Without Fear

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Hi friends!  Happy Saturday!  I thought I'd pop in with another project I made using the new Verve release. This one combines Wonderful Marvelous, Proverbs 31:25 and the previously released Better Together set.

My inspiration was the Viva la Verve May Week 3 Sketch + Inspiration.  I loved the touches of gold in the graphic.  And since it's a color I rarely reach for, I challenged myself to incorporate it into my card.  I started by painting a little watercolor background.  Next I took a piece of vellum and embossed the banners from Wonderful Marvelous down it.  I also cut a few stars from vellum using the Starry Die and a large star punch, then used the background strip from Better Together to emboss them in gold.  I embossed the same background across the layers of my card, then stamped the  Proverbs 31:25 verse on white cardstock and hand trimmed the pennant ends.  I finished off with a piece of seam binding from the Spring Fling Ribbon Collection.

Well, that's the skinny on the card.  Before I go, just wanted to let you know that  along with the new release, Verve has a FREE SHIPPING promotion on US orders over $30 now through Monday, May 26. No code required. Just add at least $30 of product to your cart and choose the default "US Shipping" option for your shipping method. Discount will be automatically applied to your cart.  Offer is not valid on Priority or International shipping options.

Hope you're enjoying the long weekend! Thanks so much for stopping by!

Enabler's List
Stamps: Proverbs 31:25Better TogetherWonderful Marvelous
Paper: watercolor paper, vellum, white
Ink: Versamark, watercolors

Accessories: Starry Die (A Cut Above by VERVE), Spring Fling Ribbon Collection (VERVE), gold detail embossing powder (Judikins), polka dot embossing folder (Cuttlebug), large star punch (SU!)


  1. Beautiful Card Julee and the release was awesome. I love it all and think there are many that will be blessed by the beautiful cards made with these stamps.

  2. This is gorgeous Julee. I love the soft colors and gold embossing on the stars and background. Love the new releases.

  3. This card is so beautiful. I love the pink and yellow agains the gold, and how you added the sentiment in the banner. Very, very pretty.

  4. Love how you used the image to emboss on the stars, and lovely touch with the banners all gold too. Fabulous as always! Great release :) Have a wonderful weekend ((hugs))!

  5. I LOVE it. LOVE your pretty gold embossing. It is not a color I use often either but you got it perfect.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Crafty hugs,


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