Saturday, 22 November 2014

Just Add Ink 241

The sketch from Just Add Ink kept me awake half of last night as I tried to work out the best way to tackle it and tried to work out measurements in my head! Even so, I ended up with variations on a theme.



I was lucky enough to get a couple of stamps from the jumble at the Church Fair a couple of weeks ago - a tree and a really useful clump of grass. Neither are named but one is dated 1994 and I wanted to use them in this challenge.

Variation 1:


Variation 2:





So, first thing on today's agenda was getting these cards out of my head and made. I've too-ed and fro-ed about which one to submit to the challenge, but think I'll go with 2.

Ingredients
Card: Night of Navy, Crumb Cake, Whisper White
Ink: Pool Party, Marina Mist, So Saffron, Night of Navy (both) Hero Arts Black; Crumb Cake, Soft Suede (1); Mossy Meadow, Basic Gray (2)
Stamps: Unnamed tree and grass (both); Wetlands, A Dozen Thoughts (1); Wetlands sentiment (2)
Other: Dimensionals (both), Linen twine (1); Decorative label punch, Night of Navy candy dots, Night of Navy ribbon (2)

7 comments:

  1. Jan, both of your designs are beautiful! These cards would suits lots of different occasions. Thanks for joining in the fun at Just Add Ink this week (and sorry you lost a bit of sleep over it!). :)

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  2. Oh my goodness! I just love the scene you've created and I adore that tree stamp! Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week!

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  3. You've created such beautiful scenes Jan, the subtle differences in designs are both lovely. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink..

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  4. So funny, I thought I was the only one that would have card designs pester my brain until I actually created them!! This is spectacular Jan and you must be so happy to have found those stamps. It has to be a winner for sure!

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    1. Thanks Shona. There are some really amazing cards in this challenge. I loved the sketch.

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  5. Jan they are both lovely and beautifully atmospheric! I do lots of my designing in my head and totally understand your itch to get it out and onto paper. So nice when it works :) Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week.

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