How to Create 8 Artist Trading Cards

Here are a few Artist Trading Cards I created. Fun project.

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How to Create 8 Artist Trading Cards
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I used Aleene's Collage Pauge to glue the music paper to the 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 " Manila Cards.

I used Aleene's Collage Pauge to glue the music paper to the 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 " Manila Cards.

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Trimmed each with my Pinking Shears.

Trimmed each with my Pinking Shears.

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Cut small squares from Tim Holtz's 8x8 Menagerie Paper.

Cut small squares from Tim Holtz's 8x8 Menagerie Paper.

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Covered cards with Liquitex Clear Gesso.

Covered cards with Liquitex Clear Gesso.

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Used a couple of different color sprays.

Used a couple of different color sprays.

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Spray away.

Spray away.

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Distressed the edges of the pattern paper.

Distressed the edges of the pattern paper.

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Used Tim Holtz's Frayed Burlap distress ink.

Used Tim Holtz's Frayed Burlap distress ink.

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Used Golden Soft Gel (Matte).

Used Golden Soft Gel (Matte).

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Used Ranger's Glue n' seal on Tim's pattern paper.

Used Ranger's Glue n' seal on Tim's pattern paper.

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All set for the embellishments.

All set for the embellishments.

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Stamped 'Love' with black StazOn ink.

Stamped 'Love' with black StazOn ink.

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Used some metal embellishments on the pattern paper.

Used some metal embellishments on the pattern paper.

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Used double sided tape to adhere to the ATC.

Used double sided tape to adhere to the ATC.

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Almost there.

Almost there.

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Glued a metal center to the flowers and adhered both flowers to all the cards. I hope you like them. Thank you, Elaine Rico

Glued a metal center to the flowers and adhered both flowers to all the cards. I hope you like them. Thank you, Elaine Rico

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