Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Color Throwdown 155-Have a Sunshiney Day

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time for another Color Throwdown. Danielle is our hostess and she's chosen Early Espresso, Rose Red, Barely Banana, and Kiwi Kiss as this week’s color combo.

I combined the colors with this week’s TCP Tuesday challenge to use felt and made a cheery, sunshine-filled scene using the Spring Rain set. I embossed a Barely Banana panel with a dot pattern and built my scene on top of that. I cut a strip of green grass from TCP’s felt with the CutUps Grass die, then added a few white felt clouds cut with from a strip made with the Cloud Border die. The pale yellow felt sun peeking out from behind the clouds is fashioned from one of the CutUps Flower Button dies. I colored the girl image using the challenge colors and paper pieced her umbrella with a scrap of patterned paper, then set her in place with foam tape.

I filled in the space underneath the felt grass with more of the same patterned paper, then added the “have a sunshiney day” sentiment on a Barely Banana panel with the top edge slipped underneath the grass strip.

Be sure to check out what the rest of the Color Throwdown crew has done with this pretty selection of colors. Barbara, Tammy, my Cat Pack cohort Carole, and LeAnne will have creations to share today. Don't forget to link yours up on the Color Throwdown blog!

Materials Used:
Spring Rain stamp set, Neenah white cardstock, CutUps Grass, Cloud Border, and Flower Buttons dies, Mellow Yellow and Green with Envy felt collections, Divine Twine yellow baker’s twine (The Cat’s Pajamas); Rose Red, Kiwi Kiss, and Barely Banana cardstock (Stampin’ Up!); Stella & Rose-Gertie 6x6 paper pad (My Mind’s Eye); Lemon Tart button (Papertrey Ink); Polka Dots embossing folder (Cuttlebug); foam tape


  1. This is adorable! Love the embossed background and felt grass and clouds! Lots of great textures!

  2. TOO cute, Lori! Great use of the colors and I love how you used the button die for the sunshine!

  3. Oh my! This is super adorable! I love all the textures.

  4. Love this! Soo Darned Adorable! Fabulous embossed Bg and love your felt clouds and grass too! Just a really Sweet card! 8-)


  5. So sweet! I love the 3D effect with the popped up umbrella. ;)


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