Monday, October 27, 2014

Gina K Designs Hop!


Good morning and happy Monday! The last week of October and we are having a lot of fun! Please hop along with a few of the Gina K. Designs designers and illustrators for a mini hop of inspiration with some of the newest stamp sets!  (We are enjoying this release so much we can’t keep our hands off it) Don’t forget to leave a comment as you hop through the blogs because we have a have a free stamp set to give away-Fabulous Frame, currently out of stock and on reorder, but we have one set reserved as a prize that might have your name on it!  Comment will be randomly drawn from one of the blogs and the winner will be announced on Tuesday in the StampTV forum.  Please enjoy this special hop!


This is a one layer card. 
I used Gina K Designs:
 Kraft Pure Luxury Card Stock
Inks: Christmas Pine, Red Hot,Warm Cocoa
Melanie Muenchinger's:
Theresa Momber's Peace & Joy stamp set.
Please Leave a Comment for a Chance to win 
a Fabulous Frame Stamp Set! 


  
Hope your week is off to a great start!  Thanks for hopping with us!


127 comments:

Melanie said...

Ooh, Karen, I love this on Kraft, with the borders uncolored! The snow on the pine cone just pops and I love how you've accented the sentiment with some two step holly! Wondferful!

Linda Anderson said...

Absolutely stunning Karen!! That is one amazing one layer card!!!

Linda

Colleen said...

Such a pretty card and like the touch of snow you added

Kay S said...

A perfect Chritmas card! I love it that it is one layer - easier mailing - but has so many great design elements.

Becky said...

This is a beautiful card. I love the snow on the pine cone, and the rustic look of the card. Thanks for sharing.

Sherry said...

Cute card love the kraft back ground and the pine cone. Thanks for sharing.

Tami Priebe said...

Amazing how you make one layer look like so much more!! Beautiful card.

mj said...

Luv the way you used the christmas stamps
Pretty pretty

Terry D. said...

Really Great card ! I Love pine boughs and pine cones .With only a Little snow !!!!

very_inky_fingers said...

It is really difficult to come up with the best adjective so... this is stunningly beautiful.

Patti J said...

Wow, Karen! Your card is gorgeous, and you've managed to highlight so many amazing GKD products! Beautifully done!

Carol Hodgkins said...

I love the use of the kraft paper for the base. With it being muted the pine needles and pine cone just pops!!!!

Anouk said...

the new release is great, so much beautiful colors. This card is stunning

Corine Louwerens - den Burger said...

I like the snow added on the pine cone. Perfect Chrismas card.

Lenora Clark said...

Love that you used kraft paper! It makes this card very stunning!

wannabcre8tive said...

A beautiful card. I Love this image on the kraft. A wonderful Christmas stamp set.

Jan said...

This is BEAUTIFUL!

Unknown said...

Love this card. Kraft colored paper is one of my favorites.

Jan said...

This is so BEAUTIFUL!

purplemel said...

wow this is a very stunning card

Dianne Guilinger said...

such a gorgeous card, very peaceful and serene!

Tammy Heilman said...

Karen, this card is so cute. I really love the snow on the pine cone. I love the inspiration that everyone gives to me. Thank you all so much for sharing your wonderful creations. Tammy

Judy I, St. Louis MO said...

Beautiful. These sets work so well together. Love the snow on the pine cone and the way you did your sentiment. Thanks for the wonderful inspiration.

Tina said...

What a beautiful card! I love the use of the Kraft card stock and the addition of the snow as well as the pop of color in the dots! Well done!

My Hyer Space said...

Love seeing the ideas you come up with. The card is great. The snow on the branch and pine cone really sets it off. Thanks.

Kathi B said...

I do not believe that I would have thought to use Kraft for the background. It makes the focal image pop so much more & the snow takes it from a pretty card to the level - a beautiful card!

Dawn S. said...

Lovely one layer card. Nice to see how all the sets can be used together.

Barb A. said...

Awesome card! Thanks for sharing your time, talents, and imagination with us.

Karen said...

Beautiful card, Karen. I like the way you combined both stamp sets. Looks great on Kraft.

nzillingworth said...

NICE TO SEE FLAT CARD YOU CAN POST. LOVE THE NEW CARD AND FAB STAMPING.

Verna Angerhofer said...

This is so beautiful and fantastic for a one layer card. I love all that snow on the pine and cone too!

Dee said...

The kraft paper used on your card made your design unique. The bit of "snow" on your pine branch made the whole card pop! Lovely!

Regina said...

I love one layer cards. I would never have thought of using craft by itself but it works. Very pretty!

Loretta Rush said...

Beautiful card. Love the Kraft paper with the pine and snow.

Lyn Roberds said...

This is a really neat one layer card - love the Kraft paper and how you colored the snow on the cone - that cone and branch has really caught my eye and I love the FABULOUS FRAMES STAMP SET....

Debbie Lou said...

Love your design on the Kraft paper!

Marilyn Robles said...

This is a beautiful card!!

Kathy H said...

Beautiful card! The snow looks perfect!

Joyce Woodhead said...

I love , love this. I would like to make this card. It is just beautiful!!

Cynthia said...

How elegant on Kraft paper! It's a lovely card, Karen.

Ro Donner said...

I love the "homey" feel the kraft cardstock gives to this holiday card. The white snow accents really make that pinecone POP!

Belinda said...

Fabulous 1 layer card, I love how the snow really pops against the kraft backing. Thanks for sharing :)

Dee Earnshaw said...

Love the used of the Kraft card with the white 'snow' effect - really POPS.Thanks for the inpisration

Nana Griffin said...

Lovely! I like the addition of the snow.

Lisa K said...

Beautiful card! I love Kraft and love how you turned these stamps into a beautiful Christmas card.

Marj said...

Loved the use of the Kraft card stock base, and the design is great! Wonderful card, so different!

Betty McDougal said...

Absolutely love this card.

Sharon said...

So pretty on the kraft! Fun design.

Gabi said...

Great one-layer card! The Kraft is wonderful.

Cindi Hall said...

The pine branch on the kraft card stock is stunning!

margaret said...

I love it- Pine bough branches so fitting for the Christmas season. Melanie's borders fit very neatly with the theme. Thanks for sharing.

dobie1950 said...

Thanks for sharing such a beautiful card

Sue D said...

Beautiful one layer card!

Joni said...

Stunning card. The snow on the pine branch is great but I absolutely love the Fabulous Frames and Fillers. They are on my Christmas wish list. Love the card.

Joe Last said...

very nice card

Donna Phelan said...

LOVE using Kraft on a Christmas card! I also love the snow you added, so pretty!

Sheila said...

Love the card and the touch of snow on the branch and cone. Thanks for sharing.

lindarhea said...

I love this card, so very pretty & I like the one layer craft paper. Great Job!!!

Joyce Evans Erb said...

love it on the kraft! the pine bough looks grat

Ann De Valk said...

I love pinecones. Very nice card.

Rushd Lady said...

Love the kraft paper backgrounds! Have a great day! :)

Tina Kelly said...

Beautiful card! Beautiful stamps! Thank you

Laurie Pickerel said...

Beautiful card! Love the Kraft paper. And I love how you put the snow on the pinecone.

Pam T. said...

Cute pine cone! I love cards done on craft cardstock. They have such a warm feeling.

Wilma said...

Love the kraft Christmas card. The snow on the pine really sparkles!! Love the lack of extra colors!

Judy Woodland said...

Well this is just GORGEOUS, my dear!! I love how you have used the kraft, it's just spectacular with the image and Holiday Fillers trim. So much inspiration here!!!

Tammy Downhour said...

Love the idea.

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

Karen, This is gorgeous!

Kathy Krug said...

Fabulous one layer card.

Sharon Fontenot said...

Always love kraft paper. You should show off the inside of the card as well. Just live your work.

Victoria Harris said...

I really like it on Kraft card stock. What a great idea!

serenity6883 said...

Very lovely card. I especially like the simple pine cone and branch with the touch of snow.

Debbie Bauder said...

Great job on using so many elements of the stamp sets. The alternating red & green circles really bring your eye to the focal point, the pine cone and the white snow stands out.

Die Cut Lady said...

Nice use of the saying on the card.Thanks for the chance to win.

Devy Collins said...

What a great one layer card! It has the appearance of lots of layers! Great job!

Louise H. said...

The pine cone stamp is one of my favorites. How festive! Pretty card.

clavell said...

Wonderful work on kraft!

a6d408e2-fbae-11e3-a09f-db1320fae7e4 said...

Who knew kraft could be so colorful? Great combination of colors and a step aside from the norm. Thanks! Virginia W

schristian said...

Love the card. It's very simple and imaginative.

justme81233 said...

Wow! I really like this card. Very elegant

Julia said...

Loving the craft Christmas card really different and I LOVE it!!!

Judy said...

Wow Karen, this card is a beauty and elegant at the same time. I love the added dimension with the snow.

Lynne said...

This card is so lovely and looks like there are many layers to it without all the die cutting. Well done.

Linda said...

I love your layout and colorful boarders.

nelda machovsky said...

Love the frames and filler frame stamps. Really great card.

Debbie Corbari said...

Absolutely beautiful Karen!

cairn1 said...

Beautiful card and this stamp set has so many possibilities!

Kathy Falk said...

Love the craft cardstock, pine bough and pine cone!

Amy Maldonado said...

Love the Christmas Pine and the way you have colored it. The border around the edge gives the card the final touch! Very Christmas.

jules said...

I think this may be my fave! I have a weakness for pine bough and pine cone stamps. They evoke such serenity and peacefulness. Aahhhhh!

Seadragon said...

The pine branch looks wonderful on Kraft! As always, I love your cards, Karen!

Colleen Howell said...

Great card, love the snow on the branch

Stephanie said...

Very fall card!

Cammi said...

This card evokes feelings of an old-fashioned Christmas! Love the colors!

Susan White said...

Beautiful card!! Love the colors on Kraft!

Gayle said...

Karen, you are amazing. Love the kraft and it's hard to believe it's a one layer card. Love It!!

Angelica Schmidt said...

So beautiful on that Kraft paper! Have a Blessed day!

Diana-Chuck Scott said...

Love cards made with Kraft paper - and yours is awesome. Love, love this stamp set also. Got mine late last week and stamped all weekend! Thanks for sharing!

(AJ) ArtJypsy said...

Beautiful holiday card. You make the one layer look so easy.

Sean Fetterman said...

Beautiful! You totally nailed it Karen! Hugs! Seanie

Dingodudette said...

Lovely cosy card, subtly done. This stamp set seems to have endless possibilities. Cheers!

Mama said...

Fabulous with the
Fabulous frames!

chrisferdi said...

Very pretty and simple.

Denise Bryant said...

Beautiful card! Love the snow-covered pinecone!

Craftygirl said...

I love the kraft paper, so simple and clean!

jeb said...

This is a very classy looking card. I really like it done on the kraft paper. Well done, Lady.

Rosalie said...

Pretty card! Congratulations

Unknown said...

Nice card, I like it, the setup is great! T

April J said...

I love cards on Kraft paper. Very stunning!

PJ said...

Karen, your card was very nicely done. I like you design and all the colors you used! Makes me want to get ready for the holidays now!!

Jeanne Elenbaas said...

the snow on the pine branch is beautiful even though I'm not looking forward to the real stuff.

annieb said...

Great card with many good ideas. TFS

Marsha Freer said...

What a pretty card!

sandyh said...

wow! i love everything about this card! i am using kraft c.s. for my christmas cards this year and may just have to CASE this one for some of them! nice job!

picturemommy said...

What a great holiday card!!!

Missie Favinger said...

Love your color choices!

Dawn said...

Wow. I love this different take. Looks beautiful on Kraft!

September Whisenant said...

It is great to see so many cards using one set. Your card is just beautiful.

Cheryl Depler said...

I've ordered my Fabulous Frame Set and the Frame Fillers, and the Holiday Fillers. I really love this color combination. Can't wait to get started. Thanks!

Cheryl Depler said...

I've also ordered Peace and Joy. Wow, that's more fun!

Christine823 said...

"Home for the Holidays!"...that is how your card makes me feel! Warm, natural, earthy. Simply elegant!

cjgusloff57 said...

Great card! So nice to see a pretty one layer card for a change!

Stamping Dog Mom said...

Wow, I haven't done a one layer card in forever! Your's is beautiful!

Tanya McAlexander said...

Love your card so much I am in love with the pine cone and the frames are really such a lovely way to make one layer cards for mailing easy

mtscrapgal said...

Such a lovely card. I love the pine bough--so Christmasy. The borders highlighted the main image perfectly. Thanks

miatagal said...

Gorgeous card, Karen! It has such depth and beauty. TFS!!

Pam Cameron said...

Pretty card. I love that stamp set.