Saturday, August 12, 2017

Sunflower ATC Swap

At the artisttradingcards yahoo group, I'm hosting a sunflower ATC swap.  The background started with a vintage ledger page. I used acrylic paint and stencils from Tim Holtz and the The Crafter's Workshop to make the background.  I added strips of washi tape here and there.  The sunflower stamp is from Unity Stamps.  It's colored with Copic markers, Spica glitter pens and glaze pens.  The flowers were outlined with a stabilio all pencil. I added little jewels to each.  I love sunflowers and have a large sunflower tattoo on one of my ankles.  The sunflower is the Kansas state flower and I'm from Kansas originally.  Happy sunflowers to you!

Friday, August 11, 2017

Put a Bird on It ATC Swap

At the artisttradingcards yahoo group, I'm hosting an ATC swap, "Put a Bird on It." The background is made using an inventory tag, Distress oxide and Archival inks, Tim Holtz layering stencils and The Crafter's Workshop templates.  The bird image is from Unity Stamps.  The birds were colored with various artist pens. I cut the branches out of cardstock and colored them brown with Distress oxide inks. Tim Holtz chit chat stickers were added.  I hope you enjoy these little birdies!

Saturday, July 29, 2017

ATCs for a Private Trade

These ATCs are for a private trade with my friend, Miriam.  I used inventory tags (Collage Stuff) for the base.  I used a variety of different stencils from Tim Holtz and The Crafter's Workshop with Distress Oxide inks for the backgrounds.  The stamped images are from Unity Stamps.  They are colored with various pens including Copic Markers and Spica Glitter Pens.  I added various embellishments and Tim Holtz stickers.  Enjoy!

Sunday, July 2, 2017

It's Puzzling ATC Swap

At the artisttradingcards yahoo group, I'm hosting a swap titled "It's Puzzling."  At least one puzzle piece must be used on each ATC.  These are my ATCs for the swap.  Thanks for viewing my art!

Sunday, June 25, 2017

More Notecard Sets at My Etsy Store!

I have listed a few more note card sets at my Etsy store!  Click here to shop!

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Letter "D" ATC Swap

At the Collage Stuff Yahoo Group, the August Swap is a Letter "D" ATC swap.  For two similar ATCs, I used vintage sheet music and vintage journal pages for the background.  I used Distress Oxide Inks around the edges and stencil leaves with a The Crafter's Workshop Template. I stenciled in some black accents with another The Crafter's Workshop Template. The girl image is from the Collage Stuff "Tiny Treasures" collage sheet.  I colored with girl with Copic markers. I found the dragonfly stamps on the web. The dance definition is from an old dictionary that I copied and aged with Antique Linen Distress Stain. For the third ATC, I started with the vintage sheet music, added part of gelli print and added part of a yellow Victorian Scrap rose available at Collage Stuff.  The two dancers are from the Tim Holtz Paper Dolls set and are colored with Copic markers. I used Tim Holtz label letters and various pens for outlining and highlighting.  Thanks for visiting my blog today!

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Note cards sets in my Etsy store!

I listed these three sets of handmade stenciled notecards at my Etsy store today!  Take a peek!  Thanks for coming by my blog today!