Wednesday, July 20, 2016

5 Mixed Media Houses

 Here are several fun mixed media house ATC's I recently created.

Fun House 
Gelli printed background.
House is painted bookpage.
Fun & some of the other elements are rub-ons. 
House - sticker letters.
Sequin stars.
Pen doodling.

Gelli printed background with added stamping.
Flower, Sing and 3 stars are rub-ons.
House, bird and side border are bookpage outlined with charcoal pencil.

Just Living...
Gelli print background with heat embossing added for texture.
Flowers are rub-ons.
Sequins stars and quote.
House started as bookpage, then painted over with added pen doodling.

Cherish Life
Gelli print background with added stamping and pen doodling.
House is painted bookpage outlined in charcoal pencil. 
Sequin stars and quote.

Scrapbook paper background heat embossed edges.
House is made from gelli print pieces and pen doodling.
Forever and door window are rub-ons.

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Turkey Vulture

Here is another hand drawn ATC I've created. 

Someone requested a turkey vulture... 

Spectrum Noir markers and pen.

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Monday, July 18, 2016

Sewing Themed - Collage ATC

I collaged papers to create this sewing themed artist trading card.

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Friday, July 15, 2016

Hand Drawn Girls

Today I have a couple of my hand drawn girls to share. 

Girl with purple hair

Renaissance Maiden

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Thursday, July 14, 2016

Life is better with a dog

For this ATC, I started with a gelli print for my background. I added some stamping and washi tape. Glued on the dog cutout, added a quote and a heart brad. Finished the card with some pen outlining.

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Hand Drawn Whimsy Owl ATC

Here is a whimsy owl I drew and colored with spectrum noir markers.
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Friday, July 8, 2016

Mixed Media Heart

Here is my first mixed media heart. 

I added several layers of paint. 
Heat embossed the edges. 
Painted a little heart on top.
Glued down a quote and sealed it

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Thursday, July 7, 2016

House Shaped ATC

Another pick-a-theme swap. Someone chose a house shaped ATC for their theme.

I started with a gelli print and added rub-ons, trim, bling and star sequins to create this fun card.

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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Glass Block Light

Here is a glass block night light we recently made for a gift. The block was sprayed with frosted glass.  Vinyl was cut from my Silhouette Cameo machine and added to front. Inserted a stran of white lights inside and tied a ribbon bow around the block. 

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Friday, July 1, 2016

More Postage Stamp People

I have 3 more postage people ATC's to share today!

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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Postage Stamp People

Creating postage stamp people is very fun to do and one of my favorite themes to collect! I love to combine them with found words from magazines.

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Hand Drawn Girl ATC

Today I have another hand drawn atc to share. It's an extra I made back when I was in the learning swap for facial expressions swap here.

Sad Sally

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Hand drawn ATC

Kokeshi Doll

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Friday, June 24, 2016

Horse ATC

Today I'm sharing this collage style atc. I made this for a pick-a-theme swap. Theme was horses. I used pattern scrapbook paper for my background. Pink paper and dots were also scrapbook paper. I added a used postage stamp and a horse cut out from a book to finish it. 

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Bloom ATC

For this atc I started with a gelli print background and added random stamping. The flowers are made from torn & layered gelli prints. The stems and leaves were stamped and colored with marker. 

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Octopus ATC

For this ATC, the background is gelli print on school paper. The octopus was stamped and fussy cut. I added real sand on the bottom with cheesecloth and micro beads layered on top. Sequins and a shell embellishment were added as well. I outlined found words and inked the edges.

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Monday, June 20, 2016

Shine Bright - Lighthouse ATC

For this artist trading card I added real sand to the bottom. Cheesecloth was layered on top with a quote and sea shell embellishment. The lighthouse is a used postage stamp with the rays/beams made from painted modeling paste for added texture.

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Friday, June 17, 2016

Paint Chip ATC

Sunday Sunshine ATC 
Made from a paint chip.
Stamping, lace, bling & stickles
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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Button Fairy Magnet

My mom had seen my button fairies from before that I made for swaps and she requested I make her some and maybe as magnets. So here is one, I made into a magnet especially for her.

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Seize the day ATC

Gelli print background with added paint circles around a used postage stamp. 
Quote, sequins, lace, staples and pen doodling added.

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