Verve October Release Retrospective Blog Hop!

Welcome to Verve’s October Release Retrospective Blog Hop! The Verve Divas are hopping today and serving up some more inspiration using the October release stamps & dies! Besides a look-see at some really nifty cards, there’s also a comment prize up for grabs!

Thoughts and Prayers by Jen Shults

For my card today I used Inspire Hope along with paper from Doodlebug’s Kraft in Color Line. I love that line of paper, lol. I can’t use it enough. To start my card I cut a cardbase out of Steel Gray cardstock (MFT) and layered it with Sugar Cube cardstock (Taylored Expressions). I then layered the background with a strip of yellow and a lot of green from the Kraft in Color paper pad. I stamped the sentiment on Sugar Cube with Memento Espresso Truffle ink. I then die cut a couple of flags from the Flag It Die Set from Verve. I used the Sprightly Sprigs dies for the leaves around my flowers and the flower is from the Goodness Dies Set. The button is from Taylored Expressions.

Thoughts and Prayers by Jen Shults

Card Details:
Stamps: Inspire Hope (Verve)
Paper: Kraft in Color (Doodlebug), Steel Gray (MFT), Sugar Cube, Granny Smith (Taylored Expressions)
Ink: Espresso Truffle (Memento)
Accessories: Goodness Flowers Die Set (Verve), Flag It Die Set (Verve), Sprightly Sprigs Die Set (Verve), Square Dies (Spellbinders), foam tape (TE), twine, Janome Sew Mini, White Thread, Quick Dry Adhesive

Next up on the hop is the fantastic Charmaine!

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.

1. Julee 8. Laurie
2. Stacey 9. Christyne
3. Marisa 10. Teresa
4. Chaitali 11. Andrea
5. Amber 12. Betty
6. Jen 13. Sarah
7. Charmaine 14. Maureen

Tell me what you think. I'd love to hear from you!!!