Travel, Gardens, Food, Photography, Books, Shoes

Color Your World:120 Days of Crayola; Red

 

Red Trolley of New Orleans

Red Trolley of New Orleans

Well as would be expected there is much ado about Red with Crayola! Red has been part of the Crayola Collection since the beginning, 1903. There are several interesting names for Red in other Crayola Collections too such as: Candy Apple Red in the “So Big” set, Lobster Red and Mercury Red in the “Discovery” series, Scarlet Red, found only in the “Scarlet Pimpernel” set, and Crabby Red in the “Colors of Baltimore” series. Lobster Red is the color for Maine in the “State Crayon Collection” and it is known as Ladybug Red in the “110th Anniversary” Collection. But, my all time favorite, for Red, is Alice’s Lipstick in the special “Colors of Binney & Smith” set.

So I’m thinking Alice, who was dead tired, after her night of singing the blues in a Jazz Club in New Orleans, slowly painted on her bright red lipstick before leaving the club and boarding this bright red trolley, to trudge back to her family, who needed every nickel and dime just to eat.

This post is just one of many in the Color Your World: 120 Days of Crayola Challenge

Check out some of the other 150+ challenge participants, it’s amazing what we have done with the Crayola colors!

 

3 Responses to “Color Your World:120 Days of Crayola; Red”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

Mama Cormier

.... my journey to a healthy life, making new memories and so much more

This & That

A tale of too many hobbies and not enough time.

Geriatri'x' Corner

nie endende Reiselust

Johnathan Pugh

Life, Personal Experience, Randoms

Meet the Bloggers

a collection of interviews and daily word prompts

WordsVisual

Mostly photographs with some words by this arty scientist...

Patch405

creating my own little patch of happiness in OKC

Reflections from the Cabin

random views on life, DIY, photography, teaching and travel

bushboys world

Photos of my world and other stuff I hope you will enjoy too. Photos taken with Canon PowershotSX60HS Photos can be purchased.

Pics by Kaz

(formerly Elizabeth Krall Photos)

Mountains, Myths and Moorlands

A Personal Journey through the wild Moors and Mountains of Northern England, Scotland and Wales, in Search of Myths and Legends

CountyGardening

Gardening in Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada

From Our Island

a new garden in progress

the painting gardener

Gardening in summer, painting in winter. Life is good.

One Man And His Garden Trowel

There's always room for one more plant.

Experiments in Propagation

Propagating plants from cuttings, divisions, seed, and whatever else. Occasionally featuring gardening and permaculture oriented landscaping.

Allotment 99b

Allotments, mental health and old sheds.

%d bloggers like this: