Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Sending Some Love–Color Throwdown Challenge #475

Stamps: In Paris, From the Heart, Romantic Script Background   Die-namics: In Paris, Mini Royal Roses, Fab Foliage, Hearts in a Row – Horizontal, Tag Builder Blueprints 5   Stencil: Mini Cloud Edges    Barbara Anders   #mftstamps

Hello and welcome to a brand new Color Throwdown Challenge! Miss Jodi has some SWEET colors for us this week based on this fun and funky pillow inspiration.


I thought this was a romantic color combo so I thought where is there that’s more romantic than Paris, right? First, on Sweet Tooth card stock, I sponged on the clouds using Berrylicious dye ink and Mini Cloud Edges Stencil, then over stamped with Romantic Script Background with Blueberry dye ink. to finish the background I sponged some Cotton Candy dye ink at the bottom and popped it up on a Sweet Tooth card stock base.


Then I added a couple of strips of patterned paper from Black & White Stripes and Hearts & Stripes, and the Eiffel Tower image from In Paris Stamp Set and Die-namics. Next I added the sentiment from From the Heart Stamp Set, heat embossed on Black Licorice card stock, and Fab Foliage cut from Blueberry and After Midnight card stocks, and Mini Royal Roses, cut from Cotton Candy card stock. I used these roses recently and a commenter told me she had missed them. I realized I had too, so I’m using them again :) To finish, I added some hearts cut with Tag Builder Blueprints 5 Die-namics.

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 CTD475 so we can see your beauty all in one place, and use #ctd475 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 Guest Designer, Debra James, who is going to stay with us through January!

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

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


All products from My Favorite Things unless otherwise noted.

Stamps: In Paris, From the Heart, Romantic Script Background
Die-namics: In Paris, Mini Royal Roses, Fab Foliage, Hearts in a Row – Horizontal, Tag Builder Blueprints 5
Stencils: Mini Cloud Edges
Dye Ink: Berrylicious, Cotton Candy, Blueberry
Specialty Inks: Versamark
Patterned Paper: Black & White Stripes, Hearts & Stripes
MFT Card Stock: Sweet Tooth, Cotton Candy, Blueberry, After Midnight, Black Licorice
Supplies: foam mounting tape, white detail embossing powder, Multi Medium Matte Glue
Tools: Smart Grid Paper Pad, MISTI, Square Bone Folder, Scor-Buddy, QuickStik Pick-up Tool, Precision Tip Glue Applicator Bottle, Embossing Magic, craft tweezers
Other: heat tool, hot glue/gun



  1. The background of this card is great !

  2. Hi Barbara. I always love to check out your "takes" on the products. I really love your style and your cards / tags are always so pretty in design and colour. Thanks for sharing with us.


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