Friday, August 13, 2010

CSS Alumni Sketch Challenge

Hello my friends! It is time for another fun CSS Alumni Blog Hop. This time is a Sketch Challenge. If you have come here from Cheri's blog, you are in the right place, if not come back to Stamp TV to start the hop.
I have to confess as soon as I saw the sketch I knew what I wanted to do, an "Envelope Card" hmm. what is that? It is a card and a envelope together, LOL. It is super easy to make.

Directions:
Inside of card:
  • Mat together 2 pieces of card stock and add stitches all around
  • Stamp image twice, color them. Cut out one and die cut the other one, adding some ink inside the borders.
  • Adhere the other image with Foam tape.
  • Add a scallop only in the top part.
  • Stamp sentiment.
  • Add image to card.
Envelope.
  • Cut a piece of card stock: 8.5" x 4.5"
  • Scor in half and fold. 
  • Using Circle Nestabilities, die cut a half circle. Emboss only front part.
  • Add a strip of card stock to the front and add stitches.
  • Add ribbon using Scor-tape and buttons.
Tips:
  •  If you want a flat folded ribbon add tiny drops of Fabric glue, press it and let it dry.
  • In order to have the perfect circle die-cut, put the inside piece through, make a little mark where you think the cut will match with the inside. (hope this makes sense)
Here is my "Baby Congratulations Card":


Card recipe:
Miss you card: I made this card for my dad! I miss him so much, I haven't seen him in almost 6 years and I wish I could go and just talk and talk. He loves to talk, travel and eat good food (just like me), also he is very funny!!

Anyway, for this card I didn't turn the sketch around.

Directions:
  • Make card from card stock.
  • Cut piece of Patterned Paper. Die cut semi-circle using Circle Nestabilities. Ink edges.
  • Mat the piece of PP with card stock, add zig zag-stitches.
  • Add buttons with twine.
  •  Stamp sentiment, ink and emboss. Adhere to card with foam tape.

Card recipe:
Hope you like them!!

Now, hop over to Jen's blog to see her wonderful creation.

Have a great day!

28 comments:

  1. Giovana, I love your take on the sketch with the envelope card! It's adorable and I am going to have to try it! Love your second card and the fun dp!

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  2. Amazing creations as usual Giovana. That teddy card is stinkin' adorable!!!

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  3. OMGosh! You are so creative! I love your cards, especially the bear card.

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  4. I love, love, love the envelop card and then I saw the one with the map....well.....I 'm stuck....I can't pick a fave. Gotta, CASE. Fantastic take on the sketch.

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  5. Ooooh, I love the sweet little pocket card...what a wonderful use of the sketch, Giovana!!!! Love your second card, too...the map paper is sooo awesome and what great sewing!!!!

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  6. Such a brilliant idea the pocket card Giovana! The map card is just so fun.

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  7. Giovana- that baby card/envie blew me away! HOpe you don't mind if I use that idea SOON! The card for your dad is sooo sweet!

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  8. Both of your designs are amazing, Giovana! I love how you used the sketch to make the baby card and envelope! The card for your Dad is really cool!

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  9. Oh my gosh you are so creative! I love both of them - they are so different from each other and both are exceptional! Thanks for the instructions too!

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  10. Both of these are so cool! What a sweet baby card to give someone and I love the map you've used on your second -- great idea!

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  11. Adorable cards Giovana. Love the bear card...so cute with the embossing.

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  12. WOW!!WOW!! Love all your cards! Especially the idea of the envelope card!!!

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  13. Adorable envelope card Giovana! What a fantastic idea! And thank you for the instuctions!
    Great card you made for your Dad! I'm sorry that you haven't seen him in such a long time.

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  14. Oh that first one is just too stinking cute Giovana! LOVE it! love all the stitching on the 2nd one too, both are just awesome!

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  15. Such a cute Teddy card! Love the pocket style! Great travel card too!

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  16. Giovana - these are gorgeous cards! Very cute baby card and a lovely card for your dad. I hope he is well and you get to speak with him soon.

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  17. Super job using that sketch. Very cute bear card and I really like the map used on the the Miss You one.

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  18. Wowza! Giovana, you really rocked both of these cards! Super creative and gorgeous!

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  19. Giovana! These are so wonderful - I will have to find them in the gallery and add 2 new favorites to my list! Thanks for th instructions. Love your web site too!

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  20. Giovanna - Both cards are so great! Thanks for the instructions - I will have to find them in the gallery, so I can mark 2 new favorites! Love the website too!

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  21. Giovana, these are fabulous.

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  22. Genius. I love the envelope card. Wow.

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  23. I love both of your cards! Great was to make a slid our card.
    Donna

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  24. Beautiful cards! Love the teddy bear one - so cute!

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  25. Fantastic and thanks for the tips!

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  26. Very cute, unique! thanks for sharing Giovana!

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