Inspiration Unleashed: Inchies


size: varies

Materials

  • For Color Spotlight Inchies Pin:
  • Cardstock (Prism Papers): Baby Pink Medium; Black; White Prismatics
  • Hot-Fix Crystal AB Crystalina Crystals, 4mm (Kandi Corp.)
  • Pin back
  • For Star Inset Inchies Magnet:
  • Cardstock (Prism Papers): Baby Blue Medium; Blush Red Dark Prismatics; Simply White
  • Hot-Fix Brass It Up! embellishments (Kandi Corp.): Domes; Wheels
  • Magnet
  • Small wooden spring-type clothespin
  • For Thinking of You Inchies Card:
  • Cardstock (Prism Papers): Baby Pink Medium; Tawny Medium; Vanilla Cream Prismatics; Simply White
  • Hot-Fix Brass It Up! Wheels embellishments (Kandi Corp.)
  • Cream/tan gingham ribbon (Creative Impressions)
  • Flat lace trim

Basic Supplies

scissors

Tools

  • For Color Spotlight Inchies Pin:
  • Burst of Butterflies stamp, Growing in Unity set (Unity Stamp Company)
  • Ink pads (Clearsnap): ColorBox Charcoal Fluid Chalk; Top Boss Embossing
  • Clear embossing powder
  • The Wizard Embossing and Die-Cutting System, Tan Embossing Mat and Nestabilities Labels One Die (Spellbinders)
  • Hot-Fix Professional Applicator (Kandi Corp.)
  • Silver Leafing Pen (Krylon)
  • Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils (Sanford)
  • Gamsol Odorless Mineral Spirits (Gamblin)
  • Paper blending stumps
  • Heat tool
  • Adhesives: 3-D Foam Squares (Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L); Zip Dry Paper Glue (Beacon Adhesives); glue gun
  • For Star Inset Inchies Magnet:
  • Stamp sets (Pink Persimmon): Flower Garden; Little Cuties
  • ColorBox ink pads (Clearsnap): Charcoal Fluid Chalk; Frost White Pigment
  • The Wizard Embossing and Die-Cutting System, Tan Embossing Mat and Nestabilities Stars 5 Die (Spellbinders)
  • Copic Sketch Marker, Napoli Yellow (Y19) (Imagination International)
  • Hot-Fix Professional Applicator (Kandi Corp.)
  • Silver Leafing Pen (Krylon)
  • Heat tool
  • Adhesives: 3-D Foam Squares (Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L); Zip Dry Paper Glue (Beacon Adhesives); glue gun
  • For Thinking of You Inchies Card:
  • Flowers for Daisy stamp set (Gina K. Designs)
  • ColorBox ink pads (Clearsnap): Chestnut Roan Fluid Chalk; Frost White Pigment
  • The Wizard Embossing and Die-Cutting System, Tan Embossing Mat and Nestabilities Labels One Die (Spellbinders)
  • Copic Sketch Markers (Imagination International): Cool Gray (C1); Frost Blue (B00); Green Gray (BG93); Napoli Yellow (Y19); Pale Lemon (Y000)
  • Paper Crimper (Fiskars)
  • Treading Water Border Punch (Fiskars)
  • Hot-Fix Professional Applicator (Kandi Corp.)
  • Zip Dry Paper Glue (Beacon Adhesives)

Directions

  • Color Spotlight Inches Pin
  • 1. Following manufacturer’s instructions, die cut pink label shape. Stamp Charcoal image. Emboss label edges using tan embossing mat.
  • 2. Edge cardstock with leafing pen; let dry. Use applicator to set crystal in each corner.
  • 3. Stamp image again on white cardstock; trim 1” square from desired portion so image aligns with image on pink label. Outline image areas with colored pencils. Moisten blending stump with mineral spirits and use stump to blend color toward center of each area.
  • 4. Cover stamped square with embossing ink and sprinkle with embossing powder; heat set. Repeat for glass-like effect.
  • 5. Mat square on black cardstock and adhere to label with foam squares, aligning images. Use glue gun to adhere pin back.
  • Star Inset Inchies Magnet
  • 1. Following manufacturer’s instructions, die cut and emboss edges of red star shape. Stamp Frost White dots background.
  • 2. Cut 1” white square and mat on blue cardstock. Stamp Charcoal star image. Color image with marker.
  • 3. Use applicator to set brass dome in each corner of Inchie; set brass wheel in each star tip. Adhere Inchie to star with foam square.
  • 4. Use glue gun to adhere magnet to back of clothespin. Glue clothespin to back of star.
  • Thinking of You Inchies Card
  • 1. Cut Vanilla Cream cardstock to 4-1/4”x8-1/2”; score and fold card. With fold at top, stamp Chestnut Roan sentiment at bottom right.
  • 2. Cut 4-1/4” blue square. Stamp Frost White large daisy image several times over cardstock. Border punch one long edge. Crimp cardstock and trim to 3-1/4”x4”.
  • 3. Cut and adhere 4” length of lace across bottom of blue panel, above punched edge. Tie ribbon around panel above lace. Adhere panel to card. Use applicator to set brass wheels in top corners.
  • 4. Cut 1” white square. Stamp Chestnut Roan partial image on square. Color image with markers.
  • 5. Die cut small brown label; mat Inchie on label. Adhere label to card with foam square.

by Keri Lee Sereika

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