Tuesday, December 29, 2009

ATCs & Inchies

I am trying to wrap up several swaps I am signed up for before the end of the year. Not sure if it is possible to get them all done, but I am trying! I really like making stuff for swaps and getting the returns in the mail, but not so much on the addressing, posting, mailing, etc. I guess it is just a necessary evil, though.

Meanwhile my craftroom (aka the black hole of time, space, and money) is in serious need of cleaning and organizing. Hubby says I just have too much stuff and I hate to admit it, but I am starting to think so, too! It is amazing how many stamps and inks and supplies go into each little project. Even if I start with a clean desk, it seems to be a big mess by the time I am finished!

Friendly Fowl ATCs (Take 2; Long Story):

Hero Arts Stamps: CL183 Sparkle Clear: Cute Letters, CL155 ClearDesign: Playful Animals

The quote on my ATC is from The Duck by Ogden Nash:

Behold the duck.
It does not cluck.
A cluck it lacks.
It quacks.
It is specially fond
Of a puddle or pond.
When it dines or sups,
It bottoms ups.

Cupcake Goodness ATCs:

Hero Arts Stamps: CL158 ClearDesign: Cupcakes, CL168 Sparkle Clear: Cupcakes

Love Is In The Air Inchies:

Hero Arts Stamps: CL309 ClearDesign: Whoo Loves You, CL266 ClearDesign: Mix and Match Elements, CL276 ClearDesign: So Sweet

Here is a close-up (trying to show the shine and embossing):

Hubby is impatiently waiting on me. I told him to pause something on TV and that I'd be right there a few minutes ago. Oops. Gotta run...

Thanks for looking! Comments are appreciated!

dustypenny (aka Joy)


Nancy said...

You have sure been a busy little artist...your work is amazing! How fun are the duck ATCs, love that poem...and the bright and shiny inchies are too sweet and so cute! Hope your hubs isn't still on pause...Happy New Year to you!

Dawn said...

Joy - you have been very busy... no wonder hubby wants some time with you.... I know exactly how it is.... Take care and enjoy New Years with your hubby.

courtney k said...

the cupcake atcs are super cute. love the colors with the kraft background.

Jill said...

Great inchies! Love the ATC's too. The cupcakes are so bright and cheery!

AnitaRex said...

So cute! Love that duck one! Especially the poem on the back! I know what you mean by having too much stuff but yet we yearn for more! :>

Anne said...

Hi, Joy! I love your ATCs and Inchies! I am also feeling like I have hoarded a lot ... so I'm hosting a Hoarder's Challenge on my blog! Hope you can join me! :-)

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