Thursday, April 26, 2018

Queen of Everything

Welcome back to Lost Coast Portal to Creativity where Lost Coast Designs and Carmen's Veranda collide to bring you twice the inspiration and double the fun!

Spring greetings from Laurie!  I love the current Stamped Background challenge because I love background stamps.  I think the background of anything you make - card, ATC, tag, etc - is really enhanced by an interesting or well constructed background.
For these three ATCs, I have used the ATC Miscellaneous Set #6 which includes there great backgrounds.  I love that one is shaped like a Gothic arch while the other two are the standard ATC size and shape.  I didn't want to put too much onto my ATCs to avoid hiding the background stamping.  All the backgrounds started as white paper that I colored with Distress Inks which I blended together with my foam daubers.  I stamped each background with black ink onto my colored bases.  For all three I used vintage black and white images of women that I cut out of some collage sheets by GeckoGalz.  Each got a butterfly for some added interest.  Then I cut out a portion of one of the Carmen's Veranda clear stamps - Queen of Everything - and attached that same saying to each of my ATCs.  A little bit of Distress Ink around the border of each and you are all done!

Be sure to get out your background stamps and join this fun challenge.  And be sure to check out the great background stamps at Lost Coast Designs and Carmen's Veranda.

Happy Stamping!


  1. These are beautiful Laurie xx

  2. Beautiful ATC's Laurie. I love the atc background stamps you used. Hugz


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