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HHC
06-03-2009, 12:31 PM
Everyone is welcome!

Start time (in your time zone – start when your clock says 5:00 pm) June 5 at 5:00 pm
End time (in your time zone) June 7, 2009 - 11:59 pm

WHAT’S A COLLAGE-A-THON? It’s a marathon collage weekend done over the same day and time in each time zone. It’s kind of like we were all together for the weekend to play with our art supplies and collage ATC’s, and this thread is our play room.
It’s open to EVERYONE, and is open themed. The only requirement is that you have collaged somewhere on your ATC.

HOW IT WORKS: At 5:00 on June 5 (your time zone) you start to collage your ATC’s (prepping ahead of time is encouraged), then upload to your gallery and post to the thread. Continue throughout the weekend. Trading ensues. At 11:59 on June 7 (your time zone) you’re done collaging… however you may continue to trade as long as you like.

OPTIONAL THEME & CHALLENGE: (key word is optional... do whatever floats your boat as long as it's collage)
THEME: Travel
CHALLENGE: Have three or more layers on your cards. (i.e. paint, collaged items, rubber stamps, embossing, inks, pens, colored pencils, pastels, beeswax, melted crayons…)
Sample 1 by HHC has vintage book page, paper napkin, soft gloss gel, white poster paint pen, blue & yellow glaze pens, ink tint on edge. That's five "layers"...
Sample 2 by sniisk, has three overlapping papers, quote label, postage stamps, diecut, tag, brad, button...
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/400/small/1_CAT_-_blue_flower.jpgHHC http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/296/small/1_DSC03499.JPG sniisk

HOW TO ASK FOR A TRADE: When you find a card you must have, please SEND A PERSONAL MESSAGE (pm) to that person asking for a trade. Please DO NOT post requests for trades to the thread.

WANT TO COMPLIMENT AN ARTIST? And you will… consider clicking the You Rock button and leave it there.

LOVE TO CHATTER? Please feel free to chat among yourselves, however we do request you back it up with LOTS of posts with cards.  It makes it hard for those with little time to play to easily find the eye candy and we want to make it as easy as possible for folks to trade.

HOW TO POST YOUR ART TO THE THREAD:
NOTE: loading from your gallery is preferred by some of us because
(1) your art is larger to see for those with bad vision,
(2) we can look in your gallery to see everything that is available in one place
(3) it is easier to mark cards "traded" in your gallery once there are pages and pages of cards in this wonderful thread.

From your atcsforall.com gallery: It’s easiest to have two windows open. I can create another "tab" and get to my gallery in one and be in my post reply box in the other.
1) Go to your picture in your gallery & click the picture to bring up the page where people leave comments
2) Right click on the picture to bring up the menu
3) Click on properties at the bottom of the menu - this brings up another box with the info on your picture
4) Copy the Location. I think there is an actual Copy Image Location to click on, or highlight the "location" and copy (right click, click copy or Ctrl C)
5) Go to your post and hit the "insert image" button (looks like a postcard)
6) Paste the address (right click, click paste or Ctrl P) into the window that pops up and and hit ok - that puts the code into your post for your picture to show up; you paste the address from the properties box over the http thingy that shows when you open the "insert image" box
7) and then you're done.

[IMG]http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/400/large/1_foxglove_fairy.jpg [/IMG

(leaving the last bracket off the above so you can see how the address will look)

Remember that images from the gallery can be small, medium or large. I try to use medium ... find the word large or letters s m l in the address and change it to size you want.

From your computer:
1. Click POST REPLY at the bottom of the messages screen. Above the message box, click the paperclip next to the smiley face. Then upload as usual. This will upload your picture as a thumbnail.
2. If you go into the Quick Reply box at the bottom of the messages screen, click GO ADVANCED and you will get the paperclip above the message box.

From a flickr or photobucket account:
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/showthread.php?t=2115

sniisk
06-03-2009, 12:36 PM
Can't wait! Still two days at work.

HHC
06-03-2009, 12:44 PM
I'm excited too! Should be fun times... :D

GoldenWolf
06-03-2009, 02:28 PM
Great theme and challenge for this one.

NYJunkie
06-03-2009, 06:38 PM
I've subscribed to this thread so I won't forget. I'm trying to get some backgrounds done in advance so I'll be able to start collaging on Friday or Saturday. It's been several months since I was in a CAT.

sueatbwp
06-03-2009, 09:54 PM
Looks like I'll be doing backgrounds tomorrow evening as well..........

GoldenWolf
06-04-2009, 12:16 AM
I still have some backgrounds left over from the melted crayon and gesso swaps that I can use plus I still have a stash of dyed paper towels to use. Hope that will help with finishing enough cards to swap.

HHC
06-04-2009, 12:21 AM
I have a variety of backgrounds left over from various projects, and I'm searching for travel images to have at the ready.

sniisk
06-04-2009, 10:32 AM
Less than 24 hours...

GoldenWolf
06-04-2009, 02:34 PM
That's right, you will get to kick it off ahead of HHC and me.

sniisk
06-04-2009, 02:39 PM
I can make cards with Poetboy. We are living in the same timezone. And the the UK people are joining us after two hours. But it will take soooo long before the east coast and finally the west coast can start. But, if Char is playing, she will start much earlier than me.

I think it's quite easy to communicate with all of you even when we are living so far away from each other.

Rogue Gal
06-04-2009, 02:46 PM
This will be my first anything-a-thon, and I'm excited to join you all!

sniisk
06-04-2009, 02:47 PM
Welcome Rogue Gal! So nice to get new players.

HHC
06-05-2009, 12:04 AM
It's getting close...

OriginalYouth
06-05-2009, 12:10 AM
Oh, I should totally be able to play in this, I have hubby home all the time now to help with the kiddos! I just have to get some commissions finished yet.

Just Ducky
06-05-2009, 12:51 AM
yep... making me backgrounds... and backing them... think I am going to start with
Power to the flower Idea... have to take my mama to eye doctor for laser treatment
tomorrow afternoon... so that's gonna kick me back a bit... but hope to have most things lined up and ready.... hang on, here come the Ducky....

Chardonnay1965
06-05-2009, 04:19 AM
well it is 6.19pm Friday here..so as soon as i have dinner I can start playing..:D

sniisk
06-05-2009, 04:31 AM
It's not even midday here. But I don't worry because I need to work still four hours.

Chardonnay1965
06-05-2009, 04:36 AM
we have a long weekend this weekend too..:D:D

sniisk
06-05-2009, 05:39 AM
Char, are you having extra holidays?

Chardonnay1965
06-05-2009, 05:54 AM
yes Monday is a holiday..:D

sniisk
06-05-2009, 06:40 AM
Not fair! I need to be working 7.30am on Monday. But I have an extra holiday on Friday, when I'm going to the UK artfest :).

Still two hours working...

Tamrantula
06-05-2009, 06:54 AM
Amazing to think it is time for you guys to start soon...and it is not even 4 in the morning here! LOL.

sueatbwp
06-05-2009, 07:00 AM
I am ready with only 10 hours to go! And it's raining cats and dogs here so my garden isn't calling me away from my ATCs!

Manxie
06-05-2009, 07:03 AM
Hello - sniisk very kindly pointed me in this direction - I am fairly new to the forums - but may try to join in if no one minds - though I may not get much done!!

Chardonnay1965
06-05-2009, 07:29 AM
I have finished 2 cards working on my 3rd....

welcome to the fun Manxie..:)

Chardonnay1965
06-05-2009, 08:15 AM
ok here are my first 3 cards


#002 http://inlinethumb30.webshots.com/45661/2898479400040999427S200x200Q85.jpg (http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/photo/2898479400040999427vSKGoh) TRADED

#003 http://inlinethumb37.webshots.com/29476/2112601730040999427S200x200Q85.jpg (http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/photo/2112601730040999427FEELBV) TRADED

Just pm me if ya wanna trade..:D

JoyFlower
06-05-2009, 08:56 AM
Woot! The fun has begun! :D Pretty cards, Char! I'm hoping to play, but I have a day at the office ahead of me first. I'll be popping in to see what everyone is doing.

Chardonnay1965
06-05-2009, 09:07 AM
ok here is my last for the night.....

GoldenWolf
06-05-2009, 09:14 AM
Welcome Manxie. You may be surprised at how quickly you can work after you see all the great cards that are available during the CAT. HHC has written a great set of directions on how to post pictures to the thread (from your gallery or computer) that you may want to review before you get started if you don't already know how to do that.


Hello - sniisk very kindly pointed me in this direction - I am fairly new to the forums - but may try to join in if no one minds - though I may not get much done!!

GoldenWolf
06-05-2009, 09:15 AM
Great cards, Char!

sueatbwp
06-05-2009, 09:30 AM
I agree and am so jealous of the other side of the world! Of course we'll get to play longer on Sunday but I am anxious to start!

HHC
06-05-2009, 09:53 AM
Good morning! Char, fabulous cards!

grammyquilter2
06-05-2009, 10:22 AM
Oh dear, oh dear, what to do???? Already burned my cooking this morning just while trying to catch up on the 2 pages of this thread already posted....and still have hours to go before it starts for me!
Got thrown off "husband's" computer, so have to go buy my own...but also got laid off from job so need to get on Craig's List to sell something to get money....but will still be back here because I am so greedy when I see all the great cards being posted, just gotta have some, gotta have some....oh dear, oh dear....Sniisk, why did you send me a notice of this "a-thon", you should know I just couldn't pass it by!!!

OriginalYouth
06-05-2009, 10:25 AM
I think I'll print some collage images for inspiration. And maybe some 'backs' for cards too!

sniisk
06-05-2009, 11:01 AM
It's 6pm here and I have started to create something. Now I need to eat something or I won't eat anything before tomorrow morning :).

Good start Char!

Evalila
06-05-2009, 12:15 PM
I just finished my first three cards and now Ill do the same as Sanna - eat something ;)

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_JuneCAT1.jpg CAT # 1

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_JuneCAT2.jpg CAT # 2 traded

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_JuneCAT3.jpg CAT # 3

sniisk
06-05-2009, 12:54 PM
Here are my first cards. Tried to use travelling theme.

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/296/medium/1_DSC03701.JPG Vacation In Miami TRADED

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/296/medium/1_DSC03578.JPG Homecountry TRADED

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/296/medium/1_DSC03457.JPG New York City TRADED

sueatbwp
06-05-2009, 12:58 PM
O.K.......I've still got 4 hours to go and I already see lots of wonderful cards.......

sniisk
06-05-2009, 01:05 PM
Sue, you don't need to wait that it's 5 pm before you can ask for the trade. I'm sure everyone can find many beautiful cards from you gallery later today or tomorrow ;).

dmnh
06-05-2009, 01:20 PM
If all goes according to plan, I'll be playing along with the rest of yous.
You all have started this CAT off with some beautiful art! I can't wait to get started. It's a little after noon here and I have a lot to do before I can begin collaging at 5. I shall return though.

GoldenWolf
06-05-2009, 01:46 PM
Wow, I go try to feel better and there are all these great cards by Evalila and Sniisk when I get back.

sniisk
06-05-2009, 02:08 PM
Some more travelling themed ATCs.

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/296/medium/1_DSC03703.JPG Night In Paris TRADED

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/296/medium/1_DSC03705.JPG Eiffel TRADED

I think I need to choose another theme now.

mrubyjean
06-05-2009, 03:00 PM
Beautiful cards, Char, Evalila and sniisk! Still recovering from a stomach flu here but hoping I'll be feeling well enough to play tomorrow.

sniisk
06-05-2009, 03:16 PM
It was too busy day at work today and I feel very tired. It's not much ovet 10 pm here but I think that I need to go to sleep quite soon. But it's a new day tomorrow and much time to continue my card project. Can't wait to see all the cards made during the night when I wake up. I need to wake up early and then I maybe can talk a little bit before most of you are going to sleep :).

sniisk
06-05-2009, 03:34 PM
Good night everyone! Make many beautiful cards when I'm sleeping. And good morning Char, I know you are waking up soon.

sueatbwp
06-05-2009, 04:54 PM
Seven minutes and it's a go for those of us on the East Coast! Get your glue sticks ready!

GoldenWolf
06-05-2009, 05:05 PM
Okay, it's past 5:00 PM on the east coast already. Create, post and trade, folks! Not sure if I will post anything today, but I'm hoping to feel better and actually have cards to trade by tomorrow.

Chardonnay1965
06-05-2009, 05:12 PM
good morning all..:D:D

dmnh
06-05-2009, 06:22 PM
It is 20 minutes after 5 in Kansas and I have four in the process already. Various stages of doneness. I'm waiting on the first one to dry so I scan it and show you all my masterpieces! lol yeah right!

Good Morning, Char!

sueatbwp
06-05-2009, 06:24 PM
O.K. got 8 cards to post....4 for CAT, 2 for swaps that I finished this afternoon before the 5 p.m. start time and 2 that were "half done" and finished. Need to let the glue dry and get a meal for my guys and will post later.

Good morning Char!

Just Ducky
06-05-2009, 06:48 PM
hay guys wait for me..... almost 7pm... been working since 5... almost ready..
wow... great cards showing already... got to go back and read and look better..
hope to do my show and tell in just a bit... doing 'Flower to the Power' tonight...

Just Ducky
06-05-2009, 06:55 PM
oh goodie... we got a couple new C.A.T.ers... welcome aboard Rouge Gal and Manxie
just grap glue. paint, paper and what ever and jump in... it's fun...

Chardonnay1965
06-05-2009, 07:08 PM
well I have had my breakfast...just having a quick peek here..then i will quickly get dressed and start playing..:D:D

dmnh
06-05-2009, 07:19 PM
Some very nice cards in this thread! You all are creating like wildfire tonight.

It's going to be a bit before the glue is dry enough to scan the fish and the cactus so you all will just have to wait on those. But I've got a zebra and some play time for you all. Shoot me off a PM if anyone is interested. I have another in the works as well, and will post it with the two I'm waiting on.

play time-- security envelope insides, an interactive dot to dot toy from a Cracker Jack box, a brass chevron from a uniform, Free Spin!, and gold plastic coin wiht a jester on it...all attached to a blank made from a Blue's Clue's Game Box

tradedZebras-- The scan is a bit blurry because of the depth. Security envelope insides, picture of a baby zebra, three chipboard circles painted black w/ sharpies, white sequin stars, micro beads and a chipboard word from a kids' Scrabble Game--sentences instead of letters! ... and again, all attached to a blank made from a Blue's Clue's Game box

HHC
06-05-2009, 07:28 PM
Okay... it's about 40 minutes until 5 here on the west coast of USA. I'm trying to clear a spot on my messy art table, gathering the images I clipped and backgrounds I have already done and getting a stack of envelopes.

Just a hint for the newer CAT folks, sometimes the trading gets fast and furious, so I keep a note pad by my computer to jot down the trades, and when I've finalized the trade, I pop the card in an envelope and write the persons user name on the inside flap. I can keep better track of what I've traded that way. I got this great idea from someone else, and I can't remember who. (If you're reading this, speak up and take credit!) It works for me. :D

GoldenWolf
06-05-2009, 07:30 PM
Fun cards especially the zebra. I like the idea of recycling the game boxes for the base too.

sueatbwp
06-05-2009, 07:31 PM
My first four cards.http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/3438/medium/1_Undersea.jpg
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/3438/medium/1_Violet_bloom.jpgTraded
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/3438/medium/1_words.jpg traded to Manxie
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/3438/small/1_Wings.jpgPending trade

Chardonnay1965
06-05-2009, 07:37 PM
I love the Zebra card Donna..:)

dmnh
06-05-2009, 08:01 PM
Thanks for the accolades on the zebra all! I wasn't real crazy about him myself...but that just goes to show I don't always know what I'm talkin about!

Game boxes make very sturdy bases for ATCs and Chunky pages.

I will have three more cards for you in a little while. I'm waiting on glue to dry.

I really like your undersea/crab card, sueatbwp. Very nice!

Tamrantula
06-05-2009, 08:08 PM
Whoo hoo! It is 5 o'clock here, finally! I am going to try to get a few cards made before I have to go to work tonight!
Lots of beautiful cards out there!

Tamrantula
06-05-2009, 08:10 PM
Wow--that crab is wonderful sueatbwp! As a cancer, I have always loved those creatures!

And that zebra, dmnh--SUPER!

poeticpaper
06-05-2009, 08:42 PM
HEY! Again, I didn't know about this CAT!

Just got back from vacation and have been "jet-lagged" for a few days...

But, I have some cards in the works and will be posting soon!!

sueatbwp
06-05-2009, 08:51 PM
The crab is actually a piece of jewelry from the Danbury Mint catelogue....of course I don't actually OWN it.

Just Ducky
06-05-2009, 09:11 PM
here's Ducky with a wing full of poosies..
from left to right... # 3 --- 2 --- 1 --- have a couple more coming shortly

update.... these 3 traded... thanks everyone...
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/631/small/2_scan0011.jpghttp://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/631/small/2_scan0010.jpghttp://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/631/large/1_scan0009.jpg

poeticpaper
06-05-2009, 09:37 PM
yay! Got my first two done...

CAT #1 orange twitter bird TRADED

CAT #2 White-bellied sea eagle

i'm only taking pics this time as I'm not running up and down the stairs to get to my scanner tonight...

dmnh
06-05-2009, 09:54 PM
Here are the three I promised you all.....

traded cactus--handmade paper dusted with fine sand, wooden cactus painted with ink and sharpies, more handmade paper dusted with fine sand, irredescent glitter and microbeads. It's all attached to stiff card from a game I forget the name of. Not sure why this card scanned cattywhumpus but there you have it! It is really the correct size and all.

tradedpurple zebra-- zebra paper dusted with irredescent glitter, paper zebra with a cardstock crown with star sequins and a bit of purple lace on the corner. It is all attached to stiff card from the game I don't remember the name for too. I'ts sealed with acrylic glaze. Char has first dibs on this one.

tradedPink fish-- red tissue paper, ironed green easter grass, rickrack, eyelash yarn, handmade paper dusted with pink irredescent glitter and sealed with acrylic glaze and micro beads all attached to a piece of Blue's Clue's game box.

If anyone is interested in any of these, shoot me off a PM please.

Now I have to go make some more ATCs. I've been on a ride to the lake with mom and my sister Susan in her convertible with the top down. Time to get back down to business!

I see you all have been busy creating some masterpieces!

Chardonnay1965
06-05-2009, 09:54 PM
here are my first 3 for the day


#006 http://inlinethumb18.webshots.com/45713/2045708280040999427S200x200Q85.jpg (http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/photo/2045708280040999427jJzNtr) TRADED

Chardonnay1965
06-05-2009, 09:57 PM
mine, mine, mine,,I love the purple Zebra....and i just know he'd love to come and live in Aus..:D:D



Here are the three I promised you all.....

cactus--handmade paper dusted with fine sand, wooden cactus painted with ink and sharpies, more handmade paper dusted with fine sand, irredescent glitter and microbeads. It's all attached to stiff card from a game I forget the name of. Not sure why this card scanned cattywhumpus but there you have it! It is really the correct size and all.

purple zebra-- zebra paper dusted with irredescent glitter, paper zebra with a cardstock crown with star sequins and a bit of purple lace on the corner. It is all attached to stiff card from the game I don't remember the name for too. I'ts sealed with acrylic glaze. Char has first dibs on this one.

Pink fish-- red tissue paper, ironed green easter grass, rickrack, eyelash yarn, handmade paper dusted with pink irredescent glitter and sealed with acrylic glaze and micro beads all attached to a piece of Blue's Clue's game box.

If anyone is interested in any of these, shoot me off a PM please.

Now I have to go make some more ATCs. I've been on a ride to the lake with mom and my sister Susan in her convertible with the top down. Time to get back down to business!

I see you all have been busy creating some masterpieces!

Tamrantula
06-05-2009, 10:02 PM
Oooh! I LOVE that purple zebra! Coming to visit you, Char...and..gee...if that Zebra turns up missing....well, it would just be coincidence..right? LOL

dmnh--if you need Char's address, just ask me and I will share it with you....she's just pretending to live in Australia...she REALLY lives in Washington state!

Chardonnay1965
06-05-2009, 10:03 PM
lol..hands off......:P:P

dmnh
06-05-2009, 10:08 PM
LOL no fighting over the zebra ladies....not lady-like at all!

If you all are wanting zebras for this CAT, I can oblige. Just let me know you all want more zebras and I'll see what my herd has to offer when I work them over.
Right now, I have to go to my sister's house cause I've been summoned. I shall return though.
Char, the purple zebra is yours.

Chardonnay1965
06-05-2009, 10:10 PM
woohoo..:D...thanks Donna..:D:D

Tamrantula
06-05-2009, 10:13 PM
Ok--I'm sending out the flying monkeys to intercept the mail! LOL

sueatbwp
06-05-2009, 10:23 PM
Two more and now my sticky fingers and I are hitting the sack! Catch you all tomorrow!
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/3438/medium/1_Bird_Song.jpgTraded
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/3438/medium/1_Texture_in_Blue_and_White.jpgTraded

Just Ducky
06-05-2009, 10:39 PM
ok... you guys fight over the funny striped horse... I like the FISh... here fishy fishy...
oh forgot... I come to post my last couple flowers.....

poeticpaper
06-05-2009, 10:43 PM
One last one for me, too...

This one is CAT #3 "Mother on my mind" TRADED

goodnight.

Just Ducky
06-05-2009, 10:43 PM
my last couple 'Power to the Flower' for the night... dang. I slow... been at this for
over 5 hous.. got 5 cards...
ok... from left to right... # 4---- 5 ---

number... # 5 traded... thank you.


http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/631/small/2_scan0012.jpghttp://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/631/small/1_scan0013.jpg

sueatbwp
06-05-2009, 10:53 PM
Night, night friends.....

poeticpaper
06-05-2009, 10:57 PM
see you tomorrow morning after i get back from the gym...

sweet images in dreams to you,

B

dmnh
06-05-2009, 11:15 PM
I'm back from my summons and have answered all my PMs....
I'll be headed to my table over there <<<<<< to work on more collages as soon as I send this message. Surprises to come....
Nighty night to those going to sleep.
Good Morning to those getting up for the day.
And Hidey ho to the rest of you.

My intention is to be back in about two hours. We'll see how that works out!
Happy collaging!

mrubyjean
06-05-2009, 11:42 PM
OK, after some veggie/pasta soup for dinner, I did have enough energy to pop into the art studio ~ came out with these two ~

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/512/medium/1_catsun.jpg http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/512/medium/1_catgiraffe.jpg Both Traded

Rogue Gal
06-05-2009, 11:53 PM
Cool mrubyjean - love the giraffe!

Here are my first three for the CAT, in the travel theme:

27460"Remembrance"

27461"Purple in Paris" - traded

27462"The Colosseum is not a Puppy" - traded

Chardonnay1965
06-05-2009, 11:56 PM
OK, after some veggie/pasta soup for dinner, I did have enough energy to pop into the art studio ~ came out with these two ~

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/512/medium/1_catsun.jpg http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/512/medium/1_catgiraffe.jpg

gorgeous giraffe...:D

Just Ducky
06-05-2009, 11:57 PM
oh it pays to stay up late.... myRubyjean... hope ya feeling better gal and love your cards....

Rogue Gal.... hay way to go... nice really nice cards... pm. ing you...

NO faiR Char... you got the Zerba.... lol....

Chardonnay1965
06-05-2009, 11:57 PM
love your cards rogue gal

CattyCat
06-06-2009, 12:02 AM
Looks like everyone is having lots of fun. I just downloaded 5 collage cards in my gallery.

HHC
06-06-2009, 12:16 AM
Great cards everyone! Here are my first four.

Choose Goodwill (TRADED); Little Diva (TRADED)
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/400/medium/1_CAT_-_Choose_Goodwill.jpg http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/400/medium/1_CAT_-_little_diva.jpg
Papillion (TRADED); Wyoming by car (TRADED)
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/400/medium/1_CAT_-_Papillion.jpg http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/400/medium/1_CAT_-_Wyoming_by_car.jpg

OriginalYouth
06-06-2009, 12:56 AM
Can't wait to play for a few minutes tomorrow, my eyes are too tired tonight for the glue.

sniisk
06-06-2009, 01:04 AM
Good morning everyone! I see so many of you still here, not yet sleeping. Sounds good.

Just Ducky
06-06-2009, 01:31 AM
morning Sanna.... nite Sanna.... yep we been having fun while you slept... and now I am folding up... I should have been creating tonight but stuck around here and lurked..
so need sleep to create more flowers in the morning sun... night you ' Other side of the World ' friends...

HHC
06-06-2009, 01:32 AM
Here's a few more... my last of the evening. I'm off to bed...

Significant (TRADED); Were I a Bird (TRADED)

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/400/medium/1_CAT_-_significant.jpg http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/400/medium/1_CAT_-_were_I_a_bird.jpg

By the Sea (TRADED); Long Ago (TRADED)
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/400/medium/1_CAT_-_by_the_sea.jpg http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/400/medium/1_CAT_-_long_ago.jpg

sniisk
06-06-2009, 01:35 AM
Good night Ducky!

Beautiful cards Helen. I already sent a PM :).

Evalila
06-06-2009, 01:44 AM
Good morning!
Great cards everyone!

Sanna, its 7:45 am here. Ive been up for two hours and am still waiting for hubby to get up so we can have breakfast. :D Havent even started new cards yet, but will do soon.

sniisk
06-06-2009, 01:45 AM
My first cards today.

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/296/medium/1_DSC03447.JPG Wonderful Time TRADED

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/296/medium/1_DSC03451.JPG From Finland To USA TRADED

Now I need to have a breakfast and then I can continue this project. I'm taking care of my brother because he was having a surgery (his knee was broken) and he can't walk or do almost anything now. But he is sleeping still at least three hours.

jonquil
06-06-2009, 01:57 AM
Here are my first two cards

Why not?
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_Why_not.jpg

Dream (TRADED)
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_Dream.jpg

jonquil
06-06-2009, 01:58 AM
off to make some more - but have to tidy up a bit first

Chardonnay1965
06-06-2009, 02:33 AM
great cards everyone..:D

Chardonnay1965
06-06-2009, 02:36 AM
here are 4 more from me..:D

Rogue Gal
06-06-2009, 02:45 AM
Thanks for the compliments, Nancy and Lorraine! I'm loving everyone's cards!

Here are my last four for tonight. Off to bed so I can create more tomorrow!

27470 "Dream as Long as Possible" - traded

27471 "The Lovely Month of May" - traded

27472 "Elsa" - traded

27473 "Desired Haven"

jonquil
06-06-2009, 03:50 AM
here are my next four -

Thoughts (TRADE PENDING) / Serenity (TRADED)
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_thoughts.jpghttp://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_serenity.jpg



Raffles (TRADED) / Such a Kiss (TRADED)

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_Raffles.jpghttp://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_such_a_kiss.jpg

sniisk
06-06-2009, 04:05 AM
Shelly, you need to get a babysitter or something... I would like to see you playing here :).

sniisk
06-06-2009, 04:12 AM
Some more cards. No travelling theme but more than three layers.

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/296/medium/1_DSC03713.JPG Mostly Purple I TRADED

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/296/medium/1_DSC03715.JPG Mostly Purple II TRADED

Available cards moved

sniisk
06-06-2009, 04:15 AM
Some more cards are waiting for something more and then I'll upload them.

Evalila
06-06-2009, 05:49 AM
Here are my next cards:

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_JuneCAT4.jpg CAT # 4

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_JuneCAT5.jpg CAT # 5

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_JuneCAT6.jpg CAT # 6

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_JuneCAT7.jpg CAT # 7 traded

adifferentstory
06-06-2009, 06:21 AM
Looks like you've all been busy making some wonderful ATC's

Here are two from me:

Zetti #1 - atercolour background, collage images, uni pin fine line pens and acrylic gloss gel medium (Available)

Zetti #2 - Background made from gesso, silver foil, salt, acrylic inks, alcohol inks. Collage images, sharpie marker pen and acrylic gloss gel medium. (Available)

PM me if you would like to trade.

sniisk
06-06-2009, 06:23 AM
Some more cards. And more coming...

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/296/medium/1_DSC03719.JPG Spring Vacation I TRADED

Available cards moved

sueatbwp
06-06-2009, 06:29 AM
This is great. I'm beginning to recognize some scraps and pieces of notecards that I've sent off to some of you! Now you are using them in your art! This is just way too cool.

jonquil
06-06-2009, 07:20 AM
Here are a few more -PM if you want to trade

Destinations (TRADED) / Diva (TRADED)
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_destinations.jpghttp://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_diva.jpg

herself (TRADED) / Lucky (TRADED)
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_Herself.jpghttp://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_lucky.jpg

sniisk
06-06-2009, 08:04 AM
Some kind of travelling again + one other ATC.

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/296/medium/1_DSC03711.JPG Hawaii TRADED

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/296/medium/1_DSC03313.JPG Some People TRADED

Available cards moved

sueatbwp
06-06-2009, 08:39 AM
once again, you do lovely work sniisk! I love how you combine the colors.

GoldenWolf
06-06-2009, 08:46 AM
Wow, everyone made such lovely cards while I was sleeping. Hope I feel like making something later today so I can trade.

JoyFlower
06-06-2009, 09:28 AM
So many beautiful cards! I hope to play this afternoon....promised my Dad I would go help him in his garden this morning.

Evalila
06-06-2009, 09:37 AM
Just finished some more cards I started this morning:

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_JuneCAT8.jpg CAT # 8 - Spring

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_JuneCAT9.jpg CAT # 9 - Summer

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_JuneCAT10.jpg CAT # 10 - Fall traded

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_JuneCAT11.jpg CAT # 11 - Winter traded

Evalila
06-06-2009, 09:46 AM
and a few more:

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_JuneCAT12.jpg CAT # 12 traded

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_JuneCAT13.jpg CAT # 13 traded

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_JuneCAT14.jpg CAT # 14 - Blue little Alien traded

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_JuneCAT15.jpg CAT # 15 traded

sniisk
06-06-2009, 09:50 AM
Evalila, you have a good speed when you are making card :). And as always, they are all beautiful ad well-made.

Evalila
06-06-2009, 09:55 AM
Thank you, but Im not as fast as it seems ... I finished the backgrounds yesterday and a few of the cards have been lying around for drying and I forgot about them :biglaugh:

sueatbwp
06-06-2009, 10:01 AM
Gotta have a lighthouse card! Am scanning some more cards now.....one made especially for you Evalia! Hold a lighthouse for me please!

sniisk
06-06-2009, 10:12 AM
The day full of ATCs. My brother can't understand what I'm doing :).

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/296/medium/1_DSC03735.JPG Larkspur And Freesia TRADED

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/296/medium/1_DSC03737.JPG Primrose TRADED

Patti M
06-06-2009, 10:29 AM
people who don't do them- will never get it Sanna. Best to just let them wonder and continue to enjoy yourself!

Great cards here everyone. Might get some time later- but housecleaning is calling now- I have been ignoring it too long!

HHC
06-06-2009, 10:34 AM
Good morning! What a lot of gorgeous cards! I'm off to answer pms and will be back.:D

grammyquilter2
06-06-2009, 10:55 AM
Sniisk, loved your Mostly Purple I, and wonder about your brother "what is there to not get?"
Sounds like he might be a very "practical" person!

My grandson has asked me to post two of his cards he made for our local swaps when he was 6 and 7 years old....he just had a short visit to France and wants to get French/Paris travel cards. Anyone willing? He says to also say his favorite color is green.

Connor, "hard" has real candy piece. (scanned crooked, but card is straight!)
Connor, "metallic" has key that swivels to choose selection.

sniisk
06-06-2009, 11:05 AM
My brother is just jealous because he can't walk and he see me enjoying just staying at one place and making cards. He said that I couldn't even notice if my leg was broken :). And it's true! I could still make ATCs :laugh:.

nomnom
06-06-2009, 11:08 AM
Hi everybody - I joined the play too -I have four cards in my gallery for this collage-a-thone - hope u like them
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/index.php?n=82218

sueatbwp
06-06-2009, 11:09 AM
I want them all, sniisk! Greedy little me.... uploading 6 more now. Had a minor computer glitch and neighbors who stopped in....

sniisk
06-06-2009, 11:09 AM
Hi nomnom, welcome to play!

sniisk
06-06-2009, 11:14 AM
Sue, you are free to choose more cards :).

sueatbwp
06-06-2009, 11:20 AM
6 more! Then I have to go get some "work" done!
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/3438/medium/1_Texture_in_Blue_and_White__2.jpg For Evalia since she missed #1 by mere seconds! Let me know if you want this one.
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/3438/medium/1_Feather.jpgtraded
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/3438/medium/1_Loyal.jpgTraded to sniisk

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/3438/medium/1_Dangle_girl.jpgtraded to sniisk
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/3438/medium/1_purple_flower.jpg

Just Ducky
06-06-2009, 11:25 AM
well.. morning all you CRafty ladies... I still drinking coffee and trying to figure out what i gonna try today..
Sanna... more of your great cards..
Sue.. hay there speedy lady.. looking good
Patti... Helen... all ya looking great.
so now I depart to Create ????? sure hope so..

sniisk
06-06-2009, 11:29 AM
Good morning Ducky! More flower cards, please :).

sueatbwp
06-06-2009, 11:30 AM
Good morning Ducky! I think I need a duck card from you! How about a duck AND a flower???????

adifferentstory
06-06-2009, 11:48 AM
Here is another one from me. All that are available can be seen in my gallery.

Zetti #3 - Paper background, collage images, sharpie pen and acrylic matt gel medium. (Available)

sueatbwp
06-06-2009, 11:48 AM
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/3438/medium/1_Purple_texture__2.jpgTraded
Last one for today...I have to get some other stuff done!

Just Ducky
06-06-2009, 11:58 AM
power to the flower... yep Ithink more petals are coming...working on the challange of travel card. back in a short..

sniisk
06-06-2009, 12:31 PM
I have been making ATC almost all the day :skeptical:. Hope I haven't missed anything important... I'll continue making cards as long as I can't remember anything more important.

My newest cards.

Available cards moved

sniisk
06-06-2009, 12:59 PM
sniisk--A babysitter? Marcie is my youngest! I just have other kids, a dog, a house, a yard, laundry, grocery shopping...I usually have to set aside a day or an evening to do atcs! I literally have to schedule it in to my week!

Maybe a home aid then :). It takes about half an hour to clean our house (just a little apartment) and I need to do laundry just once a week. Not too much time for them. More time to make ATCs. But We don't have children, yet.

But I'm working full time and usually can't do anything in the evenings after my 10 hours working days.

Evalila
06-06-2009, 01:15 PM
Okay, here are four more

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_JuneCat16.jpg CAT # 16 traded

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_JuneCat17.jpg CAT # 17

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_JuneCat18.jpg CAT # 18

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_JuneCat19.jpg CAT # 19 traded

mrubyjean
06-06-2009, 01:20 PM
Wow, everyone is being so creative and I just finished breakfast and the crossword puzzle! My headache is gone and I'm heading in to the art studio...we'll see what happens...

Tamrantula
06-06-2009, 01:27 PM
Well, I tried making a couple yesterday...and wasn't at all happy with them. So, now I am home from work and am planning on some sleep. When I wake up, I will try again to get creative, before having to work again. Gotta get SOMETHING to come out decent so I can get in on these beautiful cards!

adifferentstory
06-06-2009, 01:36 PM
Here are 3 more from me:

Zetti #4 - available - Traded
Zetti #5 - available
Zetti #6 - available

GoldenWolf
06-06-2009, 01:47 PM
Ohh, more Zettis. I'm feeling better today so maybe I can get something done to trade.

adifferentstory
06-06-2009, 01:54 PM
Will be good to see you playing Goldenwolf.

sniisk
06-06-2009, 01:55 PM
Can't wait to see your cards mrubyjean and GoldenWolf!

HHC
06-06-2009, 02:08 PM
Look at all these lovely cards! I need to get busy... I'm trying to re-organize my art room too... and found some cool things to play with. Too much to create, too little time! LOL!

Evalila
06-06-2009, 02:44 PM
And here are the last two for today:

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_JuneCAT20.jpg CAT # 20 traded

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_JuneCAT21.jpg CAT # 21

sniisk
06-06-2009, 02:52 PM
My last three cards today. I'll make more cards tomorrow but I'm too tired to do anything now. Maybe I should eat something.

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/296/medium/1_DSC03743.JPG Asian Couple TRADED

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/296/medium/1_DSC03745.JPG Asia TRADED

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/296/medium/1_DSC03741.JPG Strawberry Tea TRADED

Just Ducky
06-06-2009, 02:59 PM
Finally... boy, I don't do good with a challange.. but here is my attempt at TRAVEL
as you can see... I don't travel much... don't need to I love my Michigan ... and after all this is " Home of the Duck "
left to right... C.A.T. # 6 -- 7 --8 -- 9 -- ( # 6 and 8 traded )
now going back to my Flower bunch...

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/631/small/1_May_6.jpghttp://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/631/small/1_May_7.jpghttp://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/631/small/1_May_8.jpghttp://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/631/small/1_May_9.jpg

sniisk
06-06-2009, 03:04 PM
Ducky, you don't need to travel if you have everything in your own state. My country is propably smaller than your state.

xstitcher
06-06-2009, 03:26 PM
I just want to say looking at all the lovely collaged cards makes me wish I could collage.

I have tried just don't have the eye for it.

Manxie
06-06-2009, 03:44 PM
There are some truly beautiful cards here - I have posted my efforts to my gallery
I hope they are on the right lines?
and am off to find the instructions to add them to a post.

sniisk
06-06-2009, 03:48 PM
Manxie, your cards are wonferful! There are instruction "how to add a picture" in the first post of this thread. But it's of course OK to upload the cards just to the gallery.

GoldenWolf
06-06-2009, 03:50 PM
The posts in your gallery look fine. Check the first post. HHC has directions on how to add pictures from your gallery into a post.

sueatbwp
06-06-2009, 03:56 PM
Manxie, I love your cards and already pm'd you for a trade!

Just Ducky
06-06-2009, 03:59 PM
Sanna... since I am really lost this whole weekend... what time of day or nite is it at
your home now...??? I got 4 oclock Sat. afternoon...

and Manxie.. yes, your cards are great... I also sent PM.. good job.

sniisk
06-06-2009, 04:01 PM
Ducky, it's 11pm now.

adifferentstory
06-06-2009, 04:26 PM
Great cards Manxie.

I never seem to take notice of the themes. I really should get into the habit of that. Hubby took us ouut for dinner so I had to have a break. Not sure if i'll get anymore done tonight.

Rogue Gal
06-06-2009, 04:28 PM
Here are some more:

27492 "Pink Flowers"

27493 "Amelie at the Arc"

27494 "Couple in Red"

27495 " Beth #2"

27496 "How Well He Dances!"

sniisk
06-06-2009, 04:38 PM
adifferentstory, you don't need to use the theme. I have always thought that it is something you can use if you don't have any idea what to do.

dmnh
06-06-2009, 04:55 PM
My intentions didn't go according to plan and instead of 2 hours gone, it has been many many more....and I've nothing to show you at the moment. I have three zebras drying though. I'm going to give the theme of travel a go next.
You all have produced some gorgeous artwork while I was asleep or otherwise occupied. I need to send out some PMs while the zebras are drying. Excellent work you all!

I'll be back with zebras in tow shortly.

sniisk
06-06-2009, 05:06 PM
Good night everyone!

adifferentstory
06-06-2009, 05:08 PM
I'll be back with zebras in tow shortly.

I would love to trade for one of your zebras if there is anything of mine you like.

poeticpaper
06-06-2009, 05:13 PM
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/3005/large/1_majestic.JPG CAT #4, "Majestic"

sueatbwp
06-06-2009, 05:17 PM
Good night Sanna, sleep tight!

Manxie
06-06-2009, 05:21 PM
Good night Sanna - will be off myself soon - but we are 1 hour behind you I think :)

dmnh
06-06-2009, 05:44 PM
Here are two zebras....blue 1 and orange zebra. I have another blue zebra and a green zebra still drying. As soon as they are dry enough to scan, I'll upload them to the thread.

I have three zebras spoken for but if you want one, let me know and I can oblige!
Thanks for looking!

Chardonnay1965
06-06-2009, 05:52 PM
good morning all....lot's of beautiful crds made whilst I was sleeping..:D

jonquil
06-06-2009, 06:43 PM
My Destinations' card has proved very popular - I have some similar images and will make some more today to trade - so stay tuned

dmnh
06-06-2009, 06:50 PM
here are all of the CAT cards I have available. One of the zebras will soon be marked traded as soon as I hear which one was taken. Two more zebras are spoken for as well, I just don't know which ones.
Let me know if anyone wants one. Thanks for looking!

play time
tradedblue zebra 1
tradedorange zebra
blue zebra 2
tradedgreen zebra

Just Ducky
06-06-2009, 06:55 PM
looks like Austraila is up and ready... hello ladies..
working on some more flowers. hope to post soon.

jonquil
06-06-2009, 07:49 PM
Morning all - it's nearly 10am Sunday morning - am cleaning up so I can make some more mess!!!!!

Chardonnay1965
06-06-2009, 07:51 PM
I have decided before putting up my latest 3 to bring forward all my availables..so here we go..:D



#007 http://inlinethumb58.webshots.com/28793/2377224900040999427S200x200Q85.jpg (http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/photo/2377224900040999427PKhrmD) TRADED

#008 http://inlinethumb09.webshots.com/42952/2216762970040999427S200x200Q85.jpg (http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/photo/2216762970040999427JyFUJT) TRADED

Chardonnay1965
06-06-2009, 07:52 PM
some more..:D



#010 http://inlinethumb19.webshots.com/31698/2754187090040999427S200x200Q85.jpg (http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/photo/2754187090040999427RZYrsx) TRADED

#011 http://inlinethumb32.webshots.com/44959/2422186640040999427S200x200Q85.jpg (http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/photo/2422186640040999427sECKlS) TRADED

Chardonnay1965
06-06-2009, 07:54 PM
and now here are my first 3 for today....



#013 http://inlinethumb23.webshots.com/43862/2506508670040999427S200x200Q85.jpg (http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/photo/2506508670040999427vbLaEJ) TRADED



just pm me if ya wanna trade..:D

Just Ducky
06-06-2009, 09:26 PM
ok guys, this is it for the Duck today/night.. worked my butt off, I getting too ol' for this.... but love it.. I am hoping to do ROSES tomorrow...
so from top to bottom... C.A.T. # 10 ... 11 ... 12 ... 13 ... 14 ...
( traded ... # 11..12..13 ..14) thank you guys..


http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/631/small/1_June_10.jpg
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/631/small/1_June_11.jpg
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/631/small/1_June_12.jpg
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/631/small/1_June_13.jpg
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/631/small/1_June_14.jpg

mrubyjean
06-06-2009, 09:26 PM
I'm out out my art room, finally, and going out for the evening, but here are the results of my day's work...I am, admittedly, a slow collager (too many layers, perhaps?!)...nonetheless...

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/512/medium/1_CATAmour.jpg http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/512/medium/1_CATKoi.jpg Amour Traded Koi Available
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/512/medium/1__max0011.JPG http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/512/medium/1_CATChina.jpg Love in Bloom, Asian Odyssey Both Traded

mrubyjean
06-06-2009, 09:30 PM
And two last two ~

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/512/medium/1__max0021.JPG Love Monster Available

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/512/medium/1_CATFlamingos.jpg Get away from it all! Traded

HHC
06-06-2009, 09:37 PM
I'm loving the eye candy! I've done a few more... Plan to work on some travel soon, and note that geisha is at least three layers... text, napkin, images, beeswax, inked edges. ;)

Girl with Cat Basket; Geisha Parasol (TRADED)
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/400/medium/1_Girl___basket.jpg http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/400/medium/1_CAT_-_geisha_parasol.jpg
Sunflower (PENDING); Like an eggshell
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/400/medium/1_CAT_-_sunflower.jpg http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/400/medium/1_CAT_-_like_an_eggshell.jpg

grammyquilter2
06-06-2009, 09:38 PM
Martha, you may be slow, but not as misdirected as some of us are.....love your Amour especially....

Chardonnay1965
06-06-2009, 10:09 PM
oh look at all this beautiful eye candy.:D:D

sueatbwp
06-06-2009, 10:10 PM
Gee whiz, I leave for a couple of hours to go out to dinner (had a "baby sitter" for my Dad) and look what happens. Australia wakes up and the west coast USA posts cards as well...... Ducky is in my time zone but she has been working hard as well.

Just Ducky
06-06-2009, 10:29 PM
and this Ducky is not so Just Ducky anymore.... I am whipped... don't know why I put myself thro. this..... oh yea... that's right... it's FUN.... yeap.. does keep an ol' gla moving that's fer sure... and loving it...

jonquil
06-06-2009, 10:52 PM
Here are my next four - PM me if you are interested

Grow Little Garden / Mystique (TRADED)
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/2_Garden.jpghttp://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_mystique.jpg

Ornaments / Treasure (TRADED)
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_ornaments.jpghttp://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_treasure.jpg

Chardonnay1965
06-06-2009, 11:07 PM
2 more from me..:D

#015 http://inlinethumb15.webshots.com/43790/2683124990040999427S200x200Q85.jpg (http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/photo/2683124990040999427ynZhBg) TRADED


Just pm me if ya wanna trade..:)

HHC
06-06-2009, 11:25 PM
Ack! Too many lovely cards... I need to make more. Took a few minutes to eat dinner and wander the garden, and now back to work.

jonquil
06-07-2009, 12:10 AM
Here are my next four

Bird of Air (TRADED) / Blue Gowns
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_bird_of_air.jpghttp://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_blue_gowns.jpg

Invincible (TRADED) / Squeeze my hand
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_invincible.jpghttp://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_squeeze_my_hand.jpg

jonquil
06-07-2009, 12:11 AM
Having a short break to do some mundane, boring things like washing and eating lunch - my next few cards are ready to assemble when I get back

Chardonnay1965
06-07-2009, 12:24 AM
lovely cards jonquil....

DewArt
06-07-2009, 12:26 AM
I spent the entire day in my art studio...not making ATCs but FINALLY starting to unpack some of my supplies. I begin to see the light and can barely wait to get going with some ATCs and CATs...heck, I'd be happy just having time to use my prismas on paper at this point.

BEAUTIFUL CARDS Everyone!!!

dmnh
06-07-2009, 12:44 AM
I'm waiting on two ATCs to finish drying so I can scan them. I should be back before too much time elapses.
You all are still creating masterpieces!!! My muse has taken a veer off into left field with the travel theme. One of them coming up and no more! I'm not sure where my muse has gone with the other two....off into the wild blue yonder I think!
I shall return with some things to look at soon.

Tamrantula
06-07-2009, 12:47 AM
Well, My plans to make something went haywire. Had a bit of arguing here--so, took some benadryl before I went to sleep to be sure to sleep...and slept the day away! It is already nearly 10PM! I slept almost 10 hours! How in the world did that happen? LOL

So, I have about an hour before I have to get ready for work. Maybe I can get at least one card made--FINALLY!

Wish me luck!

You guys have made some AWESOME and BEAUTIFUL and oh, so TEMPTING cards! Send some of that motivation and talent over here to the West Coast when you have reached your time deadlines in the rest of the world!

sniisk
06-07-2009, 01:13 AM
Good morning. So much has happened when I was sleeping. Need to send some PMs, get a breakfast and make some more cards.

sniisk
06-07-2009, 01:14 AM
but we are 1 hour behind you I think :)

You are 2 hours behind. But it's not much compared to USA or Australia.

JoyFlower
06-07-2009, 01:14 AM
I finally have a few to offer...strange day here too...anyhow these are beeswax collage
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/383/medium/1_w.paper_wings.jpg Paper Wings(TRADED)
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/383/medium/1_w.paper_heart_with_text.jpg Paper Heart (with text) (TRADED) http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/383/medium/1_w.Paper_Heart.jpg Paper Heart

JoyFlower
06-07-2009, 01:17 AM
And these two are melted crayon background:
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/383/medium/1_w.yellow_flower.jpg Yellow Flower (TRADED) http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/383/medium/1_w.Cat_on_Green.jpg Cat on Green(TRADED)

Chardonnay1965
06-07-2009, 01:20 AM
nice cards Joyflower...morning Sanna....

Chardonnay1965
06-07-2009, 01:23 AM
i have been having fun playing with book pages , a flower stamp, and twinkling H2O's..
here are my latest 3

#017 http://inlinethumb01.webshots.com/42368/2401075390040999427S200x200Q85.jpg (http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/photo/2401075390040999427Fgvmvx) TRADED

#018 http://inlinethumb41.webshots.com/45352/2268579830040999427S200x200Q85.jpg (http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/photo/2268579830040999427MdWBzw) TRADED

#019 http://inlinethumb17.webshots.com/43536/2954992550040999427S200x200Q85.jpg (http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/photo/2954992550040999427TLuaPz) TRADED

just pm me if ya wanna trade..:)

sniisk
06-07-2009, 01:24 AM
So many beautiful cards coming all the time! I need to make so more cards soon if I want to trade something.

Chardonnay1965
06-07-2009, 01:31 AM
Oh Sanna :unsure: I thought you made cards in your sleep..:D:D

sniisk
06-07-2009, 01:33 AM
I was maybe dreaming about making cards but there wasn't anything ready when I woke up :unsure:.

Chardonnay1965
06-07-2009, 01:38 AM
lol..I look forward to seeing your creations for today..:D

dmnh
06-07-2009, 01:45 AM
This is all for me tonight. Three new ones and "Play Time" is still available too.

29 Cents- That's a 22k gold replica of a 29 cent US Stamp. It is in a little plastic holder attached to the card with paper strips. There is also some security envelope insides, sequin stars, brass doodads (not sure just what they are for originally), gold paper seal, length of gold ribbon, blue circle sequin, gold circle sequins, and a little gold doodad all attached to recycled food box. The glue wasn't quite dry when I scanned it but it will dry clear and you won't see it then.

Planes- security envelope insides, white paper, airplane cutout from a brochure and a plastic doodad that says 'planes'. It's attached to chipboard from a game I can't remember the name of.

tradedWhat About You?- magazine cutout, 2 different blue squares of cardstock, paper strip from the top of a bag of dog food dusted with blue glitter, blue and white mulberry papers, drywall screen tape, wooden dragonfly and clear sticker corner pcs. Its all attached to the same chipboard from the game I can't remember the name of too.

tradedPlay Time-

If you are interested in any of these, please shoot me off a PM. I'll be awake for a few more hours but you'll not be getting anymore cards from me tonight.
More to come tomorrow!

Tamrantula
06-07-2009, 02:06 AM
Well, I had every intention of doing sweet, nice cards...but, my inner grrrrr came out, I think! LOL. The first is a nice little "travel" theme card...the second started out to be a sweet little vintage child with wings...came out..well, a little different! LOL

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/459/medium/1_scan0532.jpg Paris

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/459/medium/1_scan0533.jpg Winged skull traded

Ok--I am sitting here in my jammies (I know...too much information! LOL)...and am supposed to leave for work in less than 10 minutes...so gotta run!
Have fun CATting!

jonquil
06-07-2009, 02:21 AM
Four more - PM if you would like to trade

Geisha (TRADED) / Discover (TRADED)
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_geisha.jpghttp://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_discover.jpg

Wish / Timeless
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_wish.jpghttp://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_timeless.jpg

Chardonnay1965
06-07-2009, 02:36 AM
gorgeous cards Jonquil....

adifferentstory
06-07-2009, 02:49 AM
Lots of cool cards have appeared overnight.

I only have Zetti 2 & 3 left now.

sniisk
06-07-2009, 02:55 AM
My first cards today. Started them yesterday and finished today.

Available cards moved

Chardonnay1965
06-07-2009, 03:01 AM
2 more from me...


#021 http://inlinethumb59.webshots.com/506/2961385740040999427S200x200Q85.jpg (http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/photo/2961385740040999427tkPANU) TRADED

just pm me if ya wanna trade..:D

I am off to cook dinner now..see ya in a while..:D

jonquil
06-07-2009, 03:20 AM
two more

glamour girl / you belong to me
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_glamour_girl.jpg http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_you_belong_to_me.jpg

sniisk
06-07-2009, 03:28 AM
Australia is posting too many cards too fast! You both make so beautiful cards.

Chardonnay1965
06-07-2009, 03:58 AM
we're trying to inspire you Sanna..:D:D

adifferentstory
06-07-2009, 04:01 AM
I need some advice from those of you that use gel medium and pen in their collage. I've always used a sharpie when using pen and then adding a coat or two of gel medium. I recently bought some of the duel tip black (fine/ultra fine). I've just done some drawing and then added a coat of matt gel medium and the pen has smudged. What permanent pens do you use?

sniisk
06-07-2009, 04:10 AM
Three more. Something totally different this time.

Available cards moved

adifferentstory
06-07-2009, 04:27 AM
Here is another from me.

Walk in the park - watercolour background, collage image, sharpie penm bic mark-it pens and krylon gold leafing pen. (Available)

Chardonnay1965
06-07-2009, 04:52 AM
very nice ads...

thepozbabe
06-07-2009, 05:08 AM
I have no time to even look at this thread til today, let alone make any cards.
I hope to catch the next CAT tho.
Everyones cards are gorgeous, i have missed out on some real treats.

jonquil
06-07-2009, 05:15 AM
Another two - PM me

Oriental A / Oriental B
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_Oriental_A.jpg http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_oriental_B.jpg

Evalila
06-07-2009, 05:25 AM
My first cards for today:

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_JuneCAT22.jpg

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_JuneCAT23.jpg traded

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_JuneCAT24.jpg traded

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_JuneCAT25.jpg traded

Tamrantula
06-07-2009, 05:45 AM
Wow, the background on the elephant is simply gorgeous--and the rhino ain't half bad either! LOL.
I am sitting here at work, and brought along some stamps and text pages...so, am making some things I can hopefully use to make some cards when I get home! For some reason, I always forget about stamping ON the text pages...and then wonder how to get that layered look! Hopefully some of mine will come out on paper, like they are in my head! LOL.

adifferentstory
06-07-2009, 05:50 AM
I'm loving the elephant and rhino too.

I admire anyone who can stamp well. I have tons of stamps but rarely use them as I tend to mess up far more than are good LOL I really should practice more.

Chardonnay1965
06-07-2009, 05:51 AM
wow..love those Orienals Jonquil..
Fab cards Evalila..:D

sueatbwp
06-07-2009, 06:18 AM
O.K. Wake up time here on the east coast of the USA. Good morning or good afternoon or good night to all. I am just starting to send out my pms for trades.....gotta get working on more cards!

Chardonnay1965
06-07-2009, 06:37 AM
2 more cards...

#022 http://inlinethumb52.webshots.com/26163/2947477450040999427S200x200Q85.jpg (http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/photo/2947477450040999427wjDoqW) TRADED



Just pm me if ya wanna trade..:D

sueatbwp
06-07-2009, 06:53 AM
Char, I really like #22 as well. Will pm you immediately.

jonquil
06-07-2009, 07:17 AM
Here are my next four - PM me if you'd like to trade

Oriental C (TRADED) / Mode Parisienne
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_Oriental_C.jpghttp://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_mode_parisienne.jpg

Sought Her Heart / Delicate Creature
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_Her_heart.jpg http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_delicate_creature.jpg

sueatbwp
06-07-2009, 07:18 AM
Three more....two inspired by Just Ducky's Michigan cards........
My Lighthouse, My Sunrise
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/3438/medium/1_My_Lighthouse__my_sunrise.jpg
My lighthouse #2
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/3438/medium/1_My_lighthouse_2.jpgtraded

Texture in Pink
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/3438/medium/1_Texture_pink.jpgTraded to Char!

jonquil
06-07-2009, 08:19 AM
Here are my last 3 cards - it's just after 10pm here and I am done - it's been heaps of fun Don't forget to PM me if you would like to trade

She Rocks / On Her Own Side
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_she_rocks.jpghttp://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_on_her_own_side.jpg

Inspire
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/238/medium/1_inspire.jpg

Tamrantula
06-07-2009, 08:28 AM
Now, all you guys whose tomorrow is today....and you are finished with the CAT time....don't forget to come back on our today, that is your tomorrow to see if there is anything we create on OUR today that is your TOMORROW, that you want to trade for! LOL

Manxie
06-07-2009, 08:46 AM
Hi everyone
Thank you for telling me about this sniisk - I am enjoying it very much. I am very slow at making my cards compared to how much some of you have made - such really beautiful work!!
I have upload a few more cards to my gallery - but sorry I still can't add them to my post. off to finish a couple more cards if I can. Be back later

Chardonnay1965
06-07-2009, 09:05 AM
2 more from me..:D

#025 http://inlinethumb35.webshots.com/43490/2981723560040999427S200x200Q85.jpg (http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/photo/2981723560040999427WvXvYV) TRADED

just pm me if ya wanna trade..:D

sueatbwp
06-07-2009, 09:11 AM
O.K. Tam.....I think I understood what you said. My favorite saying is "Tomorrow begins Today!" at least I think that's what you said......

Tamrantula
06-07-2009, 09:16 AM
LOL--sounds good to me!

Seems like, the cards made by the "West Coasters" on Sunday don't trade much, cause most of the rest of the world has moved on! At least, it seems that way.

Since I am planning to do the most of my cards today, I hope there is someone left to trade with!

Hence my crazy post to remind people not to forget us poor West Coast time laggers! LOL

sueatbwp
06-07-2009, 09:18 AM
I, on the east coast, am done "creating" cards and am working in the garden creating beauty of another kind. But I promise to check in every so often. I don't think we've traded yet Tam and I will look forward to seeing what you make.

Tamrantula
06-07-2009, 09:28 AM
It will still be 3 hours or so before I get home from work....and THEN I can start creating! We will see how many I can get done before the sleep monster takes over! LOL....But, even after I wake up, it will only be evening time, and I can make more after I am awake. So, I still have MANY more hours to try to create something of value!

Chardonnay1965
06-07-2009, 09:34 AM
well tomorrow (Monday) is a public holiday in Aus...so i will be checking this thread tomorrow for sure...but now it is getting close to midnite..so I think it is time to get some zzzz's

NYJunkie
06-07-2009, 09:34 AM
I'm late in joining the CAT - had to go to work unexpectedly. Anyway, I hope to get a few more cards done today before the fun is over.

http://atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/501/large/1_Through-the-Looking-Glass.jpg
http://atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/501/small/1_Just-Green.jpg - Traded
http://atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/501/small/1_Buffalo.jpg

sniisk
06-07-2009, 09:35 AM
Good night Char. And welcome to play NYJunkie!

Chardonnay1965
06-07-2009, 09:38 AM
nite Sanna...

Evalila
06-07-2009, 09:38 AM
Here are the next three:

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_JuneCAT26.jpg CAT # 26 - German Farmhouses traded

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_JuneCAT27.jpg CAT # 27

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/2901/medium/1_JuneCAT28.jpg CAT # 28- trade pending -

sniisk
06-07-2009, 10:23 AM
OK, I have been quiet so many hours because I have been making soooo many cards. Here are some of them. I'll finish the rest of the cards today. More coming soon :).

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/296/medium/1_DSC03763.JPG Shell TRADED

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/296/medium/1_DSC03747.JPG Transparent TRADED

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/296/medium/1_DSC03765.JPG Generation TRADED

GoldenWolf
06-07-2009, 10:44 AM
Wow, you all have been really busy since I took my marathon sleep. I haven't gotten any cards done yet because I just felt kind of off. So I really missed out this time :( Lots of great cards too.

sueatbwp
06-07-2009, 10:45 AM
checking in from the garden....lovely cards as I've come to expect from you all! Can't wait to see Tamarantulas later today!

jaw
06-07-2009, 11:09 AM
I have been working all weekend and then had two date nights in a row with my handsome husband ... (dinner and a movie or CAT? ... massage or CAT? ... ) okay ... I gave in to the love of my life and spent the time with him! Now I'm off to work again in an hour and am hoping to maybe get to make a couple cards when I get home tonight ... I also have a faerie-arium ("fairy under glass") that I have to make by Wednesday that I haven't started ... It would be nice to be independently wealthy and just get to stay home and play with my art ... (but then again, how boring would that be?! Lack of human interaction would eventually get to me) ANYWAY!!! I'm rambling!! I could have made a damn card by now!!! I had prepared some backgrounds for this weekend ... what am I doing?! To the bat cave!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

sueatbwp
06-07-2009, 11:15 AM
I'd choose date night over CAT anytime! Relax, this is supposed to be fun - not pressure.

Manxie
06-07-2009, 11:22 AM
I would choose the date too!
Just uploaded to my gallery - thanks for looking everyone.

adifferentstory
06-07-2009, 12:11 PM
I have a couple left in my gallery if anyone wants to trade. I'm not sure if i'll get anymore done tonight as I feel pretty crook right now.



It would be nice to be independently wealthy and just get to stay home and play with my art ... (but then again, how boring would that be?! Lack of human interaction would eventually get to me)

I had to give up work because of my disabilities. I'm housebound now if no one can take me out so I have very little real life human contact. Apart from my husband, son and mum. I think when you don't or can't work you find other things to compensate with it such as my art, jewellery making and online friends. Without these I think life wouldn't bear thinking about.

JoyFlower
06-07-2009, 12:20 PM
The day is already fraught with interruptions, and it's early! But I am going to keep collaging as time allows. Here is my first of the day - my "Garden Song" Series.

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/383/medium/1_w.Garden_Song_Series_-Fine_Land.jpg Fine Land(TRADED) http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/383/medium/1_w.Garden_Song_Series_-_Sweet_as_Love.jpg Sweet as Love (TRADED)
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/383/medium/1_w.Garden_Song_Series_-_Hymns_Unbidden.jpg Hymns Unbidden http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/383/medium/1_w.Garden_Song_Series_-_Blossom_Time.jpg Blossom Time (TRADED)

JoyFlower
06-07-2009, 12:22 PM
Jaw...I love these a-thons, but I'd choose date night too!! :wubclub: Love is grand!

sueatbwp
06-07-2009, 12:25 PM
Wow, you are really creative today Joyflower! Love them, pm on the way. Want to go 2/2

HHC
06-07-2009, 12:58 PM
Good morning! I've finally had enough tea to get going. :) These are from last night...

My Dream (TRADED); Beauteous Object; Pink Sparrow (TRADED)
http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/400/medium/1_CAT_-_my_dream.jpg http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/400/medium/1_CAT_-_beauteous_object.jpg http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/images/400/medium/1_CAT_-_pink_sparrow.jpg

sniisk
06-07-2009, 01:00 PM
So many new beautiful cards! I need to eat something and then I'll upload some new cards.