Friday, July 5, 2013

July Verve Diva Inspiration Hop!

 
Welcome to our July Diva Inspirations Hop! It's the 5th of the month and that means it's time for the Verve Inspirations Team to breathe new life into some much-loved stamps and dies. And there's a PRIZE up for grabs, so be sure to leave a little shout out in the comment section of each blog as you hop about to be entered in a drawing for a $30 gift certificate to Verve Stamps! Check out all the details and prize info over at the Verve Blog
 
1. Julee7. Sankari
2. Amy8. Sarah
3. Anya9. Sony
4. Betty10. Susan
5. Jessica11. Tiffany
6. Karen 
 
What can I say.......the 4th of July is over!  I do not make cards for this holiday; however, I can always use a good masculine card!  This one is perfect!
 
I've used a sentiment from Treasured Words and used the Starry Die.......both of which are from Verve!  I love to mix and match my goodies!! 
 
7.5.13  
 
Have you checked out the Mojo Monday blog this week???  Seriously friends.....you NEED to play along!  They are celebrating their 300th sketch!  There are some absolutely fabulous prizes.....Here are the details:
 
This week Mojo Monday is celebrating its 300th sketch by offering 30 prizes for participants! Play along with the Mojo Monday 300 sketch and link it up to the Mojo Monday linky entry form and you’ll be in the drawing for some fabulous papercrafting goodies! For all the details, a list of prizes from over 20 different companies and some fabulous samples using the Mojo 300 sketch head on over to the Mojo Monday blog.
 
 
***I am going to send this over to the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog for the Patriotic Challenge this week!
 
Ok, now it's time to send you on your way. You're next stop is Anya's blog!!!
Don't forget to leave a comment here and at each stop along the way for a chance to win a $30 gift certificate to the Verve Store. Thanks for sharing part of your day here with me!
 
{Congrats}
Stamps:  Treasured Words (Verve)
Paper:  Vintage Cream (PTI)
Pattern Paper:  The Paper Studio (HL)
Ink:  Versafine Onyx Black
Dies:  Starry Die (A Cut ABOVE dies by Verve), Stitched Mats: Squares, Flags and Tags Die (Lil' Inker Designs)
Misc:  Tiny Star EF (HL), Janome Sew Mini, Navy Twine
 

59 comments:

Heidi said...

Beautifully patriotic! Embossed stars on the die cut stars are the perfect touch.

Shelly said...

This is BEAUTIFUL!! :) Love everything about it!

Mrs. GraceWorks said...

What a great card! I love the embossed stars on the stars and the fabulous stitching!!

scrappingnana said...

Beautiful patriotic card. Love the papers and how you did the stars. TFS

Cindi Flass said...

Gorgeous card! I love the papers and the star embossing on the stars is such a great touch.

MackieMade Paper Creations said...

Fabulous! Love the stars! Love the papers, too!

Jacklyn-Jessa said...

I love anything patriotic... stars and stripes, red white and blue, sparkles... just everything! I really like the distressed look of the patterned paper.

Mary Ann said...

Beautiful card!!!

Mary Marsh said...

this is a great congrats card Amy and I just love the sketch you used

RachelV said...

Love this! I especially like the star embossed stars!

Stacey Schafer said...

this is wonderul, Amy! love the cool stitching and those embossed stars:)

Karen said...

Such a great card! Very guy friendly and 4th of July at the same time.

Clarissa said...

Love all the textures on your card. Gorgeous!

Cheryl said...

Great patriotic creation! Love your dimension and textures (embossing too)!

Hillary Harris said...

So pretty! Love the colors!

GiGi said...

Very pretty patriotic card. Thanks for sharing.

Marsha said...

Wow, this is so beautiful. Love the muted colors and yet the pop of bright colors of the stars.

Kerian said...

love all the texture and your take on the sketch....

D- said...

This make a perfect congrats card. I love the colors, stars and stripes. TFS.
D~
designsbydragonfly.blogspot

BonnieC said...

Great take on the sketch, and love the starry stars!

sbg said...

Say's happy Fourth of July to me

sbg said...

Say's happy Fourth of July to me

Jean Bullock said...

Very cool card. Nice masculine feel to it.

Sabrina said...

What a fantastic Patriotic card!!

Miriam Prantner said...

Great card Amy! Love the embossed stars!

Andrea said...

Oh yes what a beautiful card this is A

Janet Zeppa said...

I love the embossed stars!

Joyce Casaldi said...

Very pretty!

Christine said...

Awesome card! Love the embossed stars....great way to say congratulations!

Elizabeth Sarkisyan said...

Terrific card and love the color combination with the embossed stars!!

Rosemary said...

absolutely gorgeous!!

Leigh Penner said...

So pretty, Amy! I love the embossed stars!

craftymom205 said...

Great card.

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Sue D said...

Great card. I like the stitching and the embossed stars.

Maureen Merritt said...

This is stunning! I love the mix of patterns and embossing on your stars. In my opinion this is the perfect patriotic/Americana card!

Kris B said...

Great card! I have these same papers, love using them on my Veteran cards! Will definitely be CASEing this card! TFS

Heather said...

This card IS perfect!!!! I love your papers and I absolutely adore the star embossed stars!!! What and awesome idea.

Maria said...

Super FUN congrats card! Love the embossing on the stars!

cm said...

Gorgeous card! Love the layout, the papers and, especially, the VERVE products you've showcased! Thanks for sharing and inspiring!
c

Jen Carter said...

I love your stitching around the mat! It doesn't seem like that long ago that I remember helping you figure out your new machine, lol! This is a great patriotic card and a fun sentiment too!

Carole said...

Gorgeous work, bright and beautiful colors and so patriotic! I LOVE the stars, they really pull the card together.

Janis said...

Yes, yes, yes!! I LOVE the gray teamed up with R/W/B. Love your stitching and embossing...love the stars...love it all.
<3 J

Laurie said...

Love this! Fantastic stitching!

Amy Johnson said...

Fabulous Work!

Heidi said...

Love this patriotic card, great inspiration!

Lisa Lynn said...

Your card is gorgeous. Love the stitching and the embossed stars.

loulou said...

Great patriotic card. Love those embossed stars.

Andrea said...

Love the embossed stars!!

Papercrafting Princess said...

Love the way you used the star paper and embossed stars. It's a great combination!

Mary-Anne V said...

Great take on the sketch and wonderful patriotic theme.

Lucy said...

Awesome patriotic card! I played over at Mojo :)

Sheena Brooks said...

Fabulous masculine card!

kren said...

I am just c-r-a-z-y for stars right now and your's fits perfectly with my addition. TFS!

Come and see what I've done lately! kren@
http://afourthlife.blogspot.com

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

Love the embossing on those stars!

Lillian Child said...

Love your patriotic take on that card design!! Great job!

Dori said...

Beautiful card! I love the vintage antique type look of it.

Kavitha Vadhri said...

beautiful card loved the starry die and color combination

Betty Wright said...

Fabulous, Amy! Love the textured stars!

Darlene Gabriel said...

Beautiful card. I love that striped paper and love those stars embossed with stars.

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