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a few of my favorite atcs

In keeping with the artist trading card celebration here at Altered Pages, I'd like to share some of my favorite atc makes.  I like to keep the artist trading cards I mail fairly flat, but sometimes it's fun to go outside that 2 1/2 by 3 1/2 inch canvas, as with this Christmas card (the photo captions are links!):
from the Nativity Angels collage page

And there's always the option of keeping the atc flat, but giving it an inside--making it a tiny book or card, like with this Irish Blessings book:
tiny pages from a Vintage Text collection

Irish angel from the Erin go Bragh page

This one is a standard atc sized card when folded, but opens to reveal a pop-up butterfly:
lots of wings to choose from in the collage collection!

And these silly Halloween atc riddle cards open to reveal the ridiculous riddle answer, perfect for a little calorie-free Halloween treat (the kit includes a whole array of crazy, kid friendly-riddles):
Halloween kit at Altered Pages
Be sure to check back all this month for more artist trading card inspiration, and don't forget the atc fun going on right now:
Join us during September for ATC Awesomeness & PRIZES! 

Create your ATCs and share them with us!
Prizes include papers, stamps, art pencils and more!  Prizes will be given weekly by random drawing to one lucky person.  You simply send a photo of your ATC creation*, we will add it to the blog.  You can submit any day of the week.  Each Sunday a prize will be displayed on the Blog.  The following Sunday a prize will be awarded.  You can submit up to three photos each week.  It's not mandatory, but we would really like for you to incorporate AlteredPages products with your ATCs.
*Send your ATC photos one of two ways

Email to:
Post on Facebook:
Very important to ADD hashtag 
#SeptemberATC  so we know you want to be entered in the prize drawing.


  1. beautiful collection of atc's! I love the top piece with the cheesecloth - so olde world! And the butterfly pop up is charming - how about a tutorial (hint hint LOL). Thanks for sharing.

  2. Your ATCs are always work of art! Thanks for sharing.

  3. Thank you!

    And I'll get that tutorial going, Tristan, thank you for the idea!


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