Friday, August 5, 2011

Gina K. Designs Inspiration Blog Hop Day 3: "Gnome One Like You" and Various Verses"

Hello my friends, hope you are enjoying our August Inspiration Blog Hops. Today is our last day of hops and we are featuring "Gnome One Like You" illustrated by Tami Mayberry and the Free with Three "Various Verses" by Gina K. Designs.

Gnome One Like You

I'm tickled pink card: The images and sentiments in this set are just adorable!! When I first saw this set I smiled, I thought these images are great for coloring and paper piecing :)

Directions:
  • Make card base from White cardstock. A2 size.
  • Cut a panel from Innocent Pink CS, punch out right side.
  • Cut patterned paper strips, ink all edges and adhere them to previous panel. Add stitches. Adhere panel to card.
  • Stamp image onto White cardstock in Black Ink. Color it with Copic Markers. Die-cut, emboss and stencil image with Square Nestabilities. Adhere it to card.
  • Stamp banner and sentiment, cut it out and adhere it to card.
  • Add flowers and button.


Card recipe:
  • Cardstock: White, Innocent Pink (Gina K. Designs)
  • Patterned Paper: Springtime (Echo Park Paper)
  • Stamps: Perfect Pennants (Gina K. Designs)
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko), Worn Lipstick, Dried Marigold, Vintage Photo (Ranger Industries)
  • Embellishments: Ligth Green Mix Jar Buttons (Gina K. Designs), Maraschino Twine (The Twinery), Pink Paper flowers (Prima), White Opal Liquid Pearls.
  • Accessories: Lace Border Punch (Martha Stewart), Scor-tape, Pop Dots (Plaid), Glue Dots, Sewing machine, Sponges, Copic Markers. 
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Free with Three "Various Verses"

Hi Card: Love this simple and yet elegant, super easy to make, and look, no sewing, no coloring!!

Directions:
  • Make card base from Innocent Pink CS. A2 size.
  • Punch bottom corners. Adhere Doily to card base.
  • Die-cut, emboss and stencil a piece of Innocent Pink CS using Fleur de Lis Motifs Shapeabilities. Adhere it to card.
  • Stamp sentiment, die-cut, emboss and stencil it with Circle Nestabilities. Adhere it to card with Pop dots.
  • Stamp flower image on White CS in Red Ink. Cut it out and adhere it card with Pop Dots. Add Clear Rhinestones to flowers.
  • Make a double bow using Bow-Easy.
  • Add pearls in opposite corners.

Cards Recipe:
  • Cardstock: White, Innocent Pink (Gina K. Designs)
  • Ink: Vintage Photo, Worn Lipstick (Ranger Industries), Real Red (Stampin' Up).
  • Embellishments: Clear Rhinestones, Pearls (Gina K. Designs), Doily, Green gingham ribbon (LSS)
  • Accessories: Pop Dots, Glue dots, Scor-tape, Circle Nestabilities, Fleur de Lis Motifs Shapeabilities, Grand Calibur (Spellbinder), Sponges, Corner punch (Stampin' Up) 
All the items in bold can be found at Gina K. Designs store.

Are you ready for more inspiration? Visit the blogs listed below and also don't forget to leave a comment for your chance to win!!

Thanks for stopping by!
Have fun hopping!!

57 comments:

Riette said...

Stunning depths on both cards!! And gorgeous layouts and combinations of papers and other elements.

Tina Gilliland said...

Love the design and layout on BOTH cards!!!

Regina aka Mrs. Ham said...

Your cards are wonderful. Great design and details.

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

Love the 3D on the flamingo and your Verses card to gorgeous with the doily!

Teri said...

oh wow! Breathtaking cards!

scraphappy4067 said...

Great cards!!

--Marcy said...

You popped those ideas out! Literally! Nice job!

richardbreaks said...

REALLY like both of these!!!

Beastybunny said...

Lovely cards. Good job.

Sharon Harnist said...

Love your flamingo, Gio, and your floral card is gorgeous!

nicke said...

Stunning cards love the 3D flamingo just to die for and you bring us such inspiration

Sharon said...

Cute flamingo!
Love the verses card!

Sharon said...

Cute flamingo!
Love the verses card!

Jessica said...

love the design and the layout. thanks for inspiration

FrancineB said...

Beautiful cards. Amazing layering and attention to detail.

seamom said...

Two totally georgeous cards, Giovana! Both of them.

alex said...

Just am loving that flamingo, and the verses card is so pretty

Barbara Hale said...

I'm not much for the gnomes but the pink flamingo is just adorable. Both of your cards are great. TFS

Penne said...

Totally beside myself, Gio! That Various Verses card is yummy!

Pattyb said...

Love both of your cards. So different and so unique!

Jimmi said...

GORGEOUS and so PINK! Love these cards!

Janeen said...

enjoyed the pink goin' on

Linda said...

Love your pink cards. Great cutting out of the flower and love the doily. Thanks for sharing.

Linda D.

shellybob said...

Your card sold me on the stamps!!! I just LOVE it!!!

Lynn B. said...

Oh my goodness, Giovana! Gorgeous designs! The dimensional look of the flamingo gives it a whole new look. And your flower card is soooo beautiful! Great job on both! So original!

Nanc said...

loved the flowers cut out.

Carol said...

Beautiful cards! Thanks for a fun blog hop!

Carol B
ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

Casmiles said...

Giovanna - beautiful cards. The flamingo card is fun; the "verses" card is beautiful.

Andrene said...

No need for a bunch of frilly comments - both cards are just stunning!!!

Donna Phelan said...

Ooooh such beautiful beautiful cards, Giovana. Love everything about both of them! TFS!

Arlene said...

Hi , I love both of your cards. You did a great job on both of them. Thanks for sharing.

elizabeth said...

I love the colors you used on both cards. Beautiful.

Kay S said...

Lovely pink cards! I really like how you layered he flamingo and gave him some depth!

madoke said...

Lovely cards, thank you for sharing them.

Anita said...

Amazing cards!

Sharon said...

I am in love with that little flamingo - too cute!!!! Thanks for the chance to win!

Crafty Math Chick said...

I love the dimension you added to the flamingo, and I always love the soft look of your sponging over stitching - SO pretty! I cannot BELIEVE how meticulously you cute out those pretty flowers from the new one free with three set Giovana - seriously! Most impressive! Looks great!

The T-Shirt & Tole Shop said...

love your color choices.

Ravengirl said...

Love your cards! They are truly pretty in pink!

Betty Neville said...

Really beautiful cards Giovana! Love all your details and the awesome layouts!

LeeAnn said...

Your cards are great. I love the tickled pink saying! It was a favorite of my mom. I also liked the stamped flowers cut out and given some extra dimension. GREAT

Monica said...

I love both of these cards.. the flamingo is so cute and the flower card is very elegant! Great job!

Lagene said...

Love the layers & stitching! And the doily card is gorgeous!

Kris said...

Love the ideas that are coming from everyone on these sets! TFS!

Kris in Alaska
funamom at yahoo dot com

joy said...

So many pretty details on both of these cards. I love your style, Giovana.

lisa808 said...

Two very pretty in pink cards!

Melody (lacyquilter) said...

I love both of your cards.

carrie said...

Great cards! I especially like the Verses card with the doily .......... it is very elegant looking.

Sue D said...

Very pretty cards--I like the big pink flower on the flamingo card.

Debbie Rogers said...

Both are super but your "Tickled Pink" card has everything...layers, stitching, buttons. WOW!

Pat Jandacek said...

Oh, my! Love how you've added the dimensions to both of your cards. That flower in Red is scrumptious!

Jennie said...

Stunning designs Giovana! Love the layers on the flamingo one!!

Sharon said...

Love all the layers on the flamingo card but both cards are beautiful

Kary said...

Both cards are Amazing, Giovana!! Love them so.

Barb Ghig said...

As always, your cards are absolutely STUNNING!!!

Thanks so much for a chance to win!

JessicaK said...

Great use of textures and dimensions on both of these. The little flamingo just cracks me up, so I love him, but the layouts and embelli's on both are spot on.

cathy said...

Great design on both cards,they are gorgeous.

 
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