Apr 21, 2010

Day 4 Previews: Vintage Backgrounds and Masculine Messages

Good evening!

Thanks for checking in on me on this last day of Previews for April's release with GinaK Designs!  Let's jump right in and talk about the first stamp set I'm showcasing on my card above.  Nina Brackett has done it again by designing a gorgeous must have stamp set called Vintage Backgrounds.  On my card below, I used 4 images from her set - you'll have to let me know if you can spot them all: 2 on the front and 2 on the inside.

I also used her coordinating Bright & Grungy Polka Dots digital paper for the star punch outs - isn't the yellow a nice pop of color against the Turquoise Sea and Red Hot cardstocks?  And, look - more sewing!  I used a sentiment from Asela's Sew Pretty stamp set to finish it off...


Card Details
Stamps: Sew Pretty and Vintage Backgrounds
Cardstock: GinaK; Bright and Grungy Dots
Ink: Memento and white craft

Other: Spellbinder's oval die; sewing machine; embossing folder; buttons; embroidery floss; Marvy Star punches




********** Masculine Messages: Free with Three stamp set *********


The last new stamp set for this month is the Free with Three sentiment set called Masculine Messages.  But, the name may be a bit misleading since I have made several cards with this set that are gender neutral or even feminine in nature.  The sentiments Gina choose to include in the set are some of my all time favorite ones!

I used a journaling card and sticker from October Afternoon's Fly a Kite collection as the backdrop for this adorable message...


Card Details
Stamps: Masculine Messages
Ink: Memento; Distress inks
Cardstock: GinaK; October Afternoon Fly a Kite collection papers & stickers

Other: Sewing machine; stickles; ribbons; button and brad; Spellbinder's long rectangle and scallop heart dies; dauber



Check out the rest of the Designers Participating in Previews tonight: 

The Release Party is tomorrow night on StampTV.  We would LOVE to have you join us for the fun!

There will be challenges, contest questions, chatter, as well as tons of samples from the Design Team members from 7-10 (central time) all leading to the new products being available in GinaK's online store at 10pm.

See you then for the big event!
Jessica

12 comments:

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

Oh you know that OA dp with the birdie is so cute and awesome paired with the sentiment! Love that colorful sew perfect card....the buttons are too cool with it!! I gotta attempt buttons more often!

Tinker and JingeBear's Mom said...

So much fun!! I love these cards. All the little details you've included just ooze love for the recipient. Just as it should be!
~ky

Theresa Momber said...

Gorgeous cards, Jess! Love what you did with Nina's set. The little birdie card is so cute!

Kary said...

Jessica - your cards are so lovely and I love how you used the background set. Really nice idea!

Betty Neville said...

These are great Jess! Love your colors, your layouts, and your sewing! And the birdie is super cute!

joy said...

What a cute birdie card - love the colors and patterns together!

Becky said...

What great cards. This birdie is adorable.

NinaB said...

Beautiful cards, as usual, Jessica. That little bird is adorable, esp with that sentiment.

Carla (cmsuto) said...

Wonderful cards, Jessica! Love the bright colors and neat patterns! Great layouts and details on both!

catdidit said...

Both are so awesome Jess! LOVE how you used the birdie, too cute!

Jennie said...

Wow, such beautiful cards Jessica! Love the new OA patterned paper and your cards are amazing...as always :o) Such a treat to see what you design!

Alice Pace said...

Glad I took a look around! these cards are adorable! Love your style!

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