Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Gina K New Release Blog Hop Day 3


 
All of us at Gina K. Designs welcome you to another fabulous Inspiration Blog Hop! The 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 along with other items valued at up to $25.00! (To see the full list of winners check the Big News forum at Stamp TV a couple of days after the hops.)
Hello! Today is our 3rd day of blog hops with the new release stamps from Gina K Designs. We are featuring two more stamp sets today. First is the new free with three set, Fall Foliage. You get this set for free if you order three stamp sets from Gina K Designs! I love the images in this set. I'm crazy for anything nature and I always love fall colors.

For the background on my card, I stamped a few of the leaves using VersaMark clear ink and then heat embossed with clear embossing powder. The embossing resists ink, so when I sponged with Memento inks, the leaf prints show through. I stamped the sentiment and cut out with a Spellbinders™ Labels Four die template. I inked up one of the leaves with Memento inks, then stamped on Pure Luxury Ivory and cut out. I adhered the leaf to the sentiment with Pop Dots and layered with Pure Luxury Chocolate Brown. The corner details are from Spellbinders Marvelous Squares.

My next card uses images from the wonderful new StampTV Kit, Sun-Kissed Autumn. This kit is filled with whimsical fall images, perfect for the whole season. More details about my card below, but first be sure to visit the rest of the team for more inspiration...

Gina K
AJ Otto
Beth Silaika
Carolyn King
Cathy Tidwell
Deb Felts
Giovana Smith
Jimmi Mayo
Lee Murphy
Lori McAree
Melanie Muenchinger
Sharon Harnist
Suzanne Dean
Tami Mayberry
Theresa Momber
Tina Gilliland
Vicki Dutcher

I stamped the owl with Memento Tuxedo Black ink, then began coloring with my E53 Copic marker.

Added E51.

Filled in the main part of the body with E31.

Then began the shading with E57.

Added E55.

Then I made a circle around the eyes, trying to leave a small band of white just around the pupil.

Added Y21.

Then added Y000. After coloring, I cut out the owl.

I made a 4 ¼ by 5 ½ inch card base from Pure Luxury Lovely Lavender card stock and cut an oval, using Spellbinders™ Oval Nestabilities®, from scratch paper. I used reposition-able tape to hold the paper in place on my card base and sponged Memento Grape Jelly ink inside the mask.

Then I stamped the branch, using Memento Rich Cocoa.

Here you can see what it looked like when I removed the mask.

Then I embossed a frame in the card base with Spellbinders A2 Matting Basics B. I cut a circle, using Spellbinders Circle die template and adhered it above the branch, then adhered the owl over that, using Pop Dots. I used Spellbinders Fancy Framed Tags 2 for the sentiment, using Pure Luxury Vibrant Purple for the framed piece.

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

80 comments:

Melanie said...

Awesome cards! I love how you brought him to life adding color around his pupils! (I have to go fix my card...)

Vicki said...

Love that cute little owl. And, your leaf card is just beautiful.

catdidit said...

Oh so awesome T! I love the little eyes too on the owl, really did bring him to life!

Sherry said...

Great cards love the design of the first one it is so elegant. Thanks for sharing the coloring details on the owl

DJreflections said...

Your owl card is darling! I especially like the way you framed your card . So neat!

Katherine said...

Gorgeous cards! Love that adorable owl! Thanks for the great tips!

--Marcy said...

If you dream in color, you must have a hard time sleeping! Your vibrant accents, and shading bring the simplest thing to life! The tutorials you do are so amazing and helpful.

Joni said...

I so enjoy your coloring tutorials.

Anne Biesterfeld said...

Love your cards. Awesome coloring.

Barbara said...

Wow! the colors that you used for the owl are beautiful. Very nice.

Anita Braddock said...

Amazing Cards love the Attention to the details and the blending of your colors are super. love the purple colors. thanks for sharing and for the chance to win

Tammie Lien said...

so amazing love your cards::)

Janet said...

Amazing cards, I love your cute little night owl! Such beautiful leaves, can't wait for Fall!

Martha Shiflet said...

Breath taking cards. Love the backgrounds.

Kathryn A said...

Love, love those cards! And I'm glad you've shown us how to color the owl ;)

Elaine said...

Wow Theresa what fabulous cards and I adore the owl , thank you for the tutorial great work Hugs Elaine

alex said...

Gorgeous, love them both the autumn card is awesome and the owl card is beautiful, just love the tutorial, thank you :-)

daisystitcher said...

These are beautiful cards! I love both designs and the colors really pop.

Doris W. said...

Gorgeous cards! I love your tutorials!

Carolyn King said...

gorgeous cards. love the owl tutorial...that card is fabulous!!!

Victoria H. said...

Simply gorgeous...love the pretty backgrounds and colors of both your colors.

Sharon said...

The leaf card is just beautiful - love the way you did the background!
Your owl is so cute with the moon in the background! Great coloring!

Olga said...

The cards are great! I love the backgrounds you always make!

Debbie Bradford said...

Fabulous cards! I really like the purple with the owl, unexpected and yet adorable. Your leaves are so pretty in the first card.

mermaid fenicia said...

Those are nice cards ^_^

Julie said...

Beautiful!

terri feierabend said...

Stunning leaf card! Your cards are always done with such great artistry.

naneruth said...

Wonderful cards Theresa. Such great detail on the owl coloring and so well done.

Joyce T. said...

these are fantastic. I love how you did the owl!

Elizabeth said...

Gorgeous cards. I love your owl!

Unknown said...

wow! I love your style! the leaf card has such an interesting background where the embossed shadow is white inn one corner and colored over in the other!
and the beauty of the purple mmoon behind the owl...wonderful!
and thanks again for the detailed tutorial for a copic-newbie!!!
Holly

meemee48 said...

Your first card is so elegant. I just love the owl card done with purple. So cute!

KYCrafter said...

Wonderful cards - full of inspiration!!!

L.H.-Frankfort, KY

Verna Angerhofer said...

Both are absolutely stunning cards. And, thanks for the lesson in coloring too.

Kathy E. said...

Super cards and what a cute owl you presented!!
Thanks!

Diana E. said...

Loved both cards..beautiful, but you are so nice to give instructions on how you did the owl card. Can't thank you enough for that. Blessings !

BevB said...

What a great card and thanks so much for sharing your copic marker tips, I am always looking for ways to improve my cards. Thank you.

Joni said...

WOW!!! Absolutely gorgeous cards. Thank you for the great tutorial.

Susan F. said...

I love these two cards!

windinstarsranch said...

I think I am more in love with the autumn cards every time I see one. But this one is fabulous! The owl is a cutie too.

Sharon Harnist said...

Gorgeous leaf card, T, and your owl is so cute!

Kitty said...

Both of your cards are lovely but I really like the little owl a whole lot

Blessings,
Kat

Rosy Newlun said...

A+++mazing Theresa - your leaf card and the cute owl card - both touch my <3 - with hugs, Rosy

zehra said...

these are awesome cards. thanks so much for the tutorial

Pattie J. said...

Breathe taking, that is you leaves. Just gorgeous and sooooo impressive.
my favorite....thanks for sharing.

Anne Molberg said...

I always wait to see your amazing cards...The work is awesome!!!

Jean MacNaughton said...

lovely cards! Thanks for the tutorial on how to colour the owl card.

Tracy said...

Awesome cards! Thanks for the instructions to color the owl! I love the use of the purple.

Kathy Humphrey said...

Oh my what lovely, lovely cards. I wish I could do half of what you do! Amazing:)

Sue D said...

Gorgeous cards--I just love your coloring techniques.

wanda said...

wow...the fall card is just amazing!!! beautifully put together thanks wanda

MyAuntKath said...

Owl always love your cards thissssssssssssssssssss much!

Jan said...

Both cards are great! Thanks again for sharing you technique with us on the owl card....really pretty colors.

ajax said...

These cards are wonderful. Thanks for the instructions on the coloring too.

Lisa H. said...

Your cards are fantastic! Thank you for taking the time to explain your coloring technique. You're so talented!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Beautiful creations! Love the purple sky - so pretty

Golda said...

These are great! I love the shading you did. Thanks for the "how to" on the owl card.

Jo4Him said...

Fabulous cards; love them both, but the owl is super cute. Thanks for sharing

Donna Phelan said...

Beautiful cards, your fall one has the best sentiment EVAH!

Luanna said...

I can't decide which one of your cards I like the best. You are so talented. I appreciate that you show the techniques you used. I learn a lot from them.

Robin Kay T said...

That happiness card is exquisite. Thank you!

Lainee said...

2 fantastic cards. I don't know which one I love the most but appreciate the tutorial on coloring that you provided for the little owl card :)

Gayle said...

Wonderfully elegant cards, Theresa, even that little owl went from adorable to WOW.

Valerie said...

Thanks for sharing so much good stuff with us. You are amazing and so is your work.

NJMullins said...

These are adorable! I love your owl card!

Lagene said...

Gorgeous leaf card & thanks so much for the info on the owl card!

Kris said...

I'm so glad you did the owl tutorial! He's just so darn cute! And purple is my favorite color too! TFS!

Kris in Alaska
funamom at yahoo dot com

Betty Neville said...

Fantastic cards, Theresa! Your little owl is adorable!

Lorianna said...

Your cards are both very beautiful! Thanks for sharing your talents and all the inspiration!
Hugs
Lorianna

AJ Scrapbooking and Cards said...

Wow thanks for the tip. And you card in all purple is just amazing. TFS AJ-

lisa808 said...

Your emboss resist card is stunning! Actually, mesmerizing, as I can't stop staring at it!

Love the colors of your second card.

Kay S said...

Gorgeous fall leaves card! They make a perfect background. Love your adorable owl card. Perfect to put him on the tree branch with the moon behind him. The coloring in his eyes really makes him come alive; very cute.

Becky said...

wow Theresa, both of these are awesome.

Jimmi said...

beautiful cards Theresa!!

terry said...

That is one cute owl card! Love your coloring. ~Terry

Mary-Anne V said...

great cards...love how you sponged on the different areas. Thank you for the very detailed photos.

Kathy N. said...

Oh my goodness, wow, love those cards! That owl is just so cute. Great ideas.
Thanks

Sharon said...

Loving that little moon lit owl! Both cards are fab

Barb Ghig said...

As always, your card is absolutely STUNNING!!! Thanks so much for the tutorial...it's so helpful!

Tami B. said...

I had to just sit and study the autumn card, it is simply gorgeous! (A good one for Pinterest,)and the little owl is as cute as can be.