Sunday, 11 July 2010

The Stamp Man First ATC Swap

Well it isn't actually the first one but the first one for a few years - I used to do these years ago & have got several folders of these gorgeous little works of art.  In fact there is a link on the Stamp Man blog for inspiration & some of my ATC's are on there from 2006!  I haven't really got much spare time at the moment but really wanted to have a go again.  That said my ATC's didn't turn out anything like I imagined, I wanted them to be much more "arty" lol I should say that the first theme is "Wings". 

 I always use a cheap pack of playing cards for my base & for these I used a K&Co paper pad that I have had for ages (that might be where I went wrong - I've prob not used it cos it not my fav lol).  The stamped butterfly is from Anna Griffin (I do love that stamp though).  I did some machine stitching & various other stamping with a 3 tone Brilliance ink pad (Peacock), they all have punched borders, gems & lots of sparkle.  (Sorry for the rubbish photos, it was windy in the garden & I really struggled to get a decent photo).

I'm entering these ATC's for these challenges:
Create4Fun - Anything but a Card
Creative Inspirations - On the Move
Incy Wincy - Punches
Gingersnap Creations - Shades of Blue

Hope you're all having a great weekend.  We had a lovely long walk by the river in the glorious sunshine yesterday & today we biked to the local car boot (& spent 74p lol).


Jane said...

Quite beautiful!! XX

Jolanda said...

Very beautiful and summer like ATC!
Love the sereen colours,give a feeling of calmth.(hope you understand what i mean...)

rozzyb said...

oh Tracey, these are absolutely gorgeous
hope you are having a good weekend
hugs rozzy xx

cheryl said...

oh tracey these are really beautiful love the desings,and great soft colurs too love cheryl xxxx

Caroline said...

wow what gorgeous work, thanks for joining us at creative inspirations xx

Zoechaos said...

These are gorgeous, have my fingers crossed for one. xx Zoe

NGCARDS said...

Lovely work. Thanks for joining in this week at Creative Inspirations Wednesday Challenge Blog! xxx

Shelly Schmidt said...

Loving this- I have just joined an ATC swap group- thanks for the inspiration!!!

Lisa said...

Well I think they're just stunning!!! Thanks for joining in with the Stamp Man ATC swap.

Dragon said...

These are beautiful. Thanks for playing with the Stampman theme this time

Terry said...

Beautiful shades of blue! Love these ATC's!

Rhonda Emery said...

your cards are so amazing wow.
I am now a follower.

Anonymous said...

Lovely ATCs - thanks for playing the Gingersnaps Color Challenge!