Friday, November 27, 2009

Blog PaRtY: Plain Jane Reveal

Hi everyone! Welcome back to our Thankful Hearts Blog Party, already in progress! If you haven't seen the first two challenges yet, be sure to scroll down to the previous posts and check them out.

Right now, it's time for the first reveal of the day! We'll be releasing two Plain Janes (individual stamps) tonight. The first is called Grateful Heart...


For my sample card, I chose to work with Laurie and Tosh's sketch challenge. I thought the strips in the sketch were perfect for the sentiment, so I masked off each part to ink the two lines separately on Kraft paper. the gorgeous DP is from the Life Stories collection by My Mind's Eye, and I added a little piercing and sponging, but really made the DP do most of the work. To complete the them of the sentiment, I cut some hearts out with the Cuttlebug Concentric Hearts die and added a little bow for easy elegance.



The second plain jane being released tonight is 1 Corinthians 15:57...


For my sample card, I borrowed inspiration from Mercy and Teresa's color challenge to use turquoise, olive, black and white. The sentiment is stamped on a Labels 5 Nestabilities die cut and I sponged olive ink around the inner edges. The olive panel is stamped with a flourish from the Celebration of Thanks set releasing tonight, for a nice tone on tone background. I added some scalloped edges and embossed the bermuda layer with the Victoria Cuttlebug folder. Some ribbon, a prima flower center and swirly bling finish it off in style.



Okay, so now it's time for our first giveaway! Just leave a comment on this post to be entered in a random drawing for a Plain Jane Prize Pack! The pack will include an assortment of Plain Janes, {including the two we've revealed in this post}, as well as some luscious ribbons, papers and embellishments! Deadline to enter is Monday, 11/30 at midnight Mountain time.

97 comments:

  1. I love the Plain Janes, Julee. They are always so uplifting and also very versatile. These new releases are wonderful. Count me in!!!

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  2. wow, Julee your samples are gorgeous....awesome!

    enjoy *~*

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  3. Great verses, Julee! Lovely cards showcasing them too :D

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  4. Oh, such beautiful cards! I really love the Plain Janes. Thank you! :)

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  5. The Plain Janes are my FAVORITE stamps. The fonts are always PERFECT and they can be used in so many projects.

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  6. I like how the sentiments are the focal point of each card! I also like the double hearts and the bow on the first card and the sponging to frame the sentiment on the second card!

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  7. Love the samples Julee, they are lovely! Can't wait to see all the new releases tonight.

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  8. Beautiful samples!
    Love the Plain Janes.

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  9. Ohhh I love your Plain Janes! Fantastic releases today - can't wait to see what else is coming! :-)

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  10. Hooray for plain Janes! Gorgeous samples too!

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  11. awesome! just got my first verve stamps from a friend, love them! great DT samples!!!
    ~tracey

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  12. Wow the cards are sooo pretty! & the stamps are awesome.

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  13. The Plain Janes are wonderful and both of your samples are just so gorgeous!

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  14. wonderful card samples thanks for the chance to win.

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  15. Oh, how I love to see more Plain Janes scripture stamps come out! I can't get enough of them -- keep them coming, please. I especially LOVE your Grateful Heart card, everything about it.

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  16. Oh boy, I love both of those Plain Janes! And your cards are fabulous Julee- love the second one so much......

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  17. I love the Plain Janes!! The creations here are so wonderful!!!

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  18. Wow! what beautiful cards. Your talent is amazing

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  19. What a fun Black Friday you are having! I just love Plain Janes and your new two are so terrific. Can't wait to see what's next!

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  20. Fab! I love the Plain Janes...always beautiful and useful!

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  21. reat cards - love all the challenges too!

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  22. I love the Plain Janes and will have to add these to my collection!

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  23. love these plain janes, julee and your samples are sooo pretty. thanks for a chance to win

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  24. Your cards are so pretty!!!!
    Pattyjo

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  25. Oh goody, goody, goody! More Plain Jane's I love them. I'm a collector of Plain Jane's you know. ;)

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  26. Very Beautiful! Can't wait for the new releases. Happy Thanksgiving!

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  27. I love all of the Plain Janes. They can be used for so many things! :) The example cards are gorgeous!

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  28. I love Plain Janes!! I love how I've put them in a binder in baseball card sleeves...I can look at all of them together and pick the perfect one for a card...these new ones are fabulous!!

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  29. I agree, your samples are gorgeous!! I adore these new Plain Janes and whether I win or not I'll be buying some! ;)

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  30. The Plain Janes are just wonderful! I love how versatile they are!

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  31. What beautiful samples! I can already tell I will have to have the whole release! Thanks for sharing and the chance to win!

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  32. SOOO pretty! Thanks!

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  33. Wow--I'd love to win. I haven't had a verve stamp in ages.

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  34. Wow, your samples are beautiful! I like Plain Jane verses!

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  35. I totally {heart} plain janes, and these are both fabulous! I'm going to have to own them one way or another!

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  36. these are beautiful, I would love to win these to get started on some great verse stamps!
    Carol<><

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  37. I am so excited about more scripture! Thanks for filling that need for me.

    It's a good life!
    Terri E.

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  38. Oh what fun it would be to win some Plain Janes - I love these new ones. Beautiful samples to show them off too. Can't wait to see what else is new.

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  39. Samples are gorgeous - the font you used on these sets are so elegant!! Love it!!

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  40. I'm a big fan of Plain Janes! Fabulous artwork!

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  41. I really love the samples you've shown for the new Plain Janes, and am going to make some card sets for gifts using these stamps. Thanks so much for the chance to win this awesome prize pack!

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  42. What wonderful card samples for the newest of the Plain Janes. They are perfect additions to the collection.

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  43. Such a busy day for Verve. I wish I was at home in my stamp room right now so I could play along with some of the challenges.

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  44. Beautiful samples on how to use the new stamps!

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  45. What a beautiful card!! I would have never thought to use those colors together but I love 'em. What a wonderful scripture too.

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  46. Love the plain janes and the cards are beautiful!!

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  47. Great Plain Janes - and wonderful samples!

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  48. I have seen some beautiful cards using the Verve Stamps. While I don't have any of my own yet, I do plan to place an order in the morning after I've seen all the new releases. I am so excited, I can hardly wait!

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  49. I love the idea of buying a stamp with just the verse that I know I will use!

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  50. I'm loving these!!! Kathy Hering~

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  51. These are beautiful additions to the Plain Janes series. :) Love the card samples!

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  52. So much to look at I don't know where to start. I can't wait to place my first order.

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  53. Very cool! Love these new Plain Janes!

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  54. This is a fabulous prize pack!!! I think I only own ONE Plain Jane!!! Yikes!!! Beautiful cards!!!

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  55. I love the plain janes. They are absolutely fabulous and so inspiring! I love the sample cards. They are beautiful!

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  56. The Plain Janes are wonderful! I love the scripture verse you chose. It's one of my favorites.

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  57. You just seem to outdo yourself with each reveal and you've done it again. I love your Plain Janes.

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  58. Oh, I love this scripture verse and the card example!Can't wait to order this stamp!

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  59. Love the color combo. Great Job. Looking so forward to seeing more.

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  60. LOVE these Plain Janes! The first reminds me of a song we sing sometimes at church, and I've always loved the verse from Corinthians :) Gorgeous cards!

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  61. Thanks for more Plain Janes. They are perfect for so many occasions. I find them so versatile with an elegant script/font that really appeals. As always, your scripture choices are awesome and the sentiments expressed - perfect. Thanks so much.

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  62. OOH, your cards are soooo pretty, Julee!!! I love both of the Plain Janes!

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  63. I love the scripture Plain Janes! Perfect!

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  64. Love the Plain Janes! Tonight's are a great addition to the collection!

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  65. I am so excited for the chance to
    win the Plain Jane stamps!! The
    verses are just wonderful; Thanks!!

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  66. Wow! What a fun party! Loving all the reveals and inspiration!! It is ALL good!

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  67. Love the plain janes. They always seem to be "just right"

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  68. Love the new Plain Jane stamps and the beautiful cards. God bless!

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  69. Oh, I love both of these Plain Janes! What lovely cards to showcse them, too!

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  70. I don't know how but you seem to know the exact stamps I need and when I need them. These two verses are perfect for what is going on im my life right now with friends. I love these "Bible verses in rubber"! They are perfect for what we need to say!

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  71. Oh, I love both of these Plain Jane stamps! I always love to get scripture stamps. Thanks for a chance to win a great prize pack.

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  72. So lovely! Thanks for a chance to win!

    -Stacie

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  73. Wow! We've seen some amazing cards and projects today! Your stamp sets are wonderful!

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  74. These samples are gorgeous! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  75. Love the color combos on both of these! More beautiful creations. :0)

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  76. Plain Janes are some of my favorite stamps and have me keep coming back to Verve again and again. Love these stamps and the beautiful cards, too.

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  77. I love the cards made with the Plain Janes. It's always exciting to see which verses will be chosen for the next release! Thanks for the beautiful samples!

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  78. yummy!! :)
    totally loving your plain janes :)

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  79. These are truly wonderful samples. The Plain Janes are perfect sentiments!

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  80. I love the cards that have been created, when the jucies are stuck in creativity ville it is good to come to these sites, pointed out to me by my sister, and get everything revved up again to make some truly outstanding cards that people love to receive.

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  81. Ooooh, these are nice! The Plain Janes are some of my favorites...

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  82. These plain janes are so nice...and the samples too! :)

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  83. The Plain Janes are great uplifting
    sentiments. I love all the new releases. Perfect for thank you cards my daughter can send for Christmas and her upcoming graduation.

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  84. awesome work girls!! as always the sample make you want to spend all your $$$ in one place!!

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  85. I love the sentiments. The cards are beautiful.

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  86. The Plain Janes are my favorite! I love them and these are great!!

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