Saturday, April 9, 2011

JAI 63 Inspiration Challenge

Oh dear where do I start. This week at the Just Add Ink website they have an Inspiration Challenge for us. I must admit I took a look at the picture and talk about a head spin. Wasn't really sure what to do? So went away and got tea organised, did a few things, came back had another look, still bambozzled so went and watched some TV. Mind still boggling but had a few ideas. Kids fed, bathed and in bed mmmm what should I do? Here is a look at the picture we had for inspiration.

I must say great picture. Now like I said had something in mind so set about to put it together. No not quite what I had in mind, back to the drawing board. I stayed with the general idea I had from the start and just kept playing until I finally came up with this idea.


With a few changes here and there and lots of scrap going in the bin all in all I am happy with the end result. It is a very bright and cheery card, which is the feeling I got from the Inspiration Photo.

This is a picture of the inside of the card. I decided to put the Big Butterfly inside to go with the front of the card.

Card Recipe:-
Cardstock: Real Red, Daffodil Delight, Whisper White
Stamp Set: Inspired by Nature, Tiny Tags
Ink: Pear Pizzaz, Daffodil Delight, Marina Mist, Versamark
Tools: Pinking Hearts Border Punch. Embosslit Die Beautiful Wings,
Sponges, Clear Embossing Powder, Tiny Tag Punch, Real Red
Ribbon, Heat Gun
Technique: Emboss Resist.

So don't forget to pop over to the Just Add Ink website for more inspiration

Thanks for stopping by

6 comments:

  1. Gorgeous sponging and LOVE the little tags on the side. Thanks for playing along with us this week Karen!

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  2. Not only have you met the challenge, but you have thwon in a heap of techniques too Karen! You are so very clever :-)

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  3. Well all that deliberation paid off. This is a beautiful card from a very tricky inspiration photo.

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  4. Karen I love what you've come up with this week! Talk about a difficult inspiration pic...you've made it look so easy. Well done you!

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  5. The pinking hearts punch makes a great decorative frame for your butterflies flying up through your rainbow coloured background Karen - looks lovely!
    Kim

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  6. Love your card Karen, great use of the inspiration picture colours. Love the changes to your blog too.

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