Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Gina K. Designs - Illustrator Blog Hop Day 3

Welcome to Karen's Creative Mess. <3  
 Day 3 of Gina K. Designs -  Illustrator Blog Hop!
We have two new set that we hope will inspire you with some beautiful card projects! 
Today, we are featuring Chris Dayton’s first stamp set Sentimental Cala Lily
 and the June Incentive set “Happy Mail” by Gina K. 
Both of these sets are fabulous! 
Chris's set is wonderful for making cards for many occasions 
and the Cala Lilies are Gorgeous and elegant!  <3 
Gina's Incentive set is perfect for some great happy cards 
and fantastic envelope messages! 




Enjoy the gorgeous inspiration samples from the team and 
then comment on each blog for your chance to win a $50 Gina K Designs gift certificate! 
To see who won, check the Big News Forum at StampTV a few days after the hop. 
Ready for some inspiration? 


So let's start with Sentimental Cala Lily 
 by: Chris Dayton







Gina K. Designs:
*Stamp Set - Sentimental Cala Lily
*Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Base Weight, & White Layering Weight
*Premium Dye Ink - Moonlit Fog
*Fine Detail Embossing Powder - White
  Other items - Versa Mark, bling, velum, added a little color to the back of the velum with comic markers


These flowers are so lovely!  :) 

For this card I used the following Gina K. Designs Items:
*Stamp Set - Sentimental Cala Lily  By: Chris Dayton
*Pure Luxury card Stock - White Heavy Base Weight, & Blue Lagoon
*Fine Detail Embossing Powder - White
Other items - Heat resistant Acetate, Zig Clean Color Markers, watercolor paper


  Next up is This month Incentive Stamp Set - Happy Mail
I used this set to decorate my envelopes!   :) 


Stamped in Black Onyx and sponged with Dusty Rose Premium Dye Ink
I added one of the Cala Lilies from Sentimental Cala Lily stamp set. 


This Envelope is sponged with Ocean Mist and Stamped with it too!
Added the cute little Dolphin to the back and colored with Copics.

This one I used Melanie Muenchinger's Pressed Flowers 2 set to add a flower to the front of the envelope albion with the Happy Mail Greeting!  :) 

Thank You so much for hopping by and I hope you have enjoyed all the cards and Happy Stamping!  
Remember to take a little time to get Inky! <3 (((Hugs)))

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

Chris Dayton - Today’s featured illustrator


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!

62 comments:

Lydia Hallum said...

What a great idea to stamp the back of your matching envelopes with a sentiment.
love it !

El Ivens said...

Great cards. Love them. Thanks for sharing and inspiring us.

Jeanne Beam said...

Wonderful cards. Thanks for sharing your ideas.

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

Karen to Karen- Love all of these. Fab job!

Linda Davis said...

Beautiful cards and envelopes!

Eileen Michaud said...

Love all of your cards.

Linda Brown said...

Love the lilies with embossed background, beautiful color combo and coloring of the lilies

vinita jain said...

Love the stamping on the envelope and so beautiful cards each one!

Mrs. Kenco said...

I like the gray cardstock with white stamped image.

Hope Mitchell said...

I always look forward to your cards. You use lovely color combinations and striking composition.

Judy I, St. Louis MO said...

OMG, what wonderful inspiration you've given us Karen. Your lily cards are gorgeous, but what you've done with the happy mail set - so many fabulous ideas.

Pam said...

Lovely cards! Love the color choices.

Susan Eliot said...

Beautiful cards - thanks so much for sharing!

kelly532 said...

I have to say your sponging technique is so cool!!! I know ur takes practice but I just LOVE yours!!
Cute ideas for cards

Dee Earnshaw said...

OMG your cards are just gorgeous. LOVE the calla lily cards especially the vellum one:)

Lisa K said...

Your envelopes are so cute and invite the receiver to jump right in and look inside. Love the inspiration!

Diana-Chuck Scott said...

Beautiful card but love the way you did all the envelopes! Great inspiration! Thanks for sharing with all of us!

Robin said...

These are all just lovely. The lily is sketched so beautiful.

freetimegone said...

Beautiful cards and I especially like the first one. Thank you for sharing.

Luanda said...

Wonderful cards, but I especially liked the ideas for using the "Happy Mail" stamps on envelopes.

Christy J said...

Love the pink colored calla lillies! Thanks for the inspiration!

Ann Lee said...

Super! I especially love the embossed card.

Cynthia Cole said...

Great cards and envelopes!

Chris Handy said...

Lovely cards

Avra Williams said...

Your blue lily card is fabulous! And I love your decorated envelopes! Truly "happy mail"!

Tammy said...

I always forget about my envelopes! Great cards AND envelopes!

Flo said...

Your dolphin card is so cute and playful! Whoever gets that card will grin from ear to ear with happiness. 😊

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Oh wow, beautiful work, I love that you give special attention to the envelopes too!

Mary Holshouser said...

Thought the embossed lilies on the vellum
was so pretty and then I saw the "painted"
flowers - fantastic. Putting one on the
envelope was a great idea.
Some dolphinitely fun cards.
thanks for sharing.

Creative Lady said...

Beautiful cards Karen, I love how you stamped on the envelopes!

Penny Whitlock said...

So pretty. Thanks for sharing!

Janis said...

Gosh Karen - these are all great!

Deb said...

Love your cards, but wow, LOVE the lily on the corner of your envelope with the sentiment from the incentive set...LOVE that idea!!!! Thanks for the inspiration!

Verna Angerhofer said...

All the cards you made are fabulous and fantastic in every way. You are so very talented my friend!

Sheila said...

All of your cards are wonderful but I love the first lily card the best. Thanks for sharing.

Janice Woll said...

Love how the same Carla Lily stamp can look so different with various techniques and materials. Great ideas. So creative.

Gayle said...

Great cards and envelopes. Love the embossed calla lily.

Elise Smith said...

Ooh I love the pink lilies! You colored them beautifully :)

Sharon Mattingly said...

Your flowers are amazing!

Patty said...

You outdid yourself. Love, love your cards!!!

Tish said...

Love the brightness of the cards. The blue background with the lily is just lovely. Can you share how you did it?
Tish

Kim said...

These are all so pretty!

Dawn S. said...

Beautiful! I love the first one with the vellum!

Rema said...

Beautiful cards and fabulous inspiration Karen!

Lynn Atchley said...

Some very beautiful cards. Thank you for sharing them.

Johanna said...

Love them all Karen but the first lily one is superb.

Sheri Gilson said...

Wonderful cards, Karen!

Mary Reiner said...

Karen - your cards are so pretty and I love what you did on the back of the envelope. I love both of these stamp sets so much!!

Retta Lutte said...

I loved the first line art card, then "OOOH'd" out loud when I saw the watercolor card. So pretty!

Chris said...

Gorgeous cards, my friend! And the envelope art to match is just perfect. ❤️

Sherry said...

love all your cards! beautiful!

Linda S. said...

Love that you white embossed the lilies!

Judy Woodland said...

Oh my gosh, your cards are stunning. LOVE what you have done with that lily, and the Happy Mail cards and envelopes are so stinkin' cute! Thanks for the great inspiration!

Debbie B said...

Gorgeous cards! Love the sponging on the envelopes too! Great idea! Cant wait to get my order!

Debbie Davis said...

Thank you so much for sharing love the great idea's.

Bea Connor said...

Your cards are beautiful! I especially like the first w/the lilies-it's stunning!!

Susan Wareham said...

Wonderful card designs, really like the lily on velum.

Stacey Kowbel said...

Your calla lily cards are beautiful!

D.Ann C said...

I really love the pink cala lilies and all your cool matching envelopes!

Golda said...

Love the cards and the accompanying envelopes!

Vicki Sopcak said...

Gorgeous cards. Thanks for sharing.

Sue LD said...

Wow you have been very busy creating!