Monday, 23 March 2009

Little Gems


These are my entry for the challenge at InchybyInch which was set by my friend Frankie and is to triple emboss your inchies.

This is only the second time I've tried triple embossing and it really isn't difficult - my biggest problem was finding suitable stamps for such a small area! If you've never tried triple embossing before Frankie has done a tutorial on her blog here to tell you how.

I used mountboard squares which I cut out myself using a pair of sturdy scissors. The mountboard was maroon on one side and white on the other and numbers 1, 2, and 6, were done using the white side and 3, 4, and 5, using the maroon side. I used clear embossing powder on all of them with the addition of various coloured and metallic powders for the final layer except for  my  'A' which was done solely with clear EP and gold ink on the stamp. I must admit I neglected to ink up the stamps for the other inchies but I don't think the effect is too bad.


21 comments:

  1. These are so gorgeous Ali - thanks for joining in and congrats on being the first!

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  2. OH yummy, Ali. thanks for joining in... I love them.
    Frankie
    xx

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  3. oh these are gorgeous Ali. I tried this once and loved what I did but for some reason never got round to doing more. I must cause they are so cool.

    Ann xxx

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  4. These are great, I love the colour effect you've achieved.

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  5. Gorgeous Ali, love all six of them. I must give this challenge a go especially as it is our joint friend Frankie as Guest Designer this week
    Hugs
    Christine xx

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  6. Greta gems Ali I love them. Love Cynthia x

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  7. oops sorry about spelling mistake should be great xx

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  8. They are lovely Ali and would make beautiful charms.

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  9. These are great, Ali. I tried to do this, and failed miserably. I don't have that thick of embossing medium. I tried to play with thick paints, but to no avail. Great job with these, however!

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  10. These are just really so cool!

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  11. They look like metal or enamelled jewelry pieces!

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  12. Gorgeous!!I didn't know this fabulous technique,but I'd like to try it.

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  13. Theae inchies are gorgeous Ali - love all the different colours.
    Ann x

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  14. They're gorgeous Ali. I really must check out that tutorial.
    Beryl xx

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  15. What beautiful colours Ali, your inchies are gorgeous. Well Done. Hugs Rita xx

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  16. These are really wonderful.... love the different colours you've used - once you start you don't want to stop!
    Karen

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  17. Your inchies turned out great. Won't they look pretty on some of your cards?

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  18. This is Fab! I love the Colours you created in the Embossing Powder!

    Hugs
    Suze x

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Thanks for taking the time to look at my blog. I do appreciate your comments (usually!)
Ali xx