Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Just Add Ink Challenge #266 - Get Well Soup

I must say I really struggled to create with this colour combination! Well I hope you like my card which I think needs some more layers - but thats just the creative critic in my head talking!
I'm excited to share with you the NEW A4 Whisper White THICK cardstock on this card too. It's so much more sturdier than using the regular whisper white- which I always had to 'reinforce' with extra layers.

Here is the inspirational colours put together for us by the talented JAI designers for Just Add Ink #266

I recently purchased the 'Get Well Soup' stamp and I love it!! Its a great size and is easy to fussy cut out.  Plus it couldn't be better timing to have this sentiment, my poor kiddies have been really unwell these past few weeks - winter is not agreeing with them at all!

I haven't gone too heavy with the colours this time round.What do you think??

Carolina's Tips and Techniques:
With just a little navy for the stamping, I stamped the whole image onto some whisper white & just the bowl onto pink pirouette cardstock.  I then cut out the bowl, here's how I did it. I cut inside the bold lines so that when layered onto the white you can't see the 'joining lines;'

I've added this colour swatch that features the colours on my card. Please feel free to pin it to your pinterest boards!
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  1. I'm a 'clean and simple' girl, so this is perfection to me!! I think you did a wonderful job with the colours and love the design of your card. The touches of gold are brilliant and you did a fantastic job of fussy cutting. So very glad you joined us at Just Add Ink this week!!

  2. This is so pretty Carolina! I love your gold and vellum background and the very yummy looking soup! Also the way you've hidden the join in your perfectly fussy cut images is fantastic! Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week :-)

  3. I've been waiting to see this stamp in action. It looks great here, Carolina. I love it popped up on dimensionals. Nice work with the fussy cutting, and loving those touches of gold. Lovely to see you joining the challenge fun at Just Add Ink each week. x

  4. Well, lovely, you have rocked this colour combo! The hearts vellum is the perfect backdrop to the big bowl with a heart on it. Hope your kiddos are getting better. Thanks for joining in the fun at Just Add Ink this week!

  5. I would never have thought you stuggled with the colours as your card is awesome, Carolina. Love that the bowl is the focus in navy & pink, with the little gold highlights from the vellum & glittery heart. Love!
    Thanks for playing at Just Add ink.
    Di :-)

  6. Great use of the challenge colours Carolina, it's lovely to see that image in use and your sweet glimmer heart is the perfect finishing touch. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink.