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Slimline Card Gina K Colossal Cone Flower Card

Hello my card making friends.  It’s the monthly Crafty Friends Blog Hop and I’m sharing a Slimline Card Gina K Colossal Cone Flower Card.  Wow, that’s a mouthful eh!  haha…..

Like everyone else I’m obsessed with Slimline cards right now and the wonderful stamping real estate they provide.  So for today’s card I used the Colossal Cone Flower stamp set and the Masking Technique.  I’m also using Yana Smakula’s Coloring the Negative Space technique too.


Slimline Card Gina K Colossal Cone Flower Card




This month, We are happy to announce our special Brand is Gina K Designs  but I bet you guessed that already, haha



Gina has kindly offered a 20% Discount on any orders you place through me today and tomorrow (Aug 20 – 21) so if you have a wish list on the go, now is the perfect time to add a few new items to your stash.  Use the Code:  CRAFTYFRIENDS20 –  and visit Gina’s Site HERE


Slimline Card Gina K Colossal Cone Flower Card

How to create the Slimline Card Gina K Colossal Cone Flower Card:

Start by cutting the card front and the mat with the Pinkfresh Slim Diagonal Stitched Rectangles and Neenah Solar White 80# card.

Place the card front into my Misti and stamp the two flower heads onto Gina’s Masking Magic and cut them out.  TIP, cut the solid outside line off to eliminate any halos during the masking technique.

Stamp the flower in the bottom left corner and mask it before stamping the second one, then mask that one to add the leaves.  Repeat the process on the right side with just one flower.

  • Color the images with copic markers:
    Violet:  RV10, V04, V09, V12, V15
  • Leaves:  YG03, YG17, YG67
  • Brown:  E43, E23, E00 Y19
  • Blue for background:  BG07 – TIP – this step using a lot of ink, so pick a pen you have a refill for


Once you are finished coloring all the images, take the BG07 and color in the entire background.  I used the brush point in all the small spots and to outline the florals, and then switched to the chisel tip to fill in the big space.  Once I was happy with that, I placed the art piece back into my Misti to stamp the sentiment.


Slimline Card Gina K Colossal Cone Flower Card

I used a tape runner to attach it to the mat  and then foam tape to attach it to the card base which is Neenah Solar White 110#, 8 x 9-1/4, score and fold at 4″.

Finally, embellish with Simon Says Stamp Blue Lagoon Sequins

Want to learn more about Slimline Cards?  I have an entire post about it here:  HOW TO MAKE A SLIMLINE CARD

Now it’s time to hop along and visit my Crafty Friends who have some FABULOUS projects for you.  Next up is my lovely friend Sue.  If you get lost along the way, here is our list:


Jenny Hall

Tanya Boser

Ilina Crouse

Maria Willis

Becky Roberts

Sandi MacIver – you are here

Sue Plote

Sara Finkey Sherlock

Lydia Fiedler

Jill Hilliard


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18 thoughts on “Slimline Card Gina K Colossal Cone Flower Card”

  1. Hi Sandi – I love your slimline card. Every time I see the word slimline It makes me smile. lol
    Colours are so beautiful.!

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