Friday, 29 September 2017

It's Your Day for JAI #379

Happy Friday and welcome! The best time of year is just about to start - Daylight Savings starts this weekend here in Australia!! In Melbourne, Spring still seems to be of two minds whether it is staying or not. We've had one or 2 days of warmish sunshine but the mornings are definitely lighter that's for sure :-)

This week at Just Add Ink we have a fabulous Inspiration Photo for us all to use in our projects, suggested by Kelly. It is full of the joy of Summer and you can use whatever details from it that inspires you. It could be the colours, the shapes, and of course the drinks theme. Our lovely design team have created such a great variety of projects to inspire you so I hope you can take a moment to pop on over and take a look and maybe join us :-)

As soon as I saw the photo, I knew I wanted to go with the strawberry punch idea and put it in a Mason Jar which is so popular at kids parties these days. As I don't own the Sharing the Sweet Treats stamp set yet,  it involved using a combination of stamps to get a similar effect - Jar of Love and the strawberries are from Cool Treats. Of course the jar needed a copper lid, and vellum creates a realistic looking straw - using the Coffee Cafe framelits.

This background is another "smooshing" watercolour - this time only using the one colour. And as it looks as thought there are a few splashes, it also inspired the fun sentiment :-)

Card stock: Tranquil Tide, Whisper White, Vellum
Designer Series Paper: Tasty Treats (retired)
Inks: Flirty Flamingo, Real Red, Pool Party, Tranquil Tide, Versamark
Stamps: Jar of Love, Cool Treats, Happy Birthday Gorgeous, Alphabet Labeller
Accessories: Big Shot, Coffee Cups Framelits, Everyday Jars Framelits, Copper EP, Copper Metallic Thread, Metallic Sequin Assortment

Thanks for stopping by today and I hope you can take a moment to pop on over to Just Add Ink and see all the fabulous inspiration our lovely team have made for you and maybe you might like to "make a splash" and join with us too :-)

Happy stamping until next time,



  1. I can't go past a mason jar Jan & I love your custom made sentiment! Super cute card! Kelly x

  2. What a gorgeous summery card Jan! I love your idea of a fruity punch in a mason jar :) Loving that splashy smooched background too! xxx

  3. Love it! That is such a cute use of the mason jar Jan, loving your sweet floating strawberries. xx

  4. Brilliant idea for the inspiration this week Jan. That little jar of goodness makes me feel thirsty and the vellum straw was genius!! Really beautiful xx

  5. This is such a super fun card, Jan. Love the copper accents, especially the way you have used the metallic thread around the sentiment. The vellum straw and yummy strawberries look fantastic in the Mason Jar - so clever, love the details!

  6. You have made the perfect Strawberry punch in a Mason jar, Jan. D xox

  7. Oh wow Jan! An absolutely stunning card xx