Just Add Ink #377 Colour Challenge

Hello & welcome to another Just Add Ink Challenge.

#377 is a colour combination chosen for us by Rochelle.

My design team friends are loving Lemon Lime Twist & Pool Party this week!  Today it’s paired with Dapper Denim.

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I love these three colours, but together they were a wee challenge – but that’s what it’s all about, right?

I decided to stick with simple – lots of white space to balance those colours!

Just Add Ink #377 Colour Challenge | kelly kent

It’s easy to get overwhelmed with 2 new catalogues in the space of 4 months, so it’s sometimes refreshing and stabilising to go back to old favourites.

Many of the products I’ve used in this card are carryover favourites from the previous Annual Catalogue.

Sheltering Tree stamp set, Classic Label Punch, Sunshine Sayings stamp set and the new for 2017 embossing folder – Garden Trellis.

I also realised when I was writing this post up, that despite making this card & my Colour INKspiration card at different times of the week, they have quite similar features!  I definitely have a style!!!

I am forever hopeful that it’s a love of this style that keeps you visiting & subscribing!


One of my go-to techniques for using embossing folders is to emboss the whole card – not just the front.

Just Add Ink #377 Colour Challenge | kelly kent

This means you need to add an extra piece of cardstock on the inside for writing on, but I love the luxurious feel of both the extra embossing and the matted inside.

I hope you’ve enjoyed my same-same-but-different Lemon Lime Twist & Pool Party card today.

For more beautiful cards using these three colours, pop over to the Just Add Ink blog to see all the design team cards.

While you are there, you may also want to join the challenge by uploading your own Lemon Lime Twist, Pool Party & Dapper Denim creation.

Thanks, as always, for taking the time to visit me!

kelly kent | mypapercraftjourney.com


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7 thoughts on “Just Add Ink #377 Colour Challenge

  1. I’ve never even thought to emboss the entire card, but such a great idea! Love that you’ve gone back to old favourites here, Kelly. Your little scene is tranquil & classic. Gorgeous. xx

  2. I made a mistake of embossing the whole card the other day and cut it up to make mats. I wish I had seen your post first! Lesson learned!! Your card is wonderful. I have everything except the embossing folder…an order is going in tomorrow as we just got power and internet back thanks to Irma.

  3. This is such a relaxing and beautiful scene Kelly! I love all the details – your touch of grass and swing are so Summeryand your embossing the whole of the card such a fabulous idea too! xx

  4. Love this cute card, Kelly. Such a pretty scene and great way to use the challenge colours. I absolutely adore that you embossed the entire card – love this!!! I may even try an embossed mat for the inside too! Thanks for the inspiration x

  5. So lovely to have you back after your break. This card looks as peaceful as I’m guessing you feel. I love the idea of embossing the whole card. It gives it such a nice look on the inside too xx

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