Artist Trading Card Daily - 95.5

Artist Trading Card Daily – 95

You may have noticed that there is a bit of a gap in the numbers in my ATC challenge, don’t fret, this isn’t a total and utter mess up on my part, I’m just a little behind on getting them online. WILL be catching up this week.

Anyway, the reason for today’s post is to wish you all a Happy Easter.

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The whole ATC was inspired by the backing paper that had some hand illustrated eggs on it. I picked this up at my local craft shop and already had an idea of what I wanted to do with it when I got it home.

First I created the background by layering a piece of the backing paper onto coordinating coloured cardstock.

To create the nest I grabbed some raffia and wrapped lengths of it, one by one, around a small bottle and tied a knot on each one to secure it in place. I then layered these on top of each other with a little fibrous thread and glued it with Pinflair Glue Gel.

I then cut out some of the individual eggs, shaped them with my Tonic flower forming tools and then glued these into the nest with the glue gel.

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For the sentiment I reached for the Happy Easter text stamps that I got free with Creative Stamping magazine and used two tones of pigment ink. I trimmed these down and attached them to the ATC with eggs that I had again cut from the backing paper.

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And that my dear chocolate filled friends was it. Simple and stylish.

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I hope that you are having a lovely Easter holiday no matter what you are doing.

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 :)


17 thoughts on “Artist Trading Card Daily – 95

  1. Happy Easter John, sorry it is a little late but hope you have had a nice time up to now, The ATC is fab, thank you for shareing xx


  2. Easter blessings to every one. Love this card John. Thanks for sharing.
    It’s been a beautiful spring day here in Shropshire. Lovely sunshine, sat out in garden this afternoon! Looking forward to lots more days like this now spring is here!

    Carole Morgan.


  3. Happy Easter to you too. The card is brilliant. The dimension you’ve created on it looks incredible. You have such wonderful ideas. Thanks for sharing. X


  4. Really really love this one John. Reminds me of an artist called Madeleine Floyd whose work is so calming.


  5. Happy Easter everyone. Love this ATC John. Didn’t get to make any Easter cards because of my broken wrist.


  6. Hi John

    Happy Easter to you and all your followers, this is so sweet, that paper is amazing. Your little raffia nest is very effective.


    T x


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