Wednesday, July 7, 2010

It's Party Time at Color Throwdown!



WOOHOO...it's time to get your party clothes on and dance those fingers to all the design team and guest designers' blogs for a chance to win some FANTASTIC prizes! We are celebrating 100 color challenges on the Color Throwdown blog with a prize-filled blog hop! All YOU need to do is COMMENT on all the blogs linked below and UPLOAD A CARD HERE using the anniversary colors: Regal Rose, Real Red, Baja Breeze, Certainly Celery.
Here's your blog list to visit:

Tammy Hershberger - Stamp Happy
Broni Holcombe - Splashes of Watercolor
Barbara Anders - Paper Pursuits
Danielle Kennedy - Wild Dragonfly Designs
LeAnne Pugliese - Wee Inklings
Laura Pryor - Lil' Inker
Kisa Peters - Kisa's Paper Cuts
Carol Longacre - Our Little Inspirations
Deb Horst - Sendable Sentiments
Debi Southard - Debi's Crazy Life
Elise Durenberger - MamaCow Creations
Juliana Swanson - Stampin With Inky Fingers
Lisa Kind - Kind Creations
Makiko Jones - Makink Studios
Maria Gurnsey - Scraps By M
Pam Speidel - Stamping With Serendipity
Sylvia Nelson - Sylvia's Stamp Corner
Teresa Kline - Enjoy the VA Sunshine
Wanda Cullen - Cullen-ary Creations


I want to give a big SHOUT OUT and THANK YOU to Korin Sutherland at Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps for her generosity in offering a $15 gift certificate to some lucky commenter on my blog! She has some adorable digi stamps that you really must check out HERE! For a list of all the other prizes and sponsors, go to the Color Throwdown blog.

Details on my celebration card:
STAMPS: Waterlily (Flourishes), Bountiful Backgrounds (Verve)
PAPER: Black, Neenah Solar White, Real Red, Baja Breeze, Certainly Celery
INK: Versafine Onyx Black
ACCESSORIES: Creative Memories oval cutter, Flower punch (Michael's), Sm. circle punch, Kaiser pearls, CB, Dotted Swiss EF, Scallop border punch (SU), Copics

So glad you stopped by and commented...winners will be determined by the CTD DT and will be listed on the CTD blog. July 12th at 11:59 PM is the deadline to participate in the color challenge and to leave comments to win prizes. Good luck!

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Nikka Geers said...

that is such a pretty image. you guys are making such great cards for this

Sylvia said...

Beautiful card, Wanda!

Mercy said...

WOW, wanda...this is absolutely beautiful! gorgeous job!

Jo, Paul & Jade said...

Oh my goodness this is so bright and colourful! Love it

Our Little Inspirations said...

WOW and WOW again to this beautiful card! I LOVE how you used the colors to create this! Those tiny flower accents on the side look perfect next to that big, bold water lily! NJ!!

Teresa Kline aka va.sunshine said...

very pretty Wanda....have a great vacation!

enjoy *~*

Debi said...

beautifully done!

Peggy said...

Beautiful! I love the red and black polka dot paper to bring out your gorgeous flower! I love love love Sweet 'n Sassy digis!!

GLENDA BROOKS said...

Oh my.....how pretty! Great job!

Lynn McAuley said...

Beautiful work with this stunning water lily, Wanda!! What a gorgeous creation in today's amazing colors!!

pojjo said...

stunning card you made
And a happy 100 challenge to you he he he.
Hugs from Sweden/ Johanna "pojjo"

debhorst said...

awesome card.....i hope you are having as great of a vacation as we are!!! Some fun family times here....we needed this time together...it has been great!!

Natasha said...

WOW!! What an awesome card. The waterlily is just fabulous!

Carla (cmsuto) said...

You card is absolutely gorgeous, Wanda! The colors are so rich and vibrant! Wonderful images!

Kristine said...

I love the bright colours of your card:)
Hugs from Kristine

Crafty Engineering said...

Really a beautiful card! The Red is just stunning!

ladybugg61 said...

This card is drop dead gorgeous! The colours are so vivid - great job!

Julia Aston said...

Love your beautiful red water lilly on the blue 'lake' Wanda! what a fun celebration today!

Lisa Somerville said...

Beautiful, wonderful coloring and design.

dahlhousedesigns said...

Wow, just beautiful and each color just pops!!! Gorgeous.

lisa a.

akagreenhouse said...

Beautiful card! I love the red water lily!

jdmommy said...

Wanda, this is gorgeous!....and not just because of the REAL RED!! LOL! Great coloring, and that image is just the best! WOW, girl!!

Otter Blue said...

Beautiful! I love the lotus and bright red.

Amy said...

Love your water lily and your fantastic coloring!

Melisa Waldorf said...

Oh wow! That red is just gorgeous! And I love the image! Thanks so much for putting together this fabulous give-away for us!
melisa.waldorf@yahoo.com

Darsi said...

I LOVE this card with it's vibrant colors!

Nancy said...

Amazing coloring! Your card is just stunning!

Makiko Jones said...

Wowza!! This is super beautiful, Wanda!! Your coloring is just amazing!

Eva said...

WOW...love how you focused on the red...this is GORGEOUS!!

Creative Char said...

Gorgeous card! That water lily is stunning!

Beverly S. said...

Wow!!!! This card is a beauty! Love the vibrant coloring of your image, the red/black polka dot with it and then the double scalloped punched border. I also love the sentiment on the card...You can mail this to me! Wink! :)

Lisa Kind said...

Well, I guess we saved the best for last, huh? This is simply GORGEOUS, Wanda! The colors are so vivid and that image and design are amazing! Lovely coloring! I really enjoyed this one!

Kelly Massman said...

Beautiful card-love the lily!

Cassie_lu said...

beautiful card

Elise said...

Hello, to you, WANDA! Your gorgeous and talented card-crafter! Talk about kicking the ball through the uprights! HELLO, stunning and masterfully colored card! What a way to ring in the big 100! Yee Haw! Excellent work! ENJOY the fun!

Bouncy, Flouncy, Fun,Fun, Fun said...

Wowzers! That's one amazingly vibrant flower! Your card is gorgeous! So glad I did this blog hop. Definitley adding your blog to my list of favorites! Congrats on hitting 100!

Michele said...

Holy Moly! So BRIGHT and BEAUTIFUL! Great job with the colors. WOW!

Sylvia said...

Great Color on an awesome card. Congrat on the 100th. Thanks to the sponsors for such great giveawys and the DT for the inspiration. Fun Hop

Lori Turner said...

what a stunning card! Congrats on CTD's #100!

Marisa said...

Fabulous water lily, Wanda!! Great card.

Margarita Ybarra said...

love the water lily stamp!!!

Lea L. said...

This is so pretty! Wonderful card! Thanks for the chance to win!

♥Lea

PatS said...

Your card stand above all the rest, so colorful and fresh!! Love it. I am going to follow your blog...like your design talent. Congrats on the 100th and the chance to win.

Vicki Dutcher said...

Wanda- fabulous, rich colors! Love it!

ChristineCreations said...

Wowzers Wanda! This is stunning!

Julee (Vervegirl) said...

Oh my! This is just so rich and striking! Fabulous card!

DonnaMundinger said...

OOOH, just beautiful! So vibrant! xxD

Winter said...

Beautiful! I love the roses! :)

Naomi said...

Beautiful card! The waterlily stamp is sooo nice and the way it is colored makes the whole thing stand out.

laurlynn said...

Great card! Love the red waterlily... wouldn't have thought of that color for it but it really pops on the card!

Jen Cuthbertson said...

Great card and the colors on the lily are awesome! Love it!!

Theresa said...

What a lovely card to save for my last stop! Love it! TFS! Now I have to get a card made to enter in the 100th challenge. And wait for my name to be pulled for a prize.

lynn said...

like your card alot, love lily's

lynn

Chriss Blagrave said...

Gorgeous Wanda! Love your colouring!

Lin said...

What a beautiful card! Thanks for the chance to win some goodies!

Sally Watkins said...

So bold and so beautiful. Great job on the challenge!

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

I made it to the end, wow, such amazing cards. Love your take on the colors.

Broni said...

Absolutely fabulous, Wanda!! I love all the beautiful red!!! Thanks so much for helping us celebrate! I'm gonna miss you!!!

Nina said...

Wow - your coloring is amazing! Love the stamp, love the bright colors. Thanks for sharing!

Torrey said...

Wanda, I love the boldness of your color choices. This is truly a lovely card.

Carisa said...

oooh so pretty!

Jennie said...

THUD...this is so dramatic. Lovely design and your have created a FABulous card :o)

Naomi said...
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Naomi said...

I love the emphasis on red in your design. So bold and delightful!

Lynda Benden said...

Your card is absolutely beautiful Wanda! I LOVE the colors, image and your coloring! Wonderful job!

Julie said...

Just stunning, that flower looks so real!

Laurie Marmon said...

A simply wonderful card. Great job! Thanks for sharing.

Lisa said...

I absolutely love the way the red on this card draws the eye in. Absolutely stunning! Wonderful work.

Lori said...

Beautiful! Love the water on the bottom and the white space above. Great job.

Betty Wright said...

Oh, my word! Wanda, this is absolutely stunning! Your coloring is exquisite on this waterlily! Beautifully done!

emarci said...

I love those stamps! Thanks for sharing!

Lisa M. (aka. Lisabee) said...

oh wow! Your flower is just stunning! Gorgeous!

Stampin' Pam said...

Simply stunning- really caught my eye! Good luck with the #100 challenge week! NOW - crossing my fingers and wishing very hard that I am a lucky winner this week :-)

Sheila D said...

Absolutely beautiful. Great card and fab layout! Terrific coloring also. I'm so excited about the 100th color throwdown! Thanks for your inspiration!

Sandy S. said...

What a beautiful card!

Cassie said...

What a beautiful card ;D

Stacey Schafer said...

totally gorgeous!

SmilynStef said...

Love how vibrant your colors are ... stunning design.

Linda said...

Love your card. That is an amazing flower.

Jennifer E. said...

Beautiful! I love the bold colors! Thanks for the chance to win some great prizes!

LeAnne said...

Gorgeous, Wanda! Thanks for being such a great GD and helping us celebrate this week!

Joanne Travis said...

What a fabulous take on the color challenge, Wanda! This is really beautiful.

Dawn Mercedes said...

If this card came to my house, I don't think I could stop looking at it! Just divine!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Loved it on SCS Love it here! Such a pretty red!!

Roxie said...

Wanda this is gorgeous and the red is sure making a show here, great use of the colors.

Harriet Skelly said...

Wow Wanda this is absolutely gorgeous - your coloring is outstanding! I think this was my favorite card on the hop and that is saying a lot - they were all awesome!

redstamper7 said...

Just love your coloring on the lovely red rose. Stunning!!

Becky T

DeniseB said...

Very striking card with that red! Very pretty!
DeniseB

cindy said...

Love how the blue paper looks like water. Very cleaver and creative of you. Great card.

BarbaraW said...

Beautiful image. Love the design. What a fun way to celebrate CTD100.

LBCrafts said...

So pretty, and so cheerful. I love it!

JaniceAileen said...

Ooh, just beautiful!

Allison Cope said...

Stunning card Wanda!

Shirley N said...

Wow, your card is just stunning--love your coloring! Congrats on reaching 100 and thanks for the chance to win!

Savitri said...

So pretty!!!! GREAT coloring!!!

Lynne in NI said...

Wow, what a stunner!

giddusadik said...

Thank you for the good luck! Your card is so colourful and beautiful! There is almost nothing like it out there!
Nana

Sandie said...

wow - great colouring.

Luv Sandie (Australia)

Stephanie Zito said...

Amazing! So pretty! Your colouring is fabulous! Such a happy card!

Ruth said...

I LOVE it! So bold and beautiful, Ruth :)

Barbara said...

Absolutely stunning, Wanda!! Thanks so much for helping us out with the celebration!!

Margaret de Witt said...

Wow - after seeing all the cards for the colour throwdown I am beginning to feel un-artistic (if that's even a word) - everyone did such an incredible job.

Lillian Child said...

That flower just POPS off your card - so beautiful and the colors are so vibrant - just stunning! Thanks so much for sharing with us!

amyschmamy said...

So pretty! The colors are so bold - beautiful!

Diane said...

Very pretty...love all the "tones" of color on the flower...fun to see all the different takes on the color combos!

Tammylee said...

Love, love, love all the red!

1CardCreator said...

They must have saved the best for last, your card is gorgeous! I love that Flourishes stamp you used, I like it so much I'll have to look for one! Congratulations on the 100th challenge, looking forward to at least 100 more! Thanks for sharing. ~Diane

thefrugalcrafter said...

wow! wonderful card! congrats on #100!

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

I live on a lake and I would love to have waterlilies that color! This is an amazing card! Happy 100!

asks614 said...

Very cute!!!!

Jan Castle said...

Whoa! Your card really POPS! I like it, I like it, I like it!!!
Jan Castle

Angela Fehr said...

What a vibrant take on the challenge! WTG!

Germana said...

Beautifull card!! Love the bright colours!! Hugs from Italy

Silke Ledlow said...

Happy 100th Challenge!!! Wanda your card is gorgeous!!! Love the waterlily image and you rocked the colors perfectly!!!! Hugs ~S~

Tammy Hershberger said...

OMGosh, Wanda your card is beautiful!!! The colors just turned to stunning in your hands! What a gorgeous work of art! I'm so glad you were able to join us for the Celebration, and as our guest last month!

JessicaK said...

wow, amazing colors -they just pop right off the screen!

Lucy Newton said...

Lovely card Wanda, love your lastname by the way!!!

Maya said...

Beautiful card!!
Love the image and such a wonderful design!!
Hugs from Maya

Ive_Boricua_Girl said...

Wanda you are the last in this hop... have to tell you I love your card... my card is also bright... you should check it out...

Thanks ..

Ivette
Ivette_aviles@yahoo.com
allaboutmeandmyscrapbook.blogspot.com come and visit...

Susan said...

Oh this is just amazing!!! Your coloring is gorgeous!!

ML Design Works said...

This is so beautiful! Lisa :-)

Paula said...

Love the pink & red waterlily & those buds are beautiful. Love the simple brightness of all this - so elegant & straighforward with such stunning contrast. Thanks for all your hard work.
Paula (PEP)
http://pepcraftchallexp.blogspot.com/

Cathy said...

Gorgeous card Wanda. Love all the colors together.

Tanya said...

Wanda, this is gorgeous! I love that big flower, your coloring is fab!

Regina (TheStampin'Bean) said...

Wow, wow, wow! This is so gorgeous! Congratuations, and what a wonderful way to finish off the party!

Valarie (vampme3) said...

Wow! Absolutely gorgeous! Hugs, Val

Tina said...

Oh my ... your card is beautiful! I absolutely love it! Great job!

Holly said...

Beautiful card! Love the bold red flowers!!

Shelley Germann said...

Super card, Wanda. Your coloring is incredible! Lovely elements, and layout, too!

Tonia said...

Beautiful card!! Great job!

Mary Ski said...

Such vibrant shades of the colors. Great creation!

Jessica T said...

Love how you worked with all that red! (something I am too scared to do lol)
I think your card is fabulous xx

Aloha Jan said...

Wow, what a beautiful card!

Kim Ross said...

Woohoo! 100 Color Throwdown challenges! How cool! Thanks so much for the chance to win such great stamping goodies! :)

Shirl said...

What a strikingly beautiful card! A card that definitely demands attention :)

Happy 100th CT celebration!

Irit Shalom said...

Love your blog and your work! happy 100th!!

Jackie said...

Truly beautiful. Love the red water lily.

Kay said...

Beautiful card- your floral image is simply STUNNING!

Martine said...

What a gorgeous card! Great work, good job, and so on...

JenMarie said...

This is BEAUTIFUL!
(No need to enter me in the drawing, thanks!)

Karin said...

I love the color of your flower! Just beautiful!

~Gery~ said...

soooooo cute this card is lovehun and i love the bright colours and the layout is fab xxx

Tracey Parrott said...

I love how you used the red as your primary color with the other combination color challenge. You have quite the style!

Legojenta said...

Thank you so much for sharing your card =)

Shaz Wall said...

Your lily is wonderful!
Thanks for the opportunity to win some goodies.

GiGi said...

Beautiful card! You did such a great job on it!

marilyn said...

FANTASTIC card--love the water lily and the polka dots.

mltluv2scrap said...

Thanks goes out to CTD100 bloggers! Great cards!
Michelle

Emily said...

Magnificent! I just love what you did with the pretty challenge colors. Those dots look awesome :)

Donna said...

Wowsers! I love your card!

Adela said...

Love that big, bright red! Beautiful card!

Sew-Ink said...

Very cute! Love the colors!

Diane said...

Beautiful, vivid card!

Sandee said...

Wanda your card is beautiful!!! Thank you for sharing your talents!

Margie said...

Your card is lovely!Love the quote!

Tami said...

So pretty! Love the coloring!

craft_princess said...

Fab card and that red just pops!!

maryr917 said...

these colors are just beautiful together Wanda-love your gorgeous waterlily

Tameko said...

Great job Wanda - Love the way your waterlily stands out.

Stacy said...

Great card - the coloring is amazing!

Andreja said...

Congrats for # 100! Your card is very beautifull and the colour it is great. Greetings from Slovenija, Andreja

TAS said...

Wow! Your card is simply stunning! Lovin' it! Happy 100th CT!!

Janelle said...

Gorgeous! I love that bold flower.

Bonnie McLain said...

Glad to see you are back!!! Missed seeing you and your creations... I am back now too..!!! Hectic but fun times.

LOVE this card Wanda... your colors just make this card POP... love the new borders on your blog too.. always a surprise when you change that... maybe someday when I grow up and get high speed I can do all these fun things too.. LOL.. dial up is a such a bust!!! Oh well have a creative and fun day... ENJOY!!!

Melissa said...

I love how you ended up going with a lot of the red here! Very different than the other girls and super cute!!

Lynne said...

Beautiful card and great use of the colours.
Lynne xxx

Suzanne C said...

Gorgeous design!

Margie said...

Brilliant colors! Love the bold colors and those adorable little pink flowers!

Andrea Ewen said...

Absolutely brilliant. Didn't mean to reiterate Margie, but that word came to my head before I saw her post! Your coloring is spectacular!

Karen McAlpine said...

What beautiful water lily. Love your layout too. Very creative.

orit said...

Great card

Karen B. said...

This is so pretty, love all that red with just the little pops of other colors.

Stephanie Kraft said...

Wow! This is just gorgeous, Wanda!!

Noor Nahdi said...

What a wonderful end for the blog hop!!
Love the card!!

ona_i_ja said...

Super cute card!

Hugs from Poland,
Agnieszka

Yogi said...

love this card and the vibrancy of it. Gorgeous flower

Maureen said...

love the sentiment and how all the colours pop!!

corinna said...

Love this! Congrats on the 100th CTD celebration!

Donna said...

Beautiful card! I love your blog name. Congrats on the 100th challenge!

ScrappinCntryGrl said...

beautiful card!

Janine said...

Wow a beautiful vibrant card

Wilfreda said...

Your card is beautiful!

Ayana Posadas said...

Your coloring is sooo stunning!
Love it! Beautiful card! :)

Jen P said...

Such a pretty card - love the colors!!

Francie G. said...

This is just gorgeous, Wanda!

Melissa said...

SO pretty, Wanda! The colors are perfect for this image - I've eyed it many times at my LSS but haven't picked it up yet... you may have convinced me that I need to. :) Congrats on #100!

beadz said...

What a lovely card! I can not believe all of these prizes! How generous!
hugs,
Gini

Mary said...

I love how you used the throw down colors. This is such a cheerful card. TFS, Mary M

Glenda said...

WOW - this is amazing! Love it!

Susan Hogan said...

So bright -and so great. Love the colouring. Thanks for the opportunity to win such great prizes.

Karyn Schultz said...

I love a challenge - better still one with prizes! who doesnt. I love your cards!! thanks for the inspiration!

Edna Morrisedie said...

WANDA WANDA WANDA this is STUNNING... fab use of colour and that flower, wow-wowweeee!

Michelle /Eliotstamps said...

Gorgeous card! I love this bright, vivid version of the color combination.

lionblossom said...

Lovely card! Thanks for the inspiration!

Ramona said...

You did a beautiful job pulling those colors together. WoWza!Your card is fanotastic! I appreciate this fun time you guys have put together and all the fabulous designs and prizes. Congrats on the 100th!

Lorraine said...

absolutely beautiful card xx

Jessica L said...

What a sweet card! Congrats on #100!

CarolCel said...

Beautiful card!! so much detail coloring!

Celeste said...

Cute blog name, love that play on your last name! Your card is drop dead gorgeous! I love it with the polka dot paper you used.

annieambriel said...

Love love the lotus flower.. its just gorgeous the way you have coloured it :D. Just beautiful.

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