Guest Star Stamper for Color Throwdown #280

I am delighted to be a Guest Star Stamper this week, for Color Throwdown Challenge #280.  Here is the inspiration/colors photo:

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And here is my creation:

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The concept for this card came when a young neighbor friend of ours was hit by a car last Thursday night.  Fortunately he suffered only a broken leg and a few broken ribs, with no head or internal injuries.  All of us – in our close-knit neighborhood – are very grateful that it wasn’t much, much worse!

I’m afraid I’ve been in a rather somber mood since the event, and it had me thinking about a masculine ‘get well’ card that we could send to him.  After I began to create, though, this card morphed into more of a masculine sympathy card instead.  So I suppose I’ll have to start over on the get well card.

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Thanks for stopping by today. ;-)
-Ally

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Spring Tulips (Sweet & Sassy Stamps)
Paper/Cardstock:  Classic Kraft, Dark Chocolate, Rustic White Cardstocks; Enchanted Evening and Ripe Avocado Patterned Papers (PTI); Soft Sky Cardstock (SU!)
Inks:  Dark Chocolate (PTI); Tea Dye Distress Ink (Ranger)
Embellishments:  Rustic Cream Button Twine (PTI)
Tools: Linen/Canvas Impression Plate (PTI)

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8 Responses to Guest Star Stamper for Color Throwdown #280

  1. Lisa says:

    Oh my goodness, so happy you friend was not seriously hurt. Hope we get to see the card you make for him too ;) This is a lovely sympathy card, it’s peaceful and soothing!

  2. Monika/buzsy says:

    Perfect masculine card with those colors and images… the striped papers look great! Hope you won’t have to use this any time soon and you get to make another one for your injured friend.

  3. born57 says:

    Oh no, glad to hear he will be ok. What a scary thing to think about.
    Your card is beautiful and very peaceful to look at with the nature colors…love it. Oh and congrats on the GDT spot!

  4. Joan Ervin says:

    Your card is beautiful, Ally….the colors this week are perfect for a masculine card. I just love the CAS design with the leaf and twine…awesome use of the CTD colors!!!! I hope your friend heals quickly…I can’t imagine the pain he must be in!!!

  5. Lori says:

    Just lovely! These colors work perfectly for a masculine design. Glad to hear your neighbor is okay–how scary!

  6. Wanda Cullen says:

    These really are perfect colors for a masculine recipient! LOVE your clean design! So happy to have you guesting with us this week!

  7. This will certainly make your friend feel better–hope he heals quickly! It was so great having you join us this week!

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