Friday, September 17, 2010

Verve September Week 3 Sketch




Amber found the most amazing vinyl wall are site.  You can see it here.  I had so much fun looking through it and had hard a hard time settling on which picture to use.  In the end, this one won out.  Flowers and butterflies, what more could I ask for LOL!

I used some October Afternoon DP and paired it with a bright orange that I VersaMarked with the flower image from Stampin' Up's Background Basics (even though it doesn't really show up in the picture).  The focal image is a combination of an image from PTI's Turning A  New Leaf and the small flower from SU's For All You Do set.  A bit of brown ribbon and a button and I am all caught up on my Verve sketches for this month - yeah!  Well, until today's anyway LOL!

Still reveling in my alone time....happy sigh :)  After this week I will have add a few things to the schedule - like a regular exercise routine so I don't lose out on all the wonderful things swimming laps this summer did for me!  Until then, I am going to play with my Verve order which finally arrived yesterday!! Yes, three and a half weeks of sheer torture waiting for all those fabulous Verve flowers and sentiments to arrive!!  It's my new US PO Box all the way next time LOL!  I'm getting giddy simply thinking about being able to use them!

Happy stamping :)




What's In It?
Stamps:  (PTI) Turning A New Leaf, (SU) Background Basics, (SU) For All You Do
Paper:  October Afternoon DP, Chocolate Chip, Only Orange, Black, White
Ink: VersaMark, Chocolate Chip, Only Orange
Accessories:  Circle Punch, Martha Stewart Butterfly Punch, 1/4" Grosgrain Brown Ribbon, Button, Glue Dot, Half Pearls, Dimensionals

19 comments:

Kathy Martin said...

What a lovely card! I love the clean design! :)

Christina said...

What a great choice of colors! So clean and balanced, and I love the pop of the orange flowers! Glad to hear you're recharging your battery with some time for yourself! You deserve it!

Maureen said...

What a great card for that wall!!! Love the butterflies too :) Isn't it funny how we are on opposite schedules...school time vs summer....oh, well...I am plugging away at the set up and new resources I'm making :) Everyone here is so positive...it keeps my energy up :) Oh, yes, a weekend with Verve...so lucky you live near the border for the PO Box :) Hmmm...maybe it's a good thing I don't though, I'd order WAY more!! LOL

Tanya said...

So pretty! Looks just like the wall in the photo. Love the rich fall colors.

Joan said...

What a wonderful card, Marisa. I love the colours and layout. Gorgeous.

Lori Burkitt said...

Another gorgeous creation! When I clicked on your link I was thinking to myself, "Does this woman ever make a BAD card? I don't think so." : ) Seriously, I did think that! LOL!

Vickie Z said...

Absolutely perfect for the pic!! Yeah...Verve!! I haven't even had a chance to play with all of mine yet but, the sentiments... the flower....!!!!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Wow!! What an awesome take on the inspiration. I so love your image and your take on the sketch. Stunning colors and design!

Benzi said...

Marisa, this is awesome. I love those dots and the bright orange. Your card looks so much like your inspiration. Good job!!!!

Silke Ledlow said...

Marisa, this is a perfect take on the IC picture!!! Beautiful card!!! Hugs ~S~

Michelle (sf9erfan) said...

Oh my! Your card is super cute and you made the spittin' image of that vinyl piece. Hugs to you -

Wanda Cullen said...

Missed your creations for the past week, but I'm back and just in time to see your rockin' inspiration creation! LOVE the crisp, fall colors...great card!!

Angela said...

What a beautiful card! Great color comination and well done with the sketch! It's very impressive.

Susan (rainy) said...

Wow talk about a PERFECT interpretation of the inspiration piece! And that sketch is so fun. Beautiful card!

Katina said...

Speechless! xx

Emily Keaton said...

BEautiful colors, Marisa, and a great job with that layout. Yup, I've been tweaking my daytime schedule now that the kids are back to school, too. Had to put my workout first thing in the morning to make the most productive use of my time later, which means getting up at 5:30AM. Ouch!! Glad your Verve finally arrived--have fun playing around with it!!

Dawn B. said...

You picked the perfect stamps..WOW.. it looks just like that wall art.. I love it.. I don't think you could have found a better one.. Great job.

KathyJ (Wattle) said...

GORGEOUS Marisa!!! Love the colours of this one and the flowers and pearled butterflies are beautiful!!!

Colleen Dietrich said...

This is a frameable piece, Marisa. I love the colors, the placement of every little detail.