Saturday, January 7, 2012

Viva la Verve-January 2012 Week 1



Hi friends, we are starting Viva la Verve once again after taking a break through the holidays....yippie!  I am soooo exciting about getting back into creating our Friday sketches.  You can play along with us here.  I have made a birthday card using the Verve stamps sets Cupcake Affair and Big Wish.  I have added a gemstones flourish, stitching, and stickles to the cupcake.  You will luv this sketch, a great way to use up patterned paper...and if you are like me you have tons of scrap paper....teehehehe.  I have played along with a couple of challenges listed below.  I hope you have a super weekend, be sure to spend some quality time with a family member...enjoy!  I want to share this quote with you today....
“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln
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Stamps:  Cupcake Affair and Big Wish(Verve)
Paper:  Very Vanilla(SU) and Be Mine Designer Paper (Echo Park)
Ink:  Black Soot(Tim Holtz Distressed Ink)
Accessories:  Spellbinders Circle Nesties, Flourish Gemstone, Stickles, Janome, Ruffled Ribbon, and 3D Foam Squares
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LadyBug Craftsanything from new stash/#51
Little Miss Muffetsomething new/#26
Secret Crafter: let them eat cake/#167
Viva la Vervesketch/VLVJAN2012


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8 comments:

  1. Teresa, this sure is gorgeous. Love the design paper and how you did the ribbon.

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  2. Gorgeous card and perfect cake, so yummy, thank you for joining us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge
    Hugs Kate xx
    ps I have some new candy if you are interested :)

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  3. Beautiful card design and colors, as always, Teresa! Love it!

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  4. LOVE this sweet card in your signature style! Reminds me I need to get out the ole cupcake stamps and do some b-day cards soon!

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  5. Your gem flourish and fun stitching are perfect with this yummy paper piece confection. Gorgeous layout, must try that one.

    Thanks for joining the Little Miss Muffet - Something New Challenge. Good luck!

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  6. Hi Teresa,
    This looks fab. I love the 3D effect & the gorgeous swirl. Thanks for joining us at Secret Crafter's Saturday Challenge this week.
    Hugs,
    Andie xx

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  7. Your cupcake looks good enought to eat Teresa! Love the colours...pink black and grey are always a great colour combo. The black zig zag stitching looks great against the pink. Thanks for joining in the fun at LCI this fortnight xx

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

sparkle & shine *~*