Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Rainbows and Trucks


Some time ago I was experimenting with distress inks, watercolour paper and gold perfect pearls, at least that is what I think I used on this background... Or then again it may have been watercolour paints. 
Needless to say it was months ago rather than weeks, and my memory has failed me - oops!

I took the background and made a couple of ribbon 'roads' on it. 

The images were stamped on scraps of coloured card, silver embossed and fussy cut, and mounted with foam dots. 
The images are from a set called Toy Trucks by Flonzcraft

The sentiment was white embossed.

The coloured panel was then mounted over a bright blue base to make a fun card for a small boy's 5th birthday.

I am linking this to:
(Inspired by the motor/mechanical theme)

(A Fire engine with loads of water on board, and I think watercolours on the background)
(The trucks were stamped on and cut from snippets)

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  1. What a wonderful masculine card Maxine! Love those trucks going for a special delivery! ;)

  2. Love it so much fun for a little boy or big boy weven
    thanks for joining glitter n sparkle

  3. Oh my goodness, Maxine! I love the ribbon road on this adorable card!!!

  4. Great card Maxine! I always admire how you try so many wonderful techniques when you create your mini masterpieces. This is a fab card and any little boy would love to get this.

  5. Beautiful design, gorgeous colours and love the image used.xx


  6. This is SO clever! The ribbon "roads" made me grin! And your background is stunning! Love mixing PPs with DIs (or watercolors ;) )

  7. What a great idea to use ribbon as "roads"! Any 5 year old boy will LOVE this card. Thank you for playing along at USE YOUR STUFF - Gail

  8. Wow! Great embossing, neat layout! Very nicely done!

  9. This is a stunning creation Maxine... gorgeous and such a clever layout!

  10. Oh yes, a little boy will find this card quite lightful. I like the bright cheery background colors and the ribbon road. And yes, the post has delivered me something froggy and fun! His royal highness certainly put a smile on my face! Thank you for thinking of me! I plan to share your card tomorrow. Or rather, Dio plans to share it.

  11. Cute use of the "road" ribbon - Thanks for joining in at Mod Squad~

  12. What a fun card! Love the way the background turned out and fabulous idea to use the ribbon as a road for the cute cars!

  13. How fun is this colorful masterpiece! I love the shimmer and the embossing and the awesome ribbon too. Awesome!

  14. Not that easy to make a fun masculine card, but you did it! Great work! Enjoy the week!

  15. Neat idea and a fun card. xxx

  16. OMG what a cute, cute creation! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at the USE YOUR STUFF Challenge Blog! We hope to see you again next week!


  17. You are just so creative, Maxine! I love how you used the ribbon and the colorful background and trucks!

  18. OH! Maxine, your ribbon roads are awesome! I love the background and the trucks look terrific in metallic! Terrific card!

  19. Great Background!! Doesn't it feel great to pull out those old bits and put them to use?
    Thank you for joining us at Use Your Stuff! Hope to see you again next time

    Tammy Cochrane
    Use Your Stuff DT
    TLC PaperPassions

  20. Perfect for The Challenge! Awesome boy card and what a great idea! My son would flip! Hugs, Autumn

  21. A lovely card and what a fun idea. I really like the way you have placed the trucks driving on the ribbon. Barbxx

  22. I love this! the background is great and what a great idea to use this ribbon for the road!
    Beautiful card!
    xoxo Olga

  23. Cute card and great idea using the ribbon for a road. Thanks for playing The Challenge!

  24. Oh, I love this one! Looks like you are using quite a bit of gold embossing in your projects nowadays. All I can say, it's gorgeous! So delighted you linked your creation with us at Word Art Wednesday. I hope you join us again in our ongoing Challenge. I would love to encourage you with God's Word from 1 John 2:17 which says, "The world and its desires pass away, but whoever does the will of God lives forever." Have a wonderful week and God bless!

    JO ANN

  25. Cute little boys card! Thanks for joining us at Love to Scrap! Challenge Blog
    Tina dt

  26. Love it! What a creative idea to use the ribbon for the road.
    Hugs, Fran


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