Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Where Flowers Bloom ...

I took the dare, have you???

What in the world am I talking about? The current Diva Dare challenge over on the Verve blog, of course! Our theme this month is "April Showers Bring May Flowers" and I answered the dare with my current favorite Verve floral set -- Hope Blooms. Visit me over at the Verve blog for more challenge and project info.

Where there's Verve, there are prizes. You know that, right? We have quite a few chances to win some Verve right now ...

  1. Play along with our Diva Dare challenge and link up your new April Showers Bring May Flowers creation (posted April 22nd or later) to the linky widget on the DAY ONE post before midnight MST on Saturday, May 7th. One lucky stamper will win a $30.00 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 (on the Verve blog) as we share our April Showers Bring May Flowers creations. One lucky commenter will win the Verve stamp set of his or her choosing!  Winners will be announced on Monday, May 9th right here on the Verve blog. 
 3. Play along with each week's Viva La Verve sketch challenge, and at the end of the month you'll qualify for the Sketch Champions prize drawing. My Diva Dare card uses the Viva La Verve (May, Week 1) sketch by Amber. Take a look at this fun one:

4. And last, but not least, if you missed Sunday's Diva Inspirations Hop, be sure to go back and catch up. Leave some comment love along the way for a chance at a mystery prize hidden on one of the blogs. Here's the hop list:
Diva Inspirations Blog Hop
Master Hop List
1. Julee 8. Sony
2. Betty 9. Susan
3. Dawn 10. Teresa
4. Jen d. 11. Andrea
5. Jen T. 12. Charmaine
6. Lynda 13. Maureen
7. Shannan
We've hidden a little mystery prize on one of
today's hop spots. For a chance to win,
be sure to leave a little comment love 
as you hop around!

Comment Deadline: 11:59pm Mountain, May 5
Prize: $30 gift certificate to Verve

That's some serious giving!

Stamps: Hope Blooms (Verve Stamps)
Paper: Papertrey Rustic Cream and Black card stock, Crate Paper Portrait 6x6 collection
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black, Ranger Vintage Photo Distress
Accessories: Copic markers, Papertrey buttons and twine, Spellbinders Labels Sixteen Nestabilities and Fleur de Lis Doily Accents Shapeabilities, Wilton doily, foam adhesive, sanding block, sewing machine
Size: 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"


Sandra said...

very pretty - love your style.
Sandra ltb

Anonymous said...

Adorable card - I love that CP collection. Perfect for your sweet floral card Amy ;)
Hugs, Ruth S

Kathy said...

Beautiful card and color combination! I love that stamp set too-it's on my wish list:)

Marisa said...

Gorgeous colours and I love how you cut the flowers. Lovely detailing as always :)

Niki Estes said...

Amy, this is absolutely gorgeous! I love everything about it!!

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Connie B. said...

Absolutely love your card. The flowers are so cute. Great work, again...and again.

Michelle said...

This is gorgeous, Amy!! It kinda matches your blog header, lol!

Julee (Vervegirl) said...

Amy, this card is incredible! I LOVE the buttons and twine together with that awesome sponged doily. And those flowers are fabulous.

Magento Themes said...

Adorable card!!! I just love this card.. these flowers are looking beautiful and cute. that lace work with buttons are really great.
Thanks for this great card!!!

Sharon-The OKI StampQueen said...

Hi Amy. I am either going to have to stop following your blog : O
or get another part-time job as I keep falling in love with your new stamps! These flowers would make great broaches! ; ) Love the card, too! Blessings, Sharon

Charmaine (CharmWarm) said...

Amy, this is absolutely GORGEOUS!

Dawn Easton said...

Gorgeous, Amy! I love those new flowers! Cutting them out is beautiful!

Darlene said...

As always I am loving this. The attention to detail you always show is awesome. I am loving the buttons with twine! You always make everything look first class.

Jess-The Whimsical Butterfly said...

eeeek this is GORGEOUS-SOOOO beautiful! Love the papers and the doily makes the whole thing!

Christine said...

Oh Amy, I just love your cards. They are simply stunning! Love how you put all of the little parts together. You are a design master. Have a great day!
xoxo, Christine

TYJ419 said...

Amy this card is SO beuatiful! You really out did yourself.

Conniecrafter said...

such pretty color and paper combo, neat layering