Saturday, March 10, 2018

Snarky ATCs

Hi everyone, 
The theme this month over on the Blank Page Muse blog is ATCs. 

The technique I am using to create my background has been around for a while now, but I recently saw a tutorial from Jenny Marples and she reminded me how fun this can be. 

I started by stamping my Flower Stamps from the Flower and Bird Sketches set on to a blank piece of tissue wrap.  If you are going to try this technique be sure to use a permanent ink when stamping this bit. 
Once the ink was dry I flipped my tissue over and painted the flowers using very bright colors.  I dried the paint and then stamped the Flowers and Leaves Border using a brown permanent ink. 

This is what the correct side of the tissue looks like.  Isn't that cool?!

I covered my ATC in dictionary paper.  

I glued down my tissue and then stitched around the edges.  

I added my paper doll, sentiment, and flower charm.  To complete the card I added some ink to the edges and around the paper doll. 

The second card was done basically the same way, but I didn't stitch the edges.  
 Don't forget to enter into the challenge that can be found on the Blank Page Muse blog! 
Happy Crafting,
Jess






9 comments:

  1. These are so cool! Thanks for the background tutorial, the results are awesome.

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  2. Great ATC's and tutorial, Jess!! That is such a cool technique...gotta give it a try!!! Thanks for the inspiration! πŸ–€
    ~Stacy ❤️

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  3. Totally cool Jess! I love the stamping and painting the opposite side look! Beautifully done!Gonna have to give this a try!
    hugs,Jackie xx

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  4. Love the different layers going on here.

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  5. Just love your vintage ATCs and marvelous techniques! Thanks Jess!
    Kim

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  6. Great backgrounds and love the collage elements - they all look great!

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