Sunday, October 21, 2012

ATCs

Hi! My blog friends,  it's time to create something fun for Make It Monday.
This week I'd like to share a project that I made some time ago for a ATC swap.
This is how I made these ATCs.

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Apply Gesso on the ATC size watercolor paper.

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Cover with a piece of wrapping paper and make some wrinkles.

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Apply Distress Stain randomly.

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Spray some water.

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Dry it.

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Rub some Distress Ink on it.

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Apply some Gesso randomly.

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Trim the excess.

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This is cut out from Graphic 45 paper.

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Glue it on the background we just made.

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Apply Crackle Accents on the image.

Let dry and here is the final look.


Sponsor

Cupcake Cards & Craft sponsors the prize this week
- a paper pack of the winners choice.
Image Detail
Pick of the Week

This is Tracys' card from I wanna Build a Memory.
I love the beautiful layout and cute image. The designer paper is awesome!
Thank you, Tracy, for sharing with us your talent.
For more inspirations please check our DT's blogs.

Hope you will join the MIM party this week and have fun.
Thank you for stopping by..... :)

Meihsia 






14 comments:

  1. I just love these so much Meihsia! Cool technique and your finished ATC is gorgeous!

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  2. They are all lovely, thanks for sharing how you made the background - love those graphic 45 images.
    Your POTW is fab, cute image and fab papers.
    Hugs, Sandy :)

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  3. Wow! Thanks for the lovely tutorial Meihsia, I'm not very creative, and these lovely tutorial's help me a lot..thank you for sharing:) Your ATC is really special!..
    Such a fun pick for this week too!
    Hugs,
    Marjorie
    xx

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  4. What a fabulous tutorial Meihsia, and fantastic ATC card, love the whole collection..great POTW too,such a fun Halloween card.

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  5. Meihsia the tutorial was wonderful! I have tons of tissue paper I've saved up for bigger projects, but never think to use them on a card. I love this!
    Your POTW is a wonderful choice. I really like that card too!
    Have a great week,
    hugs,
    Lisa x

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  6. Hi Meihsia

    Wow, what a great effect you have created for the background! Thanks for the tutorial, the photos are brilliant.

    Your POTW is fabulously fun!

    Michelle :o)

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  7. wow wow wow what fab atc's ,thanks for showing your wonderful background technique..
    you are so wonderfully creative
    tracey x

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  8. wow wow wow what fab atc's ,thanks for showing your wonderful background technique..
    you are so wonderfully creative
    tracey x

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  9. Such great ATCs - love the crackled look, gives them such a nice finish!

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  10. Fabulous tutorial! Love it!!!!
    Rene :D

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  11. Great photos to show how you made those beautiful ATCs . Graphic 45 images are awesome . Love the Halloween card from your POTW too .
    Shirley-Anne

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  12. Your ATC looks amazing! I love all the mixed media techniques you used on it. Thank you so much for choosing my card as your POTW. Hope it brought a smile to your face. :-) Hugs!

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  13. I love this ATC and the wonderful tutorial you put together for us. Thanks Meihsia! Your POTW is so cute and I love Tracy's cards. Have a wonderful week,
    Lisa

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  14. I love ATC's and this is such a fun way creating some lovely textured background....thanks for the inspiration :)

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