Thursday, December 1, 2011

Gina K. Designs Inspiration Blog Hop Day 2

Hello my friends and welcome to day 2 of Gina K. Designs Inspirational Blog Hop. Today we have 3 great set
  • Dogwood & Butterfly illustrated by Theresa Momber
  • Label Borders illustrated by Tami Mayberry
  • Friends are Flowers Duo
Dogwood & Butterfly: Love this set very much! The images are great for just stamping and leave them as it is or for nice coloring. I decided to color the dogwood with Inktense Pencils. I stamped the image twice on Watercolor Paper in Stazon Black Ink, cut out one to do add after the cards was done.  I cut it in different angles so I can show a 3D effect. I added some Gold Gala Glitz in the center of each flower. I die-cut, emboss and stencil it with Oval Nestabilities, then mat it with Beaded Oval Nestabilities in Innocent Pink CS.
The background was a piece of Innocent Pink CS and Patterned Paper from Butterfly Garden by Pink Paislee, add zig-zag stitches, then add a strip of punch out P.P, add mini pearls and adhere it to card base.



Label Borders: This set is super versatile. For my card I stamp the heart border and sentiment in Barn Door Distress Ink, then using Grommet Tag Dies, I die-cut the border, then ink all edges. I added a couple of large pearls.
My card base is a piece of White Cardstock, I pleated a strip of Patterned Paper from Hometown Summer by Pink Paislee, then added some stitches and adhere it to card. Die-cut some butterflies, ink all edges and adhere it to card. Die-cut and emboss a piece of Red Hot CS using Scallop Circle Nestabilities, mat it a piece of die-cut PP using Circle Nestabilities. Adhere it to card base, add sentiment with pop dots and red paper roses.


Friends are Flowers Duo: Love this CAS (kind of) card! I had another idea when I started creating this card, but then I ended up with this pretty card, which I love very much.
I started my card with a piece of White CS as a card base. Die-cut a piece of Sweet Mango CS using Fleur de Lis Rectangle Shapeabilities, adhere it to card. Stamp image on White CS in Mememto Tuxedo Black, color it with Copic Markers and stamp sentiment in Vintage Photo Distress Ink. Die-cut, emboss and stencil image with Rectangle Nestabilities. Tie on Tangerine Twine and make a bow. Adhere image to card base with large pop dots. Add Pearls and Star Dust Stickles to flowers.



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 winGina will be choosing two winners from all the comments who will each win a fabulous Gina K. Designs grab bag filled with a least a dozen individual precut images!

Have fun hopping!
Thanks for stopping by.

63 comments:

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  2. Just stunning, as usual, Giovana! Each one is a work of art.

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  3. These are great!! I love the dimension on the flowers.

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  4. Blow you away beautiful! All of them!!

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  5. Such gorgeous designs and coloring Giovana! Love them all!

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  6. Each and every one of your cards is a beauty Giovana!

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  7. What gorgeous designs and colors.

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  8. Love the sewing on the Dogwood card, makes it so pretty and feminine, the way you have used the labels is inspiring and the bright colours are so cheery on the last two cards :-)

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  9. All 3 of these are fantastic. You did a great job on all of them.

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  10. Love the layers on the first one and your coloring on the third is so vivid.

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  11. Absolutely beautiful Giovana! We have a Dogwood in our yard as a memorial tree for our daughter, Desiree' and your choice of colors for your dogwood come so very close to what we are blessed to have each Spring! God Bless and may you have a wonderful Christmas Season!

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  12. Wonderful takes on these fabulous new stamps.
    Marcie

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  13. They are all beautiful but the 1st one is my favorite. I love all the dimension.

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  14. Those are really nice cards. ^_^ Now I really wish I had the money to buy those stamps.

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  15. Love the curled flower look. The colors on the last one are so vibrant - love it

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  16. Beautiful cards. My boss just returned from Peru on a vacation. He had so many great things to say.

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  17. beautiful. especially like the true love.

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  18. Love the colours and really like the design of your cards. Thank you for sharing.

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  19. So very lovely....the dogwoods especially just are so eye-catching popped up!

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  20. Wowza- each one is prettier than the next!!! Love the watercolor paper you used-will have to get some out to use soon-love that look!

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  21. Really beautiful cards. My favorite is your Dogwood card..I am loving this set.

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  22. I love - love your colors and the cards are perfect

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  23. Love all the special details that you add to your cards. Thanks for sharing.

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  24. Gorgeous Cards love the Layering and the 3d effect. the colors are perfect. the the spellbinders dies.
    thanks for sharing and for the chsnce to win.
    abbraddock@msn.com

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  25. Hi, Giovana,
    Your layering, color/shading, cutting out images - all are so breathtaking. Thank you for the ideas!

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  26. These cards are so feminine and lovely. I especially like the way you've curled the dogwood petals to give dimension. Gorgeous!!!

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  27. You are so talented!!!! Wow! Love how you made another layer of dogwoods!!!! GORGEOUS!!!!!! They are all beautiful!!!

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  28. Really like what you did with the border stamp ... another pretty look! All your cards are stunning and I love the colors you used!

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  29. Your cards are beautiful and well made...tfs
    sincerely, terrie

    zullu26@aol.com

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  30. Breathtaking creations! I love the dogwood - brings back fond memories of BC Canada! I love all your stitching and layers.... Thank so for sharing on the hop today!
    Pauline

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  31. Giovana...your birthday card is absolutely stunning....just stunning!!!!!

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  32. What beautiful work! I love the pearl accents.

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  33. Gorgeous. Loved the cards. Thanks for sharing.

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  34. Your cards are so elegant! I love the dimension you create in them.

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  35. You inspire me to make beautiful cards. These are gorgeous. Thanks!

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  36. Gorgeous cards, Giovana! Your dogwood card is especially lovely, but the other two are also pretty.

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  37. Love your colors, Giovana, your stitching is always an eye catcher.

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  38. Beautiful cards, the colors are perfect. Thank you for sharing.

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  39. Nice color, pretty cards,thanks

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  40. Your Dogwood card is stunning; love the 3 D look. I also enjoyed the label borders card. Your color choice for the Friends are flowers was amazing...so pretty.

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  41. Love those popped flowers on the first card.

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  42. WOW!!! Love every one of these beautiful cards.

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  43. THe top card with the piecing ia a stunner. Excellent edge punch coordination. Superb!

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  44. Gorgeous Giovana! Very clever to crop the label border that way!

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  45. Love the layering you do. All 3 cards are very pretty

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  46. These are amazing Giovana! Gorgeous designs! I especially love your dogwood card - beautifully done!

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  47. The dogwoods are beautiful - love how you layered them to give dimension. The orange on the last card is stunning! The flowers are really pretty in that color!

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  48. Such beautiful images in these sets! I love the versatility of them and really enjoy seeing all the wonderful projects that are possible!

    Carol B
    ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

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  49. I love the subtle sponging on the Friends card!

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  50. All your cards are lovely, but wow! I really like what you did with the dogwood.

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  51. Three great cards esp love the Friends are Flowers card.

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  52. Wow! These are Beautiful! I love your coloring and laying of the dogwood. Cute use of the Label Border set with that die. Lovely coloring and colors with stickles on the flower card.

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  53. Talk about art! When it comes to cards you are a "card-ist"! TFS!

    Kris in Alaska
    funamom at yahoo dot com

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  54. Lovely card! Great stitching on the first two, really adds a lot!

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