Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Colour INKspiration #CI34 - Eclectic Congratulations

Hello and welcome to this fortnights Colour INKspiration challenge #CI34  😊 

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                                           Here are the wonderful colours for #34 challenge

Calypso Coral, Pool Party, Daffodil Delight, and Basic Gray.

If have joined me from the very clever Tanya Bell's page, welcome. 
You have reached Kim Oliver - KOCreations Cards. There is a NEXT button a little further down to keep you moving through the hop.

Here is my project

Eclectic Congratulations

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Items Used

  • Oh So Eclectic stamp set plus the Eclectic Layers thinlits
  • Petal Palette stamp set (sentiment)
  • Hardwood background stamp
  • Thick Whisper White, Basic Gray, Pool Party and A4 Vellum card stock
  • Pool Party, Basic Gray, Daffodil Delight, Calypso Coral, Stazon Black Ink Pad
  • Metallic Enamel Shapes (retiring)
  • Whisper White 1/8 Sheer Ribbon
  • Tailored Tag Punch
  • Big Shot

Basic Instructions

  • Place a piece of A4 thick Basic Gray into the Stampin' Trimmer portrait orientation, Score at 10.5cm cm (4 1/8") . Turn to landscape orientation and cut at 14.9 cm (5 13/16") Fold on score line and burnish. This will give you 2 card bases with a top fold for portrait orientation. 
  • Cut 1 piece of  the Pool Party cardstock at 14.9 cm (5 13/16") x 8.5cm (3 3/8) for card front layer
  • Cut 1 piece of Thick Whisper White at 14.9cm (5 13/16") x 8.0cm (3 1/8")  for card front.
  • Using second largest (normal) circle from Layering Circle Framelits create a mask using printer paper. Place over card front, so circle is central but slightly high of centre.
  • Ink Hardwood Background image with Basic Gray and stamp over circle mask.
  • Lift stamp and mask. Colour circular hardwood image quickly, using Pool Party ink pad and a very wet Aqua Painter.
  • Put aside to dry.
  • Stamp the flower in Stazon, colour using Aqua Painter and Daffodil Delight and Calypso Coral. Die cut with matching die.
  • Die cut leaves in Vellum and Basic Gray, cut in half and place behind flower.
  • Punch three tags, one in Vellum, one Basic Gray and the other in Pool Party. 
  • Using the heart shape embossing die from Eclectic Layers, emboss the vellum layer. Layer tags as pictured with Pool Party at the bottom.
  • The Hardwood Circle should be dry by now, Stamp sentiment (from Petal Palette stamp set) in Stazon.
  • Glue card front layer to Pool Party Layer. Glue this into position to card base.
  • Using the Diamond shapes in the Eclectic Layers thinlits set cut a Pool Party Diamond. Layer and place where desired.
  • Add embellishments and tie ribbon around the stem of the leaves.

Inside peek

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Up next we have Elizabeth Gross sharing her beautiful inspirations.

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  1. Love the hardwood panel anchoring all these gorgeous elements. What a wonderful way to use these colours.

  2. Gorgeous card Kim - love the layers & details! Kelly x

  3. So much gorgeous, Kim. I love your little heart details. D xox

  4. So much gorgeous detail in this card Kim ... it all work so perfectly together! T

  5. Love the woodgrain background for your cluster of embellishments. Gorgeous card, Kim.


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