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ATC Swap, theme Different Decades

ATC Swap, theme Different Decades

Over on UK Stampers this month’s ATC swap theme is Different Decades.  I wasn’t quite sure which decade to go with but having few ‘people’ type stamps and because of my love of VW’s it just had to be the 60s! This camper vans are so iconic of that time yet are still so popular, someone locally has spent a great deal of time and money renovating a classic VW Camper and it is covered in gaily coloured flowers, perhaps they are trying to recapture their youth?! We never owned a Camper (proper term Caravette – DH was a VW trained mechanic and insists on the proper name!) but we did have several VW Beetles and, for our business, a VW twin cab pick up, fabulous workhorses!



Inks – Versamagic Purple Hydrangea and Red Magic

            Colorbox Primary

          Archival Jet Black

Stamps – Cute Companions

Black fine liner pen.

Thanks for looking x




Uk Stamper’s ATC Swap

For a moment or six my brain (or what passes for my brain) had a block over this month’s theme for the UK Stamper’s ATC Swap, Vonny came up with ‘Opposites’. Various ideas flashed through that poor overworked and overloaded brain cell but no inspiration dawned until a couple of days ago whilst rifling through a box of cards I had made many moons ago. Languishing in the box was a card I had made using an idea gleaned from Barbara Grey of Clarity Stamps, aha I had my idea for the ATC Swap!

ATC Swap 'Opposites'

ATC Swap ‘Opposites’

I have had this feather stamp for many years and have no idea of the name of the manufacturer – anyone know?

Normally for the swap we make three ATCs but this month we are doing four. Vonny has been organising and hosting the swap for quite some time now and an excellent job she makes of it too. Thank you Vonny!


Black and white cardstock

Versamark embossing ink

Black and white detail embossing powder

Feather stamp

Thank you for looking x



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