Sunday, May 5, 2013

May Verve Diva Inspirations Hop!

Hello! This is my second post of the day. For my REVERSE CONFETTI Sneak Peek Post, please scroll down or click here!


Hello!

Welcome to the May Verve Diva Inspirations Hop!

This is a regular feature on the 5th of the month and is a chance to breathe some new life into some much-loved Verve stamps and dies. Leaving a comment enters you into a drawing to win a $30 gift certificate to Verve Stamps! You are on the right track if you've arrived here from Amy's blog. The hop is kicking off on the Verve blog, so be sure to head there to get all the details!


I started today's card by inking up my cardstock with Distress Inks in a rainbow of colors. Then I stamped the two butterflies from the Blue Skies stamp set all over the background with white ink. The sentiment is from the same set. Then I added the same ink treatment to a smaller piece of cardstock and then stamped with the All Aflutter Plain Jane before cutting it out and adding it to my card with dimensional foam tape. What a happy little card!

That will do it for me today.. sweetie Betty Wright is your next stop along the hop!

Take care!

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Recipe
STAMPS: Blue Skies, All Aflutter Plain Jane - Verve Stamps
CARDSTOCK: Rustic Cream, Lemon Tart - PTI; White - Wplus9
INK: Spun Sugar, Worn Lipstick, Wild Honey, Shabby Shutters, Antique Linen Distress Ink - Ranger Industries; Onyx Black Versafine - Tsukineko; White - Wplus9

48 comments:

  1. Oh my I love this card, gorgeous colors and coloring of the background, the white pops beautifully, love it

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  2. Anya your card is beautiful. I love the distressed ink back ground with the butterfly's. Thanks for sharing and I hope you have a beautifully blessed day.
    Hugs,
    Shan

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  3. Beautiful distress inking - love the soft colors. Sweet card.

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  4. Absolutely stunning inking on this card Anya!

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  5. This is one of my all-time favorite Verve sets and I love the card!

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  6. WOW - I need to learn to use distress inks as you did, especially if the results are so gorgeous! Beautiful card! Love the sentiment; I must have done a lot of laughing :) Thank you for sharing and for the inspiration. Love VERVE!
    c

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  7. Beautiful card! Love the butterfly background and what a wonderful sentiment! Love it!! TFS God bless!!

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  8. B'flies....my fav..love how you made your own BG I do that a lot when I can't find the right paper!

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  9. Beautiful card! I love your colors.

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  10. I love this butterfly shape and the stunning color wash...gorgeous design!

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  11. Beautiful card! Love the butterfly and distressed background!

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  12. Just love how you created the BG with variegated colours and that fabulous butterfly.

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  13. love it and that saying is just to perfect.

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  14. Love your stamped and inked background. Such a nice sentiment to go with our pretty card.

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  15. Beautiful card! Love the pretty colors!

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  16. As you say, this is a Happy Card - also a beautiful card! TFS

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  17. Ohhhh! Love the distress ink background

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  18. Beautiful--love the colors.

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  19. Well, it's a small, small world Anya. I thought I recognized that blog header from somewhere and yup, sure enough; you were the featured artist in my latest edition of CardMaker magazine. Congrats! I just love that you are designing for Verve now. Really helps when I see stamps I recognize get published as well. Anyhoo, you've done wonders with that Flutterby Plain Jane. Love that blended background.

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  20. Love the gorgeous background and the simple design.

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  21. Very pretty. I like the graduated colours. The white butterflies are lovely on the bg.

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  22. Very pretty card,love the background,this stamp set is awesome!

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  23. Beautiful background you created Anya - and that butterfly is so pretty and different than so many others I've seen!

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  24. What a beautifully happy card. Love it. TFS.
    D- dmcardmaker (AOL)
    http://designsbydragonfly.blogspot.com

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  25. This is such a cute card and I love the sentiment! Very nice.

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  26. I love your butterfly card. I've always said smiles are free and contagious!

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  27. Love what you did to the background paper! So pretty!

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  28. What an awesome card...love everything about it!

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  29. Love your card. This butterfly has always been one of favorite stamps.

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  30. Gorgeous! I love the subtle effect of stamping in white over the distress inks, and such great shading on this card!

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  31. Gorgeous background effect, and the sentiment is fabulous!

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  32. Lovley card! Those soft colors are the perfec BG for that quote!

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  33. I'm always thrilled when I find a card I THINK I can do! This is so pretty and looks so 'possible' for me to try!! TY so much! That sentiment always makes me want to cry, though. I love it.

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  34. the ombre effect looks fantastic and that sentiment made me smile!

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  35. This is beautiful! Prepare to be Pinned!

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  36. I absolutely LOVE butterflies so this card had me there...it's just beautiful what you did with the stamps...love the sentiment too...a beautiful card!

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  37. So pretty! I really love the inked background.

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  38. Beautiful job with the distressing ink! Great card!

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  39. Very pretty.... .love what you have done with the butterflies.

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  40. What a beautiful card! The colors are amazing!

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  41. Very pretty...love the various colours you used.

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  42. Beautiful card!! Love the technique you used and color combination.

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  43. So pretty! Love the multi-colored background you've created.

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  44. If I were a tattoo person, this would be placed where everyone could see it. ha ha!. Cute card, Anya. Thanks

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