Monday, November 22, 2021

Happy Winter


Hello,

Today I have a card I made using the new kit from Gina K Designs,  Winter Whimsy.  The supplies are all Gina K Designs and are listed below.  I am entering this into two challenges, first Gina K Designs November Challenge to have a critter on your project (snowmen are okay).  The second challenge is for Simon Says Stamps Wednesday challenge to create your own background.  To make the background I randomly brush blended inks and then layered a panel I cut with Gina K's Snowflake Cover plate.  I am digging how this turned out.  

I hope you have a wonderful and safe Thanksgiving and thank you for stopping by,
Brenda

Stamps
Hygge Time

Inks
Lovely Lavender
Ocean Mist
Powder Blue

Dies
Snowflake Cover Plate
Master Layouts #2
Master Layouts #5

Copics
BG000,
BG01, Y35

Prisma Pencils
Non Photo Blue
Lavender
Dark Brown 
Peach


Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Season's Greetings


Hello,

Back again with another penguin card.  This one I was very inspired by Gina's Stamp and Chat last week with Simon Hurley where they showed several ideas on how to use Simon's stamping foam.  I knew I had to give Gina's snowflake background a try.  I am so happy how it turned out.  I am entering this one into Gina K Designs November challenge to add a critter to your project.  All supplies are listed below and except for the copics are available at Gina K Designs.

Thank you for stopping by,
Brenda


Stamps
Playful Penguins
Sparkle and Shine (sentiment)
Stamping Foam

Inks
Wild Lilac
Turquoise Sea
Jelly Bean Green

Dies
Snowflake Trio
Master Layouts #2
Master Layouts #3

Copics
BG000, BG01, BG05
BV11
M3, N5, N7
Y35

Embellishments
Sequins



Joy



Hello,

I am back with another mini slimline card.  This one I made for a couple of challenges.  First is Gina K Designs November challenge to make something with a critter on it.  The second challenge is for Simon Says Stamps Monday Challenge.  Theirs is to make a card with a tree/s on it.  I have been having fun with the little penguins and I will be back soon with another penguin card.  Supplies are all Gina K Designs and Simon Says Stamps listed below.

Thank you for stopping by and have a lovely day,
Brenda

Stamps
Playful Penguins 
Snowflake Cascade 

Inks
Powder Blue
Slate
White

Copics
G03, G05
N1, N3, N5, N7
R35, R37, R39

Dies
Master Layouts 6
Master Layouts 7
Peace-Love-Joy Die Plate





Coffee Helps




Hello, 
This is a mini slimline card I made using Perfect Blend from Gina K Designs.  I am so enjoying making these slimline cards.   It really surprised me that I enjoy it so much because I don't like making a full size slimline card.  I am very happy I gave this style a try.  Supplies are all Gina K Designs and are listed below.

Thank you for stopping by,
Brenda

Stamps
Perfect Blend

Paper
Kraft 
Dark Chocolate

Ink
Dark Chocolate

Copics
E23, E25, R22, R24, W1

Die Set
Master Layouts 7


Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Penguins




Hello,

Today I have a card i made last weekend using Playful Penguins and Star Struck from the Joyful Holiday kit from Gina K Designs.  This is a technique Gina shared recently in a 5 minute card video and I love how it looked so I gave my try at it and am so happy how it turned out.  I didn't use a negative die cut for this one and only masked off the areas in white then I embossed the star fall image in white and then ink blended in the center.  These dang penguins are so fun.  

Thank you for stopping by,
Brenda


Supplies

Stamps
Playful Penguins
Star Struck
(sentiment from unnamed incentive set)

Inks
Lucky Clover
Turquoise Sea
Wild Lilac

Copics
B00, B000, B0000, B01, B05
BV 01, BV 02
G12, G14
N1, N3, N5, N7
Y35, Y38


Thursday, October 7, 2021

Fall Thank you



Hello,

Today I have a card I made for the monthly challenge for Gina K Designs.  This month the challenge is to make your background by ink smooshing in fall colors.  I smooshed the background then I added a little liquid pixie dust to give it some shimmer.  To carry on with the shimmer I added glitter gel pen to accent the butterfly.  All other products used are Gina K Designs.

Thank you for stopping by,
Brenda  

Supplies

Stamps/Stencils
Fluttering Fall Bundle
Grateful Greenery

Inks
Background-Fresh Asparagus, Sweet Mango, Sweet Corn
Butterfly-Honey Mustard, Sweet Mango, Warm Cocoa, Charcoal Brown

Tools
Master Layouts #1 and #7

Thursday, September 30, 2021

A Big Thank You


Hello,
Here is a quick wreath card I made for Fall.  All products are from Gina K Designs.

Thank you for stopping by,
Brenda



Stamps
Autumn Wreath Builder, Wreath Builder, Grateful Greetings

Inks
Fresh Asparagus, Faded Brick, Honey Mustard, Plum Punch

Paper
Honey Mustard, Dark Chocolate

Tools
Master Layouts #3, Wreath Builder Template











Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Hello



Hello,

Today I have a card I made for a challenge for Gina K Designs Facebook group.  I also gave a try at the technique from Gina's video playing with stencils.  It was a lot of fun.   All products used at from Gina K Designs and are listed below.


Thank you for stopping by,
Brenda

Inks
Fresh Asparagus
Jelly Bean Green
Plum Punch
Wild Lilac
Lovely Lavender

Stencils
Ornamental Leaves
Festive
Fizzy
Thick Brush
Harvest Flourish

Dies
Hello 
Master Layouts #2


Sunday, September 5, 2021

Best Witches


Hello,

Well I am starting on Fall and Halloween cards.  I love this time of year, it is my favorite for card making.
This one is for the September challenge at Gina K Designs.  The challenge is to make a background using ink cubes.  Gina did a great video on how to make a 5 minute card.  For my card I made another mini slim line card, they are so fun to make.  I used Best Witches stamp and die set.  Wild lilac and slate inks. The hat is colored using copic markers.  The sentiment and layers were cut out using master layouts #7.  All supplies used are Gina K Designs.

Thank you for stopping by,
Brenda

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

You're a Hoot


Hello, today I have my first mini slimline (3 1/4 x 6 1/2) to share.  This one is for the August Monthly Challenge at Gina K Designs.  The challenge is to use multiple sentiment strips.  One of my first idea for a card using Woodland Friends was to make a nighttime card.  I started by cutting out a piece of GKD white layering weight card stock using master layouts #7.  To make the sky I used blending brushes leaving the center the lightest with the following colors in this order: powder blue, blue raspberry, blue denim, in the navy.  Then I stamped some white pigment ink on my glass mat and spritzed some water on it. Next using a small paint brush I sprinkled the stars in the sky. For the moon I cut out a the smallest circle from master layouts #7.  To create the craters on the moon I heated up a piece of Simon Hurleys stamping foam and pressed it against the texture on my wall.  After inking up the foam with moonlit fog I stamped off 3 times on some scrap paper before stamping on the moon with a light hand.  The scene is created using master layouts #6 and the owl was colored using prisma pencils and gamsol.  Then sentiment flags are cut using master layouts #4.  All products used are Gina K Designs except the stamping foam and prisma pencils/gamsol.

Thank you for stopping by,
Brenda



Saturday, July 31, 2021

You Deserve The Best



Hello again,

Another card I made.  This one is for a challenge on Gina K Designs & StampTV Friends group on Facebook.  Each week Karen Day Hightower has an inspiration challenge and I do love inspiration challenges.  For this one I used the new Mandala Maker 2 and It's All About You stamp sets.  This was so fun to make and I am looking forward to making many more mandala cards.  The ink colors are powder blue, blue denim, in the navy, faded brick and sweet corn.  I finished off with a few rhinestones.  

Thank you for stopping by,
Brenda

Christmas in July part 2


Hello and happy Saturday!!,
Today I have a couple more cards I made for Gina K Designs monthly challenge, Christmas in July.  I used all Gina K products for these cards.  The stamp set is Holiday Tapestry.  I used Master layout dies, sorry don't remember which ones.  I also embossed in gold and silver the layers on the cards.  

Thank you for stopping by,
Brenda