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!!
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84 comments:

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

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

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  3. 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.

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

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

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  6. Fabulous cards! every detail is just right :)

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

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  8. Beautiful use of layers and texture

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  9. Oh these are so yummy! I love the texture.

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  10. Gorgeous texture and color! Perfect!

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

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

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  13. the carrot card is so cute.

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

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  15. Beautiful cards! really like your use of textured paper.

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

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  17. 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!

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  18. 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.

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

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  20. Stunning! Oh to have an ounce of your talent!

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  21. 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

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

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

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  24. Both are great! Love the embossing on them.

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  25. Enjoyed seeing your cards. Very inspiring.

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

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  27. Very cute. Love the texture.

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  28. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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  34. Giovanna. As usual stunning work i love your style.

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  35. I love your creations! Your ideas are awesome!

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

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

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

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  39. Beautiful designs....thanks for the instructions.

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

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

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

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

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  44. 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!

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

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

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

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  48. 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!

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

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  50. These cards are stunning-like the layers

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  51. Wonderful designs Giovana! I really like the carrot one!

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

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

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  54. 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

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  55. 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!

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  56. These are gorgeous Giovana.

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

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  58. Gorgeous cards Giovana! Love your details - just beautiful!

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

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

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

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

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  63. 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!

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  64. love these sets and cards are lovely.

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

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  66. Great cards, love the doilies. Thanks for sharing.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  73. Stunning cards in every way!!!

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