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Friday, November 13, 2015

Dia de los Muertos Purple ATC

Have not created an Artist Trading Card ATC (2 1/2" x 3 1/2") in quite some time. Decided to use another of the Simon Says Stamp SSS Sugar Skulls stamp/die. Heat embossed Sugar Skull with purple embossing powder.

Supplies List 

adhesive: foam, glue dots, Scotch ATG
button: 2 mini purple
calligraphy:  hand wrote 'Dia de los Muertos'
embossing: Recollections Violet emb powder 
gems: 2 purple - center of eyes 
ink: VersaMark
machine: Sizzix BIGkick
paper:  Recollections Purple Wag Pattern scrapbook
   cardstock - purple
recycle: cardboard from a cereal box - for making the Sugar Skull more sturdy
stamp/die: Simon Says Stamp Sugar Skulls

Entering this into the following challenges:    

11/14  OSAAT #248 Anything Goes w/ The Dead/Remembrance Day/Symp/Dia de los Muertos   UE  11/1

11/15  Die Cuttin Divas Ch#241 Button Day  3E(#3)  11/10 
11/15  Simon Says Stamp Mon:  Something Beginning with the Letter 'N'   5E(#5)  11/9
   'N' - nose of the Sugar Skull 

11/17 Wicked Wed ATC #184 The Color Purple  totcomb10ch  2E(#1)  11/11

11/20  Jos Scrap Shack FFC#114 Anything Goes  3E(#1)  11/13

11/22  Craftin Desert Diva Craft it Up & Link It Up Linky Party Ch#68 Make It Sparkle  UE  11/9
   Sparkle - gem eyes & purple embossing powder 

11/25  Cut It Up Ch84 Insp by a Book, Movie or Song  1E(#1)   11/13
  Movies -  Book of the Dead, 2015 Pixar Coco - movie about Dia de los Muertos

11/30  Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Nov 2015 Ch  UE  11/1
11/30  DL.ART Nov Linky Ch  1Eperday/no stack  11/1 


  1. Great image and love the colors. Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this fortnight. Good luck. Maggie, DT

  2. Amazing card, beautiful purple embossing powder.Thanks for playing along over at DL.ART!

    Hugs, Lori m
    DL.ART DT Member

  3. Ooooh I really love this! Thanks for playing with us at Wicked Wednesday! :)

  4. What a great card! Really love the embossing on the skull. Thanks for playing at Jo's Scrap Shack!

    Happy crafting,

  5. Fabulous ATC and I love how you've used the stamp, it looks great! Thank you so much for sharing your project and for playing along with us over on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog... :)

  6. Great ATC. Thanks for joining us at CHNS patterned Paper Challenge this month.

  7. Now this was a perfect stamp to emboss!! Beautiful detail!
    Thanks for joining our "Make It Sparkle" challenge over at Craftin' Desert Divas. Good luck!
    Happy Crafting,
    CDD DT Member

  8. The skull is perfect. Love the color and the paper. Thanks for playing over at Jo's Scrap Shack

    Amanda DT

  9. Hope you enjoyed your return to making ATC's. Love the colors and the eyes are great. Thanks for joining us at Wicked Wednesday :)

  10. This is gorgeous. I love the embossing; it looks silver to me. And that image is wonderful!

    Thanks for playing with us at Cut it Up for our Inspired challenge!


  11. Great creation, Thanks for joining us this week at Jo's Scrap Shack

  12. Congrats on your win at Wicked Wednesday, your ATC is showcased in our facebook group :)

  13. Cute card :) Thank you for joining us at Jo's this week for Funday Friday.
    Tina DT

  14. What a very pretty card!! Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up challenge!