Stamped collage in miniature size

Cardmaking fun: ATC card with stamped collage background

A few weeks back I discovered a fun program in which the participants commit to doing something creative every day for 100 days. Participating in #The100DayProject is free, and everyone can decide themselves what kind of projects they want to make in order to explore their creativity. The idea is to spread out the inspiration and share the projects in Instragram with a common hashtag #the100dayproject. Interesting, isn't it! (Read more about the program *here*)

I don't have a good track record of doing something every single day, as allocating time on regular basis for this hobby is sometimes quite challenging (thinking back on some poor attempts on Project Life that have always ended after a month or two, lol). Nevertheless I liked the program idea and decided to play along; if there were days without a card I would just continue the following day. To make the journey simple I chose one simple project type to carry out and to replicate every day: I will create ATC cards using various stamping, die-cutting, and collaging techniques. This would also provide me an opportunity to use my stash of stamped, colored and fuzzy cut images and my a pile of ready made backgrounds. So that was my idea for this creative journey!

This spring the program started already early April, but encouraged by the program prompt stating that "Any day is a good day to start your own #The100DayProject" I made my first card on day 56/100. The card size is a bit larger than a standard ATC; my #the100dayproject cards are of size 3"x5" (some call this card size "skinny ATC's"). Once my pile of ready-made cards has gained some height I will share the pictures with you here in my blog. Until then please hop over to my instagram account ( to view my daily card posts

Today I shared already my eleventh card: It's a stamped collage for which I took out my old Doodle Factory stamps (my love for those cute images still goes strong). I stamped the background scenery several times on green and brown leftover papers, cut the parts out, and layered them on my card background. Love the fun and playful look!

Very often I stamp and color two versions of the main image; sometimes the two characters become identical and sometimes I try out different colour versions to see which ones work best for the project. Often I use the second versions for an ATC, and this time was no exception:

I hope these cards brought a smile to your face; they are created with happiness and I hope it shows in the end result!

Wishing you a nice day. Thanks for stopping by!

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