Friday, November 12

CSS Alumni Blog Hop: Color Challenge

Hello my friends (again) and welcome to another CSS Blog Hop. This month, we have a fun Color Challenge and I know you are going to get so much inspiration from all the CSS wonderful ladies. If you have come from Cheri's blog you are in the right place, if not you should start from Stamp TV!

Blog Hop Details:

Create a card or project using the following color combo:
  • White or Ivory
  • Brown
  • Light Blue (Little Boy Blue, Ocean Mist, or Turquoise Sea)
  • Yellow (Lemon Drop, Sweet Corn, or Wild Dandelion)
and this the card I have created.


  • Make card from White cardstock. 5" square card.
  • Cut a piece of Patterned paper (4.5" square), ink all edges.
  • Cut a piece of Lemon Drop cardtsock (3.5" square), ink all edges and adhere to PP piece. Add stitches and adhere to card.
  • Die-cut a piece of Chocolate Brown cardstock using Label 3 Nestabilities.
  • Stamp sentiment on White Cardstock in Walnut Stain Ink. Die-cut piece using Label 3 Nestabilities.
  • Add white piece on Chocolate Brown piece. Add Ice Blue Rhinestones. Adhere to card with foam tape.
  • Ink all edges to Prima flowers. Mount flowers with a yellow brad. Adhere to card. Add Stickles to all edges.

Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: White, Lemon Drop, Chocolate Brown (Gina K. Designs)
  • Paper: K&Company.
  • Stamps: Friends (Gina K. Designs)
  • Ink: Walnut Stain Distress, Tea Dye Distress, Antique Linen Distress (Ranger)
  • Embellishments: Yellow Mulberry Flowers (Prima), Ice Blue Rhinestones (Kaisercraft), Yellow Brad (BoBunny), Diamond Stickles (Ranger)
  • Accessories: Sewing machine, Label 3 Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Foam tape, Sponges, Glue dots.
Hope you like it.
Now head over to Janice's blog and enjoy her wonderful creation.

Have fun hopping!!


  1. Beautiful card, Giovana! I love the layering and the pretty Primas!

  2. This is gorgeous, Giovana. I love the details.

  3. Ooooh, I love the sewing you did on the background edges and what beautiful layers and details...WOW!!!!

  4. Giovana- You have made another beautiful one!

  5. Very pretty card Giovana! I love that lt blue dp!

  6. Such a beautiful design! Love your stitching on this and nice layering. Great job on the color challenge Giovana!

  7. Beautiful card Giovana! The stitches are the perfect touch!

  8. Such a pretty card! I really like the layout and your stitching is wonderful. I love it!

  9. Beautiful card Giovana! I love your flowers and the stitching is fabulous!

  10. Wonderful creations! Great job with the colors

  11. Pretty card - love the bright and cheery flower!!

  12. Love the layout and the stamping on the flower! Cute idea!

  13. Such a pretty card, Giovana! Love that flower!

  14. Giovana, this is such a beautiful design. I love the layered flowers, gorgeous.

  15. What a gorgeous friendship card! The stittching on the edges is marvelous. Take care :-)

  16. Giovana, beautiful card. Love the sentiment. Gorgeous choice of flower embelishment. Oh and I love the stiching you added.

  17. You did a wonderful job using the color challenge. I love the stitching

  18. Your layout and stitch pattern are wonderful. TFS

  19. Wow, beautiful job! I have a sewing machine that does that stitch, love what it adds to a project!!