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    Newsletter: “Wish You Were Here” Beach Postcards Swap

    Filed under Collage Sheets, Newsletters, Rubber Stamps, Sale, Summer/Beach, Swaps, Tracy Roos

    Note: most of the links on this post no longer work, as we moved to a new Web site in 2018. But you can try searching on the same names (as links below) on the new site.

    We're hosting a "Wish You Were Here" Beach Postcards Swap using the new Kraft Postcards.

    You will not believe what the Design Team has created with the limited materials I provided! Like the fun sample postcard at far right, by Nichola Battilana.

    You could interpret the swap theme as a summer vacation (at the beach),
    or beachy scenes (frolicking in the water, building sandcastles or sunning on the beach), or a scene from a beach destination (the shore, a scenic shot, or the boardwalk).

    This swap will be 5 for 5: create 5 different postcards and receive 5 in return, all by different artists! Artwork will be due June 18, 2012.

    And beside the NEW Beachy Postage & Words Collage Sheet, shown at left, ALL of the Beach Collage Sheets are on sale! And are available as digital downloads!

    And there's a HUGE Beach Swap Supplies Sale (including a fabulous NEW Art Deco Beach Rubber Stamp Set designed specifically for this swap – and just a tiny portion of the 16 stamps in the set are shown at right)!

    View more art samples in the Wish You Were Here Beach Postcards Swap Gallery!

    More info about the swap. (And lots more art samples!)

    And don’t forget to look below for more beautiful artwork from the Design Team!

     Two New Collage Sheets from Tracy Roos!

    Not beach-y per se, but look at the gorgeous ATC Design Team Member Shannon Tuttle created from the new Sepia Beauties Collage Sheet!


    Girlfriends Collage Sheet


    Sepia Beauties
    Collage Sheet

     Highlights from Thursday’s Tutorial Supplies – All on Sale!  View All Items

    Cabinet of Curiosities Tutorial

    Kristin Batsel has made a wonderful shadow box (using papers and stamps from the Olde Curiosity Shoppe Collection) and has written instructions for decorating your own!


    Sticky Thumb Dimensional Foam


    Sticky Thumb Perm Tape Runner + Refills

    Olde Curiosity Shoppe 8×8 Paper Pad

    Tiny Dice in Bottle


    Olde Curiosity Shoppe When Pigs Fly Cling Set

    Thin Ornate Filigree

     Back to the Beach Theme!

    What an amazing little accordion book, by Design Team Member Laura Carson! Beside the clever use of Full-Size Dominos (as miniature book covers), Laura also painted with many colors of Liquid Pearls – and all 10 colors are on sale!

    Liquid Pearls – Peacock


    Liquid Pearls – Ocean Blue


    Clamshell with Starfish Charms

    Dominos – Full Size


    Posted by Leslie, May 3rd, 2012

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