Friday, June 30, 2017

JAI #366 Just add A

Hello there,
it's Friday and that means its time for a new Just Add Ink challenge. This week Tina has asked us to Just Add A. This means that you need to add something that begins with A as the main focus of your project - it could be an animal, material, technique or fold. For example, ant or apples, acetate or an accordion fold.

I decided to add acetate and make a window in the front of my card.

Well this was tricky to photograph, especially in mid winter light :( I also had trouble getting rid of all the stray embossing powder speckles even with throughly dusting the acetate with my powder pal before embossing. So I tried some distraction by adding white gel pen dots to the inside - it works - from a distance. Aside from those issues this turned out ok. I played around with adding the sentiment on the inside in exactly the same place so that when the card is closed the white sentiment on the front has a slightly offset black shadow. One thing to remember when you make a card like this is that because of the acetate window you are going to see the back side of whatever you stick on the front of it. So to make it tidy you need to cover that all up on the inside with matching die cuts (you can kind of see that in the last picture).

Our 'letter' challenge are always fun and the Just Add Ink team have lots of fun inspiration to get you going so do go check them all out!

Thanks for visiting,

Recipe: All SU! unless otherwise noted
Stamps: Beautiful Bouquet, Butterfly Basics
Cardstock: Whisper White, Blushing Bride, Garden Green, Tranquil Tide
Ink: Cherry Cobler, Real Red, Blushing Bride, Smoky Slate, Tuxedo Black (Memento)
Accessories: Bouquet Bunch framelits, Pinewood Planks dynamic embossing folder, Enamel dots (R), 0.3 mm Copic multiliner, Heat resistant acetate, White embossing powder, White gel pen, Wink of Stella, Dimensionals, Tear and tape


  1. Great card Kim - love the acetate panel and floral burst. Fab hint on the white embossing powder escape - it drives me mad! Kelly x

  2. What a beautiful card. I've never tried window sheet on the front of a card as you have done but I will be giving a go after seeing your card. I love it. Thank you so much. Take care.

  3. This is gorgeous Kim! I love the "wood" effect background and your colours and details in your sweet bouquet are stunning. Your acetate window is such a fab effect and the inside is as lovely as the outside as always. xx

  4. Just beuatiful! The spray of flowers is so pretty with those gorgeous Pinks and Reds. Love the acetate panel in the middle. Rochelle xo

  5. Love the acetate panel on the card front. Beautiful card. :)


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