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Monday, February 15, 2016

Don't be crabby Crab ATC

Made this Artist Trading Card (ATC) monochromatic red colors, Crab theme & recycled/upcycled a piece of a magnet for back of the ATC.

 Supplies List

adhesive: foam, Scotch ATG
Cricut cartridge: Life Is A Beach  2.75" Crab 
embossing: Darice 3 Pk Bee honecomb emb border - on Crab's shell
ink:  VersaFine Onyx Black
paper:   cardstock -  reds, red glitter, Darice red flower pattern
recycle/upcycle: magnet piece for back of ATC
stamp: Whimsical Designs Splash-tastic - sentiment
tool:  MISTI  

Entering this into the following challenges:  

1.  2/16  Wicked Wed ATC Ch#196 Seeing Red  totcomb10ch  2E(#12/10

2.  2/17  DRS Designs Ch Thurs #213 Hot & Cold Use either mostly warm colors or cool colors  UE 2/11
   used mostly cool colors

3.  2/19  Suzy Bees Blooming Ch117 Anything goes w/ twist - Sentimental   UE  2/13

4.  2/21  Simon Says Stamp Mon: Recycle/Upcycle Style   5E(#1)  2/15
  Recycle/Upcycle - reused a magnet piece for back of ATC

5.  2/27  Addicted to Stamps Ch120 Die Cuts  noprizeUE  Prize3E(#32/14

6.  2/28  Craftin Desert Divas Craft It Up & Link It Up Linky Party Ch Nature's Wonder   UE  2/15
7.  2/28  Dies R Us Ch143 Red  3E(#1) 2/15
8.  2/28  Fantabulous Cricut Ch#270 Monochromatic   3E(#1)  2/15 
   Monochromatic - reds

9.  2/29  Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Feb 2016 Ch  UE  2/1

10.  3/5  Sweet Stamps Feb Anything Goes Ch  UE  2/7


  1. WOW! That's definitely RED, lol! Great job! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘RED’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)

  2. Fun!!! Love that image and sentiment! Thanks for sharing with us in the DRS Designs Challenge, Melissa! Hugz

  3. Great take on the challenge Melissa! Great sentimen toot! Thank you for joining us at FCCB Monocromatic challenge.
    DT Member, Liz

  4. Love your new magnet! The handwritten sentiment made me smile. Thanks for sharing this clever ATC card with us at Fantabulous Cricut Challenge blog. We always look forward to your wonderful submissions.
    :) Marie

  5. Great ATC, perfect words to accompany it :) Thanks for joining us at Wicked Wednesday :)

  6. Fabulous up-cycled creation! Thank you for joining us at Dies R Us for our 'RED' challenge!
    Diane DRU DT

  7. I love the crab, it;s really cute. Thank you for sharing your recycled project in the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!

  8. So cute! Love the sentiment! Thanks so much for joining us for the FCCB challenge this week! Hugs, DT Karla

  9. So cute. It reminded me of my trip to the East Coast. Thanks for joining us at Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge.
    Margaret, DT

  10. What a brilliant idea and so useful thank you for joining our challenge at ADDICTED TO STAMPS I hope that you will join us again
    lorraine x

  11. Such a great idea making it into a magnet! A great reminder for everyone on the!!! Thanks so much for playing along in the Dies R Us Red Challenge! HOpe you will join us again!!! xx

  12. So cute! Love the crab and sentiment... I know someone I could give one of these to every! Thanks for playing along at Craftin Desert Divas!

  13. Oh I love the look of all the read together! Fabulous! Thanks for joining our Nature's Wonder Linky Party at Craftin Desert Divas!!