Tuesday, 15 June 2010

Garden inchies

The theme for the inchies swap for June on BF forum is 'garden'.

I stamped Hampton art rose background on to card with tattered rose distress ink and embossed it with clear - and then cut the inchies and distressed the edges with shabby shutters, after which I lightly inked the edges with copic sugared almond pink. I then stamped the rosebud (part of a stamp that I've had for ages and hardly ever use - one of the first stamps I ever had) and coloured with copics - RV02 sugared almond pink and G14 apple green. I added three silver gems on each and 'garden' printed on clear with my dymo letratag.

I'm linking them for these challenges:

Quirky crafts 30
: 'summer' - roses are definitely a lovely part of summer
Lexi 16: 'something old' - the rose buds stamp is old (and hardly ever used)
Pollycraft 48: 'let's have a sing song' - 'Gather ye roses' song from the poem by Robert Herrick
Spoon full of sugar 107: 'floral delights'
Tuesday taggers: 'all that blooms'
Creative cottage 14: 'going pink'
Annabelle: 'say it in green and pink'
Andrea's stampin moments simply Saturday: 'simply sponer' - the distressing with shabby shutters
Speedy the cat's challenge 7: 'make your own background'
Flourishes timeless 71: 'embossing' - the background was heat embossed


  1. Very pretty! I make ATC's, but have never tried the inchies. Thanks for joining us at Speedy's Friends.

  2. These inchies are so pretty! love the colors and bling! thanks for playing with Speedy this week!

  3. What a big impact on such a small space! You did a beautiful job on these.
    Thanks for playing in Speedy's Friends challenge!

  4. wow these inchies are beautiful ,so pretty and delicate ,love them,i have never made inchies ,you have inspired me to have a go ,
    thanks for joining us at lexis and good luck in the challenge
    lalkygirl x

  5. You've been busy again - goo to see you keeping to your resolution and using up some of those supplies! These inchies look fab, I love the background effect you achieved and the rosebud looks really pretty!

  6. These are lovely Inchies. So much detail. Thank you for joining Quirky Craft's @summer ' Challenge this time!

  7. These are so gorgeous! Love all the detail you've managed to fit on something so small!
    Thanks for playing along with me this week :)

  8. Very soft and pretty, and a great combination!
    Thanks for joining us at AnnaBelle Stamps this week :)

  9. Love your inchies and thanks for playing along with Speedy's Friends this week.

  10. Oh those inch arts look fabulous!! Beautiful embossed background.
    Thank you for joining the FTTC with us.

  11. Your Inchies are so pretty, love your rose image and your added bling, Awesome!!!
    Thanks so much for playing along with us at AnnaBelle Stamps!

    Enjoy the rest of your week!
    Take care,
    Kylie X

  12. Such beautiful and pretty inchies...lovely choice of song.
    Thanks for joining us at Pollycraft & good luck.
    Hugs Emma x

  13. Been a longggg time since i made anything like that and this is gorgeous :D You should use the stamp more its totally cute :D thanks for playing at lexis creations

    Hugs Lexi xxx

  14. Nice green color on the the Speedy Cat's Friends challenge!

  15. darling inchies for the Speedy Cat's Friends challenge!

  16. Very cute! Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!

  17. Hazel, your ATC's are super cute and beautiful!
    Love the little added blings!
    Thank you for playing the FTTC with us!!!

  18. Hazel, these little inchies are absolutely amazing and so beautifully detailed for such tiny space. Gorgeous work! Thanks so much for playing FTTC!

  19. These are so pretyy, great job! Thanks for joining us at Lexi's!

  20. Hiya

    oooh these are so sweet beautiful little flower. Thanks for joining us at pollycraft


  21. These are awesome ATC's! I am really not good at making these but yours are gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at AnnaBelle Stamps! Hope you will coma back to play again!

  22. Great job. Thanks for joining with us at Lexi's Creations.

  23. I absolutely love making inchies! Thanks for the inspiration and for joining us this week at Lexi's Creations.


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