Day 1 Gina K Designs November Release!


Welcome everyone to Day 1 of the Gina K Designs November release Blog Hop! Absolutely amazing release right?! Today we are taking a closer look at two of the stamp sets. Wouldn’t be awesome to win a gift certificate from Gina K Designs? Leave a comment on each blog stop for your chance to win a $50 gift certificate! 

My first card is showcasing one of the images from Old Fashioned Christmas stamp set. 

I have a video how I created this card using the ink smooshing technique which makes for quick backgrounds for cards. You can view the video down below or HERE on my Youtube Channel.


I ink smooshed Twisted Citron and Mowed Lawn Distress Oxide onto a piece of Tim Holtz watercolor paper. Off on the side I mixed Perfect Pearls powder with a little water and flicked this onto my background with a paintbrush. 



This gorgeous floral image is stamped onto White cardstock with Amalgam Ink and colored with copic markers. Then die cut out using the coordinating die.

I die cut the word Christmas 3 times from Black cardstock and layered them with Connect Glue for a little dimension. The Merry sentiment is from the Seasonal Sentiments stamp set and I heat embossed with Silver Embossing Powder onto Black cardstock. Then trimmed down to a thin strip. 


**See product list below**

The second stamp set we are taking a look at is the Reasons to Celebrate. This is an Add On to the Wreath Builder stamp sets OR ….. you can use it all on its own. Take a look!


I’ve really been into the clean and simple look lately. It’s honestly hard for me to leave white space on a card. I thought this would be such a cute idea though for this stamp. I created tags using the Nested Tags Die.



These are so easy to create and really come in handy.

Your next stop is Rema.

Here is the entire list of the Blog Hop.

Hannah Schroepfer
Gina K Designs
Arjita Sepaha Singh
Beth Silaika
Cathy Tidwell
Donna Idlet
Emily Loggans
Karen Hightower
Lisa Hetrick
Melanie Muenchinger
Mindy Eggen—- YOU ARE HERE
Rema DeLeeuw
Sheri Gilson
Susie Moore 

Here are the supplies I used for the Poinsettia card. Some affiliate links may be used at no additional cost to you.

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Supply list for Reasons to Celebrate


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71 Comments

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  2. Beautiful card and I love your tags!

  3. I love the colors.

  4. Pretty card! I like the fun tags. Neat idea.

  5. Love your card and thanks for the video.

  6. Stunning samples. Thank you for sharing!

  7. Your card and tags are beautiful, Mindy!

  8. Finally got my connect glue and it is so wonderful. You sure make the Christmas cutout look great using it.

  9. the tags are delightful but the poinsetta card pops off the page like nobody's business!

  10. Great cards and love the tags! Thanks for sharing!

  11. Such cute tags! Love how you layered the Christmas dies to make them more dimensional.

  12. Your card is beautiful and the tags are so cute. Thanks for the inspiration!

  13. Totally Fantastic!!!

  14. Love your tags! They are fantastic!

  15. Gorgeous card!! Love how you colored the image.

  16. Just watched your video. The poinsettia card is beautiful and the green background just makes the image pop!

  17. Great ideas! Love the ink smooshing technique and hope to try it soon.

  18. The eye catching background sets the entire tone of this bright and festive poinsettia card.

  19. Lovely projects! Love the background on your card!

  20. I love those tags, the Old Fashioned Christmas projects are stunning.

  21. I love that layout of poinsettia card. And the color just pop of the page!

  22. Beautifully done poinsettia card. And I see the tiny stamps are a great addition to tags. Great idea.

  23. I love the way you colored your first card! The tags are adorable!!!!

  24. What a beautiful card and the tags are adorable. Thanks!

  25. Love your card and tags.

  26. I soooo love your work. The cards are so eye catching and thank you so much for sharing the video…I learned how to smoosh 🙂 Your tags are also very pretty… tyfs 🙂

  27. Beautiful! Love those sweet tags!

  28. What a pretty card with that wonderfully colored image and great water colored background. And, the tags are super awesome too.

  29. Ooooh, love that citron green for the background of the red poinsettia. Really makes the flower stand out. Very cute idea to do the tags!

  30. Gorgeous card! Amazing coloring and color palette – stunning. Your tags are wonderfully CAS and so lovely.

  31. Beautiful Poinsettia card! <3 Love your coloring and the tags are just to cute! <3

  32. So creative and beautiful!! You are such an inspiration!

  33. lovely card and tags – so inspiring:)

  34. Enjoyed the video. Beautiful coloring. Especially like the simple tags.

  35. Wow, spectacular Christmas card! Beautiful background and the stamped and colored image looks amazing with it. Your coloring…so awesome! This is one stamp set that I will need to add to my collection, for sure! Love all of your tags too!

  36. Absolutely adorable tags…love the card and the beautiful red poinsettia.

  37. Always love your cards. Tags are great

  38. So Pretty I just love this new stamp set by Hannah

  39. Beautiful cards, and adorable tags!!

  40. Hi Mindy! Your card and tags are elegant and sweet!! Thanks for sharing 🙂

  41. Fantastic cards – love the background smooshing technique!

  42. Great stamps and great cards! I especially love the poinsettia card!

  43. I love your tags and your card is beautiful!

  44. Such a beautiful card and wonderful tags.
    Thanks so much for sharing…

  45. Beautiful cards and those tags are really cute.

  46. Great tags and beautiful card. Thank you

  47. Really like how you did the poinsettia card. Thank you for sharing

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