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Have you tried Inchies yet, the little 1″ pieces of art??

They are SO cool, you must try them!

Here is the latest batch going to my swap friends from Rubber Stamp Chat. That is a FUN place to hang out!

I did a batch of Halloween Inchies and not only forgot to make a set for myself, duh, I didn’t take pictures before I sent them!!! What a bozo! Oh well, maybe I’ll remake them as they were very cute, LOL!


Turkey Supplies:

Repeat Impressions stamps

P K Glitz embossing powder

Ranger ink

Sakura Glaze pens

Fall Collage Supplies:

Sugarloaf Mini Morsels stamps

Ranger ink

I participated in a Big Summer 50 Inchie swap on Rubber Stamp Chat! The swap was no more than 5 of the same design and any theme. One extra for the hostess was all that was required plus postage. Cool eh?

I embossed many of them and used alcohol inks for many backgrounds. It was fun and I can’t wait to get 50 back!


Inkadinkado Inchie stamps
Tsukineko & Ranger ink
P K Glitz embossing powder and glitter
Ranger Glossy Accents & alcohol inks

I’ve mentioned before that I participate in a monthly swap with some ladies on FL Stampers Yahoo group with Christmas cards. This month the theme was to use “snow” in some way. Either the word, paper with it, an embellishment or something.

For my creation, I used a glitter white embossing powder with the stamped image, stamped extra snowflakes AND used snowflake embossed paper. How’s that for meeting the challenge? 🙂

I was so thrilled to use INCHIES! Yes, I finally used one of the Inkadinkado Inchie sets. This one had a winter theme. Ellen Hutson has come out with an Inchie weekly sketch which I just LOVE!


My Mind’s Eye patterned paper
Inkadinkado Inchie stamps
P K Glitz embossing powder
Ellen Hutson sketch

Well here  they are! I swapped with some players on Rubber Stamp Chat again. They are a great group!

There were 2 themes this time: Under the Sea and Spring/Easter. Check them out!


Impression Obsession stamps (top 2 rows)
Sugarloaf Morsels stamps (3rd row)
Stampin’ Up! stamps (last row)
P K Glitz embossing powder
Tsukineko and Ranger inks

I really need to start making cards with these! 🙂

Inchies are the smallest pieces of art that I’ve ever done! A simple 1″ square is what it takes to make and “Inchie”. I’ve been swapping with the group at Rubber Stamp Chat again, this time the theme being Valentine’s Day. Instantly any shade of red comes to mind and hearts right? Well, I followed those thoughts and used my favorite embossing powder (P K Glitz) on one set. Then I tried out some Sticky Back Canvas by Ranger (Claudine Hellmuth) on the 2nd set of Inchies. Pretty simple, but I LIKE them! I stamped with ink onto the canvas, inked the edges then sprayed with some Gold Ritzy Ditzy Glitz. FUN!

I trimmed 1″ squares from a piece of chipboard I had in my stash (yea, it was only one piece – NOT!). The put either the stamped pattern paper or Sticky Back Canvas over the chipboard square. I then continued my design from there.  I can’t wait to see the other ones in the swap and to actually use them in cards! I’ll post them here when I’m done!

Stampin’ Up! and Hero Arts stamps
P K Glitz embossing powder and Ritzy Ditzy Glitz
Ranger and Tsukineko inks
Kaiser bling

I haven’t really made many Inchies before, so I thought I would try them for a Christmas Inchies swap on Rubber Stamp Chat (RSC).

What are Inchies? They are 1″ x 1″ little pieces of artwork that can be used alone on a project or together to create a larger image.

Mine are rather simple, offering the user to be as create as they want to be when using them.

The first set is totally Christmas oriented using red and green paper as the background. The second set is more seasonal using tones of blue.

Xmas Inchies

Tsukinkeo ink
Whispers & Stampendous embossing powder
Stampin’ Up! stamps on the top set and Hero Arts on the bottom set
Signo white pen



Some Odd Girl

Sizzix Blinkie

Origami Owl anyone?