Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Because You’re the Best–CTD #394


Hi, everyone! Welcome to this week’s Color Throwdown Challenge! This week’s hostess is our newest team member, Amy Rohl and she has chosed a very sweet inspiration piece from white to draw her colors.

I started with a Sweet Tooth card stock base. Then, on some Ranger Watercolor Paper, I stamped Lined Chevron Background with Versamark and heat embossed with white detail embossing powder before popping it up on foam mounting tape on the base.


Next I added a strip of Ripe Raspberry card stock stamped with Ripe Raspberry dye ink and Lace Background, adhered to the card front on top of some rolled up silver thread. Next is some Gravel Gray card stock stamped with Versamark and a sentiment from Because You, then heat embossed with white detail embossing powder before being popped up on foam. The die from Because You was cut from Blueberry card stock three times, adhered together for strength, and also popped up on foam. I finished off with some silver glitter enamel dots.

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 CTD394 so we can see your beauty all in one place, and use #ctd394 and #colorthrowdown on social media. Hope to see you there! Be sure to check out what the other team members have come up with this week, including our incredibly talented May Guest, Jill Hawkins!

Amy Rohl
Amy Rysavy
Barbara Anders
(<—You are here!)
Broni Holcombe
Jodi Collins
Lisa Henke
Lori Tecler
Lynn Put
Vickie Zimmer
Wanda Cullen
Jill Hawkins – May Guest Designer

Thanks so much for stopping by today! See you soon!


Because You, Lined Chevron Background, Lace Background (MFT)
Ripe Raspberry dye ink, Versamark (MFT)
Sweet Tooth card stock, Blueberry card stock, Gravel Gray card stock, Ripe Raspberry card stock, Ranger Watercolor Paper (MFT)
Accessories/tools: Vagabond;
Tag Builder Blueprints 5 Die-namics, Peerless Watercolors, foam mounting tape, white detail embossing powder, small water brush (MFT); enamel dots, silver thread



  1. Gorgeous colors! Love everything about this card. Just might have to CASE.

  2. Sensational- both thumbs up !!
    Greetings from Germany Elisabeth

  3. WOW! This is such a sharp looking card! I love how you heat embossed and watercolored your background.

  4. I LOVE how you water colored the chevrons in all the colors! Stunning card!!

  5. Love how this turned out, my friend! Great use of the colors! (And the new blog banner looks great, too!)


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