September 2019 Monthly Mix Challenge


Welcome to our Monthly Mix Challenge! This month, our Challenge Hostess is Karen Hightower and she has a great challenge for you

From Karen Hightower:

Hi Friends!
It is September already… it is going by so fast. Even though it is so very hot and humid in our area, every now and then, late in the evening. we get a cool breeze and you can tell the seasons are changing. Fall is in the air!

Your Monthly Mix Challenge is called “Fall Is In The Air”. This challenge is to create your own patterned paper or use some of your Gina K. Designs patterned papers. It must be fall themed! Leaves, pumpkins, trees loosing their leaves. I can’t wait to see what you all create!

Now time to get inky and think fall!

Here are two fun fall themed cards, I used this fabulous patterned paper from Gina K. Designs and the other I created my own patterned paper for the challenge!


Gina K. Designs:

Stamp Set – The Simple Things (Greeting)

Pure Luxury Card Stock – Ivory Heavy Base, Charcoal Brown, & Tomato Soup

Premium Dye Ink – Charcoal Brown

Patterned Paper Pack – The Simple Things

Adhesive Dot Runner & Foam Squares

Bling form my stash


Gina K. Designs:

Stamp Sets – The Simple Things, & Autumn Wishes

Pure Luxury Cardstock – White Heavy Base Weight, Black Onyx, & Turquoise Sea

Amalgam Ink – Obsidian

Adhesive Dot Runner, Connect Glue

Other items Distress Inks, Black Pearls, water brush, Misti, Arches Cold Press Watercolor paper

I hope you enjoyed today’s inspiration and will play along with us! We will have THREE winners of a $25 gift certificate each. Be sure to load your entry into the challenge. You have until September 30th to enter and the winners will be announced on October 1st. Add your card here:

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Thanks for playing along in August!

We have three winners who will each receive a $25 gift certificate! Please send an email to and let us know that you won the August 2019 Monthly Mix $25 gift certificate and we will email you the code!
The winners are:
We are so happy that you all played along and we can’t wait to see what you do with this month’s challenge!
Make it a great day and Happy Stamping!
Gina K.


  1. Dawn Skene

    Monday, September 2, 2019

    Great challenge! I look forward to playing along. Congratulations to the winners for August!

  2. Diana Brottlund

    Monday, September 2, 2019

    Thank you for choosing my card and congratulations to Karen and Gerri also.

  3. Judy Inukai

    Monday, September 2, 2019

    Congrats ladies. Your cards are beautiful. I missed out on the August Challenge, but I’m going to try for September.

  4. Della

    Monday, September 2, 2019

    Love the blue with those fall colors!!!

  5. Cat Tidwell

    Monday, September 2, 2019

    Fun challenge Karen and gorgeous creations! Congrats to the winners, beautiful cards!

  6. geri utterback

    Monday, September 2, 2019

    Wow! Awesome!! Thank you, I’m looking forward to doing some shopping. Congrats to Karen and Diana.

  7. Kelly A. O'Donnell

    Tuesday, September 3, 2019

    love love the older stamp sets/kit put into play! Well – and everything about this!!!

  8. Ginalina

    Tuesday, September 3, 2019

    I love your card og i love Rinas card
    I always Follov you

  9. Verna Angerhofer

    Tuesday, September 3, 2019

    Congrats to all the winners. And, I love the cards you made for the new challenge. I have already played along and may do more as time goes on, It is a great challenge and fun!

  10. Betty Hempel

    Tuesday, September 3, 2019

    These are absolutely gorgeous. Love the colors on the pumpkin and leaves. The other card reminds me of the usual country card. I love it.

  11. Brooke Guadagno

    Tuesday, September 3, 2019

    These two cards are beautiful. I especially like the leaves and blue pumpkin. I would never have thought of using a blue pumpkin.

  12. Marie Mar

    Tuesday, September 3, 2019

    Everyone’s work is so nice. It must be hard to pick a winner. I don’t have any of Gina K’s stamps yet. Just inks. Soon as I get a few, I will play 🙂 I try to use the stuff in my break the bank stash!!

  13. Karen

    Tuesday, September 3, 2019

    Congratulations to the Winners! <3 All the cards are fabulous! 🙂

  14. Lou Evans Ann

    Tuesday, September 3, 2019

    Beautiful creations! Anyone would love to receive these creative cards.


    Thursday, September 5, 2019

    I hope they get the Skeleton Leaves back in stock soon. I love what you’ve created with yours!

  16. geri utterback

    Sunday, September 8, 2019

    Am I suppose to get a number or code for winning the challenge?
    Thanks, Geri

    1. Gina Krupsky

      Sunday, September 8, 2019

      Geri, contact and let them know you won. 🙂

  17. geri utterback

    Sunday, September 8, 2019

    Thanks Gina, I totally forgot how (slow brain waves) I guess. lol
    Anyway I got it sent.

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