Monday, May 24, 2010

Cinco de Mayo ATCs

I made this set of ATCs recently for the Cinco de Mayo-themed swap at Wishful Thinking:

When I looked up Cinco de Mayo I found lots of images of dancers. They were wearing lovely dresses (like THIS one shown above). The dresses reminded me of THIS Hero Arts Circle Lace stamp. I paired it with THIS Cornish Heritage Farms Aged Sheet Music stamp (love the large 6" x 6" size since it easily covers an entire A2 card base!).

Here is a close-up:

Stamp(s): Hero Arts (S5319 Circle Lace); Cornish Heritage Farms (Aged Sheet Music)
Ink(s): Ranger (Distress Inks, several colors)
Paper(s): Strathmore (ATC Blanks)
Other: American Crafts (White Embossing Powder)

Thanks for looking! Comments are appreciated!



Alyice Edrich said...

Unique take on Cinco de Mayo. I like it.

Jana said...

SOOOO pretty!

Tiffany said...

So pretty! Love the varying colors you've incorporated into the stamp!

donna mikasa said...

Hi Joy! Love the inspiration you got from the clever! Very Cinco de Mayo!

Stamping Cafe said...

Totally stunning, Joy! Love it!!

Karen B. said...

What a beautiful creation, the colors are amazing in this! Especially love the background paper against the white.

Kathy (krolski) said...

Great set! Love the circle lace with the rainbow of colors!

Jill said...

I love, love, love, LOVE, love these! The colors are so vibrant against the aged background! Just amazing!

Betty said...

love what you did with the h.a. lace stamp - wonderful colors. i think i am the lucky one to get a card from you in may's june card chain. looking forward to it.

SalonD'Arte said...

What a creatively clever take on Cinco de Mayo!!! Love your ATC!!! TFS : )

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