Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Verve Anniversary Sneak Peek Day 7


Welcome to our Anni-VERVE-sary Spotlight Hops  As many of you know, Verve is celebrating its 5th anniversary this month and the party is just getting started! Come join us over the next 9 days as we showcase the 23 new stamps and dies releasing from Verve! We'll be counting down the minutes and revealing all the new sets in our forum from 9-11pm Eastern on Friday, August 24, so make plans now to join us for our release party!
In the meantime, we've got a fun filled hop for you today! So let your fingers do the clicking and peek into the creative minds of Verve's talented Divas and Guest Divas as they give you a little tour of what's to come! Inspiration abounds, and so do the PRIZES!
That's right! We've picked a mystery blog from today's hop and hidden a prize! So be sure to give a little shout out in the comment section as you hop around to each blog on the list. We’ll draw a random winner from all of the comments on the mystery blog to win today's featured sets and dies. Check out the Verve Blog for all the prize details and deadlines.
Want even more chances to win? Head on over to the Verve SCS forum and play along in our Anni-VERVE-sary release challenges. Or hop on over to the Verve Blog to find out about our Verve Card Carnival, for a chance to win the entire new release (a $300+ value)!

Stamps: Learning to Sail, Thatched Banner Plain Jane (Verve)
Paper: Very Vanilla(SU) and Bluebell Designer Paper(My Mind's Eye)
Ink: Coffee Archival Ink(Ranger)
Accessories: Ribbon Banner Die (A Cut Above by VERVE), Spellbinders Nesties Eighteen, Doily, Burlap Twine, Button, Distressing Tool, Glue Dots, and 3D Foam Squares

Unscripted Sketch:  sketch/#172
 
Wednesday, 8/22
Featured Product: Learning to Sail, Flourished Trim Die

1. Julee8. Andrea
2. Laurie S.9. Charmaine
3. Maureen10. Janelle
4. Teresa11. Betty
5. Tosh12. Christyne {Guest}
6. Amber13. Laurie W. {Guest}
7. Amy14. Jen S. {Guest}


  1. Create a new card using Verve Stamps
  2. Post your card to your blog or gallery
  3. Include a link to the Verve store in your write up
  4. Link your card using the entry form HERE
One lucky participant from all the entries will win our ENTIRE new release of products! That's over $300 worth of stamps and dies! You may enter as many times as you like, but each entry must be a different card, in a separate post, and include a link to Verve. Only new cards posted August 16 through August 24, 2012 will be eligible.
Deadline to link your cards is 5PM Eastern on Friday, August 24. The winner will be announced at our release party that night (you don't need to be present to win)!


58 comments:

  1. This is fantastic! I really like how you've extended the thatched banner - clever :) You've made the boat image look really soft an whimsical too :) C'est bon!

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  2. Beautiful card! Love the wavy banner and the torn and distressed edges.

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  3. Oh my this is just fabulous. Loving this sentiment - and that little sail boat is very cute!

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  4. I just love the soft and muted colors but that just makes the sentiment take center stage... beautiful job... thanks for sharing

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  5. So very cute! I just love the folded thatched banner and the distressing of the paper. This set, learning to sail, is great! Thanks for sharing. Blessings!

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  6. Great card--I like how you used the ribbon banner.

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  7. Very pretty card! I like the doily peeping out behind this terrific sentiment. I love how you used such a soft touch on your sailboat image!

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  8. Great take on the sketch! Can't wait to see these sets in their entirety!

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  9. A wonderful card. Love the twine bow!

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  10. Like how you created that ruffled banner under the boat image.

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  11. Love the soft and subtle colors in this creation. The folded border is my favorite! Thanks for sharing your creative talent with us :)

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  12. Awesome card! Love the neutrals.

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  13. Wonderful distressing and soft coloring on the boat and I love how you gathered the pennant!

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  14. I love how you've used sunny yellow to highlight the encouraging saying.

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  15. Love the soft wash of colors and all the elements.

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  16. Love, love, love your card. That little sail boat is so cute. Great job.

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  17. Oh, I love this sentiment! And that cute little ship, too - great card!

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  18. Beautiful card! Love the tattered look of your paper!

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  19. Great use of the sentiment and love the way you used the banner.

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  20. What a pretty card --- I love way you matted/colored your stamps, all the layers AND your distressing!

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  21. That little boat is so cute! Love how you used the banner too!

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  22. Such a great card. I love your distressing. And those stamps are so cute.

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  23. Beautiful card. Love the use of the thatched banner and the ship is perfect with the sentiment.

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  24. Oh, I like the use of the twine. It just goes perfectly with the sailboat.

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  25. This is fabulous! Wow. Love the banner here.

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  26. Gorgeous! Love the twine and the top and the way you crumpled the pendant die at the bottom. Such cute details for this adorable card.

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  27. Very cute! I love the Thatched Banner across the bottom of your card!

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  28. Great card!! Love the pleated banner and your watercolored ship. This set looks so amazing!

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  29. Love the way that banner folds up and the sentiment!

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  30. Ohhhh..this is soooo pretty...love that thatched banner and the jute bow is super cute, too!

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  31. What a wonderful card! I love the soft colors and that sentiment is perfect with that cute little boat!

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  32. This card is so pretty and this sentiment is wonderful. I like the unique way you've used the thatched banner stamp.

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  33. Another great card and fabulous sentiment.

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  34. Gorgeous card! Love the ocean hues, the "scrunched" banner, and twine bow!

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  35. Amazing card! Love it! Olena

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  36. Cute and clever elements like the banner and the twine.

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  37. Love the colors, the design and banner.

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  38. Fantastic card! I love the sentiment and your wonderful papers!

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  39. Really sweet, Teresa! Love the little hint of chalk on the boat. And love that you brought the Thatched Banner PJ back into play here...looks great!

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  40. Beautiful card! Love the soft coloring!

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  41. the card look so awesome ! love the teared and a little distressed look!

    have a great day ahead!

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  42. Lovely card.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

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  43. Love, love how you made the thatched banner -- great card!

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  44. The distressing pretty dps and that cool waving banner are perfect with the image and quote ;)

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  45. Gorgeous card, love the soft colours and the twine. These new phrase stamps are wonderful, cheers Linda

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  46. Superb ! Love the twine and the sentiment, oh i think that i love all ! ;-)
    xxx

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  47. I like the distressing you did. Also the color combination. Very nice!

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  48. Love that sentiment ... also love the the wonderful ribbon and twine in your design ... so glad you joined us at Unscripted Sketches.

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  49. WOW! I love everything about your card! This is another stamp set that's going on my wishlist. Thanks for sharing. :D

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  50. Beautiful card! I love the wrinkled up banner and distressing.

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  51. Love the distressed look that you have achieved! The colors give the card such a relaxing 'by the sea' feel! Love the tied twine and button. Thanks for choosing our Unscripted Sketch to showcase your talent :)

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  52. I love the weathered look~it really fleshes out the sentiment! Beautiful!

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  53. Love seeing the Thatched Banner - what a great addition to "just" a banner :-)


    Lisa - Scrappy Distractions
    www.ScrappyDistractions.blogspot.com

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  54. I like how you created weathered elements from your crumply pleated banner behind the sail boat while having a doily peek out! adorable.

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  55. What a great card, perfect color cobo.

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  56. Great take on the sketch. Love the sentiment, too!

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  57. adorable card...love the sentiment! Thanks for playing at Unscripted Sketches♥

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

sparkle & shine *~*