Friday, April 29, 2016

JAI #309 Just add Inspiration

Hello there,
with the beginning of school again life has returned to its normal pattern here which is rather nice (especially as it means some stamping time for me ;) It has also meant I had time to break out some new stamps I received at OnStage. This weeks challenge - Just Add Inspiration - at Just Add Ink - a lovely serene photo from Jodene was perfect to make a special Mother's Day card for my MIL. Here's the inspiration photo.

The new stamp set was perfect as my MIL loves her cat and this gave me the option to add one!  

I have pulled the very fresh colour palette from the inspiration photo and also tried to add in a knit texture background that echoes the chevrons in the picture. Construction was very simple, colour the images, trim out the different pieces and arrange them. It wasn't essential but I had to make sure the cat was comfortable so I added a pillow for it to rest against (My old fur baby certainly loves having something to snuggle into).

What inspires you in the inspiration photo? We'd love you to play along with us. Don't forget to check out the rest of the DT projects too!

Thanks for visiting,

Recipe: All SU! unless otherwise noted
Stamps: Sitting Here, Mixed Borders, Teeny Tiny Sentiments
Cardstock: Whisper White, Thick Whisper White, Blushing Bride
Ink: Blushing Bride, Watermelon Wonder, Pool Party, Tuxedo Black (Memento)
Accessories: Tipped Tops dies (PaperTrey Ink), Copic markers,  Pool Party and Calypso Coral seam binding, Silver thread, Dimensionals, Fine tip glue, Wink of Stella clear, Sparkling Clear sequins (Pretty Pink Posh), Tear and Tape


  1. This is another gorgeous sneak peek Kim! Such a pretty scene and your beautifully coloured cat indeed looks so relaxed! And your layers of soft ribbon are a stunning touch. xx

  2. Fabulous design Inside and out Kim. Loving the sneak peeks too! And that delightful little flower pot is so beautifully it! Xx

  3. What a serene card you've created with your new stamps, Kim. Love how you've offset both the front and inside of the card. Beautiful ribbon treatment too. xxx

  4. I love your take on the challenge this week, Kim. Great, fun, tilted panels (I can't do them, but you pull them off with ease!); love how you've repeated that on the inside of the card.


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