Thursday, January 27, 2011

Bows and MOJO

The PPA78 challenge this week is all about bows. I decided to jump start my mojo with this weeks MOJO Monday sketch and combine the two challenges. I had to ink up this new set, Easter Blossoms, from the Occasions Mini and play with that gorgeous Springtime Vintage DSP again (scroll down to see my desk calendar). So here we go

* Standard Baja Breeze cardbase
* Grab your Color Spritzer - get flecky with it :) Soft Suede ink is spritzed all over my cardbase
* The soft silhouette image gets inked onto Very Vanilla cardstock with Crumb Cake ink
* Popped her out with the 2-1/2 Circle Punch
* Need circles? You want to have the Circle Scissor Plus as one of your go-to tools. This tool is great for kreating circles up to 6in and is perfect for a small increment to matte behind another. So guess what I did? Cut out a Very Vanilla circle slightly larger than my 2-1/2 Punch for the perfect matte.
* Doll it up with some pretty Basic Pearls
* Whats a card these days without the Big Shot, right? Placed the flecked front of my cardbase into the new Framed Tulips Embossing Folder and zipped it through.
* To add to the vintage feel, I grabbed my always handy Sponge Dauber inked with Soft Suede and lightly swept over the embossed frame
* A piece of floral Springtime Vintage DSP got the same vintage treatment using my Sponge Dauber and Soft Suede ink.
* Added the final challenge elements for the PPA, bows. Kreated 'double bows' and centered them with the new Rosettes and a Basic Pearl. Accented a tad by lightly brushing my Soft Suede Dauber over the 'petals'.

Thanks for stopping in! I hope you liked my take on these challenges and I hope it inspires you to get your fingers inky! I love it when you share, so let me know what ya think,K?
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Carla Bazhenow said...

Stunning! I love this paper and you sure do it justice. Beautiful card and details... love those pearls. Hugs,

Christy Q said...

Very pretty! Love the flecked appearance.

Crafty Creations said...

Very vintage looking. those pearls are something arounbd the circle!!

Pam~ said...

This is an adorable card! Love the colors and of the course the outstanding bows!

Lorraine said...

I expedited my order and was hoping to have new things to play with by now but alas, not til tomorrow. But in the meantime you're giving me some great inspiration.

LeAnne said...

SO pretty---this is my fav image, my fav set, from the mini!!! LOVE it!

Ann Schach said...

Beautiful, Kim! A perfect vintage style card using one of my favorite sets from the mini!

Kris Kilcoyne said...

I would have never considered buying this set... but every card I've seen so far, including yours is amazing!

This color combo is drop dead gorgeous!! Love it, Kim!

Linda Callahan said... am overdosing on gorgeousness - this really is pretty! That little girl never looked so good!

Patti MacLeith said...

Kim, she is so sweet! I love the addition of the pearls.

Mary Fish said...

Gorgeous bows!

The sponging is a pretty touch, too.

Hugs, M

Melanie C said...

Great card - fits perfectly with the challenge this week. Your bows are perfect! Thank you for playing along with Pals Paper Arts.

maryr917 said...

this is such a pretty vintage card kim-love the silhouette & the new dsp-we didnt really get much snow here in pittsburgh-about 2" and then it stopped-that was fine with me

Sue Lelli said...

Kimberly, LOVE the colors and that FAB silhouette image! FAB card!

Cards by Gina said...

Beautiful card, Kim! Love those colors together! Perfect all the way around.

missy said...

Gorgeous card! You make me want this stamp set even more now! Love those colors too! Thanks for sharing another awesome creation!