Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Gina K. Designs Inspiration Blog Hop: The Good Life & Assorted Greetings


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!!

The Good Life: This set is so much fun!! Perfect to create scene cards, scrapbook pages and more!! Check out the card I created using the Side Step Card.

Directions:
  • Create a card following the direction from the Side Step Tutorial from Chocolate Cardstock.
  • Cut panels to decorate the front and back side. Mat Lemond Drop and Patterend Paper, add stitches and adhere them to card.
  • Stamp images on White Cardstock in Memento Tuxedo Black, color them with Copic Markers and cut them out.
  • Stamp camping table on Patterned Paper and cut it out. Stamp tent on Calypso Blue in Black Soot Distress Ink, add Clear Embossing powder and set to heat, cut it out.
  • Die-cut grass from Jelly Bean Green Cradstock, ink all edges with Crushed Olive Distress Ink and adhere them to card.
  • Stamp banner direct on Patterend paper, color them with Copic marker (or any markers), add White Opal Liquid Pearls and Star Dust Stickles.
  • Stamp sentiment on Ivory Cardstock in Barn Door Distress Ink.

Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: Whitem Chocolate, Lemon Drop (GKD)
  • Patterned paper: Springtime (Echo Park Paper)
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko), Barn Door Distress (Ranger), Copic Markers.
  • Embellishments: White Opal Liquid Pearls, Star Dust Stickles (Ranger)
  • Accessories: Scor-tape, Scor-buddy, Mono-Multi (Tombow),  Grass Die (Sweet 'n Sassy), Sewing machine
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Assorted Greetings: This is the new "Free with 3", you get this set for free with the purchase of 3 sets :)

Directions:
  • Make card base from White Cardstock. (A2 Size)
  • Cut a panel from patterned paper (3.75" x 5"). Die-cut a scallop border from coordinated Patterend paper, adhere it to card panel and add zig-zag stitches. Add to card front.
  • Fold ribbon and adhere it to card panel.
  • Stamp sentiment in Barn Door Distress Ink. Die-cut, emboss and stencil it with Floral Oval Nestabilities.
  • Adhere sentiment to card with Pop dots.
  • Add Red Rhinestones.


Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: White (Gina K. Designs)
  • Patterned Paper: Easygoing (Authentique)
  • Ink: Red Barn Distress (Ranger)
  • Embellishments: Red Ribbon (GKD), Red Rhinestones (KaiserCraft)
  • Accessories: Scor-tape, Floral Oval Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Scallop Border Die (SNSS),  Sewing machine
All the items in bold can be found at Gina K. Designs Store

Now, check out all the amazing designs and inspiration: 
Thanks for stopping by!
Have a great day!!

82 comments:

  1. Wow that side step card os over the top, so worth the effort! And perfect for making a scene with this set :-)

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  2. Brilliant side step card! What a great set for that technique. Fabulous cards!

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  3. Wow! What an awesome 3d card you made!! Amazing. And I love the sentiment and tag for the second card!

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  4. Fabulous! I'm not a camper, but your card looks so inviting. Love the coloring and the design--a lot of work to construct.

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  5. YOur side-step card is fantastic. I feel like I am right there. I love the greetings card. So pretty.

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  6. Now thatsa card! Yowza! Amazing what you can do with some ink and an imagination!

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  7. Wow! All that cutting on the side step card! You rock!

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  8. that side step card is SO fun!! love it :)
    and your 2nd card is so elegant and lovely!

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  9. Awesome example of the side step card, wow, what a scene!

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  10. How fabulous is that step card scene! WTG!

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  11. that first card is a show stopper G! love them both!

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  12. Wow, Giovana! You have the whole campground in that card! Love it! Both your cards are stunning!

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  13. Wow! Love your step card! It truly looks like someone's Camping spot! Your second card is very pretty and I like the polka dot background!

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  14. Fabulous cards! I am really loving your scene in your side step card ... it is brilliant!! I will have to try one of these. Liftgate glass is scratched. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  15. Wow the camping card is amazing, love the step detail, and the greetings card is so pretty, love the ribbon detail :-)

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  16. Oh my gosh, your camper card is fantastic. It makes me want this set and I'm not even a camper.

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  17. What magnificient cards you created. But that special folds card is really awesome. Such a lot of detail and work involved in it.

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  18. Using a step card for the camping was a great idea! Such dimension and detail!

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  19. pretty cards! Love the camping scene!

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  20. wow....it looks like you spent a lot of time on the camping card. Great way to showcase the images.

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  21. Side step is perfect for these stamps!

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  22. Absolutely the cutest card!!! I love the stair step design. I also like the other card. Nice.

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  23. I love that camping card. It's so expressive!

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  24. WOW - the side step card is outstanding! All the details (trees, tent, campfire, etc) make it so perfect! Really like the simplicity of the second card - very pretty.

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  25. Oh my gosh!! Your side step card is fabulous!! WOW. It's amazing! Love love love it!!

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  26. Oh my your first card looks like so much work but it is fabulous! Nice job on both.

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  27. Wow what a cute card. Love the steps and the grass with all the rest.

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  28. How beautiful is that step card. So many fun things to see...and it really looks like a campsite. Great colors and design.

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  29. I am loving your side step card. The whole camping scene brings such great memories to mind. Will look into this tutorial, thanks for the inspiration!

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  30. Love your cards especially the step card!

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  31. Okay, that camping scene is absolutely brilliant, and beautiful! Magnificent job!

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  32. I want to be camping in that trailer at that park, it looks so fun!!

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  33. What a great design of the first card!Nice idea!

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  34. Both your cards are awesome but the one with the retro camper makes my crafty heart flutter since DH and I go rv'ing so much! I've gotta get that set!

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  35. The side step card is amazing!

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  36. These are both great! Your side step card is fabulous. I love how you created a great camping scene out of all the images!

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  37. Who would not love to receive these cards. They awesome! Thanks for sharing.

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  38. Super job on the Good Life card!

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  39. OUTSTANDING! The 3D card...really outstanding! Both cards are wonderful!

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  40. Fabulous looking cards. Love them

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  41. Love the campsite...wish I were there.

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  42. both are great, but your camping card is fabulous! I want to go there!

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  43. Wow, love your sidestep card. What a fun card. :)

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  44. First time I have seen a side step card. Very interesting and looks so difficult. Maybe I will have to look for the tutorial! Anyway, it's got to be a winner. The other card can be used so many ways and is so beautiful. Thanks

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  45. Your side step card is so cute with all its 3D layers. I really love the grass die you used. I immediately went to the Sweet and Sassy site & ordered the die.Congrats on making it to the top 15 in Gallery Idol.

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  46. Love that camping card...thanks for a great hop!

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  47. Wow--great camping scene and your second card is lovely.

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  48. WOW! What a fantastic camping scene you created in your side step card! Outstanding! And your second card is equally as lovely! Well done and TFS!!!

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  49. Your camping card is so stinkin' cute!!!! Great work on both.

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  50. Amazing!!! I love, love, love the side step card! I am inspired!

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  51. Your cards are not onky lovely, they tell a story

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  52. The stamp set ranks pretty high in the cute department - but you've taken it to a whole new level with your side step card - ADORABLE!

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  53. Super cards, especially the side step card-very creative. Thanks for sharing

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  54. Fabulous cards...love the scene on your side step card!

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  55. wow your cards blow me away! your camping card has so much detail and life, it could be a scrap page.
    I love the simple style of your other card as well. Thanks for sharing!

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  56. Ack! Your step card is so, so cute! I am in love with this set!

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  57. Your side step card is wonderful. Terrific job. I like to polka dot card too.

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  58. Wooo hooo - Giovana - see? Your creativity knocks me over! Look at the camping card layout and design. Makes my head spin! And what a sweet card you did for the second sample - both great!

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  59. Wow! Great card, I like how you incorporated all the camping stamps! Cool style & colors!

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  60. this card makes one want to go camping;even if it isn't their cup of tea...

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  61. Beautiful project, thanks for the inspiration!

    Carol B
    ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

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  62. Beautiful gals, beautful stamps and beautiful cards.

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  63. Lovely red & kraft card and the sidestep camping scene is fantastic!

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  64. Your step card is totally awesome! Great new stamp collections!

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  65. Cute, Cute, Cute camping card. The stair step format is perfect for all the different images in the camping set. How Fun! And I thing these dimentional cards just keep giving since they can be displayed. This card is so much fun I barely noticed the other card. LOL But it's lovely too.

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  66. A big WOW on the step card and your 1for3 card is so elegant

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  67. So awesome, Giovana! I especially love your fabulous camping scene!

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  68. Your step card is awesome. I love all the details.

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  69. Oh, WOW! Your side step card is amazing!!! Looks like I could walk right into it.

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  70. I just love your camping step card Giovana --- it's marvelous!

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  71. That step camper card is just too adorable! Love the added touch of glitz too. And then I went to the second card and found that just as sweet... love the Authentique paper and the way you focused on the red.

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  72. WOW perfect sidestep card scene.

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  73. Love them both. The 3D one really pops!

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  74. Love your side step card..a piece of art in my eyes! :) I think the Assorted Greetings set is perfect for making CAS sentiment focused cards.

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  75. Love the Step card, it's awesomeness in perfection!

    it reminds me of where we go camping but we have a tent instead of a trailer :o) So beautiful and relaxing!

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  76. This is one of THE cutest scrapbooking ideas I have ever seen! I love it! Can't wait to try it out myself!

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  77. Very nice card reminds me of br.in laws camp..

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