Thursday, September 24, 2009

It's a Color Throwdown Sketch Challenge

Wow...the Color Throwdown this week is something else! Five, count 'em 5 colors !! Tammy Hershberger of Stamp Happy is the hostess this week and she's picked these awesome colors.

I have to admit that combining this many colors was a true challenge for me. I decided to combine the Color Throwdown #61 with Roxie's Sketch Challenge #247. The image I used is from a new SU Hostess Level 1 set called Country Morning. Three delightful images to color and a sentiment. Love it!
It kind of hard to see in the photo, but the first layer on the Choc. Chip base is the Rose Red, followed by some K & Co. DP that picked up all the challenge colors. The second olive layer is from the same DP pack. I used a Cuttlebug folder for the More Mustard layer and my inside is Regal Rose. I think I got them all! Whew!
I colored the image with Prismacolor pencils and baby oil. I dipped my finger into a bit of Diamond Stickles and touched the flowers and the surface below to give them a bit of sparkle.
I tried to capture the sparkle but not sure I was able to. Click on the small image to see. Sorry, it's a bit blurry. :-(














Why don't you head on over to Color Throwdown and play along? There's an awesome prize from Gina K & StampTV!
Supplies:
Stamps - SU Country Morning, Circle Sentiments
Paper - SU, K & Co. DP
Accessories - dimensionals (image panel and sentiment circle), Martha Stewart border punch, PTI ribbon, Cuttlebug folder


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10 comments:

Tammy Hershberger said...

Fabulous coloring, and BEAUTIFUL card, Charlene! Thanks for playing!!! (And I fixed the link that went to the wrong challenge!)

LeAnne said...

Just GORGEOUS, Charlene! Thanks for playing with us this week....I like this color combo so much, I may just do another one!

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

WOWZER, Charlene, this is absolute yummyness!!!!
The BG DP is one of my favorites and your coloring job, breathtaking!!!! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

Barbara said...

Just beautiful!!! You did a fabulous job with these colors!

Maria Matter said...

Lovely Charlene! All the layers look fab, fantastic image too! Excellent!!!
Blessings, Maria

Regina Easter said...

oooooooooooooooo girl i saw this on another site...i'll say you hit it on the nose...love it

Cindy Haffner said...

Oh oh so so pretty.

Susan (rainy) said...

Oh, Charlene! This is so beautifully and gently colored. What a completely gorgeous card!!

broni (waterchild12) said...

Beautifully done! I love your lacy edge! Thanks so much for playing the Color Throwdown with us this week!

Kristin Bueter said...

LOVE your card!! Your coloring is fab, and what a great layout! Wonderful job with the CTD challenge!