Monday, February 17, 2014

Gina K February release inspiration blog hop: Day 1

Hi everyone!  Welcome to Day 1 of the Gina K Designs DT Inspiration Blog Hop where we hope to inspire you with many beautiful ideas for the sets released in February! As you hop through the blogs, make sure to leave a comment on each because we will choose a few random commenters and they will win a grab bag of Gina's products!! To see the full list of winners check the Big News forum at Stamp TV a couple of days after the hops.

Today we are spotlighting the new stamp set Lots of Washi, Illustrated by Beth
Stately Flowers 8, illustrated by Melanie
First up is a fun card using Lots of Washi.  This is one of my "go to" layouts for washi tape, so why not for washi tape stamps?!? -lol!  I used the Black Onyx, Sweet Corn and Pink Passion GKD Color Companions ink and love it's perfect crisp results!  Just a couple Color Companions buttons as accents and done!
I ran out of time to use this next piece on a card, but look how cute it is to stamp the zig-zag washi pattern and use the accent stamp in a different colors?
Next up is a birthday card using Stately Flowers 8.  I was inspired by my blogging friend Alice Wertz' lovely angled cards when I made this.  My sister-n-law's birthday was last week and I needed a fun card that was flat and easy to mail.  I stamped the flowers, colored them simply with copic markers.  A few sequins and some ribbon as accents.
 Ready for the hop?  Check out all the amazing designs and inspiration:

Beth Silaika- Illustrator of Lots Of Washi
Melanie Muenchinger- Stately Flowers 8

Guest Designers

Thanks for stopping by and enjoy the hop!
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73 comments:

  1. I love the wonky layers and patterns you chose! Washi diagonal design is fab!

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  2. Awesome cards, Michelle! Love what you did with the wash!

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  3. Adore the washi card...it's just too cool! The Stately Flower card is beautiful!! Wish I were better at coloring & blending!! Thanks for sharing!

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  4. Really like your use of the Washi set. I can see that is going to be a very useful set. Your flower is lovely as well.

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  5. Beautiful cards. Love the flower.

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  6. GREAT colors your Thank You card just POPS! And that little strip reminds me of a warm sweater! Never even thought of using that itty bitty accent stamp--duh! And that is a fab design with the angles! Well done!

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  7. Love your washi tape card with the different colors and the buttons.
    isoscia at aol dot com

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  8. You all make it look so easy. Love making birthday cards. So the flowers are my favorite.

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  9. Love how you used the washi - great colors and design! The birthday card is gorgeous!

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  10. So cute Michelle! I love the washi set!

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  11. OH so awesome Michelle, but that first one with the washi designs ROCKS!

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  12. Michelle, Washi diagonal design and colors are Fabulous! Well done!

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  13. Beautifully done Michelle....and the washi design with the buttons and twine....hey that rhymed! LOL But serious cuteness!!

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  14. I especially love the Washi on an angle. Lovely cards!

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  15. Truly amazing works of art. And, love the little sample with the accent done in a different color. That is so cool.

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  16. Your samples are amazing! Love the CAS with the Washi!

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  17. these are really fun, and I love the start of your next project - so many different looks you can achieve with these stamp sets

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  18. Lots of Washi is a great stamp...and you've used it so well. Great work.

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  19. The thank you card is so adorable! Thanks for the ideas.

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  20. I love the different angles! I need to try that, shake things up a bit.

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  21. Thanks for showing how to incorporate colors with the accent stamps.

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  22. Great cards. I really like the Washi patterns angled with the sentiment.

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  23. Love the angled Washi patterns.

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  24. Oh I just love your lay outs on these cards.

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  25. I love your design using the Washi stamp set, so creative and love the CAS feel to it. Wonderful card layout for the second card, really sets off that gorgeous flower from Melanie.

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  26. Great ideas! I really like the zig zag pattern layout that you did. Nice tip on using it.

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  27. Adore your washi card, Michelle -- fabulous design and colors!!

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  28. Love how you used the washi on the first card! Great colors!

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  29. Very pretty colors on your cards.

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  30. I love the angles you used on both! What a fun idea.

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  31. Love the washing card and angle you stamped it.

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  32. Awesome cards, both of them. And I love the browns and blues together. Great inspiration here!!

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  33. These are great cards! I'm going to need to try some angled layouts, I really like how they look on your cards!

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  34. Beautiful, and your argyle pattern is fabulous!

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  35. Very pretty cards. Like the washi on an angle.

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  36. Love your cards! The card with the borders and washi tape is just stunning! Right up my alley!

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  37. Great job, and love the way you took these, so different. Thanks for sharing.

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  38. Lovely cards. Kathie Dobbins. Kdobbins184808 at yahoo dot com

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  39. Both of your cards are of course amazing!! Love the new stamp sets too!

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  40. Beautiful cards and thanks for sharing:)

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  41. Beautiful use of color, lovely cards!!

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  42. Both cards are great but once again I am more drawn to the one using the washi tape. It is just so my style. I love that you angled it. It just gave it that little something extra that kicked it up a notch.

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  43. Love your samples (even the unfinished one - may be my favorite!). Both of these stampsets should be on their way to me soon! TFS.

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  44. The Washi designs are soooooo fun!!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

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  45. Fun and creative! Love to see the unfinished one...loving the colors!

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  46. Love your cards, and the washi diamonds in the added colored inserts is fantastic.

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  47. Interesting mix of flowers on the iris card--love the colors. And the washi tape card is over the top!

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  48. Cute cards...nice use of the washi tape!
    Jan

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  49. Lovely card creations Michelle. I esp love the touch of sequin placement ♥

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  50. Like the different colours in the washi stamps and the angles in the second card. Thanks for sharing.

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  51. great card with zig-zag washi pattern

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  52. Love the color choices on the Lots of Washi panel. The brown and teals are beautiful together.

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  53. Pinned the first card. I love the way you layered the stamps with different colors. Your 2nd is lovely also.

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  54. Love what you did with both cards the dp is perfect with the flower and love how you did with the layered Washi tape.

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  55. Love your cards and how you've positioned everything.

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  56. I really like the washi stamp card - just lovely. TFS. Niki

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  57. the washi tape design card I had to pin thanks for the inspiration
    upnurse at aol dot com

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  58. Really like the Washi Tape stamps :-)
    Your cards are (always) beautiful and very inspiring, Michelle!

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  59. Love both your cards. You're so creative. TFS

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  60. Michelle - your cards are so pretty!

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