Creative Artist Trading Blocks from Team ATB

Hey there ATB fans!  Get ready for some knock your socks off Artist Trading Block designs from the oh so talented Team ATB!  These creative Artist Trading Block designs are sure to amaze you and give your creative mojo a big time boost!

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Oxana created a super fabulous Alice in Wonderland Tea Box Artist Trading Block!  This mixed-media ATB project is a real stunner indeed…holy details batman!

Alice in Wonderland Tea Box Artist Trading Block by Scrappylicious | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

Mixed-media, Alice in Wonderland  and ATB fans alike will appreciate every magical detail that went into this amazing project so stop by Oxana’s blog for a heaping dose of inspiration!

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Lisa Hoel shares a new sentimental spin on the Artist Trading Block tower with this fabulous sewing inspired design!  Lisa created this beautiful ATB tower as in honor of a friends Mother who loved to sew.

Artist Trading Block Sewing Tower by Lisa Hoel | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

Stop by Lisa’s blog for more on this Oh “sew” beautiful Artist Trading Block tower.

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Claudine Criner has a Red, White and BEAUTIFUL Artist Trading Block filled on all sides with inky creativity!  I adore this color scheme and all of the creative details Claudine has added to this artful ATB!

Red, White and Beautiful Artist Trading Block by Claudine Criner | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

Stop by Claudine’s blog and fall in “love” with every Red, White and Beautiful detail plus lots of inky good tips and tricks!

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Pam Bray our reigning Artist Trading Block Party favor queen has a new design sure to make your artful heart soar!  How beautiful is this Hot Air Ballon ATB featuring Coredination’s and Craftwell?

Hot Air Balloon Artist Trading Block by Pam Bray | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

Float on over to Pam’s Blog for a fab tutorial on how to create your own Hot Air Balloon ATB.

Team ATB Pam Bray | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

Wowzas!  Team ATB continues to amaze month after month don’t they?  Be sure to stop by and enter your creations at the Art with Heart “Red, White and Beautiful Challenge” for your chance to win a custom set of Red, White and Blue ATB’s!

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There you will also find new projects and recap of all the gorgeous projects created this month by Team ATB and the Eileen Hull Inspiration Team.

Have an inspired day!

Amy*

Money Box Artist Trading Block

Today we have Team ATB member Anne Redfern here to share another fun and functional use for Artist Trading Blocks!  Just when you thought ATB’s couldn’t get any more fun Anne went ahead and put a little function into her fabulous Money Box Artist Trading Block!

Money Box Artist Trading Block by Anne Redfern | @ArtTheBlock #TeamATB

 

Anne has always been an innovator when it comes to Artist Trading Block designs and her latest Money Box ATB project is no exception!  You won’t want to miss all of the fantastic London style details included in this project plus a tutorial from the master mind herself!  Stop by Anne’s Blog for more.

Team ATB Anne Redfern | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

Do you have some Art or Artist Trading Blocks you’d like to share?  Come link up at the Art with Heart Challenge HERE.  This month’s prize is a limited edition set of Red, White and Blue ATB’s and other fun goodies!

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Have a red, white and beautiful day!

Amy*

Artist Trading Block Tower Centerpieces

Team ATB never ceases to amaze with their creative use of Artist Trading Blocks.  Today we have some amazing Artist Trading Block Tower Centerpieces to share with you.  No matter what the occasion be it backyard barbecue or upscale wedding these ATB Tower centerpieces make an artful statement!

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Lisa Hoel has created a show stopping Red, White and Blue Artist Trading Block Tower just in time for Independence Day!  Lisa’s creation is filled with Eileen Hull and Tim Holtz Sizzix goodness from top to bottom!  This is a real “fireworks” display of creativity.

Patriotic Artist Trading Block Tower by Lisa Hoel | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

You won’t want to miss a single side of this patriotic masterpiece so stop by Lisa’s blog and check out all of the amazing details!

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Pam Bray was inspired by her son’s wedding cake to designed  a GORGEOUS Artist Trading Block Wedding Cake!  What a lovely keepsake for the happy couple to remember their big day!

Wedding Cake Artist Trading Block by Pam Bray | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

The level of detail in Pam’s wedding cake ATB is absolutely astounding!  Stop by Pam’s blog to see more details and the beautiful cake that inspired this heartfelt creation!

Team ATB Pam Bray | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

How inspiring are these Artist Trading Block Tower Centerpieces?  Are you already planning on including an ATB tower for your next holiday or celebration?  If you have a creation to share stop by  Art with Heart  and link up to our “Red, White and Beautiful” Challenge!

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Have a celebratory day!

Amy*

Summer Fun Artist Trading Blocks

Hey there ATB Fans!  Team ATB is back with some Summer Fun Artist Trading Block designs sure to jump-start your summer time creativity!

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Lisa Hoel has a big giant scoop of creative inspiration for you with her summer fun Ice Cream Stand Artist Trading block.  Not only is this ATB creation mouth-watering, cool and creative Lisa shares tons of product tips and mixed media techniques on how she created this fun ATB Ice cream stand.

Ice Cream Stand Artist Trading Block by Lisa Hoel | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

Don’t miss Lisa’s “Cool” tutorial HERE.

Team ATB Lisa Hoel | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

 

Speaking of super cool summer “Time” tutorials and Artist Trading Blocks, Claudine Criner has one for you that will blow your mind!  In her own unique grungy steampunk style Claudine shares ATB techniques galore!  You’ll have to see for yourself every amazing detail on Claudine’s blog.  One photo alone cannot contain all that awesome!

Steampunk Time Artist Trading Block by Claudine Criner | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

PS This baby lights up!  Find out more details on how to create this gorgeous “Steampunk Time” Artist Trading Block HERE.

Team ATB Claudine Criner | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

The Eileen Hull Inspiration has Artist Trading Bl0ck inspiration and more in store for you and your summer time creativity.  Stop by HERE for your daily dose as we wrap up the June Art with Heart Challenge.

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There’s still time for last-minute entries in the Art with Heart Challenge.  Link your summer fun creations up HERE by 8 pm tonight  for a chance to win a Sizzix Prize pack!

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Have a Summer Fun day!

Amy*

Mixed Media Artist Trading Blocks

Hello ATB fans!  Team ATB has some outstanding Mixed Media Artist Trading Block designs to share with you today.  Prepare to be amazed by these creative and innovative ATB designs!

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This Mixed Media Artist Trading Block by Diana Hetherington  is gorgeous inside and out!  Diana has packed  a whole bunch of mixed media techniques and artful beauty into this lovely ATB.

Mixed Media Artist Trading Block by Diana Hetherington | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

Stop by Diana’s blog for a super cool Mixed Media ATB tutorial!

Team ATB Diana Hetherington | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

Oxana also has a marvelous Mixed Media Artist Trading Block to share with you filled with Sizzix die cutting inspiration, inking techniques and pretty papers!

Mixed Media Artist Trading Block by Oxana Moupasiridou | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

Stop by Oxana’s blog for a fun tutorial on how she created this Mixed Media ATB design!

Team ATB Oxana Moupasiridou | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

Last but certainly not least is this fabulous Circus Artist Trading Block from our latest team ATB member Anne Redfern!

Circus Artist Trading Block by Anne Redfern | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

Anne’s mixed media Artist Trading Block has it all!  You won’t want to miss a single detail of this inspired ATB design so stop by Anne’s blog HERE.

Team ATB Anne Redfern | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

Do you have some creative Artist Trading Block designs to share?  We would love to see them!  You can link up your projects ATB or otherwise at the current Art With Heart Challenge HERE.  There’s a fun Sizzix prize pack to be won!

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Have a mixed media day!

Amy*

Invitation Box Artist Trading Block

Team ATB member Pam Bray has yet another innovative, never-before-seen use for Artist Trading Blocks!  That clever girl has used her ATB as a festive and FUN invitation box!

Fourth of July Party Invitation Box Artist Trading Block by Pam Bray | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

Pam’s Fourth of July Invitation box Artist Trading block is bursting with the red, white and blue.  What a fun way to invite guests to a backyard BBQ or bash!  It sure beats the ol’ “Save the date magnets” don’t you think?

Team ATB Pam Bray | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

Stop by Pam’s Blog for more details on how to create this fun and functional Artist Trading Block

 

Speaking of fun and functional ATB’s Eileen Hull Inspiration Team member Rina Gonzales has an ATB design that will compliment an Artist Trading Block invitation box perfectly!  Rina has also found a creative use for ATB’s.  How cute are these condiment containers?

Condiment Container Artist Trading Blocks by Rina Gonzales | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

Stop by Rina’s blog for all the details on how to create these Artist Trading Block condiment containers for your next BBQ or bash!

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The Art with Heart Challenge is all about Summer Celebrations this month and these clever ATB designs are as good a reason as any to celebrate!  Stop by and share your celebration creations  HERE for a chance to win a Sizzix prize pack!  You’ll  find Artist Trading Block inspiration and more!

Have a celebratory day!

Amy*

PS I’m a little late with the “Amazing ATB’s of May” roundup post :(  Stay tuned this weekend for a recap of all the “Amazing” Artist Trading Blocks created in May!

 

Amazing Artist Trading Blocks by Anne Redfern

All aboard the Artist Trading Block Train!  I’m so happy to announce our newest member to Team ATB...Anne Redfern!  Anne has been such an inspiration both on and off the block and we couldn’t be happier to have her join our team.

Artist Trading Block Train by Anne Redfern | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

Just when you think Anne’s latest Artist Trading Block can’t be topped she continues to out do herself again and again!  How incredible is this Train ATB?  Yup!  It’s an Artist Trading Block, crazy amazing I know!  Stop by Anne’s Blog to see this outstanding ATB creation and more of her inspiring projects.

Amazing Artist Trading Blocks by Anne Redfern | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

Anne has been instrumental in spreading the Artist Trading Block love and helping to grow the ATB movement at large.  Here’s a look at some of the amazing ATB’s Anne has created thus far.  I for one can. Not. Wait. to see what she comes up with next, can you?

Bursting with Butterflies Artist Trading Block

Beach Hut Artist Trading Block

All About Hearts Artist Trading Block

Wedding Favor Artist Trading Blocks

Wedding Favor Artist Trading Blocks (Part 2)

 

Team ATB Anne Redfern | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

Stop by and say hello to our newest Team ATB member Anne!  You can visit Anne’s blog HERE.  Prepare yourself for inspiration as Anne’s artistic talent goes around the “block” and back again!  We are just pinching ourselves here at The ATB that she has decided to join us and share her inspired creations as part of Team ATB!

Have an inspired day!

Amy*

Team ATB & Altered Pages Artist Trading Block Hop Recap

Hey there ATB fans!  As the month of May comes to a close we have just two more projects to share for our May Artist Trading Block Hop with Altered Pages.  Amazing ATBs have been shared week after week and I’m still in awe of the creative designs being made.  Team ATB and the Altered pages girls rocked the block all month-long!  If you missed any of the crazy amazing artist trading blocks created for this “Block Hop” fear not, there is a recap with all the links you need below.  But first let’s have a look at the latest designs from Team ATB and Altered Pages!

Team ATB & Altered Pages Artist Trading Block Hop Recap | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

It’s my turn to share an ATB creation featuring collage sheets from Altered Pages.  The bar has been set high for me so I had to go big…or go home :)  Stop by and see me at Plucking Daisies for a tutorial on how to create an Artist Trading Block Fairy Tree!

Barbara Rankin of Altered Pages has a fabulous tutorial on how to create a Double-Decker Birdhouse Artist Trading Block that you won’t want to miss!  Barbara and I were both thinking “things with wings” for our projects.  Great minds right?

Team ATB & Altered Pages Artist Trading Block Hop Recap | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

In case you missed any of the Artist Trading Block designs from the Team ATB/Altered Pages Block Hop you can find them all below.  Get to “block hopping”…

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Peacock Feather Artist Trading Block by Lyneen Jesse

Birds and Bees Artist Trading Block by Jean Moore

Fun and Games Artist Trading Block by Robin Horasanain

Butterfly Explosion Artist Trading Block by Trisha Too

Steampunk Artist Trading Block by Francine Perrei

Double-Decker Birdhouse Artist Trading Block by Barbara Rankin

Steampunk Artist Trading Block Tower by Roni Johnson

Junk in the Trunk Artist Trading Block by Steph S.

 

Team ATB

Love, Joy, Hope Artist Trading Block by Pam Bray

Parisian Artist Trading Block by Claudine Criner

Fairy Flowers Artist Trading Block by Lisa Hoel

Fairy House Artist Trading Block by Oxana Moupassidou

Spring Time in Paris Artist Trading Block by Diana Hetherington

Fairy Tree Artist Trading Block by Amy Bowerman

 

Sizzix Artist Trading Block Products Used:

Block Cube Bank

Blocks/Cubes 3-D (set of 3)

Little Sizzles Matboard

I just want to give a mahoosive Thank YOU!!!! to the Altered Pages team for rockin’ the block with Team ATB!  You can find all of the lovely collage sheets used in each Artist Trading Block design at Altered Pages.

Keep in touch with Altered Pages and Team ATB by following us.  We are EVERYWHERE! :)

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Team ATB is growing!  We have a BIG announcement coming up this weekend where we will be introducing you to our newest (super talented) team member who has an Artist Trading Block project that you will have to see to believe!  Stay tuned…

Have an Altered day!

Amy*

 

More than Meets the Eye Artist Trading Block

Hi there ATB fans!  Our month-long “Block Hop” continues with Team ATB and Altered Pages.  Boy do these gals have some innovative artist trading block designs to share with you today!  Prepare yourself for artful inspiration as Team ATB member Diana Hetherington (AKA Missus G) hits you with an Artist Trading Block filled with creativity inside and out!

Team ATB and Altered Pages May Block Hop | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB #ArtistTradingBlocks

Diana’s “Springtime in Paris” themed ATB is a “More than Meets the Eye” Artist Trading Block Design.  Not only did Diana incorporate tons of technique into her ATB design, she filled it with surprises inside and out!

More than Meets the Eye Artist Trading Block by Diana Hetherington | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

Stop by Diana’s blog for a technique packed tutorial and a look inside this fabulous Artist Trading Block.  You’ll find unique ways to combine different sized ATB’s into one fabulous block, learn about encaustic collage, and some of the latest and greatest products from Art Anthology.

Team ATB Diana Hetherington | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

 

While we are on the subject of innovative Artist Trading Block designs, just wait until you see what Roni has created with Sizzix Artist Trading Blocks over at the Altered Pages Blog!  You won’t want to miss Roni’s sensational Steampunk ATB Tower…Wowza!  See it HERE.

The Team ATB & Altered Pages “Block Hop” continues next week so stay tuned for more Artist Trading Block inspiration.  Be sure to follow The ATB on Facebook for the latest and greatest ATB designs.

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Find gorgeous collage sheets of all kinds at Altered Pages and keep up with the Altered Pages team Here…

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Have an artful day!

Amy*

 

Garden Gnome Artist Trading Blocks

Last week Team ATB created some beautiful Fairy Artist Trading Blocks (See them HERE).  This week we are sticking with whimsical characters and bringing you Garden Gnome Artist Trading Blocks!  A gnome needs a home, and an ATB is the perfect place for them to reside.  An Artist Trading Block is the perfect canvas for which to create a Gnome home or other whimsical dwelling!

Garden Gnome Artist Trading Blocks | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

I created this Garden Gnome ATB with Eileen Hull and Tim Holtz Sizzix dies and lots of Ranger Ink goodness!  Stop by and see more of my “Gardening” Gnome at Plucking Daisies

 

Inspiration Team member Donna of Meme’s Art Place created this Fabulous pig Gnome AND his Home with Sizzix Artist Trading Blocks and Creative Paper Clay!

Garden Gnome Artist Trading Blocks | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

You won’t want to miss Donna’s wonderful tutorial on the Paper Clay Blog.

You can find even more Artist Trading Block Inspiration over at Altered Pages today!  Stay tuned for more collaged ATB creations from Team ATB on Thursday as part of our month long “Block Hop” with Altered Pages!

Team ATB and Altered Pages May Block Hop | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB #ArtistTradingBlocks

Be sure and stop by the Art with Heart Challenge for more Garden Inspiration!  Link up one of your creations for a chance to win a Sizzix prize pack!

Have a whimsical day!

Amy*