Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Ocean ATCs

Ocean ATCs, originally uploaded by creativelenna.

I just finished these 10 ATCs tonight (yes, ten!) for a swap hosted through the Circle of Friends yahoo group, a new group for me which hosts monthly swaps on a theme. When I joined last week I saw that 'Ocean' was a theme, but realized I had just missed the deadline. I was really happy when Caroline said she needed someone to fill in for this swap at the last minute. I had just found an old fishing net and had lots of ideas!

The small round iridescent glass spheres you see in 2 sizes can be found at www.alphastamps.com - they are one of my favorite embellishments. Besides the photos shown here, you can also view more (and with much more detail) with a slideshow of how I made these fabric ATCs. I started by printing one of my water/shell/ocean photos onto fabric and using that as a base. I also had a couple of visitors to my studio while I was making them -they are in the slide show too : )

lenna young andrews April 6, 2010 in cortez, Florida


  1. Lenna, these are absolutely awesome! Love the use of the net and fabric!!!

  2. I love these - so tactile and love all the details.
    Lesley x

  3. These are lovely and certainly represent the theme perfectly.

  4. Always amazing!! The net and fabric suit this so well, and your photos !!! Incredible Lenna!

  5. I can almost smell the ocean! So appropriate for your new location!

  6. Fabulous! i can't wait till they arrive so I can really get a good eyeing on them :)

  7. Wow Lenna, these are gorgeous!! Your new group is going to want you to be in every swap for sure.

    Cindy :)



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