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:

  1. Giovana, your cards are so beautiful! Gorgeous coloring!

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

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

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  4. 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.

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  5. love your cards. thanks for sharing

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  6. 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

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

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

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  9. How sweet that touch of lace makes it

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  10. Beautiful cards! I love the pink truck!

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

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

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

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  14. Love the cards. Thanks for the "recipes"

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

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

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  17. Those are very nicely made cards ^_^

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  18. Those are very nicely made cards ^_^

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  19. Your cards are beautiful.

    Blessings,
    Kat

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

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

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

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

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

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  25. 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.

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  26. 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.

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

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  28. 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.

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

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

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

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

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  33. Gorgeous! Gorgeous! Gorgeous! Thanks! Sean

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  42. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  50. Cute use of the lace! Great sample cards

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  51. Beautiful cards--such nice coloring.

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

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

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

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  55. 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~

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

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  57. 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! :)

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

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

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  60. These are just beautiful. Such talent!!

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

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

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

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

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  65. 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.

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

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

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

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

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  70. the lace trim to the basket is inspired!
    thanks
    Holly

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

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