Saturday, January 28, 2012


I have been wanting to use the sweet treat cups and Freshly Made sketch allowed me to create this one.  I wanted to punch a heart but the SU heart can't be used in one piece, so I couldn't. Maybe a Spillbinder's heart die could fit in the center and I'd be able to use the Sweetheart stamp set to create the flower heart in one piece. Any suggestions?  Enjoy!
XOXO Gisela

Birthday Card

I started with another sketch in mind but once I finished the embossing, I didn't want to cover it.  I like the effect of highlighting the raised part of the embossing. It gives it a different look.  I used a couple of punches for the flowers and stained the edges.  Enjoy!
XOXO Gisela

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Love is in the Air

This is a beautiful sketch with a fun spin... Non-traditional Valentine.  I used Old Olive and Rich Razzleberry for the non-traditional colors and a hot air balloon thinking of the phrase 'love is in the air.'  I tried to do clouds in heart shape but you can't really notice it. I was going for a soft look and used too light of a blue for the sky.  I like it, how about you?  Enjoy!
XOXO Gisela

Daughter's Birthday

This was a very special card for me to make, it's my daughter's birthday card.  She picked the colors and said, "Mom, I would like a card with these colors" and that is what I used.  Tags are one of the things that I always think of using so this challenge was a perfect one for me.  Enjoy!
XOXO Gisela

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Simple Birthday Card

A simple birthday card but nicely detailed.  The colors look good together and the touch of Early Espresso anchors the card.  Piercing is something I often forget but will have to use more often. It can add so much to a project and you can create almost any shape you want.  Enjoy!
XOXO Gisela