Saturday, July 30, 2016

ATC Swap

Hello everyone, I hope you are doing well.  It's a long weekend here, as it's a civic holiday on Monday, lots of people are enjoying a mid summer's vacation.  It continues to be very hot and humid, I'm not a 'hot weather' girl, I prefer moderate temperatures.  But eventually our bodies adjust and we don't notice it as much and balmy evenings on the deck or patio are wonderful.

Recently I took up a talented artist's, Win Dinn, from Western Canada offer to swap ATCs.   I was looking forward to seeing her art in miniature format as I know she uses lots of texture in her mixed media.

Well to my surprise I received 4 ATCs and many pieces of fun texture art that I can use on cards or mixed media pieces.     Thank you again Win !

Below is the ATC that I mailed out to Win.  I used a Gelli print and a Hummingbird stamp by Designs by Ryn

Stamps by Designs by RynLeafy Branch and Perching Hummingbird.  Ryn's stamps are also available in unmounted sets at a very good value.

I sent along this card (below and seen in a prior post) with the ATC.

Thanks for stopping by and have a great weekend,


chrissie said...

Such a fun idea Shirley. Your cards are always beautiful

Love Chrissie xx

Crafting Queen said...

Love your two creations and the ATC's you received. Hope that Archie is doing better. Sending hugs.Anesha

sheila 77 said...

How lovely to make an ATC for a change. Your hummingbird on a small scale is beautiful and the background you have made for it is stunning as always.

Pat said...

I love the ATC you made with the gorgeous hummingbird Shirley, and thst pretty background using Ryn's stamps, and how lovely to include that coordinating card too. The ATC's that Win sent you are so bright and pretty too. Enjoy the rest of your weekend. x

Valerie-Jael said...

You both made some lovely things! Have a nice weekend, enjoy the extra day. Hugs, Valerie

Anjas-Artefaktotum said...

All pieces are beautiful art works!
xox Anja

Greta said...

2 great artists! Love the ATC you sent--wonderful colors & images, Shirley!

aussie aNNie said...

Such a gorgeously created cards, love the images and colours used...the papers look lovely ..xx


Beth Norman-Roberts said...

The ATC's you got are gorgeous, as is your ATC. That hummingbird is so adorable, and so is your background. Hope you have a nice weekend. I'm off to my aunt's trailer for the night after I'm done work today and hopefully the weather cooperates for the beach.

froebelsternchen said...

You got super ATCs and sent a fantastic set as well Shirley!
Fabulous !

Enny said...

Wow, your ATC and card are beautiful and you received some wonderful ATC's in return, lovely ! Have a nice long Summer weekend ! Greetings, Enny

Ryn Tanaka said...

Hey Shirley, hope you enjoyed the long weekend! This looks like a lot of fun! Must have been exciting to receive her package in the mail. Your ATC is gorgeous! Such a small space and yet you made a very polished looking design! Thanks :)

Win Dinn, Artist said...

Thanks for sharing these, Shirley. I LOVE the one you sent me, and the card is just stunning! Many inspires me, always.

Donna Ellis said...

Win's textures are so incredible, Shirley! I had to enlarge the photo to be sure to see it all! I especially love the first ATC with the leaves and cones. Gorgeously done.

Your lovely card accompanying the beautiful ATC are both mesmerizing with the true-to-Shirley color scheme, and amazing backgrounds. My favorite is the stenciled fern and moth - gorgeously put together, Shirley!

Wishing you a great week-end!

~*~Patty S said...

What alot of lovely creativity!
Your moth card is ooh la laa.
Moths and butterflies are such lovely creatures.
p.s. can't believe how much I missed!