Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Color Throwdown #480

Hello and happy valentines day!

I came downstairs to a house full of flowers with a string quartet playing in the lounge, a cooked breakfast ready to go and a huge diamond eternity ring sat on the bench top which fitted my ring finger perfectly...

Not really. I gave the hubster a cuddle to which he asked 'what's that for?' He then spotted the card I'd left him on the coffee machine and said 'oh I realise now.' That's the extent of valentines romance in our house I'm afraid, although if I get a big box of Maltesers out of it I'll be a happy girl!

Anyway, time for another challenge at The Color Throwdown. It's my second week as guest designer and  Wanda Cullen has a really pretty colour combo just for valentines day for you to play with: 







I'm always saying how I find purple a difficult colour to use  but I really like it paired with the grey. For this one I used CAS-ual Fridays Mon Ami with MFT's background stamp,  Garden Flourish. 

As always the DT have some fabulous cards to share - here's where you can find them:

Amy Rohl - Ink About Me
Barbara Anders - Paper Pursuits
Broni Holcombe - Splashes of Watercolor
Lori Tecler - Inking Aloud
Wanda Cullen - Cullen-ary Creations
Jodi Collins- Stamping a Latte
Lynn Putt- The Queens Scene

Thanks for calling by,

Claire






3 comments:

  1. Pretty card. Love how you used this week's colors. And that's pretty much how Valentine's Day goes in my house, too. Lol.

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  2. LOL on your post about Valentines Day - dear husband has the nerve to have his birthday today - darn cheek!
    Lovely card - the colour combo is fab.

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  3. Hahaha ... there I was thinking you had a romantic DH, Claire ... hope you got those maltesers! Fabulous flourishy background ... and gorgeous shading on that lovely purple bloom! Hugs, Anita :)

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