Thursday, 10 January 2019

Happy Little Stampers January ATC Challenge


Hi everyone, I'm delighted to be part of the Happy Little Stampers design team for the ATC Challenge.  ATCs are fairly new for me and I'm looking forward to making more. Here are my vintage ones for the January challenge. 


I cut three ATC size mixed media paper pieces and put on a thin coating of white gesso. The backgrounds were made by painting on Infusions powder pigments mixed with water and light stamping of text in brown archival ink. I also used the brown archival to stamp the images and water-coloured them with the Infusions.

Looking forward to seeing your vintage ATCs and thank you for visiting my blog!

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Here are the challenge rules for creating ATCs

CARDS -
• measure 2.5 x 3.5 inches (64 X 89 mm)
• be traded for other cards - not sold
• be flat enough to fit into a plastic trading card sleeve

COINS -
• measure 2.5 inches in diameter using heavy cardstock
• be traded for other coins - not sold
• be flat enough to fit into a plastic trading card sleeve

7 comments:

Papercraft Boutique said...

Congratulations on the Designer spot of HLS ATC challenge, Sue!
All three are wonderful ATC cards! Your watercoloring on the gesso is beautiful and the brown archival ink is perfect for the vintage look!
Hideko xx

cotnob said...

These are fabulous Sue, super backgrounds and lovely vintage tea cups.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
x

Loll said...

Congrats on your new DT spot at HLS ATC Challenge, Sue!! Amazing start with these three beautiful ATCs. Great elements to make them look vintage. xx

Maxine D said...

What gorgeous ATC's Sue - love those vintage cups, they are so much more elegant than today's mugs, but less practical :)
congratulations on your DT spot
Blessings
Maxine

nancy littrell said...

Your vintage ATC's turned out beautifully, Sue. I think ATC's are a great size for turning into cards later. Enjoy your gig. Hugs..Nancy

Brenda in IN said...

Good for you Sue being on the DT for Happy Little Stampers. ATC's are new to me as well but these are great vintage images. Reminds me of my grandma's dishes.

Jane said...

What could be more perfect for this theme than teacups. Super set of atcs.