Where oh where did January go? We are a whole month into 2015 and the Inspiration Team has shared tons of “Fresh Ideas” to get your creativity going. Today Team ATB will be sharing some Fresh Artist Trading Block Ideas. I’ll also be sharing some of your fresh ideas with the winner and Top 3 projects submitted to our Fresh Ideas challenge. Let’s get to it!
Anne Redfern has a fresh AND functional Artist Trading Block idea that is sure to keep you up to date. How cool is this Artist Trading Block Perpetual Calendar? Anne created this lovely project for a special friend. Imagine my delight when the special friend turned out to be me! A happy mail day indeed 🙂
Head over to Anne’s Blog for all the details on how to create an ATB Perpetual calendar for yourself or a special friend!
Diana Hetherington had added to her Sewing gift collection with this Quilting Pencil Holder ATB. This creation completes the set perfectly (you can see the rest of Diana’s sewing themed projects here).
Cut on over to Diana’s blog for a cool tutorial on how to store your quilting tools with ATBs!
Lisa Hoel has outdone herself with this amazing Alice in Wonderland ATB…WOW! Talk about a fairy tale creation!
Take a trip down the rabbit hole, find out how this inspired ATB was constructed and enjoy more “Wonderful” views on Lisa’s Blog.
Oxana Moupasiridou created a Shabby Chic and oh so romantic photo block as her ATB contribution. This Photo ATB is filled with luscious layers of epiphany papers, ink, and photos of Oxana and her sweetie.
Stop by Oxana’s blog for more dreamy details.
Pam Bray has a fresh idea for upcycling cardboard boxes with this delightful Hugs and Kisses Candy Box ATB! I love how Pam seems to be trying on a new style and boy does it work for her! Pam’s latest ATB design is chock full of mixed-media style details that you are sure to L-O-V-E!
Stop by Pam’s blog for a real treat of an ATB tutorial.
Now that we’ve heard from Team ATB let’s check out the winner and Top 3 projects for the January Art with Heart Challenge “Fresh Ideas”.
And the winner IS….Kath! With this magnificent Remnant Rub Recipe Card Album! All I can say is WOW. This project is a real standout love, love, love it Kath!
Stop by Kath’s blog to see more of this lovely project.
*Kath please contact Amy(at)Pluckingdaisies(dot)com with your shipping info and I’ll get your prize shipped out to you.
Next up Tonya has done it again! Tonya has a knack for combining dies to create knock-your-socks-off creations and this adorable Button House to welcome a new baby is no exception.
Curious as to what dies she used to construct this beautiful button house? Stop by Tonya’s blog to get the scoop.
Carole has an oh “Sew” cute ATB project you’re sure to love! How darling is this ATB pin cushion?
Stop by Carole’s blog for more details.
The final project in the top 3 comes all the way from South Africa courtesy of Nikki with this dreamy, textured card. This creation makes me “dream” of warmer days spent on the shore.
Be sure to stop by Nikki’s blog for more on this gorgeous make.
Congrats to Kath and the rest of the Top 3 and a big thanks to all for participating in our first Art with Heart Challenge of 2015! Stay tuned for a new challenge this Tuesday.