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For My Sweet Mom–Color Throwdown Challenge #490

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Hello and welcome to a brand new Color Throwdown Challenge! This week Wanda has chosen a romantic color combo based on this gorgeous inspiration piece!


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I was compelled to let the inspiration piece lead my design for this card and I went all vintage. I’m actually calling this Modern Vintage Style ;-) I simply could not resist using some distressed and crinkled seam binding from my stash that has not seen enough love lately. For the background I spread molding paste through English Brick Wall Stencil and left it white and let the dimension be enough.

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Then I added Magical Mandala Die-namics cut from Silver Sparkle Card Stock and the Eiffel Tower from In Paris Stamp Set and Die-namics, stamped on Cement Gray card stock. Next came Fab Foliage Die-namics cut from Cactus card stock and three Mini Royal Roses Die-namics, cut from Cotton Candy and Wild Wisteria card stocks. The leaves and the roses were sponged with Kraft dye ink. Next I added a sentiment from All About Mom, heat embossed on Black Licorice card stock and popped up on foam. To finish off I added some 3mm, 4mm, and 5mm Clear Round Drops.

And that’s it from me! Remember, you do not have to have the exact colors to play the Color Throwdown challenge. If you don't, just use the closest you have. So, c'mon over to the
Color Throwdown blog and play along with us this week. Please 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 CTD490 so we can see your beauty all in one place, and use #ctd490 and #colorthrowdown on social media. Hope to see you there! Be sure to check out what the other team members have come up with this week, including our incredibly talented April Guest Designer, Hannelie Bester!

Amy Rohl
Amy Rysavy
Barbara Anders (Broni Holcombe – taking a few weeks off
Jodi Collins
Lisa Henke
Lori Tecler
Lynn Put
Vickie Zimmer
Wanda Cullen
Hannelie Bester – April Guest Designer

Thanks so much for stopping by today! See you soon!


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All products from My Favorite Things unless otherwise noted.

Stamps: All About Mom, In Paris
Die-namics: In Paris, Magical Mandala, Mini Royal Roses, Fab Foliage
Stencils: English Brick Wall
Dye Ink: Kraft
Hybrid Ink: Extreme Black
Specialty Inks: Versamark
MFT Card Stock: Sweet Tooth, Black Licorice, Cement Gray, Cotton Candy, Wild Wisteria, Cactus
Specialty Papers: Silver Sparkle
Supplies: foam mounting tape, E-Z Runner, white detail embossing powder, Multi Medium Matte Glue, 3mm, 4mm, 5mm Clear Round Drops
Tools: Smart Grid Paper Pad, Mini MISTI, Mini MISTI Grid Paper Pad, MISTI Bar Magnets, Square Bone Folder, Scor-Buddy, QuickStik Pick-up Tool, Precision Tip Glue Applicator Bottle, craft tweezers, plastic eraser, palette knife
Other: Die-cutting machine, paper cutter, seam binding, heat tool

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