Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Color Throwdown #250 & a Celebration


Happy Birthday to the Color Throwdown and to ME!  How lucky am I to get to celebrate my birthday with all of you, Color Throwdown lovers?!

This week's throwdown from Lori Tecler, CTD #250, is a beaute...Bermuda Bay, Crumb Cake, Melon Mambo, So Saffron...GORGEOUS...and perfect for a summer "flippy-flop" day!

There are LOADS of prizes to be won this week, and TONS of more inspiration from Color Throwdown Alumni and past Guest Designers...so you must  check it out!

I paired the colors up with a fabulous sketch, Sketchbook Saturday #100...another reason to celebrate marking the Chupa's 100th sketch!  Congrats, Chupa!


Here's the Color Throwdown Design Team Line-up...

and ME, July Guest Designer

i {heart} papers is sponsoring the Color Throwdown this week with a gift certificate, too!  I got my IHP goodies in the mail yesterday just in time to use them on my card today...WPlus9's Blanket Stitched Blooms & dies, Echo Park's Here & Now paper, Paper Smooches Flag Tags & Scallop Tag Wise Dies, Momento Tuxedo Black ink, and Hemptique Twine Cord.




Make sure you stop by the new challenge, Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge, to see the reveal of the fabulous Curtain Call Crew as we prepare for our first challenge on July 15th!


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Stamps:  Blanket Stitched Blooms (WP9)
Ink:  Black Tuxedo (Momento), Tempting Turquoise, Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo, Crumb Cake (SU)
Paper:  Glossy White CS (SU), Here & Now (Crate Paper), Classic (Studio Calico)
Other:  Blanket Stitched Blooms dies, Flag Tags & Scallop Tag dies (PS), Sequins (Avery Elle), White Hemp Cord (Hemptique)



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29 comments:

Wida said...

fabulous!! tempted to get those stitched flower set now :)

dj said...

Sweetness....love those adorable stitched flowers!!

~amy~ said...

so very CUTE

Julia Aston said...

Well, happy b'day today and congrats on being the Guest designer! Love all the layers and patterns on this wonderful card!

Christine said...

Happy Birthday and congratulations on a super-cute card! Love the mix of colors and especially the way you layered the scalloped tag with notched banners. Glad I found your blog. Every visit has been fun!

Sylvia said...

Fun card, Stacey, love the design! congrats on being the guest designer for July and participating in the 250th challenge! Have a wonderful Wednesday!

StephC said...

Gorgeous, as always! I love everything about this. Happy Birthday too!
Hugs!
Steph

Katie Ann Brooks said...

Love this color combo and your colored blooms are fabulous, fabulous, fabulous. Loving all your textures with the woodgrain, the letters and the stitching (real and in the flowers). You rock!

PS- if i haven't said it enough already, HAPPY BIRTHDAY! :)

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Very cute...love the fun color combo!! Hope you have a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!

Wanda Cullen said...

Happy, happy birthday Stacey! So thrilled that you are joining us as a guest designer and WOW...you have really rocked today's colors! Love these stitched flowers!

Maureen said...

happy birthday! LOVE this card! The papers, the twine, the sequins, the flowers...you sure know how to make magic :) ox

Tracey McNeely said...

This is so gorgeous Stacey, you worked the colours perfectly!

Rose said...

happy birthday girl :)
super cute card!!!

Mary-Anne V said...

Happy Birthday Stacey...hope your day is filled with much happiness!
Gorgeous card! Love the fun summer colours.

Betty Wright said...

Stacey, this is terrific! Love the style and different layers and details. Wonderful card!

Barbara said...

This is gorgeous, Stacey! Love the design and you really worked the colors!

whoistracy said...

I just love how bright & fun this is. It makes me smile looking at it!!

Heather Jensen said...

Super cute stitched flowers! Happy birthday sweet girl, hope you have a fabulous day. :)

Lynn Put said...

WOOO HOOO!!! Happy Birthday Stacey!! I'm so glad you're guest designing with the CTD team this month! Your card is incredible! I love all of the fun details, dimension and great layers! Your little stitched flowers are super sweet!

Vickie Z said...

Happy Birthday Stacey!! Love your card {as always}- those are of some of my fav flowers!!

Tammy Hershberger said...

Fantastic design, Stacey! I LOVE those blanket-stitched flowers! I'm so happy to have you as our guest this month! (And HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you!!!)

dpkennedy said...

Very pretty! I love all of your elements...the tag, stitching, twine...looks fabulous!

scrappingnana said...

Very pretty card.
Happy Birthday to you and to CTD250
Today is my son's birthday also.

Joan Ervin said...

What a pretty design, Stacey....you have used the colors beautifully and I sooo love the sweet little stitched flowers!!!! Happy Birthday!!!!

Lisa H. said...

happy birthday! and wow! love your card, what a great use of those colors. this is lovely.

Christina said...

I hope you had a wonderful birthday! I just love the sugar sweet colors on this and that darling tag!

Lori said...

This is fabulous, Stacey! Love the sequin centers on the flowers.

Lori said...

Gorgeous card, Stacey!! Love all the sequins and twine :) Hope you had a fantastic birthday!

Iwona Palamountain (Chupa) said...

This couldn't be more cheerful if you tried! Love the gorgeous double twine bow and the 'careless' stitching. Hope you enjoyed your birthday!! xx