Monday, October 29, 2012

Gina K. Designs Inspiration Blog Hop: Stately Flowers 5 & Vogue Vases 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!!

Stately Flowers 5: For this card, I decided to use the Mistletoe image and create a Christmas card.

Directions:
  • Make card base from Lipstick Cardstock. 5.5" square card.
  • Mat White Cardstock and Patterned Paper, add stitches. Add Red Stitched Ribbon and adhere panel to card.
  • Die-cut and emboss a piece of Lipstick Red CS using Floral Oval nestabilities. 
  • Stamp image on White Cardstock in Memento Tuxedo Black, color image with Markers. Stamp and color an extra image, then cut it out.
  • Die-cut, emboss and stencil image with Oval nestabilities. Adhere it to Floral Oval piece with Pop Dots. Add it to card base.
  • Make and add a bow from twine. Add a peal.
  • Add extra image, curving all the ends. Add Star Dust Stickles.
  • Stamp sentiment on White Cardstock in Memento Love Letter Ink.
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Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: Lipstick red, White (GKD)
  • Stamps: Stately Flowers 5 (GKD)
  • Patterned Paper: Blizzard (GKD)
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Memento Love Letter (Tsukineko), Copic Markers.
  • Embellishments: Red stitched Ribbon, Pearls (GKD), Star Dust Stickles (Ranger)
  • Accessories: Oval Nestabilities, Floral Oval Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Scor-tape, Pop dots, Sewing machine, Cricut (for small oval)

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Vogue Vases 2:  Love this new set of Theresa! My card is quite a Clean and Simple one, but I like it very much, I used some of the new cardstock colors :)

Directions:
  • Make card base from Ivory cardstock.
  • Cut a panel from Sandy Beach CS (3.75" x 5"). Stamp image in Memento Espresso Truffle, color it with Copic Markers.Add stickles and Ruby Liquid Pearls to flowers. Stamp sentiment in Memento New Sprout Ink.
  • Cut a strip from Dark Sage CS (1" x 5"). Die-cut and emboss a border piece from Innocent Pink CS, add it to strip piece and add zig-zag stitches. 
  • Tie on ribbon, make a bow with bow-easy and adhere it to panel.
  • Add White Opal Liquid Pearls to border.
  • Add panel to card base.
  • Add pearls.
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Card recipe:
  • Cardstock: Ivory, Innocent Pink. Dark Sage, Sandy Beach (GKD)
  • Stamps: Vogue Vases 2 (GKD)
  • Ink: Memento Espreso Truffle, Memento New Sprout (Tsukineko), Copic Markers.
  • Embellishments: Star Dust Stickles, Ruby & White Opal Liquid Pearls (Ranger), Ribbon (SU retired)
  • Accessories: Pop dots (GKD),  Classic Bracket Edgeabilities (Spellbinders).

All the items in bold can be found at Gina K. Designs Store

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Have a fantastic day and happy hopping!!

76 comments:

catdidit said...

Gorgeous! I really admire your stitching!

Lori said...

So very pretty Giovana!!

Carolyn King said...

Beautiful Giovana! Love the embellishing on the first...all the twine and stitching and pearls! The second card is beautiful with the tiny little pearl accents!

Maria said...

beautiful as always

crotnem said...

WOW! Such great cards!!!

99scrapper said...

Gorgeous cards! Luv the Xmas one best....it's that time of year again to get going on some!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Gorgeous! Love the red framework!

Christy Q @ SchnauzerCrafts Creations said...

Both cards are gorgeous - I love the bakers twine with the pearl detail. And the kraft panel on the second card with the pearl accents is just divine.

Theresa Momber said...

Giovana, your cards are absolutely stunning! I always love seeing what you'll come up with.

Judy Woodland said...

Beautiful, beautiful cards my dear. I may have to CAS the first one. Love the layout and use of DP. Thanks for the inspiration!!

Beate said...

Giovana, both cards are gorgeous!
Hugs and smiles

Colleen said...

Gorgeous. Both very stunning cards
The red really makes the mistletoe pop.
ColleenB.

Cathy Homan said...

I loved both cards. Thanks for the inspiration.

Sherry said...

Both are great but I love the Christmas card the twine really makes it special. Thanks for sharing

Olga said...

So cute and gorgeous!

Beastybunny said...

Great cards! Love the colors on the holiday card and the lovely simplicity on the Vogue Vases.

bridget22868 said...

ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC!!!! I love the Christmas card and the second one with the border is soooo pretty I want it!!! What the name of that boarder? I got to have it!!!!!

Sonya van Stee said...

Gorgeous cards! Love the bright colours on the Christmas card and how you used 2 ribbons to create the "flag" - looks stunning! Also like the soft colours of the 2nd card - a lovely clean and simple design. Thanks so much for sharing!

Lynne said...

They are both lovely but the first one is stunning.

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

As always, these are beautiful, especially your stitching!!!

Verna Angerhofer said...

Your cards are absolutely gorgeous. I love the pop of bling in the last one as it really makes the card look extra outstanding.

Melanie said...

oh that is so stinkin' cute with the bakers twine and pearl, I am totally gonna do that! like I wanna go do that right now!! :)
lovely card with Theresa's branches!

Betty said...

I especially like the twine accent on the mistletoe card. Great job! Thanks for sharing.

naneruth said...

Great ideas! Love the twine on the first and the second one I like using the branch as a tree. Maybe it is suppose to be a tree but I like it used that way.

Lagene said...

Gorgeous! I love your design & stitching!

Robin said...

Just beautiful as always!

meemee48 said...

Both of your cards are works of art, but I especially love the mistletoe.

Marsha said...

Beautiful cards. The Christmas card is like a Christmas gift, a tresured keepsake. Absolutely gorgeous.

Joan V said...

Wow, these are both stunning. Thanks for sharing.

klarcher said...

Very beautiful cards, especially like the kraft use

Em's Thoughts said...

I love these cards. You did a wonderful job. I love the softness of the second card. And the colors on the Christmas card just reach out and grab your attention. TFS

--Marcy said...

Super job!

Sharon said...

Beautiful cards! I especially like the second one - a simple design but embellished so nicely!

Unknown said...

love the curling mistletoe! and the elegance of the other card!
thanks
Holly

Snoopy said...

Your Christmas card is absolutely stunning! The so happy for you card is so delicate and pretty! I'm amazed at your versatility. Such an inspiration!

Hugs,
Snoopy :D

fidjet23 said...

Giovana,
WOW!!! Your cards are beautiful!!! The details on the first one... stitching, colors, pearls are just gorgeous. Wonderful job!! The second one...love the simplicity of this card... the coloring of the flowers, punched edge and the ribbon. Details make the cards and you have done a fabulous job on both of them!!! Thank you for sharing you amazing talents with us!
Barb

AJ said...

G- fabulous cards! such amazing details on that mistletoe piece!

Sharon Harnist said...

Stunning cards, Giovana -- I adore your mistletoe card! And I can't believe how much alike we were thinking on our Vogue Vases cards -- same colors and flowers!

Rosy Newlun said...

Deep rich colors and first card and all those layers! And 2nd card so soft and subtle - beautiful!

Carol said...

Great projects! I love the new sets, they are so pretty!

Carol B
ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

miatagal said...

Giovana,

Incredibly gorgeous cards!! TFS

Anita Braddock said...

wow what Gorgeous cards. love the colors and the attention to details thanks for sharing and for the chance to win,

Riette said...

I definitely LOVE the 2nd CAS card. The layers at the bottom is so beautiful and that image is perfect.

Karen said...

So elegant and beautifully colored!

Donna Phelan said...

Love your Kraft card, with that pink border--gorgeous! And your Merry Christmas card is so festive and full of Holiday cheer! Beautiful!

Melinda said...

Beautiful cards! Great job.

PiscesGirl said...

Two beautiful cards. I Love the layering of colors on the mistletoe one, and the pink and green on the kraft paper is really pretty.

Marianne said...

Absolutely beautiful cards!

Gayle said...

Gorgeous cards and your stitching always adds an extra look to your cards.

Ravengirl said...

Love both of these elegant cards!

itzamitzi said...

I like your versatility with the bright, bold card and then an equally gorgeous soft and subtle one. Good job!

Joyce Evans Erb said...

Wonderful cards. I really like all the detail on the mistletoe card

Barb B said...

The Christmas card is stunning. I love how the colours pop out at you. Great work!

Stampin_melissa said...

Both cards are so lovely, my fav is the Stately Flowers!

Sue D said...

Very pretty cards--I like the stitching on both.

NJMullins said...

Just stunning, and the last card is charming!

Joni said...

Gorgeous cards. The mistletoes one is so pretty.

Sharon said...

Wow Wow Wow, your first card should be a study in using traditional colours without being predictable. The second card just simply gorgeous

Dee said...

Giovanna, your cards are so exquisitely done. They are definitely works of art! LOVE them!

Golda said...

Very cool work!

Jan Castle said...

Beautiful!!!
Paper Hugs,
Jan

Diana Evensen said...

I like the combination of the background paper and the colors used for the mistletoe card.

Barbara said...

Giovana your cards are BEAUTIFUL!! Done with all the flare that only you can do. Gorgeous.

Lee said...

Absolutely gorgeous Giovana!!!

LindaS said...

Amazing card and desig. I really like how you used the stamp.

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Joni said...

Love the bold colors.

Deb said...

Both beautiful and so elegant! I love that border!

Trisha said...

Both of your cards are so stunning. Love the mistletoe card.

Carolina said...

Thud! Will you look at that first card - simply, a work of art and the second is so soft and sweet...love!!!

windinstarsranch said...

very nice. Such great ideas thanks for the inspiration.

Sarah Biswabic said...

Very beautiful cards!

Marianne said...

i am in awe of your elegant cards. They are super great. Thanks for sharing

Kitty said...

Your cards are beautiful

Blessings,
Kat

Kris in Alaska said...

I adore that vogue vases set! So versatile!

Kris in Alaska
funamom at yahoo dot com

Betty Neville said...

Stunning cards, Giovana! Love them!

 
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