Friday, February 19, 2016

JAI #299 Just add inspiration

Hello there,
well it has been toasty warm here again recently so I thought the challenge we have this week at Just Add Ink was just perfect.  This week Jan found a truly summery but very refreshing Just Add Inspiration picture for us. You can pull whatever elements inspire you from the picture - the colours, patterns, elements etc. Here it is.

And this is what I came up with.

The colours are what really caught my eye. The watermelon led me down the path of using Watermelon Wonder (what else) and water! It was such a great excuse to get in some more watercolouring. The flower was really going to be the star so I kept the background simple (just a few water splatters). The black elements add the contrast omph and a scattering of sequins some sparkle!

Can you find inspiration in the photo ?  Why don't you join us this week and find out! Do check out the rest of the DT for some fabulous ideas. 

Thanks for visiting,

Recipe: All SU! unless noted
Stamps: Birthday Blooms, Another Thank You
Cardstock: Watermelon Wonder, Real Red, Garden Green, Very Vanilla
Ink: Watermelon Wonder, Garden Green, Daffodil Delight, Stazon Black, Versamark
Accessories: Typeset Specialty DSP, watercolour paper, Black embossing powder, Wink of Stella pen, Sparkling Clear sequins (Pretty Pink Posh), Basic Black Baker's twine, Fine Tip glue pen, Dimensionals, Doubled sided tape (X Press)


  1. Kim I love the water coloured background and your flower really does take center stage :)

  2. Hi Kim,

    I'm totally smitten with your card. So fresh, lovely and makes me hope for spring. Your water coloring is flawless. I think the tiny touches, the twine and sequins complete the picture. Soooo lovely!

  3. This is stunning Kim! I love your watercoloured background - so soft and pretty and the way the black and white striped DSP grounds your beautifully coloured bloom too and the touches of twine and sequins - love it all! Xx


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