Friday, July 3, 2015

Just Add Ink #269 - Just Add Colour

It's the first Just Add Ink Challenge for July and its an awesome one suggested by the lovely Kim.


One of the new 2015 - 2017 In Colours and an ombre of blues.
Stunning colours, right? Right! Lots to inspire you, right? Right! A great colour combo to create a card, right? Right! So for the life of me why did I find this one so hard???? I think my Mojo has gone on holidays with the kids while they have some time off school for their winter break!!

I eventually got an idea (as I was drifting off to sleep) and went from there.


I've cut 1cm strips of all the colours to use for the challenge and then laid them diagonally across the front panel. Then I cut circles out using the Circle Collection Framelits. If anyone can tell me where my 1-3/4" circle punch is, I would have used that. Maybe its time for a craft room clean up. 


I've used the new Triple Banner Punch to create a banner. I love that thing! Makes it so quick to create a banner, that's for sure!


All finished of with some Gold Metallic Thread, Metallic Assortment Sequins and the Expressions Natural Elements.

The Just Add Ink Design Team have created so many lovely cards with this combo so go check them out and come and join the challenge. We would love to see what you come up with!

Thanks for Stopping By!

Below is a list of all the items that I used in this project. If you live in Australia and would like to purchase and of these items used then just click on the image and you will be directed to my online store. 

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6 comments:

  1. Rochelle, it definitely does not look like you struggled. It's always the way though....colours you love and you just can't pull it together. Well let me tell you I love this, the diagonals, the layered circles, the little touch of gold....it's really a fabulous card. x

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  2. Ha, your blurb made me laugh Rochelle! I think we've all been there, but this certainly doesn't look like you've struggled..:0) I love the strips effect and circle focus...It's so on trend, l love it! xx

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  3. Rochelle the fabulous strong graphic design of this really has wow impact! Love how the diagonal background stripes contrast with the sentiment alignment. What a great outcome of a falling asleep moment :) xxx

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  4. Wow, this is beautiful, Rochelle! Love the clean, graphic, look of your card ... the piercing is a fab detail. Lovely use of the challenge colours.

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  5. This is fabulous Rochelle! I love the ombré effect of your layered card strips and the fantastic details of the wood and bling on this fantastic clean and graphic card. xo

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Thank You for taking the time to comment on my creations! I really love to hear what you think and will try to respond as soon as I can! Rochelle xo