Thursday 31 January 2013

What Do You Do With It?

Greetings weary traveller. Welcome to the Guild Hall. Yesterday I had received a new crafting quest scrawled on a torn scrap of parchment: to create something called an A-T-C. I had never heard of this type of craft before, and was excited to tackle the challenge. NO CRAFTING QUEST SHALL GO INCOMPLETE! I donned my gleaming rainbow shell armour, which I had recently cast some new warding spells on. I then armed myself with my great bow and sword, slipping a few daggers in my boots for good measure. Turns out I didn’t really need any of these items. Just some ink and stamps would’ve been sufficient.

I cut some paper to the appropriate size and gave it a few shots of Dylusions spray ink. Once the paper was dry it was very curly. Like VERY curly. Probably would’ve been better had I used heavier paper. Oh well - solider on! I used the Dylusions “Letter Jumble” stencil and spritzed some blue ink on it. I then stamped some hearts using some crappy white ink that pretty much wiped away if I touched it (didn’t matter how much I dried it with my heat tool). To complete the background I stamped one of the images from the Dylusions “Bordering on the Edge” set along the top and bottom. I then stamped Stampotique’s “Girl with Heart Purse” and cut her out, gluing her to the ATC.

That was it. My first ATC EVER! I don’t really know if this is how they’re supposed to go...or what exactly I’m supposed to do with it now {lol}, but it was fun to try something new and earn +194 ATC exp points. This will be entered into the following challenges:

Simon Says Stamp Challenge: Anything Goes
Try It On Tuesday: Get Ready To Celebrate Valentines Day
Wicked Wednesday Challenge #69: Gothic Love
Shopping Our Stash Challenge #87: Valentines, Hearts, Red, Love
Stampotique Designer’s Challenge #85: Whatever Makes You Happy (trying something new & crafty makes me happy!)

After crafting up a storm and staining my hands red, I was extremely tired and in need of a nap. Turns out crafting while wearing a full suit of armor and compliment of weapons is exhausting!

~ Guild Master Crystal ~


Jenn Borjeson said...

Wow - your first ATC? Fantastic. What to do with them now - some people collect them or display them - some people trade them - some people create more art with them (I often turn my ATC's into cards). :) Thank you for joining us at Wicked Wednesday!

Claudia N. said...

Love your ATC - very well done, especially this one being a first take! Great colours!!! Glue a ing the ATC to heavier background card helpfs, if your image curls up.

Thank you very much for sharing this with us at TioT!!!

die amelie x

Donna said...

Awesome job for your very first ATC! Be warned...they become addictive!!

Astrid Stulemeijer (AssiCrafts) said...

Nice ATC! Love the heartline stamp, it's perfect with Girl with Heart Purse. Thanks for joining us again at the Stampotique challenge. XOXO

Denice said...

What a fun the image and the border you used, very creative!
Hope to see you joining us more often at Wicked Wednesday.

Kaz said...

That is perfect if it made you happy! ATC's are fun to make and you can use up your scraps and make something just for you. Thanks for linking it to Stampotique

Evil Edna said...

contrats on your splendid first ATC.thank you for sharing at TIOT.EE

Linda said...

This is so sweet! I just love it. I love that little gothic girl--so sweet!

Thanks so much for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

*Crafty hugs*


Anonymous said...

Beautiful, I love the colours. Thanks for joining the Stampotiqeu DC

salamanda said...

Fun colours and well done on accepting the ATC challenge. I have been in swoops for these and that can be fun.

Kim said...

Love your ATC... you completed your quest admirably! Thanks for joining us at Wicked Wednesday.

Basement Stamper said...

Great ATC, love the background you created. Thanks for joining us at Stampotique Designer's Challenge.

Post a Comment

All comments give us a little exp, allowing us to level up faster! The Crafters Guild thanks your exp contribution!