Monday, January 14, 2013

Backgrounds anyone?

This ATC has a nice black border but I'm still
figuring out how to upload correctly from my
camera. Sorry for the (worse than usual) picture.

I have been working on Artist Trading Cards for the upcoming Easy Swap at the First Christian Church Scrap & Stamp FUNdraiser. Get more details on that here:

I have been enamoured with ATCs and tag art since my early forays into paper art back around 1999--I thinking this is a long-term commitment (smile).

My latest set of backgrounds are done with rainbow ink pads on white artist paper. They are simple, easy and colorful. I forget about all the options available to me like the ones shown in this great blog post by Kara Nichols in her blog "Ooops, I craft my pants." In addition to this tutorial there are some fun projects on her blog and she definitely gets today's best blog name award.

Oops, I Craft My Pants: How to make 8 funky backgrounds using Tim Holtz Di...: Hey homies, it's playtime! I love playing with colors, you all know that. It should come as no surprise that I've been spending a lot of ...

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