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Monday, 6 April 2015

Inchie and New Challenge piece

Hi All from a damp and cold NE UK coast. Such a contrast from yesterday when the beach and seafront were crowded and people were even brave enough to be in the sea swimming. Thank you for your visit and I hope the weather is nice where you are.

At Every Inchie Monday the theme this week is knitting

This is my inchie with a bit of knitting on part of a cocktail stick. Wonder what everyone else will for this?

A new Challenge blog called Stamp and Stencils has its first challenge posted and the theme is Anything Goes

 I made a card for a neighbours birthday The web stencil is by Dream weaver and the stamp by Kanban. I used Grunge Paste for the stencil and Distressed Stains to colour here and there. I also did the stamping with a Distressed stain but not sure that worked as well as I had hoped.

When I had taken a photograph of the card I made a matching envelope by printing out the photographed image.


30 comments:

  1. Fabulous card Chrissie! Love the web and the colours you've used. Thanks for joining us at Stamps and Stencils. Sue C x

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  2. Fabulous creations loving that awesome inchie and the colour is beautiful.xx{aNNie My Personal Blog}

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  3. love the card, so much detail on it, they will love it! Also love the inchie, I am amazed at the small stitched, great work, love the cocktail stick idea as well

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  4. Great inchie, love the tin piece of knitting, and that birthday card for your neighbour is fabulous. Have a lovely day, it's cold and grey here, no sunshine today. Hugs, Valerie

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  5. Great inchie and card! Love the colours and stamps. And your knitting is stunning! :-)

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  6. I love your fantastic kniting piece. It's so cool!
    Your birthday card is wonderful. Never seen this kind of fabulous technique before.
    Have a happy Easter Day, Chrissie,
    hugs xx

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  7. A fabulous inchie and a wonderful card. The knitting must be so tiny.
    xxx Hazel.

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  8. The sweetest inchie ever Chrissie and a wonderful card with so much texture ..great.. must be a wonderful gift for your neighbour even with the fitting envelope as well!
    Happy Easter Monday!
    xxx
    Susi

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  9. Wonderful pieces today Chrissie, Your card is fabulous, great textures and colours! hugs :)

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  10. Love your inchie, made me chuckle because I did a toothpick knitting with twine for a scrapbook page!
    Your distress stain stamping has lost definition but this can be an advantage to give an impression of movement or just an impressionist style.
    C xx

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  11. Wow, how on earth did you get all that lot on a tiny inchy, fantastic xxx

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  12. Love your inchie with the tiny knitting, made me think of sheep and spring instantly!
    And your card has a Spanish feel with that pretty lady! Great creations as always Chrissie!
    Hugs Ira xox
    ♥Ira’s Crea Corner♥

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  13. Your inchie is SO adorable Chrissie ! Love it ! And I love your card too, love the colours... Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

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  14. Lovely inchie and the card is beautiful too!

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  15. Great inchies Chrissie, and the weather here in Herefordshire has been wonderful. Hot and sunny.

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  16. Love your tiny piece of knitting. I can't imagine trying to use cocktail sticks as needles (I used sock needles). It snowed in southern ontario on Easter sunday! a bit warmer today. Really nice card - what a lucky neighbour.

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  17. Love your little tiny knitting square, and the card has so much interest and texture.

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  18. Brilliant Chrissie, both you Inchie (so clever) and your other project look fantastic!

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  19. Great mini knitting & I really like the other piece too.

    Sally

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  20. Love the tiny inchie Chrissie, you are so patient to knit with a small stick. A beautiful card, the textures, background and the main images all look fantastic together. Thank you for joining in our first challenge at Stamps and Stencils.
    Yvonne xx

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  21. These are both fabulous Chrissie, you knitting is so cute and I'm always amazed by what you can get on an inchie. I really like you card the distress stain seems to give her so much movement, and to do a print for the envelope is just genius xx

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  22. Very nice projects, Chrissie. I like the idea of the knitting on the cocktail stick. It gives it a nice flare. And the cards are a delight. I 'envy' the kinds of printers some of you have that you can print out envelopes, too. I always like a matching envelope.

    Hope you had a joyous Easter,

    Marianne xox

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  23. Just gorgeous work all around!

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  24. I love that you did actual knitting on your knitting inchie!

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  25. Love that bling, but the actual knitting--so cool! I like the color combination on the card--I've been seeing a lot of baby blue or aqua with red; I guess it's a trend. Have a brilliant day, Chrissie! c

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  26. Cute inchie. The card is very pretty, nice technique.

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  27. Great inchie! Love your card - great idea for the envelope too! Chrisx

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  28. Wonderful inchie and card. You did some knitting!

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  29. Knitting on a cocktail stick - genius! Love your spider web card too - such a cool colour combination.
    Alison xx

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  30. Just love how the distress stains stamped...perfect! Great card, thanks so much for joining us at Stamps and Stencils. Ruth x

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Thank you for all of your comments. Reading them brings precious moments. Isn't it great to be able to be in touch with so many nice people in this way.