Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Celebrate You & Me–CTD #479


Hey, everyone, it’s time for a brand new Color Throwdown Challenge! This week Miss Vickie has a seasonal color combo for us based on the sweetest inspiration piece!


I used the photo for my inspiration by sponging a bunch of heart balloons. I create a stencil but cutting out Heart Balloon Die-namics and sponged on Bubblegum, Wild Cherry, and Electric Red dye inks—two reds for a little contrast—then drew in the strings with a Warm Gray Copic Multiline pen.


The stamped part of the sentiment is from From the Heart stamp set and was heat embossed on Black Licorice card stock cut with Hearts in a Row – Vertical Die-namics and finished off with Celebrate Die-namics cut from Silver Sparkle card stock.

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 CTD479 so we can see your beauty all in one place, and use #ctd479 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, Claire Apostoloff!

Amy Rohl
Amy Rysavy
Barbara Anders
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Broni Holcombe
Jodi Collins
Lisa Henke
Lori Tecler
Lynn Put
Vickie Zimmer
Wanda Cullen
Claire Apostoloff – February Guest Designer


All products from My Favorite Things unless otherwise noted.

Stamps: From the Heart
Die-namics: Celebrate, Heart-Shaped Balloon, Hearts in a Row – Vertical
Dye Ink: Electric Red, Wild Cherry, Bubblegum
Specialty Inks: Versamark
MFT Card Stock: Sweet Tooth, Black Licorice
Specialty Papers: Silver Sparkle
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, sponge daubers
Other: heat tool, Warm Gray Copic Multiliner pen



  1. Thanks Barbara. Thankfully I have the MFT celebrate and the heart balloons, so I can use your lovely card as inspiration. Thank heavens for you girls, otherwise I wouldn't be able to make anything. Love this. Thanks so much.


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