Just Add Ink #393 – Colour Challenge

To keep my mojo flowing… or starting to flow, I played along with the colour challenge over at Just Add Ink for #jai393. I was so pleased to have the time to create as one of my downlines, Rochelle was the DT member who chose the colours for this week’s challenge.

Green is one of my favourite colours however I find Tranquil Tide a little tricky to work with whereas I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Lemon Lime Twist.

I’m a little behind in January Birthday cards, so I thought this challenge was a good one to use the super cute Quirky Critters stamp set again. The sloth stamp is perfect for those times you’ve forgot to send a card! I needed to create a “leafy” scene for my sloth, so I used the fern leaf from the Awesomely Artistic stamp set, stamped in Tranquil Tide & Lemon Lime Twist.

I used the new Stampin’ Blends alcohol markers to colour in Mr. Sloth. I used the light & dark crumb cake and then smoky slate for his eye area. I snuck the bronze marker in to colour the branch. These markers are so easy to use! The branch in the stamp set is a little shorter, so I lengthened to reach within the leaves by drawing an “extension” with a black fine point marker. EASY!

If you’ve got time, head on over to Just Add Ink and see what their design team created to inspire us this challenge. Challenges are a great way to create when you’ve got a creative block, need a new inspiration or idea… or just for fun!

Have a wonderful, creative week.

Happy Crafting,


  1. Lou Kitzelman January 30, 2018 at 8:44 am - Reply

    This is so cute Liv. Perfect use of our colours. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week. Glad you are feeling better and back into creating! x

    • inkreations February 11, 2018 at 8:05 pm - Reply

      Thanks so much Lou. I thought I was going to struggle with the colours… thank god for Stampin’ Blends! lol!

  2. Rachael Lewsley January 30, 2018 at 6:03 pm - Reply

    Oh, that sloth is adorable! I love how you’ve incorporated the colour combo into your card – it is balanced well by the white space. Thanks for sharing with us at Just Add Ink 🙂 x

    • inkreations February 11, 2018 at 8:06 pm - Reply

      Thanks for your comment Rachael. I hadn’t used the Sloth before so was glad to break him out! He will definitely be used again!

  3. Nikki Spencer January 31, 2018 at 5:55 pm - Reply

    Too cute Liv! That adorable sloth is my fave image from this set and he looks right at home on your leafy card front. Thanks for sharing at Just Add Ink. Xx

    • inkreations February 11, 2018 at 8:06 pm - Reply

      Thanks Nikki! I love how we have a stamp for belated birthday cards (which I do quite often!) lol!

  4. Chantell Randall January 31, 2018 at 10:22 pm - Reply

    Ha, this is just too cute. These colours are perfect for your card. Chantell Just Add Inkk

    • inkreations February 11, 2018 at 8:07 pm - Reply

      Thanks so much Chantell!

  5. Di Barnes February 1, 2018 at 8:13 am - Reply

    What a great way to use the challenge colours, Liv. I love your little loth & leafy border. Glad you played along with us at JAI.
    Di 🙂

    • inkreations February 11, 2018 at 8:07 pm - Reply

      Thanks Di! I was worried about Tranquil Tide as I haven’t used it much but it goes great with Lemon Lime Twist!

  6. Rochelle Blok February 1, 2018 at 11:30 am - Reply

    Such a cute card Liv! Loving the the branches long the side of the card and the sloth is just too cute! Fabulous use of the challenge colours! Thanks for playing along and supporting us this week at Just Add Ink. Rochelle xo

    • inkreations February 11, 2018 at 8:08 pm - Reply

      Thanks Rocky! Glad I could play along and cudos to you for a challenge colour combo!

  7. Tina Gillespie February 1, 2018 at 11:48 am - Reply

    Cute is the word of the day for your card! It’s fabulous, and I really love the leafy stamping around the two edges. Thanks for sharing with us at Just Add Ink.

    • inkreations February 11, 2018 at 8:08 pm - Reply

      Thanks for your comment Tina. That sloth is just too cute not to use so I’m glad this challenge game me a chance to do so!

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