Friday, February 24, 2017

Color Throwdown #431 - Birthday Wishes

Happy Friday!

Here is my card for this week's Color Throwdown challenge.  Look at the bright spring colors in the inspiration photo:

When creating my card, I was inspired by a technique from Jennifer McGuire.  She used the Blooms 'n Buds stamp set from Reverse Confetti and so did I.  She stamped and masked her flowers, so I gave it a try.  It took me a few times to get it right.  

Jennifer turned her panel into a gate fold card  and it was stunning!  You will probably want to take a look.  Click here for her video.

I didn't make a gate fold card, but went a different direction.  After cutting around the bottom of my stamped images, I popped up the panel with foam tape and then adhered it to my purple dotted background.  I love the subtle dimension of that panel.  I might use die cuts of these flowers and leaves the next time I try this...just to switch things up some more!
You still  have plenty of time to play along!  You can click right here for the link to participate. And be sure to check out what all the designers have made to inspire us!  They are true artists and you'll be glad you dropped by to check out their beautiful creations.

See you tomorrow!


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