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February 24, 2024

Artist Trading Card (ATC): Travel Collage

This edition of Artist Trading Cards (ATC)  is probably more along the lines of what most people think of when they think "ATC".  That is, mixed media on a playing card.  Technically speaking, such a thing is an "Altered Playing Card" or APC. Semantics, my friend.  This is my version of a mixed media ATC/APC on cards that I had that I have no intention of using.  Mixed media on "Phase 10" playing cards.  Dishwasher Mod Podge (instead of regular Mod Podge) used for water resistance.  If you look closely at the top left edge, you can see the number of the "Phase 10" card that was used.  It is also the number that was used to number each card in the series.  I hope you enjoy this series.

This series has a travel theme


If you've found one of these and want to discover the geocoin associated with it, input the trackable number on the back of the card at geocaching.com/track.

Read about my other ATCs here

Where did I drop these?

#1 of 10 

#2 of 10 

#3 of 10 

#4 of 10

#5 of 10 

#6 of 10

#7 of 10 

#8 of 10

#9 of 10 

#10 of 10 



January 11, 2024

 Kitty Jail (GCAJ9C1) T-Shirt and Keychains

I made a T-Shirt as a First-to-Find (FTF) prize for my Mystery Cache, Kitty Jail (GCAJ9C1)

I also made five of these keychains as starting SWAG.



September 6, 2023

Artist Trading Card: Fire - Elijah on Mt. Carmel



Acrylic on heavy cardstock, sealed with polycrylic for water resistance.

A depiction of Elijah on Mt. Carmel.  Whether you believe or not, it is, IMO, one of the more entertaining stories of the Bible. It tells the tale of Elijah, who trolls the prophets of Baal and Asherah into a contest.  They lose miserably when their deities fail and the Lord reveals himself as the one true God. 

If you've found one of these and want to discover the geocoin associated with it, input the trackable number on the back of the card at geocaching.com/track.

Read about my other ATCs here

Where did I drop these?

#1 of 10 - In personal collection

#2 of 10 - 12/20/2023 in GC9977P

#3 of 10 - 9/30/2023 in GC126, the first and oldest cache in Alabama

#4 of 10 - 2/14/2023 in GC12E2

#5 of 10 - Pending

#6 of 10 - Pending

#7 of 10 - Dropped on 2/8/2024 in GC3TG9N

#8 of 10 - Dropped on 12/1/2023 into GC87R7F

#9 of 10 - Dropped on 10/14/2023 into GCHMAF

#10 of 10 - Dropped on 9/20/2023 into GC90, the first and oldest cache in Mississippi

May 4, 2023

"Moonglow" Bottle Caps

The glass cabochons I made as SWAG that I can put into smaller geocaches were boring.  Here is my second attempt at making small SWAG.  I've seen other DIY SWAG where people have glued charms or other things like logo images into bottle caps.  Here is my take on the bottle cap medallion.


.Alcohol ink on foil, adhered to a cardstock base and sealed with a water-based epoxy substitute and resin sticker on a black craft bottlecap.  I made 24 of these.

Where these ended up:

1 of 24:  11/1/2023 in GC8J1QD

2 of 24:  8/14/2023 in GC4TN73 

3 of 24:  8/16/2023 in GCW7QG

4 of 24:  5/20/2023 in GC8H1BT

5 of 24:  7/19/2023 in GC7C9K0

6 of 24:  8/11/2023 in GC1WHZ8

7 of 24:  Pending

8 of 24:  12/23/2023 in GC8WEVQ

9 of 24:  Pending

10 of 24:  Pending

11 of 24:  Pending

12 of 24: 11/5/2023 in GC6XDPM

13 of 24:  1/13/2024 in GC5VRJUC

14 of 24:  10/19/2023 in GCMBKY

15 of 24:  Pending

16 of 24:  Pending

17 of 24:  Pending

18 of 24:  12/2/2023 in GCA4RBK

19 of 24:  1/20/2024 in GGAJ5HG

20 of 24:  10/5/2023 in GC7YH2F

21 of 24:  9/21/2023 in GC7Q83X

22 of 24:  Pending

23 of 24:  11/3/2023 in GC8Q0TA

24 of 24:  11/8/2023 in GC1CQ73



Alcohol Ink Jenga Block Charms

Still playing with alcohol inks.  

Alcohol ink on craft plastic on a gold metallic painted Jenga block.  Sealed with kamar varnish and polycrylic to make it water-resistant.  With an eyescrew and jump ring for hanging.  

I made 12 of these.


What geocaches did these end up in?

1 of 12: 7/14/2023 in GC3XF1T

2 of 12: 9/28/2023 in GC80EMZ 

3 of 12: 8/8/2023 in GCJ2RF

4 of 12: 5/19/23 in GC6TVGR

5 of 12: 2/8/2024 in GC6HEP9

6 of 12: 11/6/2023 in GCAG4J1

7 of 12: 1/18/2024 in GCAJKP9

8 of 12: 11/11/2023 in GC9VD65

9 of 12: Pending

10 of 12: 8/22/2023 in GC8B43J

11 of 12: Pending

12 of 12: 12/20/2023 in GC96TPR