Friday, May 2, 2014

Just Add Ink 213

Needing a bit of inspiration? Check out the pretty picture from at Just Add Ink this week, take what you like from it and create!


Here's the card I made. Something *very* simple and quite easily done with whatever scraps you have lying around. I cut my 1 1/4" punch squares into quarters and jumbled up the colours to make the heart. This would translate well to a different size (for scrap booking or gift wrapping??) simply by using bigger or smaller triangles. 

Susan Wong. Geometric heart thank you card.


Post-post ramblings...

Let's be real - even seasoned crafters get 'crafter's block'. Any good card I've made lately seems to be the second or third attempt. So frustrating! Here's an attempt at the challenge I did earlier and wasn't 100% happy with mostly because I was going for 'geometric' and ended up with 'mosaic'. What seems to get me back in the flow is a scrapping layout where I can easily draw on the photos for colours and 'feel'. How do you get your juices going?

Susan Wong. Mosaic Heart Card.

The heart was time consuming -  all hand drawn and cut.

7 comments:

  1. You are so clever, I so love these cards, especially the top one

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  2. Clean, simple, clever and effective! Sometimes less IS more and you've shown that beautifully here Susan....I love your interpretation! xx

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  3. Susan this is such a fantastic idea - I love it!!

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  4. I love your "out of the box" thinking, Susan. Very clever!

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  5. Susan I like how you have shown this photo can be intrepreted in different ways. Love your geometric pattern and a great way to use up leftover supplies. It is always interesting to here how others get over their 'creative block' as we all experience it from time to time.

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  6. Absolutely love the '2nd attempt' card, its fantastically graphic and modern. And thanks so much for showing your first card. I thought I was the only one that had 'crafting block', and have had 2 cards lately that really stumped me. Your 2nd card really shows that if you have a break from it and try again, you can come up with a winner!

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  7. Your geometric heart is just stunning Susan! Very cool idea. x

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