Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Verve Diva Inspirations September 2012 Blog Hop

It's September 5th and that means it's time for another Verve Divas Inspirations Blog Hop! On the 5th of each month, the Verve Divas Inspirations Team will be sharing creations using some of our favorite Verve sets from both past and present, and as always, there are PRIZES!!

You can start the hop at the beginning on the Verve Blog and continue on through each fabulous blog - be sure to leave a little comment love along the way and you just might win some Verve goodies of your own! If you arrived here from the talented Jen d's blog, then you're on the right track! Just in case, here's a look at the Master Hop List:
1. Betty8. Amber
2. Jen d.9. Amy
3. Jen T.10. Andrea
4. Julee11. Janelle
5. Sankari12. Maureen
6. Sony13. Teresa
7. Susan14. Tosha

I decided to just have a little fun and add a generic "just because" card to my stash. I started out playing with this week's MoJo Monday sketch, but got a little side-tracked along the way so I lost a few layers (but it's a great sketch, so do be sure to check it out!). I did have fun mixing up one of my favorite older Verve stamps with a fun sentiment from one of the new releases!


I will never get tired of using that fun wave-y circle frame-y thing from Happy Days! For me, it will always be my go-to circle framer! I added the "smile" sentiment from the brand-new Doodled Occasions set, which fit just perfectly tucked inside the wave-y circle frame-y thing! I used a mix of October Afternoon papers from my stash - I've been on a mission lately to do a little stash-using-up! I used mostly papers from Sasparilla with a few other random October Afternoon papers thrown in as well. As for embellishments, I stuck with my recent stand-by's of Mister Huey's Sprays and Wood Veneer Stars from Studio Calico. Overall, I think I managed to accomplish a fun gender-neutral generic card that would work for quite a few occasions.

That's it from me today. Julee is next up on the hop, so head on over to see what kind of fabulousness she's created and then keep on hopping along! Thanks for stopping by! Don't forget to stop by the Verve Blog as well to check out the new specials going on this month!! Believe me, you won't want to miss it!!

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36 comments:

Kim said...

Love this card and the swirl stamp in the center!

loulou said...

What a fun card, it certainly makes me smile. I love the combination of the stripes, checks, stars and circles - they are just all so happy together. cheers Linda

Mrs. GraceWorks said...

This is a fun card! I like the splatters. : ) It will definitely make someone smile!

KanataNewf said...

I bet this card won't be in your stash for long! Too gorgeous not to share!

Marisa said...

That swirl is too fun! Great papers and a wonderful card :)

Pam~ said...

Love all the patterns on this fun card! Awesome card ... made me smile!

wustaz said...

that is so cool. I love what you did with the older swirl stamp

jan farnworth said...

love what a great uplifting card.

Cindi Flass said...

This is gorgeous! I love the swirly circle and the papers are great!

Petra Swart said...

Beautiful card! Will bring a smile
to anyone's day!

Sharon Williamson said...

Great card, and lucky is the recipient!

Sue D said...

Very cute--I like all the patterns of paper.

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

love the splatter and the swirl embellishment!

Jess said...

love it!

laughadaisy said...

Fantastic card. ;-) I love the grungy, fun feel to it. Love the DP's and colors. So cool. ;-)

Ravengirl said...

Super cute! I love that wave and it's absolutely fabulous in green!

Christine said...

Love your card. I had trouble with this week's Mojo sketch, but I am loving the samples others are sharing!

Miriam Prantner said...

Great card! Love the paper choices and splatter!

craftymom205 said...

Great card.

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Maryleva said...

Love your card. Love the colors.

Jennipher said...

I like just because cards! This also has a bit of Patriotic flair to it with the color scheme you used.

scrappingnana said...

Great card. Love the papers and the circle flourish.

Chermaine c said...

Lovely card with great color coordinations! the circle wavey frame looks awesome with the sentiment !

Jennifer said...

Very nice!!! I can see why you use that "circle frame-y thing" from Happy days so much and I love your paper choices!

Thanks so much for taking the time to share,

Jennifer
Partridgelu at yahoo dot com

Connie and Jack said...

Love this card and the color palette you selected.
-- Connie C.

Christine Kiehl said...

What an awesome card! I love all of the details! They go together unexpectedly well! TFS on this fun hop!

MsMad said...

nice card and it looks very islandy.
Barbara Bird / Gecko Galz DT
MdStrwbery@aol.com
MdStrwbery.blogspot.com

Amy said...

I love all the patterns you blended in this! And I really appreciate the way you show the products used. Very helpful!

Betty said...

Great card! Thanks for sharing!

Heather said...

Such a great generic card! It could be used for so many occasions and for either guys or girls. Love the ink splots!

ScrappyKsue said...

Love all the colors!!!

Sian Ridley said...

A perfect, uplifting, make you smile kinda generic, gender neutral card - you're right :) I love the colourings and the patterns - I can never get checks and stripes to look right together!

Emily said...

Such a cool design. I love that circle framey thing too!

Mary-Anne V said...

Such a cool card...perfect for a boy/man with the clean lines and splatter.

Julianne N said...

Love the sprayed effect on your card! What a great idea to make gender neutral cards--ready to go when needed! Your combo of colours and patterns totally worked ;)

Heidi said...

Oh Oh- I have that swirl stamp and this is a wonderful way to use it with other stamps I just love this idea.