Yep, another cheeky and totally misleading post title, lol. I have been a bad incher, I missed the last two weeks of inchies and today the third one is due, so I spent some time in the craftavan catching up. And of course I wanted to get all three themes into the post title.
Two Mondays ago, the theme was "EYE". When I sat down at my little table today and started thinking about what to do, I immediately decided that I wanted big lashes. Nice, curly 3D lashes. I drew the eye, and was going to make the lashes out of black seam binding as I didn't have any black paper, but that didn't work out. Finally found some nice glossy black on the back page of a magazine. It is a steampunk kind of eye, lol, I used a washer, a tiny crocheted ring of sorts and an even tinier nut for the pupil -
Last Monday's inchie challenge was "WORLD". I really didn't want to draw a globe, errm, perhaps it was more a case of not being able to draw a globe, lol, so I decided to go with the saying - the WORLD is your oyster. That was much more fun. I used a real pearl inside the oyster! -
I wanted to show the beautiful WORLD surrounding us here at the cottage, but photographing such a teeny thing kinda killed the background. Just use your imagination and think of the pics I posted of the view many times before, lol.
And today's theme for the weekly inchie challenge is "WINDOW". Our cottage here in France has shutters, and I couldn't resist making shutters for my WINDOW inchie. I found the perfect size image of a man in a French antiques magazine, drew the window frame on him and attached the shutters -
(photographed on a brick to make it look like a house wall).
I am so glad I finally caught up with this challenge.
We'll be returning to England on Sunday, with a car packed to the hilt with lots of lovely French treasures which I will be listing in the Etsy shop from Monday or Tuesday onwards. If I get the chance, I'll show some more recent brocante finds tomorrow!
Until then, toodlepip xxx