Sunday, March 8, 2020

ATCs and Coins: Day 8: Sparkle Baby!

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!

Hi again from Laurie with another project for the current "ATCs and Coins" challenge going on here at the Portal.  You pick the theme and have fun making an ATC or an ATC coin - or both!
Just be sure that you have some rubber stamping on your project and your ATCs are to be 3 1/2" by 
2 1/2"; coins are 2 1/2" in diameter.

I used one of the fun new Yoga Cat stamps for my ATC:  Yoga Cat #9 from Lost Coast Designs.  My sentiment is Keep Calm and Sparkle from Carmen's Veranda, and my background was created using the White Waves background stamp from Lost Coast.

I started by heat embossing my background stamp onto a piece of white card stock with white embossing powder.  When that had been heat set, I sponged shades of blue Distress Ink onto my card stock.  The result is that the background becomes blue but the white embossing stays white and creates a pretty effect.

I stamped both the Yoga Cat and my sentiment with black ink onto white paper and cut them out.  I edged the sentiment in black ink and affixed it to the upper left corner of my ATC.  I attached the cat to the lower right corner and only glued down the center portion, leaving the head and tail to sort of "float" above the paper.   The final step was to glue some tiny silver stars across the background to give my kitty some sparkle!

So please join us on this fun challenge and show us what fabulous ATCs and Coins you can create!
You could win some free stamps!


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