Friday, 29 April 2016

PPA298 – A Sketch Challenge from Ginger Toivonen


 Sketch Challenge

 #PPA298 – A Sketch Challenge from Ginger Toivonen

Hello and welcome once again to my blog. I am still loving the inspiration from the challenges and this weeks challenge is the above sketch from Ginger Toivonen.

For my card, I am sharing a sneak peek of one sheet from some new DSP's called Affectionately Yours.

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Here is my card

'Affectionately Yours'


#Affectionatelyyours #Sweetheartpunch #Nightofnavy #KOCreationscards #Saharasand #PPA298

How I made Affectionately Yours:

  • I cut my Sahara Sand A4 card stock to 11cm x 15.5cm side fold. Then cut my Gold Foil sheet 2mm smaller then the Night of Navy 2 mm smaller again. I cut a small piece on the DSP to 6cm x 8cm and a piece of Night of Navy to 6.5cm x 6.5cm. To enhance these pieces I decide on the gold foil & cut these sheets to be 2 mm larger for both pieces.
  • Using the Sweetheart punch on the navy cardstock...I created a window effect for the gold foil. I lifted this by using the Stampin' Dimensionals.
  • I coated the Expression dimensional with Versa Mark embossing ink the dusted with Gold Stampin' Emboss powder. For a good finish you must heat up you heating tool before applying it in the direction of the powder.
  • After placing my centre pieces in the Sketch arrangement, I glued the sentiment in place using my Multi Purpose glue.
  • With Sahara Sand I punched 1 large flower with the Fun Flower punch and 3 smaller ones with the Petite Petals punch. I grabbed my Botanical Builder Framelits and cut 1 with Sahara Sand and then 1 in Gold Foil to bring the Gold color to the front..
  • I applied Night of Navy ink around the edges of each flower. Using an Antique brad that blended with the gold tones I put my larger flower together. Twisting the Gold foil petals one under the other on every second petal.
  • I adhered the flowers using Dimensionals, then thought they needed a little more Ooomph. So, I reached straight away for my Metallic Sequins....adding a gold sequin the the centre of the small flowers and a few to the cut & layered DSP.
#Affectionatelyyours #Sweetheartpunch #Nightofnavy #KOCreationscards #Saharasand #PPA298


Thanks so much for stopping by my Blog & I hope you enjoyed my card creation.



If you are looking for any of the items that I used to make my card, look no further. I have listed them below for you!


6 comments:

  1. Beautiful card and layout Kim. Love the touches of gold, looks so regal. :)

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    1. Thank you Juan :) I can't take credit for the basic layout, as it was part of the sketch. I agree with you views on the gold in the card, it certainly adds that little extra.

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  2. SO beautiful! That night of navy just makes the other colors look so rich!

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    1. Thank you Patti, I agree night of navy and gold work so well for a rich & regal finish.

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  3. Incredibly beautiful card Kim! That paper just comes to life with the touches of gold! Thanks for playing with the PPA this week.

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    1. Thank you so very much Ginger :)

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