Friday, February 18, 2011

Verve Prizes up for grabs!

Happy Friday, Verve fans!  How has 2011 been treating you?  I've had some real life happenings that have been cutting into my design time, so we're not having a February release.  But don't worry... March will definitely bring some new Verve your way!  And there are a couple challenges going on right now where you can win our ENTIRE next release... stamps, dies and all!

First up is the Get Your Diva On challenge in our SCS forumThe winner of this challenge, not only wins the next release, but gets to participate in all our release week activities as a Guest Diva!  And all you have to do to be eligible is make a creation strutting your stuff, inspired by the inspiration photo that this month's hostess, Charmaine, picked out.

I know when I first started doing challenges, inspiration challenges left me a little weak in the knees.  I felt confined by what I saw, but I've found that there's really no wrong way to do an inspiration challenge!  Just pick one thing or a group of things that the photo makes you think of and start stamping!  What inspires you when you look at this photo?  I see options galore, and not just Valentine's day.
  • a pretty cool layout
  • flowers
  • did someone say CUPCAKES?
  • monochromatic color scheme
  • beads and baubles
  • circles galore
  • candles
  • pink, grey and white color combo

So what are you waiting for?  Check out the Get Your Diva On challenge thread in our forum for all the details on how to submit your entry.  Deadline for entry is this Sunday, February 20 at  9PM Mountain, so don't delay! 

Next up, the final Viva la Verve! sketch for February has been posted!  Play along with all four of the February sketches for your chance to win our next entire release.  You can find all the details in this week's challenge thread.  And to make things easy for you, I've created a printable pdf of the February VLV Sketchbook.

Week 1 SketchWeek 2 SketchWeek 3 SketchWeek 4 Sketch
FEB Week 1FEB Week 2FEB Week 3FEB Week 4
Deadline for VLV entries is next Thursday, February 24 at 10:59PM Mountain.

Well, that's the challenge news for this week! I hope you have a fabulously creative weekend!