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Sunday, April 18, 2010

April Preview Day 1#

Good evening! Welcome to April release preview day one. It is my privilege and honor to be able to participate in the previews for Gina K. Designs. WOW still pinching myself. LOL.
My first card here is Melanie Muenchinger new stamp set "Gifts from the Sea" This set is absolutely fabulous!


Here is a close-up view of the shell, I embossed the center of the shell to give it a glossy look.



Here is another card using "Gifts from the Sea"



Here is another card using Tami Mayberry's new stamp set "Oh Boy!" This is so cute and wonderful, perfect for the young set!!




Designers Participating in previewing tonight:


The Release Party is this Thursday, April 22 on StampTV. 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. We'd love to have you join us for our monthly party!

Supplies for cards:
card one:
Stamps: Gift from the Sea by Gina K. Designs
Clear embossing powder
Card stock is Gina K. Designs
Nestabilitie Labels 6 and EK punch

card two:
Stamps: Gift from the Sea by Gina K. Designs
card stock is Gina K. Designs, Ivory, chocolate kiss and kraft.
card three:
Stamps: Oh Boy! by Gina K. Designs
card stock is Gina K. Designs
colored with copic's
ribbon is Gina K. Designs.



Thanks for stopping by and have a good day.

28 comments:

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

WooHoo!!! You start off with a bang with these gorgeous cards!!! The shells are just so beautifully detailed!!! And the sailboat scene...too darn cute!!!

Melanie said...

oh how beautiful Geri!! totally have to put the way you layered those cdie cuts and the flourishes together what a greta look! the little shell is just real, wonderful coloring and embossing!! great minds with the sand pile hee!!
adorable creation with Tami's set too!

Theresa Momber said...

Fabulous cards, Mom!!! Both of the shell cards are so gorgeous! Rocking coloring. What a great scene with the sailboat! Love it.

Vicki Dutcher said...

Oh boy - you and Jennie (last month) are making it SO HARD for next's month GD - AND this is only your first official gig - We are in for a major treat over the next month. I adore your coloring on those shells!!

catdidit said...

These are sooo awesome Geri! LOVE your coloring on the seashell, it so rocks!

Maria Levine said...

Fabulous job Geri! Love your cards. Those shells are amazing!

Sue W said...

Geri you shouldn't be pinching yourself.......you are more than deserving who else could make such beautiful cards! Your shells are spectacular...love the shine! As for the little boy's card.....wow you've created a beautiful scene showcasing this cute image perfectly. They're lucky to have you!!!

Becky said...

Wonderful job show casing these new stamps, I love how you did the shells, this card is elegant.

emilymomto3boys said...

WOW! That little boat card is just the perfect bold kid card! And I LOVE what you did with the swirl accents - never thought of that!

Betty Neville said...

Awesome cards Geri! You are off to a great start!

Carolyn King said...

Geri, you have totally outdone your self. LOVE your gorgeous creations and all the details (the glaze on the shell, the rolling sand hills and the fun boat card)...great job!

NinaB said...

These are beautiful, Geri. Your coloring is just perfect.

Miesje said...

Fantastic Geri, your coloring is perfect! I can see where your wonderfully talented daughter got her "gift"! Hey - we moms have to get some of the credit! :-)

Lynn Mercurio said...

I love both of your cards, Geri although I must say I'm really taken by all the detail in your beach card. Love the way you colored your shell and all the dimension you achieved here. AWESOME job.

Patti said...

Gorgeous work GF! Love the shell card (the 1st is my fav)

Patti P. said...

Geri,
Love your creations and congrats again on your win of center stage.
Like I said before you deserve to be there and your cards certainly show it today. Looking forward to the rest of the week. I would say enjoy yourself but I know that you are having a blast!

stampqueen said...

Great cards - really love how you layered the labels dies with the flourish!!!!

Tami Mayberry said...

love that sailboat card!!!

Carla (cmsuto) said...

Fantastic cards, Geri! Your coloring of the shells in the first two cards is amazing! Love the designs of both! The one with Tami's set is adorable!

Newstampinaddict said...

GORGEOUS!! Absolutely beautiful!! Congrats on your Center Stage spot!

joy said...

Was so excited to see your cards! What a wonderful job! The sailboat card is fantastic!! The shell card is so feminine! Love it!

Lagene said...

Geri, Gorgeous cards! Especially the sea shell cards!!!

Payne Holler Cards said...

you are the BEST-EST! that shell card is amazing - looks like you could pluck that shell right off the card! and your sailboat is so cute! love how you used the nesties with the flourish...cant wait to see what else you have for us in the release party! I agree with Vicki - your talent has raised the "bar" for the GD spot!!

Anonymous said...

Love your cards. Thanks for sharing.

Linda D>

Debbie said...

First of all: Congratulations for being the center stage designer this month, woohoo!

Your cards are amazing! WOW! Love your scenes and the first shell card is so pretty and chique! Great job!

Hugs, Debbie Meijer :)

Deb said...

Congrats, Geri! You're definitely showing why you're the one! What beauties you've created with this month's sets! Wow!

Donna said...

gorgeous shell card with the shine! your sailboat card is so perfect, how cute!!

Jennie said...

Geri, these cards are so amazing! Love what you have done with Mel's sea shell set! The nesties you used were perfect and so caseing this one when I get the set :o) Also love the second one...WOW, just stunning. Your card with Oh Boy is so cute and looks like the cover of a children's story book :o) Great job Geri and looking forward to seeing what else you create with these sets!