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I is for itsy bitsy inchies

Here is the letter I in my alphabet tag series. For some reason this letter stumped me until I saw my friend Rita's inchies from a recent art swap. The words inspire, idea and  imagine are great words but seemed too vague and general for this so I went with the theme of inchies. In the usual fashion I cut some more gelli prints for the background and for the inchies. The Gypsy Soul collage sheet was used for the faces ( I used a 5/8 inch square punch) which was then adhered to black paper and cut around the edges with a decorative stamp type scissors. To finish, the words and the sprocket chipboard were colored with green and caramel ink colors. The light bulb safety pin was added to the hole - I am so loving those!

Supplies from Altered Pages:
Gypsy Soul collage sheet
Gelli printing plate
Sprockets chipboard
Light bulb safety pin


  1. Another beautiful tag Ingrid!! :)

  2. Ingrid is a master of color, she creates some of the most amazing gelli prints! OH so pretty!


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