Friday, March 9, 2012

Gina K. Designs March Inspiration Blog Hop Day 1





The Design Team for Gina K. Designs welcomes you to another fabulous Inspiration Blog Hop!!! Gina and the Design Team will inspire you with many beautiful ideas! And as you hop through their blogs, make sure to leave a comment on each of them because we will choose a few random comments and those stampers will each win a grab bag of deeply etched, pre-cut Gina K. Designs stamps! To see the full list of winners check the Big News forum at Stamp TV a couple of days after the hops!!

Let me show you the projects I created for today's hop:

Wild Flowers Set: Love this new set of Melanie. I decided to use the butterflies from this set and the beautiful Bible verse, this verse has been my favorite since I was little.

Directions:
  • Make card base from White CS. 4.75" x 4.75" square
  • Score each side at 0.5" and 3/8".
  • Die-cut Sweet Mango CS using Scallop Circles Dies and Patterned Paper from Sundance Collection using Circle Dies, mat and add zig zag stitckes. Adhere piece to card.
  • Die-cut a white piece of CS using Scallop Circle Dies, mat this with a Circle piece in Sweet Mango CS, add zig-zag stitches. Stamp Bible verse in Versamark Ink, add White embossing powder and heat it up.
  • Stamp butterflies in Vellum Paper in Versamark Ink, emboss them with White embossing powder, ink all edges and cut them out.
  • Add Circle piece to card using Pop Dots.
  • Bend butterflies, add glue dots and adhere them to card.
  • Add a Clear button,Tangerine Twine and a couple of Gold Nailheads.
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Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: White, Sweet Mango (GKD), Vellum Paper (LSS)
  • Patterned Paper: Sundance Collection (GKD)
  • Ink: Versamark Ink
  • Embellishments: Clear button, Tangerine Twine, Gold Nailheads (GKD)
  • Accessories: Scor-buddy, Scallop Circle Nestabilities, Circle Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Pop dots, Mini glue dots, White Embossing powder, Embossing heat gun.

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Masculine tags:  Love this set, very masculine and a must have in your collection :) I used the sketch from CPS for my card.

Directions:
  • Make card base from Ivory CS. A2 size.
  • Stamp image onto Ivory CS in Faded Jeans Distress Ink (twice), cut it out (I don't have this die yet), then cut out the card from your second stamped image.
  • Die-cut and emboss a piece of Kraft CS using Labels Three Die. Add to card base.
  • Stamp saying  in Vintage Photo Distress Ink.
  • Mat a piece of In the Navy CS and Pool Side Patterned Paper. Add zig  zag stitches, add brads and jute twine and adhere piece to card.
  • Add tag piece to card with pop dots.

Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: Ivory, Kraft, In the Navy (GKD)
  • Patterned Paper: Pool Side (GKD)
  • Ink: Faded Jeans, Vintage Photo (Ranger)
  • Embellishments: Brads, Jute twine (GKD)
  • Accessories: Labels 3 Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Pop dots, Sewing machine.

All the items in bold can be found at Gina K. Designs StoreNow, check out all the amazing designs and inspiration:

83 comments:

Missy Owen said...

All of these masculine cards are such inspriations! Thanks for sharing!

Judy I, St. Louis MO said...

Beautiful cards. Thanks for the grat inspiration.

Lisa Brinker said...

Love the masculine card. The bolts for embellishments.... Love it!

Janice said...

Gorgeous! I love the drama of your cards!

bridget22868 said...

Giovana, these are both very nice cards that anyone would love to receive and I love what you did with the wild fower set! Though its not a fast card to make, its still an awesome card to give or receive! And the masculine card is really really nice as well. Thanks for the great ideas!!!

JoanL said...

Great designs! Love the masculine card. Thanks for the inspiration.

Theresa Momber said...

These are gorgeous, Giovana! So beautifully detailed!

Joyce T. said...

love that scripture and how you set it off. Thanks for sharing.

Verna Angerhofer said...

The cards you created are both amazingly beautiful. I really love both the designs and you always inspire me with your talents.

mermaid fenicia said...

Those are very lovely cards you made ^_^

rossi73 said...

You are so talented...these are superb! I adore them both....the stitching is perfect!

Barb Ghig said...

Your cards are just beautiful! LOVING the masculine stamp...perfect for the men in my life!
Thank you so much for a chance to win!

Melanie said...

love love love the white embossed vellum double layered butterflies! gorgeous design with the orange, so uplifting!

Debbie Bradford said...

The demension and design of both cards are gorgeous! I love the way they grabbed my eyes and wouldn't relaese them. Beautiful!

Cheryl Winget said...

Oh, WOW! Your cards are stunning! Love how you have showcased these new stamps.

Golda said...

Wow! I absolutely love your Wild Flowers card! That is so beautiful. Embossing the butterflies on vellum was a wonderful idea and they look fantastic. Love how you laid out the car card and popped the car up, too.

Riette said...

THese are gorgeous Giovana! I love the butterflies and the masculine card with those screw brads are perfect.

Susan said...

Two great cards. Thanks for sharing.

alex said...

Love them both, as usual you set the bench mark high and I can only hope to follow, the beautiful bright colours of the first card are wonderful, and the detail on the masculine card really sets off Tami's art work :-)

scrapgram said...

Beautiful!

pamselinski said...

Love those butterflies and those screw brads are so very cute.

naneruth said...

Beautiful cards. Love those butterflies and the colors on the masculine one. Good job.

Makiko Jones said...

Wow! Your details are fabulous!! I love the embossed butterflies!

Kay S said...

Oh, wow! Your flower card is a stunner! It is beautiful! I like your masculine card also. The screw-top embellishments are perfect!

Scrapacat said...

Vellum! We must bring back the vellum trend, especially with these gorgeous butterflies. It makes them look so delicate! I love that verse, too. The masculine card is great. I love that you popped up the old car, and those screw head brads are perfection! Have a great day!
~ky

Lynn B. said...

Love the way you doubled the images so that you could pop them up.

Tami B. said...

Both of your cards look great. You did a beautiful job on each one.

Unknown said...

That orange and white really pop - very eye-catching! Makes the verse, one of my favorites, the focal point. Also love the kraft and blue combo again. Very masculine!

Oneofakind said...

Supposedly the mango is the color for the upcoming warm seasons. Love the white with it and the blue in the masculine tags card.

Sharon said...

What great cards! Especially like the colors and all the details on the first one - that is just beautiful.

Deb said...

Jaw-dropping gorgeous, Giovana! Love that tangerine and white!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Totally FABULOUS! Love the use of white and your layout on that 2nd card is excellent!

elizabeth said...

Wow! Absolutely fabulous cards.

Luv 2 Create said...

Gorgeous butterfly card, Giovana.
Marcie

ktfabian said...

Both cards are beautiful! The colors, the stamps, papers and messages, and of course, design, are all very inspirational!

Anita Braddock said...

Awesome and beautiful Card the Zig Zag stitching is supper and the Butterflies are amazing they look so Awesome in white looke's like Delicate Lace. thanks for sharing and for the chance to win.
abbraddock@msn.com

Gayle said...

Love the verse as well as the card. Thank you for sharing both of these cards.

Gayle
gaylememories@ sbcglobal.net

joy said...

Your butterfly card is amazing and I love how you have created a masuline card with the little bolts.

Elaine Sauer said...

I like both of the cards!

Caryn S said...

OOh those butterflies on vellum are gorgeous! And love all of the dimension on the masculine card.

Dawn's Craft Place said...

Oh these are wonderful-that first design is stunning and such a great sentiment to use.

Crafty Math Chick said...

Oh my GOSH Giovana! These are BOTH so incredibly STUNNING! I love the elegant soft look of your peach card made with Melanie's new set - look how dainty and delicate those butterflies look! And the colors, paper and design of your masculine card (I like how the Nestabilities shape sticks out over the lower layer in the bottom part) is spectacular!

Omega said...

Both of these cards are just beautiful but I simply adore the "I Can Do All Things" card. I love butterflies and I like what you did with them. Thanks for the inspiration.

KonaRose said...

Hi, Giovana - thank you for showing how you created the vellum butterflies! Love the 'screw-top' brads on the masculine card - great touch!

Sheila said...

I think your butterfuly card is my favorite. Just beautiful! Thanks for sharing.

Gayle said...

Fabulous butterflies and masculine card, Giovana, love them....

Theresa said...

Like the layouts

Leta said...

absolutely wonderful...thank you for the inspiration

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

Wow! The mango and white makes a gorgeous color combo...I'll have to CASE that!! And I love the popped up car!!

Pam Tiedtke, or Pammie Lou said...

Love your cards! Nice butterflies!! Manly brads were a nice touch on guy card!

Melody (lacyquilter) said...

Your cards are wonderful, but I especially love the butterfly one.

Kathy R. said...

Love your cards and the extra time you spent on the Wild Flower card. I really like the butterflies and how you did them. Will have to try that. Also like the masculine card and especially the bolts.

Olga said...

Love the butterflies on the first card! They are stunning!

Angie said...

Your cards are gougeous! Love the butterflies and 3D classic car so brilliant! God Bless You Always! Hope your filling better been praing for you Angie!

Katherine said...

Both of your cards are gorgeous! I especially like your first one. The design is just beautiful and I love the colors. Thanks for the inspiration.

Brenda said...

I love both cards but the first one is absolutely beautiful!!

brz352@yahoo.com

Donna Phelan said...

Fabulous cards. Absolutely love the colors on your first one! Your masculine card is picture perfect....I just bought those same screwdrive brads, they look AWESOME! :)

Mama Milly said...

Wow, thanks for sharing!

Jennie said...

Beautiful cards Gio and love how you did the butterflies,

Lisa H. said...

I have a soft spot for anything with butterflies. Your cards are stunning. Thanks for giving us such detailed instructions. I feel like you're right here with me, telling me step-by-step what to do!

jazy1m said...

My dear you are such an inspiration to all. The cards were awesome. My favorite was the orange card. Thanks for sharing.

Luanna said...

Your card using the wildflower set is gorgeous - love the sentiment. The masculine card is so manly! Popping the car up is a neat idea.

Sue D said...

I like the white embossing on the first and the papers and embellishments on the second.

Deb said...

Love the first card with the embossing.....great detail also on the car card.....

Wendy Thompson said...

Thanks for sharing your beautiful cards and ideas.

CraftyMomFL said...

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I love how you did your butterflys - they're so pretty

Lorraine said...

ooh I love both of these creations! Beautiful colors, designs and love the stitching!

TrinaM said...

Gorgeous color choice on your rist card. Fantasitc way to use the Butterly stamps. Love your Masculine Tags card as well - great design and colors. TFS

zehra said...

Lovely cads, the butterfly one is out of this world, lved it

Betty Neville said...

Super cards Giovana! Love your designs and the beautiful details!

Kris said...

Fabulous butterflies! Love both cards! TFS!

Kris in Alaska
funamom at yahoo dot com

Sylvia said...

I love your work. I like how you pop out some part of the image, like the butterlies and the car. Thanks for the inspiration.

~ Sharon ~ said...

Thanks for the awesome inspiration for masculine cards!!

Ravengirl said...

Awww, your embossed butterflies are precious and your masculine card is great too!

Sonia said...

Great cards! I love how you put the masculine card together- very neat. I absolutely love the first card- the layering of the butterflies is awesome and having the top layers offset, give it a great feel.

Nanette said...

Two amazing cards! That is one of my favorite bible verses also. TFS!

miatagal said...

Giovana,

Thanks for sharing these beauties and the inspiration!

Barbara said...

Both od these cards are amazing but then all your cards are so..
TFS,
Barb S (FL)

Jennifer said...

Holy Cow, your butterfly card is GORGEOUS! What a lovely stamp set.

Hugs,
Jennifer

FrancineB said...

Gorgeous cards. The butterflies are amazing.

Pat Jandacek said...

These cards are just beautiful! I love the offset circles and butterflies; and the plaid paper is just perfect with that masculine image. TFS

Lagene said...

Great masculine card and I LOVE the offset circles on the butterfly card!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

love your masculine card, this is so great.

 
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