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Thinking of You Artist Trading Card

With all the scrapbook paper available, the crafting possibilities are unlimited for creating unique ATCs. Combine these papers with other types of paper, rubber stamping supplies and decorative elements to make artist trading cards, such as the one above.



ATC - Artist Trading Cards - Thinking of You ATC

For this project you will need:

- off white cardstock
- off white fiber paper
- gold paper
- 6x6 scrapbook paper “Life’s Journey” - sheet of paper with postcards and flowers
- 3-D foam tape
- beige button
- large heart paper punch
- stamp “Thinking of You”
- gold pigment ink
- gold wire
- needle and piece of fun foam, cardboard or cork (for pricking holes)
- stick glue
- eyelet tool and gold eyelet
- hole puncher


When adding each new type of paper, lay paper over the card, adhere and trim excess paper away from the edges.

The ATC:
1. Cut the off white cardstock into the size of 89 x 64 cm (2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches). Cover the left side of the card with a torn sheet of scrapbook paper.
2. Cover the bottom half of the card with a torn piece of off white fiber paper.
3. Tear two strips of gold paper and adhere one diagonally across the card and one at the top right corner.
4. Punch a hole at the top left corner and insert the eyelet.

The Heart:
5. Adhere a small piece of scrapbook paper to a small piece of cardstock. Punch a heart out of this piece. Lay aside for the moment.

The Square:
6. Cut out a small square about the size of 5 x 5 cm (2 x 2 inches). Adhere top half with torn piece of fiber paper. Prick holes around the outer edge of the square. Stamp image in the center of the square. Punch 2 additional holes and insert wire from the backside to attach button. Coil the wires on the front of the button to hold in place.

7. Adhere 3-D foam tape strips to the backside of the square and stick it diagonally on the artist trading card.
8. Use 3-D foam tape to adhere the heart.

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ATC - Artist Trading Cards - Thinking of You ATC



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