Friday, June 15, 2012

JAI 122 Just add Delys Cram

Hello there,
welcome back for another challenge for Just Add Ink. This week we want you to... Just Add Delys Cram. Yes its time to CASE another one of the DT, Delys has a wonderful creative way with cards and her scrapbooking is just awesome! Go and have a browse through her blog and find a project that you'd like to CASE. I didn't have to go far to find something that made my fingers itch to get creating ;)   Firstly here is Delys card that I choose to CASE.

I really liked the layout on this card and what really caught my eye was how Delys used the new SU! edgelits. So off I went and this is what I came up with.
A simple inside using the remnant edgelit die cuts.
I stayed true to Delys layout but as you can see I changed the orientation and I decided to go with a pink and grey colour scheme. The putting together so to speak is pretty straightforward - but extra touches include sponging around edges,some paper piercing detail, colouring of the flowers, adding a couple of trimmed out extras on top for added dimension, and finally some little pearls to finish it all off.
Now I have one more card for you today that was also inspired by Delys card. But I have taken a much more stripped down approach and alot more license with the layout.
As you can probably guess this one is a card for a man - it's on its way to my FIL as I write this! The distressed DSP was my starting point for the woodgrain and colours. Then add in some piercing, pinking shear border, twine and a button and all done. This one was alot faster to put together than the girly version!!

So as you can see you can have alot of fun with this challenge :)
Thanks for visiting,

Recipe: All SU! unless otherwise noted
Card One
Stamps: Apothecary Art
Cardstock: Pink Pirouette, Basic Gray, Whisper White
Ink: Basic Black, Basic Grey, Pink Pirouette, Pretty in Pink, Certainly Celery
Accessories: Twitterpated DSP, Labels Collection Framelits, Edgelit Adorning Accents, Blushing Bride Pleated satin ribbon, Mat pack and piercing tool, Jewels - pearls, SU! button (R), embroidery thread, Sponge, Dimensionals, Double sided tape (X Press)

Card Two
Stamps: Woodgrain, Afterthoughts
Cardstock: Blue Bayou (R), Naturals Ivory
Ink: Blue Bayou (R), Cajun Craze, Crumb Cake
Accessories: Rugged DSP (Creative Memories), Woodgrain impression plate (Papertrey Inc),  Labels 2 (Spellbinder), pinking shears, Island Indigo twine, Regals button, Mat pack and piercing tool, Dimensionals, Double sided tape (X Press) 


  1. Kim I just love your take on Delys' card and the use of the edgelet scraps is a fab idea!

  2. Hello lovely Kim,
    so love your cards here, your male card ROCKS, it's super awesome, great colours and i love the scissors and stitching!! As for the softness of the other card, ohhh it's sooo pretty!!Depth on the edges, buttons, pearls and little flowers cut out.... amazing!!
    Hope you are well dear lady,
    Smiles Sharnee :)

  3. Kim I love your take on Delys' card, the colour choice and especially the idea of using the edgelit offcut for decorating the inside of the card...I will have to remember that tip!

  4. Beautiful work, as always, Kim! I love how you used the 'offcut' to decorate the inside of your first card - great idea. It's such a pretty, feminine, card, and I love all the little touches you've added.
    I really like how you drew inspiration from Delys' card to make quite a different, masculine, card too - great lateral thinking!!

  5. Two beautifully crafted cards with some inspiration from Delys. I really must get out the edgelit dies and have a play as your example is absolutely gorgeous!

  6. Oh so pretty! love the effect of the framelits done with DSP and the ruffled satin ribbon, all finished of perfectly with that sweet little button. Such a lovely girly card!

  7. Beautiful cards Kim. I especially love the colours you've used on your girly card, it is so very pretty in pink and grey.


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