Friday, July 10, 2015

July 2015 Diva Inspirations Challenge and Blog Hop

It's time for the Verve Divas to bring you our monthly Diva Inspirations Challenge and Blog Hop! There are two ways to win Verve prizes: comment on the design team's blog hop posts (linked below) to see their take on the inspiration, then go get inky and link up your take on the challenge to be eligible in our prize drawings! You have the rest of the month to link up, so feel free to play as often as you like.
Our July challenge is Sensational Stripes
Stripes go with everything! Make them nautical, or pair with florals for a graphic look. Use stripes however you're inspired! Use the inspiration graphic or head off in your own direction, just show us your stripes! 


I used the stripes in the color inspiration piece as my inspiration! I cut out four strips of cardstock and layed them down at alternating heights, then stamped the background from Deco Borders in Versamark ink for a tone on tone look. I adhered the pieces down with foam tape. Next, I cut out some flowers with the Floral Notes Die Set and stamped the coordinating floral images from Floral Notes and colored them in with Tombow markers. The sentiment is also from Floral Notes!



Click here to link up your challenge entries

Challenge deadline: Friday, July 31.
Prize: $30 gift voucher to the Verve online store!

Need a little inspiration? Check out the blogs linked below to see what the other Divas did with the challenge! It's sure to be a treat, and speaking of treats, we've got a prize for one lucky commenter along the hop! Check out the Verve Blog today for all the prize info and deadlines!


  
1. Julee8. Susan
2. Amy9. Maureen
3. Betty10. Marisa
4. Jen11. Stacey
5. Karen12. Laurie
6. Sankari13. Amber
7. Sarah 


Saturday, June 20, 2015

Verve Stamps June Release Blog Hop

It's the final day of our June 2015 Verve Spotlight Hops! All of the stamps and dies you've seen this week are available in the Verve online store now! Sit back and relax for one last inspirational stroll as our sneaky Verve spotlight lands on Diva's choice today. And to cap off this release, we're giving away the entire release to one lucky commenter along today's hop, so come along with us as we share one last look-see at our newest release!
Today's spotlight is on the entire June 2015 Release, so grab a treat and hop along!

I absolutely adore this whole release, it is so fun, isn't it??? The Buzz may be one of my favorites though, I just *LOVE* these bees, the honeycomb, the fonts, GAH!!  Can't take the cuteness:)




Want to win some shiny new Verve? We'll be picking a random commenter on one of the hop spots below to win our ENTIRE June 2015 Release! So be sure to leave a little comment on all the blogs below to increase your chances! Check out the Verve Blog today for all the shopping and prize info and deadlines!


Deco BordersFloral Notes Stamp SetFloral Notes Die Set
Get TogetherThe Buzz Die Set
Sparkly DreamsButterfly Dreams Die SetFlourished Tag Die Set
Psalm 19:14 Plain JaneProverbs 16:24 Plain Jane 

Day 6 Hop List
1. Julee7. Charmaine
2. Stacey8. Christyne
3. Teresa9. Maureen
4. Amber10. Amy
5. Laurie11. Janelle
6. Marisa12. Shantaie

Friday, June 19, 2015

Verve June Spotlight Hop ~ Day 5

It's release day at Verve and we're celebrating with Day 5 of our June 2015 Spotlight Hops!  Have you enjoyed the spotlights we've been sharing this week? Well, the wait is over and everything previewed this week is available in the Verve online store now!
Today's spotlight is shining on The Sparkly Dreams set illustrated by Julee Tilman, as well as the Butterfly Dreams Die Set and the Flourished Tag Die Set.

I had such a fun time with this card, I decided to use only scraps and it came together so fast! No kidding, about 25 minutes for this card, and that time includes cleaning up the mess from yesterday's session, ha! I think these spontaneous "no plan" cards are always my favorite, must be because I don't put too much pressure on myself, and just have fun with what I have :)



Want to win some shiny new Verve? We'll be picking a random commenter on one of the hop spots below to win today's featured products! So be sure to leave a little comment on all the blogs below to increase your chances! Check out the Verve Blog today for a little more about our new products and all the prize info and deadlines!

Sparkly DreamsButterfly Dreams Die Set
Flourished Tag Die Set


Day 4 Hop List
1. Julee7. Charmaine
2. Stacey
3. Teresa8. Maureen
4. Amber9. Janelle
5. Laurie10. Shantaie
6. Marisa

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Verve June Spotlight Hop ~ Day 4

Welcome back to Day 4 of Verve's June 2014 Spotlight Hops!  The Verve Divas and special guests are back for another day of spotlighting the new holiday release! And the wait is almost over... everything previewed this week will be available in the Verve online store on Friday, 6/19. So come hop along with us and see our first looks at today's featured products!
Today's spotlight is shining on The Buzz set illustrated by Julee Tilman, as well as the coordinating The Buzz Die Set and Proverbs 16:24 plain jane.



Want to win some shiny new Verve? We'll be picking a random commenter on one of the hop spots below to win today's featured products! So be sure to leave a little comment on all the blogs below to increase your chances! Check out the Verve Blog today for a little more about our new products and all the prize info and deadlines!

The BuzzProverbs 16:24 Plain Jane
The Buzz Die Set

Day 4 Hop List
1. Julee7. Charmaine
2. Stacey8. Andrea
3. Teresa9. Christyne
4. Amber10. Maureen
5. Laurie11. Shantaie
6. Marisa

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Verve June Spotlight Hops ~ Day 3

Welcome back to Day 3 of Verve's June 2014 Spotlight Hops!  The Verve Divas and special guests are back for another day of spotlighting the new holiday release! And the wait is almost over... everything previewed this week will be available in the Verve online store on Friday, 6/19. So come hop along with us and see our first looks at today's featured products!
Today's spotlight is shining on the Floral Notes set illustrated by Chaitali Narla, as well as the coordinating Floral Notes Die Set.


Want to win some shiny new Verve? We'll be picking a random commenter on one of the hop spots below to win today's featured products! So be sure to leave a little comment on all the blogs below to increase your chances! Check out the Verve Blog today for a little more about our new products and all the prize info and deadlines!

Floral NotesFloral Notes Die Set

Day 3 Hop List
1. Julee6. Marisa
2. Stacey7. Charmaine
3. Teresa8. Andrea
4. Amber9. Shantaie
5. Laurie

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Verve June Spotlight Hop ~ Day 2

Welcome back to Day 2 of Verve's June 2015 Spotlight Hops!  The Verve Divas and special guests are back for another day of spotlighting the new release! Everything previewed this week will be available in the Verve online store on Friday, 6/19. So come hop along with us and see what's new at Verve!
Today's spotlight is shining on the Deco Borders set illustrated by Chaitali Narla.


I embossed the teal cardstock with one of the backgrounds in the set in Liquid Platinum. The tag is from another new die set being released this week, isn't it fun?? 


Want to win some shiny new Verve? We'll be picking a random commenter on one of the hop spots below to win today's featured products! So be sure to leave a little comment on all the blogs below to increase your chances! Check out the Verve Blog today for a little more about our new productsand all the prize info and deadlines!

Deco Borders


Day 1 Hop List
1. Julee6. Marisa
2. Stacey7. Charmaine
3. Teresa8. Andrea
4. Amber9. Shantaie
5. Laurie