Thursday, 17 January 2013


I haven't made ATCs for a while. I do love them - making miniature works of art is great fun and a great way to try out new ideas and techniques.
I've been inspired to get back to ATCing by the discovery of the Fun With ATCs blog. They're having a celebration blog hop and inviting people to make ATCs with the theme "celebration".
So here's my contribution:
I think this is a sweet quote and my ATC is kind of celebrating love/friendship. :)
I used Dylusions ink sprays and water spritzed through a stencil for the background and stamped a text stamp through a stencil using pink ink. I then stamped the solid blossom stamp twice in orange ink and once in pink ink and then stamped the outline blossom stamp over the pink image using sepia ink. To finish I stamped the sentiment in black ink and inked the edges with black ink. The script stamp was a Kaisercraft one and all the other stamps were Stampin' Up!


fatmonica said...

Love it!Those colours are so rich.And isn't Fun With ATCs a great site!

Crafting Vicky said...

ohhhh so fun! Wonderful use of inks!!! Just want to make ATC ever since seeing your blog! just wish I could find a swap group!!!!

butterfly said...

I love this, Ali - the double stamping of the image, and the great work with the stencils, not to mention those amazing colours! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Fun WIth ATCs.
Alison x

GrĂ¡inne said...

Love thise vibrant colors, looks like real fun and joy. The doubke stamping turns out really well and dimensional.
Thanks for joining in at FwATCs.

Claudia N. said...

This is adorable, Ali!

Love how you background is vibrant AND tender at once! Beautiful!

Thanks for playing along with us at FwATCs!

Claudia x

Willy said...

Beautiful, love the colours!!

mark gould said...

What beautiful colours and the flower image fits perfectly, a really nice sentiment as well.
thanks you for joining us at fun with atc's

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