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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.


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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!


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  1. […] were coming Melanie’s blog and you should head over to Mindy’s blog […]

  2. I gotta say, you knocked it out of the park, with these cards!

    1. 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.

  3. These cards are just GORGEOUS!! The winter wishes scene is fabulous and what a bright and beautiful floral card!! You rock! <3 <3

  4. Your cards are stunning. I especially love the one with the trees. I too love these trees. Your background on this card is awesome.

  5. Patt H. says:

    Gorgeous creations, Mindy! The Winter Wishes scene is fabulous!!

    1. Judy Price says:

      WOW! What more can I say? You’ve set some ideas for me to aspire to, and I look forward to trying! Thank you!

  6. Carmen Morris says:

    The night sky is beautiful! And again, those trees! Love them!

  7. Liisa Stewart says:

    The Winter Wishes card is my fave so far, although the other card is so bright and cheerful.

  8. Susan Brady says:

    I love both cards but my favorite is the first one, Winter Wishes

  9. Geri Clark says:

    You have captured the beauty in both cards. ❤️

  10. Louise Mozealous says:

    Fabulous cards just beautiful love the winter scene

  11. 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.

  12. Beautiful cards! Such an amazing release!

  13. Jane T says:

    Beautiful cards. I love the Winter Wishes one.

  14. Sold…I have the You warm my heart in my cart. Beautiful cards.

  15. Shirley Johnson says:

    Your cards are so beautiful.

  16. Gail Spresser says:

    Beautiful cards! I love the background on the card with the trees – you need to put that into a utube video. Thank you!

  17. Robin L says:

    Both cards are lovely. Love them both.

  18. stampingrama says:

    A M A Z I N G!! So beautiful!!

  19. Verna Angerhofer says:

    Wow! Amazing card designs but that first one is most surely my favorite.

  20. Connie Hinkle says:

    Beautiful cards!!! I especially like the trees card.

  21. Beautiful examples of using these sets.

  22. Joyce B. says:

    I am not sure which day I am on but WOW! Your two tree cards are just beautiful. Thanks for sharing our tallent

  23. Love the cards,
    I live in the woods and really enjoy the changes trough the year

  24. Melissa McNeil says:

    Beautiful cards! The night sky is stunning!

  25. Sharon Gullikson says:

    I love your sky. How in the world? I love it.

  26. Linda Brown says:

    your sky is amazing with splatter snow…just beautiful

  27. More gorgeous cards, Mindy! I love your watercoloured night sky – so beautiful! The new snowflake mandala stencil looks amazing, too.

  28. Ginny K. says:

    Such lovely cards, thank you for sharing.
    ~Ginny K.~

  29. Jackie Waxler says:

    Beautiful cards. Love the stamps.

  30. Diane C says:

    Outstanding cards, thanks for sharing and the “how to”s.

  31. tr1221 says:

    Lovely! The winter scene it’s stunning.


  32. 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.

  33. Jan Arezzo says:

    Love the cards!!! Awesome and beautiful!!

  34. The first card is gorgeous.
    Love the deep, dark colors.
    thanks for sharing

  35. tr1221 says:

    I like how you combine the snowflake in the flower. It makes the flower see more a poinsettia…

  36. Jeanne Beam says:

    Such beautiful cards! Love the great colors.
    Thanks for sharing…

  37. but4grace23 says:

    My oh my! I’m speechless! That night sky and the snow and the trees……so peaceful and beautiful!! Great job!

  38. tree’s are incredible…let it snow!

  39. Arlene Plastine says:

    Mindy I love the night sky image with the trees and the snow. I also love your flower image on the other card.

  40. pattysplumme says:

    Fabulous cards! You are so creative.

  41. such beautiful cards
    thanks for sharing

  42. Geri Clark says:

    Your cards are so beautiful.

  43. Dee Earnshaw says:

    stunning cards – LOVE your first card:)

  44. Karen Buchanan says:

    The winter wishes cards is just beautiful! I love the colors you used!

  45. Vicki Koch says:

    I love the trees!! I think that maybe even I can do it!

  46. gayla says:

    can’t wait to shop~

  47. Love that background on the winter wishes card! Absolutely stunning!

  48. mjmarmo says:

    Delightful cards!

  49. Mindy these are beautiful!

  50. Tish rowe says:

    The trees are a must have stamp. Beautiful!!

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