Thursday, November 1, 2012

Verve Holiday Spotlight Hop: Day Three


     

It's Day Three of Verve's Holiday 2012 Spotlight Hops -- welcome! 

Tomorrow is our final day of previews, plus our Release Party (from 9-11 pm Eastern) followed by the release itself! New stamp sets will be available in the store at 11 pm. 

Today, we're featuring Joyous Noel, a set of 11 images and sentiments, and a new Plain Jane called Joy to the World. Visit all the Verve Divas for peeks of these new stamps, and be sure to leave lots of comment love. One random commenter from one of the Diva blogs (which blog is a mystery!) will win today's featured sets. 


1. Julee6. Amber
2. Laurie.7. Amy
3. Maureen8. Andrea
4. Teresa9. Charmaine
5. Tosh10. Janelle


For my peek, I started with this week's Deconstructed Sketch and some beautiful papers from Echo Park's This & That Christmas 6x6 collection. More on the sketch in a minute, but first, a close-up of the poinsettia, which I made with two of the Joyous Noel images, each stamped twice for a total of four layers. I topped the flower with some decorative hardware and a jute string bow.


And now for this week's Deconstructed Sketch. Here's what we're playing with this week:



I'm love love loving the circle sketch! (If you're not, feel free to adapt the sketch to a square or rectangle. We're flexible like that!) Jen Shults has links to the Deconstructed Sketch Girls' samples, as well as the entry form, over on her blog. Hope to see some of your fabulous sketch creations this week!

To continue with the Verve hop, up next is Andrea!





Stamps: Joyous Noel (Verve Stamps)
Paper: Papertrey Kraft card stock, Neenah Classic Crest Solar White card stock, Echo Park Christmas This & That 6x6 collection
Ink: Tim Holtz Distress Inks (Old Paper, Barn Door, and Peeled Paint), Versafine Onyx Black
Accessories: Spellbinders Lacey Circle and Classic Circle Nestabilities, Stampin' Up spiral punch, May Arts jute string, Pink Paislee Artisan ZigZag Ribbon, Webster's Pages trim, Stampin' Up small brads, Making Memories decorative brad/button, Tim Holtz memo pin

60 comments:

Cindi Flass said...

Gorgeous card! Love the papers and that flower is so pretty.

Teri said...

Love everything about this!

Lisa S. said...

I love this card and great take on the DS too. For such a small space Amy you've added tons of eye candy for us to look at & savor. :) Love the new stamp set & PJ!

Karen Day said...

Beautiful take on this week's sketch! Love your layered poinsetta, too!

Gregsgirl's crafty corner said...

such a pretty card, so festive!

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

Cute card.

Dangina Martinez said...

This is such a sweet one..
Hugs, Dangina

Luanne said...

This is just beautiful! I love the poinsettia, and I can't wait to see all the sentiments tomorrow!

Karen Wedding said...

I always love it when someone makes a card into a shape and thinks outside the box. Great job!

scrappingnana said...

Awesome card. Love the layered poinsettia and all the details of your card.

Jennifer Shults said...

This is beautiful Amy. I love the scalloped edge and the wonderful layering you did with the flower. That pin through the sentiment paper is genius! LOVE LOVE LOVE this!

laughadaisy said...

I love the red and greens with the kraft - a lovely combination. Love the way you highlighted the new products, too. Beautiful card. ;-)

Marisa said...

I'm loving that circle sketch - already have it bookmarked to use :) Great card using it! Love the kraft base and wonderful poinsettia. Going to have to check out that EP paper.

Paige Dolecki said...

That sketch is wonderful and your execution marvelous!

ND (Naomi) said...

I love everything about this card... great layers, nice touch of twine, beautiful pewter accents, and I just bought an aged book at the Thrift Store yesterday to use for cards and scrapbooking like you have here in the background.

Basement Stamper said...

Great shaped card, I love the font on those sentiments-just gorgeous!

Darlene Gabriel said...

I too am loving this circle sketch and your beautiful card using it. Your layered poinsettia is so pretty with the antique brad center. This is a pretty mix of DPs and trims.

Lee-Anne said...

What a beautiful card for the DS sketch, Amy! Love the layered poinsettia!

jan farnworth said...

great card love it. nice sketch to.

Crestajune said...

Oh, Amy! I love your take on this week's sketch! Every detail is gorgeous. I love that little pin... and the new Verve is must-have! Hope your day is wonderful!

Bridget said...

Amy, this is just stunning in kraft, red and green with layer after layer of gorgeousness!

Sherry said...

Love the card...looks like a Spellbinder die...really makes the card different

Vicki said...

Love the look of a round card and all the beautiful trimmings.

Andrea said...

very pretty and oh so festive!

Brittany Edwards said...

Amazing card! And I love this sketch!

Desire Fourie said...

Amy this is gorgeous. Love your creative style. Hugs Desíre {Doing Life - my personal blog}

Christyne Kane said...

Super cute use of that poinsettia, you really rocked that sketch!! I love those metal details!!

Rhonda said...

You are rocking the circles this week. Love this.

Miriam Prantner said...

Loving your judicious use of red! That delicate border is so pretty and the layered flower and stickpin, great elements!

paula tracy williamson said...

HI Amy!! It's been a while since I have checked in on any of my favorite cardmakers, but you are still TOPS in my book. hehe {we never forget our favorite inspirations spots } This is STUNNING! I love round cards and this is a real beauty. Ohhhh, that font/sentiment, caught my eye, just awesome. :)

taraklaassen said...

Great card! IT makes me want to go to Sweden:)

Donna Wardle said...

Absolutely gorgeous Amy! I love the sentiment and the flower finishes off your card beautifully! Great work with the sketch! Xx

Ravengirl said...

Gorgeous! I love the look of the pin and the brad accents!

Maryleva said...

Beautiful card. Love your colors.

Mary-Anne V said...

Love this shaped card...great use of the sketch and the pretty flower with the metal centre.

Carole said...

Beautiful card Amy, I LOVE all the wonderful embellishments.

Jen Cuthbertson said...

I love your round card, Amy and those new stamps are wonderful!

Christine said...

Love the look of round cards, and yours is so wonderful! You are fabulous with layers and I love the "hardware" accents!

craftymom205 said...

Love the shaped card.

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Kris said...

Very original card! Love it!! Thanks for sharing!

Diana Evensen said...

Very fun shaped card - beautiful flower!

Ashley Greaux said...

Love this! The layers are awesome!

MackieMade Paper Creations said...

Fabulous! I adore this card!

Sue D said...

Great shape and embellishments.

KanataNewf said...

love that layered flower!

Lea L. said...

This is really pretty, Amy! I love the layers and that fabulous pin!!

Moosisk said...

Simply gorgeous! Love the shape. Thanks for the inspiration. :D

Anonymous said...

Your card is very beautiful and I am really loving this stamp set... Pat K

Wanda Cullen said...

Fabulous circle card and love the way you combined the two sections of the sentiment!

Julia said...

Fabulous sketch...love the red flower.

Dottie said...

The more I look at this cards components the more I think it is adorable and a very well put together. There's a lot of planning to go into a card like this. Very nice job Any. It has given me lots of ideas!

Lynn Noe said...

Beautiful card and I love the layered poinsetta. Pretty papers too.

Conniecrafter said...

Beautiful, such pretty paper combo and gorgeous flower, love how you added brads to the border strip

Marsha said...

Lovely circle card.

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

such a beautiful shape and lovely use of traditional colors!

tammy said...

Amy!! You are such a blessing to share and allow us to glean form you!! Youa re a gift!be blessed
~Beyond measure
Tammy
www.urbeyondmeasure.com

Rosie Gustafson said...

Very cute card,great embellishment to put a buttononthe pointsetta leaves.

c smith said...

your cards are gorgeous

kadie said...

Beautiful card, Amy. You always include so many fantastic details. You rocked this sketch!

Pet73 said...

This is a fantastic card! Something different!