Dad ATC Collection Altered Tray
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Dad ATC Collection Altered Tray

Be careful when you trim your papers, you need a good snug fit in the frame.

Designed by Gloria Stengel, courtesy of Hampton Art

Craft Time: 30-60 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Embossing Powder - Clear and Brown
  • Colorbox® Mix'd Media Inx™ by Donna Salazar - Leather, Honey, Mossy, Vintage, Patina, Schoolhouse and Black
  • Colorbox® Archival Dye Ink - Wicked Black
  • Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist - Crimson
  • Stamps - Eye Chart, Time Pieces, World Travel Words, Scala stamp, Vintage Bicycle, Distressed Words, Bless Beyond Measure and Distressed Clock
  • Cuttlebug® Embossing Folders - Distressed Stripes
  • Cuttlebug® Machine
  • Cardstock - Cream and Black
  • 7gypsies® Designer Paper Packs
  • 7gypsies® Artist Trading Cards- Cork, Burlap, Canvas and/or Chipboard
  • 7gypsies® Embellishments - Mini Clothespin, Button, Mini Brad, Natural String/Floss and Twine
  • Maya Road Chipboard - Alphabet
  • 7gypsies® Artist Printers Tray - White
  • Spellbinders™ Nestabilites® - Classic Hearts, Stars Five
  • Fiskars® Anywhere Hole Punch
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Craft Knife
  • Ink Applicator Foam (or Sponge)
  • Heat Tool
  • Tape Runner
  • Wet Adhesive/Fabric Adhesive
  • Adhesive Dots
  • Adhesive Tape
  • Foam Tape
  • Photographs - Size of an Artist Trading Card - Black/White (3)
 

Project Instructions

Trim 12 pieces of black cardstock to fit the openings of the tray, approximately 2 ¾"x3 ¾" each. Use these pieces of cardstock as your canvas for each Artist Trading Card configuration.

Artist Trading Card 1:

Using black archival ink, stamp the eye chart from the Eye Chart stamp set onto the burlap. Allow ink to dry, and then fray the edges of the burlap. Tie twine in a knot at the top of the burlap. Use fabric glue to adhere the burlap to the black cardstock. Ink chipboard letters with Schoolhouse pigment ink. Allow to dry and attach the letters to the bottom of the burlap. Adhere the Artist Trading Card to the tray.

Artist Trading Card 2:

Trim printed paper to slightly smaller than the black cardstock. Attach the paper to the cardstock. Stamp "memories" from the Time Pieces stamp set onto cream cardstock with black archival ink. Trim and distress with antiquing ink. Attach to the bottom of the Artist Trading Card. Cut three stars from cork. Spray two stars with Crimson Glimmer Mist. Allow ink to dry, then attach stars to the Artist Trading Card; use foam tape to raise one of the stars. Adhere the Artist Trading Card to the tray.

Artist Trading Card 3:

Attach a photo to the black cardstock and adhere to the tray.

Artist Trading Card 4:

Trim corrugated paper to slightly smaller than the black cardstock. Attach the paper to the cardstock. Stamp the World Travel Words stamp onto cream cardstock with Schoolhouse pigment ink. Emboss with clear embossing powder. Trim to slightly smaller than corrugated paper. Use an ink applicator tool to add antiquing ink over the stamped image. Allow ink to dry. Wipe ink from the embossed areas with a paper towel. Attach stamped and embossed image to corrugated paper. Cut a heart from cork. Spray with Crimson Glimmer Mist. Allow ink to dry, and then attach heart to the Artist Trading Card. Tie floss to a button and using an adhesive dot, attach the button to the heart. Adhere the Artist Trading Card to the tray.

Artist Trading Card 5:

Attach a photo to the black cardstock and adhere to the tray.

Artist Trading Card 6:

Using Leather pigment ink, stamp Scala Stamp onto the canvas. Allow ink to dry, and then fray the edges of the canvas. Use fabric glue to adhere the canvas to the black cardstock. Adhere the Artist Trading Card to the tray.

Artist Trading Card 7:

Emboss cream cardstock with Distressed Stripes embossing folder. Apply leather pigment ink to raised areas and emboss with brown embossing powder. Trim embossed paper to slightly smaller than the black cardstock. Ink panel with antiquing ink and attach the paper to the cardstock. Stamp the text from the Vintage Bicycle stamp set onto cream cardstock with Dark Cashmere antiquing ink. Trim to size and use an ink applicator tool to add antiquing ink to the edges of the stamped image. Allow ink to dry. Stamp the pocket from the Timepieces stamp set onto the text with Mossy pigment ink. Emboss with clear embossing powder. Roll and distress the edges of the panel, and adhere to the embossed paper. Glue the Artist Trading Card to the tray.

Artist Trading Card 8:

Trim printed paper to slightly smaller than the black cardstock. Attach the paper to the cardstock. Stamp Distressed Words image onto cream cardstock with Dark Cashmere antiquing ink. Trim and distress with Mossy and Patina pigment ink. Allow ink to dry. Stamp clock from Time Pieces stamp set over the text with Leather pigment ink. Emboss with clear embossing powder. Add a mini brad to the center of the clock. Trim and attach to the printed paper. Cut a star from corrugated paper. Glue mini clothespin to the star and then attach star to the Artist Trading Card with foam tape. Adhere the Artist Trading Card to the tray.

Artist Trading Card 9:

Trim printed paper to slightly smaller than black cardstock and attach. Stamp Blessed Beyond Measure onto cream cardstock with Schoolhouse pigment ink. Emboss with clear embossing powder. Trim image to size and distress with antiquing ink. Cut the stamped image in half. Adhere one half of the image to the printed paper and attach Artist Trading Card to the tray.

Artist Trading Card 10:

Trim printed paper to slightly smaller than black cardstock and attach. Adhere the other half of the stamped image to the printed paper, making sure to line it up to Artist Trading Card 9, and attach Artist Trading Card to the tray.

Artist Trading Card 11:

Fray the edges of the burlap and attach to black cardstock. Trim printed paper to slightly smaller than the burlap. Stamp the Distressed Clock image onto the printed paper with Leather pigment ink. Ink and smudge the edges of the paper with Leather pigment ink. Allow ink to dry and attach printed paper to the burlap. Adhere the Artist Trading Card to the tray.

Artist Trading Card 12:

Attach a photo to the black cardstock and adhere to the tray.