Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Gina K. Designs Inspiration Blog Hop Day 2: "Elegant Florals" & "Sentimental Holidays"


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 Gina K. Designs products! To see the full list of winners check the Big News forum at Stamp TV a few days after the hops.

Welcome to the second day of Inspiration Blog Hop. As you can see I am in the mood of CAS cards, maybe tomorrow I will have something with lots of layers :)

Elegant Florals: This set is a MUST have in your collection. I just needed a Sympathy Card, a really close friend of mine lost a dear friend few days ago and I will be sending this card to her.

Directions:
  • Make card base from Ivory Cardstock. A2 size.
  • Stamp flower in Memento Sweet Cocoa, color it with markers (Copics Y11, Y13, Y15, Y17, YR16, YG63, 0)
  • Add Stickles to center of flower.
  • Stamp sentiment in Memento Sweet Cocoa.
  • Score a couple of lines on left side.
  • Tie on ribbon.


Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: Ivory (GKD)
  • Stamps: Elegant Florals (GKD)
  • Ink: Memento Sweet Cocoa (Tsukineko)
  • Accessories: Score-buddy, Star Dust Stickles (Ranger), Green Seam Binding Ribbon.
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Sentimental Holidays: Love all the sentiments in this set!! Another CAS card for you.

Directions:
  • Make card base from Kraft Cardstock. A2 size.
  • Cut  a panel from Ivory Cardstock (3.75" x 5")
  • Cut a piece of Patterned Paper (2.25" x 3.5"), stamp bottom border (images from Warm Woolen Mittens) in Memento Desert Sand and Frayed Burlap Distress Ink, sentiment in Walnut Stain Distress. Adhere it to panel and add zig-zag stitches.
  • Stamp star in Watermark Ink, add gold embossing powder and heat it up. Cut it out.
  • Score lines to right and bottom sides.
  • Add star to panel with medium pop dots.
  • Add pearls.



Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: Kraft, Ivory (GKD)
  • Paper: Bundle Collection (Authentique)
  • Stamps: Sentimental Holidays, Warm Woolen Mittens (GKD)
  • Ink: Memento Desert Sand,  Versamark (Tsukineko), Frayed Burlap Distress, Walnut Stain Distress (Ranger)
  • Accessories: Pearls, Gold embossing powder, Embossing heat gun, Sewing machine.
All the items in bold can be found at Gina K. Designs Store


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Have fun hopping!

49 comments:

Card Crafty Club said...

WOW! These are absolutely AMAZING! From the color, the glitz and technique.....perfect!

Theresa Momber said...

Beautiful coloring on the flowers, Giovana! I love the scoring on both cards. Gorgeous!

Melanie said...

That stitched design reeeally makes me wish I could sew! love the colors and the popped up star and scoring!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Beautiful creations! Wonderful coloring on your sympathy card too!

Beth said...

great coloring on the sympathy card - and I love the sewing!

Divinity said...

beautiful details! love the scoring! it adds such a great touch! :)

Sharon Harnist said...

Wow, Gio -- your Silent Night/star card took my breath away!

Connie Gage said...

wow love the coloring on the flower, so very pretty, great job.

Lagene said...

Gorgeous cards! Your lilys are GORGEOUS!

Kathryn A said...

Terrific calla lilies! Love your cards, and I see another use for the fair isle stamp! Woot! Woot!

Cindi Hall said...

Love the silent night card with the sticking!

Deb said...

Love the scored lines.. gives a simple elegance to the card, especially for the sympathy card.

Melissa Green said...

I like the embossed border.

Lee Reed said...

What a simple and elegant holiday card.

Verna Angerhofer said...

Your cards are so amazingly wonderful. Very impressive!

Beastybunny said...

Lovely cards! Just breathtaking!

naneruth said...

Embossing the star really pops it out.

mermaid fenicia said...

I love those cards ^_^

Joyce T. said...

two really great cards!

dklessig said...

Love the simplicity of your cards

Carol said...

Beautiful projects, thanks for the inspiration!

Carol B
ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

Judy I, St. Louis MO said...

Great cards. I love what you did with the star.

Sharon said...

Beautiful cards. The Christmas card is very unique.

Hobbit girl said...

Love your cards! Beautiful coloring on the lily; the 'silent night' card is absolutely stunning and my personal favorite!

Lori said...

Both are stunning Giovana!!!

Donna Phelan said...

Awesome coloring on your flowers and love the stitching on your second, card....beautiful creations!

Rosy Newlun said...

Giovana - your coloring of the calla lilies!!! Oh, my! Beautiful! And the touch of simple stitching on the 2nd card - perfect!!!

Penny Odell said...

Both of your cards are beautiful. Amazing coloring on your flower.

Marsha said...

Both of these are so beautiful and elegant. Amazing.

Sylvia said...

Your cards are stunning! I love your coloring of the lilies.

Gayle said...

Wow, what an amazing sympathy card. Love all the extra you add on your cards, the embossed lines, the stitching.

Cynthia Clark said...

I love that sentiment on the star card. Which set do I want first?

Sue D said...

Gorgeous lily card and I like the scoring on the second card.

Rebecca Currey said...

I love the stitched holiday card! Thank you!

itzamitzi said...

A beautiful sympathy card and I really like the addition of stitching on the Christmas card.

Sherry Butcher said...

TFS really like the sympathy card.

Kitty said...

Just beautiful

Blessings,
Kat

Cheryl Wright said...

Gorgeous, Giovana.

Your sympathy card is so beautiful. Those lilies are stunning, and are perfect for this card.

Love your Christmas card too. The simplicity of it is stunning.

mtscrapgal said...

dry embossing on the first card adds a lot to the desigh.I like the stitching on the Christmas card. Thanks

elizabeth said...

Beautiful projects. Love the sympathy card and the bright star on the second card.

Doris W. said...

Beautiful coloring on the flowers on the sympathy card! Gorgeous card!

Susan Jacobs said...

love the star card. Beautiful

Susan White said...

such cute cards!!

Jo4Him said...

How lovely, especially the 1st card-love it. TFS

Pat Jandacek said...

Gorgeous cards, both of them! Love the scoring on both; the simplicity of the lily card; and EVERYTHING about the Christmas card, including the subdued colors....very peaceful in mho

Kris in Alaska said...

Lovely cards!

Kris in Alaska
funamom at yahoo dot com

Marianne said...

i love the embellishments you added to your already awesome cards. Thanks for sharing!

marianneDOTwanhamATgmailDOTcom

Karenladd said...

your cards are gorgeous!! Loving all the details, like the stitching!

Ravengirl said...

Good heavens! What gorgeous clean and simple cards! I just love how you colored the calla lilies!

 
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