Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Gina K. Designs - May Inspirational Blog Hop Day 2!

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 Beth Silaika and Claire Brennan. 

The first set we are featuring is Sophie Pig by Beth Silaika. 
Beth has created a super cute set second set with the sweetest images and matching sentiments to make the perfect card project to make the card recipient smile or feel better right away!

This was a fun little card to create! 
Here are  the ingredients used for this one:
Gina K. Designs:
*Stamp Sets: Sophie Pig By: Beth Silaika  and Tiny Textures By: Gina K.
*Pure Luxury Card Stock: White Layering & Heavy Weight Base, Peach Bellini
*Premium Dye Inks: Dusty Rose, Peach Bellini, Red Hot, Lip Stick
 Colored with Spectrum and Copic Markers. Stamped the pig twice and colored the ears and feet and fussy cut them. they are popped up on top of the popped up pig.  Wink Of Stella on all the red hearts! 
This one is from the release party:

The following Gina K. Designs products
 were used for this card:
 *Stamp Set: Sophie Pig - By: Beth Silaika
 *Pure Luxury Card Stock: Grass Green, Wild Lilac, and White Layering Weight on the inside
 *Patterned Paper: Paper Pack - Sending Love
*Twisted Twine: Eggplant
 *Stamped With Mementos Black, Copic markers to color, 3D Foam Squares

The second and third sets we are featuring are by 
our new Illustrator Claire Brennan. 
The sets are Old Country Roses and Fine Feathers.
With Claire’s Old Country Roses set, 
you can create beautiful layered stamped
images that make the most beautiful and 
soft roses that look like you have picked
them right out of your own rose garden.
Claire’s Fine Feathers set is a collection 
of fun feathers that are a perfect focal image
to create a message of inspiration,
hope, thanks and more! 
We are so very lucky to have 
Claire’s illustrator talents on our team!
I Love these Roses in this set! <3

Gina K. Designs Products used for this card are:
*Stamp Set: "Old Country Roses  By: Claire Brennan
*Pure Luxury Card Stock: White Heavy Base Weight, Tomato Soup, & Peach Bellini
*Premium Dye Ink: Tomato soup, Sweet Mango, Peach Bellini, Jelly Bean Green, Grass Green,     Fresh Asparagus, & Black Onyx
*Premium Pigement Ink: White
 Die cut a piece of Glossy Paper in a tag to stamp the roses and greeting on!  
  3 D foam Squares, paper doilie, raffia, mini clothes pen 
This card is  5" X 4 1/4"
Next card up:

Gina K. Designs Products used are:
*Stamp Set: Fine Feathers  By: Claire Brennan
*Pure Luxury Card Stock: White Layering & Heavy Base Weight, Ocean Mist of the inside, Blue Lagoon
*Premium Dye Ink: Ocean Mist and a little tiny bit of Blue Lagoon
*Fine Detail Embossing Powder: Clear
  3D Foam Squares, bling 


And another! :) 
Using Gina K. Designs Products:
*Stamp Set: Fine Feathers  By: Claire Brennan
*Pure Luxury Card Stock: White Layering & Heavy Base Weight, Ocean Mist, & Kraft
*Fine Detail Embossing Powder: White
*Twisted Twine:  Kraft  
 Also used Embossing Folder, Enamel Dots, 3D Foam Squares, Jute Twine 

These two were shown at the release party:

Here are the Gina K. Design Products used on this one:
*Stamp Set: Old Country Roses  By: Claire Brennan
*Pure Luxury Card Stock: White Layering & Heavy Base Weight, Sweet Corn
*Premium Dye Ink: Sweet Corn, Honey Mustard, Jelly Bean Green, Grass Green, Fresh Asparagus, & Black Onyx
*Gingham Ribbon:  Black Onyx

This is a super fast CAS card Using the following Gina K. Designs Products:
*Stamp Sets: Fine Feathers  By: Claire Brennan  and Tiny Textures  By: Gina K.
*Pure Luxury Card Stock: White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, Jelly Bean Green
*Premium Dye Inks: Black Onyx, Jelly Bean Green
Here are the stamp sets used:

Sophie Pig By: Beth Silaika 
Fine Feathers & Old Country Roses  By: Claire Brennan

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 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!


Allie Gower said...

Love, love, love all the cards, so much texture and detail. I love how you used Tiny Textures so much - such a great set.

Melanie said...

Great checkerboard design with the mesh! I love that aqua outline around your embossed feathers, and your yellow rose cards was one of my favorite at the party!

Deb said...

Beautiful cards!! Loving seeing what everyone does with those roses!!

Beth said...

Love all the details in your cards- love the paper pieced umbrella

Cindy M said...

Oh pooh, after seeing your marvelous cards Im wishing I had ordered the feather set too!
Beautiful work Karen!!

Lisa K said...

All gorgeous cards! Couldn't begin to select a favorite as they all bring inspiration.

Becky said...

Wow, I can't even pick out a favorite, they are all so great! Thanks for the inspiration and thanks for sharing.

Sharon said...

Cute piggies and beautiful flower and feather cards! The feathers are my favorite - so many pretty ways to use them.

Bonnie said...

Tiny Textures on the diagonal and creating a harlequin. Genius.

Rose Mary Smalley said...

Very pretty cards...especially liked the one with the feathers in the background....very lovely...thanks so much for sharing.

Gail said...

All your work is lovely Karen and I am in love with the pig!

canadian_liner said...

Wow! You have managed to show a different side to each of the new stamp sets. I am loving those feathers more with each new "peek" and the multi-step stamping with the old country roses makes for some lovely effects. And Sophie, 'nuf said...

Sandie said...

Love all of your cards but the feathers are just stunning!

Sheri Gilson said...

Amazing cards, Karen! My favorite is the yellow card featuring the Old Country Roses set....love the added embossed texture and layout!

Donna Idlet said...

Love all your cards Karen. Love how you used the incentive stamp set in your designs.

Dee Earnshaw said...

LOVE your cards, Karen. You have used so many techniques to create them. I had fun figuring out how each card was made. Really LOVE the background you achieved with your first little piggy card:)

Teresa said...

I love all of your cards. I especially love the embossed blue feather card.

Barbara said...

OMGoodness! Karen, I love all of the cards that you did here. Love how you used the design papers on one. I have tons of that. Love that pick one and the feather one too. Both of them. Well, I could go on and on, but I think you get the picture. <3

Heidi Stamps said...

I really like the background for the pig card, and the colors you picked for those yellow roses.

Golda said...

Love these examples! I am amazed at how you did the one background with the linen stamp in a checkerboard pattern. Great work.

Loretta Rush said...

Love these cards. I like how you used tiny treasures on the background. Thanks for sharing--I love all the wonderful ideas from this hop.

Lori said...

LOVE all of your cards Karen!! You've given me a lot of inspiration! Can hardly wait for my sets to arrive!

LorieBetz said...

Loved the cards, Karen. My favorite was the Pig Day. I would love to have that many cupcakes surrounding me! You have such talent.

Diana-Chuck Scott said...

Your cards are awesome! Love all of them! Also love how you give us all the details! Thanks for sharing!

Verna Angerhofer said...

Oh, my, oh my, oh my! I just love all the creations you made with these sets. You are so inspiring and such an enabler. I want them all now for sure.

Crafty Grandma said...

Over and above on all your gorgeous cards...so much work in each one, and so much inspiration !!! Thanks for sharing!

Irene S. said...

I just love all your cards! So creative and so inspiring! Thanks for sharing.

L.A. De Valk said...

More beautiful cards.

Verna Angerhofer said...

I thought I had left a comment but don't see it now. I hope I did not post before as well. But I wanted to be sure I thanked you for showing your wonderful cards. I love them all. Some wonderful sets released this time around.

Rettarae said...

Love all your cards, Karen. The feather cards are my favorites!

Claire Brennan said...

Karen, that aqua feather card is just a showstopper! LOVE the pink roses also, so soft! All wonderful cards Karen, Loved the yellow roses on party night too! Wonderful!

Barbara Helton said...

Very pretty cards! Thanks.

Ladyj711 said...

Some of my favorite cards with these stamp sets. Love, love the plaid made with the incentive stamp.

Melanie said...

I love your cards, especially the blue feather card. Fabulous!

Gayle said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous cards. Love the colors and the layering and those fun loving piggies.

cindy lou said...

Your little birthday pig card is just so cute. Love all your cards. TFS

KT said...

Karen, Your designs always have a WOW factor for me. Using the designer paper for Sophies' umbrella made it pop and I love the country roses tags. I have also enjoyed your recent videos. You do a great job of inspiring us, thanks.

Judy I, St. Louis MO said...

What great cards. Love what you did with the feathers. Your piggy card is so cute. I love how you created the background with the textured square.

Mary Holshouser said...

Fantastic cards.
Love the feathers as the background.
the plaids behind the pigs are so pretty.
thanks for sharing some wonderful cards.

El Ivens said...

Love your cards, you did an exceptional job with the feather.

Patty said...

Love how you used the background stamp!

Nana Griffin said...

The Sophie cards are so cute.

Terri (blindstamper) said...

They are all pretty, but I love the feathers cards best.

Tami Priebe said...

Awesome cards. Love the ocean mist & blue lagoon with the feathers absolutely gorgeous!!

Jenefer Basel said...

Love your cards - my favorites so far have all been the pig cards but the feathers are running a close second.

Anonymous said...

Such explicit instructions. Thank you so much.

eemel said...

Your cards are all so beautiful!

Zelda C said...

Wonderful range of cards Karen. The background on the first card is so clever! Love the aqua feather card.... no... actually .... I love 'em all ;)

Linda S said...

Karen: Seven more card designs, how do youall manage to come up with so many different designs, for another release, every month? ?!?!? I think my decision maker has broken!

Linda Droege said...

Your attention to detail just captivates me. Love all your projects; couldn't possibly pick one over another. Love your use of Tiny Textures.

Auntie Em said...

Your cards are all so amazing! I love the pretty blue resist with the feathers and the creative way you made the textured block into a woven looking background. So much creativity!
Thank you for sharing your beautiful work :)

craftymom205 said...

Love the cards. The pig cards are so cute.

Elizabeth Garcia said...

Your piggies are so cute and I love the background of feathers.

nonnacindy said...

Stunning Fine Feathers has me. Love the colors you use and Sophie for President.

Sue D said...

Beautiful variety of cards with these new sets. Love the cute pig.

Lori said...

Love all your cards Karen!

Sue D said...

Wonderful cards. Love the background on the first pig card.

Sabrina said...

I absolutely love your pig cards and your other cards are just absolutely stunning!!