Saturday, December 6, 2014

November Release Retrospective Blog Hop

Welcome to Verve's Holiday Release Retrospective Blog Hop! The Verve Divas and special guests are hopping today and serving up some more inspiration using our Holiday Release stamps & dies! Besides a look-see at some really lovely cards, there's also a comment prize up for grabs!

I am last on the hop and you should have arrived here from Maureen's blog. If not, start at Julee's blog because you don't want to miss a thing! The full hop list is below.


I am sad to say this is my last project as a guest designer for Verve. I have loved every minute of it and want to thank Julee for inviting me.

My card features the Weary World set. I stamped the image onto a piece cut with the the coordinating die from Starry Stable Die Set and then colored with Copic Markers. I topped the stable with two mirrored gold star also using dies from the Starry Stable Die Set. I prepared the background with Echo Park patterned paper, adding a gold mirrored strip at the top.  After stamping the sentiment using Stampin' Up Midnight Muse ink onto a circle, I attached it and the image piece with dimensional dots. A button tied with gold thread and two sequins from the Holiday Sequin Mix completed this clean and simple yet so very meaningful Christmas card.

Day 3 Hop List
1. Julee7. Charmaine
2. Laurie8. Teresa
3. Chaitali9. Andrea
4. Marisa10. Christyne
5. Amber11. Maureen
6. Diana12. Nancy



Want to win some shiny new Verve? We'll be picking a random commenter on one of the hop spots below to win a $50 gift voucher to Verve! So be sure to leave a little comment on all the blogs below to increase your chances! Check out the Verve Blog today for all the details.


Products: Verve Stamps, Dies and Sequins, Echo Park dp, Recollections and Neenah cs, PTI button, Stampin' Up ink, Copic Markers
Copics: E000, E00, E11, W00, E81, E21, E23, E25, YR30, YR31, Y11, B91, B95, B97, B99, R46, R56, R59, W1, W2, W5


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30 comments:

  1. Lovely card. I like the pop of gold.

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  2. So beautiful! Love the colors!

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  3. Very handsome card! Great visual balance, love the gold accents :D

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  4. Oh wow.... Shiny and spectacular! Amazing design work!

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  5. Wonderful card - love the layers and colors and the shine.
    isoscia at aol dot com

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  6. Wonderful clean and simple card! Great job.

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  7. I love the layers and colors! The manager scene is my favorite! XX

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  8. The stary background is perfect for the manger!!

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  9. So sweet!! Just love this set and the gold foil is the perfect accent.

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  10. Beautiful card. Love this image.

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  11. I love your card! Wonderful layout and the image is lovely! Great color combo!

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  12. This is just beautiful, Nancy! That gold foil is so elegant and I just love the subtle glow behind the baby Jesus. Loved having you as our guest!

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  13. Thanks for sharing your BEAUTIFUL card. I LOVE the color you added around the baby Jesus. It pulls the focus right to this important little guy.
    Crafty hugs,
    D~
    DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

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  14. Oh, what a pretty card! Love all of the little details like the button and sequins and that pretty gold glimmer is amazing!

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  15. Beautiful card...details are gorgeous.

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  16. This Manger stamp is my favorite. I love your gold accents.

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  17. Nancy, this is wonderful! Great papers, image, and warm golds. Stunning card. I was in Hoover yesterday - we don't live too far apart.

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  18. Your gold accents really set this card off. Lovely.

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  19. Oh, my....the gold is fabulous!!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    Christmas GIVEAWAY at http://herpeacefulgarden.blogspot.com/

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  20. agree with everyone else - this is pretty :)

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  21. Perfect paper for the sky and I love the gold accents!

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  22. Beautiful color combination and design :-D

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  23. Beautiful card. I love the way you've coloured the nativity and how you've let it take center stage. All the other elements enhance it so well.

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  24. Love the metallic element for this wonderful nativity card.

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  25. Awesome card I have enjoyed your beautiful creations for this hop

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  26. This is beautiful and love your design and coloring of the nativity!

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  27. Very beautiful! Great way to use this set.

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  28. beautiful card... nice use of foil... love this image..
    -Berina
    Moxie Craftie

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  29. This is lovely with the gold card set against the black and pretty sequins and star over the manger. x

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