Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Color Throwdown #394

Hi, everyone, it's Amy with you this week, and I'm so excited (and a little nervous) to take my first turn hosting the Color Throwdown Challenge!

This week's colors are shown in the above graphic, and you may incorporate any other neutrals in your design as well. Any color value of the challenge is colors is acceptable. We want you to have fun, so no worries about the challenge police!

If you upload to a public gallery, please use the key words CTD393 and #ctd393 and #colorthrowdown on social media sites. Also, when linking up your card using the linky tool at the bottom of the post, please link to your specific post, not a generic link to your blog.

You'll find complete rules in the right hand side bar, and for more inspiration, check out the other design team members' creations below, including our May Guest Designer - Jill and Featured Guest - Tenia! We can't wait to see what you come up with this week.







Barbara Anders - Paper Pursuits


Broni Holcombe - Splashes of Watercolor


Wanda Cullen - Cullen-ary Creations


Lynn Put - The Queen's Scene


May Guest-Jill Hawkins-Fastest Turtle




Lori Tecler - Inking Aloud

I Love You Thisssss Much card-designed by Lori Tecler/Inking Aloud-stamps from Mama Elephant

Jodi Collins - Stamping A Latte


Amy Rohl - Ink About Me



Vickie Zimmer- Smitten


Tenia Nelson, Guest Star Stamper - Jazzy Paper Designs


Amy Rysavy - Prairie Paper & Ink






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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Color Throwdown #393 Featured Stamper

It's time to announce this week's Featured Stamper! 

But first I have to thank you all for playing along.  Your creations were awesome!

Ok....the featured stamper is......

Kathy Schweinfurth from Stamps at Play

And here is her beautiful card:



Kathy, you are now invited to join us as our Guest Star Stamper for the challenge on June 1.  Please send an email to colorthrowdown[at]gmail[dot]com by NOON Eastern Time on Friday, May 27 to obtain your Featured Stamper blinkie and get details for the challenge.

It was next to impossible to choose favorites this week because all the creations were so incredibly pretty!  I kept picking more and more and finally had to go back and narrow the choices down to these:

#4 Arte Banale


























#44 Dana Gong - She's on Instagram.  Follow the link to see her awesome card!

#49 Juhi













#57 Tammy Hershberger (who??) 










Thanks to you all again for playing along with us this week!  You guys rock!!  Be sure to come back tomorrow when Amy Rohl has an awesome combo for us to play with!

 

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Throwdown Countdown #393




The countdown is on for the current challenge CTD#393! and this is a friendly reminder that you still have time to join us. The linky will close on Monday, May 23, at 6:00 p.m. EDT, so there is still time.

Good luck and we hope to see you in the gallery--remember, by participating in this challenge, you just might be the lucky, randomly chosen guest designer for our next challenge a week later! 

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Color Throwdown #393


Hi, everyone! It's Broni and I'm here to tell you that it's time for a new challenge! 

Remember, we're using generic colors, so as long as you use the color values shown: Blush, Rose, Gray and White, you'll be good...the color police won't come after you--this is all about having fun!  And, feel free to incorporate any other neutrals you need in your design, as well. 
 
If you upload to a public gallery, please use the key words CTD393, and please use #ctd393 and #colorthrowdown on social media sites. Also, when linking up your card using the linky tool at the bottom of the post, please link to your specific post, not a generic link to your blog.
All of the "rules" are in the right sidebar, so check 'em out to be sure. For more inspiration, check out the other design team members' creations below, and get inky! We can't wait to see what you come up with this week.






Broni Holcombe - Splashes of Watercolor



Barbara Anders - Paper Pursuits


May Guest-Jill Hawkins-Fastest Turtle



Lynn Put - The Queen's Scene

Wanda Cullen - Cullen-ary Creations


Lori Tecler - Inking Aloud

With Deepest Sympathy card-designed by Lori Tecler/Inking Aloud-stamps and dies from Reverse Confetti

Elizabeth Stewart, Guest Star Stamper - Paper Sweetness


Amy Rohl - Ink About Me


Amy Rysavy - Prairie Paper & Ink



Lisa Henke-My Little Creative Escape


Vickie Zimmer- Smitten


Jodi Collins - Stamping A Latte








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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Color Throwdown #392 Featured Stamper

Hey, everyone! Are you ready to find out who last week's Featured Stamper is? Well, wait no more, I'm here to reveal! Thanks so much for all of you who played along--the gallery was amazing with all of your gorgeous creations! 

And, without further ado, randomly chosen Featured Stamper #392 is Tenia Nelson!! And here's her gorgeous project!!
 



What gorgeous embossing--it simply shimmers!! Please join me and the rest of the CTD team in congratulating Tenia!!!!!!  Tenia, you are now invited to join us as our Guest Star Stamper for the challenge on May 25.  Please send an email to colorthrowdown[at]gmail[dot]com by NOON Eastern Time on Friday, May 20 to obtain your Featured Stamper blinkie and get details for the challenge.
 
A few other cards caught my eye this week, and here they are, in no particular order: 

1. Marilyn - stunning CAS card!
2. Bonnie - gotta love a road trip!
3. Kevin - because cat!

Thanks again to everyone who played along--we love seeing that gallery fill up every week. Be sure to check back tomorrow when Miss Broni has an AWESOME color palette for us to play with--you won't want to miss it!






Saturday, May 14, 2016

Throwdown Countdown #392


The countdown is on for the current challenge CTD #392! and this is a friendly reminder that you still have time to join us. The linky will close on Monday, May 16, at 6:00 p.m. EDT, so there is still time.

Good luck and we hope to see you in the gallery--remember, by participating in this challenge, you just might be the lucky, randomly chosen guest designer for our next challenge a week later!

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Color Throwdown #392





Hi, everyone! It's time for a new challenge! Barbara here with your colors for this week. Remember, we're using generic colors, so as long as you use the color values shown: cobalt blue, Kraft, light gray, and white, you'll be good...the color police won't come after you--this is all about having fun! And, feel free to incorporate any other neutrals you need in your design, as well. 

If you upload to a public gallery, please use the key words CTD392, and please use #ctd392 and #colorthrowdown on social media sites. Also, when linking up your card using the linky tool at the bottom of the post, please link to your specific post, not a generic link to your blog--all of the "rules" are in the right sidebar, so check 'em out to be sure. For more inspiration, check out the other design team members' creations below, and get inky! We can't wait to see what you come up with this week.










Barbara Anders - Paper Pursuits



May Guest-Jill Hawkins-Fastest Turtle



Lynn Put - The Queen's Scene



Wanda Cullen - Cullen-ary Creations


Lori Tecler - Inking Aloud

Under the Weather card-designed by Lori Tecler/Inking Aloud-stamps and dies from SugarPea Designs

Valentyna Komisarenko, Guest Star Stamper - Flourishtina


Jodi Collins - Stamping A Latte


Amy Rohl - Ink About Me



Vickie Zimmer- Smitten



Lisa Henke-My Little Creative Escape

Broni Holcombe - Splashes of Watercolor


Amy Rysavy - Prairie Paper & Ink




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