Monday, October 1, 2018

Gina K. Designs September Blog Hop

Hi Everyone!!! 
Welcome to Gina K. Designs 
September Blog HopDay 1

Today we are excited to Feature 
Two of the New Stamp Sets from last weeks release
First we have  *Men Of Faith* 
By: Melanie Muenchinger
This set will be Fabulous for make all the guys in your life a special card! It works well with Melanie's Women of Faith Set as well. 

Then We have a Fun and Fabulous Set, the  
*Mandala Maker*
By: Rina Krupsky
This set works with the Wreath Builder Template or you can use the stamps with a block and create some wonderful cards! <3 
Both of these sets are Full of Words and Images! 
WOW! Lots of creativity for sure! <3 
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 $50.00 Gift Certificate from Gina K. Designs, 
leave a comment on all the blogs! 
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So, Here is my card made using Men of Faith Stamp Set. 
I used the score board to create the lines and did the wood grain technique! It kinda looks like a shadow on a fence! :) 
Gina K. Designs: 
Stamp Set -  Men of Faith
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, & Black Onyx 
Premium Dye Ink - Sandy Beach, Kraft, Moonlit Fog
Amalgam Ink - Jet Black 
Adhesive Dot Runner
Other items - Foam Squares, Score Pal score board


Then I used some images from the Fruit of the Season Stamp set with Men of Faith for this next card! <3 
Gina K. Designs:
Stamp Set - Men of Faith and Fruit of the Season
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base, Dark
          Chocolate, & Sandy Beach 
Premium Dye Ink - Dark Chocolate, Fresh Asparagus, & Warm Cocoa 
Ribbon and Versa Mark, and bling


This one was from the release party. 
 Gina K. Designs: 
Stamp Set - Men of Faith
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, & Black Onyx  
Premium Dye Ink - Dark Chocolate 
Amalgam Ink - Jet Black 
Adhesive Dot Runner 
Other Items - Misti, Sponge Dauber, White Gel Pen, Black Fine Tip marker 



Next We have the  Mandala Maker.... 
This set has been so much fun to create with! 
I Love Coral Reef and Tranquil Teal together, so I played around and came up with this!   <3 
Gina K. Designs: 
Stamp Set - Mandala Make
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, Coral Reef, & Tranquil Teal
Premium Dye Ink - Coral Reef, &  Tranquil Teal
Adhesive Dot Runner
Bling


Here are the ones from the release! 
I just had to play around and have fun with this set. :)  
 Gina K. Designs: 
Stamp Set - Mandala Maker 
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, Turquoise Sea
Premium Dye Ink - Lucky Clover, Tangerine Twist, Plum Punch, Red Velvet, Turquoise Sea, Tranquil Teal, & Dusty Rose
Adhesive Dot Runner

Some of my all time favorite colors too! 
This set is unlimited in what you can create! :) 

Gina K. Designs: 
Stamp Set - Mandala Maker 
Pure Luxury Card stock - White Heavy Base& Layering  Weight, Tranquil Teal, Sea Glass
Premium Dye Ink - Tranquil Teal, Sea Glass, Fresh Asparagus, Jelly Bean Green
Adhesive Dot Runner
Connect Glue
Other Items - Embossing Folder, Foam Squares, Bling



That is all from me today 
I Hope you have enjoyed the hop and now if you are ready for more inspiration Lisa is up next and has some Beautiful creations waiting for you! 💝 Enjoy the eye candy🍬🍭 the team has made and have a great day! 


Men of Faith- Melanie Muenchinger
Debra Warner - Guest Designer 
Karen Hightower - You are here! 😎
Lisa Hetrick - Up Next 🎨

Thank You so much for stopping by and 
leaving your thoughts on my blog! 💖
Hope your day is a great one and take a little time to get inky!
If you haven't picked up these sets, 
you can shop Here > Gina K. Designs
The link will take you to the New Items from the release! 





95 comments:

stamping sue said...

Terrific cards! each one is well done.
stamping sue
http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

Cathy Tidwell said...

You are a card making machine my friend! AND that alll look fantastic!!

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

Great job- Karen to Karen!

Miriam Baker said...

Love the Mandala Maker.

Denise Terry said...

Such great cards! Thank you so much for sharing!

Susan B. said...

Great cards. Using the score board was a nice touch! Well done!

Mary D. said...

Beautiful cards. I especially like the one you scored.

Janet said...

Clever ways of using these stamp sets! You've given me some inspiration!

Judith Williams said...

I love ve the card where you used scoring,

Donna Hawkins said...

Love the cards and the fun designs! Great work!

judy cook said...

Your cards are amazing, thanks so much for sharing.

Sandy Ference said...

Lovely cards! These are some lovely sets.

Ellen Panseri said...

Beautiful cards, thanks for sharing.

deb said...

Can’t wait until mine arrive! Great job

Lisa K said...

I think you have thought out-of-the-box for these cards. All so nice and unexpected.

Connie Hinkle said...

LOVE your cards 😍

amymwz said...

Oh wow. The red card is fantastic. I love how you flipped that stamp to get such a different card look.

amymwz said...

Oh wow. The red card is fantastic. I love how you flipped that stamp to get such a different card look.

Barbara Jean Wind said...

Your cards are all great, and my favorite is the first one. Loved the background.

Verna Angerhofer said...

Gorgeous cards and all so inspiring.

Born Again Farm Girl said...

Clever ! Beautiful designs! Thank you for sharing !

Gayle Bartholomew said...

So nice to see a wonderful masculine stamp set and oh, that Mandala set..endless possibilities! All of your cards are great.

Becca Yahrling said...

Lots of fun inspiration, tfs. I love the last mandala
you created and the pretty colors.

Marge Burns said...

Such unique ideas, like them all

Diana Scott said...

Great cards! Thanks for sharing!

Judy Inukai said...

Super cards. I love the Men of Faith card with the rock. Love what you've done with the Mandala - especially the first one. I haven't played with that element yet. Thanks for the great inspiration.

fyk said...

Love all of your cards! They are each so unique and beautiful!

marilyn said...

I love the shadowy colors used with the men of faith cards.

Mary said...

Wow - great cards!!

Dee Earnshaw said...

wow, love all the fabulous cards you have created - so varied and inspiring:)

Joanne Hoffmann said...

Running out of adjectives....awesome sauce!

Paper-Ink-Cards said...

Your shape card is so cute, the smiley face makes ME smile! All of your cards are terrific.

Jeanne Beam said...

Wow! Such wonderful cards.
Thanks so much for sharing...

Rema DeLeeuw said...

Love all your cards Karen. Thanks for the inspiration and ideas.

m fountain said...

Karen
What a beautiful card display. That many shapes card is so darn cute, it made me smile. Thanks for sharing and inspiring!

Dawn S. said...

So many great cards! Thanks for the inspiration!

maeilive said...

Your ROCK card speaks volumes

Danielle

Janice Ashby said...

Your cards are wonderful, Karen! But, the first Mandala card is really striking with the design elements you chose. Thanks!

Susan Wareham said...

Fantastic inspiration can not wait to get my Mandala set

Rose Mary Smalley said...

Beautiful cards. Beautiful stamp sets. This blog has been just wonderful so far. Off to the next stop..thank. You so much for sharing your lovely work.

Sandy M said...

So many beautiful cards. This months selection is great. I love your second card with the pine cones. Wonderful Christmas card. Each of your cards are remarkable.

Ann Washabaugh said...

Awesome, Awesome cards. I really like the mandala maker stamp set. Can't wait to get my order!! This shall be a crafting weekend!!

Linda said...

I love that layout of praying for you card!!!

Kathy Kenny said...

Love the shadow on the fence! Great effect!

Tami Priebe said...

Girl you have a fantastic imagination/creative gene. Those cards are awesome.

Nancy Dempsey said...

Beautiful cards, each more beautiful than the last. I love them all!

Melanie said...

You're so creative, Karen! Love these ideas!

Lynn Kaufman said...

what great ideas......thanks

Cyndi Morris said...

All your cards are so beautiful. I love the Mandala Maker stamp set, and your examples are gorgeous.

PeggyL said...

Your cards are amazing. I really like the Mandala Maker cards using the blues and greens. Spectacular!

crafterab said...

Beautiful cards! Thanks for sharing.

Arlene said...

Love all your cards Karen. I like the first one that you scored the front panel on, but I think my favorite is the last one.

Janice Woll said...

Love all the cards. The possibilities of The Mandela set are fantastic.

TrainWithMeghan said...

I LOVE your blue and teal and green mandala! All your cards are beautiful!

Jennifer Nicole said...

Beautiful cards Karen! Love the rock card, very creative!

Judy Woodland said...

Your cards are amazing, as always, my dear. Thanks for the great inspiration, you NEVER disappoint!! I can't wait to play!!!

Barb D said...

Lovely cards!

Gayle said...

Wonderful cards. Thanks for sharing.

Barbara Martin said...

Your cards are so beautiful! This is such a fun blog hop!

Kay S said...

These are all so amazing that I don’t even know if I can comment on any one card! I love the cute little smiley face on the “shape of you” card!

Parker said...

I really like your creativeness on the wooden fence card. It looks marvelous. Great job.

Retta Lutte said...

Such terrific cards! the geometric shapes just made me smile! So clever!!!

Bethany Stover said...

Super cute shape card! I love the mandalas set.

Ruth said...

I always enjoy your cards. The mandalas are really pretty

Deb said...

Lovely cards! Thanks so much for the inspiration!

Dorothy Crosbee said...

Each one is more beautiful then the one before it!

Kathryn Eddy said...

Interesting backgrounds on your Men of Faith cards. Beautiful mandalas.

Cindy Roman-Daversa said...

Wowza!!!! You are one extraordinary artist!!!! Amazing cards!

Pam Sparks said...

Cool cards! What a beautiful variety of creating! TFS!

Marcy H. said...

Such Awesome Cards!!

Cori said...

love these. so inpirational

cardscookiecarrotcake said...

As always Karen, you delivered! Your cards are all stunning.

Helen Jastrab said...

Thank you for some really inspiring ideas, I can't wait to get started.

Catherine Loveless said...

Your cards are just so wonderful. Such an imaginative use of both of the sets! They are both must haves.

Joy Golinski said...

Great cards! I love the one using the ovals and squares from the Mandala set. What a fun card!

Peggy said...

Awesome cards, thanks for sharing your beautiful ideas.

tycodmom said...

Beautiful cards, Karen. I can't wait to get my stamps.

Kim Salito said...

Great cards, love the little face created with the Mandala.

Debra Rumpza said...

I love your masculine cards. It's something I struggle to make enough of... I have people requesting them all the time!

Betty Keefe said...

you certainly created some fantastic cards with these new stamp sets, Karen!

Roberta said...

Karen, These are all awesome. Love The Rock Men of Faith card. Mandala cards I love them all on each blog that has done one. Thank you for sharing.

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Your so talented!! Did an amazing job with these new products!!!!

ValmaLu said...

Very nice!

Darlene Gabriel said...

Beautiful cards. I love the Men of Faith ones especially.
Your mandala cards are so pretty - it's so fun to see how many ways these stamps can be put to use.

Creative Lady said...

Beautiful cards Karen!

Sherry said...

gorgeous cards!! love them all!

Dana M said...

Beautiful Karen! You have so wonderfully conveyed strength, beauty and happiness in your cards. Gorgeous!

Arianna Barbara said...

Wow! Awesome cards and great colouring!!!

Leanne said...

Gorgeous card!!

Annalisa Young said...

Oh, what fun cards. That woodgrain technique is really cool, and you're right about how it looks like a shadow on a fence. And the Mandala Maker is clearly a set with infinite variety. I love your color choices and the beautiful designs you came up with, but I think my favorite part might be the little smiley face you created using the stamps! So cute and creative. Thanks for sharing with us!

Moira Galarneau said...

That Mandala maker is awesome!

Sue D said...

Fabulous card designs. I like the colors and the score lines on the first one.

Avra Williams said...

Awesome mandalas!

Sharon said...

Karen these are fabulous, so creative! Love the wood grain card so much!

Jen said...

So much inspiration! Beautiful job!