Wednesday, July 11, 2018

ARTIST TRADING COINS

Making Artist Trading Coins has become a favorite pastime of mine! I have cut bunches of 2-1/2" circles out of scraps of paper--some as ready-made backgrounds and others as backing for the "coins" to give them a bit of strength. I keep a pad of Tim Holtz' "Small Talk" stickers on my craft table and I can create a coin in just minutes. Remember, crafting is cheaper than professional therapy!

The coin I made today is for a Stampotique Designers Challenge and features Bowtie. If you want to have a bit of fun, check out the challenge here.


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Cheers!

7 comments:

  1. 'Crafting is cheaper than therapy'...how wonderfully true, Kay! :D Loving your coin and what must be a very teeny tiny easel!

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  2. Cool coin Kay and yes, crafting might very well be cheaper than therapy. And much more satisfying. I am addicted to these coins as well. They are such a fun size. Love this image. Did you see the something beginning with B challenge at Lost Coast?? Hugz https://lostcoastportaltocreativity.blogspot.com/2018/07/challenge-56-i-spy-something-beginning.html

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  3. Bowtie looks fabulous here Kay, and it's a great idea to have them pre-cut, ready for when inspiration strikes! xx

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  4. Adorable! I need to get started doing these too, they look like so much fun. Good job

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  5. Hi!
    your Coins are fantasic.
    Wow, love it.
    Thank you for joining us at Stampotique :)

    Hugs Nadine

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  6. Awesome coin! I also love your photo backdrop.

    Thanks for joining the Stampotique designers challenge

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  7. Great ATCoin Kay. I've been seeing them everywhere in blogger land lately. They look like fun to make. I hope you're enjoying your summer. I'm not sure if you're in NH or on the road, but wherever you are, I hope you and your husband are doing well.

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