Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Verve Spotlight Hop Day 2


Welcome to the second day of our February 2013 Spotlight Hops!  Today we're shining our Verve spotlights on the new stamps So Fluttery, Shining Star,  and Beautiful Plain Jane. Each of the release team Divas below has posted her first look at these new stamps today. As you hop through the list below, you just might see some super sneaky peeks of new coordinating dies, so keep your eyes peeled! Everything you see previewed along today's hop will be available inVerve's online store on Friday, February 22.

I have a fun and easy card for you today using Shining Star!  And I even made a video!  What?!  Yep I did!  So first off here is my card...


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I have been so inspired by all of the watercoloring I have seen lately, so I thought I would pull out my Lyra Aquacolor Crayons and make something fun!

Check out my video...I'm new to this whole video thing...but it's so fun!  I think I might make another one!  :)



Here is a list of all the stops to make on today's hop....

1. Amber7. Julee
2. Andrea8. Laurie W.
3. Charmaine9. Marisa
4. Christyne10. Maureen
5. Janelle11. Teresa
6. Jen S.

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

Thanks for stopping by today!  I really appreciate your visit!  Have a great day!

86 comments:

Jennifer Rzasa said...

Awesome card, awesome video! You sound great!

Kath said...

Fabulous card and I love your video.
Kath x

Mary Ann said...

Very pretty card,Thanks for the vedio...

Annheidel said...

Very cool! I really like the look.

Cindi Flass said...

Beautiful card! I love the watercolor. Such a great idea!

Taheerah (*LittleMissT*) said...

Loved your video debut Laurie! Great card, love your watercolour rainbow!

Lindsay said...

Fabulous Laurie! LOVE the card and the video!

designbydonna said...

Love the card and the video. Have wanted to try this technique.

Debbie Carriere said...

Awesome card and a great video!! Congrats on joining the Divas!!!! Looking forward to seeing all your Verve creations!!

cm said...

Wonderful showcase of the new release; and your video = top-notch! Thank you for sharing!

Luanne said...

Simply delightful! Love this! :-)

Rhonda said...

What a great card Laurie and great crayons. :)

Vicki Dutcher said...

WTG on your first video! I like that it was short and to the point. In fact, I am pinning your card and CASEing it for another challenge out there in blogland. Thanks for the inspiration!!

Kathy said...

Pretty! Love the CAS layout, and the rainbow background is lovely. Will give this a try!

Kim S said...

I do hope you do more videos - beautifully done!! I don't get my watercolor stuff out very often at all - but you have given such clear instructions - I might have to try!!

Lynn said...

Absolutely fabulous. Love the soft, subtle colors Laurie.

LEG Studios said...

Love the rainbow you've created on this sweet card, Laurie!!

Stacy said...

Beautiful Laurie, love your video tutorial. I've been wanting to try this technique for awhile, it's on my to do list for today! Thanks for the inspiration :)

Ginger said...

Gorgeous card! I love the technique and must try it out! Great job!

Jingle said...

This is so super pretty! I love it!!!

Maureen said...

this is just stunning! wow! And I love another use for my watercolour crayons...gorgeous, Diva!

Jackie said...

That's beautiful! I know I have some watercolor crayons somewhere, I am going to find them and give this a try.

DonnaJ said...

Sweet, simple, and perfect ! So pretty too !

Marisa said...

Love the water colour rainbow! Brilliant to mix it with the set! Great card :)

Renee said...

I love this card...
it's SO "Laurie"!!
And what a fabulous video...
she did awesome Sweets!! :)

Leigh said...

Fabulous card, Laurie, and great video, too!

Lisa said...

What a happy card Laurie! And thanks for the video, you don't look like a newbie at all!!

Heather said...

I think you must be the queen of clean and simple! Your cards are amazing. And such a great look today with the watercoloring and embossing image.

jan farnworth said...

very fun card. thanks for the tutorial.

Betty said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for sharing!!

SugarGem said...

Pretty card and great video

Design Originals by KC said...

Love your card and the vid was great :) Kathi

Rosemary said...

gorgeous card... love your CAS style!!

huginafold said...

Beautiful simple but oh so effective and different. You're a natural when it comes to videos. Will look out for future ones!

Kelly said...

what a great simple card that packs a punch; so many great uses!

Sabrina said...

Fabulous Card and Fabulous Tutorial!
Thanks

Dahliamemories CW said...

Awesome video tutorial. and awesome card as always!

latoya said...

Great job on your card

Valentyna Komisarenko said...

Amazing!!! Love your work!

Trisha said...

Love your card. So simple and beautiful. The water coloring and tutorial is great.

Melissa Roell said...

Laurie - I love that you are doing videos now! Maybe while you are snowed in you can do lots & lots of videos for us!!!!

Miriam Prantner said...

Great video Laurie! And I love the soft rainbow in the card!

Sarah Gough said...

absolutely gorgeous! I HAVE to try this effect soon!

Ginny said...

Thanks for the video to show us how you did this card! The card is fabulous, and so is the video!!! Hope to see more in the future. :-)

Kerian said...

cool look...stunning clean and simple card...great video

Geri said...

You're a natural - the video was awesome! Love the card too :)

GrĂ¡ O'Neill said...

Wow, gorgeous card & thanks for the video :)

Sue D said...

Very fun card and great video--I will definitely be trying this.

Diana Nguyen said...

LOVE! Such a wonderful CAS and super effective!

Mary-Anne V said...

Such a pretty soft card...loved the video..thanks.

Darlene Gabriel said...

Such a gorgeous CAS card. Beautiful rainbow effect and great way to showcase this sentiment.

Elizabeth said...

Wow! This is fantastic! You did a beautiful job!

Ravengirl said...

So simple and effective! Love it!

Vickie Z said...

Fabulous!! Your are a CAS Queen! Love the watercoloring and white embossed sentiment!!

Christine said...

CAS is truly an art form, and you have it down! I love this clever idea and appreciate the how-to video!

Meghan said...

You're a natural! Great card and a fun technique!

Heidi said...

Love the tecnique here and the wonderful spring colors.

Wanda Cullen said...

Genius idea for a stunning CAS card! The video was great! I'm wondering if the same technique would work with watercolor pencils (since I don't have the crayons). Guess there's only one way to find out - lol!

Tracy said...

Great card! Love the technique!

Kris B said...

Lovely CAS card! Your video was great, I love having the visual aid since I am creatively challenged!! TFS God bless!!

Jennipher said...

Super cute!

craftymom205 said...

Great card.

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Stacey Schafer said...

a total wow, Laurie!

Stacey Schafer said...

a total wow, Laurie!

Stacey Schafer said...

a total wow, Laurie!

terriloo said...

Beautiful card and lovely technique!

Denise Bryant said...

Great card! Love the sentiment in white over that cool background of colors! Looks fantastic!

Lea L. said...

OMG- this is SO pretty!! I heart this!!

Brandi said...

Gorgeous rainbow technique!

dj said...

sensational...that watercolor rainbow is just perfect for this set!! Awesome job spotlighting this set!!

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mdog said...

Simple but elegant! You did a good job on the video!

Tami McBeain said...

Awesome card, love the video!

Linda Gray said...

Great card and great colors. Enjoyed your video. I have saved you in my favorites list for future reference.

Ellen said...

Thank you so much for the video! Your card is beautiful!!

Cathy Weber said...

Cute card and great video...especially on your first try!

Jen Carter said...

This is so pretty Laurie! Your video turned out great too!!

Kris in Alaska said...

Oh my favoritest card yet!!!

Kris in Alaska
funamom at yahoo dot com

Aimes said...

Beautiful card and fabulous video! Can I come play at yours? ;D
Hugs!
x

Vera Yates (Ling) said...

Simply fabulous, Laurie!!

Julie S. said...

Very pretty! I like the soft colors.

Wida said...

I love this!!!! Now what is your set up, it's so bright!

maria f. said...

A gorgeous sentiment and a beautiful design to showcase it.

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

wow this is so fun! Thanks for the video!

Sheena Brooks said...

wow! definitely had to pin this one for future inspiration.

love2scrap said...

Love this card. And your video was great! You should definitely do more!

Stacey Schafer said...

must try this fabulous technique, Laurie! LOVE it...thanks for your wonderful video:)

 
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