Wednesday, April 15, 2015

April Diva Inspirations Blog Hop Winner

Hi Verve fans! Julee here, popping in with some happy news for one of you blog hop commenters! 
The Bunnies & Babies challenge is still open until Sunday, April 19, so be sure to link up your sweet springtime creations!

First off, I thought I'd share a card for the challenge, since I had to post a re-run for the hop.  :)  

Stamps: To the Moon (Verve Stamps)
Paper: scraps, white
Ink: soft sky (SU!), black (Archival Ranger)
Accessories:  linen thread, classic circles nestabilities (Spellbinders), button, stars & swirls embossing folder (Sizzix)

Okay, on with the happy news....

This month our comment prize was hidden on Betty's Blog
I love the bold, crisp design to it.


A random commenter on Betty's post wins a $40 gift voucher to Verve!!!  
Drumroll please.... and the winner is....

Blog Hop Winner: Jennifer Mitten
Prize: $40 Verve Stamps gift voucher 

Congrats Jennifer!  Send an email to contests@vervestamps.com to claim your prize.


Don't forget there's still a chance to win!
You have until this Sunday to play along with our Bunnies & Babies challenge!


 Bunnies & Babies
Spring is a time of birth and renewal - celebrate the season by creating a card for Easter or a bouncing new baby. Use the inspiration graphic as a starting point, or head off in your own direction - just show us your sprightly spring creations!

Click here to link up your challenge entries ~


Important Stuff
1. Make a new card (April 5 or later) inspired by the Bunnies & Babies theme
2. Link up your card to the entry form link list
Challenge Deadline: 5pm Mountain on Sunday, April 19
Prize: $40 gift voucher to Verve's online store



Sunday, April 5, 2015

Bunnies and Babies Diva Inspirations Hop and Challenge

Hi Verve fans!  It's the 5th of the month and time for the Verve Divas to bring you our monthly Diva Inspirations Challenge and Blog Hop!  There are two ways to win Verve prizes... check out and comment on the design team's blog posts 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!  Be sure to scroll down for all the challenge deets and the master hop list!


Our March challenge is...
 Bunnies & Babies
Spring is a time of birth and renewal - celebrate the season by creating a card for Easter or a bouncing new baby. Use the inspiration graphic as a starting point, or head off in your own direction - just show us your sprightly spring creations!

Click here to link up your challenge entries ~

Challenge deadline: Sunday, April 19
Prize:  $40 gift voucher to the Verve online store



Once again, I did a little stroll through the Verve gallery to find some oldies but goodies that match this month's inspiration:


by Julee Tilman using the Happy Easter plain jane (template by Kelleigh Ratzlaff)
by Alumni Amy Sheffer using Hoppy Easter

by  Maureen Plut using Hoppy Easter

by Christyne Kane using Birthday Bots

by Susan Liles using Chicks Rule and Framed Lilies

by Alumni Amy Sheffer using To the Moon


Now let's get to the new inspiration!  Check out the blogs listed below and leave a little shout out in the comments section at each stop for a chance to win our comment prize of a $40 gift voucher to the Verve store!  Comment deadline is Sunday,  April 12.


The hop starts over on my blog, Poetic Artistry.

1. Julee 7. Sankari
2. Amy 8. Sarah
3. Anya 9. Susan
4. Betty10. Maureen
5. Jen11. Stacey
6. Karen 12. Chaitali

Friday, March 20, 2015

B is for Birthday Inspiration Challenge Winners

Hello Verve fans, I'm popping in to announce the winners from our March Diva Inspiration Hop and Challenge - B is for Birthday!  

 

First, our random comment winner was chosen from Sankiri's blog this month:


  Sankiri used Small Celebrations on her beautiful card!

And our comment winner is...
Joanne

Congratulations, you have won a $40 gift certificate to the Verve store!
                   Joanne, please send an email to contests@vervestamps.com to claim your prize. 

I enjoyed viewing your birthday card entries for the challenge, and I'm pleased to pass our congratulations on to....


Heather from Wire Wrapture!  Congratulations, you have won a $40 gift certificate to the Verve Store!

Heather, please send an email to contests@vervestamps.com to claim your prize.  

Thanks to everyone who participated this month.  Our next Inspiration Challenge will be posted on April 5th and it is a fun one!  Look forward to seeing you then.