Gina K. Designs January Inspirational Blog Hop - Day 1

Monday, January 15, 2018


Happy New Year Everyone!

This is my first post for the New Year with Gina K. Designs! I am so excited to be back to share with with you today two new stamp sets one by Melanie Muenchinger - Illustrator of Stately Flower 12 and the other by Beth Silaika - Illustrator of Emmy and Riley Flamingo.



As always Gina K. Designs has a giveaway during the hop!  Just comment on each team members blog for your chance to win.  New this year Gina K. Designs will be giving away THREE (yes THREE) $25.00 gift Certificates for the Gina K. Designs store.  The winners will be announced in the big news over at StampTV a few days after the hop.

Stately Flower 12 
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Emmy and Riley Flamingo 
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Here are my cards for your inspiration.


GKD Supplies Used:
Stamps: Stately Flowers 12 and Fabulous Holiday Fillers Illustrator Melanie Muenchinger
Ink: GKD Black Onyx, Wild Lilac
GKD Pure Luxury Card Stock: GKD Pure Luxury Card Stock: White, 
Wild Lilac and Lovely Lavender
Others: Copics, Scor-Buddy, Misti, big shot, embossing folder



GKD Supplies Used:
Stamps: Emmy and Riley Flamingos Illustrated by Beth Silaika
the palm trees are from GKD Framescapes Tropical Skies by Theresa Momber
Ink: GKD Black Onyx, Wild Lilac, Passionate Pink and Wild Dandelion
Paper: GKD Pure Luxury Card Stock - Heavy Weight Black, Kraft and 
layering weight White
Other: Copics (R81, 83 and 85) 3D Foam Squares, GKD Connect Glue, 
Scor-pal, Misti and Blending Tool

Did you miss the Release Party last week? Here are the cards I showed.


GKD Supplies Used:
Stamps: Stately Flowers 12 and Fabulous Holiday Fillers Illustrator Melanie Muenchinger
Ink: GKD Black Onyx, Passionate Pink and Memento Tuxedo Black
Paper: GKD Pure Luxury Card Stock: White, Passionate Pink, Black, and Innocent Pink
GKD Fabulous Labels Die Set
Others: Scor-Buddy, Misti, big shot, copics


GKD Supplies Used:
Stamps: Stately Flowers 12 Illustrator Melanie Muenchinger
Ink: GKD Black Onyx, and Memento Tuxedo Black
Paper: GKD Pure Luxury Card Stock: White, Wild Lilac and Lovely Lavender
GKD Fabulous Labels Die Set
Others: Scor-Buddy, Misti, big shot, copics, embossing folder


GKD Supplies Used:
Stamps: Emmy and Riley Flamingos Illustrated by Beth Silaika
Ink: GKD Black Onyx, Ocean Mist, Charcoal Brown
Paper: GKD Pure Luxury Card Stock - Heavy Weight White and Wild Dandelion
GKD: Stitched Circle Foil-Mates Die Set
Other: Copics, 3D Foam Squares, GKD Connect Glue, Scor-pal, Misti and Blending Tool


GKD Supplies Used:
Stamps: Emmy and Riley Flamingos Illustrated by Beth Silaika
Ink: GKD Black Onyx, Ocean Mist and Wild Dandelion
Paper: GKD Pure Luxury Card Stock - White and Black
GKD: Embossing Powder Detail White
Other: Copics (R81, 83 and 85), sequins, Misti, 3D Foam Squares,
GKD Connect Glue distress spray black soot and water brush

Thank you so much for stopping by, I hope you have been inspired! For more inspiration, below is the blog hop list, please stop by and leave a comment on each blog for your chance to win a $25 gift card to the Gina K. Store.  

Donna Idlet - YOU ARE HERE!
Sean Fetterman (Guest Designer)


87 comments :

  1. The stately flowers are beautiful but my heart got one by that baby flamingo your cards are beautiful

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  2. Beautiful cards - and the flamingos are so cute! Thanks for sharing!

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  3. These are all Wonderful Donna! Your Flamingos are so sweet, And I really Love your flowers with Melanie's set! <3 I Love the deep colors you used! <3

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  4. what beautiful cards. the violets with the chevron embossed background is exquisite.

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  5. Love the shades of purple of the stately flowers and your flamingo card is just precious.

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  6. Great cards. I love your purple flowers. The flamingo cards are sooo cute.

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  7. Purple seems to be your color. Love them all but the purple flowers are over the top.

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  8. They are all so lovely. The purples are beautiful and love the background of the flamingo with palm trees.

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  9. Such pretty cards. Love the color purple!!

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  10. Great cards. Thanks for sharing such beautiful ideas.

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  11. Beautiful cards! I love all the colors you used! Very bright and cheerful.

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  12. I love the purple flowers - great coloring - I am in awe of the sweetness of your flamingo cards!

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  13. Wonderful cards! All so lovely. I really like the purple ones with the flower.

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  14. I like the flamingo's stamped on the whole background card!

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  15. I love that cute beach scene you created on your flamingo card!! Your flower cards are stunning! The colored layers of paper & embossing you use just make the flowers really pop!!

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  16. Love your coloring on the flower cards, they are beautiful. The little flamingo cards are really cute. Thanks for sharing.

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  17. Your cards are very nice! Love the violet one; so pretty. And, the flamingo is just too cute.

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  18. These cards are all fabulous Donna!

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  19. Oh my goodness ! Your second card, with the flamingos is just stunning ! The background is absolutely wonderful !
    [margessw(at)icloud(dot)com]

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  20. What wonderful ways you used these stamp sets. All the cards are so well designed and gorgeous!

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  21. I love your color choices on your cards, so vibrant.

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  22. Beautiful cards. Great release.

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  23. You totally rocked the release Donna! Your cards are so gorgeous! Vibrant colors! absolutely love that last one with the flamingo!

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  24. I love your cards Donna. All of them are wonderful and that purple one is super.

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  25. Oh. All these purple and pink cards totally rock. Great cards.

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  26. Beautiful cards with the Stately Flowers set and those little flamingos are so cute.

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  27. Beautiful cards... I love background on them. It makes really stand out!

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  28. All your cards are fabulous today... really love the sunset with the flamingos

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  29. LOVE your cards, Donna - the coloring is perfect!!!!!

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  30. Beautiful cards, beautiful coloring, beautiful layouts.

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  31. Too adorable - your coloring is wonderful!

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  32. These are all great examples. I love the last one, with the inked and splattered background.

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  33. Your purple cards are awesome. Thanks for giving the details of what you used to create these cards. Thanks for sharing. GlendaJ

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  34. Your stately flowers cards are all beautiful - particularly the first purple one but oh my - those little flamingos are absolutely adorable!! All of them are wonderful - your color selections are great. I especially like the card with 2 of them looking like they are marching off

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  35. You’ve created some really awesome cards here! And the flamingo cards are sooo good...

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  36. Oh, man, these are great! I especially love that last one!

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  37. Such different stamp sets but equally fabulous and your cards are Ah-Maz-Ing!

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  38. WOW lots of great inspiration Thanks

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  39. Beautiful cards us8ng Melanie’s flower set. I’m especially like the first one with the violets. The flamingo cards are adorable!

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  40. So many beautiful cards, Donna! I can't even decide which is my favorite!!!!

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  41. I love all of these cards - such vibrant colors!

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  42. Beautiful stately flowers cards especially in purples...and just adore the flamingo cards.

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  43. Beautiful cards! Love the purples!

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  44. Beautiful cards, especially like that first one...course I do LOVE purple. LOL Thanks for the inspiration!

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  45. Fabulous cards, Donna! Love your coloring on the flowers and how you matted them!

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  46. Such fabulous creations! I love the flamingoes!

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  47. All these cards are gorgeous hard to pick a favourite.

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  48. Such great cards. I like the splatter on the last flamingo card.

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  49. Pretty purple violet card and great background for the cute flamingo card.

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  50. I love your violets! They are beautiful.

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  51. Your card designs are fabulous, Donna! I think your flamingoes and palms are the best design with this set that I've seen so far. Pinks and purples are stunning...thanks for your inspiration!

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  52. I love the first card. I think it is wild violets. It just really caught my eye.

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  53. Love your first card. Purple is my favourite colour and you have used my favourite flower from this set. I am also impressed with the way you incorporated purple into your sky in Card 2. Truly inspirational.

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  54. These are all awesome! Love the background behind your flamingos

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  55. Love these cards! The background on your flamingo cards is beautiful.

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  56. Beautiful cards! Such gorgeous coloring!

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  57. so cute. Love the sky in your first flamingo card.
    thanks for sharing your creativity
    Barb Housner

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  58. Such great cards. I think my favorite is the lilac one.

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  59. Beautiful cards! I love the scene you created with flamingos in the second card!

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  60. LOve the deep purples of the flowers and the flamingos walking away in the sunset!! Great die cutting to pop the images!!

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  61. Wonderful cards. Thanks so much for sharing...

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  62. Wow!! Your cards are fabulous!! The two flamingos dancing in the sun set!Wow!!Great designs and great images! Enjoying this blog hop!

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  63. So many fun cards! I love your pretty Panetone 2018 cards and the gorgeous sunset for those fun flamingos!

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  64. I loooove the violet card. They're my favorite flower!

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  65. the sunset blended background is gorgeous!
    ~Christa Marie
    cre_ativebynature@ymail.com

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  66. Gorgeous coloring and colors on your cards!

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  67. The purple stately flower is my favorite of the entire day one blog. I love it.

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  68. Loved all the cards!! So many different ways to make a card

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  69. Love the last one, so colorful and happy!

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  70. These cards are fabulous and beautiful!!

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