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Friday, May 28, 2010

Week 22 – Fabric

This weeks challenge is to use some fabric on your ATC.

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Here is Mum’s ATC, she’s stamped the cardstock with her crackle stamp (which I love!) stamped a postage mark stamp on top, cut out a flower from some material and added a cute Making Memories embellishment.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Recent Additions

Here is Marg’s colour challenge. Great job Marg! 

Week 21 Blue Green & Red

Here is Justine’s metal ATC. Love the cuttlebugged flower!! Great Job Justine.

Week 20 Metal

Friday, May 21, 2010

Week 21 - Red, Blue and Green

This week it is a colour challenge. You need to use the colours blue, red and green to make your ATC, the theme is of your choosing.
First we have Elizabeth's card. She has used Tim Holtz's Alterations - Tattered Florals to cut the flowers. One flower is green with blue centre topped with a red brad, and the other is reversed with a green centre with a blue background flower, and a smaller brad in the middle. Red striped paper runs down the left border and the background is a stamped harlequin pattern

My card has a pale blue card-stock background. I stamped and fussy cut the rose and the stem/leaves. I used twinkling H2O's for the leaves, and water colour pencil for the rose. Tiny punched flowers in the corners, with stickles centres, glaze pen squiggled edges, "Always" and "Love" stamped/glazed on tiny tags completed my efforts.

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Metalic ATC’s

Here are Marg and my ATC’s
I’m loving your idea with the glitter nail polish! I’ll have to look some out at the cheapy store ;)

Week 20 Add some Metal

Here is my ATC, cut out the flourishes using the Tim Holtz die, they are from metalic tape, the flower is also diecut and painted with some silver pearl ex. The background is home made glimmer sprays. Stamped a few things off an inchie set.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Two page maps

Here are two page maps from Justine and Marg. Apologies on them being posted late, I actually thought I’d posted it last week :S
Here is Justine’s interpretation of the page map.

Here is Marg’s interpretation of the page map.
 Week 19 Marg

Fairy Queen

Here is Marg’s cool card for the week of ‘add a crown’
Great job!

  Week 18 Add a Crown margaret

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Week 20 - Add some Metal

Firstly I am so sorry for the delay in posting, but things have been topsy turvy this week. Elizabeth is still away interstate, where she and Mick went for the funeral. She wont be posting her ATC till after Sunday.
On with this week's topic - "Add some metal to your ATC"
My effort is 2 metal flowers tinted with some alcohol ink (I used a Gel pen for the stems and leaf), and the strip is metal tape place over some grungeboard shapes on cardboard and it was also tinted with alcohol inks.
This is a technique that was used by Tim Holtz in his Christmas tags last year.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Wk 19 – Page map

Wk 19

Sorry for the delay with my card. Apart from being slack, I’ve had some other things on my mind this week. Found out on Monday that a friend had passed away. Did manage some inchies, but wasn’t feeling overly creative.
Here is my card. I’ve stamped the bracket and the phrase on some pink pp and cut it out. Stamped the birds on some cardstock and ripped some PP. I also put some stickles on the PP.

Thanks for looking!

Sunday, May 9, 2010


Here is Chelle’s take on this topic. I love her. Love all the pink! Well done :)

Wk 18

Friday, May 7, 2010

Week 19 – Page maps no 2

We’re late.. Again! Eh! Where are these days flying off to in such a hurry?

This week is a page maps challenge. You can make an ATC that looks like it, have a tag on the ATC that is like the map.. It’s all up to you. Flip it if you want to :)

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Here is mum’s. She’s used a distressed stamp with distressing ink. She has added some ribbon and 4 different flowers. One of her flowers has been ‘altered’ with a little kindy glitz and a rain drop. The other three have bling in the centre.
Well done mum!


Here is Justine’s week 18, adding a crown. I love this little guy! I am a huge fan of frogs! This guy’s very cute.
Week 18 - Add a Crown

Colour Combo

I am loving this colour combo from Justine!! Why didn’t I think of this? Well done!
Week 17 - Colour Challenge

Saturday, May 1, 2010

Week 18 - I'm running late!

Hi everyone..... well it was my turn to run late this week. It was a busy week and I just lost track of time .... that's my story and I'm sticking to it LOL
I stamped the background favorite stamp of swirls and script with Broken China distress Ink. Cut out the images, mounted them on the pale blue background bazzill, and placed them. The crowns were tinly little chipboard, which I painted gold and decorated with bling. I added a few flowers, one with a small pearl centre, and put some stickles on the petals