Friday, November 21, 2014

Just Add Ink #241...Sketch Challenge!

Welcome everyone!
It's time for another fun Just Add Ink challenge and this week Tina has provided a great sketch for us to play with.
The design team have created a great variety of samples and we would love you 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...






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, November 20, 2014

Just Add Ink #240...Winners!

What a lovely line up of entries we had this week, so many creative ideas and inspiration from you all!
With so many to choose from, it was very difficult to pick just a few for our winner and honorable mentions....But after much deliberation, we narrowed it down and our "Winner" for this weeks "Just Add Texture" challenge is......




"This captured the essence of texture beautifully"

"Beautiful tone-on-tone card, with subtle texture in the gorgeous details"

"Beautiful subtle textures"

Congratulations!

Here is your badge to wear on your blog.

Honorable Mentions for this week go to -

Mynn



"I love Mynn's colour choices and all that shimmer"

"Lot's of lovely details and texture"

Carol


"The texture paste is a terrific, and subtle background to this classy card"

"Beautiful design and great use of texture"


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

Monday, November 17, 2014

Design Team Call


Have you ever wanted to be part of a "DESIGN TEAM"...Well now is the time to have a go!
Here at Just Add Ink, we are searching for 3 new Design Team members from AUS/NZ, to join us in 2015!
While it is not a specific requirement, Stampin Up demonstrators or a love of SU products is preferable.

Listed below are the requirements for both the DT call and your ongoing commitments as a Design Team member, should you be asked to join the team.

Applications will close on "Sunday 30th November" and successful applicants will be notified on December 7th and will commence their DT role in late January.

Application Requirements......
Please answer the following questions and submit them to the JAI Hotmail address provided below. As we are heading into the silly season, we are not asking for samples of your work, only a link to your blog.

1: Tell us a little about yourself and why you would like to join of the Design Team.
2: Supply a link to your personal blog.
3: Have you ever been or are you on another DT (not a requirement, we are just interested). If yes, please provide a link or details.
4: Please send your submission to     just-add-ink@hotmail.com

As a Design Team member, you will be required to.....
1: Submit a fortnightly project for the current challenge. (you are more than welcome to submit weekly)
2: Comment on challenge entries in your designated row (again, you may comment on all entries if you wish)
3: Voting is required for the week you submit your project (Fortnightly)
4: Actively participate in challenge discussions and commenting on fellow DT members projects.


If this sounds like something you would like to do and can commit to all the requirements, please have a go, we are a lovely supportive team and all love what we do.


Thursday, November 13, 2014

Just Add Ink # 240 - Just Add Texture!

Welcome to the new Just Add Ink Challenge, which is Just Add Texture.  There are many ways to add texture to our projects.  Whether it be embossing, ribbons or embellishments.
We hope you can use this challenge to create and share with us.  It can be used to create a scrapbook page, used on a card or a 3D Project.

Texture
Noun - the feel, appearance or consistency of a surface
Synonyms: feel, touch

Verb - give (a surface) a rough or raised texture

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.







Just Add Ink # 239 Winners!

Hi Everyone,  
As I looked at all the Challenge entries this week, I realised that Just Add Ink reaches many crafters around the world.  How privileged we are to have you all following and joining us each week.  Thank you for sharing with us.

Its now time to announce the Winners for Just Add Ink # 239.  The winner this week is:


Here is what the Design Team had to say:

"Awesome card!  Love all the extra touches of gold!"

"Stunning background effect"

"Lots of beautiful details to look at"

Congratulations!

Here is your badge to wear on your blog.

Honorable Mentions for this week go to -


"Absolutely gorgeous Christmas card. Love the scene she's created perfectly inside and out!"

"Delightful Christmas card with a fun surprise inside"

"Love the scene that Kate has created on the front of the card and I also love the addition of the bookmark"


Heather
Picture

"Very striking use of the challenge colours"

"Such a great way to incorporate all the challenge colours; love it"

"Stunning background effect"


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, November 7, 2014

Just Add Ink # 239 - Colour Challenge

Here we go with the next Just Add Ink Challenge.......
This week we have a beautiful colour combo for you courtesy of Nikki.  It's a lovely combo that includes Neutrals and In-colours to inspire you.  Hope you can play along with us........

JAI 239


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


JAI239




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, November 6, 2014

Just Add Ink # 238 Winners!

Hello everyone, it's time to reveal our Winner and HM's for the Just Add Ink # 238 Sketch Challenge.  
We loved seeing all the projects created with this sketch.  There was a great variety of colours and ways the sketch was used.

It was really hard to narrow it down to just a few, as they were all so lovely, thank you for playing along.

The winner this week is:


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

'What an eye catcher - simply stunning'.

'Beautiful, crisp card that is sure to delight the recipient'.


'Love the clean lines and bold colours'.

Heather, as you are the Top Pick , you now have the opportunity to join us as a Guest Designer.
If you would like to be the Just Add Ink Guest Designer for the last challenge in November, please contact us on just-add-ink@hotmail.com and we will be in touch to discus the details with you. 


Congratulations!

Here is your badge to wear on your blog.

Honorable Mentions for this week go to -

'That gorgeous cupcake takes centre stage and looks good enough to eat'.

'That gorgeously coloured cupcake and the subtle patterns enticed me in'!

'Gorgeous colours, and the addition of the little doily is a wonderful idea'!


Mel

 'I love her soft, pretty take on the sketch'.

'Lovely use of colour, and the sketch'.

'Great colour combo and use of the feather stamps and dies'.



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