Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Absolutely Fabulous--Color Throwdown #33

Time's flying and it's time for another Color Throwdown challenge--#33! This week's colors were chosen by Cathy Indelicato: Elegant Eggplant, Tempting Turquoise, and any green--I chose Certainly Celery. Also, it's time for our Guest Designer for March.
My base card is Whisper White with layers of Certainly Celery, Elegant Eggplant, Certainly Celery, and DP from the Euphoria 6 x 6 pad from Basic Grey. I really love Basic Gray DP, can you tell? I then tied a silky eggplant purple ribbon tied around and in a bow at the top. My focal image uses a stamp from Gina K.'s Botanical Dreams set which was stamped on Gina K. Pure Luxury 80 lb paper with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and colored with Copic markers (see below for colors used). It was matted with Elegant Eggplant and Certainly Celery, all of which had the corners punched with the ticket corner punch is popped up on 3M foam squares. The sentiment uses a stamp from PTI's Mixed Messages set and was stamped on more Gina K. paper with Memento Tuxedo black. It was punched with the small oval punch and layered on more ovals. A purple jeweled brad accents the sentiment element, which is also up on foam squares.

C'mon over to the Color Throwdown blog and play along with us this week. If you upload your card to a public forum, please use the keyword CTD33 so we can see your beauty all in one place. And if you play, you *could* be picked as our Featured Stamper and a guest designer! Hope to see you there!

Be sure to check out what the other team members have come up with this week:
Broni Holcombe--Splashes of Watercolor
Cathy Indelicato--Crafty Thoughts
Danielle Kennedy--Wild Dragonfly Designs
LeAnne Pugliese--Wee Inklings
Tammy Hershberger--Stamp Happy

Our Guest Designer this month is Anna Havanka of Anna's Creations. Check out her card on the Throwdown blog!!

Thanks for dropping by!

Stamps: Botanical Dreams (Gina K.); Mixed Messages (PTI)
Paper: Whisper White, Elegant Eggplant and Certainly Celery (SU!); Euphoria 6 x 6 pad (Basic Grey)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: 3M foam squares, ribbon, jewel brad (craft store); small oval punch, ticket corner punch (SU!); Copic markers


  1. Beautiful Barb! Your coloring is lovely and that bow is gorgeous! Beautiful card!

  2. This IS absolutely fabulous, Bar! Stunning and gorgeous!

  3. Very pretty, Bar! I almost used the same DP, but I peeked and saw you had already used it, so I went a different route! Great minds think alike!


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