Throwback Thursday: This & That

Using This & That Stamp set

A sweet 16 card using the This & That Stamp set from Gina K designs. I used the Mandela burst stencil (which will be available for purchase later this Month – and the 16 from Emily’s cake toppers set.

The base is tranquil teal and the inks are a combination of ocean mist, turquoise sea, blue lagoon and tranquil teal. I used some stickle glitter glue on the card to give it some sparkle!

What do you think?

Flashback Friday: feeling wicked

Today I am showing a card which I created almost 7 years ago! I love the wicked stamp set and it is still availableat Gina K Designs!

At the time I created it, I had all six kids in middle school, elementary school and preschool! I was knee deep in Halloween parties in the elementary schools, getting ready to Boo 👻 the neighbors (do you have that tradition?), PTA events and all things fall! Wicked still remains one of my favorite stamp sets! The solid images make great backgrounds and the sentiments are so fun!

Here is the card I made way back in 2012! I think I am going to dust off Wicked and make a few Halloween cards for the college kids!

Do you have the wicked stamp set in your collection? I’d love to see your creations! Happy Halloween 🎃

Gina K Designs September New Release Day Two: Autumn Splendor Card Kit

Time to check out the Gina K Designs September 2019 Card kit called Autumn Splendor!

There is so much going on with this kit! It’s full of goodies like one and two step stamping, the amazing stencil and the coordinating dies! You will love it!

Let’s take a peek at what I made with the kit!

I started with a base which I brushed with skeleton leaves ink. The leaves were all hand cut (I know there is a die, we just didn’t have access to it, so I manually cut the leaves to layer on top) the sentiment is embossed with Gina K Copper embossing powder!

The second card uses a variety of green and yellow and beige inks on kraft paper. The smile die cut on white card stock really pops!

This card was stamped with barely there and colored with copic markers! I love the sentiment in black!

I used a stencil for the background using some fall colors. I love this sentiment. I sent this card off to Karen (who is in her senior year of college). She embraces all things fall! I miss her and sometimes sending a little note makes me feel less sad!

This last card is so fun! I simply used the leaves and embossed them with Gina’s rose gold powder. Oh my! On the black card stock it’s amazing! I die cut the hugs sentiment and embossed that too. This card is classy!

Here is a close up of the embossed die!

In case you haven’t been convinced to order – consider this incentive stamp Santana Rose, which you can get with a qualifying purchase of $75.

For this one layer card, I simply used the brushes to add green and turquoise inks to the stencil. I used the sentiment from Santana Rose ink obsidian amalgam ink. I added one tiny gem to the center of the middle flower! So simple! What do you think?

You should have come from Cat’s blog

To continue with the hop, head over to Donna’s blog!

Remember to comment on all the blogs in the hop and you will be eligible for a $50 Gina K Designs gift card (winner will be announced on Gina’s blog later this week)

Thanks for stopping by!

Gina K Designs September New Release Day One: Majestic Peony and Happy Fall

Today I am participating in the Gina K Designs September New Release blog hop. Today we are featuring two new sets: Majestic Peony by Hannah and Happy Fall by Emily.

This first card was created for my daughter who is back to college! She embraces all things fall, so this was the perfect sentiment for the card! It almost smells of pumpkin spice!

Can you tell that this is my favorite time of year? These leaves with this sentiment- ack! I’m in love!

Majestic peony will make you swoon! Every card I made with this set made me say wow! I stamped the Peony with skeleton leaves ink and colored with white ink from the Gina k Designs white ink pad with a watercolor brush. I added a few pearls and the sentiment and it was soft and perfect!

This next card is my favorite. I stamped the Peony in barely there ink and then colored with watercolors. I truly love how this one turned out!

The full hop list is on Gina’s blog! You should have come from Mindy’s blog.

To continue hopping, go to Lisa’s blog next!

If you leave a comment on all the blog’s today you are in the running for a $50 gift certificate for Gina K. Designs store! Winner will be announced on Gina’s blog a few days after the end of the hop!

September 2019 Release Party Samples

Here are the cards which I created for the release party

this car was done with white embossing powder on kraft card stock. I colored with comic markers.

This card was done with the embossing resist technique. I used the brushes to create the background with traditional fall colors.

This card uses a lightly brushed stencil background with the Autumn Splendor kit! The main image was stamped on white and I brushed the edges to make it softer. The black layer makes it pop and the twine gives it that rustic fall feel!

this final card is so simple. I love love love the font used in the forever sentiment! Ack! The leaves are two step stamped and then I added some tiny black beads.

Tomorrow I will be sharing Hannah & Emily’s sets and the samples I created with them! Come back tomorrow!!!

Stamp and Stencil Mix N Mingle

Welcome to the therm-o-web New Product Release Blog Hop featuring Stamps, stencils and sparkly things! let’s get right to it! This first set is called Autumn Wishes!

The second set is called Wishing you Joy.

I used watercolor paper for this card! I added some snow with a white gel pen.

This simple ornament card had slicks cord and some sparkle on the two toned color!

Tomorrow you will be able to see two more cards on my Instagram @beth_silaika

You came from Rebecca’s Blog!

Hop on over to Susie Moore’s Blog next!

There are also two new Glitz Glitter Gels in this release!
Pumpkin Spice and Holiday Pine
All of the products are available now at:
To celebrate this new release each company will be randomly selecting a comment left on all the blogs to receive a $50 gift card to their store. So make sure to comment on all the blogs for a better chance to win. Good luck