Saturday, August 29, 2009

Thinking of You! VERVE VLVSEP01

This card is for today's SCS Inspiration Challenge(IC195)! Thanks, Anne for hosting!!! Our inspiration site is "Creative Wall Coverings. " As soon as I saw wallcoverings, I thought background stamping. I used two inspiration pics for the backgrounds and one for the focal image.

Here are the three links to my inspiration pictures.

Also, want to give a shout out to Julie(juliemlacey)for the wonderful color combo she used on her card here.

This card is also for Verve (VLVSEP01) sketch challenge. I am using Verve Bountiful Backgrounds, Budding Blossoms, and Enjoy stamp sets.

For the background panel, I stamped the fleur de lis from the bountiful backgrounds set. using soft suede. I stamped off so the image was lighter. I sponged ranger antique linen over the whole piece and used soft suede on the edges.

For the MS border punch lower panel, I sponged scarlet jewel onto this after punching.

The soft suede section, I used an EK border punch and sponged the soft suede panel. In keeping with the round theme, I used my cuttlebug swiss dots folder on the reverse side.

The next panel is the vertical lines with dots image from the Bountiful backgrounds set. I stamped in scarlet jewel, sponged with ranger antique linen, and soft suede on the edges. I added the same EK Success border punch, but did not allow the dots to show this time just the tiny scallop.

I stamped my focal image stem using ripe avocado and rocked and rolled a touch of soft suede. I stamped the flowers twice. I colored both with copics, but cut out and added one over the top of the others for some added dimension. I stenciled antique linen and some soft suede around border. I added a circle punch sentiment which I sponged with some ranger antique linen.

I finished my card with scarlet jewel satin ribbon and gold pearls.

Verve Bountiful backgrounds, Budding Blossoms, Enjoy
Soft suede, scarlet jewel, Ranger antique linen, ripe avocado
PTI scarlet jewel and vintage cream, SU soft suede
Nestabilities, cuttlebug ef, MS and EK success border punches, circle punch, photo corner punch, foam squares, glue dots, gold pearls, sponges, copics, scarlet jewel satin ribbon, gold cording, CAD


  1. WOW!! This is stunning Betty!! LOVE the bg's you've created! And the colors and textures are awesome!!

  2. Beautiful Betty, I love colors and layers!

  3. Betty, this is another MASTERPIECE you've created here. The colors are just gorgeous. One stunning card all the way!!! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

  4. Stunning card, card Betty! Love the color scheme and your focal image is gorgeous.

  5. Such a gorgeous card Betty! I love the colours and all of the textures you incorporated. Very rich and elegant!

  6. such gorgeous work, my friend! I love the vintage feel with the colors and the awesome texture. Very nicely done.

  7. Another stunning card! I love the colors of this card! So gorgeous!

  8. Wow Betty, another amazing creation! It's absolutely gorgeous!

  9. WOW, love this! I just recently started redoing our home in French Country so this card really appeals to me, especially the Fleur de Lis and the colors! Just wonderful! So much to look at!

  10. Oh fabulous... love the colors, great flower images and just beautifully done.

  11. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this card Betty!!! Stunning use of colour, beautiful papers, image, love the tage, punched edges, ribbon and pearls......OK I love it all!!! :)

  12. Oh, my, Betty...this is soooo gorgeous!!!! Your combo of colors and papers, scallops and layers...everything is so elegant and classy!!!!

  13. this card is just beautiful!! just love it very classy thank you for sharing just gorgeous victorian look


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