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:

joy said...

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

Carla S. said...

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

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

Great card, Giovana! Your stitching is perfect!

Betty Neville said...

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

Sharri said...

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

Payne Holler Cards said...

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

Carolina said...

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

Vic said...

Beautiful card!!

iamvictorias at gmail dot com

Cynthia said...

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

Die Cut Lady said...

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.

Miesje said...

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

ladyj said...

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

Cheri said...

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.

Kay S said...

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.

lisa808 said...

Love the image and how you matted it.

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

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

Theresa Momber said...

Fabulous, Giovana! I love the stitching.

Vicki Dutcher said...

Beautiful (as always) - amazing stitching!

Lynne said...

The clock is a winner.

Kelly said...

Beautiful card--I love the clock!

stampqueen said...

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

Connie C said...

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.

peggy wainman said...

So pretty, love the colors!

Crafty Math Chick said...

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

Sue VanDeVusse said...

Cute, cute, cute! Great stitching.

Melissa Cash said...

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

Kathy Martin said...

Great card and fun clock image!

Barbara Colbert said...

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

Kelly said...

Love the border under the clock. Great job.

Lagene said...

Soo Pretty! Love the extra glitter on clock!

Becky said...

Lovely card. wonderful colors

Barb said...

Very pretty

LauriP said...

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

Stephanie said...

Great card! I love the cuckoo clock!

Lenoria said...

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

Judy said...

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

Sherry Kushibab said...

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

Sue McGuire said...

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

pamjack said...

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

Rita said...

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

MyNeed2Craft said...

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

Steelydawn said...

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

Karli said...

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

Dolce Stamps and Cards said...

Always love your work. Love the clock too cute.

Virginia Wingo said...

Gorgeous card with so much detail and a great design.

sandyh said...

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

Sheila Murray said...

I love your card..especially the stitching.

April said...

Absolutely stunning!

Marsha said...

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

creativearts said...

Lovely card. I love the clock and sentiment!

Linda said...

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

Linda D.

debmiata2001 said...

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

Glitter Fantasies said...

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

Kay M said...

So cute! Love the touch of black!

Flower girl said...

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

Flower girl said...

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

Patricia said...

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

Jan Barrie said...

How Cute!! Everything just fits.
Jan

whitneymaryann said...

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

Shari said...

great card. love the idea and colours.

naneruth said...

So cute. Love the cuckoo clock detail.

Carol said...

Such a fun card, love that Cuckoo Clock image!

Carol B
ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

scalder said...

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

Jan said...

Beautiful card.....Great job!

Marianne said...

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

Quewetta said...

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

helenbrendan said...

Beautiful subtle colors and distressing. Very pretty card!

stamper said...

I love the colors & the cuckoo clock!

JoJo said...

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

Montana Mama said...

always enjoy your cheerful cards

Alexis said...

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

cal8007 said...

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

Susan said...

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.

Julsanne said...

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

cathyellie said...

The coo coo clock it too cute!

Maxine said...

Beautiful job on coloring and shading.

JO WITNEY said...

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

Carol said...

Once again, amazing job.

paddy said...

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

lilahab said...

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

Christine from FL said...

beautiful card! I am really loving that cuckoo clock!

Barbara Hale said...

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

Melinda Gleissner said...

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

Diana said...

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

Carol Johnston said...

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

terrie said...

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

Sonia said...

I love your cuckoo clock!

Joan said...

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

Diana said...

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

Joni said...

sew lovely, as usual.

PatS said...

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

Theressa said...

Cucko!

Theressa said...

Cocko!

Suzanne said...

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

Lina said...

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

Pat Jandacek said...

Cute image and I like the framing. TFS

Melody (lacyquilter) said...

Love the cuckoo clock. Great card.

Leisa said...

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

Sharon Jones said...

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

Clare said...

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

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

Karen said...

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

jan farnworth said...

very cute

Jane said...

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

Donna Phelan said...

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!

laurie said...

Stunning!

Darla said...

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

Linda said...

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

Scrap Happy said...

Cute! like the cuckoo!

 
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