Saturday, June 19, 2010

A Little French Vintage ATC

Well, I've survived my week as Vacation Bible School director. We had a great group of kids and everything actually went pretty smoothly, but I've got so many things to catch up on.

Hubby and I spent the morning putting up a garbage bag full of fresh green beans. We LOVE green beans so I can't complain about the extra added chore for today.

I've been slowly working on two swap projects for Your Paper Pantry this week. If you haven't been to this awesome place of craftiness go check it out. I'm a member of the ATC group and the Collage Melange Group, but there are several other different kinds of crafting groups you can join.

Our ATC swap this month was kind of a freebie. You got to make your cards in your own style. Ya'll know that I love my vintage/shabby chic/French stuff so that's what I did for my card. It's pretty simple although it uses several different kinds of media as you can see from the photo above.

The card base is watercolor paper. The background was colored using watercolor crayons. After it dried I stamped it using a script stamp. Two vintage images, some lace, and one of my little handmade roses finish it off. I hope my swap partners like it. I had to make ten of these and I finished them up this morning. One project I can check off the list. :)

Paper: Strathmore 90 lb. Watercolor paper, Great White Imaging
and Photo paper--matte finish, white cardstock

Stamp: Inkadinkado Script stamp
Images: French Label from The Graphics Fairy; can't remember
where I got the little girl

Inks, etc.: Faber-Castell Watercolor Crayons; Frayed Burlap,
Vintage Photo, and Tumbled Glass Distress Ink; Creme de Rouge and Garden Fairy Glimmer Mist
Hope you're having a great weekend!


~* steph :) *~ said...

love your atc, tracy! love the colors, images, lace, and your handmade flower! thanks for sharing :)! have a wonderful weekend! *hugs* steph :)

Suzanne C said...

Beautiful ATC! Lovely details.

Unknown said...

That's a lovely ATC Tracy, it's very pretty indeed! Enjoy your Sunday, hugs, Ira

Unknown said...

Hi Tracy, your ATC turned out beautiful..
I just love that vintage look.

Hugs, Linda

CarlaKH said...

gorgeous atcs!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

I love this very much Tracy! Love the water colors, that blue simple melts one heart! I have that same script stamp, love it and use it a lot! Love the vintage images too, and the lace, so pretty, I love everything about this, thanks for sharing, have a nice day!

Heather Rogers said...

This is amazing! Love the colors and you are working that Frech feel girl! The pop of the little purple flower is perfect. :)