March 26, 2011

Colour Challenge ATCs for OCC

I made the challenge this week a very different one! You have make an ATC using white or cream + black or chocolate + kraft + one other colour of your choice. I find it very freeing to create on such a small palette. You can try new techniques especially without worrying about ruining lots of paper!

colour challenge ATC for OCC

I got a bit carried away and ended up making 4! All with different colours. This one may end up being the cover on a mini book. I hope to fit it in the envelope shown behind.

flower one of a kind ATC

flower one of a kind ATC open

This one is actually a mini card with a pull out tag. I was cutting out flowers, trying out a new flower making tutorial , when I saw how pretty the remaining paper was and duplicated it on a smaller scale for this ATC.

blue car holtz ATC

I used the Wrinkle Free Distress Technique for this one plus lots of stamped layers that overlap.

pink script music flower ATC

This one uses embossed resist and sponging. I sponged the edges with spun sugar then clear embossed the script. Then I continued to sponge more spun sugar and some worn lipstick. Then I stamped the flourish over top with worn lipstick. The flower is just layers of scalloped cut vintage music paper, 4 large, 3 medium and 4 small. I wet them, scrunch them and dry them with the heat gun. Then I smoothed them out slightly and attached them with a kraft coloured brad.

If you are interested in trading ATCs, I found a great place, Swap-Bot. It is one of the easiest, safest trading sites around. I say safest because there is a really good rating system that helps weed out people who don’t send what they promise to send.

Enjoy, Rebecca

RECIPE
#1 Everyday Moments
Paper: kraft CS-SU!, large journaling spot (base)-MME, small journaling spot-Close to My Heart, DP-MME
Ink: Vintage Photo
Accessories: ribbon-Masterstroke, button-PTI, silk ribbon (threaded through button)-May Arts, red ribbon-stash, lace-vintage, flowers-stash, foam dots-Jody Morrow, Tiny Attacher staples, Corner Chomper

#2 One of a Kind
Stamps: Close to My Heart
Paper: all CS-SU!
Ink: Memento black, Vintage Photo
Accessories: flower dies-Heartfelt Creations, ribbon-stash

#3  Vintage Car
Stamps: Enjoy the Journey-Tim Holtz, script-unknown
Ink: Stormy Sky, Old Paper, Frayed Burlap, Faded Jeans
Paper: all CS-SU!
Accessories: vintage button, twill tape-stash, spinner, brad-Tim Holtz

#4 Music Flower
Stamps: Shabby French-Tim Holtz, script-unknown
Ink: spun sugar, worn lipstick, embossing Distress inks
Paper: CS-SU!
Accessories: kraft brad-CTMH, circle Nesties

9 comments:

Louise Brown said...

Wow!!!! Love the smaller cards and especially the details on the Everyday Moments one.
TFS the details on each one.

Lori Rider said...

These are beautiful - I think the first one is my favorite! I love the feminine, vintage, romantic style of it, and the embellishments are just so pretty!

Anne said...

I thought this one was SO gorgeous and opulent! Thank you so much for your sweet visit and comment about my ATC.

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

These are all just wonderful, Rebecca. My favorite is the first one too but I really like the grungy one with the car too. I just love the silky brown ribbon you used on the first one! This was such a fun challenge. Thanks for hosting two weeks of such fresh and imaginative challenges!

Hugs,
Linda

Vicki B. said...

Amazing job on the ATC's Rebecca!!!

Diane Gilbert said...

They are all Great, but I think my favorite is the first one too. Thanks for the fun challenge, I haven't made ATC's for a long time and it was fun to do it again!

Sarah Gough said...

I love that barcode stamp, so adorable! My fave is the first one!

Jennifer Rzasa said...

Looks like you're the queen of ATCs! Thanks for the challenge this week!

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