Grey Day

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I’ve lost an inch! Sadly, not off my waist or hips but in the crafting sense. Instead of twinchies, today I give you inchies:

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Previously I’ve only ever used inchies as part of a larger design project. These however, have been created in their own right, just as I normally do with twinchies. I can tell you, inchies are small!!!  I’m sharing these over at a new blog challenge site, Every Inchie Monday. This week’s theme is grey.

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You can probably see that the basic inchie has been created from book pages. I used a 1″ square punch which means that when you muck them up you can create more very quickly.

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 I drew the little houses by hand, first in pencil and then going over them with a fine marker. I found it helps to get the size right if you sketch a little frame in pencil. Each house was coloured in using various shades of grey Promarker. Once complete I simply cut them out and stuck them to the squares.

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The words were created in a similar way except I laid down the colour first and then wrote the words over the top.

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The tree and the hill were drawn directly onto the inchie but the little toadstools were cut out and stuck on.

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I found grey quite a challenge to work with but I’m very happy with how these turned out. It’s been quite a grey day here – I hope that’s just a coincidence!

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