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:

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

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  2. Love the design and layout on BOTH cards!!!

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  3. Your cards are wonderful. Great design and details.

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

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  5. oh wow! Breathtaking cards!

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  6. You popped those ideas out! Literally! Nice job!

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

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

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  9. Cute flamingo!
    Love the verses card!

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  10. Cute flamingo!
    Love the verses card!

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  11. love the design and the layout. thanks for inspiration

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  12. Beautiful cards. Amazing layering and attention to detail.

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  13. Two totally georgeous cards, Giovana! Both of them.

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

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

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

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

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  18. GORGEOUS and so PINK! Love these cards!

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

    Linda D.

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

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  21. 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!

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  22. Beautiful cards! Thanks for a fun blog hop!

    Carol B
    ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  29. Lovely cards, thank you for sharing them.

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

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  31. 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!

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  32. Love your cards! They are truly pretty in pink!

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

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  34. 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

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

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

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

    Kris in Alaska
    funamom at yahoo dot com

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

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  39. Two very pretty in pink cards!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  47. As always, your cards are absolutely STUNNING!!!

    Thanks so much for a chance to win!

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  48. 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.

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  49. Great design on both cards,they are gorgeous.

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