Hi, everyone! It's Wednesday and time for a new challenge at Colour Me! This week it is a striking color combo of Night of Navy and Real Red. This classic combo is great for masculine and nautical themes, but of course it's perfect for something patriotic, too.
I woke up one morning with an idea in my head to make Uncle Sam hats out of one of the hats in the Lawn Fawn Hats off to You stamp set. First I stamped all the hats in Memento ink, doing some masking to layer them up. Then I used a Memento marker to draw the lines in the hats. They are not very precise, but I told myself that is what gives them character, lol! Finally, I needed some tiny stars for the band around the hat, and was thrilled to find the perfect one in the Spooktacular stamp set. Once that was all done I colored them in with Copics.
I tried the sentiment on the front of the cards a couple of different ways, but in the end decided that I didn't want to cover up my hard work, and saved it for the inside. The sentiment is from the Happy Everything set.
Oh how timely! I am adding this to the Stars & Stripes challenge at the Lawnscaping Challenge.
Stamp Sets: Hats Off To You, Spooktacular, Happy Everything (Lawn Fawn)
Card Stock: Solar White (Neenah), Crumb Cake (SU)
Patterned Paper: Snow Day, Pint Sized Patterns Beachside (Lawn Fawn)
Ink: Tuxedo Black (Memento)
Markers: Tuxedo Black Dual Marker (Memento), Copic
Tools: Big Shot, Stitched Rectangle Dies (Lawn Fawn)
Accessories: Blue Jay Hemp Cord (Lawn Fawn)
I hope you enjoyed checking out my creation as much as I enjoyed creating it! Now please visit the rest of the team at Colour Me, and please play along with us this week, too!