It’s time for the first 2023 Just Add Ink Challenge. As usual, we are kicking the year off with a Blog Hop. The theme is Just Add Your Favourite!!
Your favourite thing may be a colour, a favourite crafting tool, paper, stamp set or perhaps you have a favourite layout or fancy fold. Or perhaps you have a favourite thing that is not necessarily craft related?
For me, I admit it……I’m a Bag Lady!! I love Bags! All sorts of Bags. Plastic, handbags, totes, back packs….you name it. Love em!
So for my project, I decided to make a bag. Also, my favourite colour is Blue…..so I made a Blue bag.
The Blog Hop also incorporates the Just Add Ink Challenge for this week. Follow the link to Just Add Ink to share your “Favourite” project with us.
The Blog Hop is set up in a loop so it doesn’t matter where you start. All you need to do, to follow along, is click the “Next” Button at the end of each post and you will be taken to the next stop.
Make sure you hop around to see each of the Design Team’s projects. Next on the hop is the wonderful Kim Badelt. I’m sure Kim will inspire you with her “Favourite” project!
For me, Stampin Up has always been about Connection! Stampin Up has helped me to meet new people, connect with my community and make some wonderful friends. And this weeks Challenge is another story of Connecting with Stampin up.
The Challenge this week is Just Add Anything but a card!
To explain the connection further…..a couple of weeks ago I attended the Stampin Up On Stage local event here in Perth. Had a lovely day and came home with some great new things, Stamp Sets, ideas, new friends made (connections) and a lovely new little Stampin Up bag.
Then the following weekend I had my work “End of Year Function”. I had a new Blouse/Top to wear….needed a handbag……Oh I know – the Stampin Up one is the perfect colour! So off I went for a night out.
When I got there – I started chatting to a lady from our Perth office (that I had not met before). Having a great time….and then I noticed she was also wearing a new Stampin Up bag! Now normally, if you turned up somewhere and found you were wearing the same gear as someone else, you’d cut and run – right! But not this time!
I said to her……I know what you did last weekend! She’s like……Pardon???
So I flashed my bag!! CONNECTION!!
That was it – a new friend!
A short time later, my new Stampin Up Friend / Work colleague pulled a cute little Wine Glass Charm out of her bag and gave it to me. Loved it! So fun – I had to have a go at making some Charms too.
The Wine Glass Charms worked perfectly for this Challenge. I made a few of them and then created a box for them to go in.
Such a fun project to make – will definitely be making more.
Follow this link to Just Add Ink to see other great projects that are not cards…..and share your’s with us too.
It’s a long Weekend here in Perth, starting with the National Day of Mourning (for the Queen) on Thursday and ending with Monday off work because of the WA Queens Birthday Holiday. So with 5 days off the Theme of my card this week is very fitting.
I made this card for the Just Add Ink Choose Two Challenge. The elements to choose from are Friends, Foliage and Masking.
I choose Masking and Foliage. I used an array of colours to make a masked Scene. I also masked off the work “Relax” so that is stands out nicely.
This was fun to make and needed very little embellishment.
Now it’s your turn to Choose Two…….Friends, Foliage or Masking! Give it a go and share it with us at Just Add Ink.