Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Gina K. Designs June Inspiration Blog Hop "Day 2": Whimsical Wishes & Garden Fresh

Welcome to Day 2 of Gina K. Designs June Inspiration Blog Hop. Today we are featuring Whimsical Wishes illustrated by Theresa Momber and Garden Fresh by Gina K. Designs.

Whimsical Wishes: Beautiful images in this set that coordinates with Vogue Vases set :)

Directions:
  • Make card base from White Cardstock. A2 size.
  • Emboss a piece of White CS using Textile folder, ink all edges. Mat this piece with a slightly bigger piece of Cranberry Tart CS.
  • Die-cut and emboss a piece of White CS using medium die from Fleur de Lis Motifs Shapeabilities, ink all edges using Worn Lipstick Distress Ink.
  • Stamp image on White CS in Worn Lipstick Distress Ink. Die-cut, emboss and stencil it using Circle Nestabilities. Adhere to previous die piece using Pop Dots. Adhere it to card.
  • Cut a stripe of Cranberry Tart CS, stamp sentiment in Back Soot Distress Ink, add Fine Black Embossing powder and heat it up.
  • Adhere it to emboss piece and add 4 white brads.
  • Adhere front piece to card.

Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: White, Cranberry Tart (Gina K. Designs)
  • Stamps: Whimsical Wishes (Gina K. Designs)
  • Ink: Black Soot Distress, Worn Lipstick (Ranger Industries)
  • Embellishments: White brads (Gina K. Designs)
  • Accessories: Circle Nestabilities, Fleur de Lis Motifs Shapeabilities (Spellbinders), Textile embossing folder (Provo craft), Fine Black Embossing powder (Ranger Industries), Embossing heat gun, Pop dots.

Garden Fresh: The images in this set are super cute!!!!

Directions:
  • Make card base from White cardstock.
  • Cut a piece of Sweet Mango CS (5" x 3.75"), stamp sentiment in Vintage Photo Distress Ink, emboss it using Swiss Dots folder and add stitches. Adhere it to card.
  • Add White Doily. Die-cut, emboss and stencil a piece of White CS, adhere it to card.
  • Stamp carrots on White CS in Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, color them with Copic Markers and cut them out.
  • Add carrots to doily piece. Create a bow using Bow-Easy and adhere it to card.
  • Add Mini gold headnails.

Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: White, Sweet Mango (Gina K. Designs)
  • Stamps: Garden Fresh (Gina K. Designs)
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko), Vintage Photo Distress (Ranger Industries)
  • Embellishments: White Doily, Mini Gold nailheads (Gina K. Designs), Peach Satin Ribbon (Michael's)
  • Accessories: Circle Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Swiss Dots Folder (Provo craft), Pop Dots, Scor-tape, Sewing machine.
All the products in bold can be found at Gina K. Designs Store.

Hope you like my creations.

Now, are you ready for more inspiration? Please, visit the DT blogs listed below for more awesome creations. Don't forget to leave a comment for your chance to win!!
Thanks for stopping by!
Have fun hopping!!

84 comments:

Theresa Momber said...

Giovana, these are so gorgeous! Love the layering and texture!

catdidit said...

Gorgeous Giovana! I really love your carrot card, and that crazy stitching is a perfect touch!

Riette said...

Two stunning cards made with awesome stamp sets. I love the frame of the first focal image with its lightly tinted pink edges. Makes it seem so fragile. And the carrot card is just so much fun.

joy said...

Your designs are so crisp and fresh looking! Love both cards!

Tina Gilliland said...

GORGEOUS GORGEOUS!!! Love the layers and the "touch" of ink on the edge of the first one!

Jimmi said...

Fabulous cards! every detail is just right :)

The T-Shirt & Tole Shop said...

love all your embossed backgrounds. I rarely think about using those. Joyce T.

Vicki Dutcher said...

Beautiful use of layers and texture

crotnem said...

Love your cards very much!

Scrapacat said...

Oh these are so yummy! I love the texture.

richardbreaks said...

Gorgeous texture and color! Perfect!

Evette K. said...

fantastic Giovana....just love what you did with your card. So creative!!!

Regina aka Mrs. Ham said...

Giovana, these are just lovely.

FrancineB said...

Lovely cards. The colors, textures, and layering are amazing.

Beastybunny said...

Great cards. Fantastic work.

shari said...

the carrot card is so cute.

pakosko said...

the softness of the pink is so beautiful withe the vivid red and the carrots are equally stunning!

Sharon said...

Beautiful cards! really like your use of textured paper.

Gayle said...

Giovana, So very lovely...my goodness you even made carrots look elegant. Wonderful.

Lynn B. said...

Love that little bunch of carrots. And the bow! Perfection! I also like the way you put touches of pink all around on your first card. Delightful!

Linda said...

I am in awe over both of the cards. The first one is absolutely beautiful and I love the colors. Love the embossing. I also like the carrot card. Thanks for sharing.

Linda D.

scrappinmommom said...

Love the background of your first card and didn't realize how elegant carrots could be.

Diane N said...

Stunning! Oh to have an ounce of your talent!

Donna said...

As usual love your cards, the second is my fav out of the two, and what you did with those carrots is just AMAZING!! Love your work!

Thanks
Donna

Oh2bnor said...

Doily is adorable - I think my favorite is the carrots they are great. The stitching is WONDERFUL.

Cheri said...

Those carrots all set up on that gorgeous plate would entice anyone toward their veggies! Your cards are - as always - GORGEOUS.

naneruth said...

Both are great! Love the embossing on them.

Lori said...

Absolutely beautiful!

Dianne Beans said...

Enjoyed seeing your cards. Very inspiring.

Kelly said...

Such great cards Giovana! Love the soft sponging you added to the first card!

LouAnn said...

Very cute. Love the texture.

Golda said...

Fantastic cards! I love the hints of color in them. Yes, they are very colorful, but the little hints of inking really make them stand out.

Sue D said...

Great cards--I like the doily with the carrot.

Newbie said...

GORGEOUS cards! Beautiful colors! Love the dollies and embossing!!

Sylvia said...

Two beautiful cards. I truly admire your work. I like how you stitched the second card, slightly off.

Lynette said...

Great cards. Thanks!

Andrea said...

not only do I love your cards but I always have to stay and listen to a song or two...

Kary said...

Hi Giovana! Another set of Gorgeous cards!! Really Love these!!

Joni said...

Giovanna. As usual stunning work i love your style.

Life On the Scrappy Side Store said...

love the cards! so pretty tfs

Susie said...

I love your creations! Your ideas are awesome!

Joan V said...

These are both so, so beautiful. Thanks you for sharing.

--Marcy said...

Delicate and darling!

Tricia said...

Great cards...love the bunch of carrots...

Joan said...

Gorgeous cards and especially like the carrot one!
I'm going to come back and take a closer look at that one later.

Jan said...

Beautiful designs....thanks for the instructions.

Deborah said...

fabulous cards....thanks

Kay S said...

Beautiful cards! Love the way you layered the first one and the carrots are fabulous with the ribbon tied around them!

Sue said...

OMG! I am loving that carrot card..the ribbon is the perfect accent!

Nancy said...

Great cards!!

Karen said...

What darling cards. Love the distressing on the first one and the stitching and doily on the second. Thanks for sharing your talents!

Diana said...

beautiful cards. I love all the texture on them!!

Susan said...

Oh my -- that first card is so beautiful with the embossed background and the simple image. Love your bunch of carrots popping off the page on your second card! Well done!

Virginia Wingo said...

What a great carrot card. Both cards are great designs.

Diane said...

Wow...both are gorgeous cards...love the carrot one...beautiful!

Tamara said...

very nise but would never expect less from an artist like you Geovonie

Barb Ghig said...

WOW! Your cards are absolutely gorgeous!!!

Thanks so much for your inspiration, and for a chance to win a set of stamps!!!

Wishing you a great day!

Verna Angerhofer said...

You did such beautiful work and the stamp sets are awesome. I like them all.

Joan said...

These cards are stunning-like the layers

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

Wonderful designs Giovana! I really like the carrot one!

Marilyn (mlj-mlj) said...

So pretty!&

Di said...

Soft and pretty...bold and beautiful! Love them!

JessicaK said...

Beautiful, beautiful. Veggies *can* be elegant :D. And that crazy stitching is cool.

Nana Donna said...

Your cards are awesome. The white one is stunning. Love the way you used the doilies on the other one
Cute these new stamps are a must have, hope I win a set
http://nanadonnascarddreams.blogspot.com

Judy said...

Wonderful cards! Love the textures and how you used the embossing folders. Gives me inspiration on how to use my Cuttlebug folders. Thanks for the great Third Day song too!

Becky said...

These are gorgeous Giovana.

Ravengirl said...

These are both so cute! Those carrots steal my heart every single time I see them!

Betty Neville said...

Gorgeous cards Giovana! Love your details - just beautiful!

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

Oh such a dainty design Giovana....truly beautiful!!

carrie said...

Wow! Both of these cards are fantastic. I especially like the first friendship card ..... It is such an elegant card!

Lindab said...

Your first two cards are very different. Thank you for the ideas.

Jenni said...

Both your cards are stunning, love the texture on them!

Donna Phelan said...

Giovana, how do you create such beautiful and unique cards, time and time again? You never cease to amaze me (and I am sure the rest of the blog hoppers!) Wish you were my next door neighbor! :) Your cards inspire me so much, thank you for sharing your creativity!

Barb said...

love these sets and cards are lovely.

DebbieM said...

Love your cards! The Whimsical card is so elegant and the Garden card looks wonderful with the stitching and how the carrots are layered. :)

Jenny McGee said...

Great cards, love the doilies. Thanks for sharing.

mitz said...

...your cards are so clean and refreshing... simply a great job on both cards..
mitz_zee@yahoo.com

Brenda said...

Gorgeous cards Giovana!!

mtscrapgal said...

Wow, what great cards, Giovana. Love your style. Thanks

Ina said...

Love the bold and beautiful blue butterfly and the piercing adds a nice touch to the card.

Lagene said...

Love your pink & white card 7 the carrots are too CUTE!

Penne said...

Oh my word! I love them all but the carrot card stole my heart! TFS these creations, Giovana.

miatagal said...

Giovana, Gorgeous cards, so creative and inspiring; thanks for sharing

Carolina said...

Stunning cards in every way!!!

 
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