April 09, 2011

Penny Black ATC Challenge

Hopefully, you aren't getting tired of my little Hot Diggity Dog dachshund, because here I am using it again! :)   This was created especially for the Penny Black ATC challenge this week. 

In case you don't already know, Artist Trading Cards (ATCs) are miniature works of art the same size as baseball cards, 2 ½ X 3 ½ inches.  I've made lots of them in the past and participated in various swaps, but its been awhile.   As you'll see below, when I finished the ATC, I took it and created a greeting card using more of the same coordinating "Granola" designer papers by Basic Grey. 

Wrapping it up with more of my chocolate brown and white baker's twine and another one of Debbie's crocheted flowers.   What are the odds that I would have the perfect blue one?!  Had to use it!  :)

This morning is foggy and drizzly, but they say it's supposed to be sunny and 70's today.  That would be awesome and I really hope our weatherman is right.  If so, I'm going outside to clean off the flower gardens and soak up some sunshine!   

Wishing you sunshine in your world today! 

Quote for Today ~
Art is the only way to run away without leaving home. ~Twyla Tharp

{Many of you have commented about enjoying my quotes.  Thank you!  I *love* quotes, own several books of quotes and there are many great quote sites online too.  One of my favorite sources is The Quote Garden. }


Debbie Fisher (debbiedee) said...

Hot Dog!!! This is awesome! Ü I love the blue and brown and am so glad you found a perfect color in all I sent you!

Marisa said...

Love the dog image - just makes you smile :) Great transfer of the ATC to the card. Love the colour combo and fun flower with twine you put on it. Enjoy your weekend!

Karen said...

This is adorable. I have this stamp and bow I'll have to dig it out! :)

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Vicki Burdick said...

Love this Pam!! that dog is adorable and the twine and flowers are perfect!!!

Gladys said...

beautiful card! love all the dimension!