Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Verve Spotlight Hops Day 2 - Merry and Bright


Welcome to our Holiday 2012 Spotlight Hops!  We're releasing four new sets and a plain jane this Friday, November 2! Please join us each day this week as we showcase the new sets and count down to our release! All of the stamps you see featured will be available in the Verve store following our release party from 9-11pm Eastern on Friday, November 2!
In the meantime, we've got a fun filled hop for you today! So let your fingers do the clicking and peek into the creative minds of Verve's talented Divas as they give you a little tour of what's to come! Inspiration abounds, and so do the PRIZES! 

That's right! We've picked a mystery blog from today's hop and hidden a prize! So be sure to give a little shout out in the comment section as you hop around to each blog on the list. We'll draw a random winner from all of the comments on the mystery blog to win today's featured stamps. Check out the Verve Blog for all the prize details and deadlines.

Welcome back to Day 2 of our spotlight hops! Today, the team is shining the Verve light on Merry and Bright! I really think you're going to love this one:)


First off, I have to apologize for the pictures! I can't find my camera so I'm using my phone, haha! GRRR so frustrating! I've turned my house upside down and still can't find it. Guess I need to buy a new one, haha!
My original vision for this card, was to make these circles into ornaments and have them hanging from the top. However, I couldn't get the ribbon/string that would be hanging the ornaments to lay right, so I changed my mind last minute and this is what I got, ha! I actually still love it, just wish my idea had panned out. I'll have to try again:)
I stamped the sentiments and then randomly stamped snowflakes around the sentiments.


I added some Ice Stickles to the snowflakes for a little sparkle:)


And this is just a close up of the fun bow embellishments:)

Now you should be ready to move on and see what the rest of the team has for you today! Thanks for stopping by!

1. Julee6. Amber
2. Laurie7. Amy
3. Maureen8. Andrea
4. Teresa9. Charmaine
5. Tosh10. Janelle



64 comments:

Vikki said...

Nice card Amber..really like the differant coloured snowflakes and I am a soft touch for red on xmas cards..can't beat it!!

Cindi Flass said...

Gorgeous card! Love how you did the circles even if it wasn't your first choice :)

Craftybee said...

Love the look of your card!! stamping the snowflakes in different colors brightens this up--love it- TFS!

Gregsgirl's crafty corner said...

really pretty card, lovely design with the spotty embossed background and stamped snowflakes!

Rhonda said...

The embossed dot background is perfect for your design.

Karen Day said...

I love your fun little snowflake circles! Cute idea :o)

~Tammy~ said...

Well, I think your phone takes pretty awesome pictures. I know mine doesn't! This is a fantastic card. I love how you used stickles to the snowflakes. I have stickles, and I never remember to pull them out. (slaps forehead) and I love the silver cord over the bow too!

Sherry said...

Too col love the circle trio!!

scrappingnana said...

Very pretty card. Love how you did part of the sentiment on each snowflake circle.

Wanda Cullen said...

Great idea of how to build up the different sentiments! Love the unique layout!

Dangina Martinez said...

Pretty color combo and sentiment.
"Have a Happy and Safe Halloween"
Hugs, Dangina

Sillyfilly said...

Oh I really like your l/o. The snowflakes are pretty and I love the font on the sentiment.

Kathy Humphrey said...

Oh so glad to hear a card designer say she couldn't get something to work right! Now I don't feel bad when my ideas don't always come out right. That being said, this card is awesome! I love that you moved on to a second idea-totally works!! Verve you are tops on my list for Christmas stamps!!

Brittany Edwards said...

Wow! This card turned out amazing! Thanks for sharing :)

Marisa said...

You are the third diva to go with circles. Love the scattered snowflakes and sentiments. Wonderfully done.

Darlene Gabriel said...

This is a gorgeous fun card. I love all the colourful snowflakes and the stickles you used on them. The silver cord on the bow and the silver "pearl" are wonderful accents here. BTW - I love your ornament idea.

Jess Willison said...

Gorgeous card Amber! Love all the snowflakes!

jan farnworth said...

wow what a creative card love how you layered all those circles.

Luanne said...

Love how you put this together. What pretty snowflake stamps!

Andrea said...

Love that kraft and red combo!!

Maryleva said...

Love your card especially the beautiful red ribbon.

Miriam Prantner said...

Love the design of this card with the three circles/different colored snowflakes. Great card!

Donna said...

looks like a package, love the card.

Lea L. said...

This is so pretty! Love the polka dot embossing, and that bow is gorgeous!!

wustaz said...

love that bow idea

Ravengirl said...

I think this is darling, even though it wasn't your original idea! Love the multi-colored snowflakes!

Vicki said...

Love the circles with the saying and snowflakes. Something a bit different but not far out.

ND (Naomi) said...

Stunning. I just love the cluster of circles for the sentiment. Lovely bow makes the craft coloured card look like a gift package. Definitely Pinning this one!!!

laughadaisy said...

First, I'm jealous of your phone, because I never get photos like this from mine! I love your card. The polka dots are so fun behind those lovely snowflake circles. I love the ribbon that looks like it is dressing up a beautiful Christmas package! Super cute. ;-)

Karen Wedding said...

Fantastic card. I like the saying on the 3 different circles. Gives it such dimension.

Kelly Michels said...

So pretty, I wish my bows turned out like yours, practice makes perfect :)

Jennifer Shults said...

This is super cute Amber. Love the snowflakes and the present look to the card. :)

Anonymous said...

Sometimes a card just makes itself... I love the way yours turned out. Pat K.

pam said...

cute card! think the circles are great and i love the bow embellishment

Ava Gavloski said...

amber, the blow is fab, lots of texture on your card, very nice
ava g

Lee-Anne said...

Love the sentiment spread out over the different circles! Cute design!

Nikki said...

This looks fantastic

Christine said...

Despite the uncooperative ornament threads, this is a wonderful card. The photos are great for a phone, but I wish you much luck in finding your camera!

Moosisk said...

I love all your details on your card. The Stickles and the embossed background are nice touches. Thanks for sharing it with us during the hop. :D

Tami said...

oh, I like how separated the sentiment!

craftymom205 said...

Love the colorful snowflakes.

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Carole said...

Super card Amber and I LOVE that fabulous red bow!

Sue D said...

Great layout and I like the bow.

Mary-Anne V said...

Very pretty...love how you created 3 different circles and divided up the sentiment.

Stacey Schafer said...

love the fun circles!

Christyne Kane said...

These circles are so cute, such a clever division of the sentiment!! Wonderful card!!

McStamper said...

Love the kraft background.

Diana Evensen said...

I like the three circles with different colors of snowflakes. And the ribbon that makes the card look like a present.

Cheryl B said...

Like how you split up the words into the three balls, and the colors too!

Ashley Greaux said...

Love the colorful snowflakes!

Teri said...

Very pretty!

Lisa S. said...

Love the embossed bg and the stamped snowflakes on the white circles.

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

very pretty

Diana Nguyen said...

great layout!

Paige Dolecki said...

All wrapped up like a beautiful gift!

Bridget said...

Love the beautifully stamped circles on kraft - such a modern, whimsical design!!!

Jen Cuthbertson said...

Those circles are so fun! Love this!!

KanataNewf said...

Love the circle cluster!

Julia said...

Amber this turned out beautiful!...love the sparkly snowflakes surroinding the sentiments.

Marsha said...

Lovely. Like the touches of sparkle and the cording with the ribbon.

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

Those snowflakes are wonderful!!! I want them so bad!!! I also love how you did them in various colors!

tammy said...

Amber!!
So inspiring!! LOVE the gift and ornament combo!! And the colors are so bright and cheery!!be blessed
~Beyond measure
Tammy
www.urbeyondmeasure.com

Heidi said...

Love the simplicity of it.

Rosie Gustafson said...

LOve all the circles you incorperated into your card, how wonderful it turned out.