Monday, March 21, 2016

Gina K. Designs Inspiration Hop: March 2016 {Handmade Botanicals}

The Cast and Crew for Gina K Designs welcomes you to a special Inspiration blog hop featuring the new incentive stamp called "Handmade Botanicals". These stamps would be a beautiful compliment to a Gina K. Designs stop set, to add the perfect accent or to make a card on its own. Plus, the "Homemade by" stamp is wonderful to add your own personal touch! We hope to inspire you with some beautiful card projects as you hop along to each of the designer’s blogs!

Enjoy the gorgeous inspiration samples from the team and then comment on each blog for your chance to win a $20 Gina K. Designs gift certificate!!!  To see who won, check the Big News Forum at StampTV a few days after the hop.

This first card is quite simple. I watercolored a die cut shape and then simply stamped in black ink. The die cut is adhered to the white base with foam squares. This will make a great sympathy card.



This card is actually on a pale grey base.  I cut it to a 4x4 square card and double scored it in two spots on the card to just give it something other than a plain base. The circle was watercolored, then I stamped the fern in green and added the sentiment in black (the sentiment is from last month's incentive set). 


The other 4x4 base was sitting on my desk along with Genevieve Giraffe, when I decided she wanted to go to the jungle. I stamped the ferns in a variety of greens and simply stamped her behind it (I did create a post it note with a v cut in it, then filled in more ferns. The giraffe was colored with SN markers. I love when my stamps work well with other sets! It makes them more versatile! 



Ready for more awesome creations?! Just click on the links below for more from the Illustrators and Design Team!!

Don’t forget to pop over to the Gina K Designs Store and check out all of the new products available this month in the “What’s New” section at http://www.ginakdesigns.com.

Thank you for stopping by!


all items from Gina K. Designs unless otherwise noted



56 comments:

  1. Love your cards, Beth! The jungle card rocks. Great combo!

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  2. Oh my gosh, I love all those fun colors you used to spotlight the new set. Genevieve peeking out is SUPER adorable. LOVE LOVE LOVE.

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  3. Wonderful cards Beth! I love the colors of the first two, but that little giraffe with her head above the greenery is just so precious! :) <3

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  4. The watercolors are beautiful and the giraffe peeking out above the canopy is so creative!

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  5. I love your card with the Giraffe behind the foliage. Just too cute!!

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  6. Ahh, that card with the Giraffe is adorable! Love your cards!

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  7. Nice cards! It does work well with the giraffe. Thanks for sharing.

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  8. Love the watercolor cards, but my favorite is the one with the ferns and giraffe. That one just tickled my funny bone. Thanks for sharing.

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  9. Wonderful cards, Beth! My favorite is the one you combined the sweet giraffe!

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  10. Great cards, especially the giraffe! Thanks for sharing!

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  11. I love all the cards, but that giraffe--- it's spectacular!

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  12. Beautiful silhouette stamps and I love how you used them.

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  13. Adorable cards, love that giraffe too!

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  14. Beautiful, great use of the stamps. That giraffe is so adorable!!!

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  15. Oh my goodness that giraffe is soooo cute. I also really liked the clean and simple style of the other two.

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  16. Great cards. I love how Genevieve is peeking out from the jungle. So cute.

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  17. Love the giraffe. He is so cute. Thanks for sharing your work with us!

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  18. Love the giraffe. He is so cute. Thanks for sharing your work with us!

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  19. Great cards. My favorite is the first card and I love the colors. The little giraffe hiding in the ferns is so cute. Thanks for sharing.

    Linda D.

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  20. Beth, these are beautiful samples! I really like the giraffe card...so cute with the new set!

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  21. Love your cards. The giraffe is adorable . The watercolors are so pretty.

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  22. Love your cards. The giraffe is adorable . The watercolors are so pretty.

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  23. Very fun cards! I love the one with the giraffe!

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  24. The spotlight cards were so striking in their quiet elegance and the little giraffe was just darn cute!

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  25. i just love your giraffe card with the ferns. it's adorable and would make any one smile who received it.

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  26. The circle card is great, and I love the giraffe. Such a versatile set!

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  27. Love the simplicity of the first two and the last one is just adorable.

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  28. Hi Beth you made my day with Genevieve peeping thru isn't she cute. Love all the colours you chose....thanks so much for your inspiration Liz

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  29. Great ideas and love the giraffe.

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  30. Beautiful job on your cards! I giraffe made me smile...what a cute idea!
    quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

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  31. I like how you cut out the shapes.

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  32. Very pretty. Loved the way you blended colors! Especially the reds and pinktones

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  33. Genevieve in the jungle is so cute! Your first card is also very nice but, at the moment, I have been feeling a bit “down” lately and Genevieve gave me something to smile at.

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  35. All of your cards are beautiful but the one with Genevieve is my favorite

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  36. Oh my Genevieve in the wild is so clever and cute!

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  37. Genevieve was my Aunt's name and she too was a lot of fun like this Genevieve! She's adorable! I love her in with the ferns aka jungle...cracked me up! Thank you for sharing!

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  38. Great designs. I like seeing combinations of stamp sets I probably wouldn't think to put together, but look fantastic. Great inspiration.

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  39. I LOVE your giraffe card! So cute to have him peeking out of the undergrowth.

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  40. Love your card with the Giraffe

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  41. Great cards, especially the Giraffe.

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  42. Great cards, especially the Giraffe.

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  43. Very pretty botanical cards and cute giraffe!

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  44. the cards are clean and simple but so pretty.
    Love the little giraffe looking over the ferns.
    thanks for sharing some wonderful crds.

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  45. Such great cards Beth. I love the gold daffodils on black, so striking and elegant.

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  46. oh these cards are fantastic - love the feather - it looks so realistic

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