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Friday, March 21, 2014

Color Throwdown #284

I needed another Bar Mitzvah card, so those colors from this weeks Color Throwdown challenge came in really handy.....

I'm really into using stencils right now - they are so quick and easy and I love the effects you can achieve with them. This stencil is from TCW. The sentiment is a mixture of Neat&Tangled and Impression Obsession stamps. Added enamel dots - somehow they are on almost all of my cards nowadays....

Did I ever tell you that I love pottery? My hometown in Germany, where I grew up has the only pottery school in Germany. Naturally there are a lot of potters in that town and the vicinity. We had a lot of pottery at home and I have quite a few treasured pieces that I like to use frequently. Love that pot in the inspiration picture!

I'm also  adding this card to the Moxie Fab STENCIL challenge.


Desire Fourie said...

A wonderful design and a great creative take on the colour inspiration.
Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

Cathy said...

Great card Cornelia, the stencilled background looks fabulous, Cathy x

Teresa Kline said...

fun card, I luv the sponging on the sides of the sentiment! hope you have a fabby weekend!

sparkle & shine *~*

Susanne Vargas said...

Always learning something new when I read your posts! I didn't know that the only pottery school in Germany was in your home town! I didn't even know that Germany had only one pottery school! How about that!
You are not the only one who loves stencils right now! They are all over blogland! I should really use mine more - they are so versatile and fun!
Fabulous card!
Enjoy your weekend,

Anita in France said...

This is so much fun, Cornelia ... love how you used the colours to create the ombré background! Yep, the piece in the inspiration photo is just lovely! Anita :)

Kim Heggins said...

Always love learning more about my stamping friends...thank you for sharing. I love your card and those colors are just gorgeous, just beautiful. I finally ordered some stencils too, can't wait to play with them! Thank you for the inspiration.

Joni nina Andaya said...

What a GORGEOUS card Cornelia!!! Love this :)

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Fabulous use of the colours Cornelia, love the design.

Warm hugs

Anonymous said...

Great inspirational photo and you certainly created an amazing card as a result, love your use of the stencil and those lovely colors.


Monika/Buzsy said...

I love the way you used the colors on the dotted background. Looks amazing. Thank you for playing along with us at The Color Throwdown.

Anonymous said...

Love this one, Cornelia!