Friday, April 17, 2009

Times slips away from me!

Someone brought to my attention yesterday that I had not added anything to my blog since March 31st! I have no idea where April has gone! It's scary how quickly times flies!

I managed to take some pictures of the some of the things I've been doing so here goes:

I am in this WONDERFUL group called The Sum of All ATCs which I adore! We have been working on laminate lately and when I went to get the small laminate pieces, I came across large laminate pieces (3x5) which I cut into ATC size. They are wonderful to work with! You can use alcohol inks, acrylic paint, anything! The Cropodile cuts through it like butter for holes too. I used by Fiskars Guillotine to cut them and the cut was clean and perfect. Here are three sample cards I did. I didn't change the backgrounds at all so that you can see how great they look with very little effort.

Valerie (the owner of The Sum of All ATCs) also hosted a Treasure Box swap. Everyone altered little boxes and put a surprise in them. I did an ocean theme (since I live in Key Largo it seemed only fitting) and put a really pretty gold decorated sea shell charm as my "surprise". The photos really don't do it justice. I was quite happy with it.

In my other group, Advanced Artist Trading Cards, Sue Young, a wonderful lady and artist, is hosting a chunk book swap of Provence. We each made 10 cards, these are a couple of the ones I made for this swap.

There have been so many other swaps and trades back and forth this month! No pictures though!

Thanks for looking!!!


  1. Elena,
    Your finishes look great! Your ATC's are just beautiful!

    Did you get my email? I did not receive the OWOH box. Sometimes my mail goes into spam. Please let me know! bethxs at yahoo dot com


  2. Yay - you're back! Love the laminate ATC's. Will definitely have to try these. And the treasure box sure is cute. Looking forward to seeing more in the future. Just don't wait so long!!
    Laura D.

  3. Hi Elena, I just revisited your blog and was hoping you would please visit my blog too, and maybe share it with your friends. Also, leave a comment on my Mother's Day Give-Away Post to have a chance to win my book.



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