Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Color Throwdown #390



Hello, Color Throwdown fans!  It's Wanda here and I'm thrilled to be your hostess this week!

These classy wedding cakes inspired my color palette for this week: Golden yellow, navy, and white. It's a simple combo that will hopefully get your creative juices flowing! Remember... we’re using generic colors and you can add whatever other neutrals you choose.  It’s all about having fun!

If you upload to a public gallery, please use the keyword CTD390, and please use #ctd390 and #colorthrowdown on social media sites.  Also when playing along please be sure to use a direct link to your creation/blog post and not a generic link to your blog.  Also we ask that you not use digital projects--only digital images that are printed off and colored will be allowed. All of the rules are in the right sidebar if you have any questions.

I also want to give a big THANKS to Amy Rohl - our April guest designer who gave us some fabulous inspiration!  Stay tuned next week to see who our May guestie will be!

I can’t wait to see what you create!  Now be sure to check out the inspiration from our fabulous design team below.

Wanda Cullen - Cullen-ary Creations


Barbara Anders - Paper Pursuits


Jodi Collins - Stamping A Latte


Lori Tecler - Inking Aloud

You Are Freaking Amazing card-designed by Lori Tecler/Inking Aloud-stamps and dies from My Favorite Things


Broni Holcombe - Splashes of Watercolor



Amy Rohl, April Guest Designer - Ink About Me


Linda Beeson, guest star stamper - PaperCutting Kind of Day



Lisa Henke-My Little Creative Escape

Lynn Put - The Queen's Scene


Amy Rysavy - Prairie Paper & Ink


Vickie Zimmer- Smitten









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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Color Throwdown # 389- Featured Stamper

Good Morning!! Good Morning!! First of all.... LOVED... all the cards!! The colors were bright and "out of the box" for some and for others "in the comfort zone" -- y'all created some Gorgeous cards!!
So glad the Featured Stamper is chosen by random.org  :-)

And that is.... #55

This card from Purple Place Designs....


You are now invited to join us as our Guest Star Stamper for the challenge on May 4th!! Please send an email to colorthrowdown[at]gmail[dot]com by NOON Eastern time on Friday, April 29th to obtain your Featured Stamper Blinkie and get details for the challenge!!

There were so many cards that made me smile, here are just a few....

#9  Daniela- Love this collage of stamps/elements

#15- Tanya- The background is wonderful and black is perfect for this design 

#36- Karren J- Love that sweet dragon and the sponged background on an angle

#39- Sandie- Loved those polka dot panels and bright flowers

#52- Nancy- Sweet CAS card with a great sponged background and white silhouette embossed image

Don't forget - come back tomorrow for the newest colors.... Wanda picked them AND they're fun!!


Saturday, April 23, 2016

Throwdown Countdown #389



The countdown is on for the current challenge CTD#389! and this is a friendly reminder that you still have time to join us. The linky will close on Monday, April 25th, 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, April 20, 2016

Color Throwdown #389

Hello, Color Throwdown fans!  It's Vickie here and I'm thrilled to be your hostess this week!

I've chosen some really, really bright colors this week--orange, pink & green. The skies the limit- you can do graphic, flowers, balloons, tropical, spring, (you get the idea).....

Remember we’re using generic colors and you can add whatever other neutrals you choose (black, tan/craft, white, etc. etc.).  It’s all about having fun!

If you upload to a public gallery, please use the keyword CTD389, and please use #ctd389 and #colorthrowdown on social media sites.  Also when playing along please be sure to use a direct link to your creation/blog post and not a generic link to your blog.  We ask that you not use digital projects--digital images that are printed off and colored will be allowed.  All of the rules are in the right sidebar if you have any questions.

Looking forward to seeing what you create with these colors!!

Here's a little (lot!) of inspiration from the DT and guests!!

Vickie Zimmer- Smitten



Barbara Anders - Paper Pursuits



Broni Holcombe - Splashes of Watercolor


Lori Tecler - Inking Aloud

Happy Mother's Day card-designed by Lori Tecler/Inking Aloud-stamps and dies from Verve Stamps

Jerrie Mead, Guest Star Stamper - Coloring Outside the Linez


Wanda Cullen - Cullen-ary Creations



Lisa Henke-My Little Creative Escape



Amy Rohl, April Guest Designer - Ink About Me


Amy Rysavy - Prairie Paper & Ink


Jodi Collins - Stamping A Latte



Lynn Put - The Queen's Scene












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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Color Throwdown #388 Featured Stamper

Hello friends!
It's Tuesday and I'm excited to be back
to announcement this week's Featured Stamper! 

Thanks so much to all of you that played along with this past week's challenge. 
ALL of the entries were wonderful and we appreciate your participation. 

this week's  randomly featured stamper is......
with this amazing creation!
Linda, you are now invited to join us as our Guest Star Stamper for the challenge on April 27th!  Please send an email to colorthrowdown[at]gmail[dot]com by NOON Eastern Time on Friday, April 22nd to obtain your Featured Stamper Blinkie and get details for the challenge!

I found a handful of other cards that caught my eye 
and I wanted to share with you today. In no particular order, check them out:

Andreea's beautiful card uses a fun die cutting technique to highlight her lovely stamped roses.

Leslie's card is so pretty and fresh with her embossed & watercolored flowers and yellow glittered sentiment.

Luanne's beautiful quilted Mother's Day card is cheerful and sweet.



Thanks again to all of you who played along and be sure to stop back tomorrow for a new color challenge!










Saturday, April 16, 2016

Throwdown Countdown #388



The countdown is on for the current challenge CTD#388! and this is a friendly reminder that you still have time to join us. The linky will close on Monday, April 18, 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, April 13, 2016

Color Throwdown #388

Hello, Color Throwdown fans!  It's Lynn here and I'm thrilled to be your hostess this week!

I've chosen a springtime color palette for this week: yellow, blue, green & white.  Looking at the inspiration photo and the colors, I was thinking blue skies, spring flowers, rain boots and gardening.

Remember we’re using generic colors and you can add whatever other neutrals you choose.  It’s all about having fun, right?

If you upload to a public gallery, please use the keyword CTD388, and please use #ctd388 and #colorthrowdown on social media sites.  Also when playing along please be sure to use a direct link to your creation/blog post and not a generic link to your blog.  Also we ask that you not use digital projects--only digital images that are printed off and colored will be allowed.  All of the rules are in the right sidebar if you have any questions.

I can’t wait to see what you create!  Now be sure to check out the inspiration from our fabulous design team below.






Lynn Put - The Queen's Scene



Barbara Anders - Paper Pursuits



Wanda Cullen - Cullen-ary Creations



Lori Tecler - Inking Aloud

You're the Best card-designed by Lori Tecler/Inking Aloud-stamps and dies from Reverse Confetti

Broni Holcombe - Splashes of Watercolor



Amy Rohl (April Guest Designer) - Ink About Me


Lisa Henke-My Little Creative Escape

Amy Rysavy - Prairie Paper & Ink


Channin Pelletier, Guest Star Stamper - Craft Ghetto

Vickie Zimmer- Smitten


Jodi Collins- Stamping A Latte





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