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Sunday, August 1, 2010

Remembering with Melanie & Gina K!!

 The Gina K team is doing a 5 day hop beginning this Sunday night to spotlight older sets from each illustrator.

Tonight Melanie Muenchinger has several designing friends sharing samples they created using some of their favorite sets from Melanie, take a look and see if you remember them.  If you are new to them... enjoy!!!

My card has a few sentimental memories for me.  :-)  First... my FAVORITE Melanie set is "Inspiration Mosaic".  I LOVE how many ways you can use this set!!!  And as you can guess... with new sets coming every month... I don't get NEARLY enough time to play with some of my favs.   Secondly... "Just So Hoppy" and "Hip Hop Accessories" were the first Gina K sets I ever bought!! And... as they say... the rest is history!  I was hooked on Gina K Designs and her fabulous illustrators.

I used my Copic Markers to color my images and used Gina K Pure Luxury Card Stock "Creme de Menthe" and the 120 pound Heavy Base Weight "White" to stamp my images on.  The little signs my froggies were free-handed and were also just like the ones I first drew when I bought this set.

I added some of the fabulous buttons from the Button Jars that Gina has just released.  There are some awesome, awesome buttons in each jar and I LOVE the "earth-tone" one I found that looks like it has tiny flecks of real straw inside!  
On the inside I used a couple different DP's to create my own mosaic layout to coordinate with Melanie's awesome set. 

Brenda Turner
Carla Suto
Carolina Buchting
Geri Utterback
Karen Knegten
Libby Hickson
Linda Payne
Melissa Schultz
Selma Stevenson
Sharri Seffens
Sue Van DeVusse
Tina Gilliland

Thanks Melanie, for such awesome sets and for asking me to join in and share my designs with my favorite illustrator's sets!!! You rock, girlfriend and I have never been disappointed since I started my "habit" with Gina K Designs!   :-)
 


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16 comments:

Melanie said...

aww Tina thos little signs you did are super cute, great job! that fun patterned paper and colors!!
hugs!

tlgirl353 said...

Tina- so cute, love the frogs. Wonderful coloring, my dear!

Taylor said...

You are SO talented! You freehanded those?!?! I love it!!!

Theresa Momber said...

This card makes me happy! I love that. I still need to get this set. Those little frogies call to me.

Lagene said...

Gee Tina, this is the absolute CUTEST card I've seen in a long time!!! Love the combination of these stamps!!!

Carolina said...

What a fun, fun card to end the hope with! Those frogs are just adorable...hugs & smiles!!!

redwasher1 said...

Tina, first of all I love your new look on your blog! Your card is so adorable and like Theresa I think I need this set!!

Payne Holler Cards said...

oh now this just brings a huge smile!! how fun! very creative and love using all those scraps!!!
btw, your blog is looking so fab!

Carla (cmsuto) said...

Awesome card, Tina! Love all the cute details! Fab coloring and little signs! Adorable! Gret new look on your blog, too!

Cheri said...

Oh, yeah! I'm going to ditto everyone's remarks....this stamp set is adorable and your card is too stink'n cute! I love your freehand signs, the colors and those frogs....just big smiles from here.
(AND your blog is awesome!)

Sharri Seffens said...

Tina, this is adorable!!! I love the little signs they are holding! Great job my friend!

buggin2stamp said...

That is so stinkin' cute Tina! I like those sets together. Such a fun card.

Sue VanDeVusse said...

Tina, this is just toooo cute! I love those happy little frogs and the way you used the Mosaic frame. This is such a great design.

Brenda said...

Tina this is just about the most adorable card!!! I love the way you used the signs and your placement on the mosaic. Very cool card.

Libby Hickson said...

This is so cute Tina! Love those froggies, hadn't seen them in a while, your card made me smile!

Donna said...

this card just makes me smile! love the wood signs the frogs are holding!

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