Friday, February 5, 2010

Just Add Ink - Challenge #3

Eastern Influences

This week's challenge at Just Add Ink is a SKETCH CHALLENGE based on the sketch below. I think sketch challenges are the easiest to do as you can use any colours and stamp sets etc. that your little heart desires and the layout is all worked out for you!

I was really eager to ink up my Eastern Influences stamp set and wanted to use Always Artichoke, Mellow Moss and Bravo Burgundy together. When I saw that big circle I knew I wanted to get the brayer out!!! The sky couldn't be any of those colours that I wanted to use, so I added Bordering Blue to the mix.

I think Eastern Influences is going to be one of my favourite sets - just love the birds and the blossoms.


Here's JAI's First Sketch Challenge



Here's the Project Details:
Stamp Set: Eastern Influences
Cardstock: Glossy, Plain and Textured Whisper White, Textured Always Artichoke
Ink: Basic Brown, Always Artichoke, Bravo Burgundy, Bordering Blue, Mellow Moss, Pale Plum
Accessories: Linen Thread, Watercolour Paper, Aqua Painter, 5/8" Bravo Burgundy Grosgrain Ribbon, 1 1/4" and 1 3/8" Circle Punches, Stampin' Dimensionals, Brayer

I hope you have time to play along with the sketch challenge this week. Most ladies, on blogs that I have browsed through, have said that they have more time to craft now that the kids are back at school, but the reverse is true for me. My holiday is almost at an end so it's back to work I go. I guess it will be good to get back into some sort of routine again and get a Stamp Club started, along with organising some SAB workshops! Being on the Design Team at Just Add Ink will ensure I add a post to my blog at least once a week!

Looking forward to viewing all the entries for Challenge # 3,
Bronwyn :0)

12 comments:

Sharnee Torrents said...

Wonderful Bron, I LOVE THIS CARD!!!!!!!!!!! WOW!! This is absolutely one of my FAVOURITE sets and the way you've used it is sooo beautiful!!! LOVE IT!!
P.S Your blog is looking rather stylish and gorgeous!! I love this, the swirls and the like, very vintage!!
SMiles SHarnee :0)

Kathy said...

This is so beautiful, soft, and peaceful! I love it :)

Mae Collins said...

This is just beautiful, so serene!

Kez said...

Stunning card! Thanks for the inspiration.

Yvonne Harlum said...

Wow Bronwyn! I love this card. Simply stunning!

Penny Hanuszak said...

Your card for this weeks challenge is just stunning. Love your color choices and the composition. Really beautiful!

Sonia G said...

WOW! This is absolutely adorable!
My mouth is still on the floor, I really need to pick it up, but this card is just fantastic.
Great Job
Cheers
Sonia

Louise said...

This is just beautiful, so elegant and classy.

Tui Nathan said...

OMG .... this is such a "wow" card, love it, love it, love it. YOu have put this together soo beautifully, just "STUNNING", great inspiration!!!

Chantelle said...

Oooh, wow, I love the style of this card - it's beautiful.

Susan Joyce said...

Very beautiful, love how you put all the different elements of your design together.

Rachel Jackson said...

Thank You for your beautiful comment, It means alot when the DT makes a comment. Your card is amazing, I have never looked twice at the Eastern Influence Stamp Set but now is on want list.
Many thanks
Rach:)

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