Hi everyone. I'm here to share my Color Throwdown card for the challenge Joan is hosting (CTD167). She chose an awesome, vibrant palette this week:
I celebrated my birthday last week while I was in San Antonio for work...and I was lucky enough to have a very good friend who just so happened to be there at the same time. He and I and some fellow, FUN co-workers, went to dinner. We enjoyed some amazing steak and margaritas at a fab restaurant, and my friend was soooo sweet, he picked up the tab for my dinner! Totally unnecessary and I argued with him, but he just would not let me pay on my birthday :] I really appreciate his thoughtfulness...and I really don't feel deserving, but I'm SO THANKFUL to have such a great friend. I owe him so much more than a simple thank you card, and hopefully I can find a way to return the kind gesture.
As you can see, I kept my card very simple, and tried VERY hard to make this palette masculine! The easiest way for me to do that was to recolor some of my plaid paper from last year around this time. This sheet came from the Candy Shoppe collection. I also started two other cards using two other recolored sheets from the same collection. I hope to share those this week...I simply didn't have it in me to finish three tonight. I got home pretty late and I'm feeling under the weather. So...keep an eye out...I may be back tomorrow ;] My leaves are from the Old Oak Leaf and Marvelous Maple Leaf cut files, the green tartan pattern was recolored from the Fresh Fabric Collection 2, and my sentiment came from my Sentimental Occasions stamp set. The card was cut on my Cricut using the Creative Cards/Envelope 1 cut file. The button and twine are from my stash and I used a SU punch to cut out the word "thank". I also sponged the edges of the green patterned paper with white acrylic paint.
That's all I have for you today, but swing by our very talented DTs' blogs for a great sampling of inspiring projects!
Thanks for stopping by today! Hope you're hitting mid-week on a great note!!
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