View Full Version : In The Kitchen ATC Swap, Due February 10, Open Media

11-26-2022, 12:22 PM
Due Date: February 10, 2023
SWAP: In the Kitchen
Sign up: Anytime
Number of items: 3:3 ATCs
Open Media

It seems a kitchen is a busy place during these cold winter months! We often prepare traditional food or drinks for holidays. Maybe we have special cups or plates that are only used for the holiday season. The kitchen can be a warm and cozy retreat that brings memories of years past. Kitchens have been called "the heart of the home". What comes to your mind when you think of your kitchen or any kitchen in which you've enjoyed spending time?

Let's share some kitchen memories on Artist Trading Cards.

Maybe you remember rolling out the dough for cookies, decorating gingerbread men, baking your first pie, or perhaps you have a favorite bowl that belonged to your grandmother or a recipe passed down through the generations. (Feel free to share a recipe along with your card if you wish)

I usually think of women in the kitchen but you can have men or children on your cards. And the kitchens of my imagination are often from the 1950s or 1960s. What is in your imagination?

Each card should have some elements of cooking, baking, and symbols of the kitchen or food. And having a person in your kitchen is great, but not required. . Your art can be modern or vintage.

Some items that might be included are rolling pins, cookie sheets, coffee pots, tea kettles, pots and pans, aprons, oven mitts, and more. What comes to mind for you?

Enjoy combining paper, collage elements, rubber stamping, embossing, stencils, paints and ink, found poetry, and more. Remember that flat cards will travel most securely through the mail.

You are limited only by your imagination! Please do your best work and I encourage you to try something new.

The due date is February 10, 2023

* ATCs must be sturdy and precisely 2.5 x 3.5 inches in size. If you have questions about joining this swap or mailing your Artist Trading Cards, please refer to this page: http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/showthread.php?t=8591

* US players should send a large address label and one US Forever stamp. I will provide envelopes. If you make bulky cards, please send a bit of extra postage if possible.

* International players should send $1 US or 1 US International postage stamp.

* Please share your ATCs on this thread if possible. You will inspire someone else!

* Sign up in this thread, and pm me for my address when you are ready to mail.


Ellejaybird ~ received
Allegrae ~ received
Leydab ~ received
JenTeachesAdaptiveArt ~ received
SpottedCrow ~ received
AlanaCat ~ received
dina54 ~ received

11-26-2022, 04:17 PM
Great theme, I am lurking for now.

11-26-2022, 05:48 PM
Hi CiCiCreates! I'm happy to have you as my first lurker!

11-26-2022, 06:51 PM
Hi, RainyDay, I would love to join in this swap, please.
Thank you!!

11-27-2022, 12:01 AM
Gonna lurk for a bit while I get a few other swaps finished, but I do like the theme.

11-27-2022, 10:49 AM
Sign me up please. The kitchen is the heart of my home

11-27-2022, 03:25 PM
Warm Welcome to Globug and Ellejaybird!

11-27-2022, 07:20 PM
I'd like to play!

11-28-2022, 08:23 AM
I'm in!

11-28-2022, 11:21 AM
I would love to participate!

11-28-2022, 01:23 PM
Welcome to new players. I' ve added your names to the list!

11-30-2022, 02:46 PM
Tossed out three attempts already so lurking for now:)

11-30-2022, 06:53 PM
I'd like to join this one please!

12-01-2022, 07:58 AM

12-01-2022, 12:16 PM
Welcome to JenteachesAdaptiveArt! I'm curious about your name here! What exactly is Adaptive art?

12-01-2022, 12:32 PM
Please sign me up.
I have one card done and tons of images laying around marinating. ;)

12-01-2022, 05:55 PM
Welcome to JenteachesAdaptiveArt! I'm curious about your name here! What exactly is Adaptive art?

"Adaptive Art" is art for students who need adaptations - Basically I am an art teacher for students with the most intense disabilities. I am dually certified in special education and art - I specialize in being able to find ways for students to access art through different projects and different materials, or modifications of projects or materials - I think it's the best job in the whole world!!! It is, however, super stressful. I am loving working on my own art, just in smaller forms, here. It has helped me have a creative practice again but without feeling like I am failing at it because I can't get bigger projects done!

I'm looking forward to this one!!


12-01-2022, 07:26 PM
Welcome SpottedCrow! It's always a good practice to marinate the art. LOL.

12-01-2022, 07:27 PM
Jen....thank you for explainining your work. It sounds so interesting!

12-03-2022, 03:54 AM
I love cooking, and sometimes baking, I would love to join this please!

12-03-2022, 03:58 AM
Art is an important way to express ones self, I remember high schools wanting to remove all art classes in favor of the "more important" classes and budgets, but I find that art can be a good way to use a lot of the other classes teachings, no matter what kind of art it is. The fact that you make it available for the disabled is absolutely amazing, and I'm so glad there are people like you out there making that accessible!

12-03-2022, 11:19 AM
Welcome to you, AlanaCat!

12-05-2022, 05:01 AM
Thank you!

12-10-2022, 11:59 AM
I have these awesome books of 50's & 60's advertising. just right for this theme. :)

Kamikaze- decorative paper, napkin, book images, glitter pen.

Home decorative paper, altered book image, embossed text, washi tape.

Cherry- decorative paper, book images, washi tape, glitter pen.

Delicious- decorative paper, book images, magazine text.

12-10-2022, 05:32 PM
Such cool cards, SpottedCrow. Thanks for sharing them here!

12-11-2022, 02:47 PM
I'll be sending mine out as soon as I get envelopes and stamps236691236692236693236694

12-12-2022, 08:06 AM
Spooted Crow and Ellie..wonderful cards. Still lurking but maybe..I'm currently obsessed with learning Coptic Stitching

12-15-2022, 07:21 AM
Cards are in the mail.

12-16-2022, 10:46 AM
I like your cards, Ellejaybird. Thanks for sharing them!

12-18-2022, 12:41 PM
Amazing cards have arrived from SpottedCrow and from ElleBlueJay! Thank you so much for i including a host card. I will have great fun choosing one of these.

12-23-2022, 12:20 AM
Lurking for now

12-27-2022, 08:17 AM
Hoping that I got my cards linked here properly, it's a bit difficult lol.236801236802236803236804
well I can't turn them into a link to be seen for some reason so I guess this will have to do.

12-28-2022, 10:41 AM
Cool cards, Alanacat! Thank you so much for sharing! You may be inspiring someone!

12-30-2022, 08:42 AM
Sign me up please

12-30-2022, 11:31 AM
Welcome Dina54!

12-30-2022, 12:35 PM
I would love to sign up for this swap.

01-01-2023, 11:24 AM
Welcome wildholly!

01-05-2023, 01:26 PM
I had a chance to work on my cards for the swap.


01-05-2023, 02:08 PM
All this retro goodness is so enticing!
I don’t know if I can find time to cook something up, so I’ll lurk, but with intent.

01-05-2023, 06:00 PM
AlanaCat your cards arrived today. Great job illustrating all the kitchen memories! Thank you for including a host card.

01-10-2023, 11:18 AM
JenTeachesAdaptiveArt your swap cards have arrived. I love the card you made to put them in!

01-10-2023, 07:51 PM
My cards will start their travel to you tomorrow.


01-12-2023, 11:25 AM
Awesome news leydab. Cool cards! I will let you know when they arrive!

01-12-2023, 05:31 PM
My first two cards: Pancakes, and Spaghetti Sauce
Both watercolor and micron pen

01-12-2023, 10:37 PM
These are awesome, Dina. Love. Them!

01-14-2023, 11:46 AM
Awesome work, Dina!

01-14-2023, 02:03 PM
Last two cards: Making Cookies, and Morning Tea & Honey

01-15-2023, 10:46 AM
Leydab Your cards have arrived! Thank you so much including a host card!

01-15-2023, 06:55 PM
Some great cards so far; I'm going to lurk and see if I can get some cards completed in time to send.

01-16-2023, 08:02 PM
Dina54 has tempted me. Please sign me up!

01-17-2023, 01:56 PM
My cards should go out in today's post!

01-18-2023, 03:20 PM
Welcome Pamitha!

dina54..... I'll look forward to the safe arrival of your art!

01-19-2023, 11:36 AM
AlanaCat your cards arrived today. Great job illustrating all the kitchen memories! Thank you for including a host card.
You're welcome! Glad to make sure everyone gets something fun ^-^

01-21-2023, 08:05 AM
My cards have mailed!

01-21-2023, 12:06 PM
Great news, Allegrea! I'll watch for them!

01-24-2023, 05:17 PM
Cards arrived from Dina54! Lovely drawing. You are talented!

01-24-2023, 05:19 PM
Allegrae Your precious cards arrived today! Thank you so much for including a host card. It will be hard to choose between these beauties!

01-29-2023, 05:08 PM
Please, Rainey Day, send your name and address so I can send my kitchen drawings. Thanks!