CTD273 - Born to Rock

Happy New Year!!  Welcome to our first new Color Throwdown Challenge for 2014 and some exciting changes for the New Year.  

First we have some exciting news to share with you today, we have NEW TEAM MEMBER!  The very talented Monika Davis is joining the Color Throwdown team, so be sure to stop by her blog with a welcome comment!  We're very happy to have her join the team.

Secondly,  the creative and sweet Linda McClain is joining us for January as Guest Designer!  I just know you're going to love what she will share with you here this month!  

Finally, another bit of excitement is coming up... you'll find out on Tuesday when we announce our Featured Stamper, so play along with us and stay tuned!

Tami is starting off the year with this fun color challenge of cool grays and a pop of color. 

I created this 8 1/2 x 11 scrapbook layout based on the color challenge. 

Once I had decide on my layout, I used the Graduated Stars to add the stars to my background with Steel Gray Ink

I added the sentiment "Love" with the Accent It - Celebrate Die-namics and created the reel with the Accent It - Reel Life Die-namics, one of my favs! 

I used the Sheet Music Background Stamp to add the pattern to the background paper. The tab sentiment is from the Document It - Captured Memories Stamp set and cut out with the Ticket Tab Die-namics. 

How perfect is this sentiment for the photo! It is from the Document It - Rock On Stamp Set. 

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 CTD273.  Be sure to check out what the other team members have come up with this week!

Monika Davis
Linda McClain – January Guest Designer

Here are the products I used on my page:

Thanks for stopping by! Hope you have a chance to play along.

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  1. So cute, love the colours for it too!

  2. I love this page Melody!! Absolutely fabulous!!

  3. Of, what a great layout. Love the adorable photo, he is so cute.

  4. Happy New Year Melody. Thank you for the warm welcome to the team. What a super cute page. Love the sweet photo! Those stars look great... also like the view finder tucked behind the corner of the photo.

  5. LOVE the layout Melody & fabulous photo! The colors this week are terrific.

  6. What a sweet layout for your little rock star! The stars are a perfect theme!

  7. Great layout! Love the neutral colors with the little pop of blue.

  8. Wonderful!! He's adorable... Love the black and white pic!! That sentiment is perfect!!

  9. I love the 'sepia' look in this layout!

  10. This is just precious, Melody....what a darling picture and I love all the pretty details you added!!!!!

  11. How totally adorable is that photo! And your layout is wonderful! I especially love the scattered stars!! Happy New Year!

  12. This is awesome, Melody... the sheet music, the stars, the reel all go together perfectly for the photo... too cute!