Wednesday, June 13, 2012

CTD196 - Basket Full of Fun

It's time for the Color Throwdown, our hostess for this week's challenge is Danielle who has chosen some lovely colors along with a fun inspiration photo for us to create with.

I used this week's color challenge to create two cards for a card order I'm finishing up and if you can believe it I actually used a retired Stampin' Up stamp set.  I hung on to the SU Basket Full of Fun stamp set because I knew it was a set I'd use again.  The person I created these cards for is a knitter and is in a knitting class and wanted a few cards made up using this set.  For the image I stamped the basket, then masked off the basket and stamped the balls of yarn.  I used my aqua brush and ink pads to add in some color, then went back in with my Copic markers to add some shading.

Supplies: Basket Full of Fun - SU, Polka Dot embossing folder, Ribbon, Button, Aqua brush, Copics, TE Scallop border die, Foam tape.

Be sure to check out what the other design team members have come up with for this week's Color Throwdown challenge!

Barbara Anders - Paper Pursuits
Broni Holcombe - Splashes of Watercolor
Danielle Kennedy - Wild Dragonfly Designs
Joan Ervin - Stamping With Passion
Lori Tecler - Inking Aloud
Tammy Hershberger - Stamp Happy
Wanda Cullen - Cullen-ary Creations
Kerri Michaud - Cards by Kerri
 Anna Wight- Sweet Miss Daisy - as our June Guest Designer

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Theresa said...

Hi Lynn - Love your cards. The colors are just lovely. I really love the layout of the first card. I may have to use it. Great image too!!

Lori said...

So sweet, Lynn! Love the gingham patterns with the knitting image.

Wanda Cullen said...

Beautiful card, Lynn, and a great use of these muted colors! Love that little basket image!

Vicki Stys said...

Beautiful, Lynn! You rocked the color throwdown (as always!). And good for you using a retired set : )

scrappingnana said...

Very pretty cards. Love this soft color combo. Great job with the colors. TFS

Sharron aka Sharrahug said...

Hi Lynn! I'm one of your newest followers. Your blog is very inspiring with all of your FABulous cards. You are quite talented.
Such a treat to visit with you.
Happy Huggies ~

Luanne said...

What a wonderful card! Love these colors together, you have a great layout, and the button is the perfect touch! Just delightful!

Broni said...

These cards are just perfect for a knitter!! I always loved that stamp set!!

Joan Ervin said...

This is sooo cute, Lynn...the colors are perfect for that sweet little basket of yarn and what a wonderful sentiment!!!!

Marianne said...

Love your card with the basket and knitting. The card is absolutely adorable!