Saturday, August 1, 2009

My First Blog Hop

Welcome to the first ever official Anni-VERVE-sary Blog Hop. Verve turns two today and we’re celebrating with a hop, hop, hop! The party kicked off over on the Verve blog, so if you’ve just happened along, be sure to hop on over there to start from the beginning! And to make this party a real shindig, there’s a mystery jackpot hidden at one of the stops along the hop. One lucky commenter on that blog will win Verve’s entire August release! But of course, it wouldn’t be a mystery if you knew which blog, would it? So if you’re feeling the love, give a little shout out to the bloggers in the hop and you just might have a reason to jump for joy!

Here is my submission to the Verve Stamps Blog Hop.
Verve Stamps: Pointsettia Christmas stamped directly on to BasicGrey's 'Wassail'. I used the solid color side of 'Noel' from the BG pack.
Inks: Ranger and Memento
I used the positive pointsettia to create Verve DP on the inside - by over stamping using different shades of pinks/reds.
Glitter Centers: Elmer's 3D Jumbo Pen
You can get up close with the card by clicking on the image.

Thanks for stopping by! Now it’s time to hop on over to
Tanja's blog -
http://lovepapernstamp.blogspot.com/ for a little more Verve-y goodness.

118 comments:

  1. WOW, this is absolutely GORGEOUS! I love the window and that embossing! Stunning card, Nan!

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  2. I LOVE this card... Wow, it's so pretty!

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  3. Great card! Love the embossing! Thanks for sharing!

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  4. Beautiful! Love the cut out window!!

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  5. What a cool window card! Very neat!

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  6. Wow, this is so pretty! Love the window!

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  7. Very pretty! Love the window, great job!

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  8. I love this... I love this... I love this...

    Thank you for sharing.

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  9. So pretty! Love the window in the middle!

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  10. Fun dry embossing and cut out.

    It's a good life!
    Terri E.

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  11. This is so elegant, Nan! I love it!

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  12. Just beautiful! I love all of the layers to the poinsettias. Great detail work also.

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  13. Christmas! I love Christmas!! Beautiful card!!!

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  14. Wow! Such a pretty card and so smart to get started on Christmas in July (even though it's Aug today) *wink*

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  15. Elegant embossing and love the window effect!

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  16. Pretty! Great Christmas card

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  17. Fantastic card and I enjoyed finding your blog. Your writing is a breath of fresh air.

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  18. Just gorgeous! I Love all of the details, the embossing, the paper piecing, the window. Fantastic!!

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  19. Beautiful christmas card. Love the colours. Marion

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  20. Fabulous design! I love how you angled the window! Great idea!

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  21. Lovely card. The window is so cool.

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  22. What a great idea! Really like the window.

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  23. Love your choice of paper, color and that window is scrumptious.

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  24. Oooooh. Soooo pretty! Love those flowers!

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  25. Gorgeous! The flowers kinda remind me of stained glass

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  26. Fabulous! I really like the window and the embossing sets it all off perfectly.

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  27. Gorgeous! Love your little window around your sentiment and the embossing around your frame! I have those stamps and look forward to using them for Xmas this year.

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  28. Nan, you did a beautiful job - I like the embossing and the flowers look so elegant on the white paper! WOW!!!!

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  29. Beautiful card. Everything is so perfect!

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  30. Oh WOW, this is beautiful! I love the window and the poinsettia's are gorgeous!

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  31. I love how you created this peek-a-boo card....and Christmas themes. Fabulous!!!

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  32. Striking!!! Gorgeous card!!! TFS!!

    Shelly :)
    Manitoba, Canada

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  33. Okay. LOVE the cut out! And the reverse emboss. Gorgeous.

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  34. beautiful card! Thanks for sharing

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  35. Gorgeous! Love the aperture! I may just have to CASE your card!

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  36. So beautiful, love the dry embossing!

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  37. Very creative & beautifully done!

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  38. This is lovely! Wonderful job!

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  39. I love the embossed frame! Beautiful colors!

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  40. Wow! This is just gorgeous. Love the way the sentiment peeks through the window. Thanks so much for playing in our hop! :)

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  41. Very pretty! I guess we should all start thinking about Christmas cards soon, if we want to make them all in time!

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  42. Very striking. The embossing is great.

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  43. Great Christmas card! Thank you for sharing and giving us a chance to win GREAT stamps from verve! (In this very fun but LONG blog hop).
    Sylvia

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  44. Pretty! I love that you made it a Christmas flower!

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  45. gorgeous card...it reminds me of a front door at Christmas :)

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  46. Beautiful! Love it! :)
    Kim Smith

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  47. you did a great job on your card! thanks for sharing...

    lorene h

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  48. There is so much depth in the design of your card!
    The DP stamping is awesome. Thank you!!

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  49. What a lovely card! I really admire the embossing, and the flowers! Great depth and very elegant. Thanks for sahring it with us.

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  50. Your card is really lovely.

    Cazzy x

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  51. Wonderful job! Thanks for sharing!

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  52. Like how you did the embossing! Pretty card!

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  53. Oh, wow, I love how you did the window on this card! This is a wonderful card! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  54. fabulous card!!! love the window!!

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  55. Great Christmas card! Thanks for sharing.

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  56. Beautiful card. Thanks for sharing.

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  57. I love your card, getting ready for Christmas, eh?

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  58. Beautiful card, really elegant. Lovely details. Love it!

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  59. Lovely card! the Poinsetta stamp is so neat. And i love embossing on cards - it adds great texture!

    Thank you for sharing!

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  60. Beautiful Card. I love this stamp set. Your embossing looks great.

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  61. Love the window. Such beautiful work on your card.

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  62. Wonderful card - the colors and layout are just great!

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  63. Stunning.. Love the embossing!

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  64. Pretty card - love the window!

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  65. This card really works! Nice job with the colors, cutouts, layouts, everything!

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  66. This is so BEAUTIFUL. Love the window, and the colors, and the layout, and the ....

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  67. What a stunning card. I love the colors and the window.. Thank you so much for sharing.

    Wishing you abundant blessings,
    Tami

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  68. great job!!! Love it all. Thanks so much.

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  69. Great card - love the embossed frame!

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  70. Love this! The window and poinsettas are just lovely :)

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  71. beautiful window card - those flowers make perfect Christmas poinsettias :)

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  72. Great card.... love the cutout

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  73. Beautiful!! Love the window look!

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