Monday, July 1, 2019

A Double Challenge!!

This week I decided to participate in the Colour INKspiration Challenge #58, BUT boy oh boy, I didn'r realise how much of a challenge it would be for me!!

The colours to use were: Crumb Cake, (yep), Whisper White, (no problem), Gold, (okee-dokee) and Blushing Bride...eeek!! PINK!! And not the singer, either!!

And then I realised that I didn't have any gold embossing powder, which would have worked for me... I lent it to a friend a few weeks ago... Aghghgh!!
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So I used Black Embossing Powder on the Gold Foil!! I haven't done that before, embossed onto Foil... Laying this on a peice of Crumb Cake that went through the Big Shot & Subtle Embossing Folder, gave it some more dimension also...

Gosh, I love a bit of fussy cutting! Although this took no time at all to cut out.

The detail of the Unicorn's mane is so gorgeous on the gold... *sigh* & I lifted all the layers up on Dimensionals.

I also saw that Just Add Ink's challenge this week was to use two of the three items: Foil, Ribbon OR Sequins... So that was an easy step up for my current card - Just add sequins!!

And suddenly I am happy with the card!!
Considering I didn't know what to do with the pink portion of the card AND the gold component, I think it came together ok - and Im okay with okay, lol!!

I guess, this is the whole reason for a challenge, right?

And these two certainly did that to me!!

To see how others interpreted these challenges, just head to the links above and leave a comment for them also :)

Until next time, happy Stampin'... Jo.


  1. I really love the Unicorn image on the gold foil - it really gives it the magical wow factor. Chantell Just Add Ink

  2. Fantastic card Jo! Love the stamping and embossing on the Gold Foil and the use of sequins on your card is gorgeous. Thanks for playing along this week at Just Add Ink. Rochelle xo

  3. Such a great card for two challenges Jo! The embossed foil is quite spectacular and the pink panels really helps as a contrast to show them off. Thanks for sharing with us at Just Add Ink this week.

  4. Your embossed unicorn does look stunning on the gold foil Jo. The sequins are a great way to add that extra level of bling too! Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week. Kim

  5. Didn't you do exceptionally well to incorporate two challenges into one card. Well done, Jo. Your creation nails both briefs perfectly. I adore the Black Embossed Unicorn image, it really pops on the Gold Foil. Thanks for playing along with us at Just Add Ink this week, Jo. Hope to see more of your creations in the future. xOx Jackie

  6. Simply gorgeous cards Jo - you've combined the two challenges so well! Thanks for joining in with Just Add Ink and Colour INKspiration! Hope to see you again soon! Kelly x


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