Wednesday, July 29, 2009

...Four More Viva la Verve Sketches

Happy Wednesday, everyone! I had four more cards to complete for the Viva la Verve Sketch Challenges for July, so I set to it yesterday! I completed three yesterday, and the final one this morning. Since there are going to be so many pictures on this post, I will tell you which challenge each is for and list the supplies used below each card. Here we go:

This "my little pumpkin" card was for the Viva la Verve July Sketch Challenge #1 with a twist of distressing...I distressed the edges on the focal and striped panels.

Stamps: Hello Pumpkin (Verve)
Papers: So Saffron, Pumpkin Pie, Whisper White, Watercolor, Washington Apple DSP
Inks: Basic Black Craft, So Saffron, Pumpkin Pie, Creamy Caramel, Close to Cocoa, Old Olive
Accessories: brads, ribbon, clear em,bossing powder, heat gun, SAMJ, image sheet, aquapainter, scissors, dimensionals, mat pack, paper piercer
This sympathy card was for the Viva la Verve July Sketch Challenge #2 with a twist of technique...I used the Poppin' Pastels technique on the sentiment and leaf image.

Stamps: Forever in Our Hearts (Verve)
Papers: Kiwi Kiss, Rose Red, Whisper White, Raspberry Tart DSP, Kiwi Kiss DSP
Inks: VersaMark
Accessories: sponge daubers, stampin' pastels, nesties, big shot, mat pack, paper piercer, brads, dimensionals
This togetherness card was for the Viva la Verve July Sketch Challenge #3 with a twist of score line...I scored the large olive background panel.

Stamps: Forever in Our Hearts (Verve)
Papers: So Saffron, Whisper White, Old Olive, Lovely Flowers DSP
Inks: Old Olive, So Saffron
Accessories: scor-pal, mat pack, paper piercer, jumbo eyelets, crop-a-dile, rhinestone brads, ribbon, linen thread, button, dimensionals
This final thank you card was for the Viva la Verve Sketch Challenge #4 with a twist of vellum...I added vellum across the focal panel after stamping it with the filigree used on the circle panels.

Stamps: Grateful Elegance (Verve)
Papers: Rich Razzleberry, Whisper White, More Mustard, Crushed Curry, Watercolor, Vellum
Inks: same as paper, VersaMark
Accessories: aquapainter, clear embossing powder, heat gun, scissors, mat pack, paper piercer, rhinestones, dimensionals, sponge daubers

That's it for today! I will see you back here again tomorrow with a card for the SCS Sketch Challenge. Until then...


Lisa M. (aka. Lisa @ Farm Fresh) said...

These are all stunning! Bravo, Mercy! Love everything you did with each one!

Cindy Haffner said...

Super job on all the challenges. Hugs Cindy xxoo

Shannan Teubner said...

Look at you go, sistah! I love all of these!!!

Pam Varnell said...

These are all wonderful Mercy. Love them all!!!

Paula Barin said...

Wow! You're a busy girl. I adore each card. Just beautiful.

Jackie Pedro said... ROCK!

Jessie/knightrone said...

These are all gorgeous!!

Unknown said...

Four cards so different, so beautiful. Totally inspired!
Viv xx