Friday, September 11, 2015

Sunset in the Woods ATC by Gail Green


Use Linnie Blooms pre-sewn canvas ATC blanks to make individual ATCs or several for group challenges!


ATC cards are miniature masterpieces...but they don't have to take a ton of tine and talent!  You just need the right materials and techniques to create ATC projects that will impress even the most experienced crafter.   The secret weapon...Linnie Blooms pre-sewn canvas ATC blanks!

Let's begin....


Materials:


Linnie Blooms Sewed Canvas ATC Blank

Clearsnap: Colorbox® Archival® Dye Inkpad (Wicked Black)

Impression Obsession Rubber Stamps: F7787 Pine Trees

Beacon Adhesives: Gem-Tac® Permanent Adhesive

Acrylic Paint Glaze or Acrylic Paint with medium added
(Note: I used Plaid Decorator Glazes: Paprika, Sunflower, Aqua, New Leaf, Linen White)

Miscellaneous:  Printed text scrap (from old book, newspaper or other uncoated paper source)
                          Paint brush
                          Heat tool or hair dryer



Instructions:


1.  Prime the canvas with 2 coats of Linen White. Dry completely.


2. Squeeze a pea size each of Paprika and Sunflower.



    Spread each color with a wet paintbrush.
 

 
    Blend colors where they meet. Dry completely.


3.  Hand tear strips from the printed text scraps. Dab Aqua and New Leaf on the strips. Dry.  Attach to the ATC with Gem-Tac® Permanent Adhesive.





4.  Stamp Pine Trees onto ATC.  Dab ink around the edges.  Dry completely.



Try making a whole series of ATC cards using  a variety of stamp images and color combinations.  And...check out the entire range of Linnie Blooms products!






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