Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Gina K. Designs September Inspiration Blog Hop Day 1: Holiday Basket & Under the weather.


Hello my friends and welcome to Day 1 of Gina K. Designs September Inspiration Blog Hop. Hope you enjoyed the Release Party last night, it was sure a lot of fun!!
Today we are showcasing 2 of the new sets just released "Holiday Basket" illustrated by Melanie Muenchinger and "Under the Weather" illustrated by Rupa Shevde.

Here are the projects I created:

May your day be filled with love: I created this card with "Holiday Basket" Set. The images are super cool to color, if you don't like to color, just do heat embossing in gold or bold colors and you will get nice effects.

Directions:
  • Make card base from White cardstock. 5" square card.
  • Create a frame using Fleur De Lis and Rectangle Nestabilities from Red Hot Cardstock. Adhere it to card.
  • Stamp baskets and poinsettias, color them with Copic Markers and cut them out. Add brads to basket to connect the handles. Add poinsettias and cover them with Crystal Lacquer.
  • Stamp sentiment.
  • Create a double bow with bow-easy. Adhere it to card with glue dots.

Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: White, Red Hot (Gina K. Designs)
  • Stamps: Holiday Basket.
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko), Vintage Photo Distress (Ranger)
  • Embellishments: Gold nailheads (Gina K. Designs), Brads (SU), Green Ribbon (JoAnn's).
  • Accessories: Fleur de Lis Rectangle Nestabilities, Rectangle Nestabilities, Pop Dots, Scor-tape, Glue dots.

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Get Well Soon: This card was created with "Under the Weather" set. This set has really cute images, fun to color or paper pieced.

Directions:
  • Make card base from White cardstock. A2 size.
  • Ink all edges. Cut a panel from Sweet Corn CS, mat this with Patterned Paper and add stitches.Adhere it to card.
  • Stamp image on White CS, color it with Copic Markers. Die-cut, emboss and stencil it with Rectangle Nestabilities. Mat it wit a piece of Sweet Corn CS. Add zig-zag stitches. Adhere it to card with Pop Dots. Add glitter.
  • Stamp sentiment.
  • Add button and twine. Adhere them to card with glue dots.

Card Recipe:
  • Cardtsock: White, Chocolate Brown, Sweet Corn (Gina K. Designs)
  • Stamps: Under the Weather.
  • Patterned Paper: Blossom Soup (Jillibean Soup), For the Record (Echo Park Paper)
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko), Vintage Photo Distress (Ranger)
  • Embellishments: Blue Buttons (Gina K. Designs), Star Dust Stickles (Ranger), Lemon Drop twine (The twinery)
  • Accessories: Rectangle Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Glue dots, Pop dots, Scor-tape, Lace border punch (Martha Stewart), Sewing machine,

All the items in bold can be found at Gina K. Designs Store.

Now, are you ready for more inspiration?! Visit the DT blogs listed below and leave a comment for your chance to win a set of your choice!!
Have fun hopping!!

86 comments:

Riette said...

OH I just love your cards. Stunning layouts and coloring!

Sherry said...

Love the basket card the 3-d flowers rock thanks for sharing

catdidit said...

I just love all the details you put into your creations, gorgeous Giovana!

Theresa Momber said...

Just so beautiful! I love the brad centers on the flowers.

Eli said...

The Christmas basket is so dramtic...love it. Nice instructions on the cute card.

Teri said...

Wow! These have some eye popping BEAUTY!!

Tina Gilliland said...

STUNNING basket card my friend! Your bear is to to cute the way you colored him... he looks old and very much loved and hugged often! :-) Great job!

alex said...

Love them both, the flowers are beautiful and the sewing on the bear card just sets it off so beautifully

foxy said...

Love, love these cards!

Catherine Kraft said...

Wonderful cards! I really love the holiday basket card. The shading on your flowers, the added pinecones, etc.. really add wonderful elements. Your little get well card is so sweet! Love the sewing/buttons on the card. Great job!! Blessings~
catherinesangels@yahoo.com

Wendi K said...

Thanks for sharing your creativity

Nanc said...

The poinsettia basket is the prettiest for me. I'm going to try it. Thanks

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

Oh my- such lovely poinsettias! Great card! Your stitiching on the second card amazes me every time-stunning work!

Lynne said...

Such a great job with the fussy cutting. Beautiful card and cute bear card.

Shannon said...

I really love the Holiday Basket set.

mescartes said...

Love these cards !

Dianne Beans said...

Your basket is beautiful and the little bear is so cute.

stamper said...

Love the bold & bright on the basket card. Color combo on the UTW card work really well together.

lisa2d said...

Giovana, I love the extra detail you put into your cards. The colors are great together...Thanks.

Sharon said...

Your get well card is so sweet!
And the Christmas card is so bright and vibrant - just gorgeous.

Katherine said...

The basket of poinsettia card is beautiful but the get well soon card is my favorite. It's adorable!

Bertha W said...

Loved your hurt bear card. Love the composition.

DebbieM said...

Stunning cards! Love the christmas card and the sewing on the get well card. :)

Crafty Math Chick said...

You always have a visual treat for us Giovana! You picked the perfect nestability shape to frame the lovely holiday basket, and I love the brad accents you added. I love your gentle sponging over your perfect stitching in your get well soon teddy bear card and the sparkly paw pads and sling are the absolute perfect touch!

Sue D said...

Great cards--I like the frame on the first and all the stitching on the second.

The T-Shirt & Tole Shop said...

love them both but especially the stitching on the get well card.

naneruth said...

Stunning flower card! Love all the coloring on it. Sweet mouse card too.

Lori said...

Gorgeous cards, as always!

Donna Phelan said...

Oh Man! How do you make these gorgeous cards time and time again? Every little detail is absolutely FABULOUS, Giovana! You AMAZE me!!! So happy you share all of your cards and creations with us.....very inspirational!

turnerl58 said...

As always, your cards are gorgeous! Love the dimension and the stitching!!

Susan said...

Extremely lovely cards. Thanks so much for sharing your talents.

Cheri said...

The coloring, the layouts, the designs.....I love, love, love what you've done with each of these stamp sets. The poinsettias are super gorgeous.

shari said...

Great cards. love them.

RuthAnn said...

Great cards, the borders on both are beautiful and really pop the cards. The stitching on the 2nd one is a nice touch. Take care, and thanks for sharing. RuthAnn

Ruby Taylor said...

Can't say enough about your coloring! Love the design of the Holiday Basket card!

Kris said...

Lovely basket card! So elegant! Sweet get well card too! TFS!

Kris in Alaska
funamom at yahoo dot com

Sharon Harnist said...

Gorgeous poinsettia and sweet bear card, Gio -- love them both!

Elaine said...

I loved your cards. They are really a beautiful handmade creation.
God bless you!

Unknown said...

The poinsettia card is STUNNING! All the dimension you added to the layout and the coloring . . . WOW! And I love the border and great stitching you used on the get well card. You're the master of details when it comes to card making. I wanna learn that!

The Vannoy Family said...

Love, love, LOVE StampTV bloghops - this design crew is so talented - including you, Giovanna! Glad that you finally made it to the party last night - Thank you for sharing!

pakosko said...

the red on the white really pops and of course the get well is just adorable.

scrappinmommom said...

What a beautiful holiday card with the basket and flowers. The adorable bear just makes you want some chicken soup.

Rosie Guiher said...

WOW love your cards!

lisa808 said...

Your poinsettias are gorgeous.

maryanns said...

These cards are adorable! The details you add to your projects are fantastic and enhance the beauty of these cards.

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Parker said...

The poinsettias are gorgeous and the bear card is whimsical and made me smile. :)

pqueenie said...

Your cards are really nice. I love the poinsettias.

Joyce Evans Erb said...

that border on the basket card is fabulous! Also nce touch with the stitching on the second card

Penne said...

Loving the border on the basket, Giovana! Stunning cards... (as usual)

Vicki Dutcher said...

Beautiful vivid red and of course to die for sewing!

Ravengirl said...

Oh my, what a gorgeous basket of poinsettias! They are amazing!

Sue Bridges said...

Great cards, nice stitch details

Miesje said...

Oh I love both of these cards. That Christmas card is beautiful and the get well made me feel better.

Pattyb said...

How cute and lovely! Love both
of your cards. Thanks for sharing!

jazy1m said...

Great cards. Giovana. Love the get well card. Thanks for sharing.

Gayle said...

Beautiful, striking basket card...that red die is perfect. Beautiful cards, Giovana.

Gayle said...

Beautiful, striking basket card...that red die is perfect. Beautiful cards, Giovana.

Irish Eyes said...

Your cards are so cute. Love the dimension on the Holiday Basket card and the stitching and detail on the Teddy Bear card is adorable.

Dee said...

Your cards are a delight! I especially like the yellow border on the get well card with color-coordinated string on buttons. The card has a warm, welcoming look. Very nice!

Judy I said...

Great cards.

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

Gorgeous projects.

craftymom205 said...

Love your cards.

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Nana said...

uyyyy que lindas tarjetas.

Carol said...

Beautiful projects, I love the colors and design.

Carol B
ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

St. Petersburg Cricut CutUp (Veronika) said...

Love your cards. Thanks for sharing.Like your music but I blast my DH out of sleep every time I go to your blog because I forget you have music on your blog. I always do the hops at night lol.

Arlene said...

Love your cards Iespeciall love the background with the nestibilities. Thanks for sharing.

elizabeth said...

Love all the dimension and texture in your cards.

richardbreaks said...

Really pretty, Giovana!! Love the edging!

Kary said...

Beautiful cards, Giovana!! Love them so.

Beastybunny said...

I am loving that basket image. Can't wait to play with that! Great job.

Scrapacat said...

Wow! That basket is a stunner, and I love the frame you made. Poor little bear, but he's flaunting high style with those beautiful papers and edging. Love the sewing and twine, too. Great projects!

Anita Braddock said...

wow so very beautiful love love the basket. the Bear so cute he has a booboo thanks for sharing and for the chance to win.
abbraddock@msn.com

jean w. said...

Love the teddy bear and the beauty of the Christmas card!

A Touch of SOL said...

The basket is LOVELY love the detail...
Marisol
atouchof_sol at yahoo dot com

Monica said...

Both cards are great! The bear is adorable and the basket is gorgeous!

Nana Donna said...

Love your Christmas basket of flowers. Your basket is colored perfectly. Love the little bear too!
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Maria said...

Such great stamps and such great idear's. Love all the great stuff you do.

Betty Neville said...

Love these Giovana! Your cards are always beautifully detailed!

Carolina said...

Stunning cards as always! The dimensions, coloring and layout on the first card is just perfect in every way! Love the mix of pattern paper on the seond card and your coloring on the bear is just perfect in every way!

Helen F. said...

These two cards are just fabulous, Giovana! Love the basket with the 3D flowers popping out and the bear card is just darling!

Verna Angerhofer said...

Such beautiful cards and I am indeed loving that basket set of images.

Donna said...

Your basket overflowing with beauty and such lovely flowers!! Great job!!
And your little bear card is adorable as well.
Thanks as always for your wonderful inspiration!!
Donna

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

FABULOUS 3D basket and flowers!!! And adorable teddy bear!

creativchen said...

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Many warm Hugs from Marina from Germany
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orrjj said...

Beautiful basket card! So cute on the teddy bear card!

Rosita said...

Gorgeous card.

 
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