Thursday, October 28


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.

  • 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


  1. Really cool concept with the distressed frame! Thanks so much for joining the challenge!!

  2. What a gorgeous creation, Giovana! That torn and stitched frame is divine!!

    So perfect for Speedy's Friends challenge!!

  3. Hi sweetie! Once again, you have created a beauty! Great job! I'm really lovin' that frame - very unique! Hugs...thanks for sharing!

  4. Great job! This qualifies for SCS WT294 for today - frame. (If you didn't know that) Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!

  5. Gorgeous card!
    Thanks playing along with us at Speedy's Friends.

  6. Oh wow this is beautiful!
    Thanks for playing at 2S4Y!

  7. I love this card-I keep coming back just to look at it!

  8. love this torn out window! It's so raw and beautiful at the same time! and the soft flowers stamped behind and framign the edge are just lovely! gorgeosu design, Govanan!
    Hugs, have a great weekend!

  9. So pretty!! Love the texture!!!

  10. Love this vintage frame and your amazing use of the challenge colors! So glad you could join us in the Embellish challenge.