Tuesday, July 31, 2012

A Tag and a Decor Frame

Hello my friends! Hope you are having a great day! Today I have a Home Decor and a tag for you. I used stamps, dies and Patterned paper from the new "Classic Editions Collection" from Heartfelt Creations.

Tag

Directions:
  • Cover Tag with Patterned Paper. Ink all edges with Vintage Photo Distress Ink.
  • Stamp pumpkins and wagon on White cardstock in Memento Tuxedo Black. Color images with Copic Markers and die-cut them.
  • Stamp tree as a background image.
  • Add images to tag. Stamp sentiment.
  • Add Beige Lace Tape. Tie on ribbon and hemp twine.
  • Adhere Glitter to image.


Heartfelt Creations Products Used on this project:
  • HCPC 3483 Days Gone By PreCut Set
  • HCPC 3484 Pumpkin Harvest PreCut Set
  • HCPC3474 Heartfelt Expressions PreCut Set
  • HCD 724 Classic Editions Die
  • HCDP1 224 Classic Editions Paper Collection
  • Antique Rose Glitter Pee Wee Kit
  • Dries Clear Glue
  • Metal Glue Tip
  • Grand Calibur

Other Products:
  • Tag (LSS)
  • Cardstock: White (GKD)
  • Ink: Vintage Photo Distress (Ranger), Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko), Copic Markers: Pumpinks: YR21, YR16, YR14,  Wagon:E11, E35, E37
  • Accessories: Beige Lace tape Ribbon (Love My Tapes), Seam Binding Ribbon, Hemp Twine (Darice).

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Happy Thanksgiving Decor Frame

Directions:
  • Start stamping bucket in Memento Sweet Cocoa and pumpkinks and apples in Memento Tuxedo Black, color them with Copic Markers, then die-cut images.
  • Stamp truck on Watercolor Paper in Balck Stazon Ink. Color it with Inktense Watercolor Pencils. Die-cut image.
  • Ink all edges of frame with Walnut Stain Distress Ink.
  • Cut a piece of Patterned Paper from "Classic Editions Collection" 5.25" x 5.25", glue it to frame then ink all edges.
  • Stamp Stem Spray around edges in Peeled Paint Distress Ink.
  • Stamp Corn Sheaves in Vintage Phot Distress Ink. Color it with Copic Markers.
  • Add die-cut images as you prefer on your frame.
  • Stamp sentiment on Ivory Cardstock in Vintage Photo Distress Ink. Die-cut and emboss it with Fancy Tags 2 Shapeabilities Dies. Adhere it to frame.
  • Add Glitter to stems and pumpkins, then add Crystal Lacquer to apples, pumpkins and truck's tires.

Heartfelt Creations Products Used on this Project:
  • HCPC 3487 Classic Edition PreCut Set
  • HCPC 3486 Organic Fillers PreCut Set
  • HCPC 3484 Pumpkin Harvest PreCut Set
  • HCPC 3483 Days Gone By PreCut Set
  • HCPC 3482 Antique Truck PreCut Set
  • HCPC 3333 Bold Falling Leaves PreCut Set
  • HCD724 Classic Editions Dies
  • HCPD1 224 Classic Editions Paper Collection
  • Fancy Tags 2 Shapeabilities (Spellbinders)
  • Antique Rose Glitter Pee Wee Kit
  • Dries Clear Glue
  • 3D Crystal Lacquer
  • Metal Glue Tip
  • Double Dots
  • Grand Calibur Die-Cutting Machine (Spellbinders)

Other products:
  • Wood Frame (5.5" x 5.5")
  • Cardstock: White, Ivory (GKD), Watercolor Paper (LSS)
  • Ink: Vintage Photo Distress, Walnut Stain Distress, Peeled Paint Distress, Black Archival (Ranger); Memento Tuxedo Black, Memento Rich Cocoa (Tsukineko), Inktense Watercolor Pencils (Derwent): Truck: 1800, 1700, 1900,0200, 2100, Copic Markers: Apples: R29, R46; Bucket: E11, E35; Pumpkins: YR21, YR16, YR14; Corn:Y17, YG63.
  • Accessories: Jute twine (heavyduty), Medium pop dots, Sponges

All the products in blue can be found at the Heartfelt Creations Store

Hope you like my projects!
Have a fantastic day!

Monday, July 30, 2012

Cherish every moment

Hello my friends!! Hope your Monday is great. I spent few hours stamping this last weekend, I usually rest or watch TV, but I decided to play another challenge from the Dare to Get Dirty Challenges!

My card is very Clean and Simple! what do you think?

Directions:
  • Make card base from White Cardstock.
  • Stamp flowers in VersaMark Ink, add clear embossing powder and heat it up.
  • Stamp sentiment in Black Archival Ink.
  • Sponge all flowers and leaves with Distress Inks/
  • Add pearls.
  • Tie on ribbon, create a  bow with a bow-easy and add to card.

Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: White (Gina K. Designs)
  • Stamps: Stately Flowers 4 (Gina K. Designs)
  • Ink: Spun Sugar Distress, Barn Door Distress, Peeled Paint Distress, Forest Moss Distress (Ranger), VersaMark
  • Embellishments: Pearls, White Ribbon
  • Accessories: Clear embossing powder, Heat embossing gun, Sponges.
Submitting this challenge to:
  1. SimonSays Challenge: Anything Goes

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Happy Birthday Peru and a card!!

Hello my friends! Hope you are having a great, wow, looks like the time in the Summer flies a lot faster.
Today it's Peru Independence Day!!! 191 years! Feeling a little bit homesick, I miss my family a lot as well as the great food and all the goodies we have over there. Wishing I could be there, but I know my family is celebrating with me in mind ;)


On the other side, Splitcoastampers is having a full week of challenges and prizes!! If you want to find out more about the Dare to get Dirty Challenges , check it out HERE

I created this card for one of the Dare to Get Dirty Challenges using the sketch from "Less is More" challenge Blog. This is my interpretation of "Clean and Simple"


Directions:
  • Make card base from White Cardstock  (3.5" x 5.5")
  • Emboss a strip of White Cardstock. Die-cut a scallop boder from White Cardstock. Adhere both to card base.
  • Add a piece of  White Lace Tape Ribbon.
  • Die-cut butterflies, stamp images using Glue Pad, then add Microfine Glitter. Adhere butterflies to card, add pearls.
  • Add Liquid Pearls to scallop border.
  • Stamp sentiment.

Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: White (Gina K. Designs)
  • Stamps: Wedding Cake, New Beginnings (Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps)
  • Ink:  Memento London Fog (Tsukineko)
  • Accessories:  Glue Pad (Tsukineko), Microfine Glitter (Art Glitter), White Lace Tape (Love My Tapes), Scallop Border Die, New Begginings Die (Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps), Pearls (Want2Scrap), Sqaure Lattice Embossing Folder (Stampin' Up)

Submitting this card to:
  1. Less is More Challenge: Sketch
  2. Simon Says Challenge: Anything goes
Hope you like it!
Have a great!

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Matthew 21:22

Hello my friends! Hope you are having a great day. I have a pretty to show you today. All images and dies are from Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps. For this card I used the Sketch from Splitcoaststampers and pretty Fall colors, I am so ready for Fall :)

Directions:
  • Make card base from Ivory cardstock.
  • Mat Chocolate Cardstock with Patterned Paper. Add straight and zig-zag stitches. Distress all edges and adhere panel to card base.
  • Die-cut butterflies from Patterned Paper and stamp butterflies in Aged Mahogany Distress Ink.
  • Die-cut oval frame, stamp frame topper and saying.
  • Adhere Oval frame to card, add butterflies. Add pearls.
  • Create a triple bow with bow-easy and a clear rhinestone and adhere it to card.
TIP: Since glue dots don't work for me, I use my heat glue gun to secure my brads, pearls, rhinestones, butterflies :)


Card Recipe:
Hope you like it!!
Have a great day!

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

For you

 Hello my friends! Time for another Heartfelt Creations time, I have a very sweet and delicious card for you all.

For you: 

Directions:
  • Make card base from White Cardstock. Emboss front of card with Square Lattice folder.
  • Mat White and Burgundy Cardstock, Adhere a strip of Classic Edition Patterned Paper and add stitches.
  • Stamp sentiment in Black ink (I used partial sentiment from A Note for you, just cover the part you are not going to stamp with tape, ink your sentiment and then remove the tape for a perfect partial impression)
  • Stamp apples and basket. Color them, die-cut basket and cut out apples.
  • Die-cut and emboss a circle in white and The Circle Motif in Burgundy. Mat them together, add basket and apples using pop dots. Add Crystal Lacquer to apples.
  • Tie on ribbon and add brad. 

Products Used on this Project
  • HCPC 3487 Classic Edition PreCut Set
  • HCPC 3475 Special Delivery PreCut Set
  • HCD 724 Classic Editions Die
  • Classic Edition Patterned Paper
  • Circle Nestabilities
  • Floral Doily Accent Shapeabilities
  • Grand Calibur
  • 3-D  Crystal Lacquer
  • Gold Pearl Brad
  • Double Dots

Other Products:
  • Cardstock: White, Burgundy (GKD)
  • Ink: Black Soot Distress (Ranger), Memento Tuxedo Black, Memento Hot Cocoa (Tsukineko); Copic Markers: R22, R27, R29, R35, YG95, Stampin' Up:Creamy caramel.
  • Embellishments: Seam Binding Ribbon.
  • Accessories: Sewing machine, Square Lattice Embossing folder (Stampin' Up)
 All the products in blue can be found at the Heartfelt Creations Store

Hope you like it.
Have a great!

Let it snow, frosty house!

Hello my friends! Hope you are having a great day! Today I have a Christmas card for you. I used this cute image from Latina Crafter, this set is called "Christmas House"

Directions:
  • Make card base using largest die from Fleur de Lis Square Nestabilities in Red Cardstock.
  • Mat Jelly Bean Green Cardstock and Patterend Paper, add stitches and tie on ribbon. Adhere it to card base.
  • Stamp image in Memento Tuxedo Black on White Cardstock. Color image with Copic Markers. Die-cut and emboss it with Circle Nestabilities.
  • Adhere image to card base.
  • AddWhite Opal Liquid Pearls to snow points and Star Dust Stickles to ground area and top of house.
  • Create a triple bow with Bow-easy and adhere it to card. Add a green rhinestone.

Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: Red, Jelly Bean Greem White (Gina K. Designs)
  • Patterned Paper: Bo Bunny
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black.
  • Embellishments: White Seam Binding Ribbon, Green Rhinestone (KaiserCraft), White Opal Liquid Pearls, Star Dust Stickles (Ranger)
  • Accessories: Fleur de Lis Square Nestabilities, Circle Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Pop dots, Scor-tape, Sewing machine.
I invite you to visit the Latina Crafter Blog, where you will find more creations from the Design Team using this set :)

Hope you like it!
Have a great day!

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Sweet 'n Sassy Christmas in July Blog Hop


Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps is celebrating Christmas in July!!! with a really nice blog hop, feauturing old and brand new Christmas stamps!!! I created 2 cards using Christmas Light and Christmas Joy Set!
Lots of great things are happening at Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps during these pre-holiday festivities!  ALL Christmas clear stamps are 20% off through Wednesday, July 25.  Three new holiday sets are in stock early, for a fun pre-release, and they you can get them before they are released in September and October... if you buy them now, you can take advantage of the sale price!

Every order of $25 in Christmas clear stamps will receive Gingerbread Man, a darling new 2" x 2" mini clear set.  And as always, all clear stamp orders of $50 or more get this month's free w/ stamp set, Christmas Candle (while supplies last).

Here are the cards I created:

Christmas Light: This is very simple and elegant card. I used "Christmas Light Set" and Christmas Light Candle Die". This is a 5" square card.

Directions:
  • Make card base from White Cardstock.
  • Cut a panel from White cardstock (4 3/8" square), Score lines at each side of panel (3/8" and 1/2")
  • Stamp sentiment in Vintage Photo Distress Ink. Tie on gold tinsel.
  • Add a couple of Gold head nails. Mat this piece with a 4.5" square panel of Good as Gold Cardstock.
  • Die-cut Candle, stamp image onto die cut piece in Watermark Versamark Ink, add Gold embossing powder and adhere it to card with large Pop dots.
  • Adhere panel to card base with large pop dots.

Card Recipe:
  • Cardtsock: White, Good as Gold (GKD)
  • Stamps: Christmas Light (Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps)
  • Ink: Watermark Versamark (Tsukineko). Vintage Photo Distress (Ranger)
  • Embellishments: Gold Head nails, Gold tinsel (etsy)
  • Accessories: Candle Light Die (Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps), Scor-buddy, Pop dots, Scor-tape.

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Merry Christmas: I called this card my AOLC: Almost One Layer Card. I made it that way, but then I decided to change it a little bit and stamped an extra image, die-cut it using one of the new die-cuts from SNSS, I like it much better this way :)

Directions:
  • Make card base from White cardstock. A2 size.
  • Stamp image on card in Barn Door Distress Ink.
  • Stamp sentiment in Forest Moss Distress Ink.
  • Tie on ribbon, Create a triple bow with Bow-easy. Add a gold brad and adhere it to card.
  • Add Green Rhinestones.
  • Stamp image on an extra piece of White cardstock. Die-cut it and stamp Decorative Toppers.
  • Adhere die-cut piece to card.

Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: White (GKD)
  • Stamps: Christmas Joy, Decorative Frame Toppers (Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps)
  • Ink: Barn Door Distress, Forest Moss Distress (Ranger)
  • Embellishments: Green Seam Binding Ribbon (etsy), Gold brad (American Crafts), Green Rhinestones (KaiserCraft)
  • Accessories: Decorative Plaque Dies (Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps), Pop dots, Heat gun.

Hope you like my projects!

Ready to see what the Design Divas and a few special friends have been up to with their Christmas stamps?  Take a look (and be sure to read on, for information about how you can join in on this hop  and win some prizes):


 And what's the best part about Christmas in July?  We want YOU to play along with us!  Just link up your Christmas project using Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps below and join in our Customer blog hop.  You have until Sunday, July 22 at 11:59 PM EST to play along.  One randomly selected participant will receive their choice of one Christmas clear stamp set!

Have a great day and happy hopping!!
Giovana

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Heartfelt Creations Release Day! "Classic Edition Collection.

Hello and welcome to another Heartfelt Creations Release!! This month we are delighted to release our very first line of Heartfelt Creations Patterned Paper. Check out the beautiful patterns, luscious colors, and organic textures. Some come with our stamp images in them; others are abstract. This will add some fun and variety to your creations!

The Classic Edition Collection Stamp sets and Die release is gearing towards the fall season and colder days. A rustic truck, wooden wagon, playful dog, berries, apples, and pumpkins will keep you busy creating as the sun begins disappearing earlier in the evenings. Our card samples will give you many ideas to get your creative juices flowing.

Here is what I've created for you today:

So Thankful for you!

Directions:
  • Make card base from Naturals Cardstock. 6" square card.
  • Cut a panel from Chocolate Cardstock (5.5" square) and mat it with Classic Edition Patterned Paper, Adhere a strip of a different style PP and Add Straight and zig-zag stitches. Make a double bow, add hemp and brad. Tie on ribbon around panel and add bow.
  • Stamp corn on Ivory Cardstock in Memento Tuxedo Black Ink. Color them with Copic Markers.
  • Stamp Truck on White Cardstock, color image with markers and die-cut it. Stamp dog on Ivory Cardstock, color it with markers and cut it out and glue it onto truck image.
  • Mat corn panel with a piece of slightly piece of Chocolate carstock. Add stitches. Adhere panel to card base. Use double dots to add truck to card. (to give more dimension)
  • Inside: Mat Chocolate Cardstock and Patterned Paper. Add zig-zag stitches. Stamp sentiment.

Heartfelt Creations and Store Products Used on this Project:
  • HCPC 3482 Antique Truck PreCut Set
  • HCPC 3483 Days Gone Bu PreCut Set
  • HCPC 3328 Swirly Leaves PreCut Set
  • HCD 724 Classic Edition Die
  • Classic Edition Patterned Paper
  • Grand Calibur
  • 3-D Crystal Lacquer
  • Double Dots

Other Products:
  • Cardstock: Naturals (Stampin' Up), Ivory, Chocolate (GKD)
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko), Vintage Photo Distress (Ranger), Markers: Stampin' Up: Not Quite Navy, Creamy Caramel; Copics: Y11,  Y15, Y17, Y35, YR14, E37.
  • Embellishments: Seam Binding Ribbon (etsy), Brad (Bo Bunny), Natural Hemp (Darice), Star Dust Stickles (Ranger)
  • Accessories: Sewing machine, Scor-tape. 
All the products in blue can be found at the Heartfelt Creations Store

Leave a comment on the Heartfelt Creations blog by July 24th and you will be eligible to win the entire release.

Thanks so much for stopping by.
Have a great day!

Another Baby Card

Hello my friends!!  Sorry for being so quiet in the last few days, but since the weather hasn't been too bad, I decided to do a lot of yard work and then I was DONE!! I couldn't even move my arms, LOL. But now, I am feeling better and ready to show another CAS and OLC I made using the set Bebé from Latina Crafter.

Talking about Latina Crafter, every month a new sketch challenge is posted and you can win some of their pretty stamps. The rules are in Spanish, but if you decided to play along, just create a card, using Latina Crafter Stamps are not required, link your direct post to the blog and you are in :)

So this is the sketch for this month:


And here is my card:

Directions:
  • Make card base from White Cardstock.
  • Emboss front card with Floral Oval Nestabilities.
  • Stamp onesie in Memento Summer Sky, the onesie lines in Memento Bahama Blue and the sentiment in Memento Danube Blue.
  • Create a twine mini pom-pom and adhere it to card.
Super easy right?!
Hope you like it.
Have a great day!!

Saturday, July 14, 2012

A baby card!

Hello my friends! Hope you are having a great day and staying cool as well. Today I have a very cute and sweet card for you. First, I will be joining the Latina crafter DT as a Special Guest Designer, that means I will be posting projects using Latina Crafter Stamps in its blog in Spanish :) and here in English. Thanks Diana for inviting me :)

Here is my cute baby card using a brand new set called "Bebé".

Directions:
  • Make card base from White Cardstock.
  • Mat White Cardstock and Bubblegum Pink Cardstock, add zig-zag stitches.
  • Stamp stroller and bear on White cardstock in Memento Tuxedo Black, color them with Copic Markers and cut them out.
  • Die-cut fence, grass and clouds, adhere them to card panel. Stamp Bebe on bigger cloud in Black Ink.
  • Add stroller and bear to card panel with Medium Pop Dots.
  • Add Ruby Red Liquid Pearls and a little bit of Star Dust Stickles to stroller.

Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: White, Bubblegum Pink, Jelly Bean Green, Ivory (GKD)
  • Stamps: Bebé (Latina Crafter)
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko), Copic markers
  • Embellishments: Ruby Red Liquid Pearls, Star DUst STickles (Ranger)
  • Accessories: Grass and clouds die (Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps), Fence Die (Heartfelt Creations), Sewing machine, Medium Pop dots, Scor-Tape.
Hope you like it!
Have a great day!

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Thankful and Beautiful

Hello my friends! I have a couple of cards to show you today using Heartfelt Creations Stamps and Dies.

Thanks a bunch

Directions:
  • Make card base from Light Green Cardstock. (4.75" x 5.5")
  • Mat Dark Green Cardstock and Patterned Paper. Add Stitches. Tie on hemp.
  • Stamp images on White Cardtsock in Memento Tuxedo Black Ink. Color them with Copic Markers.
  • Die-cut extra mail box and bird. Insert bird in Mail box image.
  • Die-cut and emboss image with Circle Nestabilities. Add extra mail box on image with medium pop dots.
  • Die-cut and emboss a piece of Patterned paper with Scallop Circle Nestabilities. Mat this with image and add to card with Double Dots.
  • Cover bird and flowers with Crystal Lacquer. Add Gold Gala Glitz to flowers.
  • Add pearls.

Heartfelt Creations & Store Products:
  • HCPC 3474 Heartfelt Expressions PreCut Set
  • HCPC 3474 Special Delivery PreCut Set
  • HCPC 3480 Brookside Manor PreCut Set
  • HCD 723 Garden Romance Die
  • Circle Nestabilities
  • Scallop Circle Nestabilities
  • Grand Calibur
  • 3D Crystal Lacquer
  • Gold Gala Glitz
  • Double Dots.

Other Products:
  • Cardstock: Grass Green , Creme de menthe, White (GKD)
  • Patterned Paper: KaiserCraft
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko), Vintage Photo Distres (Ranger), Copic Markers:C0, C1, C3, C5, R46, YG63, YG95, Y11, Y13, Y15, Y17
  • Embellishments: Natural Hemp (Darice), Pearls.
  • Accessories: Medium dots, Sewing machine, Scor-tape.

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Have a Beautiful Day

Directions:
  • Make card from Ivory Cardstock (A2 size)
  • In a piece of White Carsdock (3.75" x 5") stamp wood grain background in Vintage Photo and Tea Dye Distress Ink, then sponge the whole piece with Tea  Dye Distress Ink.
  • Mat this piece with Cranberry Tart Cardstock and add stitches. Add piece to card base.
  • Stamp sentiment on Ivory Cardstock in Vintage Photo Distress Ink. Die-cut, emboss and stencil with Floral Oval Nestabilities. Add to card with Double Dots.
  • FLOWERS: These flowers are super easy and cute to make. First you need coffee filters. Make them as flat as you can, spray the filters with Glimmer Mist (any color you like, for my flowers I used Candy Apple), let them dry (about 5 minutes), then stamp the images on the filters and die-cut them. Then you have lots of flowers to work with :) Pile 4-5 flowers to create 1 big dimensional flower.
  • Glue flowers to card.
  • Add pearls.

Heartfelt Creations and Store Products:
  • HCPC 3474 Heartfelt Expressions PreCut Set
  • HCPC 3468 Tattered Blossoms PreCut Set
  • HCPC 3447 Window Accents PreCut Set
  • HCD 722 Tattered Blossoms Die
  • Grand Calibur
  • Double Dots
  • Dries White Glue

Other Products:
  • Cardstock: Ivory, Cranberry Tart (GKD)
  • Paper: Coffee filters
  • Ink: Vintage Photo Distress, Tea Dye Distress ,(Ranger)
  • Embellishments: Pearls, Brads (BoBunny), Candy Apple Glimmer Mist (Tattered Angels)
  • Accessories: Floral Oval Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Sewing machine.

All the products in blue can be found at the Heartfelt Creations Store

Hope you like my projects!
Have a great day!

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Gina K. Designs Inspiration Blog Hop: The Good Life & Assorted Greetings


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!!

The Good Life: This set is so much fun!! Perfect to create scene cards, scrapbook pages and more!! Check out the card I created using the Side Step Card.

Directions:
  • Create a card following the direction from the Side Step Tutorial from Chocolate Cardstock.
  • Cut panels to decorate the front and back side. Mat Lemond Drop and Patterend Paper, add stitches and adhere them to card.
  • Stamp images on White Cardstock in Memento Tuxedo Black, color them with Copic Markers and cut them out.
  • Stamp camping table on Patterned Paper and cut it out. Stamp tent on Calypso Blue in Black Soot Distress Ink, add Clear Embossing powder and set to heat, cut it out.
  • Die-cut grass from Jelly Bean Green Cradstock, ink all edges with Crushed Olive Distress Ink and adhere them to card.
  • Stamp banner direct on Patterend paper, color them with Copic marker (or any markers), add White Opal Liquid Pearls and Star Dust Stickles.
  • Stamp sentiment on Ivory Cardstock in Barn Door Distress Ink.

Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: Whitem Chocolate, Lemon Drop (GKD)
  • Patterned paper: Springtime (Echo Park Paper)
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko), Barn Door Distress (Ranger), Copic Markers.
  • Embellishments: White Opal Liquid Pearls, Star Dust Stickles (Ranger)
  • Accessories: Scor-tape, Scor-buddy, Mono-Multi (Tombow),  Grass Die (Sweet 'n Sassy), Sewing machine
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Assorted Greetings: This is the new "Free with 3", you get this set for free with the purchase of 3 sets :)

Directions:
  • Make card base from White Cardstock. (A2 Size)
  • Cut a panel from patterned paper (3.75" x 5"). Die-cut a scallop border from coordinated Patterend paper, adhere it to card panel and add zig-zag stitches. Add to card front.
  • Fold ribbon and adhere it to card panel.
  • Stamp sentiment in Barn Door Distress Ink. Die-cut, emboss and stencil it with Floral Oval Nestabilities.
  • Adhere sentiment to card with Pop dots.
  • Add Red Rhinestones.


Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: White (Gina K. Designs)
  • Patterned Paper: Easygoing (Authentique)
  • Ink: Red Barn Distress (Ranger)
  • Embellishments: Red Ribbon (GKD), Red Rhinestones (KaiserCraft)
  • Accessories: Scor-tape, Floral Oval Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Scallop Border Die (SNSS),  Sewing machine
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!!

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Gina K. Designs Inspiration Blog Hop: Tropical Nature & Ido!


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!!

I Do! : This set was designed by the very talented Becky Oehlers, beautiful set! This is the card I created.

Directions:
  • Make card base from White Cardstock (7" x 4")
  • Cut a piece of Carnival Blue Cardstock (1" x 7") and adhere it to card base.
  • Stamp hexagons in Memento Summer Sky Ink.
  • Stamp I Do! in Black Archival Ink.
  • Tie on ribbon, make a bow and add it to card.
  • Add heart blue rhinestone.

Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: White, Blue Carnival (Gina K. Designs)
  • Ink: Memento Summer Sky (Tsukineko), Black Archival (Ranger)
  • Embellishments: Light Blue Satin Ribbon (Offray), Heart Rhinestone (Prima)
  • Accessories: Scor-tape, Scor-buddy.
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Tropical Nature: Another pretty set designed by Theresa Momber, I just wish I could go to a place like this :)

Directions:
  • Make card base from White Cardstock. (A2 size)
  • Emboss front of card with Square Lattice Embossing folder.
  • Emboss a strip of Innocent Pink Cardstock (4.25" x 1.25") with same embossing folder. Adhere it to card and tie on ribbon.
  • Stamp waterfall image and sentiment on White Cardstock in Memento Tuxedo Black. Color image with Copic Markers. Add White Opal and Red Ruby Liquid Pearls.
  • Die-cut, emboss and stencil image with FLoral Oval Nestabilities.
  • Adhere image to card base.
  • Add Star Dust Stickles to water fall lines.
  • Create a double bow with bow easy and adhere it to card. Add blue flower Rhinestone.

Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: White, Innocent Pink (Gina K. Designs)
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko)
  • Embellishments: Star Dust Stickles, White Opal and Ruby Red Liquid Pearls (Ranger), Light Blue Seam Binding Ribbon, Blue Rhinestone (Prima)
  • Accessories: Large Pop dots, Scor-Tape, Floral Oval Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Copic Markers, Square Lattice Embossing folder (SU).
All the items in bold can be found at Gina K. Designs Store


Now, check out all the amazing designs and inspiration:

Hope you like my projects!
Have a great day!

Monday, July 9, 2012

Gina K. Designs Inspiration Blog Hop: Grand Tags & Pretty Patterns



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!!

Grand Tags: This beautiful sets designed by Tami Mayberry is perfect to create cards to grandma or grandpa! I don't own Labels 22 (yet), so I decided to play with a different Labels Die to create my card :)

Directions:
  • Make card base from Ivory Cardstock (5" square)
  • Mat Innocent Pink Cardstock and Patterned paper. Add zig-zag stitches and tie on ribbon. Create a double bow with the bow-easy, add brad and add to card.
  • Stamp label image (x2) on Ivory Cardstock in Worn Lipstick Distress Ink.
  • Die-cut images using Labels 3 Nestabilities Dies. Stamp sentiment in Aged Mahogany.
  • Add Labels to card base.

Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: Ivory, Innocent Pink (GKD)
  • Paper: Lost & Found 2 (My Mind's Eye)
  • Ink: Worn Lipstick, Aged Mahogany (Ranger)
  • Embellishments: Hand-dye seam binding ribbon, Gold brad (American Crafts)
  • Accessories: Large Pop dots, Scor-tape, Labels 3 Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Sewing machine.
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Pretty Patterns: This beautiful set designed by Melanie Muenchinger is fantastic!! I know you already love it, I have created a couple of more cards using the other patterns and I can wait to show them to you, but for now I have a chevron card for you.

Directions:
  • Make card base from White Cardstock.
  • Stamp chevron pattern on White Cardstock in Memento Summer Sky Ink. Mat this piece  with a a slightly bigger piece of Lemon Drop Cardstock.
  • Tie on ribbon.
  • Add Paper flower and button.
  • Stamp sentiment (from Grand Tags) in Black Archival Ink and add it to card.

Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: White, Lemon Drop (GKD)
  • Ink: Memento Summer Sky (Tsukineko), Black Archival (Ranger)
  • Embellishments: Dandelion Grosgrain Ribbon (GKD), Yellow button, Pink Paper flowers (Prima)
  • Accessories: Scor-tape, Sewing machine.
All the items in bold can be found at Gina K. Designs Store

Check out all the amazing designs and inspiration:
Have fun hopping!!
Thanks for stopping by.

Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps July Release!!!



Welcome to the Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps July New Release Celebration!  All of the Design Divas are excited to kick things off today with a fun blog hop full of inspiration using the sets that will be available for purchase in the store right now!!!! Yes! you read that right, the new stamps are available in the store right now, you don't have to wait until later for that!
Also, this month we have a New Release Celebration Format, lots of challenges and more chances to win free stamps, check it out HERE!!

Ready to get started?

Here are the projects I created for you today:

Dream Big!! This set is adorable!

Directions:
  • Make card base from White Cardstock.
  • Mat Patterned Paper and Lemon Drop Cardstock, add stitches and then cut edges using a pair of zig-zag scissors.
  • Stamp image and sentiment on Watercolor paper in Black Archival Ink.
  • Color image with Watercolor Pencils (Inktense).
  • Die-cut, emboss and stencil them with Circle Nestabilities.
  • Adhere panel to card base. Add Stickles and pearls.
  • Stamp and extra butterfly, color and cut it out.Adhere it to image.
  • Create a double bow with bow-easy.


Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: White, Lemon Drop (GKD)
  • Patterned Paper: Blossom Soup (Jillibean Soup)
  • Ink: Black Archival (Ranger), Watercolor Pencils (Inktense)
  • Embellishments: Yellow Satin Ribbon, Pearls, Pink & Star Dust Stickles.
  • Accessories: Circle Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Bow-easy, Pop dots, Scor-tape, Sponges.
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Mathew 11:28: This Bible verse comes from "Words of Jesus" Set, I love this set!! Also in this card I am showcasing one of the new dies from Decorative Plaques. This oval die is beautiful and also coordinates with another new set I am using in this card "Decorative Frame Toppers".

Directions:
  • Make card base from Ivory Cardstock. A2 size.
  • Cut a panel from Chocolate Cardstock and Patterned Paper. Ink all edges of Patterend Paper, mat together, add straight stitches.
  • Add a strip of Patterned Paper and a Big Scallop border made from Innocent Pink Cardstock. Add zig-zag stitches.
  • Die-cut Oval from Chocolate Cardstock, Stamp toppers and verse in Versamark ink, add gold embossing powder and heat it up.
  • Add a couple of strip of Pink Lace Tape.
  • Add Oval to card with Pop Dots.
  • Create a double bow with bow easy, add gold brad. Adhere it to card.

Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: Ivory, Chocolate, Innocent Pink (GKD)
  • Patterned Paper: Lost & Found Two  (My Mind's Eye)
  • Ink: Versamark (Tsukineko)
  • Embellishments: Hand-dye Seam Binding Ribbon, Gold brad (American Crafts), Ruby Red Liquid Pearls (Ranger), Dark Pink Lace tape (Love My Tapes)
  • Accessories: Scallop Border Die, Decorative Frame Toppers Die (Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps), Gold embossing powder, Embossing heat gun, Pop dots, Sewing machine.
Here is the list of participants:
Giovana Smith(U R Here)

Now, what about a really nice GIVEAWAY!!! Korin is going to give away the whole release to one lucky hopper so don't forget to leave a comment on each stop along the hop :)!!! The winner will be chosen randomly from a random DT blog and you have until midnight EST on Friday the 13th to leave a comment!

Hope you like my creations!
Have a fantastic day!!
 
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