I made 52 of these Ohio ATCs for a swap over on SCS. I was so excited to represent the great state of Ohio, though this ATC was all I could come up with. I am so layout challenged, that it is becoming quite sad. I knew I wanted to use this image of a Buckeye, and that I did not want to make it with a sports theme. So, I stamped the Buckeye image in the upper left hand corner. Embossed and watercolored with Tombow markers. And then, I became stuck. I stamped "Ohio" with Karen Foster SnapStamps, and then had the brilliant idea (not) to then stamp the word "buckeye" around as a frame, and then connect with a line. Well, after that, I was boxed in a bit, and could do nothing with it. I tried sponging, stippling, and stamping in the inside of the box....nothing worked!
So, this is what the I ended up sending out for Ohio. Sigh. I know it won't be the best...I'm just hoping it won't be the worst.