Thursday, January 6, 2011

Gina K. Previews Day 4: Gleefully Yours & Smile

Hello my friends and welcome to Day 4 of Gina K. Previews. Today we are previewing Gleefully Yours by Nina Brackets and Smile by Gina K. Designs, this set is Free when your purchase 3 sets!!

Gleefully Yours:

Directions:
  • Ink all edges.
  • Make card from Ivory Cardstock. Stamp Musical image as a background in Antique Linen Distress Ink.
  • Cut a piece of Patterned Paper (5.5" x 3"). Die-cut Circles (or use your favorite border punch) with Circles Nestabilities in Kraft cardstock. Create a border.
  • Stamp image and sentiment on Ivory Cardstock in Faded Jean Distress Ink. Add it to PP and add stitches.
  • To embellish it, tie Jute twine on Turquoise Button and adhere it to card with Medium Glue dot.
  • Add Mini Clear Rhinestones to border.

Smile:

Directions:
  • Make card from Ivory Cardstock. A2 size.
  • Cut  a piece of Kraft Cardstock (3.75" x 5").
  • Cut a piece of Patterned Paper (3.5" x 4.75"), ink all edges with Vintage Photo Distress Ink. Adhere to Kraft piece and add zig-zag stitches.
  • Stamp Label  image and sentiment on Ivory cardstock in Walnut Stain Distress Ink. Die-cut, emboss and stencil this piece with Label 8 Nestabilities.
  • Stamp trees on Green Patterned Paper in Tea Dye Distress ink. Cut it out and add Copper Stickles on dots and trunk.
  • Add Label image to card with Foam tape. Add trees on top on label with thin foam tape.
  • Add a couple of Copper Nails.
  • Ruffle your ribbon.



For more inspiration using these 2 sets, be sure to check out what the rest of the design team has come up with:

Now, would you like to win one of these sets!!!  Looks what Gina has to say about this!!
We're giving away FOUR of these new stamp sets!

While you are blog hopping today, leave a comment on each blog for lots of chances to win one of these fabulous stamp sets. Gina will announce the winners later today. Each blog you comment on will count as an entry so you will have lots of chances if you comment on all of the blogs

Don't forget the Release Party is TONIGHT!!! over at Stamp TV at 7:00-10:00 (Central Time)

Thanks so much for stopping by!

120 comments:

Theresa Momber said...

Giovana, your stitching is absolute perfection!

catdidit said...

These both are so rocking fantastic Gio! I really love your stitching too, makes me miss my machine! And awesome distressing on the edges with the ink!

Sheahasu said...

I really like the music notes as a subtle background. And offsetting the sentiment on the smile card looks great!

Carla S. said...

Beautiful cards, Giovana! Love the soft color combo and your fantastic stitching! Wonderful designs!

Tina Gilliland said...

LOVE the stitching, the color and the designs are fab!!

Detra said...

Both cards are beautiful. I really love all of the images from the Gleefully yours. tfs.

judybob3 said...

Love the stitching and the layering!

Carolyn King said...

both are beautiful. love the layering and the fabulous stitching on both!

Sue VanDeVusse said...

Love both of your samples, all of that stitching looks fantastic.

lisa808 said...

Great cards!

Stephanie said...

Great cards! I love the stitching and the wondeful colors!
Greetings from Germany
Stephanie

tuffigirl said...

Yesterday was my first visit to your blog and I was so impressed with the card you made using the cuckoo clock that I thought there was no way you could top it... so glad I was wrong! Both cards today are amazing and I look forward to visiting your blog every day.. thanks for sharing!

Christine from FL said...

Beautiful cards!!

Jenny H. said...

Gorgeous cards! I love the sewing detail!

--Marcy said...

Wow - those cards did make me Smile! Love the colors and design and work of the Smile card so much, and the Victrola is delightful!

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Perfection all around, Giovana! You do such amazing work!

Jennifer Roach said...

Beautiful colours!

Miesje said...

Oh my, I certainly admire your sewing! These card are just wonderful!

Krissy said...

love the bling on the trees!

Alice said...

OHHHHHHHHHHHH I LOVE your stitching on these cards, and the stickles on that Smile card just makes me smile! Thanks for sharing.

Betty Neville said...

These are fantastic Giovana! Love your stitching!

coloradoleen said...

Beautiful Cards!!

Lisa Lynne said...

I love the coordination of the stamp with the Nesties! Beautiful work.

Kary said...

Giovana, both cards are SO pretty!! I wish I can sew like you ;) You've done a fabulous job with all the samples for this release.

Leslie's Blog said...

WOW WEE!! Your cards are BEAUTIFUL!! Your use of embellishments, color and paper are WONDERFUL!! I must admit the music adds to the theme of your creations. Thank you for sharing!!

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

Oh my- these are so beautiful and your stitching is amazing!

Colleen Schaan said...

These are STUNNING!!! I absolutely love the color combo!!!

Lori said...

Giovana your cards are absolutely gorgeous!! I love the stitching you do!!!

Auntie Em said...

Love your colour choices! Beautiful cards that really show off the images so nicely!
Thanks for sharing! :o)

Kay S said...

Gorgeous cards, Giovana! Love the blue and kraft color combo and your stitching is perfect.

Nancy R Grimes said...

I enjoyed your smile card. Nice job!!!

Carolina said...

Absolutely stunning - great layouts and love all the stitching!

Melody (lacyquilter) said...

These are wonderful.

Sue D said...

Great colors on both cards and I like the ribbon on the second.

Becky said...

Stunning cards..Awesome stitching.

Patricia said...

I love the stitching on your cards. It adds a lot of character to your cards.

Jeannette said...

Both of these cards are so very delightful. I especially love the kraft and blue colors together. The ribbon treatment is also a winner.

~Stacy said...

Your stitching and colors of these are just beautiful! :)

Mary said...

both cards are gorgeous! Your stitching is TO DIE FOR...so pretty! Love that phonograph image.

Billie Dee said...

Gorgeous cards! I LOVE this set.

Marsha said...

Oh my goodness. These are beautiful and your stitching is so perfect.

Cynthia said...

Oh my goodness, both cards are fabulous! The stitching and ruffled ribbon are perfect touches.

Ro said...

I love your color combos!

Rose Ann said...

Both of your samples are outstanding and soooo gorgeous, Giovanna!!

Lynne said...

Great cards as always.

Betty said...

Love your cards today!

Diana said...

Love your cards

Nana Donna said...

Giovana, love how you do your ribbon and your color choices are awesome.
http://nanadonnascarddreams.blogspot.com/

Annie3 said...

Cute! Thanks! Joanne

Jackie said...

Your cards are beautiful. I love the Smile one!!

Leigh M said...

Oh, I love the colors on these two cards. Very nice...

Crafty Math Chick said...

Giovana! I cannot believe I won the Stamp TV kit from my comment on your blog yesterday - THANK YOU!!! You have certainly brought a smile to my face during a dark and scary time (I am supposed to go in for back surgery next week). Your cards today as lovely as well. I love how the paper piercing matches the DP so well in your first card and all the stickles on the trees in the second - such an elegant and pretty touch! Thanks again!! :)

Die Cut Lady said...

Loving the tree's on the card so cute.

Pat R said...

The paper piecing on the first card just about "blew me away" and the design and stitching on the second card is perfectly amazing.
Awesome cards!

dawna said...

Beautiful cards! Love the music wave as a bg!

Michelle (sf9erfan) said...

WHOA! Both are simply stunning! AND you are so amazing with that stitching. I need instructions please! lol! Hugs,

Melanie said...

that card with the ribbon is absolutely goreous! that stitching just looks like gold, beautiful!!

Luv 2 Create said...

Giovanna,
Both similar yet so different. Both are gorgeous. I love the colors and these new stamps. I know these are a must have tonight. Looking forward to seeing the entire sets. See you tonight.
Marcie

Lindy said...

Love the stitching! Thanks for sharing your talents with us!!

Golda said...

Great cards and wonderful stitching!

Sharon said...

Love the ribbon, you made it look great and your sewing very well done.

scrapdiva77 said...

both card are beautiful, but your stitching makes me wnat to pull out my machine. TFS

Susan said...

OMGosh these are SUPER! Love your attention to detail - the stitching is perfect! One of these days, I'll dig out my machine...

Connie C said...

Oh, the stitching and the ribbon work just set off these cards! Love the way you have done everything to show off the focus image. Great shading/inking. I am really in love with the Gleeful set!

joy said...

Great stitching on your cards! Love the soft colors!

Valerie said...

Oh your second card takes my breath away, its absolutely perfect.

Karen said...

I love the cards you made - so pretty!

Judy said...

I really like the stitching, and the design, of your card. I guess I looked at the stitching because mine never looks that good!

Judy said...

Such a lovely card with beautiful stitching!

Barb said...

Both of your cards are so pretty--love the design and the colors are perfect! Thanks for sharing!

Carol said...

All the previews have been great, I can't wait to see the full reveals tonight!

Carol B
ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

Susan White said...

I'm in love with this card. I have not sewn in cards, but this makes my want to try :)

clu60 said...

I think I'm going to love the Smile stamp set!

Suzi said...

Beautiful cards. Just love those pastel colors and stitching!

Jenny McGee said...

Both cards are great. Love the stitching detail. Nice work.

Lagene said...

Beautiful!!! Love yoiur stitching, colors, bling, ribbon treatment!!!

NinaB said...

Lovely stitching, Giovana. Your cards are beautiful.

seaslay27 said...

Love that old fashion record player.

mema said...

AWESOME cards!!!
PAM
aka mema

Ravengirl said...

Oh my, these are both really cute! I was just taken by the popped up trees in your second card. Absolutely darling!

Theresa said...

Great cards...love your stitching! Beautiful designs... love the details!

Darla said...

I feel like a record player right now or at least a broken one since yet again I have to say I LOVE the 3d of your cards!! The vintage look of that record player is awesome great look in blue!! Those copper stickles are a wonderful finishing touch on those trees!!!! Excellent cards!

Paula Laird said...

WOW. Both cards are wonderful, but the second one! Just perfect!

Jennie said...

Lovely stitching on these Giovana!! You are making me want to take mine out of the box... :o)

Lorraine said...

OMG, these are gorgeous! I love the colors, distressing, stitching, etc. So beautiful.

Pati said...

I love the blues & brown with the stitching and stickles on your cards, very nice cards!

The MadStamper said...

Both are great but I love the "Smile" card!!! : )

Lou said...

Love both of your cards!

St. Petersburg Cricut CutUp (Veronika) said...

These cards make you smile and inspire you. What a great job!

Melinda Gleissner said...

Luv your Smile card! Thanks for the inspiration.

Chris said...

beautiful cards. I like the music as the background. The polkadot trees are adorable.

Vicki Dutcher said...

Giovana- I wanna sew like you! Talk about perfect! Beautiful cards both of them!!

Vera W. Yates (Ling) said...

Giovana, this is simply stunning!

Carol said...

I really love your stitching. Excellent job,

Bonnie said...

Both are wonderful cards, but the smile card just makes my heart sing. LOL. I think I am going to have to get these sets.

Lorie a.k.a.The Peddler said...

Just too cute. I'm lov'n the colors you selected.

Candi said...

Interesting techniques with your cards...stitching, ribbon, layers...tfs!

nannapat said...

What you have done with these images is just soooo clever. The colors are lovely & the stitching is perfect. tfs with us

Donna said...

Very warm and crisp cards!!. Wonderful job! Love that color blue!

——>Katie Bolinger said...

great images well used. Beautiful work.

Paulette said...

Giovana,
The blues and browns are so subtle and beautiful together, love your stitching too. I have an old machine that is somewhere, I'm trying not to use my good machine for sewing on cards, but I want to do it so bad. LOL

naneruth said...

Lovely cards.

Crabtree Creations said...

G your stamps are so lovely, were you in a blue mood? I think your stitching is top notch! I am very inspired!

De said...

Two more lovely cards Giovana

Jo-Anne said...

The SMile card is a winner! Love the copper stickles - nice touch!

happygifting said...

Oh my, that is such cool details! I've only been drawing then poking holes, might have to get my needle and threads out. Thanks!

Diane said...

Lovely cards! especially the ribbon!

Pat Jandacek said...

Two more beautiful cards. Love the colors you've chosen.

Carol said...

Beautiful! Love the stitching. It is so perfect!

Michelle said...

Fantastic! The stitching is so perfect, I am in awe. The rhinestones are just the perfect little something.

Claudine Poch said...

Great stitching inking, and overall, cards!!

Carole said...

These are fantastice designs!

jazy1m said...

Loved the card. Thank you for sharing.

The Vannoy Family said...

Really like your cards, Giovana! Can't decided which is my fav! Thanks for sharing - so much inspiration! Have an awesome day

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

these are so beautiful

Kathy B said...

Absolutely love the stitching and the colors too.

Cathy said...

The colors you chose for your cards are FABULOUS! I can't take my eyes off the Smile card - it's so darn pretty! Such wonderful cards!

Sonia said...

Sweet cards!!! Love them!

Teri said...

Gorgeous!

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

Ohhhh the stitching is just fabulously gorgeous!! I wish I could do that much better!!

 
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