Archive for the ‘Verve Stamps’ Category
Hello! I finally got back into my craft room today to start catching up on Christmas in July!
My first card for Christmas in July Day 5 uses Stampin’ Up! and I am entering this card into the ABC Christmas Challenge – N is for No Rules.
I used the Among the Branches stamp set and the Woodland embossing folder. The patterned papers are from the All is Calm designer paper series.
My second card is for Christmas in July Day 6 and uses Verve stamps and Carta Bella paper. I used texture paste with a stencil from MFT which I heat set. I added some stickles to the branch image. I am entering this card into the Anything Goes challenge at Craft Rocket Challenges.
And lastly I have a floral birthday card I made using Waffle Flower stamps and Bo Bunny papers. The flowers were stamped and then cut out with my Scan N Cut and colored with copics.
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Card #1 – all Stampin’ Up!
Stamps: Among the Branches
Ink: Pear Pizzazz, Soft Sky, Smoky Slate
CS: Soft Sky, Whisper White, Brushed Silver, Crumb Cake
DSP: All is Calm
Other: 2″ circle punch, 2 3/8″ scallop circle punch, basic rhinestones, Woodland embossing folder
Stamps: Verve Stamps Merry Wishes
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, SU Cherry Cobbler
CS: SU Garden Green, Crumb Cake
PP: Carta Bella Christmas Time
Other: MFT Stitched Mini Scallop Rectangle Stax, gold cording, Ranger texture paste, Candy Cane stickles
Stamps: Waffle Flower Stamps Lotus
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
CS: MFT Grape Jelly, Copic Xpress Blend It card
PP: Bo Bunny Ambrosia
Other: MFT Stitched Mini Scallop Rectangle Stax, The Twinery twine, copics
My niece was baptized on Sunday and I made this customized card for her.
It took me awhile to put it together as I don’t typically make religious cards. I found a cross in a Verve Christmas stamp set and I made the sentiment using Lawn Fawn’s Milo ABC’s stamp set. I think I did pretty good! The embossed background is from an old Cuttlebug embossing folder from the Decorative Tile set.
Here is a picture of my beautiful niece 🙂 She is 5 months old now.
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I made this card last night for Viva La Verve’s July Week 4 Sketch but ran out of time to post. That’s what happens when I craft late at night!
This is another favorite of mine. Great sketch that allowed me to mix lots of different patterns together and I used two Verve sets for the first time, Die Cut Sidekickes (tag) and Joyous Noel (flower and sentiment). Love the fonts in Joyous Noel!
Here is the sketch~
Well…seeing as it is the 31st, I am obviously not going to have the rest of the cards done by midnight LOL. However, I will keep plugging away over the weekend and next week to finish up. I’ve been picking a challenge a day to use as inspiration and I still want to make more holiday cards since I haven’t even made a dent in my stash!
I am off for now to pack for a crop. Instead of packing Christmas though, I’ve set aside stuff for next month’s theme which I will post about in the morning (or you can see a peek in my sidebar!)
Stamps: Verve Stamps Joyous Noel, Die Sidekicks
Ink: Memento Espresso Truffle, SU Real Red
CS: SU Early Espresso, Very Vanilla
PP: Authentique Believe
Other: copics, The Twinery twine
Tonight’s card is for the Inspired by a Christmas Carol challenge at Holly Jolly Christmas and the tall & skinny sketch at Mojo Monday.
My usual go to Christmas songs are Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman. I mentioned to my husband that I wanted to do a song challenge and he said Silent Night. I remembered I had a few stamp sets from Verve that were released last year and chose Weary World and O Holy Night as my song.
I broke my rule of using the papers I chose for this month. I didn’t have anything traditional in that pile so I used Bo Bunny’s Christmas Cottage from last year. I wrapped some twine from The Twinery around my card panel before gluing it down. The image was colored with my Zig Color Clean brushes, it’s been awhile since I used them.
Here is the sketch~
Stamps: Verve Stamps Weary World
Ink: Ranger Archival Potting Soil, SU Night of Navy
CS: MFT Kraft, Sweet Tooth, Tim Holtz distress cardstock
PP: Bo Bunny Christmas Cottage
Other: Zig Clean Color brushes, The Twinery twine