Monday, April 4

Birthday Wishes for you.

Hello my friends! Hope you had a great weekend, mine was busy preparing and planting the garden!! So excited to have green onions already growing, raspberries from last year that i thought were dead are not and they are blooming :) The boxes are ready and waiting for the weather to cooperate a bit more so I can transplant lots of veggies I have indoors.

Anyway, for today I have a Birthday card for you, I made this card for somebody especial and I hope makes this person happy :)

  • Make card from Ivory Cardstock. 5" square card.
  • Die-cut a window on the front of your card. Stamp background image on bottom of card in Starlite Silver Brilliance Ink.
  • Tie Blue ribbon around.
  • Ink your frame with Faded Jeans Distress Ink. Adhere it to card.
  • Stamp sentiment on a piece of Ivory Cardstock in Faded Jeans Distress Ink. Die-cut and emboss it with Label 8 Dies. Adhere to card.
  • Stamp background image on inside bottom as well.
  • Add paper flowers.
  • Add tiny silver rhinestones on front card.

Card Recipe:
  • Cardstock: Ivory (Gina K. Designs)
  • Stamps: Backgrounds 1 (Wplus9), Sentiment from Framed Greetings (Gina K. Designs)
  • Ink: Faded Jeans Distress (Ranger Industries), Starlite Silver Brilliance (Tsukineko)
  • Embellishments: Light Blue Satin Ribbon (Offray), Silver rhinestones (Recollections), Mulberry Paper Flowers (Recollections).
  • Accessories: Label 3, Label 8 Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Scor-tape.
ETA: Thanks so much for your sweet comments, some of you have asked me about the frame, I bought it at my LSS, it is from Pink Paislee and it is called Artisan Elements Frames. It comes in a package of 4 and. HTH

I am submitting this card to:
  1. Play Date Cafe: Color Combo: Silver + Pink + Blue
  2. Joan's Garden: Birthday card+ Window+ 3 colors of flowers (mine are different shades of pink, hope it counts ;)
Hope you like it.
Your comments are welcome :)
Have a great day!!


  1. This is so your frame, this card is so elegant. I really enjoyed hearing about your garden...I am so impressed. Sounds like you really love gardening. Have a great week.

  2. Beautiful. Love the elegant look. Did you make the frame with fun foam or something else or did you buy it??? So neat!


  3. This is absolutely gorgeous, Giovanna! LOVE that beautiful, window frame and the way you've silver-studded that fantastic border stamp! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at The Play Date Cafe!

  4. Really fabulous. I'd like to know howyou made the frame. Looks like it has been stamped into modelling paste!
    Sue xx

  5. Beautiful card Giovanna. Gorgeous colourway and the frame is stunning - did you create it? (if so how please!!) I love how you you studded the embossing. tfs
    Enjoy your gardening.....

  6. Very pretty! Love that window design and the gorgeous roses! Super job with our colors, too! Thanks for playing along with us at the Play Date Cafe!

  7. Wow! That is off the chain gorgeous!! So elegant! I absolutely love what you did with the colors :) Thanks for playing with us at The Play Date Cafe!

  8. Your card is so elegant! I love the frame on the front of the card...just beautiful!

  9. Beautiful card! I love the frame and the elegance of the roses.

    Thanks so much for joining us at Joan's Gardens for our #12 Weekly Challenge!

  10. Ooh, BEAUTIFUL!!!!! LOVE everything about it, gorgeous!!! Thanks for playing along with us at the Play Date Cafe this week!

  11. Hello Giovana! I read your bio, and I think it's so nice that you are able to homeschool your little girl. And are able to get some Mommy Craft time, to create something beautiful like this! We are so happy you came to play with us at THe Play DAte Cafe.

  12. I just looooooove that 3D frame and how the flowers are on the inside of that card! FAB job!! LOVE LOVE LOVE your take on the challenge colors! Thank you so much for playing along with us over at the PDCC!

  13. Giovana...this is one breath-taking card! It's so wonderful to have you play with us over in The Play Date Cafe this week : ) I also have to say I was pleasantly surprised by one of my most favorite Third Day songs on your playlist! Thanks for sharing your faith as well.

  14. WOW! This is absolutely GORGEOUS! LOVE the framing and colors! This will certainly put a smile on someone's face!! BEAUTIFUL!