Sunday, September 11, 2011

Your In My Thoughts! Viva La Verve and MORE!

Happy Sunday!  I spent some time in my craft room cleaning yesterday.  It is a never ending job.  Funny thing is, once it is cleaned I feel like stamping so another crafty mess.  A vicious cycle. All be it a fun one.  

This card is for VLV Week 2 Sketch Challenge.   Amy Sheffer is the host this week.  Fun sketch, Amy!   For my card I am using Verve's  Forever in Our Hearts, Amazing Wishes, and Tag Time stamp sets.  I am also using Verve's Tiny Sweet Scallop dies.

I combined these sets with my new Prima Printery paper pack. I stamped the main image and added a few touches ebony glitter. I stitched and ink distressed the panels.  I added a flower with some precut text leaves that I vintaged up a bit.   I finished with a flower, layered tags, memory thread bow, and black gems.

As always thanks so much for stopping by!

Did It Creations Anything Goes
 One Stitch At A Time Anything Goes
Allsorts  Flowers and Swirl
Catch The Bug  Punches or Dies
Crazy Amigo Challenge Sewing
Pile It On Layer It
Crop Stop Use Spellbinders
Freshed Brewed Something New
Paper Take Weekly - Anything Goes
Alphabet Challenge P is for Pretty Pastels
Fun with Shapes & More (Anything Goes) must include die cut/punch
Delightful Challenges -  Bling It

Stamps Verve
Paper Flourishes Classic Ivory, PTI linen, Prima Printery dp
Ink PTI chais chamomille, Memento tuxedo black, Ranger antique linen
Accessories Spellbinders, sponges, foam circles, score tape, glue dots, Verve dies, black memory thread, prima flower, ranger ebony glitter, quickie glue pen, black gems, text leaves, CAD, nestabilities


  1. Great take on the sketch, Betty! Loving the monochromatic feel to the card and that flower is gorgeous :)

  2. Amazing Betty! I love the look and your memory thread bow is fabulous. :)

  3. Your details are amazing, Betty! Love that gorgeous flower! Beautiful!

  4. pure gorgeousness...and that dp.....well, it is perfection

  5. Gorgeous card! Love the colors and that Memory thread bow is "to die for"! Thanks for playing along with our CropStop Challenge Blog.

  6. Very pretty card Betty! Love the scene and all the pretty patterned paper!

  7. Beautiful card! love it!
    Thank you for BLINGING IT at the Delightful Challenges!

  8. Love the vintage feel! Thanks for joining us at CropStop!

    Blog: “Let’s Get Scrappy!”

  9. Betty, this is a really great card. I love all the dimensional layers. Thanks for joining us at Delightful Challenges. NancyD

  10. This is SO pretty, Betty!! I hear ya on the "vicious cycle" thing. ;)

  11. Fabulous card!

    Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week.

  12. A stunning card. Thank you for joining us at The Alphabet Challenge Blog this week.

    Emma - The Sparkly Fairy

  13. Beautiful. I haven't seen the memory thread before, pretty cool!
    Thanks for sharing your "Something New" with us here at Fresh Brewed Challenges! :) Gale

  14. Stunning :-) Thank you for joining us at OSAAT this week, hope to see you again soon! Elaine DT -xxx- p.s I have candy if you would like to pop over and enter :-)

  15. OH MY GOODNESS! Betty! This card is simply stunning! I need to go back and take another look! Take a bow!
    Thank you for joining us at Freshly Brewed Challenges for our "Use Something New" challenge!
    Hugs Sheryl

  16. What a beauty Betty, it's a stunner, thanks for joining us at Delightful Challenges this week x

  17. OMG! Amazing Card!
    Thanks for joining us at ALPHABET Challenge this week.
    Good Luck!

  18. what an amazing card, the color and the composition are just brilliant!

    Thanks for playing with us at CropStop's challenge blog and Pile It On!

    -- dalis

  19. What a gorgeous card!
    Love the monocromatic effect and your flowers are awsome!
    Thanks for joining in at Allsorts this week for my Flowers and swirls challenge!
    Good luck and I hope to see you again
    Hugs, Jill

  20. A lovely card Betty just beautiful, love the subtle colour palette you have used just gorgeous.

  21. Jaw dropping gorgeous!!! You put so many beautiful details and they're perfect together!

    Thanks for joining us in this weeks punch challenge at Catch The Bug!

    :) Becky

  22. Love the vintage colors of this beautiful card!!

  23. Wow - fabulous card!
    Thanks for joining us at Pile It On!
    Helen x

    PS - I have candy on offer on my blog if you're interested :0)

  24. Wow this is truly stunning, love the colours you have used. Thanks for joining in with our challenge over at OSAAT this week and good luck. Julie DT

  25. BEAUTIFUL Card!!!
    Thanks for joining us at PIO! Have a GREAT day!

  26. This is truly an amazing card Betty!! Love everything about it! Thanks for joining us at the month long "something new" challenge at Freshly Brewed.



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