happy thoughts ATC

Hi everyone! I hope your Monday is going well – another weekend bites the dust, lol! They sure are going by fast! Affiliate links are used in this post at no cost to you. I really appreciate your support! I’ve popped on real quick today to share a pretty ATC I whipped up this morning for The Outlawz Challenges! I’m actually playing in three challenges with this ATC – the first challenge I’m entering is the Tuesday Color Challenge where Sherry West Art is the sponsor and we’re using this photo for inspiration:

I used water-based neon Karin brushmarkers and played on just about every color in the inspiration photo. I love bright colors and I especially love these neon colors! The next challenge this ATC is going into is the Twisted Thursday Challenge which is Anything Goes with a twist of Rounded Corners. And finally I’ll enter it into the Festive Fridays Challenge with an Anything Goes theme. Our sponsor is Fred She Said and challenge participants can choose from Christmas, Flowers, Pets, Birthday or Anything Goes themes.

I used the awesome STAMPlorations Zen Coffee ATC #3 clear stamp, trimmed it and rounded the corners. I colored it with the neon brushmarkers, ran a black marker around the edge, and then splattered black gesso mixed with just a tad bit of water over it for a little interest. I added a clear sticker sentiment from STAMPlorations Shine Bright Clear Stickers. These clear stickers are so cool and easy to use!

And one more look… totally loving how this turned out! And I know quite a few coffee-loving people who don’t think happy thoughts until they have their coffee, lol!

Sharing in these additional challenges:
1. 613 Avenue Create: December Challenge – Anything Goes w/ optional Anything Vintage (no twist)
2. A Perfect Time To Craft: #12-2020 – Anything Goes
3. Classic Design Challenge: #12 – Anything Goes
4. Crafty Catz: #532 – Anything Goes w/ optional Something New (Karin brushmarkers)
5. Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog: #135 – Anything Goes
6. Lil Patch of Crafty Friends: #148 – Anything Goes
7. STAMPlorations: Never-Ending Anything Goes Challenge

8. We Love Chocolate Baroque: December Anything Goes
9. World Wide Open Design Team Monthly Challenge: #12-2020 – Anything Goes

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Neenah Classic Crest Solar White cardstock
Stamps: STAMPlorations Zen Coffee ATC #3 clear stamp
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink (pad and marker); Karin Brushmarkers- Neon Pink, Neon Canary, Neon Violet, Neon Green, Neon Blue, Neon Orange and Neon Orange Red
Dies/Punches: Kadomaru Pro corner rounder
Accessories: Bearly Art precision craft glue, Liquitex black gesso, Ranger distress sprayer, STAMPlorations Shine Bright Clear Stickers

I hope you’ve enjoyed this project and will come join us in The Outlawz Challenges! Lots of fun going on! Thanks so much for stopping by – we’ll see you next time!

Scrappy hugs,

Author: Leslie

I'm definitely what one could consider a crafting junkie! I love making cards, 3-D projects (especially paper shoes, mini albums and gift bags), mixed media projects, altering items, as well as occasional beading and making jewelry! Fortunately, hubby is very supportive! Life is good! :D

8 thoughts on “happy thoughts ATC”

  1. Oh I just love making ATCs and this one is gorgeous Leslie! Fabulous take on the photo for the challenge and it’s so colorful and fun for sure!! Thanks for the wonderful inspiraton my friend!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Some lovely bright and beautiful colours on this lovely creation. Thank you for joining our ‘Anything Goes challenge at We Love Chocolate Baroque.

    Kath x

    Liked by 2 people

  3. Fabulous colours and design..
    Thank you so much for joining in with us at 613 Avenue Create..hope you will play along again..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

    Liked by 2 people

Thanks for visiting and leaving a comment! I love reading them!

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: