Friday, March 9, 2012

Gina K Inspiration Hop!


The Design Team for Gina K. Designs welcomes you to another fabulous Inspiration Blog Hop!!! Gina and the Design Team will inspire you with many beautiful ideas! And as you hop through their blogs, make sure to leave a comment on each of them because we will choose a few random comments and those stampers will each win a grab bag of deeply etched, pre-cut Gina K. Designs stamps! To see the full list of winners check the Big News forum at Stamp TV a couple of days after the hops!!


My first card is made using Wild Flowers and the  "poppin' pastels/chalkboard" technique with lots of black and white and a bright pop of color.  The designer paper in the background is from the GKD Casual Fridays designer paper pack.


Here's another print from Casual Fridays, so perfect for masculine cards which are a breeze to make with Masculine Tags.  

Notes:
Gina K Pure Luxury card stock
white craft ink
pastel chalks
gingham ribbon
rhinestones/brads

Check out all the amazing designs and inspiration:

88 comments:

  1. Great cards. The flowers really pop. I love the sketch used for the masculine card. Great inspiration.

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  2. I really really need to try the poppin pastels! Love your projects!

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  3. I like both of these cards, but the first one is gorgeous!!

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  4. Deb, What can I say other than FANTASTIC! I love the chalk technique you did and the masculine card was awesome as well. Thanks for the neat ideas!!

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  5. These are fabulous, Deb! Love the flower on the black. So striking!

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  6. Gasp! Your card is just gorgeous! I looove the depth of color and the butterfly popped up :)

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  7. great cards. esepcially love the chalkboard technique.

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  8. Your cards are absolutely wonderful. I love how you created both of them. I really like that flower set and that old classic car is a super image.

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  9. Those are very lovely cards you made ^_^

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  10. These are both great cards, I especially like the flower card...it looks like a framed picture!

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  11. Your cards are amazing...I really love how you designed the masculine card! Thanks so much for the inspiration!!!

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  12. Awesome how vivid those pastels came out, just POPS off the black, terrific card!

    Always love your masculine designs, Deb! :)

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  13. I LOVE LOVE LOVEEEEEEEE your pastel card on black!!!!!!! OMGosh you need my addy huh? LOL Wonderful layout on the Tag card as well.

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  14. I Love these! The colors, background papers, and techniques all work fantastic together!

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  15. Wow! Your cards are awesome. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  16. Your cards are both stunning! I love the drama of the first and the classic lines/design of the second.

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  17. Awesome cards - love the color combos and of course always love black and whites.

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  18. What fun cards! Love the bright flower stamped on the black on the one card and the fun panels on the car card.

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  19. The stamping on black is awesome!

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  20. I always forget about poppin' pastels. Have to give it a try again soon.

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  21. Two very classy cards, love the popped pastels and love the colours and the way you have layered the focal image on the masculine card :-)

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  22. Gorgeous creations....per usual! Very creative, like that chalkboard technique!

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  23. Love the picture frame look of the flower card. Also the color blocking of the second card is very manly.

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  24. Beautifully done! Great colors.

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  25. Goodness, your popping' pastels flower is stunning! Love the design of your masculine card. It's perfect for Father's Day or a guy's birthday. Gotta get that set!

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  26. Both cards are stunning!! Love the flower on the black background!

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  27. Wow. WOW! I love how that really pops off the black background. Great layout for the manly card, too. Have a great day!
    ~ky

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  28. The silver studs on your masculine card are the perfect touch!

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  29. Wow how cool is this the cards are Beautiful love the Masculine card its great. Love the colors and the stamps set. thanks for sharing
    abbraddock@msn.com

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  30. Great job on both of these cards. I really like the masculine one.

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  31. The masculine card is wonderful - love the color combinations! The flower one is lovely too.

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  32. The wild flowers is perfect for the chalkboard. Great cards.

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  33. Love the black/white with the pop of color - so striking!
    Cute design and colors on the masculine card.

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  34. Excellent chalkboard card! Amazing color you achieved!

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  35. Awesome masculine card. I'm loving all the masculine card samples on this hop. I know they will come handy for father's day cards.

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  36. Deb - Your wild flower card is stunning and love "Your a classic".
    Marcie

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  37. Both cards are stunning! I've wanted to try the chalkboard technique since first seeing it on Split Coast Stampers, but never seem to get around to it. Maybe this will be my inspiration?!

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  38. Both are wonderful cards. Thanks so much for sharing. I do love that bow!

    Gayle
    gaylememories@sbcglobal.net

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  39. Love both of your cards and the layout on the second with the gingham is great!

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  40. I like the layout on the second card

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  41. Hi! love both cards-- the masculine one is great, as that is my weakness. thanks!!!

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  42. Great colors on the first card and that masculine card is fantastic!

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  43. Both of these are such beautiful designs using the images-love the colors

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  44. Oh Deb, I LOVE BOTh of these cards! The chalkboard card looks awesome (it always makes the colors look so vibrant, doesn't it?) and LOVE the layout and pretty designer paper in your masculine card. Outstanding!

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  45. Beautiful flower card, the masculine card is so nice, love the colors and papers that you used. Really a classic....

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  46. Hi, Deb!
    Such deep, vibrant colors on your first card (I love jewel tones myself), and the back of your masculine card - reminds so much of very old fashioned radiators (you are too young to know about those LOL), so it goes together very well! TFS again!!!

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  47. Loved both of your cards! Thanks for sharing

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  48. so pretty..going to give pastels a try

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  49. Stunning chalkboard card, Deb. Love it.

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  50. Adore the chalkboard design so striking!,,,

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  51. I LOVE the layout of the masculine card!! And the chalkboard card with your twist....stunning!!!

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  52. Very nice cards.
    Jean McGee

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  53. I love both cards!! The flower on the black is great!

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  54. Am always looking for a nice masculine card. Thank you for the idea. The card with the flower and the pop up butterfly is really nice also. Thank you for sharing.

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  55. Great cards! I love the pullin pastels!

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  56. The cards are gorgeous! Love the masculin one!

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  57. I love the chalk board technique card. The pastel colors on the black look really sharp.

    Regina Hardy

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  58. Beautiful cards! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  59. Your cards are beautiful!!

    brz352@yahoo.co

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  60. I love BOTH of those cards, and will certainly be CASEing them!
    Thanks for sharing!

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  61. The chalkboard technique is so gorgeous! I can't wait to try it out. I'll be CASEing the masculine card for sure - I always struggle with making cards for guys!

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  62. Beautiful cards Deb and love the designs on both!!! wonderful inspiration.

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  63. Both of your cards are great, but I really loved the wildflower card with the poppin pastels/chalkboard technique. I'm going to have to look up that tutorial. It really makes a gorgeous card.

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  64. Great cards. Love the poppin pastel technique with this flower and the great paper on the masculine card.

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  65. Wonderful cards, love the colors with the flower.....

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  66. Both cards are wonderful. Absolutely love the popping' pastels. Everyone has done a great job with the masculine stamp set. I'm sure it is going to a gotta have set. Great job

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  67. Fab cards, thanks for sharing. Love the color of the first one and the simplicity of the second.

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  68. Love voth cards, but there is something lvely about the pastel card, gorgeous

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  69. Loving both your cards! TFS!

    Kris in Alaska
    funamom at yahoo dot com

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  70. Wow, I'm loving that pop of color card. I have never seen anything like it before. Thanks so much for sharing this technique.

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  71. Your first card with the chalk flower is stunning. It looks like a mini work of art! Love your take on the masculine card. Thanks for inspiring.

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  72. These really look wonderful! I love the classy masculine card and the fun technique you used!

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  73. What great cards! I love the colors of your first card and how the center seems to pop out to the sides of the flower. Great technique to give it a chalk board look. I also love how you put together the elements on your 2nd card.

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  74. Deb,

    Thanks for sharing your amazingly inspirational creations. Beautiful!!

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  75. Pretty cards. Love the vivid flower on the black background.

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  76. Great cards - especially love the layout on the masculine card and have saved it for future reference. TFS

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  77. Great guy card & I love the chalk/board flower card!

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  78. love how you used the old time auto, great card design and dp.

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