Sunday, October 24, 2010

Week 3 with Giovana

Well, I about fell out of my chair when Giovana emailed this beautiful WREATH sample she made with "Buds and Vases" this week! Wowee!! I have been so busy thinking about putting the flowers in containers and what else I can do with the jar (and designing my next three sets and...!) that I hadn't even thought how awesome the little leaves from the set would work on their own for a Fall card yet!! (this is why I have guest designers...)
The thank you greeting inside is from "Hip to be Square" set.

Here are Giovana's creation details:
"For this card, I dry-embossed the front of the card (Distressed Stripes), then sponged it a bit. I stamped both leaves 16 times, colored them with Rust Pearlscent Ink using a sponge. I cut out a circle using Circle Nestabilities to have as a base for my wreath, then I assembled first the small leaves and then I added the big ones. After that, I added some Gold Stickles around the edges of each leaf and put some Gold Gala Glitz (this is a mix of tiny beads and glass) on top. "
Well! Are you as intrigued with how GORgeous that "Gold Gala Glitz" is as I am??

Anyway, I'm just in love with this card and this look! I also just noticed as I typed those little row of dots she did on just one side of the thank you, perfect! Little unexpected details like these just make a card so special! I keep noticing more things to like about it! Thank you Giovana for thinking outside the box and reminding us all how much can be do with some classic, simple leaves!

Now let's go see another beautiful sample with "Buds and Vases" on Giovana's blog! :)


  1. OOH, cool!! That's why I like visiting blogs and doing blog hops!! You creative gals come up with such interesting takes on things!!

  2. Great idea to form a wreath! I ned to tuck this idea away! Very Pretty.

  3. That hits the "WOW" factor big time. My only question is what is pearl ink?

  4. That wreath is stunning! I'm going to have to find some of that 'gold gala glitz' - wow!

  5. What an awesome idea and awesome wreath..

  6. TOTALLY FAB!!!! Gorgeous gorgeous!

  7. I adore that wreath - so clever and lovely!


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