I'm getting back into my ATC making, after not really getting into the groove with them last month when my health was low.
Today I'm sharing a set of three with you that I've made for a swap on a Facebook Group, there was no specified theme, just that three were required to enter. Being a bit of a steampunk lover, I thought I'd use that as my theme.
My first step was to cover the base card with some designer paper that was printed with French newspaper. I put on three ripped layers and inked the edges using Antique Linen distress ink, I also distressed the edges slightly using scissor blades.
I recently found some brilliant wooden embellishments in The Range, a set of hats - top hats, bowler hats and homburgs - together with a mixture of moustaches. I picked out one of each and coloured them black using a sharpie, then glued them into position on the front of the ATCs. I also found a set of sticky notes in the same shop that had an assortment of pointing hands, lightbulbs and the like on them so I added one of these to each ATC, and wrote a suitable word on each. The finishing touch was to stamp some little cog wheels and then add a little pearlised gold texture paste to some of the edges on each.
Can't wait to see what style of ATCs I get in return!!
Thanks for reading :o)
I would like to enter this into the following swaps:
SanDee & Amelies Steampunk Challenges - Three's my lucky number - here : http://sandee-and-amelie.blogspot.co.at/2015/01/happy-new-year-and-new-challenge.html
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge Blog - Challenge 64 - Anything Goes with a twist - Use Layers - here : http://suzypantssmarty.blogspot.co.uk/2015/01/24-january-challenge-64-atg-with-twist.html
Daring Cardmakers -You Can Leave Your Hat On - here : http://suzypantssmarty.blogspot.co.uk/2015/01/24-january-challenge-64-atg-with-twist.html
Craft Stampers Take it Make it Challenge - Take a Stamp - here : http://craftstamper.blogspot.co.uk/2015/01/take-it-make-it-challenge-all-new-for.html
Left of Center Creative Challenges - Challenge 62 - Layer it Up - here : http://leftofcenterchallenges.blogspot.ca/2015/01/challenge-62-layer-it-up-with-that.html