Friday, July 26, 2013

The World Is Brighter Because Of You

VLV July Week 5 photo VLVJulWk3picA.jpg

Today's Verve sketch is brought to us by none other than the Head Diva herself, Julee :)  She has a great mood board we can play along with too!

I just love the colour combination Julee put together via the collage, and focused on the left hand corner of the board for my inspiration: the striped green container on the floor, bright pops of orange, grey from the chair and a touch of turquoise.  I used the Rounded Scallop Frame die to make my turquoise frame, the graph paper image from Making A Statement to create the pattern on the grey panel and the sentiment is from the wonderful Let it Be set.

This is the fifth sketch in July and if you complete all five sketches and post them over on the Verve forum on SCS you are eligible for the random draw to win a $100 gift certificate to the Verve Store!

Off for our last day of swimming lessons and then off to enjoy some of our glorious sunny weather that just won't stop.  It has been a month since we last had rain, and no place is prettier than BC in the sunshine -- yes, I'm just a bit bias LOL!

Have a fabulous weekend everyone.



What's In It?  
Stamps:  Making A Statement, Let it Be (Verve Stamps)  
Paper: On The Bright Side (My Mind's Eye), Basic Grey, Cameo Coral, Tempting Turquoise, Only Orange (Stampin' Up) 
Ink:  Black 
Accessories:  Rounded Scalloped Frame and Pennant Trim Die (A Cut Above by Verve), Butterfly Punch (Martha Stewart), Swiss Dots Embossing Folder (Provo Craft), Twine, Button, White Half Pearls, Dimensionals

10 comments:

Desire Fourie said...

Marisa, this is just gorgeous, so vibrant and colourful. Love the different layers and the little red flag border at the bottom and the twine is a nice finishing touch.
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Vicki Dutcher said...

Gorgeous use of the colors!!

Benzi said...

Super sentiment, cheerful card, and I love that turquoise. Enjoy this wonderful day!

Maureen said...

some more bold colours make this a beauty :)

Amy Sheffer said...

Awesome, Marisa! Love the colors, and your button/twine embellishment!

Carol (Gingerbeary8) said...

Marisa you sure know how to create with colors and have them all coordinate so beautifully together. This is just fabulous.
Bear Hugs,
Carol

Heidi said...

Oh I do love the colors- so pretty Marisa.

nwilliams6 said...

The world is brighter because of you and your beautiful cards! Love the colors on this one and fun details as usual. Hugz!

Dawn Easton said...

LOVE those colours! Your banners and butterfly are perfect! Awesome sketch!
Wish I had time to play along this week!

Sue said...

Wow!! love this one, especially the pops of orange in the flags, super sweet! :)