Saturday 17 August 2019

Just Add Ink 470

The challenge at Just Add Ink was just too intriguing to pass up! Just Add.... no stamping!

How challenging is that?!

It seemed a good excuse to use something from my pre-order Holiday Catalogue box. The Mercury Glass Designer Acetate had been looking at me accusingly, wondering why it was still in the packet...

This beautiful silvery-patterned acetate makes such a statement on its own that it only needed a simple treatment to make a card. I love the way that whatever's underneath peeks through the pattern on the acetate. The copper foil added warmth to the Night of Navy and Mercury Glass. The filagree die-cut and the self-adhesive Star Designer Elements are also in the 2019 Holiday Catalogue, available on 4 September.

The Night of Navy strip has been run through the Subtle embossing folder, giving a pretty parchment paper look pattern that's a nice contrast to the shattered glass look of the designer acetate sheet and the glittery words.

It turns out that it's quite difficult to make a card without using a single stamp but it was a fun challenge. Thank you, JAI team!

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NOTE: The Mercury Glass Designer Acetate, Star Designer elements  and Christmas Layers dies will be available 4 September.


  1. Loving the layers and texture Jan and that mercury it! Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink for our "No stamping" challenge.

  2. Ohh I agree, the Acetate makes a great statement feature on your card - very effective. Chantell Just Add Ink

  3. I think I was a little hasty in overlooking this acetate Jan it looks so dramatic and stunning layered over the copper foil. Paired with that larger than life sparkly sentiment, this is a super shiny and festive card!