Thursday, February 20, 2014

February Diva Dare

Welcome to February's Diva Dare!  This month's Dare is entitled "Perk Up."    

What we're daring you to do this month is make a card or project to perk someone up, whether it’s with a warm beverage or just a heartfelt sentiment to brighten someone’s day.  No shortage of options as Verve has some wonderful coffee and tea sets as well as a plethora of uplifting/heartfelt sentiments.

I chose to go with the java well as the 'day brightening' theme:

I figured that Maja Design's Ska vi ta en fika collection would pair perfectly with Verve's Better With You set. I also borrowed the little coffee cup designs from Verve's Sip and Savor set. I roughed up all edges, made a pretty seam binding triple bow with pearl accoutrement and some strategic liquid pearls. The sentiment was stamped on a Flag It die set from Verve's A Cut Above dies.

I modeled my project after this week's Mojo Monday sketch:

Deadline to link your cards is 8PM Mountain on Wednesday, February 26th.  Entries must be posted 2/7 or later, include at least one Verve product, a warm beverage or heartfelt sentiment, and be linked up to the linky widget by 8pm Mountain on 2/26/14.   

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

Win a $40 Gift voucher to Verve Stamps! Take our "Perk Up" Dare and link up your card (created February 7th 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 "Perk 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 February 26, 2014.

Winners will be announced on February 27, 2014. 

Stamps: Better With You, Sip and Savor (Verve Stamps)
Paper: Ska vi ta en fika? collection (Maja Design), Natural White, Early Espresso (SU!)
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black, Cocoa (CTMH)
Accessories: Flag It die set (Verve~A Cut Above dies), Sky Mauve seam binding, pearl brad, clothespin, Lavender Lace & Platinum Pearl Liquid Pearls (Ranger), paper distresser, scalloped border punch (SU!), lace
Size: 4 /4" x 5 1/2"
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  1. I love this! I'm also doing the MojoMonday sketches and I must admit this is so up my street!

  2. lovely showcasing of the Verve perk up card!!!

  3. Perfect papers and just love the pop of colour with the ribbon. Have a craving for a latte now LOL!


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