Creative Scrapbooker's VIP Club Cyber Monday Sale

Hello everyone!  It’s Kelly Klapstein here today to share with you a wonderful product I have discovered.  Have you heard of Viva Decor Inka Gold? It’s a unique metallic paste that adds beautiful glimmer and shine to your project. Here’s a short informative description I found on the Viva Decor website.

inka gold

Viva Decor’s Inka Gold is a revolutionary product that produces an amazing metallic finish without any toxic chemicals. With beeswax as one of the main ingredients, Inka Gold is safe and easy to use in all crafting and home decor projects. Just rub it on and polish! Inka Gold comes in 20 brilliant high opacity colors. One jar of Inka Gold can cover up to 80 square ft. Excellent for refinishing or accenting furniture. Also great for paper mache boxes, chipboards, card making, scrapbooking. and much more.”

Although it has a million applications, I used the Inka Gold in 3 different techniques on my scrapbook layout: applying with a stencil, altering card stock and stamping.

blog dream 1
SUPPLIES: Simple Stories papers, stickers; DCWV card stock; Viva Decor Inka Gold; EK Success butterfly punch and microbeads; Spellbinders die and Grand Calibur; May Arts burlap string; Magenta stencil; Stampin’ Up! butterfly stamp; Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L E-Z Dots Permanent and Crafty Foam Tape.

I have been wanting to scrap this Instagram photo of my daughter that I took last summer.  She had been searching for quite some time for a vintage typewriter. Then one day her Opa (German Grandpa) says, “Oh, I have an old typewriter.  Do you want it?” Where does she end up with it?  In bed, typing away, and I love how she dreams up all kinds of brilliantly creative stories.  She definitely has a vintage soul.

blog dream 2

I thought the butterflies on the cloud paper were the perfect way to convey a sense of creative expression, almost soaring out of her bedroom. There are 20 colours of Inka Gold, but I used “Gold”.

blog dream 3

I placed the Magenta stencil “Nature Elements” (TM28) on the background paper and held it firmly in place while I smeared on the Inka Gold with my finger.  And bonus!  Inka Gold washes off completely and easily with water…both my finger and stencil!

blog dream 20

After holding firmly in place, lift off the stencil….and voila! It dries very quickly too.

blog dream 19

To alter my card stock, I simply rubbed it on the paper directly with my finger.  This lovely oval die cut is from the Spellbinders Elegant Ovals Nestabilities set.

blog dream 22

blog dream 23

Then to bring out that beautiful metallic shine, I buffed it with a scrap piece of cotton cloth. Once you buff it, it does NOT come off.

blog dream 21

Finally, I stamped with Inka Gold, using the gorgeous Stampin’ Up! Swallowtail butterfly stamp and rubbing Inka Gold on it with…you guessed it…my finger.

blog dream 15

Then I spritzed the stamp with water and stamped it onto my card stock.

blog dream 12

blog dream 13

The result was this lovely, delicate golden image…soft and dreamy. After rubbing more Inka Gold along the edges, I cut out the butterfly and used it to mat my photo.

blog dream 11


blog dream 9

That is the magic of Inka Gold!

If you would like to learn more about Inka Gold techniques, please join me in my class in both Edmonton and Calgary at the Great Canadian Scrapbook Carnival in September! Click HERE to register.  Hope to see you there!

kelly To see more of Kelly’s work, visit her blog www.kellycreates.ca



Write A Comment


  1. I am unable to make it to the Carnival, sniffle, sniffle, sob, sob.
    I would love to have been able to take your class.

September 27th/23 Online Class

View the Info PDF: Click Here

Link to purchase the Craft Along Kit: Click Here

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Learn more

VIP Zoom Crop
Friday November 3rd: 7pm-11pm MST
Saturday November 4th: 10am - 11pm MST

You will need the ZOOM App on your computer or phone.

Join Zoom Meeting : FRIDAY
Meeting ID: 843 0592 9727
Passcode: 730544

Join Zoom Meeting : SATURDAY
Meeting ID: 847 1785 0146
Passcode: 520634