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Throwback Thursday: Ice Cream Truck Birthday

Back during Sale-A-Bration 2017, I couldn't wait to get my hands on the Tasty Trucks Photopolymer Stamp Set.  I think there were many others who were in the same boat as I was.  I saw tons on endless possibilities with this set and still do!  I've used it a lot, but I don't think that I got to play with it enough while it was actually relevant!  Haha!  So, I broke it out to pair with an unsuspecting group of Designer Series Paper---Coffee Break Designer Series Paper.  Since I was making a birthday card for an 8-year old boy, I needed colors that were boyish, and I liked the Pear Pizzazz and the Soft Sky in that series for my card.

Now, I'm not particularly grand at watercoloring, but I used a technique to "blend" my Stampin' Write Markers using the Blender Pens and it created a nice "faux" watercolored look on my Ice Cream Truck.  Here's my finished result:


There's not a lot of frilly stuff and there's no sparkle, so I think the card will work nicely for this Birthday Boy!  Solid, bold colors and just a little bit of pattern from the Designer Series Paper really work well wit the Tasty Trucks Photopolymer Stamp Set to keep it relevant and useful for those who have it.

If you do, take a look at the rest of the Coffee Break Designer Series Paper and see what colors it inspires you to color your truck!

Until next time!













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