Friday, March 9, 2012

GKD Inspiration Hop Day 1


The Design Team for Gina K. Designs welcomes you to another fabulous Inspiration Blog Hop!!! Gina and the Design Team 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 deeply etched, pre-cut Gina K. Designs stamps! To see the full list of winners check the Big News forum at Stamp TV a couple of days after the hops!!

I wanted to step out of the box a bit for this card so I used one of the smaller images to create a background. I used clear embossing powder and randomly stamped the pattern.  This sentiment is one of my all time favorites so I could not resist using it!!  You can barely see it but there is a butterfly under!


Tami's new set is perfect for any type of masuline card you will need!  To me this image was just screaming bold primary colors!!  I tried to give the look of each layer "jumping off the page" but still a single layer.  I haven't ever tried this before but it seems to look a bit like that to me!  I scored lines at the bottom and used my stars embossing folder for the top portion.  

Check out all the amazing designs and inspiration:

85 comments:

  1. Beautiful. I love the bright bold colors on the masculine card.

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  2. Great ideas and inspiration. The bold colors on the masculine card looks great! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  3. Lori, great Ideas! I like that your cards are simple and fast to make but yet they are both still VERY NICE CARDS!!! It sometimes seems hard to find the time to make a card fast as some require so many steps etc, but these 2 look very easy to get done when in a crunch for time! GREAT JOB!!!

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  4. Fantastic cards! I'm blown away by all the wonderful designs I've seen here today.

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  5. Lori, these rock! Love how creative you were with the flowers card! Awesome!

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  6. Those are very lovely cards you made ^_^

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  7. Lori, love those cards. They are more CAS but I think that is so super that you can do cards like that and still have great designs. I can see where the Wild Flowers sets has such nice images to add to make your own backgrounds for cards too. Thanks for the super ideas for CAS. That is my kind of cards to make so often when time is limited.

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  8. I like that you did something different with the flower stamp...showed us all the elements can be used!

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  9. Great cards, love the bright colors on the son card!

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  10. love all the repeating circles ad pierced elements!

    the primary star label turned out fab!

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  11. Your guy card with the bold colors looks just like a big award! Both are great.

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  12. Beautiful cards and great use of the sets.

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  13. Wonderful Kraft card and I love the popping of the colors on the Tag card!

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  14. Terrific cards! The first one is so versatile - it could be used for either gender. TFS

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  15. What fantastic cards! I love how you didn't go a flowery with the Wild Flower set and the piercing is perfect with your card. What a fun card for a son, too.

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  16. Nice cards. Gotta get me some kraft paper!

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  17. Great masculine card. Love how you can label them different!

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  18. Wonderful cards Lori, thank you for sharing :-)

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  19. Wonderful cards! I love how you colored for the masculine card!

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  20. Love all that paper piercing! And you did, indeed, accomplish your goal with the layered look on your second card. I was just sure, until I read your description, that you'd added many layers to the card.

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  21. Great cards. The colors on the 2nd one really pop and make a very striking card.

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  22. Very nice use of a small stamp to make a background! And the boy card is great - love the colors!

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  23. Lori, your 1st card is so very pretty. I especially like the bright colors you chose for the second card. Awesome

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  24. Great cards! Like how your masculine card is bright and colorful.

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  25. Both cards are great, Lori. I really like the design on the kraft card - CAS but little details that make it special.

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  26. KILLER 2nd card! Love the color against the layered white!

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  27. How clever to make a background with those wee dots!

    And golly gee wowzers on that second card! LOVE the bright bold colors and all those fabulous little details!

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  28. Great cards. Love the subtleness of the first and the pop of color on the second.

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  29. The second card is so super heroicious! Love the bright colors.

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  30. both awesome cards. love the colors on the "son" card.

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  31. Supper Sweet cards love the new stamps and the way you chose to make them is Awesome. thanks for sharing
    abbraddock@msn.com

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  32. I really like both cards, they're excellent! Your first card is so very pretty, and the second one is perfect...I agree, the stamp does scream primary colors andyou did a great job!

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  33. Live, love, laugh...wouldn't the world be grander if we all did that. Love that card! Thanks for sharing your idea.

    Gayle
    gaylememories@ sbcglobal.net

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  34. Love the paper piercing on the first and The color in the masculine card just pops!

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  35. Love the colors on both cards. That masculine card really pops!

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  36. Lovely CAS cards, especially the kraft one Lori.

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  37. I really like the clean and simple designs of your cards-so useful both designs would be

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  38. Hi, Lori-glad you explained how you did both cards :) I love the idea of piercing, embossing, and using CAS (like your son's card) - he's going to LOVE it!

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  39. What great cards! Thanks for sharing.

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  40. Sweet cards, Lori, great work.

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  41. love the way you think out of the box...wonderful cards

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  42. Very cool...looks like a fun animal print the way you did the bg! And I love the bold colors of your card for your masculine card!

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  43. Such a classic in kraft - love it! And the colors on the son card are so strong - great masculine card.
    ~ky

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  44. Nice cards - good ideas here. Thanks!!
    Jean McGee

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  45. Love the texture in your live, love, laugh card. Looks like leather that was tooled with the piercing

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  46. I love the paper piercing you did on the first card.

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  47. Beautiful cards again Lori! Love how u created the paper patern on the flower one and the masculine card rocks awsesome bold colors! Thank You again for the gourgeous card that I won really enjoying it! God Bless You Always Angie!

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  48. Love the paper piercing and the layers on your Masculine Tags is Fab!!!!

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  49. Your cards are both adorable! I am always searching for masculine card ideas!

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  50. Awesome cards. Thanks for sharing.

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  51. I, too, love that sentiment you used on the wildflower card. Loved the colors on the masculine card.

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  52. Such great cards....seeing all the different designs helps get me out of a rut.

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  53. Very nice cards. Great color choices. Grat job

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  54. Beautiful cards! I love the rich colors popping off your masculine card!

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  55. Love teh simplicity of desing and color in your first card. Your second is great and love the eye catching colors that you have used.

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  56. Wonderful cards Lori! Love your designs and layouts! Thank you for reminding me to use kraft!

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  57. Lovely job! TFS!

    Kris in Alaska
    funamom at yahoo dot com

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  58. Great cards. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  59. These are wonderful! I love how clean and simple they both are.

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  60. Great cards! One so subtle and the other so bold!

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  61. Nice cards, I like the simplicity of your Live, Laugh, Love card.

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  62. Both your cards are very striking. Thanks

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  63. Especially like your son card. Nice bold colors.

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  64. Your Kraft card is beautiful! Love all the special details.

    Your second card is so fun and bright - perfect son card!

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  65. Fantastic clean and simple cards - love them..
    TFS,
    Barb S (FL)

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  66. What gorgeous new stamp sets! Love your cards--thanks so much for sharing.

    Hugs,
    Jennifer

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  67. Love the pops of color on your cards. Very nice.

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  68. I LOVE the craft card...the piercing treatment is terrific! And, boy, does that 'Son' card look like a many-layered card. You certainly met your objective on that one! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  69. love the colors and design you used on the second card, these are great

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