Friday, October 18, 2013

Verve's October Diva Dare

Morning blog friends! Verve's monthly Diva Dare challenge is in full swing...this time the theme is called "Tag, You're It!" Your project can either be a tag, or inspired by one. I love to make tags every now and then...I feel like I have much more control over the size of the 'canvas' to fill. I decided, appropriately so, that since it's October, I would go with a Halloween theme. This tag features Verve's Boo to You stamp set, Polka Dot Basics & Summer Sailing Ribbon collections:

Some fabric flowers I purchased when Michael's was having a clearance sale on their Recollection's line:

Both the ghost images and the sentiment are from the Boo to You set:

Here's a close up of those cuties:

Verve's own Polka Dot Basics Ribbon collection:

The light box view:

The stamp set:

The ribbon collections:

Ahh, but before you go and try out this challenge, I've got another tag for you, this one chock full of vintage/girly stuff on it, featuring Verve's newest release stamps...Each Day and Poppy Birthday:

Ok, now you can check out the deets....

Deadline to link your cards is 8PM Mountain on Saturday, November 2nd.  Entries must be new (posted 10/11 or later),include at least one Verve product, include a tag, and be linked up to the linky widget by 8pm Mountain on 11/02/13. 

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

Win a $40 Gift voucher to Verve Stamps! Take our "Tag, You're It" Dare and link up your card (created October 11th 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 "Tag, You're It" 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 2, 2013.
Winners will be announced on November 3, 2013.

Halloween Tag:
Stamps: Boo to You (Verve Stamps)
Paper: Thrilling collection (Authentique)
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black
Accessories: Polka Dot Basics Ribbon collection & Summer Sailing Ribbon collection (Verve), fabric flowers, doily, pumpkin button, Rosette die, Platinum Liquid Pearls & Platinum Stickles (Ranger), tulle accents, paper leaves, paper distresser, daubers, crystal coarse glitter (Martha Stewart), CR-03CA-112 Double Flourishes Crystal (c) -Jet) Zva Creative, Jolee's Boutique pumpkin stickers, white gel pen
Size: 6" X 3"

Floral Tag:
Stamps: Each Day, Poppy Birthday (Verve Stamps)
Paper: Vintage Autumn Basics (Maja Design)
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black
Accessories: flowers, lace, silk ribbon, coarse glitter, Zva Creative pearl flourishes (Taupe), pearl accents, doily
Size: 6" x 3"
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  1. Two hum dingers! Not sure how you got everything on to that small space ;) Lovely work on both and great snag on the clearance flowers!

  2. Wow! Beautiful tag and the butterfly is just lovely. Thank you for the inspiration.

  3. These are so fabulous, Andrea! I love them both!

  4. Great tags. I really love the 2nd one. So pretty with all the details.

  5. O. M. G. Andrea both of these tags are stunning! I need to try to get in on the challenge because I have been planning to make tags, but for some reason I am intimidated by them. You have inspired me to try though!

  6. Открытки просто чудесные! Очень нравятся!!! У нас не празднуют Хэллоуин, но ваша открытка так вдохновила, что тоже захотелось сделать открытку с привидениями!!!)))).

  7. These tags are both WOW, Andrea!!! I love the bright orange on the Halloween one and the soft tones of the 2nd one. Absolutely stunning!!! TFS.

  8. Your tags are beautiful. I love the glittery ghosts. I have the poppy set sitting on my desk but am heading to bed hoping that I dream up some creative ideas to use tomorrow with it :-)

  9. LOVE that ghosty tag! They look so good all shabbed up and glittered. Your second tag is beautiful, as all your Ewenstyle creations are. :)


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