I don't feel I really did a great job with this challenge but I wanted to share with others that may have not heard of this like I hadn't heard of them at the time.
Artist trading cards are cards that you create that are 2 1/2 x 3 1/2. The coins are 2 1/2 inches round. If you are interested you can read about them HERE. They can be very detailed I went a bit simple on mine. The challenge was to do your own background on the coin and stamping. If you wanted you could make it into a card, which is what I did, a lady from church was admitted to the hospital for pneumonia, so I made her a card using it. I used the Distress Oxide inks for the background, I added a touch of water to give the speckled look to the background.. The background paper was from a cardmaking friend she sent in my birthday card in March, I thought the stitched swirls went well with the swirl in the stamp.
The die cut I used was 2 3/4 inches but if I only added ink to the center part it made it 2 1/2 inches so while the paper was still in the die I added the ink.
Spellbinders - Standard circle lg., curved rectangles and ribbon tags trio dies
Stampin up - of the earth stamp
Distress Oxides - Peeled paint and worn lipstick
Hero Arts - Everyday sayings stamp set
I hope you all enjoy a great weekend!
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