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« on: January 11, 2010 10:04:22 AM »

My mum's birthday is in March... I never know what to get her. She loves riding and horses but a lot of commercial horsey stuff is kinda... well... bleh. Anywho, I've just started on an inchie obsession and I LOVE the way that a group of framed inchies looks. Soooo, I thought that I'd frame a group of horse themed inchies. Here's my head start...



... what I'd really like to do is swap for more horse inchies so that there is some variety in style/look/feel. My family doesn't quiet understand swapping but everyone thinks it's cool that you trade with people from all over the world.

***UPDATE: Here's the finished lot...



framed all pretty and stuff Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2010 10:37:11 AM »

These are goregous, your mom is going to love them.
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« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2010 11:35:38 AM »

They are lovely. How did you achieve that edge?
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« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2010 12:08:40 PM »

I sanded the edges and curved the corners with an emery board (the ones you use for doing your nails) and then rubbed the edges on a black ink pad... just like you'd use a knife on butter.
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« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2010 06:43:42 PM »

Those are really great. I've never ridden a horse, but I've always appreciated their beauty. I'd be happy to have a personal swap with you for some inchies--PM me if you're interested Cheesy (assuming we aren't in the same group in the inchie swap of course....that would make things easier!)
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« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2010 01:45:58 AM »

I sanded the edges and curved the corners with an emery board (the ones you use for doing your nails) and then rubbed the edges on a black ink pad... just like you'd use a knife on butter.

Thanks for the tip!! Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2010 04:17:49 PM »

Those look so great together, and I love the curved edges!

I'll have to see if I can find any horsey things here. If I can I'll make some up and send them your way.
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« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2010 01:29:18 PM »

Those are beautiful. I love the color palette and the rounded edges. Where did you get your images?
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« Reply #8 on: January 15, 2010 06:34:16 AM »

All of the horse images are from Clipart ETC (http://etc.usf.edu/clipart/) the ladies are from a vintage site which has an equestrian gallery. The ETC site is a fantastic resource!
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« Reply #9 on: January 15, 2010 06:59:16 AM »

Ooo, thanks! I bookmarked that site.
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