Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Gina K. Previews Day 3: Live Life Loud and Christ is Risen

Welcome to Day 3 of Gina K. Previews!! Today we have 2 amazing sets for you and I am pretty sure you are going to love them. Different styles, but wonderful images :)

Live Life Loud. This set is wonderful for teenagers and non-teenagers too! It has fun images and wonderful sentiments and has been illustrated by the wonderful Tami Mayberry.

Party Like a ROCK STAR!!

Directions:
  • Make card from Ivory Cardstock. Card size: 4.25" x 5.5"
  • Cut a piece of Kraft cardstock, distress and ink all edges.
  • Mat a piece of Wine with everything Cardstock and Patterned Paper. Distress all edges of CS. Adhere to card.
  • Cut a piece of Wine with everything and Ivory Cardstock. Distress edges of Wine CS. On Ivory Cardstock stamp Circles image in Antique Linen Distress and Note Music image in Cranberry Ink. Mat with Wine piece and adhere to card.
  • Add Jute Ribbon around.
  • Stamp sentiment on Ivory Cardstock in Cranberry Ink.
  • Stamp guitar on Ivory Cardstock and cut it out. Add Crystal Lacquer. Add it to card.
  • Add brads.

Card recipe:
  • Cardstock: Ivory, Wine with everything, Kraft (Gina K. Designs)
  • Paper: DCWV
  • Stamps: Live Life Loud (Gina K. Designs)
  • Ink: Antique Linen Distress (Ranger), Cranberry.
  • Embellishments: Jute Ribbon, Brads.
  • Accessories: Circle Nestabilities, Distresser, Foam tape, Scor-tape.

Christ is Risen: This set is beautiful, the images and sentiments are just perfect for all your Easter cards, and has been illustrated by the talented Nina Brackett.

JOY.

Directions:
  • Make card base from Ivory Cardstock. Card size : 4.25" x 5.5"
  • Mat a piece of Chocolate Brown and Kraft Cardstock. Ink and distress edges of Kraft piece. Dry emboss 3/4 of Kraft piece with Swiss Dots folder. Add ribbon and Lace around. Add 3 Gold Nailheads.
  • Stamp image and sentiment on Ivory cardstock in Walnut Stain Distress Ink. Stamp sentiment in Ginger Ink.
  • Color the image with Chalk Inks (I used Q-tips to add different shades of Green Poppy and Yellow Ink)
  • Add UTEE and heat it up at least 3 times. Then create the Cracked Glass.
  • Add to card base with Foam tape.

Card recipe:
  • Cardstock: Ivory, Chocolate Brown, Kraft (Gina K. Designs)
  • Stamps: Christ is Risen (Gina K. Designs)
  • Ink: Walnut Stain Distress (Ranger), Assorted Chalk Inks.
  • Embellishments: Ivory Satin Ribbon, Lace Ribbon, Gold Nailheads.
  • Accessories: Swiss Dots Embossing folder, Cuttlebug, UTEE, Scor-tape, Foam tape
* All items in bold can be found at Gina K. Designs Store.

Hope you like my creations! Now hop over to the check out the creations from the DT.

(Taken from Gina's blog) Would you like to win one of these fun sets?Here's what to do- Visit each of the blogs listed above and leave a comment, (including Gina's blog.) The more blogs you comment on, the more chances you have of winning!
Tomorrow, Gina will annouce 4 randomly chosen winners who will each win one of these fabulous new stamp sets!

Thanks so much for stopping by!

87 comments:

Teri said...

Love the cracked glass look!

Becky said...

Beautiful cards! Love how you did the cracked glass.

Tina Gilliland said...

Oh nice cracked glass, Giovana!! And I really like the kraft paper with the rock set.. perfect with the lace as well!!

Jennie said...

Love your designs Giovana! Love how you did Live Life Loud with the colors and patterned paper. And the technique in Christ is Risen just pops with that big image. Will have to try it!

99scrapper said...

love your cards and your blog!

Debbie Bradford said...

I loved the joy card...really shows who the King is! I liked your distressed edges for the rockin card.

Stephani said...

Love the distressing and crackled glass. Also like your background music.

Debbie said...

Great mixture of cracked glass and lace!

Lidija said...

Both cards are great and the one with cracked glass is really special

Anita said...

The crackle effect is amazing. Stunning cards!

naneruth said...

Such great ideas! They are lovely.

Lorraine said...

Beautiful creations! Love the different techniques you used.

Beth said...

Yummy! Thanks for the chance to win!

Kim said...

Love your cards and your blog is awesome!

Leigh M said...

Beautiful Cards, Thanks for sharing.

Miesje said...

Incredible - really like the cracked glass!

Vicki Dutcher said...

FAB.U.LOUS! That cracked glass is beautiful!

Nana Connie said...

Love the Cracked Glass technique and you've used it SO well here. Really makes the card unique! Great sets, these two.

Michelle said...

I love your crackle technique, such a neat effect. I want that pink guitar, so rock-chic!

Sue VanDeVusse said...

Sweet samples, Giovana!

scalder said...

Wow, these are the BEST!! Love both your designs!!

Jackie said...

Love your beautiful cards.

barb said...

Beautiful work on these cards! Very creative usage.
barb

Joni said...

wow!

--Marcy said...

Emily, your designs are such testaments! They make me so inspired - thanks for taking your gift to such a wonderful level!

Mary said...

Nice distress looks! Love the pink touches on that first card!

Debbie G said...

Wonderful cards, great ideas.

Cynthia said...

Fun designs! I really like the cracked glass technique on the second card.

jan farnworth said...

great cards nice cracked glass.

Karen said...

Wonderful grungy distressed look on both cards!

Juli Smith, SU! Demo said...

Lovely layouts and colors - nice job!

Terri said...

I loved the cracked glass and the kraft paper used. I liked how you geared the stamps using the pinks for girls. It shows how you can use the stamps for both genders. Very pretty! Thank you also for giving detailed instructions. I think that is so very helpful and not too many people do that. Thank you for sharing! Gorgeous

Karen said...

Very nice cards, I especially love the cracked glass Joy card!

JessicaK said...

That utee technique is so cool!

calamitypam said...

Oh Giovana...I love your work....You have such talent!!!! Thanks for sharing with the rest of us!!

Tamara said...

I Love the way you did the cracked glass, Wonderful!!

Mrs Ham said...

Great Job.

Sue D said...

Great cards--I really like the cracked glass card.

Sharon Jones said...

Giovana! Love your cards and especially the cracked glass effect you did on the second one!

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

Oh so fun with the distressed Kraft!! And the cracked glass looks just........................

wait for it...............

SMASHING!!!! LOL

Donna said...

Great cards! Simply love the rock star card! What fun!

Marsha said...

Both cards are fantastic. Thank you for sharing these ideas with us.

Grammyzanne said...

Enjoyed your layouts, especially the Life Life Loud.

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

Two more awesome cards, Giovana!

Cathy said...

Wow fabulous cards! The cracked glass is so cool! LOVE THEM BOTH.

Crafty Math Chick said...

Terrific cards Giovana - I love the look of that DP with stars paired with the guitar image (which you cut out so meticulously BTW) and the cracked glass technique looks AWESOME with the image from Nina's set! Love those nail heads in both cards too - the perfect touch for the 'rock royalty' look!

Rema Timm said...

great cards...

Pat Jandacek said...

You did a great job with both of these sets. TFS

peggy wainman said...

Beautiful, I like the cracked glass!

JKB said...

Great cards. I like the cracked effect on the one.

Lindsay M. said...

Wonderful cards!!! Love them!!!

Kay S said...

Great cracked glass effect! Love the grungy look of the rock start card. Great cards!

Betty Neville said...

Beautiful cards Giovana! Love the dimension, and great job with the cracked glass technique (still have to try that one day)!

Stephanie said...

Great cards! The second one is so great!

Ravengirl said...

Wow, truly amazing work! I really like the cracked glass technique with Nina's new set!

Linda said...

I love stars paper on the rock card nice touch of colors!

Judy said...

Great job, your cards are lovely!! TFS

smahrty said...

pretty cards!

Karinn said...

The cracked glass really makes the card, you did great! And I like the colors you used and the DP for the LLL card, very "rockin'!"

Pattyb said...

The cracked glass effect is beautiful! Thanks for sharing your talent with us.

Cheryl S. said...

The kraft paper with the Rock Star card is super. I also like the cracked glass technique with the Christ is Risen set!

Golda said...

Beautiful cards!

Donna said...

Awesome cards, love the cracked glass effect, wonderful job on that, I always forget about that technique!! Thanks for the reminder.
Both cards are so greatly done!!

Diana said...

Cracked glass is a really nice touch.

Lynda said...

Love the technique you used on Live Life Loud card. Great projects.

Barb said...

What great cards--love them both--thanks so much for sharing!

Grace said...

OH great job on both! I love the cracked glass technique on Nina's set and the first one totally rocks!

Loobylou said...

Great techniques. TFS

irishgalkelly said...

Love the pink guitar and tiny stars on the first card. Love the pastels and cracked glass technique you used for the second card. Stunning!!!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

These are so fabulous, I hope I win a set so I can Kopykat you!

Joe Morgan said...

I love the way you have used lace and ribbon on your cards! It really looks great and always compliments the rest of the card.

joanieg said...

Love all the dimension and elements on your cards! You r very blessed with your talents thank u for sharing.

Joanienp

Kate Stockman said...

Great cards

Kris said...

Love them both! TFS!

Kris in Alaska
funamom at yahoo dot co

Peggy said...

Love the crackled finish on the Joy card.
God bless,
Peggy Allen

Nan G said...

Love all of the layering and the cracked glass. Thumbs up from me!

Valerie said...

Great cards. Cracked glass eh!

Barbara said...

Your cards are terrific. Love the crackle glass look. thanks

Sheahasu said...

The stars paper is perfect for the "party" set!

Lagene said...

Love your cards, especially the cracked glass!!

Darla said...

Two more wonderful cards Giovana!!! Great job!!

Helen said...

Lovely cards! I love the cracked glass.

Terri E. said...

super fun!

It's a good life!
Terri E.

Donna Phelan said...

JOY!!! My most favorite word in the English language! I think this is the first card I have seen with this, could be a MUST HAVE!! Thanks for sharing! Beautiful cards!

Eli said...

Great cards! :)

Lillian Child said...

Gorgeous projects!!

Beastybunny said...

Wow! Love the colors and layering! Great work!

 
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