Monday, August 1, 2016

July 2016 Inspiration Blog Hop Day One

Welcome, come on in
and join the fun,
I hope you have your coffee 
or what ever you enjoy while hopping. :)
The Cast and Crew for Gina K Designs
welcomes you to another fabulous blog hop
celebrating the new stamp sets from the July 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.

The first set we are featuring is French Flair by Theresa Momber. Theresa has created this wonderful set that will leave you feeling like you may be in Paris or strolling around the wine vineyards in Europe! Merci! You will have fun creating with this stamp set.

The second set we are featuring is Stately Flowers 10 by Melanie Muenchinger. Melanie is at it again! She has added another wonderful set to her Stately Flowers collection. This is set number 10 and what a wonderful set it is!  You will be able to use all of Melanie’s flowers sets to fill the seed packet in this set as an adorable way to send the perfect message!  The possibilities are endless for making beautiful cards for any occasion.

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.

Here is a look at Theresa's stamp set:
French Flair
 I enjoyed creating with this set.
The one from the release party
Here is the Gina K Designs items used:

French Flair Stamp Set by: Theresa Momber

*Pure Luxury Card Stock - Fresh Asparagus, Eggplant & Ivory Layering on the inside

Other items used - Distress Inks, Twine and metal bling from my stash,
 Wink Of Stella, and Watercolor Paper
I really love doing cards like this. :) Has the old world feel to me! <3

Next, Lets have a glass of wine!  ;)

Here are the Gina K. Designs Items I used to make this card project:
*Stamp Set - French Flair by: Theresa Momber
*Pure Luxury Card Stock - Prickly Pear, Edible Eggplant, & White Layering Weight
*Premium Dye Ink - Prickly Pear
*Twine Time - Edible Eggplant
Other items are Mementos - Black Ink, Versa Mark Ink, Spectrum Noir & Copic Markers, bling
One more. I had to do a Kraft & White Card.  LOL
So here is what I came up with! :)

For this one I used the following Gina K. Designs Products: 

*Stamp Set - French Fair - by: Theresa Momber
*Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, & Kraft
*Premium Dye Ink - Kraft, Dark Chocolate
*Twisted Twine - Kraft
  Other Items - 3D Foam Squares, Embossing Folder

Next Up is Melanie Muenchinger's Gorgeous Stately Flowers 10 Stamp Set!  <3 
 Here is a look at this newest set!
Here is the one I showed at the Release Party. <3 

Here is the list of Gina K. Designs Products used to create this card project:
*Stamp Set - Stately flowers 10  by: Melanie Muenchinger
*Pure Luxury Card Stock -  Heavy Base & Layering Weight White, Lemon Drop, & Black Onyx
*Premium Dye Ink - Jelly Bean Green, Fresh Asparagus, & Black Onyx
*Pure Luxury Patterned Paper 6x6 paper pack - Cold Snap    I Love this Gingham  <3 
 Other Items - Spectrum Noir Colored Pencils, Spectrum Noir Markers, 
                        Cherry Lynn Circle Dies for the Black Circle Boarder, bling from my stash

Did this watercolor card using that wonderful dogwood image. <3 

I used the following Gina K. Designs:
*Stamp Set - Stately Flowers 10 by: Melanie Muenchinger
*Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Base Weight, Innocent Pink
*Premium Dye Ink: Black Onyx
  Other Items - Zig Clean Color Markers, Dies, and bling from my stash

Thank You for stoping by & looking. 
Have a Wonderful Day
and I hope you get the chance 
to get Inky soon! <3 :)

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

Theresa Momber – Illustrator for French Flair
Melanie Muenchinger – Illustrator for Stately Flowers 10
Karen Hightower- You are Here

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

Thank you for stopping by!


Melanie said...

Oooh, ahh! I love the pear and Kraft cards especially!

Theresa said...

Karen, your cards are all so beautiful! Love the coloring!

Allie Gower said...

Lovely cards.

Cindy M said...

Can not even pick a favorite, I want to make them all, you always inspire me, thanks Karen!!

Beth said...

The cards are so beautiful!

Dawn Begun said...

More fantastic cards! How am I ever going to choose which one to try to replicate first?

scrapgamma4 said...

Beautiful cards.

Kim Marie said...

The pink dogwood card is my favorite! Thanks for sharing! Kim Marie

Lisa K said...

If I selected a favorite, it would be the the Kraft and White card. Love the butterflies.

Becky said...

Stunning cards. Every single one of them. Thanks for sharing.

Mary Holshouser said...

I love the vintage look of some of the cards.
The others are so colorful and pretty.
The coloring is amazing.
thanks for sharing.

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

Wow- Gorgeous creations!

Sue D said...

Fabulous variety of cards with these new stamps.

Dee Earnshaw said...

Wow, Karen these cards are gorgeous. LOVE how you distress them to create an old fashioned look:)

Kelly said...

Your cards are so lovely Karen! I love that first one that you showed at the release party. I also love you butterfly/dream card! Great inspiration!

Retta Lutte said...

Karen, you cards are just beautiful!!! Love the pastels in that last card!!!!!

Dawn S. said...

Such pretty cards! Thanks for the inspiration!

Camille said...

Always like using the eggplant and fresh asparagus on cards! You did a great job giving me an idea for a birthday card, too! Keep up the good designing!

Claire Brennan said...

Stunning cards Karen, I really admire the vintage look on the first one, it's just perfect! Gorgeous colours on the wine and the Dream card is really lovely, so soft. Loved your party cards too!! Not sure if I got to comment on those in the rush, but they are fabby!

Rose Mary Smalley said...

Wow beautiful cards....thanks so much for sharing.....hugs

ladybug said...

Beautiful cards! Love the Dream card especially!

eemel said...

All your cards are so beautiful! I especially love the first one!

Diana-Chuck Scott said...

Awesome cards Karen! Love your coloring on all of them. Thanks for sharing with all of us!

Dorothy Mutafopulos said...

First of all I love all your cards but the first one with that antique look fabulous.You are truly an amazing colourist. Thank-you!!! For sharing you with the rest if the world.

Johanna said...

You make some lovely cards Karen. So many ideas to play around with, so little time for playing - Sigh! Thanks for all you share.

Verna Angerhofer said...

Oh, my goodness! Your cards are fantastic. Each is so well constructed and the coloring is amazing.

babygirl005 said...

Thank you so much for sharing your creativity! Will be trying these myself!

Rosy Newlun said...

Karen, you are a very talented lady!!! Look at these awesome creations! I love the extra little touches, the details that you add to each one that makes all of them so very special ♥ !!!!

Sande said...

Gorgeous creations using the new release sets. Love your cards and your coloring is fantastic.

Judy I, St. Louis MO said...

Ooh La La I love your cards. The wine looks good enough to drink. I love how you've created the collage cards. Love the coloring on the dogwood. Thanks for the wonderful inspiration.

Zelda C said...

Amazing creations Karen! I always look forward to seeing what you come up with and you never disappoint. Love them all!

Gayle said...

Beautiful cards and I especially love the watercolored dogwood card.

Deb said...

Lovely cards! Thanks for the inspiration!!

mtscrapgal said...

Your cards are works of art. I admire your talents. Thanks.

Sean Fetterman said...


Your talent has evolved so much! You are really a top designer. All of your work is stunning! Love, love, LOVE these! xoxoxoxo Seanie

Bonnie said...

I really like the cards with grapes, and the pink dogwood card is just lovely.

Sheri Gilson said...

Gorgeous cards, Karen! Love them all but my favorite is the butterfly dream card!

Sharon said...

These are all beautiful Karen, love your colouring

Gail said...

Stunning creations Karen - DREAM one is my favorite!

Kathy Krug said...

Karen your cards are so beautiful. You coloring of the graps and the wine glass are so fabulous.

Joni said...

I love all the beautiful cards. You did a terrific job on the grapes. they are beautiful.

Julie S. said...

These cards are all so beautiful! I think I need these sets now.

Sonja said...

I loved your cards! Would you be giving a tutorial on how you did the "old world " card? I am not an artist but I love this and have no way of knowing how to do it. Thank you for sharing your talent.

kittykat3308 said...

Your cards are all just beautiful. Thank you for sharing them.


Golda said...

I love the bottom edge on your last card! Your cards with the Paris set all look vintage/antique, which is gorgeous. Your flower cards are beautiful, too.

Sharon said...

Gorgeous! Love the dream card on the kraft!

Susie Moore said...

I can't choose just one. Your talent is amazing!!!!!

Bonnie said...

Sometimes the words escape me to explain exactly how much I love to see what you can come up.

Nana Griffin said...

Nice job. The dogwood is my favorite though.

cjgusloff57 said...

Wonderful cards!