Monday, February 14, 2011

Gina K. Previews Day 1: Spring Basket and Basket Blessings

Hello my friends and welcome to Day 1 of Gina K. previews!! So excited to show you 2 awesome sets designed by Melanie Muenchinger : "Spring Basket & Basket Blessings"

Spring Basket: This set has beautiful images, super fun to color too :)

Tulip Basket Card:

Directions:
  • Make card base from White Cardstock. Card size: 5" x 5"
  • Dry-emboss a piece of Red Hot Cardstock with Swiss Dots folder. Ink all edges and adhere to card.
  • Stamp image onto White Cardstock in Memento Tuxedo Black. Stamp an extra image and color them with Copic Markers.
  • Die-cut and emboss image with Circle Nestabilities. Cut out tulips from second image. Add lace to basket and add tulip with foam tape. Cover tulips with Crystal Lacquer.
  • For the border frame, die-cut the big die from Fleur de Lis dies and the coordinate corner (8 times) in Patterned Paper. Add the big square behind your image, then add the little corners.
  • Add Pearls in each corner.
Inside of card

Card recipe:
  • Cardstcok: White, Red Hot (GKD)
  • Paper: Jovial (BasicGrey)
  • Stamps: Spring Basket (GKD)
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko), Walnut Stain Distress (Ranger), Pink.
  • Embellishments: Lace, Pearls.
  • Accessories: Fleur de Lis Dies, Circle Nestabilities, Oval Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Grand Calibur,  Swiss Dots embossing folder, Cuttlebug, Copic Markers, Foam tape.

Welcome Little One.

Directions:
  • Make card base from White cardstock. Card size: 4.25" x 5.5"
  • Cut a piece of Lemon Drop Cardstock and dry emboss  3/4 of it with Spots & Dots folder. Ink all edges. Mat this piece with Ocean Mist cardstock. Emboss a small piece of Ocean Mist and punch 1 border. Add it to previous piece, add ribbon and stitches all around.
  • Stamp sentiment in Walnut Stain Distress Ink.
  • Stamp image twice on White Cardstock in Memento Tuxedo Black. Color images with Copic markers. Cut out second image and add it to main image with foam tape. Cover it wit Crystal Lacquer.
  • Add button.

Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: White, Ocean Mist, Lemon Drop (GKD)
  • Stamps: Basket Blessings (GKD)
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko), Walnut Stain Distress (Ranger).
  • Embellishments: Turquoise Mix Button Jar (GKD), Jute twine, Dandelion Grosgrain Ribbon (GKD)
  • Accessories: Spots & Dots embossing folder (Provo-craft), Cuttlebug, Flower Border Punch,  Sewing machine, Crystal Lacquer, Scor-tape, Foam tape.
* All items in bold can be found at Gina K. Designs Store.

Hope you like my creations!, now for more inspiration using these 2 sets, be sure to check out what the rest of the design team has come up with:
Don' forget to leave a comment in all the DT blogs, Tomorrow, Gina will annouce 4 randomly chosen winners who will each win one of these fabulous new stamp sets!Also, don't forget the Big Release Party is this Thursday Feb 17 at 7-10 pm (Central Time) over at Stamp TV!

150 comments:

Julie said...

Great cards. Thanks for your inspiration. :)

catdidit said...

Oh loving that lace on the basket, awesome idea! And your coloring of the animals so rock! Fantastic stitching too!

Theresa Momber said...

You're cards are gorgeous, Giovana! Wonderful coloring!

Gladys R. said...

Beautiful. Love how you added
the lace.

walchowDesign said...

Love how you created the basket of tulip with the lace!

Schim said...

Love the lace on the basket! Thanks for the great ideas.
Joan

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Gorgeous work as always, Giovana! Love the lace on the basket!

Melanie said...

the lace in there is wonderful, very inspired, prefect for valentines, so romantic, great idea and card!

that flower border is fab!! I love love these colors and can't wait to use them on a baby ard, thanks for the inspiration!!

Becky Jo said...

Love the use of lace on the basket. You did a great job on both these cards! T4S your ideas. Hugs!!

Sharri said...

Beautiful card Giovana! Love the lace with the flowers in the basket!

Chris said...

I love your cards. The lace really adds to the basket.

Tina Gilliland said...

YAYYY LOVE the lace on the basket!!! The baby card is precious!!

Tisha Ann Harms (aka Squish) said...

Adorable stamp sets -- lookin' forward to the release!

Judy said...

Your work is fabulous, so much detail. TFS

Joni said...

Over the top as usual. Your cards always bless me.

Diana said...

Your cards are gorgeous, I love them both

Leigh M said...

Beautiful cards. Thanks for sharing.

Stephani said...

Great color combos on both cards!

Donna Phelan said...

Your basket card with that lace trim is spot on! Lovely. And your animal card is just as wonderful!

Jill said...

I love what you did with these stamps, just beautiful!

Bonita said...

Love your unique stamping touches, esp. the basket liner. Beautiful. Thanks

JaniceAileen said...

Giovana, these are both so gorgeous! Absolutely LOVE that first one!!!

Teri said...

both so beautiful!

Kary said...

Giovana, both your cards are so Gorgeous! I love your style and how your cards are always so pretty.

DebbieM said...

OMG!!! Beautiful and awesome cards! :) Love the lace on the basket.

Debbie Meijer

Jean said...

Love the lace around the basket! Your coloring is wonderful, too!

Di said...

Love the cards, Giovanni and the music to go along with them this morning!

Cheri said...

Perfect touch adding that lace, Giovna and the little animals are so adorable. I love how you colored them and framed them with stitches. Great cards.

Lagene said...

Gorgeous cards!!!!!

Mary said...

So pretty! The trim on the basket looks great and your coloring on the second card is gorgeous!

Colleen said...

Giovana,
I really love what you did with the flowers in the basket. That cut away(as I call it) is a fantastic idea. I can using that on Gina's sail boats too. Thanks for the wonderful inspiration! Love the little animals.

myrnan said...

Hi,Your first card is breathtaking. This stamp set is mine! Myrna

Sue McGuire said...

Beautiful cards! Thanks for the inspiration! I love your work!

I really like how you popped the animals! Sooo.... cute!

Your flower card is beautiful. I love all the texture, especially the fleur de lis!

Ali said...

Very nice cards...love love love all the sweet extras on card #1 -thanks for sharing!!!

mimucardartist said...

Beautiful cards, you certainly have inspired me. I love both sets.

susies1955 said...

OH MY. How awesome. You made me want to FOLLOW you. :)
Susie
susies@twcny.rr.com

Lori said...

Your tulip card is gorgeous, they are a favorite flower of mine!! The little one card is just adorable!!

Nancy R Grimes said...

I love how you added the lace to the basket. Nice card!!!

Claudine Poch said...

Awesome cards! I love how you added the lace to the basket!

Judy McMullen said...

Beautiful cards! Love all the dimension and texture on your cards, especially the lace on your basket!!

Karen said...

Your cards are so cute. I love the addition of lace to the basket of flowers. The animals are darling and love the dimension.

Becky said...

Wonderful cards, love the lace on the basket.

Barb said...

Looks Like Spring is Coming!

Shelly said...

Wow! I love your card creations! The basket one is my fav! That crocheted lace adds the perfect touch to that basket. Hmm my door has a curtain with that lace....what's more important..currents on my door or the perfect card! LOL!

Carolyn King said...

adorable baby card. i just love it..the colors rock. love how you added the lace to the basket too!

Cheryl said...

I just love the lace on your basket! Beautiful cards....

Cynthia said...

Wow, both cards are fabulous Giovana! Love the lace lining on the basket from "Spring Basket".

buggin2stamp said...

Beautiful cards Giovana. I especially like the lace liner on the basket. Very clever!

Crafty Math Chick said...

These are lovely Giovana! I LOVE the real crocheted lace you used to line the floral basket - inspired! Terrific job shading those adorable animals too!

Barbara Colbert said...

GReat cards and tutorials...Wonderful coloring!!!

Miesje said...

So, so pretty - both of them. Love the lace!

Robin said...

I love the basket of tulips!

Joan said...

Totally adorable! And the lace on the basket is over the top cute!

mitch1066 said...

I love the textures you used !

mitch1066@gmail.com

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

So pretty, Giovana. Love the lace on the first one and your coloring of the animals is fantastic.

Jacqueline Smith said...

Love those cards thanks for sharing

dsood said...

The cards are gorgeous, I love the lace on the basket, great touch of elegance.

Debbie B said...

What pretty cards!!! I really liked how you added the lace on the basket.

TFS

Debbie B

Toni said...

Great Idea to add the lace.

Sue VanDeVusse said...

Very pretty how you added the lace to the basket. I really like the dimention you added by popping up the little animals.

Mrs Ham said...

Great sample card. I love how you used the lace on the basket.

Debbie Bradford said...

Both cards are delightful! Great job!

genquilt52-online said...

All I can say is WOW! I love both of your cards. You are so talented! Thanks for sharing.

sprgstn16 said...

Ooooo...it's like candy on Valentine's Day! Love, love, love the tulips!!

Amy said...

Great cards! Love all the textures!

Beastybunny said...

Loving the layers and dimensions on these cards. Great job.

Christine from FL said...

Cute baby card. I love the way you made your basket card!

Sue said...

Wonderful cards. The lace gives a wonderful touch. Thank you for the inspiration.

Anne said...

Loving your creativity with the basket and the super cute stuffed animals image!!

scalder said...

Oh my these cards are WOW!!! I love the flower basket lace trim. The stitching on the animal card is so cool!!

Beth said...

Lovely! Thanks for the chance to win!

Sherry Kushibab said...

Both of these cards just rock - the lace peeking out below the flowers, and the colors, all very WOW.

Mickie said...

Love your cards, great work.

Kay S said...

Beautiful, beautiful cards as always, Giovana! Love how you used the lace on the first card -- what a clever idea!

Deana said...

love the lace on the basket!

Nancy said...

Great cards! I think I may have to case the first one... that is after I buy the set! ;-)

Sue D said...

Great cards--I like the lace on the first and the way you colored and popped up the animals on the second.

Lynda said...

Love the lace on the basket and the stuffed animals are adorable!

Bernadet said...

The crochet lace is a nice touch on the basket stamp.

Sheahasu said...

I really like the change from all the spring colors by using red for your tulips and background. Looks great!

gingerbaby said...

Love the cards and I especially like the extra embellishments and the 3d effect on the animal stamps card.
hugs,
Brooke

Debbie said...

Love the use of stitching, button and lace!

Booknplays said...

What a great look, the lace on the basket! I love both cards.

Carole said...

You are all about the details - lace, stitching, border. Very impressive.

Jackie B said...

I love the three d effect you got on the stuffed animal card and the addition of lace on your flower basket is quite lovely.

kathy i said...

lace adds so much to card great job

Lorraine said...

Ooh, beautiful! I LOVE tulips - my fav!

calamitypam said...

OMG....what amazing cards!!!! You do wonderful work...thanks for sharing your inspirations!!!

Sharon in Arizona said...

Oh my - gorgeous cards, love your designs and embellishments!!

Susan said...

Wow -- you really do such a wonderful job on your cards. The addition of the lace on the basket was a great touch. It is such a pretty card. Love the stuffed toys too!

Pam said...

What great dimension on your cards. Love the addition of the lace on the first card and the stitching on the second card really sets if off.

Carla S. said...

Wonderful cards, Giovana! I love the lace on the basket on the first! Great dimension on both!

naneruth said...

Two great cards! Love the lace on the one it really adds to it.

Joanie said...

Beautiful cards! Love the colors.great job as always.

Joanienp

Vicki Dutcher said...

Love the lace on your basket of beautiful flowers! Gio I could look at your cards forevah! Beautiful!!

Cibele Glazer said...

Awesome! I love the dimension the lace creates on the basket! What a great idea.

BarbStone4 said...

These cards are beautiful. I can almost see the basket of flowers sitting on a table. So gorgeous with the lace. Thank you.

Pat Jandacek said...

Love the crocheted trim around the basket. The stuffed animal card is also great.

Newbie said...

BEAUTIFUL cards! Love the lace on the basket of flowers!! And I like it on the pendant. Looks stunning that way. And the baby card is soooo sweet! Love how you popped the critters out!

Tamara said...

I Love Your Basket of Birthday Flowers But the way You did the Baby card Was Perfect! Those stamps are cool!

deannavanzee said...

Love the pop out technique, great work

Lindsay M. said...

WOW WOW WOW!!!! Gorgeous cards!!! That baby card is super cute!!! I love how you popped up the image!!!! And those flowers are gorgeous!!!! Love it!!!!

Linda said...

great card I love the both! and love that lace on the flower pot!

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

Awww how cute!! That lace is perfect on the basket!!!

nannapat said...

Your work is always stunning Giovana & these cards are no exception. Love both of them - tfs with us. Pat x

Kim Marie said...

Two wonderful and distinct cards....I love your techniques!
Kim Marie

Tara said...

Wow! These are very pretty & I love looking at the beautiful inspiration from the DT. Thanks for the chance to win!

Ravengirl said...

Soooo cute! I absolutely adore the lace trim you placed on your basket! It looks fabulous!

Dee in N.H. said...

Oh my goodness! These are both beautiful! You are just amazing me here!

jan farnworth said...

really cute cards.

Kate Stockman said...

Your cards are just great!

judybob3 said...

Beautiful! :)

Cheryl S. said...

I love your tulip basket card. The lace is a wonderful touch!

annieb said...

The crochet basket edging very cute.
Punches used on the animal basket really make stamp pop.

Rema Timm said...

very nice!

Debbie's World said...

Love the lace on the basket. Nice touch.

peggy wainman said...

I love the 3-D looks of your cards!

Jennie said...

Beautiful cards Giovana, love the lace and your stitching. WOW!

marie said...

I love the lace you added to your tulip basket and the embossing and layering on the baby card.

Sharon said...

Love the cards.

Darla said...

Beautiful Giovana!!

Karen said...

So adorable. I love them both!

Kathy Harrison said...

Beautiful cards. What a great idea using the lace on the basket.

Saints Rule! said...

Beautiful image and I just LOVE the added lace... what a delicious touch!

Lynne said...

What a border! Can't wait to try it. Lovely cards, great designing.

ecpiercy said...

Stunning! Thanks for the instruction, too!

cgargus said...

I'm loving both your cards! Great job!!

Donna said...

Gorgeous cards! Loving these sets. They are so versatile. You did a marvelous job!

Betty said...

These are so cute.

Colleen said...

Both cards R very lovely but being red is my favorite color, that card is Awesome.
ColleenB.

Sue Bridges said...

I really like your shabby victorian flair! As always fabulous ideas!

gale.sewell said...

beautiful cards. Thanks for sharing.

Heather said...

wowzers - beautiful cards :)

KF250 said...

I really like the basket of flowers card. It just pops.
Of course what can I say, those little animals are the cutest.

Kelly said...

Beautiful cards! I love the flowers and the lace on your basket!

Nan G said...

Love the tulip basket! And the animals are adorable.

Golda said...

The lace you put on the first is fantastic with the basket.

Sonia said...

I love, love, love your cards!

Joan said...

Just beautiful cards! Spring is on the way!

ccolpoys said...

Such great textures!

Terri E. said...

Both cards are beauties.

It's a good life!
Terri E.

Barbara said...

Real lace on the basket. a nice touch. thanks. Love the 3D animals. Barbara

Betty Neville said...

Gorgeous cards Giovana! Love the popped-up images, and the lace is a wonderful idea!

Marsha said...

What a beautiful set of cards!

Erica said...

Love the way you've used the Nesties on the flower card.
Adorable animals.

Kris said...

I love how each of you decorates that basket! Your lace is darling! TFS!

Kris in Alaska
funamom at yahoo dot com

joanne said...

I always enjoy hopping onto your blog. Love the tulip card -nice and bright and the lace on the basket is georgeous.

MaGoooo said...

GORGEOUS cards!

Valerie said...

Just Beautiful. Great inspiration!

Jeannette said...

Oh, I just can't get over what a fantastic job you did with these cards. You definately have a magic touch! The stamp sets are going to be a must have after seeing your work.

 
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