Thursday, April 7, 2011

March Diva Dare--Day 8!

Hiya my favorite peeps! How is everybody doing? Are you just ITCHING with mojo after seeing all these gorgeous Diva projects? I know I am and I'm super nervous to go after Andrea, her project with those eggs? A*mazing!!

Welcome to Day 8 of the March Diva Dare!! Here's how our Diva Dare works... following each release, we post a theme we dare you with, and you'll have two weeks to complete the challenge. During those two weeks, the release team will post their creations and tell you how they answered the dare!

This month we dare you to make a card, project, layout, or whatever fits your stamping style using this month's theme - Color Me Spring! Whether you are shoveling snow off of your sidewalks and only dreaming of warmer weather or you are already enjoying the first blooms of the season, this challenge is sure to put a spring in your step! How you interpret the challenge is up to you!Stay tuned to learn how you could win some shiny new Verve!!


I don't know about you, but I can't get enough of the spring colors lately! Here in Okinawa, Spring is HERE! And summer should be here by next week, lol! I kept a really springy feeling to my card by using soft yellows, pinks, and greens and WHAT is more springy than a bird? 


First I stamped the newly released Hope Perches Plain Jane in Tea Dye distress ink and then I inked up the bird from Swan Song in Tea Dye distress ink, stamped it off once, and then stamped it over the sentiment for a kind of "sunk in" appearance. I love how it came out, just how I envisioned! I tied some bows to the card front and then wrapped some twine around the ribbon and added buttons and another bow! I tell ya, I can't get enough of ribbon, buttons, and bows! My husband even noticed the trend once, he goes "Babe, they all look the same! Why do they all have ribbon and buttons?" *sigh* They just don't understand but God bless 'em for trying;)

Want to know how you can win some fabulous new VERVE GOODIES?
  1. Play along with us and link up your new Color Me Spring creation (posted March 28 or later) to the linky widget on the DAY 1 POST before midnight MST on Sunday, April 10. One lucky stamper will win a $30.00 gift certificate to the Verve Store. Verve Stamps are not required, but if you've got 'em we would  LOVE to see ‘em!
  2. For another chance to win, be sure to give the Divas a little shout-out in the comments section as we share our Color Me Spring creations. One lucky commenter will win the Verve stamp set of his or her choosing!  Winners will be announced on Monday, April 11th right here on the Verve blog.
Now it's YOUR turn!  We DARE you to show us your creations!! Enjoy your day and we'll see you back here tomorrow with another Diva project!

38 comments:

  1. Oh what a beautiful Fresh and Spring like card. I love the colours and the cute little bird in the sentiment. Absolutely breathtaking. TFS x

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  2. ohh it screams spring. love the colors and the layout. how cute those little bows look with the doily.

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  3. Beautiful, springy card, Amber! Love your sweet bows (tell hubby, if it works, don't mess with it! LOL).

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  4. Gorgeous Amber, I love those dual bows!c

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  5. This card is absolutely precious Amber! You can never have too many bows or buttons...they really make the card stand out! The colors are gorgeous, the stamped off image is just perfect in the middle of that beautiful sentiment. And the pearl adorned doily? Icing on the cake~ Love it, my dear!

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  6. This is lovely Amber! I love the big sunny yellow bows and pearls all over.

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  7. This il fabulous Amber! I love the double bows, the doily, and the touch of gold pearls. Soooo pretty!,,,,

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  8. What a happy, sunny card! I can almost hear the bird singing!!

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  9. Beautiful card. Your ribbon and layout are terrifically spring happiness.

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  10. Amber this is just WOW! I love it, love the colors love the bow, beautiful.

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  11. So pretty . Love all the pearls.

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  12. This is beautiful! Love your ribbons, buttons and bows! And the yellow and pink is so fresh!

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  13. oh, yummy ribbon and buttons and bling!! I am so happy I got that swan song set...I just love that bird image!! LOL with what the dh said...there should be a support group for our dh's :)

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  14. Oh Amber this is just so beautiful. I love the yellow papers and those bows!!! Goodness... just gorgeous work hon!

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  15. Had to giggle at your hubby's comment. A card without buttons and bows is naked in my books :) Wonderful card!

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  16. I love the bird stamped under the sentiment and the pearls along the doily are so pretty!

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  17. Very pretty card- I love the layout you used and the really pretty colors! The little bows are darling!

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  18. Amber, this is really just absolutely gorgeous. Thank you so much for bringing me some much-needed springtime!

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  19. Feels like spring to me!! Love the yellows so much.

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  20. Fabulous spring creation! Love the double bows and the way you overstamped the sentiment and bird image!

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  21. Extraordinary Card; truly captivating! I completely agree with all the wonderful comments you have already received and don't know what to add that could be anything "new" ... WOW! Out of this world details and colors and style! :)

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  22. Simply gorgeous! So full of Spring - love it!

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  23. Amber, this is so lovely!!! I love the two bows offset by that half doily - just perfect. Wonderful spring colors, too :)

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  24. Very pretty --I like all the buttons and bows and twine!

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  25. oh my goodness, this is just gorgeous! :)

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  26. Love the lace doily, buttons and bows, stitching. Gosh, did I leave anything out? It's perfect!

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  27. sweetness....reminder me of some very girlie overalls!! Do they make such a thing??? Great detail....beautifully put together!!

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  28. I luv the double ribbon bows and the doily Amber...you are rockin girl...perfect spring card!

    enjoy *~*

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  29. You guys have got me on overflow here - what a beautiful card, love the pinks and yellows, spring indeed!

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  30. Very pretty! I'm not usually a yellow girl, but I love how you used it. and the ribbon treatment and half doily are fabulous.

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  31. wowsers, this is beautiful, I love how you used your ribbon!

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  32. So springy and fresh.
    Liove the colors.
    Also love how you stamped the sentiment over the image.

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  33. Lovin' all the yellow with this sentiment Amber!! It's a real beauty!!

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  34. There is so much SPRING happiness in this card! Love the doily and all the bling and bows!

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  35. Aber, very different very creative! love the pearls on the doily and the ribbon with the twine. hugs, joanne

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  36. Amber- the doily is beautiful! I still need to get one of those!

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