Gina K. Designs May Blog Hop Day 2

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I can’t believe the day finally came! Today I am able to share with you all what I have been working on. I am so excited to be a part of Gina K’s Illustration Team!
Big News!! Gina K. is giving away $25 gift certificates to the Gina K. Designs store. You must comment on all the blogs to be entered! Good luck!

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For this card, I am featuring my new “Sending A Llama Love” Stamp Set and the Mirror Stamping and Die Cutting Technique.

I learned this technique from Jennifer McGuire. Here is a link to watch the tutorial. I won’t even try to explain it myself; she will do a much better job LOL.
I stamped both of my llamas on Canson Watercolor Paper in Gina’s new Amalgam Ink. This has become my absolute favorite Ink. It is compatible with watercolors, alcohol markers, and colored pencils with gamsol. It is literally one ink that does it all!
I die cut both of the llamas (see Jennifer’s video on how I die cut the mirror image), and then watercolored them with my Prima Marketing Watercolor Pan Sets. I wanted them to look somewhat fluffy, so I dabbed my brush on the paper multiple times in various colors to get the fluffy, textured look.
I stuck both llamas on Kraft cardstock using some foam squares to give the card dimension. I then die cut a small heart from a set of Lawn Fawn dies and adhered it in between the llamas. It makes them look like they’re kissing! 😍 I stamped some of the jewelry and accessories that I drew in my set, and dressed up the cute little llamas.
I took a ruler and drew some lines in a black Micron pen to add more detail to the card. I added a cutesy greeting and the card was done!

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For this next card, I used my “Stuck On You” Stamp Set. I stamped my images in Amalgam Ink on Canson watercolor paper, and colored them with Prima Marketing Watercolors. The pink really makes the green pop! 😍

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Go take a look at the other beautiful projects done by other members of the Gina K. team! Don’t forget to comment on each blog so you are in the running to win the $25 gift certificate for the Gina’s online store.

Thank you all so much for stopping by! So excited to keep creating things for y’all!

Hugs,
Hannah

 

Gina K.

Hannah Schroepfer – You Are Here

Arjita Singh – Up Next

Cathy Tidwell

Donna Idlet

Karen Hightower

Laurie Schmidlin

Rema DeLeeuw

Sheri Gilson

Susie Moore

Emily Schroepfer

78 thoughts on “Gina K. Designs May Blog Hop Day 2

  1. Kim Sharabba May 15, 2018 / 8:53 pm

    I will say, I have several sets with llama’s in them. These are THE cutest I have seen. I just love them. Welcome aboard.

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  2. Emily Davis May 15, 2018 / 9:56 pm

    Congratulations. Love you sets and cards.
    Those LLama’s though. That’s a first in cards. LOVE!

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  3. Gayle Bartholomew May 15, 2018 / 10:44 pm

    Wonderful stamp sets, especially love the llamas.

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  4. Johanna Rundell May 15, 2018 / 11:07 pm

    Welcome to the cast and what a successful launch. Great stamp sets and cards. Well done.

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  5. Gayle C. May 15, 2018 / 11:19 pm

    Congratulations on your stamp release. Both sets are adorable as are your cards.

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  6. Mary Holshouser May 15, 2018 / 11:31 pm

    You could feel the fur on the llamas if you tried
    to pet them. Love the succulents. Makes a
    wonderful background. thanks for sharing.
    Great job of designing. Good luck for the
    future.
    txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  7. papermadebakery May 15, 2018 / 11:47 pm

    Congratulations on your inaugural stamps sets! They are both fantastic, but I just received the Sending a Llama Love set and fell in love.

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  8. Miesje May 16, 2018 / 1:15 am

    These are adorable! Such fun images.

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  9. Nana Griffin May 16, 2018 / 2:15 am

    Great cards. Love how your llamas look.

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  10. Sue Hannegan May 16, 2018 / 2:15 am

    Congratulations. How exciting to have your art made into stamps to share with all of us. Love the cactus set.

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  11. Angelina Bocchino May 16, 2018 / 2:27 am

    Love your designs and cards you created

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  12. Lisa Bzibziak May 16, 2018 / 3:17 am

    SUCH fun cards! And love these stamp sets so much!! Great sentiments and great images!

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  13. Debbie Amrhein May 16, 2018 / 4:08 am

    Cute cards and images!

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  14. NancyA May 16, 2018 / 4:15 am

    What fun sets and what adorable cards.

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  15. Susan Gosman May 16, 2018 / 5:56 am

    Congratulations! Your work is lovely, and it is so generous of you to share your art. Looking forward to seeing some more soon.

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  16. Susan.Clements May 16, 2018 / 7:21 am

    Loving it…gona be so stinking cute.

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  17. Corrine Ann May 16, 2018 / 12:49 pm

    Such a cute Llama card! Congratulations !

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  18. hsmom24kids May 16, 2018 / 1:15 pm

    Both cards are really adorable. I love the way you made the Llamas fluffy! Looking forward to seeing more of your work!

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  19. Leanne S May 16, 2018 / 1:20 pm

    Cute cards. I also read your previous post about your journey. How inspiring!

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  20. Sheri Gilson May 16, 2018 / 2:26 pm

    Fabulous cards, Hannah! Love both your new sets…so much fun to create with! ❤️

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  21. susan r wareham May 16, 2018 / 5:12 pm

    Congrats on your new stamps they are just awesome looking forward to what else you design.

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  22. Kathleen Sack May 16, 2018 / 6:46 pm

    Hannah, Your illustrations and cards are delightful. I love the llama sentiments.

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  23. DGolly May 17, 2018 / 1:34 am

    Love your stamp sets. So fun.

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  24. Jeanne J May 17, 2018 / 8:01 pm

    Love your stamp sets, the cacti set just pops off the page.

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  25. Nancy Giltner May 18, 2018 / 2:19 am

    I love those llamas!! So cute!!

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