Gina K Designs October 2019 Release Blog Hop Day 2

Welcome to Day 2 of the Gina K Designs October 2019 Release blog hop! We have more inspiration to share with you.


Leave some leave for the designers along the way to be eligible to win a $50 gift certificate to the Gina K Designs store. Winners will be announced on October 28, 2019 on the Gina K Designs Blog.


My first card is going to be featuring the YOU WARM MY HEART stamp set. I am seriously in love with these trees!

I decided to try my hand at a watercolor background. I used Hero Arts liquid watercolors and Acrylic Ink to create a wintery scene. Once the panel was dry, I splattered white ink on it for the look of snow.

I trimmed the panel down to 4″ x 5 1/4″ and stamped the trees in OBSIDIAN Black Ink.

Using my MISTI tool, I lined the WINTER WISHES sentiment on my card front and stamped in EMBOSSING INK. I heat embossed SILVER embossing powder and once cool, I repeated this step. Heat embossing it twice adds a little dimension and helps it stand out a little more against my background.

I finished off the card by lining with foam tape and mounting to a white A2 size card base.

My next card features the new YOU BEING YOU stamp set. I started by stamping the outline floral image onto Bristol Smooth card stock with embossing ink. Then heat embossed GOLD embossing powder.

I watercolored my image with Zig Real Brush markers and once completely dry, I die cut the image out.

For the background, I ink blended the SNOWFLAKE MANDALA STENCIL onto KEY LIME card stock with KEY LIME Ink and a Life Changing Blender Brush. I trimmed the panel down to 4 1/4″ x 4″ and added to a white card base. I then added a 1/4″ strip of black card stock.

I finished off by stamping a sentiment from the WINTER HUGS stamp set in Obsidian ink and adde my image to the card with foam squares.

I hope you enjoyed today’s inspiration!


Be sure to leave a comment along the blog hop for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate to Gina K Designs. If you arrived here from Beth’s blog you are in the right spot! You can always start at the beginning at the Gina K Designs blog if you get lost along the way.

Your next stop in the hop is Arjita.


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94 thoughts on “Gina K Designs October 2019 Release Blog Hop Day 2

    • Cathy Morris says:

      Mindy, WOW, two really special cards! The sky blending , snow and sentiment set the card apart from the pack. Thanks for the inspiration.


  1. Robbie Donaldson says:

    Both of these cards are beautiful. This blog hop has been so
    Awesome with the combination of the new stamps and the the talented use of them in the samples. Loving it.


  2. Henriëtte says:

    Although I love the last card my favorite is the first stunning one, wow what a beauty!
    Thank you so much for sharing your inspiration and have a great day.


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