Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Verve Stamps Spotlight Hop Day 2


We're back with Day 2 of Spotlights and the Divas are shining our spotlight on the Geared Up set and Award Banner Die

To keep it easy on us all we've kept almost the same line up for the hop and as yesterday you came from Marisa's blog with her sneak peek. If you want to get through all the hop from the beginning just head on over to Julee's blog, that's where it all starts up every day.


If you've seen the other Diva samples you KNOW that this is one terrifically cute set and I was all geared up to create a sweet little birthday card, but you know how the winds of creativity can change and *poof* I created an "old man" card. LOL So, can you just see that sweet robot colored super shiny for your son's single-digit birthday card and then as he gets older you could rot out the color for an old rusty robot. Ha, ha. That would be a set of cards to keep and scrapbook!

Anyway, it was really easy to start since I had the Mojo 312 sketch in front of me and those gears from Geared Up were really asking for a shiny background so I just started stamping them around on Night of Navy cardstock (that cardstock never looks navy to me, but it's not Not Quite Navy) with watermark ink and then I used some Aged Teal embossing enamel to create some less used gears and when using the chunky aged enamel it can run away from the heat gun. Just zap it real close and it will create a fun splattered look. The "turning 40" is also from the Geared Up set and layered using the Flag It Die set with some fussy cut embossed gears clustered together. An extra strip of teal cardstock was textured with an embossing folder to pull it all together.

Your next stop is with Laurie! See you tomorrow and remember you have a chance at winning today's spotlight if you comment along the hop!

1. Julee8. Laurie W.
2. Teresa9. Christyne
3. Charmaine10. Maureen
4. Stacey {Guest}11. Marisa
5. Andrea12. Janelle you are here!
6. Jen13. Laurie S.
7. Amber

Want to win some shiny new Verve? We'll be picking a random commenter on one of the hop spots below to win today's featured products! So be sure to leave a little comment on all the blogs below to increase your chances! Check out the Verve Blog today for full set reveals and all the prize info and deadlines!

Details:
Stamps: Geared Up (Verve Stamps)
Paper: Kraft and Teal (Wausau), Summer Sun and Night of Navy (Stampin' Up)
Ink: Tuxedo Black (Memento, Tsukineko), Versamark Watermark (Tsukineko)
Accessories: Flag It Die Set (A Cut Above, Verve), Baby's Breath embossing folder (Cuttlebug), Aged Teal and Aged Bronze Embossing Enamels (Stampendous)

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32 comments:

  1. What a creative use of this new stamp set. Love the originality

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  2. Great 'old man' card! My brother is turning 40, so you have my 'gears' turning with ideas! Wonderful showcase of the new release!
    c

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  3. wowza! love the effect of the embossing on the gears! fabulous!

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  4. Lots of goodness on this, Janelle :) Love how you incorporated a vertical sentiment and the splashes of gold on the gears is fabulous.

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  5. I love how you made an "old man" card with the set! It is fabulous! The embossing adds so much interest and texture. Love it all.

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  6. Janelle, my favorite choice of colors yet! Great card, and thank you! Love, love, love.

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  7. Well, this is wonderful how you've shown the versatility of this set. Creating an "old man" card instead of a kids card......great. I love the embossed gears.

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  8. That heat embossing trick is awesome! Love the look. :)

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  9. Love your "adult card". Pretty colors.

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  10. I really like the colors and freshness of this card. It makes a great masculine card!

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  11. This is fabulous!! My head kept thinking the set is cute for little kids, but now seeing your card opened my eyes to see all other possibilities.

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  12. I am in LOVE with this card, Janelle! Gorgeous colors and texture!

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  13. Wow, love the color combo and that gold! Hugs...Patti

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  14. Thanks for showing us how to use this set to create a "grown up" card! Love the embossed gears! Wonderful card! TFS

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  15. Love the rich color choices and the blinded-up gears! A great way to turn 40!

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  16. Beautiful card! I love your gears.

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  17. What a nice surprise to see a "kids" set used for an older "kid"!

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  18. Love the touch of embossing enamel...awesome detail and a great "old guy" card! :-)

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  19. Lol...loved your remarks about the man card. Loved the aged embossing...too cool.

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  20. Oh I LOVE how this one turned out. What a great big guy card. TFS.
    Crafty hugs,
    D~
    designsbydragonfly.blogspot

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  21. Fun card! Love the glittery gears!

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  22. Great adult card!
    jenny dot naus at yahoo dot com

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  23. Way to go, showing off this set in a totally different way. Love the gears embossed like that and such a fun layout.

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  24. Great card, love the colours. Clever way to use what at first glance you would think of as a kiddies stamp set. Certainly shows how versatile Verve can be.

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  25. Wow! Gorgeous! The colors with the gold embossing are stunning! Love it! Thanks for sharing!

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  26. Stunning card. Love the rich colors and the embossing.
    isoscia@aol.com

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  27. Lovely card! Pretty papers to go.with the sentiment

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