Hey everyone! My has 2014 flown by! It has been a whirlwind of a year with the launch of the ATB, Team ATB and the Eileen Hull Inspiration Team. Not to mention all of you sharing your creativity and creating amazing Artist Trading Blocks! Today we will be sharing favorite ATB’s created by Team ATB and the Inspiration Team in 2014. I don’t know about you but I sure am looking forward to seeing more amazing ATB’s in 2015.
Anne Redfern chose her Artist Trading Block Cabinet filled with curiosities and creative possibilities. Anne is a master ATB architect so it is no wonder she selected this well crafted cabinet as her fave.
“Curious” to see how Anne created this ATB cabinet? Stop by Anne’s blog for more details.
Lisa Hoel selected her sensational Sea themed ATB as her favorite project for 2014. This Artist Trading block certainly deserves to be on a pedestal don’t you think?
Take a swim over to Lisa’s blog for more lovely sea themed ATB inspiration.
Pam Bray picked her most popular Artist Trading Block as her favorite. The level of detail in Pam’s Graphic 45 Birdsong ATB is truly amazing!
Fly on over to Pam’s blog for more intricate details on this amazing ATB creation.
Oxana Moupasiridou is taking us on a walk through a Mixed-Media “Wonderland” with her Alice inspired Mixed Media Tea Box ATB. Alice in Wonderland fans of all ages will be delighted by the level of creative detail in this Artist Trading Block creation.
Take a trip down the rabbit hole at Oxana’s blog for more gorgeous photos and steps.
Claudine Criner will knock your creative socks off with this Artist Trading Block creation just bursting with blooms and butterflies! From the unique construction to the copic coloring Claudine’s Beautiful Butterfly ATB puts the “color” in colorful!
Flutter on over to Claudine’s blog for an equally fabulous mixed-media tutorial.
Shelly Hickox is well-known for her creative innovations. Her work with ATB’s is no exception. Shelly’s Shadow Box Artist Trading Block was an early favorite when the ATB movement was in its infancy, and it’s no wonder that this innovative design is Shelly’s favorite as well.
Stop by Shelly’s Blog for a fun tutorial on how to create a Shadow Box Artist Trading Block.
Anna-Karin Evaldsson our resident mixed media maven chose this “Inspired” ATB as her fave.
Visit Anna-Karin’s blog for a mixed-media ATB tutorial sure to get your creative juices flowing.
Michelle Zerull’s cute and quirky style never ceases to amaze me! I was delighted that she chose her Umbrella ATB as her favorite as it is one of my favorites too.
Stop by Michelle’s blog it’s “raining” creativity over there…just wait till you see how she created that darling umbrella
Diana Hetherington chose her Mirrored ATB as her favorite project of 2014.
Stop by Diana’s blog for more on this gorgeous ATB.
Donna Budzynski’s favorite ATB creation is the cat’s MEOW! This crazy creative “Cat-in-the-box” ATB tower is capital A amazing!
Spring by Donna’s blog for more on this fabulous project.
Last but not least, my favorite ATB project created in 2014…the Fairy Tree! I can’t resist a thing with wings and this ATB fairy tree was fun, fun, fun to create.
Come visit me at Plucking Daisies to learn how to create your own Artist Trading Block Fairy Tree and a neat trick for creating realistic fairy wings.
We would like to give a big THANK YOU to our generous sponsors and all of you who have supported the ATB movement with your creativity!
Our first ever Artist Trading Block Hop was with the fabulous ladies of Stencil Girl! Not only did the Stencil Girls help us launch The Artists on the Block they were instrumental in getting the word out about ATB’s by sharing samples for the Sizzix Booth display at CHA 2014. Check out our first ever Block Hop with Stencil Girl HERE.
Check out our Block Hop with Altered Pages HERE.
Check out our “Hip to Be Square” Block Hop with the Funkie Junkie’s Frilly and Funkie team HERE.
Check out our Block Hop with 100 Proof Press HERE.
Can’t wait to see what’s in store for the ATB in 2015! Stay in touch with us on social media to see what’s new.