Thursday, December 5, 2013

Verve Stamps December Inspiration Hop - Tidings of Comfort and Joy


Welcome to Verve's December Diva Inspirations Hop. It's the 5th of the month and that means it's hopping time. We love to get our Verve inky around here. So pull up a chair and take a tour of some fun creations using Verve favorites .It's sure to be a treat, and speaking of treats, we've got a prize for one lucky commenter along the hop! Check out the Verve Blog today for all the prize info and deadlines.


1. Julee12. Andrea
2. Amy13. Teresa
3. Anya14. Charmaine
4. Betty15. Laurie S,
5. Jessica16. Stacey {Guest}
6. Karen17. Jen
7. Sankari18. Amber
8. Sarah19. Maureen
10. Susan20. Marisa
11. Tiffany21. Christyne


The Mojo Monday Sketch Challenge #322, Word Art Wednesday, Paper Issues: It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmasand the ColourQ Challenge #218 were just what I needed to get my Verve mojo running strong!  It's contest week over at MOJO... just enter a card using the sketch and you may be a lucky winner of some FREE VERVE!


There's a new sale at Verve, too!  25% off all stamps and dies released this year!  It's a great opportunity to stock up on some of those wish list items!  



I inked up the beautiful Verve Stamps set, Unto Us and used the coordinating A Cut Above by Verve dies, Classy Label Die, Reindeer Fun Die Set, and Award Banner Trim Die.  Oh, and let's not forget the sprinkling of one of favorite embellishments, Pastel Mix Sequins!


Thanks so much for stopping by the stage!
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Stamps:  Unto Us (Verve)
Ink:  Barn Door, Black Soot, Crushed Olive, Peacock Feather Distress (Ranger)
Paper:  Rustic White (PTI), It's Christmas (Webster's Pages), Glitzy Glitter (DCWV)
Other:  Classy Label Die, Award Banner Trim Die, Reindeer Fun Die Set (A Cut Above by Verve), Twine (Hemptique), Pastel Mix Sequins (Verve), Black Licorice Button (MFT), Stickles, Sewing Machine, Thread


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35 comments:

~amy~ said...

Stacey, this is wonderful!

Annheidel said...

Fun card! I love the colorful twine you used.

Marisa said...

Love how you used the sun ray die for the BG on this card - great colour combo too :) I'm sure you have the market on the coloured twine too ;) Great card as always.

Annette Allen said...

love how you add string to your cards.. so cute every time..

Barbara said...

What fun, fresh colors on your sweet card. Love all the layers and embellishments, makes the perfect background for your focal images. Nicely done.

BJ Searcy said...

Nice card! love the sun ray and the layering.

Sylvia said...

What a fun card, Stacey, love all the things you added to your card! So happy to see you here at the colourQ this week, thanks for playing with us.

Cathy Homan said...

Lots of color - Lots of twine. Great job!!!

Katie Ann Brooks said...

wow! This is really different and I love it!

cm said...

Another stunning beauty! You are the queen of layers and pattern combining! WOW!!
c

Maryleva said...

This is so colorful. I love everything about this card.

Darlene Gabriel said...

Beautiful card. I love your loopy twine bow and button. Love the sparkly banner too.

Jennyfer L said...

Wow Stacey, love the Sunburst mixed in with all those beautiful colors.

kReN said...

How lucky you are to be a GDT for Verve. Love your projects and hope to see more of your work in the future.


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Lisa said...

This is marvelous Stacey! Love the burst of polka dot behind your pretty layers! Thanks so much for joining us at the ColourQ!

Carole Robb Bisson said...

Instead of a Christmas star a starburst. Very creative. I like the colors and layout. Thank you for sharing your beautiful creation with us this week. I hope to see another paper craft project soon (up to five AG’s every week).
Blessings,
Carole Robb Bisson
Word Art Wednesday

Heather said...

This is so fun!! LOVE those bright colors and all your amazing details. How DO you get the twine to stay like that? It looks awesome.

~Tammy~ said...

I adore this Stacy!!! Love that beautiful focal sentiment!

Jean Bullock said...

Great layers!

Kari V. said...

This card has such a happy feel! Love it!

Julie S. said...

Great card, I like that sunburst design.

Kim S said...

I so love the paper you have chosen behind this. The sunburst is so joyful along with the trees with the deer image - perfect!!

D- said...

I LOVE your beautiful card. TFS.
Crafty hugs,
D~
DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

Elizabeth Sarkisyan said...

What a fun card and love the sunburst design in the background along with all of the details!!

Julee (Vervegirl) said...

Oh my, this is so spectacular and fun. Such a fabulously festive card, Stacey!

Mrs. GraceWorks said...

Great take on the inspiration photo!!

Miriam Prantner said...

Love that starburst paper, such a bright festive funky card!

Christine said...

Love the bright colors and especially like the glittery turquoise banners. Your bows always amaze me!

Karen Letchworth said...

Another truly stunning card, Stacey. Thanks SO MUCH for sharing with us!
Blessings to you,
Karen
Word Art Wednesday

Donna Oates said...

Love your bright, sunburst card! Well done. It makes me smile with those bright happy colors with just enough bling in the flagged border!

Sue D said...

FAbulous colors and patterns and I like the twine.

Lisa H. said...

gosh! this is FAB!!! love it, Stacey.

Lucy said...

Great design! I love the non traditional colors!

dj said...

fantastic...love the colorfulness of this card!! I keep trying to figure out how you make your twine so loopy and rounded...do you wax it?? I think I may have asked you before...would love to know your secret!!

dj@CardsPaperAndScrapbooks.com

Charmaine (CharmWarm) said...

These colors are just GORGEOUS!! What an awesome card, Stacey!