Monday, February 20, 2012

JAI #105 Colour Challenge

Card Challenge
JAI#105 Colour Challenge

Well yes this is my second post for the day as this is the second Challenge I managed to get done yesterday. This time Just Add Ink have decided on a colour challenge. I do like these challenges, makes me step outside my square and use colours I might not use.
These are the colours for the challenge. So off I went, not quite sure what I had in mind, but something always gets created. I did want to make some of the paper roses that I haven't made for a while so that was my starting point.

Here is my card.
I have used my Bigshot alot with this card. Firstly the Dots embossing folder for the background, then the Leaves die for my leaves and the Circles die for my circles. The Roses are hand made and I have used the retired stamp "Birthday Wish" for my saying. I have also scored the leaves for a nice effect.

So thanks for stopping by and don't forget to scroll down so you can check out my other Challenge of a Scrap Layout adding Holiday photos.

JAI Scrapbook Challenge #2 Holiday Photos

Just Add Holiday Photos
JAI Scrap #2

Well yesterday was a very bit of this and bit of that day. After such a very busy weekend with my eldest Son's racing I needed some chilling time, so I sat down at my craft desk and managed to get 2 Challenges done. Woo Hoo and yes they are both for the Just Add Ink website a favorite of mine.

This one is the second Scrap Challenge they have done and for this one we just had to add Holiday Photos. Well with the holidays just gone I certainly did have a few to choose from and I decided to go with the beach ones.

For my challenge today I have used our In colours. I started with
the Pool Party 12" x 12" textured paper and then for the photo backing I used the Peach Parfait and Island Indigo, with a touch of the Pear Pizzazz as well. I stamped the retired stamp set Seaside in Island Indigo and cut out the shells to add to the page. I have used the Vintage Market Alphabet die in the bigshot to get my title "Beach Fun" I have cut out two of each one in Island Indigo and one in Pear Pizzazz. A little bit a spritzing around the edges and there you have, my layout for the challenge.

The hardest part of this layout was sticking the letters back to back. But I do like the end results.

Don't forget to pop over to the Just Add Ink website to see what the design team have come up with.

Thanks for stopping by

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Wednesday Workshop - Vintage theme

Well Ladies tomorrow is another Workshop Wednesday
and this time I have gone with the Vintage Theme.

So all 3 make and takes will have the vintage look.

Here is a sneak peak of what to expect tomorrow.

And lookie here its a Male card.... I know everyone including
me have trouble making male cards, we all like the bling and
flowers, but we still from time to time need a male card.
This is one of the new stamp sets called Need for Speed.

So for those of you who are coming tomorrow see you then.

Saturday, February 4, 2012

Just Add Ink Colour Challenge #103

Well another challenge has been set and with Valentine's Day coming up the Just Add Ink Design Team have a colour theme to fit this day perfectly.

So with this in mind I decided on a very simple card for my design. I went with the Whisper White cardstock for the main card. I wanted some sort of flower and went with the Flower from the Fifth Avenue Stamp Set which is such a great set for colouring. My technique for colouring was with my Aqua Painters, here I have used 3 shades of red, Poppy Parade, Real Red and Riding Hood Red. I used my scoreboard and scored lines vertically and diagonally with my Riding Hood Red Marker I them traced the score lines. The Rose has been cleared embossed and them coloured in. I used my crimper for the top right hand corner and the X.O.X.O saying from the now retired "Life Definitions" Stamp set.
Here is my finished Card.
Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to pop over to the Just Add Ink website for more inspiration