Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Day 2 Inspiration Hop: Peony Wishes, Wise Old Owl, and Grand Greetings

Good morning! The Cast and Crew for Gina K Designs welcomes you to another fabulous blog hop celebrating the new stamp sets by Gina K! This month, we are celebrating the release of Wise Old Owl, Peony Wishes and the new incentive set Grand Greetings. We hope to inspire you with some beautiful card projects as you hop along to each of the designer’s blogs! Today, we are featuring the new stamp sets Wise Old Owl, Peony Wishes and the new incentive set Grand Greetings.
Please enjoy the gorgeous inspiration samples from the team and then comment on each blog for your chance to win a $50 Gina K Designs gift certificate! To see who won, check the Big News Forum at StampTV a few days after the hop.

Here I have the owls all dancing across the top of one of the Grand Greetings.  Die cutting with the coordinating die set and popping them up instead of just stamping on a single layer really bring this design to life. Did you notice the party hats?! I was so excited about this!  At first I intended to draw some tiny ones and then I notice the one little feathered "ears' would be perfect, so I stamped out a few more of those and colored and cut! Now it's a party!! Grand Greetings is free with your purchase of $75 or more.  Love of the size and fonts!  I think the big printed block letters will be great for masculine cards, too. :)

I am crazy about the coffee drinker's content little expression!  Again I used one of the Grand Greetings and popped him up over a Kraft base.  Since I did all the other owls in realistic earth tones on my first card, I thought it would be fun to use pinks on this one, to go with the mug.  Grand Greetings is free with your purchase of $75 or more.  Love of the size and fonts!  I think the big printed block letters will be great for masculine cards, too. :)


This is such a gorgeous border! Whether you use it portrait or landscape style, it fills up a card with its beauty.  I colored and splattered this with Spectrum Noir markers,without blending, just dabbing in bits here and there, for a more watercolored look.  Cardstock is Pure Luxury White, Black Onyx, and Innocent Pink, and I used the die for the scalloped fancy border. I finished it with some black enamel dots and an adhesive pearl.

Here I heat embossed the border and sentiment in gold on a GKD Pure Luxury White mat and popped it up on white card base.  I added some pearls to the center.  Nothing more is needed, it is such an elegant stamp!
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Ready for more awesome creations?! Just click on the links below for more from Gina and the Cast & Crew:

Melanie Muenchinger (thanks for visiting!)

Don’t forget to pop over to the Gina K Designs Store and check out all of the new products available this month in the “What’s New” section at http://www.ginakdesigns.com.

52 comments:

  1. Hands down- those owls win in my book!

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  2. Love all your cards but I must admit my favorite is the owl card.

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  3. Great cards. Love them all but the way you colored the flowers is gorgeous.And the owls are too cute.
    hanks for sharing with us and inspiring us.

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  4. Wonderful cards. The owls are awesome. Thanks for sharing....

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  5. Beautiful cards! Thank you for sharing!

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  6. I love the dancing owls! they are so fun and your coloring is, as always, perfect!

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  7. Loving those beautiful peonies and fun owls!!

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  8. I am very impressed with your designs, such fun creations!

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  9. Pretty cards! Thank you for sharing!

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  10. Beautiful cards! Thanks for sharing!

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  11. Beautiful florals and I like how you colored the cute owls.

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  12. Love the reminder to use other dies to enhance the base of a card.

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  13. Thanks for sharing your beautiful card creations.

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  14. Loving your cards today, Melanie:)

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  15. I really love the peony stamp so much!!

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  16. Love that peony stamp gold embossed! How elegant is that!!!!

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  17. The owls are so cute, especially with the party hats. Love the peony. Beautiful cards!

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  18. gorgeous! love the peonies and especially the gold and white one!

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  19. Can't get enough of those darling owls...nice cards!

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  20. Loved your cards! The gold embossed peonies is so elegant and I love the watercoloring on the other card1 Thank you so much for sharing!

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  21. those owls are such fun. Don't usually like cute stamps but those are great.

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  22. Fun Owl card and pretty floral cards.

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  23. I love the dancing Owls! They are so cute and they do look happy! :) I really like the way you colored the peony's with the copics to make it look watercolors! <3 Beautiful! <3

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  24. Absolutely fabulous cards! Those owls. :)

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  25. Great examples for these sets. Those owls are definitely a hoot.

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  26. Fun owls and elegant flowers.

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  27. Very cute owls and beautiful flowers.

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  28. Such pretty cards! I love those flowers!

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  29. Oh my! Love, love, love these stamps and all the creativeness of the blog hop - thank you!!

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  30. Love your cards...especially love that gold embossed flower, looks great! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  31. Fabulous cards, Melanie! Love your party owl card... it's too cute!

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  32. Great cards. I love the delicate pink peonies. That black border is so very elegant.

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  33. Beautiful cards. Loving this release.

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  34. oh I love them, your work are so inspiring!

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  35. Wow ! Very nice job on colluding the owls ! Congratulations !

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  36. The owl birthday is too cute! Love the clever party hats. Beautiful job on the peony cards...this is such a pretty stamp! Great job.

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  37. Okay - now this is the right comment form - the owl card is so stinking cute!

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  38. The embossed Peony is so beautiful for so many occasions. Great cards

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  39. Oh my gosh, those owls are so stinkin' CUTE! And I love what you have done with those peonies, not to mention the beautiful Grand Greetings. Thanks for all the great inspiration!!

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  40. Fantastic inspiration cards love those owls

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  41. This is a brilliant share. I have been thinking to throw a funky party on my 25th birthday that is coming in a week. I would like to host this bash at the local Venues in NYC and have started planning the day already. I might use some nice DIY decorations for this bash.

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