Monday, July 31, 2017

Gina K. Designs - Inspirational Blog Hop Day 1


Hi Everyone! 
Welcome to Karen's Creative Mess.  :) 

The Cast and Crew for Gina K Designs Welcomes you to a inspiring blog hop 
celebrating the new stamp sets by Gina K.
This month, we are celebrating the release of the Boho Flowers mini kit
and three other stamp sets by Gina K Designs.
These sets are Wise Old Owl, Peony Wishes and 
the new incentive set Grand Greetings. 
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 the new Boho Flowers mini kit.

You will have so much fun creating so many varieties of cards using these images and sentiments. Here is everything that comes in the kit:


Hop along Enjoy all the cards that the Designs Team has created to share with you, 
and  we hope to inspire you along the way.  :) 
Don't forget to Comment on each blog for your chance to 
Win a Generous $50.00 Gift Certificate from Gina K. Designs. 
To see who won, check the Big News Forum at StampTV a few days after the hop. Ready for some inspiration? Here are a few of the projects I have created for today’s hop:

This first card I have to share I used one of Gina's Stencils - Foliage and the Bokeh Technique. <3 

Gina K. Designs:
  • Stamp Set - BoHo Flowers. From the BoHo Mini Kit
  • Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Base and Layering Weight, Black Onyx, & Turquoise Sea
  • Premium Dye Ink - Turquoise Sea, Jelly Bean Green, Fresh Asparagus, and Black Onyx
  • Premium Pigment Ink - White
  • GKD - Art Stencils - Foliage
  • Fine Detail Embossing Powder - White 


Next up is the singe Die - You (cut 3 times with 3 different colors and glued together) and the BoHo Flowers stamp set! :) The bottom part of the focal layer is sponged with Lovely Lavender.
Gina K. Designs:
  • Stamp Set - BoHo Flowers Mini Kit
  • Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, Edible Eggplant, & Lovely Lavender
  • Fine Detail Embossing Powder - White
  • Premium Dye Ink - Lovely Lavender & Edible Eggplant
  • GKD Fancy - White & Gold Ribbon
  • Die - You




Next up is a watercolor panel that I almost threw away. (Yikes! LOL) 
 So a little tip... If you don't like a panel that you did, just let it sit overnight and then the next day, you may like it or find a good reason to use it!  :) 
Gina K. Designs:
  • Stamp Set - BoHo Flowers Kit 
  • Die - You
  • Pure Luxury Card stock - Heavy Base Weight White, Black Onyx, Tomato Soup, White Layering Weight
  • Fine Detail Embossing Powder - Clear 
  • Premium Dye Ink - Red Hot & Wild Dandelion                                                              Other items - Versa Fine - Black, Watercolor Paper, Black Soot Distress Ink - to use as splatters



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 and Don't forget to leave a comment!
Happy Stamping and I hope you get to have a little inky time! :) <3

68 comments:

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

My favorite is your Lavender one! Super hop Karen!

Lori said...

The the stenciled background in the first one!

Kris Kok said...

Lavendar......yum! Beautiful!

Tina Gostling said...

Wow! So creative!

meemee48 said...

Love all the pastel colors in the first one. Beautiful!

Debbie said...

All your cards are spectacular!

Lydia Hallum said...

Using the stencil as a background is just gorgeous.

PatQ's Cards said...

The pastel cards are so pretty.

Creative Lady said...

Karen, love your cards! Each one really showcases the kit! I can't wait to see the tutorial on the last card!

Paper Creations by Mindy said...

oh the stencils!! gotta have them! beautiful work!

Lisa K said...

Beautiful cards! Love the stencil, the embossing with the sponging and layering the You. Great ideas!

Diana-Chuck Scott said...

Beautiful cards! Thanks for sharing!

Susan said...

LOVE the white on white card, but all are fabulous!

Janie said...

Love the cards.

Rema said...

These cards are fabulous Karen. That first one is a stunner!

Sharon Mattingly said...

Beautiful cards! I especially like the first and the way you did the background!

The Bloomin' Yucca said...

Beautiful cards! Thank you for sharing!

Verna Angerhofer said...

As always your art work is so fantastic. You certainly are an inspiration.

Retta Lutte said...

That first card is a stunner, Karen. I do the same thing with watercolor backgrounds. I NEVER like them when I first do them, but most look pretty good to me later. Yours is bright and beautiful!

craftyd said...

Gorgeous cards, really love the background on the first one.
Dolores

Judy I, St. Louis MO said...

Beautiful. That triple cut YOU really makes an impact.

Robin said...

Lovely cards!

Cheryl Robertson said...

Your first two cards are gorgeous! Love the lavender color

Moira Galarneau said...

that lavendar color and card are delightful and I'm so glad you saved the panel for another card!

Anuja said...

beautiful! love the bold and modern designs

Mary Kay Werry said...

All your cards are so amazing. so colorful and use of the set so well. I really like the watercolor panel!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

You make beautiful cards with the latest set!

Cindy Roman-Daversa said...

Eeeep!!!! I LOVE these cards!

crazycricut said...

Love the shadow on the. Purple card!

Susan Eliot said...

LOVE the bokeh technique over the stencil - just Gorgeous!!

Deborah Kaye said...

Your cards are beautiful. I especially like the watercolor one. Thank you for sharing!

quilt4fun2 said...

Great tip and I love all 3 beautiful card designs/techniques! Great job.

Avra Williams said...

Beautiful!

Gayle said...

Knocked it out the of ballpark again with your samples. All gorgeous and all different techniques.

Miesje said...

Okay WOW just seems insignificant - love them all but would love to see a video on the first one.

Judy Woodland said...

These are beautiful!! I especially love the lavender one, and of course that gorgeous RED!!! Thanks so much for the wonderful inspiration, I'm pinning!!!

zehra said...

Lovely cards, such beautiful layouts

Daria said...

Wonderful cards! That first one took my breath away--stunning. TFS.

Deb said...

Love your cards as always!! Thanks for the inspiration!

Mary Reiner said...

Karen, your cards lovely! And I like the watercolor background...so glad you ended up using it!

Tena Vincent said...

Very nice cards!

Sherry said...

all 3 are beautiful! love the background on the first, love how you layered the you on the purple one, and the clean and simple design of the third.

Sue LD said...

Wow--your cards are fabulous.

Lisa said...

beautiful cards! glad you didn't throw out that panel :)

Francine D said...

Great card ideas. Love this mini kit.

Johanna said...

you really make wonderful cards Karen.

El Ivens said...

Awesome cards. Loving the last one. Thanks for sharing with us and inspiring us.

MsJudyC said...

Very pretty cards. Love this stamp set so much.

Tracy A said...

Lovely cards. I especially love the first one.

Susie said...

Oh my! Your backgrounds are just beautiful! I love how you triple layered the "you" in the lavender card!

amee said...

Lovely cards!!

Joy said...

All 3 are perfect! I especially love the blue one. So beautiful!

Nana Griffin said...

All of these are great.

vinita jain said...

All are so beautiful, love the bold you sentiment!

Jan Arnold said...

Such amazing cards! Loved each design and the beautiful colors you chose for each! Thanks for sharing your creativity and talent!

Patti Bailey said...

The use of the Foliage stencil compliments your design with the stamps so perfectly!!! LOVE!!!!!

nonnacindy said...

I wish I could say which one strikes me more than the other, but they are all stunning.

Melanie said...

Don't you dare ever throw away something as beautiful as that, your watercolor took my breath away at the party! Check with me first next time if you're in doubt!!

D.Ann C said...

Your boho flower and butterfly cards are just GORGEOUS!!

Dee Earnshaw said...

Stunning cards:)

Marjorie DUMONTlER said...

All your cars are great, but I especially love the first one for its depth and the last so classy !!

Elaine said...

This set of stamps is so beautiful and you did a great job!

Golda said...

What great examples. I love how you slightly offset the "you" with the 3 colors.

Sheri Gilson said...

Fabulous cards Karen! I'm totally in love with your first card!

Abby said...

Great cards!

Patty Butler said...

I love the blues and greens in your Boho card!

Beth said...

LOVE the watercolor panel - so glad you didn't toss it!

Joyce said...

3 totally different cards and all beautiful.