Saturday, October 2, 2010

Verve Release Challenge Card #2

Good afternoon! It's that wonderful time of month when Verve is preparing to release some new stamps, as well as celebrating World Card Making Day (today!), and we all get 5 fun challenges to complete! Thank goodness this month's challenges include a weekend to work on them. I always get more card making done on the weekends, for obvious reasons.

I sat down with some cardstock and dp already on my desk and got right to work on the second challenge. Why can I never start with the first challenge? It's like I'm first challenge phobic, lol. I decided to try creating my own dp for the large square panel and pulled out Great Friend (so loving this set!!). I stamped the three branch images in Aqua Mist, Spring Moss, and Creamy Caramel. A simple bow, button, twine combo adorns the top of the oval. I actually stayed away from tea dye staining this one, as I really wanted the crisp white to stand out rather than fade away. And check out that Kraft polka dot dp! LOVE!

Well, that's it for today. Short and sweet. I'm off to bake some fall-themed sugar cookies with the roomie. :)

Thanks for stopping by!

Stamp- Verve: Great Friend
Paper- Aqua Mist, Spring Moss, Whisper White, Bitty Dots dp
Ink- Aqua Mist, Spring Moss, Creamy Caramel
Accessories- ribbon, button, twine, jewels, nestablities, dimensionals


  1. Love how you used the leaf image to create your BG. I used a leaf from Season of Friendship to make mine :) Can I be lucky enough to have just a tiny bit of your wonderfully creative genes making their way over the border and into my brain - oh please!!

    Beautiful colour combo and I'm loving that polka dotted kraft BIG time!! Eat a sugar cookie for me :)

  2. Just beautiful! Love your leafy background and the fabulous colors!

  3. Love those colours with the leaf pretty!!! Ah, and that satin aqua ribbon...always beautiful and classy :) LOVING the buttons and twine...although I find tying those little bows hard at times!! LOL

  4. This is gorgeous! I can never go in sketch order either, I am trying to make myself do it this time lol. I love that you stamped the DP, I love the colors, this is just beautiful, fantastic card!!

  5. So pretty! Love the paper you created!