Tuesday, March 16, 2010

more ATC's?!

yep. what can i say, i was longing to make some anyway, and then the very sweet and thoughtful tanis sent me that cool pack of vintage goodness from the paper flea market, and it seemed like the perfect "thank you" to make her a little something! or in this case, *three* little somethings:

for some reason, i am loving to make these three at a time, like a little triptyc! i used a lot of orange and brown since those are tanis' favorite colors. also it fit perfectly with some vintage images i already had in my stash. also...ok...there really isn't a second "also"...that's just sort of how these came out! :) again, i've glued bits of sewing pattern all over the place, letting it bunch up a bit for some texture. i filled in the backgrounds with a bit of stamping, a lot of inking and a few miscellaneous rub-ons. i was...and am...pretty happy with them, and i hope miss tanis will enjoy receiving them with my renewed ♥THANKS♥!


(materials: lots of "vintage bits" from the paper fleamarket and also from my own stash: sewing pattern, trading stamps, text paper, coca-cola label, playing card, bridge tally, ticket, etc; stamps: stampin' up, sassafras, cherry pie, hero arts; rub-ons: sei, basic grey, making memories; inks: staz-on, ranger, colorbox; chip & paper stickers: sassafras)


  1. ♥♥swoon♥♥ I love them...all three of them...I've never made an ATC...you're inspiring me:)

  2. Hi Lauren, thank you so much for your sweet comments :) I ADORE your collage style ATC triptych. I can't stop looking at all the layers and little details!

    PS: How cute are those fortune cookies you made? I must keep them in mind for some wedding gifts :)

    They are SO WAY more beautiful irl!!
    I LOOOOOVE them. They are displayed on my little shelf I preserve for my crafty favs (and I don't think they will be replaced anytime soon).
    THANKS Lauren. You rock.

  4. Dang it I was hoping these were mine!!! I love them Lauren!! Way way way cool. So pretty. Tanis must love them.

  5. Oooooooh. All the layers and textures and pretties. I want to touch them. Y-U-M-M-Y.

  6. These are so absolutely gorgeous Lauren! Lucky, lucky Tanis!

    (-: Heidi

  7. I actually saw these last week...I even started commenting, and my computer wouldn't let me. I love these colors and I think making 3 at a time is genius :)


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