which, at the time, i said i thought would be *perfect* for ATC's...which i was longing to make. well, i was right...they ARE perfect for making ATC's! see?!
(stamps: crafty secrets; bling: michaels, k&co, heidi swapp; sprayed inks: glimmer mist, smoosh spritz & grumbacher watercolor paint; ink pads: colorbox, ranger, staz-on; rub-ons: basic grey; tiny metal frame: k&co (i outright stole this idea--framing a teeny embellishment--from gina); flowers: prima; brad: making memories; transparency: staples; adhesives: uhu gluestick, tombow mono runner, mini gluedots; everything else is vintage goodies from my stash: sheet music, text paper, bits of paper & fabric lace, random images, postage stamps, tickets, and my new favorite thing: bits of vintage sewing pattern (which came wrapped around my gauche alchemy goodies!) glued slightly wonkily over some collage bits and under others--i ♥LOVE♥ that the tissue paper is sheer enough to see through and yet it gives INSTANT texture and patina to whatever is underneath it!)
so of course i had to send these babies out to the lovely lady in question, along with a very big
♥♥♥ THANK YOU ♥♥♥
for the inspiration!!!