Gina K Designs, Guest Post

Ink blended florals (with Gina K designs)

Hey y’all! I’m back 🙂 needed a little break from social media, its been a little mentally draining being on there. I recently heard someone say ‘don’t consume but create content’, and that’s what I’ve decided I’m going to do going forward!

I might not have been sharing, but I have been creating and coloring A LOT! It’s literally the only productive thing that I can do while pumping (sorry TMI), and it’s been helping me stay sane, COVID and all. Enough about that, let’s get back to the cards I came on here to share!

I made these two cards using only the contents of the Gina K designs Nature’s Touch card kit from their July release. I love using kits to make cards as I don’t get overwhelmed with products! My last card with this set was watercolored, so this time I figured I would share an easier way to color the images, especially if you are mass producing cards.

To make these cards I started by stamping the images from the floral stamp set on heavy weight white card stock. Then using my Taylored Expression blending brushes I ‘colored’ all the images using 2 colors (listed below), then I die cut them. Next I used the stencil from the kit to add some depth to an A2 size card base. For the sentiment, I first used VersaMark Watermark Ink Pad and black embossing powder, but that got messy, so on the second card I used VersaFine ink (onxy black) along with clear embossing powder for a much cleaner finish. Finally I adhered the diecuts to the card front using both liquid adhesive and foam tape to add some dimension.

Ink Colors – Flower : Gina K design inks in Peach Bellini and Faded Brick, Leaves : grass green and wild dandelion and background : honey mustard
Ink Colors – Flower : Gina K design inks in passionate pink and wild lilac, Leaves : grass green and wild dandelion and background : honey mustard

Thanks for stopping by and as always here’s a list of products I used :

Gina K Design Nature’s Touch card kit
Gina K Design Inks
Taylored Expression blending brushes
VersaMark Watermark Ink Pad
VersaFine ink (onxy black)
black embossing powder, clear embossing powder
White card stock
Nuvo Drops

Till the next time, stay safe, sane and crafty!
Farhana

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