Wednesday, January 22, 2014

New! StampTV kit! Journey of the Heart! Blog Hop today!

Hey y'all!! Welcome to our blog hop, featuring the brand new StampTV kit, Journey of the Heart.

The Cast and Crew for Gina K Designs welcomes you to another fabulous Inspiration Blog Hop! Gina and Cast and Crew 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 Gina K. Designs products! To see the full list of winners check the Big News Forum at StampTV a few days after the hops.

I've done several cards for the hop and will try to keep my chattering to a minimum. LOL!! Here is my first creation:



This was a fun card to make! I used gelatos to make the background. I wanted a warm color to go with the sunflower stamp, for a recipient who needs a bit of cheering up while sick! :D Super easy card to make though! The white is paint splatters I added to it for more grunge look!

Next is a card made with leftovers on my table. I try to do this everytime, us up the leftovers right then, because chances are, Ill never pull it out of my scrap pile to use every again, lol! i KNOW me! ha! ANYways, here is the card:


And last but not least, my favorite of the bunch Ive made:


this card uses the emboss resist technique and I also used the gelatos on this one to create the background for it. I also used some molding paste and stencil to add to the background and it also gives texture to the card.

Ok, ready for more awesome inspiration? I am! Let's go hop to my fellow Cast and Crew!




Card Details
Stamps: Journey of the Heart from
Gina K Designs
Papers: Gina K Design cardstocks
Accessories: ribbon, circle black rhinestone stickers, ribbon, seam binding ribbon, circle nesties, inca gold metallic rub in red, gelatoes, white embossing powder, versamark ink, heat gun, molding paste, mini spatula to apply molding paste, Distress inks, sponge dauber.


81 comments:

Theresa Momber said...

Wow, what beautiful cards! Wonderful details on all three. The last one is my favorite, too.

Debbie Corbari said...

Holy Smokes! These are freaking GORGEOUS! The last one is my fave too but it's almost a tie! WOW!

Melanie said...

I'll go against the grain, the first one is my fave, the stamped strips and details are really stirking1 hugsss

Karen Hightower said...

Wow, gorgeous, love all three… wonderful work.. :)

Susan White said...

Stunning cards Cat!! I love when you use different mediums on your cards!!

Sharon Harnist said...

I always love your grungey and mixed meda approach, Cat -- all these cards are stunning! (Looks like we were both in the mood to use our leftover scraps, LOL)!

Lee said...

Cat....so so sooo cool!!! You are sure ROCKIN' the texture!! These are gorgeous!! I love the paint splattering!!

--Marcy said...

bright colors. I have to try gellatos!

Mrs. GraceWorks said...

The last one is my favorite! I'm not into the mixed media look, but I love the colors and texture on the last one!!

Tricia

Tami Priebe said...

Wow eye popping beautiful. Love the colors and bling. I love yellow and black together also.

windinstarsranch said...

I'm loving the colors.

Ann Mcclenaghan said...

These are all very lovely cards. Such beautiful colors and and uses of them in different ways. Just beautiful.

Verna Angerhofer said...

What a rich and elegant look the darker solid florals are on that paler yellow hue. And, as always you have created super fantastic ways of using those images in the new kit. I can hardly wait for the mail to bring mine to my door!

Sharon said...

Such gorgeous cards! Loved the first one - and then the third one appeared! Too hard to pick a favorite!

Lynda Smith said...

Love this set and your cards!

Cammi said...

I'm gobsmacked by these gorgeous, sunny cards!

Gregsgirl's crafty corner said...

wow these are stunning!

mermaid fenicia said...

love those cards ^_^

Barbara said...

Love your emboss resist card. Amazing color in that background and love the flower image. Adds an understated, elegant feel.

Glenda Lee Nutting said...

They're all lovely, but the last is my favorite as well!

BeverlyBL said...

I really like that textured Gelato background. So pretty!

Judy I, St. Louis MO said...

Neat cards. I really like the black and yellow. It's a great look.

Nana Griffin said...

Very pretty cards and my favorite of them is the last one!

Beth said...

Love all the details on your cards CAT! Fab job!

sharonv said...

Love the cards. Really want to try the background technique on the last card.

scrappinmommom said...

Cat, what lovely cards, have not tried the Gelatos but have seen them demonstrated. Your cards with the sunflowers are such happy cards, but my favorite is the last card. Thanks for sharing.

Joni said...

These colors are stunning. Like the sunflowers the best.

Cindy Roman-Daversa said...

You cards make me super excited !!! Gorgeous!

Dee Earnshaw said...

fab cards. I love you gelatos technique card. WOW

Sue D said...

Beautiful creations with these stamps and techniques.

dskene said...

Really nice cards. Thanks for the inspiration!

Barbara said...

You are right about creating with the scraps right away. I almost never go back to my scrap pile. I love all of the cards that you did. the first one is sooooo different. but I do like the grunge look that you achieved on the last card. Thanks

Dee said...

Awesome cards, Cat! The versatility of the stamps and the ways you used various methods is awesome to me. I love what you did with leftovers!

Lisa K said...

Beautiful cards!

Laurie Schmidlin said...

Ummm, WOW!!! It's not often that I am speechless! LOL! You have such an incredible style with amazing details!

Julie S. said...

All of these are beautiful works of art! And I'm with you, I think I like that last one the best.

Judy Woodland said...

Love all three cards Cat. So much inspiration here. My favorite is your favorite. Love the colors and texture on that third card.

Sharon Underwood said...

Your favorite is my favorite, too! Love that!

cardscookiecarrotcake said...

Stunning cards Cat! I love the richness and warmth of the colors, I need to try out these gelatos. Thanks for the inspiration.

MyAuntKath said...

Your cards are different in a good way! Love the second yellow card better. Thanks

Lynne said...

I am sticking with the third one because I like those colors better and I need to learn to stencil...what a cool idea.

Kathy Krug said...

Well I am glad you can choose a favorite. Each one is lovely and unique. I would love to see your embellishment collection because you always seem exactly the right ones to use on each card.

MsJudyC said...

Very interesting and beautiful cards.

Luanna said...

What interesting and unique cards! The third one is also my favorite.

Iris said...

Beautiful cards - love the colors and embellishments.
isoscia@aol.com

Leslie said...

OMG, Cat, these are fantastic! Love the way you use up the scraps... I should do that! Love the gelatos too!

grandmato19 said...

The yellow is so pretty -- warms me right up! Fabulous card!

Sean Fetterman said...

Gorgeous Cat!

Sharie said...

Wow these cards are over the top.. FABULOUS.. Thanks for sharing your talent

Bea Connor said...

Beautiful cards!!

Maye M.L said...

Hi Cath: Great cards. Love the use of yellow. I agree with you, the peach colored card is also my favorite. Need to come up with creative ways to recreate the look in the absence of stencils and embossing paste.

Becki with an i blog said...

All great cards, but I agree with you, I like #3 best!. I want to get some gelatos. Never tried them,they seem to produce beautiful results.

Barbara Hale said...

Love your cards - so bright and cheerful. Got some gelatoes but haven't tried using them yet.

Gayle said...

Wow! Cat, these are awesome. I wonder why my scraps don't turn into the gorgeous card you created?

Robin said...

WOW! Fantastic cards.

Lois De Valk said...

I like your embellishment layering. Very creative.

Cards By Betty said...

I enjoyed your use of the gelatos
something I've not tried yet but love the look on your cards thanks for the inspiration

Christy's Simple Creations said...

These are so pretty and I especially love the vibrant colors you have chosen. But I think I'll have to agree the last is the favorite. Great job. :)

http://www.christyssimplecreations.blogspot.com

Devy Collins said...

Wonderful cards with wonderful ideas!

zehra said...

Wow, these are just beautiful, the gelatos are awesome

Mary Decker said...

You are a talented designer and very inspirational. Wow!

Miss Mary

Colleen said...

Beautiful work.All three cards are lovely
ColleenB.
Texas

Kitty said...

Your sample cards are beautiful. Thank you

Kathleen

Mrs B said...

Hi Cat. Great cards. I think the third is my favourite too, but it's a close call : ) Take care.

Pam~ said...

Can you say spectacular ... wow, these are all over the top gorgeous! Love 'em!

stamping sue said...

Great job/art!
stamping sue
http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

Judy said...

Stunning cards ! Great idea to use leftovers to make another card. Thanks

Pat Jandacek said...

I must say none of these look 'super easy' as you describe the first one which actually looks the most complicated, but certainly all are wonderful and inspiring. TFS

Oneofakind said...

I have never used gelatos, great examples and I too like the last one as favorite in the bunch. You sound like me in the way you work to use scraps right away because I don't usually go back to them once I add them to the pile.

Georgie Horn said...

these are stunning cards and I will use your tip to use my scraps up instead of putting them in a drawer. Really good idea.

cmarie said...

What amazing cards. I love the very first one. It is just my style. Thanks for sharing

Rosy Newlun said...

Hi Cat! You have such a cool eye for design! I esp love how you achieve a touch of distress or even a tiny bit grunge with edges of papers, using the molding paste with stencil, and the colors. LOVIN' it!!!!!

Nicole said...

I love that your cards are so different. I would never have expected this style to work with these stamps. Super creative!

stamper said...

Great cards Cathy! Love the colors.

loulou said...

Gorgeous cards. I love the beautiful backgrounds on all your cards. I think gelatos might have to go on my shopping list.

Buttons said...

Super cards Cathy. I honestly thought the first two were made with designer papers until you explained how you made them. And I can see why the third is your favourite. Jenny x

Kelly Flaherty said...

i really like the resist card - it's lovely

Donna Phelan said...

Pretty cards! That first one totally intrigues me! Love it!

Grandma Sheri said...

They are all just beautiful!!!!!!

Betty Neville said...

WOW Cat! These are ALL gorgeous! So much to look at and admire!

Carol L said...

What a wonderful trio of gorgeous cards! The emboss resist is my favorite - it's a beautiful background showcasing those gorgeous flowers and I love the color variation too!

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