Monday, August 13, 2012

Gina K. Designs Inspiration Blog Hop Day 1: Basket Additions 3 and Country Roads


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!!


Basket Additions 3: Super cute set, Melanie has done it again :)

Directions:
  • Make card base from Kraft Cardstock. 5" square card.
  • Add stitches to card front.
  • Cut a panel from Cranberry Tart (4.25" square), ink all edges with White Ink.
  • Die-cut a piece of Patterned Paper with Beaded Squares Nestabilities.
  • Stamp images (basket from Holiday Basket Set) on White Cardstock in Memento Tuxedo Black, color images with Copic Markers. Die-cut, emboss and stencil image with Square Nestabilities.
  • Mat pieces and adhere them to card base.
  • Stamp sentiment on White Cardstock in Aged Mahogany Distress Ink. Die-cut and emboss it with Gromment tags.
  • Add tag to card with twine.

Card Recipe
  • Cardstock: Kraft, White, Cranberry Tart (Gina K. Designs)
  • Patterned Paper: Road Map (October Afternoon)
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko), Aged mahogany Distress (Ranger), White Craft Ink (JoAnn's), Copic Markers
  • Embellishments: Beige Lace, Twine (The twinery)
  • Accessories: Square Nestabilities, Beaded Square Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Crystal Lacquer, Scor-tape, Sewing machine
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Country Roads: I love this new set by Theresa Momber. It's looks a lot like the small country are I live now. Actually, we used to own a truck just like this one, but it was turquoise/aqua color. It belonged to my FIL and it was a lot of fun to have it.

Directions:
  • Make card base from Ivory Cardstock.
  • Paper pierced opposite corners.
  • Stamp images on Watercolor Paper in Black Archival Ink. Color images with Inktense Watercolor Pencils.
  • Die-cut, emboss and stencil farm image with Labels 8 Nestabilities.
  • Cut out truck.
  • Stamp sentiment on Watercolor Paper in Vintage Photo Distress Ink. Die-cut, emboss and stencil it with Labels 14 Nestabilities.
  • Add images to card front.
  • Die-cut fence on Brown Cardstock. 

Card Recipe:

  • Cardstock: Ivory (Gina K. Designs), Brown, Watercolor (LSS)
  • Ink: Vintage Photo Distress, Black Archival (Ranger) , Inktense Watercolor Pencils.
  • Accessories: Labels 8, Labels 14 Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Fence die (SNSS), Paper piercing set, Pop dots, Scor-tape.
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!!

84 comments:

Theresa Momber said...

Giovana, your cards are so beautiful! Gorgeous coloring!

Betty Benton said...

Love all the layers and textures of your back to school card, especially the lace; and the lovely, soft watercoloring of the country scene!

meemee48 said...

Both your cards are very well done. I love craft cards and the fence really adds dimention to your Country Roads card.

Margie said...

I love the way you use materials to create depth. And the lace on the basket's edge is a great idea. Thanks for the inspiration.

Joyce T. said...

love your cards. thanks for sharing

Katherine said...

Both cards are fantabulous! Your first one is awesome with all those layers and great color choice! The second is a great little scene.
Thanks for the amazing inspiration,
Katherine

Liz Lumsden said...

I especially liked all the layering on both your great cards. Thanks for sharing.

Sherry said...

Both are super but I love the teacher card the touch of lace really makes it work thanks for sharing

Janeen said...

How sweet that touch of lace makes it

Lori said...

Both are great Giovana!!!

Doris W. said...

Beautiful cards as usual!

Lagene said...

Beautiful cards! I love the pink truck!

Lynne said...

So many layers! Thanks for sharing the directions on "how to".

Melanie said...

Love the colors, Giovana, and the way you used the Nesties and twine! terrific!

Lindsay M. said...

wow your cards are so pretty!! Very very nice! I love them!!! great coloring!!

Deana Carpenter said...

Love them, gorgeous :-)

Martha Shiflet said...

Love the cards. Thanks for the "recipes"

Sharon said...

Great cards with such fun details - the lace on the basket and the fence behind the truck - just perfect!

Olga said...

Such sweet cards!

Sue D said...

Very cute back to school card--I like the lace on the basket. Lovely country road card--the fence die is perfect.

mermaid fenicia said...

Those are very nicely made cards ^_^

mermaid fenicia said...

Those are very nicely made cards ^_^

Kitty said...

Your cards are beautiful.

Blessings,
Kat

Tami B. said...

I really love all the basket sets. You did a cute job with these.

Marianne said...

Loved your cards...the back to school basket was my fav!

--Marcy said...

Everything is so 3 dimensional! Great shading, and placement!

jean w. said...

Love both of your cards!

granmaknit said...

Wow, your cards are fantastice. Love the detail in the fence.

Diana Enns said...

I applaud your work - these look great. I'm loving everything about this covered bridge and the old pickup :)

Anita Braddock said...

Beautiful Cards. love the layering and the Blending of your colors is Beautiful. Super Awesome Stamps. thanks for sharing and for the chance to win.

Kwright said...

Great cards. Your attention to the little additions really adds to them. I love how you added the lace on the basket and then you added the fence to the country roads. Great inspiration. Thanks for sharing.

Kathy E. said...

Great layers on both cards! Your cards show "Life" because of the great coloring and use of layers. Thanks

AJ said...

great cards G!!

Debbie Bradford said...

I knew your cards would be great and I wasn't disappointed! I love the "country roads" card with your beautiful coloring. "Back to school" has great elements to look at.

zehra said...

ooh, these are bright beautiful and layered, just my kind of cards, love it

Lynn B. said...

Your work is wonderful, as always, Giovana. I particularly like the addition of lace to the basket. God bless you!

jennifer said...

Love both cards

Gretchen Wilson said...

Love the pink truck, now who would have tunked that. Great idea.

Victoria H. said...

Love your gorgeous cards; all the little details make them amazing...the layers, sewing and pretty scene! Thanks for all the inspiration.

Kathryn Andrews said...

Cute stamps = cute cards!

Card Crafty Club said...

Gorgeous! Gorgeous! Gorgeous! Thanks! Sean

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

I love the lace on the basket! And the textured paper for the bridge is just gorgeous!

Verna Angerhofer said...

Your cards are truly wonderful works of art. I really like what you did with those stamp sets.

lindagrady said...

Lace really makes the basket pop; nice touch. I just bought a fence die; thanks for another idea on how to use it.

alex said...

Wonderful cards, love all the details and layers, especially love the picket fence on the country roads card, it really adds a special something :-)

Tina said...

LOVE the lace on the basket!!! GREAT coloring on the Country Roads card!

my three sons mommy said...

Very cute back to school card. Love the lace detail.

Janet said...

Your cards are outstanding especially the back 2 school card. Love that picket fence across the bridge card.

Judy I, St. Louis MO said...

Fabulous cards. I love the lace on the basket and the picket fence with the truck and covered bridge. Thanks for the great inspiration.

Joni said...

Awesome cards. I love the sewing on the basket card, very pretty. The country roads are is gorgeous and a set I will have to buy. Great job.

elizabeth said...

Both of these are absolutely gorgeous. Love the lace on the basket. Very nice touch.

Vicki L. said...

AAHH!! What Beautiful cards! Love the color of the Truck! Nice job!!

Diana E. said...

Loved your cards....Thanks for sharing your talent!

Sharon Harnist said...

Love the lace on your back-to-school basket, Giovana -- amazing card! Your bridge card is just fabulous, wonderful coloring!

shelley said...

amazing cards!

Kathy Humphrey said...

Awesome fence on the second card!! Love that stamp set!

windinstarsranch said...

This back to school card immediately reminded me of a stack of books. Good job as usual.

daisystitcher said...

These cards are so pretty! The lace really adds to the basket design. I also love the covered bridge card.

Vicki Dutcher said...

Cute use of the lace! Great sample cards

MyAuntKath said...

Beautiful cards--such nice coloring.

Barbara said...

I like both cards, but espically lik the use of lace on the first one.

Unknown said...

Love the card using country roads stamp set, very versatile set.TFS

lisa2d said...

your detail is so nice on your cards, thank you for the ideas.

AJ Scrapbooking and Cards said...

Wow I love all the embellishments on your card. The lacy on your b2school card is perfect. Your gate on your country roads card is perfect. TFS AJ~

naneruth said...

Love the lace addition on the card and the pink truck on the other. Very nice job!

Donna Phelan said...

FAB U LOUS cards! Love the added lace to your basket and that wonky stitching, and the layers, don't get me started on all of theose wonderful layers! :)

Kelly said...

Wonderful inspiration! I appreciated the reminder of piercing a border too :)

Rosy Newlun said...

Hi, Giovana! You are the Queen of artful layering on cards!!! Love that lace, too - looks heirloom <3

Robin said...

These are just beautiful. Such talent!!

Sharon said...

Really like both your cards, great colouring and love the touch of ribbon on the basket. Great job!

scrappinmommom said...

Great job of textures, love the lace on the basket. Wonderful.

Jo4Him said...

Gorgeous cards-the 1st one is a knock-out! Love the lace around the basket and all the details. Thanks for sharing

catdidit said...

Oh so rocking G! I really love the B2School one...that crazy stitching is a perfect touch!

Mom M said...

I love both your cards:)))

RuthAnn said...

Both of these cards are great, especially like your use of the lace on the basket, both of these
stamp sets are must have. Thanks for sharing.

Betty Neville said...

These are beautiful, Giovana! Love the addition of the lace to the basket!

Lainee said...

Fantastic cards. Love the lace touch to the basket and the fence to the Country Road card.

Linda R. said...

Great cards...great coloring!

Karen Roth said...

Very beautiful cards, hun!

mommaladystamper said...

What beautiful cards. I love the inspiration that has been shared. Alice Roushia

Lisa H. said...

Wow - that basket with the lace is stunning. I just love all the layering! The Country Roads card is so pretty, great ideas!

Golda said...

What lovely cards!

Unknown said...

the lace trim to the basket is inspired!
thanks
Holly

NJMullins said...

I love the softness of the covered bridge colors. Beautiful!

 
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