Thursday, February 23, 2017


Good Morning!  :) 
I wanted to share this card project with you mall.
 I have been taking coloring classes from Kit and Clowder.
This month we are doing flowers, there is a pencil class and a marker class. 
After doing the image that she teaches on, I decided to work on a flower in Melanie Muenchingers Stately Flowers 9 Stamp Set! 
Still need lots of practice and Melanie has lots of stamp set with gorgeous flowers to practice on!  :)





Here is a list of the items I used!
Gina K. Designs:
*Stamp sets - Stately Flowers 9  and  Fabulous Flowers (fro the greeting)  By: Melanie Muenchinger
*Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Base and Layering Weight, Black Onyx
*Premium Dye Ink- Black Onyx, Moonlit Fog, Kraft, Dark Chocolate, Powder Blue, and White Pigment Ink
*Artist's Choice Card Stock for pencil coloring
*Twisted Twine - Black Onyx

You can get these items at Gina K. Designs 
here is the link: http://www.shop.ginakdesigns.com

Here is the list of Prismacolor pencils I used:
Prismacolor Pencils - For the Flower ( # 1032 pumpkin orange, 1002 yellow orange, 118 calcium orange, 917 sunburst yellow,  923  scarlet lake, 938 - white, and a touch of 70% warm gray)  For the Leaves ( # 909 grass green, 912 apple green, 913 spring green, 988 marine green, 1004 yellow chartreuse, 1005 lime peel, 938 white ) Background ( #1025 periwinkle, 1024 blue slate, 1087 powder blue, 938 white) 


Thank you for stopping by and have a great day!  :)  <3 

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Gina K. Designs February Inspiration Blog Hop Day 2

The Cast and Crew for Gina K Designs welcomes you to another fabulous blog hop celebrating the new stamp release for February by our illustrator team! We hope to inspire you with some beautiful card projects as you hop along to each of the designer’s blogs! Today, we are featuring the stamp sets by Beth Silaika, Claire Brennan, & our new Incentive set Vintage Rose By: Gina K.

These stamp sets are so fun and versatile! You will be able to create amazing card projects using each individual set or by combining the images and sentiments from multiple sets from this release. Have fun and be creative!
Spring Fling - By: Beth Silaika

Springtime Baskets - By: Claire Brennan

Vintage Rose - By: Gina K. 


Here are the samples I made using these wonderful sets! Be sure and leave a comment on each blog for your chance to win a $20 Gina K Designs gift certificate! To see who won, check the Big News Forum at StampTV a few days after the hop. Ready for some inspiration? Here are a few of the projects I have created for today’s hop:


These are from Beth's Set - Spring Fling
I had a lot of fun creating with this set, and ready to make a few more for Easter. 
 The little critters are just so cute!  :) 
Gina K. Designs Items Used: 
Stamp Set - Spring Fling  By: Beth Silaika
Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Base & Layering weight, & Innocent Pink
Premium Dye Ink - Black Onyx
Twisted Twine - Black Onyx
Colored w/Copics


This one was from the Release Party!  Peep Peep Peep!!!  <3 


Gina K. Design Items Used:
Stamp Set - Spring Fling  - By: Beth Silakia
Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, & Jelly Bean 
Pure Luxury Paper Pack - Sending Love 
Fine Detail Embossing Powder - Clear
Premium Dye Ink - Jelly Bean Green
Ribbon, Memento - Black, Copics


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Next up I have Claire's Stamp Set - Spring Time Baskets:
This is a wonderful set and I love the greetings and the images too! <3 


Gina K. Designs Items Used:
Stamp Set - Springtime Baskets  By: Claire Brennan 
Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, & Ocean Mist
Premium Dye Ink - Moonlit Fog, Kraft, Dark Chocolate, & Black Onyx
Fine Detail Embossing Powder - Black
Gingham Ribbon - Black Onyx
3D Foam Squares, Colored w/ Copics, Mementos - Black Ink




This is the one from the Release Party!

Gina K. Designs Items used:
Stamp Set - Spring Time Baskets - By: Claire Brennan 
Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, Kraft & Black Onyx
Pure Luxury Paper Pack - Pool Side
Ribbon - Plaid Natural
Fine Detail Embossing Powder - Black
Memento - Black, Black Enamel dots, colored with Copics 

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And For this Gorgeous Incentive Stamp Set By: Gina K.
Vintage Rose

Gina K. Designs Items:
Stamp Set - Vintage Rose  By: Gina K.
Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, & Black Onyx
Twisted Twine - Black Onyx
Pure Luxury Paper Pack - Cold Snap
Dies - Gina carries - Cheery Lynn - Circles & Inverted Circles, & Ribbon Die

And for my second card using the new Incentive stamp set - Vintage Rose

Gina K. Designs Items used on this one are:
*Stamp Set - Vintage Rose  By: Gina K. (New Incentive)
*Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Layering & Heavy Base Weight, Moonlit Fog
*Premium Dye Ink - Moonlit Fog
Colored with Prismacolor Pencils 

I hope you all have enjoyed the hop so far. <3 
You have so many more inspiring creations ahead,
So enjoy and Happy Stamping! :)  <3 


Just click on the links below for more from Gina and the Cast & Crew:

Gina K - Illustrator of Vintage Rose
Beth Silaika - Illustrator of Spring Fling
Claire Brennan - Illustrator of Springtime Baskets
Cathy Tidwell

Don’t forget to pop over to the Gina K Designs Store and check out all of the new products available this month in the “What’s New” section at http://www.ginakdesigns.com.

Thank you for stopping by!


Monday, February 13, 2017

Gina K. Designs - February Inspirational Blog Hop Day 1

The Cast and Crew for Gina K Designs welcomes you to another fabulous blog hop celebrating the new stamp release for February by our illustrator team! We hope to inspire you with some beautiful card projects as you hop along to each of the designer’s blogs! Today, we are featuring the stamp sets by Melanie Muenchinger and Theresa Momber.


These stamp sets are so fun and versatile! You will be able to create amazing card projects using each individual set or by combining the images and sentiments from multiple sets from this release. Have fun and be creative!




Enjoy the gorgeous inspiration samples from the team and then comment on each blog for your Chance to Win a $20 Gina K Designs Gift Certificate! To see who won, check the Big News Forum at StampTV a few days after the hop. Ready for some inspiration? Here are a few of the projects I have created for today’s hop:

Starting with Melanie Muenchingers New Set:
Fabulous Flowers
This set will be used a lot in my crafty room!  
I love that we get to have a solid image and a sketchy one! 


Gina K. Designs Items Used:
Stamp Set - Fabulous Flowers  By: Melanie Muenchinger
Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Weight & Layering Weight White, Jelly Bean & Wild Lilac
Pattern Paper Pack - Sending Love
Premium Dye Ink - Wild Lilac, Lovely Lavender, Fresh Asparagus, & Jelly Bean
Fine Detail Embossing Powder - White

Button, Versa Mark, Nuvo - White,  Purple bling, 3D Foam Squares


Feels like spring! :) 


Here are the items I used:
Stamp Set - Fabulous Flowers - By: Melanie Muenchinger
Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight White, Bubble Gum Pink
Pure Luxury Paper Pack - Made With Love 
Premium Dye Ink - Bubble Gum, Passionate Pink, Fresh Asparagus, & Jelly Bean
Twisted Twine - Passionate Pink

Copic #N2 for a shadow, 3D Foam Squares


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This one was from the Release Party!  <3  

Made with Gina K. Designs:
*Stamp Set - Fabulous Flowers By - Melanie Muenchinger
*Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, Edible Eggplant
*Premium Dye Ink - Wild Lilac, Edible Eggplant, Jelly Bean Green & Fresh Asparagus
*Twisted Twine - Black Onyx

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Next up is Theresa Members New Framescape - Simply Spring 
This set makes creating a scene so much easier! 



Gina K. Designs Items Used: 
Stamp Set - Simply Spring  By: Theresa Momber
Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Base Weight, & Grass Green
Premium Due Ink - Moonlit Fog, Dark Chocolate, & Black Onyx
Twisted Twine - Black Onyx
Colored With Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers, and N2 for shadow under the dog and girl

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The One from the Release Party! 

I used Gina K. Designs:
Stamp Set - Framescape - Simply Spring  and  I used Winter Trees for the Bird Images  By: Theresa Momber
Pure Luxury Card Stock - Wild Dandelion, White Layering Weight
Premium Dye Ink - Ocean Mist, Blue Lagoon, Jelly Bean, Fresh Asparagus, Grass Green, & Black Onyx
Copics, 3D Foam Squares, Black Enamel dots

That's all from me today... <3 

Have fun on the rest of your hop, & are You Ready for more Awesome Creations?! 
Just click on the links below for more from Gina and the Cast & Crew:

Melanie Muenchinger  - Illustrator of Fabulous Flowers 
Theresa Momber - Illustrator of Framescape - Simply Spring

Don’t forget to pop over to the Gina K Designs Store and check out all of the new products available this month in the “What’s New” section at http://www.ginakdesigns.com.

Thank you for stopping by!

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Gina K Designs – December Inspiration Blog Hop – Day 2


Good Tuesday Everyone!
Welcome!!! :) 
So glad you stopped by! 


The Cast and Crew for Gina K Designs welcomes you 
to another fabulous blog hop celebrating the new
stamp release for December by our illustrator team! 
We hope to inspire you with some beautiful card projects 
as you hop along to each of the designer’s blogs! 
Today, we are featuring the stamp sets by Beth Silaika and Claire Brennan.

 There are so many card projects that you can create with these sets! 
Lets take a look at the three stamp sets we are featuring today! :) 
This is Xavier Zebra By: Beth Silaika

Half Pint Heroines: By Claire Brennan
Half Pint Heroes  By: Claire Brennan

Aren't they all three adorable! :)  <3 
Enjoy the gorgeous inspiration samples from the team and then comment on each blog for your chance to win a $20 Gina K Designs gift certificate! To see who won, check the Big News Forum at StampTV a few days after the hop.
So, Let me start with this sweet Zebra from
Xavier Zebra Stamp Set
This Zebra will just steal your heart! Well, he has mine! ;)
I used the following Gina K. Designs Items:

* Stamp Set: Xavier Zebra   By: Beth Silakia          
* Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Base Weight & layering Weight,  & Black Onyx
* Premium Dye Ink - Black Onyx, Fresh Asparagus, Grass Green, & Powder Blue
* Pure Luxury Pattern Paper Pack - Cold Snap
* Twisted Twine - Black Onyx



<3 
This one is from the release party

I just love this little Tucan, and his friend the Zebra!  So sweet! :) 
 I used the following Gina K. Design Items:

*Stamp Set: Xavier Zebra  By: Beth Silakia             
*Pure Luxury Card Stock - Jelly Bean, Black Onyx, & White Layering Weight
*Pure Luxury Pattern Paper Pack - Sending Love
*Premium Dye Ink - Grass Green, Sweet Mango, & Black Onyx
*Stitched Ribbon - Black Onyx
*Background was colored with Zig Clean Color Markers
*Other items used - Momentos Black Ink

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Up Next I have Claire's Stamp sets:
  Half Pint Heroines
This is such a wonderful set for girls of all ages!
 Love the inspirational & up lifting greetings in this set! 
I believe my Bella will be getting this card after her church play!  :) 
Here are the items I used to make this card!  She has hair like me!  ;) LOL
Gina K. Designs Items used for this card:
*Stamp Set: Half Pint Heroines:  By Claire Brennan           
*Pure Luxury Card Stock - Dusty Rose, Black Onyx, White Layering Weight     
*Premium Dye Ink - Powder Blue & Black Onyx
*Mementos-Black, Colored With Copic Markers, White Gel Pen, & Glitter Gel Pen



    Next I used this sweet elephant in the set &
I Just had to get a picture of this cutie in all her sparkle!  LOL  :) 

You know she had to have sparkly toe nail!  ;) 


Gina K. Designs:
   *Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight
   *Pure Luxury Pattern Paper Pack - Smitten
   *Twisted Twine - Bubble Gum Pink
   *Colored With Copics & Sakura glitter pen



Now for this Fun and Adorable - Half Pint Heroes!  :) 

This set is so fun to make cards with!  The little faces are so sweet! 
I know my grandson will be getting this card!  :) <3 
Gina K. Designs:
*Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, Black Onyx
*Pure Luxury Pattern Paper Pack - Cold Snap
*Ribbon - Black Onyx Double Stitched
*Gelly Roll Sakura Clear Start Pen, Colored With Copics 

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I believe my grandson will get this card for his birthday this year!  <3
 I used the following Items for this card!
Gina K. Designs:
*Stamp Set: Half Pint Heros  By: Claire Brennan               
*Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Base Weight & Layering Weight, Black Onyx, & Red Hot
*Premium Dye Ink - Fresh Asparagus, Turquoise Sea & Black Onyx
      Zig Real Brush Clear Color Markers for the background and fish, 
       Copic for the submarine, and little boy face.     


Thank You so much for hopping by! 
I Hope you have been inspired in some way! :)
Just want to say I truly Appreciate all your comments, 
and You Taking the time from your busy day to hop along with us! :) <3
Enjoy the Rest of this Year and your time with families & Friends
See you next Year! ;)
(((Hugs))) Karen <3


Are You Ready for more awesome creations?! 
Just click on the links below for more from Gina and the Cast & Crew:

Beth Silaika - Illustrator - Xavier Zebra
Claire Brennan - Illustrator - Half Pint Hero & Half Pint Heroines
Cathy Tidwell

Don’t forget to pop over to the Gina K Designs Store and check out all of the new products available this month in the “What’s New” section at http://www.ginakdesigns.com.

Thank you for stopping by!



Monday, December 12, 2016

Gina K Designs – December Inspiration Blog Hop – Day 1


Hi Everyone! :)


The Cast and Crew for Gina K Designs welcomes you to another fabulous blog hop 
celebrating the new stamp release for December by our illustrator team! 
We hope to inspire you with some beautiful card projects as you hop 
along to each of the designer’s blogs! 
Today, we are featuring the stamp sets 
by Melanie Muenchinger and Theresa Momber.

These stamp sets are so fun and versatile! 
You will be able to create amazing card projects using each individual set or 
by combining the images and sentiments from multiple sets from this release. 
Have fun and be creative!

This is: Holiday Frame Filler  By: Melanie Muenchinger



This is Theresa Momber's Set: Framescape - Winter Trees

Enjoy the gorgeous inspiration samples from the team and then comment on each blog for your chance to win a $20 Gina K Designs gift certificate! To see who won, check the Big News Forum at StampTV a few days after the hop. Ready for some inspiration?


Lets start with Melanie's Set:
Holiday Frame Filler
I choose to do a Easter & Valentines card with Melanie's new set! :)


I used the Following Gina K. Designs Items:
*Stamp Set - Holiday Frame Filler  By: Melanie Muenchinger
*Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Base Weight
*Premium Dye Ink - Dark Chocolate & Ocean Mist 
 *Pure Luxury Pattern Paper Pack - Shabby Spring

 This is the one from the release party!

I Love this set, it is so versatile and can be used so many ways! :)  <3 

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Next up I have two from Theresa's Set Framescape - Winter Trees

This is so pretty in Real Life!
I use White Embossing Powder on the Silver Metallic Card Stock that Gina carries.
Layered with In The Navy. I love those two colors together! :) 
Gina K. Designs Products:
*Stamp Set : Framescape - Winter Trees  By: Theresa Momber
*Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Base Weight, In The Navy and Metallic Silver
*GKD - Fine Detail Embossing Powder - White

*Silver Ribbon

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Then
I made a spring scene with this one! 

Gina K. Designs:

*Stamp Set: Framescape - Winter Trees  By: Theresa Momber
*Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Base Weight & Kraft 
* Premium Dye Ink - Black Onyx, Powder Blue, Jelly Bean, & Grass Green

Well, That is all for me today, 
I Hope you all are enjoying all the inspiration along the way! 
 Have a wonderful Week ahead and See you Tomorrow!  :)  <3 

Now are you Ready for more awesome creations?! 
Just click on the links below for more from Gina and the Cast & Crew:


Don’t forget to pop over to the Gina K Designs Store and check out all of the new products available this month in the “What’s New” section at http://www.ginakdesigns.com.

Thank You For Stopping By! :) <3