Monday, March 5, 2012

Some day, I'll be living in a big ole' city, and all you're ever gonna be is mean...

Hi Verve fans!  Sorry about the song...it has been stuck in my head for days! *grin*

It's time once again for our monthly Diva Inspirations Hop.  Today's the day you get to hop about and see what fresh ideas our Inspirations team has cooked up with some of our previously released sets!  I know I just love dusting off a neglected set and using it in a new and different way, so I hope you find a little inspiration along the way today!

Plus there's a prize! Iif you leave a little comment love as you hop about to the blogs below, you just might win a $25 gift certificate to Verve!  Sounds like something to put a spring in your step, don't ya think?  Okay, let's have some fun and HOP to it!



Comment deadline for the prize drawing is 8pm Mountain on March 10
Whew! That's a lot to say. Without further blabbing...here's my card:


My grandparents' 65th wedding anniversary was a few days ago, and we' are going up to Joplin for a little family shindig, so I knew I needed a card! I pulled out Love Story and the Lovely Marquee Die, and I chose the little background from Grateful Elegance to stamp on the blue. Everything was stamped in Versamark and heat embossed.


I added a doily and some text from a vintage dictionary, along with my linen thread and lace. The finishing touch was some glitter around the frame. I really hope they like it!



So...Julee let us know that, we've extended our Wishing for Spring Sale through April 4!  Be sure to check out all the spring stamps and dies that are on sale for 15% off!

 

Thanks so much for visiting! Next in the hop is the fabulous SONY! Have a great Monday!

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48 comments:

Cindi Flass said...

Gorgeous card! Love all the embossing.

Crafty Girl said...

Hi Shannon, glad I checked back. Wow! beautiful card, your grandparents are going to love it!

Julee (Vervegirl) said...

Just gorgeous, Shannan! Love all the embossing and the yummy sparkle!

Alicia said...

Beautiful card! How can you give it away? The embossing makes it look so rich.

Marisa said...

Love that embossed BG, Shannan! The script and doily are fabulous too. Great card.

Miriam Prantner said...

What a beautiful card! Gorgeous textures, love the embossing and lace and sparkle and doily. It all just comes together so perfectly!

Liz Terrazas said...

beautiful card.. the embossing is so prdetty

Basslady said...

this is so fabulous! i love the embossed background so much!
hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Cindy Lou said...

Your card is elegant and timeless, perfect for the occassion! Your background paper is beautiful with the "vintage/kraft" colors forward. I love it! Thanks for the inspiration!

Elizabeth said...

Very elegant card. Love the bit of glitter around the frame.

Luanne said...

Shannon! This is gorgeous! I love the sparkle and dark blue. Very rich looking. Our Pastor is from Joplin, MO, is that where you're going? Safe travels and enjoy the celebration!

Sue D said...

Gorgeous--very elegant with all the embossing.

Ravengirl said...

I think this is wonderful! I love how intricate that the background is and the glitter in the frame is beautiful!

Anonymous said...

What a wonderful card! I love the colors! Just the right amount of sparkle. Have a safe trip.

Chris R. from Iowa

Ally said...

Oh wow! This card is seriously gorgeous. Love the doily and all that fabulous embossing - such a perfect, beautiful card. ;-)

Moira said...

Wow congratulations that is quite a milestone and I am sure they will love your card!

Anonymous said...

What a striking card, I'm sure your grandparents loved it
Shirley
sbgoudreau@yahoo.com

Oma said...

Beautiful card & I'm sure your grandparents will love it! I love heat embossing and have done a fair amount of it on my cards.

dj said...

love love love it....the glitter just really finishes it off!!

www.CardsPaperAndScrapbooks.com

Cyndi said...

Beautiful! Love the details!

craftymom205 said...

Lovely card.

craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

Kimberly said...

Gorgeous Card!!! Love the sentiment and Glitter!!!

scrappingnana said...

Beautiful card. Love all the details and the way you stamped the background. TFS

Heidi said...

Shannon- this is beautiful and elegant.

Anonymous said...

Lovely card! Great colors and elements!!!

TFS,
Victoria Merrick
angelicmsn1 at aol dot com

Stephanie said...

love all the details...especially the glitter! Gorgeous card Shannan!

Teala said...

Wow! What a gorgeous card Shannan! I'm sure your grandparents will be delighted to receive it!! Thanks for the inspiration!

stampencamper said...

stunningly elegant; what a great card, it 'pops' in every sense

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

Lovely card!

Lillian Child said...

Congrats to your grandparents ... 65 years of marriage is quite the milestone. And what a lovely card to honor them with!

Karen Wedding said...

Great card. Love all the embossing you did. Gives it great dimension. They'll love the card.

Crraftymama said...

I love the card AND the song. Now it's stuck in my head lol!

Vera W. Yates (Ling) said...

This is such a gorgeous card! Love the background.

Sherry Gardner said...

This is beautiful....love the sentiment and the text paper...and the layering...great job....

rlovew said...

That background is amazing- I love it!

FrancineB said...

Lovely card. Very elegant and I love the colors you used on it.

Christine said...

This card is going in my inspiration file. Love the combination of the dictionary scrap and the doily. The card is so elegant and for such a blessed event. Thanks for sharing!

Jan Garber said...

Ok, now I'm humming that song! Your card is beautiful and your grandparents will love it! Amazing how that little bit of glitter really pops off the card!

Heather said...

I'm sure they will love it! I love that border stamp on the blue and in real life I'm sure the embossing of it really stands out. And the gold border around the sentiment with the glitter is the perfect finishing touch.

Darlene Gabriel said...

OH this is so rich and gorgeous! I love the background you've created. Love Story is the perfect set to use for this special anniversary card.

zehra said...

OMG this background is just gorgeous, love it

Karey said...

Thanks for sharing. Gotta hop...

BonnieC said...

That makes a lovely background! Sixty five years -- wow!!!!!!

Mary-Anne V said...

wow love the embossed background... great card. Thanks for sharing.

Kathi Silvia said...

So pretty...love that stamp and the glitter!

E.T. said...

oh my goodness! this is pure gorgeousness!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

this is so beautiful

Joanne G said...

I'm sure your Grandparents will just adore your beautiful card. It is a gift all by itself! Your have put all the lovely elements together just right! I love your color combination and the sentiment you used is perfectly framed! Have a wonderful time!

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