Live seconds as a lifetime

Some time ago, I made this gothic arch ATC tryptich for a personal swap:

Inside

Outside

I used several techniques: stamping with water, antique wallpaper technique featured in the Technique Junkie’s June/July 2010 newsletter, collage, …

I’d like to enter this ATC triptych to the following challenges:

I often find inspiration in song lyrics for my creations, and this particular one was inspired by ‘Endless skies’, a song by VNV Nation. I didn’t find an official video for this song, so I included the following one featuring the lyrics:

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Masculine ATC using scraps

Combining two fun challenges resulted in this masculine ATC, which is entirely made of scraps:

Here’s my pile of scraps :

And here’s a smaller selection of all scraps and backgrounds that I chose from for this ATC:

For the background I used the “Antique wallpaper” technique featured in the Technique Junkie’s June/July 2010 newsletter. The man and the hat  belong to Oxford Impressions’ “Steampunk Element” sheet. The tag was punched out and decorated using Tim Holtz’ “design scrap” stamp. I stamped the letters individually on the tag to form the word “chapeau”.

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Black, white & burgundy

The Play Date Cafe suggest a lovely colour combo this week: black, white & a splash of burgundy. Actually, my ATC has quite a big splash of burgundy, I hope that’s ok.

I’m sure I’ll be making more ATCs using this stylish colour combo!

The faces are Crafty Individuals. For the background I used the “Antique wallpaper” technique featured in the Technique Junkie’s June/July 2010 newsletter. I wanted to add a sentiment, but whatever I tried, the ATC got completely out of balance, so I just decided not to add any.

Vintage faces

A few weeks ago, one of the ladies of the Yahoo-group “Creatief met stempels” challenged us to make a vintage card and to include a tag. I didn’t meet the deadline for this challenge,  but I wanted to give it a try anyway. So, here’s my vintage ATC:

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The faces and the sentiment stamp are Crafty Individuals. For the background I used the “Antique wallpaper” technique featured in the Technique Junkie’s June/July 2010 newsletter.