Friday, January 22, 2010

Just Add Ink Challenge 1 - A Colour Challenge!

Welcome to Just Add Ink!
The Just Add Ink Design Team is a group of Australian & New Zealand Stampin' Up! demonstrators who love to share what they love and inspire others to create! We use primarily Stampin' Up! products in our challenge designs, but we welcome the use of any brand or product by our participants. It's our goal at Just Add Ink to inspire our virtual stamping pals, while sharing and having fun! We hope you will play along!!

This week we have a special Stampin' prize up for grabs! To be eligible for our prize you must:
1) become a follower of our challenge blog;
2) add our badge to your blog;
3) write a short post on your blog about our challenge site and of course;
4) add a link to your creation below via Mr Linky.

Our first challenge is a colour challenge - make something using our blog colours.
This can be a card, scrapbooking layout or 3D project.
  • You are welcome to use any brand of supplies for our challenges.
  • Please use the keyword JAI1 when uploading to public galleries. We welcome you to mention our challenges and/or provide a link.
  • Provide a DIRECT LINK to the post on your blog where you've displayed your creation using Mr. Linky. Incorrect links are NOT eligible for Top 5 picks, and may be deleted.
  • Projects must be new.
  • To be eligible for this weeks prize you must also 1) become a follower of our challenge blog, 2) add our badge to your blog, and 3) write a short post on your blog about our site!
Mr. Linky will close Wednesday 27th January at midnight (12am) EST. Be here on Thursday 28th January to see our Top Picks and the winner of the $50 Stampin' Up! voucher (drawn via

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If you'd like to enter your creation in our challenge,
but you don't have a blog or a public gallery
(like SplitCoast Stampers),
just send a picture of your entry
with your name and a few details about your work to
and we'll enter it for you!

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Here's some inspiration from some of the girls in the Just Add Ink Design Team:

Delys CramThank you for playing at
Just Add Ink!

Just Add Ink Challenges Participants
1. Kris Sobolik
2. Kylie R
3. Linda Wormall
4. Felicity
5. Mae Collins (Tas, AUS) - correct link!
6. Nicole Derendorf
7. Robyn
8. Jan Radu
9. Lynn Powell
10. Leonie Hegarty
11. Carole Stedman
12. Richelle
13. Elise
14. Megan McDonald
15. Bron Heslop
16. Kez
17. Anna Bowden
18. Monica Van Empel
19. Belinda Watson
20. Karen Beazley
21. Melissa
22. Mel Sharp
23. Claire Dauncey
24. Anne Brignall
25. Paula Dobson
26. Helen Williams (NZ)
27. Lori Turner
28. Diane Taylor NZ
29. Ann Wills (NZ)
30. Leah Renee
31. Shirley McAvoy
32. Naomi Jansen
33. Tui Nathan
34. Lorelle Sergiacomi
35. Tessa Wise
36. Sharnee Torrents :0)
37. Kathie'z Kardz (NZ)
38. Esther Holt
39. Louise Layton
40. Lisa H
41. Natalie Zapantis
42. Erin
43. Bibiana
44. Gail Tomkins
45. Tracey old NZL
46. Genelle Little
47. Debbie Dawson NZ
48. Nikki Pascoe
49. Andrea North
50. Sharon Davis
51. Anna Sutherland

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  1. Congrats on the new site girls! I can't wait to get inked up and participate in some (all) of your challenges!

  2. Congratulations, Amanda and Danielle, on the launch of Just Add Ink. All the cards from the other DT members are just gob smacking!

  3. Congratulations Danielle and Amanda. The site looks great, as do the cards for the first challenge!

  4. Wow ladies - this is great. Love what the DT have created. Brilliant ideas & variety. Chantell

  5. This is sooooooooooooooo Cool Way to go Ladies
    I look forward to playing along
    thank you for these wonderful card inspirations

  6. And away we goooooo!

    Great work on the site Amanda and Danielle. Looking forward to seeing those Mr Linky links come in!

    S x

  7. Well done on getting your site up and running. I am looking forward to participating in many of the challenges you put forward. Unfortunately I have been unable to add the 'Just Add Ink' badge to my blog - can you please help? I added the html code that you put forward and put it through by adding a gadget for HTMl.

  8. Hi Mae, the html code is corrected now. Thanks for bringing it to our attention!

  9. Great idea! Looking forward to participating in your challenges!

  10. Congrats on your new challenge blog! All the DT creations are AWESOME!
    Look forward to playing along!

    Best Wishes,
    Take Care,
    Kylie X

  11. Thanks girls for creating an awesome blog for lots of challenges, I hope to play along whenever I can. First one - TICK :)

  12. Oops sorry ladies but my computer had defaulted one of my earlier posts when I went to add my entry in the colour challenge. My second link is the correct one! Had fun joining in your first challenge. Good luck with the new blog!

  13. Great site girls! Have done my first challenge and hope to do lots more!!

  14. Wow! Great site & great challenge - it meets 1 of my many SU New Year resolutions - this one being to use some different colours! Looking forward to joining in future challenges!

  15. Great site, ladies! Thanks for doing something for us 'down under'! Really enjoyed this challenge, and look forward to more. Bring it on!

  16. Congrats on the new site!! Think this will be my new fave site!

  17. Hi ladies!! Congratulations on a fabulous site - it looks amazing, and I'm sure it's going to be a huge hit. Keep up the amazing work.
    Happy Stamping,

  18. Congratulations on your new site, hope to visit and play often, especially loving the any product part, woo hoo, thanks guys!

  19. What a great site! I love the idea of the weekly challenges and the tutorials to improve skills. I love all the cards posted so far, so inspirational!


  20. Great work on a great new website! Lovely colour combo to begin with! Claire xo

  21. Congratulations on an amazing site! I can't wait to play along with more challenges! Great color combo tonight! Thanks!!

  22. What a wonderful site you have put together. I have decided that 2010 is the year I challenge myself and participate in as many challenges as humanly possible. Your 1st challenge is my 1st challenge. Fingers crossed I have uploaded and linked correctly. Looking forward to future challenges.

  23. So glad I got to play along with your 1st challenge! Way to go ladies!!

  24. This is super great!! Thanks Heaps Amanda and Danielle, look forward to making it part of my stamping week!
    Smiles Sharnee :0)

  25. Hi there - love those colours! This is my LO using those colours:

    And this is the original post I made about your blog site:

  26. Thanks for a beautiful colour combo - the new blog looks fab, congratulations!

  27. Hi ladies. What a fantastic blog. Can't wait for more awesome challenges! Please put me in the draw for the prize as I've even managed to put your blinie on my blog.

  28. Well done a a great first happy to participate with this one!!

  29. What an awesome site. Thank you so much for a great first challenge. I am already looking forward to the next.