Thursday, 7 April 2011

In My Easter Bonnet ATC's

The latest swap I joined on AFTCM is to make two ATC's (Artist Trading Cards) with the theme In My Easter Bonnet.

I printed off a couple of images then went from there in creating the cards.

The first one is fairly simple: I took a piece of maroon cardstock and stamped a Hero Arts background stamp in Tsukineko Versafine Onyx Black ink. I cut out the image and mounted it on a piece of black cardstock and adhered it to the ATC. To finish the piece I took a piece of Sookwang tape, covered it with Merlot Glitter Ritz and burnished it well; removed the backing and added more Glitter Ritz to the opposite side. I added it to the card on top of another piece of Sookwang tape that was placed on the card (this idea is one that I learned from Cathie Allan). I had a nice brad in my stash that I added to the "ribbon" and placed a tiny bead in the centre.

The second card is a background that I tried that which was on the Hero Arts site. I am certainly going to try this one again as I love the effect. Because I liked the background so much, I decided to be very sparse with the amount of items that I added to the card. Therefore all I added was little girl  and a basket of Easter eggs mounted on scrap cardstock and cut out.

1 comment:

Cathee said...

love the bonnet atc's! those were the days!