Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Gina K. Designs Inspirational Blog Hop Day 2: Light Hearted Wishes, American Made and Stippled Nature



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!!

Light Hearted Wishes: Fantastic set illustrated by Tami Mayberry.

Directions:
  • Make card base from White cardstock. Stamp sentiment in Black Ink.
  • Stamp bulb image on White Cardstock in Memento Tuxedo Black. Color image with Copic Marker. Die-cut, emboss and stencil image with Rectangle Nestabilities.
  • Die-cut and emboss a piece of Wild Dandelion Cardstock with Fleur de Lis Nestabilities. Mat this with image.
  • Add image to card.
  • Add folded ribbon to bottom of card. Add Mini gold headnails.

Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: White, Wild Dandelion (Gina K. Designs)
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko), Copic Markers.
  • Embellishments: Dandelion Grosgrain Ribbon, Mini gold headnails, Star Dust Stickles (Ranger)
  • Accessories: Rectangle Nestabilities, Fleur de Lis Rectangle Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Large Pop dots, Scor-tape.
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American Made: Beautiful set illuestrated by Becky Oehlers. I am going to be using this set a lot to create cards for Operation Write Home :)

Directions:
  • Make card base from In the Navy cardstock.
  • Cut a panel from Red Hot Cardstock.
  • Cut a panel from White Cardstock. Stamp image in Navy and Red ink. Stamp stars at the bottom of white piece with Aged Mahogany Distress Ink.
  • Adhere red stirched ribbon around.
  • Cut out front image and adhre it to card panel with Pop dots.
  • Adhere card panel to card front.

Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: In the Navy, Red hot, White (Gina K. Designs)
  • Ink: Barn Door Distress, Aged Mahogany Distress (Ranger), Navy (Ink It Up).
  • Embellishments: Red Stitched Ribbon (Gina K. Designs)
  • Accessories: Pop dots, Scor-tape.
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Stippled Nature: This set is full of really nice of bold images! First set designed by Beth Silaika

Directions
  • Make card base from White Cardstock.
  • Cut a piece of White Cardstock (3.75" x 5"). Stamp leaves in Memento Summer Sky. Ink only edges of leave image with Memento Bahama Blue Ink. I intentionally stamped them off-set.
  • Mat this piece with a slightly bigger piece of Blue Raspberry Cardstock.
  • Stamp leaves onto Vellum paper in Memento Bahama Blue Ink, let them dry and cut them out.
  • Stamp Sentiment on White Cardstock in Memento Danube Blue. Die-cut, emboss and stencil it with Fancy Tags Two Dies.
  • Add sentiment to card with Large Pop Dots.
  • Add Vellum leaves to card. Add a little bow from Lemondrop twine.

Card Recipe
  • Cardstock: White, Blue Raspberry (Gina K. Designs), Vellum (LSS)
  • Ink: Memento Summer SKy, Memento Bahama Blue, Memento Danube Blue (Tsukineko)
  • Embellishments: Lemon Drop Twine (The Twinery)
  • Accessories: Fancy Tags Two (Spellinders), Large Pop dots.

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!!

68 comments:

  1. Your cards are always so beautiful Giovana, love them!!!

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  2. Thud! Gio, these are off the charts gorgeous!

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  4. So awesome G! Really love how you stamped those leaves!

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  5. Great cards! Especially the last one with the soft colors - so pretty.

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  6. LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE (did I mention) LOVE!

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  7. Great job, more inspiration for me, thanks

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  8. Your cards are always so pretty. I really love the red, white and blue. Fantastic design. The vellu leaves on the last one were a nice surprise.

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  9. I always love your cards, and these are no exception.

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  10. Wow, amazing! Just love the blueish one!So beautiful!

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  11. love what you did with the star borders and rays!

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  12. Wonderful cards the soft colors are super and love the new stamps. thanks for sharing and for the chance to win.

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  13. lovely ideas, love what you did with the yellow ribbon, and the soldier cards.

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  14. AMAZING cards!!!! I love the ribbon effect!

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  15. Love the red white and blue, and love the second generation stamping! Did you use a market to get the outline of the over stamp! Great idea - I will have to go try it - I don't have any 2 step stamps, and what you did here shows me you don't need one - just a chancy stamp!

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  16. All your cards are absolutely stunning. I especially love the blue toned one with the double stamped leaves.

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  17. I love your cards! The way you did the leaves on the third one is so cool.

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  18. These are all so wonderfully done.

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  19. Your cards are all gorgeous, love the touch of sparkle in the light bulb :-)

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  20. What stunning cards. Love the bold colors you used.

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  21. love your cards very nicely done

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  22. Wow! Great cards. I especially love the blue and white!!

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  23. The light bulb card is so cute. I love it. The other two cards are gorgeous.

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  24. Always beautiful Giovana. Your use of yellow is so cheerful and I love the soldier idea.

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  25. These are stunning as usual. I would never think to create blue leaves, but you've proven that it can work very well.

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  26. very cute. Love that you are making cards for the military. Thank you.

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  27. wow, gorgeous cards, love the ribbon treatment on the yellow card and the blue one is amazingly well done

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  28. Great cards Giovana! love the patriotic colors--so awesome, the yellow glittery heart in the bulb and the delicate blue foliage!

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  29. Giovana, these cards of yours are fabulous!!

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  30. Wonderful love them all but the bright yellow embellishments and the bling make the light bulb card really stand out!!

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  31. Absolutely gorgeous!! Your cards are just so pretty! Thank you for the wonderful inspiration.

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  32. All three of your cards just POP off the page. Great inspiration for me, thank you.

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  33. Wow! What beautiful cards! I love the bright yellow against the crisp white on the light bulb card! Great inspiration here! Thank you!

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  34. Giovana, you are so talented...absolutely adore your beautiful cards!

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  35. WTG! I adore all the "special" touches on all your samples -- the dual stamping with the leaves -- awesome job

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  36. So many elements to CASE! I love the way the yellow ribbon adds just the right touch to the first card! Your eye for details is terrific.

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  37. Gorgeous cards, love your colors and design.

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  38. wow! 3 very different and very lovely cards! absolutely love the yellow frame behind the light!
    thank you!
    Holly

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  39. I like your style, bold and beautiful. Very striking cards. Love 'em.

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  40. Beautiful cards! Your ribbon treatment IS brilliant!

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  41. Beautiful cards! Your ribbon treatment IS brilliant!

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  42. Your first card with the light bulb was darling and I liked the die design you chose to go around it!

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  43. Wow I love the frame on your card and the ribbon and brads are prefect.I love the stars on your 2nd card screams USA in a vintage way. Love the look of your last card. Almost look like you did some water coloring with he background. TFS AJ~

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  44. All the cards you gals show us are simply beautiful and I love ALL of Gina's stamp sets.

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  45. reply adorns the 1st and last cards...the gorgeous yellow mat and the stamped leaves are great.

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  46. I know I am in for a treat to the eyes when I see what you make, Giovana! And these add to your great collection - love your colors and layers, and those vellum leaves, too!!!

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  47. These are wonderful as usual! I am always looking for ways to use veuum. Just great!

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  48. Wow! All gorgeous stunning cards!

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  49. Beautiful cards, you always inspire me. Thanks.

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  50. Love the first and third cards. Also live the spellbinder die that you used. The first card says it all "You are Brilliant" :)

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  51. Super cards; love the lightbulb card-love the bright yellow- and the thinking of you card in blue-very different. Thanks for sharing

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  52. As always I love all your cards. I like the use of vellum on the last one. Very nice...Nancy

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  53. Love these! Especially all of your color choices!

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  54. Your cards are wozzers! Very creative work, thanks for sharing.

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  55. I really love nestabilities and what you did is fantastic. Love the matching ribbon. The blue one is so pretty too. Thanks

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  56. Simply stunning! Thanks for sharing!

    Kris in Alaska
    funamom at yahoo dot com

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  57. Amazing cards, Giovana! Beautifully done!

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  58. Your cards are so beautiful.

    Blessings,
    Kat

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  59. Way to go with today's cards! Love them all!!

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  60. these are all stunning, and I adore the drop shadow card!

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