Sunday, August 1, 2010

Annni-VERVE-sary

How exciting! A 3yr Anni-VERVE-sary for one of my new favorite brands of stamps.  I created this blog just for this moment!!  Welcome to all and I hope you enjoy the blog hop and experience some serious creativity!!

If you've been following the hop, you just arrived from Leslie's Blog!  If you are just starting along, please visit Julee's Blog for all the info on how to win prizes and to start the hop from the beginning! Click here for the Master Hop list to get the full list of links!

Here's my Card =)

How Loved You Are

I love this sentiment..especially since my brother is having a baby and I think it fits the moment perfect.  I broke out my Cuddle Bug and used the Swiss Dots and Stars A2 folders.  I then took some Charcoal Chalk and brushed it gently over the top to give it a distressed look. I also chalked all the edges.  The ribbon ended up a surprise for me.  I thought it was thin but it turned out not so! I'm absolutely happy with it though.

Thanks for visiting my blog! I hope you enjoyed my card and please visit again! Next on the hop is Michelle’s blog, ENJOY!!

78 comments:

  1. What a wonderful card !
    Best wishes.
    Chanticlear1@gmail.com

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  2. Really nice card. Thanks for sharing it during the hop!

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  3. A very pretty, monochromatic card! The circle sentiment is so cute! Love the words, too!

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  4. Oooh, I really like this card! I love that you dressed up the basic black and white!

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  5. This is beautiful! I love its simplicity!

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  6. a very pretty card! And I love the wording also!!

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  7. Great card - always like the monochrome look.

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  8. Great masculine card. Love the stars.

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  9. Lovely card - great colors! Love that embossed background - goes so well with that sentiment! TFS!

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  10. what a wonderful card, I adore the black and white...have a fantastic week!

    enjoy *~*

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  11. Wonderful monochrome card :D

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  12. Samantha, this is wonderful! Great colors and the way you did the background looks amazing! Great card!

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  13. Great card. The embossed detail is great. Love the ribbon. TFS.

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  14. Love all those stars! So much fun!

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  15. How SPECIAL! You'll brighten someone's day w/this beauty! Great use of chalk!

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  16. Simple and soooo sweet! Great monochromatic card.

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  17. Love the bold statement this card makes! Fabulously done!

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  18. Awwww...how cute!!! LOVE this card!

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  19. Very nice! I love all the dimension on this :)

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  20. Beautiful work!! I love your inked embossed background for this sweet sentiment!!

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  21. So lovely!! Beautiful inspiration!! :)

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  22. Oh this is lovely! I think the background paper is perfect!

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  23. Really fun black and white card!

    It's a good life!
    Terri E.

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  24. I love all the distressing! Super sweet card:)

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  25. Love your star DP that you created...great monochromatic card!

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  26. everything works together so well on your card.

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  27. Black and white is sometimes hard to work with but you hit the nail on the head....gorgeous!

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  28. love the black and white combination....the chalking is gorgeous!!

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  29. This is so classic!!! Love it!!!

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  30. Lovely card! I may have to CASE this!

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  31. This is so pretty! Love the look with the chalk and one of my fave folders.

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  32. This is such a sweet sentiment! I love the monochromatic look and that fab embossing!

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  33. This is such a great monochromatic card.

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  34. So super pretty! TFS!
    Hugs
    Nikki
    Simple.scrappin@yahoo.com

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  35. Terrific card, just hit me with a soft spot in my heart. . . thanks for sharing your talents.
    Happy Anniversary VERVE!

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  36. This is such a sweet card. Love the star background. Thanks so much for celebrating with us!

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  37. This is just beautiful. I love the monochromatic scheme!

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  38. Love the monochromatic color scheme. Nice job!

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  39. You did a wonderful job on this. Love the distressing and congrats on being a new auntie!!!

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  40. absolutely stunning - great baby card!

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  41. Wonderful card, and you will so enjoy being a Aunt.

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  42. aaww ... how sweet is this card?!?!!!

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  43. Very pretty! The black and white is so elegant

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  44. Fabulous baby card! Great use of untraditional colors.

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  45. The chalk really created a unique and exquisite background! Love how it looks! You've made a fabulous card for the hop!

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  46. What a sweet baby card. I would never have thought to use black but it works! LOVE it!

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  47. such a great baby card.could also work for a b-card.good color combo.

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  48. Nice card!

    Ramona
    http://create-with-joy.blogspot.com

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  49. My all time favorite Verve stamp. Awesome!

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  50. so sweet...love the sentiment medallion and ribbon :)

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  51. What a sweet card for a baby boy
    Sharon L

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  52. Super card and I love that you used Black and white!

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  53. Love this. I have those two cuttlebug folder too! What a sweet sentiment!

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  54. Totally fabulous! Love the embossed and chalked backgrounds!

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  55. I love this card! Masculine, yet beautiful!

    Thank you so much for sharing!!!

    ~Ola
    okj83 at live dot com

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  56. Love the black and white color combo for this card. Such a great sentiment for a baby card!

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  57. You made this wonderful sentiment shine.

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  58. Wow, fabulous card! I love the chalking that you did on it. Very creative.

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  59. I like your sparkly ribbon and how you chalked over the EF - nice effect Samantha!

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  60. Love the distressed look of your CB stars! Wonderful baby card!

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  61. This is my favorite plain jane sentiment--love your background stars!

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