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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Show Me The Stamps Blog Hop

Welcome to the Show Me the Stamps Holiday kick off.  Several of the Gina K Designs Illustrators have brought together their design teams and guests for a lineup of fun and exciting things to share using their stamps. We also want to help you celebrate the holidays in style with some Gina K Design stamps!


PRIZE #1 For this hop the Gina K Designs Illustrators will be giving away a $50 gift certificate to the Gina K Designs store!

All you have to do to enter is leave a comment on each Illustrator’s blog.

Want an extra entry?
Become a blog follower of any of the illustrators and leave a comment letting them know you did. That’s up to 8 chances to win if you become a follower of each illustrator and leave a comment!!

You can find the complete list of Gina K Design Illustrators participating on Theresa Momber’s blogBe sure to read below to find out how to win a Prize #2!


I created this card using Theresa's Joyful Holiday set. Isn't that poinsettia spray pretty?  
Recipe:
Stamps:  Joyful Holiday by Theresa Momber for Gina K. Designs
Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black
Coloring Medium:  Prismacolor Pencils/Gamsol
Adhesives:  Tombow Mono Adhesive Dots, Tombow Foam Tabs
Extras:  Rhinestones, CB Swirl EF, Ovals cut with Silhouette Cameo
PRIZE #2 Theresa will personally be sending out a Vogue Vases 2 Clear Stamp Set to someone who comments on our blogs as well. Here is the complete list of Theresa’s designers...

Melissa Cash {you are here}

When you get done be sure that you hop on over to Theresa Momber’s Blog to get the complete list of Gina K Designs Illustrators participating and entry for a chance to win that $50 gift certificate!

Deadline to enter for the gift certificate drawing is 5pm Central time on Thursday. November 15, 2012—release party day! AND just in time for someone to do some exciting release party shopping when the new stamps become available at 7pm!



76 Comments    Click Here To Comment:

Theresa Momber said...

Oh, Melissa, this is so beautiful! What gorgeous coloring and fantastic layout. Ha! We did the same thing with layering the poinsettia. Thank you!!!

catdidit said...

So awesome! Love the bg with this stamp, works good with it!

Payne Holler Cards said...

So beautiful! Love the embossing and color palette! Really pops!

Jingle said...

Your card is so pretty! I love the blue!

richardbreaks said...

I really like this. ELegant and fun at the same time!

Melanie said...

that is so sweet! love seeing pencils for a change! beautiful design!

Marsha said...

Pretty coloring of the poinsettia. Like the layout.

Kay S said...

Beautiful card, Melissa! Love the layering and the coloring you did on the poinsettia. Great color combo, too!

meemee48 said...

I love the colors you have put together in this card. Wonderful!

Kathy Humphrey said...

Totally awesome colors! Such a pretty card:) That poinsettia has to come to my house to live:)

Marcee Rodgers said...

Love this! It's my favorite color combo for Christmas cards.

Kathy Humphrey said...

Oops! Forgot to say I joined your blog:)

Joanie said...

Love the colors and the layout!

weechi2 said...

Wow snowflakes and flowers together. I wouldn't have thought of that.

Barbara said...

I love this stamp set and you've featured it beautifully here on this lovely Christmas card. Pretty colors and lovely design.

Barbara said...

I am now a proud follower of your blog. Looking forward to all the fun posts and inspiration.

Melissa Green said...

I love the poinsettia and the 3Dness you gave it.
~Melissa, Dilly Dabbles Doodles

Teri said...

So soft and pretty!

Margy said...

Great colors for this holiday card!

naneruth said...

This is very pretty!

Sharon said...

Very pretty!

Pat Jandacek said...

Several others have commented on your color scheme. I, too, was going to say how well it expresses the 'joyful' theme...it's so bright and cheerful. A beautiful card and TFS.

Anonymous said...

An unusual color combination, but it works. Louise

Pat Jandacek said...

My comment hasn't been approved yet but I forgot to add that I've become a follower of your blog through Google Friends. TFS

Annalize said...

Love the softer colour on the poinsettia! Makes me realise that it could be used for more than just Christmas cards!

Anonymous said...

LOVE THE CARD IT SHOWS HOW TO USE
SOME OF THE PATTEREN PAPER I HAVE
THANKS SO MUCH VANDA

Parker said...

The color combo is terrific. You did a great job.

Connie Ludgate said...

I just started following your blog. What great ideas you came up with for this card.

Elizabeth said...

Very pretty. Love the teal and red.

Anne K Biesterfeld said...

Your card is gorgeous. Thanks for sharing.

Annette said...

Love the layering. Thanks

Krystal said...

This card is super elegant, and just love the OMS technique, that gave it such a soft look!

CraftyRia said...

That's a beautiful card. I love how you colored the images.

Dilly B. said...

Melissa, beautiful card! you continue to amaze me with each and every card!

Jan said...

I am loving the poinsietta! Thank you for sharing!

Melinda said...

Great coloring and love all the dimension and texture you gave to the card. I'm now following your blog.

jean w. said...

Great card, interesting color combo!

Susan White said...

Beautiful Card!!!!

Rosy Newlun said...

Attractive color combo - stamp set is very versatile!!!

Verna Angerhofer said...

I really love that poinsettia image and you have used it in such an awesome way too. Great coloring my dear!

Karen said...

I usually like simple cards, but I love how all your layers come together with out competing with each other. Really Pretty.

Brenda said...

Melissa this is gorgeous!!!! Your soft coloring and fab layout make this one awesome card!!
Hugs

Ella said...

beautiful colors combo for this card. Love it.

PiscesGirl said...

Your card is very pretty, I love your embossed background and dp. :)

Kathryn A said...

What a beautiful card, and such interesting colours! Love it!

Ravengirl said...

So pretty! I love how you have colored the poinsettia!

Anonymous said...

Stunning card Melissa. I'm really liking Theresa's Joyful Holiday set. The poinsettia looks great atop the snowflake background paper.

Judy Covey
paljudy@comcast.net

Riette said...

Fabulous Melissa!!! Gorgeous background.

Sue D said...

Very pretty--I like the layout and your coloring.

Bobbi's Paper Trail said...

WOW! That red really pops off of that blue. Great card and design! I love it. Teresa makes such wonderful stamps...every one I've seen is gorgeous. And you did this stamp set proud! TFS

Olga said...

The card is very sweet!

Judy I, St. Louis MO said...

Great card. I really like the layout.

lindagrady said...

Such a pretty poinsettia image; your coloring is gorgeous.

Gayle said...

Melissa, absolutely gorgeous. Love the colors, your layout and your coloring, too.

Regina Hamilton said...

Such a pretty card. Your colors are beautiful.

redwasher1 said...

Melissa, I absolutely adore this card. Beautiful job!!!

Marsha said...

Such a lovely card!

Shari said...

Different colour combo. Would not have thought of it.
Thanks

MB Isaac said...

I am motivated to use my prismacolor pencils now :)

Barbara said...

Awesome card! So motivated to do something like this.

Caryn S said...

Great design! Love how you keep echoing your colors in the matting.

Diana said...

Beautiful card. I love poinsettias. Great color combination

Pam T. said...

Sweet! It makes me happy just looking at it.

Susan said...

This set just seems to lend itself to layering. Love it!

Sharon Roselli said...

Wonderful coloring!Someday When I practice more I will make this card!Great Job.

Jaycee Cooper said...

I love the sprinkling of rhinestones. It adds a nice blue splash to the card.

Sharon said...

Love your colouring, I think I'm gonna pull out my prisma's the whole card is just gorgeous

Sylvia said...

Lovely card! Your poinsettia is stunning and I love the layering.

scrapperatheart.com said...

The color combo is terrific. You did a great job on this card! Love it!

Rosy Newlun said...

Like your embossing, the background pp and that PINE stamp!! Very cool!

Lori said...

Such a pretty card Melissa!!

Marianne said...

What a lovely color combination, Thanks for sharing, and for showing the stamp!

Designs By Sky said...

Love the colors! I'm offically a follower. Thanks for the chance to win more stamps :)

Beastybunny said...

The card is lovely! Great colors!

bluemoon said...

This is a wonderful card. Great pointsettia! I love red and light blue together for holiday cards! bluemoonbynite at yahoo dot com

nzillingworth said...

VERY NICE SHADING X

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