Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Color Throwdown #284

Thanks for stopping by for Color Throwdown 284! Barbara is hosting this weeks challenge! She has chosen pretty shades of blues and purples for us to work with this week. 

I hope you get a chance to play along for a chance to be next week's Guest Star Stamper!


I used the colors in the challenge to create this scrapbook page. 


I started by using the Mini Chicken Wire Stencil to add pattern to the background of the page. I used a combination of four different color inks and blended them together with a sponge.


At the right corner of the page I added few sentiments. "Surrounded" is from the Document It - Expand Your View Stamp Set and "LOVE" is cut with the Accent It - Celebrate Die-namics. The longer sentiment is from the Complimentary Greetings Stamp Set.

The doilies on the page are created with the Mini Delicate Doilies Die-namics.


I added a place for journaling with a stamp from the the Journal It - For the Record Stamp Set and cut it out with the Insert It - 3x4 Insert Die-namics. 

The border is added with the Notched Border Die-namics. 

You do not have to have the exact colors to play the Color Throwdown challenge,  just use the closest you have.  Use the link service to post your card and please link directly to your card so we can find it easily. And please include a link in your post to the Color Throwdown. If you upload your card to a public forum, please use the keyword CTD284.  Be sure to check out what the other team members have come up with this week!

Gloria Stengel – March Guest Designer
Amy White - Guest Star Stamper

Here are the MFT products I used on my page:


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12 comments :

  1. Melody, you have a beautiful family! Great page too!

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  2. what a beautiful page you created around this lovely photo!

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  3. Beautiful Scrapbook Page! It's a keeper.

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  4. I love love love it. Seeing it in person was icing on the cake! Watching you create it was a triple bonus! Well done!

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  5. Loving the stencil work Melody!! What a beautiful page!!

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  6. LOVE the soft pastels in the background, Melody and the little doily accents are gorgeous!

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  7. OMWord, this is gorgeous, Melody! I love the stenciling and all the little touches you added--what a treasure this will be!

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  8. WOW!!!! Is this ever pretty...love, love, love how you created the background and the doilies are sooo sweet!!!

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  9. Fabulous page Melody. Love the sponged background. The colors look awesome. I also like the mini doilies.

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  10. Your blending of all the colors is just fabulous! Love that mini chicken wire stencil! I always look forward to your photo pages each week!

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  11. Gorgeous layout, Melody! I love that you used softer hues of the colors for your stenciled background!

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