Monday, February 14, 2011

Gina K. Sneak Peeks Day #1........Spring Basket and Basket Blessings!!!

Smiley from millan.net

Are you ready for SPRINGTIME colors and images and designs by Gina K Designs.............OH MY!!!!!

First up are 2 sets from our fabulous Illustrator.....Melanie Muenchinger!!!!  She has a beautiful set called Spring Basket and a super cute companion set to it called Basket Blessings!!!!


  •  Stamps: Spring Basket, Basket Blessings
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black; Copics
  • Paper: Pure Luxury Ivory, Tan Leather
  • Accessories: Jute, Pearls, Stickles, Houndstooth CB Folder
I stamped the basket in Pure Luxury Tan Leather for the texture and used the Houndstooth Cuttlebug Folder on Ivory for more "baskety" texture too.  Is that a word???  LOL  I kept the colors in soft pastels with just a touch of Stickles for the flower centers.  I stamped one row of flowers and then used a partial row to make a full basket of blooms!

You'll want to stop by all the AMAZING DT Blogs to see what fabulous peeks they're sharing!!!!

Would you like to win one of these fun sets?Here's what to do- Visit each of the blogs listed below and leave a comment, (including Gina's blog.) The more blogs you comment on, the more chances you have of winning!
Tomorrow, Gina will announce 4 randomly chosen winners who will each win one of these fabulous new stamp sets!

Be sure to come to the Release Party on Stamp TV at 7 pm Central!!!  We'll have lots of card samples, challenges, contest questions and full stamp set reveals!!!

~ Have A Creative Day! ~

175 comments:

  1. gorgeous basket Lee! Love the layering of flowers!

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  2. Oooh, love how you filled your basket! Gorgeous!

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  3. Very pretty basket. Great job.

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  4. love the textures and colors the and that beautiful mound o' flowers you made in that basket! great job!!
    baskety! yup! works for me!!

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  5. Lovely basket of flowers and great coloring too!

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  6. You stacked those blooms perfectly, Lee! Awesome!

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  7. Lee, Beautiful!! I love how you layered the flowers in the basket!

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  8. Adorable card! Love the colors you used! T4S Hugs!!

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  9. Ohhh what a FULL basket!! Love the jute!!

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  10. I love the happy flowers. Great card.

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  11. Adorable stamp sets -- lookin' forward to the release!

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  12. Beautiful card, love how you mounded the flowers in the basket

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  13. Such a beautiful card!

    Debbie S

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  14. What a beautiful card! I like how you added texture with the background anf the ribbon.

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  15. I love the basket. Beautiful colors, and beautiful card!

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  16. Lee, love the layout of your card, the pearl details that ribbon and the texture. Oh I guess I LOVE the entire creation! :) Well done!!

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  17. Fab job, girl!!! LOve that burlap-y ribbon! :)

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  18. Beautiful job on the flowers and the embossing folder really sets it off.

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  19. Lee, I love your beautiful card!! It's so gorgeous!

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  20. your cards are perfect

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  21. Clever rendering of the flowers. Love the suble colors. Thanks

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  22. Beautiful card! Love how you've layered these flowers! :)

    Debbie Meijer

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  23. Love the colors and the idea of a "full" basket. I must take notes from you girls! Beautiful!

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  24. Very soft and pretty for spring! Love it!

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  25. Totally love the "stacked" flowers! Really like it when someone does something"extra" with a stamp! Nice and bright card and it makes me long for Spring!

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  26. Love the soft colors of your flowers, wonderful texture going on here!

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  27. so much yummy texture; and the colors you used for the flowers are so fresh and pretty!

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  28. Love the bg you selected to show off that gorgeous basket of flowers, Lee. And the piece of twiney (there's another made up word) ribbon behind it is perfect.

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  29. Lee,
    This is fantastic! Love how you gathered all those flowers from your garden! LOL :) The colors are just perfect!

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  30. Can't wait to fill my "Easter basket" this is a great stamp set!

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  31. Love the textured background - very pretty card!

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  32. I am so ready for spring. I love your card and I love both set.

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  33. GORGEOUS card, I sure would love to have this basket of flowers!!!

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  34. Hi, That is a really pretty card. The embossed background is great. Myrna

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  35. love that flower basket card! wow!

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  36. That embossed background really makes those beautiful flowers pop. SandyT

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  37. Beautiful..... I love the soft look of your flowers.

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  38. Beautiful card! Love those gorgeous colored flowers!!

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  39. Beautiful colors and design! Thanks for sharing your card!

    golightly23 at msn dot com

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  40. I love your baskety textured card. :o) So pretty! And very clever to use a partial row of flowers on top.

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  41. Love the layering of the daisies! Beautiful!

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  42. That screams SPRING! I love it!

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  43. I love all the texture you added to this card Lee, with the embossing and that jute ribbon. Like the stickles and the pearls too! VERY pretty my friend! I hope you have a Happy Valentine's Day!

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  44. Nice job of filing the basket!!! LOOKS great...and wonderful coloring too!!! NICE!

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  45. Love your card!!! Fantastic!!! Thanks for sharing...

    Bev, Pine Mtn Club, CA

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  46. I loved the layering on the card, Great job

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  47. Lee- great card! I love the subtle colors!

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  48. Love how you added the extra flowers, looks just like a beautiful arrangement from the florist.

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  49. I really like the height of the flowers in the basket.

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  50. Very pretty!

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  51. Beautiful card. Thanks for sharing your talent with us!

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  52. Those flowers are gorgeous! I am soooo ready for Spring!

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  53. Gorgeous card. Very elegant and sweet. Good work.

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  54. Awesome! What great images and cards!!

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  55. Lovely! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  56. Lee, I love the colours you chose for the flowers. The textured background is great! The little pearls add flare. Love the stickles to accent the centers!!!

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  57. I am feeling the spring with all these great flowers. Lovely card.

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  58. Beautiful card, I LOVE that basket.

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  59. Very pretty, Lee. I really like how you did the flowers and the background.

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  60. The pastels are beautiful

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  61. I like the texture on you card.

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  62. your flower layering is PERFECT. You could be a florist. hahaha

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  63. I always enjoy your creations so much!

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  64. Oh! this card truly has the look of Spring...lovely.

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  65. Hi Lee, I love your card! The layers are great!

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  66. Nice "basket" texture, and cute card!

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  67. Beautiful card - great colors and shading on the flowers.

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  68. Sweet basket. Love the pastel colors.
    hugs,
    Brooke

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  69. Love the cuttlebugged background and the pastels.
    crafty teacher

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  70. Love the basket full. You layered them well.

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  71. Love the coloring of the flowers

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  72. I like the layers for the flowers, gives it a whole different look.

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  73. Love the layered flowers in the basket and of course, the added bling.

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  74. of course, baskety is a word!
    and your card does look more baskety! thanks for sharing your work and a chance for some sneak peeks!
    linda patti tpatti@windstream.net

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  75. Beautiful! Love the new stamps, too!

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  76. Thank you for making my day!!! Loved the cards.....

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  77. Just love your card Lee. I hadn't seen the Houndstooth cuttlebug background on a card before and I think it looks really great.

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  78. lovey, lovey this one, Lee - the pastels are so perfect and beautiful. thanks for sharing

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  79. Beautiful card, Lee! I love the basket filled with soft colored flowers! Perfect embossing folder!

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  80. OH MY is right. The stamp sets are gorgeous as is your card.

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  81. So beautiful, Lee! Wonderful coloring and design!

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  82. Such a beautiful flower arrangement!!

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  83. What a beautiful card!! Love the colors and textures. The flowers just pop right out! Thank you.

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  84. I like the addition of the top row of flowers in that basket. Great card. TFS

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  85. Such a beautiful basket of daisies...I'm imagining my husband gave it to me for Valentines Day!

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  86. GORGEOUS card! Love the light colors. They say spring and are sooooo pretty. BEAUTIFUL!

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  87. Awesome card it shouts out SPRING!

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  88. Lee I Love the way You did the Flowers, Their accenting each Other so well!

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  89. Love the flower arranging - your card is fab! Pat x

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  90. Thank you for sharing your beautiful card. Your flowers are so pretty.

    hugs
    bobbi

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  91. Lee Gril.... That card is to die for love it. this one going on rak wishes get stamping I love see at the release party!

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  92. Thanks, Lee! I needed this pretty dose of spring...NY is still buried under snow...uck!

    Love your textures, all!
    Kim Marie

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  93. Lee, Love your basket of flowers and the card verse is perfect.

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  94. Wow! Loving your basket of flowers!

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  95. The colors used on the basket card are beautiful!

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  96. Great card, love the layered flowers.

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  97. I think baskety is totally a word! Your flowers look great! I don't know how you kept a lid on this fabulous set!

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  98. wonderful job on the basket

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  99. I really love those spring flowers!! :)

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  100. Terrific job on your beautiful flower basket. The layered flowers really make them "pop".

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  101. Beautiful design Lee! Love the jute twine on this and the bling!

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  102. Clean and fresh! LOVE the way you colored the flowers!

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  103. Love that full basket of flowers!! Great texture too!

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  104. Lovely card. Soft, spring-like colors.

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  105. I love the coloring on this image!

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  106. Love the colors & design!
    Makes me want to go buy some flowers for my planters- if only it wasn't going to be 18 tonite-LOL
    Kim

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  107. I like so much that your flowers seen to extend beyond the basket. Nicely done.

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  108. Lee, your cards are always so well done and this is no exception. Great coloring.

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  109. I'm lovin' your card, it is truly gorgeous. Great coloring. Thanks so much for sharing!!

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  110. I love these baskets! You've done a wonderful job.

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  111. So ready for spring! Great card

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  112. Such a gorgeous card!! I love those flowers!!! Wonderful colors!!!

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  113. Love the flowers and basket!

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  114. Like the design of your card. Looks so bright and cheerful. Would diffently make a wonderful Get Well card.
    ColleenB.

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  115. What a pretty basket. Love your card.

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  116. Thank you for sharing your card with us. Love the way it all came together!

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  117. Beautiful card Lee! Love the basket on the leather!

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  118. Lee, you gals just blow me away with all your creative ideas! I wouldn't have thought of layer up the flowers to make a fuller basket. Great going!

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  119. I love the flowers so much- I can't wait for spring to arrive!

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  120. What a great card.

    It's a good life!
    Terri E.

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  121. lovin' this set in particular.

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  122. Gotta get this basket and the flowers. I love stamping flowers. Thanks. Barbara

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  123. Beautiful Lee! Great idea to stack the flowers!

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  124. Love the embossing folder used behind this cute basket of flowers.

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  125. Love all the textures on your card! TFS!

    Kris in Alaska
    funamom at yahoo dot com

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  126. Your flowers look 'live' - great card.

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  127. New here, thanks for showing your card. Lori

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  128. stampandweave from SCSFebruary 17, 2011 at 12:11 PM

    Very pretty!

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