ATC’s .. Lindy’s, Birds and Postage Stamps

I’ve had a great day of crafting up in the workshop today ๐Ÿ™‚ I’ve been up there most of the day, only coming back into the house to hang out the laundry, put another load in and feed the troops ๐Ÿ˜‰

Lindy’s Stamp Gang Sprays featured a lot today, I custom dyed hydrangea flowers and seam binding to match and did about 8 different colour combinations giving me loads of ideas for new cards! ย In fact I made a card for my friends sister who recently went through surgery, but I forgot to take a picture of it.. but those who kept me company on Ustream seen it I used a bird stamp from Crafty Individuals ๐Ÿ™‚

Then I took some watercolour paper and sprayed loads of different backgrounds because in theory I wanted to make a Tie Dyed mini album… I will still make it but not with the papers and mini I covered today.. its more for a boy/space/harry potter/sciFi type mini, I’ll take pictures tomorrow and show you what I mean ๐Ÿ˜‰

So what to do with all the offcuts of sprayed paper left over from the mini? ย I kept them and made some ATC’s ๐Ÿ˜‰

Here they are… a trio of Bird / Lindy Background / Old Postage Stamps / Rubber stamp postmarks..

ATC #1

ATC #2

ATC #3

Altogether ….

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Pisces ATC

I started off painting this ATC last weekend, but didn’t get a chance to finish it until today… ย I’m really enjoying making these wee things, i’m kinda itching to use different mediums and techniques on them ๐Ÿ™‚

This ATC is all about me… Pisces!

Supplies Used :-

  • Chip Board 2.5″ x 3.5″
  • Gesso
  • Acrylic Paints : Buttercup Yellow, Cadmium White, Pearl and ย Lagoon
  • Gel Medium in Gloss
  • Daisy Stamp
  • Memento London Fog Ink
  • Donna Salazar Newspaper
  • Tim Holtz Vintage Photo Distress Ink

Friendship Collage

If you read my blog regularly, you will know that last week was a toughie, and just about every day one special wee friend has never failed to ask how we all are, and I am truely touched by this… Micki, you are a wee angel ๐Ÿ™‚ xx

Today I made this collage… once it has had time to dry out properly, I’ll add a couple of eyelets and some fibres to turn it into a hanging picture/plaque of sorts and it will be added to Micki’s RAK, which I am gathering at the moment and will be sent out as soon as it’s ready…

Supplies Used :-

  • Heavy Weight Chipboard
  • Paper Scraps from my big bag of scrap paper
  • Fibres
  • Decoupage Glue by Plaid
  • Friendship words cut out from the DCWV Doggy Stack