Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Garden Fairy Layout by Nancy

Nancy is with us today to share a loving tribute to her sweet kitty Willie who recently passed away:

Hi everyone, it's Nancy here today.  I'm still missing my kitty Willie so much, and I like to imagine that perhaps he flew to heaven on the wings of a fairy.  This layout was created from my heart.  I hope you like it. I have used two of the small fairies from Gina's Designs, and one of the medium fairies as well as one of the large shuttered windows.

The fairies were painted with clear gesso followed by Twinkling H20's in a gold tone, then dotted with some glossy accents.  I covered the wings with glossy accents then gold glass microbeads.  The steampunk doily is new at Gina's Designs and should be in the shop soon.

I used some Prima resin embellishments to represent the rainbow bridge, and more doilies.  I used a damask stencil on the background paper and also dotted it with glossy accents.

The bricks are also new at Gina's Designs.  The window was dry brushed with gesso and acrylic paint in pastel colors followed by Grecian Gold rub n buff.

Supplies Used:
 Coming Soon to Gina's Designs:
Steampunk doilies (will be available in white or black)

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Garden Fairy ATC's by Marjolaine

Hello  friends, Marjolaine here! I'm posting today to show you these amazing little garden fairies from Gina's Designs. They come in three sizes and are so much fun to work with!

For my background I used Prima papers that had fairies on them so I thought they were perfect. I added some idea-o-logy decorative tape and some paint and I was done! I used Gelato on my fairies along with a background stamp and a touch of Stickles on their wings.

I'm dreaming up a canvas to use my larger fairies on!

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Monday, July 29, 2013

Garden Fairy Mini Album by Rashida

It's another wonderful Monday and we hope you are ready to start a new week!  This week our designers will be highlighting a new shape set from Gina that is Garden Fairies.  Check out this fun and whimsical Garden Fairy mini album by Rashida.  For more pictures visit her blog

Supplies used:
Gina's Designs Butterflies and Dragonflies 
Gina's Designs Garden Fairies
Gina's Designs Doilies
Gina's Designs Birds and Flourishes 
Rose Trim ( Hobby Lobby)
Wbesters Pages paper
Websters Pages Journaling Tags
Websters Pages Embellishments 
Prima Flowers
Ranger Ink pads
Liquitex Modeling Paste 
Deco Art Snow-tex
Luminart Twinkling H20s Shimmering Watercolors.

Sunday, July 28, 2013

The Robin's Nest Projects

As we wrap up the month of July we thought we'd share a few more projects that our designers creating combining The Robin's Nest Papers and Gina's Designs!
First up Rashida combines vintage elegance with modern sparkle in her altered wooden tissue box cover. Glittery and bold pink zebra stripes complements the pearls, lace, and soft floral spray. Gina's Designs chipboard Parisian set are the perfect embellishments to add a feminine touch. This altered tissue box would look great on display in any bedroom or bath.

Supplies Used:
The Robins Nest Paper
Websters Pages Trims and Ribbons

Deann created this fold out album using an ATC Shrine

Kathi's used the robin nest paw print paper to design this layout, Kathi used Nancy's ivy corners from Gina's designs & placed them on two opposite corners. The corners painted with distress paint..

 Kathi then placed a photo inside the mirror along with silver paper to look like a mirror then placing black bling around the silver paper.Bailey is a beautiful little lady. Under the mirror intricate doily's were placed.

 Two phrases from "Word &Phrases 2" was painted and placed on the layout.  Bailey 
has a way to make people around her smile.

 Kathi made a photo pocket out of this photo that was placed on a double mat. 
The journaling tag has her name, date of birth & birth place.

A red bling heart was placed under the phrases' 

On the second layout using  The Robin's Nest elephant paper, The giraffe was cut from one of the Robin's Nest papers and then placed under the gate from Gina's designs

 On this layout a film strip from the film strip 1 shape set was added to the top of the layout photo were added . A phase from the "Word & Phrase 2 shape set" Enjoy the moment was painted with distress paint and placed under the film strip.
 Tickets from the Zoo were added under the gate. Then letters were added to the gate. 

 A photo was placed on the gate using two the the post as anchors for the photo. Trees were added to both sides of the gate. The gate was painted with two different colors of green distress paint.  The trees are from Gina's store.  An antique bike from the antique bike shape set was placed to the right of the gate.

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Saturday, July 27, 2013

Mini Display Tray by Deann

Good morning all, Deann here with a Gina's Design Mini Display Tray
So...for the month of July ,I have been working on the December Daily Printable s .I need a little
break from Christmas (can't believe i'm saying that !)
I decided to make a Halloween Tray :)
The House Tray is perfect for a Haunted House
I also used the Halloween chipboard set.

I like how the seambinding looks like part of the ghost 

Thanks for taking a peak

Gina's Designs Supplies used :
Mini Display Tray
Spooky Shape Set 
Spider web Shape Set


Thursday, July 25, 2013

Christmas in July Mini Albums by Kathi

Kathi here to share two mini albums I made for Christmas in July! I  used several sets from Gina's store,  Micro Mini Snow Globe & Christmas set & the Winter set.  These albums were fun to create.

White gesso was first used on all the pieces then each one was then painted with 
different  colored distress paint.  Distress ink was used on the edge of "Let it snow".

Photo's can be placed under the different shapes placed on the shaped photo mats.

 Flat back pearls are used as the eyes and glossy accents used to make them shine.

White gesso was used on the tips of the tree. The tree is available in Gina's store. Tree #1

Flat back pearls used as the shoe buttons. A photo can be placed  under the ice skates.

 White gesso was used as know on the trees, again a photo can be placed on the photo mat. 

 Photo mat is under the snowman, White gesso was used to make the 
snowman appear fluffy. White pearl flat back beads to line the snowman's hat.

Mittens where painted blue, white gesso for the cuff of the mittens with 
3 red hearts. Again a photo will slip behind the mittens.

On the photo mat Christmas light bulbs hang from the top with a street lamp 
to the right. A photo will slip under the bulbs & the lamp.

 Back page.

 Micro Mini Snowglob album.

 It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Kathi used flat back pearls on the top of of the base of the snow glob base. 3 snow flakes with colored crystal in the center of each snowflake.

 Beautiful flat lace with flat back pearls

 Kathi's used on the rest of the 5 snow globs she used shaker boxes as the photo mat. under each shaker box a photo can be placed. 3 snowflakes on the left with crystals in the center. 
a place was left on the lower right for a name tag of the photo.

One the back of each snow globe is a decorative pillow box  with a journal card. 
The pillow box was embossed with a snowflake embossing folder.

Around each globe Kathi created a lace circle.

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