Sunday, August 1, 2010

Anni-VERVE-sary Blog Hop


Verve is celebrating their 3rd Anniversary today by inviting their fans to take part in a birthday blog hop.

If you started at the top of the blog hop, you arrived here from Jennifer Cuthbertson's I'm Crafty!
If not, head over to Julee's Blog (owner of Verve) for all the information on how to win prizes and to start the hop from the beginning.

Because I love my Verve stamps for creating clean and simple sympathy cards, I wanted to share with you this quick 5 minute card today.

Stamps: Forever in Our Hearts and Notes of Prayer by Verve
Papers: Pink Pirouette and Rich Razzleberry by Stampin' Up
Ink: Rich Razzleberry by Stampin' Up
Tools: Martha Stewart Loop Corner Punch, Oval Nestabilities
Embellishment: Flat Back Pearl

From here, head on over to Andrea Vernagus' Crafty Engineering which is the next stop on the Verve hop!

136 comments:

  1. Very beautiful and elegant.
    Lynn

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  2. Love the simplicity of this, very very nice!

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  3. Elegant, beautiful card! This is a great card for me. I am a beginner and it will be an easy start that will have a great result in the end!

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  4. Pretty colors and like the punch treatment!!

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  5. Beautiful card! Love the soft colors.

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  6. This is beautiful, love this stamp.

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  7. Wow, only 5 minutes for a great card! Simply elegant!

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  8. Very nice!

    Ramona
    http://create-with-joy.blogspot.com

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  9. Very nice... I'm enjoying this blog hop a lot!

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  10. Lynn, this is great! Lovely colors and design!

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  11. Beautifully simple card! It's nice to be reminded that not all cards have to be over the top and take a lot of time and accents to be beautiful!

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  12. Simple and sweet.

    It's a good life!
    Terri E.

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  13. very pretty - very CAS! TFS!

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  14. How perfectly simple and meaningful at the same time!

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  15. Lovely card. Very soothing colors. Simple yet elegant.

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  16. sweet card, love the punch detail!

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  17. Beautiful card. Love the color. It is so hard to find sympathy cards that say exactly what you want to say. This would work very well. Thanks for sharing.

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  18. I need to get my cross out and use it some more....I almost forgot how beautiful it was...thanks for the inspiration!!

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  19. I love the color of the cardstock!

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  20. Beautiful!

    Julie C
    afancycat@yahoo.com

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  21. Love monochromatic cards, this is beautiful, so elegant.

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  22. Lovely use of the punch on the sides of the cross. Great sympathy card.

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  23. So simple but so pretty and elegant.

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  24. Such a beautiful sympathy card. I love the colors you chose.

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  25. Lynn, your CAS sympathy card is beautiful! I also love your blog background! :-)

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  26. This is such a wonderful CAS Sympathy card. Hard ones to make, but your's is lovely!

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  27. Beautiful card!!
    Happy Anniversary VERVE!

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  28. Very tasteful and classic for a sympathy card.

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  29. ouh very clean and classy elegant card. Beautiful!!! And I love that you used a happy color like pink for your sympathy card. Very uplifting

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  30. wonderfully done Lynn, have a fabulous week!

    enjoy *~*

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  31. I find sympathy card to be so hard to create, but this one is lovely! Thanks for sharing!

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  32. Beautiful in it's simplicity!

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  33. What a lovely card any sympathy ones are so hard to make for us.

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  34. Simple and yet a beauty. Very clean lines that fit with the sentiment.

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  35. I struggle with monochromatic but this is beautiful. Thanks for sharing!

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  36. Love the simple elegance.

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  37. Sympathy cards are the hardest. You've done a great job.
    Sari Olsen

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  38. Oh...this is so nice. Love the stamp set!

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  39. Oh...this is so nice. Love the stamp set!

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  40. Simply beautiful! Love how you used those corner punch loops for accents! Thanks for celebrating along with us today!

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  41. Such a beautiful sympathy card! I love the punched accents!

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  42. This is a fantastic, simple design! It looks great with the monochromatic color scheme.

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  43. Very clean and elegant card.Really like the punch used.

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  44. Love the colours and the cross is so elegant!

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  45. simple and sweet, I love the monochromatic look

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  46. I love this stamp set, and I already own it!

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  47. Lynn, this is so pretty! The beautiful monochromatic for the sympathy card!

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  48. Very Pretty!
    Hugs
    Nikki
    Simple.scrappin@yahoo.com

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  49. I"m here to congrat you on your new DT!! Way to go! Glad to be playing with you!!

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  50. One of my favorite sets! Brilliant use of the corner punch!

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  51. Lovely card and layout. How did you do that double scallop in the middle of the page??????

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  52. A very elegant perfect symptany card.

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  53. Beautifuland elegant card Lynn.

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  54. Such a nice sympathy card! Love the simple elegance.

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  55. Wonderful card. I love what you did with the MS corner punch!! Beautiful!!

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  56. A great way to use that punch. Gorgeous card.

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  57. what a great sympathy card. simple and elegant!! great job! :-)

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  58. so clean and beautiful...I agree, sympathy cards should be clean and simple...had to make one for a friend this weekend and I too kept it CAS :)

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  59. Sympathy cards can be a challenge, and simple is good!

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  60. Sympathy cards are always so hard. Very pretty!

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  61. Well done monocromatic card!
    Sharon L

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  62. GORGEOUS card!!! Love that cross!

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  63. Nice card--love the simple elegance.

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  64. I Love clean, simple and monochromatic! Great job!

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  65. I always struggle with sympathy cards - this design is perfect!

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  66. What a great monochromatic card. I love how you used the punch as accent pieces to the cross. Gorgeous!

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  67. Hey girlie!! What a nice card you made. I know you're going to be having fun out in TX soon, wish I could be there with ya

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  68. Very nice - love how you used the corner punch!

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  69. Beautiful card! The cross is so elegant.

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  70. Wow. I've never made a card in five minutes. It takes me at least that much time to pick out my ink.

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  71. I struggle with sympathy cards. This is very nice.

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  72. Soft and gentle...very nice.

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  73. Nice use of the cross... very clean and classic design!

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  74. Definitely very clean and simple. Such a beautifully written sentiment.

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  75. How pretty! Love the monochromatic combo!

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  76. A very impressive card for a 5 minute session. The colors you chose are so calming.

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  77. It certainly suits its purpose.

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  78. This is such an elegantly beautiful sympathy card.... amazed you finished in 5 minutes... it takes me forever, lol!

    Thank you so much for sharing!!!

    ~Ola
    okj83 at live dot com

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  79. A very beautful sympathy card. Five minutes?? Wow.

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  80. Great 5 minute card! :)

    Vicki
    vwizniuk at pris dot ca

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  81. Very simple yet extremely expressive - very nice card!

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  82. I love the simplicity and elegance of this card. Iris

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  83. Pretty card! Thank you for sharing.

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  84. Great color combination for a sympathy card!

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  85. Oh, these are the most difficult kinds of cards to make, and yours is lovely and elegant. I like the border punch you snuck in there in an unusual way too.

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  86. great card! i love the purple!
    hugs
    juli

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  87. Enjoying your blog while I do Verve Anniversary blog hop! Great job.

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