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Vintage Love ATC

This artist trading card is perfect for the theme of love or for Valentine’s Day. It uses left over papers and supplies from scrapbook and card making and has an antique romantic look to it.



ATC - Artist Trading Cards - Love ATC Using Gold and Natural Colored Papers

For this project you will need:

- off white natural paper
- blank artist trading card form
- gold paper and gold cardstock
- 6x6 inch scrapbook paper “Life’s Journey” - sheet of paper with postcards and flowers
- 3-D foam tape
- gold paper clip
- jumbo country heart paper punch (from Paper Shapers)
- alphabet paper punch letters spelling the word LOVE
- gold thin wire
- heart brad
- small heart punch
- 2 gold square brads
- needle and piece of fun foam, cork or cardboard (for pricking holes)
- stick glue
- hole puncher


When adding each new type of paper, lay paper over the card, adhere and trim excess paper away from the edges.
1. Cut the off white cardstock into the size of 89 x 64 cm (2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches).
2. Cover the ATC first with patterned scrapbook paper. Then add to the middle of the ATC a piece of torn beige colored paper. Finally add a torn sheet of gold paper to the left side of the card.
3. Punch out 2 large hearts. Wrap wire around the first and punch holes around the outside edge of the second one. Adhere a gold heart to the second heart.
4. Punch out the letters “LOVE” and adhere them to the gold paper on the left side of the card.
5. Adhere the large hearts using 3-D foam tape.
6. Punch a hole in the top and bottom left of the card. Insert a brad in each hole.
7. Add a gold paper clip to the right top of the ATC.
8. Punch a small heart out and adhere it to the center of the card.




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ATC - Artist Trading Cards - Love ATC Using Gold and Natural Colored Papers





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