Sunday, August 1, 2010

Gina K. Blast From The Past Hop Day #1!!!!!!!!

Welcome to a special Hop!!!!  The regular Gina K. Designs release will be at the end of the month, meanwhile we have a special Design Team hop!!!  We are all showcasing our fabulously talented Illustrators and highlighting some of our favorite stamp sets!!!  This way we get to show a little love for some "oldies but goodies"!!!!  Tonight it's some fun with Melanie and Nina!!!!




  • Stamps: Cuddles And Hugs
  • Paper: Pure Luxury White, Wild Dandelion, Grass Green, Chocolate; BG Origins
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black; Copics
  • Accessories: Clip, Ribbon, Flower Brad, Pearls
First up is Melanie's absolutely adorable Cuddles And Hugs!!!!!  It's such a sweet stamp set!!!  And of course the images are fabulous to color with Copics!!  I used the Pure Luxury Cardstock colors of Grass Green, Wild Dandelion, Chocolate and White.  The dp is Basic Grey Origins and the Gingham Ribbon matches perfectly!!




  • Stamps: Vintage Borders
  • Paper: Pure Luxury Black Onyx, White
  • Ink: Versamark
  • Accessories: White EP, Pearls, Ribbon
Next is such a beautiful and versatile set from Nina, Vintage Borders.  As a background or as a focal point these stamps are just beautiful!!  I stamped the image several times in Versamark and embossed it in white.  And since I love a pop of red with black and white I thought a touch of ribbon and pearls would do the trick!  The edging is the Spellbinder's Tulip Borderability.

For even more samples of some of our favorite 'Blast from the Past' GinaK Designs stamp sets, check out these participating designer's blogs:
The entire GinaK Designs team would like to invite you to the virtual Release party we'll be having this Thursday, August 5th on StampTV.  It will be a bit different than our usual release party, but we'll still have challenges, contest questions, and designer samples that you won't want to miss out on!  More information on that event will be shared by GinaK soon, so stay tuned to her blog for all the details this week!!

~ Have A Creative Day! ~

9 comments:

  1. hee hee, how could I have waited so long since the last time I stamped these little cats now that we have Wild Dandelion??? Love this card, too cute!!

    the sheet music background in white on black instead of the reverse looks fabulous!

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  2. Oh, neat tag effect! Love your cards!

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  3. lovely cards Lee, love the cute little tags you made. I have to tell you that every time I see your face I see the before of your craft room :) :)..

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  4. Lee, these are lovely! Those lions are just so sweet.

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  5. Oh how cute! I love both of them.

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  6. Love both of your cards, Lee! The one with Cuddles & Hugs is so sweet! Wonderful coloring and papers! The one with Nina's Vintage Borders is so elegant! Love the pop of red!

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  7. Gorgeous Lee! I love your design on the lions, too cool! and love tha tmusical bg!

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  8. awesome cards, Lee! I miss my cuddles & hugs animals! makes me nostalgic for Melanie's early beginnings! beautiful vintage bg card too

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