Thursday, 9 February 2017

JAI #346: Just Add Two


Welcome back to another week of challenges at Just Add Ink.  This week Nikki has challenged us to Just Choose Two.

What do we mean by Just Choose Two? Easy - you just choose two of the named elements and incorporate them into your card. This week you have the choice of hearts, flowers or butterflies. Can you see what I have chosen? The two elements are both on the front of my card. Look closely!

To create my card I had a bit of a play with water. I spritzed my Whisper White cardstock all over and then stamped the solid stamps from Garden In Bloom. I used Sweet Sugarplum and Old Olive. Once the cardstock dried - I left it overnight - I stamped over the top of the flowers and leaves with the outline stamps in the same ink. The water really softened the solid images.

Have you seen the butterflies yet? Take a close look at the next picture.

If you look really closely, you can see that I embossed the cardstock using my Fluttering TIEF. The easiest butterfly to see in this picture is just to the left of the sentiment, where the two leaves are. Can you see it? The vertical leaf runs through the middle of the embossed butterfly.

Just in case you can't see them on the front, I added a couple of extra butterflies to the inside of the card.

Which two elements will you choose? There are a few different combinations you could choose, and I can't wait to see what you do. Link up to the challenge over at Just Add Ink. See you there!

Bye for now,



  1. That's a very clever way to add your butterflies, Miss Tina and a very fresh & pretty card too.
    Hugs, D

  2. Beautiful card and such a clever way to incorporate the butterflies!

  3. A lovely card with those super cool de-bossed flutterbyes. Thanks for sharing a subtle technique with the wow factor!

  4. So pretty Tina! The pink & green are such a beautiful match for your flowers and how clever to use the embossing folder for the butterflies!!! Kelly x

  5. What a lovely effect the water gives Tina..Such a pretty card! xx

  6. Lovely combination of flowers and embossing Tina! Love the watercoloring effect and the subtle texture behind it. xxx

  7. Such a soft and pretty card, Tina! Your water colouring of the flowers is beautiful and I love the effect of the embossed butterflies. So clever!


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