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Sunday, 10 October 2010

Tiddly Inks Challenge 24 - Create an Artist Trading Card & Tiddly Inks Blog Hop

Hello art lovers...this week is your week. :) We are creating ATC cards (some call them ACEOs). These little works of art are 2.5 x 3.5 inches and soooo cute. :)

You have until next Monday night at 10 PM CST to link your ATC below....Can't wait to see them. :)

Well I've never done an ATC before so was a little uncertain but happy to accept the challenge.
My first step was to cut a piece of scrap card to 2.5x3.5 inches so I could get the idea of scale and how well the idea in my head would translate to this tiny piece of card.
I chose one of my all time favourite tiddly inks, Donna., as I wanted my image to be "outside of the box" so to speak.

Donna is coloured in with trusty promarkers.  I've covered the umbrella, her wellies and the puddle in anitas gloss to give the shiny wet look.  I also used the gloss on the three card candies on the bottom right.
The camera has made her pink wellies and pink section of her brolly look orange but just so you know its the same pink as the card candy.

I'm really pleased with how my ATC came out and I will be giving her to my hubby's Gran to use as a bookmark as she is an avid reader.

Please pop by the Tiddly Inks Challenge Blog to check out everyone else's amazing entries to the the challenge.


Want to know more?, Heres what Christy has to say :
What do you get when Two Companies Collide?  One fun fun fun blog hop! Betty (of Simply Betty Stamps and my tiddly inks design team member) and I are big Halloween fans so naturally we had to put together a fun Trick or Treat Blog Hop for you all!  Here are the details.

Theme: Trick or Treating with Tiddly Inks and Simply Betty Stamps

Dates: 6:00 PM CST on October 29th to 6 PM CST on October 31st

How to Participate: Post your creation on your personal blog between 12:00 PM CST (noon) and 5:55 PM CST. The title of your post should be "Trick or Treating with Tiddly Inks and Simply Betty Stamps".
Once your blog post is completed, visit the Simply Betty Stamps blog and link your blog hop post in the Inlinkz list at the bottom of the Blog Hop post in order to be qualified for the prizes. There is no need to sign up in advance, but the Inlinkz list will close at 6:00 PM and then we hop, Halloween style, from the Simply Betty Stamps blog.  Now here is the twist... for your blog hop project please create a Trick (demonstrate a favorite technique) or a Treat (just a project to share). 

The blog hop will run until October 31st at 6 PM.  

Prizes: Two random blogger participant winners will be announced November 5 and highlighted on the hosting blogs Tiddly Inks and Simply Betty Stamps. Each will receive a $10 gift voucher from Tiddly Inks.  Simply Betty Stamps will be giving away digital images of winner's choice. 


Read more: http://tiddlyinks.blogspot.com/p/calendar.html#ixzz11yx24JDb

I hope you can join us on this blog hop,
Good Luck,
Love H xx

4 comments:

Christy/Tiddly Inks Digitals

Very cute, Hazel. :)
I love it...some of my favorite colors. :)

Shirley

Hazel, this is adorable. Took me a while to wrap my mind around working on something so small. Bookmark is a perfect use for it.

mforquer

OH Hazel this is adorable - I just love this image too! Great job!
Melissa

Ana

Beautiful!!! Love the colors.

xx

Ana

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