Friday, January 19, 2024

Just Add In #685 | Just Add Flowers Challenge Blog Hop

 Hello, hello, hello!  Happy Friday! Welcome and thank you for joining me on my blog today. I've  just had a very well deserved and much needed Christmas Break with my family and some time away camping in our caravan. Lots of fun in the sun, stand up paddle boarding, swimming in the lake, swimming at the beach, boating, knee-boarding, 4WD, reading a few books and lots of all-round summer fun! Was so good to be away in the great outdoors of Australia. Gosh I love summer! Back to reality now.

   Over at Just Add Ink, to kick off the first challenge for the year we are commencing 2024 with a blog hop to go with the new challenge. Our theme for this hop and the challenge is Just Add In #685 | Just Add Flowers. This is such a fabulous theme to kick start the Just Add Ink year! Every one loves flowers, well nearly everyone.

 I'm a bit of a sucker for a floral stamp and the new Enduring Beauty Bundle with coordinating masks in the Stampin' Up! 2024 Jan - April Mini Catalogue caught my attention at first glance.

 Super pretty right? I've used the stamp and masks on Crumb Cake cardstock today for a different look. I do love colouring images on Crumb Cake cardstock as I love how the colours of the ink look different as opposed to using Basic White cardstock.

All three cards that I've made for you today are all the same except for the colour combinations to colour the flowers. What's your favourite? I do love them all, of course, but the purple one is really standing out to me as my favourite.

Colours used
Flowers - Bubble Bath, Flirty Flamingo and Berry Burst
Leaves - Old Olive and Mossy Meadow 

Colours used
Flowers - Lemon Lolly and Daffodil Delight
Leaves - Old Olive and Mossy Meadow 

Colours Used
Flowers - Fresh Fresia and Highland Heather
Leaves - Old Olive and Mossy Meadow

 To create the cards I stamped the floral image on with Versamark ink and then used Black embossing powder for the image outline. Then over the floral image I layered over the Enduring Beauty Decorative Masks to layer on the colour using Blending Brushes. Each mask has detailed floral designs that add depth and colour to your paper crafting projects. Use one mask alone to add a subtle accent. Or you can layer them to create a rich floral image of your own design. The masks definitely make colouring an image so quick and easy thats for sure.
I used three colours on the 'pink' card only due to the fact that I thought the Bubble Bath was too light against the Berry Burst so I went in again over the Bubble Bath with Flirty Flamingo to achieve a better contrast. 

All cards were finished off with a drawn border, Crumb Cake Splatters, Linen Thread, a Happy Birthday sentiment and some embellishments.

What colours do you think would work together when using the Enduring Beauty masks?

Next up on the blog hop is fabulous Nikki Spencer with her amazing creation. Make sure you click your way around to everyone on the hop as there are lots of gorgeous creations and lots of different takes on our 'Just Add Flowers' theme

Will you be entering our challenge this week? We would love to see your 'Just Add Flowers' creation. Click the image below to be taken straight to this week's challenge.


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  1. Fantastic trio of birthday cards...beautifully put together!!

  2. They're all beautiful but I think the yellow is my favourite. Love your embellishments and the drawn border - wish my hand was steady enough to attempt that, lol!

  3. Love your trio of cards Rochelle. You've inspired me to colour on crumb cake cardstock.

  4. I love your cards! The crumb cake base and hand drawn border just adds to the beautiful details. Ann xx

  5. I love how each colour gives a different feel - can’t pick a fave. The hand drawn border is a lovely detail that adds to the whole beautiful effect. Lovely cards, Rochelle. Happy new year blog hop.

  6. I now have to try and color on crumb cake, I always think I have to color on white. The cards are beautiful.

  7. I agree, they are all Super pretty! Bundled together they would make a lovely gift. Love em! Chantell xx


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