Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Gina K. Designs Inspiration Blog Hop Day 3: "Perfect Plaids" and "Snow One Like You"


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.

Perfect Plaids: Beautiful set illustrated by Tami Mayberry. I had an idea for this set, creating another CAS card, but ended up making a tag and I totally love it!!

Directions:
  • Stamp borders on Manila Tag in Versamark ink, add clear embossing powder and heat it up.
  • Sponge tag with Peeled Paint, Barn Door and Walnut Stain Distress Ink. Adhere Manila Tag to a bigger Kraft Tag.
  • Stamp snowflake on a piece of Sandy Beach CS in Memento Pistachio Ink. Die-cut piece with Circle Nestabilities. Ink edges with Walnut Stain Distress. Adhere it to tag. Add little green rhinestone
  • Stamp sentiment in Walnut Stain Distress.
  • Die-cut and emboss a poinsettia and leave using Poinsettia Dies. Add Star Dust Stickles to all edges, add medium green rhinestone.
  • Add ribbon and hemp to tag.


Tag Recipe:
  • Cardstock: Sandy Beach (GKD)
  • Stamps: Perfect Plaids, Simple Snowflakes (GKD)
  • Ink: Barn Door, Peeled Paint, Walnut Stain (Tanger), Versamark (Tsukineko)
  • Accessories: Star Dust Stickles (Ranger), Manila Tag, Large Kraft Tag (TH Ranger), Green Rhinestones, Green Seam Binding Ribbon, Brown Hemp.

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Snow One Like You: This is the new "Free with 3". This set has 3 cute images!! I used this cute snowman in another CAS card :)

Directions:
  • Make card base from White Cardstock (5" square)
  • Cut panel from Blizzard Patterned Paper. Adhere it to card base.
  • Stamp image on White Cardstock in Memento Tuxedo Black, color image with markers. Stamp snowflakes in Versamark ink, add clear embossing powder and heat it up. Sponges borders with Tumbled Glass Distress Ink.
  • Draw a line and add Star Dust Stickles.
  • Stamp sentimen on banner and add it to image.
  • Add image to card base with Pop dots.
  • Create a bow with bow easy and add it to card.



Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: White (GKD)
  • Stamps: Snow One Like You (GKD)
  • Paper: Blizzard Collection (GKD)
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko), Tumbled Glass Distress (Ranger)
  • Accessories: Red Stitched Ribbon (GKD), Clear embossing powder, Embossing heat gun, Star Dust STickles (Ranger), Pop dots, Bow easy, Square Nestabilities (Spellbinders)

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48 comments:

  1. Fabulous tag! Love the layering. Cute snowman card too!

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  2. Gorgeous projects, Giovana! Love all the sparkle on the snowman card.

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  3. the resist is super cool! love the blushing snowman... :)

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  4. Awesome G! I really love how you used the different papes from the Blizzard DP!

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  5. Very different, very cool! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  6. What a cool tag you made. I love that idea. And, that snowman card is so cute! I am smiling so I know others will as well if they are on the receiving end.

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  7. Love the snowman and the glitter.

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  8. Interesting cards. Love the glittery snowman.

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  9. Adorable snowman card and I love the plaid resist tag, Gio -- beautiful!

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  10. Gorgeous snow card & I love the distressed look you achieved with the stamps on the tag!

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  11. Beautiful projects. Your tag is so interesting.

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  12. Both are great! Love the clever use of all the plaid stamps. And that snowman is just adorable!

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  13. Such a gorgeous tag - love the "messy" look to the embossed plaid. And great use of color with the snowman card! :)

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  14. super cute. Love these little snow men

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  15. Great tag and love the snowman card!

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  16. love your details - the tag is FANTASTIC!

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  17. that is one cool bg on that tag---so fun and i love your precious snowman card!

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  18. Oh my gosh. Your tag is so beautiful.

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  19. cute tag and beautiful snowman card

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  20. Very cute snowman card and love how you did the plaid background on the tag.

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  21. Love the embossing on the tag and excellent coloring on the snowman. Thanks

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  22. Both of these are fantastic!! Love that tag... you know I'm a big fan of tags any way! :o) And that snowman is just too dern cute!

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  23. Cute projects-love the tag. TFS

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  24. Cute snowman! And LOVE the tag - it is just gorgeous!

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  25. Your tag is beyond gorgeous, and the layers and snowman on your other card is stunning.

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  26. I admire the beautiful 'complicated' tag. The snowman card is lovely - I really like that layout and what you've done with it.

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  27. Very cool effect with the emboss resist plaids as well as the very cute snowman snowflakes!!!!!

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  28. Gorgeous projects! Wow, that plaid set can do so much! Thanks for the ideas!

    Carol B
    ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

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  29. Love the blocks on your snowman card and awesome tag.

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  30. THAT is an awesome tag and I love the coloring on your snowman card!

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  31. i Love your wonderful tag. Thanks for sharing. The card is fantastic

    marianneDOTwanhamATgmailDOTcom

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  32. Lovely layers! How do you do it?!

    Kris in Alaska
    funamom at yahoo dot com

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  33. ooooooh..... shades of Tim Holtz and distressing!! love... Love... LOVE the tag AND the snowman.. so adorable!!!

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  34. Your snowman card is so cute Giovana but the tag is amazing!!!

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  35. i think my brain is suffering from inspiration overload! Such an amazing line up. i love, love, love your cards. Thanks for sharing

    marianneDOTwanhamATgmailDOTcom

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  36. I loe your projects. Just beautiful.

    Blessings,
    Kat

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  37. Wow, love the resist stamping and inking. It gives that plaid a whole new look! What a beautiful tag!

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  38. Loooove your tag, Giovana! Very beautiful.

    And your snowman card is gorgeous! So many beautiful elements and dimensions - I'm blown away by the beauty of it.

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  39. What a fun and funky tag!!! Your snowman card is sweet too!

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  40. What a spectacular tag and an adorable card!

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