Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Reach for the Stars–Color Throwdown Challenge #533



Hello and welcome to a brand new
Color Throwdown Challenge! This week my girl Broni is our hostess and she has a gorgeous color combo for us based on her also gorgeous inspiration piece.






When I saw these colors I immediately thought of the night—or early evening—sky so that’s where I went.

I started by sponging my background using Boysenberry and Blue Yonder Premium Dye Inks. Once that dried, I splattered it with some slightly watered-down Copic Opaque White. While THAT was drying I did some die cutting using Shining Stars Die-namics and Silver Sparkle and Gold Sparkle card stocks to coordinate with the Kraft and gray card stocks I used.


Once dry, I added strips of Kraft and Cement Gray card stock down each side and adhered the sponged panel up on foam tape. The sentiment is from Written in the Stars Stamp Set and was heat embossed on Black Licorice card stock and adhered to the card front. I cut “Stars” from Silver Sparkle card stock and twice from scraps of white card stock, adhered them together and then to the card front. I finished off with die cut stars.

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 CTD533 so we can see your beauty all in one place, and use #ctd533 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, along with our super talented Guest Designer, Kelly Schirmer!

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

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




All products from My Favorite Things unless otherwise noted.

Stamps: Written in the Stars
Die-namics: Shining Stars
Dye Ink: Boysenberry, Blue Yonder
MFT Card Stock: Sweet Tooth, Kraft, Cement Gray, Black Licorice
Specialty Papers: Silver Sparkle, Gold Sparkle
Supplies: foam mounting tape
Tools: Smart Grid Paper Pad, Mini MISTI, Mini MISTI Grid Paper Pad, MISTI Bar Magnets, Square Bone Folder, Scor-Buddy, craft tweezers, Mini Ink Blending Tool

Other: Die-cutting machine, paper cutter, Strathmore Bristol Smooth paper, tape runner, white detail embossing powder, Multi Medium Matte Glue, QuickStik Pick-up Tool, Precision Tip Glue Applicator Bottle, Embossing Magic, plastic eraser, Copic Opaque White



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