Monday, July 29, 2013

Just Because You're You

Zva Creative and my fellow Design Team members welcome you to our July blog hop! We are excited happy you are joining us and look forward to sharing our new work with you!

Today's Blog Hop begins at Zva Creative's Facebook pageBe sure head on over to check it out! 
Here's a list of participants (in case there is a glitch along the way):

As you know, Zva offers many beautiful color groupings for pearls, flowers and crystals.  If you like what you see along the hop you can find a list of stores and online retailers that sell Zva HERE.
This month, I was able to use my choice of colors and since the Vintage Card Cafe is posting a challenge today for the color yellow,  I thought I would make a cheery, sunshine-y yellow card. I also designed this card for the first day of the Dare to Get Dirty challenges over at Splitcoast...but you'll have to head on over there to see who's challenge my card is based on....((teaser alert!)) :

Mmm, mmm! Lots of feminine, shabby and yummy goodness going on with this card! The gorgeous pearl flourishes are courtesy of Zva Creative...I used Symmetrical Pearl Flourishes (D)-White (PE-02CB-132) and Lines Pearl-White (0.3cm & 0.5cm) (PE-02CB-107). There's an array of flowers pasted on top of some beautifully vintage Maja Design papers...from their Vintage Spring Basics collection. The stamps are from Verve's latest release...this set is called Take Note
Last October, I was contacted by Ani of Card Mania Challenges and she asked if I would participate in their challenge today in the theme of 'Summer Blooms'. I was thrilled to be asked and I am guest desiging over at that blog today!

Here are pictures of how the Zva Creative products are packaged:

Here's the stamp set I used:

Here's the paper collection:

If you would like to play along with our design team, just follow along the blog path.  I am linking to one of the Zva designers and that designer is linking to the next and so on. Be prepared to be inspired along the way!
The Blog Hop starts today, July 29th and runs through midnight US Eastern Standard Time on Tuesday, July 30th.
Hidden on FIVE of the designer's blogs is a Zva Creative prize package! Winners will be randomly chosen after the hop is over. All you need to do is leave a comment on this Blog Hop post... you do not need to leave a comment on each and every designer's blog post to qualify. However, the more times you comment along the blog hop path, the more chances you will have to win. 
The 5 winners will be announced on Wednesday, July 31st on Zva Creative's Facebook pageWe will do our best to notify each winner, but it's best if you can pop in to Zva's blog on Wednesday to see if you are a winner!
We also thought it would be more fun to add even more chances to win our blog hop prize!  To increase your chances of winning:
* Comment to let us know that you posted on your Facebook page about our hop (link to any of the blog hop posts)
* Comment to let us know that you"tweeted" about our hop (link to any of the blog hop posts)
* Comment to let us know that you asked your local store to carry Zva creative products.  If they already do, that's fantastic, maybe you can suggest other products that they don't carry.

The blog hop begins here at Zva Creative's Facebook page! Your next stop is the lovely and very talented  Anna Zaprzelska. Enjoy!

Thank you for joining us!

P.S. Our next blog hop will be on August 26th! Please mark you calendar, we would love for you to join us again! 

Stamps: Take Note (Verve Stamps)
Paper: Vintage Spring Basics (1st of March, 1st of March-bs, 2nd of March-bs, 5th of May) Maja Design, Barely Banana, Naturals White (SU!)
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black
Accessories: Paper & fabric flowers, stamens, tulle accents, glittered leaves, ribbon, paper distresser
Size: 4 1/4" X 5 1/2"
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  1. Andrea-what a lovely fresh design, the colours are really gorgeous and you have created another stunning and beautiful card!


  2. So very lovely and elegant! Thanks for sharing!

  3. I love it, love everything about it, the flowers, the swirls are gorgeous, the sentiment stamps and papers are gorgeous too, xxx

  4. It is a MAGNIFICENT card. All the beauty and articulate lines. What a creative wonder. You always amaze and inspire me. Thanks for sharing.

  5. Your cards are always gorgeous!! Love the flourish and pearl lines. Beautiful.

  6. This is beautiful love it Andrea

  7. I'm beginning to wonder how your cards manage to stand upright with all those gorgeous, big flower clusters on them! Love all that yellow and how you split the sentiment up.

  8. Wow! Just like all of your cards, this is a true beauty! I love the soft spring colours!

  9. thanks for the inspiration, lovely delicate card

  10. Love the shabby elegance of your card.

  11. Oooh! I love the yellows; they are just scrumptious.

  12. Just another stunning card by you!! You are going to make someone very happy with it. Amazing use of the ZVA swirl and Maja papers thank you for sharing! I will share your card on facebook if that's oke by you xox Amy ;-)

  13. Stunning! I always adore your gorgeous cards.

  14. I so love your beautiful cards, but this is just amazing. You have outdone yourself. Loving the yellow. Thank you so much for sharing.

  15. Wow - such pretty bling, flowers, papers, and details. Your cards are always such a delight - major eye-candy! Hugz!

  16. Because of your beautiful cards, I have begun looking for Zva products. I haven't purchased any yet, but soon. Your card is lovely, as always.

  17. This card is beyond gorgeous! The soft yellow, shabby chic, and bling make it all come together.

  18. Such a beautiful card. Love the papers and those flowers and flourishes are wonderful.

  19. Stunning! The layers of flowers and pearls is absolutely lovely!

  20. Wow, is this ever lovely... Beautiful card full of elegance and so feminine.

  21. Lots of pretties on here but it remains light because of that beautiful pale yellow. Love it!

  22. Very stunning! I love the beautiful shades of yellow and your flower arrangement and white pearls are beyond gorgeous.

  23. Another fabulous card Andrea,loving the yellow too:) Viv xx


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