Hippo & Friends - Jeannie Lieu (InsideoutJeans)

August 16, 2017

Hello all! I'm back with a compilation of some of my favorite stamp sets (Moody Unicorn, Hippo with Butterly, Hoppiness). The best thing about GSD stamps is that they work well together and you can easily mix and match.


Since the main card is focused on the different animals, I wanted to use a background that was colorful and fun. I've been really enjoying playing with distress oxide inks lately. Even though I don't have many of them, I love how I was able to use three of them (Worn Lipstick, Broken China, Fossilized Amber) to create six different colors, essentially the rainbow! I sprinkled a bit of water and picked it up with a paper towel. And if that wasn't enough, I wanted to add a little pizzazz so I used the gold color from the Finetec watercolor palette and sprinkled it over the background. It's a bit hard to pick up in the pictures but you can see how subtly pretty it makes the background. I'm in love! 



I really loved how this card turned out and I hope you all enjoyed it too. Have a great day!!! 







Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Gerda Steiner Designs

Frog card by Noga Shefer

June 15, 2019




Hi crafty friends,  Noga here and I am so happy to share with you another project for Gerda Steiner Designs today.





My card featuring the adorable brand new  Frogs 4x6 Clear Stamp Set  and  Frogs - Froesche - Sapos 4x6 Die Set .
This set available also in German and Spanish version!! This is so amazing!!

I started this card with an A2 panel of Bristol smooth cardstock. The background was created by...

Continue Reading

Beach chick....!!
Beach chick....!!

June 14, 2019

Hey everyone...
It's Ashlee here with you all today...
I've got a fun beach scene card to share with you using one of the brand new sets "Catch a wave"!

Continue Reading

Happy Birthday
Happy Birthday

June 12, 2019

Hello!  It's Andrea Shell with you today, and I'm thrilled to be a guest designer this month!  I just love Gerda's adorable illustrations:

Continue Reading