Saturday, July 26, 2014

Verve July Release Retrospective Blog Hop!

Welcome to Verve's July Release Retrospective Blog Hop! The Verve Divas and guests are hopping today and serving up some more inspiration using the July release stamps & dies! Besides a peek at some really cool cards, there are also a couple of prizes up for grabs! 

If you are following the hop, you will have just come from Teresa's blog.


Here are a couple more cards I created with the beautiful new releases this month.
This first one was made with the set Happy Place


Paper:  Pure Luxury ( Gina K Designs)
Ink:  Early Expresso ( Stampin’ Up!)

Accessories: Copic Markers

My second one using stamps from Peaceful Medallions and Happy Place.


Paper:  Pure Luxury ( Gina K Designs)
Ink:  Real Red, Always Artichoke, Certainly Celery ( Stampin’ Up!)
Accessories:  Doily ( My Favorite Things)


Thanks so much for stopping by! I hope you have enjoyed seeing all of the new release! Your next stop on the blog hop will be Janelle!



1. Julee10. Jen
2. Stacey11. Sheri {Guest}
3. Maureen12. Laurie
4. Chaitali13. Andrea
5. Marisa14. Amber
6. Teresa15. Christyne
7. Kay {Guest}16. Sarah
8. Janelle17. Anya
9. Charmaine18. Betty

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.

Want another chance to win? Now it's your turn! We'd LOVE to see what you've done with the July release. Link up your cards using at least one product from our July release and you'll be entered in a drawing to win our entire next release! All the details and the linkup widget are on the Verve Blog today. The deadline is August 23, so there's still plenty of time to get the July release if you haven't already. 

Don't miss this weekend only discount offer in honor of Julee's birthday:


54 comments:

  1. So gorgeous, Kay! You got to work with some gorgeous stamp sets this month!

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  2. I love both of these! Such an unexpected pop of color! They are gorgeous!

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  3. I love how the one colored flower pops!

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  4. So beautiful, Kay! I love the pop of vibrant color on the first one, especially. Love the layering on the second one. Beautiful showcase of these stamps. You are amazing!

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  5. I love your cards. The design is simple but so beautiful.

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  6. Both are so crisp and vibrant! Love these stamps...

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  7. Such pretty cards they are both very elegant looking :)

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  8. Wonderful cards. My fav is the first card. Love how you stamped the images and then colored the one in the middle. Very striking.

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  9. These are just beautiful, Kay! So colorful and perfectly balanced.

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  10. LOVE both your cards! Love how on the first you stamp several times with the flower, then popped up one with color...striking look!!

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  11. Two beautiful cards. I'm itching to use the medallion set for Christmas card. Beautiful!

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  12. Your first card is my favorite. I love the colors and they really pop against the black and white!

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  13. I LOVE your BEAUTIFUL cards. I really like how the colorful center flower pops on your first card. Thanks for sharing.
    Crafty hugs,
    D~
    DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

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  14. Great cards, just got these sets and I'm ready to play.

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  15. Ahhh, these are fabulous, Kay! I love the black with just the pop of color on the first card, and the second card reminds me of your ornaments (and would make a great Christmas card, I think!)

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  16. Oh my this is so pretty, ur designs are so intricate and so perfectly executed, I love them always :)

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  17. So gorgeous, Kay! Always love your cards.

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  18. Wow Kay... I am so glad you chose to do 2 cards. They are beautiful!

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  19. Hi Kay...your cards are lovely! THanks for sharing them. I LOVE Verve stamps, and have been enjoying this fun hop.
    Be blessed,
    Karen
    www.karen-myuprunnethover.blogspot.com

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  20. Both cards just pop...love the colors!

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  21. Love the clean, crisp look of your cards.
    isoscia at aol dot com

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  22. Very pretty cards. The happy place stamp set is my favorite!

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  23. Such pretty cards. I love the pop of colours.

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  24. I love the first card. The pop of color on the one medallion while the others are plain is so pretty.
    Propping the centers of the medallion in the second card was nice too.
    Thanks for sharing.

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  25. Both of your cards are absolutely beautiful!!!

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  26. I just love your cards! You are so creative...those pops of color are fabulous!

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  27. Wow, both of your cards are just amazing! I love the sentiment stamp on the first one and all of those gorgeous flowers and that mandala on the second card is just too cool!

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  28. Pretty cards! Especially love the happy place stamp!

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  29. Love the blossom you used from Happy Place. Wonderful cards.

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  30. I love them both but have a favorite... #1... Really cool design concept!

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  31. A very simple and beautiful design

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  32. Both cards are absolutely beautiful...love the contrast of black/white and color!

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  33. Your pops of color against the backdrop of black and white is stunning! Both cards are beautiful

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  34. wow, both of these are gorgeous. Wonderful colors and images.

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  35. Love your use of the colored die cut especially on black and white. Very striking!

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  36. Both cards are gorgeous! Your style is so clean and crisp...well done!!!

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  37. The colors are so vibrant! Both of your cards are amazing!

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  38. Both of these are beautiful and love all of those flowers bunched up!

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  39. I love the first card... the repetition of the black and white and then the one colored in... so simple and elegant

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  40. Lovely cards. I need that Medallion stamp set. I have loved all the cards featuring that set.

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  41. Your cards are gorgeous and I love your designs xx

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  42. Oh these are just lovely. #1 is wonderful.
    Sue

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  43. Great cards. Especially like the first - great design!

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  44. Both are gorgeous , clean and just beautiful! Nice work!

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  45. Very pretty colors and design on both.

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  46. These are so beautiful!!!!!!!!!!

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  47. Beautiful cards love the stamps too! ~Diane

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  48. Very pretty! I really like the layout on the first card.

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  49. Very pretty! Esp love the first one with only part of it colored!!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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  50. Lovely cards! I love the first one with the single multi-colored flower.

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  51. Once again, I arrive late, so I'll just echo the others: stunning. as in S.T.U.N.N.I.N.G!!! Make that times a zillion....
    Hugs~c

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  52. Absolutely GORGEOUS cards, Kay! I love your crisp, clean, elegant designs and the color palette on both cards is so striking! You have really showcased these new stamps beautifully! I hope all is well ~ Hugs to you!

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