Gina K. Designs Blog Hop: Perfect Pallets

The GKD illustration team has outdone themselves with this release! Today we are featuring three sets from three of our illustrators. Make sure to comment on all the blog posts for a chance to win a $50 gift card to Gina’s store. Yay!

This set is called “Your Wings” by Lisa Hetrick. I cannot wait to see what she creates with it! I can definitely see this butterfly watercolored.

“Perfect Pallets ” by Melanie Muenchinger is the perfect combination set to Hannah’s new set, “Main Squeeze”. That one will be debuted tomorrow morning.

Here’s a sneak peek of Hannah’s set. I just can’t stop pairing it up with these wooden boards. I thought it would be so much fun to make a strawberry picking sign with a little lettering. I have so many fun memories of strawberry picking as a kid with my mom and sister.

I did basic lettering using a Tombow Fudenosuke brush pen in brown and stuck the little sign to the wooden sign.

Tomorrow I will show another way to use these pallets with Hannah’s fruits!

Beth’s set is so much fun and so useful! I love the different balloon fills. They would be so fun in bright colors!

For my card, I did a TON of masking using Amalgam ink on watercolor cardstock. I watercolored the balloons with Distress Ink. (I recently bought all of the Tim Holtz Distress Ink cubes in a moment of retail therapy.)

I designed this card to be a baby shower card, and I essentially made this card for myself in congratulations to me and my little guy. He’s going to be joining us at the end of August, and I cannot wait to meet him! Also can’t wait to be done with my watermelon sized tummy.

I hope you enjoyed seeing these Stamp sets in action! Keep hopping along to see the other projects the team created! Next up is Donna!

Thanks for stopping by!

Emily ❤️

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93 comments

  1. Yes I enjoyed seeing the stamps ‘in action’. Lovely cards. I love the one you made for yourself. Congratulations in advance. Safe delivery.

  2. I live surrounded by strawberry fields and roadside stands in SoCal – I loved loved loved your use of the pallet set to make a sign.

  3. Congrats on the new addition to your family! I love the huge balloon bouquet. Your signboard is awesome. Thanks for the great inspiration.

  4. Lovely cards! I love the fruits you incorporated into the palettes. Congratulations on this new addition! I have August girls. Totally relate to the place you are in your journey.

  5. I love how you used Mel’s palette set to make the sign. The blue balloon card is awesome too. Thanks for sharing.

  6. I love your cards, especially the wonderful blue balloons. So many possibilities with this fantastic release.

  7. Congratulations on your upcoming addition. Love the strawberry sign card. Wish I could do lettering like you do.

  8. Beautiful card and so well designed. I love the strawberries and the sign you created with the planks. And the balloons design is fantastic too.

  9. The balloons are spectacular.
    Congratulations on the new arrival.
    My daughter was born at the end
    of August (many years ago) so I
    know how miserable it can be
    at this time of year. Hope
    everything goes smoothly.
    Love the strawberry sign. those
    boards are so clever. thanks
    for sharing
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  10. Love the strawberry for sale card with the pallet stamp sign. How cute to make a card for yourself. THose last weeks of waiting are long, but so worth it.

  11. Fabulous cards! I love the strawberry sign, and you deserve a medal for all that masking for the balloons! 🙂 Congratulations on your little one, soon to arrive!

  12. Congratulations on your new addition! The little Strawberry for sale sign is adorable, great job. Thank you for sharing

  13. Fantastic cards! I love the strawberry sign board, so fun! Your boatload of balloons reminds me of the movie Up.

  14. Fabulous cards! Love the balloons, and your strawberries card is just awesome! Love the Perfect Pallet set and the sign you made! Great colors!

  15. What an awesome new release! Your projects really highlight all the fun things you can do with the new sets, thanks for the inspiration.

    Carol B

  16. Love the strawberry picking sign. When I was a kid, we went picking…but it was 25 cents a lb then. Lots of memories of making jam…Congratulations!

  17. Beautiful job on both cards! Love all the balloons…. that was a lot of masking! Must be good strawberries at that price! Congrats on your new addition to the family!

  18. Oh I just love your Strawberry pallet card!!! And I’m in love with your handwritten signage!!!! Wow…I need practice!!! Everything is just lovely!!! TFS

  19. Another wonderful us of the Perfect Pallets set. Your cards are so fun and creative! Thank you for the inspiration!

  20. Congratulations on your soon-to-be addition! I love all of your beautiful cards, especially the one with all the balloons!

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