10 September 2010

CSS Alumni: Color Combo Challenge.

Hello ladies (and gentlemen). It's time for another fun CSS Alumni Blog Hop, featuring Gina K. Designs Stamps and if you coming from Deb's blog you are in the right place.
This time our Hop is a Color Combo Challenge. The colors given to us are:
  • Orange (Sweet Mango or Pumpkin Spice)
  • Red (Cranberry Tart, Rocket Red, or Red Hot)
  • Brown (Chocolate, Tan Leather, Kraft, Soft Sand
  • ONE Neutral Color from the following: White or Ivory
I created two cards for this hop and I hope you like them.

From Our Family to Yours.
  • Make card from cardstock.
  • Emboss front of card.
  • Stamp image, color, die-cut and emboss. Mat it with another piece of cardstock. Adhere to card. Add glitter to flowers.
  • Stamp sentiment. Die-cut using Fancy Tags. Ink edges. Adhere to card with foam tape.
  • Add ribbon.

From our family to yours

From our family to yours

Card recipe:
  • Cardstock: Ivory, Rocket Red.
  • Stamps: Autumn Beauty.
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Memento Rich Cocoa (Tsukineko)
  • Embellishments: Gold Rhinestones (Recollections), Orange Ribbon (Offray).
  • Accessories: Cuttlebug, Scrollwork folder, Fancy Tags (Spellbinders), Oval Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Prismacolor Pencils, Foam tape, Sponges.

Autumn Blessings.

  • Make card from cardstock.
  • Cut a smaller piece of cardstock (1/4 inch small in both sides) and ink edges. Add a Red piece, add zig zag stitches.
  • Stamp image, color, die-cut, emboss and ink. Stamp and color a second image, cut out flower and leaves, add Diamond Glaze, set aside to dry.
  • Stamp sentiment. Adhere to card with foam tape.
  • Add ribbon and button. Add gold rhinestones in opposite corner.
  • Add extra flower and leaves.
Autumn Blessings

Autumn Blessings

Card recipe:

Hope you like them!
Now hope over to Jen's blog and enjoy her wonderful creations!!

Have fun hopping.


Carla (cmsuto) said...

Both of your cards are gorgeous, Giovana! I love the embossed frame on the first one and all the dimension on the second!

Cheri said...

I completely agree with Carla. That embossed frame is fantastic and the dimension on the sunflower card blows me away. Gorgeous.

Joan Ervin said...

Ooooh, what pretty cards...your coloring is beautiful and what gorgeous details....WOW!!!!

Melissa Cash said...

Wow, Giovana you rocked this challenge. Both cards are beautiful!

Miss Boo (a.k.a. jen70) said...

I love your gorgeous cards! Love the embossing on the first one and the layout and bow on the 2nd one are fab.

Carolina said...

Wow, are these ever stunning! Love what you did with the color combo challenge!

qvande said...

Beautiful cards! I love all of the dimention that you have achieved on both of these.

tlgirl353 said...

Giovana- Once again you have wowed us with your cards. Gorgeous!

Deb said...

Wow, Giovana! You knocked it out of the park! Love the elegance of both of these! Your coloring is beautiful! I love the embossing on the first, and the stitching on the second...gorgeous!

lady Anne Howard said...

Love the clean fresh lines of this card...
Love ~ Lady Anne xx

buggin2stamp said...

Beautiful balance of color with the white on both of these.

Kay S said...

Giovana - your cards are stunning! Love that embossed frame on the first and the designs of both cards are just beautiful!

Miesje said...

Hard to know which one I like more - they are both just amazing - absolutely perfect!

peggy wainman said...

I love how clean and crisp your cards are, very pretty!

JaniceAileen said...

These have such a nice, light and airy feel to them--great job!

Lagene said...

This scroll folder worked wonderfully on your card! And the layered flower is beautiful...love both cards!

Kathy Martin said...

Such lovely cards! :)

Shannon said...

Both cards are just beautiful! I love all the details you added.

joy said...

Both cards are so nice. I love the first one done in red and white -- so sophisticated!

terrie said...

awesome cards...the first one is my favorite...well done

Georgei said...

wow what a beautiful cards very pretty

Newbie said...

Beautiful cards! The vibrant colors and the layouts are very pretty! They look so much like fall! The embossed frame on the first one really sets if off, and I love the soft pink inside the circle on the second one! Did an excellent job on the bows! Love them both!

Joan V said...

I love your cards, Giovana. Both of the cards are a great inspiration to me to use color !!!!! and not to be afraid of being creative.