Thursday, June 25, 2009

Gina K Designs Preview Day 4! Release Party tonight!

Welcome back for the last day of previews for Gina K Designs!! Have you been enjoying them so far?? I know I sure have!! And tonight is the Release Party on the Gina K Company forum at SplitCoast is the link to that:

Gina K Designs Company Forum at SCS

Ok, on with the good stuffs!! First up is Asela Hopkins newest set called 'The Journey'. I decided to use the old truck image, here is my card:

I had such fun making this card! I decided to take off the wood rails on the back of the truck and make it into a HOT ROD!! LOL! I was inspired by a truck we had seen at a truck show a few years ago and decided to try to copy it from memory. I colored it all with copic markers and made the flames on the hood, gave it a good wax job (crystal effects, lol) which you can't tell in the photo, but it SHINES! I also used Gina's technique tutorial from last week to use nesties to emboss only on your card. Here is the link to that on StampTV My hubby only dreams about a truck like this...his is a LONG way from looking this good! LOL!

Next up is Gina's One Free with three set called 'Many Wishes' is my card I did with that set:

I made a card, sort of a sympathy card or a card for someone that might be going through a rough time...I used another set, Tropical flowers combined with Many Wishes, both stamped in black, sponged some black on the bottom, then, I tried to make the sky look like one of those gorgeous sunsets you see that has pink, purple and blue in it (just swiping my ink pads back and forth)...reminding you the beauty of God's world all around us! I know I have seen some of these sunsets that just makes me stop and think and feel the power of God, and will give me such a feeling of comfort from Him! I hope to have conveyed this in this card to someone!

Ok, that's all I have for now! But tonight at the release party I will have at least a couple more samples! And now for more gorgeous eye candy, here are the links for all the other DT:

Gina, Asela, Carolyn, Cathy, Cindy, Donna, Emily, Erika, Jessica, Joanne, Kurtis, Lee, Lynn, Melanie, and Theresa
Our CenterStage Spotlight Design Team members Selma Stevenson and Pam Imholz are joining us this morning with previews as well!

Hope to see you all at the party tonight!! It's gonna be a blast, with the full reveals by Gina and then SHOPPING TIME!!! Woooohoooooooo!!
Card Details:
Card #1:
Stamps: The Journey by Asela Hopkins from Gina K Designs
Papers: Pure Luxury Rocket Red and white from Gina K, others from SU!
Accessories: oval nesties, sponge, SU! ink, label maker, copic markers, brads, pop dots
Card #2:
Stamps: Many Wishes, Tropical Flowers from Gina K Designs
Papers: SU! cardstock, white is pure luxury 120lb from Gina K
Accessories: circle nesties, CB folder swiss dots, ribbon, brads, ink pads, vellum, pop dots.


Theresa Momber said...

OMGosh, Cat! Wow! Your samples today are amazing!!!

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

I........LOVE...........THAT.........TRUCK!!!!!!! Wow!!!! And how pretty the dandelions are in silhouette!!!!

Cathy said...

Cat: Love the flaming hot rod truck, but my favorite is the BEAUTIFUL Silhouette flower card WOW!!!

Carolina said...

What lovely cards Cat! I'm loving seeing the variety of takes you all had on this truck!

Anonymous said...

Love that truck!! Great paint job by memory. :0
Can't wait for release party to see this set.
Cynthia (SCS-Stampinak)

Lynn Mercurio said...

Outstanding and the truck flames just blow me awesomely creative.

I'm still picking my jaw up off the floor after seeing your Many Wishes card...what a beautiful color scheme, and your silhouetted images are so dreamy!

Kylah Marro said...

Great Great cards!

Dawn said...

ooooh, love the 'flames'! 2 must have sets for sure!!!

de said...

Your cards are amazing! I particularly love the truck one. My BIL would LOVE that card!

Carla (cmsuto) said...

Fantastic cards, Cat! Love the hot rod truck with the flames! And your card with Many Wishes is so beautiful! Wonderful coloring!

Selma said...

Again, your cards are amazing. Fantastic flames on that truck and OMG -- your Many Wishes card is so gorgeous. You did capture a beautiful sunset.

Jennie said...

Eeks! Such fabulous cards Cat! Nice touch of adding the flames to the hood of the truck. Looking forward to the release tonight!!!

Jessica said...

Cathy, GREAT job, my friend as always!! I LOVE your truck and what an elegant floral scene!! I can't wait for tonight's party!!

Jerusha said...

Your hot rod card is so fun! I am blown away by your second card. It is really just so lovely. Thanks for sharing!

Trena in Naperville said...

Those flames make the hot rod, really hot!! Creative card!!

Take care and STAY POSITIVE!

Cindy Lawrence said...

Your cards ROCK, Cat!!!!!!! Seriously, that truck is the coolest thing EVAH!

emilymomto3boys said...

Love that hot rod!!!

Pamela Smerker said...

WOW Cat, both of these cards are amazing!!!

mudmaven said...

Great cards Cat! I love the flower one - WOW! ~chris

Melanie said...

you did a great job on your silhouette!

keep on truckin, you hot mama!!!!

Melisa Waldorf Angel #4405 said...

WOW!!!!!!!! Girl the colorizations here is SMOKIN'!!! I don't know what else to say! You blew me away!

Nancy said...

Love both your cards... especially the one with the dandelions. You did a beautiful job on the sunset. The recipient of your card is sure to feel your love of the Lord in this card. I know I did. Thank you for your testimony of Him too. I always feel the same way when I see either the sunset or sunrise.

Mel M. M. McCarthy said...

Amazing! I love how you adapted the stamp to be a hot rod. It looks so real with your incredible colouring. WOWza! and the pseudo sympathy card is so elegant & peaceful. Just LOVEly! :O)

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