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16 May 2008

Ways to use INCHIES!!


ETA: I was out on the golf course today and suddenly I had a thought - "I didn't colour those inchies with copics - I watercoloured them!" I had a good game too, by the way - even with all that thinking!!

I bought a box of inchies from Ellen Hutson's store a while back and have been wanting to use them.


Ellen has a challenge on the Inchie INKling blog to create a food themed inchie and as luck would have it Splitcoast Stampers challenge yesterday was to use inchies!!


I have a few of the itty bitty Lockhart stamps so I decided on the itty bitty teapot and the itty bitty cupcake (herein refered to as IB).


I stamped my IB on the inchie square and coloured each one with copics.



Then I stamped the teapot on a post-it note making sure that I stamped it at the top of the note so that the sticky part would be on the back of the image when I cut it out.



After I cut the teapot out, I stuck it on top of the inchie and inked up my Pretty Patterned backgrounder with Papertrey Ink's Sweet Blush Ink. I pressed the inchie on top of the backgrounder, carefully lifted it off and peeled off the mask.



I did that with Aquamist, Lemon Tart and Spring Moss ink also.



When I did the cupcake - and for some un-godly reason- I did not make a mask and just stamped the Lemon Tart ink on the inchie without the mask. While I was doing this I suddenly thought - CRAP!! I didn't make a mask for this!!! Anyway, it turned out okay, so I was saved!!



I covered the teapot and cupcake with glaze and glued the inchies on my card base of a piece of designer paper from Memory Box.



The sentiment is from Kim Hughes stamp set Silhouette Blooms II from Cornish Heritage Farms.

Off to golf again today!! YAY!!

13 comments:

  1. Very nice card for the challenge. I like the inchies...they look like kitchen tiles....love the little coffee pot. Great card. Joan

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  2. Oh that is such a cute card!! I've never tried inchies before....they sure are adorable!! And those colors are fantastic!! Have fun golfing!

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  3. I should do this too...I have these things and I don't know why! But I could always use them as an embellishment...

    Your card came out really cute!

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  4. I am making myself a challenge list for this weekend. I want to make ten cards and may just give inchies after such a cute example of follow.

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  5. Great card. I like the inchies but I haven't tried them yet. You did a great job with these. Have fun golfing!

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  6. Very cute, I love all the detail you put into these!
    LeAnne

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  7. Love your inches! You are so funny! Take care! Love your blog! Deb

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  8. This is just so darn pretty, Bonnie! I love the little coffee pot and the paper! Yummo! I haven't tried the inchies yet, but I just may give it a go this weekend. Thanks for the inspiration.
    Glad you got to get out and strut your stuff on the golf course! I'm so jealous! It's been ages since I even hit a golf ball!

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  9. Wow those are so pretty. Great job

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  10. Wonderful! These are so cute and I love the bg!

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  11. This is sooooooooooo cute! Love all your details BOnnie! Have a wonderful long weekend!

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  12. Ouuuu! Your colouring is heavenly. Love how it's so vibrant. Inchies are ultra cute, hey? :0) Mel

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  13. This looks lovely!

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