Wednesday, November 27, 2013

November Verve Release and Blog Hop...

Brand new Verve releases today and we're celebrating with a blog hop!  Hop along to each of the blogs below to see a little inspiration with the new stamps, then be sure to head on over to the Verve Store to check out Verve's Thanksgiving Sale (25% off all stamps & dies) that starts today!


I have a couple of card made up for today.  This first one uses the new Plain Jane called Every Heart.  

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I stamped this gorgeous sentiment in Versamark and then heat embossed with gold powder.  I painted the edges and center of the card base with Wink of Stella so it looks like I actually have a shimmery card base.  LOVE that stuff!  I added in some music imprinted paper and then finished it off with this little poinsettia.

This next card uses the new Christmas Joy set...

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I stamped this adorable little penguin on the tag and colored him with Prismas and OMS.  I added the tag to the card, after I stamped some snowflakes inside and added a clear card stock middle...

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Want to win some shiny new Verve? We'll be picking a random commenter on one of the hop spots below to win a $75 gift certifcate to Verve! Comment deadline for the prize drawing is Sunday, December 1.

Stop by and see what these girls have made up for today and don't forget to comment!  :)

1. Julee8. Laurie W.
2. Amber9. Marisa
3. Andrea10. Maureen
4. Charmaine11. Stacey
5. Christyne12. Teresa
6. Janelle13. Verve Blog
7. Jen

Thanks for stopping in today!  :)

52 comments:

  1. Terrific cards Laurie, love the little penguin!!

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  2. Cool use of acetate! Like the snowflake background as well...

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  3. Love your cards Laurie! I like seeing the snowflakes coming thru the clear card stock! Happy Thanksgiving!

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  4. Wonderful cards! Love the embossing with the new plain Jane! And I love the sweet penguin with the clear card stock and snow! :)

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  5. Doesn't this little bird just make you smile every time?? Two lovely cards, Laurie!

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  6. Your cards are so beautiful, love the sentiments. Thank you for sharing.

    Happy Thanksgiving,

    Annette Salinas

    www.AnnetteASalinas.blogspot.com

    AnnetteASalinas@aol.com

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  7. Love them all...I am loving that plain jane!!

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  8. Two fantastic card designs and I like your tip of just coloring the exposed areas of the card with the Wink of Stella!

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  9. Aha...so I'm not the only one who thought this was a penguin image. :-) Not sure if a penguin is a bird or not; will have to Google that. I digress...both cards are fabulous CAS designs!

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  10. Beautifully classic PJ card and I'm loving the acetate strip on the second card.

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  11. how wonderful, Laurie! love the white space with a bit of texture!

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  12. Oh, I love the first one. It is simply perfect! That bird is ADORABLE, too!

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  13. Love both cards! First one is very classically elegant. The second one is adorable! Thank you for these lovely inspirations!

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  14. LOVE your cards. Love the simple yet elegant feel to the first one and that birdie tag is just perfect on the second one. TFS.
    Crafty hugs,
    D~
    DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

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  15. Beautiful Laurie, the first is so elegant and the second super fun!

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  16. Happy Thanksgiving, Laurie! While Canadian Thanksgiving has long passed, I'm happy to celebrate 'vicariously' with my friends in the US. Thank you for sharing your creativity and talents with all of us! LOVE your cards; another fabulous new release that you've showcased beautifully!
    c

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  17. You never fail to amaze! Love the shimmery look on the first and the clear strip on the second. I've never thought to do that, but it really adds a fun look.

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  18. Beautiful cards. Love the sentiment and design of your first card. The little poinsettia is just the right touch. The little birdie is adorable.

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  19. Both of these cards are adorable with the first one looking so elegant with the embossed sentiment and little poinsettia!

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  20. Love them both Laurie! One so classic and the other so creative and cute. Awesome designs!

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  21. Both cards are marvelous, but the red on the white cs is stunning. Really love it!

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  22. love the design of your first card - stunning!!!

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  23. First beautiful, then cute! Love them both!

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  24. As always, your cards are absolutely gorgeous, Laurie! I love the unique CAS design on the first card and your beautiful coloring of the penguin on the 2nd card! So much lovely eye candy today...thanks!

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  25. These are so beautiful, Laurie! Love the layout and elegance of the first and the whimsical charm of the second. Happy Thanksgiving!

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  26. Gulp! Laurie, you are too much! That first card design will be the next big thing to hit the blogwaves. I LOVE it so much. I could be wrong, but I think you started the recent angled craze, too, right? In fact, I just consider you The Community Trendsetter!! Happy Thanksgiving!! Hugs, Darnell

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  27. Your cards are my favorite on the hop so far! I love the acetate window! That is always such a fun accent! Your first card is beautiful and I really like that sentiment in gold!

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  28. both cards are absolutely stunning!!

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  29. Amazing CAS cards! Love the panel of clear card stock and the penguin is so cute! Beautiful poinsettia focal!

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  30. Two beautiful but very different cards. What a fun mix of styles done so well!

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  31. LOVE both of these cards - the acetate card is adorable! WTG!

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  32. Your cards are beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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  33. Wow...love them both and all that white space!

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  34. Beautiful, Laurie! Your sparkly poinsettia card has me wanting the Wink of Stella! I love the effect!

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  35. So beautiful Laurie, love the cute little penguin with the acetate panel!

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  36. Love the first card--tradition & beautiful! Your penguin card is so cute!

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  37. Both cards are very different and very well done. My favorite is the first one. Those panels are very effective.

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  38. Oh I love the embossed panels on the first one with that gorgeous flower, my favorite stamp of the release is that new PJ, and the coloring on the bird in the second is perfect!

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  39. Amazing cards...particularly love the first one! That is a such a special sentiment and one to keep in mind as we swiftly enter the Christmas season.

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  40. Esp love that first card. LOVE the embossed music score and the elegant simplicity.
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

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  41. Hola buenas tardes, deseo felicitarte por la tarjeta muy navideña ya, es una ayuda de inspiración, muchas gracias

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  42. Oh wow! I love these hops because I get to see such amazing cards! Beautiful, Laurie!

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  43. I keep planning to make the card with the clear middle but never do it. Hopefully your card will get me going. Love the first card. It is simple but so pretty. Great job

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  44. Your first card is elegant your second is clever and cute TFS

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  45. Love the techniques on both your cards.

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  46. These are so fabulous! Peaceful, meaningful and beautiful! Wow.

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  47. Your cards are amazing! I love that sentiment...love the embossing, love the music paper! Also, that little bird is colored so great! Nicely done.

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  48. Beautiful Christmas cards, Laurie! Love those little pops of red with the poinsettia and the penguin.

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