Karen's Creative Mess

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Gina K. Designs New September Release Blog Hop

 Welcome Back Friends!!! 💖 
Today is Day 3 of our Gina K. Designs 
New September Release Blog Hop! 
 Today We are Featuring a Fantastic 
New Stamp Tv Kit - Fruit of the Season
Two big beautiful stamp sets and lots of dies in this kit! 

 And look at the New Background Stamps.
 These are 6 X 6 Red Rubber and they are Fabulous! 
This is the New Music Medley

Then we have the New

One more New Background Stamp 
These are so much fun to make backgrounds with...
I think I will keep these with in reach for months to come! 

For the Release this is the New Incentive set.
(Free with a $75.00 purchase! )
Let Me introduce to you... 
Perfect Blend 

This Kit is amazing and such wonderful background stamps! 
I can see many fabulous cards created from everyone! :) 
For Your chance to Win a $50.00 
Gift Certificate from Gina K. Designs
Leave a comment on all the blogs and a 
Winner will be picked on Friday and posted at 
Stamp Tv and in the Gina K. Designs  Friends group on FaceBook.
So lets get to the cards and projects! :) 
I used Fruit of the Season for that big beautiful Poinsettia 
and I use the Music Medley Background Stamp on the one! 
Gina K. Designs: 
Stamp Set - Fruit of the Season from the Stamp Tv Kit Fruit of the Season 
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, & Black Onyx 
Premium Dye Ink - Red Velvet, Fresh Asparagus
Amalgam Ink - Jet Black
Adhesive Dot Runner
Connect Glue 
Fancy Black & White Gingham Ribbon
Foam Squares, Embossing Folder, Bling 

Did a little heat embossing and the Wreath Builder Template
and Used the Elegant Scrip Background stamp.  
Gina K. Designs: 
Stamp Set -  Fruit of the Season  from the Stamp Tv Kit Fruit of the Season 
Elegant Script Background Stamp
Pure Luxury Card stock -White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, & Black Onyx  
Premium Dye Ink - Red Velvet, Black Onyx
Clear Fine Detail Embossing Powder
Fancy Black /White Gingham Ribbon
Connect Glue
Adhesive Dot Runner
Oval Large Single and Small Double stitched Dies  
Versa Fine - Black Ink, Embossing Magic Pad, Foam Squares, Red Bling 

This one is from the Release Party! 
 Gina K. Designs:
Stamp Set & Die -  Fruit of the Season from the Stamp Tv Kit Fruit of the Season 
Back Ground Stamp - Music Medley  
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, & Black Onyx 
Premium Dye Ink - Fresh Asparagus, Jelly Bean Green, Black Onyx
Amalgam Ink - Jet Black for the bird 
Large Single Stitched Rectangle Dies, Small Double Stitched Rectangle Dies 
Adhesive Dot Runner
Bristol paper for the bird, Arteza Brush Markers, bling, foam squares

I used the Sparkling Snowflake Stamp Set in the Fruit of the Season Stamp Tv Kit.  The Background Stamp - Elegant Script on this one is Stamped with Black Onyx and the Snowflakes are stamped in Turquoise Sea.
Gina K. Designs: 
Stamp Set & Die - Sparkling Snowflakes from the Stamp Tv Kit Fruit of the Season 
Background Stamp - Elegant Script
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, & Black Onyx 
Premium Dye Ink - Turquoise Sea, Sea Glass, Black Onyx
Adhesive Dot Runner
Foam Squares

Heat Embossed the Delicate Snowflake
 Background Stamp for this one! <3 
Gina K. Designs: 
Stamp Set & Dies - Sparkling Snowflakes from the Stamp Tv Kit Fruit of the Season 
Delicate Snowflakes Background 
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, Turquoise Sea
Premium Dye Ink - Turquoise Sea 
Clear Fine Detail Embossing Powder 
Adhesive Dot Runner
Versa Mark, Distress Oxide Ink, Foam Squares 

This is from the Release Party!
The Ornament is made with a front and back Heavy Base White Card Stock that was stamped with Turquoise Sea and Die cut. I also die cut 2 of the same snowflakes out in the Turquoise Sea Cardstock and glued the layers together! Poked a hole for the twine and added bling! < 3 
Gina K. Designs: 
Stamp Set & Dies -Sparkling Snowflakes from the Stamp Tv Kit Fruit of the Season 
Delicate Snowflakes Background 
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, Turquoise Sea
Premium Dye Ink - Sea Glass, & Turquoise Sea
Adhesive Dot Runner
Bling, Foam Squares, White Gift Bag

And lastly for: Perfect Blend
I combined one of the greetings with the Sparkling Snowflake set in the Stamp Tv Kit Fruit of the Season.
Also used Sea Glass to stamp the Background stamp Delicate Snowflakes and die cut one of the large snowflakes stamped in Turquoise Sea to add to this Gift Card Holder. 
It is 5 1/2" X 4 1/4" Heavy Base Card Stock
 scored at 2 3/4" so I have a 2 3/4" X 4 1/4" card holder.
 I used removable tape runner to attach a Coffee gift card to the inside. Stamped the greeting with Turquoise Sea
Gina K. Designs: 
Stamp Set - Perfect Blend (This months Incentive stamp set)
   and Sparkling Snowflakes from the Stamp Tv Kit 
                                       Fruit of the Season 
Background Stamp Set - Delicate Snowflakes
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight 
Premium Dye Ink - Turquoise Sea, & Sea Glass
Connect Glue
Adhesive Dot Runner
Twine, & Bling from my stash

 This card I used real cold brew coffee for the background behind the greeting. Patterned Paper for the cup and behind the layers.

Gina K. Designs: 
Stamp Set - Perfect Blend Incentive Set
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base  & Black Onyx 
Amalgam Ink - Jet Black
Patterned Paper Pack - Grateful Heart
Connect Glue
Adhesive Dot Runner 
Inexpensive Watercolor paper, coffee, ribbon, foam squares

That is all from me for this blog hop. :) 
 And if you are ready for more eye candy, 🍬🍭 
then head over to Lisa's blog! 

Fruit of the Season Stamp Tv Kit - 
Debra Warner - Guest Designer
Karen Hightower - You are Here! :) 
 Thank You for stopping by for a bit and commenting! 
I hope your Wednesday is a great one and you get to take a little time to get inky! 💝
To shop click > Gina K. Designs 
it will take you to all the new goodies just released! 


stamping sue said...

Fabulous cards! I especially like the snowflake card where you used the snowflake in the middle as a mask.
stamping sue

Arianna Barbara said...

Gorgeous cards!!! Love them!!!

PeggyL said...

Amazing cards! Love them all!!

Rema DeLeeuw said...

Beautiful cards and designs Karen!

Leanne said...

Beautiful cards!

Judy Woodland said...

Beautiful cards, you never disappoint. Thanks for the wonderful inspiration!! LOVE how you always use a bow, the perfect final touch! Hugs~

Unknown said...

Thanks for sharing your grand creations. Love them all.

Donna Hawkins said...

Great cards! Thanks for the inspiration!

Gail p. said...

Love your cards!

Janet said...

Your snowflake cards are outstanding! Love 'em all!

Diana S said...

Love your cards! - All the snowflakes - and the coffee! - real coffee - on a card! Great idea! Does it smell like coffee also?!!!

Judy Inukai said...

Great cards. I love the poinsettia with the music background. Your snowflakes are gorgeous.

Debbie Rumpza said...

Good heavens, so many beautiful cards !

Janet McCurry said...

Your cards are amazing! Love them all!

Marge Burns said...

Love all your cards

Unknown said...

Each of your cards have a Wow factor to them!

tycodmom said...

Thanks for inspiring us. Your cards are beautiful.

Unknown said...

Love those background stamps. Thanks for sharing!

Joanne Hoffmann said...

Awesome kit and awesome cards...Love your creativity!! Such inspiration!!

Cyndi said...

Beautiful cards. I love everything in this release, and you've done an excellent job of showcasing it.

amymwz said...

All of these cards are so cute. Lots of great inspiration! You guys just never disappoint. I wish I had a few days when the new kits came out where I can hold just freeze time and life and just follow along trying to craft after seeing all these blog hops beauties. I need more hours in the day!

Becca Yahrling said...

Gorgeous cards! I love black, red & white ... so elegant.
I love the 'let it snow' card ... it almost looks like you
used a mask of the snowflake & inked, but I know it's not.
I just love that design & the script BG.

Unknown said...

I love what you did with Gina K's new kit!

Dee Earnshaw said...

wow so many awesome layouts and designs - thanks for sharing:)

Paper-Ink-Cards said...

I don't know what to say, you know that I love your creations. Every single thing you do is magic!

Unknown said...

Gorgeous cards, thanks for sharing your amazing creativity!!

Lisa K said...

I really like the backgrounds that are on your cards. The wreath builder one is eye catching. Great inspiration!

Eileen said...

Love these cards. Great ideas for Christmas and the holiday season.

Retta said...

Oh my gosh, Karen, your cards are just stunning!!! The green partridge card is my favorite!

Darlene Gabriel said...

Wow - beautiful cards. Thank you for sharing your inspiration.

Roberta S. said...

Karen, I would love to have an ounce of your card-making speed. Beautiful cards. Thank you for sharing.

crafterab said...

Such lovely cards! Thanks for sharing.

MaryG said...

Charming!! Love what you've done... Am drawn to all of the snowflake cards!

MadeByMeghanK said...

Beautiful! I really love the ribbon accents!

Sheila N said...

Beautiful cards! Love the snowflakes :)

Cathy said...

Beautiful cards! The backgrounds really set off the focal point.

Unknown said...

I especially love the layers of the partridge card

Kathryn Eddy said...

Your cards are always so incredible!!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

What a fun release! These sets are precious. Love your beautiful work!

San said...

I really like how you showcased the background stamps. They give a lot of texture-look to the cards. All of your cards show how talented you are.

Linda said...

I love your Christmas card and the layout of it.

Verna Angerhofer said...

All are so beautiful but my favorite is the black and white with a touch of red. That is a stunner in my book.

Gayle said...

Awesome cards; love the wreath card. Amazing.

Sandy M said...

So many beautiful cards. I really love the first two cards the best.

cardscookiecarrotcake said...

I just love all your cards Karen, your designs are so beautiful! You inspire me.

Jeanne Beam said...

What a wonderful set of cards. Love your designs.
Thanks for sharing...

Deb said...

Lovely cards! Thanks for the inspiration! I especially love the first snowflake card!

littlesavedgirl said...

I always love your work !

Helen J. said...

Love your cards, now I just want to start stamping.

Mary D. said...

Your cards are beautiful. I love the backgrounds and colors.

Unknown said...

Wow! I am amazed at all the beautiful inspiration in your cards! TFS

Gayle Bartholomew said...

Thank you for all your amazing cards. They are all beautiful.

Lydia R. said...

I love all of the layers you put on your cards. So many places for your eyes to land and get a new treat!

anastaciast said...

Of course, these are all great; but the bird is my favorite. :) Cheers!
Shala Carter

Janice Woll said...

Amazing cards.Love the black and white.

Marcy H. said...

Fabulous Cards!!

Dana M said...

Wow Karen, you never disappoint with your many fantastic inspiration projects. Absolutely fabulous!

MarleneO said...

Love Everything especially the snowflakes!

Kathy S said...

Love your beautiful cards. Thank you for sharing.

Betty said...

wonderful creations, Karen - love how you used those great new background stamps!

TLI74 said...

Beautiful stuff. Love snowflakes

Billie Sue Woolley said...

Great cards. Your use of the black and white gingham ribbon is a lovely embellishment.

Avra Williams said...

I LOVE them all!

Sue Wareham said...

You always have so much wonderful inspiration so creative Thanks

Dawn S. said...

These are all gorgeous!

GAZ said...

Your cards are so creative. Thanks for sharing these great cards! GlendaJ

marilyn said...

Your card beautiful. thanks for the inspiration.s are so

Jennifer Nicole said...

So lovely! Love the snowflake cards... All of them! They are beautiful!

Janice Ashby said...

Karen, your cards are always so wonderful! Love the snowflake cards and the poinsettia card. Thanks!

Sue D said...

Pretty projects. I like how you use the background stamps.

Daphni Ames said...

Thank for sharing your ideas and providing us with inspiration! i can't wait for my kit to arrive..... tap... tap... tap...

Jen P said...

Terrific projects. They are beautiful!

Mary Anne Wirth said...

Great ideas to inspire us. I like the partridge in a pear tree and the snowflakes.

Mcash said...

Great designs...live the new stamps and dies

Unknown said...

I know it is waaaaay too late for the drawing but still wanted you to know how much I enjoyed your cards - especially the snowflakes. Really, really pretty

lindaplus3 said...

Wow !!! Where to even start. You are a terrific card maker . The coloring is beautiful.. and every single card is a pleasure to see... great job !!!