Friday, January 27, 2023

Just Add Ink #637...Sketch!


 Good Morning JAI Friends!

We are back with a brand new challenge from Tina and she has given us this great sketch to create with.

We love a good sketch challenge here at Just Add Ink, as it allows for so much freedom when creating and as you can see from the design team projects, the options are pretty endless for creativity!

We hope you can join us this week and if you do, don't forget to refresh yourselves with the challenge guidelines and most importantly add the JAI link back here in your blog or socials post.

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

Nikki Spencer















Did you know we have an Instagram acc? We’d love to see your projects over there too. So once you’ve entered the challenge here on the blog (by adding your project to our gallery via the "Mr Linky" below) head over to Insta and tag us in your post using #justaddinkchallenge or #jai637


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 7.00 pm (AEST) Australian Eastern Standard Time.





Thursday, January 26, 2023

Just Add Ink #636...Winners!

 

Afternoon everyone!

It is time to share our Top Pick & HM's for this weeks choose your favourite blog hop!

We loved seeing your creative ideas and favourite crafty things pop up in our gallery. So, many thanks to everyone that participated this week and we hope you will pop back tomorrow for the next fun challenge!

The votes are counted and this weeks "Top Pick" goes to Esther with her fabulously creative and pretty use of her favourite things!

Esther


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

Beautiful card with lovely layers.

A bright, bold and fun work of art.

A visual feast of harmonious colour! 

Wow! stunning card with amazing details.


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...

Rainbow colours, stars and a cute puppy. It's a yes from me!

Adorable! The rainbow background is awesome!

You had me at inlaid die cuts!

Delightfully filled with colour, sweet and funny!




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

Love this fun fold, clever and effective.

Such a standout origami background. Elegant and clean.

Super cute design with that folded DSP behind her big sentiment.

A lovely fun fold and a clever use of the patterned paper.



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, January 20, 2023

Just Add Ink #636...BLOG HOP!

Hello, hello, hello!
Welcome to a new year at Just Add Ink.

We are kicking off the year in style with our annual blog hop. This year the theme is 'Favourite'. Our projects will feature our favourite things - colours, techniques, elements - and we look forward to seeing what yours are!


To start our "Favourite Blog Hop" and see all of the fabulous design team projects, Click on Chantell and from there you can complete the hop loop by clicking on the "NEXT" banner on each DT post! 

If you loose your way, click on the Just Add Ink link in each post to return here.

Blog Hop Participants.....

1. Chantell Randall

2. Kim Badelt

3. Annie Alexander

4. Lou Kitzelman

5. Nikki Spencer

6. Di Barnes

7. Jan McQueen

8. Rochelle Blok

9. Kerry Bunting

10. Narelle Farrugia

11. Joanne Stubbings

12. Tristan Dawes

13. Tina Gillespie

14. Fiona Bradley


Did you know we have an Instagram acc? We’d love to see your projects over there too. So once you’ve entered the challenge here on the blog (by adding your project to our gallery via the "Mr Linky" below) head over to Insta and tag us in your post using #justaddinkchallenge or #jai636

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 7.00 pm (AEST) Australian Eastern Standard Time.




Friday, December 23, 2022

Just Add Ink #635...Inspiration!

Photo Credit: https://www.notjustahousewife.net/christmas-tree-plum-ornaments/

Happy Christmas everyone!  

Welcome to the last Just Add Ink Challenge for 2022 - a Christmas Inspiration Challenge, that has been suggested by Nikki.   Quite a modern Christmas Tree with fun purple decorations to Inspire your crafting.

This Challenge will run for 2 weeks, closing on Wednesday, 4 January 2023.  

This is a participation only Challenge with No voting or Winners!


Thank you to everyone for playing along with us throughout 2022.  We love seeing all your wonderful cards and projects.  You inspire us in our Crafting, with your ideas, techniques, colour combos and layouts.  

Have a safe and happy Christmas with your friends and family.  We look forward to connecting with you again in 2023 as we kick off with our traditional full Design Team "Blog Hop" in January.


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


Tristan Dawes



Lou Kitzelman



Nikki Spencer



Kim Badelt



Tina Gillespie



Fiona Bradley



Did you know we have an Instagram acc? We’d love to see your projects over there too. So once you’ve entered the challenge here on the blog (by adding your project to our gallery via the "Mr Linky" below) head over to Insta and tag us in your post using #justaddinkchallenge or #jai635


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 7.00 pm (AEST) Australian Eastern Standard Time.





Thursday, December 22, 2022

Just Add Ink # 634 Winners!!

Hi ya,

I know it's a bit late in the day, but don't worry, I have not forgotten this post.   It's a busy time of year and I have just got back home after an afternoon / evening out.

Thank you, to everyone that joined our "Anything but a Card" Challenge.  It was lovely to see all your wonderful projects - so many great ideas to inspire us all.  I think I will be trying a few of these ideas.

Our Winner this week is Karen Walker



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


"Fabulous gift card holders perfectly co-ordinated"

"Super cute gift card holders matched so well to the gift cards"

"Cute gift card holders, loving all the images"





Congratulations!


Here is your badge to wear on your blog.



Honourable Mentions this week go to -

kareN stampZ


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


"Love the treat bags and those cute images"

"Love these delightful treat bags!"

"Fun Christmas Treats, adorable little images that decorate them"



Laurel



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


"Bold, modern tags which have so much appeal"

"Fabulous non-traditional gift tags!"

"A great selection of stripes and shapes"





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, December 16, 2022

Just Add Ink #634...Anything but a Card!


 Good Morning everyone!

This weeks fun challenge is from Tristan and she would like us to create a project that is "Not a Card".

This can be anything you like in papercraft form and as you can see by the design team projects, there are so many options and it's also a great challenge for getting some festive packaging/tags done!

Happy crafting everyone!

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

Annie Alexander

















Did you know we have an Instagram acc? We’d love to see your projects over there too. So once you’ve entered the challenge here on the blog (by adding your project to our gallery via the "Mr Linky" below) head over to Insta and tag us in your post using #justaddinkchallenge or #jai634


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 7.00 pm (AEST) Australian Eastern Standard Time.





Thursday, December 15, 2022

Just Add Ink #633...Winners!

 It's time to share this weeks Top Pick & HM's for our colour challenge!

We had lots of lovely ideas using combinations of the colours and loved how different everyones projects were...You're a creative lot!

Thanks for joining in and we look forward to seeing you back again soon!

The votes are in and it was unanimous for this weeks "Top Pick" Sandra with her fabulous bold colour creation.

Sandra


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

Fabulous use of the colours on her gorgeous card.

Checks and a bold bloom are a winning combination.

Love the 3D effect of her bold flower in that check 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...

Such beautiful flowers along the bottom of her card.

Gorgeous design and a real "Wow" use of the colours.

A beautifully elegant card.



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

Great graphic Christmas card.

Love all the delicate die cut detail.

Really pretty 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