Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Video Sneak Peek: Stately Flowers 12 Calendars

Hello!  Today I am sharing a preview of my newest set coming out Thursday from Gina k. Designs, Stately Flowers 12!  What an amazing journey this tour through the states has been, one that started in 2011! (What??!  That's a LOT of flowers!!) I am so thankful for all of you who came along for the ride or hopped in along the way! :)
In each of the Stately sets, in addition to trying to honor these gorgeous flowers, I also strive to provide elements that will work with all the sets in the series, as well as be versatile tools for your other cardmaking and papercrafting projects.  To start out 2018, I thought nothing would be more appropriate than a mini calendar, sized with cards in mind! I know you will love customizing these for your own space and sharing with friends.  While optional for the design, I love the structure and elegance the frame from Fabulous Frame provides and how nicely it spotlights both the dates and the flower or other image you showcase for the month!  You can put the calendar above or below your image in portrait style also to vary your layout. Love it!!

Be sure to watch to the end of the video for another option for framing, from one of my other sets, Stately Flowers 11!  Postage!! Eek! With these two sets, you'd have six flowers for all the months. :) Just sayin' ;)

Stately Flowers 12 will be available for purchase Thursday night, January 11th, at 7PM Central at ginakdesigns.com . Can't wait to share more samples with the design team and for the rest of our new sets! See you all at our party!

Gina K. Designs Stately Flower 12 and Fabulous Frame (or Stately Flowers 11) stamp sets
Memento Tuxedo Black and Gina K. Sweet Corn ink pads
Kuretake Zig Clean color markers- Lilac, Purple, Deep Violet, Green, Yellow Green, Light Gray
Gina K. Pure Luxury  cardstock- Heavy Base Weight White or Ivory  (1 and 1/2 sheets, cut into six 4 1/8" x 5 3/8" panels) and Black Onyx ( 4 1/4" x 11" scored at 1/4" and 5 3/4") 
Scoring board, scratch paper and scissors to create a mask, sponge dauber, MISTI or acrylic blocks (4" x 6" and 3.5"), Scor-Tape

Which elements in this set are you MOST excited about? What kind of calendar are you going to make first?  Tell me in the comments below!

Have an excellent day! Every day there is something to celebrate!

“Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is truewhatever is noblewhatever is right, whatever is pure,whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable — if anything is excellent or praiseworthy — think about such things and the God of peace will be with you” (Philippians 4:8)


  1. Yippee!!! Well worth the wait, Mel! Save me one!!! Love the added calendar! Your creations are FAB!

  2. Love, love love this. I made a calendar that was 8 x 8 several years ago. Each month had it's own page, I still keep it on my desk because I love it. I made a smaller calendar a couple of years later and then did another this year. But, my calendar was too big to do what I had planned. This one is going to work perfectly. Can hardly wait to make new calendars for myself and my sister next year for friends.

  3. LOVE the calendar and can't wait to make some. I will definitely be making one for my desk, but then I also want to do monthly calendar/birthday cards. SOOOOO many possibilities.

  4. I LOVE the calendar and hope i can get it tomorrow!

  5. Okay, this is just GENIUS, Mel!!! Love it - and you have made Donna sooooo HAPPY!!!

  6. I am from Illinois--YAY! the purple violet. Can't wait to use it with Stately Flowers 10, Flowers Seed Co. stamp. Also looking forward to head start on 2019 calendars for all my friends. Great addition to your line, Melanie. Thank you so much.

  7. Wow! Fantastic set and beautiful cards! I love Lilacs and I can almost smell the one on your card. Like everyone else I'm so excited to start making calendars. I'm also excited for the fact that there's only 4 states left (can you tell I have full setitis :)) Thanks Melanie for using your talents to make stamps that bring so much pleasure into my life.

  8. WOWZERS, Beautiful calendars! Thanks for the video!

  9. That’s such a gorgeous creation !

  10. I absolutely love this stamp set!

  11. Love this new flower set. I can't wait to experiment with the calendar!

  12. The calendar is a fun idea. Beautiful job on the easel...I love it.


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