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Artist Trading Card Daily – 78

On my little wonderings this week I stumbled across a little bargain pack of tags and embellishments from Artemio that I thought would work well for a series of ATCs that had the same style/theme but that I could challenge myself to do different bits and bobs with, so I popped it in my shopping basket, with a ridiculous amount of other “must have/need” items and trundled off home (after I had paid).

Anyway, here’s a little peek at the contents of the pack.

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Now, I say I trundled home, I did stop at a few other shops, bought a bunch of nick-nacks and totally forgot to get the food shopping that I actually went out for.

Hey-ho, random snack food it is then, lol! :)

Any-hoo, back to the point of this post!

So I cracked open the pack and a few other little bits and bobs and set to work – creating a mess.

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Ooh la la indeed little letter beads!


Well, the good news is that I have got a few in the series made however the first one did throw up a snag once I had completed it.

It’s got a nice distressed feel to it …

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… but did anyone else spot that Amore is actually Italian for love, whereas the paper tag was set in Paris, home of the French?

Well, this numpty didn’t until the glue had dried, lol!

Ah well, two countries separated by differences in language is no barrier to love between the transient butterfly now is it?

No. That’s my excuse and I am sticking with it.

By the way, there was very little to the construction of this. The background was one of the pre-designed tags that came in the pack from Artemio. I chopped of the tab bit at the top and then mounted it onto some coordinating cardstock.

The butterflies were from a little stash of die-cuts that I had hanging around. These, along with the letter beads were simply stuck on with some PVA glue and that be that.

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Hope you like this first one.

The next few ATC365 challenge creations will feature this pack – wonder what will appear next?!

Must dash though, a lesson in geography and native languages awaits! :)

As always, if you have any comments or questions about this post then please feel free to use the comments section below. Also, If you know of anyone that would appreciate reading this post, there are handy sharing icons below.

Many thanks for taking the time to read about my little creations.

I’ll see you again soon!

J :)

5 thoughts on “Artist Trading Card Daily – 78

  1. John they’re really cool but if you want to be ‘correct’ change the ‘m’ in amore to a ‘d’ to read ‘adore’ – that’s French! LOL


  2. Simply beautiful. Love how you got carried away with shopping for crafting and forgot to buy the essentials you’d originally gone out for but didn’t worry and just made do. Can relate to that. Thanks for the breakdown of your thought processes and procedures. X


  3. Hi John

    Cute tag, I love those butterflies. It’s a pro Euro tag- very current affairs! Oh, but I need that paper pad, reaaaaallllly need! Anything vintage sewing/ dressmaking I love! I decorate my sewing boxes/ room/ storage with them. Ok internet hunt later! ;)


    T x


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