Thursday, December 1, 2016

Merry Christmas December ATC kit of the Month

Here is our Christmas themed Artist Trading Card Kit for the month of December.  Place an order anytime this month to receive one of these kits for free.


Here is a list of what you will receive in this kit:
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. Graphic 45 Double-Sided St. Nicolas Collection - North Pole
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. Graphic 45 Double-Sided St. Nicolas Collection - Be Jolly
1 - 2 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in. ATC card cut from Graphic 45 Double-Sided St. Nicolas Collection - Sweet Tooth
1 - 2 1/4 in. x 3 1/4 in. green paper - Core'dination Canvas Texture cardstock in Forest You can glue this on top of the Sweet Tooth ATC card.
2 - 1 1/2 in. x 2 in. size stamps cut from the Graphic 45 Double-Sided St. Nicolas Collection - Christmas Cheer.  These have been cut with decoration scissors so the edges look like a real postage stamp!
1 - 2 in. x 2 in. piece of Core'dinations cardstock - Scarlet
1 - 1/4 in. x 4 in. piece of Core'dinations cardstock - Golf Course
1 - vintage Velvet Lace Ribbon piece in Poinsetta Red that measures 3 1/2 in. x 2 3/4 in.
1 - collage image of a vintage girl holding a Christmas wreath.  This has been professionally printed for you.
1 - collage phrase "Merry Christmas" that has been professionally printed for you.
1 - white ribbon piece with the words "Merry Christmas" printed in maroon
1 - Oval silver Joy charm
1 - piece of Christmas Red wired tinsel ribbon.  Thread your Joy charm onto it and then tie the ribbon into a bow and hang the ribbon on your ATC card as a super cute embellishment.

Here is an ATC that I made from this kit.  Enjoy and Merry Christmas!

Friday, November 18, 2016

Here's Melissa's video for you!

Watch as Melissa creates her Hollywood Artist Trading Card for you.  She also goes over the kit for you.


Here is her ATC upclose!  So adorable how she turn the vintage Hollywood magazine images into the film strip on the left side of the ATC.


Friday, November 4, 2016

Second ATC from the October Kit!

Here it is, ATC #2 from our October ATC Kit of the Month from our design team member, Melissa!  Hope you all enjoy!!


Tuesday, November 1, 2016

November's Artist Trading Card Kit of the Month

Hollywood movie stars is our theme for this month's kit.  It features black, red and yellow/gold colors with some vintage images in coordinating colors.  We have included a lot of different papers for you.  Great for creating many combinations for a Hollywood themed artist trading card.  I have had the tissue paper for a very long time, and have been waiting to use it for just the right kit.  Well, this is it! 


Here is what is included in this month's kit:
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. piece cut from Now Showing by Double-Sided paper Reminisce - A Star is Born
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. piece cut from Now Showing by Double-Sided paper Reminisce - Now Showing
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. piece cut from Daily Flash Snapshots Double-Sided paper by October Afternoon - Shutter Speed
1 - 2 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in. Core'dination's yellow cardstock ATC, great for distress with a sander
1 - 1 in. x 4 in. Bazzill cardstock - Black
1 - 1 in. x 4 in. piece cut from Now Showing Double-Sided paper by Reminisce - Popcorn Time
1 - 1/2 in. x 4 in Bazzill cardstock - Red
1 - Collage images of Marilyn Monroe and 3 vintage Hollywood movie/movie star magazines.  Great to cut apart and use on your ATC
1 - Collage phrase "Now Showing"
1 - piece of tissue paper of a vintage movie film strip
1 - Red Ticket cut from Now Showing by Reminisce - Admit One
1 - piece of coordinating gold sequiny ribbon
1 - Plastic gold star

Here is a close up of the Reminisce Now Showing papers that are being used for this month's kit.

1 - 3 in. x 4 in. Now Showing by Double-Sided paper Reminisce - A Star is Born



1 - 3 in. x 4 in. Now Showing by Double-Sided paper Reminisce - Now Showing



1 - 1 in. x 4 in. Now Showing Double-Sided paper by Reminisce - Popcorn Time

 

Saturday, October 8, 2016

October's Design Team ATC is here!!

Fabulous YouTube video from our design team member, Melissa Lambert.  Watch as she creates her ATC for you all!  Also, please add Melissa to your prayers.  Her father passed away recently and I want her to know that we are all thinking about her and her family during this difficult time. 



Here is a close up of Melissa's ATC!  So adorable, isn't it!!


Saturday, October 1, 2016

Trick or Treat 2016 ATC Kit

  This is our free kit for October 2016.  Come by our online store all month, place an order and receive one of these kits for FREE!

October's Trick or Treat Halloween themed Artist Trading Card Kit



Here is what is included in this month's kit:
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. American Craft's Halloween Double-Sided Paper - Going Batty. - Love the plaid checkered side!
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. American Craft's Halloween Double-Sided Paper - Spooktacular
1 - 2 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in. Black cardstock ATC size card
1 - 1 in. x 4 in. piece of Orange Bazzil cardstock
1 - 1 in. x 4 in. piece of White Bazzil cardstock
1 - hand stamped word phrases "Treat or Treat" and "Ghosts go out on HALLOWEEN NIGHT They play tricks on people and give them a FRIGHT".  Hand stamped on white cardstock with Black Staz-On ink
1 - Picket Fence Die Cut paper piece that has been punched from Core-dinations White paper
1 - Collage image of 2 vintage trick-or-treaters that has been professionally printed for you.  This image would look adorable with the children placed behind the picket fence.
1 - gunmetal braided sequin trim piece.  It is a 3 layered ribbon with mini grey piping, black iridescent sequin ribbon running through the center with tiny silver glittered strip that criss crosses over the top.  Just beautiful!
 1 - 1/8 in. piece of ribbon.  There are 4 different colors; one will be included in each kit.  Colors are yellow gold, burgandy, halloween orange and brown.
Some sequin shapes: orange large and small pumpkins, a black cat, a black spider, and a white scull
1 - row of 8 tiny orange adhesive gems in a row.  You can cut these apart and stick them on your ATC.
1 - clear ATC sleeve
Gunmetal braided sequin trim


Just a close up of some of the items found in this month's kit



Thursday, September 8, 2016

Melissa has a special YouTube video for you!

Melissa Lambert does a fabulous job designing for us each month, but she went above and beyond in this month's YouTube Video.  She shows you our online store as well as where to find some of the goodies that I sent to her.  She also shows our blog and what you can find here.  So if you haven't been to our online store this would be a great opportunity for you to take a quick peek.   



Here is Melissa's adorable ATC this month.  Watch her video to see the surprise that is inside behind the mermaid!



Thursday, September 1, 2016

September Artist Trading Card Kit of the Month

Here it is!  And it is all mermaids featuring paper from Graphic 45's Voyage of the Sea Collection.  I love the colors in this kit!  This is the ATC kit that we are giving away free the month of September 2016 with any order placed from our online store.


This is what is included in this month's ATC kit:
1 - 3 in. x 4 in.Graphic 45's Voyage Beneath the Sea - Deep Blue Dreams double-sided
1 - 3 in. x 4 in.Graphic 45's Voyage Beneath the Sea - Neptune's Adventure double-sided
1 - 2 in. x 4 in. Graphic 45's Voyage Beneath the Sea - Steampunk Splash double-sided
1 - 3 1/2 in. x 2 1/2 in. ATC cut from Graphic 45's Voyage Beneath the Sea - Ocean Quest double-sided
1 - 2 in. x 4 in. Core'dinations paper - Polar Ice
1 - 1 in. x 4 in. Core'dinations Distressable paper - Spiced Marmalade
1 - 1/2 in. x 4 in. Core'dinations Distressable paper - Roasted Pepper
1 - 1/4 in. x 4 in. Bazzill paper - Green
1 - Mermaid collage image that has been professionally printed for you
1 - collage image of 3 tropical fish; this has also been professionally printed for you
1 - Dresden Silver Shell Border piece
2 - different silver shell charms
1 - piece of May Arts Natural 1mm Burlap Twine String; can be used to string one of your charms on
10 - sequins; an assortment of 3 large iridescent white, 3 small iridescent white and 4 turquoise sequins; you can use these to glue on your ATCs to make water bubbles or glue them onto your mermaid.  You can glue them to the corners of your ATC, etc.  
Lastly, one clear ATC sleeve


Here are the 4 papers chosen for this kit showing you both sides of the papers
3 in. x 4 in.Graphic 45's Voyage Beneath the Sea - Deep Blue Dreams cut from this paper


 3 in. x 4 in.Graphic 45's Voyage Beneath the Sea - Neptune's Adventure double-sided cut from this paper

 3 1/2 in. x 2 1/2 in. ATC cut from Graphic 45's Voyage Beneath the Sea - Ocean Quest

2 in. x 4 in. Graphic 45's Voyage Beneath the Sea - Steampunk Splash cut from this

Monday, August 15, 2016

Here are 2 ATCs for you!

Here is a close-up of Melissa Lambert's ATC.  Check out her YouTube video in the previous post if you have watched it yet.



 Here is my ATC.  As you can see it was made from our current August ATC kit as well.


Friday, August 5, 2016

YouTube video for you!

Watch as Melissa Lambert, our design team member, creates her ATC for you.  She will show you what is in this month's kit, as well as walks you through how to create her Marie Antionette ATC.  
A very beautiful creation!



Monday, August 1, 2016

Marie Antoinette is our August 2016 ATC Kit of the Month

Our August Artist Trading Card kit is a themed Marie Antoinette kit with beautiful pale peach and blue colors.  I just love the colors of this kit, and I think you will too.  There are a lot of pieces included in this kit so you can use the leftovers to create another ATC.  You will receive this kit free with orders placed throughout August 2016.


Here is a list of the kit contents:
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. piece of Graphic 45 Gilded Lily Double-Sided Paper - Royal Gardens
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. piece of Graphic 45 Gilded Lily Double-Sided Paper - Her Magesty
1 - 2 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in. Artist Trading Card in a beautiful Wedgewood Blue
1 - 1 in. x 4 in. piece of Bazzil paper in Pale Peach
1 - 1/2 in. x 4 in. piece of Peach Cardstock
1 - 1/4 in. x 4 in. piece of Light Tan Glitter Cardstock
1 - collage image of Marie Antoinette that has been professional printed for you
1 - collage word "Marie" that has been professional printed for you
1 - paper crown that has been punched from the same Wedgewood Blue as the ATC included in the kit
1 - silver crown charm
1 - pale pink/peach pom pom ribbon piece. You could glue this to the top of the lace ribbon too!
1 - beautiful lace ribbon piece.  Use as a trim piece or cut to make a crown for Marie.
3 - flatback ivory pearls.  Use these to glue on the crown, the lace, or somewhere else on your ATC.
1 - Aurore Boreale crystal glass rhinestone chain with 4 gems.  These can be cut into 4 individual gems and the stone can also be removed from the prongs to be glued separately.  Use as an earring, necklace, or decorate the crown with them.


Tuesday, July 19, 2016

A YouTube Video for you!!

Here is a wonderful YouTube video featuring our July ATC kit of the Month.  It is titled, "Aloha" and is a hawaiian themed kit.  Melissa, our design team member, does a fantastic job describing what is in this month's kit as well as showing you how she came up with her ATC.  Great job Melissa!




Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Finally the release of our July ATC kit of the Month!

After days waiting for our paper to arrive for this kit I am happy to say that we now have our July ATC kit of the month together and ready!  Our Hawaiian themed kit if perfect the this hot time of the year.  It includes a lot of different papers which will make this a fun kit to play with.  We even included some pieces of an actual grass skirt!  


This is what is included in our Hawaiian themed ATC kit:
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. piece of Bo Bunny Beach Therapy Double-Sided paper - Paradise
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. piece of Bo Bunny Beach Therapy Double-Sided paper - Adventure, a fun surfboard print
1 - 2 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in. ATC size piece of Authentique Utopia Double-Sided paper - Succulent Golden Pinapples/Palm Leaf
1 - 2 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in. ATC size piece of Authentique Utopia Double-Sided paper - Paradise Floral & Pineapple/Mini Dot
1 - 2 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in. ATC size piece of Bazzil Orange - great to use as your background base.
1 - Collage image that I created just for this kit.  I love the Hibiscus flowers!  This image has been professionally printed for you.
1 - Collage image of the word "Aloha" that has been professionally printed for you too.
1 - 1 in. x 4 in. piece of Bazzil paper - Red
1 - 1/4 in. x 4 in. piece of Bazzil paper - Bright Yellow
1 - 1/2 in. x 4 in. piece of Doodlebug Designs Orange Chevron paper
1 - pinapple printed ribbon piece
1 - silver pinapple charm
1 - red flatback gem
2 - flower die cuts punched from the Bazzil yellow and orange paper
a few pieces of an actual Hawaiian grass skirt
1 - clear ATC sleeve will also be included in this kit.

Here is the Artist Trading Card that I made from our current kit.  Enjoy and Aloha!



Wednesday, June 22, 2016

We have 2 ATCs for you!

Here is Melissa's second ATC that she designed for you!   I also created an ATC from this kit.  Check out Melissa's YouTube video too!


Here is my ATC for you!

Monday, June 6, 2016

Here is a YouTube video for you!

Watch as Melissa shows you what's in this month's kit.   There is so much in this kit and so many different ways to make an ATC with what is included.  Watch as she also shows you how she created her ATC from this month's "You are my Sunshine" ATC kit!  



Here is an upclose photo of her ATC!  So cute!!



Wednesday, June 1, 2016

June 2016 Artist Trading Card Kit of the Month

"You are my Sunshine" is this month's theme for our Artist Trading Card kit this month.  Receive this kit for free when placing an order throughout the month of June 2016!


This is what is included in this month's kit:
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. Echo Park Paper I Love Sunshine Collection - Double-Sided - Blue Sky
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. Imaginisce Heartland Farm Collection - Double- Sided - Sunflower
1 - 1 in. x 4 in. Canvas Corp. Yellow with white pockadots
1 - 1 in. x 4 in. Bazzill paper Baby Blue
1 - 1/2 in. x 4 in. lime green paper
1 - 1/2 in. x 4 in. yellow glitter cardstock
1 - 1/4 in. x 4 in. Bazzill paper Rust
1 - 2 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in. Bazzill Artist Trading Card
A paper piece that says, "You are my Sunshine, My only Sunshine", a sunflower collage image, and a sweet image circle of a girl's face that has been punched with a 1 in. circle paper punch.  All of these have been professionally printed for you.
1 - pop dot that you can use behind the circle image to make it pop out of the middle of the sunflower
1 - piece of Maya Road Dandelion Twine Cording
1 - piece of Irish Waxed Linen in Baby Blue
1 - silver charm of a sun and cloud to match the papers and theme
1 - clear ATC sleeve

Friday, May 6, 2016

Alice in Wonderland ATC for you!

Melissa Lambert, our design team member has created another wonderful YouTube video for you!  She will describe the kit for you and walk you through her Artist Trading Card creation.  This month's theme of course is Alice in Wonderland!


Isn't she adorable!  Here is the ATC upclose!

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Alice in Wonderland ATC Kit of the Month

Here it is!  Our May 2016 Alice in Wonderland themed ATC kit of the month.  Get this ATC kit free when you place an order with us throughout the month of May 2016.


 Here is what is included in this month's ATC kit:
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. piece of Blue Fern Studios Frolic Paper Collection - Petits Moments Double-Sided
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. piece of Blue Fern Studios Love Story Paper Collection - Twenty One Double-sided
1 - 2 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in. ATC card cut from Coredinations
1 - 2 in. x 2 1/2 in. piece of Coredinations Pearl paper in Sapphire
1 - Silver White Rabbit Charm from Alice in Wonderland
1 - Silver Key Charm with a heart at the top
1 - paper piece of a page from an antique 1945 Lewis Caroll Hardcover Alice in Wonderland book.  Great to cut apart or use whole as a background piece.
1 - piece of cream mini rick rack ribbon
1 - piece of dark red ribbon
1 - 1/4 of a Maya Road Cream & Brown Thick Plastic Clock.  (4 different clock designs; only one shown)
1 - Collage image of Alice.  You can cut her out and use her on your ATC.
1 - Collage image of 3 vintage Alice in Wonderland books.  Tiny enough to use on your ATC!
1 - Collage image of a mini playing card with the "Queen of Hearts" from Alice in Wonderland.
1 - Collage phrase "Alice in Wonderland"
1 - stamped image of the "Cheshire Cat" from Alice in Wonderland.  It has been stamped on Specialty Stamping Paper with black Staz On ink so feel free to use markers or watercolors to color your cat image.
Lastly, 1 clear ATC sleeve

This is a close up of the charms and the smaller collage images


Tuesday, April 26, 2016

A second ATC for you!

Design team member, Melissa Lambert has created a second ATC for you.  She made this from our current cat themed kit.  This kit is still available for free through April 30th.  Next month's kit is an Alice in Wonderland ATC kit.


Thursday, April 7, 2016

Here's an ATC for you!

Our fantastic design team member, Melissa Lambert, has put together this wonderful YouTube video for you all.  Watch as she creates her Artist Trading Card from this month's "Here Kitty Kitty" ATC kit.  


Isn't she just adorable!
All the credit goes to our great design team member, Melissa!