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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. The stamp set is just beautiful and the turquoise background with the snow is awesome.

  2. Both cards and the use of color is beautiful. The first one is my favorite, I love the trees and the sky color is breath taking.

    1. caroldon6 says:


  3. kpahlas says:

    That night sky is so beautiful!! That card was just mesmerizing.

  4. Lauryne Cunningham says:

    Awesome cards! What a gorgeous sky! And, I love the bright colors on your floral card!

  5. Mary Myers says:

    Holy smokes!! Your cards are amazing!! Really loved the night sky with the silver embossing, as well as the fun, bright floral card! So talented! Thanks so much! 🙂

  6. Susan B says:

    Both cards are beautiful. I love the trees against the snowy sky!

  7. karenajo says:

    Especially love your first card and the great background! The floral card is lovely too. Thanks for sharing!

  8. Surekha Galagoda says:

    Dear Mindy
    Both cards are really pretty and the coloring is awesome. Love tnis release and teh endless possibilities. Blessings

  9. Very Beautiful cards Mindy. I enjoy your videos.

  10. Marcy H. says:

    Fabulous Cards! Especially love the first one!!

  11. jlancaster9 says:

    Both cards are beautiful but the one with the trees and the night sky is just stunning! One of my favorites in the hop! Thanks for sharing!

  12. Megan Niergarth says:

    That watercolor background on your tree card is gorgeous!

  13. Judy Crook says:

    I absolutely love the warm winter wishes card. It is strikingly beautiful!!!

  14. Theresa P says:

    Beautiful cards. Love the backgrounds!

  15. K Bennett says:

    Both are lovely. The watercolor background with trees is absolutely gorgeous! Would love to watch video.

  16. Kim Salito says:

    All of your cards a beautiful, thanks for sharing.

  17. MaryH. says:

    Your cards are such an inspiration for color choices. The tree line is so beautiful against the stunning sky. I enjoyed all your cards and color combinations. Thanks for the tip of double stamping & embossing the sentiment for added texture that made sentiment stand out! Look forward to reviewing your future cards.

  18. Sheri K says:

    I am totally in love with your first card–the background is stunning, the trees design is awesome. Great job!

  19. Beautiful cards. My fave is the first one.

  20. Cathy Loveless says:

    Absolutely wonderful cards! Both of them are so beautiful.

  21. Awesome creations! TFS

  22. Cyndi Morris says:

    Beautiful cards. That first one is absolutely exquisite.

    1. Gloria says:

      Both cards are beautiful, but i love the winter wishes.

  23. Lisa K says:

    Beautiful! Love the flower popped up on the stencil background.

  24. Craft Princess says:

    Oh wow!!! I love Love LOVE your first card!!! Fabulous back ground….gorgeous scene!!! Amazing work!!! 🙂 Hugs…Janie

  25. Dawn Skene says:

    Beautiful cards! Your first card is stunning!

  26. Striking cards in such lovely designs. Gorgeous nights sky – wow!

  27. Claudia Anderson says:

    Your winter scene reminds me of where I grew up. Beautiful!

  28. Denise Bryant says:

    Gorgeous cards! Love the scene with the trees, and the floral card is lovely!

  29. Beautiful cards! That tree lined one is magical! LOVE your background!

  30. Etta L Parnell says:

    I loved your cards especially the one with the flower and “A Paper Hug Inside”.
    Thanks for sharing.

  31. Hi Mindy 🙂 Both your cards are exquisite!!! So very different and yet so gorgeous! Thanks for inspiring me 🙂

  32. Beautiful! The snow you mentioned looks like stars to me. I love it!

  33. Kathy Mc says:

    The trees with your beautiful night sky and silver embossed sentiment is one of my favorites. Great inspiration!

  34. Kris in Alaska says:

    That first card is PERFECT!

  35. Awesome kit and awesome creations, I especially love your gorgeous wintry forest scene!

  36. That “Warm Winter Wishes” card is so pretty! Love it! Thanks for sharing!

  37. Deborah Keller says:

    That very first card looks like it too forever to make…all the details make it such an extraordinary card. I would love to receive this one in the mail!

  38. Deborah Keller says:

    Oh no! I thought I already commented here…looks like I’m getting very lost on the blog hop. LOL. Anyway, your cards are beautiful; especially the first one!

  39. Marisela Delgado says:

    Fabulous cards

  40. Wow, your night sky is stellar, ;)! Beautiful cards!

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