Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Color Throwdown #427

There's a great new color combo going on for the new Color Throwdown Challenge! Lori is our hostess this week and has chosen these lovely pastels: pink, mint green and light blue/aqua.  I was definitely inspired by the hearts and the flowers in the photo!  Here's what I came up with using the Bamboo Rose stamp set by Altenew and a new Heart Stencil and Crazy About You stamp set from Reverse Confetti.

I white embossed the florals on watercolor paper, then scribbled distress ink markers (Spun Sugar, Picked Raspberry, Tumbled Glass, Evergreen Bough, and Cracked Pistachio) and blended them lightly with water and a brush.  I fussy cut and popped the florals with foam tape after adhering washi tape and stamping a xoxo border over the stenciled background (using Soft Sky ink by SU).  The panel was layered over a beautiful new shade of Piggy Bank cardstock recently released by Reverse Confetti.  

Be sure to visit our guest designer, Leigh Penner, and our guest star stamper, Koren Wiskman, to see their lovely take on the colors!

For more details on how to play along, head on over to the Color Throwdown Blog and you'll find the information on the right sidebar!  You can also visit the rest of the design team's creations for more inspiration (click on the links below):
Amy Rohl 

Amy Rysavy
Barbara Anders  
Broni Holcombe   
Jodi Collins 
Lisa Henke
Lori Tecler
Lynn Put  
Vickie Zimmer 
Wanda Cullen (you are here)  

Leigh Penner - January Guest Designer 


Lisa Lara said...

oh so cute and beautiful Wanda. I love all the little details.

Carol Loftus said...

Very beautiful card!

Leigh Penner said...


Diane Jaquay said...

There are so many beautiful details on this card, Wanda! I love the background, the pretty white embossed flowers, and the black washi and sentiment that grounds it all! Wonderful design!

Petra Swart said...

It's the first time I've seen those lovely roses from Altenew and I love them - so beautiful in the pinks, Wanda!!!!! The softly stencilled heart bg is beautiful and the black really stands out wonderfully between all the soft colours!!!! A lovely card, my friend!!!!