Thursday, September 1, 2011

September Diva Inspirations Blog Hop

Welcome to the September Diva Inspirations Blog Hop! Our Diva Inspirations team and a few special guests from our Release team are here to start your month off right with a little Verve inspiration! Take a little peek at each of the fabulous blogs below and leave a little comment love for their Verve-alicious eye candy and you just might win some Vervey goodness of your very own!

Diva Inspirations Blog Hop
Master Hop List
1. Julee9. Susan
2. Betty10. Andrea
3. Dawn11. Sankari
4. Jen d.12. Teresa
5. Jen T.13. Tosh
6. Lynda14. Charmaine
7. Shannan15. Maureen
8. Sony

We've hidden a little mystery prize on one of today's hop spots, so be sure to leave a little comment love as you hop around for a chance to win!
Comment Deadline: 11:59pm Mountain, September 12
Prize: $30 gift certificate to Verve

I really wanted to go clean and simple with my first card.
Here I started with an old sketch from Lauren and some pastel colours.
I stamped the flower from Dream Big in Melon Mambo and Pear Pizzazz.
Stamps: Dream Big; Cardstock: White, Pool Party, Pretty in Pink, Melon Mambo, Pear Pizzazz, MME DP; Inks: Black, Melon Mambo, Pear Pizzazz; Accessories: Buttons, Twine, Corner Chomper, Sewing Machine, Dimensionals
My second card uses a set called Blessings. This set has many wonderful sentiments in beautiful fonts!
Stamps: Blessings; Cardstock: Vanilla, Choc Chip, DP; Inks: Choc Chip, So Saffron; Accessories: Sewing Machine, Dimensionals

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57 comments:

Jessica said...

Both of these cards are great, I love the colors and simplicity of the 1st one!

Teresa Kline said...

wow, these are both beautiful, I adore the flower one....so sweet...have a super day girlie!

enjoy *~*

José said...

What fab cards! Love the clean and simple one which looks fantastic and the lovely yellow card.

ladybugg61 said...

Both cards are great showcases for the lovely stamp sets you used!

Tricia said...

I just love your style! So crisp with clean lines. Wonderful!!!!

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

SHUT the front door! These are STUNNING girlie! LOVE the colors and color blocking on the first, and the GORGEOUS papers on the second!!!

Wanda Cullen said...

Dawn, I love your clean, crisp style of cardmaking! Both cards are beautiful!

scrappingnana said...

Great cards. Love the colors on both of them. TFS

Shannan Teubner said...

OMG Dawn, you are amazing! Both of these are so gorgeous...and I am totally caseing the first one!!

Ravengirl said...

What wonderful cards, both of them!

Niki Estes said...

Cute cards, Dawn! I love the color blocked background on the first one!

Marisa said...

Loving the flower, how you did the sentiment The touch of zigzag on the side. Great mix of Dps on the second one.

Elizabeth said...

Both cards are so beautiful!

Tanya said...

These are beautiful, love the stamped off flower on the first, and the second, that's one of my favorite sets. And that paper is fabulous!

MelissaS said...

I love both of these. The first is so warm and sunny - I love the way the flower goes off the panel. The second is a fabulous color combination that reminds me of snuggling in for fall :) Thanks for sharing!

Vicki B. said...

just gorgeous Dawn, love them!!!

Basslady said...

your creations are so beautiful and splendid!

really fun to look at!

and both have great style!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Joan Ervin said...

Ooooh, Dawn, I love how you only stamped part of the flower on the cardstock and the sewing along the side looks wonderful!!! Your second card is gorgeous, too, especially how you stamped the flourished on the sentiment...awesome work, gf!!!

Marlena M. said...

The first card is so bold and pretty. I love the colors/papers you blended in the second! ;)

Moira said...

Both cards are delightful! I love the bold colors used in the first card and the second card is so elegant! Blessings is one of my favorite set and I never tire of the creations I see with it. TFS!

Esther said...

Very pretty color combination!!!!

Newbie said...

GORGEOUS card! Love the colors of the first one! So happy and bright! Love the sentiment and the big flower! The second one is gorgeous also! Love the sentiment on it also! The backgroun for the sentiment is really pretty! Both cards are beauties!!

Lin said...

Not one but TWO beautiful cards! Thanks for the inspiration!

Vickie Z said...

Love both cards!! Layouts are fabulous!! Love the flower in the first with the colors, flag, and sentiment!

Marsha said...

Both beautiful cards but I so love the second card - colors, layout, layer. Beautiful.

zehra said...

Beautiful, love the simple one, it is gorgeous and the sentiment is awesome.

Jan Garber said...

Great way to use the BIG sentiments! Your cards are so pretty!

Touch of Tewshay said...

Both cards are very classy....sometimes less is more and that is very true in this instance....great job!

Cindy Haffner said...

BEAUTIFUL Dawn!!~

craftymom205 said...

Love your cards.

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Andrea Ewen said...

Stunning cards, Dawn! I love the stamp set you used on the first card and the colors you chose are so super pretty! Your second card is a vintage delight, the black accents really highlight your card/sentiment panel beautifully!

Amy said...

Wow, I LOVE the card with the new Authentique papers! It's just divine!

Chunyuan said...

Both cards are fab, especially like the first one because I love bright colors. Thanks for sharing.

Jen Tapler said...

ACK! Love both of these Dawn, but I have to say that the first one is my fave - clean and simple is right up my alley - but I also definitely don't use enough pink and you're inspiring me!!

Ching-a-ling said...

Just love how clean and awesome both of these cards are

Erica said...

So sweet...have a super day girlie!

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Steph Herbert said...

Two really fabulous cards! :)

Charmaine (CharmWarm) said...

Both of these are just gorgeous, Dawn! I love the vibrant colors of the first and the elegance of the second!

Jen Cuthbertson said...

Wonderful samples, Dawn! I love how clean they are and the papers are so rich!

Lori Craig said...

Beautiful, Dawn! Love these!

Lisa M. said...

Both of these are absolutely stunning! Bravo and thanks for sharing!

Sue D said...

Great cards--I like the papers and your stitching.

Luanne said...

Gorgeous! Can't pick a favorite from these beauties!

Betty Wright said...

Both are beautiful, Dawn! I love the CAS styling on the first and of course I love all the layers on the second! Gorgeous!

Maureen said...

2 amazing cards, Dawn!! LOVE the simple look of the first (I have a little obsesson with white lately ) and the second uses one of my fav Verve sets :)

squiggle7 said...

Wow, two very different cards but both are fab!

Emma

Charlotte Zweigoron said...

Great job. Love this1

Janet Z said...

Both cards are beautiful!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Couple of great cards -- I like the clean one the best!

Denise Marzec said...

So pretty! Love the colors and that little bit of stitching. Perfect!

Dori said...

Both of these are wonderful! I love the colors and patterns of the second card.

Beate said...

Both cards look amazing! I love the fun colors and rounded corners of your first one and the gorgeous elegant papers of your second.
Hugs and smiles

Rose Ann said...

Both are gorgeous, Dawn!! I love how fresh and clean the first card is, and how wonderful all those great papers are on the second. LOVE both sentiments!!

Heather said...

Two awesome cards! The first is so bright and cheerful. Love the partial flower, so much more interesting than always using the enitre image. And the second card is gorgeous! Love how you used the flourishes mixed in with the sentiment.

Princess Scrapper Stamper said...

WOW!! Dawn these are both beautiful cards!! I love the fun vibrant colors of the first one and the warm rich tones of the second one and your layouts on both are fantabulous my dear, tfs!

Tanja said...

really like the colour blocking on the first card and I like the yellow and gray colours for the second. beautiful

Jessie/knightrone said...

Wow, Dawn, absolutely amazing!