Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Verve's March Divas Inspiration Hop!


Welcome to our March Diva Inspirations Hop!  It's the 5th of the month and that means it's time for the Verve Inspirations Team to breathe new life into some much-loved stamps and dies. And there's a PRIZE up for grabs! So be sure to leave a little shout out in the comment section of each blog as you hop about to be entered in a drawing for a $30 gift certificate to Verve Stamps! Check out all the details over at the Verve Blog, which just happens to be the start of the hop.

I want to give a big shout out to some new Inspiration Divas in the line up!  Woo Hoo!  Congratulations to all the new team members!  So honored to have you all on the Inspiration Team!  Look forward to working with you all!


If you got here from Julee's blog you are in the right place. 


1.Julee7.Karen
2. Amy8.Sankari
3. Anya9. Sarah
4.Betty10. Sony
5.Jen d.11.Susan
6.Jessica12.Tiffany




























For my card I am using Verve's Great Friend, Bloom & Grow, and Big Wish stamp sets.  I am using the newly released Verve Cut Above Flag die set, Scalloped Trim Trio die, Elegant Leaves, and Joyful Blooms dies.   I am using this week's Sweet Sunday Sketch 179.


I stamped the large flowers cutting out the two larger layers by hand then die cutting the top flower. I inked the outside frame with scarlet jewel ink and stamped the solid image with Memento Pink.  To change up the normal a little bit I thought it would be different to ink the leaves in black for a tab bit more drama.  I added some foam tape to create some depth.  I added some layered designer paper die cuts using the Flag It die set as well as a Scalloped Trim border.  Lots of options with these new dies.  I finished the card with some stitching, and a seam binding bow using Verve's Spring Fling Ribbon Collection.
 
As always thanks so much for stopping by!  Enjoy the hop!  Next up is the super talented  Jen's Blog.


As always thanks so much for stopping by!

Betty 



Supplies 
Stamps Verve's  stamp sets
Paper PTI vintage cream, MME dp, scarlet jewel, true black
Ink Memento tuxedo black and pink, scarlet jewel,  Ranger brushed corduroy, 
Accessories  Verve Cut Above dies, sewing machine, pink gem, button, rose memory thread, foam tape, scor-tape, Verve's seam binding, Verve's Cut Above dies
  

58 comments:

  1. Love your card. The addition of your hand cut layers. TFS

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  2. Beautiful card! I love your flowers.

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  3. Love your card. The ribbon is so beautiful.

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  4. Such beautiful work Betty! I think the black leaves look cool!

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  5. Beautiful Betty,just beautiful!!!!!

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  6. Great card. Has a nice vintage feel to it. The colors are a nice muted look with a splash of color in the ribbon.

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  7. Very pretty, love the big bow!

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  8. Ohhh, this is so pretty - that bow is luscious Betty!

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  9. One of my favorite sets! Love those flowers and they look fab next to your signature bows :)

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  10. I am loving that gorgeous bow!! The flower is perfection and I love the mix of papers!

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  11. I love your gorgeous bow and the flowers are perfection!

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  12. very prerry card - love the color combo and that bow!!

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  13. Love this card! SO beautiful! Your bow with the button is fantastic!

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  14. Fabulous card! I love all the layers to the flower, and the black leaves go perfect with the whole card.
    <3 Emily L.

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  15. Beautiful card. Love the bright pink bow. Great job.

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  16. Your flower and bow is just beautiful!! Love your card!

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  17. So pretty!! Those flowers are my, absolute favorite; they're perfect for everything. Great papers and I really like the sentiment stamped this way (I've never really been crazy about it before--but I really like how you used it.).

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  18. So beautiful Betty. Your colorful ribbon inspiration caused some to jump in my cart. It is on its way.

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  19. Oh, this is just beautiful, Betty! Love that big beautiful bow!

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  20. Wonderful design! Love the large elements on the card!

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  21. gorgeous vintage inspired card, betty!

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  22. I love that flower and the bow! So pretty!! And that is one of my favorite stamp sets that the sentiment is from!! So pretty!!!

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  23. Gorgeous with the big bow and button.

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  24. I just love everything about your card, the bow just adds such amazing whow factor

    Ali N.Z.

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  25. Gorgeous bow! I love the way it picks up the dots in the background and how you set off the center with such a unique button!

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  26. Betty, your card is just perfectly beautiful. Great job.

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  27. I love the paper and the bow!

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  28. Beautiful card! Thanks for sharing it with us.

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  29. I absolutely love your color and paper choices! They really create such an elegant look! Thanks so much for sharing!

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  30. Lovely card.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

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  31. Love that gorgeous layered flower and that beautiful bow!

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  32. Wonderful!! Love the layered flower and the bow is gorgeous! TFS. God bless!!

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  34. Beautiful layered flower and bow.

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  35. Beautiful card! Love your layout, colors and that bow is sweet!

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  36. Wow! Look at that gorgeous bow! Terrific card.

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  37. Gorgeous!! Love that color combo, the beautiful ribbon and that great layered flower!

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  38. What a fabulous card Betty, and you used my favorite Verve flowers.

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  39. Beautiful card, love the dimension, great ribbon and bow

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  40. Betty, this is one beautiful card! That bow is just scrumptious and I only dream of making one like that! Thank you for the warm welcome to the team!

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  41. Beautiful as always Betty. Love that big pink bow. Thanks for inspiration on a set I already own.

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  42. Love your card,Very pretty,Your bow is awesome...

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  43. Betty this is stunning! I love the vintage look of your card, the inked edges of the flower add so much richness. So glad to be joining you this month!

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  44. Absolutely beautiful!

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  45. gorgeous! gorgeous!! gorgeous!!! you've used some of my fave sets- LOVE it!!

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  46. Lovely card! Beautiful dimension to your pretty flower and love that bow!
    DeniseB

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  47. Love your creation! Beautiful colors and love the bow!

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  48. Such yummy colors and ribbon, Betty! Beautiful as always.

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  49. Beautifully done!! That ribbon is gorgeous!!

    www.CardsPaperAndScrapbooks.com

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  50. Wonderful card...love the flowers and the ribbon.

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  51. Oh my - so much prettiness on one canvas! Stunning, eye-catching card - and a wonderful showcase of Verve products. My list just got longer...Thank you for brightening my day!

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  52. so beautiful!!! I LOVE the colors and the beautiful flower!

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  53. beautiful - using some of my fave go-to sets from Verve!

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Thanks so much!