Friday, March 22, 2013

Viva La Verve...Wonderfully Made

Happy Friday friends! It's been quite a long time since I've played along with the Viva La Verve sketches, so I thought I'd jump in with this rather {dramatic card that I didn't set out to be so} dramatic card. I think the black really makes it stand out:

I didn't have the right size Nestie to make my frame, so....I made my own with a little cutting and pasting. Since it's black, it's really hard to tell where the seams are, but they're there.  The sentiment is from Verve's Wonderfully Made set and to keep with Anya's sketch, I needed to add another little panel off to the right there, where I stamped 'Praise God' from Verve's Faithful Phrases

Anya's sketch:

Here's the down low on participating in Verve's Friday sketches:
Every Friday our talented Divas host a little Viva la Verve (VLV for short) sketch challenge for you! Play along with all of the sketches for a given month by uploading your cards using that month's sketches to our SCS gallery using the proper keywords and then posting all of your links in the Sketch Champions thread (posted the last week of each series of sketches). Do that by the entry deadline (the last Thursday of the month) and you'll be entered into a random drawing for a $100 e-gift certificate to the Verve Store!

Do I have to use Verve Stamps?
Nope. We're equal opportunity stampers around these parts. Of course, we do LOVE to see you shine your Verve if you've got it! And we might just pick some mystery prize winners every now and then 
from the cards that shine a little Verve.
Easy Peasy, right? :)

Have a great weekend!

Stamps: Wonderfully Made, Faithful Phrases (Verve Stamps)
Paper: Crea Diem collection (Blomstra, Kärleken, Kärleken-bs, Så länge jag lever, Av hela mitt hjärta), Black 
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black, Black Soot distress ink (Ranger)
Accessories: Fleur De Lis Rectangles (Spellbinders), Silver & Baby Blue Liquid Pearls (Ranger), silk flower, CRW-03CB Basic Crystal Lines-Soft Blue (0.3cm) Zva Creative, Doily Lace punch (Martha Stewart), paper distresser, dauber, 3" File Tab punch (Marvy)
Size: 6" X 4 3/4"
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  1. Love the stamps! This is a very sweet project.

  2. This is beautiful Andrea! I love your amazing take on the sketch! Your cards are so rich and detailed! I love it!

  3. Way to bend that iron gate nestie to do your work for you :) Lovely borders around the card and sentiment. Great work with all the pearls too. Have a great w/e : )

  4. Beautiful card. Love the colors and the black is very stunning. Great idea to cut the SB die to make a smaller frame.

  5. Wow, just gorgeous, love the double frame outlined with the all rhinestones and pearl dots. Your flower is a perfect accent with that dp too. LOVE this!

  6. Awesome card-I love the sentiment! I just went over to the Verve website and am finding quite a few stamp sets that I want :) Thanks for sharing.


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