Fun With ATC's' challenge blog.
It's a great team and I am sure some of you will already know the other members.
The theme this fortnight is 'Fashion' so we would love to see all your takes on fashion. Head over to see what the DT have been up to and of course we would love to see you there.
Now, I love making Atc's, since I found out what they were earlier this year I have had loads of fun making them, they are a great way to try out new ideas/techniques on a small scale before going big and they are great things to swap with fellow crafters.
Making this Atc was great fun, I got to step outside of my comfort zone with the theme but could still go all shabby which always makes me happy. although you should have seen the discarded pile I had at the end ;)
I started by cutting the atc out of mount board using the Tim Holtz die.Mount board is greeat, nice and thick and strong, I will be using it for all of my atc's from now on I think.( i have the vagabon machine not sure how mount board will cut with the other machines) for the background colour I dabbed the distress ink pads onto my craft mat, paper,corduroy and a little pumice stone, sprayed with some water and swiped the card through it, I dried it of with an iron and kept going till I got the right colour. The background was stamped with the paris word stamp from the Papilion set from Tim and the corset is a new buy from Katzelcraft they were stamped in archival in sepia and coffee.
The dress form is one of the movers and shapers mini die's from Tim Holtz this was again cut from mount board, I used the Frantage embossing enamel in aged teal. Its the first time I have used these powders and I love the way the gold and silver pigment melts into the blue. I think it gives it a Japanese feel to the dress. I finished it off with a pair of scissors to help balance the silver of the dress.
It would be great to see as many of you as possible over at Fun With ATC's
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I would like to enter this into the challenge over at Victorine Stamps they are having a Bingo challenge, the line I have chosen is Embossing, Colouring and brads/pearls. the dress form is embossed the back ground has been coloured with distress inks and my brad is the scissors.