Friday, November 28, 2014

Just Add Ink #242....Inspiration Challenge!

JAI #242

Welcome everyone, it's time for this weeks challenge here at JAI and this week Trish has provided some pretty inspiration for us to play with.
With the silly season fast approaching, we hope you can find some time to play along.

*Just a reminder, our "Design Team" call closes at midnight on Sunday the 30th. If you want to know more, you can find all the details Here.*

Here is what the Design Team have come up with this week to provide you with inspiration...







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.
  • 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, November 27, 2014

Just Add Ink #241...Winners!

What a fabulous line up we've had this week, thanks everyone for joining us!...We've had so many lovely entries, that once again you've made it difficult to narrow down our top 3..:0)
But, as with every week, there can only be one "Winner" and our pick for this week is......


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

"Love the gorgeous background she has created using the autumn colours"

 "Terrific sponging, great choice of colours and love those splatters"

"The intense colours draw you in and then you see the detailed embossed texture"

Congratulations!

Here is your badge to wear on your blog.

Honorable Mentions for this week go to -

Shona


"The butterfly glows and gleams just as if it were flying in the sun"

"Love the subtle colours, and the scale of the sentiment and butterfly.  Stunning card"

"Such a beautiful, crisp, clean card...Love the bold sentiment"


Sharnee


"Very clever, and super cute!  Nice to see something a little different"

 "Very cute, creative use of the sketch.  So fun for a little boy (or any Star Wars fan!)."

 "I just couldn't go past that adorable paper pieced Yoda!"



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


Don't forget to come back at midnight to check out our next challenge!

Thanks for playing at Just Add Ink!



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

Friday, November 21, 2014

Just Add Ink #241...Sketch Challenge!

Welcome everyone!
It's time for another fun Just Add Ink challenge and this week Tina has provided a great sketch for us to play with.
The design team have created a great variety of samples and we would love you to join in the fun and play along.



Here is what the Design Team have come up with this week to provide you with inspiration...






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.
  • 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, November 20, 2014

Just Add Ink #240...Winners!

What a lovely line up of entries we had this week, so many creative ideas and inspiration from you all!
With so many to choose from, it was very difficult to pick just a few for our winner and honorable mentions....But after much deliberation, we narrowed it down and our "Winner" for this weeks "Just Add Texture" challenge is......




"This captured the essence of texture beautifully"

"Beautiful tone-on-tone card, with subtle texture in the gorgeous details"

"Beautiful subtle textures"

Congratulations!

Here is your badge to wear on your blog.

Honorable Mentions for this week go to -

Mynn



"I love Mynn's colour choices and all that shimmer"

"Lot's of lovely details and texture"

Carol


"The texture paste is a terrific, and subtle background to this classy card"

"Beautiful design and great use of texture"


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


Don't forget to come back at midnight to check out our next challenge!

Thanks for playing at Just Add Ink!



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

Monday, November 17, 2014

Design Team Call


Have you ever wanted to be part of a "DESIGN TEAM"...Well now is the time to have a go!
Here at Just Add Ink, we are searching for 3 new Design Team members from AUS/NZ, to join us in 2015!
While it is not a specific requirement, Stampin Up demonstrators or a love of SU products is preferable.

Listed below are the requirements for both the DT call and your ongoing commitments as a Design Team member, should you be asked to join the team.

Applications will close on "Sunday 30th November" and successful applicants will be notified on December 7th and will commence their DT role in late January.

Application Requirements......
Please answer the following questions and submit them to the JAI Hotmail address provided below. As we are heading into the silly season, we are not asking for samples of your work, only a link to your blog.

1: Tell us a little about yourself and why you would like to join of the Design Team.
2: Supply a link to your personal blog.
3: Have you ever been or are you on another DT (not a requirement, we are just interested). If yes, please provide a link or details.
4: Please send your submission to     just-add-ink@hotmail.com

As a Design Team member, you will be required to.....
1: Submit a fortnightly project for the current challenge. (you are more than welcome to submit weekly)
2: Comment on challenge entries in your designated row (again, you may comment on all entries if you wish)
3: Voting is required for the week you submit your project (Fortnightly)
4: Actively participate in challenge discussions and commenting on fellow DT members projects.


If this sounds like something you would like to do and can commit to all the requirements, please have a go, we are a lovely supportive team and all love what we do.


Thursday, November 13, 2014

Just Add Ink # 240 - Just Add Texture!

Welcome to the new Just Add Ink Challenge, which is Just Add Texture.  There are many ways to add texture to our projects.  Whether it be embossing, ribbons or embellishments.
We hope you can use this challenge to create and share with us.  It can be used to create a scrapbook page, used on a card or a 3D Project.

Texture
Noun - the feel, appearance or consistency of a surface
Synonyms: feel, touch

Verb - give (a surface) a rough or raised texture

Here is what the Design Team have come up with this week to provide you with inspiration...





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.
  • 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.







Just Add Ink # 239 Winners!

Hi Everyone,  
As I looked at all the Challenge entries this week, I realised that Just Add Ink reaches many crafters around the world.  How privileged we are to have you all following and joining us each week.  Thank you for sharing with us.

Its now time to announce the Winners for Just Add Ink # 239.  The winner this week is:


Here is what the Design Team had to say:

"Awesome card!  Love all the extra touches of gold!"

"Stunning background effect"

"Lots of beautiful details to look at"

Congratulations!

Here is your badge to wear on your blog.

Honorable Mentions for this week go to -


"Absolutely gorgeous Christmas card. Love the scene she's created perfectly inside and out!"

"Delightful Christmas card with a fun surprise inside"

"Love the scene that Kate has created on the front of the card and I also love the addition of the bookmark"


Heather
Picture

"Very striking use of the challenge colours"

"Such a great way to incorporate all the challenge colours; love it"

"Stunning background effect"


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


Don't forget to come back at midnight to check out our next challenge!

Thanks for playing at Just Add Ink!



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