Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Color Throwdown 448-You're Absolutely Fantastic

It's time for another Color Throwdown! Lynn is our hostess this week with a jewel toned color combination--purple, mint green, hot pink, and teal.  I paired the colors with the current sketch at CAS(e) this Sketch for my clean and simple design.

You're Absolutely Fantastic card-designed by Lori Tecler/Inking Aloud-stamps and dies from Reverse Confetti
I made the lightest color--mint--the dominant color in my design.  After finding a piece of mint paper with a woodgrain pattern on it, I stamped the "you're absolutely" sentiment from Reverse Confetti's You're So stamp set on the paper in pink pigment ink.  To complete the sentiment, I die cut the word "fantastic" from pink cardstock and craft foam using the coordinating You're So dies, then layered the two pieces before adhering them below the stamped text.  I added a narrow strip of purple cardstock to the bottom of the patterned paper panel before matting it on teal cardstock.  I accented the words with a die cut layered shiny silver star, adhered with foam tape for dimension.  The matted panel was adhered to a mint cardstock panel, then adhered to a purple card base.

To play along, just create a paper crafted project using these colors as a starting point and add a direct link to your finished project using the linky tool found at the end of this week's CTD post.  As always, if you don’t have exact color matches, something close works just fine.  Just be sure that the challenge colors are the dominant ones in your project.  And, if you upload your project to an online gallery, use the keyword CTD448.  If you upload your projects on social media, go ahead and use the hashtag #ctd448 and #colorthrowdown.  You can find us on Instagram (and on Facebook!) with the username colorthrowdown.

Before you get started, here’s some inspiration from the talented Color Throwdown team, our June guestie Audrey Tokach, and this week's Guest Star Stamper, Nonni Niskanen.

** Amy Rohl **  Amy Rysavy ** Barbara ** Broni ** 
 ** Jodi ** Lisa ** Lynn ** Vickie ** Wanda **
** June guestie Audrey Tokach **
** Guest Star Stamper Nonni Niskanen **
Materials Used:
You're So stamp set, You're So and Seeing Stars dies (Reverse Confetti); Memento Luxe Rose Bud ink (Tsukineko/IMAGINE Crafts); Aqua Mist, Raspberry Fizz, and Amethyst Allure cardstock (Papertrey Ink); Taken with Teal cardstock (Stampin' Up!); Recollections Silver cardstock (Michaels); Something Wonderful 6x6 paper pad (Teresa Collins); craft foam


  1. What a pretty colour combo! Great take on the sketch!

  2. Great take on the sketch, Lori! Love the color combo, too!


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