Have you played with “Artist Trading Coins”? They’re similar to ATCs (Artist Trading Cards), but are round and 2.5" diameter (instead of 2.5" x 3.5" for an ATC). Hint: as the diameter of a Coin matches the width of an ATC, all the collage sheets designed for ATCs can be used as an image on a Coin.
In addition to a sample Art Coin in this kit, I also had “Trading Coasters” cut (rounded-corner 2.5" squares) as an alternative to the Art Coins.... i just thought having a bit more surface to decorate would be useful. A Coaster is included in the kit, too (and the super-thick chipboard for both shapes is just begging for some embellishing — just remember to wipe the heavy grey chipboard down with a dry paper towel before you start).
I designed a big bunch of “holders” (pockets/wallets/folders) that fit the Coins or Coasters (and a sampler set of 3 is included in this kit — and there are even a couple more new ones you can see in the newsletter announcing this kit, along with larger 4" sizes of all these pieces).
Beside using the new holders alone (as a little pocket with something inside) you could also bind multiple of them to make a junk journal (mini sized)...
Oh, how can I forget: COLOR!
- I designed a new Art Coin Starters Collage Sheet with all kinds of images, sized for Art Coins. Plus a few extra bits in related themes (birds and seashells).
- Paper from the Ordre du Jour 8x8 Paper Pack (The prints include antiqued vintage paper sample books... they'd be good as wallpapers in small shadowboxes as well as collages.)
There are lots of extra photos above, showing lots of combination options for the Coin and Coaster in each of the holder shapes, so take a look!
See the "We Also Recommend" section below for photos/links to all the kit items, for more info and in case you want to buy them separately.
AND: all the items in the kit are On Sale, too!
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