Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Color Throwdown #173 PLUS Some Exciting News!!!


Hello and Happy 2012!  Did you miss me?  I took a nice little break while my kiddos were out of school for the holidays.  We had lots of fun getting ready for Christmas and spending some time in Jacksonville with my family.  My hubby was off this past week, so we had more wonderful family time!  I also read The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins over the break.  They were soooo GOOD!!!  I read all three books within a week, and now I can't wait to see the movie!  

You may have noticed that we've switched things up a little bit at Color Throwdown.  This year, we are not only going to be giving you the color swatches, but we will also have an inspiration picture to go with them~fun!  Our lovely hostess this week is Barbara and she came up with a great combo for the New Year!  This is what I came up with:

 I used this darling image from Sparkle Creations Rubber Stamps called Celebrating Chloe along with some dp from My Mind's Eye~Lost & Found Union Square.  If you'd like to play along, just upload your creation to the Color Throwdown Blog HERE!

Speaking of Sparkle Creations, I'm so excited to announce that Sparkle invited me to join her amazing Design Team!!!  This is one of my dream gigs, so I was super stoked when she asked me~thank you woman!

I'm also so incredibly excited to announce that I am also joining the Tickled Pink Stamps Design Team!  Being a Pink Lady is another one of my dream gigs, so I am feeling amazingly blessed right now!

I'm looking forward to this fun and busy year.  I haven't made a lot of resolutions, but the one thing I am determined to do is GET BACK TO THE GYM!!!  I've been terrible about going since my thyroid surgery, and then I got really sick for much of December, and then I thought I broke my toe (it's still a little swollen and sore) but I'm pretty much back to normal and I need to lose the 10 pounds I put back on over the last few months:(  On a brighter note, the new season of The Bachelor started on Monday which is my favorite show LOL!  Looks like another season full of drama~love it!

Thank you so much for stopping by and have a wonderful Wednesday!

Kerri
Recipe:
Stamps:  Sparkle Creations Rubber Stamps Celebrating Chloe
Paper:  PTI True Black, My Mind's Eye Lost & Found Union Square
Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics
Accessories:  Circle and Large Scalloped Circle Nesties, Sewing Machine, MFT Faux Crochet Border Die-namics, Foam Squares, Ribbon

18 comments:

Marlena M. said...

Your card is so sweet and festive! ;) Glad to hear you are better-sounds like you had quite a time.

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

This is SO gorgeous girlie! STUNNING coloring and layout!
OMG...I cannot wait for the Hunger Games movie either! I read the first two in a few days, and then I had to wait and wait for the third to be released!

Angela said...

Gorgeous card Kerri! Love the black and red color combo and that image is too cute!

Happy New Year and congrats on making this team! big hugs, Angela

Wanda Cullen said...

Wow, girl, way to go on all the DT gigs! Your talent is outstanding and I'm not surprised! Love this adorable image...just perfect for Bar's colors and the new year's theme! Ben is such a cutie, so hope he can find love that lasts - lol!

cardcrazy said...

Wahoo! Congrats on both DT's!! Love the card and it is great to see you back again after the holidays.
Hugs,
Peg

Tammy Hershberger said...

This is SUPER CUTE, Kerri! Great use of the colors, and your coloring is fabulous!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

This is adorable, love this image. Super fun and awesome coloring as always. Whohoo... you have been blessed girlie. They are both very lucky to hvae you on their team. I am so happy for you. Getting back to a workout is on my list as well. Good for you!

Leigh Ann Baird said...

Congrats on everything! Gorgeous card too by the way!

Shelly Koskinen said...

This card is really cute!!!

Joan Ervin said...

Your card is really pretty, Kerri...love that sweet image and your gorgeous coloring!! Congrats on your new DT position!!!!

Lynn Put said...

Big congrats on the design team spots Kerri! Your card is darling, I love how this sweet image is out-of-the-box and your coloring is fantastic!

Barbara said...

Totally adorable, Kerri! Your coloring is fabulous! Congrats on the DT gigs!

Broni said...

Fabulously bold, beautiful card and design, Kerri! LOVE it! Congrats on your 2 new gigs! How exciting! Happy New Year!

Karen (Your Next Stamp) said...

Congrats on your new DT gig!!! I love the bachelor too - nothing like a little love drama every Monday night! LOL
Hugs
Karen

dpkennedy said...

I love this sassy chick! Your layout and paper combo is awesome! Really makes the image pop!

Lori said...

This is just adorable, Kerri! Love the layout with the balloons extending above the image panel. Congrats on your new DT positions!

Julie E said...

What a great color combo and that image is fun. Happy New Year!

Shannon White said...

OMgosh! This is so Festive! Love the perfect little image for New Years and your Awesome Layout and Fab d's too! Just Wonderful! 8-)

Hugs
Shannon

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