Wednesday, October 31, 2012

CTD#216 - Chair-ished Friendship

Happy Halloween!!!  This month has come and gone so fast I can hardly believe it, before you know it it'll be Christmas (55 days, but who's counting right?).  Today is Wednesday and you know what that means, it's time for the Color Throwdown Challenge!  Our hostess for this week's challenge is the talented Kerri who has chosen a bold color combo for us to create with along with a fantastic inspiration photo.
After looking at the inspiration photo with its cool zebra rug, navy paint and trim and high backed chairs I decided to go with the Papertrey Ink stamp set On My Couch.  I started out with a crumb cake card base, added a vertical strip of base black and then two banners of designer paper.  I die-cut a PTI tag and ran it through my Big Shot with the Simple Stripes Impressions plate, then stamped my sentiment and added my paper pieced chairs which I colored with Copic markers to give some depth.  For finishing touches I added some orange ribbon, button and twine along with three black rhinestones in the lower right corner.
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
Joan Ervin - Stamping With Passion
Lori Tecler - Inking Aloud
Tammy Hershberger - Stamp Happy
Wanda Cullen - Cullen-ary Creations
Kerri Michaud - Cards by Kerri
Denise Marzec - The Paper Landscaper
Dawn Easton - Treasure Oiler Designz - our October Guest Designer
 
Hope you have a spooktacular day!
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10 comments:

Vicki Stys said...

Shut up!!!! This card is soooooo stinking cute, Lynn!!!! Love love love the pieced chairs, the tag, the strips of paper with the different patterns! What a great way to rock the color challenge with a non-Halloween card! You rock, girl!

Dawn Easton said...

Fabulous CAS card! Your patterns on the chairs is wonderful!

Jenn Greeley said...

I've always loved this set. Great layout! Yes, this month flew! Happy Halloween!

Broni said...

How perfect to add those 2 cool patterned chairs! Love the layout too!!

Lori said...

Love the paper pieced chairs--they're fabulous!

Barbara said...

Perfection. Simple and total perfection.

Joan Ervin said...

Your little chairs are sooo cute, Lynn, and what awesome papers....fabulous take on the inspiration photo and you used the colors perfectly!!!!

Denise Marzec said...

Love all the cool hounds tooth patterns!!

Wanda Cullen said...

LOVE this layout and the fun sentiment to go with these chairs! Great way to use these unique colors!

Wendy said...

What a great card and colour combo! I love that set from PTI and your chairs rock!