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14 May 2008

A Travel Adventure

For this week’s challenge theme on Arty Girlz of Travel & Places, I have made an Artist Trading Card.


The mountboard base was coloured using Distress Inks (weathered wood, tattered rose, milled lavender & a touch of broken china) & then sprayed with a fine mist of water.

I overstamped the background with images from Non-Sequitur, Sugarloaf & 7 Gypsies, using Distress Ink (walnut stain) & then edged the ATC with the same ink. Some of the images were covered with Glossy Accents.

The two aeroplane images were heat embossed, using a VersaMarker watermark pen & clear embossing powder.

I took two of Tim Holtz’s Doo-Dad words from his distressables range. On the travel word I set a brass eyelet & added hessian threads.

The tag & wings are grungeboard elements from Tim’s idea-ology range. I coated them in a mixture of acrylic paint (Hazelnut) & Crackle Accents. Once dry, I sanded the edges & rubbed Distress Ink (walnut stain) over the top. The tag was attached to the base using hessian threads so it hangs free.

The two photo corners were added & coated in Glossy Accents.

15 comments:

  1. Daisy your ATC is gorgeous I especially love the wings on the tag...FAB!!

    Thanks for joining in with Arty Girlz once again xx

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  2. wow this is really unique. Absolutely stunning.

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  3. Great ATC daisy. So much detail. Love it. :-) xxxx

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  4. beautiful atc, love the tag on it!!!!

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  5. Wow, Daisy, this is so inspiring, love your little plane - such an incredible creation !!!

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  6. Wow this is fab - love the little plane

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  7. great little plane, lovely atc. Thanks for taking part in our challenge :)

    Angie x

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  8. Looks fab, Daisy!!
    Clairexx

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  9. Brilliant ATC Daisy love all the elements
    Thanks for joining in with the Arty Girlz challenge

    crissi xx

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  10. gorgeous work, stunning ATC

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  11. This is gorgeous! Thanks for taking part. Maria x

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