Friday, July 21, 2017

Just Add Ink #369..."Inspiration"

Hello there,
it's Friday and you know what that means...yes time for a new challenge at Just Add Ink! But before we move on to the new challenge we have the great pleasure of introducing a new guest designer. Rachael Lewsley is the first of several talented guest designers we have asked to come and join us through to the end of September, so stay posted for some new faces and inspiring projects!

For this week's challenge Rochelle has given us a fabulous inspiration photo to get our creative juices running. You can use the colours, patterns, or some element of the picture to inspire your project. We hope you can join us!



Here is what the Design Team have come up with this week to provide you with inspiration...




JUST ADD INK RULES
  • Create a card, layout or 3D project using our challenge as inspiration.
  • Link your post, NOT your whole blog back here.
  • Your project must be new, created for this challenge and combined with no more than 5 other challenges.
  • Please mention JUST ADD INK in your blog post and provide a link so others can come and join in the fun too.
  • Please DO NOT use your challenge entry as self promotion. We are here to have fun and encourage creativity.
  • We reserve the right to remove links that do not comply with the above guidelines.
  • The challenge closes each Wednesday at 10.00 pm (AEST) Australian Eastern Standard Time.




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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Just Add Ink #368...Winners

Hi there,
it's Thursday and that means it's time to announce the Winner and HM's for last week's challenge. The twist challenge was well....challenging and we had some really lovely creative entries.  It wasn't easy to pick a winner; however, in the end we picked Valerie as this week's winner for her festive and beautifully coloured bear card.



Here's what some of the design team had to say..

Wonderful Christmas card using these adorable bears.

Her bears are coloured so beautifully, and are perfect for Christmas.

The bears are super cute & so well coloured

Congratulations!



Here is your badge to wear on your blog.


Honorable Mentions for this week go to -
Here's what some of the design team had to say...

Such a delightful mix of colours and textures.

Great stamping and great embellishments.

Love the fun design and colours and the repetitive background stamping is just the perfect detail.




Marina




Here's what some of the design team had to say..

A sweet card, demonstrating excellent masking technique.


Wow, her masking is awesome - great take on the challenge.

She's so sweet and perfect for Christmas!


Be sure to click on their names and leave them some lovely comments.


Don't forget to come back at midnight to check out our next challenge!

Thanks for playing at Just Add Ink!



Don't forget to join us tomorrow for our next challenge

Friday, July 14, 2017

Just Add Ink #368..."Just Add a Twist"

Welcome to a fun new challenge here at Just Add Ink!

This week Kelly has challenged us to create a project that uses a "Birthday" set to create a 'Christmas" project...So pop your thinking caps on, dig through your stamp stash and create and share with us here at Just Add Ink.
With Christmas looming in "164 Days"  Yep! l went there...:0) This is a great challenge to get your Christmas preparations underway!



Here is what the Design Team have come up with this week to provide you with inspiration...





JUST ADD INK RULES
  • Create a card, layout or 3D project using our challenge as inspiration.
  • Link your post, NOT your whole blog back here.
  • Your project must be new, created for this challenge and combined with no more than 5 other challenges.
  • Please mention JUST ADD INK in your blog post and provide a link so others can come and join in the fun too.
  • Please DO NOT use your challenge entry as self promotion. We are here to have fun and encourage creativity.
  • We reserve the right to remove links that do not comply with the above guidelines.
  • The challenge closes each Wednesday at 10.00 pm (AEST) Australian Eastern Standard Time.



Thursday, July 13, 2017

Just Add Ink #367...Winners!

It's that time once again to share our "Top Pick" and HM's for this weeks colour challenge!

Thanks for sharing at Just Add Ink, we had some lovely entries using a variety of the colour combinations and it was lovely to see every ones projects.

The design team have voted and this week our "Top Pick" is Rachael with her lovely watercolour rose project!


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Here is what some of the design team had to say...

Striking combination of clean lines and splash of colour.

Fantastic use of the LLT as a splash across the white!

 I adore Rachael's use of LLT - such a great pop of colour on that white background.

Congratulations!

Here is your badge to wear on your blog.



Honourable Mentions this week go to -



Here's what some of the design team had to say...

Loved the use of cards and they way they are layered.

Such a bright, bold and graphic design!

 The layering of elements is fantastic, and balances the colours well.



Meg



Here's what some of the design team had to say...

 I really love the background on Meg's card. The combination of colours is awesome.

A terrific way to use the challenge colours, I love the finished result!

Great use of the colours to create a bold & artistic card.


Be sure to click on their names and leave them some lovely comments.


Thanks for playing at Just Add Ink!


Don't forget to join us tomorrow for our next challenge

Friday, July 7, 2017

Just Add Ink #367..."Colour"

Hi everyone, before we get into this weeks challenge, the JAI team would like to take a minute to say farewell to Shona Chambers.  

Shona has been a part of the JAI Design Team since the beginning of 2015, although she played along with Challenges and featured as a Guest Designer prior to that time.  Shona has a wonderful CAS style, often using uncluttered white space, allowing colourful images to shine on her cards.  Shona also uses different shaped windows, frames and sequins with ease.  Her creativity will be missed within the Just Add Ink team.
Shona, we wish you well and we will be looking for you in future Challenges.


This week we have a Colour Combination that has been suggested by Patrice.  It features some Neutrals and one of the new In-colours  - Lemon Lime Twist.

We hope these colours get your ideas flowing and hope you can find time to join in the fun and play along.

Here is what the Design Team have come up with this week to provide you with inspiration...

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JUST ADD INK RULES
  • Create a card, layout or 3D project using our challenge as inspiration.
  • Link your post, NOT your whole blog back here.
  • Your project must be new, created for this challenge and combined with no more than 5 other challenges.
  • Please mention JUST ADD INK in your blog post and provide a link so others can come and join in the fun too.
  • Please DO NOT use your challenge entry as self promotion. We are here to have fun and encourage creativity.
  • We reserve the right to remove links that do not comply with the above guidelines.
  • The challenge closes each Wednesday at 10.00 pm (AEST) Australian Eastern Standard Time.




Thursday, July 6, 2017

Just Add Ink # 366 Winners!!

Hello!....It's time to let you know our winners for this weeks challenge. Wow...so many great cards and different ideas on how to Just Add A!  Thanks everyone for playing along.
Our "Top Pick" this week is...


Here is what some of the design team had to say...

"Julie's apples are just stunning - bold bright and shiny!"

"Beautiful apples and fabulous stenciling"

"Great background stenciling which is subtle against the bright apples"

Congratulations!


Here is your badge to wear on your blog.


Honourable Mentions this week go to -

You Are Amazing

Here's what some of the design team had to say...

"The gorgeous flowers just pop right off that pink embossed layer. Super pretty!"

"Vibrant, whimsical and fun this is delightfully amazing"

"Very pretty and lovely embossing"


Crystal Komara
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Here's what some of the design team had to say...

"Such a pretty celebration of these adorable Australian icons!"

"Love all the layers with the mix of embossing and DSP. The koalas are a super cute addition"

"Great layered stamping on these cute stamps"



Be sure to click on their names and leave them some lovely comments.


Don't forget to come back at midnight to check out our next challenge!

Thanks for playing at Just Add Ink!


Don't forget to join us tomorrow for our next challenge