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A Chunky ATC!

Believe it or Not, this ATC started out as a block of wood!! Yes, you can purchase Artist Trading Blocks here at Altered Pages. They are a lot of fun since you have four sides and a top to work with. 

To start paint the block with gold craft paint. Cover the side with French Kiss Glitz Paper. Get the images you would like to use on your ATC, for this one images are from:
This fussy cut lady was actually on a Valentine, a few feathers were added to her hat.
On the sides with the ladies there are few gems in the lower right. A little netting was added to the hat behind the big bow of this lady. 
The Eiffel Tower is from the French Kiss Glitz Paper pack.  
The Leaky Shed Fancy Keyhole can be found at Altered Pages HERE! Vintage trim from my stash was added around the bottom to give it a finished look. Finally it was topped off with beads, buttons and a jewel.

Hope this convinces you try to make a few ATIST TRADING BLOCKS.  They make great gifts!


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  2. This is lovely Lyneen! I LOVE working with "Chunkies" & have done so many projects with them from Holidays to kits! They are so much fun to work with! Might have to make a few more soon! TFS! - Becky

    1. Thanks Becky, I too love working with them, they are such fun!!

  3. I really love the diversity from what Becky did with ATB's (or chunkys) to what you did. very different and both wonderful! The embellishments are fantastic.

    1. Thanks so much Jean... I seem to have a Victorian and Paris theme going on a lot of the time

  4. WOW! I love this!! I have to see about making these ATB's!! Yours is awesome!!

    1. Thanks Daniella, I am sure you will love creating with them!

  5. SO pretty, Lyneen--so many gorgeous details!



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