Hey everyone! I don’t know if you tuned in last night to the Gina K Designs release party but you can view it on replay! Last night my latest stamp set was released. The set: simply circular was something I dreamed up after noticing such amazing graphic designs all over (rugs, paintings, wall paper). I created many samples with the set and I briefly showed them during the release party (despite my audio difficulties). How embarrassing! I know the lighting wasn’t amazing when I showed them, so here is a close up of each sample:
Next week there will be a bunch more samples during the blog hop! Be sure to stop back because you know a shopping spree is on the line!
Simply Circular is now available under the What’s new section at Gina K Designs!
Welcome to Day One of the Gina K. Designs Card Kit & Illustrator blog hop! Today I am featuring the new set I designed called Happy Hearts. This set also comes with a coordinating die! The release also features a great new set by Melanie called Embroidered Flowers.
When I envisioned this set, I thought of all the times when the kids were young when I had to make multiple valentine designs for their class lists. I also thought how nice it would be to have this set for anniversaries, weddings or even thinking of you cards! I try to make my sets so versatile and multi-functional! I want you to get the most bang for your buck!
The triple swirl circle with the micro-heart is so fun. I love to color in the tiny heart with a glitter pen or a marker! I tried to make it large enough for mix and match sentiments, while keeping it petite and delicate!
This card uses a moonlit fog base. I love the way the red heart pops off the card! I used a stencil and heat embossed the background with white embossing powder! Sentiment is also heat embossed!
I stamped the heart image and colored with copic markers! Such a clean design, but easy to replicate or switch out sentiments!
The red card stock just pops off the Ocean Breeze. I stamped the die cut hard with obsidian ink and loved the look with a few black micro-hearts.
I used the triple circle and added a few white gel pen dots and colored in the micro-heart. Sentiment from Layered Eucalyptus. Heart stamped on white and colored with copics.
These open hearts are easily colored with copics, watercolors or other markers!
If you get lost and you want to start at the beginning, head over to Gina’s Blog!
Why would you want to start at the beginning? Well, if you comment on all the blogs you will be eligible for a $50 gift certificate! Tomorrow I will not be hopping, but stop back for day 3 (Wednesday). There will also be an Instagram Hop on February 5 at 10 am! Do you follow me on Instagram? Click here for my Instagram page.
The hardest cards to create are sympathy cards! A friend’s dad passed away suddenly and I wanted to send her a quick note!
I used a Gina K white A2 card stock base and the Autumn Wishes stencil using lovely lavender and wild lilac inks. I used the “with sympathy” set from Delicate Damask set. I stamped it on black card stock and embossed it with white embossing powder.
Welcome to day two of the Illustrator & Card kit blog hop for October 2019! Today we are featuring the following two stamp sets! These are great sets for getting your mojo flowing!
This card was just me playing around with the stamp set and offsetting it off the card base. It looked like the Earth to me, which totally jived with the one sentiment. I colored the image in with copic markers and used some glitter glue on the edges. I really like the way this card turned out!
This card is actually a chocolate base. The photo colors (no matter how hard I tried) just do not do this color combination justice. It is rich and beautiful! The Gina K. copper embossing powder is just so elegant!
Remember to hop and comment on all the blogs to be eligible for a $50 Gift Certificate to Gina K. Designs. What would you buy from this release if you won?
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:
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?
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.)
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!
**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)
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!
In case you missed the October release party live you can watch the replay on Facebook. I shared a few cards to the Gina K. Designs friends page, but you can see them all here! If you want to see all of What’s New at Gina K. Designs this month, click here.
Here are a couple of the cards which I created to share at the release party! Enjoy!
Stop back tomorrow for the first day of a 3 day blog hop!