Wednesday, November 13, 2013

November Diva Dare - Day 4

"Shape Up", November Diva Dare

Hey there Verve fans!! Jen here with my take on this month's Diva Dare entitled "Shape Up".

What we're daring you to do this month is to create a card or project including a common shape.  For example:  hexagons, chevrons, arrows, triangles, hearts, stars etc.  Lots of fun ways you can go with this dare and I can't wait to see what you create!

Here's my card:



I had so many ideas for how to take on this challenge it was a bit hard for me to pare it all down into one card, lol. I had arrows and stars and hexagons die cut but had to hold myself back a little bit, lol. 

To start off I knew I wanted to use Chevron Love and this gorgeous Chalkboard paper pad from We R Memory Keepers which is hands down my current favorite paper, though I've been hoarding it a bit so I don't use it up too fast. To go with Chevron Love I pulled out my Sweet Scallop Die, Banner Bundle Dies, Pennant Trim die and the smaller of the two Wavy Heart Dies. From there I honestly just let it all flow together. I started die cutting like crazy until I had all the pieces I wanted. I distressed it all up and added a bit of embossing to the tag and to the edges of the kraft heart and kraft background. The layout just kind of did it's own thing and I really didn't have a plan or a sketch which is odd for me. To finish up I added a bit of ribbon and a twine bow and button to the tag and it was done.


So there you have it! We'd love for you to join us this month for the Dare! It's such a fun one with so many possibilities! Here's how you can play along:

 Deadline to link your cards is 8PM Mountain on Wednesday, November 27th.  Entries must be new (posted 11/8 or later), include at least one Verve product, include a common shape, and be linked up to the linky widget by 8pm Mountain on 11/27/13. 



During this month's Diva Dare, there are 2 prizes up for grabs!


Win a $40 Gift voucher to Verve Stamps! Take our "Shape Up" Dare and link up your card (created November 8th or later) to the linky widget below to be eligible to win.  One participant will be randomly selected to win the gift voucher.  You can enter as many times as you like, but each card needs to be in a separate post.

Win a set of your choice! For another chance to win some new Verve, leave a little comment love on our design team's "Shape Up" Diva Dare posts!  One lucky commenter will win a Verve stamp set of his or her choice, so be sure to tune in each day!  Comment deadline to be entered in our prize drawing is November 27, 2013.


Winners will be announced on November 28, 2013.

- Go forth and get inky! We DARE you! -



26 comments:

  1. Such a pretty card! I like the distressing and the softer colors with the chalkboard tag!!

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  2. Beautiful card! Love the images, the layers, the papers, the sentiments...sighhhh. Gorgeous!
    c

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  3. Gorgeous card, Jen! Love the fabulous chalkboard tag and all the great layers!

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  4. I LOVE all of your beautifully creative details. TFS.
    Crafty hugs,
    D~
    DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

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  5. Gorgeous card. Love that tag and all the pretty details on your card.

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  6. Beautiful card. Love the different shapes and layers! Sometimes cards have a mind of their own, don't they? LOL

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  7. This is so beautiful! I love the combination of fabulous patterned paper and kraft! Throw in a little chalkboard and it's magic!

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  8. Very lovely card! The layers, shapes and patterns are all beautiful!

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  9. Beautiful card with all the layers and distressing and pretty colors!

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  10. What great textures and layers! So pretty!

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  11. Love the soft colors and all the details on your card. Very pretty!

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  12. This is so cute!! I love the textures and the chalkboard panel. Great papers, too.

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  13. Awesome card! Love the chalkboard tag, the bit of floral DP, and the varied types of distressing!

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  14. Oh, so pretty. I love the crimped/corrugated heart and the chalkboard tag. All the white sponging is perfect on the kraft.

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  15. Very nice card...love those embossed chevrons and the various papers.

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  16. Love the "chalkboard" style on the tag! Great card. Thanks for the inspiration. :D

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  17. This is so cute!! Love your chalkboard design along with all of the fun layers you put together. Also, looks fun to do!

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  18. So much yummy goodness going on here.

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  19. Very pretty card. So many layers and different design embellishments. Great job.

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  20. oohhhh this is gorgeous! LOVE the patterned papers!

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  21. I love all the texture on this card! Beautiful!

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  22. Love this card so much that I was inspired to create a card too. Thanks for the inspiration Jennifer.
    http://nevertoooldtocolor.blogspot.com/2013/11/party-day-birthday.html

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  23. Wonderful looking
    card and the embossed
    background looks
    great!
    Carla from Utah

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  24. Really pretty with the splashes of muted color against the neutrals. Love the chalkboard look with the florals.
    <3 J

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  25. This card is absolutely gorgeous, I like everything about it, especially the soft colors and the chalkboard sentiment.

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