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Waltzingmouse Stamps July Blog Waltz

July 17th, 2010 · 33 Comments

Happy Birthday, Mom

I’m thrilled to be waltzing along with Claire from Waltzingmouse Stamps this month. Her Nestabilities-friendly stamps are what first drew me to her store, as you can see on this card. The birthday sentiment by Verve Stamps was framed with a gorgeous design that is a perfect match for one a Labels One die-cut.

This month’s blog waltz theme is the colors of summer… blue and green. I had just the right DSP to make an elegant card for my mother-in-law, who celebrates her birthday next week.

Thanks for stopping by!

Stamps: Very Vintage Labels No. 1 (Waltzingmouse Stamps); Big Wish, One Person (Verve Stamps)
Paper: Baja Breeze, Wild Wasabi, Very Vanilla, Spring Silhouettes Designer Series Paper (SU!)
Ink: Wild Wasabi, VersaMark (SU!)
Accessories: Big Shot, Button Bouquet, Styled Vanilla Hodgepodge Hardware, Vanilla Stampin’ Emboss Powder, Valet Ribbon Originals, Heat Tool, Paper-Piercing Tool, Stampin’ Dimensionals (SU!); Labels One Nestabilities (Spellbinders); Embroidery Floss (DMC)

Tags: truly elegant

33 responses so far ↓

  • 1 erin // Jul 17, 2010 at 3:40 am

    Lovely card.

  • 2 Sue W // Jul 17, 2010 at 4:14 am

    Beautifully positioned sentiment focal point.
    I hope your Mum enjoys it too!

  • 3 Helen Berry // Jul 17, 2010 at 5:48 am

    Great card – love the embossing. The patterned paper is perfect.

  • 4 Clare Buswell // Jul 17, 2010 at 7:03 am

    Great card, love the papers and layout!

  • 5 Lynn Mercurio // Jul 17, 2010 at 7:05 am

    Beautiful Vera – this design suits this sentiment so very well. Your paper is absolutely gorgeous.

  • 6 Joyce // Jul 17, 2010 at 7:10 am

    Lovely card Vera, really like the treatment you’ve given to the label.

  • 7 Sandie // Jul 17, 2010 at 8:32 am

    Wonderful card. Great choice of papers. The ribbon ties it together perfectly.

  • 8 Karen B. // Jul 17, 2010 at 8:48 am

    Beautiful patterned paper and great sentiment that is framed by the labels!

  • 9 Bonnie Sharp // Jul 17, 2010 at 9:08 am

    Love that designer paper – it is perfect for this label and colours today! Thanks for waltzing with us!

  • 10 connie // Jul 17, 2010 at 9:45 am

    Vera, you did a great job. Looks like a beautifully wrapped package. The sentiment and BG paper work so well. The ribbon design is great.

  • 11 antje // Jul 17, 2010 at 11:01 am

    Indeed, bautiful how the dp fits with your stamped label. TFS

  • 12 Julia Aston // Jul 17, 2010 at 12:04 pm

    A lovely design Vera – the off set labels fit perfectly into your pretty DP design!

  • 13 Jennifer Holmes // Jul 17, 2010 at 12:09 pm

    Welcome to your first Waltz! Great job on this card…so elegant!

  • 14 JenC // Jul 17, 2010 at 2:52 pm

    beautiful card. I’m sure your mother in law will love it

  • 15 julee // Jul 17, 2010 at 3:31 pm

    Such an elegant design! Love the way the DP coordinates with that label. Beautiful!

  • 16 Cassie K // Jul 17, 2010 at 3:46 pm

    what a beautiful card and I love the background is done

  • 17 Ann // Jul 17, 2010 at 4:23 pm

    Perfectly elegant card – a beautiful design.

  • 18 Ren-Yi // Jul 17, 2010 at 4:28 pm

    so lovely – especially how you made your background coordinate w/ your sentiment and main focal point.

  • 19 Mona L. Pendleton // Jul 17, 2010 at 4:51 pm

    Such an elegant looking card Vera! Isn’t awesome how Claire’s stamps fit flawlessly with the Spellbinders die templates? I always say ” a match made in my stamping Heaven :)”

  • 20 Claire Brennan // Jul 17, 2010 at 5:21 pm

    cracking card Vera, I love how you made the dp work for your design!! Thank you so much for waltzing with us @ Waltzingmouse Stamps!

  • 21 Lisa Hjulberg // Jul 17, 2010 at 5:48 pm

    Beautiful card, Vera! Reminds me of Wedgwood.

  • 22 Wendy Jordan // Jul 17, 2010 at 11:09 pm

    Just wonderful. Verve & WMS are my fav stamps right now. You did awesome.

  • 23 Helen L. // Jul 18, 2010 at 12:48 am

    A very pretty and elegant card: TFS!

  • 24 Charmaine Stack // Jul 18, 2010 at 2:24 am

    Pretty card with lovely dp. I like the cream colour label stamped on the green. Sort of Irish looking! :-)

  • 25 Pauline // Jul 18, 2010 at 3:44 am

    Beautiful Vera, the frame looks lovely stamped in white, and the paper is so pretty. x

  • 26 Rachel Webber // Jul 18, 2010 at 6:58 am

    Lovely card – stunning dp!

  • 27 joanne gilch // Jul 18, 2010 at 9:20 am

    Lovely card. It’s perfect eye candy. What a fabulous bday card, too.

  • 28 Lynne Phelps // Jul 18, 2010 at 3:20 pm

    I love the way you used the label one nestie on point to make a diamond, so graceful. Lovely card!

  • 29 Belinda Chang Langner // Jul 18, 2010 at 9:59 pm

    Wow, this is just lovely! The DP is just perfect!

  • 30 Veerle // Jul 19, 2010 at 4:58 am

    Inderdaad leuk om eens iets in het Nederlands te kunnen schrijven! ;)
    Het achtergrond papier past inderdaad PERFECT bij de vorm en kleur van de rest. Toch leuk als alle puzzelstukjes ineenpassen hé.

  • 31 Heidi S // Jul 19, 2010 at 5:55 am

    Simply gorgeous!! I love your card!

  • 32 Anya // Jul 20, 2010 at 3:26 pm

    Vera, I think this is stunning! I just love how the label repeats the pattern on your backgrond paper – gorgeous!! So glad you could waltz with us!

  • 33 Pat (mspfd) // Jul 20, 2010 at 6:49 pm

    Beautiful card, Vera! Love your wonderful design. And you used the most perfect DP to enhance your design.

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