Thursday, June 7, 2012

Viva la Verve in June!!

I have the honor of hosting this week's Viva la Verve sketch over in the Verve Forum at, and let me tell you, I had so much fun making this card. I hope you're not intimidated by all the layers. They are so fun for combining decorative papers, or layering up an all white card with different shapes. And boy, did I use a plethora of different shapes and embellishments. Pure crafting heaven for me. ;)

I wanted to make one of Verve's new Plain Janes, called Grace, my focal point, and then thought it would be fun to add a sweet little tag using two of Verve's dies: Tiny Sweet Scallop and the small oval from the Charming Ovals set. I added the "thinking of you" sentiment from one of the recently released sets called Joyful Blooms. I thought the fonts and sentiments complimented each other beautifully.

I used a few more dies and fun embellishments too, like a Prima flower that was dusted with some Frosted lace stickles, some Spellbinders die frames, and a gorgeous Filigree Corner embellishment that I got from the fabulously vintage store called The Funky Junkie. Her link is on my sidebar under "shopping".

For the rest of the embellishments and tools, check out the supply list that I always include at the bottom of my post. And be sure to check out the VLV Sketch. If you participate, you have an opportunity to win $100 of Verve images!! Now how can you not join in on the fun when there's free stamps to be had!! Seriously!! ;)

Thanks for visiting and for all your support!! Crafters are some of the most kind people I know!!
Happy Stamping my friends!!

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Stamps: Grace Plain Jane and Joyful Blooms (Verve)
Paper: Preposterous (Creative Imaginations), Vintage Cream (PTI)
Ink: Gray Flannel (Memento), Antique Linen (Ranger Distress)
Accessories: Tiny Sweet Scallop, Charming Ovals
and All Aflutter dies (Verve), Labels 25, Romantic Rectangles and Jewel Keys dies (Spellbinders), Petal Pins Beads (Prima), Metal Filigree Corner embellishment and Venise Lace Sweetheart Fan (The Funky Junkie), Shabby Wrinkled Ribbon (the Prairiebirdboutique), Pearls (Want2Scrap and Pizzaz Aplenty), Sewing Machine, Twine


Marisa said...

I gulped when I saw the sketch - poor little creative gene is shaking in his boots LOL! Your card is gorgeous so I'm off to roll in some Diva Dust to see what I can make of the sketch.

Laurie Schmidlin said...

Oh TOSH! I've known you for quite a while...and have been in awe of your stamping abilities over and over again. But you my friend, have completely outdone yourself! W.O.W.!!!!! The details you add to your card are so unwrapping little gifts! Wow!!!

Vickie Z said...

Wow....fabulous card!! All the details are so perfectly perfect!

Conniecrafter said...

Oh Wow this is just awesome, such beautiful layering and embellishing with the pearl framing and pin, corner, key and lovely flower

Cards By Jan said...

Wow ...this is STUNNING!!

scrappingnana said...

Wow, what a gorgeous card. Love the layers and embellishments. Great colors too. TFS

scrapanadi said...

J'aime beaucoup cette carte!! bravo!!

Bisous de l'escargot

JD/ Jill said...

This card is so beautifully done!

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