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-- 22 September, 2006 --

Barcodes ATCs

Barcodes ATC 1
Barcodes ATC 2 Barcodes ATC 3

"my challenge to you an open theme trading art card that includes a barcode found from a food or clothing product."

So sayeth the mistress of this Swap-bot challenge. I had to make 3 cards to send to a single partner. The first idea came so easily, after all, I do brush my teeth a couple of times a day so the bristles came to mind quickly. Can I do a hair brush too? No, that would be a cop out!

Bar codes standing straight upwards do look a bit like the stem of something growing in a clump and close together. Out comes the glue again and the paper flowers from a packet that I bought for something else made the things growing out of the top.

Then comes the complete brain freeze. Where to from here? I had run out of ideas entirely! It has been a long and very tiring week - which one isn't! I found the last barcode on the side of a box of headache tablets - it HAS been a long week! Instead of the usual, inevitable black, this one was blue, and so the inspiration trickled in again. A waterfall is sort of long straight lines and the numbers could be the water frothing over the top (or should it have been at the bottom?). I was a bit disappointed when The Poet had to ask what it was, though. Do you think that the lucky recipient in the US will know? I hope so!

Posted by robynls at September 22, 2006 3:59 PM

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Colorful bar codes indeed. I had not thought of using color with them.

Posted by: mz. em at September 22, 2006 4:59 PM

How absolutely delightful!! I probably would of put the numbers at the bottom. :-) Never seen a blue bar code that I recall. Now you will have me looking at bar codes.

Posted by: bb at September 23, 2006 1:07 AM

These are incredible. I actually loved the waterfall one even before I read the post.

I have a 10 things package ready for you - but I have you for another swap-bot swap so if it's all right I am going to finish the swap-bot things and send it all at one time.

Have a beautiful day.

Posted by: teresa (maggiegracecreates) at September 23, 2006 1:41 AM

Very fun - I'm doing a barcode swap right now, I'd love to have found a coloured barcode!!

Posted by: Sue McG at August 24, 2007 1:52 PM

Hi! I thought your waterfall was a gate at the end of a path, didn`t pick up on the colour at all!

Posted by: noni at December 9, 2009 4:21 PM

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