Artist Trading Cards are the latest way to share your art with friends –make these beautiful cards in just a short time and trade with your friends
TO CREATE THE WORLD IS BUT A CANVAS ATC: Print ATC Trading Information sheet on cream cardstock, cut each card out. Cover black side of ATC info sheet with the Flora and Fauna Paper.
Trim quote from Flora and Fauna patterned paper. Mat on bottom of ATC as shown in the example. Cut butterflies from paper, set one aside and use the other to cover the background of the ATC.
Cover the other butterfly with ink from the embossing pad, sprinkle with embossing powder and heat set. Repeat. Set this aside. Stitch around the edge of the ATC and ink the edges with red ink. Add the embossed butterfly to the card with 3D Dots. Add trading details to backside of card.
TO CREATE FACES ATC: Print ATC Trading Information sheet on cream cardstock, cut each card out. Stamp Faces stamp on cream cardstock with solvent ink.
Color faces with watercolor pencils and add water to blend, let dry. Refer to the example for color suggestions. Cover front of ATC sheet with patterned paper from the Flora and Fauna paper.
Trim the stamped and painted images and mat on red cardstock. Adhere to ATC. Stitch around the edge of each square with the sewing machine.
Cut extra painted face squares and adhere to card with 3D Dots. Add Trading details to the backside of the card.
TO CREATE DAYS ATC: Print ATC Trading Information sheet on cream cardstock, cut each card out. Cover front of ATC with pink paper.
Stamp lace stamp with embossing ink on cream cardstock. Sprinkle clear embossing powder over ink and heat set. Trim and mat on pink paper. Stamp Beauty stamp with black solvent ink on cream cardstock. Trim and paint with watercolor pencils. Blend with water. When dry, mat on pink cardstock.
Use doily stamp and stamp with pink ink from the Stackable Multi-Pad on cream cardstock. Stamp quote on top with black solvent ink. Trim. Brush pink ink from the multi-stick pad over the embossed background sheet – the ink will settle onto the non-embossed area.
Using the example for placement adhere the following elements together: the embossed doily background, the doily and the beauty stamped image.
Wrap a piece of pink ribbon around the bottom of the ATC. Trim quote and adhere over top of ribbon.