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Friday, May 11, 2012

Stamp TV CSS Inspiration Hop

Welcome to another Stamp TV CSS hop. If you arrived here from Joy's lovely blog, you are on the right track. If you need to start at the beginning of the hop, go to Stamp TV to see the full list of participants and start at the top of the hop.

This time we are doing an inspiration hop based on the fabulous photo below selected for us by Brenda.


Don't you love the colors, patterns and textures in this photo? I did, and I used them as my inspiration! Here is the card I made for today's hop.


Card elements:
Card base: Gina K Designs Pure Luxury Cranberry Tart
Cardstock: Gina K Designs Pure Luxury Ivory
Patterned Paper: From my stash!
Stamps: Gina K Designs Lovely Shelf
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black; Distress Ink Walnut Stain; Stampin' Up Cherry Cobbler and Blushing Bride
Miscellaneous: Pearls, Copic markers, Nestabilities Labels 22

Want more inspiration? Hop along to see the gorgeous creation Linda has waiting for you. Don't forget to leave a comment on each blog as you hop along because on Tuesday morning (May 15), we will randomly choose one of the comments from all the blogs and that person will receive a huge grab bag of fabulous Gina K. Designs Stamps!

Thanks for hopping with us!

74 comments:

Cheri said...

Oh, wow, Kay....you nailed this! Fabulous creation!!! I love how you picked up that design in the pitcher. Well done MF.

stampqueen said...

Awesome!!!! Love how your background looks like the pillow in the inspiration pic and ypour vases are perfect!!

Sharri said...

Kay, You nailed this one GF! This is gorgeous! The pattern paper is perfect and matches the pillow and pitcher perfectly!

Carolina said...

Ever so sweet Kay - your take on the inspiration piece is just amazing. Love the cream and red tones...so pretty!

AJ Scrapbooking and Cards said...

Oh how lovely. I love how you add the paper to look like a table cloth. You did an amazing job. I love everything about your card. TFS AJ~

Linda R. said...

Just beautiful! You've done a wonderful job of interpreting the photo!

Olga said...

It looks like a home card!

Robin said...

What a pretty, elegant card! Just lovely.

Colleen said...

WOW! pretty awesome how well matched your card is.
Very stunning and elegant
ColleenB.
Texas

quiltea56 said...

Love this card. Reminds me of when Mom and I used to go to have tea every month. It is lovely.
The table cloth is a beautiful touch. Thanks for the memories.

Kelly said...

Beautifully done and I really love the colors!

Jen said...

Love this card, so well thought out and a wonderful job at interpreting the photograph. So lovely. Jen x

Kathleen said...

Great use of tea pot and vase. love the soft colors

Debbie Bradford said...

Oh Wow! Your card is gorgeous and I love the aged look with the great background.

Donna Phelan said...

Such a beautiful take on the inspirational photo, I love the soft tones you captured, really elegant and Old World--ish (if that makes any sense) LOVE it!

Arlene said...

wonderful!! Love the use of the red/white toille (sp?) That was what caught my eye in the inspiration.

JoanL said...

So beautiful. Love the vintage look.

Arlene said...

wonderful!! Love the use of the red/white toille (sp?) That was what caught my eye in the inspiration.

Oma said...

very pretty - great use of the design paper!

terri feierabend said...

I've been wanting this stamp set. After seeing this card it is definitely going to be my next purchase. AWESOME CARD

Vicki said...

I am at a loss of words on how beautiful this card is. I love the background paper, it is perfect for this card. The way you used the die is one I never thought of doing. I will have to try this idea. I would be proud to receive a card like this one. It is just perfect.

Pat and Meka said...

love the paper you used...alot of detail in it. lovely

Lagene said...

Beautiful!!!! I love these colors!

Victoria H. said...

Fantastic! Love the patterns and colors.

Chris said...

Picture perfect!

Verna Angerhofer said...

This is an awesome card and the toile look is gorgeous. That especially appealed to me in the photo as well.

scrappin granny gail said...

this says it all! great card! love it

windinstarsranch said...

This is a great card. So true to the inspiration.

CinBoopRella's Place said...

i just simply love this card!

Dottie Watson said...

kay: OMG, what a great card! It looks like it could jump off the card and onto a table. Wonderful!!
Thnx for sharing. Hugz, Dottie

Melanie said...

love those DPs!

Jan Castle said...

So vintage....great card!
Jan

Babylonlynn said...

All I can say is stunning!!!
Lynn

Gerry said...

Gorgeous vintage card. Love the DP. Great job

Miesje said...

Love it - great vase and color choices.

Linda said...

Beautiful card and love the colors.
Thanks for sharing.

Linda D.

miatagal said...

Beautiful card, Kay. Creative and inspirational!!

Linda S. said...

The elements you used in your card just seem to be perfect. I especially like the little tablecloth. Nice work. Linda S. in NE

Sheila said...

I'd love to receive this card as it's so beautiful. Worth framing.

Lynn B. said...

Wow! You chose the perfect colors and shapes to represent the picture. Well done!

Lynn B. said...

Wow! You chose the perfect colors and shapes to represent the picture. Well done!

okiedee said...

Great design, and I love the colors..so quaint looking. The little table cloth is a great idea. Love this card...thanks for sharing.

alex said...

Beautiful card, love the layout and the colours :-)

Carrie said...

Love that you have picked the pillow for you inspiration just beautiful

PatK said...

What a nice job of pulling all the elements from the original photo into your card- Love it!

Sharon said...

Beautiful card - very victorian!

Judy I, St. Louis MO said...

Cool card. Great colors.

Barb B said...

Kay, the card so fits the picture for inspiration and the feel of the relaxation.

itzamitzi said...

You really picked up the pitcher and the pillow in your card. I think you chose a great designer paper for your card.

oldnet66 said...

Fabulous card! Love the vase and flowers.

Alice said...

Beautiful card. Just love seeing everyone's different "take" on the same inspiration photo.

Mama said...

Love the background. So beautiful!

Kitty said...

Very pretty card

Blessings,
Kat (Kathleen)

Rosy Newlun said...

Thank you. I can relate to your creation LOL. What a pretty tea pot, lacy table cloth, vase of flowers - adorable!! And very attractive pp too!

Gayle said...

Kay, great inspiration card. Gorgeous colors.

Dragon Seahorse said...

I really want to see your stash! If you have more papers like that I want to know where you got them. Your card is delightful.

Jennie said...

There's the paper I was looking for!!! :) Such a lovely card Kay and love the set you used.

betjunroe said...

I love the paper you used! It looks like something I have in my stash too! The table cloth appears to be a Spellbinders scalloped square die cut on a diagonal--very clever! Bette

Brenda Spa Gal said...

Beautiful! Love your card!

redwasher1 said...

Happy Mother's Day Kay!! I adore your gorgeous card!! Perfect DP!!

Pat Jandacek said...

The flavors of the pillow and ewer are so nicely portrayed. A great card for the hop and a real beauty.

Golda said...

Wow! That is almost identical to the vase and the pillow. I am thoroughly impressed.

Lynne said...

The table setting is well done.

TrinaM said...

Love your vintage interpretation of the photo. Love the color combo that you have used. TFS.

naneruth said...

Very lovely card!

A Margery Card said...

This is such a pretty card - I love it. The colors, patterns and textures that you used do reflect back to the inspiration photo.

NJMullins said...

Wow1 You nailed it with that dp. The feel and color scheme are perfect!

Luanna said...

I think this card has a vintage feel to it. It really conveys the spirit of the picture.

Christine said...

Wow, such an elegant card - makes me want to sit and drink s cup of tea in the sunshine.
Christine x

Sharon Roselli said...

Beautiful Card love the tablecloth all the elements together are just wow.

NancyS said...

This card is BEAUTIFUL, Kay. You created a scene in which any of us would want to linger for awhile. TFS.

Sylvia said...

Ditto on nailing it, fabulous job. I kept going back from your card to the picture and I saw elements on both the pitcher and the pillow. I also like the paper piece on the shelf. Beautiful! Thanks for the inspiration.

Brenda said...

Fabulous card Kay!!! Great take on the photo!

Betty Neville said...

Fantastic card Kay! Your roses are beautiful and the dp is perfect! Great job!