Friday, November 16, 2018

Just Add Ink #434..."Big Bold Sentiment"


Happy Friday crafty friends 😊

It's time for our new challenge here at Just Add Ink....but just before we get to that we have some exciting news to share!!
At last weekend's Stampin' Up's On Stage Events, they announced the16 member International Artisan Design Team members for the coming year and we are so excited to share that THREE of our lovely JAI design team members are amongst them!!
So please join with us in giving a huge Congratulations to Jackie Aitken, Rochelle Blok and Narelle Farrugia!! We are so excited for you and proud of you and know that you will all do an amazing job in the year ahead!!

So back to this week's challenge.....😊Nikki has suggested a fabulous, fun and graphic task for us - to Just Add a Big Bold Sentiment to our projects. As you can see from the design team's samples, there are so many themes and options to choose from and we hope that you will enjoy this challenge as much as we did!!

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.
  • Colour Challenges: Please use "ONLY" the challenge colours or as close as possible when creating your project. (Black-White-Vanilla & Metallics may also be added)
  • Alphabet Challenges: Please comment in your post exactly what your "Alphabet" element is.
  • Choose Two Challenges: Please comment in your post which of the "Two" elements you chose.
  • 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, November 15, 2018

Just Add Ink #433

A big thank you to everyone who joined in with our Colour challenge this past week! 
We loved popping by all your sites and blogs to see how you chose to use these fun and bright colours in your projects.

The design team votes are in and this week our "Top Pick" goes to Tenia Nelson for her fun and graphic Queen Bee!



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

 I love the interesting design and layout with our fun, fresh colours. Total Queen!

 Interesting embellishments and layout, perfect for these bold colours. 

Love the clean design and pops of colour, great idea to use washi tape like that.


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...

Bold and bright focal point with a lovely soft background.

The soft and subtle background effect is lovely! A gorgeous way to highlight the big snowflake.

 Love the big bold snowflake against the subtle background.


Nicole Wilson



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

 Wonderful use of shapes and samples

Love the mix of rich colours, graphic elements and florals.

 Lots of fun colour with a great layout.



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, November 2, 2018

Just Add Ink #433..."Colour"

Hello and Happy Friday crafty peeps!
This week at Just Add Ink we have a bright fun colour challenge for you from Jo. There will be lots of opportunity to enter as the challenge will be running for an extra week (closing Nov 14th) as the majority of the Just Add Ink team will be busy catching up at the different SU! OnStage events running around the globe Nov 8-10. We hope to see some of you there! Here are the colours. Enjoy!


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.
  • Colour Challenges: Please use "ONLY" the challenge colours or as close as possible when creating your project. (Black-White-Vanilla & Metallics may also be added)
  • Alphabet Challenges: Please comment in your post exactly what your "Alphabet" element is.
  • Choose Two Challenges: Please comment in your post which of the "Two" elements you chose.
  • 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, November 1, 2018

Just Add Ink #432 ... Winners

Hello there,
the Just Add Ink design team really enjoyed looking at all the beautiful projects you shared with us this week using Tina's classic sketch design. However, there can only be one winner and this week our winner is Jenny Hall with this classic rustic card.



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

Such a clever use of sentiments to create a custom one! Just love the 'natural' elements of twine and embellishments!

The most perfectly placed bling with a bow.

Beauitful clean lines and gorgeous layering for a stunning CAS card.


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...

Such an adorable scene, stunning colouring and gorgeous details.

Totally adorable Christmas card, beautiful colouring!

Too cute! Gorgeous colouring for a super adorable card.



V. Pursglove


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

The buttons and bows compliment this elegant design beautifully.

Love the idea of bows and buttons in the center of the blooms!

A super subtle bling & bow in such a sweet 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, October 26, 2018

Just Add Ink #432..."Choose Two"



Happy Friday crafty friends ~

We have a brand new challenge for you! This week Patrice wants you to choose two of the three options above - that is buttons, bows and/or bling - for your project. Please tell us in your blog post which items you've chosen to use. We'll be stopping by with some comment love.

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.
  • Colour Challenges: Please use "ONLY" the challenge colours or as close as possible when creating your project. (Black-White-Vanilla & Metallics may also be added)
  • Alphabet Challenges: Please comment in your post exactly what your "Alphabet" element is.
  • Choose Two Challenges: Please comment in your post which of the "Two" elements you chose.
  • 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, October 25, 2018

Just Add Ink #431...Winners!

Hello & happy Thursday afternoon ~

It seems many of you love a good sketch. A big thanks to those of you who joined our challenge this past week. It's always lovely for the design team to pop around & visit your blogs to see your interpretation of our challenges.

We've tallied the votes & our 'Top Pick' is Doris with this adorable little gnome.

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

The cutest little gnome, so well coloured, and I love the big sentiment!

I loved the multi part sentiment such an eye catching feature, as is that cute gnome!

This adorable gnome leaping out from amongst the trees just makes me smile!


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...

Love the elegant garland draped around the sentiment panel - a fabulous use of the sketch!

Lovely fresh and clean interpretation of the sketch. Loved how the floral boughs were used.

A very clever way to use the stamps.


Tanya



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

This is such a fun and clever way to use our sketch. Nothing like a bit of punch art!

A brilliant use of punches and dies to create a personalised card.

Clever use of punch art to complete the challenge!


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, October 19, 2018

Just Add Ink #431..."Sketch"

Good Morning and happy Friday friends!

It's time for a new challenge here at Just Add Ink! Tina has created a fun sketch and has challenged us to create a project using the sketch elements. Well, as you can see from the fabulous array of projects from the design team, we had fun and enjoyed creating for this weeks sketch!

We would love you to join us, create a project with the sketch and share your creativity as well!

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.
  • Colour Challenges: Please use "ONLY" the challenge colours or as close as possible when creating your project. (Black-White-Vanilla & Metallics may also be added)
  • Alphabet Challenges: Please comment in your post exactly what your "Alphabet" element is.
  • Choose Two Challenges: Please comment in your post which of the "Two" elements you chose.
  • 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.