Friday, January 28, 2011

CSS Alumni Blog Hop: Sketch

Hello my friends and welcome to another fun CSS Alumni Blog Hop. This time our talented Melissa Cash has designed this fun sketch for this hop. Now, if you are here from Cheri's blog you are in the right place, if not I will invite you to start hopping from StampTV!

This is the sketch:


and this is my card:  I"M CUCKOO for you

Directions:
  • Make card from Ocean Mist cardstock.
  • Mat Chocolate Brown Cardtsock and Patterned Paper. Ink all edges and add straight stitches.
  • Stamp image on White Cardstock in Memento Tuxedo Black. Color it with Copic Markers.
  • Die-cut, emboss and stencil image piece.
  • Cut out an extra colored image and add it with foam tape.
  • Die-cut and emboss a piece of Chocolate Brown Cardstock with Fleur de Lis Dies. Cut out center part, add some adhesive to put it together and add it as a  background frame.
  • Stamp sentiment in Vintage Photo Distress Ink.
  • Finally add 3 pearls.

Card Recipe:
Now, hop over to Jen's blog and enjoy her creations!

Make sure to leave a comment as you hop along because on Tuesday morning (February 1st), we will randomly choose one of the comments from all the blogs who will get a stamp set of their choice valued up to $24.95

Hope you like my card.
Thanks for stopping by!

108 comments:

  1. Oh, this is a great card! Love the colors and the dp you have used. Great job!

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  2. Great card, Giovana! I love the papers and the cuckoo clock!

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  3. Great card, Giovana! Your stitching is perfect!

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  4. Wonderful card Giovana! Love your colors and the popped-up clock!

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  5. Giovana, Gorgeous card!! I love the papers with the cuckoo clock!

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  6. oh my, this is perfect!!! always love when you sew on your cards - a lot of time in this one...
    hugs
    Linda

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  7. Love how you used the clock and such a beautiful take on the sketch - love it!

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  8. Beautiful card!!

    iamvictorias at gmail dot com

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  9. Oh my, this is lovely! The colors, dp, and image go so well together.

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  10. We had a cuckoo clock from Germany my Dad got when he was in the Army. I still remember having to wined it. It brings back memories.
    Lovely card.

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  11. Adorable! I just love that cuckoo clock! My parents still have one. Your stitching is fantastic!

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  12. Those colors are great and the stitching is fab!!! Great job :-)

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  13. Everything about this card is lovely, Giovana. I just received this set yesterday and I fell in love with the clock stamp immediately. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  14. Gorgeous as always, Giovana! Love the colors you used and the way you gave it a vintage feel. The layered cuckoo clock is adorable with the touch of glitter on it.

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  15. Love the image and how you matted it.

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  16. Beautiful card! Love the dp and all the beautiful details that showcase your images.

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  17. Fabulous, Giovana! I love the stitching.

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  18. Beautiful (as always) - amazing stitching!

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  19. Beautiful card--I love the clock!

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  20. Great card - I love the clock, and the colors, and the touch og glitter!!!

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  21. I really like the color palette you chose! I have this set but haven't yet used the clock image. This really inspires me. Wonderful use of the sketch, too.

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  22. Another stunning card with this image. Love the pendant frame, the sparkle and all of your stitching Giovana.

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  23. Great card Giovana! I really like the stitching and the way you cut the fleur de lis frame to make it fit your design.

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  24. Beautiful card!!! Love the colors and the cuckoo clock!

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  25. Love the border under the clock. Great job.

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  26. Soo Pretty! Love the extra glitter on clock!

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  27. Lovely card. wonderful colors

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  28. I love this card. I'm a big fan of cookoo clocks and Grandfather clocks.

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  29. Great card! I love the cuckoo clock!

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  30. This is a beautiful card! I love the colors and the clock.

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  31. I am "cuckoo" for this card! So cute!

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  32. Nice paper and I think the sentiment with that clock is sooo cute.

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  33. Love your card, Giovana! The colours are great. It has such a nostalgic feel to it!

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  34. I really like the background boarder used on this card. I guess I will have to get that die for myself. ;)

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  35. I love the dimension in this card & the colors are so beautiful!

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  36. This is beautiful. I need to sew on some cards. :) Love how it looks. :)

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  37. I love everything about this card! The paper combination is gorgeous!

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  38. This is a truly beautiful card. The colors and composition are lovely.

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  39. Always love your work. Love the clock too cute.

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  40. Gorgeous card with so much detail and a great design.

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  41. great card. love the colors and the bling on the clock!
    sandyh

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  42. I love your card..especially the stitching.

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  43. Love the clock and cuckoo verse - and especially the tiny heart on the clock face. Thanks.

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  44. Lovely card. I love the clock and sentiment!

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  45. LOvely card and love the DP that you used. Thanks for sharing.

    Linda D.

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  46. I love this card....you did a fantastic job and I love the cuckoo clock....

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  47. That card is stunning...although it is very cute it is also very classy. I really liked the way you used the stickles...made the parts really stand out.

    Jackie
    jmpresearch@gmail.com

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  48. So cute! Love the touch of black!

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  49. This is a very pretty card with lots of work obviously having gone into it. i love your colouring in.

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  50. This is a very pretty card with lots of work obviously having gone into it. i love your colouring in.

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  51. Love the stitching on the card. I also like the die cut behind the clock. Great card.

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  52. How Cute!! Everything just fits.
    Jan

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  53. Love the colors of your card and envy your sstitching prowess. Thanks for sharing your creativity.

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  54. great card. love the idea and colours.

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  55. So cute. Love the cuckoo clock detail.

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  56. Such a fun card, love that Cuckoo Clock image!

    Carol B
    ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

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  57. Love the cuckoo clock! I did the hop backwards just for fun today and what a surprise your card is!! REally unique and fabulous!!

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  58. Beautiful card.....Great job!

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  59. Giovana
    What a beatuiful card. I hope you are feeling better.

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  60. What a great card I love the design behind the focal point.

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  61. Beautiful subtle colors and distressing. Very pretty card!

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  62. I love the colors & the cuckoo clock!

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  63. Love your clock stamp...all the hearts. Great card.

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  64. I love all the dimension and texture in your card. Love the stitching too!

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  65. Beautiful card Giovana. Me encanta el reloj! Es la primera vez que te visito por medio del blog hop. Me encantan tus creacionse.

    TFS

    Carmen L
    cal8007 at aol dot com

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  66. I always love the way you put together your cards Giovana -- and you haven't disappointed me with this one either! I really like the use of the Fleur de Lis to back the cuckoo clock.

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  67. Very creative. I love the clock and the colors you chose.

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  68. Beautiful job on coloring and shading.

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  69. You work always leaves me amazed, you never disappoint. You are as usual right on the money with your ideas, and talent.

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  70. what a great card...just love the details you have added especially the sewing. Really makes me think of my Austria.

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  71. Loved your card and the music as well. I am not sure my first post..posted. so thanks again

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  72. beautiful card! I am really loving that cuckoo clock!

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  73. Your card is just lovely - love the subtle color combination you used.

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  74. Your card is fabulous! It's such a great stamp set. The paper is so pretty, love the stickles accents.

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  75. Beautiful card; the stitching is perfect & I love how you used the Fleur de Lis die to make a mat for your image.

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  76. Love this card Givovana and the cuckoo clock stands out for me as well.
    Hugs Carol J

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  77. very nice card and I also like the sentiment..perfect for your card...well done

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  78. Loved your card. Beautiful colors. You always inspired me.

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  79. Beautiful! Your stitching is perfect! These are my colors and I love the double image! I've got to try that!

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  80. Love the added dimension you gave this card. I am in love with the cuckoo sentiment!

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  81. Great card as always, Giovana! Loved the touch of sparkle (one of my favorite touches)

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  82. Wow!!! that is beautiful. Love the colours and teh clock

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  83. Cute image and I like the framing. TFS

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  84. Love the colors, inking, stitching, 3D cuckoo clock - thanks for sharing :)

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  85. I love the dimensional look on your card! And I always love stitching! Beautiful job!

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  86. Giovana, your card is so cute! I love it!

    How did you put music on your blog? I love that too!

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  87. I really love your card. I'm cukoo for it!

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  88. I am cuckoo for your card - what a great one!

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  89. Giovana what a lovely card. I love all of the little details, simply wonderful. And sewing.....I keep forgetting to take my Janome out.....argh! Beautiful!

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  90. Love the image and sentiment. Little different for Valentines and the colors are untraditional but I love it.

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  91. Wow the color super pretty I like the clock too! I think it so cute!

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