Friday 25 May 2018

Happy Petals for JAI #410

Happy Friday everyone and welcome! It's been a grey old week weather wise but they assure us that we will see the sun return this weekend and it will be very welcome to enhance the colours of Autumn that are on show :-)

Also full of colour is our new challenge at Just Add Ink  . This week we have this fun and pretty Inspiration Photo for you suggested by Jo. You can take whatever appeals to you from the photo - whether than be the polka dot and banner themes or the mix of colours and white space. Our lovely design team as always have made a fabulous array of cards to inspire you so I hope that you can take a moment to pop on over and take a look and join us.

For my card, I drew inspiration from the colours, polka dots and celebratory feel of the photo. Starting with water colouring the floral image and background using ink pads and then I was able to add a couple more colours under the die cuts for a fun look :-)

Under the Swirly circle die is a layer of  Pool Party as well as the water colour background.

And under the sparkly Celebrate, is a sneak peek of one of the new In Colours coming in June ...Pineapple Punch - it's a bright and yes, a rather punchy yellow :-)

This was my first play with the Petal Palette set believe it or not but these lovely roses are sure to become a "go to" in the year ahead. Have you tried them yet?

Card stock: Island Indigo, Pool Party, Whisper White, Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer
Ink: Melon Mambo, Coastal Cabana (yes, it's Returning!), Island Indigo, Black Stazon
Designer Series Paper: Tutti Fruitti Stack
Stamps: Petal Palatte
Accessories: Big Shot, Swirly Scribbles Dies, Celebrate You Thinlits, Petals and More Thinlits, Iridescent Sequins, Aqua Painter

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 from the team and I look forward to seeing what you will create with this fun photo too!

Happy stamping until next time,



  1. Beautiful use of the inspiration photo Jan - I love all the gorgeous elements you've added to your card. Kelly x (PS, can't believe this was your first play with Petal Palette - it's definitely a keeper!).

  2. Oh my goodness, I didn't know where to look first as you've got so many gorgeous elements going on here, Jan. I absolutely love the watercoloured background you created. This is such a pretty, feminine card. So gorgeous! x

  3. Lovely watercoloring Jan, soft and atmospheric! Doesn't that yellow glow out from under the die cut, such a clever way to add that in! xxx

  4. A lovely soft look for your creation, Jan. Absolutely lovely. D xox

  5. Such a beautiful card Jan, so many gorgeous details! You've captured so many of the elements and it's stunning. Xx

  6. So beautiful! I love that you've used a more muted colour scheme on your fabulous card.

  7. Such a stunning card, Jan. Absolutely adore the soft subtle colours in your water coloured back ground - so beautiful.