Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Verve's January 2012 Spotlight - Lucky You

You have arrived at the last spotlight hop for today and I have a question. Have your inspiration socks been fully knocked off? And uh.... what am I'm doing here with all these wonderful Divas? Please tell me, because it's still like a complete dream to me. For real, it's been a dream I've tucked away in my wish book and now it has a sweetly drawn check-mark next to it. Thank you for all the warm welcomes and to Julee (and Mr. Verve)... I'm speechless.... thank you.

Okay, all sappiness aside. Let's get a last look for today's Lucky You and Shamrock Die Set spotlight. I asked my daughter which of two projects to show you and she insisted that it be this one. "I like the shiny one the best", she said.


Lucky You has some terrific shamrocks and sentiments perfect for St. Patrick's Day and I can imagine another half dozen or more design ideas, too. I framed the sentiment with the outer lines of the frame from a set released about this time last year called Sweet Treats. I went back in with an embossing pen and then added more green embossing powder. I used the matching A Cut Above Die called Classy Label Die to shape it out.


I've finished up the blog hop for today, but if you've started here on my blog why don't ya gear it in reverse or make a u-turn and go through the hop list below with the other Diva's! There's one lucky blog hop commenter today that will be a random winner of today's spotlight! Lucky you! Get all the details and deadlines over on the Verve blog...

It's a great day to be inspired!


January 11, 2012

1. Amy7. Charmaine
2. Maureen8. Tosha
3. Sankari9. Laurie
4. Andrea10. Julee
5. Teresa11. Janelle
6. Amber





Details:
Stamps: Lucky You, Sweet Treats (Verve Stamps)
Paper: Kissing Booth (Basic Grey), Kraft (Hobby Lobby), Cream
Ink: Versamark (Tsukineko)
Accessories: Shamrock Die Set (Verve Stamps), Classy Label Die (Verve Stamps), Jade and Aged Gold embossing powder (Stampendous), Chestnut embossing powder (Zing American Crafts), Copper micro-beads (Martha Stewart), glue dots (Thermo-o-Web)

61 comments:

  1. Congratulations on being a Verve Diva, Janelle! How cool is that!!! I am so happy for you! Great project today! Can't wait to see what else you have in store for us this week! Have a fantastic day!

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  2. Congrats on being a Verve Diva. Love your card and the snetiment. Looking forward to all the previews this week.

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  3. so this is your big debut ... gorgeous card and congrats Janelle!!

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  4. Great idea on embossing the shamrocks! Love it.

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  5. Cute card! Great job on this!

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  6. Lucky you, Janelle! Congratulations!!!! I love this card! Now I need to get hoppin'......

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  7. Very cool technique to add the second color of embossing! Great card and congrats on realizing your dream!

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  8. Beautiful card, Janelle! LOVE the sheen and sparkle!!

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  9. This is beautiful, Janelle! WElcome to the team:)

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  10. Congrats on being a Diva :) Love how you used the shamrocks and added the touches of gold. Great card and look forward to seeing what else you bring this week.

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  11. This is very pretty! I love the houndstooth background!!

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  12. a marvellous card! love the background with houndstooth!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

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  13. You ask what are you doing here with all these Divas!. Well, look at your card. It is wonderful. Congratulations, and I am sure that hard work and perseverance were a large part of the equation that got you here. Nice touch adding a little gold here and there to those lucky little shamrocks!

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  14. Very cool card, love the embossing in two colors, looks so neat. Thanks!

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  15. Oh, congrats on your dt spot!!! Your card is perfect for that Pot-O-Gold and Shamrock look. Wonderful!!

    Tricia

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  16. Congratulations on being part of the Divas! Love this card, it is very classy. Can't wait to see what else there is the rest of the week.

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  17. You are well deserved to be on the team. Lovely card, I really like the treatment of the edges of the shamrocks. Very nice.

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  18. Congratulations on being a Diva! Great way to start off with this wonderful card. I like the gold embossing and those microbead circles are a perfect embellishment.

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  19. Congrats to you!!! Love the touches of gold embossing on those shamrocks!!!

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  20. Welcome, us out in computerland are so happy to have you here. I really enjoy your background houndstooth paper, with the shamrocks tipped in gold. Wonderful!!

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  21. Congratulations on your DT spot! Your card is beautiful! Look forward to seeing what you make next. :-)

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  22. I like how you made the shamrocks two different colors. Very nice.

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  23. Great job Janelle! Want everyone to know that this Talented Diva is my Sister.

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  24. Welcome to the Verve team! Your beautiful card shows perfectly why you were chosen. Very lovely! Like your daughter, I love the shine, too! Especially the way you embellished the shamrocks. Such a pretty card. ;-)

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  25. Oh so very cute card. Thank you for sharing.

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  26. So happy to see your wonderful talent on a regular basis! Well deserved :-) Your card is so cute - love all the gold. Can't wait to see more!

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  27. Your card is so cute - love all the gold.Love your Site too!!!!

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  28. I'm so glad you are a part of the Verve Divas! What a wonderful dream come true for you. Love those embossed shamrocks, great card!

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  29. Fabulous card Janelle! And big congrats on being a Diva, that's so awesome!

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  30. You do have mad stamping skills! Love the embossed shamrocks and the houndstooth. Looking forward to seeing more of your work.

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  31. Congrats!! Being a part of this team is definitely a dream cOme true! Beautiful card!

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  32. Love love love the embossed shamrocks. Fab card layout. TFS

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  33. Beautiful Janelle I look forward to seeing more!

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  34. Awesome design, Janelle! Love the embossing on the shamrocks! And the background pattern sets off everything beautifully!

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  35. Congratulations and best of luck Janelle! This creation is a nice start for you!

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  36. Congrats on joining the Divas! You did a terrific job with your debut!

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  37. Congratulations on becoming a Diva!! I think this beautiful card shows you'll make an excellent design member!

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  38. What an awesome team you're on! Love today's card, and I'm looking forward to seeing what you'll be sharing the rest of the week :o)

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  39. I am sooo happy for your Janelle!!! Congratulations. Your card is darling by the way!!

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  40. Love the card.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

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  41. Beautiful card! Congrats on joining the team... you are very talented. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  42. Janelle, you absolutely belong with these ladies! ;) Congrats!!! Your card is very, very pretty! I think we will see great things from you! Glad I found your blog..I am a new follower! ;)

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  43. Congrats on joining the Divas. I think your daughter made a good choice on this one. : ) The little touch of gold on the shamrocks is so fun!

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  44. Love the gold on the shamrocks - great touch.

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  45. Woo hoo!!! Conrats, Janelle! I am it surprised at all! Your designs always inspire!! LOVE this card with those gold tipped shamrocks, just gorgeous!!

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  46. Love your card and congratulations on your new post on the DT!

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  47. This is a beauty =) Congrats on the new Diva status! I'd say they made a great choice!

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  48. First off, let me congratulate you on your new Diva status! I'm sure you will have the time of your life! Now, this card is just darling with the gold plated shamrocks! What a great idea! Can't wait to see what else you have in store for us!

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  49. This has to be my favorite card today! I love the layout and the emobssing on those shamrocks is perfect! Love it!!

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  50. stunning card...love what you did to the shamrocks!

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  51. Great card--I like how you did the shamrocks.

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  52. Love your background! And the way you embossed the shamrocks! Such cute shamrocks too!

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  53. This is FABULOUS! LOVE the gold embossing on the edges of the shamrocks and that houndstooth background is WONDERFUL!

    Naomi
    xoxo

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