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March 31, 2007



Happy belated birthday -- so wonderful to "discover" you through Gina K's blog. The touches on your cards take my breath away.

I'll be back!!

Carrie D

What a beautiful card for easter and the tutorial was great! I can't keep up with all of the brilliant ideas you creative ladies have!
Carrie D

lisa bauer

check here everyday to see what beautiful things you will be sharing. you are truly an inspiration.


Love your bunny card, so CUTE!

Dale Anne

What an ADORABLE bunny cake!
And, CONGRATULATIONS on being a Guest Designer Asela!!!


I was reading your wonderful tutorial and then got to the bottom and realized you are offering goodies too! What a treat! I really enjoy your site, and just love the bunny card!

Viv (VivLyn)

Your card is so cute! I'll have to look for the gesso stuff! My bunnies all have pretty flat tails:)


I just love how you make the dots! Congrats on being Gina's guest designer!

Kathy W

Asela, I am so excited that I have discovered your work and your blog through GinaK! Your cards are beautiful, and I really appreciate the tutorial. I have never heard of Gesso, and it is neat to be able to use the reinkers to match the cardstock, ribbon, ink, etc. of a project. I've added your blog to my favorites and am looking forward to seeing more of your cards and artistry. Thanks for offering the blog prizes; Gina has great stuff in her store!

Alex (aka Sillybirds)

Wow how fabulous for you, congratulations Asela, definitely a wow month for you. Love your Gina K design cards they are fabulous and how great of Gina to donate the voucher, bless her. Although, loving your little extras you have going as well, very cute. Great candy giveaway.


I have only recently found your work and am not surprised you are a guest designer for Gina K! Thanks for the info with mixing the reinkers with Gesso to make dots...I never would have thought of that! Congratulations!

Kendra - SCS: apigonfire

Can I send you in to the VH1 show, Best Week Ever? Except, in your case, it will be the Best Month Ever! Dang girl, you are on fire! Congratulations on it all! You deserve it! *Hugs!* (Hey, did my brown-nosing work enough to make you choose me?!?! LOL :) Just kidding! I really do mean all of those things!)

Sylvia Spates

Congratulations!! Looking at your cards, you well deserve to be a Guest Designer!


Congratulations on being guest designer for Gina K.! Her designs are great. I also liked your tutorial about how to make colored dots. What a good idea. You are so creative.

Karrie Winters

Your little bunnies are sooo adorable!!! I acutally just found your blog yesterday and your work is gorgeous!! I will definitely be checking back daily for more inspiration! and your tutorial is awesome!! I never would have thought of using gesso and reinkers to make matching colors =) Thanks for sharing all your wonderful work!!
Karrie Winters
PS..congratulations on becoming a guest designer on Gina K!!!!

Amber H.

Happy belated Birthday! Congrats on being a guest designer for Gina K.! You are too awesome!!


Congratulations on being the Guest Artist on Gina's blog. I loved your cards. Wow, this tutorial was very interesting. I thought perhaps the dots were done using a gel pen, boy was I wrong. You do fantastic work and those bunnies are just adorable. Ida

Heather Rodecap (SCS hhroady)

Congratulations on your wonderful talent and for being chosen at the guest designer for GinaK Designs. What a fun thing to do! It inspires me to get cracking at creating and not just browsing! Your works are lovely and as I said on Gina's site, I love the bunnies. You did great! Thanks for the tips and the inspiration! Best wishes!


Wow, congratulations!! I love the bunny card you made! How did you get the raised effect on the "Hoppy Easter"? Did you use Gesso on that also, or was it used with a Glaze pen? Thanks so much for sharing! Awesome blog.

Angie Britt

What a great blog you have, Asela~it's no wonder why you were chosen to be a guest designer!!! Congrats!


Connie Pruitt

Your cards are adorable and I just subscribed to your blog.

Kelly Elliott

Congratulations!! Your work is so great. I love your blog.

Anette Eakins

Congratulations on the guest designer spot! You definitly deserve it!
I LOVE your work!!! :0)


Congrats Asela! I checked out your stuff this morning over at her blog and it looks awesome. Great tutorial too! Keep up the super work!!


Wow, I just discovered your wonderful blog. Congratulations on being Gina K.'s Guest Designer. So well deserved. Thanks for sharing your tutorial and wonderful talent.


congratulations on the guest designer feature! i've always admired how u use color "to the max" in all ur creations... so beautiful!


Your easter card is absolutely adorable! Thanks for sharing it!

Rachel Hope

Congratulations!!! How fun...and what Great examples of your work and of Gina's Stamps...Thank You for the inspiration!

Jan Harrington

Thanks for sharing the technique for Gesso dots. Great idea!

Barb g

Oh my!!! I can see why you were chosen as a guest designer for Gina K...you are so fabulous and have such fun, creative, ideas for each design. All of your samples are precious and something that even I feel I could do myself...now, that you have shown and demonstrated them for us. ooooooh, thank you soooooo much for sharing your talent with us. This is just so cool. I subscribed to your blog also....don't want to miss anything you have to share...that is certain! Hugs, Barb g

Lori Garrison

Wow! Your work is wonderful! Looking forward to studying all the tips you have on here!

Dana Vitek

So cool! Congrats on your design team gigs! Love your blog!


Enjoyed the tutorial on making the cute gesso dots!

Sue M.

Congratulations on being a guest designer on Gina K's Blog! I really love the cards you made with her stamps and the others on your blog. I hope to spend a lot more time looking at your blog later in the day since there are so many great ones. I just joined your blog update list so I won't miss any of your cards & comments.


Congratulations on your guest designer status! Gina seems like she would be the NICEST person to work with. How sweet of her to offer a giveaway for you to give. Thanks for your (and her) generosity!


Gesso dots...what a great idea!!! Thanks for sharing. And congrats on your guest designer position! What an honor. Have fun with it!


Congrats on being guest designer for GinaK! That's fantastic news and can't wait to see more cards with those designs!!


Congrats on your Guest Designer gig! I love your cards. I'm assuming you can get the Gesso at a Michael's type craft store? What area of the store? Very cool technique. Thanks for sharing it with your readers.


Congratulations! I can't wait to see what you make! I enjoy reading your blog.


Congrats on being Gina's guest designer. Your cards are amazing. Great tutorial. How cool is that sizzix scalloped oval frame. I didn't even know that they made one so now I will have to add that to my list. lol Thanks for sharing your wonderful creations.

Mary Campbell

Congrats on being a guest designer. Love your card and the great tutorial. Will be checking back often.


what a beautiful card... love the bunnies


congratulations on being the guest designer for gina k! Your cards are great....thanks for sharing!


super tutorial! I'm guessing the gesso makes the dot a bit more raised up-3d like? I found your site after you recently were announced the winner of the CHF illustrator contest. And now a guest designer on GinaK's site too. You're one busy lady :)


You are quite a talent. Gina K is one smart cookie by picking you. Love the tutorial. Your cards are all amazing.


How fabulous! Gina's lucky to have you as a designer. I just know she'll see her sales go up because of your beautiful cards!


OMG.. this is the cutest card ever!!!

Crystal Minkler

Congrats Asela! I love your blog and that bunny card is adorable! And a great tutorial too! ~Crystal M.


Congratulations, Asela!

Cheryl Sims

Congratulations are going out for both you and Gina. This was a great decision on both your parts as I love Ginas stamps and love your work, so this is the best of both worlds. Thanks for giving us the blog and now the blog candy.

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