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Mixed Media ATC Cards

Hi Everyone, it’s Carisa Zglobicki with another guest post on the Crafty Power Blog! I have a fun project for you today using some great Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L products on mixed media ATCs.

Mixed Media ATC cards by Carisa Zglobicki

These are so fun to make and because of their mini size, they take really no time at all. As a card maker at heart, it took me a long while to tackle a big journal or canvas. I feel like working on these Artist Trading Cards took me back to my roots in a way because of their small size.

I started with three canvases and mounted them on ATC sized Art Squares by Inchie Arts. These mat boards are super study and were the perfect mounting for my canvas to withhold all the media I was about to use. Each one started with a layer of gesso and background stamping for texture. Then I added some color using paint. Each one I applied a bit differently.


or the one above, I also added Brown Pigment Powder by watering it down with some water on my craft sheet and adding it to the top of the canvas, spraying more water and letting it drip down the page. I love how it grunges it up a bit yet adds some shimmer.


For others, I added some texture with Textured Ribbons and Gauze that was easily adhered to my surface with Art Medium.


    • Other Supplies:
    • JustRite Four in a Square
      JustRite Meadow Circles Clear Stamps
      JustRite Doodled Birds Clear Stamps
      Script Cling Background Stamp
      Justrite Arriving Soon Clear Stamps
      Justrite Remember You Are Clear Stamps
      Justrite Shabby Chic Autumn Leaves Clear Stamps
      Dina Wakley Media Heavy Body Acrylic (Fuchsia, Ocean, Evergreen, Cheddar, Lemon, Magenta)
      Permanent Mixed Media Ink Palette (Dina Wakley, Dylusions, Wendy Vecchi)
      Ranger Archival Ink Jet Black
      Inchie Arts, LLC ATC Cards