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As National Craft Month comes to a close, I’d like to share one more tutorial. ATCs are Artist Trading Cards, which are quite small (the same size as a baseball card) and often swapped at art retreats. I’ve been seeing this new Tim Holtz globe die being used around the internet and decided I just had to buy it! It’s got amazing detail.
After cutting the Globe die from one of the cards, I added script stamping by inking my script stamp and gently pressing the two pieces down into it.
The Mini Layering Stencils are so cool… lots of the regular ones on a smaller scale, and several new designs too. I used the brick, plus sign, and rays.
Here’s how it looked after I glued them together.
The last step was to jazz up one of Tim’s metal Word Bands with paint. I believe the technical term is ‘smooshing.’ Just smoosh paint into the recessed letters and quickly wipe off the excess with a cosmetic sponge or baby wipe.
There you have it. I look forward to using the globe die in many more projects.
If you are reading this on the day it goes live, today (March 28) is the last day of Craftsy’s March Madness 50% Off Weekend Sale. My class and every other class they have (over 1,000!) are all HALF price.
Have a great day!