Monday, May 30, 2016

Gina K. Design - May Inspirational 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 sets from the May StampTV Release Party!
 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 two stamp sets
 by Therea Momber and Melanie Muenchinger. 
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.
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The first set we are featuring is "Country Roads 2" by: Theresa Momber.
Theresa has created a second set to her popular Country Roads collection.
Whether you are a country lover or an animal lover, you will be making
 creative and fun projects with this wonderful set.

Here are a few cards I made with Theresa's set. <3


Here are the Gina K. Designs Items used for this card:
*Stamp Set: "Country Roads 2"  By: Theresa Momber
*Pure Luxury Card Stock: Ivory Heavy and Layering Weight, Faded Brick, & Kraft
*Premium Dye Inks: Dark Chocolate, Faded Brick, Moonlit Fog, & Warm Cocoa
   3D Foam Squares, twine, chickenwire embossing folder, brads to finish it off. 
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The second card, I had to do just a little watercoloring. :) 

Here are the Gina K. Designs Product used on this card.   :)
*Stamp Set: "Country roads 2"  By: Theresa Momber
*Pure Luxury Card Stock: Kraft, Faded Brick, White Layering Weight
*Premium Dye Ink: Black Onyx, Kraft, Warm Cocoa, Grass Green, & Lemon Drop 
*Fence Die
  3D Foam Squares and twine
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This is the one from the Release Party!

Gina K. Design Product that I used on this card are:
*Stamp Sets: "Country Roads 2"  By: Theresa Momber   and  "Tiny Textures"  By: Gina K. 
*Pure Luxury Card Stock: Dark Chocolate, Kraft, White Layering Weight, Black Onyx
*Premium Dye Ink: Grass Green, Ocean Mist, Powder Blue, Black Onyx, & Dark Chocolate
 Versa Mark Ink 3D Foam Squares
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 The second set we are featuring is Fill It with Flowers by Melanie Muenchinger.
 Melanie is at it again! She has created another wonderful set
that is incredibly versatile and fun where the possibilities
 are endless for making beautiful cards for any occasion.

This is a wonderful set and is another great addition to your collection!  :) 
Here is the first one I wanted to share with you all!  :) 
This is the Gina K. Design Products I used for this Card:
*Stamp Set: "Fill It With Flowers"  By: Melanie Muenchinger
*Pure Luxury Card Stock: White Layering & Heavy Base Weight, Kraft & Black Onyx
*Premium Dye Ink: Black Onyx & Wild Lilac
*Premium Pigment Ink: White
*Fine Detail Embossing Powder: Black Onyx & White
*Patterned Paper Pack: Sending Love and Journey Of The Heart
 Added some Colored With Spectrum Aqua Markers- Sunflower and Moss. 
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I was excite when I found this ribbon tucked away in my stash! 
I colored with my kraft ink pad!  :) 

 Gina K. Designs Products I used for this one:
*Stamp Set: "Fill It With Flowers"  By: Melanie Muenchinger
*Pure Luxury Card Stock: White Layering & Heavy Base Weight, Ocean Mist, & Black Onyx
*Premium Dye Ink: Kraft, & Black Onyx
  Colored with Spectrum Noir markers/ Copic Markers/ and Spectrum Pencils
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This is the one I showed at the Release Party. <3

 Gina K. Designs Products I used for this one:
*Stamp Set: "Fill It With Flowers"  By: Melanie Muenchinger
*Pure Luxury Card Stock: Tomato Soup, White Layering Weight
*Premium Dye Inks: Moonlit Fog, Black Onyx
*Patterned Paper Pack: Sending Love
*Twisted Twine: Black Onyx


Here is a look at the stamp sets that were used!  :) 
Country Roads 2  By: Theresa Momber
Fill It With Flowers: By: Melanie Muenchinger

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

Theresa Momber – Illustrator for Country Roads 2
Melanie Muenchinger – Illustrator for Fill It with Flowers
Karen Hightower - You are here!  :)   <3 

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!


69 comments:

Allie Gower said...

Love all your background techniques, they really make your cards unique and special. Love all the different color combos you used too! Every one of these cards is gorgeous!!!

Theresa said...

Karen, I love your cards! Each one is so beautifully detailed. Gorgeous!

Melanie said...

Oooh! Amazing stuff! They are all GREAT, but I especially love your windmill scene and the wrapped daisy! Those colors are wonderful!

Beth said...

The details on your cards make them FABULOUS!

Sheri said...

Such great cards. I wish you would do a tutorial on the vellum vase and flowers

Glenda Lee Nutting said...

Awesome cards! I especially love the layers and all the texture!

Sheri Gilson said...

Awesome cards, Karen! Love them all!

Jenefer Basel said...

Karen your cards are always so beautiful!

Barbara Helton said...

Great masculine cards. Very pretty flowered cards.

El Ivens said...

OMG--I couldn't pick a favorite if I had to. I love them all. Thank you for your inspiration.

ncasper929 said...

Each of your Country Roads 2 cards has little details that just carry the theme and make them each POP! So much fun! Your floral color combos make me happy! Nice work on all of your samples.

Judy I, St. Louis MO said...

Wonderful cards. I especially like the one with the weathervane. Love the chicken wire EF and the wood look. Thanks for all the wonderful inspiration.

Nana Griffin said...

These are all very lovely.

Verna Angerhofer said...

Beautiful ways in which you used these stamp sets. I know they are both on my wish list for a later purchase.

Claire Brennan said...

Gorgeous array of cards Karen, I can't possibly pick a favourite, so many super details from the rustic styling to the fresh white embossing, super inspiration here!

Irene S. said...

Karen, they are all really beautiful and I love the rooster and the windmill cards most. You really rock rustic! Thanks for sharing.

Mary Anne said...

Your cards are a visual delight. All the texture that coordinates with the images makes me want to touch my screen to feel it. Thanks for this inspiration.

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

Gosh, these are all terrific cards and I want to thank you for sharing your talent with us!

Lisa K said...

All of the cards are wonderful. So much detail.

Judy Woodland said...

As always, I adore your cards! Thanks for all the great inspiration, love all the layers and elements!!

Daylene said...

All of your cards are lovely! Lots of choices! I love florals and these cards are great! I also have family that loves western and horses. These stamps (and your inspiration cards) are really nice for those type of cards I need to make. Thanks for sharing!

Terri said...

Oh my. These cards are superior. And that first one is 100% perfect for my sister who raises chickens. The embossing folder is perfect, the stamped panel is perfect, the barn wood bottom is perfect. PERFECT. I love it.

MsJudyC said...

Great imagination and love your cards.

Sharon Fontenot said...

Once again I'm lovin' your cards Karen. I will tell you a little secret . . . I saved your page of the hop 'til last. I just knew I would find something extra special here and I was not disappointed.

Bonnie said...

How did you get the purple dots on the background. I can see that is is dry embossed but the color doesn't look sponged?

Cindy M said...

So many textured techniques, they are stunning, I especially love the wrapped daisy!!

scrappinmommom said...

Really love all of your cards. Such clever use of embossing folders and different textures to accent the stamps. Just lovely.

Robin said...

All the cards are so cool. Really country feel. The layers are great..

Gayle said...

Love you creativity and design of your cards. The daisy in the wrap is just gorgeous.

Diana-Chuck Scott said...

Love your cards - the backgrounds are stunning! Thanks for sharing your talents and time!

Dee Earnshaw said...

WOW, Karen I always get so much inspiration from your beautifully made cards. You have created some awesome looking dimensional cards with all your layering, embossing and extra embellishments. Thank you so much for sharing them with us:)

Becky said...

They are all great cards, but my very favorites are the rooster weather vane and the windmill cards. Thanks for sharing.

Nikki said...

Love your cards!

Rettarae said...

I often forget what a statement texture makes. Your cards use it to perfection!

Barbara Green said...

Another lovely selection of inspiration.

Linda Drozd said...

Wow Karen these cards are drop dead gorgeous I love all of the texture in all of them and the colors pop. You rock.

Elizabeth Garcia said...

Gorgeous designs, I love what you did with the country roads set.

Shari Winterstein said...

Amazing! That's it! Amazing!

Toni Romero said...

Really loved your cards, especially the ones with the Country Roads set. They made me feel nostalgic for some reason and I never even lived in the country until a few years ago. Lol.

Linda said...

Love all of your cards and each has something different. Thanks for sharing.

Linda D.

Susie Moore said...

I tried to pick a favorite and I just couldn't do it. I love them all!

Deb said...

Love these cards, really like how you used the country roads set...but the flowers are lovely too!

Heidi Stamps said...

Lovely cards, thanks for sharing!

Golda said...

What a fantastic bunch of examples. Your chicken card is wonderful with the chicken wire background.

Mary Holshouser said...

I love these cards.
Some are more masculine (always a hard card
to make) and some are so feminine.
All of them are fantastic.
thanks for sharing.

Patty said...

I love the texture in your cards!

Teresa said...

I loved all of them but the "Just because" is fantastic!

Sissyc said...

Each one of these is more lovely than the one before. What a wonderful job!

~ Connie said...

All of your samples are so awesome ... I don't know which is my fav. Guess I'll just have to CAS them all!!! Thanks for all the inspiration for these new stamp sets.

craftymom205 said...

Love the cards.

Johanna said...

It always amazes me how so many designers can come up with so many different ideas and gorgeous cards using the same stamps. love them all Karen

Silke Ledlow said...

Totally gorgeous samples Karen! Love all the wonderful details you have added to each card!

Macimbalo said...

Love all your cards Karen, you are so talented!

Donna Idlet said...

Karen, all your cards are just beautiful! Thanks for sharing.

Zelda C said...

Beautiful cards Karen. I love your style and always look forward to seeing your creations!

Linda S said...

Karen: Oh my, thank you very much for six more inspiringly beautiful card designs that I want to CASE!

Rosy Newlun said...

Hi Karen! Hope you aren't in all that stormy weather!!! But if you are, you've found a way to stay inky :) Look at all your backgrounds! They so ROCK!!! I love the embossing, the textures, patterns - that is what my eyes were first drawn to because they are gorgeous! Thank you for sharing all of your hard work with us ♥

Cheryl Depler said...

Wow, lots to look at here. Thanks so much for the inspiration!

Terri (blindstamper) said...

I love your creations...especially fond of the hydrangeas.

Sharon said...

All great cards! Like how the first three would be great masculine cards!

Sharon said...

Great cards - especially the rooster Happy Birthday - that is my favorite!

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Beautiful job using these pretty sets. I like the embossing mixed with the stamping and inking. Wonderful job.
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Gail said...

Lovely lovely cards! I like the one with the bottle very much! Nice Job and tfs

Selina Macisco said...

Wow Karen, what a bunch of beauties!! You are such a talented, sweet person. Also, you are a good teacher and I love your video's and tutorials. You really have it "Going On"!! :)) :)) :))

Lori said...

These are all amazing Karen, you do such terrific work!

L.A. De Valk said...

I like those cards.

eemel said...

I love all the details in your cards!

Sue D said...

Great cards. I really like the ones using Country Roads 2.

Sue D said...

Fabulous colors and textures.