Sunday, August 19, 2012

My 1st Journal entry

These Clairefontaine Journals were provided to our Design Team. Comment on all the Clairefontaine posts throughout the month to get a chance to win a free journal and a $15 coupon to the VLVS! online store!

I have been working with the Creative Imaginations design team.  A big part of this is making ATC cards.  I used my Clairefontaine journal to attempt trying out some of my favorite Viva las Vegastamps! ideas for ATC's.  I did some layout 2 1/2 X 3 1/2 size designs.  I have made myself a clear plastic template to layover the stamps or stamp combinations to see how the look at this smaller size.  I then traced around my template and try different areas to see what I like best. 

Igor 2 1/4 x 3

Igor item no.2031           haunted house item no.4470

Nesting Gears 2 3/4 x 3 3/4Facial Features Small 2 1/2 x 2 1/4        
          Nesting gears item no. 2038 and facial features item no. 8852

Reindeer 2 3/4 x 3 1/2

Reindeers  item no.17972

Santa's Face 3 1/2 x 4
Santa face item no.2034
I then tried out my designs on actual ATC cards.


SHartl said...

LOVE these images and what a great idea to make a template for an ATC. I usually just stamp and cut..and THEN find out what it looks like in the smaller format!

StampNK said...

Wow these journals look awesome and would be so fun to stamp on and embellish!

Antoinette/Cultivate Life in Joy said...

love the beauty of it in black and white...taking in all the beautiful it

Tarnished Rose said...

Love the Steampunk ATC (w/the face and gears), but all turned out great.

I use a template for my ATCs also and find it helps a lot when chosing different elements.


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