a creative mind at work in the deep dark basement

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

ATC Swap

I decided to jump back into stamping this month by participating in the ATC swap hosted by Nikki Woodward on the Stampotique facebook page.

I of course grabbed some of my favorite go-to stamps from Stampotique and went to work.  It's been awhile since I've created something that small, but I had fun and that's what matters.

For the bee, I stamped it twice on white cardstock, cut out one and just the body of the other.  I think stamped it on vellum and cut the wings out so that they would pop from the body a bit.  I embellished it with a sentiment I typed on my label maker and then adhered with a candy dot.

The cute little envelopes were in my stash and fit the ATC perfectly-thought the Barcode was perfect for it.

Thanks for stopping over and checking out my ATC and maybe you'll join Nikki's swap if you have some Stampotique stamps.
Card details:
Stamps: Barcode 10019, Medium Bee 3000, Big Bee 3008, and Honeycomb Background 8116 by Stampotique Originals.
Cardstock: Whisper White, Basic Black, Vellum
Inks: Archival Ink-jet black
Embellishments: black candy dot, black twine


G Peplow said...

Great ATC Kim, love all the different elements, especially the unique envelope :D Thank you for your kind comment on my blog, I have genuinely enjoyed my time as GD for Stampotique :D Gay x

TenSGal said...

Wow, that is really a cool looking ATC! Love the little coordinating envelope, too!


Greetings By Chera said...

Love the ATC! The bee pops!

Kay Wallace said...

Super cute ATC, Kim, and perfect for the last swap! Love the attention you gave the bee's wings to make this unique! Perfect envy, too!

VanessaB said...


Sam & Poppy said...

Wonderful ATC Kim :)

Jackie said...

Lovely ATC with matching envelope the bee I is such a great little stamp love how you have done the wings !

Anonymous said...

Beautiful Kim. De black and white makes your atc so strong!

Monika/Buzsy said...

What an awesome ATC card Kim. Love the black and white look. That bee images is amazing.

Nikki W said...

Loved this black & white themed atc Kim, it's stunning.

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