Monday, 24 February 2014

Inchie and Cards

Hello to everyone who drops by Jumbled Crafts. A bit dull here at the moment but supposed to be sunshine later so fingers crossed

At Every Inchie Monday this week the theme is dark


I immediately thought of Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the moon and used their album cover as my inchie for this week.

I made some birthday cards yesterday for friends and neighbours whose birthdays are very soon.


The backing for this is cream card and I distressed the edges then I added a piece from an old canvas map for the next layer. The animal print card was from Valerie :) and the image GeckoGalz.

This one is for a friend who loves going on cruises so she can get dressed up--my worst nightmare I'm afraid.
I made the peacock feather background then added the black silhouette die cut with a bit of glitter. On top of that I added the white die cut and some black jewel stones. The other bits are peel-offs.

This card fulfils a challenge set for me by Max when she sent me these die cuts and some others and even the card they had been cut from so I could use those as stencils. Thank you Max :)

Thank you for calling in and have a great day everyone

Love Chrissie x




21 comments:

  1. Love your creations Chrissie ! Love the map in the background of the first card ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

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  2. Well done Chrissie I knew you would find something clever to do with the bits I sent you .... There was no rush !! Walks Olympics & rugby must take priority

    hugs Max x


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  3. Your inchie is perfection - how did you get the lettering so neat. I've just come across my very old copy of the album during my decluttering - happy days :)

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  4. great inchie, dont know how you manage in such a small space!hugs trace x

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  5. Dark side of the moon came to mind but I was not sure I could do it justice with my limited supplies....the cards you've made are also lovely, I'm not one for cruises either as I am not one for glamming up any more but some of my friends just love the idea of dressing for dinner etc.

    I think I'm a bit like my stepdaughter - dressing for dinner means putting on a clean top :-)

    Sally

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  6. Great inchie, black versus colours! And your male card is a real stunner Chrissie! And your lady so elegant! Hugs, Ira x
    Ira’s Crea Corner

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  7. Your Inchie is great. I LOVE the card and what you said. I couldn't wait to retire so I could toss out everything that wasn't blue jeans and t-shirts :)

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  8. Love your dark inchie and your birthday cards.

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  9. These are great, love the papers you used in the mans card and the cut image is fabulous in the second one too! Love the little inchie too! ~Diane

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  10. Wonderful cards, love the one with the feather background. Fantastic little inchie as well.
    Yvonne x

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  11. I would never have thought of Pink Floyd, love your cards as well.

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  12. Dark side of the moon - so iconic and such a great inchie. Fab bday cards too - I particularly love the man in the wind - perfect match of sentiment and image. Marina

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  13. Great take on the inchie theme - love that dark prism. And the retro look on both cards is so stylish - adore mackintosh man!!
    Alison xx

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  14. Great inchie, fab idea for the theme, love the retro look cards, bet they will be much admired!

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  15. Hi Chrissie - oh these cards are simply gorgeous - your family & friends who receive them will be just delighted!

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  16. Oh my gosh! You and Zoe both went with Dark Side of the Moon. I LOVE IT! Nicely done.

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  17. love this one. You are the 2nd one that I have seen with this idea and I am blown away, it is great!

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  18. great job on the Inchie! I log your cards too!! :0) Share Humanity

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  19. haha VERY clever Inchie idea Chrissie! I love it xxx

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  20. Beautiful cards and I love your take on the inchie theme.
    xxx Hazel.

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