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Posts Tagged ‘Verve Stamps’

Forever in Our Hearts

Forever in Our Hearts from Verve Stamps is one of my most used stamp sets. I am glad to have such a beautiful stamp set to express my sympathies for someone’s loss.


Late last month someone very dear to me lost one of his siblings. I created this card for him using March’s Viva La Verve sketch. I dipped into my Basic Grey stash for the paper. I still miss BG so much!



Here is the sketch ~



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Christmas in July 2016 Days 5 & 6 + Lotus Flowers

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.


2016 Card 73 - Stampin Up Among the Branches


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.


2016 Card 74 - Verve Stamps Merry Wishes


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.


2016 Card 72 - Waffle Flower Lotus


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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


Card #2 

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


Card #3

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’s Baptism Card

My niece was baptized on Sunday and I made this customized card for her.


2016 Card 59 - Madelyn baptism card


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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Christmas in July 2015 – Day 24





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!


2015 Card 81 - Verve Joyous Noel


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