Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Color Throwdown 397-birthday wishes

Hi, everyone!  Lori is our  hostess for this week’s Color Throwdown challenge.  The colors from this week's inspiration photo are kraft, yellow, and green.  The colors are generic and it's fine if you want to add in other neutrals. 

Once you’ve finished your card or other paper crafting project using the colors, add a direct link to your creation using the linky tool at the bottom of the post.  And, don’t forget to use the keyword CTD397 if you upload your project to an online gallery. You can use the keywords #ctd397 and #colorthrowdown if you upload to any social media sites (yes, we're on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter!).  All of the challenge "rules" are in the right sidebar of the CTD Blog in case you have any questions.

I pulled out my Reverse Confetti Boxes 'n Balloons Confetti Cuts and made this sweet birthday card with this week's colors. I did a little ink blending with my Distress inks-Lucky Clover, Twisted Citron and Mustard Seed. I added some clean water splatters and then a few drops of White Studio Calio Mr. Huey spray. I set that aside and cut out my balloons with the Boxes 'n Balloons Confetti Cuts

I added the dotted detail to the bottom of my balloons with the Celebrations stamp set with Field Day ink. I used a greeting from the same set for my sentiment and I white embossed it on a strip of black card stock. I wasn't quite sure how to add in the kraft color, so I kept it minimal with some kraft burlap twine and the mounted my main image panel on a piece of kraft cs. I used a scattering of sequins to finish off the details. 

For more inspiration, check out the other design team members' creations below, and get inky! And don't forget to join us over on the CTD Blog. We can't wait to see what you create with these new colors.

June 2016 Guesti - Kara Vrabel

Thanks for stopping by today! I have another post coming up at's the 15th and that means a new Curtain Call Challenge is ready, too!

1 comment:

  1. Your ink blending is gorgeous! It's like watercolor + ink blended magic!!


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