Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Gina K Blog Hop Day 2

 Hello! It's day two for the Gina K team to showcase this month's release stamp sets. Today we are featuring Claire's new Springtime Baskets and Beth's new Spring Fling set. My first card is with Springtime Baskets. Claire has designed so many possibilities into this set, with tons of images to mix and match. So much fun!

And this card features images from Spring Fling. I love the adorable images Beth illustrated for this set. This little chick is my favorite critter in the set.

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. Ready for some inspiration? Here are a few of the projects I have created for today’s hop:

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


Gina K
Beth Silaika - Illustrator for Spring Fling
Claire Brennan - Illustrator for Springtime Baskets
Cathy Tidwell
Chris DaytonDonna IdletKaren HightowerLaurie Schmidlin
Melanie MuenchingerSean FettermanSheri GilsonSilke LedlowSusie Moore
Theresa Momber
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.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Gina K Blog Hop Day One

 Hello! Today we are blog hopping once again, to showcase the latest Gina K Designs release. My new set is called Framescapes - Simply Spring and it is a follow up to the set I did for our last release.

 Here is another card I made using the same set. You can find a video for this card at StampTV.

And here is a third card with the Framescape - Simply Spring set.

 Melanie Muenchinger has a wonderful new flower set that is adorable, called, Fabulous Flowers.

I love the whimsical flowers and vases in this set! It has solid and line images for a variety of stamping techniques. What fun!

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. Ready for some inspiration? Here are a few of the projects I have created for today’s hop:

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

Gina K
Melanie Muenchinger - Illustrator for Fabulous Flowers
Theresa Momber - Illustrator for Framescape – Simply Spring
Cathy Tidwell
Chris Dayton
Claire Brennan
Donna Idlet
Karen Hightower
Laurie Schmidlin
Sean Fetterman
Sheri Gilson
Silke Ledlow
Susie Moore

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.

Thanks for stopping by. I hope you have a wonderful day!

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Gina K December Release Day 2

Hello! Today is the second day blog hopping with the team at Gina K Designs. Today we are featuring stamp sets by Beth Silaika and Claire Brenna. First up is the set by Beth, called Xavier Zebra. I used the cute parrot image for this card and added some fun foliage. The birthday sentiment is from my Framescapes set.


And here is a card using the adorable zebra. Isn't he cute?

Claire has two sets this release. First is a card using her Half Pint Heroes set. I had fun coloring this rocket ship and creating the moonscape background.



Claire's second set is called Half Pint Heroines. So many sweet images in this set. I love the big hot air balloon for coloring.


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

Gina K
Beth Silaika
Claire Brennan
Cathy Tidwell
Chris Dayton
Donna Idlet
Karen Hightower
Kendra Wietstock
Laurie Schmidlin
Melanie Muenchinger
Sean Fetterman
Sheri Gilson
Silke Ledlow
Susie Moore


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. I hope you have a wonderful day!
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Monday, December 12, 2016

Gina K December Release Day One

 Hello and welcome! Today the team at Gina K Designs are sharing their ideas with the latest stamp release. On today's blog hop, we are showcasing Melanie Muenchinger's new set, Holiday Frame Fillers and my latest set, Framescapes - Winter Trees. I'm so excited about this new set. It's something I've been wanting to do for a long time and I plan to do several more in the Framescape series.

In the card above I used one of the accent images without the Framescape main image. There are so many combinations possible with this set. Video coming soon!

Here is a look at the full set, found at Gina K Designs here.


I used the main Framescape image in the next three cards. For this one I added the mountains & birds flying in the background and the lone hiker in the foreground. Video coming for this one soon, too!

For this card, I kept the scene very simple, only adding the birds, stamped twice together on the left and once on the right.


Here is the video for the pink card.

On this last card, I added the single tree and deer to the foreground and used a white gel pen to add snow highlights to the trees and ground. I'll be getting you a video for this one, too.

Next up is Melanie's new Holiday Frame Fillers.

I love how Melanie created images that can turn her Holiday Frame into a door. How perfect for wreaths for all seasons! You can find this set here.

I love coloring pumpkins so I couldn't resist using this image even though it's after Thanksgiving.

That little bear is too adorable and I had to color him, too. I love how you can use this stamp set for any occasion.

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. Ready for some inspiration? Here are a few of the projects I have created for today’s hop:

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

Gina K
Beth Silaika
Cathy Tidwell
Chris Dayton
Claire Brennan
Donna Idlet
Karen Hightower
Kendra Wietstock
Laurie Schmidlin
Melanie Muenchinger
Sean Fetterman
Sheri Gilson
Silke Ledlow
Susie Moore

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.

Thanks for visiting. I hope you have a wonderful day!

Thursday, October 27, 2016

A Jolly holly Video and Tutorial

 Hello! Today I have another card to share with you, featuring my latest stamp set for Gina K Designs, called Dashing.

Here is the video I made to show you how I made the card and you can see step by step photos below.


Stamp the holly image, from the Dashing stamp set,  twice, using Memento Tuxedo Black ink. I only show one image, but you'll need two for the finished card. After stamping, begin coloring using Copic marker G28.


Add Copic marker G07.


Add G03.


Fill in with G000. Touch up the shading if desired with G28.


For the berries, start with Copic marker R89.


Add R27, leaving just a tiny bit uncolored, then fill that in with R00. For the stem, us E57.  After coloring, cut out the holly images.


Trim white cardstock to 4 ½ by 3 ¼ inches and sponge lightly around the edges with Gina K Ocean Mist ink.


Sponge very lightly over the Ocean Mist with Gina K Dark Sage ink. Optional : Sponge extremely lightly with Black Onyx over the Dark Sage. The sponge dauber should be essentially dry for this step to be certain to get a very light effect.



Stamp two of the snowflakes, also from Dashing, using Dark Sage. But be sure to stamp off onto scotch paper first to make the images lighter when stamped on your background. Repeat several times, randomly over the cardstock.


Stamp the sentiment onto the background using Black Onyx ink. Layer the background with a piece of Pure Luxury Black Onyx ink, trimmed slightly larger, then adhere both layers to a 5 ½ by 4 ¼ inch Moonlit Fog card base. Adhere both holly images using craft glue. 

Thanks for stopping by. I hope you have a wonderful day! 

Supplies:

Dashing Stamp Set
White, Black Onyx, Moonlit Fog Pure Luxury Cardstock
Black Onyx, Dark Sage, Ocean Mist Ink
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
Copic Markers (G28, G07, G03, G000, R89, R27, R00, E57)
Jumbo Sponge Daubers
Scissors
Tape Runner Adhesive and Craft Glue