Friday, January 31, 2020

Just Add Ink #490...."Add an Easel"


Hello everyone ~

Goodness, hard to believe we're up to our third challenge this year already. Lou, has asked us to 'Add an Easel' this week. It can be any type of easel your imagination desires. If you haven't made one before do a quick google search for some tutorials - plenty out there. Can't wait to see what you all create.

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, January 30, 2020

Just Add In #489....Winners

Good afternoon ~

Wow, we have lots of gorgeous bold colour choices in the gallery! Thanks to all who participated in our 'Colour Challenge with a Twist' this past week. The design team have put their votes forward & our Top Pick is YoonYoung Kim with this amazing Terrarium birthday card.


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

So fresh and delicate with a great shape.

Just stunning, every detail!

This tear drop shaker card is exquisite in every detail!



Congratulations!


Here is your badge to wear on your blog.



Honourable Mentions this week go to -

Lee Ann Barrett




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

Bold and striking. The watercolouring is beautifully done.

I love the bold colour on her gorgeous card.

A gorgeous use of the colours and such a wonderful sentiment too!



Elizabeth Gross




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

That is such a clever and interesting way to use stamps in a different way. Love this card.

Fun design and such pretty Bermuda strips. The little floral cluster is a very sweet detail.

A lovely clean card with subtle stripes and bold elements.



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 24, 2020

Just Add Ink #489...Colour!

Hi everyone,  second Just Add Ink Challenge of the year is here!!
This week Rachael has suggested a really fun and bright colour combo for us all!  
AND, it has a little twist to it too!

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 We have 5 wonderful colours and you can Choose any 3 of them.

The Design Team are very keen to see what 3 colours you are going to choose and what you create with them.  Enjoy!



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, January 23, 2020

Just Add Ink # 488....Winners!!!

Hello, Happy Thursday everyone!

Thursday means it's time to announce the winner of this week's challenge.  Our challenge this week was a very special one... 
  • We are celebrating 10 years of Just Add Ink challenges; and
  • We have also reached 1000+ followers! 


Thank you to everyone, who not only participated in the Challenge but who also left us comments and encouragement on our individual blogs.  We always take pleasure in looking at your wonderful entries and hope that you continue to inspire us when you join future challenges.

Please help us congratulate Shannon Kissane, this week's winner, with this card.

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

Genius!  Such a creative use of the Oar die - Love it!

I love her rainbow of happiness!

Great die hack technique for a colourful wreath



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...

You can't help but smile when looking at that fun card!

Those colours and those heart scream happiness!

Bright, fun and beautifully coloured....Love the tilted panels too!




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

I adore the background framing of this sweet card so much!

Such a sweet delicate creation with gorgeous colouring.

Beautifully crafted one layer wonder!



Be sure to click on their names and leave them some lovely comments.






***PRIZES***

To celebrate our 10th Year milestone we have the pleasure of sending out some prizes, donated by the design team, to our winner and honorable mentions. Also, as mentioned in our Challenge post last week, other prize winners have been chosen, as they have left comments on each of the blogs along the hop. Prizes are being awarded to: Bonnie in Kerse and Robyn Oliver Congratulations to all our Winners this week, please contact the JAI team on our email address
just-add-ink@hotmail.com and let us know your postal details so we can get your prize out to you ASAP.





Thanks for playing at Just Add Ink!

Don't forget to join us tomorrow for our next challenge

Friday, January 17, 2020

Just Add Ink #488..."Blog Hop"


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Happy New Year everyone and welcome to our.....
"10 year Birthday Celebration Blog Hop"

This challenge is very special, as we are celebrating 10 years of Just Add Ink challenges and also reaching 1000+ followers!
These are such fabulous milestones to achieve and we are truly appreciative of the wonderful support and continued participation of our Just Add Ink friends and we hope to continue to inspire and have you join us in the years that follow.

Just Add Ink challenges were the inspiration of Danielle Daws and Amanda Reddicliffe over 10 years ago and have continued to thrive thanks to the wonderful support of participants and the talented Design Team members past and present. We are truly grateful to you all!

We have no challenge guidelines this week, only that you create a "new" for this challenge project with a celebratory theme and link back here in your post and enter in NO more than 6 challenges including Just Add Ink.

As part of our milestone celebrations the design team are offering prizes. Our Top Pick & Honourable Mentions will receive a special gift.  We'll be choosing some other entries to receive a little something also - to be eligible all you have to do is leave a comment on each of the blogs along the hop - 14 stops in total. Prizes include stamp sets, card kits, embossing folders, ribbons, rhinestones, handmade cards/tags....

PLEASE NOTE: Prizes are only eligible to South Pacific (Australia & New Zealand) entries - sorry to those of you from all around the world, postage prices are very steep these days. However, Top Pick & Honourable Mentions will receive their prize regardless of which country they live in.

To commence hopping click on Chantell's link and you can then continue the hop by clicking on the "Next" banner in each design team members post!

As one of the original design team members of 10 yrs, Chantell will be kicking off our celebrations and celebrating a personal milestone as well...Happy Hopping!




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.