Today I am focusing on a Tim Holtz Stamp set that I NEEDED to fill out my collection of supplies to create masculine cards. While I have used the tire track image from this set, ALL of the other images have gone un-inked. Today that changes! I used all of the images from the set so now they have all received a little bit of love. I'm very happy with the final result and eased my guilt a bit along the way.
I started with a neutral main panel and randomly stamped all of the images in tans, grays, navy and red (I did stamp off most of them to get a subtle effect). The flag is a bit of patterned paper that was in my scrap pile and it felt at home here. The main image was stamped in navy. All of the elements were given a little border of red or navy before adding to a card base. I love the main image! The service man looks so happy and ready to service your car. I am old enough to remember when gas stations were indeed service stations and an attendant would pump your gas, clean your windshield and check your oil. I do think that most stations were self-service by the time I started driving though. It is still a happy memory of time gone by.
Darnell and friends have even arranged for a number of amazing prizes for this challenge. I encourage you to stop by the NBUS challenge site and check out the fabulous submissions and the generous sponsors. Why not play along too!