Man, where do the weeks go?? Time seems to zipping by me! The good news though is, Thursday means it's time for another ColorLab Challenge! Do stop over and play along with us this week! The colors of the week:

Not Quite Navy, Riding Hood Red, 
& Early Espresso

I decided to go masculine. And I resisted the "urge" to grab Sail Away again. Instead, I grabbed the Countryside set and my Watercolor Crayons. The card base is Early Espresso with a background of Riding Hood Red. On that background I stamped the apple image randomly. Then I spritzed it with Early Espresso ink before texturing with the Perfect Polka Dots embossing folder. The truck was stamped on Naturals White with Early Espresso ink. I added color from my watercolor crayons with a blender pen. Because I used my classic Early Espresso instead of Basic Black or Black Stazon, I need to be fairly careful when coloring or the Espresso will bleed. And, actually, I discovered when it did bleed, it just contributed to the antique look of the truck. Otherwise known as a happy accident :) The truck is Not Quite Navy, apples and sign are Riding Hood Red, baskets and grass are Early Espresso. I added a little spritz here too with Early Espresso before attaching to a Not Quite Navy later, adding an Early Espresso 1-1/4" Grosgrain ribbon to the side, and attaching to the background.

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SU! Catalog Items used: 120495 Countryside * 115370 Teeny Tiny Wishes * 119686 Early Espresso Card Stock * 111348 Red Riding Hood Card Stock * 101722 Not Quite Navy Card Stock * 102316 Naturals White * 111836 Riding Hood Red Classic Ink * 119670 Early Espresso Classic Ink * 119680 Early Espresso Marker * 119805 Neutrals Watercolor Wonder Crayons * 119803 Regals Watercolor Wonder Crayons * 119961 Early Espresso 1-1/4" Grosgrain Ribbon * 102845 Blender Pen * 107066 Color Spritzer Tool * 113439 Big Shot * 111735 Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder


Anonymous said...

Great Father's Day card. I love it.

Jen Timko said...

I love this truck and you have colored it perfectly! Now that it is staying, it is back on my wish list! :-)