Friday, July 15, 2011

CSS Alumni Blog Hop: Paper Piecing

Hello my friends and welcome to another CSS Alumni Blog Hop, this time we are doing the Paper Piecing Technique! This technique is so much fun, if you have never tried it, you can check out this video that Gina made using this technique.
Now, if you have arrived from Cheri's blog, you are in the right place, if not please start from StampTV.

Yesterday, while doing yard work, my daughter was checking the garden and asked me if we could harvest some carrots and peas, and said go ahead, she harvested the peas (easy to do), but for the carrots she needed a little help, so I dug and  dug and got only the bigger ones, after that I made my projects using one of the newest releases "Garden Fresh"


Carrot Tag:
  • Die-cut a tag from Kraft Cardstock. Stamp carrots in Walnut Stain Distress Ink. Stamp images onto patterned paper, cut them out and glue them on tag.
  • Stamp sentiment.
  • Ink all edges using Dry Marigold Distress Ink.
  • Embossed bottom part and add Tangerine Twine.
  • Add Baker's twine and tie tag on carrots.

Carrot Card:
  • Using Cricut Machine, cut carrot shape (twice) and leaves.
  • Stamp images on front piece.  Stamp images on patterned Paper and glue them to card. Ink all edges.
  • Emboss front of card.
  • Cut a small (1.5" x 1") tag using Cricut Machine. Stamp sentiment and ink all edges.
  • Score second piece, add scor-tape and adhere.
  • Tie on twine and add tag.

Tag & Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: Kraft, Sweet Mango, Grass Green (Gina K. Designs)
  • Paper: For the Record (Echo Park Paper), Berry Sweet (K&Company)
  • Stamps: Garden Fresh (Gina K. Designs)
  • Ink: Walnut Stain, Dried Marigold (Ranger Industries)
  • Embellishments: Mandarin Baker's twine (The twinery).
  • Accessories: Cricut Machine (Provo craft), George and Basic Shapes cartridge, Create a Critter cartridge (Provo craft), Swiss Dots folder (Provo craft), Cuttlebug, Fast Dry Paper Glue, Scor-tape, Scor-buddy, Sponges
 All the products in bold can be found at Gina K. Designs Store


Now, it's time to hop over to Jennie's blog and enjoy her awesome creation.

Hope you like my creations!
Have fun hopping!!

32 comments:

  1. Wow- Giovana- thud, stunning creations and photography! FAbulous job, my friend!

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  2. These are fabulous Giovana!! Love that carrot card and your staging is great!

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  3. Love the pieced carrots on the big carrot!

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  4. Great card and tag - soo cute!!!

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  5. Okay - now that is fantastically creative! I love it! Your photography it amazing - sure you didn't do this for a magazine? I love the piecing and the tag - well love it!

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  6. GREAT carrot tag and carrot card, very clever! (wish you lived next door to me, your garden must be fabulous!) :)

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  7. Oh, what yummy carrots and cards to match, Giovana! You offer so much inspiration with your talent. These are amazingly fabulous.

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  8. Lovely, didn't know that carrots could be so appealing....

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  9. I envy you your fresh vegetables. And that card is just too cute for words! You're so creative!

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  10. How adorable!!!!! I love that carrot stamp too!

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  11. LOVE that little tag and the carrot card! And awesome looking carrots from the garden!

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  12. Those fresh carrots look so large and yummy. What a perfect tag for gifting them to a neighbour or friend. Love the card too!

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  13. I love those carrots...and they are pieced perfectly.

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  14. I love those carrots Giovana.awesome!

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  15. Great project Giovana! Love those paper-pieced carrots! I'm sure I would love those real carrots too - for some reason, home-grown carrots always taste the best!

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  16. What an adorable shaped card - LOVEE it! Your tags are adorable as well - such fun projects!

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  17. Love the tags and I never thought to combine the shapes from my cricut with stamps, why I do not know, but thanks to you my cricut will be dusted off and loved once more, thank you.

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  18. What a fun idea! love the carrot card... time to get my Cricut out again :D

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  19. What fun creations, Giovana, very clever.

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  20. Fabulous card and tag Giovana!! Very creative.

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  21. omgosh, this darling!!! and so cool you grow you own! what a great gift and tag!

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  22. Giovana, your paper pieced carrots are really cute.

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  23. Giovanna, the carrots are very clever....love them!

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  24. Great card creation. Thanks for sharing.

    Linda D.

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  25. Great paper piecing with the carrots on the large carrot, Giovana

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  26. Love both the card and tag. Love your ideas Giovana.Thanks for sharing.

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  27. This is so stinkin' CUTE! I love it!

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  28. Love the music!!
    The tag is just adorable!! You did such a great job!

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