Shirl’s Name ATC & Challenge Card

I’ve wanted to experiment with non-traditional ATCs for quite some time, so for Shirl’s Name ATC – I cut a 3.5 x 5 inch cardstock base – folded the cardstock in half (so that the folded card equals the traditional 2.5 x 3.5 inch ATC dimensions) – then created a beautiful heart border using a Martha Stewart punch and Fiskars paper trimmer!

I inserted white cardstock on the inside of the card – in part, to highlight the heart-shaped border – in part, to surprise Shirl with a sweet stamped message from CTMH when she opens her card!

What do you think? I really love the concept and look forward to making more variations on the theme in the future!

Now, for those of you who are up for a challenge, I’m sharing today’s card with the crafters at these challenge blogs:

Crafty Cardmakers Spotlight Challenge – Punches

Sentimental Sundays Challenge #14: Switch It Up (New Technique or Style plus Sentiment)

Thanks for stopping by! If this is your first visit, Friday is the last day to enter My Vintage Christmas Giveaway – hope you’ll join the fun!

20 Responses to “Shirl’s Name ATC & Challenge Card”

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  1. Miria says:

    Hi, a real unusual ATC! I like it very much! Hugs. Miria

  2. Netty says:

    Great idea, love it. Will definitely make one of these. Brilliant. Thank you for sharing.

  3. peggy aplSEEDS says:

    oh, I am sure she will love her name ATC!

  4. Rita says:

    Cute! Like a tiny little card. 🙂

  5. Josephine says:

    That's lovely!

    Thanks for joining us in the spotlight at Crafty Cardmakers this week.

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  8. fairyrocks says:

    Lovely and inventive, I am wild for ATC's
    Those are wonderful!!

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  12. Joanna K says:

    Very original creation and I love the colours! Thanks for sharing your card with us at the Sentimental Sundays Challenge! 😉

  13. trisha too says:

    I like it!

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  15. Dawn says:

    Love this! Found you through boost my blog – following now. Have a great weekend!

  16. Clarky J says:

    This is fabulous! Janet

  17. Lynn Stevens says:

    What a creative aTC and so personal! Well done

  18. Netty says:

    Have made mine, but not put it yet on blog. I have put it on the Docraft site under ATCs, have credited your name also. Many thanks for the great idea. Annette x

  19. Netty says:

    Hi Ramona, thank you for stopping by and leaving such lovely comments and for following me. The info you asked for is
    Take care, Annette x

  20. Kimberly S says:

    What a fun creation, and I just love the colors! Thanks so much for joining us for this week's Sentimental Sundays! 🙂

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