Friday, 15 April 2011

Bird themed ATC swap- More DT inspiration!

Hey there everyone! Don't forget that our Bird themed ATC swap is still running, we've had some stunning entries already, but there's loads of time to get your swaps in!!!

All the swap instructions are here.

3 atcs - to The Stamp Man by the 30th April

Dont forget a SAE.

Here are some more stunning DT ATCs to inspire you!

Jill used
Tim Holtz stamps - The birds from Mini Ornates
Starburst Stains Icicle Creek (for the background)
7 Gypsies stickers (and alphabet from the shop too- sale room)


Neil used
Forest moss, broken china and faded jeans Distress ink and brown stazon.
Tim Holtz stamps Umbrella man (minus umbrella!) from Mini Muse set, numbers from Going Somewhere set and birds from Mini Ornates set.
The sentiment I made up, so it's handwritten.

We'd love to see your little ATC creations! Hope this inspired you to get feathery!

Sunday, 10 April 2011

March swap in the post

Hi All and thanks again for a fantastic swap - some wonderfully wise words amongst the 31 players. It was hard choosing a winner from all the wondeful atcs but the attention to detail drew my eye to this atc

Made by Nikki Foster I love the crackle background and the embossed edge detail - its a gorgeous colour blue and the addition of beads and pins works really well - so well done Nikki there is a note in your swaps about choosing the theme for June.

As always it was a pleasure to be able to see each atc individually and I want to thank you for all the time and effort you put into creating the little treasures. I do hope you like the swaps I have chosen for you. All are in the post as I type.

Don't forget this months theme is birds and Lisa Sparkle will be along in a few days with a DT update post for more inspiration should you need it.

Happy Crafting.


Friday, 8 April 2011

March swap

Hi All March swap is almost complete thanks everyone for taking part all 31 of you from here in the UK, Belgium and the USA - will post out on Monday so watch out for the winner announcement then. Janet

Friday, 1 April 2011

April Swap - Birds

Hi All and welcome to another atc theme here at The Stamp Man. This month the theme is birds

so hope to see all kinds of feathery friends on your atcs.

All the swap instructions are here.

3 atcs - to The Stamp Man by the 30th April

Dont forget a SAE

Heres what our fab DT have been playing with Janet

Janet used

Tim Holtz stamps Shabby French and Urban Chic

Krylon pen gold

Brenda used -

Lisa (O) Lisa used: Distress Inks-Antique Linen, Brushed Corduroy and Aged Mahogany Tim Holtz stamps- Urban Chic Clear Embossing Powder

Lisa Sparkle

Lisa used:
Tim Holtz Shabby FrenchTim Holtz Santa's Wish


Michelle Used
Habico Chinese Flowers and Symbols
Adirondak Inks.

Thanks folks gorgeous creations - Now its over to you