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Tuesday, 25 August 2009

Metal atc's with alcohol inks

Everything is taking soooooo much longer than planned with the decorating etc.... you know the saying 'the best laid plans' an all that!! Well I am beavering away and must admit I am getting sick to the high teeth of looking at paint cans etc but because the walls decided to fall with my latest wallpaper stripping efforts I now have 3 times as much work as originally planned. Lining paper has become the latest must have addition in my quest for a space that is liveable... hopefully it will solve many problems and mean that sooner... rather than later... I will have somewhere to put my sofa so's I can put my feet up for a while.
'tis DD's 27th Birthday today so I have just popped in during a well earned rest before I go help her celebrate with a big fat cream cake and a teensy weensy drink :D Mind you knowing that each year along with DD... I also get older.... doesn't fill me wif glee... specially as half a century is looming... OMG did I say half a century.... ok not for a couple of years yet.... can breathe a little for now...lol
These atc's are ones which I did for my pal Chriss' monthly atc club swap.
All images are from Lisa's altered art

The theme was 'Metal'

Backgrounds were created by running metal through script embossing folder and then adding Tim Holtz alcohol inks.
With just a few adhesive half pearls added in strategic places for added decoration.
I was quite attached to all of these and it was really hard work letting them go. I hope the recipients enjoyed them :D Hope to be back with you all soon cos I am soooooo missing my blog hopping and all your gorgeous creations.
hugs till then
Chris xx

11 comments:

scrapnnMO said...

Oh Chris these ATC's are just GORGEOUS! :)
♥Dawn♥

Shashi Nayagam said...

ATC's are beautiful. I hope you are seeing the light at the end of the tunnel.

Rein said...

Beautiful ATC's!

Kath said...

wow stunning creations and I'm sure the recipients will treasure them....good luck with the ongoing saga of the decorating always seems such a good idea until you start...hugs kath xxxxx

Emma said...

Hiya Chris
Hope you get to the end of your decorating real soon...
Gorgeous atc's, all totally stunning.
Emma x

Sally H said...

So beautiful, Chris! I lvoe them all. I don't think I would have been able to part with them!

Gez said...

Hi Chris. Your ATC's are totally stunning. No wonder you didn't want to part with them!

Good Luck with the decorating. Gez.xx

Chriss Rollins said...

nice to c ya my friend,
and i have number 4 of these fab feab ATC's

take care and see ya tomorrow,
chriss x

Karen said...

How lucky for the lovely ladies who will have these Chris!!! I love that you embossed the metal. They are all gorgeous XXX

Susan said...

Chris I wish I had been able to be in the metal swap now! Your ATCS are just beautiful!!

May your painting and decorating go smoothly from now on and may your DDs party be a special time to remember for both of you :)

PS I'm past the half century mark myself - it isn't so bad! Lol!!

Terrie B x said...

Chris hese ATC`S are sooo `darling` love the embossing!!!
Happy Belated B`day` to your Daughter...
HHope the decorating is going well..
loves to you and yours:0xxx