Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Verve October 2014 Inspiration Hop

Welcome to Verve's November Diva Inspirations Hop. It's the 5th of the month and that means it's time for the Divas to serve up some fresh inspiration with their Verve stamps!  If you have come here from Stacey's blog you are right on track.  If you just happened upon the hop, you can see the hop list below to get caught up.

Leave some comment love along the hop spots for a chance to win a prize, then grab some stamps and play along with our November inspiration challenge for another chance to win!

This month's challenge is entitled Naturally Navy:


Classic, bold, timeless...navy is naturally elegant! Go nautical or pair with neutrals for a creation sure to impress.

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I was thrilled to trip across this wide, striped paper as it was perfect for the inspiration photo.  Verve's Strong Anchor set and matching Nautical Die Set did the rest of the work for me LOL!

Need a little inspiration? Check out the blogs linked below to see what the other Divas did with the challenge! It's sure to be a treat, and speaking of treats, we've got a prize for one lucky commenter along the hop! Check out the Verve Blog today for all the prize info and deadlines!

1. Amy7. Sarah
2. Anya8. Sony
3. Betty9. Maureen
4. Jen10. Stacey
5. Karen11. Marisa
6. Sankari

Trust you enjoyed all the fabulous inspiration by the Divas and it got your mojo a hummin' and ready to play along with us.



What's In It?
Stamps:   Strong Anchor (Verve Stamps)  

Paper:  Down by the Shore (Fancy Pants), Kraft (Stampin' Up), Cream Linen
Ink:  Black, VersaMark 
Accessories:  Anchor Die (A Cut Above by Verve), Twine, Dimensionals

42 comments:

Lynn said...

Oh I love the striped paper too It is fabulous Marisa.

icardeveryone01 said...

There we go!!! Bold, bright and awesome! And where does a girl have to trip to get this fab striped paper?
=] Michele

Benzi said...

Wow! That paper was perfect for your anchor. It's beautiful.

KimCreate said...

Very pretty and can be used for many occasions.

Brenda Tompkins said...

Simply Awesome!!!!

Maureen said...

strong and bold and fabulous!

Sharon said...

Great card - bold and classy!

ScrappyTeacher said...

So clean and lovely!

Darlene Gabriel said...

Wonderful card! I love the nautical theme. The striped paper is so good with the anchor and rope circle.

Berina RGA said...

lovely!!! love the anchor.. very beautiful!!
-Berina
Moxie Craftie

marylouh said...

Appropriate design for the color.
Plain and simple but so striking.
thanks for sharing.

Ruby N said...

CAS but great!

Christine said...

Wonderful clean look!

Amy C. said...

Love this nautical design!

Dan DePasquale said...

WOW...Very nautical. Use for invitations...note card. Thanks for sharing.

D- said...

LOVE your card. The paper is perfect. Thanks for sharing.
Crafty hugs,
D~
DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

Carolee McCaslin said...

Such a wonderful card and inspiration!

Julie Pike said...

I love your card! Clean and simple.... just what I like!

Lyn said...

Oh my Marissa this is a beautiful card <3 +++

Sue Crease said...

Fab card, so keeping with the theme. Love that paper too.
Sue

~amy~ said...

Oh, I love this...tons.

Vicki Dutcher said...

TOTALLY CLASSY!

Patty said...

WOW!! You're not kidding...that striped paper just "anchors" the whole card!! Love it!

Sandy Palmer said...

All I can say is, "WOW"!
Very sharp looking and wonderful!
Hugs,
Sandy.

cm said...

Clean, crisp and, as Vicki mentioned, TOTALLY CLASSY! Awesome!
~c

Heather Thompson said...

So cute. Love it. Great card.

Jen said...

Gorgeously clean and simple!

Bonnie said...

Clean and crisp! I love this anchor!

Kris B said...

Wonderful card! Love the crisp, clean look!

Becky said...

What an awesome card! Love the anchor and paper.

Sue D said...

Love this!

Heather said...

Oooooo. . . LOVE it!! That striped paper is AWESOME as is the whole card. Love the border of little wheels along the bottom of the white panel.

Miriam Prantner said...

Fantastic CAS card. I love the stripes!

loulou said...

Fabulous nautical creation. Those bold stripes are perfect.

Brithzi said...

Wow! You could frame the card and turn it into a "home decor" piece.

Colleen Dietrich said...

Smart. Handsome. Dapper!

JoAnn said...

Beautiful card.

Betty Wright said...

Oh, my! This is gorgeous! Love how you did the anchor in the center!

Mary-Anne V said...

Love the totally exclusive nautical theme...great impact!

nwilliams6 said...

So crisp and clean and nautical. A wonderful nautical card Marisa! Hugz

Sandi said...

Wow....totally fabulous card. The striped paper is perfect.

dj said...

way to rock this challenge...love the color combo and it makes for a great male card...the hardest out there to make!!