Friday, May 13, 2011

How Kind of You -- Viva La Verve

I'm excited to be hosting this week's Viva La Verve sketch challenge over in the Verve Forum on Splitcoast. For those not familiar with the VLV challenge, each Friday a new sketch is posted. Participants have until the end of the month (or longer, depending on when the last Friday falls) to complete all of the challenges that month and thereby qualify for the prize drawing of the next Verve release in full! Definitely worth playing for, so check out all the 4-1-1 HERE!

I've come up with what I think is a super easy sketch this week. Hope you enjoy it!

My sample features a flower made using the Tim Holtz Tattered Florals die, some My Mind's Eye Stella & Rose papers, and a stamped sentiment from Verve's Faithful Phrases. I stamped the sentiment onto a scrap of designer paper, then punched it out using an older deco square label punch by Stampin' Up. I then tucked the label behind that gold strip so that it would hang down like a tab. The flower center is a gem from a Tim Holtz's Accoutrements pack.

Don't forget the other Verve challenge I'm hosting -- Get Your Diva On. This is your chance to win a guest design spot for an upcoming release. More details HERE. Deadline is Sunday night!

Have a beautiful day, friends!

Stamps: Faithful Phrases (Verve Stamps)
Paper: Papertrey Kraft and Vintage Cream card stock, My Mind's Eye Stella & Rose dp
Ink: Stampin' Up Night of Navy, Ranger Brushed Corduroy Distress Ink
Accessories: Tim Holtz Tattered Florals die and flower center jewel, SU corner rounder and deco label punch (used for sentiment tab), May Arts twine, Papertrey button, foam adhesive


  1. Me encantaaaa, Amy, la combinacion de colores esta fantástica, enhorabuena, preciosa tarjeta.

  2. A great sketch and a fantastic take - I love pretty much everything about this card!!!

  3. Oh so pretty! I love, love the papers and the flower is awesome:)

  4. Love the sketch...can't wait ti try it! Your card is great. I love the flower! I must check into this Tim holtz die!

  5. Oh, Amy, your card is gorgeous (and uses one of my current DP favs). Awesome sketch, hoping I can play along soon!

  6. Love these papers, the colors are my favorite in the Stella & Rose line. Your card is wonderful, I love how you tucked the sentiment in. Gorgeous flower too! Love it!

  7. Mmm...LOVE the sketch, Amy and your card is stunning! Your rich colors and that bloom are beautiful :] I might get to play along with this one...finally. Cross your fingers!

    Oh, and I know you're as bad as I am at keeping in touch...but I'm dying to know how your bathroom decorations worked out (if you hung them already :)

    Have a great weekend.

  8. Your card is fantastic Amy! I just love the whole Stella & Rose line and love the way they all match up so perfectly. You are such an ispiration girl! Your creativity knows no bounds!!

  9. This is beautiful, Amy! I love the rich colors and textures of the paper, and that flower is fab!!

  10. pretty papers and lovely flower, got to Love that bling :)

  11. Love the paper, love the design, love this whole card....gorgeous as always!!!


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