Friday, November 15, 2013

November Diva Dare...Shape Up

Morning blog friends!  It's time for a new challenge at Verve, 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 is my card using this month's dare:

Now, you can get pretty broad with this challenge, I mean any shape is a shape, right? I chose to use Verve's newly released Holiday Treats set stamped on a Tag shape (Verve's A Cut Above Tagged Rectangle die). I added lots of rectangles, a banner and some circles (in the form of flowers and bells). The die cut is from an old K & Co. Christmas tag set and I added a bit of Star Dust Stickles to the floral arrangement she's carrrying...just for a bit of pizzazz. All edges are distressed and I also added a square of burlap behind the images. 

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! -

Stamps: Holiday Treats (Verve Stamps)
Paper: It's Christmas Time (Maja Design)
Ink: Cocoa (CTMH)
Accessories: Tagged Rectangle die (Verve~A Cut Above dies), Vintage Ephemera photo (K & Co.), burlap, fabric flowers, twine, bells, gingham ribbon, StarDust Stickles (Ranger), paper distresser
Size: 4 1/4" X 5 1/2"
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  1. Loving the burlap and the wonderful Christmas feeling the card projects. Have a great w/e!!

  2. I love this card! So vintagy and the distressing makes it so shabby chic as well. It also reminds me of old Americana. Beautiful card!!

  3. That's gorgeous hands down Andrea! Love love the vintage goodness!

  4. Very pretty. Love the tag and the touch of burlap.

  5. This is a beautiful card. It has a very hometown Christmas feel to it.

  6. Noël approche. Voilà une jolie façon de le souhaiter !
    Bises et bon week end !

  7. Очень красивая открытка! Нравится и многослойность и цветовая палитра!

  8. You added those pops of red in all the right places! (but of course you did) This is a beauty, Andrea! Rustic, old fashioned, vintage. Love it!


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