Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Verve Countdown: Day One!


It's time to shine our sneaky Verve spotlight on some brand new stamps! We're counting down to Verve's release party this Friday night, April 15, with FOUR days of Spotlight Hops! And since we love to share, there's a prize hidden on one of today's hop spots! Just leave a little shout-out in the comments as you hop about for a chance to win some new Verve of your very own! You can check out the Verve Blog for all the prize details and deadlines.

I am soooo excited to be a Guest Diva this month for Verve! You are going to love what Julee has designed for April. I squealed with delight when I opened my package and have had so much fun working with the new stamps and dies!

Today we are spotlighting Bunny Shake, Birthday Phrases, Faithful Phrases and Happy Phrases. For my card I used Faithful Phrases and Happy Phrases. I love these little sentiment sets. They will be a great addition to anyone's collection. I love how well they pair with the ones that Verve has already released!



Here are the links for the other Divas also showcasing today's sets:

1. Andrea 8. Julee
2. Jackie 9. Tosh
3. Charmaine 10. Amber
4. Janelle 11. Amy
5. Teresa 12. Maureen
6. Laurie 13. Cresta
7. Sankari


Stamps: Faithful Phrases, Happy Phrases {Verve}
Cardstock: Scarlet Jewel, Fine Linen {Papertrey Ink}, Ballet Dotted Swiss {Bazzill Basics}
Designer Paper: Cabbage Rose: Paper Girl {The Girl's Paperie}
Embellishments: Corrugated Butterfly {jillibean soup}, glitter glass {Melissa Frances}, Antique White acrylic paint {Deco Art}, Plum pearls {Kaiser Kraft}, Ribbon {May Arts}, Tulle {Bazzill Basics}, Punches {Fiskars, Stampin' Up!}, Ink {Jenni Bowlin}


Thanks for stopping by, enjoy your day!

67 comments:

  1. Lovely card. Congrats on the GDT spot!! I'm excited about the phrase stamps. You used them wonderfully here...

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  2. love the colors and the sparkling butterfly!

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  3. What a cool way to use the scalloed circles...love it!

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  4. wonderful card, cheery colors

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  5. Love the dimension of this and the unique qualities! Great job!

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  6. Anonymous6:56 AM

    Love your card!! What wonderful colors!

    JoAnn Williams

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  7. Congratulations on your Divahood! Your card is delightful, and I do make a lot of "praying for you" cards. This would be a wonderful addition to my Verve library! TFS!

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  8. Beautiful, as always! Congrats again on the DT. :0)

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  9. Very pretty! Love the butterfly!

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  10. Oh my, so so pretty! This is just breathtaking. I love how the square of patterned paper is such a beautiful backdrop for the sentiment panel and that sweet butterfly.

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  11. Beautiful card. I love the butterfly and the sentiments.

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  12. Nicely done card!! I love the scallup, it adds just that extra touch. Thanks for sharing, have a great day!

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  13. So very lovely, Cresta!

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  14. Love the sparkly crimped butterfly and how you put the sentiments in the scallops.

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  15. I really like your triple-stamped sentiment in the scallop border and LO. Congrats on getting the Guest Diva spot, enjoy it!

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  16. Gorgeous Cresta! :) You make the best cards!

    Smiles ~ Brandi

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  17. Love the pink/brown colors!! Sentiment in the scallops is cool!!

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  18. So pretty! I just love that butterfly and the sentiments in the scallops!

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  19. This is very pretty! I love the sentiments you've added into the scallops!! ♥♥♥

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  20. Congrats on being a Diva this month! I love the glittery bits in the butterfly!

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  21. Using the scallops for the sentiments is a great idea!

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  22. Wow! I love the colors you chose and the Sentiments..So Beautiful!
    Rachelle

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  23. Wonderful card!! These new Verve stamps are super.

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  24. Love the colors that you used, great card.

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  25. Absolutely Fabulous. Love the scallop sentiment border!

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  26. Great idea to stamp the sentiment on the 3 large scallops -- and of course I'm crazy about the glitter!

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  27. Great card - love the scallop sentiment border and the butterfly-colors are perfect for Spring!

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  28. Your card is a delight to the eyes!

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  29. Cresta! your card is SO sweet! great work!

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  30. I love the cheery colors and the cute butterfly. Thanks for sharing :-)

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  31. Congratulations on being Verve's Guest Diva for April! Your card is so cute and I love the sparkly butterfly as well as the sentiment. Great job, Cresta!!!

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  32. Beautiful. I love the designer paper.

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  33. Nice card... pretty butterfly!

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  34. beautiful colors -- very elegant card!

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  35. love your glittery butterfly!!

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  36. So pretty. What an interesting and unusual butterfly - neat.

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  37. great colors!
    Sandra ltb

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  38. Congrats on being a guest diva! I can see why you were chosen; your card is beautiful! Little sentiments are definitely great, they are just perfect for adding a little something to a card.

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  39. Beautiful card and am loving these new little sentiments...so perfect for the new dies!

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  40. Love the card.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

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  41. This is just beautiful - thanks for sharing.

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  42. Luvin the lil knot of tulle and the sparkly butterfly.

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  43. Very pretty! I love the glitter. Thanks for sharing with us this month during the hops. :D

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  44. What a great idea to repeat the sentiment like that. Congrats on being a guest :>)

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  45. congrats on the much coveted GDT spot! It's well deserved I'm sure! Love your colors for this card...gorgeous!

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  46. Beautiful card! Love your color combo and the scallop sentiments. Gorgeous! Many congrats to you on divahood. Such an honor!

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  47. Love the stamped background and color combo.

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  48. Beautiful card!! - I am going to have to get the faithful phrases set!! Can't wait to see the rest!!

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  49. Gorgeous card! TFS!

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  50. Beautiful card! Congratulations on your Diva appointment!

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  51. Congrats and what a cute little card!

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  52. I love your card. It's simple, beautiful, and the sentiments are perfect together. Love that butterfly, too!

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  53. Cresta! So excited for you... with you! Your card is lovely! That triple sentiment is just the neatest idea.

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  54. Your card is beautiful. I love your balance of beauty and playful.

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  55. Yum! I love pink and brown together. Such warm and inviting colors. Very pretty!

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  56. Oh, another great layout (I did the day two hop first, LOL!) and that sparkly silver butterfly is so eye-catching, very pretty!

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  57. I really like the way you stamp the sentiment multiple times in the scallops! I'll have to lift that!

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  58. Very nice--I like the scallops and sentiment on top.

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  59. Such bold and beautiful colors in your paper, simple but beautiful. TFS

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  60. This is just adorable, Cresta!

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