The Color Throwdown challenge blog is celebrating their 5th birthday! I think they are they are the longest running challenge blog around! I have the honor of being part of their celebration because I was a guest during October 2009. All past alumni and guests are celebrating this momentous occasion. You can see all the participants on the Color Throwdown blog. While you are there, you can also see a list of prizes you can win if you play along this week! I'm told the list is very long!
These are the fabulous colors chosen for this week. Love them! And when I saw the inspiration photo that the colors came from, I knew exactly the direction I was going with my card!
It just so happens that I recently purchased PTI's Flipping Out stamp set and dies. Bingo! I die cut the flip flops and stamped them in melon. I cut the thong part in Bermuda and added a flower stamped in saffron. I added pink bling for the flower centers. I placed them on dimensionals on crumb cake (to mimic sand), and added a button threaded with baker's twine. The dp is DeLovely from Cosmo Cricket. The horizontal pieces were cut into banners on one side. The sentiment is from the same set and was stamped in Versafine Onyx Black. Lastly, I added some more pink bling. When I staged the picture, I was thinking that I wished I had sea shells but didn't have any. So I used some embossing powder to mimic sand instead!
I used this week's Mojo Monday sketch. I haven't played in their challenge in a while!
So make sure you stop by the Color Throwdown blog and say happy birthday and then play along! You can't win if you don't play!
Thanks for stopping by!
Stamps: Flipping Out (PTI)
Paper: Neenah white, melon mambo, Bermuda bay, so saffron, crumb cake
Ink: Bermuda bay, melon mambo, so saffron, Versafine onyx black
Accessories: Oval nesties, Flippin Out die (PTI), button, baker's twine, bling, dimensionals