Thursday, November 15, 2018

Creating Clean and Simple Christmas Cards!


Hi Everyone! 
Welcome to my blog! 💖
I am so glad you have stopped by.
Today I am sharing a couple cards I made for the 
These are my from Day 1. 
I was Inspired by Jennifer McGuire's Video 
so I made these two cards! 
 They have fabulous classes on different topics and lots of wonderfully talented Guest Creators! 
It is fun to watch and learn new techniques and or Ideas! 
Here is the first card I made
 (I have about 8 more waiting to put together! ) 
It is great to start with a basic design and then add accents to change the look! 
For this card I used several stamp sets for 
the different snowflakes.
Stamp Sets - Holiday Wreath Builder, Sparkling Snowflakes, and Seasonal Sentiments
The Shadow Word Die is from Die Set Seasonal Sentiments 
Word Die - Christmas
Background Stamp - Diagonal Stripes 
Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Base, Layering
    Weight & Blue Lagoon
Premium Dye Ink - Sea Glass, & Blue Lagoon
Foam Squares
Connect Glue 
Silver Glitter Paper from my stash



Stamp Sets - Holiday Wreath Builder, Sparkling Snowflakes, and Seasonal Sentiments
The Shadow Word Die is from Die Set Seasonal Sentiments 
Word Die - Christmas
Background Stamp - Diagonal Stripes 
Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Base, Layering
    Weight & Blue Lagoon
Premium Dye Ink - Sea Glass, & Blue Lagoon
Foam Squares
Connect Glue 
Silver Glitter Paper from my stash

Thank you for stopping by and looking! 😊
Have a great day and I hope you get to
 have some inky time! 💝





Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Gina K. Designs November Release Blog Hop

Welcome back everyone! 
We are so glad you have joined us today for day two of 
Gina K. Designs New Release Blog Hop.
Today we are featuring two more Fabulous New Stamp Sets.
A Very Merry Christmas by: Emily Loggans
and 
Snowbirds by: Alicia Krupskaya

The Handlettered Greetings in this
 A Very Merry Christmas Set are perfect for doing
 all kinds of techniques and fun cards! <3 

I had fun creating this little Gift Card Holder! 💖
 The Tag is popped up on the front, and the pocket for the gift card is on the inside. 🎄  

Gina K. Designs: 
Stamp Set - A Very Merry Christmas by Emily Loggans
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight
Premium Dye Ink - Red Velvet, Jelly Bean Green, Fresh Asparagus
Fancy-Foils™  - Red Velvet , and Gold Sequin 
Foil-Mates™ - Ornamental Holiday
StampNFoil™  - Holly Jolly &  Detail Sheets -  Holly Jolly 
Decorative Tag Die
Connect Glue
Foam Squares
Score Tape 1/8” 
Gift Card  


 Peek of the Inside where you can see the pocket for the Gift Card. 😊

Here are the Cards from the Release Party
Gina K. Designs: 
Stamp Set - A Very Merry Christmas by Emily Loggans
Music Medley - Background Stamp
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base, White Layering Weight, & Kraft 
Premium Dye Ink - Kraft, Sandy Beach, & Turquoise Sea
Fine Detail Embossing Powder - Sliver
StampNFoil™  - Holly Jolly &  Detail Sheets -  Holly Jolly 
Foil-Mates™ - Ornamental Holiday 
Fancy-Foils™ - Turquoise Sea 



Gina K. Designs: 
Stamp Set - A Very Merry Christmas by Emily Loggans
Gauze - Background Stamp
Pure Luxury Card stock - Heavy Base & Layering Weight, Red Velvet
Premium Dye Ink - Red Velvet
Foil-Mates™ - Ornamental Holiday 
Fancy-Foils™ - Red Velvet
Single Stitched Large and Double Stitched Small Oval Dies
Sheer Ribbon - White/ Gold
Connect Glue
Adhesive Dot Runner 

Foam Squares, and Bling


Next:
Check out the gorgeous Birds in this Snowbirds Stamp set.
 They are wonderful to color and create all kinds of cards. 
From Birthday or Christmas and also for the guy in your life! :) 

I really enjoyed watercoloring this little cutie! Love this set! 💖

Gina K. Designs: 
Stamp & Die Bundle - Snowbirds by Alicia Krupskaya
Background Stamp - Delicate Snowflakes
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, Turquoise Sea
Premium Dye Ink -  Sea Glass, &  Moonlit Fog
Amalgam Ink - Jet Black 
Double Stitched & Single Stitched Circle Dies
Connect Glue 
Adhesive Dot Runner
Gingham Fancy Ribbon Black / White

Other items: Watercolor Paper, Daniel Smith Watercolors, Embossing Folder, White Gel Pen, Glue Dots



These two are from the Release Party! 

This one was colored with Copic Markers then Prismcolor Pencils. 
Gina K. Designs: 
Stamp Set - Snowbirds by Alicia Krupskaya
Background Stamp - Music Medley 
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base and Layering Weight, Black Onyx
Premium Dye Ink - Black Onyx
Artistic Paper
Amalgam Ink - Jet Black
Premium Dye Ink - Jelly Bean Green, Fresh Asparagus, & Turquoise Sea
Copic Markers, Prisma Color Pencils , & Twine


This one was colored with Zig Cleancolor Markers
Gina K. Designs: 
Stamp Set - Snowbirds by Alicia Krupskaya
Music Medley - Background Stamp 
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base  & Black Onyx 
Premium Dye Ink - Fresh Asparagus & Jelly Bean Green (for the Holly Leaf) and added Key Lime to those for the watercolor background
Amalgam Ink - Jet Black 
Fancy-Foils™
StampNFoil™
Fine Detail Embossing Powder - Clear
Adhesive Dot Runner
Connect Glue 
Colored with Zig Clean Color Markers, Bristol Smooth Paper, Versa Fine - Black, Embossing Magic Pad 



This is Winter Flower! The Incentive for this month 
(Free with a Qualifying Purchase.) 

There are Dies that match the Incentive! 
I had to use them for my next project. 

I really like the Slate with this Poinsettia! 
The Patterned Paper is from a special Gina K. Designs
 add on purchase along time ago. 
Did some more Watercoloring with this image!  

 Gina K. Designs: 
Stamp Set - Winter Flower
Dies - Winter Flower 
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base Weight, & Slate
Premium Dye Ink - Sandy Beach
Dies - Decorative Labels 
Amalgam Ink - Jet Black
Connect Glue
Crystalline Drops 
Prismatic Glitter - Silver 
Other Items: Twine, Watercolor Paper, Daniel Smith Watercolors


I hope you have enjoyed the hop so far!
 Next up is Lisa 😀
Enjoy the inspiration and remember to comment on all the blogs for your chance to win a $50.00 Gift Certificate from Gina K. Designs. 


A Very Merry Christmas by Emily Loggans
Snowbirds by Alicia Krupskaya 
Karen Hightower > You are Here! 💖
Lisa Hetrick  > Next Up 
Thank you So Much for stopping by! 
I hope you get to have a little inky time soon. 😊
These items are now available 
To Shop Click > Gina K. Designs 
Have a Great Day! 

Monday, November 5, 2018

Gina K. Designs New Release November Blog Hop


Hi Everyone, Welcome to this months
 Gina K. Designs New Stamp Set Release! 
This month Gina K. Designs has some Fabulous New Stamp Sets  for your creative pleasure! <3 
Today we are featuring 
Old Fashioned Christmas by- Hannah Schroepher
and 
Reason To Celebrate by - Gina K. Designs 

Want a chance to win a Gina K. Designs $50.00 gift certificate? Comments on all the blogs and we will pick a winner on Friday and Announce over in the Big News Forum at Stamp Tv. and in the Friends Group on FaceBook.   😊
Ok, are you ready to get this hop going? 
Old Fashioned Christmas will make some Wonderful Cards for the Holidays. Hannah's Scripty greetings are Gorgeous in this set. The Images have been really fun to create with! <3  
Here is my card for the Hop:
This is stamped in Amalgam Jet Black Ink and Colored with Zig CleanColor Markers!  I stamped and colored a few extra flowers and cut them out! Stamped the Gauze Stamp right over the top in Sandy Beach, then added them to the big image, for a super large focal area! <3 
 Gina K. Designs: 
Stamp Set - Old Fashioned Christmas by Hannah Schroepfer
Gauze Background Stamp 
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base & Black Onyx 
Amalgam Ink - Jet Black 
Premium Dye Ink - Sandy Beach 
Fine Detail Embossing Powder - Clear 
Connect Glue
Bristol Smooth Paper, Zig Clean Color Markers, Foam Squares, Twine, Black - Versa Fine

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Stamp Set - Old Fashioned Christmas by Hannah Schroepfer
Delicate Snowflakes - Background Stamp 
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, & Turquoise Sea
Premium Dye Ink - Sea Glass, Turquoise Sea
Amalgam Ink - Jet Black 
Gingham Fancy Ribbon - Black / White
Crystalline Drops - (on top of yellow watercolor for the Windshield and head light) 
Connect Glue
Adhesive Dot Runner
Clear Fine Detail Embossing Powder
Spectrum Noir Glitter brush marker, Foam Squares, Bristol Smooth Paper, Zig Cleancolor Markers, Versa Fine - Black 

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Stamp Set - Old Fashioned Christmas by Hannah Schroepfer
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base, Black Onyx, & Kraft
Premium Dye Ink - Fresh Asparagus, & Black Onyx 
Connect Glue 
Adhesive Dot Runner
Ribbon - Gingham Fancy Blk. / White
Prisma Color Pencils, & Bling from my stash

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 Next is Reason To Celebrate stamp set.
 Wow, look at all the occasions that are in this set! 
Puppy, Kitty, to Teacher, and Wedding! Loads of wonderful 
images you can use in the Wreath Builder Template. 
Love how the stamp images can tell a story! <3 
 Gina K. Designs: 
Stamp Set - Reasons to Celebrate by Gina K. Designs
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base and Layering Weight, Black Onyx
Premium Dye Ink - Black Onyx, Bubble Gum Pink, Turquoise Sea, Red Velvet, Prickly Pear, Blue Raspberry, Coral Reef, Slate, Moonlit Fog, Peach Bellini 
Gingham Fancy Ribbon - Black / White 
Connect Glue
Adhesive Dot Runner
Foam Squares

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Stamp Set - Reasons to Celebrate by Gina K. Designs
Gauze - Background Stamp
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, Sandy Beach, Tranquil Teal
Premium Dye Ink - Turquoise Sea, Kraft, & Tranquil Sea
Foam Squares, and Twine  
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Stamp Set - Reasons to Celebrate by Gina K. Designs
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, Black Onyx 
Premium Dye Ink - Red Velvet, & Black Onyx 
Gingham Fancy Black/ White Ribbon 
Connect Glue
Adhesive Dot Runner
Foam Squares 


Then this Month the Incentive Stamp Set is this
 Beautiful - Winter Flower stamps set 
Free with a $75.00 Purchase
This is watercolored after using the Rose Gold Fine Detail Embossing Powder.
Stamp Set - Winter Flower
Pure Luxury Card stock - Heavy Base White, and Black Onyx
Amalgam Ink - Jet Black
Rose Gold - Fine Detail Embossing Powder
Watercolors (Daniel Smith) Bling from my stash 


That is all from me today and if you are ready for so more creative designs, up next is Lisa Hetrick


Old Fashioned Christmas by Hannah Schroepfer
Reasons to Celebrate by Gina K. Designs
Karen Hightower > You are Here! 💖

Thank you for joining us today and 
I hope you get to get a little inky! <3 
To Shop > Gina K. Designs


Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Gina K. Designs New September Release Blog Hop

 Welcome Back Friends!!! 💖 
Today is Day 3 of our Gina K. Designs 
New September Release Blog Hop! 
 Today We are Featuring a Fantastic 
New Stamp Tv Kit - Fruit of the Season
Two big beautiful stamp sets and lots of dies in this kit! 

 And look at the New Background Stamps.
 These are 6 X 6 Red Rubber and they are Fabulous! 
This is the New Music Medley


Then we have the New



One more New Background Stamp 
These are so much fun to make backgrounds with...
I think I will keep these with in reach for months to come! 

For the Release this is the New Incentive set.
(Free with a $75.00 purchase! )
Let Me introduce to you... 
Perfect Blend 

This Kit is amazing and such wonderful background stamps! 
I can see many fabulous cards created from everyone! :) 
For Your chance to Win a $50.00 
Gift Certificate from Gina K. Designs
Leave a comment on all the blogs and a 
Winner will be picked on Friday and posted at 
Stamp Tv and in the Gina K. Designs  Friends group on FaceBook.
So lets get to the cards and projects! :) 
I used Fruit of the Season for that big beautiful Poinsettia 
and I use the Music Medley Background Stamp on the one! 
Gina K. Designs: 
Stamp Set - Fruit of the Season from the Stamp Tv Kit Fruit of the Season 
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, & Black Onyx 
Premium Dye Ink - Red Velvet, Fresh Asparagus
Amalgam Ink - Jet Black
Adhesive Dot Runner
Connect Glue 
Fancy Black & White Gingham Ribbon
Foam Squares, Embossing Folder, Bling 


Did a little heat embossing and the Wreath Builder Template
and Used the Elegant Scrip Background stamp.  
Gina K. Designs: 
Stamp Set -  Fruit of the Season  from the Stamp Tv Kit Fruit of the Season 
Elegant Script Background Stamp
Pure Luxury Card stock -White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, & Black Onyx  
Premium Dye Ink - Red Velvet, Black Onyx
Clear Fine Detail Embossing Powder
Fancy Black /White Gingham Ribbon
Connect Glue
Adhesive Dot Runner
Oval Large Single and Small Double stitched Dies  
Versa Fine - Black Ink, Embossing Magic Pad, Foam Squares, Red Bling 


This one is from the Release Party! 
 Gina K. Designs:
Stamp Set & Die -  Fruit of the Season from the Stamp Tv Kit Fruit of the Season 
Back Ground Stamp - Music Medley  
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, & Black Onyx 
Premium Dye Ink - Fresh Asparagus, Jelly Bean Green, Black Onyx
Amalgam Ink - Jet Black for the bird 
Large Single Stitched Rectangle Dies, Small Double Stitched Rectangle Dies 
Adhesive Dot Runner
Bristol paper for the bird, Arteza Brush Markers, bling, foam squares

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I used the Sparkling Snowflake Stamp Set in the Fruit of the Season Stamp Tv Kit.  The Background Stamp - Elegant Script on this one is Stamped with Black Onyx and the Snowflakes are stamped in Turquoise Sea.
Gina K. Designs: 
Stamp Set & Die - Sparkling Snowflakes from the Stamp Tv Kit Fruit of the Season 
Background Stamp - Elegant Script
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, & Black Onyx 
Premium Dye Ink - Turquoise Sea, Sea Glass, Black Onyx
Adhesive Dot Runner
Foam Squares







Heat Embossed the Delicate Snowflake
 Background Stamp for this one! <3 
Gina K. Designs: 
Stamp Set & Dies - Sparkling Snowflakes from the Stamp Tv Kit Fruit of the Season 
Delicate Snowflakes Background 
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, Turquoise Sea
Premium Dye Ink - Turquoise Sea 
Clear Fine Detail Embossing Powder 
Adhesive Dot Runner
Versa Mark, Distress Oxide Ink, Foam Squares 





This is from the Release Party!
The Ornament is made with a front and back Heavy Base White Card Stock that was stamped with Turquoise Sea and Die cut. I also die cut 2 of the same snowflakes out in the Turquoise Sea Cardstock and glued the layers together! Poked a hole for the twine and added bling! < 3 
Gina K. Designs: 
Stamp Set & Dies -Sparkling Snowflakes from the Stamp Tv Kit Fruit of the Season 
Delicate Snowflakes Background 
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, Turquoise Sea
Premium Dye Ink - Sea Glass, & Turquoise Sea
Adhesive Dot Runner
Bling, Foam Squares, White Gift Bag


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And lastly for: Perfect Blend
I combined one of the greetings with the Sparkling Snowflake set in the Stamp Tv Kit Fruit of the Season.
Also used Sea Glass to stamp the Background stamp Delicate Snowflakes and die cut one of the large snowflakes stamped in Turquoise Sea to add to this Gift Card Holder. 
It is 5 1/2" X 4 1/4" Heavy Base Card Stock
 scored at 2 3/4" so I have a 2 3/4" X 4 1/4" card holder.
 I used removable tape runner to attach a Coffee gift card to the inside. Stamped the greeting with Turquoise Sea
Gina K. Designs: 
Stamp Set - Perfect Blend (This months Incentive stamp set)
   and Sparkling Snowflakes from the Stamp Tv Kit 
                                       Fruit of the Season 
Background Stamp Set - Delicate Snowflakes
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight 
Premium Dye Ink - Turquoise Sea, & Sea Glass
Connect Glue
Adhesive Dot Runner
Twine, & Bling from my stash


 This card I used real cold brew coffee for the background behind the greeting. Patterned Paper for the cup and behind the layers.


Gina K. Designs: 
Stamp Set - Perfect Blend Incentive Set
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base  & Black Onyx 
Amalgam Ink - Jet Black
Patterned Paper Pack - Grateful Heart
Connect Glue
Adhesive Dot Runner 
Inexpensive Watercolor paper, coffee, ribbon, foam squares

That is all from me for this blog hop. :) 
 And if you are ready for more eye candy, 🍬🍭 
then head over to Lisa's blog! 

Fruit of the Season Stamp Tv Kit - 
Debra Warner - Guest Designer
Karen Hightower - You are Here! :) 
  
 Thank You for stopping by for a bit and commenting! 
I hope your Wednesday is a great one and you get to take a little time to get inky! 💝
To shop click > Gina K. Designs 
it will take you to all the new goodies just released!