Thursday, September 26, 2013

Verve September 2013 Spotlight Hop ~ Day 4


Welcome to Day 4 of our September 2013 Spotlight Hops!   If you have come here from Maureen's blog you are right on track. If you just happened up on the Hop, you can follow the list below to get caught up.  Everything previewed this week will be available in the Verve online store on Friday, September 27th

Today's featured set is Poppy Birthday and the matching Build A Poppy die set.  Meep!! If you know me at all, you know how I love Verve flowers, and this set is no exception!  These poppies are fabulous! 

Verve Release 9/13 Day 4 photo VSept13Day4picA.jpg

I went with one of my favorite, dramatic colour combos of red, black and white in order to showcase the poppies.  The matching Build A Poppy die set is fabulous for cutting these beauties out and I used the solid poppy image in VersaMark to darken up the red a bit. 

Want to win some shiny new Verve? We'll be picking a random commenter on one of the hop spots below to win today's featured products!  So be sure to leave a little comment on all the blogs below to increase your chances! Check out the Verve Blog for today's full set reveals and all the prize info and deadlines!

Thursday, 9/26/13
Today's Prize: Poppy Birthday, Build a Poppy Die Set


1. Julee8. Laurie W.
2. Teresa9. Christyne
3. Charmaine10. Maureen
4. Stacey {Guest}11. Marisa
5. Andrea12. Janelle
6. Jen13. Laurie S.
7. Amber
 


Time to hop over to Janelle's blog to see her fabulous creation using today's showcased sets, and be sure to come back tomorrow for Day 5, the last day of our Spotlight Hop.

Challenge:  Simon Says














What's In It?
Stamps:  Poppy Birthday (Verve Stamps) 
Paper:  Black, Real Red, Wild Wasabi (Stampin' Up)
Ink: Black, VersaMark
Accessories:  Build A Poppy Die Set (A Cut Above by Verve), Medium Scallop Die (PTI), 5/8" Satin Saffron Ribbon

49 comments:

Lynn said...

Dramatic, stunning and all around perfect for this poppy set! I adore your card Marisa!

loulou said...

What a fun card. I just says happy.

Benzi said...

Ooh, I love poppies and these are super. What a cheerful card, Marisa.

cm said...

What a pretty, bold, fresh card; a delightful showcase of the new stamp+die combination! Thanks for sharing!
c

Pam said...

Love, Love, Love this release. Poppies are my favorite flower!

Maureen said...

these lovely poppies are reminding me of the HUGE poppies my kids paint for Remembrance Day and while we study Georgia O'Keeffe.

Ariane said...

Your card really pops!! Love it! Thanks for sharing!!

Stacey Schafer said...

so pretty!

ChristineCreations said...

This set is so gorgeous! And what a showstopper with all the red and black Marisa! A beauty!

MackieMade Paper Creations said...

WOWSA!!!! Love the bold colors! Just gorgeous !!!

Darlene Gabriel said...

Wow this is stunning. Love the dark red and black combo. Beautiful showcase of this new set and matching dies.
Darbaby on SCS

Donna Oates said...

Just when I think I've seen all the gorgeous red poppies, your blog and card were next. Love the use of the red poppies and how they jump off the page! Beautifully done!

Jessica Yoder-Jones said...

Love this CAS card!

Teresa Zuehls said...

Love your bold take on the sketch with the red and black. The poppies are so pretty and take center stage and the yellow bow adds a touch of softness. Very pretty!

Emily H said...

So cool! I love poppieS!

Hillary Harris said...

Love the bold poppys!

Kari V. said...

This card is stunning. I am loving the yellow ribbon you used, too. Black and white and red is a fabulous color combo for this set! Thanks for sharing this beautiful card.

Elizabeth Sarkisyan said...

Such a sweet card and love how you used the poppies and colors!!

Deb Kane said...

Lovely, bright bold and dramatic just like you wanted. I really liked your little girl robot card too!!

Linda Carson said...

WOW! The poppies just pop off this card! Love the rich bold color!

Annheidel said...

Pretty card!

Christine said...

Love the boldness of your card. The big scallops and contrasting bow are beautiful and I love the scattering of bright poppies!

Kris B said...

Lovely card! Love the bold design of the poppies! This is a wonderful set! TFS

Rosemary said...

really fun card... the bow is just yummy!

Vickie Z said...

Love the poppies too/that includes the dies!! Love your color combo!! Have missed most of this week-had to go out of town for work!!

Sandie C said...

Gorgeous card - I am loving seeing all the different ways this poppy set can be used

irishgalkelly said...

Love your bright bold poppies Marissa! This has a beautiful font for the sentiment and I love your unexpected yellow ribbon. Classic design, gorgeous!

Heather said...

Wow! This is so bold and dramatic! And that yellow bow is a great surprise.

Directmailscrapper said...

Big, bold and FUN! Great card!

D- said...

Your card is perfect. LOVE it. TFS.
Crafty hugs,
D~
designsbydragonfly.blogspot

Wanda Cullen said...

What a stunning design! Love that you paired the yellow ribbon with the poppies! This is an awesome new set!

nwilliams6 said...

Wow Marisa! I love this card! Great flowers and colors. I told myself no more dies or awhile but now I want this one! So pretty and vivid. You did a fab job with all your blog hop cards. Hugz!

Dawn Easton said...

Ohhhhhh some Verve flowers and dies....heavenly! Love this my friend!!!

Judy said...

That is a gorgeous card. I love those poppies!! bright bold colours...just awesome!!

Miriam Prantner said...

So bold, love how bright it is too!

Chris D. said...

Love those big bold poppies! Great card!

Shaughn Woodruff said...

Absolute stunning card, I love the bold blooms and the yellow ribbon just seems to soften it a tad! Just love it!

Iris said...

Love the bold, graphic look of your card - so crisp and clean.
isoscia@aol.com

Kelly Braund said...

This is so stunning with the red on white!

Sue D said...

Wow--very dramatic!

Rochelle said...

Beautiful and dynamic! Have always loved these colors together.

Ravengirl said...

Mmmmm, love those darling poppy die! Verve flowers are the best!

Bajalizzy said...

super poppies!

Emily said...

Such fun flowers, I'd love to try them out.

JD Shelton said...

Lovely card! The yellow ribbon really makes the card pop!

Mandy said...

Gorgeous card Marisa, really striking.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
hugs
Mandy xx

Bonnie said...

What gorgeous poppies, Marissa! Wow!

Carol (Gingerbeary8) said...

This is gorgeous. Your poppies look amazing-the color combination is dramatic and endearing.
Bear Hugs,
Carol

Barb said...

beautiful! i love this!!!