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Hi friends!  It's time for a brand new sketch over at Viva la Verve!  I had a lot of fun going soft and shabby, combining Lesley's sweet sketch with the current Diva Inspirations challenge.

Shabby chic handmade card by Julee Tilman featuring Verve Stamps| www.poeticartistry.blogspot.com

I started by stamping and embossing the flowers from Dream Big in tangerine tango onto patterned paper.  The smaller blooms are cut with the coordinating Scalloped Flowers Die Set and I hand cut the larger flower.  The three flowers are layered on dimensionals and accented with a big rhinestone. The leaves are stamped tone on tone in smoky slate and cut with the Dreamy Leaves Die Set.

For the sentiment panel, I scraped a bit of white gesso across a smoky slate card stock piece, then distressed with vintage photo distress ink.  I added some star pearls down the side, then layered three pieces of twill behind on some starry paper.  A bunch of distressed edges and I was done.

In other news, I have another card on the Verve Blog today, for the kickoff to the Summer Coffee Lover's Blog Hop.  It uses the free limited time digi set, Three Cheers.  There's also a 20% off code for the Verve store, so be sure to head on over and check out what I'm sharing today. Here's a little peek...

Americana handmade card by Julee Tilman featuring Verve Stamps| www.poeticartistry.blogspot.com

Viva la Verve June 2016 Sketch 2 by Lesley Croghan | www.vlvsketches.blogspot.com
Viva la Verve June Sketch 2
Enabler's List
Stamps: Dream Big (Verve Stamps)
Paper: Grand Bazaar (BasicGrey) Print Shop (Studio Calico), smoky slate (SU!), white
Ink: Tangerine Tango, Smoky Slate (SU!), vintage photo (Ranger Distress)
Accessories: Scalloped Flowers Die SetDreamy Leaves Die Set (A Cut Above by VERVE), twill, star pearls, rhinestone (Glitz)


Marlena M. said...

Gorgeous cards Julee~awesome starburst look! Thank you for the generous digis too, LOVE THEM!!!

Charmaine (CharmWarm) said...

This is gorgeous, Julee!!

DIANA L. said...

Both cards are beautiful JULEE!!!

Marisa said...

Gorgeous as always :)

Mimi said...

Julee, your distressed edges are killing me with their luscious ruggedness! Then the textile ribbon and enamely orange flower... this is a fave. Then, of course, I love your patriotic card.

Lesley said...

Your card is gorgeous, Julee! Love it! That large bloom is perfect!

Andrea Shell said...

Gorgeous card! I love the embossing on the flower. You have so many lovely layers and beautiful texture on your card!

Carmela said...

I love the bright orange flower with the layers! Really pops on your card.