Friday, July 15, 2011

JAI #76 - Inspiration

This week at Just Add Ink the challenge is to create something inspired by this gorgeous photo

Aren't the colours and the view just beautiful?  Anyway,  for this week, I decided to take some additional inspiration from the new US catalog that was released just last week and which is choc full of absolutely gorgeous samples, and this is what I came up with

This card is basically a CASE of the gorgeous card on the front of cover of the catalog, minus a few of the new items that are yet to come our way.  I have used the Creative Elements set, which will be available here on September 1.  The cardstock is from PTI and an almost exact match to the new Pool Party In Colour, which will also be available on September 1.  I have clear embossed with swirl and I tried very hard to dry emboss the oval, however my tearing got a bit out of control and ended up being a bit too close to the dry embossed line so you can't really see it.

The new US catty is absolutely gorgeous, so full of beautiful new products and samples.  I can hardly wait for the release of ours in just a few weeks as a LOT of those products are coming our way - we saw sneak peeks during Convention a few weeks ago.

Well, that all from me.  Be sure to check out what the rest of the DT have done - the photo has provided lots inspiration and therefore, lots of beautiful creations.

Supplies Used:  (All Stampin' Up! unless otherwise noted)
Stamps:  Creative Elements (available September 1, 2011)
Ink:  Versamark, Melon Mambo, Crumb Cake, Old Olive
Cardstock:  Whisper White Textured, Old Olive, Pretty In Pink, Crumb Cake DSP, Aqua Mist (Papertrey Ink)
Accessories:  Heat Gun, Clear Embossing Powder, Decorative Label punch, Extra Large Oval punch, Boho Blossoms punch, Bitty Shapes punchpack, Photo Corner punch, White organza ribbon, Pearls


Bronwyn Eastley said...

Sigh! This is just beautiful, Jo. I'm off to examine the front cover of the US catty now!

t_bar_star said...

Your card is beautiful Jo. I love the embossing! Theresa x

KimB said...

This is just lovely Jo. Your gorgeous pink butterfly really stars, and those embossed swirls on the background are stunning too.
Kim xxx

Kathy @ Stamping Still said...

Beautiful card Jo. I love the butterfly and your torn dsp strips especially.

Anonymous said...

very nice indeed ... Andrea & da dogs!

Christine Blain said...

Jo, this is stunning .... it makes my heart sing!! Love everything about it.

Felicity said...

Jo, once again, beautiful work! The colours look gorgeous together and the layout is devine :)

Nikki Spencer said...

This is really beautiful Jo, it makes me very excited at the prospect of whats coming our way soon, love the ripped DSP layers, very effective.

Marlena M. said...

Such interesting textures. Lovely card! ;)