Gina K. Designs Illustrator & Card Kit Blog Hop October 2019: Day One

Hi Everyone – welcome to the Gina K. Designs Illustrator & Card Kit Blog Hop for this month! Today is day one of the hop! There are so many goodies this month that I want to give you a brief synopsis of what is to come the next few days!

Wednesday, October 23: Day One (Holiday Trees, Christmas Pallate, Christmas Script)

Thursday, October 24: Day Two (You Being You, You Warm My Heart)

Friday, October 25: Day Three (Warm Winter Wishes Card Kit)

Monday: October 29th (9 am), Instagram Hop @beth_silaika

I know some of you are here for the prizes, and you will be eligible for a $50 gift certificate per day to Gina K. Designs. For the Instagram Hop there will be 2 $25 Gift Certificates. So stop by each Design Team members blog the next few days or their Instagram on Monday to leave a comment to be eligible to win!

Today the design team will be showcasing sets from myself, Melanie & Emily:

Holiday Trees by Beth Silaika
Holiday Trees Coordinating Die
Pallet Christmas by Melanie Muenchinger
Christmas Script by Emily Loggans

The first card uses Christmas Script by Emily Loggans. I watercolored the background and stamped the trees in both sizes. I stamped the star and dot randomly on the card as well. I filled in the star with sakura stardust. The sentiment is from Christmas Script by Emily! Isn’t it elegant?

Fun Idea: Watercolor your background and then stamp your trees
Close up of the card

Here is a card with some non traditional colors for the trees, but it sure is Merry & Bright! The sentiment is Seasonal Greetings incentive set for this month. You know you want it! Just add Holiday Trees in your cart (along with some other goodies and this set is yours for free. You don’t even have to tell your significant other.)

Fun idea: use some non-traditional colors for the trees
Close up of the card

This card features a moonlit fog base, stamped with the triangle trees in versamark and embossed with white embossing powder. I colored the trees in with copic markers. The sentiment is stamped on black card stock and embossed with the white embossing powder as well. A few red gems from my stash just bling up the card a notch!

Fun Idea: emboss your trees in white on dark card stock
Close up of card

**due to the large volume in this release, I did not get Melanie’s set to make samples. Her set is quite adorable! (add to cart)

Hop Details:

You should have come from Gina’s Blog and next you should head to Melanie’s blog! Remember that there are 3 days of blog hops this week and an Instagram hop next week. Swing by again tomorrow for some more eye candy! Let me know which card was your favorite one!

Author: freckledandfun

Gina K. Designs Stamp Illustrator Former (Papertrey Ink Stamp Designer, Our Craft Lounge Design Team Member, Craft Critique Reporter, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Hanna Stamps! Design Team, Scor-Pal Design Team , Kitchen Sink Stamps Design Team) ~SCS Member (Myprecious)~ ~Former Hostess of Featured Stamper Sunday Challenge~ ~SCS Tutorial Writer~ ~Mom to 6 kids Gina K. Design Stamp sets: https://www.ginakdesigns.com/product-category/stamp-sets/stamps-by-illustrator/beth-silaika/

87 thoughts on “Gina K. Designs Illustrator & Card Kit Blog Hop October 2019: Day One”

  1. Oh what fun and festive trees with so many creative options. I love the fonts you used for the sentiments. Your cards so beautifully and creatively show off this fun stamp set.

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  2. I started to say that I love the modern look of your cards and then I realized they remind me of cards from the 60s so I guess I should say I love your modern retro cards. 🙂

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