Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Welcome to our Anni-VERVE-sary Spotlight Hops!  Hop along with the Divas all week long as we share our first looks at a few of the new products releasing from Verve on Friday night!  One lucky commenter from each day's hop will win the sets and dies featured that day, so be sure and leave a little love in the Divasphere! Check out the Verve Blog today for all the prize details and deadlines.




Welcome back to DAY 3 of the Anni-VERVE-sary Blog Hops! I am excited to show you what I have created today using the fabulous Words of Wisdom set and Graph Paper PJ!  I also used the Rounded Rectangle Die and created a fun little removal Words of Wisdom notebook for my card.   

I dug out some tools I have not used in quite awhile.  A 1/16" hole punch, hammer, spool of wire, and a mat.  I stamped the graph, die cut and punched holes.  I used cardstock for the cover and back panel of the notebook.  I used the back of some paper weight designer paper.  I stamped and die cut the graph, stamped many of the wonderful sentiments that come in this set, punched holes, and threaded the wire.   I used this darker metal for the notebook and kept  the loops bent a bit to give more of a aged vintage feel. I am showing you a few of the pages inside my notebook.  In all there are 10 little pages in this notebook.  Fun and fabulous and I highly recommend you making one! 


I am also using the little sprigs images from Sunny Days and the Leafy Sprigs dies from Monday's Spotlight Hop. I just love this set and dies, too!  I had to add a few touches to this card just to show you how all of the sets can work together.   I added some glitter to my sprigs for some extra sparkle!  I am also giving you alittle sneak at another die that will be spotlighted more on Friday.  I used it as a border on this card, though.  Hmm.....whatever could it be?  I am using the MOJO Monday sketch(MOJO203)  for my card!

Next on the hop is Maureen!




1. Julee8. Sarah {Guest}
2. Charmaine9. Marisa {Guest}
3. Tosha10. Laurie
4. Andrea11. Amy
5. Sankari12. Shannan
6. Teresa13. Betty
7. Jackie14. Maureen


As always thanks so much for stopping by!




Supplies
Stamps: Verve Words of Wisdom, Sunny Days, and Graph Paper pj
Paper:   Flourishes Classic Ivory cardstock, Prima Madeline collection I think, unknown dp for notebook pages
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, PTI chamomille and scarlet jewel, Ranger vintage photo,walnut stain, and pumice stone
Accessories: Verve Dies Rectangle Frame and Leafy Sprigs die, Scallop rectangle die, glitter, glue pen, cutting mat, 1/16" hole punch, hammer, wire, corsage pins, sewing machine,,  pearls,  button, dyed seam binding, copic colored dyed to match paper clip, ticket from a ribbon package(stamped and recyled)

91 comments:

  1. Such a beautiful card, and that mini notebook is just the sweetest thing! Have a fabulous day!

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  2. Fun, fun, fun! I love the mini notebook you've created for the front of this card, so clever!

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  3. Absolutely beautiful, Betty!!! Love everything, but that little notebook is awesome!! Thanks for the sneaky peek, I have a good guess :)

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  4. How clever, Betty! Wonderful colors and such encourging sentiments, all in one place! Fabulous!

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  5. Oh my word! Clearly fabulous artistry at work on this card. Love that mini notebook...and such perfect use of the stamps =)

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  6. Awesome notebook and loving all those sentiments!!! Fabulous card!!

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  7. That notebook is fantastic! What a great idea!!!!

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  8. love this and your little notebook is brilliant

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  9. How brilliant is that little notebook - love that you left the wires bent a bit; gives it such a great vintage feels. Lovin' those sentiments!!!

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  10. LOVE that mini notebook Betty - you THREADED that wire to create it?!! :-O WOW! Most impressive young Skywalker - I LOVE this idea!

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  11. Oh what a great idea!! Love this little notebook and all the great sentiments inside, not to mention how gorgeous the outside is!!

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  12. This card is such a WOW card! Love it!

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  13. Love the cream and the gray ! What a wonderful combination !

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  14. Whoa, aren't you the creative genius?! This is over the top amazing...especially with that darling little notebook as the center of attention!

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  15. Wow, Betty, this is fabulous. I love that little spiral full of words of wisdom.
    Liz Williams

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  16. Just fabulous! That notebook is adorable!

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  17. Another little notebook - that has so many creative possibilities doesn't it!?

    This is a really gorgeous card and I'm now even more intrigued to see what that scalloped border is on Friday :)

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  18. BETTY!!! How FUN is this!! How Clever!! I just really love it!!

    Faith

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  19. OMGoodness! Another one knocked out of the ball park!! Stunning, just stunning!! I love the coil and notebook! How clever! (again!)...permission to CASE this sweet little book...hugs, Diva!

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  20. This is so cute!! I love the little notebook!!

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  21. What a fun embellishment you created!

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  22. Amazing, really love the mini notebook on the front, may have to 'lift" this!!!!

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  23. a beautiful and adorable card!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

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  24. I love interactive cards! This one filled the bill. Really like this. Gonna have to figure out how you did that spiral notebook on my own I guess. Great job!

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  25. Hey Betty! this is so amazing. I cant' believe you made that into a little notebook. You are so clever! Hugs to you!

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  26. The notebook is perfect! Wow. You spent a LOT of time on the perfection of this card--it was worth it! So beautiful!

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  27. Love what you've done with the spiraled graph paper Betty!! And your colors and layout are just super fabulous!! What a gorgeous creation!!

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  28. That little tiny notebook is soo fabulous!!! Great job Betty!!!

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  29. What a stunning creation, Betty!! Love the sentiment tag, it's awesome.

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  30. WOW!!!!!!! I just LOVE IT!!!!!!!!! Thanks so much for sharing how to create it. I can't wait try.

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  31. I luv this Betty, so cute girl!

    enjoy *~*

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  32. This is yummy Betty! Love the rich red and a signature bow. Beautiful!

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  33. I LOVE your card and that little notebook is the cutest thing I've seen in a long time!!! Thanks for telling us how to make one. I'm going to give it a try after I finish hopping.

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  34. I love how you put all of the elements together. SO WONDERFUL!

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  35. Fabulous and oh so fun! I love your little notebook! So clever and sooooo cute!

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  36. You and Tosh were on the same "page" (so to speak) but I just love what you did with the notebook. Thanks for sharing the details!

    Loralei B
    playingwithpaer.blogspot.com

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  37. Love the idea of a mini notebook on a card!

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  38. How creative! I love the tiny notebook, and can't wait to use the notebook paper with the new sentiments.

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  39. what a wonderful mini book!! very creative Betty.

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  40. What an absolutely brilliant idea. Love your card with the removable notebook. Beautiful!!

    KathyE

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  41. How neat is that spiral book! Eeks! Betty this is a beautiful card.

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  42. Very cool! I like the paper clip and ticket. Fun stuff going on with plenty of beauty, too. Way too cute with the little notebook. Clever!

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  43. What a great idea to add the little notebook to the front of your card! I love that fab ribbon, too. Thanks for the inspiration! :D

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  44. This is awesome card! Love it! Olena

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  45. Love the booklet, Betty! Great idea!

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  46. Hi Betty, What a darling card. I just love the little notebook of inspiration. What a clever idea. Love all the details on your card and the color combo is just perfect. This sentiment set is just the TOPS!! Thanks for sharing your art with us. You have inspired me. hugs
    My Blog: www.u-inspire-me.blogspot.com

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  47. Wow! Love the little notebook! Fantastic card!

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  48. Creative perfection!!!! WOW oh WOW!!!!

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  49. Oh how fun!!! Love how you used the wire to create the spiral binding on the notepad. Fabulously done, Betty!!

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  50. This card is so attractive with such an out of the box element attached to it, it is awesome! Great job, TFS!

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  51. Cute cute cute. Love the little note pad.

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  52. Oh my word, wow, wow, WoW! This card is so awesomely amazing. I'm just smitten with all the details you put into this gorgeous creation. So fabulous! Thanks for the peeks. ;-)

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  53. Beautiful card! And I love how you made your own notebook with more of the fabulous sentiments from this set.

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  54. This one is a stunner! Love it!

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  55. Love the project.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

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  56. This is fabulous. Love the little notebook with the different sentiments. TFS

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  57. I just love the DIY spiral notebook idea! It's super cute!

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  58. Ok...this is way too cute for words!!! The card is absolutely fabulous, but the way you put it together..(why didn't I think about that)...is what makes it even more of a stunner.

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  59. Oh my Betty...I am number 70...wonder if you will ever even see this comment, you popular girl you! Love all of the elements on this card...your use of embellishments really makes the grade girl! TFS!!

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  60. I've fallen in love with the notebook stamps and then you go and make it into a mini-notebook! Genius!

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  61. The mini notebook full of inspirations is so creative. Love this set so far and love your creations!

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  62. Wow, such a lovely project you made!

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  63. love how you've used these stamps

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  64. The card is great and the little notebook is so clever. A great use of the new stamps.

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  65. Betty, this is genius! I love that mini notebook and the stamping on the ticket is just perfect!!

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  66. OH MY GOODNESS BETTY...this is spectacular! I love every little thing about it!!!

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  67. NO WAY!!!! You just created pure awesomeness there Beautiful Betty!!! HOLY MOLY MAGIC!!!! LOVE that notebook girl!
    Beautiful and Genius!!!
    xoxo
    Sankari :)

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  68. Wow! You've raised the bar with your clever notebook! I love it! What an altogether amazing card!

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  69. WOW Betty this is exceptional- what a great little gift too!

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  70. Love the mini notebook....fabulous idea!...The Divas are really going all out on this release. Lots of awesome inspiration.

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  71. that notebook is amazing! I love it!

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  72. oh my goodness - that little notebook is ... well... just beyond words. Beautiful creation.

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  73. This is so cute and clever little notepad idea.

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  74. What a cute little notebook...love the idea, great card!

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  75. How stinkin' cute! I love that little notebook you made. Very clever girl! :)
    Hugs~

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  76. Completely awesome doesn't even begin to cover it, but that's the best I can get from my vocabulary right now! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  77. Love this little book. Great project!

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  78. stunning card with a wonderful arranged ribbon!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

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  79. Great card and the little note book of encouragement is darling!

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