Wednesday, June 08, 2011

sisters atc

I really like this photo; it's of my Aunt Bettie and
Aunt Helen when they were still in high school, back
in the late 40's. This is a copy, of course--the original
is one of those tiny photo booth pics. Don't they look
like fashionable young ladies?

This atc was made using a serendipity style, mixed
media background, including distress ink, crayons, and
paint--you can see the yellow paint stamped with bubble
wrap, and the turquoise lines were made with corrugated
cardboard. You can get some fantastic looks printing
with found objects
! This goes along with the latest fun
Spicy Supply Challenge at Gingersnap Creations:
Packaging Materials!

Whew, it was about all I could do to get this
posted--we have three going off to camp, and
another trip coming up at the end of the month,
so not as much art and blog snooping going on
around here . . . what are you doing with your



Brenda Brown said...

Love it Trisha, must come back and have alook at the technique you used, but these are great colours and yes your aunties look so beautiful.
Sounds like you have got a busy time ahead of you.
luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

Netty said...

Phew you are going to be busy Trisha. Love the photo of your Aunts. Annette x

2amscrapper said...

the background is a great contrast to that awesome b&w photo.

Suze Bain said...

What a fab photo and it really stands out against the colourful background. Gorgeous. xx

penny4thoughts said...

Love all the colors and layers in your background - and don't those bubble wrap circles add such a perfect touch? Looks like you had fun creating your atc!

Gerri Herbst said... all the crazy colors. Looks like we were on the same wave length with colors this week! gerri

Deb (dcorder) said...

Love your beautiful aunts! I love stamping wig bubble wrap. Your background is fabulous.

Enfys said...

I just love the background you created, fabulous, and yes, your aunts look like two very gorgeous young ladies. Hope your summer is wonderful.

Jen said...

What a great photo of your aunts! Like the bright colors on top of the music sheet!

1CardCreator said...

This looks fabulous!

Anonymous said...

Hi Trisha, yep we do already follow each other :) Hope all is good with you this weekend/
I love your sisters atc its fabulous
Hugs June x

Joanna said...

Sweet sweet sweet! Love the photobooth photo (I adore photobooth photos, they seem to tell a story all of their own). Superb background too, this is a fun and wonderfully personal ATC.

Summer hasn't really started here yet......


Shar said...

Incredible and completely gorgeous!

Crafty Gal Linda said...

this is sweet! I have a picture of my mom with her aunt and it is something I have been wanting to use in my art. Great job~

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Fabulous work.