Sunday, 8 January 2012

Sometimes its worth looking at your CD collection

I was tidying my craft desk and putting my various CDs into some form of order when I found Joanna Sheen's ATC Assistant. Its a gorgeous CD packed full of images and backing sheets and ideas. I can't believe it was gathering dust at the back of the cupboard. Although, that's more due to compulsive shopping and the newer CDs in front of it, because it is a superb resource CD. Whilst it may be aimed at ATC makers, the images etc also make perfect toppers for cards.

I had some scrap twelve by twelve paper on my desk and I was looking for an image and style to match and the ATC Assistant was the perfect solution.

The card uses the scrap paper as the backing, distressed with walnut stain distress inks. The topper is an ATC backing paper with a vintage image topper that I cut out and mounted on top. The flower was made from the remains of the scrap paper using a spellbinders Flower Creation die, distressed inked again and finished off with a jewel brad. The sentiment was also printed from the ATC Assistant. I edge the toppers and sentiment with distress inks as well.

I am entering the card in the Joanna Sheen Challenge and Daring Cardmakers First Friday Colour Combo 1 challenge


  1. Beautiful card Helene. Thanks for sharing with us at The Daring Cardmakers this week!

  2. Fabulous card, I love the flower. Thanks for joining in with the Daring Cardmakers this week x

  3. Gorgeous card and a fabulously clear photo of it too. Thanks for joining us on the Joanna Sheen Monthly Challenge.... hope to see you again next month.
    Sandra x