Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Day 9 - Christmas ATCs

For all the alternative scrappers out there, there are alternatives to Christmas cards. Seriously! If you believe that great things (and Christmas greetings!) can come in small packages, why not try a Christmas ATC (artist trading card)? The only rule is that they need to measure 3 1/2 inches by 2 1/2 inches - stay within that, and the ATC is your oyster!





I have loved making ATCs since I found out about them earlier this year and since then there's been no stopping me! I was excited to figure out how to give them a Christmas slant and went looking for tiny festive embellies! I tried a few different styles, some more bright and festive with lots of glitz and others with a more vintage feel. Enjoy!

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Gayle

7 Scrappy thoughts:

humel said...

I clicked through to your blog and literally just *gasped* in admiration - these are so lovely!!

Anonymous said...

These are fantastic! It is a great idea as alternative to a Christmas card! Love it!

~Julie

Michelle said...

Oh my gosh, Gayle!!! These are amazing!!! Just beautiful!! I love every single one of them!!

Karen said...

I have never tried ATC's but after seeing these I may well have to give them a go - absolutely beautiful.

dianapena8 said...

You did a beautiful job with these ATC's Gayle :) and this is a great Christmas card idea for those who don't make cards.

=Di

Erica H said...

Those gingerbread cookies are adorable! And the Victorian images are beautiful.

Natalie said...

Hiya Gayle!
Really loving these with you hunnie! They are simply gorgeous! Im really in to buttons at the moment as well, so your middle ATC in the top 3 piccies really jumped out at me lol =o)
LV Natalie XXXX