Hello and Happy Thursday!
Tina here again today with my 3rd project share. :)
Today, I went small, as in ATC size small. ATCs are super fun to create! There is something about the small ‘canvas’ that really appeals to me. With large ‘canvases’ the size can sometimes overwhelm me and leave me confused on where to start.
I immediately fell in love with the Easter Cards double sided paper, from the Easter Wishes collection. The individual vignette scenes are a bit bigger than the traditional ATC size, so I just cropped them down to size.
I adhered my chosen scene to a chipboard ATC card to give it some backing. Using the image as a guide, I colored each scene with coordinating LuminArte Silks Acrylic Glaze. Since Silks are transparent/semi transparent, the background image peeks through the shimmer of the Silks, which is exactly what I wanted.
Once my scene was painted, I outlined the image with my doodle pen. I really wanted the image to POP through my next layer of goodness.
Once my pen doodle was completely dry, I covered my ATC with a liberal layer of Viva Colour, Transparent Crackle Paint. I am so addicted to this product. I love crackle ANYTHING, and this creates the most amazing cracks!
Once the crackle was dry, I dabbed the ATC with Distress stains to age the image. I love how the stain creeps into the cracks.
To finish my ATC cards, I fussy cut several shapes (bird and mushroom) from the Seedlings, double sided paper and aged with distress ink.
I added a bit of twine and a sentiment and they were done.
What a great way to dress up a normal ATC sized paper with color, crackle, and a vintage theme.
I hope you enjoyed my ATC project today. Please stop by again tomorrow for my final project share.
Thank you for stopping by.