Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Wee & Whimsical Wednesday


Fun news - I'm joining the talented teams at Lockhart Stamp Company and Inchie Arts, LLC! You all know how much I love those two companies, so it is such a joy to join them. Wee & Whimsical Wednesdays will be the days when I create something fun with Inchies (and I couldn't resist the alliteration!). I hope you will appreciate seeing the Inchies as much as I enjoy making them!

I have to give you a little background on this card - there is a grocery store chain here on the East Coast that started in Western New York, and whenever I go there, I always come across some food item that I loved growing up. Well, the other day I came across a brand of ice cream (Perry's, if you're from the area)that had a jingle in their commercials using the old familiar "I scream, you scream...". When I saw the ice cream, the jingle popped into my head immediately! Do you find that when you have something in your head like a jingle, the only way to get rid of it is to pass it on? (Gosh, I hope that happens to someone other than me!) So, anyways, I called my husband right there from the grocery aisle and started singing it as soon as he picked up. Thank goodness he didn't commit me to the loony bin and he laughed right along.

Well, when I got home, I knew I had to make an ice cream card! I used a Black Inchie Square as my starting point. Next, I stamped and colored the Itty Bitty Ice Cream Cone from Lockhart Stamp Company; I cut it out and adhered it on the Inchie Square. To finish it off, I used a little white acrylic paint to edge the Inchie Square and covered the image in Glossy Accents.

You might remember that I showed you how to create your own journaling label on this post. I used it for this card, and created the sentiment with some alphabet stamps (Brayton font from Just Rite). I opted to go with black with all of this to really accentuate the Inchie, but knew I still needed a splash of color. I used ribbon to create the background & love the way it turned out! (It reminds me of ice cream in a cooler at an old-fashioned ice cream parlor.)

I hope you enjoy it! (And if you're from Buffalo, I'm sorry for getting the jingle stuck in your head!) Be well.

Supply List:

Black Inchie Square: Inchie Arts, LLC

Stamps: (IB Ice Cream) Lockhart Stamp Company, (Brayton Font) Just Rite Stampers, (Lined Paper) Cornish Heritage Farms

Ribbon: (Swiss Dot, various colors) Papertrey Ink

Die Cuts: (Labels One) Spellbinders Paper Arts

Colored Pencils: Prismacolors

Other: acrylic paint, (Glossy Accents) Ranger

7 comments:

~amy~ said...

cute, cute, cute!!! Love your W&WW creation!

StamperSharon said...

Jenn, I love your Wee Wednesday idea! This card is fabulous -- I love the nostalgic feel of the black & cream paired with the ice cream colors! Love the ribbon!

Miki said...

Congrats on the new DT!!!! Your a wonderful addition to any team, so they are lucky to have you.

Great card and I always scream for ice cream, yum!

KATY826 said...

Woohoo, congrats on the new DT! I loveeeeeeeeeeeeee Lockhart! Cute card! :)

liannallama said...

oh, this is adorable! I'm glad you're joining the inchie team--I adore inchies!
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Pat (mspfd) said...

I absolutely love inches. Fabulous and fun card! Love your WW idea. It would be awesome if your W&W Wensdays would include a challenge to allow inchie lovers to play along!

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