Friday, August 17, 2012

Verve Spotlight Hops Day 2



Welcome to our Anni-VERVE-sary Spotlight Hops!  As many of you know, Verve is celebrating its 5th anniversary this month and the party is just getting started! Come join us over the next 9 days as we showcase the 23 new stamps and dies releasing from Verve! We'll be counting down the minutes and revealing all the new sets in our forum from 9-11pm Eastern on Friday, August 24, so make plans now to join us for our release party!

In the meantime, we've got a fun filled hop for you today! So let your fingers do the clicking and peek into the creative minds of Verve's talented Divas and Guest Divas as they give you a little tour of what's to come! Inspiration abounds, and so do the PRIZES!

That's right! We've picked a mystery blog from today's hop and hidden a prize! So be sure to give a little shout out in the comment section as you hop around to each blog on the list. We’ll draw a random winner from all of the comments on the mystery blog to win today's featured sets and dies. Check out the Verve Blog for all the prize details and deadlines.


1. Julee8. Charmaine
2.Laurie S.9. Janelle
3.Maureen10. Betty
4. Teresa11. Christyne {Guest}
5. Tosh12. Laurie W. {Guest}
6. Amy13. Jen S. {Guest}
7. Andrea



For my card I am featuring the new Lean on Me and Thatched Banner Plain Jane stamp sets and the Pointed Flowers and Dreamy Leaves Die Sets.  I combined them with Verve's Tag Time and Dream Big stamp sets and Verve's Cut Above Curvy Bookplate, Ribbon Banner, Mini Curvy Bookplate, and Pennant trim dies.






I am using the sketch from Day 3 of the Anni-VERVE-sary 2012 Release Challenges.  The hosts for this challenge are Julee and Laurie! Love the sketch!







Want even more chances to win? Head on over to the Verve SCS forum and play along in our Anni-VERVE-sary release challenges. Or hop on over to the Verve Blog to find out about our Verve Card Carnival, for a chance to win the entire new release (a $300+ value)!





As always thanks so much for stopping by!  Enjoy the hop!

Betty



Supplies Verve stamps Lean on Me and Thatched Banner Plain Jane, Tag Time, and Dream Big stamp sets stamp sets 
Paper Reflections Kraft, PTI vintage cream, BasicGrey Clippings dp
PTI Enchanted Evening, Ranger brushed corduroy
Accessories Verve Cut Above Pointed Flowers, Dreamy Leaves, Curvy Bookplate, Ribbon Banner, Mini Curvy Bookplate and Pennant trim dies.
May Arts natural twine, gems, pearls, distressing tool, sewing machine, foam tape, foam circles, Scor-tape, Spellbinder's die


49 comments:

  1. Loving your card based on the sketch!!!

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  2. This card is wonderful, I love the way the colours work together, cheers Linda

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  3. Wow! Gorgeous!!! I love the colors and layers! Stunning!!!

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  4. Oh Betty, this card is an absolute stunner!!!! :) I love the layers, the colours, the papers, the Verve-all of it! :)

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  5. It looks great, excellent layering!

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  6. Gorgeous card. Love all the layers and the way you did the 2 banners.. Loving the flower stamp and die set also. TFS

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  7. What a lovely card. The layered flower is so pretty!

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  8. Wow! Your flowers are beautiful made with patterned paper! And I really like how you created the "double-ended" banner.

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  9. Beautiful, love the colour scheme and distressed edges x

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  10. All those layers - wow! And that indigo colour is just amazing with your papers :o)

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  11. Great card. That purple really pops on the card. So beautiful.

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  12. Oh wow! I love the fresh green and purple! Great way to use that banner die too. Love this Betty!

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  13. OH my goodness I love this card you created! So much detail to delight the eyes! I love the curled layered papers under the stitching! Time most well spent for sure. Is it going up for sale? :) TFS on this fun new hop!
    jellybeankahler@yahoo.com
    Please email me if you'd like to sell this card!!! TY

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  14. Totally gorgeous card Betty!! Love all the details.

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  15. LOVE the drama of this card. The textured banner image is awesome.
    -- Connie C.

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  16. This is Fab... love that you stamped your flowers on patterened

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  17. Wow, fabulous! Your work just always blows me away. Love the colors you used and your so great at layering. I like all the gems down the side, I never would have thought to do that.

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  18. Betty, your card is AMAZING...so love with all your gorgeous layers!!!

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  19. Wow, your card is gorgeous! I love all the layers and how you cut the flowers out on the flower DP. I love the banner with the gems raining down the side and the gorgeous shade of blue.

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  20. This is gorgeous! So cheery. I love how you've doubled the banner and added the Thatched PJ.These new flowers are so beautiful.

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  21. loving the shabby chic feel of this card.

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  22. What a beautiful take on the sketch. Such pretty colors.

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  23. The sentiment is flabby! Love the trail of bling!

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  24. WOW I love this card --- the colors, the distressing AND all the layers!

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  25. A layered delight! Lovely card as always!

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  26. The distressed edges and all your embellishments are perfect! Love the colors too! Beautiful card!

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  27. Wow - this card is stunning! Fantastic colors and elements. I love all the DP patterns and colors. Really beautiful. ;-)

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  28. Love all the layers and what you did with the banner.

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  29. Great card! Love that sentiment and the pearls and bling on the banner piece. Such a fun but elegant card!

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  30. Love the card.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

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  31. Ooooh! I love your paper and color choices! Very pretty!

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  32. So scrumptious! Love that rich purple and all that bling!! Yum!

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  33. Love it ! Color choices, layering, and crinkled edges - what more could a girl ask for ?

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  34. Love the colors and double ended banner is clever and fabulous!

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  35. Love the mix of the dark blue with the lighter yellows and greens. It truly is stunning! I also really like all the bling and the distressing around the edges

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  36. Absolutely stunning! Love the distressing, the added bling...love it all.

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  37. What a great colour combo and love all the different layers.

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  38. WOW! What a lovely shabby chic card. I love the blue and green color scheme. Thanks for the inspiration. :D

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  39. Fabulous card Betty!...all that Verve goodness makes my mouth water.Can't wait until Friday...Thanks!

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  40. So pretty! Sparkle and layers - all good!

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  41. What a darling card with loads of Verve on it!

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  42. Oh I love those flowers and the purples and greens are super together!

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  43. oh wow. This is just droolworthy! I love that paper and the colors and everything!

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  44. Great layers, colors and bling!

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  45. What a neat idea to stamp the flower onto dainty floral patterned paper!

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  46. WOW! That blue and that green together is gorgeous! And I love the added bling!

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  47. love the colours and the distressing!

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  48. Great way to use the sketch, love the distressed look.

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Thanks so much!