July 5, 2013

July Diva Inspirations Hop!


Hi peeps! Welcome to our July Diva Inspirations Hop! It's the 5th of the month and that means it's time for the Verve Inspirations Team to breathe new life into some much-loved stamps and dies. And there's a PRIZE up for grabs, so be sure to leave a little shout out in the comment section of each blog as you hop about to be entered in a drawing for a $30 gift voucher to Verve Stamps! Check out all the details and prize info over at the Verve Blog.

You should be visiting from Sankari's blog, if you need to start at the beginning, head on over to see Julee.

Today I'm sharing a birthday card I made for hubby using Wishing You and Love Monkey. We have a giggle over the way Shanan makes monkey noises when he's reading to Jackson, so the monkey was perfect for this card! I'm also linking up to Stacey's birthday celebration!

I stamped the monkey on x-press it cardstock and coloured with copics. I stamped the hearts in red ink then filled them in with Xmas Red Stickles. The background is embossed with my fave folder and I went for a tilted panel layout. The gorgeous border is from the Scalloped Trim Trio Cut Above Dies.

Here's the inside of my card...

I've kept the Scalloped Trim Trio dies together, so I get three borders cut in one pass - I had to use the cute star border on the inside of the card as well as a sentiment from Love Monkey.

It's time to hop on over to see the lovely Sony now!

1. Julee7. Sankari
2. Amy8. Sarah
3. Anya9. Sony
4. Betty10. Susan
5. Jessica11. Tiffany
6. Karen 
  
Stamps: Love Monkey, Wishing You (Verve StampsPaper: Gnome Sweet Gnome (MME) Ink: Black Licorice, Kraft, Red Hot (MFT)  Dies: A Cut Above Dies: Scalloped Trim Trio (Verve Stamps) Circle, Rectangle Nesties (Spellbinders) Other: Seeing Spots Embossing Folder, Xmas Red Stickles, Copics, Black Satin Ribbon, Jumbo Brads, Grommets

51 comments:

  1. Such a fun card! I love how the red pops on the kraft.

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  2. Awe....Too cute!! Love all the details to your card! :)

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  3. Too, too cute! I love all the different polka dots!!!! What a great card!

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  4. What a darling card. Love the cute monkey.

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  5. What a cute card! Love the colors!!

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  6. What an adorable card! Your hubby's gonna love it!

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  7. this is a great birthday card for a guy-love the sweet monkey image

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  8. This is a very cute card. It makes me smile.

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  9. This is so cute! I'm sure your hubby will love it!

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  10. Adorable card Sarah! Love the bold colours :)

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  11. Too stinkin' cute Sarah! LOVE the colors you used...and well, I actually love everything about it!

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  12. Simply adorable, Sarah!! Loving all the polka dots and that cute little monkey just makes me smile :)

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  13. cutest little monkey ever, Sarah! love all the fun polka dots, too! thanks so much for celebrating with me over at the Birthday Linky Party!

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  14. Love this card and the polka dots paper you used - so cute. Thanks for sharing.

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  15. Your card is wonderful both inside and out. What a great way to personalize it by adding the monkey. I bet he'll love it. TFS.
    D~
    designsbydragonfly.blogspot

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  16. Great color combo, coloring, and the inside is just as beautiful as the front!!

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  17. Sarah, what a adorable card! Love the cute image and how you used circles & dots from your paper,embossing and borders. Thanks for sharing.

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  18. cute cute cute...papers, stamps, colors and embossing it all works... great job

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  19. Both cards are well designed and cute as can be. Great job.

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  20. Such a cute and darling card!!

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  21. So cute! I love the polka dots/circles and the inside!

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  22. Very pretty card!Love your image!!!

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  23. Just love the monket a real fun card A

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  24. Just so adorable! Love the borders!

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  25. This is such a precious card, inside and out! Love the fun dots, the die cut strips and that adorable monkey! The inked edges add so much depth to a great project!

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  26. oh my goodness!! what a cute, cute card!!

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  27. This is so cute--I like all the polka dots.

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  28. Cute card.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

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  29. Beautiful card! Thank you for having me this month at Crazy 4 Challenges!

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  30. Very cute card! Love the little monkey! Fantastic layout and color choices! TFS

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  31. This is adorable AND gorgeous!! Love that little monkey with the heart on his belly. Such a great layout and the inside is fabulous!

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  32. Gorgeous red+kraft, eye-catching card! Love the layout and especially, the VERVE products you've showcased! Thanks for sharing and inspiring!
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  33. Darling card with the little monkey! Fab card inside and out!

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  34. What an adorable card. Gorgeous colors and I LOVE the little monkey, so darn cute!

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  35. The inside is as adorable as the front!! What a cute monkey.
    <3 J

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  36. What a cute card and love the inside as much as the front. Fantastic!

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  37. What a fun card, brings a smile with that monkey.

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  38. Great card. Love the colour combination and the repetition of all the circles. That little monkey is pretty cute too.

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  39. Sarah, uh yahoo for this card. I love how you offset the little piece, embossed the bottom of the card and then added alittle vintage"ness" to it all.

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  40. Very cute monkey...love the design of your card.

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  41. I have always loved that sweet little monkey! Adorable card.

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  42. What a fun card and the inside is as cute as the outside. TFS!

    Come and see what I've done lately! kren@
    http://afourthlife.blogspot.com

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  43. That monkey is so cute!!! LOVE the layout and the inside being done too!

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  44. Love the simplicity of this card and your creative process!

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  45. super sweet card! Love the monkey and the simple colors and layout

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  46. This is such a cute card :)

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  47. Too cute, Sarah! I just love this little monkey! Great card!

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