Wednesday, July 16, 2008

July Project Parade Challenge - ATC's

Hi Verve readers!! Are you ready for another Project Parade Challenge? It's an easy one!! This month's challenge is to create an ATC, an Artist Trading Card. Not sure what this is? Check out Jen's tutorial HERE. Read all the way to the bottom of this post to find out how to win $15 in Verve Bucks to spend at the Verve Store!

My ATC features the set Feeling Groovy. It makes me sing!

I usually don't love creating with purple, but for some reason it was calling to me today. So I embossed the flowers with clear embossing powder in Rose Red, So Saffron, and Elegant Eggplant. After cutting the flowers out, I arranged them on my ATC around the sentiment, popping them up on pop dots.

After creating my ATC, I decided to turn it into a full card.

I love the simple look...totally focuses on the amazing stamps! I also added a little piercing to make the image POP.

Soooo...wanna know how to win $15 in Verve Bucks? All you have to do is play in this Vervalicious challenge with us by creating your own Artist Trading Card! Leave a comment with a link to your project on this post by 12:00 pm (noon) Eastern Time on July 31st, and you will be entered for a chance to win! Using Verve stamps is not a requirement, although it doubles your chance of winning. We will have two winners, one randomly drawn from a pool of all entries, the other will be selected as our favorite from all the projects using Verve stamps. Both winners will receive $15 in Verve Bucks. We will announce the winners later that day.


So, it's time to try something new...let your creativity be your guide! If you upload to Splitcoast, please use the keyword VVPP04 so we can all see your creations!

43 comments:

  1. YEAHHHHH!!! Two Verve challenges..it's like heaven!!!

    I have never made an ATC card so this should be fun.

    Thanks!!! :)

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  2. How fun!! I've only made one ATC before so I am definitely going to do this! Thanks for the awesome challenge!!

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  3. WOW!!! LOVE the colors in this one! Beautiful card, Shannan! :D

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  4. Love your card, Shannan -- the colors are great!

    I got busy on this one right away, and I combined it with Amber's MTVD Inspiration Challenge at SCS. This was fun! :)

    Here's my ATC: http://flowersandink.blogspot.com/2008/07/some-verve-inspiration.html

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  5. Gorgeous ATC and card, Shannan! I love the colors. I just finished mine, love these little ATC's.

    Smile ATC

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  6. Ooooooh, another project parade. Coool! :)

    Love your sample card! The colors are great!!

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  7. I feel relieved that I'm not the only one who's never made an ATC before... :) I'd like to give it a try even though it makes me really nervous!

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  8. Shannan, this is just beautiful! Love how you made it into a card!

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  9. Ooh I love this challenge! This is only the second ATC I have ever made but I intend to make many more! I've even started a swap with my Sistahs! Thanks for the chance to win some Verve bucks! Sorry I could not use Verve stamps on this one!

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/985226?cat=500&ppuser=136154

    smiles,Deena

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  10. Oh wow Shannan! Your card is gorgeous! I love the finished look! It is so simple, yet elegant! I can't wait to try these! I may just make a gift set out of them! :D

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  11. teresa kline aka va.sunshineJuly 19, 2008 at 4:37 PM

    here is my very first ATC.

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/987580?cat=500&ppuser=141637

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  12. This is my first ever ATC! Thanks for the challenge to try something new. Here is what I came up with using my Starlight Starbright Set:
    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/987932?cat=500&ppuser=182817

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  13. This is my first ATC.
    check it out at
    http://lizslovelies.blogspot.com/2008/07/atc-challenge.html

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  14. what a fun challenge. i got mine done and am pleased with how it came together. i finished it for my card on Amber's diva challenge.

    http://scrapsbym.blogspot.com/2008/07/two-in-one-verve.html

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  15. Love your ATC and card, Shannan! The embossed and raised images look fab!! I got the challenge done and combined it with the MTVD challenge as well --> it's right here!

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  16. I've uploaded my ATC to my SCS gallery: Shenandoah Stamp Queen. I used the VVPP04 keyword. Is that right?? Hope so!

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  17. This was fun! Thanks for the challenge!
    Here's mine: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/989931?cat=5071

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  18. This is the first ATC I made- thanks for the challenge. You can see mine here:

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/990053?cat=500&ppuser=76424

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  19. Fun challenge! here's my atc:

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/990114?cat=500&ppuser=93535

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  20. I love your bright coloured cards. I have never made ATC's before but I tried it last night. Here's my ATC...TFS and thanks for the challenge :)
    http://stampindesigns.typepad.com/blog/2008/07/atc.html

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  21. This was a fun challenge. Your card is beautiful. This was my first try and I really enjoyed it. Here's a link to mine on SCS http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/986466?cat=5071&si=atc.

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  22. Here's my entry...
    http://www.stamphappens.com/stamp_happens/2008/07/atcs.html

    Unfortunately, I don't own any Verve stamps yet. So winning would be REALLY cool since there are several stamps I have my eye on!! WHOO HOO!!

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  23. This is my very first ATC. I used Stampscenes to create this Atc. It is found here http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/992211?cat=5071

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  24. Here is an ATC I did. I have another one in mind that I will work on also.

    http://inkedx2.blogspot.com/2008/07/another-atc-swap.html

    Robbie

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  25. This was posted on my ATC post and I wanted to make sure she got in the drawing!

    deborahphipps said...
    These are my first two ATCs and a pic of the card I used them on! Thanks

    http://deborahphipps.wordpress.com/

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  26. What a fun challenge! I don't have any Verve images (yet!) but boy oh boy have I been drooling over your site this week! Here's my very first, but certainly not last, ATC:

    http://thinkingstampsagain.blogspot.com/2008/07/triple-play.html

    Thanks for the inspiration!

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  27. I haven't made an ATC in forever - thanks for the challenge! Here's my ATC.

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  28. Here is mine!

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/997631?cat=500&ppuser=56264

    Thanks, Heather

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  29. Here is my very first ATC:
    http://cindyvernon.blogspot.com/2008/07/my-first-atc-and-bind-it-all-info.html

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  30. I got mine done and I love it! :D This was so much fun to make! Thanks for an incredible challenge ladies! All of your ATCs have been extremely inspirational!

    Here is mine:
    http://stephsstampinstuff.blogspot.com/2008/07/my-very-first-atc.html

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  31. Just finished mine the other day, but forgot to post them!

    http://whoistracy.com/myhead/index.php?/archives/229-Bee-Happy-ATCs.html

    Sorry for the yellow hues in the photos. I'm still learning how to use my new toy.

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  32. Here is my ATC. I tried a mini Joy Fold. Fun!

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/998568?nocache=1

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  33. I did a card, but it was my first ATC, I think I need a do over >"<
    I had fun in the process, but I think I need more Verve stamps to choose from lol

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  34. Forgot to link my card, here is it
    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/999994?cat=500&ppuser=122133

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  35. I hope it's ok but I just had to make another one! I loved this challenge so much! :D Thanks for the wonderful inspiration ladies! I will definitely be making these again!

    Here it is!
    http://stephsstampinstuff.blogspot.com/2008/07/another-verve-atc.html

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  36. Great blog!
    Here's my try:
    http://jessica-papertherapy.blogspot.com/2008/07/dos-retos-atc-tarjeta.html
    TFL
    Jessica

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  37. Whew! Boy am I cutting close this time eh?! LOL! Thanks for the challenge girls...my first time doing an ATC! I've loaded it to SCS thanks!
    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1001949?cat=500&ppuser=93708

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  38. Here's my first challenge ATC... Thanks!

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1002219?cat=14071

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  39. And another, this one a little easier for me (I am white-ink challenged)... :)

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  40. Oh, man... Didn't attach the link. I am white ink AND technology challenged... :(

    Trying again -- sorry!

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1002220?cat=14071

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  41. Here is mine, I was suprised after I made it, when I realized I had used no stamps!!

    http://aspeckofpixiedust.blogspot.com/2008/07/atc-birthday-card.html

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  42. Such a great job everyone!!! I am glad that this was the challenge. I have never done an ATC before. Here is my fist attempt:
    http://missyscreativecorner.blogspot.com/2008/07/my-first-atc.html

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