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Hi everyone! I’m happy to be hosting Mix It Up Monday this week. Even though spring is “officially” here, in some areas of the country it hasn’t quite felt like it because winter just does not want to give up for the season. So, the challenge for this week is to CELEBRATE SPRING! All you need to do for this challenge is create a spring themed card using bright and cheery spring colors!

Here is what I created for the challenge:


The Gina K Designs products I used to create this card are:

  • Stamps from the “Warm Spring Wishes” stamp set in the Shabby Spring StampTV Kit
  • Pure Luxury 120 lb Base Weight White card stock
  • Pure Luxury 80 lb Layering Weight White card stock
  • Pure Luxury LIMITED EDITION Wild Orchid
  • Pure Luxury Color Companions Premium Dye Inks in Black Onyx, Wild Lilac, Grass Green and Sweet Mango  

The new Shabby Spring StampTV Kit is now available in the Gina K Designs Store in the “What’s New” section at

Be sure to have your project uploaded to the Gallery by 8:00 PM CST on Sunday, April 6.  Be sure to use the tag STV14MON13 so we can find your project! In addition to posting your project in the Gallery, you may also post it here in the challenge thread if you want! 

A random winner will be chosen from all eligible entries to win a Gina K prize!

Click the keyword to see the gallery for this challenge:  STV14MON13

Thanks for playing along!


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Love your card. This is a great challenge... Maybe Spring will finally show it's face. :)

I just tried to enter one, but have absolutely no idea if I did it right..

Soooo pretty!!!  That Wild Orchid sooo pops!!!

What a pretty card Sean. Love those butterflies of different spring colors. If time permits I will love to play along at least once. Perhaps it will help perk me up when the next bout of bad weather appears. I think it is coming!

Great theme!  I could use some spring right now!! : )

Maybe, if me make enough Spring cards, the warmer weather will just have to pop in. Lol
Love the card Sean and I'm still waiting for my wild orchid cs to come.

Wonderful card, Sean and a great challenge....also a challenge for Mother Nature.  I think I was in triple mode also but I wanted to do a cut out border with my flowers and only went through 3 sheets of the beautiful Wild Orchid cardstock to I reached my final product.  Thanks for posting early.  Here's my card.

Cindy, You need to change your tag to all upper case letters.  Your gorgeous card is not showing in the gallery for the challenge I believe because of this.  You can edit your tags and make them upper case and that should work.
Cindy Horvath said:

I just tried to enter one, but have absolutely no idea if I did it right..

That is a great card!  I love the matching bling.

Gayle - I *think* I fixed it. Thanks for the heads up. :) Some day I'll get all this figured out..

Great challenge...I think must of the country is ready for some Spring!

Beautiful card Sean! Love the colors.

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