Pace of Nature ATC - Your Memories Here

ATC Base: Ranger
Sticky-Back Canvas: Ranger
Chipboard: Words Or Whatever
Flower: Prima
Butterfly: Prima
Rhinestones: Prima
Stamps: Prima
Paint: Kaisercraft, Ranger
Gelatos: Faber-Castell
Ink: Ranger
Gesso: Golden
Quote: Rhalph Waldo Emerson

I'm sharing an artist trading card that I created for Your Memories Here today.  I started with a Ranger Manila Card and piece of Sticky-Back Canvas.  The Sticky-Back Canvas is unprimed, so once I stuck the canvas to my manila card, I added several light coats of watered-down gesso to the canvas surface.  I used Kaisercraft acrylic paint in Yellow to color the background of my card.  I created a subtle ombre effect with the paint, adding a thicker layer of paint to the right-hand side of the card.

I wanted to add more color to my ATC so I brought out my set of Faber-Castell Gelatos.  I used a Prima floral stamp from the Meadow Lark collection.  I rubbed several colors of Gelatos (Red Cherry, Tangerine, Metallic Melon and Chocolate) directly onto my stamp, spritzed my stamp with water, and then stamped onto my ATC several times.

Several stamped images can be produced with one application of the Gelatos to the stamp.  I used the address stamp, also from the Prima Meadow Lark collection, and some Ranger Archival Ink to add another layer of color to my background.

I used a Ranger Paint Dabber in Espresso to add color to a piece of chipboard.  To finish my card I added some Prima embellishments and a quote.

Thanks for stopping by today! Prima Pre-Orders are available in the Your Memories Here Store! If you have your eye on 1, or 7, of the new Prima collections, get your order in now for a significant savings. Grab Bags are available again in 3 sizes. If you're running low on embellishments from the last Prima release, there are still Winter Grab Bags available in 3 different sizes in the YMH Store.

**Your Memories Here Designs is having a DT Call!**

If you are interested in joining our fabulous team of amazing, creative, inspiring designers, here are the details:

To be a designer for Your Memories Here you need to have your own blog. You will be required to post once a week on both your personal blog, and the YMH Designs blog, a project featuring products that can be found at Your Memories Here. We also have a facebook page that we’d like you to post to (not mandatory). If you belong to any other forums or message boards and can help spread the word that way, even better! The design team term will be for 6 months, September 2012 - February 2013.

What does Your Memories Here have to offer you? Exposure to hundreds of fans on facebook and blogger and generous product discounts! While we can’t afford to give you all the materials for your projects (wouldn’t that be nice) we do offer an “employee” discount for all items at Your Memories Here as well as access to make discounted purchases from our suppliers.

This call is open to everyone, everywhere around the world. scapbookers, card makers and mixed media/altered art artists are all welcome to apply.
To apply:
Send an email (please put YMH DT Call in the subject line) to and include:
  • Your name and where you’re from
  • At least 3 examples of your work
  • Your blog address
  • A short bio
  • A list of any forums or message boards you belong to
  • Please visit so that you are aware of the products we sell and let us know if you currently own any of the products we offer. You are not required to make a purchase.
The call is until midnight August 18th. We will announce the Design Team on August 25, 2012. The chosen design team will post their submission project for their first post in September.
Good luck to all those who apply! The YMH Team is a lot of fun!


  1. this is lovely. the colors are so pretty and i love the design.


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