Jan 11 2017

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Colour INKspiration – a new Blog Hop and Facebook Challenge Site

I have some exciting news to share; I’m on the Colour INKspiration Crew!

It consists of a team of talented Aussie and NZ Stampin’ Up! ® Demonstrators who create projects based on Pinterest inspired colour swatches.


There’s also a Facebook group for Stampin’ Up! ® enthusiasts who would like to share their paper craft projects using the colour combinations.

Here’s the deal – Every second and fourth Wednesday of the month at 9pm New Zealand Daylight Savings Time (7 pm AEDT), a new colour swatch will be uploaded to the Facebook Colour INKspiration Group, and the Colour INKspiration Crew will get the ball rolling by providing inspiration for each challenge with a blog hop.

And today is Challenge Number One!.

Members of the Facebook group can join the Colour INKspiration ‘Challenge’  if they wish to by uploading photos of their projects. Links back to their personal blog are allowed.
Make sure you click on the link below and ask to join Colour INKspiration, then add the group to your favourites and share it with your crafty friends so they can join in with the challenges too!

Hope to see you there!

And, without any further ado –  here is the first Colour INKspiration Pinterest Inspired Colour Swatch


That’s a whole lot of colour!

While we didn’t have to include all the colours from the palette – I had a project in mind that would suit having lots of colours – so I decided to go for it and include them all!


As I was using so many colours, I decided I may as well use all 3 of the stamp sets that coordinate so well with the t-shirt builder framelits.

First up – I’ve used the Custom Tee set for the outline on the t-shirt and for the sentiment on the inside of the card.custom-tee

And these are the framelits themselves – lots of options here!


Next up – the Tied Dyed stamp set created the coloured patterns on the t-shirts.


I think the Tied Dyed stamp set is going to be one of those love-it or loathe-it sort of stamps – and I love it!

And last of the three sets – the sentiments on the outside of the card – are from one of the FREE products you can choose during Sale-A-Bration – the Designer Tee stamp set.


I’ve use Sweet Sugarplum as the card base and Peekaboo Peach as the mat behind the t-shirts, This is a non-standard size as I wanted to highlight the tee shirts. Being long and skinny make them the focus I think. The card base is 15cm x 21cm, scored at 7.5cm.

Here’s a closer view of those t-shirts …


… and an even closer so you can see the way the Tie Dyed images work together.


These swirls are obtained through 3-step stamping – where each of the swirly stamps has a different colour and the images are layered. I’d have to say it took a few practice stamps to get the layers lined up. I think it was with taking the time to practise before putting ink to my card!

I only inked up part of the Happy Birthday stamp so that I could get Happy onto each of the shirts and Birthday onto the card front itself.


As this is a non Standard card size I created a custom envelope from the In-Colour Envelope Paper and my trusty Envelope Punch Board.

I hope you’ve enjoyed my project for the Inaugural Color INKspiration Challenge Blog Hop.

I look forward to seeing what you create with this colour combination. Enter the challenge at the Challenge Facebook page HERE

Now for some more INKspiration – hop on over to Mel’s blog – just click on the Next Blog Button.colour_inkspiration_next_button


Thanks for taking part in our blog hop, there are so many amazing ideas and inspiration you don’t want to miss. Remember that currently, you are at my blog Jackie Noble | creativeJax

If you would like any information about the products I’ve used in my project – as always they’re listed in the table below.


If you live in New Zealand and would like a demonstrator to order through – I’d love to have you join my group of crafty customers – let’s journey together!

And if you’re interested in purchasing the starter kit and either build your own craft business – or buy Stampin’ Up! at a discount for at least 6 months – I’d be delighted to welcome you into my thINK Creative Team!


Until next time

Jackie Noble | creativeJaxJackie

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  1. addinktivedesigns

    I do not need the Custom Tee set, I do not need the Custom Tee Set! Wow! Jackie, this is so awesome. A flashback to the 70s. Lol. Thanks for joining the crew at CI. So good to have you on board.

  2. Jackie

    Thanks Mel! 🙂 Now I need to make one in real life too!

  3. Jackie

    Thanks Kathryn! 🙂 I’ve not used some of the others in the set – but have seen some great cards so I need to get some ink onto them too!

  4. Jackie

    Thanks Nikki! 🙂 Yes – the colours just screamed – “tie dye me”!

  5. Jackie

    Thanks Rebecca! 🙂 I love the patterns!

  6. Jackie

    Thanks Carolina! Maybe a new hastag is needed? #bringingtiedyedback

  7. Jackie

    Thanks Rose! 🙂 Lol – I even remember doing this in real life!

  8. Jackie

    Thanks Kelly! 🙂 There are so many cool sets it’s easy to not get around to use them!

  9. Jackie

    Thanks Paula! 🙂 Just Do It!

  10. Mel Pagano

    Awesome t shirts Jackie xx Love them!

  11. Kathryn Mangelsdorf

    Jackie, I really was not inspired by this stamp set but with your colour combinations I think it will now make great teenage cards.

  12. Nikki Spencer

    How awesome is this combination! The “Tie Dye” set and these colours together are just a perfect pairing! xx

  13. rascur

    Love them!! They look great!!

  14. Carolina Evans

    Yes!!!! Bring back the tie die shirts!!

  15. Paula Dobson

    Damn, I didn’t like this set before I saw your card! Now I am rethinking I may just need to order it. Love, love this card Jackie!

  16. Rose Packer

    Love the Tshirt Jackie… awesome tie die work!

  17. Kelly Kent

    Awesome to see the tie-dye set in use. Super cool card design!! You were right when you said your design needed lots of colour!!! Kelly x

  18. Jackie

    Thanks Rachel! Loved these patterns!

  19. Jackie

    Thanks Lou! Real groovy! I was in a spin stamping them ?

  20. Jackie

    Thanks Julia. They look good even if you don’t get them lined up too!

  21. Rachel Palmieri

    I do like the way your mind works Jackie. Inspirational!

  22. Lou Kitzelman

    Far out man….so groovy. Your shirts look even better close up. Thanks for showing how the 3 step stamps go together.

  23. Elizabeth Gross

    so that’s how the tie die images work together! You are always teaching me something Jackie! Great card.

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