It’s Color Throwdown time and we have some very pretty colors for you today – teal, aqua, and gold. A lovely combo and, while I don’t ordinarily use a lot of gold, I absolutely love the gold sentiment against the blues.
I did a watercolor wash on 140 lb cold press watercolor paper. There is both teal and aqua in the background, but the diluted colors came out almost identical. Stamped a leafy image. Not a great impression but okay for the background. Then added a die cut leaf in teal. The gold “hello” was cut three times – once in gold and twice in 110 lb Neenah white – then layered. The 110 lb cardstock gives it great dimension. The watercolor panel was popped up on aqua Core’dinations which I embossed and sanded. And, finally, all that was mounted on an ivory Bazzill card base.
This week’s inspiration is pictured below:
Be sure and hop over to the Color Throwdown Blog for all the details. The entries and samples each week are awesome to see and it’s all just for fun, which is what I love about this challenge. The Color Throwdown team is chock full of talent! You can visit them here:
- Barbara Anders
- Broni Holcombe
- Jodi Collins
- Lisa Henke
- Amy Rysavy
- Lori Tecler
- Lynn Put
- Vickie Zimmer
- Wanda Cullen
Thanks for dropping in today! I’ll list all card ingredients in the recipe below my signature. Have a happy day!
Stamps: Hero Arts So Sorry Paper: 140 lb cold press watercolor, aqua Core’dinations, teal, gold mirrored cardstock, ivory Bazzill Ink: Aqua, teal Accessories: Cuttlebug Diamonds in the Rough embossing folder, Paper Smooches Hello words and Foliage 1 dies, Scotch brand foam mounting tape