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.
  •  

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.

---------------------------------------------------------

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:

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

    ReplyDelete
  2. Beautiful cards. Thanks for the grat inspiration.

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

    ReplyDelete
  4. Gorgeous! I love the drama of your cards!

    ReplyDelete
  5. 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!!!

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

    ReplyDelete
  7. These are gorgeous, Giovana! So beautifully detailed!

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

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

    ReplyDelete
  10. Those are very lovely cards you made ^_^

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

    ReplyDelete
  12. 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!

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

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

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

    ReplyDelete
  16. 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.

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

    ReplyDelete
  18. Two great cards. Thanks for sharing.

    ReplyDelete
  19. 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 :-)

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

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

    ReplyDelete
  22. Wow! Your details are fabulous!! I love the embossed butterflies!

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

    ReplyDelete
  24. 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

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

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

    ReplyDelete
  27. 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!

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

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

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

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

    ReplyDelete
  32. Wow! Absolutely fabulous cards.

    ReplyDelete
  33. Gorgeous butterfly card, Giovana.
    Marcie

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

    ReplyDelete
  35. 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

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

    Gayle
    gaylememories@ sbcglobal.net

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

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

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

    ReplyDelete
  40. 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!

    ReplyDelete
  41. 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.

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

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

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

    ReplyDelete
  45. absolutely wonderful...thank you for the inspiration

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

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

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

    ReplyDelete
  49. 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.

    ReplyDelete
  50. Love the butterflies on the first card! They are stunning!

    ReplyDelete
  51. 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!

    ReplyDelete
  52. 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.

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

    brz352@yahoo.com

    ReplyDelete
  54. 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! :)

    ReplyDelete
  55. Beautiful cards Gio and love how you did the butterflies,

    ReplyDelete
  56. 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!

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

    ReplyDelete
  58. 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.

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

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

    ReplyDelete
  61. Thanks for sharing your beautiful cards and ideas.

    ReplyDelete
  62. got an error message - let's see if this takes...
    I love how you did your butterflys - they're so pretty

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

    ReplyDelete
  64. 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

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

    ReplyDelete
  66. Super cards Giovana! Love your designs and the beautiful details!

    ReplyDelete
  67. Fabulous butterflies! Love both cards! TFS!

    Kris in Alaska
    funamom at yahoo dot com

    ReplyDelete
  68. 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.

    ReplyDelete
  69. Thanks for the awesome inspiration for masculine cards!!

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

    ReplyDelete
  71. 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.

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

    ReplyDelete
  73. Giovana,

    Thanks for sharing these beauties and the inspiration!

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

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

    Hugs,
    Jennifer

    ReplyDelete
  76. Gorgeous cards. The butterflies are amazing.

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

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

    ReplyDelete
  79. love your masculine card, this is so great.

    ReplyDelete

 
BLOG TEMPLATE BY DESIGNER BLOGS