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Topic: My first ATC's - Would you be disappointed to receive them?  (Read 4628 times)
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« on: August 31, 2012 06:13:27 PM »

So I signed up for an ATC swap, and then I decided I should learn how to make them before sending them out.  I don't want to disappoint anyone.  Paper crafting isn't really my thing... I usually make dolls.

Anyway, these ATC's have a theme; they are a set of 3.  (I don't know how big sets should be.)  The theme is the poem "Goblin Market" by Christina Rossetti. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goblin_Market  I drew the goblins and colored them with primsacolor markers.  The background is from a lovely watercolor painting of ghost orchids by Kate Osborne.  http://www.kateosborneart.com/

Are these ATC's missing something?  I used a gluestick, and then sat on each one - don't laugh, I read that makes it stick better - but should I finish them in some way?  If you were in a swap with me, would you totally hate them?



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« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2012 06:17:42 PM »

Wow!  I think they are awesome and would be thrilled to receive one in a swap.  I don't think they are missing anything at all. 
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« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2012 07:21:59 PM »

These are awesome!!!!!  Great work!!!!!
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« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2012 07:39:33 PM »

your goblins are adorable!! great work!  I'd love to be a recipient of one of these little guys - my fave is the one bearing a "gift".  Wink
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« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2012 10:46:23 PM »

These are amazing. I know I would love them Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2012 10:49:55 PM »

I think these are adorable.  I would love to receive one is a swap.  The second one especially, with the cauldron.
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« Reply #6 on: September 01, 2012 05:25:05 AM »

Ok, thanks so much!  That makes me feel better.  Should I finish them in some way?  I read about future floor wax and mod podge, but I would prefer that they not be shiny.
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« Reply #7 on: September 01, 2012 03:16:12 PM »

I'm in the ATC swap and I would love to get theses Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: September 01, 2012 10:28:52 PM »

All I do for mine is spray on some clear acrylic spray.  It isn't shiny at all.
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« Reply #9 on: September 02, 2012 12:06:32 AM »

I think they're gorgeous! I would love to get one of them, they're adorable, so don't worry. If you are still worried something's missing, though, you could try to darken the edges a bit.
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