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Challenge #1 - Inchies!!!

>> Monday, August 4, 2008

Welcome to the first of many DRS Designs Blog Challenges!!! To start off, we are going to run our challenges on a bi-weekly basis. Every other Monday Cathy will post the challenge along with inspiration from the design team. If you would like more info. on a particular project, just click the link for the designers blog. We would love for you to play along as well! There is no time limit, we just want you to be inspired and have fun! If you participate we would love to know and would love to see your project. Just leave a comment on this post with a direct link to your project and we'll head over to check it out! If you upload to SCS, please use the keyword DRSC1.

Our first challenge is....Inchies!!!! These 1in x 1in squares are all the rage right now and alot of fun!! You can use an image that fits within your square OR use a 1in. portion of a larger image!

Check out these great pieces for your inspiration...

The Beauty of Autumn... created by Jennifer. Inchies were used on this card utilizing the spotlight technique. Make sure to check out all of the details here.

Create your tomorrow... created by Etha. Inchies were used to repeat small spots in the background and popped off the card with dimensionals.

Peaceful Butterflies ... by Jessica G. A set of inchies creates the focal point for this card.

Left: Jessica G's Thank You card showcases embellishments made by stamping an image on Polyshrink and then heating it to result in the perfect 'inchie' size.

Right: Polyshrink flower detail.

Summer by the Inches created by Vicki Parson/Stamped Smiles:

Just a friendly note.... by Cathy Indelicato/Crafty Thoughts

"Just because" sunflower... by Heather Lee-Reppen / The Best In Life

"Butterfly happiness" ...... Created by Jessica Knutsen/There She Goes

"Mosiac Inchies"... Created bt Dawn Knight/ Dawns Rubber Room

Just an inchie flower note created by Angela R./ Angels World

Inchie ladybugs created by Janette/ Stampin with Style


Heather Lee-Reppen said...

Terrific cards ladies!

Anonymous said...

WOW!! These are all fantasic!! :) Way to show off those inchies!!

Dawn said...

OH MY MERCY!!! I am just soooo excited to be part of this group! You have all made lovely cards! Great work ladies...

Jessica said...

All of the cards are beautiful, great job everyone!

Jessica G. said...

Beautiful cards! I really want to try the inchies with the highlight and mosaic techniques -- such a great effect!

Cathy I. said...

AWESOME!!! Great job ladies!!!!

Littlekel90 said...

Love the spotlighting technique by Heather, the 4-box focal point peaceful butterflies images by Jessica G, and Cathy's yummy strawberry with 3D blossom. GREAT cards, ladies!! :) Kelly L

Cathy I. said...

These inchies are so much fun, I had to do more!!!

Anonymous said...

I had fun with the inchies to make this card!! TFL!! :)

Here's mine!

Susan said...

Love all the inchies cards last month i went through a whole two weeks of making inchies cards if you want to see

Cathy I. said...

had to do another!!!

Samantha said...

Wow ladies! These are terrific! An excellent job by all.
You make it really hard to pick a favorite, so I won't even try! lol

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

What awesome cards!!! Since I'm new to this site, I'm going to back-track and play this one too! Looks like soooo much fun ... don't want to miss a moment!! Thanks for great inspiration and good luck with this new challenge adventure!!

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