Saturday, September 13, 2014

Verve Release Retrospecitve

Welcome to Verve's August Release Retrospective Blog Hop! The Verve Divas are hopping today and serving up some more inspiration using the August release stamps & dies! Besides a peek at some really cool cards, there are also a couple of prizes up for grabs!

If you have come her from Charmaine's blog you are right on track.  If you just happened upon the hop, you can check the hop list below to get caught up.

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For my card, I chose to use this fabulous new Psalm 34:8 Plain Jane.  Love this verse!  I embellished the card with the flowers and leaves from Dream Big and used the matching Scalloped Flowers and Dreamy Leaves dies to cut them out.


Want to win some shiny new Verve? We're giving away a $40 gift voucher to one lucky commenter along the hop, so be sure to leave a shout out in the comments as you hop about.

Want another chance to win? Now it's your turn! We'd LOVE to see what you've done with the August release. Link up your cards using at least one product from our August release and you'll be entered in a drawing to win our entire next release! All the details and the linkup widget are on the Verve Blog today. The deadline is October 3, so there's still plenty of time to get the August release if you haven't already.


1. Julee 10. Janelle
2. Teresa 11. Christyne
3. Amber 12. Jen
4. Charmaine 13. Andrea
5. Marisa 14. Betty
6. Monika {Guest} 15. Karen
7. Stacey 16. Sarah
8. Maureen 17. Amy
9. Laurie

Now it's time to hop over to our Anni-verve-sary Release Guest Diva, Monika, who is sure to have some wonderful card candy for you to enjoy!

Thanks for stopping by and happy hopping!


What's In It?
Stamps:   Psalm 34:8 Plain Jane, Dream Big (Verve Stamps) 
Paper:   Gardenia (American Crafts), Juliet (SEI), Kraft, Old Olive, So Saffron, Close to Cocoa (Stampin' Up) 
Ink:  Perfect Plum, VersaMark, Black
Accessories:  Scalloped Flowers, Dreamy Leaves, Pennant Trim Die (A Cut Above by Verve), Crimper (Fiskars), Button, Twine, Glue Dots, Dimensionals 

41 comments:

Lynn said...

I've been inking up my new Verve but haven't gotten to this verse yet. I will soon! Love how you've spotlighted it Marisa.

~amy~ said...

Such a pretty card, LOVE the colors.

JoAnn said...

Love the pretty flowers and that sentiment. Great card.

Kris B said...

Pretty card! Love the flower/leaf accents! Beautiful verse!

Maria Levine said...

Beautiful card Marisa!! LOVE all the layers!

Iris said...

Very pretty card - love the flowers, the layers and the buttons and twine.
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Vivienne Holden said...

Beautiful verse and beautiful card Marisa. xxx

Patty said...

Beautiful, beautiful card. Awesome layers, colors & stamping!!

Benzi said...

Gorgeous with such pretty flowers and wonderful verse.

Darlene Gabriel said...

Oh this is beautiful Marisa! I'm anxiously awaiting the arrival of my new Verve which will include this wonderful verse. I love your use of these gorgeous flowers from Dream Big.

Jean Bullock said...

Very cool card. I love the creative layering you created. The banner across the bottom creates an illusion of a pocket. Very cool

Pink Unicorn said...

I think it's quite apparent from this card that you have more than one creative gene!! loving the colour combo and all the detail. the flowers are gorgeous.

sharrilou said...

Love the card. Love Verve for having so many wonderful biblical sentiments.

Lyn Wallan-Smith said...

Such beautiful layering <3

Christine said...

You are a layering rock star! Love your cheerful card!

nwilliams6 said...

The colors and details on this are really special Marisa. I love this card - so much for the eye to see. Amazing - missed seeing your stuff while I was gone. Hugz!

Tenia Nelson said...

So Gorgeous!!

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Beautiful card, Marisa! Love the flowers and pretty color combo!

Betty Wright said...

This is stunning, Marisa! The colors, the flowers...the scripture....all just beautiful!

Diana Nguyen said...

Such a fresh and fun card - as always!

Sue Crease said...

Love your colours and layout of this card. Great use of the plain jane.
Sue

nattyboots said...

Just a lovely card and colors used. x

Celeste Goff said...

Such a pretty card! I love all of the great layers!

Sharon Jones said...

Wow, Marisa...I've always loved your style of cardmaking! You are one of my favorites, gf, and you never cease to enthrall and entertain...your card is gorgeous! I've also grown to adore those Plain Janes!
Hugs,
Sharon

Mary-Anne V said...

Wonderful colours and love the scriptural verse.

Maureen said...

these colours are all stunning together :)

Monika/Buzsy said...

Beautiful card Marisa. Love the gorgeous flowers. Nice colors too. The buttons look great.

Lisa Kind said...

Very pretty card Marisa! Love the sentiment and your color combo!

ScrappyTeacher said...

I also love that verse as a stamp! Lovely card!

Julie S. said...

This card is beautiful, I really like those flowers with the twine in the middle.

Vickie Z said...

Hey girl!! Love the mix of colors here and those blooms always make me happy!! Hope you're hanging in there and I'm doing well so far!! My CTD card this week is a Vervey one- using some of the new goodies!!

Colleen Dietrich said...

So pretty, and love that verse. :)

Heather Thompson said...

very beautiful, love this release.

cm said...

The mauves/purples of your papers are a lovely combination to enhance the pops of yellow and green. And those blooms...swoon-inducing! Your stunning cards, artistically designed with pretty papers/ink, and showcasing wonderful diecuts and sentiments is always refreshing. An excellent reminder than I don't "need" anything more than papers, dies and inks to create something eye-catching. Lesson to keep in mind when water-colour and other assorted 'technique attempts' gets the better of me!
~c

Miriam Prantner said...

Love this verse and I really love the paper/color combo!

Sue D said...

Beautiful colors and card design.

Tammy M said...

Love the color combo on this card. Beautiful as always!

Amy C. said...

Beautiful and I love the scripture reference.

loulou said...

Beautiful card. I like your pretty colours.

Janis said...

Wonderful card to showcase this lovely verse!!!
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Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Yes he is! Great sentiment, springy and fresh papers. So pretty!