Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Gina K. Designs - October Inspirational Blog Hop Day 2

Welcome Everyone!!!  :) 

The Cast and Crew for Gina K Designs welcomes you
to another fabulous blog hop celebrating the new 
Home for the Holidays StampTV Kit and
a number of gorgeous stamp sets by our illustrator team! 
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 
Melanie Muenchinger’s new “Holiday Frame” stamp set
and Theresa Momber’s new “Dashing” stamp sets. 
Both Melanie and Theresa have hand-drawn these beautiful images 
that will allow you to make a card that is personalized with 
images that you will not find anywhere else!  

"Holiday Frame" By: Melanie Muenchinger

"Dasher" By: Theresa Momber

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.


I am featuring projects using Melanie Muenchinger's "Holiday Frame" Stamp Set today!
 I used the following Gina K. Designs Products for this card:
*Stamp Sets: By Melanie Muenchinger - Featured Set -Holiday Frame, and Fabulous Holiday                           Fillers & Triple Play Holiday
*Pure Luxury Card Stock Jelly Bean Green, & White Layering Weight
*Premium Dye Ink: Black Onyx, Christmas Pine, & Ocean Mist, Cherry Red, Jelly Bean Green
Colored the frame with Spectrum Noir markers, and used 3D Foam squares to pop up the layer! 

I just had to make a shaker... Still learning those! :) 

So I grabbed a few items, and here is what I used:
Gina K. Designs:
* Stamp Set: Holiday Frame by: Melanie Muenchinger
* Pure Luxury Card Stock: White Heavy Base, Blue Denim & White layering weight
* Premium Dye Ink: Ocean Mist, Moonlit Fog, Black Onyx, Cherry Red, Fresh Asparagus, 
   Jelly Bean Green & Lovely Lavender 
* Prismatic Glitter - Frozen
Gold Twine,  Gold Foil

I had fun with the Pattern Paper and this stamps set!

I used these items for this project:
Gina K. Designs:
* Stamp Set - Holiday Frame By: Melanie Muenchinger
* Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Base Weight
* Pure Luxury Pattern Paper - Home For The Holidays
* Premium Dye Inks - Turquoise Sea, Ocean Mist, Jelly Bean, & Christmas Pine
 Other items - Copic & Spectrum Noir Markers

This one uses Melanie's Holiday Frame 
and the Incentive set - Holly Jolly
I used the following items for this Wintery Christmas Card:
Gina K. Designs:
* Stamp Sets - Holiday Frame  & Holly Jolly
* Pure Luxury Card Stock - Blue Denim, White Layering Weight
* Premium Dye Ink - Blue Denim, Fresh Asparagus, Jelly Bean, Red Hot,  & Powder Blue 
* Gingham Ribbon - Red Hot
  Other items, Silver Foil, 3D Foam Squares,  Copic Markers, Glue Dot, 2 way Glue Pen 

I made on with Theresa's Set - Dasher
I love this set and can't wait to get it really inky!  :)
I love all the color poinsettias but I really like the White ones too! 
Here are the items I used for this one!  :)
Gina K. Designs:
* Stamp Set - Dasher  By: Theresa Momber
*Pure Luxury Card Sock - white Heavy Base & Layering Weight
*Premium Dye Ink - Moonlit Fog
* Gina K. - Silver Sparkle Ribbon
* Metallic Card Stock - Silver
 Other Items - Copic & Spectrum Markers and some sequins 

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 so much for stopping by!
Have a great week! <3 :)


Cathy Tidwell said...

All are so gorgeous Karen, as usual! So very creative too!

Melanie said...

So much goodness! I haven't even had a chance to mix in my other coordinating sets with this, those solid, polka dot and chevron balls look terrific together!! And I love how you added the stitched border! The pieced patterns are so snuggly,this is such a great, ack! Finally, your poinsettia design is so elegant and classy!

Becky said...

I love your bright, colorful, cheerful cards. You inspire me. Thanks for sharing.

ShelleyV said...

All great cards as usual, Karen, but I especially like what you did with the white poinsettias.

El Ivens said...

They are all so pretty but that last one, the white poinsettia was absolutely gorgeous. Thanks for being such an inspiration.

Dawn Begun said...

All of your cards are lovely but I really love the frame turned to ornament turned to shaker card!

cardscookiecarrotcake said...

Karen, I love how you mixed and matched the different stamp sets to make your cards, it showcases it's versatility. Would love to see you make a tutorial on your shaker card, it's simply gorgeous! Thanks for all the wonderful ideas.

Lisa K said...

Wow! I love them all! I like the simplicity of the poinsettia card.

Joyce Erb said...

Love the dimension you put in the globes, wonderful samoles

Diana-Chuck Scott said...

Love all of these! You are so talented! Hugs!

Donna Phelan said...

Beautiful cards.....I ADORE your Shaker card! YOWZA!!!

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

Karen- from the other Karen- love these and I am so getting ready to create with me new stamps.

Silke Ledlow said...

My goodness...more beautiful inspired cards...love them!!!

ldiggs said...

I love the white poinsettias! Such pretty cards!

Joni said...

Nice cards.

Patty Hawkins said...

Love the poinsettia card!

Carole said...

Very nice!

Janie said...

Awesome cards

Johanna said...

Great cards Karen - you do make some beauties that is for sure. My fave today is the Poinsettia one - it is gorgeous.

Sissyc said...

These are so fun! I love the white poinsettia card, it's beautiful!

Ruby said...

As always Karen, great inpiration.

Debbie Bauder said...

I think your ornament shaker card mad from the holiday frame is super cute. The card using patterned paper is well done. I always have a hard time incorporating patterned paper but this one appeals to me. All your cards turned out well.

itsablingfling said...

love, love, love the white poinsettias! Beautiful!

marilyn said...

Enjoyed your cards very much.

Macimbalo said...

Wow, they are all so beautiful! Love the poinsettia one!!!

Mary Holshouser said...

You made some beautiful scenes on all of
the cards.
the final one with the poinsettias is
thanks for sharing.

Sue LD said...

Beautiful card designs.

Kay S said...

Oh my goodness! Each one of these cards is so gorgeous! Love the way you created the ornament!

Sharon said...

all great cards - thanks for sharing!

Retta Lutte said...

Well, aren't you clever? Who would have thought to put the scene outside the circle! So cute. Love them all - especially the one using the patterned paper!

Sheri Gilson said...

WOW! Beautiful batch of cards, Karen! I really love the silver poinsettia card...very pretty!

Sherrie Johnson said...

These cards are gorgeous! I love your style...neat, clean and beautiful! I especially love the white poinsettias. Lovely.

Gabi said...

Oh, my goodness, I just love that white poinsettia card! So beautiful and elegant.

Lynn Cromrich said...

My favorite is the ornament card but they are all very special.

Monica Talbott said...

Can't decide which one is my favorite but I love snowmen and I love blue.....love your ideas!

Verna Angerhofer said...

What a gorgeous array of Christmas card designs. All are so beautiful and thanks for inspiring me.

Julie Pluemer said...

Beautiful cards

Golda said...

What delightful examples!

Laura's New Place said...

All the cards are si inspiring.

Susan Wareham said...

Great cards really like the last one.

Dee Earnshaw said...

Thoroughly enjoyed viewing your gorgeous cards - you have a wonderful style:)

Pennie Glasser said...

I love all of them. Nice job!

Gayle said...

Awesome cards and colors and then that white poinsettia...well beautiful.

Laurie Pickerel said...

Great cards! I really love the one with all the patterned paper. I really struggle to use pattern paper and not have the card look too busy. But the way you used the sweater and snowflake paper is perfect. Love it!

Dawn S. said...

So many beautiful cards! I love the cute snowman and the sparkle of the poinsettias.

wackymama said...

What beautiful cards!!! The Holiday Frame is so versatile!! I LOVE the shaker card and the poinsettias are gorgeous!! :) Thank you for sharing. :)

gail brown said...

I cant believe how many options there are with these stamps. I love the variety of your cards.

Sharon said...

Fabulous cards Karen

Tami Priebe said...

Amazing!! Job well done :) thanks for sharing

Judy I, St. Louis MO said...

Awesome cards. I love how you added the foil to just portions of the frame - very elegant. Your white poinsettias are gorgeous.

Barbara said...

Karen, each card gets better as you scroll down. I don't know how you are so inspired to always do such amazing cards. Another questions that I forgot to ask. I loved them all. Loving the used of the patterned papers, as I forget how beautifully they make a card.

Theresa said...

Gorgeous cards, Karen! Love all your ideas with Mel's set!

Bonnie said...

Your square is by far my favorite in this set. Your shading technique is something to behold.

Sandie said...

These cards are all great! I love the pointsettias!

Jeanne Jordan said...

Wow, thank you for showing us so many ways to use the Holiday Frame. It's such a great design, but you have totally made it your own with your projects! Love the "Christmas ball" one the most!!

Clare said...

just love the white pointsettas. You inspire me to do so much more with my cards. Thanks

Sharon Mesdag said...

So many beautiful cards but I think the winner is the kraft paper and white really gorgeous.

kittykat3308 said...

Beautiful cards


Donna Idlet said...

Beautiful cards!