essential Sentiments:


Here is the
Die-namics die I used on this card.


And that’s it from me! Remember, you do not have to have the exact colors to play the Color Throwdown challenge. If you don't, just use the closest you have. So, c'mon over to the Color Throwdown blog and play along with us this week. Please use the link service to post your card and please link directly to your card so we can find it easily. And please include a link in your post to the
Color Throwdown. If you upload your card to a public forum, please use the keyword CTD213 so we can see your beauty all in one place. Hope to see you there! Be sure to check out what the other team members have come up with this week, including our awesome October Guest Designer, Dawn Easton!

Barbara Anders (<--- You are here!)   
Broni Holcombe
Denise Marzec
Joan Ervin
Kerri Michaud
Lori Tecler
Lynn Put
Tammy Hershberger
Wanda Cullen
Dawn Easton (October Guest Designer) 

Thanks so much for stopping by! See you a little later for this week’s
MFT Wednesday Sketch Challenge.



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More Essential Sentiments (MFT)
Whip Cream card stock (MFT); Melon Mambo, metallic gold (SU!); Fairy Flora (Prima)
Memento Rich Cocoa 
Accessories/tools: Vagabond;
Die-namics Peek-a-boo Trio (MFT); gold cord, clear button (SU!)




  1. How elegant! That pattern paper is gorgeous! Love how you've placed the die over top spotlighting!!!!

  2. What beautiful papers, Bar, and I just love the diecut with the circles!!! Looks like I have another Die-namics to add to my wish list!!!

  3. So pretty! Love how you used the circles to highlight the beautiful patterned paper.

  4. This is a purty one! Love how you let the papers do all the work! :)

  5. This is gorgeous, Barbara! Love that beautiful patterned paper that peeks through and the clear button!

  6. Lovely card Bar! Great design with the use of the peek-a-boo frames and your pretty designer paper!


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