Friday, August 1, 2014

JAI #225: Just Add Colour

Hi!

Yippee! It's Friday and if I'm really luck I'll get a knock on my door later today that will be my postie with my new order.  I'm hoping it arrives tomorrow so I can play over the weekend.  Will you get in some crafting time over the weekend?  Why not try a card for the new Just Add Ink challenge?

This week Patrice has chosen this gorgeous colour combination to follow.


Isn't it great?  I love the neutrals with a soft pop of colour!


I started by stamping Positively Chevron over the top of the grid paper from the new Typeset Specialty DSP.  I love the subtle effect this achieved!


The rest of the card was stamped with the Amazing Birthday stamp set.  As I was going  for a male card I kept the embellishments to a minimum.  It was really hard not to add some ribbon, so I settled for some Mini Brads instead!


 Nice and simple on the inside, because men really don't appreciate 'fancy'!

I hope you can play along with us this week at Just Add Ink - it's a really fun colour combo and the Design Team have had a lot of fun playing with it.

Bye for now,

Tina

4 comments:

  1. That background is just so cool Tina, love that neither pattern is too in your face, they work beautifully together.
    Hope your box arrived...:0)xxx

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  2. The background has such a great textured effect Tina. Mini brads are my fav for guys cards too - they just add the right amount of shine! Hope you got your box! xxx

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  3. What a great masculine birthday card Tina. I really like how you stamped over the grid and your layering of the sentiment on the inside of the card. Awesome!

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  4. Great use of the challenge colours, love. My favourite part is the chevrons stamped over the grid paper - awesome idea!

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