Monday, January 3, 2011

GKD Preview Day 1: Where Your Heart Is


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Welcome to Day 1 Previews for the Gina K. Designs January release!  Today I am sharing a card made using the new set, Where Your Heart Is illustrated by Melanie Muenchinger.  It is a beautiful set of hands forming a heart that includes many sentiments in standard font and script to convey your message of love to anyone and everyone on your card list!  See at the bottom of my post for a list of supplies I used on my card.
Be sure to leave a comment on all the designers blogs below for your chance to win a FREE set so you can share your messages of love to your loved ones!  Some designers are sharing creations made using Ready Set Snow (illustrated by Rupa!) Gina is giving away 4 stamp sets to some lucky commenters and will post the winners on her blog post tomorrow!
Supplies:
Set: Where Your Heart Is
Pure Luxury Cardstock:
Lipstick Red, Black Onyx, White, Basic Grey Curio
Ink:
Memento Tuxedo Black, Vintage Photo Distress Ink
Accessories:
5/8” black stitched ribbon, red, neutral buttons Pin It

134 comments on "GKD Preview Day 1: Where Your Heart Is"

Sheahasu on 10:03 AM CST said...

Love that bp! Beautiful card.

Alice on 10:03 AM CST said...

Love this card -- beautiful use of this image.

Christine from FL on 10:05 AM CST said...

Beautiful card!

Kary on 10:06 AM CST said...

Lovely card! Love the patterned paper and the buttons.

Lorraine on 10:07 AM CST said...

Beautiful vintage looking card!

Donna on 10:09 AM CST said...

Lovely card, love the design!!

Debbie B on 10:10 AM CST said...

Very pretty card!!!



Debbie B

Sharon on 10:10 AM CST said...

Very nice! I love the vintage feel of your card. The heart stands out with the sponging all around it.

Patti on 10:11 AM CST said...

This set is so versatile...each designer has a different spin and each is amazing
blessings
patti moffett

imastampin on 10:14 AM CST said...

This is so nice. I love the dp behind the image.

Theresa Momber on 10:15 AM CST said...

Gorgeous shading! Love it!!1

Karen (TLgirl353) on 10:15 AM CST said...

Donna- ZYou did a fabulous job with this image- such lovely dp to showcase the hands!

Jenny McGee on 10:18 AM CST said...

Very pretty card. Love the paper and colors.

Cynthia on 10:24 AM CST said...

Lovely colors and sponging, Donna.

Terrie on 10:24 AM CST said...

Great card love your colors ... great sponging...

Paper Jules on 10:24 AM CST said...

Just celebrated our 30th Wedding Anniversary on Xmas Eve, wish I'd had this set then!

ruth on 10:25 AM CST said...

Your card is similar to Deb Felts, and I like your colors too.

Barb on 10:30 AM CST said...

stunning card--just beautiful!

Verona said...

I really like the way you used my favorite stamp today.

Crafty Math Chick on 10:36 AM CST said...

This is lovely Donna! I like how all of your shading makes the heart formed by the hands stand out. I hope you have a happy & healthy 2011 (and get published as you hope to!).

Merle on 10:36 AM CST said...

Lovely card to say you love someone anytime!

poochietoo on 10:37 AM CST said...

Lovely card

Charlotte on 10:46 AM CST said...

This is a beautiful card! I love the colors!

Carolina on 10:46 AM CST said...

Adorable card Donna - love the way you shaded the image and sentiment!

Connie C on 10:48 AM CST said...

Welcome back! I've missed your blog posting. Great card. Love your color choices. Your shading is excellent! The heart/hands image is going to be so versatile. Can't wait!

Barb A. on 10:51 AM CST said...

Awesome card! Thanks for sharing your talents.

Robin on 10:54 AM CST said...

I love how you highlighted the heart!

Theresa on 10:54 AM CST said...

Love the vintage feel of your card...very pretty. TFS.

alienanessa on 10:56 AM CST said...

That is one beautiful card, wow!! Great job on the colors and sponging and paper choice!!

Pat on 10:59 AM CST said...

Ooooh Great card. Love how you shaded it with color coming to the white center.

Kelly on 11:01 AM CST said...

Beautiful!!!

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) on 11:08 AM CST said...

Oh this is so rich-looking with the deep color sponged around the hands!

Diane on 11:10 AM CST said...

Thanks for sharing this great card!

francork on 11:26 AM CST said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for sharing

Designs By Sky on 11:27 AM CST said...

Love this stamp set!

Becky on 11:28 AM CST said...

What a beautiful image and beautiful card.

Robyn Olszowy on 11:29 AM CST said...

Love the stamp and your touch with the buttons. TFS

Kelly on 11:30 AM CST said...

Beautiful!!!

kfelo@frontiernet.net

Janet on 11:31 AM CST said...

You did a great job on all that shading of the hands and background. Pretty card.

Melanie on 11:38 AM CST said...

I love how you left the heart white, it really pops, beautiful print, sewing and distressing, card uis warm and loving!!

feel better!

Mari Harpham on 11:41 AM CST said...

Wow, love all the distressing!

kimsparks636 on 11:54 AM CST said...

The buttons add a nice touch to a pretty card.

Holly Hickman on 11:57 AM CST said...

Great card...I love how the stitching accents the ribbon.

Scrap Happy on 12:08 PM CST said...

beautiful shading! Really makes the "heart" pop out!

Colorado Crafter on 12:13 PM CST said...

Great card! TFS!!

Ravengirl on 12:17 PM CST said...

What a gorgeous card! Love the button embellishments on this!

dawna on 12:17 PM CST said...

such a lovely card!

JaniceAileen on 12:21 PM CST said...

Donna, awesome job! Love the sponging!

Carla S. on 12:23 PM CST said...

Beautiful card, Donna! I love the DP and the shading around the hands!

funatmyage on 12:23 PM CST said...

Very nicely done... the shading makes everything stand out so much more!!!
Elfrieda

Jean on 12:32 PM CST said...

Beautiful design and I really like the DSP! Very pretty.

Anonymous said...

Greaaaaaaaaaaat Job in the shading of the hands. I like the dp.
Jean McGee

Peggy on 12:46 PM CST said...

Lovely card. God bless,
Peggy Allen

mylambboys on 12:49 PM CST said...

Very nice card! Thanks for sharing your inspiration!

Diana on 12:54 PM CST said...

pretty card

Anita on 12:59 PM CST said...

Stunning card!

Lynne on 1:11 PM CST said...

very nice

Jenny H. on 1:17 PM CST said...

Love the way the heart pops out! Very nice!

Janie on 1:34 PM CST said...

Very clever coloring. Love your card.

§hawnie® on 1:40 PM CST said...

Absolutely lovely!

Cathy on 1:40 PM CST said...

I love the paper you used and the distressing too! It really compliments the image!

ntsisterz on 1:50 PM CST said...

Great design presentation on your card. Love the touch of buttons!

Judy Shuck on 1:53 PM CST said...

Happy New Year!! Great ideas. Thanks for the chance to win.

Leigh M on 1:56 PM CST said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for sharing.

mema on 2:03 PM CST said...

Beauitful card
thanks
pam
aka mema

Karen on 2:07 PM CST said...

Happy New Year. very cute.

Luv 2 Create on 2:08 PM CST said...

Donna,
Gorgeous card. Love this stamp set so far. Can't wait to see the whole set in it's entirety.
Marcie

Tami on 2:15 PM CST said...

beautiful

Chris on 2:17 PM CST said...

I really like this card. This set is going to be another winner!

Kay S on 2:35 PM CST said...

Gorgeous card, Donna! Love the dp and the colors you used. It is very soothing.

RuthAnn on 2:48 PM CST said...

Very elegant card, this stamp is so
great. Thanks for sharing.

Tiffany on 2:57 PM CST said...

you know... I never use buttons... I think I'll start. They are the perfect addition to this masterpiece! LOVING this set!

styathm on 3:07 PM CST said...

What an elegant card! The stamp can be used for so many occasions for our loved ones

jean wilson said...

Love the colors in your card. tfs

Margaret on 3:14 PM CST said...

Very pretty. Love the dp you used.

naneruth on 3:29 PM CST said...

Very pretty!

ms Joyce on 3:44 PM CST said...

Beautiful TFS

Sheila D on 4:04 PM CST said...

What a gorgeous card (and image). Love how you didn't ink the middle so it stands out.

TiaKeas on 4:07 PM CST said...

Beautiful cards from very talented people!! Thank-you..

Cheri on 4:20 PM CST said...

Donna your cards are always gorgeous and this one is no exception. You've created a soft, vintage look which is really lovely.

Lori on 4:20 PM CST said...

Hi Donna! Your card has a very vintage feel to me....the dp and the buttons! Beautiful job.

Susan White on 4:33 PM CST said...

Beautiful card!

Dee in N.H. on 4:36 PM CST said...

How pretty! I love the look you got with the sponging around the image!

Sue VanDeVusse on 4:49 PM CST said...

Love how you sponged this, gorgeous!

Lynne in NI on 4:51 PM CST said...

ohhhh what a lovely card!

Deborah on 5:15 PM CST said...

Beautiful card....thanks

Deb Else said...

I love these sets and the gorgeous cards.

Barb on 5:32 PM CST said...

Very pretty!

Mary Anne / MA54K on 5:35 PM CST said...

Beautiful card, Donna! It looks like this set will have some wonderful sentiments!

Golda on 5:40 PM CST said...

Great card. I love the way you used your buttons!

peggy wainman on 5:52 PM CST said...

great card!

Sharon Peele on 6:05 PM CST said...

Donna, your card is so elegant!! Love the colors and the DP you used!! Gorgeous work!

bean on 6:20 PM CST said...

Love the vintage feel of this card! Very nice touch with the buttons. :)

Lindy on 6:25 PM CST said...

Love the heart stamp-- and your card is lovely!

Sonia on 6:27 PM CST said...

I love the back ground paper. It is so neat the way it looks like light is shining through the heart.

Donna on 6:32 PM CST said...

Beautiful card! I love the spolight effect on the hands!

Carol on 6:42 PM CST said...

So cute! Thanks for sharing.


Carol B
ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

mmwilken on 6:56 PM CST said...

Love, love your gorgeous card. This stamp is awesome and a must have! Thanks for sharing!

jazy1m on 7:01 PM CST said...

Love your card and the colors you used. Thank you for sharing.

Angi Rankin on 7:04 PM CST said...

I love all the great details you put on your gorgeous card. TFS

luvhymns on 7:17 PM CST said...

The buttons make this card.

Kelly on 7:19 PM CST said...

This is such a lovely image! Beautiful card!

Isabel Z on 7:32 PM CST said...

How cute are these and you've done them justice with your wonderful creation.

Darla on 7:41 PM CST said...

Great feel to your card! Wonderful. TFS

nightfairyscrapper on 8:00 PM CST said...

love the distressed look of your card!!!'

thanks

angela

Claudine Poch on 8:00 PM CST said...

Fabulous inking on this nice and warm card!

Sue D on 8:07 PM CST said...

Very elegant card--I like how the heart is highlighted.

craftymom205 on 8:24 PM CST said...

Love the card.

Miesje on 8:52 PM CST said...

Beautiful card! I love the colors!

Bonnie on 8:54 PM CST said...

Great card.

sockamom13 on 8:58 PM CST said...

pretty card. love howyour heart stands out.

Gayle C. said...

Love the card and the colors.

Giovana on 9:23 PM CST said...

Lovely card Donna!!

Pati on 9:34 PM CST said...

Very nice card, I like the colors. The colors on the hands make them very life like!

Nancy R Grimes on 9:42 PM CST said...

You did such a nice job using this set. Love the designer paper.

Marsha on 9:49 PM CST said...

Such a beautiful card. Love how all the colors and elements go so well with each other.

Anonymous said...

I love this stamp---the more I see it the more I love it!! Great Job!! very inspiring!! suebeebunny@hotmail.com

Cheryl G said...

Nice card!

Janeen on 10:22 PM CST said...

wow, I'm amazed how many of you chose this stamp and the beautiful creations you have made.

Sandy Knecht on 10:29 PM CST said...

Beautiful card!

Valerie on 10:44 PM CST said...

Very well done. Thanks for sharing.

JessicaK on 11:01 PM CST said...

Oooh, great vintaging effect on the card.

Patricia on 11:26 PM CST said...

Love the colors you used. How diffrent each card is but using the same stamp. Thank you for sharing your idea.

Lagene on 11:30 PM CST said...

Donna, this is lovely, love the vintage look!

Crabtree Creations on 11:34 PM CST said...

I find that your shading really makes the heart between the two hands POP! Beautifully done!

Betty Neville on 11:36 PM CST said...

Beautiful Donna! Lovely warm colors and love how the heart pops!

dsood on 4:52 AM CST said...

Beautiful card, I love the colors you used.

Deb R. Moll said...

Love the whole design of this card. It is gorgeous.

Pat Jandacek on 2:26 PM CST said...

Your treatment of this design really highlights the visual loving message. A beautiful card.

Valerie on 6:14 PM CST said...

I can see why you would be so excited to see this stamp set, it really worked for your album. Nice job!

Theressa on 7:09 PM CST said...

Well Done!

sue bridges said...

great cards

Kris on 12:32 AM CST said...

Lovely card! TFS!
Off to the next blog!

Kris in Alaska
funamom at yahoo dot com

Jessie/knightrone on 9:57 PM CST said...

So very pretty!!

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