Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Camping anyone? Take a peek at our August kit!

Here is our August Artist Trading Card kit of the month.  I thought this would be a fun kit to end the summer. Get this kit free during the month of August 2017.  


This is what is included in this month's kit:
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. cut from a 12 in. x 12 in. double-sided paper Simple Stories Cabin Fever - Summer Camp
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. cut from a 12 in. x 12 in. double-sided paper Simple Stories Cabin Fever - Trail Head
1 - 1/2 in. x 4 in. piece of Paper Pizzazz Pine Green Plaid
1 - 2 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in. Artist Trading Card cut from Bazzill Paper - Peanut Fudge
1 - 1 in. x 4 in. piece of Bazzill Paper - Almond Cream
1 - 2 in. x 3 in. piece of Bazzill Paper - Thicket - green dotted cardstock
1 - 2 in. x 3 in. piece of The Paper Studio - Forest Trees
1 - 1/2 in. x 3 in. map piece cut from a vintage map book
1 - Camping collage image - there are 2 different collage images chosen for this kit.  One will be included in your kit.  This image has been professionally printed for you.
1 - Collage phrase Campfires & Marshmallows
1 - piece of dark brown ribbon
1 - Silver charm - camping sign with arrow


 Here is a close-up of the collage images and the charm



Here are the 2 Simple Stories paper chosen for this kit.  You can see both sides in each photo.
Simple Stories - 12 in. x 12 in. Cabin Fever - Summer Camp



Simple Stories - 12 in. x 12 in. Cabin Fever - Trail Head

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Another Patriotic ATC for you!

Here is another ATC that I made from this month's ATC kit of the month.  I used the other boy head for this one.  Hope you like it!




Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Happy 4th of July!

Here is my little guy.  I made this Artist Trading Card with the kit contents from this month's patriotic 4th of July Kit.  I did use Glue Dots to glue the charm, baker's twine and red star embellishments to the ATC.


Saturday, July 1, 2017

Stars & Stripes Forever 4th of July ATC kit

Here is our July Artist Trading Card Kit of the Month.  Receive this patriotic themed ATC kit free with orders throughout the month of July 2017.


This is what is included in this month's Patriotic themed ATC kit:
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. piece of Authentique Heroic Collection -  Double-Sided Heroic Seven
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. piece of Authentique Heroic Collection -  Double-Sided Heroic Eight
1 - 2 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in. ATC cut from Bazzil Lipstick Red
1 - 2 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in. ATC cut from Bazzil Navy Blue
1 - 1 in. x 4 in. piece of Patriotic Stars
1 - collage image of an Independence Day paper doll
1 - collage image of 2 different boy heads; you choose which boy you would like to use for your ATC
1 - small collage image of a Stars and Stripes Forever plaque
1 - collage image of the phrase "Stars and Stripes Forever"
1 - piece of 3/8 in. ribbon.  There is a blue and a red; both with cream stars.  One will be included in the kit
1 - a small piece of varigated red, white and blue baker's twine
1 - bronze United States flag charm
1 - pinch of some red, white, blue and silver stars sequins
3 - red star flatback gems
1 - ATC clear sleeve

Here is a peek at the double sided paper.  These two 12 in. x 12 in. papers will be cut into 12 - 3 in. x 4 in. pieces. 
Authentique Heroic Collection -  Double-Sided Heroic Seven



Authentique Heroic Collection -  Double-Sided Heroic Eight


Friday, June 16, 2017

3 ATCs for you!

Here are 3 different Artist Trading Cards that I created from this month's ATC Kit of the Month.   They are all just a little bit different and using the different papers and items provided in the kit.  Enjoy!




Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Circus/Carnival is our theme for June 2017

COME ONE, COME ALL!  Here is our circus/carnival themed Artist Trading Card Kit for the month of June 2017.  This kit coordinates together with 3 of the Bo Bunny Carnival Collection papers.  Receive one of these kits for free with any order placed at www.yourATCstore.com through the month of June.



Here is a list of what is included in this month's kit:
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. Bo Bunny Carnival Collection - Carnival
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. Bo Bunny Carnival Collection - Potions
1 - 2 1/2 in. x 3 1/2  in. ATC cut from Bo Bunny Carnival Collection - Levitation
1 - 2 1/2 in. x 3 1/2  in. ATC cut from Bazzill cardstock - Walnut
1 - 1 1/2 in. x 4 in. paper piece cut from Bazzill cardstock - Night Water that has raised polka-dots
1 - 1 in. x 4 in. paper piece cut from Bazzill cardstock Almond Cream
1 - 1/2 in. x 4 in paper piece cut from Bazzill cardstock Mustard
1 - piece of verigated bakers twine in cream and dark red
1 - collage image of a vintage circus elephant with it's trainer, another collage image of a vintage circus clown the same size as the trainer, and a vintage curtain top that can be cut out and glue to the top of the Levitation ATC.  These images have been professionally printed for you.
1 - collage phrase "COME ONE, COME ALL!"
1 - mustard yellow "Admit One" raffle ticket
1 - orange brad
1 - Silver clown hand charm
1 - clear ATC sleeve

Here is the Bo Bunny Papers that are being used for this month's kit:
Bo Bunny Carnival Collection - Levitation



Bo Bunny Carnival Collection -  Potions



Bo Bunny Carnival Collection - Carnival


Tuesday, May 16, 2017

My Butterfly ATCs

Here are 2 different Artist Trading Cards that I created for you using this month's Fluttering By! ATC kit.  This first one is using the back side of the Graphic 45 Monarch Majesty paper for the ATC background.  The frame is from the back side of the Diary of a Botanist.   I also cut butterfly off of the thin brass embellishment that is included in this kit.



For this ATC, I first used the solid cardstock and the rectangular piece of the Graphic 45 Diary of a Botanist as my background.  I then cut the butterflies from the Graphic 45 Monarch Majesty paper piece and glues them to my ATC.  There are 12 different 3 in. x 4 in. paper pieces that have been cut from the 12 in. x 12 in.  Monarch Majesty when making this ATC kit, so the butterflies may not be the same as the ones that I cut for my ATC below. 


Monday, May 1, 2017

Butterfly themed ATC kit for May 2017!!

Here is our Artist Trading Card kit for this month.  This month's kit was inspired by the Graphic 45 Nature Sketchbook and the beautiful bright butterflies.  We are using 2 different papers from this collection: the Diary of a Botanist, with 16 different images, and the Monarch Majesty which is nothing but butterflies.


Here is a list of what is included in this month's kit:
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. Graphic 45 Nature Sketchbook double sided paper, Monarch Majesty
1 - 2 1/4 in. x 2 3/4 in.Graphic 45 Nature Sketchbook double sided paper, Diary of a Botanist.  There are 16 different 2 1/4 in. x 2 3/4 in. design rectangles that will be cut from this paper. (The paper will be cut where you see the brown divider color) See the photo below to take a peek at the paper.
1 - 2 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in. ATC cut from Core'dinations paper Polar Ice (aqua color)
1 - 2 1/4 in. x 3 1/4 in. Bazzill orange paper
1 - 1/2 in. x 4 in. Core'dinations Black Magic Paper, Hermit with tan underneath.  Great paper for sanding to have the tan show through.
3 - butterflies cut from a butterfly paper punch.  One yellow, one vintage music, and one yellow plaid.  There will be instructions included to make a fluttering 3-D butterfly.  I will also be uploading some step by step photos so you can see how the 3-D butterfly is made.
1 - piece of orange waxed linen thread
1 - gold leaf vine ribbon piece
1 - 8mm orange brad
2 - silk cream flowers - put the brad through both of the flowers and make it become a flower for your gold leaf ribbon
1 - brass wire butterfly embellishment.  This is very thin, but can be glued and used for this ATC or perhaps another project.  I couldn't resist them when I saw them and had to buy them for this kit this month.
1 - "Fluttering By!" word phrase for your ATC that has been professionally printed for you.
1 - clear ATC sleeve


You will receive directions on how to make your 3-D butterfly.  These are the photos that go along with the directions, so if you have any questions about them, please refer to these photos for some visual aid.  Once complete you can fold the wings up and attach your 3-D fluttering butterfly to your ATC.



This is one of the main papers that we have chosen for this month's kit.  This 12 in. x 12 in. paper will be cut into 12 - 3 in. x 4 in. pieces of which one will be in the kit.
 Monarch Majesty



This is the other paper that we have chosen for this month's kit.  This 12 in. x 12 in. paper will be cut into 16 -  2 1/4 in. x 2 3/4 in. pieces of which one will be in the kit.
Diary of a Botanist

Saturday, April 1, 2017

"Think Spring" is our April ATC theme

This kit features beautiful papers in shades of purple that coordinate with our vintage sparrow image that I created especially for this kit.  It was created with one of my favorite flowers, hydrangeas, which matches the 3 in. x 4 in. paper piece.  It's the perfect kit for Spring.


Here is a list of the kit contents:
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. Blue Fern Studios double-sided cardstock - Courtship Lane (Paper pictured below)
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. Blue Fern Studios double-sided cardstock - West Plaza (Paper {Pictured below)
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. Paper Pizazz paper - Purple Hydrangeas
1 - 2 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in. Core'dinations Distressed paper - Chipped Saphire  This is great for sanding!!
1 - 1/4 in. x 4 in. Core'dinations paper - Valiant Violet
1 - 1/2 in. x 4 in. Core'dinations Gemstones paper - Amethyst
1 - 1 in. x 4 in. Core'dinations paper - Sandtrap
1 - 2 in. x 4 in. Core'dinations paper - Sassy
1 - piece of lavender ribbon
1 - vintage sparrow collage image created by Lisa and professionally printed on Core'dinations Glimmer Prints paper. (Photo pictured below)
1 - Think Spring word phrase, with a whimsical font, that has been professionally printed for you
1 - lavender purple plastic heart embellishment; matte on one side and pearl tone on the other
4 - round 6cm iridescent adhesive gemstones.  Cut apart and stick anywhere on your ATC


This photo does not do it justice!  This is beautiful glitter paper with no glitter mess.



Blue Fern Studios double-sided cardstock - West Plaza



Blue Fern Studios double-sided cardstock - Courtship Lane


Friday, March 10, 2017

2 ATCs for you!

Here are 2 ATCs that I came up with using this month's cooking themed ATC kit.  





Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Cooking is the theme for March 2017

Here is the ATC Kit of the Month.  "An apron is just a cape on backwards!" is the saying included in this ATC kit;  so fun!!  You will receive this kit for free when you place an order this month.




This is what is included in this month's kit:
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. Bo Bunny Kiss the Cook Collection Double-Sided Paper - Delicious
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. Bo Bunny Kiss the Cook Collection Double-Sided Paper - Yummy
1 - 2 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in. ATC cut from Bazzill Cardstock - Red
1 - 2 in. x 4 in. Bazzill Cardstock - Cold Coins
1 - 1 in. x 4 in. Hot Off The Press Paper Pizazz - Christmas Plaid
1 - 1/2 in. x 4 in. Bazzill Embossed Polka-Dot Cardstock - Boardwalk
1 - 1/4 in. x 4 in. Core'dination Cardstock - Caspain
1 - 4 color coordinating collage images taken from the 1950's that have been professionally printed for you
1 - image of a phrase, "An apron is just a cape on backwards!"
1 - Silver Cookbook Charm
1 - Bronze Spoon Charm
1 - jump ring for the charms if you want to put them together
1 - piece of cooking themed Printed Twill Ribbon
1 - ATC clear sleeve

Here is a look at the double-sided paper that is being used for this kit

Bo Bunny Kiss the Cook Collection Double-Sided Paper - Delicious


 Bo Bunny Kiss the Cook Collection Double-Sided Paper - Yummy



Monday, February 20, 2017

Valentine ATCs for you!

I created these ATCs this weekend with our current Valentine ATC Kit of the Month.
Two totally different looks, but made from the same kit.



I love sequins!


Wednesday, February 1, 2017

February ATC Kit of the Month

Here it is!!  Our Valentine Artist Trading Card Kit of the Month.  You will receive this kit free during the month of February 2017.  



Here is what is included in this month's kit:
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. Authentique Beloved Double-Sided Cardstock - Plaid
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. Authentique Beloved Double-Sided Cardstock - Hearts
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. Authentique Beloved Double-Sided Cardstock - Vintage Valentines
1 - 2 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in. ATC cut from pink Bazzill Paper in Cotton Candy
1 - 1 in. x 4 in. Coredinations red glitter paper in Red Flash
1 - 1/2 in. x 3 3/4 in. Coredinations paper in Butternut Cream
1 - 1/4 in. x 4 in. Black Cardstock
1 - collage image of an adorable little girl; this has been professionally printed for you
1 - pink embossed heart that has been punched from Martha Stewart's Embossed Heart Craft Punch
1 - ribbon piece; 1/2 in. cream burlap ribbon with red XO's.
1 - ribbon piece; May Arts Red Adhesive Ribbon.  Great to cut to size, peel and stick!
1 - Bronze Flourish Heart Charm
a pinch of Valentine sequin hearts
1 - clear ATC sleeve (not shown in photo)

Also added to kit:
1 - fancy red and white yarn
1 - Collage word phrase, "Be My Valentine" that has been professionally printed for you.

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

1 - 3 in. x 4 in. that has been cut from: Authentique Beloved Double-Sided Cardstock - Plaid



1 - 3 in. x 4 in. that has been cut from: Authentique Beloved Double-Sided Cardstock - Hearts



1 - 3 in. x 4 in. that has been cut from: Authentique Beloved Double-Sided Cardstock - Vintage Valentines

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Let it Snow! is our theme for January 2017

 Happy New Year everyone!!  Winter is here in the midwest so I thought why not create another snowy kit this January.  Let the snowflakes speak for themselves.  You will get this kit for free by placing an online order throughout the month of January 2017. 


This is what is included in this month's kit:
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. piece of Authentique Double-sided Wintery Collection - Mittens/Mini Snowflakes
1 - 3 in. x 4 in. piece of Authentique Double-sided Wintery Collection - Navy White and Black Snowflakes/Multi Stripes
1 - 2 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in. artist trading card in Core'dinations Gemstone white cardstock - Pearl
1 - 2 in. x 4 in. piece of Core'dination Kraft Polka-Dot cardstock with white raised polka-dots.  Looks like snowballs just hit the paper!
1 - 1 in. x 4 in. piece Core'dination blue cardstock in Oceanic
1 - piece of red waxed linen thread
1 - ribbon piece;  there are 2 different snowflake ribbons that coordinate with this kit; one of the two will be included in your kit, not both.
1 - die cut metallic mini tag
1 - collage image of children playing in the snow.  This has been professionally printed.
1 - collage phrase, "Let it Snow!".  This can be glued to the die cut mini tag
1 - die cut mini metallic paper tag with elastic tie
1 - snowflake ribbon piece either in grey or blue.  Two have been chosen to go with this kit, but one of the two will be included, not both as pictured in the photo.
1 - silver snowflake charm
3 - different snowflake sequins; colors are iridescent white, silver and aqua


Here is the ATC that I created from this month's kit.