Tuesday, June 12, 2012

WOYWW 158: A tribute to the ATCs

I was caught off guard. Julia has already posted and I have to find a few links. First, the sneak peek from last week


is really a fabric ATC. I've made these "sandwich hearts" before, but never anything as small as an ATC. Minxy was the recipient.


And here are ones I received. I KNEW Ramona's daisy on the left was coming because it was my PIF gift. But I had NO idea I was getting something with "Cattitude" that both Bleubeard and I could love from Monica at Material Pleasures, or the horizontal oriented beauty from Kezzy of Kezzy's Crafty Journey. Kezzy is in the UK, so that was a true surprise. And finally, THREE, yep, count them THREE ATCs from Sandra De of Serendipity in Australia. I was overcome by the cost of the postage, which was more than I spend on food for a week. Thank you beyond belief, lovely friends.

And who do we blame this act of love and caring on? Certainly not the rocking horse on my desk, but our very own Julia, Queen of this tribute. Sadly she has no link for us, at least not yet! Hop over and wake her (grin). I bet she'll be almost as frustrated of reading about no linky as I was last week when you couldn't see my photos because my photo storage server was down right before my ISP went haywire.

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48 thoughtful remarks:

voodoo vixen said...

What a lot you got!! I am sad that I missed the anniversary woyww... but i didn't have anything to show and nothing to send... I'll try again next year!!

...the yorkshire fox... said...

...what a gorgeous bunch of loVelies you received Elizabeth such amazing work by everyone...thanks for sharing, wishing you & Bleubeard a fabby day...Mel :)

sandee said...

Loving the peek at the ATC's, this is going to be such a fun day with everyone showing off their "loot"! waving hi from the hills of North Carolina :)

Neesie said...

I got caught out this morning too and had to rush my post but then found out that Mr Linky had gone AWOL! It keeps us on our toes I suppose ;D

Now I know why everyone was getting so excited over the ATC swap...what wonderful treasures to receive through the post. You have some amazing artwork there.
Have fun desk hopping ~ Happy WOYWW ~ enjoy Neesie no number (lol)

Lisa Richards said...

What a beautiful bunch of ATC's! I haven't received mine yet. Maybe because it's coming from the UK? I hope it isn't lost! Oh well, have a wonderful WOYWW and we all hope Mr. Linky shows up soon so we can have numbers!! :D
Lisa

Robin Panzer Art said...

Happy WOYWW Elizabeth! What fun surprises came your way. The fabric ATC is Delish! ~Robin

Lynn said...

I remember doing these and how fun it was to receive them in the mail. Your top one is awesome. Looks like glass.

Lunch Lady Jan said...

Lol - I apologise if I've caused confusion this morning :D Poppers are a Brit term for press studs - you know that hold baby rompers together. Ah, the British and Americans, divided by a common language but united by a love of great crafting *grin*
Loved the look of your iced coffee and strawberries from the previous post, yum, I'm coming over right now to see if there's any left.... where's my passport...
LLJ N0 1, yay!! xx

Julia Dunnit said...

Heylovely gal, I've added your link..you are number 21! Sorry. Went back to posting at midnight to throw the list about a bit and the link didn't work..I think it must have had duff code or something it was still showing on the scheduled draft. Never mind.
LOVE the ATC..and no, I wouldn't have guessed its design, even after all the trying last week! You and me both...received some wonderful and post expensive items...am truly surprised by the numbers!

Annie said...

Love your fabric ATC :-)
Hugs,
A x

peggy aplSEEDS said...

seeing all the wonderful ATCs is making me want to get back into making them. although i still have to get back to my altered book. i still have to read the lessons i missed while i was away. your fabric ATC is gorgeous! and i love the words you put.

Helen said...

Gorgeous ATC's, both yours going out and yours coming in!! Helen, 3

BJ said...

Hi Elizabeth, do join the Summer of Colour event. You can make anything in the colour scheme and thay would include a background page in an Altered Book methinks. BJ#8

Claire said...

wow!! what an incredible collection! i finally posted my lil beauty from ann... the swap was fun, wasn't it?
happy wednesday :)
no. 46

Judy said...

This collection of ATC's must have pleased you.they are lovely.Love your ATC too.
Judy#22

Doone said...

I have an atc for you but no addie...am also not yet organised ( as if I ever will be) so I don't think I emailed you to ask for your address before I went away - but never the less - I an now back and would like to mail you...happy wednesday

dxxx

Joynana said...

Wow,you have received so much creativity, love all of the great ATC's. Thanks for stopping by and I hope to get the steampunk dressform finished this weekend. #90

Redanne said...

Loving your ATCs, yours and those from others. I was such fun doing a swap and it is lovely this week to see all the beautiful ATCs up close and personal. Happy WOYWW, Anne x #30

Laura said...

Love all the ATC's
Laura 78

Stephanie Mealor Corder said...

Wonderful ATC- I love the way you stitched it together; Minxy will love it! And what gorgeous treasures you received!

craftymonki.com said...

Wonderful ATC's

Happy WOYWW

Zoe #12

Helen said...

Hi Elizabeth So many fabulous ATCs to admire this week. What is a PIF? WOYWW Hugs from Helen 14

Shazsilverwolf said...

Fabulous! One of these years I am going to join the Anniversary thing- the last two I have just been buried under whats going on at home- this year it is our bedroom! Happy WOYWW, Shaz #75

Healing Woman said...

I do love the colors and design you used in your fabric ATC. I have only made one of these in my life and it was so small and cute but I've decided I need a bigger field for art. I'm amazed at the ones you received. They are all so perfectly constructed.

Ann B said...

Love the fabric ATC, and the stretched photo of it as well - very arty.

Feeling guilty that I have fallen behind with the AB class - hope I don't get expelled. Promise to catch up soon.
Ann B
#21

Modern Day Disciple said...

It was destiny I found YOU! SO excited to meet you. Forgive my enthusiasm! My big goal is to make an altered book. I feel I just hit the jackpot in discovering your blog. I am overjoyed.

scrapwordsmom said...

oh you have so many cute little ATC's. The houses are my faves!!!

Neet said...

Lovely atc's you have on display and a great fabric one you have made.
Glad Bleubeard enjoyed his catitude one and thanks for including a rocking horse for us to see.
Hugs, Neet #59 xx

505whimsygirl said...

Hi Elizabeth,

Love the ATCs that you received. And a new rocking horse for your collection -- you really scored!

Happy WOYWW
Hugs,
Kay #124

Terrie Purkey said...

What a treasury of ATCs! Lucky you - they all look so great! And how nice to include one Bleubeard will like! I'm running behind on my AB and hurt my back a couple days ago, so arting is tough right now, but I'll get back to it soon. Promise.

AnnieC said...

Hi Elizabeth, love the fabric ATC, it's beautiful, and didn't you get some lovely ones yourself? It's lovely to see them all. Happy WOYWW :)

butlersabroad said...

Love the fabric atc and would never have guessed how it turned out from the scrambled photo. You have been very lucky with the amount you've received in return, and yes, postage isn't cheap!

Hugs
Brenda 107

Princess Judy Palmer said...

That Julia, I think she was planning on keeping WOYWW all to herself today with Mr. Linky going AWOL. I love your fabric ATC with the layered heart. It is so cool, and no way would we have guessed with your sneak peek (which I still think it awesome). I love Sandra de's hunky man ATC. It totally made me laugh.

May said...

Gorgeous fabric ATC Elizabth, the ones you received are simply beautiful Have a happy week, Hugs May x x x#20

Diane said...

Your ATC is exceptional--love the stitching...and also wonderful art from very generous artists.

Halle said...

Love the ATC!

Dawn said...

Your fabric ATC is delightful my lovely. WOW, what fabulous gifts you received too, I bet you were thrilled. Thank-you for sharing them all.
Hugs x

Marilyn Rock said...

Beautiful ATC's. I kind of miss arting those small substrates up. xxoo

LuLu said...

Howdy Elizabeth,
Happy WOYWW! Fun desk - Lovely ATCs!!!

Would love for you to stop by my blog - and take the poll while you're visiting.

Pace,
LuLu
www.lulu-too-beaucoup.blogspot.com
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Dianne said...

Love your beautiful atc...and you sure are a lucky girl to get such treasures in the mail! Hi from Ohio...we had lovely cool weather today...is the heat headed our way?

Tertia said...

Your ATC is truely a work of (he)art! Love the ones you recieved too.
Happy WOYWW

Glenda said...

Love your ATCs! I love to visit and see what you are doing! Glenda #96

VonnyK said...

Wow, you got some fabulous ATC's you lucky thing. The ones you made are so beautiful. I can't believe you managed to stich that one, it's so tiny. I would have gone cross eyed, you're really clever.
Have a great week and enjoy those lovely ATC's.
Von #83

CraftygasheadZo said...

Your ATC is fab, and so are those you received. Take care & enjoy snooping, am going for the better late than never approach this week! Zo xx 56

sandra de said...

You created a fabulous fabric atc and I am so pleased you like the goodies. I had promised you the skeleton leaves ages ago and kept popping little things in the bag. Enjoy
sandra @85

Rebeca Trevino said...

E
these are terrific! the colors! gorgeous! WOW! lucky you!
and what fun for everyone!

Queen Of Toys said...

great collection of ATC's looks like everyone had fun.

Have a great crafting week
Eliza #65
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Valerie said...

what beautiful ATCs. Very interesting pieces of art! Valerie #26