Friday, October 29, 2010

So cute! Baby Bud Challenge!

Hello my friends! It is time for another fun "Baby Bud Challenge" over at the "Baby Bud Blog" and this time it is "Scallops, Buttons and Bling", also time for a Freebie image, so head over to the Baby Bud Blog and grab the cute image :)

This is the card I created using "Lady Baby Bug", so cute!!

Directions:
  • Make card from Pink cardstock.
  • Using scallop punch border, punch-out bottom border. Mat it with a piece of Patterned paper. Tie ribbon around and add to card. 
  • Print digital image and color it with Prismacolor Pencils and Copic Markers. Die-cut image with Label 8 Nestabilities. Print and color a second image, cut-out the wings and adhere to image with foam tape.
  • Add glitter to black spots. Add apple button. Adhere to card.
  • Stamp sentiment and add black rhinestones.


Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: Blush Blossom (SU), Real Red (SU), White (GP).
  • Paper: Just dreamy (My Mind's Eye)
  • Stamps: ABC (Studio G)
  • Image: Lady Baby Bug (Baby Bud Designs)
  • Ink: Real Red (SU), Copic Markers, Prismacolor Pencils.
  • Embellishments: Apple button, Black Rhinestones (Kaisercraft), Red Satin Ribbon (Offray), Gray Glitter.
  • Accessories: Label 8 Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Sponges, Border punch (Fiskars), Foam tape.
Hope you like it!
Have a great day!

PS: Don't forget about the "Card Drive for Logan and Bekah" You can find all the details and information HERE

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Congrats!

Hello my friends! Are you having a great day? I hope you are. This is is my last week as a Guest Designer for Melanie's "Buds & Vases" set, and for this ocassion I combined 3 challenges and created this card.

Directions:
  • Make card from cardstock. Ink all edges.
  • Cut a piece of Ivory cardstock : 3.25" x 5". Randomly stamp images on it in Memento Antique Linen. Ink all edges.
  • Mat it with a smaller piece of Really Rust cardstock. Tear inside edges and add stitches.
  • Stamp images, color them with copic Markers and adhere to stitch piece with foam tape.
  • Create a border piece and adhere to stitch piece.
  • Tie ribbon around card.
  • Add panels to card.
  • Add some Diamond Glaze on top of the flowers. and clear rhinestones.


Card recipe:
  • Cardstock: Ivory, All Spruced Up Textured, White (Gina K. Designs), Really Rust (SU).
  • Stamps: Buds & Vases (Gina K. Designs)
  • Ink: Antique Linen Distress, Walnut Stain Distress (Ranger), Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko), Copic Markers.
  • Embellishments: Yellow Satin Ribbon (Offray), Clear Rhinestones (Recollections).
  • Accessories: Sewing machine, Border punch (Fiskars),Sponges, Foam tape.
I am submitting this card to:
2S4U: Sketch.
Embellish Magazine: Vintage + Green, Yellow and Rust.
Speedy the Cat's Friends: Die-cut/punches.

PS: Don't forget about the "Card Drive for Logan and Bekah" You can find all the details and information HERE

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Christmas Cardinal

Hello my friends! Hope you all are having a great day! My week so far has been busy working on projects you are going to see very soon {wink, wink}
Today, I have a card using Heartfelt Creations stamps from the Cardinal Collection.
This card is really pretty and I hope you like it too.

Directions:
  • Make a card from cardstock: 6.25" x 5".
  • Create a background using HCPC 3338 Petite Medallion Background on White cardstock in Memento Desert Sand Ink, ink all edges.
  • Die-cut a border on Cranberry Tart cardstock using HCD 702 Decorative Butterfly-Border .
  • Mat background piece, border piece and Dark Green piece of cardstock. Add straight stitches.
  • Die-cut Patterned paper using Label 3 Nestabilities.
  • Stamp image on White cardstock in Memento Tuxedo Black. Color it with Copic markers. Die-cut, emboss and stencil it with Label 3 Nestabilities. Add Liquid Applique on the branches to create a more real snow look. Add clear fine glitter and heat it.
  • Stamp an extra Cardinal image, color and die-cut it using HCD 706 Cardinal Family Die cut.Ad it to main image with foam tape. Add glue to top and bottom of image. After that, apply a coat of Diamond Glaze on the cardinal.
  • Add panels to card. Ribbon on to and small gold rhinestones on the border.

Inside:

  • Stamp sentiment from HCPC 3352 Snowy Cardinal PreCut Set on white cardstock in Real Red Ink. Mat it with a Dark Green piece of cardstock and add stitches.
  • Die-cut swirly borders from HCD 702 Decorative Butterfly-Border Die cuts on cranberry Tart Cardstock.
  • Add it to card


Inside of the card.
Card Recipe:
I am submitting this card to:
Hope you like it.
Have a great day!!

Don't forget you have until Nov. 5th to send your cards for the Card Drive for Logan and Bekah, and the chance to win some prizes too!! All the information is HERE

Sunday, October 24, 2010

You are Special!

Hello my friends and Happy Sunday! I hope you had a great day. I am in week 3 as a Guest designer for Melanie's newest set  "Buds & Vases" and I have to tell you I am having a lot of fun creating with this beauty.
If you have come from Melanie's blog you have seen the pretty wreath card I created, if you haven't been there yet, I will recommend you to take a minute and stop there.

This is the card I made for this week:

You are Special!

Directions:
  • Make card from cardstock (Little Blue Boy)
  • Stamp and mask image. Color it with Copic Markers. With a X-acto knife, cut some of the flowers and leaves' borders and curve them up.
  • Mat this piece with a piece of Lemon Drop cardstock. Add stitches.
  • Stamp sentiment and mat it with a Fleur de Lis BG shape. Add to card.
  • Add rhinestones to 4 sides and stickles to leaves and center of the flowers.

Card recipe:
  • Cardstock: White, Lemon Drop, Little Blue Boy. (Gina K. Designs)
  • Stamps: Buds & Vases (Gina K. Designs)
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko), Copic markers.
  • Embellishments: Light Blue Rhinestones (Rhinestones),  Stickes (Ranger)
  • Accessories: Sewing machine,  Square Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Fleur de Lis Shapeabilities (Spellbinders), Foam tape, Sponges.

Hope you like it!!
Have a great day!


PS: Don't forget about the "Card Drive for Logan and Bekah" You can find all the details and information HERE

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Caring Hearts Blog Hop


Hello my friends! Welcome to "Caring Hearts Blog Hop".  I was so honored when Vera invited  me to participate in this Blog Hop, you can find all the information about it HERE. I think Card Drives are great, especially if you are doing it for a good cause.
This time Vera is collecting  "Thanksgiving, Christmas, Holiday Wishes" cards for the elderly people who lives in Nursing Homes/ Care centers.

So, if you got here from Deirdre's blog you are in the right place, if not, you can start the hop from Vera's blog.

So I made a set of 4 cards. I kept them simple, but elegant at the same time. I used Snowy Cardinal Set from Heartfelt Creations
So, here are my cards:



Now, your next stops is at  Heather's blog.

Have fun hopping!!

PS: Don't forget about the "Card Drive for Logan and Bekah" You can find all the details and information HERE

Friday, October 22, 2010

CSS Alumni Blog Hop: Clean and Simple Challenge

Hello my friends and welcome to another CSS Alumni Blog Hop. If you have hopped from Deb's blog you are in the right place.
This time we were challenged to create a "Clean & Simple" card/project. I love layers and layers so this is a big challenge for me.

Here are the details about this challenge:
  • Clean And Simple design: lots of white or open space with one main focal point.
  • One image.
  • One sentiment.
  • One layer card - your card base plus only one more layer.
  • Embellishments - you can use any number of embellishments you want, but they all must be the same color.
So this is what I have created:
"Spirit of Christmas"

Directions:
  • Make card from Kraft Cardstock.
  • Cut a piece of Innocent Pink cardstock: 4 3/4" x 3.5"
  • Stamp image on Innocent Pink cardstock in White Craft Ink. Add White Embossing powder and heat emboss.
  • Stamp sentiment in Worn Lipstick Distress Ink.
  • Using a ruler and a Uni-ball White Pen, create a frame.
  • Sponge the image with Pink Ink. Add 3 Pink Rhinestones. Finally add ruffle ribbon.

Card recipe:
  • Cardstock: Kraft, Innocent Pink (Gina K. Designs) 
  • Stamps: Poinsettia image from "A year of flowers", snetiment from "A Very Merry Christmas" (Gina K. Designs)
  • Ink: White Craft (JoAnn's), Worn Lipstick Distress (Ranger).
  • Embellishments: Pink Rhinestones (Kaisercraft), Light Pink Satin Ribbon (Offray).
  • Accessories: White Uni-ball Signo Pen (Mitsubishi Pencil), White Embossing powder, Embossing heat gun (Marvi Uchida), Sponges, Adhesives.

Now, it is your turn to head over to Janice's blog, I am pretty sure you will be impress with her creations.

Hope you like mine!
Have a great day!!

PS: Don't forget about the "Card Drive for Logan and Bekah" You can find all the details and information HERE

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

A card for Logan and Bekah

Hello my friends!! This is my second post in one day, yay!!
I am so happy because I just finished a card for Logan and Bekah and they turned out so cute!!! I used digi- images from Baby Bud Designs

This is the card I made for Logan : I used Ashton Baby Bud



This is the card I made for Bekah: I used the sketch from 2S4U and the image I used is Emmy Baby Bud


What do you think? I hope they like their cards.
I have to run now, I haven't made dinner yet :) I will post the details about my cards in a little while :)
Don't forget you have until Nov. 5th to send your cards for Logan and Bekah, and the chance to win some prizes too!! All the information is HERE

Have a great day!

Believe

Hello my friends! I have a cute card for you today. I am having a lot of fun creating with my new stamps from Heartfelt Creations. For today's card I used Believe Pre-cut set, Daisy Patch Flowers Pre-Cut Set and the border is from Decorative Butterfly-Border Die-cut and Daisy Patch Die-cuts


I am submitting this card to
Paper-Flower background paper - preferably Webster Pages
Rosette or paper flower
Stamp - Sentiment - preferably JustRite
Border Punch -preferably Martha Stewart


Directions:
  • Make card base from Brown cardstock.
  • Mat together a piece of Pink cardstock and patterned paper. Ink all PP edges and add straight stitches.
  • Stamp sentiment in Espresso Ink.
  • Stamp flowers on Pink Cardstock in Brilliance Pearlescent Rust Ink. Die-cut and glue them together.
  • Die -cut border on patterned paper. Adhere to card.
  • Add flower to card and a Red dew drop. Add some Gold glitter to the flower borders.

 Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: Brown (SU), pink (DCWV).
  • Paper: Webster Pages.
  • Stamps: Believe, Daisy Patch Flower (Heartfelt Creations)
  • Ink: Espresso Adirondack (Ranger), Brilliance Pearlescent Rust (Tsukineko), Antique Linen (Ranger)
  • Embellishments: Poinsettia Dew Drops (Heartfelt Creations), Gold Stickles (Ranger).
  • Accessories:  Daisy Patch Die-cuts, Decorative Butterfly- Border Die-cuts, Sewing machine, sponges, Dries Clear Glue.
Hope you like it!

PS: Don't forget about the "Card Drive for Logan and Bekah" You can find all the information HERE

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Believe in Me

If you are looking for the Spooky Blog Haunt, please click HERE or scroll down. Thanks!!


Hello my friends and Happy Sunday!! I had the chance to play with some of my new stamps from Heartfelt Creations and also mixed some blog challenges as well :)
I really like this color combo, I don't think I've ever used it before.

I am submitting this card to:
Paper-Flower background paper - preferably Webster Pages

Rosette or paper flower
Stamp - Sentiment - preferably JustRite
Border Punch -preferably Martha Stewart



Believe in me

Directions:
  1. Make card from cardstock.
  2. Mat a piece of Pink Cardstock and Patterned paper, add straight stitches and distress all edges of cardstock.
  3. Stamp sentiment on White cardstock in Espresso Ink. Die-cut using Label 8 Nestabilities. Stencil it with Pink Ink.
  4. Die-cut border in Pink Cardstock.
  5. Die-cut flower using Red Tissue paper, Use 3 bigger die-cut flowers, add a brad in the center.
  6. Add sentiment, border and flower on stitched panel.
  7. Cut a piece of 1/4" Scor-Tape, adhere it to border and add some Red Gala Glitz.
  8. Adhere panel to card with foam tape.



Card recipe:
  • Cardstock: Textured Green, textured Pink (DCW), White (GP), Red Tissue Paper.
  • Paper: Postcards from Paris & Sweet  as Cherry Pie (Webster's Pages)
  • Stamps: Believe (Heartfelt Creations)
  • Ink: Espresso Adirondack (Ranger), Pretty in pink (SU).
  • Embellishments: Brad, Red Gala Glitz (Heartfelt Creations).
  • Accessories: Sewing machine, Distresser (CTMH), Label 8 Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Decorative Butterfly Border Die-cut (Heartfelt Creations), 1/4" Scor-tape, Foam tape.
Hope you like it!
Have a great day!!

PS: I would like to invite you to come back tomorrow. I have a Big Event coming on and I will need your help to make it a Big Success!!

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Fairy Orlagh

If you are here looking for the Spooky Blog Haunt, click HERE or scroll down :)
Thanks!!


Hello my friends!! I have a cute Pink-y card for you today! I really love this Fairy Image from Baby Bud Designs. I colored it with Copic Markers and Prismacolor Pencils and added it lots of glitter :)
I used the sketch from 2S4U, one of my favorite sketch blogs :)



Directions:
  • Make card from cardstock.
  • Mat together light pink cardstock and patterned paper. Ink all edges in PP.
  • Add stitches.
  • Add ruffle ribbon. Add rhinestones.
  • Print image twice, color them. Cut out body and wings from second image. Add glue or any other adhesive and add fine glitter. Set to dry.
  • Die-cut main image using Circle Nestabilities, Sponge edges.
  • Add adhesive to glittery second  image (only body part) and adhere to main image. Create 3D effect with wings

Card recipe:
  • Cardstock: Bubblegum Pink (GKD), Blush Blossom (SU. White GP).
  • Paper: PTI.
  • Image: Fairy Orlagh (Baby Bud Designs)
  • Ink: Copic Markers, Prismacolor Pencils.
  • Embellishments: Bright Pink Satin Ribbon (Offray), Bright Pink Rhinestones (Kaisercraft), Sugar Cube & Bubblegum Fine Glitter (Martha Stewart)
  • Accessories: Sewing machine, thread, Circle Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Adhesive(Love My Tapes), Sponges, Dry Clear Glue.
Hope you like it!!
Have a great day!

Friday, October 15, 2010

Spooky Blog Hunt


Hello my friends and welcome to my 1st Paper Secrets Spooky Blog Haunt!! This haunt is going to be a lot of fun and you can also have the chance to win fabulous prizes on the way too!!
If you have come here from Vicki's blog you are in the right place, if not, you should start from Kristi's blog.
I am the spot #24 from 31 awesome blogs!! You have until Monday, October 18th at 11:30 pm (Pacific Time) to complete the haunt.

Here are the projects I created for this Spooky Blog Haunt.

Happy Halloween Card:


Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: Kraft, Black, Wild Dandelion (Gina K. Designs), White (GP)
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko), Copic Markers
  • Stamps: Mummy (Craft Smart), Halloween Night (Fiskars)
  • Embellishments: Black Rhinestones (Kaisercraft), Diamond Stickles (Ranger)
  • Accessories: Cricut, Create a Critter cartridge (Provo craft), foam tape, Adhesive (Love my tapes)

Halloween Basket: I fill this basket with all pure Peruvian Chocolates my dad sent to my daughter. She loves "abuelito" very much :)

You can download the instructions for this basket at StampTV: Freebies section

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Your next stop should be  Jenny's blog and enjoy her great creation!!

Remember to leave a comment on all 31 blog posts for your chance to win 1 of the 3 treats Paper Secrets is giving away. : "Lilly Bee Fall Collection"



After finishing the complete Haunt please go to our Paper Secrets Forum and leave a message there letting us know you have complete the haunt!!

Have fun haunting!!
Have a great day!

Thursday, October 14, 2010

A little bit messy

I just realized all my side bar is completely messy, so I will start fixing and moving things, sorry for this. I changes the BG this morning, but I didn't notice this until now.

Thanks!
Giovana

Pink Hippo!

Hello my friends! I have a cute card for you today that I made with my Cricut!! I love my Cricut, but I don't use it as often I want to. So, recently I found the "Cricut Circle Blog", they have weekly and monthly challenges with great prizes :), so I got motivated and I made this cute card.
Few weeks ago, my husband got me this cartridge, isn't he sweet? This is "Create a Critter" cartridge, since I have it I wanted to create something with the hippo, and here you have it, a Pink Hippo!!

The challenge for this week is to create a project using: Pink, Ruffles, Scallops, Flourishes, Glitter and Jewels ( incorporate any 3 on your project)

So, here is my card:

Directions:
  • Make card from cardstock.
  • Mat together dark pink cardstock and patterned paper. Add stitches
  • Create ruffles with ribbon.
  • Add flourishes (Made it with Stretch your Imagination cartridge)
  • Create hippo (Using Create a Critter cartridge), ink edges and add it to card with foam tape.


Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: Light Pink, Dark Pink (DCWV), Chocolate Brown, Bubblegum (GKD)
  • Paper: Just dreamy Collection (My Mind's Eye)
  • Cartridges: Create a Critter, Stretch your Imagination (Provo Craft)
  • Ink: Pink (SU)
  • Embellishments: Bright Pink Ribbon (Offray), Bright Pink Rhinestones (Kaisercraft).
  • Accessories: Sewing machine, Cricut machine (Provo craft), foam tape, Adhesive ( Love my tapes)
Hope you like it.
Have a great day :)

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Congrats!

Hello my friends! this is my second post in one day, wow!! This is another card I made with Melanie's new set: Buds & Vases. This time I tried a CAS card and I hope you like it :)

Directions:
  • Make card base from cardstock.
  • Stamp background saying and sentiment.
  • Stamp image twice, color them and cut them out. Add them to the left bottom corner with foam tape.
  • Tie ribbon around and add button.
  • Add Diamond glaze on roses.

Card recipe:
  • Cardstock: White (GKD)
  • Stamps: Background from Botanicals, Roses and sentiment from Buds & Vases.
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Memento Rich Cocoa, Brilliance Pearlescent Rust (all Tsukineko)
  • Embellishments: White Organdy Ribbon (GKD), Button (GKD)
  • Accessories: Foam tape, Diamond Glaze.
Hope you like it!
Have a great night.

With Love + Rejoice in the season

Hello my friends! I have a couple of cards I made with Heartfelt Creations stamps, but before I go on with my projects I want to share with you a little bit of what happened 24 years ago, October 13, 1986 my mom went to live with the Lord, she was only 46 and full of life, but the Lord had other plans for her and for us as a family too, I have to confess the following years were not easy for me, I went through a lot of things emotionally, but I am thankful the Lord touched my heart and I got the peace I always wanted. I miss my mom a lot, but I know she is in a better place and I can't wait to be reunited again.
Here is a picture of her and my dad, I think this picture was taken at my dad's school graduation :)


Now onto my projects:

Rejoice in the season.

Directions:
  • Make a card base from Ivory Cardstock (8.25" x 5.25")
  • Mat a piece of Cranberry cardstock with patterned Paper and stitch together. Distress all 4 borders.
  • Stamp Cardinal image (twice) in White Cardstock from HCPC 3351 Cardinal With Holly Berries Pre-Cut Set, color them with Copic markers (R24, R29, YG95, YG97). Die-cut Cardinal image using HCD 706 Cardinal Family Die-cut and leaves with HCPC 3340 Holly Leaves Pre-Cut Set.
  • Cut out around Cardinal tale and die-cut and emboss it using Label 8 Nestabilities.
  • Adhere on top of Cardinal the extra Cardinal image using Foam tape. Repeat the same process with leaves.
  • Using HCD 702 Decorative Butterfly-Border Die-cuts, die-cut 4 corners in Gold metallic Cardstock. Position them (2 on top, 2 on the bottom) behind image to create a frame.
  • Stamp sentiment in Cream Natural cardstock in Brown Ink. Die-cut, emboss and stencil using Oval Nestabilities.
  • Adhere frame to card. Add ruffle ribbon on bottom and add sentiment on right bottom side.
  • Finally, adhere to Diamond Glaze on Cardinal and set to dry. After that add some Liquid Pearls on leaves
Heartfelt creations products I used for this card:
  • HCPC 3351 Cardinal With Holly Berries Pre-Cut Set
  • HCPC 3340 Holly Leaves Pre-Cut Set
  • HCD 706 Cardinal Family Die-cut
  • HCD 702 Decorative Butterfly-Border Die-cuts



With Love from all of us...

Directions:
  • Create card base from cardstock: 7.5" x 5.5"
  • Stamp image from HCPC 3348 Cardinal Pine Cone Border Pre-Cut Set on White Cardstock with Black Ink. Color the Cardinals with Copic Markers (R24, R29), the pines cones and pine needles with brown and green markers. Stamp extra cardinals, die-cut them with HCD 706 Cardinal Family Die-cut. Adhere to main image with Foam tape, glue sides to create a 3D look. Add Diamond Glaze in all Cardinal images.
  • Cut a piece of Dark Green cardstock (6 3/4" x 3 1/4") and mat it with the White piece, ink all edges in White piece and stitch together. Adhere to card base.
  • Die-cut borders in Cranberry Cardstock using HCD 702 Decorative Butterfly-Border Die-cuts and add them to right top and left bottom side.
  • Stamp sentiment in Brilliance Pearlescent Poppy Ink.
  • Adhere 3 pearls.
Inside:
  • Mat together Dark Green and White piece of cardstock. Ink all edges in White piece and add stitches.
  • Die-cut border in Cranberry Cardstock using HCD 702 Decorative Butterfly-Border Die-cuts and adhere to bottom part.
Heartfelt Creations Products I used for this card:
  • HCPC 3348 Cardinal Pine Cone Border Pre-Cut Set
  • HCD 706 Cardinal Family Die-cut
  • HCD 702 Decorative Butterfly-Border Die-cuts

Hope you like them!
Have a great day!!
 
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