Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Color Throwdown #334 - Guest Designer



Hey folks!  I'm having a blast guest designing over on the Color Throwdown blog this month.  This week Tammy is the hostess, and she has picked some fun colors to play with this time.  We are using navy, pink, and orange for our creations this week, and these colors just called for a bright, summery card.



I started by clear embossing a background stamp onto some watercolor paper, and then I went to town spraying all over it with some orange and pink Distress Spray Stains.  I used Spiced Marmalade and Picked Raspberry and in certain places the color got a bit too intense.  It's easy to fix that - I just sprayed some water over those areas and blotted off the color with a tissue.  This is where using watercolor paper really comes in handy.  :-)

My friend just got back from Costa Rica, and I was thinking of her while making this card.  I'm sure she had at least one colorful drink while she was there, so this trio of pink and orange drinks is dedicated to her.  Hee hee hee!!!

Aren't those some fun colors this week??  I hope you join along in the Color Throwdown with us.  Remember, be sure to add CTD334 to the keywords section when you upload your cards to an online gallery so we can find your creations.

You will find all the challenge details on the Color Throwdown Blog.

Check out what the Color Throwdown DT has created for you today:


Barbara Anders - Paper Pursuits
Wanda Cullen - Cullen-ary Creations
Joan Ervin - Stamping With a Passion 
Broni Holcombe - Splashes of Color
Lori Tecler - Inking a Loud
Tammy Hershberger - Stamp Happy
Monika Davis M.A.D Stamper
Jodi Collins - Stamping a Latte
Holly Brown - Glitter, Stamps, and Ink (Oh My!) - March Guest Designer (that's me!)
Julie Beech - Handcrafted by Jules - Guest Star Stamper of the week

9 comments:

Wanda Cullen said...

Holly, your card is fabulous! Love the ombre background and trio of drinks! Such a fun use of the colors!

Monika/Buzsy said...

So pretty Holly. Love the background and the technique. The drinks look great.

Beth Norman said...

Lovely background. I like the banner, and your cocktail image.

Julie B said...

Love the background you made with the distress sprays. :)

Vickie Z said...

Love it Holly!! The background is gorgeous!! I'm ready for a little summer libation myself!! So happy you joined
D us this month!!

Barbara said...

Love your colorful drinks! And that background is a perfect canvas for them!

Tammy Hershberger said...

I LOVE how your background turned out, Holly! It's so vibrant and gorgeous! (Never thought I *needed* Distress stains, but now look what you did?) Awesome card... it's so fun to have you with us this month!

Broni said...

Holly, Holly, Holly! I LOVE that background! It's just perfect for that trio of drinks!

Lori said...

Too fun! That ombre background is fabulous and of course, the drink trio is, too.