Thursday, November 18, 2010

Things I'm Thankful For - Artist Trading Card (ATC)

Hi Again Everyone!

Here's the ATC I made for November for the Blissfull ATC Swap!  I thought of all the things I'm thankful for and I kept coming back to some of the basic themes on which our great country was founded.  What do you think?

Okay, as usual, my photography skills are limited, primarily because my TIME is so limited. Well, at least that doesn't help matters.  By the time I get home, it's already dark, so I have to use flash, etc., which just shows glares.  Otherwise, I have to wait till the weekend.  Oh well.....for those of you who can't make out what I've written it reads (from top to bottom):  Speech, Freedom, U.S.A., Prayer, Vote, GOD and Military.  I used red, white and blue watercolors on a piece of cardboard, then stamped the words on, and surrounded the whole piece with a little bit of sparkle (a silver tinsel pipe cleaner).  Now I wish I'd made another one for me!  I think I may just do that - create another one for me!

Happy Days Everybody and May God Bless, Jan

November ATC from Anna of Frosted Petunias

Sorry to have taken so long to post, but work has been tremendously hectic lately and I haven't found time to breathe properly, much less post to my blog! Ahhhh, but it does feel good to be back!

Guess what was in the mail two days ago!?  It's our November Artist Trading Card (ATC) Swap; this month my partner was Anna of Frosted Petunias!  Our theme was anything we chose. Anna's is so beautiful, and it's even layered with a coat of wax on top!  My photography simply does NOT do it justice! The pink silk leaves and vines lead up to the "flowers" which are butterflies.  And the caption reads: "If nothing ever changed, there would be no butterflies!"  That's about the best reason I've ever heard for change!!


Thank you SO MUCH Anna - for such a lovely and thoughtful gift!  I'll treasure it always! Jan