Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Colour INKspiration Challenge #30 Blog Hop

I'm not sure what it happening but somehow the weeks just seem to be rolling around too quickly! It is time for another Colour INKspiration challenge. We love seeing all of your creative entries. As usual we are kicking the challenge off with a blog hop. You'll see so many ideas using these 5 colours.

I was doing some serious multi-tasking with this card and I was a bit chuffed with how it turned out.

I wanted to use some of my Sale-a-bration products - you have until the end of March to take advantage of  this great promotion - to make a card for my nephew.

I have used Bronwyn Eastley's tutorial called A Little Wild, Double Pop-up, Gate Fold, Box Card to make this. Bronwyn's is made using the A Little Wild bundle. All I did was change the colours and and theme. It is a fabulous 3D fold that has a lot of depth. I haven't added a lot of elements as the Foil Frenzy DSP is quite LOUD and out there. I've added images from the Epic Celebrations stamp set and the Celebrate You thinlits (both free with qualifying orders until the end of March). I love the headphones hanging off the 'e' and the streamers behind. 

The back has room to write a message on and because this Foil Frenzy DSP is double sided you get to see the other pattern on the back. This card folds flat to fit into an envelope but unfortunately I sealed and sent this card before I realised that I hadn't taken a pic to show you. Oops!

I have stamped the images onto Crumb Cake cardstock and used white watercolour pencil and markers to colour in. I didn't add any water to the white to keep the depth of colour.

INKspired to join the challenge? It's so easy. Firstly, get some INKspiration by hopping around to see what all of the Colour INKspiration Crew have to show you. Then you have 12 days from today to make and upload your creation to the Facebook Colour INKspiration Group. You don't have to have a blog to participate but if you do you can link back to your post. Make sure you use all of the challenge colours. You can also use neutrals such as white, black, Sahara Sand, Crumb Cake and Metallics. Not a member of the Facebook group yet? Just click here and ask to join Colour INKspiration, add the group to your favourites and share it with your crafty friends so they can join in the fun too. We can't wait to see what you create with these gorgeous colours.

Next up we have Julia Quinn. Make sure you check out her take on this colour combination.


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Thursday, 22 March 2018

Just Add Ink #401 - Just Add a sketch

I love sketch challenges. They are perfect for sparking your creative juices when you need a bit of inspiration. Check out the sketch we have for our challenge this week at Just Add Ink.
Sale-a-bration has only one week left so I thought it only fitting to showcase a few of the fabulous things you can earn for free - Tutti Frutti Cards and envelopes and Epic Celebrations stamp set.

I have used the Upright Z fold card - perfect for showing off the fabulous pattern on the card base. You can see some others I have made and find out how to make your own here. It's a great fold because it easily stands up for display.

Inside has room for a message. I love the images in the Epic Celebrations stamp set. Perfect for the cool teenager!

I love this free card and envelope pack too. The matching envelope deserved some love too.

To add a bit of interest to the card front I have added some skewwiff embossing. I simply embossed one corner using the Simple Stripes embossing folder, then embossed the next corner. Adds a bit of fun don't you think?

Make sure you pop on over to the Just Add Ink page to see how all the other Design Team members used this sketch. Why not enter your own creation? We always love seeing them!

PS - Module One content is now available so register now.

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Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Last week for Sale-a-bration goodies

Hi Everyone. For some reason my email subscription program has stopped working in March. Hopefully this has been fixed but you may receive all of March's post in one go!

You have until the end of March to take advantage of all of the fabulous free products in the Sale-a-bration promotion.

There have been 3 releases of products. Check them out the latest release.

Head over to my online shop by clicking the tab at the top of this blog to see all of the other free products you can choose from - just by spending $90 (or $180 or $270 ....).

Make sure you take advantage of this fabulous promotion. Who doesn't love free things???

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