Monday, March 12, 2012

Gina K. Designs March Inspiration Blog Hop Day 2


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!!

Wild About You: Beautiful set illustrated by Theresa Momber. I decided to make a CAS cards :)

Directions:
  • Cut cardstock 3.75" x 11", fold in half and get a a card base 3.75" x 5.5"
  • Cut Patterned Paper 3.5" x 5. 25". Cut White CS piece 3" x 4.75"
  • Stamp giraffes and sentiments.
  • Tie on twine and add Lace Tape.
  • Mat White CS piece with PP and add zig-zag stitches.
  • Add panel to card base.
  • TIP: To make your sewing easy, hold your twine with a piece of sticky note, then add the button or tie your know or your bow :)
  • Add rhinestones (pink card)

Card Recipe:
  • White, Innocent Pink, Lemon Drop (GKD)
  • Patterned Paper: Pool Side (pink), Pool Side (Blue) (GKD)
  • Ink: Vintage Photo Distress, Tea Dye Distress, Faded Jeans Distress, Black Soot Distress (Ranger)
  • Embellishments: Mini clear Rhinestones (GKD), Pink button (GKD)Lemon Drop & Pink Sorber twine (The twinery), Light & Dark Pink Lace Tapes (Love My Tapes)
  • Accessories: Sewing machine, Scor-tape.
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Blooming with Blessings: Love all the cute images and sayings in this set. Perfect if you love coloring :)

Directions:
  • Make card base from White Cardstock. A2 size.
  • Mat Lemon Drop CS and Patterned Paper (Petals & Wings), add zig zag stitches. Add ribbon around and create a double bow with bow-easy, adhere it to card.
  • Adhere panel to card base.
  • Stamp duck image on white CS in Memento Tuxedo Black Ink. Color image with Copic Markers. Die-cut, emboss and stencil image with Wonky Rectangles Dies.
  • Stamp sentiment on White CS in Memento Tuxedo Black Ink. Die-cut, emboss and stencil it with Labels 8 Nestabilities. Add saying to right side of image.
  • Add image/saying piece to card base.
  • Add Crystal Lacquer to water spot and Star Dust Stickles to drops.
  • Add Mini rhinestones.

Card recipe:
  • Cardstock: White, Lemon Drop (GKD)
  • Patterned Paper: Petals & Wings Collection (GKD)
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko)
  • Embellishments: Mini Clear Rhinestones, Light Pink Gingham (GKD), Star Dust Stickles (Ranger).
  • Accessories: Crystal Lacquer, Pop dots, Labels Eight Nestabilities, Wonky Rectangles (Spellbinders), Scor-tape, Mini glue dots, Copic Markers, Sewing machine.
All the items in bold can be found at Gina K. Designs Store

Now, check out all the amazing designs and inspiration:

97 comments:

  1. Love both your cards, the layouts on both are so lovely, and that little duck just keeps getting more adorable at each blog stop :-)

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  2. Gorgeous Giovana! I really love the blue checked dp behind the giraffe, and your stitching is so awesome! *stitch envy going on here*

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  3. Gorgeous designs, Giovana! Love that you showed how to use the giraffe without coloring.

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  4. I love your CAS designs, Giovana! What a beautiful pink gingham bow and fun layout for this darling duck!

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  5. Adorable cards! I love your use of the zigzag stitching. It really makes the image pop!

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  6. Thank you for sharing your crds. Lovely! Adorable images!
    Hugz,
    Marie XX

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  7. Like all your cards! But the duck one is outstanding with the layers and detail!

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  8. These are so fabulous! I absolutely adore the first giraffe one... The way you used ribbons and stitching is just darling, and so perfect for that card.

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  9. What great cards. I especially love the baby boy card and that little duck is adorable.

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  10. Your cards are so cute. Love your ideas for using the stamps.

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  11. I love your cards, they show the wonderful abilities with these stamp sets perfectly. These are wonderful sets. Thanks for sharing.

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  12. Your cards are adorable. I just think I will have to order more sets after seeing what wonderful cards can be made from them. You are so persuasive with your talented artworks.

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  13. I love how you did the giraffe cards, one for girl, one for boy. I always feel like I have to fill in the images, but these are beautiful with the rock and roll inks. Great coloring on your duck. ;)))

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  14. your giraffe cards are fabulous. The little duck is adorable.

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  15. Love your giraffes...one "girly" and the other for a boy! That little duck is adorable!

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  16. Love the stitching and the colors you used!

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  17. Great job, love the cards.......

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  18. As a HUGE elephant fan, I loved Theresa's new set the minute I saw it - thank you for demonstrating that Theresa's images in the set are so intricate that they look terrific even in outline form Giovana.

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  19. Love the versatility with the giraffe.

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  20. The cards are gorgeous! Love color combos!

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  21. I love the pinks on the cards! Amazing how a little color can make a big difference in the stamps!

    Love all the cards!

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  22. I love what you've done with these cards they are so elegant!!! GREAT JOB!!!

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  23. Beautiful cards, love the splash on the third card.

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  24. I love the stitching! Great cards!

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  25. soooooo cute! love the balance of the ducky card

    Holly

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  26. Lovely! Love the 2 examples of the giraffe card.

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  27. Your creations always make my jaw drop, Giovana! There's so much to inspire me every time I visit your blog. Thanks!

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  28. What great stamp sets and everyones take on them just couldn't be better.
    Marcie

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  29. Great CAS cards with the Wild About You set. It was fun to see the pink with the giraffe -- I wouldn't have thought of that but it works well! The duck card is adorable and having the image at an angle seems really appropriate with that cute little guy!

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  30. Great cards. That duck just makes me smile.

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  31. Love the DPOV you did with the giraffe, and the little duck card is precious.

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  32. First word that comes to mind when I saw your cards was WOW! My favorites so far.

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  33. both cards are great love the different colors. you could of done ducky one in blue too for a boy. love when images can go for both genders. thanks for sharing.

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  34. I wouldn't have thought about the pastel with the giraffe stamp but it works. Great ducky card.

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  35. Super cards! Love the baby cards you created with the giraffe stamp ........ quite an unexpected use after seeing the other giraffe cards that have been made.

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  36. cute. I wouldn't have thought to make baby cards with these sets. thanks for sharing

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  37. Those cards are so cute. I love the way you colored the duckie.

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  38. Awesome cards. Thanks for sharing.

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  39. You have such a delicate touch in your cards! Great work...

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  40. Love your "Ducky" card and the4 stitching just sets it off perfectly~ Kim

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  41. Both of your cards are PERFECT! the coloring is amazing :)

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  42. I love how you made a baby-ish card for both genders, using the same stamp! Beautifully done!

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  43. You have such amazing detail work on your cards! Love the stitching and the baker's twine...lovely details.

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  44. Loved the stitching on your first card and the little duck is adorable.Thanks for sharing.

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  45. How sweet! All of the cards are happy and light and I really love them all!

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  46. Lovely cards! I really like your choice of colors for the giraffe cards. The ducky one is just adorable!

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  47. Awesome Cards the Stamps are cool and I love the way you used them the Attention to Detail is Great and the Added lace and Bling just adds that Special touch. thanks for sharing
    abbraddock@msn.com

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  48. Really like how you have used the giraffe for a baby card

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  49. I would never have thought to use the Wild About You set for a baby card!! Love it!

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  50. Love the wild cards, Giovana but that little duck is way too cute. Wonderful card designs.

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  51. What a clever idea for a baby card, and the little duck is just too cute.

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  52. Your giraffe cards are wonderful, but I love the offset look of your duck card.

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  53. Your cards are stunning Giovana! Love the lace tape and your coloring is amazing! God Bless You!

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  54. Such sweet cards! The duck is great!

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  55. Beautiful cards! I love all of the stitching!

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  57. I love all of these - especially the stitching and the tilt of the ducky image. Beautiful work!

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  58. Wonderful as usual! I'm about to get over my fear of sewing on cards.

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  59. Love the way you used the wild about you set! It's such a versatile set.

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  60. Very cute cards, especially love the duck one-love the bright colors. Thanks for sharing.

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  61. Great cards I am loving the little ducky and like the sparkly splash!

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  62. I must be a wild animal lover!!! Those are some awesome cards.

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  63. love all the new stamps. I really like the way you have the twine through the button!

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  64. Great cards Giovana! Love the boy and girl giraffe cards; and your little duck card is adorable!

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  65. Preciosas, en lo personal me gusto mas la del patito!! pero todas estan hermosas!! Super!!
    Bendiciones.
    Flor DToscana.

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  66. I love the birthday duck card. The layout and the style is so sweet and eye catching.

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  67. Great cards, adore the ducky card, so cute

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  68. Those are all so adorable! Love them all!

    Kris in Alaska
    funamom at yahoo dot com

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  69. I love the giraffe cards! The stamping is so simple yet the embellishments make them elegant- love the lace. The colors you chose are not what one usually thinks of with giraffes but works beautifully. Your ducky is too cute for words! I love your layers and that you turned him on the corner.

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  70. amazing how you used the giraffe for such different cards! Very cute little ducky card :D

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  71. Love the CAS design of your first two cards and that sweet little duck is beautifully colored! What's not to love? Thanks for the inspiration!

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  72. Sweet cards Gio! Love the colors and designs on these :)

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  73. Your pink giraffe card is def going to be cased by me - I so need to make girl baby card today.
    TFS,
    Barb S (FL)

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  74. Wow! Impressive how changing out the background paper and embellishments can so change the look of the same stamp.

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  75. I love how you used the giraffe for baby cards--brilliant!
    Blessings,
    Jennifer

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  76. GREAT giraffes, just love em! Your duckie is a cutie too!

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  77. Cute cards. I like how you made the giraffe a baby card. Great idea.

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  78. That duck is just the cutest thing! He just makes me smile everytime I see him. I'm very taken with the use of the Wonky rectangle with this image.

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  79. These are all wonderful! I really love that you added the bit of sparkle to the puddle that the duck is splashing in.

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  80. Love the gingham on all three cards and your colors are so vibrant!

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  81. Both cared are awesome, the duckie is so cute!

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  82. What a HAPPY bunch of cards!

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  83. Loved all 3 of your cards. The stitching really adds a nice touch.

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