Monday, August 4, 2008

Anni-VERSE-sary Cards!!!


Hey you all - I'm back into my stampin' groove!!!

I finally have my life back - LOL!!! The girls had their first day of school today - YEEAAHHH!!!

After all the traveling, entertaining and getting ready for school this past week - I really needed some serious *stampin' therapy*!!!

Can you tell how desperate I was - I have finished four cards...and a project for the ISC that I'll be sharing with you soon!!!

Yesterday afternoon when the girls took a nap I went to my craft room and looked at all the fun Sketches Julee Tilman has cooked up for her Anni-VERSE-sary Celebration!!!

This card is actually Sketch # 4 and I have used all Verve Stamps - Serenity and Heartfelt Phrases. The colors for this card are - Regal Rose, Basic Gray, Wild Wasabi and Whisper White.

Hope you like it???
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Here is card Sketch # 3 and you can tell I have used my favorite new *In Color* Tangerine Tango with Wild Wasabi and Whisper White.

Again I have used a Verve Stamp from the *Floral Whimsy* Set.

To dress this card up a bit I have added some Silver Brads and the DS Wild Wasabi Ribbon from SU. Plus I have punched out some flowers and added them on each side of the sentiment.

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This card is Sketch # 2 and I really like the simplicity of it!!!

I have used - Soft Sky, Rose Red, Chocolate Chip and Whisper White CS for this card.

The Ribbon is from Martha Stewart and matches the Soft Sky perfectly....

I have used another wonderful Verse Stamp from the *Plain Jane* Collection and I love this Psalm!!!

*Delight yourself in the Lord, and He will give you the desires of your heart.* ~Psalm 37:4

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Julee has started out with this wonderful Sketch # 1. Isn't it fun???

I have used - Groovy Guava, Wild Wasabi, Close to Cocoa and Whisper White CS.

For the main image I have used the *Floral Whimsy* Set from Verve. The flowers were colored with a Blender Pen using Purely Pomegranate, Wild Wasabi and the Sahara Sand Marker. The vase was inked in Close to Cocoa. I always like to add the Scrappers Floss from Karen Foster to the vase....

I have dressed the card up with some Silver Pearls from Michael's and the DS Groovy Guava Ribbon from SU.

Hope you like the cards???

All the cards can be found on SCS under the Verve Visual Site!!! Hope you will have time to play along???

15 comments:

Jackie said...

I love all of them!

Julee from Verve said...

These are all gorgeous, Silke! Each and every one is beautifully crafted. Thanks for playing along! :)

Maureen said...

I'm so glad you're back!! Yummy colours all around!! Enjoy your day alone :-)

Lisa's Blessed A Latte said...

Wow....love this!!!!Super job!!!!

Cindy Haffner said...

Love all 4, aren't those fun sketches!!!!!!!

Nancy Riley said...

WOW, Silke! You really were desperate to stamp! Look at all these wonderful cards you cranked out! Each one of them is gorgeous, unique, and creative!

Marisa said...

Love all the cards! I'm very drawn to using white in my cards as well -- think it is mainly because it helps me not have to match too many papers - LOL :)

I must also say that I jealous re: your kids back in school. I've got 4 more weeks to go and with all the summer activities etc. very little time to stamp. I'm living vicariously through your joy right now!

Jackie Pedro said...

Wow....Wow....Wow....Wow...each card is just beautiful, Silke!!

Emily said...

These are all absolutely beautiful! Fabulous color combos!!

peanutbee said...

You were B-U-S-Y today! Wowzers!! ...all GORGEOUS cards!!

Giovana said...

All your cards are so pretty Silke.
God bless
Giovana

Dawn Easton said...

All of them are BEAUTIFUL Silke! I love the Tangerine and Wasabi too! Glad you have some time now that the girls are back in school!

LeAnne said...

Beautiful! Love that tangerine & wasabi combo!
LeAnne

Karen W said...

Beautiful cards!! Thanks so much for all your inspiration

Kim Gasper said...

Wow! All of these are beautiful! You've been busy since you've been back!