Jun 5, 2013

Verve Divas Inspiration Hop {June}

Welcome to our Diva Inspirations Hop! It's the 5th of the month and that means it's time for the Verve Inspirations Team to breathe new life into some much-loved stamps and dies. And there's a PRIZE up for grabs, so be sure to leave a little shout out in the comment section of each blog as you hop about to be entered in a drawing for a $30 gift certificate to Verve Stamps! Check out all the details and prize info over at the Verve Blog.

If you are following the hop, then you have arrived here from seeing the ever so fabulous, Jessica.

I inked up an older set today - Bountiful Backgrounds.  I love these bold sentiments and they really can hold their own as the focus on a card.  I started with this week's Mojo Monday Sketch and some Fabulous 6x6 papers from Simple Stories.  



I stamped the sentiment in brown ink and then popped it up over the rest of the patterned papers.  I added some hemp cord and a brown button as well.

There is much more to see from the other Verve Divas, so be sure to stop by and see beautiful, sunny Sankari - she is next on the hop.

And just in case you missed a Diva, here is the hop list for you so you can catch up:

1. Julee7. Sankari
2. Amy8. Sarah
3. Anya9. Sony
4. Betty10. Susan
5. Jessica11. Tiffany
6. Karen

You can find Bountiful Backgrounds waiting for you in the Verve Stamps store -


Thanks so much for stopping by!








recipe - 
stamps: bountiful backgrounds (verve)
paper: natural (mft), hot fudge (mft), fabulous 6x6 (simple stories)
ink: hot fudge (mft)
accessories: circle stax die-namics (mft), fishtail flags stax die-namics (mft), hot fudge buttons (mft), hemp cord, sewing machine, thread, foam tape

40 comments:

Heidi said...

What a fun mix of patterned papers. Beautiful card!

Tiffmc said...

What a beautiful card!

Donna Boyce said...

Lots of color and pop!!

Cheryl said...

Love it Karen! Such pretty DP's, and I really like the layout...perfect big-brown-button too!

D- said...

Beautiful Mojo design creation. Very pretty colors. Great use of the button. TFS.
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scrappingnana said...

Beautiful card. Love the papers and colors.

Marsha said...

Love the combination of papers.

Marisa said...

Fabulous use of the mojo sketch.

Vicki Dutcher said...

Killer layout -- fun [perfect] sewing

jan farnworth said...

what a fun card.

Hillary Harris said...

So pretty! Love all the bright colors!

Ravengirl said...

What a great card! You are an expert when it comes to patterned paper and how to make it sing!

Kris B said...

Such a bright cheery card! Love the colors and patterns! TFS God bless!!

Christine said...

Fabulous! Love how the little bird shows in the corner! The papers are just wonderful together, and the big button is perfect!

Darlene Gabriel said...

Beautiful card for this sketch challenge. I love all the pretty DPs - they all mix together so well.

Janet Zeppa said...

Love the mix of patterned papers!

hopefulcrafter said...

You just make the greatest cards. Thanks for sharing it.

Sue D said...

Fabulous--I like the papers and the circles.

Jean Bullock said...

Love your paper choices. the shapes are so fun and the big button is a nice touch as well as the stitching.

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Great card.

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Cindi Flass said...

Beautiful card! I love the papers and design.

Heather said...

WOW!!! You did an amazing job of mixing papers and colors! I can't do that to save my life. : ) LOVE your take on the sketch and even though there is a lot going on with the patterns, it still looks clean and fresh. Fabulous job.

Mary-Anne V said...

Very nice card...love the papers and the jumbo button.

Mew said...

I love the color combination of the brown, pink, and orange. The button was a great finishing touch.

Rhonda said...

I've missed this set. Love the sentiment.

Miriam Prantner said...

Great CAS card! I love the print you chose and love that May Arts Burlap String!

loulou said...

Gorgeous design. Love the stunning bright papers.

cm said...

I second (in triplicate!) all the applause and accolades for your card. GORGEOUS,+++
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Doni High said...

Beautiful card! Love that sketch!

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

love the patterned paper you used here!

HannaO said...

thank you for great inspiration

Jen Carter said...

Very cute! Love the papers and the sentiment that you used!

Betty Wright said...

Love the colors and patterns! Lovely design, Karen!

Martha said...

Karen, what a LOVELY card! I love the pretty colors & papers.

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Janis said...

Wonderful card!! Love your background paper with that sweet little birdie in the corner. Your stitching really adds to the total look, too.

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Beautiful card, Karen!

Elizabeth Sarkisyan said...

Terrific layers and color combination!! It's always a pleasure to see your card creations. They are amazing!!