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Friday, March 11, 2016

Final Day Verve's Release Spotlights Hop

Hello everybody!

It's the final day of our March Spotlight Hops! 



 Have you enjoyed the spotlights we've been sharing this week? Thanks so much for hopping along with us and celebrating the new release this week! Everything previewed this week is available to order in the Verve online store. So come let's hop along one more time for a closer look at Rise AboveNew Beginnings and the Partly Cloudy and Springtime Stitches die sets.

Here is my card  featuring Rise Above:





Partly Cloudy Die SetRise Above


I  decided to do a little mixed media for this card, because of the sun. I just love this image!
And I thought the bicycles on this pattern paper were perfect! I sponged the edges of the paper, and I painted a little white Gesso on the lower left to make an area for the sentiment.

My next card features New Beginnings:




New BeginningsSpringtime Stitches Die Set



The flowers were created by masking and stamping the images with Black Archival ink, which I colored with my Zig Watercolor pens. Of course I had to add some sequins (I love sequins)!!!

 I hope you have enjoyed and been inspired by my cards made with these beautiful VERVE stamps and Dies!

And don't forget! You can win some shiny new Verve!
 We are still 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 the full hop list, a little more about our new products and all the prize info and deadlines!

Marisa is NEXT on the blog hop, or you can start at the beginning!

Day 4 Hop List
1. Julee7. Mackie
2. Amber8. Marisa
3. Betty9. Maureen
4. Charmaine10. Stacey
5. Christyne11. Vicki
6. Lee-Anne



Thanks so much for visiting my blog during this Hop and leaving so many sweet comments!!!
I have had so much fun!!! This has been an incredible experience for me!!!

Mackie








49 comments:

Rubina Pantoja said...

I LOVE your color choices - your cards are always so inspirational!

Sue Crease said...

OMG I love both of these cards yet again. Where do you come up with your ideas? I sure hope your back again.
Sue

Donna said...

These are both fabulous!

Lyn Bernatovich said...

Love the organic feel of the first card and the sweetness of the second!

Papercrafting Princess said...

Very pretty cards! Love the stamping on the first card!

scrAPpamondo said...

Amazing both the cards! Love very much the sentiment on the second one! :D The first one is just stunning, such a lovely look!!

Christy Q said...

Beautiful cards, Mackie! I love your first one especially with the mixed media. I love how you combined the different elements to create a striking card.

vinita jain said...

All of your creations are very inspiring! I really enjoyed all 5 days, so impressed and versatile creations!

Christine said...

Wow! You have worked the spectrum this morning----from shabby and muted to clean and bright! I would be hard pressed to choose one over the other. I am definitely pinning the example where you whitewashed a spot to stamp the sentiment. What a brilliant idea!

Sabrina said...

Very stunning and beautiful cards!!!

carly pool said...

Oh how sweet, I love the bikes and the faded background! Not often enough do we see orange and Im glad you made it that way! I do really love the sun and I think the flowers in your next card are stunning! vibrant and beautiful!

Carin said...

Both these cards speak right to my heart!

Rebecca Yahrling said...

Gorgeous cards, gorgeous designs, gorgeous colors!

D- said...

Thanks for sharing your beautiful cards. I loVe your cute flowers and sun.
Crafty hugs,
Dawn
DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

Yvonne C. said...

Gorgeous cards, I love all the dimension and your choice of colors!!

cghundley said...

Pretty and fun
cards. Love the
twine on the first.
Carla from Utah

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

gorgeous flowers.

Darlene Gabriel said...

Oh wow, what gorgeous cards. I love the neutral combo of colours on the first card - love the bikes. Your second card is wonderful. The floral cascade is stunning and the sequins are the perfect accent.

Rhonda said...

I love your card! The distressing on it is just perfect. :o)

Maria said...

Wow, Mackie! Both cards are very beautiful! Love the color combo and distressing on the first card! And, the second card is very clean and crisp with gorgeous flowers...so pretty!

Miriam Prantner said...

Wonderful cards! I especially like the color scheme of the first one.

Julie Curtis said...

I love your second card! The sentiment is awesome and the flowers are gorgeous!

Michelle Quinno said...

Amazing cards! Love them both.

Vickie Z said...

Hey Mackie- these are fabulous cards... actually have loved everything you created for the Verve release!! Life and work have been crazy- so, I've peeked but, no time to comment!! Thrilled Julee asked you to guest- perfect choice!! Have a great WE!!

McStamper said...

Love your great cards.

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Wonderful cards. Love the abstract images of your first card. And your second one is so pretty with the bold colors. TFS

Denise Bryant said...

Beautiful cards! Love the Rise Above set with that awesome sun! And your flowers are so pretty with that fabulous color combo!

Karen Day said...

Two totally different styles, and you did both so beautifully!

Heather said...

These are both so pretty! I really love that first one with the coral!

Amy C. said...

Beautiful cards and fun new products!

Super Stick Chick said...

Love both your cards, they are so different and fabulous.

Lisa said...

Both are works of art Mackie!! Love the tattered edges and pretty twine bow on the first!!

Arianna Barbara said...

Oh wow! These cards are great! I love the beautiful layout of the first one!!!! Both cards are amazing!

Dori Shelton said...

Both of these are so pretty! I love the soft neutral look of the first one and then the bright pop of the white background with the pretty colors of the second one.

jan metcalf said...

I do love the bike images in the background on your first card! Comes together so nicely with the new sentiments from Verve!

Celeste Goff said...

Two beautiful cards! Love the shabby chic look of the first card and how bright and happy the second card is!

Cynthia Daugherty said...

beautiful cards !

ScrappyTeacher said...

Your blue/pink/white card is so eye catching. Those colors really pop!

craftyd said...

Beautiful cards, really love the blue on the second one. That's not a color I use often but it looks so refreshing.
Dolores

Debbie Vasel said...

Love the shabby chic distressed look of the first card. It is
so beautiful.

JoAnn said...

Beautiful cards and great colors on each one.

Rosemary said...

both cards are absolutely gorgeous!!

Janet Mack said...

pretty cards. I just love the sentiments in this set.

Sue D. said...

The cord on the first card even matches the paper used on the sun and I like the distressed look. Nice, bright colors on the second card and a great sentiment.

Donna said...

Great cards, I like seeing a masculine and feminine style!

D.Ann C said...

Love 'em both to bits!

Beverly Perdue said...

Love the cute flowers in the New Beginnings set and your bright pink and blue flowers are amazing on the white background!

Donna Oates said...

Terrific cards but I've got this thing for flowers and love this set! The colors of the 2nd card really pop off the white cardstock. Beautifully done! Just gorgeous!

Sue D said...

Wonderful cards. I like the mixed media feel on the first and the colorful flowers on the second.