Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Verve New Release Spotlight ~ Day 1

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Good morning!!  I have a special treat for you today…there are new Verve Stamps available this Friday!! Woohoo!  The amazing Julee has created 4 new sets, one plain jane and 2 die sets all while she was VERY pregnant with twins!  Well, the twins have arrived and now the new release has too!  Today the Divas and I are show casing Joyful Blooms, Purely Sentimental and the Joyful Blooms Die Set.  Remember those gorgeous flowers?  We originally saw them in a larger version in the Great Friend set.  Now they have a smaller companion with matching dies!  This sweet flowers and sentiment are all in the new Joyful Blooms set and there are 3 Joyful Blooms flower dies to layer to your heart’s content :) 

Want to win these stamps and dies?  One lucky commenter from each day will win just that…leave a comment on the blogs below before Monday, April 16 at 6pm Mountain for the chance to win!  Enjoy the rest of the hop and we’ll see you again tomorrow bright and early for Day 2!!

1. Amber Hight

2. Andrea Ewen

3. Charmaine Ikach

4. Janelle Stollfus

5. Laurie Schmidlin

6. Maureen Plut

7. Sankari Wegman

8. Teresa Kline

9. Tosh Leyendekker

 

what’s in it?

stamps: Joyful Blooms, Love Notes (Verve)

paper: rustic cream (PTI), espresso (SU), Be Amazing (My Mind’s Eye)

ink: onyx (Versafine)

accessories: Joyful Blooms, Charming Banner, Jotted Heart (A Cut Above dies by Verve), limitless layers, wine bottle tag dies, buttons, twine (PTI), pearls (Kaisercraft), seam binding (Memriemare@Etsy), embossing folder (SU), stitching

63 comments:

Margie said...

Its amazing how manhy different effects these stamps and dies can produce - another lovely example.

Charmaine (CharmWarm) said...

This is just BEAUTIFUL, Maureen! Love all of the layers and that stitching!

MackieMade Paper Creations said...

Love this card! That heart is one of my Verve faves! And it looks great paired with these flowers! Love the great stitching, too! Can't wait to see the new stamp sets!

rlovew said...

Fantastic card! I love all the layers you used to bring everything together and the blue of the flowers really stands out.

Lynn said...

Gorgeous...love all the layered flowers...can't wait to see the whole set...you are making those dies shine!

~ Jo ~ said...

Love all the detail on this card. the layers are great, color choice is fantastic... beautiful card.

Andrea Ewen said...

Beautiful accents...my eye can't get enough of your Verve-y goodness! :) Love the stitching patterns and the muted colors...just gorgeous!

TannyP said...

That Julee really is something....and so are you. Absolute gold when that Verve touches your hands! The flower, stitching, sentiment label and seam binding....all amazing!

Gregsgirl's crafty corner said...

lovely card, the combination of the heart and flowers is gorgeous!

Debbie said...

Very pretty card. Love the layering!

marymac said...

Love all the layers and neutral colors of this card.

Lin said...

Fantastic layers and love the soft colors!

scrappingnana said...

Beautiful card. Love the color combo. Loving all the flowers and layers, along with the heart and scalloped circle. TFS

Nancy L. said...

so pretty!

cbaker said...

Beautiful card. I love hopping through the blog to see all the different ideas the DT has come up with using the same stamp/die set.

Mary-Anne V said...

Very pretty card...love all your layers and the embossed background.

marilynwillauer said...

Beautiful card, love the layered flowers and heart!!!

Basslady said...

an amazing combinatination of shapes!

love the sewing!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Annheidel said...

Beautiful layered card!

Linda Suarez said...

Great card! Love the new flowers and matching dies!

Christina said...

Oh no! I've successfully resisted these flowers so far, and now you tell me there are smaller versions WITH DIES? Love the shape and size of them. And your card is downright shabby and fabby, my friend!

Miriam Prantner said...

So pretty! Love that pop of blue from the flower (and all the layers on the flower too) against all the neutrals. Great work!

Chelsea said...

I love the layering of the flowers

Marisa said...

SOLD!! Loooove this flower and soooo glad there are matching dies. B-day money was well saved :) Lovely card showcasing the goodies. Can't wait to see what tomorrow brings.

Lisa Rea said...

Love how the teal ink on the flowers really pops out. NICE!

lisa dot rea at kbmg dot com
www.scrappydistractions.blogspot.com

jan farnworth said...

love it.

Janelle said...

Oh, Maureen! This is a wonderful verveliciously packed card. Squeee!!!! Love it.

Laraine R said...

Great card! Love the new stamps & dies!

Vickie Z said...

Loved those flowers in great friends and loving this smaller version. Heart looks wo derful with them!!

Luanne said...

Great Friend has always been one of my favorite flower sets. How neat to see more, and with DIES!! Your card is awesome, I love the bow too. ;)

Lisa M. (aka Lisabee) said...

Awh Maureen--this is stunning as usual! I love the piled on look with the different elements! Beautiful!

Tammy said...

How uber cute is this card?? WOW you've got lots of detail on this one!!! The zig zag in =to straight stitching, the honeycomb patterned paper for the heart, the buttons, just twine, the crinkle ribbong and last but not least the awesome stampes!! WOW this must have taken quite a bit of time---I so appreciate what you put into this:)Thank you for sharing and for allowing me to glean from you!! be blessed
~Beyond Measure
Tammy
www.urbeyondmeasure.com

Stephanie said...

I love the different stitching and the layers. The pop of color brings out the flowers...gorgeous card Maureen!

Ravengirl said...

Cute, cute, cute! I love all the fabulous Verve dies. The new ones looks so sweet!

Darlene Gabriel said...

Your card is so pretty. I love that layered flower and the heart with it. Fun stitching and pretty seam binding bow. I can't wait to get my hands on this new set and matching die.

Vicky said...

What a great card. The layered flower is perfect on your card
Vicky

Colorado Crafter said...

Great card! Can't wait to see all the new stuff from Verve.

Ally said...

Beautiful card. ;-) Love the colors and all the fantastic elements you've used. So pretty. ;-)

whoistracy said...

Just gorgeous! I love all the stitching you added to your card.

Judi said...

I so admire stampers who can pull of the shabby chic look, and you definitely did that here. Well done.

Tosha Leyendekker said...

What a fabulous collage of elements Moe!! Love the Joyful Blooms die with the Jotted heart!! Charming!

Amy said...

I love the smaller size of some of my favorite flower stamps AND dies to match?? Oh my :)

Lovely chic card Maureen!

craftymom205 said...

Love the card.

craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

Aimes said...

Holy guacamole, Diva! That Julee is one amazing lady to design so much whilst carrying twins! You've showcased her products beautifully in your fab, signatures style (as you always do of course!)
Hugs!
Duchess
x

Christine said...

Love the soft colors and the varied shapes and layers! You pulled so many elements together in a pleasing way!

Karen Day said...

Lovely, soft & warm colours, Maureen! Beautiful card :o)

Sue D said...

Wonderful card--I like the embossed background, the colors and the stitching.

BonnieC said...

So many elements on this card - yummy!

Sillyfilly said...

Your card is beautiful. The blooms are pretty. Can't wait to see all of the new release.

Paula said...

love all the layers... so pretty!

Gailanne said...

The "Joyful Blooms" really pop on this pretty card thanks to the white and aqua colors you chose.

Lisa Lynn said...

Love all of your layers and your creative stitching.

Bridget said...

Wow, layer after layer of gorgeousness...everything plays together so beautifully, love it!

Marlena M. said...

A spectacular display of stitches and blooms. I love this card!

Lisa S. said...

I agree, so many layers of wonderfulness. TFS!

Karen Wedding said...

Wow! Lots of layers. Look fantastic.

Teresa Kline said...

luv this, sweet heart and flower...gorgeous!

enjoy *~*

Trisha said...

Beautiful. Love the different take you had on the flowers and dies. Great layering. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

KanataNewf said...

Beautiful! The stitching is a great accent.

Heather said...

I knew these flowers looked familiar. Loved them in the original set, too. Your card is fabulous! Love all the layers.

wendy said...

whow simply gorgeous!

Heidi said...

Oh my gosh- this is so wonderful, I love all the elements and placement of them.

Julia said...

Fabulous card Maureen. I love how Verve stamps and dies compliment each other so well. Those flowers have always been my favorite and now there are more of them with a matching die set...yippe!!!

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