Monday, November 29, 2010

Gina K Previews Day 1

Hello and welcome to my First Preview Day as a Gina K. DT member, I am so excited!!! The next three days are going to be full of great ideas and tons of inspiration, be sure to visit all the DT blogs.
Tonight we are showcasing 2 sets: Block Greetings by Tami Mayberry and Mugs & Kisses by Melanie Muenchinger.

Block Greetings.


Directions:
  •  Make card from White cardstock. 4.25" square. Scor front top part at 1/4" and 1/2 ". Add some paper piercing.
  • Die-cut a piece of Sweet Mango cardstock with Fleur de Lis Dies. Ink all edges. Adhere to card with foam tape.
  • Stamp frame onto White cardstock in Walnut Stain Distress ink. Stamp sentiment in Tea Dye Distress Ink. Ink all edges.
  • Adhere to card with foam tape.
  • Add mini pearls to frame.


Card Recipe:

Mugs & Kisses

Directions:
  • Complete instructions how to make this Tea Bag Holder "HERE".
  • Ink all edges.
  • Stamp image onto patterned paper and Little Blue Boy Cardstock. Paper pieced images.
  • Die-cut a piece of Ivory Cardstock with Label 3 Nestabilities, emboss and stencil as well.
  • Tie ribbon around.  Add rhinestones and flower.

Card recipe:

For more inspiration using Block Greetings and Mugs & Kisses, be sure to check out what the rest of the design team has come up with

Don't forget this Thursday December 2nd is the release party at StampTV.
Thanks for stopping by!!

216 comments:

  1. Beautiful designs Giovana!! Lovely job :)

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  2. Both of these are wonderful, Giovana!! Love the added pearls on the blocked messages and the colors you used on the Mugs and Kisses.

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  3. WOW...simply stunning...LOVE it!!

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  4. The tea bag holder is great! Thanks for the instructions!

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  5. Absolutely love your cards. So pretty and chai tea is my favorite!!

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  6. Great projects - I love the use of your Spellbinders dies ... perfect!
    Sandra

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  7. Beautiful! Love the pearls and colors you used.

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  8. oh they are both fab - but I love what you did with the Block Greetings!

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  9. are they elegant. looks like lace to me.love the cards.

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  10. Beautiful projects - as usual! Love the colors!!

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  11. Gorgeous cards and I love your blog

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  12. Beautiful designs.


    happy holidays,
    bobbi

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  13. Thanks for the instructions on making the tea bag holder. I can't wait for the new stamps to come out. Your cards are great!

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  14. Glad I don't have to choose between your selections. Both are great. TFS

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  15. Tami's blocks pair with the pendant die beautifully! Love the way you pieced the mug!

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  16. Gorgeous card and fabulous tea bag holder.

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  17. Such an elegant Block stamp card and the tea holder card is Fantastic!

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  18. these are great!!!!!!! luv that cup! and your choice of paper..wonderful! cher

    hilly77 at comcast dot net

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  19. Both projects are adorable Giovana!

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  20. How clever is that tea bag holder? Just in time for that last minute gift for a neighbot. TFS

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  21. Oh does it get better than that? What a sight of gorgeous work, thanks

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  22. I love the colors and card design of the Chai Tea card especially well but everything is so nicely done!

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  23. The card is gorgeous, love all the layers! And such a beautiful combo of colors! The "Mugs & Kisses" is so pretty too! Super job!

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  24. These are just stunning. I love the way you have used the stamps.

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  25. Oh I love the pocket gifty card! And the Block Greeting is perfect on the medallion! Beautiful cards!

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  26. Love your simple but stunning card with block designs. Your mugs and kisses tea holder card is adorable!

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  27. I really love both of your Clean & Simple projects! Great inspiration!
    Donna G

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  28. Love the use of the Spellbinder dies. Pretty cards!

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  29. Beautiful projects as usual, Giovana!

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  30. What beautiful work! Very creative!

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  31. Simply stunning card!!!
    The tea bag holder is too cute!

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  32. Fantastic use of colors and clean look. I just love your cards!

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  33. Classy and I love the tea cup!

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  34. beautiful card! LOVE the teabag holder. i {heart} your blog! :)

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  35. These are wonderful projects. Thanks for sharing! "Hugs" Carol

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  36. I love, love, love,your projects!!

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  37. I really love the set using Mugs and Kisses (such a cute name). Can't wait to see the whole set.

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  38. Great designs with these new stamps. Thanks for the tea bag card instructions.

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  39. Giovana these are just fabulous.

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  40. Love the blocked card. The red, black and white really makes it pop!

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  41. These are great Giovana! If it wasn't so late, I would go and make some chai tea!

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  42. Fabulous ideas Giovana!! The card and the tea bag holder are gorgeous!

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  43. I love your card; and your tea bag holder is fabulous. Both projects are absolutely beautiful, Giovana

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  44. Both are wonderful. That first one is so gorgeous, though. It's like the die was made to go with those stamps!

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  45. great job can't wait to use these stamps. You wonderful idea with these stamps. Thanks for sharing

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  46. Giovana, wonderful work, Your card is absolutely beautiful!! The spellbinder die cut you used, makes the Stamp pop out!and the Tea bag holder is so sweet, I love them both!

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  47. These are fantastic.... love the pearls! I'm loving these sneak peeks, I can't wait to see the rest!!!

    Thank you so much for sharing!!!

    ~Ola
    okj83 at live dot com

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  48. love the tea bag holder! I'm planning on giving my sons' teachers tea bags in their Christmas gift, this holder would be perfect!

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  49. Very pretty designs! I love the mug project doubling as a tea gift! Thanks for sharing!

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  50. I love your tea bag holder. What a cute idea for a gift. Put some designer tea packets in there and send it to someone far away. That way, you can share a cup of tea together anytime!

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  51. Simply stunning Giovana, you never cease to amaze me.

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  52. Love the tea bag holder. All your designs are so elegant.

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  53. The tea bag holder is simply fabulous! Not only is blue my favorite color, but it looks like you used stickles for the tea – another favorite medium of mine. I love the effect it has on the card - gives the tea movement. =) Great job on both projects!

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  54. I knew your would be extra special cuz they always are!! Great work.

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  55. Beautiful! I can't wait to see more from you. Thanks for sharing :)

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  56. Beautiful projects, Giovana! Congrats on your dt position.

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  57. These are fantastic! The block greetings is just wonderful . Love them.

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  58. Your cards are so pretty, love the black and red for the Blocked Greeting set. Awesome job on both cards!

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  59. Very, very pretty! Love both of your creations!

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  60. Love what you have done here with both cards Giovana, just gorgeous...hugs Kath..

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  61. Love that tea bag holder!!! Fabulous project.
    Marcie

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  62. Beautiful! Blown away by them. asela

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  63. Awesome projects - both of them.

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  64. Wow, great projects - I love how you used your Spellbinders dies ... Just perfect!

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  65. Wow! Love the word block card, very elegant. The tea bag holder is beautiful too!

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  66. I really like your pearl accents on your card.

    It's a good life!
    Terri E.

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  67. Your work is so elegant! I can hardly wait until Thursday to see the full release!

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  68. These are fabulous. Thanks for sharing.

    Kim
    k1i2m3@cox.net

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  69. That Chai Tea card is great, love it a latte! :)

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  70. Love your cards. Thanks for sharing.

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  71. Both projects are beautiful - I will definatly have to have both of these sets!!!

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  72. Your card is stunning, and that tea bag holder is super cute!

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  73. WOW, what beautiful work. Love your cards. Thanks for sharing.

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  74. Love your cards. I am so excited I don't think I can wait until release day to see the full sets.

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  75. I love the 3-D nature of the Blocked Messages card.

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  76. So pretty! And thanks for the good instructions.

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  77. Wonderful creations, Giovana! Both cards are so eye-catching!

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  78. Great card and a fabulous tea bag holder! Beautiful projects Giovana!

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  79. ooh check out that double tea packet design, very cool!!, love it!

    both are so elegant, so "Giovana"!!

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  80. Both of these are stunning!!! Thank you for sharing the instructions on the tea bag holder!!

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  81. Both of these cards are so beautiful, Giovana. LOVE the tea bag holder card "gift"!

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  82. Adorable tea bag holder! Fabulous gift!

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  83. Both of these sets are a must have. Your work is beautiful. Thank you for sharing. jman4@comcast.net

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  84. I really, really want these block greetings!

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  85. Giovana....you are soooo talented! These creations are GORGEOUS! TFS

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  86. Thank you so much for sharing your creativity. I was looking for a great idea for a Tea Bag holder and I found it here. Fabulous. Your cards are beautiful as well.

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  87. These projects are just lovely Giovana! I love that pendant die in your first card.

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  88. Love the cards, I love paper piecing!

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  89. Both projects are gorgeous Giovana! Your designs are stunning.

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  90. what a fantastic tea bag holder!!! awesome use of that set and lovin the card---the spellbinders die is perfect with that stamp!

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  91. Loved the colors that you used. Very pretty.

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  92. Adorable! And what great gift ideas. Thanks for the instructions too!

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  93. Love the orange pendent. I gotta get me one of those. So beautiful!

    Thanks for sharing

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  94. This is such a great idea, and your colors are so beautiful!

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  95. Giovanna, your projects with these terrific Gina K stamps are awesome! Gorgeous!!!

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  96. So so pretty! Love that die behind the Block Greetings. The fun tea bag presentation holder is wonderful!

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  97. These stamps go so well with the Spellbinders! Great designs.

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  98. Just gorgeous! I really like your tea bag holder!

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  99. These are awesome. I am always lookig for ways to use my Spellbinders. Thanks for sharing. Love your blog.

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  100. Stunning projects, Giovana! Love them both! I wanna try your tea bag holder tutorial! :)

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  101. Wow your block card is so elegant, and the chai tea card with directions how great is that.

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  102. How creative you are with these two design stamps, Giovana!! Love the tea gift idea and your use of the cut-out design to enhance the block stamp image is so BEAUTIFUL!!!
    ~Sandie

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  103. Simply stunning! Love everything you've put into them.

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  104. I love both of your projects and it's fanastic that you put the directions for them on your blog.

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  105. Giovana, love how you framed your card with the dies and the paper piercing you added to the card. It really framed this stamp well. Love your mug card and add the detail you added to this card.

    Blessings,
    Catherine
    catherinesangels@yahoo.com

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  106. Great looking!!! What a nifty stamp set!!!! You've captured it well!!!

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  107. Your tea bag card holder is beautiful. Love the colors you used.

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  108. Beautiful designs, loved the polka dots on Mugs and Kisses.

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  109. too cute! love the tea bag holder - great gift idea!

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  110. Love what you did here! Awesome ideas! TFS!

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  111. These block greats go so well with all the different Spellbinders. And, of course, love the mug card idea.

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  112. Love your bold and clean style. thanks for the inspiration! The new stamp sets are terrific!

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  113. Very nice. That tea bag holder is fantastic!!

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  114. What a cool idea for a mini-gift holder! And I love the way you used the Nesti on that first one... pretty!

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  115. Thanks for the instructions, so very helpful:)

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  116. Giovana, your work is amazing, as always! I hope everyone is feeling better!

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  117. so beautiful, amazing how the Block Greeting image looks with the Fluer de Lis

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  118. What super projects - if only I had time to make even a small portion of the cards and projects shown. I love both of these new sets.

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  119. Aren't Tami and Melanie so talented? I love these sets. I enjoy seeing how everyone has a different take on how to usse them.
    Diane
    PS love your blog music.

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  120. I love these cards! Thanks for a chance to win.

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  121. Awesome tea treat design and I really heart the top card with the pearls! Beautifully done, Giovana!

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  122. Block Greeting card is AMAZING. Your design "sense" shines.

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  123. The block greeting card is so elegantly simple and beautiful and the tea holder card is sooooo soothing. Nice projects.

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  124. Wonderful! The backgrounds for that block greeting is gorgeous. And I am totally in love with the mug!

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  125. Love both cards, but particularly like your use of the Spellbinder dies with the stamp set.

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  126. I love that tea bag holder. Great work!

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  127. Your designs are wonderful. And to post directions-wow! Thank you so much! I'll be back for sure.

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  128. Wonderful projects. Thanks for sharing.

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  129. What great cards using the fleur de lei and labels 3 dies. So glad to see beautiful stamp sets that work with squares.

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  130. This is beautiful. Love the music here!!

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  131. very pretty and I love the spellbinder die.

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  132. Congratulations on the GKD Team! Your designs are really lovely and inspiring, Giovana!

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  133. Giovana, Those projects are so lovely! I really like the way you used the mug. Great designs!

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  134. I love your cute projects! That die cut fleur de lis shape behind the image from Tami's new set is so cool!

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  135. I'd say your "first preview" party was a smashing success! Love the cards!

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  136. What beautiful cards and the sparkle on the cup is wonderful.

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  137. Giovana, your gift card is gorgeous! I love the tea bag holder! What a great little gift idea! Congratulations on becoming a Gina K Design Team member!

    Christi Denton

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  138. WOWZA...that is all I can say :)

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  139. So very pretty. I love the lacy look to the first one! Thanks for sharing!

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  140. Beautiful project samples! Thanks for sharing.

    Carol B
    ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

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  141. Your card is absolutely GORGEOUS !
    And the tea holder is darling.

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  142. Love your projects; they're both terrific!!

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  143. The block greetings on your card are fabulous! The pearls are the perfect touch!

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  144. OK, so what else is there to say. You guys are knocking it out of the park this month. I am totally sold on both of these stamp sets. Your projects were gorgeous. tfs.

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  145. Great projects. Love the colors, paper and techniques. Great idea on the coffee blinging.

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  146. Great projects. Love the colors, paper and techniques. Great idea on the coffee blinging.

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  147. Beautiful cards and I appreciate the directions - I'd like to try my hand at making them too! TFS!

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  148. Love the cards.. You are very talented.

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  149. Love how you made it look like something was in the cup. Very cute!

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  150. Lovely! That first card is so elegant!

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  151. All the designs are lovely and I cannot wait to see all that is new from Gina K.
    Kindest regards from the Uk

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  152. beautiful! Love these projects

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  153. How much fun it must be to be able to be the first to design with the new stamps. You are doing such a fantastic job. I love the red, black and white card with the greeting the middle. It is so pretty. The block grettings really make all the cards so special. Also your mug is just adorable. I love the way you used printed paper and put the "whipped cream" in the mug.

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