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do you make flat atcs?

I have to admit, once I was in the habit of free-for-alling on the dimensional
embellishments, it was hard to go back to flat . . . here are are a couple of flat
atcs featuring great Altered Pages images:


isn't this fellow grand?


very stylish hat!  :)
So how about you--are your atcs flat, or fully loaded?

I'm making all these low-profile atcs with the idea of sending one to every
country in the world--if you can help me with an address, either your own
or someone you know who would like to receive a little mail art, that would
be great!  Please check out the details on my blog, and have a wonderful,
delightfully embellished weekend, everyone!
:)trisha

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  1. Ooh that owl is gorgeous. I can help you with Norway. I'll pop over to your blog.

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  2. Love your ATC's!!!! Great backgrounds!!

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    1. Thank you, Lyneen! It's been a while since those were made (using up all the bits and pieces, you know!), and I was thinking these were Gelli prints, but have decided they are actually mixed media with a little stamping and crayon on top.

      :)

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  3. love the owl one :-) Flat has it's own merits!!! but yeah hard after using heaps of dimension lol Debi x

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  4. Two fabulous ATC's Trisha. I am more of a flat girl, only because most of the swaps I participate in like them that way, but I also enjoy embellishing them. Good luck on your global quest.

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