I kept almost all of my "Extreme" sets when SU! retired them because I found them to be "extreme-ly" useful in making cards for teenaged guys or preteen guys. Extreme Skateboard was one of my favorites in this regard, so when it came time to make cards for my son's ADHD coach, this was the first one I made. I used Basic Grey (the company) patterned paper from the stash, along with some more recent Basic Black chevron ribbon and a single precious Making Memories mesh star eyelet, which I'm getting low on but are hard to find. Along with Extreme Skateboard, I was able to pull out Extreme Elements and create a very dynamic, colorful backdrop to my skateboarder. Lookie:
I think that blue is actually Brocade Blue.
I also did a bit of embossing resist and just had fun layering the colors and getting resist effects. I also did something I like to do lately, and that is to draw a thin line about 1/8" from the edge, then color the area between the line and the edge a different color. With the resist, you get a very cool look.
So that's my Throwback Thursday for this week! Tomorrow, the Fab Friday Design Team resumes after our holiday hiatus with a cool color combination!