Friday, July 1, 2011

Verve Diva Inspiration Blog Hop July 2011

Welcome to the July Diva Inspirations Blog Hop! Our Diva Inspirations team and several special guests from the Release team are here to start your month off right with a little Verve inspiration! Take a little peek at each of the fabulous blogs below for some Verve-alicious eye candy and you just might win some Vervey goodness of your very own!
Diva Inspirations Blog Hop
Master Hop List
1. Julee 9. Susan
2. Betty 10. Andrea
3. Dawn 11. Charmaine
4. Jen d. 12. Teresa
5. Jen T. 13. Maureen
6. Lynda 14. Amber
7. Shannan 15. Amy
8. Sony
We've hidden a little mystery prize on one of today's hop spots, so be sure to leave a little comment love as you hop around for a chance to win!
Comment Deadline: 11:59pm Mountain, July 5
Prize: $30 gift certificate to Verve
July is birthday time here at Verve, with five Diva birthdays, including my own! To start the celebration in style, our July Stamp of the Month is one of my absolute favorites... Carpe Cupcake!
And at 40% off during the month of July, Carpe Cupcake is one SWEET deal!


 
A brand new month also brings along a new sale here at Verve!
During the month of July, save 20% on all of our birthday stamps!
Check out all the birthday goodness on our SALE page

Our Gift to YOU!

And what's a birthday party without goody bags? We've gathered together some of our favorite things... doilies, My Mind's Eye paper, tags, ribbon, plus a few other goodies and put them in brown paper packages! And during the month of July, if your order is $75 or more, you'll receive one of these goody bags free! There's nothing to add to your cart, we'll just be sure to include it when your order ships! Celebrate good times, c'mon!

My card is a bit, but IRL it is very pretty.....I have determined "I like busy"....lol.  I have used the Viva la Verve sketch for today, I do hope you will join us and play along.  What is in mt card is below...enjoy!
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Stamps:  Circular Saying(Verve)
Paper:  Black, White(SU), and Portrait Collection Designer Paper(Crate Paper)
Ink:  Black Soot(Tim Holtz Distressed Ink)
Accessories:  A Cut Above Flutterby Die by Verve, Gemstones, SU Circle Punch, SU Scalloped Circle Die, Doily, Janome, Distressing Tool, and 3D Foam Squares  

72 comments:

  1. Love the black and green combo. Your card is so pretty!

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  2. Beautiful Teresa! I love the shabby chic look! I wish I could distress that like! Must practice! Thanks for the inspiration :)

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  3. Very pretty. Loving this paper you've been using. The butterflies are so elegant.

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  4. This is GORGEOUS! I loveeeeeeeeeeee those butterflies! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

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  5. Oh, this is so pretty! lOve the black and white combo with the pop of colour!

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  6. very pretty. That "circular sayings" is my most used stamp set.

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  7. Judi SzyndrowskiJuly 1, 2011 at 10:31 AM

    This is lovely. Love the whole shabby chic feel. Judi

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  8. This is beautiful! How can you go wromg with butterflies, though?

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  9. Beautiful card. I have been having trouble using that paper collection and you have used it wonderfully.
    Kim

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  10. Love the layout, your colors and the cute little butterflies. Fun card. Enjoy the Celebrations this weekend.

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  11. Love the incredibly cool butterflies! Love the doilies! Love the sentiment!

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  12. Love this card, the colors are so pretty!

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  13. Such a pretty card, Teresa! I love those butterflies!

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  14. Oh what a great card - shabby/chic and great colors!!

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  15. love love, the butterflies!

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  16. Love that butterfly and they look wonderful in there DP garb :) Great take on Amber's sketch and an early Happy Birthday to you :)

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  17. I absolutely love this. I wish I could duplicate this torn sewn technique you've used but I never like it when I try it.

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  18. Beautiful, Teresa! Love the doily! These papers just steal my heart everytime I see them and you worked magic with them. :)

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  19. Love this paper and the butterflies...so sweet & yet so elegant, too! I also love your distressing!! It's one of my favorite techniques!

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  20. Love the colors what a fabulous card.

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  21. Lovely card and great distressing - my often just looks messy!

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  22. What a beautiful card. I LOVE the distressing and those butterflies! So pretty.
    Hugs,
    Raven

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  23. Those patterned butterflies are beautiful, I am partial to a butterfly! :) they make for a beautiful card :)

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  24. Another beauty! I always enjoy your cards! I want really need to get some doilies.

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  25. Oooo! What a cool color combination! And I love those butterflies, they just pop off the green. It has a little old fashioned flair to it, fabulous!

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  26. Love the tattered edges technique. Haven't quite mastered that one myself.

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  27. SO SO pretty, T! I love all the black, very classy!!

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  28. Very pretty! I like the butterflies =D

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  29. Love this card! The colors just POP! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  30. Beautiful, encouraging card. ;)

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  31. I've always loved the black/white/green combo and you've done it beautifully here. That doily is just the perfect touch with those butterflies.

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  32. oh, those butterflies are making me swoon! Lovely!

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  33. Gorgeous, Teresa! Love those papers and all the distressing! Amazing job with Amber's VLV sketch! Have a great long weekend!

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  34. Great card!! Love the butterflies!!

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  35. Your card is beautiful. Love the color combo you used.

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  36. Love your card.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

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  37. Love your card, it's just so nice, simply pretty!!

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  38. These papers are so pretty and I love what you did with Amber's sketch! Beautiful shabby chic creation...your trademark! :-)

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  39. So pretty and sweet - you have a beautiful way with cards!

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  40. What a fabulous colour combo. Very dramatic.

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  41. now this is one fabulous vintage eye candy! You are rocking that paper! Love this, Diva!

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  42. Lovely, unique card! thanks for sharing.

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  43. Teresa! Love the card! Love the colors! Love the stitching! Love the doily! This is a great card ~ Thanks for sharing!

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  44. Love the distressed edges and the random zigzag sewing..the blingy butterflies are awesome too:)

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  45. i love all that amazing texture! gorgeous!

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  46. Great card--I like the striped paper.

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  47. LOVE this card!! I love butterflies...I see that I am going to have to get the die...lol...oh what is a girl to do...lol...TFS and I am now a follower! :)
    Kari
    purplefuzz06@yahoo.ocm

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  48. Beautiful card... I love the butterflies!!!

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  49. This is so pretty...love those charming butterflies!

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  50. Love your card! Great color and pattern combination!!!

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  51. LOVE this card! Love the butterflies and the bling and the little hint of color in the bg paper. SO pretty :-)


    -Sam :-)

    SamanthaJDesigns @ hotmail.com
    SamanthaJDesigns.blogspot.com

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  52. Love the colors and the patterned paper you used. This card is completely marvelous!!

    Thank you for sharing!!
    Carol Froehlich

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  53. I love how you used clean cuts with the super frayed destressed edges

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  54. Love the butterflies, Teresa! What a beautiful card!

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  55. Gorgeous card, love the butterflies!

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  56. Teresa, this is gorgeous. I love the butterflies.

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  57. Super pretty card! Hope you have a happy 4th!!!

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  58. This is so pretty, Teresa! I love the butterflies and the colors you used!

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  59. Very pretty! Fancy little butterflies!

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  60. I can never make my doily look good on a card, but yours is terrific! You've inspired me to try again - thanks.

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  61. Ohhhh, look at those sweet little butterflies and at how you used that doily. Love it!

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  62. Great card! Love all the texture.

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  63. I love the distressed edges on your card :-)

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Thank you so much for your comments, they mean so much to me. Have a wonderful day! Teresa

sparkle & shine *~*