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Lisa Lee
Pacific Northwest
I will figure it out!
Interests: ART SQUARES, inchies, photography, COLOR, details, anything outdoors and all the colors in the Crayola box!
Recent Activity
Very excited to have Cindi Nelson, owner of Savvy Stamps joining us again today with her take on the Twelve Days of Trees! These 2 cards are the ultimate in visual trickery and a perfect example of compare/contrast, positive/negative and... Continue reading
Posted 4 hours ago at all in an inch
Joining us as a special guest today is Cindi Nelson, owner of Savvy Stamps! What many don't know is that Cindi is also one of the creative forces behind Impress Cards and Crafts (one of our favorite companies!) and is... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at all in an inch
It’s amazing all the "trees" you can find hidden in our Art Squares! Today Elizabeth Allan (a member of our design team!) has created a stylish and modern evergreen that is dressed in a splash of mixed media. We are... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at all in an inch
If you follow this blog, you know that we are in love with the die masking technique and are excited to show it again with this wonderful Cutout Christmas Tree die from Impression Obsession! What is so great about die... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at all in an inch
We invited a few of our buddies to join in our Twelve Days of Trees and are excited to share this fabulous creation from Kristen Powers, the owner of RubberMoon Art Stamps. KP's project is all about layering; with different... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at all in an inch
Make your own Tic Tac Toe! When we first started the Inchie Arts company our emphasis was all on 1" Inchie Squares. And, one of our first products was this neat magnet board that could be used as the perfect... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at all in an inch
A holly tree is synonymous with this time of year! This wonderful Holly Tree stamp from Penny Black is great for card making because it provides a perfect opportunity to practice color mixing to achieve a variety of shades of... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at all in an inch
We are often teased about our fondness for the CAS (Clean and Simple) style of stamping and creating - perhaps resulting from that graphic design mantra that 'less is more' from years ago in college! This Tree Tile stamp from... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at all in an inch
Inspiration arrived yesterday in the mail in the form of the monthly RubberMoon MoonMail Club packet. After seeing how KP had used this simple triangle stamp to create wonderful trees we began not only brainstorming fun new ideas, but reminiscing... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2014 at all in an inch
Gorgeous isn't it! We told Dina when we first saw the photo of this card that we thought she was single handily creating renewed interest in using Inchie Squares in card projects! She created this beauty for a Mix-Ability 'inchie'... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2014 at all in an inch
We are pretty excited to share this unique distressing treatment from a recent post from Virginia's View Challenge #10 - All Things Distressed by their guest designer...our very own Jill Foster! As Virginia points out, distressing is a technique that... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2014 at all in an inch
Paper crafting and art techniques in combination with the web are a great combination because in just a click you can share and learn new things. We just had to share this beautiful watercolor card created by Penny Ward. Not... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2014 at all in an inch
I hope all of you had as much fun as we did last week - we owe a very special thank you to all the artists who participated in this wonderful event! Who would have thought there would have been... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2014 at all in an inch
When I first saw this card, I couldn't fathom how Dina created it. There are so many wonderful things about this project...thank goodness she created a step by step tutorial on her blog, Mama Dini's Stamperia! And, if you have... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2014 at all in an inch
Die masking is such a great technique we couldn't resist doing it again on a 4" white Art Square for our final day of collaboration with Penny Black! (step by step directions for this die masking technique can be found... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2014 at all in an inch
Even though an ATC (Artist Trading Card) isn't a square, it's actually 2.5" X 3.5", how could we not include it as part of the Art Square line of products! It was really more about the fact that we knew... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2014 at all in an inch
It's day 4 already and it's time to share some ideas for the 3" Art Square size. For years our business focused on the 3 smaller sizes; the 1" or Inchie Square, 1.5" Inchie + Square and the 2" Twinchie... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2014 at all in an inch
For day 3 of our week with Penny Black it's time to move to the next largest size of Art Squares - the 2" or "Twinchie Square". This is a very popular size because it's not too small...and not too... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2014 at all in an inch
It's day 2 of our week of collaborating with the designers from Penny Black. We are pretty excited about all the comments we have received so far and look forward to sharing our ideas and Art Squares with all our... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2014 at all in an inch
Beginning today, Monday November 17, and continuing through Saturday November 22 there will be an explosion of creativity on the blogs of both of these two companies. Each day will have new postings on both sites that combine the Art... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2014 at all in an inch
This is such a great idea from Dina as part of the Splitcoaststampers Holiday Tutorial event running from November 9 through 16! While she created this neat little purse size box for a particular purpose it would be a great... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at all in an inch
Water based markers are a great resource for creating a background following Dina's trick - to dilute them with water on a non absorbent work surface and then lay a white ATC Art Square directly into the ink. In this... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2014 at all in an inch
We are always stunned at the ability to create such a richness of color simply with a watercolor medium. And Elizabeth does just that today in her posting on Studio Sessions as part of a Penny Black design team challenge... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2014 at all in an inch
In preparation for our demo on Saturday morning at the Impress Holiday Open House in Tukwila we have been creating all kinds of samples. We are always asked about the difference between using different coloring mediums on the Art Squares... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2014 at all in an inch
The response from all of you has been tremendous. I speak for all of us on the Inchie Arts team in saying that we had a blast participating in this blog hop! We hope you enjoyed all the projects we... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2014 at all in an inch