Thursday, April 21, 2011

Gina K Release Party Invitation

We are very excited to extend an invitation to Gina K. Designs April Release Party. We have a fun evening planned for you - chatting, prizes, challenges, stamp sets reveal, design team shares, and most importantly, at the end of the party you will be able to go shopping!

If you came from Suzanne's blog, you're at the right place. If not make sure to head over to StampTV where you will find a list of all those participating in today's hop.

Here is a card made with my new set, Follow Your Dreams, which will be available tonight!

Hope to see you at the party, here are all the details:

Head on over to Tina's blog to see what sneak peek she's sharing with you today and see you back here tomorrow for the beginning of our three day Inspiration Blog Hop series for April!

To start, I sponged Memento Cantaloupe ink, in a horizontal band across the center.

Sponged Memento Desert Sand everywhere else.

Sponged Memento Rich Cocoa around the edges.

Stamped the water's edge using Memento Tuxedo Black ink.

Masked the top using sticky notes and sponged Memento Desert Sand.

Sorry about the blurry picture. I stamped the trees twice with Memento Rich Cocoa. For the reflection, I just rotated the image and stamped before re-inking for a lighter impression.

I stamped the boat, not worrying about masking because I planned to place a cut out version over it. Stamping it on the background gave me the rest of the water's edge.

Colored in the foreground with my W3 Copic marker.

Added YG93.

Added some more sponging with Rich Cocoa to the foreground.

Used E35 to add some ripples to the water.

I stamped the boat again and started coloring with E49.

Added E57.

Added E35.


Filled in with E53.

I cut out the boat and adhered it to my background, then added the sentiment. I layered with Pure Luxury Chocolate Brown and used a Kraft card base.

Thanks for coming by. I hope you have a wonderful day!

40 comments:

DebraM said...

What a beautiful card Theresa! This is going to be a wonderful addition to my stamp collection from GKD.

Jennie said...

thud...wowzers Theresa. LOVE this...will be bookmarking this to "try" :o)

Melanie said...

fantastic set, you though of everyh to create the perfect scene!

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

Wow- what a stunning scene! Love it!

Alison H said...

I KNEW this would be another stamp set I would need! Gorgeous, gorgeous card!!

Lori said...

Love love love this card Theresa!!! Can't wait to get my hands on this set, looks fantastic as always!!!

Clare said...

Very nice card! I need to do more masculine cards. Thanks for showing how you colored the boat & stamped all the images & shaded them.

Sonshine Memories said...

Oh my gosh - I LOVE this card. Love the stamps. Everyone knows how difficult it is to come up with a masculine card. This is perfect. Thank you for sharing your technique. This is a must have for me.

stephanie said...

Great card, wonderful tutorial.

--Marcy said...

I truly love your sets, and I truly love what you do with them. Another superb design - can't wait to see all the pieces.

paradise45 said...

Awesome card!!! Thanks for the great step-by-step instructions too. Can't wait until tonight!

catdidit said...

Oh my T! what a gorgeous scene! LOVE it! Ill see ya later at the party! :D

Katie Renz said...

Just gorgeous Theresa... your sponging technique is superb!

Sharon Harnist said...

Theresa, this is stunning!

the PaperCraftLady said...

This card is ab.so.lute.ly drop-dead gorgeous!! Thank you so much for sharing your step by step process!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Complete perfection!

Wide Eyed Stamper said...

I must have this stamp! :) Your coloring is wonderful!

Diana said...

Beautiful card and thanks for the tutorial

Miesje said...

Another winner Theresa! I love it, it is on my list!

POSH said...

just beautiful.....
Jayne
http://posh-creations.blogspot.com

Donna Phelan said...

Theresa, what a lovely scene you have created. So close to what is actually at the end of my street on the inlet that leads to the ocean. Awesome!

ednamburgess said...

Really really love this card. So beautiful. Edna B.

Scrapbooking Beginner said...

wow you did an excellent job.

Lagene said...

Awesome card! Thanks for the tutorial! This looks like a wonderful set!

Sheree said...

Wow!! I love this stamp set and your scene is beautiful!

Becky said...

These are awesome Theresa, and wonderful tutorials. I knew you created this set, they are always so warm and earthy.

richardbreaks said...

Awe. Some. And then some.

lakergirl said...

LOVE your newest set- makes me dream of summer vacations! So tranquil & peaceful looking.
Kim

Lynne said...

wonderful scene with a great set of stamps. congratulations.

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

Ohhh just love these T!!! The rich colors just make the designs amazing in the details!!

On The Wallaby Trail said...

Just love your cards Theresa, I'm a huge fan of yours. Can you please tell me how you get such perfect sponging all the time, is it the huge dauber you use or what? I use Stampin' Up! daubers but can't get the excellent finish you do. Please help, it certainly gives the card a polished look.

Regards
Ellie

Traci said...

Is there anything you can't do. That is absolutley beautiful. Thank you for sharing. ;0)

Traci Lord
3team3lord3@comcast.net

Ravengirl said...

Wow, beautiful work!

Mary Leeson said...

Exquisite work! Thanks for blessing me.

Krystal said...

This card "Gina K Release Party Invitation" is my most favorite card, I want this stamp set just to make your cards, lol! My husband is a hunter, of all kinds, and he loved this stamp set as well.

SandyK said...

Over the top gorgeous! Love them all.

Barbara said...

Your coloring and sponging are a wonderful example for me to try to imitate.

Anonymous said...

I just want to say you do the most beautiful cards. Keep up the good work. I also love your stamp sets and I hope I win one . Thank you

Arlene said...

Arlene said Your stamp sets are just beautiful and I hope I win one.

Judy Boyd said...

Absolutely love this card! Thanks for the tutorial, too.