Artist Trading Cards or otherwise known as ATC’s are created in the size of 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches or 64 x 89 millimeters (6.4 x 8.9 centimeters). These are small and self-made miniature works of art. Other than the size, there are no particular rules to follow. Combine different materials and elements to create unique and one of a kind cards. Sign, number and date the backs of your cards. These cards are not meant to be sold but if you like, there are groups that trade and collect these cards. You can find them on the internet in different craft forums. Here you will find an example of artist trading cards for all seasons and new cards are being added on a regular basis.
Romantic Spring ATC This artist trading card has a soft romantic look to it. The motifs are die cut using Sizzix Originals Dies and the paper is from K&Company.
Fall Leaves ATC This artist trading card was created using scrapbooking papers, matching textured cardstock and other embellishments.
Valentine Hearts ATC This artist trading card is very easy and quick to make. It makes a perfect addition to the theme of love or Valentine’s Day. The fringe yarn gives the whole card a modern touch.
Snowflake ATC - Artist Trading Card Get into the winter spirit with this snowy artist trading card. The beads and sequins give it a bit of shine and the crisp colors of blue and white are perfect for the season.