Saturday, July 28, 2012

July Diva Dare 2012 ~ Day 9

Hello and happy weekend!! I'm bringing this Diva Dare to a close this week and just love what all the diva's have created this past week! Amazing, aren't they? 

This month, we dare you to make a card or project using a BIRTHDAY theme. July happens to be a big birthday month here at Verve...five of our Divas have July birthdays, including the boss lady, Julee. Let's celebrate with some fun birthday projects, shall we? We can't wait to see how you answer the dare! (Stay tuned to see how you could win some shiny new Verve!

Okay, so here's my card and how I answered the dare!

I wanted to create a different card than I normally do, so I just hacked off the top piece of the front panel and love how that little change really got my mojo going! The card base is Pink Pirouette by SU! and the patterned papers are from MME! 

After adding all my mat layers, I die cut some circles and adhered them to the card front. I cut a banner out with the Ribbon Banner die and stamped the "birthday wishes" sentiment from Birthday Phrases. I cut a heart out with the heart from the I Heart You die set and then stamped the "for" from You and I stamp set. The "you" is also from You and I. I glued a bow down on top of the banner and then added some buttons to the side. To kind of dress the card up a little further, I added Crystal Ice Stickles to the banner on the paper.

Here's the inside! I added more circles to add another sentiment (from Big Wish) and a panel for a personalized message!

Well that's all I have! I hope you found or will find some time to play along! You have until tomorrow night!!

So, would you like a chance to win some fabulous new VERVE GOODIES? There are two ways to win:

  1. Play along with our Birthday Diva Dare. Link up your creation (posted July 16 or later) to the linky widget HERE on Day 1 before 6:00 pm MT on Sunday, July 29. One lucky stamper will win a $30 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 birthday creations. One lucky commenter will win the Verve stamp set of his or her choosing.
Winners will be announced on Monday, July 30 right here on the Verve blog.