Sunday, September 27, 2009

Artist Trading Cards

Yesterday I planned to visit a few yarn stores as part of the Peninsula to Pier Yarn Shop Hop , but when I stepped outside I immediately changed my mind. It was hot! I think the temperature reached 100 degrees, and it was a stifling heat with no breeze whatsoever.

Fortunately I'd hit several yarn stores Friday evening, so I didn't feel too bad about missing out yesterday. Instead of shop hopping I turned on the air conditioning, got out my craft supplies and worked on my October ATC's. Charlie helped.

This ATC is from September. The theme was autumn.

This one is also from September. The theme was supposed to be back-to-school, but I liked those little foil leaves and the decorative paper so much I wanted to use them again.

This is a 2.5" x 3.5" collage on canvas I made Friday night. It's so tiny and simple, yet it took several hours to make it.

It is going to be sizzling hot again today, so I'm going to stay in and read, watch a movie, and knit.


Linda said...

I love the Autumn leaves, it is really beautiful :)

Rachel said...

I wish it had been that hot when we were in SF this summer. Boohoo. It's been warm here, too, reaching about 90-something (34 celsius) on Wednesday. But now we've settled into Fall weather and I don't think the heat is coming back.

I can't wait to see your finished October ATCs - you've got me intrigued with that little peek. Your September cards were gorgeous. And so is that tiny collage.

I have my Oct. cards all done. I'm eager to mail them... but I'll wait, at least until October actually gets here :)

Anonymous said...

There is a definite nip in the air here in England, Autumn is on the way. xxx

Theresa said...

Lovely cards, ALL of them. My favorite is the Autumn one:) Have a blessed day!

Joshy and belle said...

oh perfect, my sort of evening!! fliss xx

Niesz Vintage Home said...

Your cards are wonderful! Love the leaves and fall colors.

Kimberly :)

A Spoonful Of Sugar said...

Love your trading card series - just gorgeous! Very envious of your warm weather - it is cold and wet here - no sign of our usual spring weather yet.

Thimbleanna said...

Aren't those cute! Looks like a much better use of your time -- who wants to be out in that heat anyway?

Woollywotnots said...

I love the autumn theme for your ATCs. The back to school one is my favourite, but they are all fantastic. Did you buy any yarn on Friday? Would love to see, if you did. New yarn buys are always exciting to see. : )