Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Gina K Designs Preview Day!!

I am sooo thrilled to be a part of this blog hop, and the previews this time! If you are a regular visitor to my blog, you KNOW how much I enjoy Gina K Design stuff!! And then when she asked me to be part of her design team, I actually hollered out loud!! WOOHOOO!! LOL!!

And what awesome stamps are in this month's release!! Plus new color cardstock, Soft Sand, digital paper, some free even, some bling and a new cutting tool, ink, and a bigger acrylic block!!! You will see why you might just need that block too tomorrow!! Ok, on to the good stuff!

First up is Rupa's newest set "100% Sweet" and it totally is!! Here is my card I decided to do:

I decided to make a shaker card, this is my first time to try this and I just love how it turned out! The picture was a bit hard to take, lol, with the acetate in it, all that glare! That is NOT a boo boo up top though, above the donuts, thats a glare, lol! These really are simple to make and lots of fun! The donuts have cystal effects on them along with the seed beads...that chocolate donut looks so real in person!! My grandson took the image, before I had put it all together and touched it with his finger and then tried to lick his finger, lol! So it really does look good enough to eat, according to him, haha!! This is only one of fun images in this set, and the sentiment too! Wait till you see the rest!

Next up is Theresa Momber's newest set "Happy Camper"! Ohhhh my!! Another awesome one from Theresa...here is my card I did:

And I apologize for this weird angle of this card, but once again I used acetate on this one. I did an overlay on it with the trees from this set. Although the trees are part of the mountain stamp itself, I just masked off the mountain part of the stamp, inked up the trees, then took off the tape that I used to mask the mountains off with and then stamped the trees onto the acetate with stayzon ink. I think it gives it a bit more depth doing this! I tried to create a mist rising up the trees and mountains, can you see it? LOL! All of this was colored with copic markers.

Now, are you ready for more awesome previews? I know you are!! Here are the links:

Gina, Carolyn, Cindy, Donna, Emily, Erika, Jessica, Joanne, Kurtis, Lee, Lynn, Melanie, and Theresa
We are also thrilled to have a couple of our CenterStage Spotlight Design Team join us in our previews this morning: Carolina Buching and Jennie Harper

And dont forget tomorrow we all will have 2 more sets for you to preview!! I can't WAIT!! I am still so super excited to share this with you all!! And to be part of this AWEsome team!! WOOHOOO!!!

Card Details

Card #1:
Stamps: 100% Sweet by Rupa Shevde from Gina K Designs
Papers: Basic Grey DP, SU! Rocket Red and In The Navy from Gina K Designs
Accessories: slice machine, acetate, seed beads, white paper flowers from Gina K Designs, colored with copics, button, nesties tag, ribbon, CB folder, white craft thread, dimensional tape, glue dots.

Card #2:
Stamps: Happy Camper by Theresa Momber from Gina K Designs
Papers: SU! cardstock
Accessories: acetate, stayzon ink, copic markers, white chalk ink for the mist, CB folder, brad, crop-a-dile punch, pop dots



Carolyn King said...

oh i love your shaker and that scene is amazing! Awesome Cat!

Theresa Momber said...

Gasp! I am blown away by your creativity! The shaker card so rocks. Love those sprinkles! And your scene is beyond gorgeous! WOW!

Brenda said...

Fabulous cards!! Love what you did with Theresa's set, and a shaker card genius.

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

Oooooo......what a SAAWEEET shaker card girl!!! I love the beads on the donuts!!! And we used the same image for Theresa's preview....I LOVE that acetate overlay....you are amazing!

Carolina said...

How totally fun...a shaker card with the donut images!!! And check out that amazing scene with the Happy Camper set - WOW!!!

Moni said...

Waw that is so fab, love it! Hugs, moni

Sandra said...

Great cards- love your style!

Lynn Mercurio said...

Oh Cat, these are just spectacular. What a fun idea to do a shaker card! This design is wonderful and the colors are perfect.

Your Happy Camper card is just stunning. I love the added trees in the foreground...it adds so much dimension!

NinaB said...

These are beautiful, Cath. Thos donuts look so yummy and that scenery - wow!

Ruthie said...

I Love the moutain scene and the dimension the acetate gives to it!

Carla (cmsuto) said...

Wow, Cat! These are two awesome projects! I love the shaker card with all the neat details and as always, your scenery is outstanding! Fabulous previews of both sets!

Melanie said...

I esp love the beads in hte scallops on the frame!

Kurtis said...

Oh! Cute cards! I like the use of acetate on the second one!

Jessica said...

Oh my word!!!! These are perfect! I love that shaker card with the donuts!

Your scene card with Theresa's set blows me away! I love that acetate overlay... wow!

We must be on the same wave length, Cat because I made a shaker card and was GOING to make an overlay... lol!!!

Jerusha said...

WOW WOW WOW - your first card is spectacular. I LOVE bright colours, so that just speaks to me! How sweet! And that second card, let's just say I can picture myself right there. GREAT work, thanks for sharing!

Tina Gilliland said...

OMGosh!!! Great cards, Cat!!! LOVE the shaker... what a great stamp to use that with. The scene you created is so relaxing... love to take a walk on THAT trail! Awesome awesome cards!

Melisa Waldorf Angel #4405 said...

WOW! Yummy card! and that scene is gorgeous!

Donna Baker said...

that is too cute about your grandson licking his finger after touching the donut - what a fun shaker and I adore the nature scene with the acetate overlay

Selma said...

Oh my. I always love looking at your projects Cat. You are so creative. I love the beads on the donuts - and love that story about your grandson. You scene with Theresa's set is beautiful. Love the acetate overlay. Your projects are awesome.

Kay S said...

Love, love, love the shaker card! What a clever idea, Cat! The mountain scene is lovely as well. I'm dyin' to see both of these sets -- what I have seen so far is really getting my creative juices flowing! (Not to mention my tastebuds! LOL!)

Lori said...

Wonderful cards!

emilymomto3boys said...

Ok, the sprinkle shaker donut card is adorable!

And WOW - those acetate trees look amazing!

Jennie said...

WOW, Cat, these two projects are amazing! Love the shaker card, so colorful and creative.

The scene you created with Theresa's set is stunning! Nice job and looking forward to seeing more eye candy from you tomorrow DT Gal!!!!

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