Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Who {hearts} You? I do!! Color Throwdown #64

Time for another Color Throwdown Challenge, peeps! Today I'm the hostess and the colors I chose are: Black or dark brown, Sahara Sand, and Baja Breeze.
We also have a sponsor again this week: Simon Says Stamp! is offering another generous prize, so be sure to check out the deets at the Throwdown blog.

I'm using a set called Wise Owl Once Said... I stamped it twice--once on Sahara Sand and once on Sahara Sand DSP and paper pieced the outer area. I'm using paper from the Green Stack from DCWV, and that branch is on one of the sheets of patterned paper. So, I cut it out, glued it to more patterned paper, and perched the owl on the branch. LOVE how that turned out! The rest is pretty simple. I tied a tan and black gingham bow with ribbon from Sharon Johnson's store and stamped the sentiment on Sahara sand. Then I punched it out with the Word Window punch and added a vanilla heart shaped brad over the stamped heart in the sentiment.

Remember, you do not have to have the exact colors to play. If you don't, just use the closest you have. And don't forget--this week there's a chance to win a prize or to be chosen as Featured Stamper. So, c'mon over to the Color Throwdown blog and play along with us this week. Please use Mr. Linky to post your card and please link directly to your card so we can find it easily and so you'll be eligible to win (only directly linked entries will be considered for Featured Stamper or for the prize--see the sidebar on the blog for all the details). If you upload your card to a public forum, please use the keyword CTD64 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!

Broni Holcombe--Splashes of Watercolor
Cathy Indelicato--Crafty Thoughts
Danielle Kennedy--Wild Dragonfly Designs
LeAnne Pugliese--Wee Inklings
Tammy Hershberger--Stamp Happy
Lisa Kind/October Guest Designer--Kind Creations

Thanks for dropping by today!

Stamps: Wise Owl Once Said... (Simon Says Stamp!)
Paper: Very Vanilla, Basic Black, Baja Breeze, Sahara Sand, Sahara Sand DSP (SU!); The Green Stack (DCWV)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: 3M foam squares, brad (craft store); ribbon (May Arts); Word Window punch (SU!)


  1. Cute! I love that owl - great colors! I'll have to check it out :)


  2. Very cute, Barb! I can't believe everyone is so "owly" this week!!! I love that ribbon, too!!!

  3. I LOVE these colors, Barbara, and your card is wonderful! Love that owl and that terrific paper!!

  4. That is so cute. I love the owl and the sentiment. TFS.

  5. This is so cute! Love the paper pieced branch and owl! Great card Bar!

  6. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE that gingham bow!!! This whole thing is just too cute and these colors were fabulous to work with!

  7. This card is sooo cute.The little owl is darling and the checked ribbon is the perfect topper

  8. This is so cute! That owl is adorable, and I just LOVE b&w gingham ribbon! I really need to pull mine out and use it more often. It looks great with the sahara sand and baja breeze!


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